#384 Robert Hardy / Paul Daneman – 29 October 1925

Robert Hardy

Timothy Sydney Robert Hardy, CBE, FSA (born 29 October 1925) is an English actor with a long career in the theatre, film and television. He was seen as the senior veterinarian Siegfried Farnon in the long-running All Creatures Great and Small (1978–1990), an adaptation of James Herriot’s novels. Hardy played both Winston Churchill and Franklin D. Roosevelt on more than one occasion. He played Churchill most notably in Winston Churchill: The Wilderness Years (1981), for which he won a BAFTA award. He played Roosevelt in the BBC serial, Bertie and Elizabeth. He was appointed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours of 1981.

Paul Daneman

Paul Frederick Daneman (29 October 1925 – 28 April 2001) was an English film, television, theatre and voice actor. His film credits include: Zulu and Oh! What a Lovely War. Daneman’s TV credits include: The Adventures of Robin Hood, Persuasion (1960 series), Danger ManOut of the UnknownThe SaintSpy TrapBlake’s 7The Professionals and Rumpole of the Bailey.


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