Brian Hall

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Brian Hall
Born November 20, 1937 in Brighton, East Sussex, England
Died September 17, 1997 in Worthing, West Sussex, England from cancer
Notable Roles Terry in Fawlty Towers
Notable Episodes Fawlty Towers: 2x05 - The Anniversary
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Brian Hall is a British actor best known for his role as Terry in the British sitcom Fawlty Towers.



With his Cockney accent, he received a lot of acting work, often as hoodlums and street-savvy characters in several TV series. In 1979, he joined the cast of the sitcom Fawlty Towers for its second season as the chef Terry. After a long battle with cancer, he died on September 17, 1997 in Worthing, Sussex, England.


Starring Roles

Series Role Year(s) Season(s)
Softly Softly PC Drake 1971–1972 7
Fawlty Towers Terry 1979 2
Break in the Sun Eddie Green 1981 1
Up the Elephant and Round the Castle Brian the Barman 1983–1985 1 2 3
You Must Be the Husband Pat 1987–1988 1 2

Guest Starring Roles

Series Role Episode Airdate
The Sweeney Ernie Davies 2x06 - Trap October 6, 1975
Headmaster 1x05 - Allowances March 7, 1977
Rumpole of the Bailey Prison Officer 1x05 - Rumpole and the Learned Friends May 1, 1978
Angels 4x07 - Branching Out May 23, 1978
Out Taxi Driver 1x02 - Not Just Pennies July 31, 1978
The Professionals Sam Burton 2x07 - Not a Very Civil Civil Servant November 18, 1978
Minder Alan 1x11 - You Gotta Have Friends January 21, 1980
Buccaneer Pete 1x01 - Reluctant Hero April 27, 1980
Buccaneer Pete 1x02 - Albatross May 4, 1980
Buccaneer Pete 1x10 - Feet of Clay June 29, 1980
Buccaneer Pete 1x12 - A No Go Item July 13, 1980
Bergerac Sam 1x03 - Unlucky Dip November 1, 1981
Terry and June Bernie 7x06 - The Artistic Touch December 5, 1983
C.A.T.S. Eyes Tarrant 1x06 - Cross My Palm with Silver May 17, 1985
Saracen 1x08 - Crossfire October 21, 1989
Boon Freddy Tucker 4x08 - Do Not Forsake Me November 20, 1989
2point4 Children Neighbor 1x01 - Leader of the Pack September 3, 1991
Rumpole of the Bailey Prison Officer 7x04 - Rumpole and the Reform of Joby Johnson November 19, 1992
Birds of a Feather Warder Flowers 5x03 - Non-Starter September 19, 1993

Specials and Made-for-TV Movies

Talk, News and Game Show Appearances

Memorable Moments

Awards and Accolades