Daniel Hill

Last updated 25 November 2017

Daniel Hill

Born: 1955 (age: 69)


Daniel Hill is a British actor known primarily for his television work.

His most notable role was as the avaricious Harvey Bains, manager of the retirement home in Waiting for God, alongside Stephanie Cole and Graham Crowden; though he had also appeared with Martin Clunes and William Gaunt in the earlier sitcom No Place Like Home.

He has also made appearances in several cult television programmes, most notable as Chasgo in Blake's 7, Series 1 episode The Dessert Song of Minder, and Chris Parsons in the unbroadcast Doctor Who story Shada - a role he returned to in 2017 when the story with completed with animation for digital release.

Other roles include playing a Royal Air Force pilot in the BBC drama Secret Army, Gower in Terry and June, Steven in the BBC sitcom Only Fools and Horses, Tom Redburn in Tenko and, more recently, parts in Bad GirlsJudge John Deed and Rose and Maloney. He was also the voice-over artist of the 2001 reality TV show Popstars.

In early 2009 Hill toured in the play 'Pack of Lies' followed later by a UK tour of Dial M for Murder where he played Captain Lesgate. He appeared briefly in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1 as a Ministry worker who recognises Harry.

He is married to Olivia Bazalgette, who he met during the production of Shada.