Ferrensby, North Yorkshire, England
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Stephen Yardley (born 24 March 1942) is an English actor, known for his work on British television between 1965 and 2004.
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==Stephen Yardley== Actor - ===Born=== 24 March 1942 Ferrensby, North Yorkshire, England, UK
===Height=== 6' 3" (1.91 m)
===Mini Bio (1)=== Stephen Yardley was born on March 24, 1942 in Ferrensby, North Yorkshire, England. He is an actor and producer, known for [[A Tale of Two Cities]] (1980), [[Doctor Who]] (1963) and [[Thriller]] (1973). He is married to Jan Harvey. He was previously married to Elizabeth.
[[Elizabeth]] (1967 - 1984) ( divorced) ( 2 children)
[[Jan Harvey]] (? - present)
He loves painting in watercolours.
He can read music and has worked at the Royal Opera House. He is a big fan of jazz, especially Count Basie, Duke Ellington and Oscar Peterson.
His favourite television roles have been The XYY Man (1976) and the Russian pianist in Secret Army (1977).
He was at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art from 1960-1963.
He was raised in Essex, England, and attended Brentwood public school.
He had a stutter as a child.
He worked on a building site as a superhod (which meant he was hod-carrying for two brickies simultaneously).
His first work in the English theatre was as a student Assistant Stage Manager at Richmond Theatre.
He gained acting experience at the Dundee Repertory Theatre.
As well as appearing twice in Doctor Who (1963) ten years apart, he was also on the shortlist for Professor Watson in Doctor Who: The Hand of Fear: Part Two (1976).
===Personal Quotes (2)===
I'm six foot three and bald, so I'm a bit hard to miss, and as one in four people in Britain watch Howards' Way (1985) I do tend to attract a bit of attention when I'm out.
I do prefer theatre, but I have made my money from television work because theatre isn't very well paid.
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