Howard Goorney

Howard Jacob Goorney (11 May 1921 – 29 March 2007)[1] was a British actor who starred in such programmes as Only Fools and Horses.

Howard Goorney
Howard Jacob Goorney

11 May 1921
Died29 March 2007 (aged 85)
Bath, Somerset, England
Years active1958–2004
Spouse(s)Stella Riley

He was one of the founder members of Joan Littlewood's 'Theatre Workshop', and wrote The Theatre Workshop Story, published by Methuen - a definitive account of the company's early years, including their move to the Theatre Royal in Stratford East.

He is also known for numerous theatre roles, including Bill Bryden's The Mysteries and Lark Rise to Candleford at the National Theatre in the 1980s.


Year Title Role Notes
1964 The Evil of Frankenstein Drunk
1965 The Hill Walters
1967 Berserk! Emil
1967 Bedazzled Sloth
1969 Take a Girl Like You Labour Agent
1969 Where's Jack? Surgeon
1970 You Can't Win 'Em All
1971 The Blood on Satan's Claw The Doctor
1971 Fiddler on the Roof Nachum the Beggar
1971 The Corpse Petrol Pump Attendant
1972 Savage Messiah Gendarme Uncredited
1972 Innocent Bystanders Zimmer
1973 The Offence Lambert
1976 To the Devil a Daughter Critic
1983 Fanny Hill Mr. Croft Uncredited
1984 The Last Days of Pompeii Joseph 3 episodes
1987 Little Dorrit Bob - the Turnkey
2002 Ten Minutes Older Old Man (segment "About Time 2")
2002 Waking the Dead Harold Newman Death Watch (2 episodes)
2003 Blackball Reg Boyt


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