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Geoffrey Bayldon

Geoffrey Bayldon

Geoffrey Bayldon (born 1924 in Leeds, Yorkshire) is a British actor. After playing roles in dramas of Shakespeare, he became famous with the role of Catweazle in the early 1970s and also played the Crowman in Worzel Gummidge.

Bayldon made several film appearances in the 1960s and 1970s, including King Rat (1965), Casino Royale (1967) and the film version of the television series Porridge (1979).

Among his more recent television appearances was the Channel Five game show Fort Boyard.

He also had a guest appearance in the long running BBC science fiction television series Doctor Who as Organon in The Creature from the Pit. More recently, he has also performed in two audio plays based on the Doctor Who television series by Big Finish Productions in the Doctor Who Unbound series - Auld Mortality and A Storm of Angels.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2005.

Geoffrey Bayldon Facts

OccupationActor
BirthdayJanuary 7, 1924 (93)
SignCapricorn
BirthplaceLeeds, England, United Kingdom
Height6' (1m83)  How tall is Geoffrey Bayldon compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Ladies in Lavender
Casino Royale
To Sir: With Love
Madame Sousatzka
The Magnificent Seven Deadly Sins
Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed
Blott on the Landscape: Complete Series
All Creatures Great & Small
Pink Panther Strikes Again
Amicus: House of Horror
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