Howard Attfield

Last updated 09 January 2020

Acting Credits
Geoff Noble: The Runaway Bride | as In Memory Of: Partners in Crime(credit only)Info
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Self: A Noble Return(uncredited)[Factual]
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Howard A. L. Attfield

Born: Wednesday 27th November 1946
Died: Wednesday 31st October 2007 (age: 60)


Howard Attfield played Geoff Noble in the 2006 Christmas special The Runaway Bride. 

He was signed to reprise the role during Series 4, but died early in production of the season after filming several scenes for Partners in Crime.

His completed scenes were refilmed with Bernard Cribbins playing a different character, Wilfred Mott. The footage was later included on the DVD release of Series 4. A line of dialogue referencing Geoff Noble in DW: The End of Time, Part Two was included as a tribute to Attfield.

Other appearances include Brothers of the Head, Fooling Hitler, Rosemary & Thyme, ChuckleVision, Lexx, One Foot in the Grave, Lighthouse, Ever After: A Cinderella Story, The Darling Buds of May, Rumpole of the Bailey, Leon the Pig Farmer, Terry on the Fence, Minder, The Optimist, Great Expectations, Cover, Cream in My Coffee