Acteur né le 04 décembre 1933 (décédé à 63 ans)
James Cossins was an English character actor. Born in Beckenham, Kent, he became widely recognised as the abrupt, bewildered Mr. Walt in the Fawlty Towers episode "The Hotel Inspectors".
After serving in the Royal Air Force he trained at RADA where he won the silver medal in 1952, he then appeared in repertory theatre and played a wide range of characters throughout his colourful and extensive career on television and stage. His film credits include The Anniversary and The Lost Continent, Gandhi, and The Man with the Golden Gun. On the small screen, he appeared as a guest in a variety of shows, including Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em, The Likely Lads and Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads?, Minder, Bergerac, The Sweeney, All Creatures Great and Small, Citizen Smith, Just William, The Good Life, Neville Dennis in "Callan" "Rules of the Game", Z-Cars, and as the regular character Bruce Westrop in Emmerdale Farm. He also played Major Bagstock in Dombey and Son, and appeared in the first series of All in Good Faith in 1985. Cossins died at the age of 63 in 1997.