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Frederick Piper was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Piper's early acting career consisted of roles in various films, such as the Leslie Banks thriller "The Man Who Knew Too Much" (1934), the biopic "Rhodes of Africa" (1936) with Walter Huston and the Charles Laughton adventure "Jamaica Inn" (1939). He also appeared in the drama "49th Parallel" (1941) with Leslie Howard, the John Mills drama "The October Man" (1947) and the dramatic adaptation "Escape" (1948) with Rex Harrison. He continued to act in productions like the Googie Withers drama "It Always Rains on Sunday" (1949), "The Lavender Hill Mob" (1952) with Alec Guinness and the dramatic sports film "The Rainbow Jacket" (1954) with Robert Morley. He also appeared in "Doctor at Sea" (1955) and the Alec Guinness comedy "All at Sea" (1957). Toward the end of his career, he tackled roles in the adaptation sequel "Doctor at Large" (1957) with Dirk Bogarde, the "The Passionate Stranger" (1957) film Ralph Richardson and "The Day They Robbed the Bank of England" (1960) with Aldo Ray. He also appeared in the comedy adaptation "Only Two Can Play" (1961) with Peter Sellers and "The Frightened City" (1961). Piper more...

Frederick Piper was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Piper's early acting career consisted of roles in various films, such as the Leslie Banks thriller "The Man Who Knew Too Much" (1934), the biopic "Rhodes of Africa" (1936) with Walter Huston and the Charles Laughton adventure "Jamaica Inn" (1939). He also appeared in the drama "49th Parallel" (1941) with Leslie Howard, the John Mills drama "The October Man" (1947) and the dramatic adaptation "Escape" (1948) with Rex Harrison. He continued to act in productions like the Googie Withers drama "It Always Rains on Sunday" (1949), "The Lavender Hill Mob" (1952) with Alec Guinness and the dramatic sports film "The Rainbow Jacket" (1954) with Robert Morley. He also appeared in "Doctor at Sea" (1955) and the Alec Guinness comedy "All at Sea" (1957). Toward the end of his career, he tackled roles in the adaptation sequel "Doctor at Large" (1957) with Dirk Bogarde, the "The Passionate Stranger" (1957) film Ralph Richardson and "The Day They Robbed the Bank of England" (1960) with Aldo Ray. He also appeared in the comedy adaptation "Only Two Can Play" (1961) with Peter Sellers and "The Frightened City" (1961). Piper more recently acted in the Eric Sykes dramatic adaptation "One Way Pendulum" (1964). Piper passed away in September 1979 at the age of 77.

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1.
 He Who Rides a Tiger (1968) Mr. Steed
2.
 Ricochet (1966) Siddall
3.
 One Way Pendulum (1965) Usher/office clerk
4.
 The Woman Who Wouldn't Die (1965) Police inspector
5.
 What a Carve Up! (1962) Hearse driver
6.
 The Frightened City (1962) Sergeant Ogle
7.
 Only Two Can Play (1962) Davies
9.
 Doctor at Large (1957)
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