Harry Fielder has passed away.
Born on April 26 1940, Fielder known by his nickname Aitch was an extra in a number of Doctor Who stories.
Fielder was credited for two stories The Seeds of Doom & The Armageddon Factor in which he played Guard in both.
He would have been credited for the character of Krarg for Shada but his scenes were never recorded due to a strike leading Shada to be abandoned before it could be completed.
He had uncredited roles for the following stories:
The Enemy of the World – Central European Guard
The Wheel in Space – Wheel Crewmember
Planet of the Spiders – Guard
Revenge of the Cybermen – Vogan
The Deadly Assassin – Guard
The Face of Evil – Second Assassin
The Invisible Enemy – Titan Base Crewman
The Ribos Operation – Levithian Guard
Meglos – Tigellan
Castrovalva – Security Guard
He also been in Blake’s 7, Quatermass and the Pit, The Sweeney & Eastenders.
In Blake’s 7 he was in the following episodes all uncredited:
Space Fall (1978) … Armed Crewman
Cygnus Alpha (1978) … Armed Crewman
Deliverance (1978) … Scavenger
Weapon (1979) … Federation Trooper
Trial (1979) … Federation Trooper
Voice from the Past (1979) … Federation Trooper / Rebel
Children of Auron (1980) … Federation Trooper
Games (1981) … Federation Trooper
Warlord (1981) … Federation Trooper
Blake (1981) … Federation Trooper
His appearance in Space Fall & Cygnus Alpha would later be incorporated in the first compilation video The Beginning.
In Quatermass and the Pit he played Possessed Man.
In The Sweeney he appeared in Contact Breaker playing Bank Robber, Trap playing Pub Patron, Bad Apple playing Shopkeeper and in the two tie-in movies in Sweeney! playing Wages Security Guard and Sweeney 2 playing Cop In Hotel Bar.
In EastEnders he played Stallholder, Gorillagram and Cafe Customer.
His other work included A Challenge For Robin Hood, Carry On…Follow That Camel, Man In A Suitcase, 2001: A Space Odyssey, The Avengers, The Vengeance of She, Attack On The Iron Coast, Oliver!, The Saint, Carry On …Up The Khyber, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, The Champions, Where Eagles Dare, The Assassination Bureau, Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed, The Battle of Britain, Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased), Anne of the Thousand Days, Cromwell, Carry On Henry VIII, Twins of Evil, Blood from the Mummy’s Tomb, Dr Jekyll and Sister Hyde, Fiddler On The Roof, The Persuaders!, Frenzy, Carry On Abroad,
Moonbase 3, The Protectors, Carry On Dick, Confessions of a Window Cleaner, The Seven Per Cent Solution, I,Claudius, The Pink Panther Strikes Again, Voyage of the Damned (not the 2007 Doctor Who Christmas Special), The Eagle Has Landed, Survivors, Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope, The Spy Who Loved Me, The Duchess of Duke Street, Space: 1999, Force Ten From Navarone, The Thirty Nine Steps, Superman, Agatha, Fawlty Towers, The Bitch, The Professionals, Superman II, Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark, An American Werewolf In London, The Agatha Christie Hour, Partners In Crime, Dempsey and Makepeace, The Tripods, Thirteen at Dinner, Edge of Darkness, Dead Man’s Folly, Highlander, First Knight, Loch Ness, Mission: Impossible, 101 Dalmatians, Evita, Fairytale: A True Story, The Man Who Knew Too Little, Diana & Me & Entrapment,
He died on February 6 2021, less than three months before his 81st birthday.
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