English actor best known for playing the title role in the detective series Paul Temple. In addition to his many film roles, he starred in films like 1965's The Intelligence Men.
He worked as a theatre actor and served in the Navy.
He was the narrator for the British educational series Follow Me! in the 70's.
He is the older brother of acclaimed stage actor Paul Shelley.
He has acted on cruise ship productions of plays by English playwright Ray Cooney.