Leonard Rossiter (1926–1984)

Actor
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KNOWN FOR 
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) | The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin (1976-1979) | Oliver! (1968)
AWARDS 
1 win & 3 nominations More »
AKA 
Len Rossiter
BORN 
Oct 21, 1926 (died Oct 5, 1984)
HEIGHT 
5' 9" (1.75m)

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Past Film & Video (25 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (47 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for The Moon Over SohoThe Moon Over Soho (TV Movie) Max von Konigsberg  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Alice in WonderlandAlice in Wonderland (TV Series) The King of Hearts (2 episodes, 1985)  Less 1985 2
  • Primary photo for The Life and Death of King JohnThe Life and Death of King John (TV Movie) King John  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Tripper's DayTripper's Day (TV Series) Norman Tripper (6 episodes, 1984)  Less 1984 6
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  • Primary photo for Play for TodayPlay for Today (TV Series) Arthur / Harry Meadows / Dawson (3 episodes, 1975)  Less 1975–1984 3
  • Primary photo for The PerishersThe Perishers (TV Series) Boot (20 episodes, 1979)  Less 1979 20
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  • Primary photo for The Fall and Rise of Reginald PerrinThe Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin (TV Series) Reginald Perrin (21 episodes, 1976)  Less 1976–1979 21
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  • Primary photo for The LosersThe Losers (TV Series) Sydney Foskett (6 episodes, 1978)  Less 1978 6
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  • Primary photo for BBC2 Play of the WeekBBC2 Play of the Week (TV Series) Frank Harris (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978 1
  • Primary photo for Rising DampRising Damp (TV Series) Rigsby (28 episodes, 1974)  Less 1974–1978 28
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  • Primary photo for The Galton & Simpson PlayhouseThe Galton & Simpson Playhouse (TV Series) Jim (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1977 1
  • Primary photo for MachinegunnerMachinegunner (TV Movie) Cyril Dugdale  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Comedy PlayhouseComedy Playhouse (TV Series) Smithy (1 episode, 1974)  Less 1974 1
  • Primary photo for MasqueradeMasquerade (TV Series) Leslie Lewis (1 episode, 1974)  Less 1974 1
  • Primary photo for The Carnforth PracticeThe Carnforth Practice (TV Series) Aaros Boswell (2 episodes, 1974)  Less 1974 2
  • Primary photo for If There Weren't Any Blacks You'd Have to Invent ThemIf There Weren't Any Blacks You'd Have to Invent Them (TV Movie) The Blind Man  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for Thirty-Minute TheatreThirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series) Sergeant Tax / Andrew / Mike Schofield (3 episodes, 1967)  Less 1967–1973 3
  • Primary photo for After Loch LomondAfter Loch Lomond (TV Movie) Mickey Grant  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for BBC Play of the MonthBBC Play of the Month (TV Series) Colonel Lukyn / The Prime Minister (2 episodes, 1966)  Less 1966–1972 2
  • Primary photo for Steptoe and SonSteptoe and Son (TV Series) Johnny Spooner / Welsh Hughie (2 episodes, 1964)  Less 1964–1972 2
  • Primary photo for Thick as ThievesThick as Thieves (TV Movie) Eddie  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for ITV Saturday Night TheatreITV Saturday Night Theatre (TV Series) Harry / 'X' (2 episodes, 1969)  Less 1969–1971 2
  • Primary photo for The Wednesday PlayThe Wednesday Play (TV Series) Mr. Jeffs / Mr. Marcus (2 episodes, 1967)  Less 1967–1970 2
  • Primary photo for ITV PlayhouseITV Playhouse (TV Series) Nikolai Krobnevsky / Fred Tomlinson (2 episodes, 1967)  Less 1967–1969 2
  • Primary photo for Theatre 625Theatre 625 (TV Series) Co-Ordinator Ugo Priest / Voltaire / Fred Midway / Dr. Knock (4 episodes, 1966)  Less 1966–1968 4
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  • Primary photo for Half Hour StoryHalf Hour Story (TV Series) Owen (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968 1
  • Primary photo for Out of Town TheatreOut of Town Theatre (TV Mini-series) Man (1 episode, 1967)  Less 1967 1
  • Primary photo for The Revenue MenThe Revenue Men (TV Series) Ormerod (1 episode, 1967)  Less 1967 1
  • Primary photo for Death Is a Good LivingDeath Is a Good Living (TV Mini-series) Norman Lynch (4 episodes, 1966)  Less 1966 4
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  • Primary photo for ITV Play of the WeekITV Play of the Week (TV Series) Leslie Harmon / Man / Patrick / Robert Bailey (4 episodes, 1963)  Less 1963–1965 4
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  • Primary photo for CluffCluff (TV Series) Wilkie (1 episode, 1965)  Less 1965 1
  • Primary photo for Thursday TheatreThursday Theatre (TV Series) Frank Broadbent (1 episode, 1965)  Less 1965 1
  • Primary photo for RedcapRedcap (TV Series) Sgt. Rolfe (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964 1
  • Primary photo for Love StoryLove Story (TV Series) Sgt. 'Tubby' Watson (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964 1
  • Primary photo for FestivalFestival (TV Series) Daudet (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964 1
  • Primary photo for House of GlassHouse of Glass (TV Movie) Sgt. Golto  Less 1964
  • Primary photo for The AvengersThe Avengers (TV Series) Robin Hood (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963 1
  • Primary photo for First NightFirst Night (TV Series) Sammy Love (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963 1
  • Primary photo for ITV Television PlayhouseITV Television Playhouse (TV Series) William Acton / Harry (2 episodes, 1962)  Less 1962–1963 2
  • Primary photo for MaupassantMaupassant (TV Series) Emile Vallin (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963 1
  • Primary photo for Jezebel ex UKJezebel ex UK (TV Series) Pritchard (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963 1
  • Primary photo for SuspenseSuspense (TV Series) Alan Treece (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963 1
  • Primary photo for Z CarsZ Cars (TV Series) Det. Insp. Bamber (8 episodes, 1963)  Less 1963 8
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  • Primary photo for Studio 4Studio 4 (TV Series) Gerard Moustier (1 episode, 1962)  Less 1962 1
  • Primary photo for You Can't WinYou Can't Win (TV Series) Fenny (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for The Nightwatchman's StoriesThe Nightwatchman's Stories (TV Series) Joe Stocks (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for Story ConferenceStory Conference (TV Short) Leo Borowitz  Less 1956
Self (9 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Give Us a ClueGive Us a Clue (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1983)  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for The Russell Harty ShowThe Russell Harty Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1981)  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for OmnibusOmnibus (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1981)  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Clapper BoardClapper Board (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1980)  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Muhammad Ali's Greatest HitsMuhammad Ali's Greatest Hits (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for The Morecambe & Wise ShowThe Morecambe & Wise Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Song by SongSong by Song (TV Series) Himself - Music Performer (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978
    • By Harburg (Oct 8, 1978) Himself - Music Performer  Less
  • Primary photo for This Is Your LifeThis Is Your Life (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1975)  Less 1975–1977
  • Primary photo for BBC 3BBC 3 (TV Series) Himself (5 episodes, 1965)  Less 1965
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Archive Footage (18 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Rising Damp ForeverRising Damp Forever (TV Mini-series) Himself / Rigsby (2 episodes, 2016)  Less 2016
    • Episode #1.2 (Mar 27, 2016) Himself / Rigsby (archive footage)  Less
    • Episode #1.1 (Mar 26, 2016) Himself / Rigsby (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Who Do You Think You Are?Who Do You Think You Are? (TV Series) Rigsby (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015
    • Frances De La Tour (Oct 22, 2015) Rigsby (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Kubrick RememberedKubrick Remembered Self (archive footage)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Show Me the TellyShow Me the Telly (TV Series) Rigsby (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
    • Episode #1.6 (Dec 2, 2013) Rigsby (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Ade in AdlandAde in Adland (TV Mini-series) Self  Less 2013– 
  • Primary photo for My Favourite JokeMy Favourite Joke (TV Series) Rupert Rigsby (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011
    • Episode #1.2 (Jul 29, 2011) Rupert Rigsby (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for 50 Greatest Comedy Catchphrases50 Greatest Comedy Catchphrases (TV Movie) Reginald Iolanthe Perrin (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for TimeshiftTimeshift (TV Series) Himself - Storyteller, Jackanory (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for The Real Mr PooterThe Real Mr Pooter (TV Movie) Reginald Iolanthe Perrin (archive footage)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Best Ever AdsBest Ever Ads (TV Movie) Cinzano Man (archive footage)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Greatest TV Comedy MomentsGreatest TV Comedy Moments (TV Movie) Rigsby (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Bruce Forsyth's Comedy HeroesBruce Forsyth's Comedy Heroes (TV Movie) Rigsby (archive footage)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Heroes of ComedyHeroes of Comedy (TV Series) Himself / Rigsby / Reginald Perrin (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001
    • Leonard Rossiter (Dec 27, 2001) Himself / Rigsby / Reginald Perrin (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for The GreatestThe Greatest (TV Series) Rigsby (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for The Unforgettable Leonard RossiterThe Unforgettable Leonard Rossiter (TV Movie) Various (archive footage)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for The 100 Greatest TV AdsThe 100 Greatest TV Ads (TV Special) Cinzano Man (archive footage)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for 'Oh, Miss Jones!': The Very Best of Leonard Rossiter'Oh, Miss Jones!': The Very Best of Leonard Rossiter (Video) Himself / Rigsby / Reginald Perrin / Norman Tripper / Emanuel Shadrack / Monsieur Joseph Pujol (archive footage)  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Trail of the Pink PantherTrail of the Pink Panther Superintendant Quinlan (archive footage)  Less 1982 $6MM $9.1MM / —

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