Sean Arnold

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Sean Arnold (30 January 1941 – 15 April 2020) was an English actor. For his role as Harry Fisher in the BBC soap opera Doctors , he was nominated for Villain of the Year at the 2005 British Soap Awards. [1]


Arnold was born in January 1941 in Wickwar, Gloucestershire, England.[ citation needed ]

He is known for his roles as Mr. Llewelyn in Grange Hill in the 1970s and 1980s, and as Barney Crozier in the 1980s BBC television series Bergerac . [2] [3] He played Commander Telson in the 1981 BBC Radio 4 science fiction serial Earthsearch and the 1982 sequel Earthsearch II , and later appeared as the Chief Constable in Merseybeat . [4] He also voiced every character in the 1984 James the Cat series.

His film credits include roles in North Sea Hijack (1979), Remembrance (1982), Haunters of the Deep (1984), Speaking of the Devil (1991), and Red Rose (2005). [5]

He died in April 2020 at the age of 79. [6] [7]


1980 North Sea Hijack Schmidt
1982 Remembrance Landlord of the Antelope
1984Haunters of the DeepDave Shannon
1991 Speaking of the Devil Morrison
2003 The Gospel of John Elderly Priest
2004Red RoseEdmund Burke
2005Under the Greenwood TreeFarmer
2008 Fuel Agent Fox(final film role)

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  2. "BFI Screenonline: Grange Hill (1978–2008) Credits".
  3. "BFI Screenonline: Bergerac (1981–91)".
  4. "Earthsearch 11". 6 November 1982. p. 29 via BBC Genome.
  5. "Sean Arnold". BFI.
  6. "Bergerac star Sean Arnold dies". ITV News.
  7. "Grange Hill and Bergerac star Sean Arnold dies aged 79 after long illness". 21 April 2020.