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Milton Johns

Last updated 09 October 2015

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Milton Johns

Born: Fri 13th May 1938 (age: 79)


Milton Johns is an English actor whose thin features and talent for obsequious or oily characters has often influenced the many television parts he has received.

Johns has appeared in Doctor Who on several occasions: as Theodore Benik in The Enemy of the World; Guy Crayford in The Android Invasion; and Castellan Kelner in The Invasion of Time

 He trained at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School

Johns was born in Bristol. He was in Coronation Street as Brendan Scott (1991�1993), the shopkeeper who died of a heart attack while pedalling along the eponymous cobbled street. Other roles have included parts in PoldarkBorn and BredEver Decreasing Circles,Home to RoostDempsey & MakepeaceMurder Most EnglishShoestringYes MinisterSome Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em,Softly, SoftlyGoing StraightThe Good LifeDon't Wait UpButterfliesCampion and Z-Cars. He played the landlord in The Basil Brush Show (2002�07).

Johns also played jobsworth Mr Cassidy in Murphy's Mob, an ITV children's television drama series (1982�1985). His character helped to manage the building used by the junior supporters' of the football club, Dunmore United.

In 1972 he starred in the children's Sunday evening TV series The Intruder and in 1977, appeared in another children's series, Midnight is a Place.

Johns also appeared as an Imperial Officer (Captain Bewil) in the 1980 Star Wars sequelThe Empire Strikes Back. He played Perker in the 1985 adaptation of The Pickwick Papers. In the 1986 television series War and Remembrance, Johns took the role of the senior Nazi SS officer Adolf Eichmann.