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George A Cooper

Last updated 09 January 2020

George A Cooper (1925-2018)
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George A Cooper

Born: Saturday 7th March 1925
Died: Friday 16th November 2018 (age: 93)


George A. Cooper is an English actor.

One of his best-known roles was as the caretaker Mr. Griffiths in the long-running children's TV series Grange Hill. He also enjoyed acclaim as Geoffrey Fisher, the stern father of the eponymous antihero Billy Liar, in both the original West End stage version (1960) and the later sitcom (1973�74).

His other credits include Danger ManZ-CarsDixon of Dock GreenNo Hiding PlaceDoctor Who - The SmugglersSoftly, SoftlyThe AvengersThe SaintRandall and Hopkirk (Deceased)The TroubleshootersSteptoe and SonCoronation StreetDoomwatchPublic EyeBudgieBless This HouseSykesRising DampThe New AvengersSome Mothers Do 'Ave 'EmAll Creatures Great and SmallJuliet BravoWhen The Boat Comes InTerry and JuneTaggartCasualty and Heartbeat.

He had roles in various films including: Violent Playground (1958), Hell Is a City (1960), The Cracksman (1963), Nightmare (1964), Dracula Has Risen from the Grave (1968) with Christopher Lee and the film version of Bless This House (1972) with Sid James.


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