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Richard Durden as Egbert Hellibore in The Worst Witch

Richard Durden
(born 08 february 1943 in London?) is an English actor with a range of television, film and stage credits. He played Grand Wizard Egbert Hellibore in the second season of The Worst Witch.

In 1968, he married actress Maria Aitken and divorced 1971. He subsequently married actor Jane How in 1996. His elder brother is Jo Durden-Smith.

Other roles include From Paris with Love (film), The Last Days of Lehman Brothers; The Worst Witch (TV series), Nuremberg: Nazis on Trial; Noble House (TV miniseries); Dunkirk (TV series); Agatha Christie's Marple; Highlander: The Series; The Best Man (2005 film); The First 9½ Weeks; Midsomer Murders; Piece of Cake (TV series); The Awakening (2011 film); Dressing for Breakfast; The Dead of Jericho; Pumpkinhead: Blood Feud.

On radio he played Bashwood in Armadale (novel).


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