Michael Staniforth, Actor: No Strings. Michael Staniforth was born on December 15, 1942 in Selly Oak, Birmingham, England as Michael Peter Staniforth. He is known for his work on No Strings (1974), Canned Laughter (1979) and Great Big Groovy Horse (1975).
Jul 03, 1999 UK Actor Michael Staniforth (Timothy Claypole in Rentaghost) How? Showing 113 of 13 messages. Claypole, portrayed by an actor by the name of Michael Staniforth. The only other info I have on him is that he also appeared in some Andrew Lloyd Webber musicals, such as Starlight Express. UK Actor Michael Staniforth (Timothy Claypole in
The producers had originally wanted Michael Staniforth to reprise his role as Mister Claypole, the unofficial 'lead' of the original series, but Staniforth had died two years prior.