Douglas John Malin
14 February 1928
|Died||1 January 2021 92) (aged|
|Relatives||Emma Griffiths Malin (granddaughter)|
Douglas John Malin  (14 February 1928 – 1 January 2021),  known professionally as Mark Eden, was an English actor.  He was best known for his portrayal of villainous Alan Bradley in Coronation Street from 1986 to 1989.
Mark Eden was born Douglas John Malin in St Pancras, London, England on 14 February 1928. 
As Mark Eden, he appeared at the Royal Court Theatre and in repertory theatre in England and Wales. His television and film roles include the Doctor Who serial Marco Polo (1964) in which he played Marco Polo, a reporter in Quatermass and the Pit in 1958, Number 100 in The Prisoner in 1967, and Inspector Parker in the TV adaptations of several Lord Peter Wimsey stories in the 1970s. Having briefly played a short lived character named Wally Randle in 1981,  he returned for a long-running role in Coronation Street , in which he played Alan Bradley. 
Eden's time in Coronation Street came to an end in December 1989 after Bradley was killed by a Blackpool tram.   In 2009, Eden unveiled a plaque at the tram stop where the scene was filmed.  
After leaving Coronation Street, Eden said he received many casting offers for "psycho" roles.  Before the show, Eden had often been cast in the role of an upper-class gentleman.  Eden worked on the stage and in radio plays. He also worked with the Beach Boys and wrote a musical about them. His television appearances included playing Boucher in an episode of Poirot.  His autobiography Who's Going to Look at You? was published in 2010. 
Eden was married three times. His first wife was Joan Long, whom he married in 1953.   Their son, David (1957–2017), also became an actor;  and David's daughter (Eden's granddaughter) Emma Griffiths Malin (born 1980) is also an actress.  Eden and Joan divorced in 1959, and Joan later married the actor John Le Mesurier. 
In 1971, he married Diana W. Smith, whom he had met that year; she later acted under the name Diana Eden. She was eighteen years his junior. They had a daughter named Polly.  In 1993, Eden married Sue Nicholls, his co-star in Coronation Street and the daughter of Lord Harmar-Nicholls.   They remained married until Eden's death. 
Eden suffered from Alzheimer's disease in later life, and was admitted to hospital with the disease in November 2020. He died on 1 January 2021, aged 92. 
|1961||Out of the Shadow||Police constable|
|1962||Operation Snatch||Mosquito pilot|
|The L-Shaped Room||Terry|
|The Password Is Courage||2nd Prisoner of War|
|1963||Heavens Above!||Sir Geoffrey Despard|
|Blind Corner||Mr. Clayton|
|Edgar Wallace Mysteries : "The Partner"||Richard Webb||Second feature; US TV: The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre 5:1|
|1964||Séance on a Wet Afternoon||Charles Clayton|
|1965||Game for Three Losers||Mike Williams|
|The Pleasure Girls||Prinny|||
|Doctor Zhivago||Engineer at dam|||
|Edgar Wallace Mysteries: "Game for Three Losers"||Oliver Marchant||Second feature; US TV: The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre 6:1|
|1967||I'll Never Forget What's'isname||Kellaway|
|1968||Attack on the Iron Coast||Lieutenant Commander Donald Kimberly|
|Curse of the Crimson Altar||Robert Manning|
|1969||Arthur? Arthur!||Jack Parker|
|1972||Nobody Ordered Love||Charles|
|1976||Fern, the Red Deer||Mr. Pollard|
|1980||Richard's Things||Richard Morris|
|1958||Quatermass and the Pit||Second Journalist||Series 1, Episode 1: "The Halfmen"|
|1960||ITV Television Playhouse||Jeep driver||Series 5, Episode 22: "The English Captain"|
|1961||ITV Television Playhouse||Corporal Hull||Series 6, Episode 34: "Marking Time"|
|ITV Television Playhouse||Giovanni Spada||Series 7, Episode 8: "Children of the Sun|
|Knight Errant Limited||Lord Cambroke||Season 3, Episode 24: "King Charles' Head"|
|Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond||Johnny Watson||Series 3, Episode 26: "Signal Received"|
|Armchair Theatre||UnknownErskine Craig||Series 4: (2 episodes)|
|The Avengers||Jacques Beronne||Series 1, Episode 9: "Ashes of Roses"|
|1962||The Avengers||Nicholson||Series 2, Episode 5: "Mission to Montreal"|
|Sir Francis Drake||Agila||Series 1, Episode 12: "The Slaves of Spain"|
|1963||Dimensions of Fear||Dr Leosser||Series 1: (2 episodes)|
|The Saint||Bertrand Tamblin||Series 2, Episode 22: "The Invisible Millionaire"|
|The Verdict Is Yours||Unknown||Series 3, Episode 26: "Henley v Bone"|
|Jezebel ex UK||Mark Rawlinson||Series 1, Episode 2: "Send a Telegram"|
|24-Hour Call||Eddy||Series 1, Episode 10: "Better Live Than Die"|
|Love Story||Carl Wilson||Series 1, Episode 6: "Make It a Habit"|
|BBC Sunday-Night Play||Victor||Series 4, Episode 42: "The Shadow of Mart"|
|1963||Z-Cars||Tiger Evans||Series 2, Episode 36: "A Try by Weir"|
|1964||Espionage||Wicket||Series 1, Episode 12: "Never Turn Your Back on a Friend"|
|Doctor Who||Marco Polo||Series 1: (7 episodes)|
|Detective||Bombardier Peter Bradfield||Series 1, Episode 10: "Subject: Murder"|
|Catch Hand||Johnny Rich||Series 1: (6 episodes)|
|1965||Armchair Mystery Theatre||Tom Braddock||Series 3, Episode 6: "The Welcome"|
|1966||Emergency-Ward 10||Tim Courtney||Series 1: (3 episodes)|
|Thirty-Minute Theatre||Ted Winters||Series 2, Episode 6: "Play to Win"|
|Out of the Unknown||Stephen Kershaw||Series 2, Episode 6: "The World in Silence"|
|1967||Till Death Us Do Part||Surgeon||Series 2, Episode 8: "In Sickness and in Health"|
|St Ives||Alain||Series 1: (3 episodes)|
|Trapped||Dr Frazer||Series 1, Episode 1: "Journey into Nowhere"|
|Man in a Suitcase||Jackson||Series 1, Episode 2: "The Sitting Pigeon"|
|The Prisoner||Number One Hundred||Series 1, Episode 10: "It's Your Funeral"|
|1968||ITV Playhouse||David Hope||Series 1, Episode 30: "Murder: A Professional Job"|
|Crime Buster||Ray Saxon||Series 1: (13 episodes)|
|1969||Z-Cars||Bill Mercer||Series 6: (2 episodes)|
|The Troubleshooters||Tommy Eastwind||Series 6, Episode 4: "Who Did You Say Inherits the Earth?"|
|ITV Sunday Night Theatre||Lewis||Series 2, Episode 42: "Hands with the Magic Touch"|
|If It Moves, File It||Trubshawe||Series 1, Episode 3: "Man Eating Plant"|
|1971||Suspicion||Detective Sergeant Barron||Series 1, Episode 7: "Plain Jane"|
|1972||Spyder's Web||Dr Dolek||Series 1, Episode 8: "Lies and Dolls"|
|Clouds of Witness||Detective Inspector Parker||Series 1: (5 episodes)|
|Crown Court||Lawrence Webb|
|1973||Crown Court||Douglas Blandford||Series 2, Episode 117: "A Stab in the Front: Part 3"|
|The Pathfinders||Wing Commander Purvis||Series 1, Episode 11: "Operation Pickpocket"|
|Arthur of the Britons||Morcant||Series 1, Episode 9: "Enemies and Lovers"|
|The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club||Detective Inspector Parker||Series 1: (3 episodes)|
|The Adventures of Black Beauty||Major Watkins||Series 1, Episode 22: "Foul Play"|
|The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes||Roderick Varley||Series 2, Episode 7: "The Superfluous Finger"|
|Special Branch||Journalist||Series 3, Episode 12: "Hostage"|
|New Scotland Yard||Peter Royal||Series 3, Episode 7: "Exchange Is No Robbery"|
|Murder Must Advertise||Chief Inspector Parker||Series 1: (4 episodes)|
|1974||The Nine Tailors||Chief Inspector Parker||Series 1, Episode 4|
|A Little Bit of Wisdom||Doctor||Series 1, Episode 6: "And I Mean That Most Sincerely"|
|The Top Secret Life of Edgar Briggs||Spencer||Series 1: (7 episodes)|
|1975||General Hospital||Dick Butler||Unknown|
|Sam||Tony Parker||Series 3: (3 episodes)|
|1976||Warship||Wing Commander Blazey||Series 3, Episode 11: "Divert with Despatch"|
|Murder||Detective Inspector John Wrath||Series 1, Episode 2: "Nobody's Conscience"|
|1977||Jesus of Nazareth||Quartus||TV Mini-series|
|London Belongs to Me||Jack Rufus||Season 1: (6 episodes)|
|Poldark||St John Peter||Series 2, Episode 11|
|1978||Wilde Alliance||Mike Stewart||Series 1, Episode 13: "Some Trust in Chariots"|
|The Law Centre||Bradley||Series 1, Episode 1: "The Galahad Bit"|
|ITV Sunday Night Drama||Ken||Series 3, Episode 7: "End of Season"|
|1980||Cribb||Edmund Vibart||Series 1, Episode 4: "The Detective Wore Silk Drawers"|
|The Sandbaggers||Bernard Tindale||TV Mini-series|
|The Square Leopard||John Purvis||Series 1, Episode 5|
|The Professionals||Ross||Series 4, Episode 11: "Hijack"|
|1981||Coronation Street||Wally Randle||Series 1: (10 episodes)|
|1983||Crown Court||Andrew Corry||Series 12, Episode 28: "Mother's Boy: Part 1"|
|Gun Fight at the Joe Kaye Corral||Joe Kaye||TV movie|
|1984||Sorrel and Son||Oscar Wilde||Series 1, Episode 5|
|1985||The Practice||Keith Goddard||Series 1: (4 episodes)|
|The Detective||Wilf Penfield||Series 1: (5 episodes)|
|1986||The Collectors||George Haycock||Series 1, Episode 7: "The Dog It Was..."|
|1986–1989||Coronation Street||Alan Bradley||Series 1: (221 episodes)|
|1991||Cluedo||George Biddle||Series 2, Episode 2: "The Best Insurance"|
|1993||Agatha Christie: Poirot||Boucher||Series 5, Episode 6: "The Chocolate Box"|
|2002||Doctors||Arthur Lisser (2002)||Series 4, Episode 33: "The Trouble with Arthur"|
|2006||Doctors||Glen Hodgkins (2006)||Series 7, Episode 131: "Loyalty"|
|2008||Casualty||Bill||Series 23, Episode 13: "A Slip in Time"|
|2013||An Adventure in Space and Time||Donald Baverstock||TV movie |
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