George A. Cooper Movies and Career Information
Mar 07, 1925
George A. Cooper (born 7 March 1925) is an English actor. One of his best-known roles was as the caretaker Mr. Griffiths in the long-running children's TV series Grange Hill. He also enjoyed acclaim as Geoffrey Fisher, the stern father of the eponymous antihero Billy Liar, in both the original West End stage version (1960) and the later sitcom (1973-74). His other credits include Danger Man, Z-Cars, Dixon of Dock Green, No Hiding Place, Doctor Who - The Smugglers, Softly, Softly, The Avengers, The Saint, Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased), The Troubleshooters, Steptoe and Son, Coronation Street, Doomwatch, Public Eye, Budgie, Bless This House, Sykes, Rising Damp, The New Avengers, Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em, All Creatures Great and Small, Juliet Bravo, When The Boat Comes In, Terry and June, Taggart, Casualty and Heartbeat. He had roles in various films including: Violent Playground (1958), Hell Is a City (1960), The Cracksman (1963), Nightmare (1964), Dracula Has Risen from the Grave (1968) with Christopher Lee and the film version of Bless This House (1972) with Sid James. George A. Cooper has now retired from acting.