Dominic Guard

Last updated 09 January 2020

Dominic Guard
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Dominic Guard

Born: Monday 18th June 1956 (age: 66)


Dominic Guard is a former English film actor.

His most famous role was as a 14-year-old when he played Leo in The Go-Between. He won a BAFTA award in 1972 for his performance. He is also known for his guest role as Olvir in the 1983 Doctor Who story Terminus.

He later appeared in Picnic at Hanging RockGandhi, and alongside Richard Burton and Billy Connolly in Absolution (1978). Also in 1978 Guard voiced the role of Pippin in an animated adaptation of The Lord of the Rings. In 1982 he played Christopher in "The Jeweller's Shop" by Karol Wotjyla (Pope John Paul II) at the Westminster Theatre, London. He continued acting regularly until 2000. One of his films, P. D. JamesAn Unsuitable Job for a Woman, found him acting alongside his cousin, Pippa Guard.

He is now a fully accredited child psychotherapist living in London. He is also a published children's author, with "Little Box of Mermaid Treasures" to his credit. He is the father of two children with the actress Sharon Duce and is the younger brother of the actor Christopher Guard.