Geoffrey Palmer

Biography

Date of Birth 4 June 1927, London, England, UK Birth Name Geoffrey Dyson Palmer Height 5' 11" (1.80 m) Mini Biography Born in London on June 4th, 1927, Geoffrey Palmer worked in an imports office and then as an accountant before his girlfriend persuaded him to join the local amateur dramatics society. Eventually he became assistant stage manager at Croydon's Grand Theatre, and then spent several years touring with rep. His first roles on TV came in comedy series such as those of Harry Worth and Arthur Askey. He is now a familiar face on British television. Spouse Sally Green (23 March 1963 - 2020 - his death) 2 children Trivia He served as a corporal in the Royal Marines. He was awarded the O.B.E. (Officer of the order of the British Empire) in the 2005 Queen's New Years Honours List for his services to Drama. Played Frank Middlemass's son in "As Time Goes By" (1992) even though he is actually only eight years younger than him. He is a frequent co-star of his close friend Dame Judi Dench. He is the father of Charles Palmer. He is the only actor to appear in all of the first three of the British Film Institute's 100 Greatest British Television Programmes: "Fawlty Towers" (1975), "The Wednesday Play: Cathy Come Home (#1.71)" (1966) and "Doctor Who" (1963). He is the father-in-law of Claire Skinner.

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Birth Name

Geoffrey Dyson Palmer

Birth Place

London, England, UK

Birth Date

6/4/1927

Death Date

11/5/2020
Known For
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Mrs. Brown

Henry Ponsonby

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Lost Christmas

Dr. Clarence

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Butterflies: Series 1

Ben Parkinson (28 episodes, 1978-1983)

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Inspector Morse 12 - Den Djævelske Slange

Matthew Copley-Barnes

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P.D. James - Death of an Expert Witness

Dr. Edwin Lorimer

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The Funny Blokes of British Comedy

Himself

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The Young Visiters

Minnit

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Waters of the Moon

Robert Lancaster

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Incident at Midnight

Dr. Tanfield

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Die Falken

SAAB Salesman

Starring In
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To Olivia

Geoffrey Fisher

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Paddington

Head Geographer

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W.E.

Stanley Baldwin

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Lost Christmas

Dr. Clarence

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The Pink Panther 2

Joubert

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The Funny Blokes of British Comedy

Himself

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Piccadilly Jim

Bayliss

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Peter Pan

Sir Edward Quiller Couch

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The Young Visiters

Minnit

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Rat

The Doctor

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Anna and the King

Lord John Bradley

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Alice Through the Looking Glass

White King

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Mrs. Brown

Henry Ponsonby

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Tomorrow Never Dies

Admiral Roebuck

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Stiff Upper Lips

His Butler's Voice

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The Madness of King George

Warren

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A Fish Called Wanda

Judge

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Die Falken

SAAB Salesman

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Inspector Morse 12 - Den Djævelske Slange

Matthew Copley-Barnes

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Clockwise

Headmaster

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A Zed And Two Noughts

Fallast

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Waters of the Moon

Robert Lancaster

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Beyond the Limit (The Honorary Consul)

British Ambassador

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P.D. James - Death of an Expert Witness

Dr. Edwin Lorimer

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A Midsummer Night's Dream

Quince

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Edward the King

Sir Edward Clarke (1 episode, 1975)

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The Outsider

Col. Wyndham

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Butterflies: Series 1

Ben Parkinson (28 episodes, 1978-1983)

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O Lucky Man!

Examination doctor / Basil Keyes

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Cast a Giant Shadow

David (uncredited)

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Cathy Come Home

Property Agent

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Ring of Treason

Police Officer (uncredited)

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Incident at Midnight

Dr. Tanfield

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A Prize of Arms

Cpl. Myers (uncredited)

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