Bryan Pringle Movies and Career Information
Jan 19, 1935
Bryan Pringle (19 January 1935 – 15 May 2002) was a British actor who appeared in television, film and theatre productions. Born in Tamworth, Staffordshire but raised in the Lancashire town of Bolton he trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London. In 1958, he married character actress Anne Jameson, together they had two children. She died in 1999. While much of his TV career was as a character actor, he also appeared in many films, beginning with Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (1960) as the cuckolded husband, Jack. He was a regular in director Ken Russell's work, commencing with the part of Charles Pooter in Diary of a Nobody, made for BBC 2, in 1964. He continued to be cast in many independent films, such as Brazil, B. Monkey, and Drowning By Numbers. He played Len Wiles, the adoptive father of Terry Wiles in the BBC drama On Giant's Shoulders (1979). Pringle is best remembered for playing Barker in the Inspector Morse episode "Deceived by Flight" in 1989, landlord Arthur Pringle in Series 2 of Auf Wiedersehen, Pet,and as a friend of Eddie Royle's in EastEnders in 1991. He officially opened the first Meadows Festival in Edinburgh in 1975.