Derek Francis Net Worth

Derek Francis Net Worth is
$1.6 Million

Derek Francis Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Derek Francis (born 7 November 1923 in Brighton - died 27 March 1984 in Wimbledon, London) was an English comedy and character actor. He was a regular in the Carry On film players, appearing in six of the films in the 1960s and 1970s. He appeared in Roger Corman's last film of his Edgar Allan Poe series The Tomb of Ligeia (1964). He also took roles in several BBC adaptations of Charles Dickens novels. His last role was in the 1984 version of A Christmas Carol. Other roles included parts in the most established television series of the period: Rising Damp, The Professionals, The Sweeney, Sherlock Holmes, The New Avengers, Danger Man, Jason King, Up Pompeii!, Wild, Wild Women, Coronation Street, and Z-Cars. He also appeared as the Emperor Nero, a comic turn in the early Doctor Who story entitled The Romans opposite William Hartnell. He was the first major actor to request a part on Doctor Who. Among his stage roles was the title character in Cymbeline for the Old Vic in 1957.He died of a heart attack in Wimbledon, London.

Date Of BirthNovember 7, 1923
Place Of BirthBrighton, East Sussex, England, UK
Star SignScorpio
Carry on Abroad (1972)£750
Carry on Matron (1972)£250
1Portly, owlish British character actor, at home in pompous or officious roles, often as civil servants or clergymen. Noteworthy in several instalments of the 'Carry On' series and as the first major guest star on Doctor Who (as Nero in 'The Romans').
2He appeared in two different adaptations of Charles Dickens's 1843 novel "A Christmas Carol": Scrooge (1970) and A Christmas Carol (1984).
32 children: Tessa Jane born March 17, 1956 (who married Michael Waterhouse June 16, 1984) and Julia Clare born April 27, 1959
4Died of a heart attack in March 1984, the same week he appeared in C4's "Winter Sunlight", also dying of a heart attack.
5Was a brilliant artist and made puppets as his hobby.


The Man Who Never Was1966TV SeriesRandolfo
ABC Stage 671966TV SeriesDr Leander
King of the River1966TV SeriesMallory
Seven Deadly Sins1966TV SeriesFat man
No Hiding Place1963-1966TV SeriesJames Paterson / Clive Dudley
Rasputin: The Mad Monk1966Innkeeper
Secret Agent1966TV SeriesFenton
Softly Softly1966TV SeriesMr. Allen
Court Martial1965TV SeriesAbbot
Blackmail1965TV SeriesCharles Watson
The Mask of Janus1965TV SeriesCharles Caswell
Love Story1965TV SeriesDavid Banner
The Wednesday Thriller1965TV SeriesCorbey
A World of Comedy1965TV Mini-SeriesHarty
Londoners1965TV SeriesLord Barnett
Our Man at St. Mark's1965TV SeriesMajor Hubert Paxton
Z Cars1962-1965TV SeriesSamuel Fitton / Alec Kettle / Mr. Wilson
The Little Ones1965Paddy
Undermind1965TV SeriesBeymer
Public Eye1965TV SeriesMr. Hordern
Doctor Who1965TV SeriesNero
Frankie Howerd1965TV Series
The Tomb of Ligeia1964Lord Trevanion
The Comedy Man1964Merryweather
Diary of a Young Man1964TV SeriesMr. Baggerdagger
The Midnight Men1964TV SeriesTillio Grunditz
Detective1964TV SeriesSamuel Ogden / Rosseter
Sergeant Cork1963-1964TV SeriesAdrian Fitzgerald Tarbuck / Klein
Ring of Treason1964Chief Supt. Croft
The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre1961-1964TV SeriesSupt. Brett / Arthur Tilsley / R.R. Harris
This Is My Street1964Fingus
First Night1964TV SeriesGoldie Fairchild
Smokescreen1964Dexter's Doctor (uncredited)
Farewell Performance1963Supt. Raven
The Hi-Jackers1963Jack Carter
Bitter Harvest1963Mr. Jones
The Sentimental Agent1963TV SeriesKlaus
ITV Television Playhouse1959-1963TV SeriesChaytoe QC / Roger / Belton / ...
The DuPont Show of the Week1963TV SeriesChayotn, QC
Ghost Squad1963TV SeriesPeter Brenner
Maupassant1963TV Series
The Plane Makers1963TV SeriesCharles Melton
BBC Sunday-Night Play1960-1963TV Mini-SeriesSir Godfrey Clayton-Brown / Hiram B. Otis / Edward Raven / ...
Master Spy1963Police Inspector (uncredited)
The Scales of Justice1962TV SeriesHenry Dobbs
Somerset Maugham Hour1962TV SeriesM. Le Sueur
Saki1962TV Mini-SeriesUmberleigh
Night Creatures1962Squire Anthony Cobtree
The Six Proud Walkers1962TV SeriesJoey Walker
Lisa1962Detective Inspector
Backfire1962Arthur Tilsley
The Largest Theatre in the World: Heart to Heart1962TV MovieSir John Dawson-Brown
Choirboys Unite!1961TV MovieThe Vicar
Never Back Losers1961R.R. Harris
The Pocket Lancer1961TV Mini-SeriesSergeant Finch
Drama 61-671961TV Series
Deadline Midnight1961TV SeriesMaurice Dobling
Harpers West One1961TV SeriesHinchcliffe
Ask Mr. Pastry1961TV SeriesColonel Brace
Two Living, One Dead1961Broms
You Can't Escape1961TV MovieDoctor Graves
No Love for Johnnie1961Frank
Jango1961TV SeriesSupt. Bullock
The Balloon and the Baron1960TV MovieThe Baron
Concrete Jungle1960Priest
The Poet1960TV ShortPasquali
Probation Officer1960TV SeriesJohn Hawkins
The Long Way Home1960TV SeriesGaston Rondeur
International Detective1960TV SeriesEmlyn
Saturday Playhouse1960TV SeriesElias Widecombe
Knight Errant Limited1959-1960TV SeriesAngelo / Ronald Ainsworth
The World Our Stage1958TV SeriesPolonius (Hamlet)
A Christmas Carol1984TV MoviePemberton
Pope John Paul II1984TV MovieBishop Lec
Winter Sunlight1984TV Mini-SeriesErnest
The Case of the Frightened Lady1983TV MovieKelver
Jemima Shore Investigates1983TV SeriesIra Bartholemew
Pinkerton's Progress1983TV SeriesMr. Beech
The Wicked Lady1983Lord Kingsclere
Jackanory Playhouse1978-1982TV SeriesLord Chamberlain / Saburo
The Professionals1978-1982TV SeriesLen Hatch / John Howard
Shelley1982TV SeriesFran's Lawyer
The Agatha Christie Hour1982TV SeriesUncle George
Crown Court1975-1982TV SeriesHis Honour Judge Daniel Hastings / Judge Hastings
The World Cup: A Captain's Tale1982TV MovieHis Grace
Great Expectations1981TV Mini-SeriesMr. Jaggers
Partners1981TV SeriesGeorge Gilkes
In Loving Memory1980TV SeriesMr. Browning
Rings on Their Fingers1978-1980TV SeriesMr. Frewin / The Room Waiter
Keep It in the Family1980TV SeriesBank Manager
The Strange Affair of Adelaide Harris1979TV SeriesDr. Bunnion
Electric Eskimo1979
Bernie1978TV Series
Wodehouse Playhouse1978TV SeriesSir Jethro Mott
Bless Me Father1978TV SeriesBishop O'Reilly
Sexton Blake and the Demon God1978TV SeriesHubba Pasha
Miss Jones and Son1978TV SeriesMr. Ellerby
Three Dangerous Ladies1977Benson (segment "Mrs. Amworth")
Odd Man Out1977TV SeriesMr. Bedford
Just William1977TV SeriesMr. Whitfield
Coronation Street1977TV SeriesCharles Beaumont
The Cost of Loving1977TV SeriesMr. Charlesworth
ITV Playhouse1968-1977TV SeriesWithers / Karl / Mikhail Mikhailov
Nicholas Nickleby1977TV Mini-SeriesWackford Squeers
Rising Damp1977TV SeriesMr. French
Doctor on the Go1977TV SeriesGervaise Gascoigne
Sykes1976TV SeriesMr. Belvadere
The Sweeney1976TV SeriesRaymond Meadows
Dickens of London1976TV Mini-SeriesStage Manager
The New Avengers1976TV SeriesThe Bishop
ITV Sunday Night Drama1976TV SeriesEdward
To the Devil a Daughter1976Bishop
The Liberty Tree1975TV MovieThomas Partridge
Village Hall1975TV SeriesMajor Tapwick
The Main Chance1975TV SeriesSir James Darren
Churchill's People1975TV SeriesThomas Partridge
Thriller1974-1975TV SeriesSam / Shelby Grafton
Affairs of the Heart1975TV SeriesHerbert Loder
Mrs. Amworth1975ShortBenson
The Dick Emery Show1974TV Series
Fall of Eagles1974TV Mini-SeriesEdward VII of England
My Name Is Harry Worth1974TV SeriesArnold Hobbs
Who Killed Lamb?1974TV MovieOctavius Lamb
Oh, Father!1973TV SeriesSub Prior, Father Matthew Father Matthew
Justice1971-1973TV SeriesJudge / Charles Breedon
Whoops Baghdad!1973TV SeriesAbu ben Ackers, the Wazir
ITV Saturday Night Theatre1971-1973TV SeriesProf. Morell / Police sargeant
Carry on Abroad1972Brother Martin
Thirty Minutes Worth1972TV Series
Sutherland's Law1972TV MovieJohn Sutherland
Carry on Matron1972Arthur
Crime of Passion1972TV SeriesM. Soubrier
The Shadow of the Tower1972TV Mini-SeriesJohn Girdler
Man of Straw1972TV Mini-SeriesHerr Goppel
Comedy Playhouse1964-1972TV SeriesRestaurant Manager / Mr. Harcourt / Harold Harbinger
The Magnificent Six and ½: Up the Creek1971
Up the Creek1971Short
The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes1971TV SeriesDixon
Shirley's World1971TV SeriesSir Mathew Hardcastle
Jason King1971TV SeriesUmberto Bellini
The Last of the Baskets1971TV SeriesMr. Higgins
The Ten Commandments1971TV SeriesPrincipal
Paul Temple1971TV SeriesLord Everton
Carry on Henry VIII1971Farmer
Catweazle1971TV SeriesInspector Pugh
The Statue1971Sanders
Say Hello to Yesterday1971Park Keeper
Man of Violence1971Sam Bryant
The Adventures of Don Quick1970TV SeriesArborel
Scrooge19701st Gentleman of Charity
Carry on Loving1970Bishop
Codename1970TV SeriesVaslva Baroviev
Up Pompeii!1970TV SeriesSenator Lecherous
Oh Brother!1969-1970TV SeriesSub Prior, Father Matthew
The Wednesday Play1965-1969TV SeriesCornelius Shafton / The Procurator / G.C. Stoupe / ...
Crossplot1969Sir Charles Moberley
Who-Dun-It1969TV SeriesDorian Pettifer
Carry on Camping1969Farmer
What's Good for the Goose1969Harrington
Sherlock Holmes1965-1968TV SeriesJohn Scott Eccles Mycroft Holmes
Middlemarch1968TV Mini-SeriesMr. Brooke
Armchair Theatre1962-1968TV SeriesWalter / John Goggin / Percy Grey
Wild, Wild Women1968TV SeriesMr. Harcourt
Nicholas Nickleby1968TV Mini-SeriesRalph Nickleby
Man in a Suitcase1968TV SeriesDoctor James Vance
Sexton Blake1967TV SeriesSir Gerald Trevona
Carry on Doctor1967Sir Edmund Burke
ITV Play of the Week1959-1967TV SeriesMr. Pitt / Major Black / Det. Insp. Hudson / ...
Contrasts1967TV SeriesJonathan Swift
The Golden Age1967TV SeriesPhilip Henslow / Doctor
The Queen's Traitor1967TV SeriesLord Burleigh
Those Fantastic Flying Fools1967Puddleby
Thirty-Minute Theatre1965-1967TV SeriesMr. Henge / Mr. Rummins
Witch Hunt1967TV SeriesColonel Cooper
The Forsyte Saga1967TV Mini-SeriesElderson
Hugh and I1966TV Series
Press for Time1966Ernest Corcoran (alderman)


Three Seasons1958Documentary shortTom Snout, in 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'

Archive Footage

Dennis Spooner: Wanna Write a Television Series?2009Video documentary shortNero
Beginning the End: Making 'The Time Warrior'2007Video documentary shortNero
What a Carry On1983TV SeriesBishop
Carry on Laughing1981TV SeriesBrother Martin / Farmer / Arthur

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