Graham Crowden was a Scottish actor.


Born Clement Graham Crowden in Edinburgh, Scotland, he served in the Royal Scots Youth Battalion before becoming an established theatrical performer, appearing in such plays as Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead and making his film debut in 1964.

Though he appeared in films including Up the Chastity Belt, The Amazing Mr. Blunden, The Final Programme and For Your Eyes Only, Crowden was best known for his television roles, playing the male lead in Waiting for God and making guest appearances in Porridge, Doctor Who (having turned down the lead role) and Midsomer Murders amongst others. He also provided the voice of Mustrum Ridcully in Soul Music.

Crowden passed away in 2010.


Crowden only sang in one role, as Tom Ballard in Waiting for God; performing sections of such songs as "Good Vibrations" and "Get Me to the Church on Time."


Waiting for God (1990)

  • Good Vibrations (solo)
  • God Save the Queen (duet)
  • Cheek to Cheek (solo)
  • I Feel Pretty (solo)
  • High Noon (solo)
  • You're Off to See the Wizard (solo)
  • A Wonderful Guy (solo)
  • Get Me to the Church on Time (solo)


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