Leonard Rossiter



Place of birth:

Wavertree, Liverpool, England, UK:


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Leonard Rossiter (21 October 1926 – 5 October 1984) was an English actor known for his roles as Rupert Rigsby, in the British comedy television series Rising Damp (1974–78), and Reginald Iolanthe Perrin, in The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin (1976–79). He also had a long and distinguished career in the theatre and gained some notoriety for a series of Cinzano commercials (1978–1983), with Joan Collins. Description above from the Wikipedia article Leonard Rossiter, licensed under CC-BY-SA,full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


Starry Night (1999)
as Mr. Morganstern
The Moon Over Soho (1985)
as Max von Konigsberg
Water (1985)
as Sir Malcolm Leveridge
The Life and Death of King John (1984)
as King John
Dog Ends (1984)
as Arthur
Trail of the Pink Panther (1982)
as Superintendant Quinlan
Britannia Hospital (1982)
as Vincent Potter
Rising Damp (1980)
as Rigsby
Le Petomane (1979)
as Monsieur Joseph Pujol
Fearless Frank (1978)
The Pink Panther Strikes Again (1976)
as Quinlan
Machinegunner (1976)
as Cyril Dugdale
Barry Lyndon (1975)
as Capt. John Quin
If There Weren't Any Blacks You'd Have to Invent Them (1974)
as The Blind Man
Diamonds for Breakfast (1968)
Otley (1968)
as Johnson
Oliver! (1968)
as Sowerberry
Deadfall (1968)
as Fillmore
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
as Dr. Andrei Smyslov
The Year of the Sex Olympics (1968)
as Co-ordinator Ugo Priest
The Whisperers (1967)
as Assistance Board Officer
Deadlier Than the Male (1967)
as Henry Bridgenorth
The Witches (1966)
as Dr. Wallis
The Devil's Eggshell (1966)
as Prime Minister
The Wrong Box (1966)
as Vyvyan Alistair Montague
Hotel Paradiso (1966)
as Inspector
King Rat (1965)
as McCoy
A Jolly Bad Fellow (1963)
Billy Liar (1963)
as Emanuel Shadrack
This Sporting Life (1963)
as Phillips, Sports Writer
A Kind of Loving (1962)
as Whymper