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Coronation Street

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From Coronation Street Wiki

Shane Rimmer (born ? ?, 1932) is a Canadian actor and scriptwriter most famous for his voice work in Gerry Anderson series' Thunderbirds, Captain Scarlet and Joe 90. He is said to have appeared, most uncredited, in more James Bond films than any other actor besides normally recurring cast members, and has also appeared in Danger Man, Doctor Who, Van Der Valk and the 2005 Hollywood blockbuster Batman Begins.

Shane has played two different characters on Coronation Street: American solider Joe Donelli, who confessed to killing Steve Tanner before committing suicide, between 1968 and 1970, and later Malcolm Reid, the father of Audrey Roberts' son Stephen, in 1988.


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Dr Who

Up to date as of January 31, 2010

From TARDIS Index File, the free Doctor Who reference.

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Shane Rimmer (born 1932) is a Canadian actor who played Seth Harper in The Gunfighters.

Although born in Canada, most of Rimmer's career has been spent in the UK where he has been extremely prolific in film and television, often playing small roles and vocal performances in productions that require an American character.

He is perhaps best known for providing the voice of Scott Tracy in Gerry Anderson's Thunderbirds. He also worked on several other Anderson series including UFO and Space: 1999, and also has appeared in several James Bond films (most notably as the US submarine captain in The Spy Who Loved Me), and has also had small roles in films like Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope and Superman (1978). He continues to appear in film and television into 2009.

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Muppet

Up to date as of February 02, 2010

From Muppet Wiki

Shane Rimmer (b. 1932) is a Canadian character actor who has appeared in multiple Jim Henson's Creature Shop films: Dreamchild (as Mr. Marl), Mee-Shee: The Water Giant (as Bob Anderson), Batman Begins (as "Older Gotham Water Board Technician,") for which the Creature Shop supplied additional digital effects.

Rimmer had a more direct involvement in puppetry productions in the 1960s, supplying character voices in many of Gerry Anderson's "Supermarionation" television series, notably as Scott Tracy in Thunderbirds and as Dick Spanner, Private Eye. His is also the official tour voice for NASA's Cape Canaveral Space Camp. Rimmer's TV credits included cowboy Seth Harper in the 1966 Doctor Who "Gunfighters" serial (in the individually titled episode "Holiday for the Doctor") and guest spots on Coronation Street, Danger Man, and Agatha Christie's Partners in Crime.

One of Rimmer's more notable film roles was as "Ace" Owens, one of the bomber crew in Dr. Strangelove, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (with Peter Sellers and James Earl Jones), while other films include The Dirty Dozen and Rollerball. A familiar face in sci-fi and action movies, often as controllers or operators, he played small roles in several notable films or franchises: the original Star Wars (as an InCom engineer); Superman II (as a controller) and Superman III (state policeman); and three James Bond films, You Only Live Twice (Hawaii radar operator), Diamonds Are Forever (Tom), and The Spy Who Loved Me (as Commander Carter).

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External links

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