Tony Selby

Last updated 06 September 2021

Tony Selby (1938-2021)
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Anthony Samuel Selby

Born: Saturday 26th February 1938
Died: Sunday 5th September 2021 (age: 83)


Tony Selby (born in LambethLondon) is an English actor.

He has appeared in many television programmes including a starring role in RAF National Service comedy Get Some In!, and a recurring role in the BBC science fiction television series Doctor Who as the intergalactic conman Sabalom Glitz. One of his earlier acting roles came in the original version of the film Alfie, starring Academy award-winnerMichael Caine. Another notable appearance was in Bless This House, as a depressed burglar. He also appeared in three episodes of the critically acclaimed drama series Minder (TV series), twice playing Jack, the minder of gangster's wife Rose Mellors. The early nineties saw him in the role of chauffeur to Adam Faith's character in the drama series Love Hurts. He also played Clive Mitchell in BBC's soap opera EastEnders in 2002.

Tony also appeared in the second episode of The Good Life (known as Good Neighbors in the US). He played a "rag and bone" man who sold the Goods an old wood stove and also brought them a cat.

In the United States, Tony may be best known for his role as Albert "Bert" Finch in the British TV series Mulberry.

In the episode A Decent Proposal of the BBC comedy My Family, Tony played Arthur, Susan Harper's long lost father, broadcast August 12th 2011.

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