Ian Hogg

Last updated 09 January 2020

Ian Hogg
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Ian Hogg

Born: Sunday 1st August 1937 (age: 86)

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Ian Hogg (born in Newcastle upon Tyne) is a British actor.

He is the son of a doctor and was educated at Durham SchoolDurham University and the Central School of Speech and Drama. He then joined the Royal Shakespeare Company.

He has appeared in many television and film roles including the 1996 program Rasputin, Mike Cherry in EastEnders (1999) and Alois Hitler in Hitler: The Rise of Evil (2003). Hogg played the role of Edmund in Peter Brook's 1971 film version ofShakespeare's King Lear. He is best known for his lead role in the BBC1 television series Rockliffe's Babies and its follow-up Rockliffe's Folly, playing Detective Sergeant Alan Rockliffe. He also appeared in Doctor Who as the villain Josiah Samuel Smith in the serial Ghost Light (1989) and he has also more recently been associated with the show by appearing in The Sandman—a spin-off audio drama produced by Big Finish Productions. In the summer of 2008, he played in repertory in Scarborough, North Yorkshire at the Stephen Joseph Theatre under the artistic direction of Alan Ayckbourn.

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