Keith Drinkel

Last updated 09 January 2020

Keith Drinkel
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Keith Drinkel

Born: Tuesday 14th November 1944 (age: 79)


Keith Drinkel is a British actor, born in York on 14 November 1944. He was educated at St Michael's College, Leeds and is now based in Brighton.

His notable appearances in film and television include A Family at War (1970), A Bridge Too Far (1977), Gandhi (1982) and the Doctor Who story Time-Flight (1982). He co-starred in series three and four of Peter Tinniswood's long-running comedy I Didn't Know You Cared, and appeared as Mark Gaskell in the 1984 TV episode of Miss Marple entitled The Body in the Library. Drinkel has appeared twice in Coronation Street, in 2001 and 2002 as Maurice Gregory, father of Rovers Return barmaid Geena, and most recently in 2005 as Bob, who dated Liz McDonaldfor a short time.

In 2006 he starred in Thin-King Productions 'Rock-A-Hula Rest Home' as Jesse Garon, an elderly man who believes he is Elvis Presley. He guest-starred in the Big Finish Productions audio adventures Doctor WhoCatch-1782Sapphire and Steel: The School and Professor Bernice Summerfield: Timeless Passages.