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Name Donald Hewlett
Role Colonel Charles Reynolds
Date Of Birth August 30th , 1922
Place Of Birth Northenden , Manchester , England
Date of Death June 4th , 2011
Place Of Death London , England


Donald Hewlett (born August 30, 1922 in Northenden, Manchester) is an English actor. He is probably best known for the part of 'Colonel Charles Reynolds' in the 1970s sitcom It Ain't Half Hot Mum, although his career stretches back to the part of 'Lincoln Green' in 1954s Orders are Orders. He played 'Winkworth' in Morris Minor's Marvellous Motors in 1989 and the role of Lord George Meldrum in the Perry-Croft sitcom You Rang, M'Lord?. He also starred in the short-lived sitcom The Adventures of Brigadier Wellington-Bull and Come Back Mrs Noah. Hewlett appeared in the 1971 Doctor Who story The Claws of Axos. He served on Orkney during World War II and was a founder member of the Kirkwall Arts Club.
Donald Hewlett is the father of the British actress Siobhan Hewlett (well known from Irina Palm). He and his family live in Whitstable, Kent.
After being ill for some time Donald Hewlett died on saturday , june 4th 2011 in a London hospital, age 90


Actor Credits

  • The Upper Hand .... Carlton (1 episode, 1995)
  • You Rang, M'Lord? .... Lord George Meldrum (26 episodes, 1988-1993)
  • The Russ Abbot Show (2 episodes, 1989)
  • Goldeneye (1989) (TV) .... Adm. Godfrey
  • Morris Minor's Marvellous Motors (1989)
  • Pulask .... Charles Parker-Smith (3 episodes, 1987)
  • Ruth Rendell Mysteries.... Russell Cawthorne (1 episode, 1987)
  • Lovejoy .... Harry (1 episode, 1986)
  • Andy Robson (1983) TV series .... Donald McDo (unknown episodes)
  • It Ain't Half Hot Mum .... Colonel Charles Reynolds (56 episodes, 1974-1981)
  • Rings on Their Fingers .... Mr. Fenton (1 episode, 1979)
  • The First Great Train Robbery (1979) (uncredited) .... Club Member
  • Come Back Mrs. Noah .... Carstairs (6 episodes, 1977-1978)
  • The Fosters .... Mr. Boothroyd (1 episode, 1977)
  • The New Avengers .... Torrance (1 episode, 1976)
  • Warship .... R-Admiral Mulliner (2 episodes, 1973-1976)
  • Confessions of a Driving Instructor (1976) .... Chief Examiner
  • Rogue's Rock (1974) TV series .... Wing Commander Rogue (unknown episodes, 1975-1976)
  • Carry on Behind (1975) .... The Dean
  • Play of the Month .... Squadron Leader (1 episode, 1975)
  • Are You Being Served? .... The Dress (1 episode, 1975)
  • Crown Court .... Philip Samkins (2 episodes, 1973-1975)
  • Dial M for Murder .... Turner (1 episode, 1974)
  • The Protectors .... Chambers (1 episode, 1974)
  • Moments (1974)
  • A Touch of Class (1973) (uncredited) .... Spencer Birdsall
  • The Fenn Street Gang .... Mr. Grout (1 episode, 1973)
  • Armchair Theatre .... Donovan (3 episodes, 1957-1972)
  • Adolf Hitler - My Part in His Downfall (1972) .... Prison Officer
  • Now Look Here (1971) TV series .... Col Sutcliffe (unknown episodes, 1971-1973)
  • And Mother Makes Three .... Allan Plunkett (1 episode, 1971)
  • Doctor Who .... Hardiman (4 episodes, 1971)
  • Menace .... Robert Amro (1 episode, 1970)
  • The Gold Robbers .... Edward Lancing (1 episode, 1969)
  • Judge Dee .... Kou Yuan (1 episode, 1969)
  • The Very Merry Widow and How (1969) TV series .... Freddie Phillipson (unknown episodes)
  • ITV Playhouse .... William Featherstone (1 episode, 1968)
  • The Ronnie Barker Playhouse .... Nigel (1 episode, 1968)
  • Public Eye .... Marchmont (1 episode, 1968)
  • Callan .... Lord Lindale (1 episode, 1967)
  • The Wednesday Play .... Executive (3 episodes, 1965-1967)
  • Mr. Rose .... Jago (1 episode, 1967)
  • The Very Merry Widow (1967) TV series .... Freddie Phillipson (unknown episodes)
  • Redcap .... Jim (1 episode, 1966)
  • Softly Softly .... Anderson (1 episode, 1966)
  • The Avengers.... Captain 'Buddy' Waversham (1 episode, 1966)
  • Coronation Street (1960) TV series .... Bob Maxwell (unknown episodes, 1965)
  • The Saint .... Howard Mitchell (1 episode, 1965)
  • Sherlock Holmes .... Horace Harker (1 episode, 1965)
  • HMS Paradise .... Commander Brent (1 episode, 1964)
  • No Hiding Place .... Jack Traherene (1 episode, 1964)
  • The Protectors .... Fairchild (1 episode, 1964)
  • The Odd Man .... Bruce Dominic / ... (2 episodes, 1963)
  • Compact (1962) TV series .... Tom Brent (unknown episodes, 1962-1963)
  • Six More Faces of Jim (1 episode, 1962)
  • Bottoms Up (1960) .... Hamley
  • The Adventures of Brigadier Wellington-Bull .... Capt. 'Snooty' Pilkington (1 episode, 1959)
  • The Vise .... Mitchell (2 episodes, 1959)
  • Orders Are Orders (1954) .... Lincoln Green Writer:
  • Compact (1962) TV series (unknown episodes)
  • Comedy Connections .... Himself (1 episode, 2007)
  • Perry & Croft: The Sitcoms (1995) (TV) .... Himself