Preston Lockwood

Last updated 09 January 2020

Preston Lockwood (1912-1996)
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Reginald H. Lockwood

Born: Wednesday 30th October 1912
Died: Wednesday 24th April 1996 (age: 83)


Preston Lockwood was an English actor who appeared in the 1983 story Snakedance.

He is best known for his television credits, including the role of Butterfield the butler in several episodes of Jeeves and Wooster. He also appeared in the first episode of The Vicar of Dibley as Reverend Pottle, whose death mid-way through the prayers served as the catalyst for Geraldine Grainger's arrival.

Other appearances include Poldark, Shoestring, Tenko, Miss Marple, All Creatures Great and Small and Inspector Morse. His performances on BBC Radio include Dennis the Dachsund in Children's Hour Toytown.