Doug Fisher (actor)
Douglas Fisher (1941 – 9 July 2000) was an English actor.
He graduated from St Edmund Hall, Oxford in 1966, with a degree in French and Russian.
He portrayed Larry Simmonds, the lovable rogue who occupied the attic apartment in the ITV sitcom Man About the House and played Sammy in the films The Stud (1978) and The Bitch (1979), opposite Joan Collins. He also appeared in All Our Saturdays, Yes Minister, Home to Roost, Sorry!, Haggard, Goodnight Sweetheart, The Upper Hand, Jonathan Creek and Heartbeat. His final role was a clergyman in the 1999 miniseries adaptation of Oliver Twist.
He also played the role of Jim Medhurst (Kevin Medhurst's father) In TV series London's Burning from 1988 until the character was killed off in series 6 in 1993.
On 9 July 2000, Fisher died of a heart attack aged 59.
Selected television roles
|1970||Father, Dear Father||Leslie|
|1972||Cheap at Half the Price||Charlie|
|1973||All Our Saturdays||Ronnie Rendell|
|1973||Thirty Minutes Worth|
|1973 to 1976||Man About the House||Larry Simmonds (19 episodes)|
|1979||Feet First||Hamilton Defries|
|1982||Yes Minister||Ben Stanley|
|1987||Home to Roost||George|
|1987 to 1988||Sorry!||Wurzo|
|1988 to 1993||London's Burning||Jim Medhurst|
|1994||Pie In The Sky||Mr. Barnet|