16 January 1954
|Died||22 February 2010
|Years active||1965 - 2010|
Robin Davies, born 16 January 1954, Merionethshire, North Wales was a television and film actor. He was educated at Gladstone Park School and trained to be an actor at the Aida Foster Stage School. He died in Norwich, Norfolk on 22 February 2010 of lung cancer.
Davies was a child actor and one of his earliest roles was in Lindsay Anderson's 1968 film If..... He was one of the children in The Magnificent 6 and a half, which went onto become the children's show Here Come the Double Deckers. He is perhaps best known for two of his earliest TV roles. In 1970 he played the role of Carrot in Richard Carpenter's children's telefantasy Catweazle, for which he had to dye his hair red. The following year he played the role of Simon Harrison in the ITV sitcom ...And Mother Makes Three. The series starred Wendy Craig as a recently widowed mother and Davies played one of her two teenage sons. He reprised the role in the sequel ...And Mother Makes Five. He also had roles in The Newcomers, Doomwatch, Warship, The Saturday Party, Forget Me Not Lane, The Country Party and Spearhead.
He married Venetia Vivian in 1982 and they had three children: India, Alice and Will.
He was interred at St Peter's Church, Walsingham, Norfolk, on 1 March 2010.