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Ram John Holder

Guyanese actor and musician, Ram John Holder started his professional life as a folk singer in New York in the early '60s before moving to the UK to work as a musician and later an actor for Pearl Connor's Negro Theatre Workshop. His big break was as the effeminate dancer Marcus in the 1969 film Two Gentlemen Sharing and he's worked in film and TV ever since, most notably as the loveable Porkpie in Channel 4 sitcom Desmond's (1989-1994) and the shortlived spin-off Porkpie

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Oct 20, 2018 In Georgetown, British Guiana
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Play of the Month 1965-10-19
Latest Project:
Movie Song for Marion 2012-09-15
Known For
Poster of Joy Division
Poster of Hex
Poster of My Beautiful Laundrette
Poster of Pressure
Movie Song for Marion Charlie 2012-09-15
Movie Joy Division Neville 2006-11-17
Movie Stupid Boy 2004-03-10
Movie The Calcium Kid Jamaican Barber 2004-01-01
Series Hex Unknown 2004-10-17
Movie Lucky Break Old Billy Morris 2001-08-24
Movie Virtual Sexuality Declan 1999-07-02
Series Porkpie 1995-11-13
Series Heartbeat Unknown 1992-04-10
Movie Playing Away Wilf 1987-01-02
Movie Half Moon Street Lindsay Walker 1986-09-26
Series Casualty George 1986-09-05
Movie My Beautiful Laundrette Poet 1985-11-16
Movie Britannia Hospital Radical 1982-05-27
Movie Cuba Fat Sergeant 1979-12-21
Movie Pressure Brother John 1976-11-19
Movie The Education of Sonny Carson Preacher 1974-07-17
Movie Leo the Last Black Preacher 1970-09-04
Movie Two Gentlemen Sharing Marcus 1969-09-17
Series Play of the Month Unknown 1965-10-19