Ed Bishop. 08.06.2005

Ed Bishop. died June 8th, 2005, age 72

These are a few screenshots from some of his many film and tv appearances.

1965 The Bedford Incident: Lieutenant Hacker U.S.N. – Communications (as Edward Bishop)

A chilling, claustrophobic  film starring Richard Widmark and Sidney Poitier. Black and white, Cold war drama set on board an American destroyer.


1968 2001: A Space Odyssey: Aries-1B Lunar Shuttle Captain (as Edward Bishop)


1969 Doppelgänger: David Poulson (as Edward Bishop)



With George Sewell!

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1969 Out of the Unknown: Tom Decker in  Beach Head

There is a detailed review of Beach Head, together with some excellent photographs, on the Out of the Unknown site


1970-1973 UFO: Cmdr. Ed Straker

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1974 Submission aka Pets: Victor Stackman


1974 Colditz: Lt. Col. Harritty:  * Liberation

The final episode of the series. Not very good quality pictures..


1977 Madame Claude: Smith

A brilliant portrayal of a silent  assassin


1978 The Professionals:  Dr. Ernest Harbinger:  * Long Shot

Professionals Long Shot

1978 Brass Target:  Col Stewart

Brass Target

2005 Hiroshima: Stimson


.  With Shane Rimmer!


Thank you, Mr Bishop. Your contribution to the world of entertainment was much appreciated by all your fans.

A biography of George Victor Bishop can be found here:

George Victor Bishop (1932-2005)


Ed Straker and Sara Harper. From ‘The Shepherd’ by LtCdr

5 thoughts on “Ed Bishop. 08.06.2005

  1. Someone sorely missed to this day and someone one was very fortunate to know through his Fanderson involvement. Won’t likely see his kind any more. Cheers Eddie.

  2. Mr. Bishop was my best friend’s dad (Georgina). I’m walking down memory lane. Sorry I have not photos

    • Thank you for leaving a comment. I was a great fan of Mr Bishop and admired all his work, particularly his audio recordings. I should add photos of those as well!

  3. I was a great fan of Ed Bishop. I am an alumni of Boston University also and I acted in theater groups there. His was the quintessential American accent. I am from the Northeast also like Ed. He was a tremendous actor.

  4. A beautiful tribute to a wonderful actor who as not afraid to turn his hand to many acting styles..I was a film the other day on YouTube called The Dream Machine. A cult film now I believe. Written by Michael Billington and Ed had a part in that. It’s main man is singer David Essex.. Worth a watch..Bless You Ed for all the joy you gave to me growing up watching up in black and white and now in colour…

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