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Michael Cochrane

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Michael Cochrane (born 19 May 1947) is an English actor who specialises in playing upper class characters, sometimes with a suaveness that hides their villainy. He has had many television and radio roles including Oliver Sterling in the Radio 4 soap opera The Archers, The Pallisers (1974), Wings (1977-78), The Citadel (1983), Goodbye Mr. Chips (1984), No Job for a Lady, The Chief (1990-1995), and as Sir Henry Simmerson in the Sharpe series. He has twice appeared in the BBC science fiction series Doctor Who, first as Charles Cranleigh in the serial "Black Orchid" (1982) and later as Redvers Fenn-Cooper in "Ghost Light" (1989). He was later associated with Doctor Who when he appeared in the 2006 Big Finish Productions audio drama "No Man's Land". He featured in the ITV science fiction series The Uninvited. In 2008 he appeared in the soap opera Doctors as Daniel's solicitor and in 2009 in Margaret as MP Alan Clark. He appeared in the situation comedy Perfect World as the sex-obsessed marketing director. Cochrane also starred in the 2002 film Offending Angels with Susannah Harker and Shaun Parkes. He is married to the actress Belinda Carroll. Description above from the Wikipedia article Michael Cochrane, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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May 19, 1947 In England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Micawber
Latest Project:
Movie Living 2022-11-04
Known For
Poster of Perfect World
Poster of Number One Gun
Poster of Dear John
Poster of Micawber
Series Micawber Unknown 2024
Movie Living Sir James 2022-11-04
Series Sticks and Stones Clayton 2019-12-16
Movie RSC Live: Twelfth Night Sir Andrew Aguecheek 2018-02-14
Movie We're Doomed! The Dad's Army Story Arnold Ridley 2015-12-22
Movie Coalition Senior Tory MP Buchanan 2015-03-28
Series The Musketeers Unknown 2014-01-19
Movie Hampstead Theatre At Home: Wonderland Ian MacGregor 2014-06-20
Series Man Down Unknown 2013-10-18
Series Vicious Unknown 2013-04-29
Movie Panto! Johnny 2012-12-26
Movie Run For Your Wife Man on Bus 2012-05-16
Movie The Iron Lady William 2011-12-26
Movie Margaret Alan Clark 2009-03-26
Movie Margaret Thatcher: The Long Walk to Finchley Sir Waldron Smithers 2008-01-01
Series Mutual Friends Judge 2008-08-26
Movie Sharpe's Peril Simmerson 2008-11-02
Movie HG Wells: War with the World Minister 2006-01-01
Movie Sharpe's Challenge Simmerson 2006-04-23
Movie The Government Inspector Sir Richard Dearlove 2005-03-17
Movie A Different Loyalty Dick Madsen 2004-05-16
Movie Reversals Derek Barry 2003-11-19
Series Keen Eddie Unknown 2003-06-03
Movie The Falklands Play Rt Hon Nicholas Ridley MP (Financial Secretary to the Treasury) 2002-04-10
Movie The Cry Nathaniel Wakely 2002-04-08
Series Murphy's Law Unknown 2001-09-24
Movie Longitude Waddington, Gould's solicitor 2000-01-02
Series Perfect World 2000-02-25
Series Monarch of the Glen Unknown 2000-02-27
Movie Nancherrow Sir George Rawlings 1999-01-01
Series The Ambassador Unknown 1998-01-04
Series The Uninvited 1997-09-25
Movie Incognito Detective Inspector Deeks 1997-11-14
Movie Sharpe's Regiment Sir Henry Simmerson 1996-05-01
Movie Sharpe's Sword Sir Henry Simmerson 1995-04-26
Series 99-1 Charlwood 1994-01-05
Movie Sharpe's Eagle Colonel/General Sir Henry Simmerson 1993-05-12
Movie Tell Me That You Love Me Geoff 1991-09-08
Movie A Murder of Quality Charles Hecht 1991-10-04
Movie Number One Gun Flash Fairmaid 1990-01-01
Series The Chief 1990-04-24
Movie A Dangerous Man: Lawrence After Arabia Winston Churchill 1990-04-18
Series No Job for a Lady 1990-02-07
Movie Doctor Who: Ghost Light Redvers Fenn-Cooper 1989-10-18
Series Fortunes of War Clifford 1987-10-11
Series The Ruth Rendell Mysteries Unknown 1987-08-02
Series Dear John Unknown 1986-02-17
Movie Frankenstein Henry Clervell 1984-12-27
Movie Ascendancy Officer 1983-01-01
Movie The Return of the Soldier Stephen 1983-01-06
Movie Doctor Who: Black Orchid Lord Cranleigh 1982-03-02
Movie Escape to Victory Farrell 1981-06-17
Movie The Life and Times of David Lloyd George Charles Masterman 1981-03-04
Series Love in a Cold Climate Cedric Hampton 1980-10-29
Series To the Manor Born Archie Pennington-Booth 1979-09-30
Movie Daphne Laureola Bill 1978-01-15
Movie The Country Wife Sparkish 1977-02-13
Series Wings 1977-01-02
Series The Pallisers 1974-01-19
Series Doctor Who Unknown 1963-11-23