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Hilary Minster

Last updated 09 January 2020

Hilary Minster (1944-1999)
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Roger Michael Hilary Minster

Born: Tuesday 21st March 1944
Died: Wednesday 24th November 1999 (age: 55)


Hilary Minster was an English character actor.

He is best known for playing General Erich Von Klinkerhoffen in the sitcom 'Allo 'Allo! between 1984 and 1992. Other credits include Crossroads, Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy (TV series), and a semi-regular role in Secret Army as Hauptmann Muller.

He also appeared twice in Doctor Who, as the Thal soldier Marat in Planet of the Daleks (1973) and as an unnamed Thal soldier in Genesis of the Daleks (1975).

He also had a major part in another episode of a successful science fiction series playing Yagon in Achilles Heel, an episode of The Tomorrow People in 1978.