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Also Known As: Died: June 23, 1980
Born: March 25, 1897 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: United Kingdom Profession: Cast ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Prisoner of Zenda, The (1979) as Archbishop
Anthony Hope's classic tale gets a decidedly 'un-classic' treatment at the hands of Peter Sellers. Following the story somewhat, friends of the new King Rudolph of Ruritania fear for his life, and switch him with a look-a-like London cabby. Throw in two(!) lovely blondes, treachery, and a battle for life and honour, and enjoy life at its zaniest.
2.
Pure S (1976) as John
3.
One of Our Dinosaurs Is Missing (1975) as Jock
A group of spies hide a microfilm inside a dinosaur in The British Museum. Some children enroll a group of nannies to thwart the spies and Save England !!
4.
The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971) as Darrow
A madman uses the plagues of ancient Egypt to avenge his wife's death.
5.
Dad's Army (1971) as Private Frazer
Film of the BBC TV series "Dad's Army". Shows how the Walmington-On-Sea Home Guard (affectionately known as the Dad's Army) were formed. Characters include Mainwaring the bank manager, Fraser the undertaker and Jones the butcher. Mainwaring and company save the day when a crew of a German aircraft take the vicar and villagers hostage in the church.
6.
The Reptile (1966) as Mad Peter
Indian snake worshippers turn an explorer's daughter into a hideous monster.
7.
Why Bother To Knock (1964) as Taxi driver
8.
Ladies Who Do (1963) as Dr. MacGregor
9.
Siege of the Saxons (1963) as Merlin
A knight must prove himself worthy of marrying King Arthur's daughter.
10.
Kidnapped (1960) as Uncle Ebenezer Balfour
Kidnapped and cheated out of his inheritance, young David Balfour falls in with a Jacobite adventurer, Alan Breck Stewart. Falsely accused of murder, they must flee across the Highlands, evading the redcoats.
11.
Mad Little Island (1958) as Captain Mackechnie
12.
Campbell's Kingdom (1957) as Mac
A dying man risks what's left of his life to protect Canadian settlers from an unscrupulous contractor.
13.
Richard III (1955) as Lovel
A hunchbacked madman plots to make himself king of England.
14.
The Black Knight (1954) as Ames
A blacksmith fights evil as a faceless knight.
15.
Hobson's Choice (1954) as Dr Mcfarlane
A widower father fights to control the lives of his three strong-willed daughters.
16.
The Fake (1953) as Henry Mason
An American investigator in London discovers that a posh museum's da Vinci is a fake.
17.
Pandora and the Flying Dutchman (1952) as Angus
A Spanish temptress falls for a haunted ship's captain.
18.
Island of Desire (1952) as Grimshaw
19.
Encore (1952) as Engineer
Three stories by W. Somerset Maugham reveal the strangeness of the human character.
20.
Happy Go Lovely (1951) as Jonskill
A chorus girl becomes a star when gossip links her with a millionaire she's never met.
21.
Laughter in Paradise (1951) as Gordon Webb
A millionaire's will requires his heirs to perform outrageous stunts.
22.
Treasure Island (1950) as Blind Pew
A young boy and a pirate clash over buried treasure.
23.
Trio (1950) as Campbell
W. Somerset Maugham introduces three more of his stories about human foibles.
24.
Hamlet (1948) as Francisco
The melancholy Dane flirts with insanity while trying to prove his uncle murdered his father.
26.
Uncle Silas (1947) as Giles
A young woman's uncle and governess plot to kill her for her inheritance.
27.
Great Day (1946) as Scottish sergeant
Small-town women face personal problems while preparing for a visit from Eleanor Roosevelt.
28.
I Know Where I'm Going (1945) as John Campbell
A determined young Englishwoman sets out to accomplish her goals even at the risk of her heart.
29.
30.
Henry V (1944) as Jamy
Shakespeare''s tale of the warrior king who learns the meaning of heroism during a daring invasion of France.
32.
Demi-Paradise (1943) as British Sailor
A Russian inventor tries to cope with British life while helping the country prepare for war.
33.
The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943)
An aging military man looks back on the loves and friends who shaped his life.
34.
Suicide Squadron (1942) as British commander
A Polish flyer struggles to regain his memory so he can return to the fight against the Nazis.
35.
The Four Feathers (1939) as The Khalifa
A disgraced officer risks his life to help his childhood friends in battle.
36.
37.
Jericho (1937)
An army deserter joins a nomadic tribe to escape punishment.
38.
The Edge of the World (1937) as Peter Manson
A fisherman fights to prevent changing times from destroying his family.
39.
As You Like It (1937) as Oliver
Film version of Shakespeare's comedy of a young woman who disguises herself as a man to win the attention of the one she loves.
40.
East Meets West (1936) as Dr. Fergusson
41.
The 39 Steps (1935) as Crofter
A man falsely suspected of killing a spy races across Scotland handcuffed to the beautiful blonde who turned him in.
42.
Juno and the Paycock (1930)
When an Irish family inherits money, they forget their roots.

Writer (feature film)

43.
Pure S (1976) as Screenwriter

Costume-Wardrobe (feature film)

44.
Eagle, The (2011)
In 2nd-Century Britain, celebrated Roman soldier Marcus Aquila embarks on a dangerous quest to restore the tarnished reputation of his father and find the golden emblem that disappeared with him and thousands of troops twenty years earlier.
45.
Gladiator (2000) as Costumes
A Roman officer betrayed by the emperor leads a gladiator's rebellion.
46.
Spice World (1997) as Wardrobe Assistant
One week in the lives of the Spice Girls, as they come across various celebrities, film producers, and tabloid journalists, culminating in their (fictional) concert debut.

Cast (special)

47.
How to Eat Like a Kid (1981)
A lighthearted look at being a youngster.

Film Production - Construction/Set (special)

48.
Blue Boy, The (1994) as Dresser
Set in Scotland and based on a local legend of a young woman haunted by the vision of a child who died 100 years earlier.

Cast (short)

49.
Return to the Edge of the World (1978)
Director Michael Powell and the cast of "The Edge of the World" revisit the film's island setting in this short film.

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