Remembered for his title role in the late 1950s ITV series The Adventures of William Tell, he also appeared in episodes of The Return of Sherlock Holmes, Richard the Lionheart, and The Invisible Man.
In his late teens, he enlisted in the Royal Navy. Later, after attending London's Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, he began a career as a professional stage actor.
His autobiography, Aiming True, was published in 2013.
He was born Conrad Philip Havord in London, England. He later settled in southwest England with his wife Jennie.
He appeared in Crossbow, an Anthony Horowitz-created 1987 Family Channel series.