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Chris Sandford
Born (1939-06-06) 6 June 1939 (age 82)
Croydon, England
Years active1956–present

Christopher Duke Sandford (born 6 June 1939) is a British actor.[1] He has appeared in more than fifty films since 1956.

He also worked in the music business for a spell in the 1960s as a both a singer, and radio DJ, before returning to the acting profession. [1]

More recently he is the author of several books on fly-fishing, The best of British baits : an identification guide to artificial lures from 1849-1930 (1997), A wellie full of water (2008), Flytyers' flies - The flies that catch fish (2009), and Mayflies and more : a flytyers' guide to the chalkstreams (2012).[2]

Selected filmography

Year Title Role Notes
1960 A French Mistress Poole
1967 Half a Sixpence Sid
1969 Before Winter Comes Johnny
1970 The Kremlin Letter Rudolph
1970 Deep End Chris
1970 Cool It Carol! David Thing
1971 Die Screaming, Marianne Sebastian
1971 Up the Chastity Belt Mutch
1972 King, Queen, Knave Hoffmann
1974 Vampira Milton
Year Title Role Notes
1963–1964 Coronation Street Walter Potts Regular, 37 episodes
1969 Dombey and Son Mr. Toots
1971 The Persuaders! Onslow Sinclair
1972 Time On My Hands (Dad's Army) The German Pilot


  1. ^ "Chris Sandford". Retrieved 17 March 2020.
  2. ^ Worldcat entry for Chris Sandford,, accessed 6 March 2020.