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Richard Beckinsale

Actor
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Born Jul 6, 1947
Hometown Carlton, Nottingh...
Died Mar 19, 1979
Death Place Berkshire
Other Names Richard Arthur Be...

Richard Arthur Beckinsale was an English actor, best known for his roles as Lennie Godber in the popular BBC sitcom Porridge and Alan Moore in the British sitcom Rising Damp. He is the father of actresses Samantha Beckinsale and Kate Beckinsale.

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CHILDHOOD

1947 Birth Born on July 6, 1947.

TWENTIES

1968 21 Years Old As a consequence, he won a place at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, turning professional in 1968.
1969 22 Years Old He then moved to Crewe to begin in repertory theatre, like most newly-graduated actors at the time, and then made his television debut in 1969 as a police officer in Coronation Street, in which he had to arrest veteran character Ena Sharples.
1970 23 Years Old Beckinsale acquired his first starring role in 1970 as Geoffrey in the sitcom The Lovers, opposite fellow newcomer Paula Wilcox. … Read More
1975 28 Years Old In 1975 he appeared in the comedy film Three for All and in 1976 appeared against type as a car thief in the ITV Playhouse episode "Last Summer". … Read More

THIRTIES

1977 30 Years Old Beckinsale quit Rising Damp in 1977, the same year that Porridge was brought to a natural end after his character of Godber was released from his prison sentence in the final episode. … Read More
1979 32 Years Old 1 More Event
At the beginning of 1979, Beckinsale made a film version of Porridge. … Read More
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