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Andrew Burt as Jack Sugden in 1976.

Andrew Burt was an English actor who played Jack Sugden from 1972 to 1973, and for a brief stint in 1976. He was the original actor to play Jack. In 1980, the role was recast, with Clive Hornby in the role.

Biography[]

Born on 23rd May 1945 in Wakefield, West Yorkshire.

Died on 16th November 2018.

Pre Emmerdale[]

An early television role included appearance in Callan (1972); Dixon of Dock Green (1975).

Emmerdale[]

Andrew initially played the part of prodigal son, Jack Sugden from the show's debut in 1972 (episode 1) to October 1973 (episode 104). He reprised the role for a final stint in March 1976 (episode 309) to May 1976 (episode 320).

After Emmerdale[]

From Beckindale to Walford. Andrew Burt as Dave Penton in EastEnders in 1990.

Andrew's next role was as Lieutenant Leek in many episode of Warship (1976; 1977). The was followed by appearances in other television programmes including Rock Follies of '77 (1977); as Captain FitzRoy in the serial, The Voyage of Charles Darwin (1978); Crown Court (1979); as the title role of King Arthur in The Legend of King Arthur (1979); Blake's 7 (1980); Cribb (1980); Julie Bravo (1980); Strangers (1981); two different characters in two episodes of Tales of the Unexpected (1981; 1988).

Andrew would take the lead as Gulliver in the Sunday tea-time serial, Gulliver's in Lilliput (1982).

After this he appeared in Jackanory Playhouse: The Blacksmith's Son (1982); Bognor (1982); BBC Play of the Month: The White Guard (1982); the Doctor Who serial, Terminus (1983); Rumpole of the Bailey (1983); as Paul Thomas in several episodes of Angels (1983); as Mr Farland in Swallows and Amazons Forever!: Coot Club and The Big Six (1984); Sharing Time (1984); The Brief (1984); The Gentle Touch (1984); Super Gran (1985); two different characters in two episodes of Bergerac (1985; 1990); as Steven Bentley in some episodes of Strike It Rich! (1986); C.A.T.S Eyes (1986); The Theban Plays by Sophocles (1986); All Passion Spent (1986); Miss Marple: 4.50 From Paddington (1987); Theatre Night (1988); Gentlemen and Players (1989); Howard's Way (1989); as regular as Chief Inspector Oates in Campion (1989 to 1990); as Dave Penton in EastEnders (1990); Agatha Christie's Poirot (1991); Harry Enfield's Television Programme (1992); Casualty (1993); The Day Today (1993); three different characters in four episodes of The Bill (1991; 1993; 1995); as Chief Superintendent Walton in several episodes of Madson (1996); Heartbeat (1997); as Medvedev in several episodes of Oscar Charlie (1998); the uncredited part of the Voice of Radio Norwich in several episodes in I'm Alan Partridge (1997; 2002); New Tricks (2003); Trial and Retribution (2003); Look Around You (2005); Spooks (2005); Doctors (2006); Wire in the Blood (2006).

Outside of acting, Andrew has graduated in a diploma in Person Centred Counselling. As an accredited member of BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy)., he runs 'ABC - Andrew Burt Counselling' in Acton, London.

Sources[]

ABC: Andrew Burt Counselling. http://www.andrewburtcounselling.co.uk/ Accessed: 04 May 2015.

IMDB - Andrew Burt. http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0123404/ Accessed: 04 May 2015.

Obituary on The Times. http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/thetimes-uk/obituary.aspx?n=andrew-burt&pid=190837845 Accessed: 27 November 2018.

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