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Also Known As: Died: July 27, 1984
Born: May 15, 1909 Cause of Death: heart attack
Birth Place: Yorkshire, England, GB Profession: Cast ...
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Cast (feature film)

1.
Dangerous Summer, A (1987) as Ingles
2.
Unknown Chaplin (1986) as Narration
A three-part British documentary (1983) about the genius of Charles Chaplin. A cache of Chaplin footage, including rushes, outtakes, and abandoned films, comprises most of the three segments, providing a unique glimpse of the great actor/director at work. Part 1 ("My Happiest Years") covers the peri
3.
Assisi Underground, The (1985) as Bishop Nicolini
Wartime drama about the role the city of Assisi played in saving Jewish targets of the Holocaust by lending them refuge in the convents and monasteries of that holy city.
4.
Shooting Party, The (1984) as Sir Randolph Nettleby
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Yellowbeard (1983) as Captain Hughes
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Alexandre (1983)
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Evil Under The Sun (1982) as Odell Gardener
A detective trying to solve a case finds himself on an exclusive island frequented by the rich and famous.
8.
Verdict, The (1982) as Ed Concannon
An alcoholic lawyer struggles to redeem himself by pursuing a high-stakes malpractice case.
9.
Ivanhoe (1982) as Isaac Of York
Expansive fifth filming of the Sir Walter Scott classic novel dealing with the adventures of a chivalrous 12th century Saxon knight and the two women in his life, Lady Rowena and the Jewish girl, Rebecca. Anthony Andrews, newcomer Lysette Anthony, and Olivia Hussey play the roles taken in the 1952 v
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Ffolkes (1980) as Admiral Sir Francis Brinsden
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Bloodline (1979) as Sir Alec Nichols
Elizabeth Roffe inherits her family-owned multi-national pharmaceutical company and soon finds herself targeted after an investigation reveals her father's death was not an accident.
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Water Babies, The (1979) as Grimes
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Sherlock Holmes and Saucy Jack (1979)
Sherlock Holmes investigates London's most infamous case, Jack the Ripper. As he investigates, he finds that the Ripper has friends in high places.
14.
Passage, The (1979) as Professor John Bergson
A Basque guide tries to help an American family, the Bergsons, avoid the Nazis and escape occupied France via a snowy mountain pass.
15.
Murder by Decree (1979) as Dr Watson
(Mys '79). Christopher Plummer, James Mason, David Hemmings, Anthony Quayle, Genevieve Bujold, Frank Finley, John Gielgud, Susan Oliver, Donald Sutherland. Jack the Ripper is the subject of this chilling Sherlock Holmes thriller which suggests that the prostitute slayer was a member of a Royal household. Christopher Plummer is Sherlock Holmes, James Mason is Dr. Watson, and Donald Sutherland plays a psychic (based on a real person who assisted Scotland Yard during the actual Ripper case).
16.
Heaven Can Wait (1978) as Mr Jordan
When a football player dies early, he gets a second chance in the body of a crooked industrialist.
17.
The Boys From Brazil (1978) as Eduard Seibert
A Nazi hunter tracks a mad scientist out to bring back Hitler.
18.
Homage to Chagall - The Colours of Love (1977) as Narration (English)
19.
Cross Of Iron (1977) as Colonel Brandt
A squad of German soldiers fighting on the Eastern Front during WWII led by a battle-hardened officer fight to survive Soviet attacks and dogmatic commanders in a chaotic and lethal environment in this sympathetic portrayal of another side of the war not commonly portrayed in Hollywood film.
20.
People of the Wind (1976) as Narration
The nomadic Babadi people, a clan of Bakhtiari Persians, are seen as they travel from one of their seasonal campgrounds to another. Their leader, Jafar Qoli helps explain the lifestyle of his people.
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Voyage Of The Damned (1976) as Dr Juan Remos--Cuban Minister Of State
A luxury liner carries Jewish refugees from Hitler's Germany in a desperate fight for survival.
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Autobiography of a Princess (1975) as Cyril Sahib
An Indian princess in London visits her father's former tutor.
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Inside Out (1975) as Ernst Furben
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Mandingo (1975) as Maxwell
A slave owner in the 1840s trains his slaves to be bare-knuckle fighting champions, unaware that his daughter is having an affair with his top fighter.
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Gente di rispetto (1975)
A female school teacher is implicated in a murder in a Sicilian town only hours after her arrival. The dead man insulted her on the bus on the way into town. As the mystery unfolds, it becomes clear that the town is hiding some very sinister secrets.
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The Destructors (1974) as Brizard
A U.S. drug agent works to bring down a drug lord in Paris.
29.
11 Harrowhouse (1974) as Watts
A small time diamond merchant is jumps at the chance to supervise the purchase, and cutting of a large first class diamond. But when the diamond is stolen from him, he is blackmailed into pulling off a major heist at the Diamond Exchange, located at 11 Harrowhouse.
30.
Great Expectations (1974) as Magwich
A sumptuous remake of the Dickens classic that previously had been filmed in black and white in 1917, 1934, and 1947 (the definitive version). This television adaptation was produced as a musical with an original score by Norman Sachs and Mel Mandel, but none of the songs appeared in the final print for reasons never explained.
31.
Cold Sweat (1974) as Ross
Joe Martin, a quiet American, rents boats in the South of France. He is married to Fabienne and has a twelve-year-old daughter, Michelle. But Joe has not always been the straight man he is now. He used to be a tough guy and when the members of his former gang,who have not forgiven him for letting them down and keeping the loot for himself,resurface the perfect family is sure to go through hard times.
32.
The Last Of Sheila (1973) as Philip
A game of murder among wealthy vacationers turns into the real thing.
33.
The Mackintosh Man (1973) as Sir George Wheeler
A British agent goes undercover as a jewel thief to nab a Communist spy.
34.
Bad Man's River (1972)
A group of outlaws leave Texas after a bank job and get on a train bound for Mexico with their loot. On the train, the leader of the gang meets and marries a beautiful woman who soon steals his money and disappears. Once in Mexico, the men are offered the job of destroying the Mexican army's arsenal
35.
Child's Play (1972) as Jerome Malley
There is an outbreak of violent behavior at the exclusive Catholic boarding school for boys, where Joe Dobbs is a popular English instructor and Jerome Malley is a widely-disliked Latin and Greek teacher. When Malley begins to receive threatening notes and phone calls, he assumes that Dobbs is the c
36.
Hunt the Man Down (1971)
Robber Roy King loses his wife, Alicia, to revolutionary Montero. Despite their rivalry they collaborate in an attempt to rob the Mexican government of One Million dollars
37.
Mayerling (1969) as Emperor Franz Josef
True story of Austria''s Crown Prince Rudolph and his tragic love for a commoner.
38.
Age of Consent (1969) as Bradley Morahan
An artist runs off to the South Pacific and falls for a young girl there.
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The Sea Gull (1968) as Trigorin
The film adaptation of Anton Chekhov's story of life in rural Russia during the latter part of the 19th century.
40.
Cop-Out (1968) as John Sawyer
John Sawyer, once an eminent barrister, has slid into a life of cynicism and drunkenness since his wife left him. When his daughter's boyfriend is accused of murder, Sawyer decides to try to pull himself together and defend him in court.
41.
The Uninhibited (1968) as Pascal Regnier
Vincent (Hardy Kruger), a young man from Paris, arrives at the small Spanish village of Caldeya. where his has been loaned a home by his friend, Reginald (Maurice Teynac.) He meets Pascal Regnier (James Mason), a novelist engaged in pursuits of drinking and love affairs, who spends his summers in Caldeya with his son, Daniel (Didier Haudepin.) Regnier introduces Vincent to Jenny (Melina Meecouri), local nightclub owner, who has already received a wire from Reginald asking ger to look after his friend. Vincent and Jenny fall in love and plan a trip to Barcelona together, a trip they take in spite of Reginald's arrival. However, the shadow of Reginald comes between them and they accept the fact that their love is doomed to failure.
42.
Duffy (1968) as J. C. Calvert
A playboy tries to rob his father with the help of a gentleman crook.
43.
The Deadly Affair (1967) as Charles Dobbs
A secret agent investigates the tangled affairs surrounding a government official's suicide.
44.
The Blue Max (1966) as Count von Klugermann
The tactics of a German fighter pilot offend his aristocratic comrades but win him his country's most honored medal, the Blue Max. The General finds him useful as a hero even though his wife also finds him useful as a love object. In the end the General arranges for him to test-fly an untried fighter.
45.
Georgy Girl (1966) as James
A misfit fights for happiness in the world of swinging London.
46.
Lord Jim (1965) as Gentleman Brown
After turning coward, a naval officer tries to redeem himself by helping Asian natives stage a revolution.
47.
Genghis Khan (1965) as Kam Ling
The Asian conqueror and his mentor vie for the same woman.
48.
The Fall of the Roman Empire (1964) as Timonides
A mad emperor's excesses leave the Roman Empire open to barbarian invasions.
49.
Torpedo Bay (1964) as Captain Blayne
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The Pumpkin Eater (1964) as Bob Conway
A woman drifts through multiple marriages in search of stability.
51.
Tiara Tahiti (1963) as Capt. Brett Aimsley
52.
Hero's Island (1962) as Jacob Webber
Indentured servants colonizing a Carolina island fight off rival settlers with the help of a notorious pirate.
53.
Lolita (1962) as Humbert Humbert
Vladimir Nabokov's racy classic focuses on an aging intellectual in love with a teenager.
54.
Escape from Zahrain (1962) as Johnson
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The Marriage-Go-Round (1960) as Paul Delville
56.
A Touch of Larceny (1960) as Commander Max "Rammer" Easton
Philandering Commander Max Easton, now desk-bound and under-worked in the Admiralty, finds he suddenmly needs to make some money when he falls for American Virginia Killain. When he hatches a plot to disappear in circumstances that suggest he has defected and then return to sue the papers, Virginia doesn't take much notice - at least at first.
57.
The Trials Of Oscar Wilde (1960) as Edward Carson
The noted 19th century wit risks social disgrace for love of another man.
58.
North by Northwest (1959) as Phillip Vandamm
An advertising man is mistaken for a spy, triggering a deadly cross-country chase.
59.
Journey to the Center of the Earth (1959) as Prof. Oliver Lindenbrook
A professor and his colleagues follow an explorer's trail down an extinct Icelandic volcano to the earth's center.
60.
Cry Terror! (1958) as Jim Molner
A mad bomber holds an innocent family hostage.
61.
The Decks Ran Red (1958) as Capt. Edwin B. Rumill
Dishonest seamen plan a murderous mutiny.
62.
Island in the Sun (1957) as Maxwell Fleury
Set on a fictitious island in the Carribean during colonial British rule. It focuses on the life of a young charismatic and handsome black male with political aspirations. He finds himself confused on returning home when his romantic liaison with a white female tends to conflict with his political views. As rumor has it an interracial screen kiss caused quite a commotion in the U.S. when the film was released. The plot is further strengthened by a look at the lives of a white ex-pat family also living on the island. The family has to deal with problems of infidelity, racism and murder.
63.
Bigger Than Life (1956) as Ed Avery
A "miracle" drug threatens a family man's sanity.
64.
Forever, Darling (1956) as The Guardian Angel
A madcap woman's guardian angel tries to save her marriage.
65.
A Star Is Born (1954) as Norman Maine
A falling star marries the newcomer he's helping reach the top.
66.
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954) as Capt. Nemo
A renegade sea captain uses a pioneering submarine to force peace on the world.
67.
Prince Valiant (1954) as Sir Brack
A young Viking prince strives to become a knight in King Arthur's Court and restore his exiled father to his rightful throne.
68.
The Desert Rats (1953) as [Field Marshal Erwin] Rommel
A desperate band of Allied soldiers fights off the Nazis in North Africa.
69.
Botany Bay (1953) as Capt. Paul Gilbert
In 1787 prisoners from London's Newgate Gaol are to be shipped to New South Wales. Hugh Tallant is an American medical student whom, we learn at sea, was falsely imprisoned. Because of his attempt to escape, evil Captain Gilbert decides to return him to England on charges of mutiny. Events, including arrival of plague, keep Tallant busy in New South Wales.
70.
The Man Between (1953) as Ivo
An East Berliner helps a British woman trapped behind the Iron Curtain.
71.
Julius Caesar (1953) as Brutus
An all-star adaptation of Shakespeare''s classic about Julius Caesar''s assassination and its aftermath.
72.
The Story of Three Loves (1953) as Charles Coudray
Passengers on an ocean liner recall their greatest loves.
73.
Face to Face (1952) as Captain
74.
5 Fingers (1952) as Ulysses Diello, also known as Cicero
A British valet in Turkey during World War II sells secrets to the Germans.
75.
The Prisoner of Zenda (1952) as Rupert of Hentzau
An Englishman who resembles the king of a small European nation gets mixed up in palace intrigue when his look-alike is kidnapped.
76.
Pandora and the Flying Dutchman (1952) as Hendrick van der Zee
A Spanish temptress falls for a haunted ship's captain.
77.
Lady Possessed (1952) as [Jimmy] Del Palma
78.
The Desert Fox (1951) as Field Marshal Erwin Rommel
Following his work with the Afrika Korps, Field Marshall Rommell joins in a plot to assassinate Hitler.
79.
One Way Street (1950) as [Dr.] Frank Matson
80.
East Side, West Side (1950) as Brandon Bourne
A chic New York couple is torn apart by a seductive model.
81.
Madame Bovary (1949) as Gustave Flaubert
A romantic country girl sacrifices her marriage when she thinks she's found true love.
82.
The Reckless Moment (1949) as Martin Donnelly
A mother attempts to protect her murderous daughter.
83.
Caught (1949) as Larry Quinada
A woman's dream marriage to a multi-millionaire turns into a nightmare when she discovers he's insane.
84.
Hatter's Castle (1948) as Dr. Renwick
85.
Odd Man Out (1947) as Johnny
A wounded IRA man faces betrayal on all sides when the British put a price on his head.
86.
A Place of One's Own (1945)
An elderly woman's caregiver becomes possessed by a murdered girl's spirit.
87.
The Seventh Veil (1945) as Nicholas
A concert pianist with amnesia fights to regain her memory.
88.
They Were Sisters (1945)
Three sisters suffer through a variety of marital problems.
89.
The Wicked Lady (1945) as Captain Jerry Jackson
A married woman finds new thrills as a masked robber on the highways.
90.
Hotel Reserve (1945) as Peter Vadassy
An Austrian refugee tries to figure out which guest at a French resort is a spy.
91.
Fanny By Gaslight (1944)
Returning to 1870's London after finishing at boarding school, Fanny winesses the death of her father in a fight with Lord Manderstoke. She then finds that her family has for many years been running a bordello next door to their home. When her mother dies shortly after, she next discovers that her real father is in fact a well-respected politician. Meeting him and then falling in love with his young advisor Harry Somerford leads to a life of ups and downs and conflict between the classes. Periodically the scoundrel of a Lord crosses her path, always to tragic effect.
92.
Man in Gray, The (1943) as Lord Rohan
At an estate auction in WWII England, two strangers meet and muse about their families' history and possible connections. Flashbacks reveal the story of the sweet, rich, and beautiful Clarissa Richmond and her friendship with bitter, impoverished Hesther Snow. Their fates are intertwined even as their paths diverge. Clarissa marries the handsome but cruel Marquis of Rohan while Hesther becomes an actress. Eventually, the two women meet again and Clarissa brings the scheming Hester into her household. As Clarissa searches for true love, Hesther plots to take away everything that belongs to her.
93.
They Met in the Dark (1943)
A naval commander tries to find the beautiful spy who tricked him into revealing secrets.
94.
The Bells Go Down (1943)
London firemen fight to save the city during the Blitz.
95.
Thunder Rock (1942)
A disillusioned writer moves into a lighthouse where some ghostly visitors restore his faith.
96.
Night Has Eyes, The (1942)
Two teachers, man-hungry Doris and restrained Marian, visit the Yorkshire moors a year after friend Evelyn disappeared there. On a stormy night, they take refuge in the isolated cottage of Stephen, one-time pianist shellshocked in the Spanish Civil War. Doris flees as soon as the flood subsides; but Marian's suspicions about Evelyn's fate, in conflict with her growing love for Stephen, prompt her to stay on among the misty bogs.
97.
Secret Mission (1942)
Two British Intelligence agents infiltrate occupied France to learn the Germans' secrets.
98.
I Met a Murderer (1939)
Farmer Mark Warrow lives an unhappy existence with his shrewish wife Martha. His only happiness comes from his dog. When his wife loses her temper and kills his beloved pet, Warrow snaps and murders Martha. He goes on the run and comes across a young woman in a caravan. She gives him a lift and unbeknownst to him, she recognizes him and plans to write a book called "I Met a Murderer". She unexpectedly falls for him as the police close in.
99.
The Return of the Scarlet Pimpernel (1938) as Jean Tallien
The masked hero plots to rescue his wife when his enemies kidnap her.
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Fire over England (1937) as Hillary Vane
A British spy infiltrates the Spanish court to thwart their planned invasion of England.
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Late Extra (1935)

Writer (feature film)

110.
Lady Possessed (1952) as Screenwriter
111.
I Met a Murderer (1939) as Screenwriter
Farmer Mark Warrow lives an unhappy existence with his shrewish wife Martha. His only happiness comes from his dog. When his wife loses her temper and kills his beloved pet, Warrow snaps and murders Martha. He goes on the run and comes across a young woman in a caravan. She gives him a lift and unbeknownst to him, she recognizes him and plans to write a book called "I Met a Murderer". She unexpectedly falls for him as the police close in.

Producer (feature film)

112.
Age of Consent (1969) as Producer
An artist runs off to the South Pacific and falls for a young girl there.
113.
Hero's Island (1962) as Co-producer
Indentured servants colonizing a Carolina island fight off rival settlers with the help of a notorious pirate.
114.
Bigger Than Life (1956) as Producer
A "miracle" drug threatens a family man's sanity.
115.
Lady Possessed (1952) as Producer
116.
I Met a Murderer (1939) as Producer
Farmer Mark Warrow lives an unhappy existence with his shrewish wife Martha. His only happiness comes from his dog. When his wife loses her temper and kills his beloved pet, Warrow snaps and murders Martha. He goes on the run and comes across a young woman in a caravan. She gives him a lift and unbeknownst to him, she recognizes him and plans to write a book called "I Met a Murderer". She unexpectedly falls for him as the police close in.

Production Companies (feature film)

117.
Age of Consent (1969) as Company
An artist runs off to the South Pacific and falls for a young girl there.

Cast (special)

118.
Doctor Fischer of Geneva (1985) as Dr Fischer
An Englishman living in Switzerland falls in love with the daughter of a wealthy industrialist. At frequent dinner parties, which the Englishman is invited to attend, the millionaire exploits the greed of his guests by offering valuable gifts if they perform humiliating and, ultimately, life-threat
119.
American Film Institute Salute to John Huston, The (1983)
The American Film Institute presents its 11th Annual Distinguished Life Achievement Award to director, screenwriter and actor, John Huston, at a black-tie dinner at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills on March 3, 1983.
120.
Hollywood: The Pioneers (1980)
From the first story films through the epic Birth of a Nation, silent films were much more sophisticated and technically accomplished than most people think. Narrated by James Mason and features interviews with Lillian Gish and King Vidor.
121.
Hollywood: The Pioneers (1980)
From the first story films through the epic Birth of a Nation, silent films were much more sophisticated and technically accomplished than most people think. Narrated by James Mason and features interviews with Lillian Gish and King Vidor.
122.
Plot to Murder Hitler, The (1971) as Narration
A re-enactment of the abortive attempt to assassinate Hitler life by some members of his German staff on July 20, 1944.
123.
Plot to Murder Hitler, The (1971) as Host
A re-enactment of the abortive attempt to assassinate Hitler life by some members of his German staff on July 20, 1944.
124.
Legend of Silent Night, The (1968) as Franz Gruber
The story, set in Austria in 1818, tells of Franz Gruber and how he came to write "Silent Night," one of the most beloved Christmas songs. Based on the story by Paul Gallico.
125.
Tonight in Samarkand (1961) as Sourab
A live and taped drama that tells of the love of a circus magician for a beautiful lion tamer and his efforts to help her escape a disastrous prediction foretold by a crystal ball. (The title refers to an ancient legend that if a man is frightened on the street by a woman he believes to be dead, he

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

126.
George Washington (1984) as General Edward Braddock
A sweeping eight-hour, three-part miniseries chronicling the life of Washington from ages 11 to 51, beginning just after the death of his father in 1743 and taking him through his journeyman days as a young surveyor, his hidden love for Sally Fairfax, the wife of his best friend, his marriage to wid
127.
Salem's Lot (1979) as Richard K Starker
Best-selling author Stephen King's hugely popular chiller about modern-day vampirism in New England emerged as a two-part four-hour film, with David Soul as a successful novelist who returns to his boyhood home and finds strange doings, behind many of which is a sinister-looking antique dealer playe

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

128.
A.D. (1985) as Tiberius
The plot of this miniseries picks up where NBC's 1977 miniseries, "Jesus of Nazareth," left off. Recreating the years following the death of Christ, the narrative depicts the opulence and decadence of Imperial Rome pitted against the activities of a determined group of Judeo-Christians armed only wi
129.
Jesus of Nazareth (1977) as Joseph Of Arimathea
A reverent and beautiful retelling of the biblical tale with an all-star cast, winning Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Drama (1977-78) and for James Farentino as Best Supporting Actor in a Drama. Subsequently expanded to eight hours over four nights.
130.
Origins of the Mafia (1974) as Vianisi
131.
Frankenstein: The True Story (1973) as Dr Polidori
A literate retelling of Mary Shelley's gothic horror classic with the accent here on character instead of terror, establishing an offbeat relationship between the doctor and his creature. Subsequently this film was edited down to two hours or so for theatrical showings overseas and for TV syndicatio

Cast (short)

132.
Vienna: The Years Remembered (1968)
This documentary short provides a behind-the-scenes look at the making of "Mayerling" (1968), as well as the actual history that inspired the film.

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