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Donald Sumpter
Donald Sumpter
Biographical Information
Born: 13 February 1943
Physical Information
Species: Human
Gender: Male
Hair Colour: Grey
Eye Colour: Brown
Birthplace: UK
Family Information
Family Members: N/A
Living or Deceased
Alive or Dead?: Living
Characters They Portray
Acting Appearances: Kemp - Being Human
Non-Acting Appearances: N/A

Donald Sumpter is an actor who plays the role of Kemp in BBC Three's television series Being Human.

He was born on February 13th, 1943, in the UK.

One of his early television appearances was the 1968 Doctor Who episode The Wheel in Space with Patrick Troughton as the Doctor. He appeared in Doctor Who again in the 1972 episode The Sea Devils with Jon Pertwee. His most recent televised work was with Doctor Who spin-off The Sarah Jane Adventures. His early film work included a lead role as real life British criminal Donald Neilson in the 1977 film, The Black Panther.

He has since appeared in many television movies and mini-series, including adaptations of Dickens' novels: Nicholas Nickleby in 2001, Great Expectations in 1999 and Bleak House in 1985. Also in 1985 he will be remembered for the part of villain Ronnie Day in Big Deal. He played the part of suspected serial killer Alexander Bonaparte Cust in the (1992) Agatha Christie's Poirot television movie, The ABC Murders. He has also appeared in episodes of Midsomer Murders, The Bill, Holby City, and A Touch of Frost. He also had a recurring role as Uncle Ginger in the Children's BBC series The Queen's Nose. He played Harold Chapple in Our Friends in the North, and portrayed the physicist Max Planck in Einstein and Eddington. More recently he has played the recurring role of Kemp in the horror-drama series Being Human His film appearances include The Constant Gardener (2005), K-19: The Widowmaker (2002), Enigma (2001) and Ultramarines: The Movie (2010).

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