Jerome Willis

Last updated 09 January 2020

Jerome Willis (1928-2014)
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Jerome Barry Willis

Born: Tuesday 23rd October 1928
Died: Saturday 11th January 2014 (age: 85)


Jerome Willis was a prominent British stage and screen actor with more than 100 screen credits to his name.

Willis had a leading role in the ITV drama series The Sandbaggers as Matthew Peele. He also appeared in Z Cars as DCS Richards, Within These Walls as Charles Radley, and Doctor Who as corporate polluter Stevens in The Green Death. Other television appearances include the cult children's television series Freewheelers as the manic Professor Nero, and the science fiction police drama Space Precinct as Captain Podley.

He also appeared as 'The Limping Man' in the film Siege of the Saxons (1963).

In 2002 Willis appeared with the Royal Shakespeare Company, in Pericles at the Roundhouse in London.

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