Tony Caunter

Last updated 09 January 2020

Tony Caunter
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Anthony Peter Caunter

Born: Wednesday 22nd September 1937 (age: 86)


Tony Caunter  is a British actor well known for his many roles in British TV drama.

Caunter attended Worthing and Westcliff High Schools, before service in the RAF and training as an actor at LAMDA. 

His numerous television credits include Z-Cars, The Avengers, London's Burning, Queenie's Castle, The Saint, The Champions, Dixon of Dock Green, Catweazle, The Main Chance, The Professionals, The Sweeney, Minder, Pennies From Heaven, Westbeach, Howards' Way, Lovejoy, May to December, Boon, Heartbeat, Juliet Bravo, and The Scarlet Pimpernel. 

He played Titanic's chief officer Henry Wilde in S.O.S. Titanic. In The Chief, he played Deputy Chief Constable Arthur Quine from 1990 to 1994. 

Caunter has been cast in Doctor Who on three occasions and has also featured on Blake's 7.

He appeared as a credited player in the 1965 film The Hill alongside other well known British actors such as Michael Redgrave, Harry Andrews, Sean Connery and Ian Hendry.

He played Jack Shepherd in the Yorkshire TV sitcom Queenie's Castle and Roy Evans in EastEnders from 1994-2003.