We are sad to announce that Douglas Fielding has sadly passed away.
A statement from his family; ‘We all love and miss him. He was a well known actor and a lovely man and will be sorely missed’.
A statement from his agent, Emily Maguire; ‘It was a privilege to know and represent him and he will be missed’.
The family has requested privacy at this time and all press inquiries should be directed to the agency.
Douglas Fielding is a British actor of film and television, best known for playing the role of policeman Roy Quick in the BBC soap opera EastEnders from 1985 until 1986.
He had previously played another long-running role in another mainstream television show, appearing as Sergeant Quilley, previously Police Constable, in the police procedural drama Z-Cars (1969-1978), coincidentally playing another policeman.
Douglas made his television debut in 1968 playing Young Hodge in an episode of Mystery and Imagination. He has also appeared in other successful television shows including Softly, Softly, Callan, Blake's 7, Angels, Juliet Bravo, The Bill, ChuckleVision and Doctors. In 2000 he made another reappearance on EastEnders playing a different character named Will.
In London's west end he has appeared as Sgt. Hallett in the The Business of Murder, Scrooge in A Christmas Carol, DCI Payne in The Accused and The Mousetrap. He has also been a member of The National Theatre Company.
Douglas has numerous Radio credits and enjoys every aspect of Theatre from Pantomime (three seasons) to Shakespeare.
Douglas also appeared in the 1996 video game Privateer 2: The Darkening and the 1999 film Holding On.
Most recently he played the role of Bill in the feature film Hooligan Legacy and Martin McMorris in the BBC's Silent Witness.