Paul Angelis (born 18 January 1943, Liverpool) is an English actor and writer best known for his role as PC Bannerman in the British television series Z Cars and as the Chief Blue Meanie and Ringo in Yellow Submarine.



He has appeared in Several different British TV shows. Some of which include George & Mildred, Porridge, Callan, The Liver Birds,The Onedin Line, Man About The House, The Sweeney, The Gentle Touch, Bergerac, Armchair Theatre, Z-Cars, Softly, Softly, Robin's Nest, Juliet Bravo, Casualty and The Grimleys.


His most famous film role was as both the Chief Blue Meanie and Ringo in Yellow Submarine.

Personal LifeEdit

He is the older brother of Michael Angelis, who is famous for narrating the popular children's TV show, Thomas and Friends.



Year Title Role Notes
1967 The Mini-Mob 2nd Car Policeman
1968 Yellow Submarine Chief Blue Meanie, Ringo Voice
Otley Constable
1969 Battle of Britain Albert Uncredited
1972 Foursome Dubbed Male Voices Voice, Uncredited
The Alf Garnett Saga Mike Rawlins
1977 Sweeny! Secret Serviceman
1980 Hussy Alex Denham
1981 For You're Eyes Only Karageorge
1983 Runners The Radio Station - Tony Gavin
1997 David Shimei TV Movie
The Grimleys Big Reg Titley TV Movie
1998 B. Monkey Ganster
2000 This is Personal: The Hnt for the Yorkshire Ripper Det. Chief Supt. Jack Ridgeway TV Movie
2002 Occasional, Strong Tony Short
2005 The Baby War Martin TV Movie