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Philip Madoc (born 5 July 1934 in Merthyr Tydfil) is a Welsh actor who has had many television and film roles. is the 186th day of the year (187th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1934 (MCMXXXIV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display full 1934 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Merthyr Tydfil (Welsh: ) is a town and county borough in Wales, with a population of about 55,000. ... The Welsh are, according to Hastings (1997), an ethnic group and nation associated with Wales and the Welsh language, which is a Celtic language. ... This article is about motion pictures. ...


Perhaps his most famous role was as the title character in the BBC Wales drama The Life and Times of David Lloyd George. However he first gained widespread recognition in two TV serials, first as the relentless SS Officer Lutzig in the WW2 serial Manhunt (1969), and then as the vicious Huron warrior Magua in a serialization of The Last of the Mohicans (1971). His trademark style in both parts was a sense of restrained, quiet menace which went further than any overt aggression. He reprised the character of Lutzig somewhat in a later episode of the comedy Dad's Army, "The Deadly Attachment", where he played a U-boat Captain held prisoner by the Walmington-on-Sea platoon of the Home Guard. Despite being surrounded by seasoned comic actors and having relatively few lines he easily stole the show. He also stole the show in an episode of Porridge ("Disturbing The Peace") by comparing his "large sexual appetite" with that of the frog. He also appeared in a controversial episode of The Goodies ("South Africa"), which satirized apartheid. BBC Wales (Welsh: ) is a division of the British Broadcasting Corporation for Wales. ... The Life and Times of David Lloyd George was a 1981 BBC Wales drama starring Philip Madoc, Kika Markham and David Markham. ... SS redirects here. ... Manhunt was a World War II drama in 26 episodes, produced by London Weekend Television in 1969 and broadcast nationwide. ... Magua is a Huron Indian and the main villain in the novel The Last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper. ... For other uses, see The Last of the Mohicans (disambiguation). ... Dad’s Army is a British sitcom about the Home Guard in the Second World War, written by Jimmy Perry and David Croft and broadcast on BBC television between 1968 and 1977. ... The Deadly Attachment is the first episode of the sixth series of the British television sitcom Dads Army. ... U-boat is also a nickname for some diesel locomotives built by GE; see List of GE locomotives October 1939. ... Walmington-on-Sea was a fictional seaside resort where the BBC tv comedy series, BBC radio series and film Dads Army was based. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The Goodies was a surreal British television comedy series of the 1970s and early 1980s combining sketches and situation comedy and starring Graeme Garden, Tim Brooke-Taylor and Bill Oddie. ...


Film roles include The Quiller Memorandum and Operation Daybreak. Madoc also starred in the 1990's detective series A Mind to Kill as DCI Noel Bain. This series was made simultaneously in Welsh and English. The Quiller Memorandum (1966) is a cinematic of the 1965 spy novel The Berlin Memorandum, by Adam Hall, (other pseudonyms: Trevor Dudley-Smith; Elleston Trevor), screenplay by Harold Pinter, directed by Michael Anderson, featuring Alec Guinness, George Segal, Max von Sydow, and Senta Berger. ... Operation Daybreak is a 1975 2nd World War film starring Antony Andrews, Timothy Bottoms and Martin Shaw. ...


He has had several roles in the BBC science fiction television series Doctor Who. In 1966 he appeared in the movie Daleks - Invasion Earth 2150 AD. Later in the 1960s he appeared in two Second Doctor serials — The Krotons and The War Games and in the 1970s he appeared in two Fourth Doctor serials — The Brain of Morbius and The Power of Kroll. In 2003, he guest starred in the Doctor Who audio adventure, Master. For other uses, see BBC (disambiguation). ... Science fiction is a form of speculative fiction principally dealing with the impact of imagined science and technology, or both, upon society and persons as individuals. ... A television program is the content of television broadcasting. ... This article is about the television series. ... Daleks - Invasion Earth 2150 AD (1966) is the second of two films based upon the television series Doctor Who. ... The Second Doctor is the name given to the second incarnation of the Doctor seen on screen in the long-running BBC television science-fiction series Doctor Who. ... The Krotons is a serial in the British science fiction television series Doctor Who, which was first broadcast in four weekly parts from December 28, 1968 to January 18, 1969. ... This article is about the Doctor Who serial. ... The Fourth Doctor is the name given to the fourth incarnation of the Doctor seen on screen in the long-running BBC television science-fiction series Doctor Who. ... The Brain of Morbius is a serial in the British science fiction television series Doctor Who, which was first broadcast in four weekly parts from January 3 to January 24, 1976. ... The Power of the Kroll is a serial in the British science fiction television series Doctor Who, which was first broadcast in four weekly parts from December 23, 1978 to January 13, 1979. ... This article is about the television series. ... Master is a Big Finish Productions audio drama based on the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who. ...


He also made a memorable guest appearance in the Survivors television series. Madoc has also starred as Ellis Peters' medieval detective Brother Cadfael in several BBC Radio 4 Adaptations. Survivors was a British television series devised by Terry Nation and produced by Terence Dudley at the BBC from 1975 to 1977. ... Edith Mary Pargeter (September 28, 1913 - October 14, 1995) was a prolific British author of works in many categories, especially history and historical fiction, and was also honored for her translations of Czech classics; she is probably best known for her murder mysteries, both historical and modern. ... Brother Cadfael is the fictional detective in a series of murder mysteries by the late Edith Pargeter writing under the name Ellis Peters. ...


Madoc is also a linguist who studied languages at the Universities of Wales and Vienna and has worked as an interpreter. For the journal, see Linguistics (journal). ... The University of Wales (Prifysgol Cymru in Welsh) is a federal university founded in 1893. ... The University of Vienna (German: ) is a public university located in Vienna, Austria. ... An interpreter is a practitioner of interpreting, an activity that consists of establishing, either simultaneously or consecutively, oral or gestural communications between two or more speakers who are not speaking (or signing) the same language. ...


He was married for a time to the actor Ruth Madoc, but they later divorced. Ruth Madoc (born 16 April 1943 in Norwich, Norfolk, England, brought up in Llansamlet in south Wales) is a the typical elfish actress and singer. ...


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Philip Madoc - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (325 words)
Philip Madoc (born 5 July 1934 in Merthyr Tydfil) is a British actor who has had many television and film roles.
Madoc has also starred as Ellis Peters' medieval detective Brother Cadfael in several BBC Radio 4 Adaptations.
He was married for a time to the actor Ruth Madoc, but they later divorced.
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