Known for movies

Short Info

SpouseSusan Penhaligon
FactBecame an Associate Member of RADA.

Duncan Preston is an English actor. He was born on October 7, 1945, in London, England. His parents were actors. He has two sisters. He was educated at the Central School of Speech and Drama.

He started his career in the theater. He has appeared in many films and television shows. He has won several awards for his work. He is married to actress Samantha Bond.

They have two children.

General Info

Full NameDuncan Preston
EducationRoyal Academy of Dramatic Art


SpouseSusan Penhaligon
PartnerSusan Penhaligon


MoviesHowl, Dragonheart 3: The Sorcerer's Curse, Nativity 3: Dude, Where's My Donkey?, After Thomas, Five Children and It, Pat and Margaret
TV ShowsDinnerladies, Chalk, Surgical Spirit, Victoria Wood, Victoria Wood As Seen On TV, Hardwicke House, Wood and Walters, Hunter's Walk, Happy Since I Met You

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1Ex-stepfather of Truan Munro.
2Duncan and Susan Penhaligon were reunited in 1997 but have not remarried.
3Graduated from RADA.
4Became an Associate Member of RADA.



Casualty2000TV SeriesJames Oliver
The Bill1986-2000TV SeriesVernon Turner / Freezer Bob Miller
Dinnerladies1998-2000TV SeriesStan / Wildlife programme narrator
Wetty Hainthropp Investigates1999TV ShortSopwith Heckmondwike
Harry Enfield Presents Kevin's Guide to Being a Teenager1999TV ShortKevin's Dad #1
Midsomer Murders1999TV SeriesColin Cooper
Milk1999/ISergeant Wilson
Noah's Ark1998TV SeriesReverend Thomas
Chalk1997TV SeriesJ.F. Kennedy
Holed1996ShortSlim Jim
Coogan's Run1995TV SeriesJeremy / Angela Monkhead
Surgical Spirit1989-1995TV SeriesJonathan Haslam
Screen One1994TV SeriesJim
Victoria Wood's All Day Breakfast1992TV MovieVarious characters
Take Off with T-Bag1992TV SeriesFritz Shnitzel / The Phantom
Boon1991TV SeriesMr. Stainrod
Spatz1991TV SeriesPeter Jonathan
Victoria Wood1989TV SeriesCaptain Lewis
Storyboard1989TV SeriesThornton
Press Gang1989TV SeriesDouglas Homer
The New Statesman1989TV SeriesFloor Manager
Sun Child1988TV MovieTom
Noble House1988TV Mini-SeriesPugmire
Acorn Antiques1987VideoClifford
Victoria Wood: As Seen on TV1985-1987TV SeriesMr. Clifford / Corin Huntley / Commercial Voiceover / ...
Hardwicke House1987TV SeriesMoose Magnusson
EastEnders1987TV SeriesDS Todd
If Tomorrow Comes1986TV Mini-SeriesSergeant Durkin
Buddy1986TV SeriesRalph James Campbell / The Beast
Bergerac1985TV SeriesPaul
That's My Boy1985TV SeriesMr. Braithwaite
A Passage to India1984Club Member (uncredited)
Ellis Island1984TV Mini-SeriesPat McCay
Robin Hood1984TV SeriesHeinrich von Erlichshausen
Shades of Darkness1983TV SeriesFred Harston
Shine on Harvey Moon1982TV SeriesFireman
The Glamour Girls1982TV SeriesProducer
Wood and Walters1982TV SeriesVarious Characters
Screenplay1981TV SeriesJim
Say No to Strangers1981ShortStranger (uncredited)
All Creatures Great and Small1980TV SeriesSep Gibbons
A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square1979Police Car Driver
A Performance of Macbeth1979TV MovieAngus
Secret Army1979TV SeriesJacques Gavain / Prison Guard
Doing Time1979Weatherman
The Professionals1978TV SeriesKarl Drake
Hunter's Walk1973-1976TV SeriesPC Fred Pooley
Thriller1975TV SeriesGroom
The Song of Songs1973TV SeriesKalman
Love Story1973TV SeriesAlan
Kate1972TV SeriesSimon
BBC Play of the Month1969TV Series
Crossroads1964TV SeriesGinger Parsons
Emmerdale2007-2016TV SeriesDouglas Potts / Doug Potts
Dragonheart 3: The Sorcerer's Curse2015VideoElisedd
Nativity 3: Dude, Where's My Donkey?!2014Sophie's Dad
Moving On2013TV SeriesTommy
Love & Marriage2013TV SeriesKen Paradise
Heartbeat2000-2007TV SeriesTommy Tanner / Don Foster
After Thomas2006TV MovieGrandpa Jim
Holby City1999-2006TV SeriesGerald Payne / David Cousins
Acorn Antiques: The Musical2006VideoMr. Clifford
Doctors2000-2006TV SeriesJeffrey Potter / Owen Barrett
Murder in Suburbia2005TV SeriesWalter Archer
Down to Earth2005TV SeriesHarry Powell
Five Children and It2004Sergeant
Coronation Street2004TV SeriesDennis Stokes
The Eustace Bros.2003TV SeriesMiles Effingham
Born and Bred2003TV SeriesColin Pinkerton
The Royal2003TV SeriesJohn Rutter
Dalziel and Pascoe2001TV SeriesKen Crowley
Randall & Hopkirk (Deceased)2001TV SeriesDr. Hickman
Mersey Beat2001TV SeriesPhil Scott
Joan2000ShortLee's Dad
Peak Practice2000TV SeriesMartin Wilson
My Family2000TV SeriesBernard


Let's Do It: A Tribute to Victoria Wood2016TV Movie documentaryHimself / Various Characters
Pointless Celebrities2014TV SeriesHimself
Celebrity Antiques Road Trip2013TV SeriesHimself
Victoria Wood: Seen on TV2009TV Movie documentaryHimself / Various Characters
Countdown2007TV SeriesHimself
The World's Greatest Comedy Characters2007TV MovieHimself
The British Soap Awards 20062006TV SpecialHimself - Audience Member
Comedy Connections2006TV Series documentaryHimself
What Did ITV Do for Me?2005TV Movie documentaryHimself
Victoria Wood's Making of Acorn Antiques: The Musical!2005TV MovieHimself / Mr Clifford
Today with Des and Mel2005TV SeriesHimself
Victoria Wood: A BAFTA Tribute2005TV MovieHimself / Various Characters
This Morning2005TV SeriesHimself
The Good Soap Guide2004TV Series documentaryHimself
Britain's Favourite Comedian2004TV SeriesHimself / Various Characters
The Sketch Show Story2001TV Series documentaryHimself / Various Characters
Blankety Blank2001TV SeriesHimself
Heroes of Comedy1999TV Series documentaryHimself
Best of British1998TV SeriesHimself - Actor and friend / Various Characters
In Search of Hamlet1997TV Movie documentaryWilliam Shakespeare
Comic Relief1995TV SpecialRoger
Victoria Wood: Live in Your Own Home1994TV Movie documentaryHimself - Audience Member (uncredited)
Ken Dodd: An Audience with Ken Dodd1994TV Special documentaryHimself - Audience Member (uncredited)
The Good Sex Guide1994TV Series

Archive Footage

2016: We Remember Part Two2016TV Movie documentaryComedy Sketch Role
Victoria Derbyshire2016TV SeriesCustomer
BBC News at Ten O'Clock2016TV SeriesTim
Channel 4 News2016TV SeriesStan
Newsnight2016TV SeriesVarious Characters
Six O'Clock News2016TV SeriesVarious Characters
Sky News: Live at Five2016TV SeriesVarious Characters
Mark Lawson Talks to...2015TV SeriesClifford / Stan
Britain's Best Loved Sitcoms2015TV Series documentaryStan
Julie Walters: A Life on Screen2014TV Movie documentaryVarious Characters (uncredited)
Who Do You Think You Are?2014TV Series documentaryCustomer
Tales of Television Centre2012TV Movie documentaryClifford (uncredited)
Thora Hird Tribute2011TV MovieJim (uncredited)
The South Bank Show1996-2007TV Series documentaryVarious Characters
Omnibus1999TV Series documentaryJane's Husband

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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