Don Henderson

Don Henderson was an English actor of stage, television and screen. Henderson was known for playing both "tough guy" roles and authority figures, and is remembered for his portrayal of detective George Bulman between 1976 and 1987 in the popular Granada Television police drama series The XYY Man,Strangers, and Bulman, as priest Frank Kane in BBC drama The Paradise Club (1989–90), and as General Tagge in the first Star Wars film (1977). This last role also brought him attention from science fiction fans, and he later appeared in cult science fiction television series Red Dwarf and Doctor Who.

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Cast Credits

Noel's House Party (1991)
Guest starring as Don Henderson
Screen One (1989)
Guest starring as Daddy Brett-Smith
Guest starring as Billy
Red Dwarf (1988)
Guest starring as The Simulant
  • Episode 7x06: Beyond a Joke (Feb 21, 1997) [Special Guest Star]
Casualty (1986)
Guest starring as Jerry Hunter
Bulman (1985)
Starring as George Bulman (20 episodes)
Strangers (1978)
Warship (1973)
Starring as MAA Heron