Feb. 21, 1996
Returning Series
60 min.
BBC One TV Network

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Silent Witness (UK)

Silent Witness follows the work of a team of forensic pathologists. Initially starring Amanda Burton as Dr/Prof.Sam Ryan with William Gaminara as Dr.Prof.Leo Dalton. and Tom Ward as Dr.Harry Cunningham but at the beginning of Series 8 Sam left after investigating a case of police corruption. Not long after Dr. Nikki Alexander (played by Emilia Fox) joined the team of Leo and Harry.

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William Gaminara is an English actor and screenwriter, best known for playing pathologist Professor Leo ...

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Professor of Pathology

Tough, methodical, experienced, rule breaker

About Leo
Highly experienced pathologist and born teacher, Leo is the team leader who upholds standards at the Lyell Centre, leading the team with a wisdom earned only through years of experience. Although tough and unafraid to deliver difficult truths, he also has an understanding and empathy of how others operate.

Leo's Background
Leo moved from Sheffield to take up a post alongside Sam Ryan and Harry Cunningham. On Sam’s departure he was promoted to head of department. Following the tragic death of his wife Theresa and daughter Cassie in a road traffic accident his motivation for work has become a search for justice. Leo serves as the moral compass for the team.

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12x02 - Safe (2)
Season 12, Episode 02
17x08 - Undertone:  Part 2
Season 17, Episode 08
15x08 - Redhill (2)
Season 15, Episode 08
19x06 - Life Licence (2)
Season 19, Episode 06
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