Roger Lloyd Pack
- Category : Actor
- Type : MGP
- Profile : 6/2 - Role Model / Hermit
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : LAX Masks 1
Roger Lloyd-Pack (born 8 February 1944) is an English actor known for his roles in the TV shows The Vicar of Dibley, Only Fools and Horses as Trigger and The Old Guys, as well as his role in the film Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.
Lloyd-Pack attended Bedales School in Hampshire, where he achieved three A Level passes in English, French and Latin and entry to RADA where he worked with actors Kenneth Cranham and Richard Wilson.
On British television he is best known for portraying Colin "Trigger" Ball in the BBC sitcom Only Fools and Horses and for his role in The Vicar of Dibley as Owen Newitt. To international audiences his greatest fame is as Barty Crouch, Sr. in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.
In 2005 he appeared in Series 2 of the ITV 1 series Doc Martin as a farmer who held a grudge against Doctor Ellingham for what he believed was the malpractice-related death of his wife. In 2006 he played John Lumic, and provided the voice of the Cyber-Controller, in the Doctor Who episodes "Rise of the Cybermen" and "The Age of Steel".
Lloyd-Pack was born in Islington, London, the son of Ulrike Elizabeth (née Pulay), a travel agent, and Charles Lloyd-Pack, who was also an actor] He has been married twice; his first wife was Sheila Ball whom he divorced in 1972, and his second is poet and dramatist Jehane Markham whom he married in 2000. He has one daughter, Emily Lloyd, who is also an actress, and has three sons: Spencer, Hartley and Louis As of 2012, he currently resides in Kentish Town, North London.
He supports Tottenham Hotspur. In June 2008 he appeared as a guest on The Politics Show (BBC2), arguing the case for better-integrated public transport—specifically railways. He is an honorary patron of the London children's charity Scene & Heard.
He is a supporter of the Labour Party and campaigned for Ken Livingstone for the London mayoral election, 2012. In a 2008 interview, when asked what profession he would have chosen aside from acting, he said "psychiatrist or a psychoanalyst or something in the psycho world because I’ve always been interested in that...Or I might have been a photographer...I also would have loved to have been a musician". In that same interview, he listed his favourite directors as Peter Gill, Harold Pinter, Richard Eyre, Thea Sharrock and Tina Packer and also listed actor Paul Scofield as both a favourite and influence.
In January 2012, he and fellow actor Sarah Parish supported a campaign to raise £1million for an Islington school, The Bridge.
Roger will be unveiling the new retail park in Prestatyn on 7th March 2013 in his 'Trigger' guise.