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Doncaster Features: Famous Doncastrian: Brian Roper
Brian Roper was born in Doncaster on 9 (or was it 19th?) August 1933 and later (obviously) attended Doncaster Grammar School.
He became an actor and featured in quite a few films:
Hong Kong Confidential (1958) .... Dennis Brooks
Blue Peter, The (1954) .... Tony Mullins
... aka Navy Heroes (1954) (USA)
Rainbow Jacket, The (1954) .... Ron Saunders
Girl on the Pier, The (1953) .... Ronnie Hall
"Secret Garden, The" (1952) TV Series .... Dickon
Time Gentlemen Please! (1952) (uncredited)
... aka Nothing to Lose (1952)
Maria Chapdelaine (1950) .... Tit-Be
... aka Naked Heart, The (1955) (UK) (USA)
Miniver Story, The (1950) (uncredited) .... Richard
Secret Garden, The (1949) .... Dickon
Just William's Luck (1948) .... Ginger
William at the Circus (1948) .... Ginger
... aka William Comes to Town (1948)
He moved to the States and lives in Palo Alto now.
Thanks to Clive Godley for this suggestion.
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