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Also Known As: Died: May 5, 1983
Born: April 15, 1903 Cause of Death: suffered an aneurism
Birth Place: Chalfont St Giles, England, GB Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Number One (1984) as Himself
Hot Lead and Cold Feet (1978) as Mansfield
Twin brothers vie to rule a Western town while the mayor tries to get rid of them both.
Coming Home (1978)
While her husband serves in Vietnam, a young woman falls in love with a disabled veteran.
The Swarm (1978) as Launching Officer
Killer bees extend their territory into the U.S., with devastating effect.
No Deposit, No Return (1976) as Jameson
Two would-be safe-crackers `sort of' kidnap the two grandchildren of millionaire J. W. Osborne. In a story somewhat reminiscent of O. Henry's The Ransom of Red Chief, the ransom amount keeps getting smaller as the two children have the best vacation from boarding school ever with their two new friends.
Libido (1973) as Martin ("The Child")
Super Fly (1972) as
A cocaine dealer tries to pull off one big score so he can get out of crime.
Hound of the Baskervilles, The (1972) as Arthur Frankland
The oft-filmed Conan Doyle classic (it had been made at least eight times previously) and the first American color version about how Holmes and Watson solve the baffling murder of an heir to the Baskerville fortune on the misty English moors. This was the pilot to a prospective Sherlock Holmes serie
A Flea in Her Ear (1968) as Dr. Finache
Suspicious that her lawyer husband might be having an affair, a wife decides to spy around a hotel used for those flings, only to find out that her husband has been faithful.
The Secret War of Harry Frigg (1968) as General Mayhew
When 5 allied generals are captured in Italy in WW II, it is a propaganda nightmare for the Allies. The generals are all 1 star and refuse to take orders from each other in order to plan an escape. Harry Frigg is a private who has escaped from the guard house dozens of times. He is promoted to Major General (2 stars) and ordered to get the generals out once he is captured. Harry is willing to escape, but then he meets the countess ...
Double Trouble (1967) as Gerald Waverly
A teen heiress falls for an American rock singer in London.
The Last of the Secret Agents? (1966) as J. Frederick Duval
Harlow (1965) as Jonathan Martin
Dear Brigitte (1965) as Peregrine Upjohn
An absent-minded poet with a prejudice against the sciences is forced to face the fact that his son is a math prodigy with little artistic talent of his own.
Midnight Lace (1960) as Inspector Byrnes
A young woman can't get anyone to believe she's being stalked.
Visit to a Small Planet (1960) as Delton
Jerry Lewis is Kreton, a childish alien who, against his teacher's will leaves his planet to visit the Earth, and lands in the backyard of a famous television journalist who doesn't believe in U.F.O's and aliens. Wanting to study humans but not able to fully understand them, Kreton makes a mess out of it, generating a lot of comic situations.
The Young Philadelphians (1959) as Gilbert Dickinson
A young lawyer from the wrong side of town tries to break into society.
Island in the Sun (1957) as Col. Whittingham
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.
Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? (1957) as Irving La Salle, Jr.
A lowly adman tries to better his lot by courting a glamorous Hollywood star.
Witness for the Prosecution (1957) as Brogan-Moore
A British lawyer gets caught up in a couple's tangled marital affairs when he defends the husband for murder.
D-Day the Sixth of June (1956) as Brigadier Russell
An American and a British soldier in love with the same woman head for the Normandy Invasion.
The Solid Gold Cadillac (1956) as John T. Blessington
A small time investor takes on the management of a major corporation.
To Catch a Thief (1955) as H. H. Hughson
A retired cat burglar fights to clear himself of a series of Riviera robberies committed in his style.
The Student Prince (1954) as Lutz
A prince falls in love with a barmaid during his last fling before assuming the crown.
Sabrina (1954) as Thomas Fairchild
Two wealthy brothers fall for the chauffeur's daughter.
Dial M for Murder (1954) as Inspector Hubbard
A straying husband frames his wife for the murder of the man he'd hired to kill her.
Thunder in the East (1953) as Gen. Harrison, Sir Henry
During India's first years of independence from Britain, Steve Gibbs lands his armaments loaded plane in Ghandahar province hoping to get rich. Pacifist Prime Minister Singh hopes to reach an agreement with guerilla leader Khan, the maharajah is a fool, and the British residents are living in the past. Steve's love interest is Joan Willoughby, the blind daughter of a parson.
The Lady and the Bandit (1951) as Archibald Puffin
A dramatization of the life of the English bandit Dick Turpin.
Kind Lady (1951) as Mr. Foster
A con artist and his criminal cohorts hold an old lady hostage in her own home.
A Woman's Vengeance (1948) as Prosecuting counsel
Country squire Henry Maurier is patient with his wife Emily, a neurotic invalid, but her brother surprises Henry with his young mistress Doris. The same night, Emily dies of her chronic heart disease, and Henry promptly marries Doris, to the chagrin of neighbor Janet Spence, who loves him. When a post-mortem shows that Emily's death was precipitated by arsenic, Henry is placed on trial for his life. But is he guilty?
The Paradine Case (1948) as Barrister
A married lawyer falls for the woman he's defending on murder charges.

Cinematography (feature film)

Yellow Submarine (1968) as Director of Photography
The singing group, The Beatles, at the height of their popularity, made this cartoon of a land that is taken over by the Blue Meanies. They are recruited by an escapee to come and bring joy (and music) back to the land. The techniques are quite psychedelic in the cartoons and much care was taken to have the walks and mannerisms of the individual Beatles cartoons match the originals.

Writer (feature film)

The Lion Man (1936) as Adaptation
A British financier is among those murdered by a treacherous shiek. The man's son, who survived the massacre, is raised in the desert and becomes known as "El Lion." When he becomes an adult, he begins to search for the man who murdered his father.

Editing (feature film)

The Pink Angels (1971) as Editing

Music (feature film)

Munich (2005) as Music
In 1972, an extremist Palestinian group kill eleven members of the Israeli Olympic team. A young Israeli intelligence officer is asked to lead a team mission to hunt down and kill the men accused of masterminding the murders.
In America (2003) as Composer
To begin all over again is a classic American dream. But it is remarkably hard to do, as Irish immigrants Johnny and Sarah discover when they hit New York City, with their two spunky young daughters, in the mid-1980s. In pursuit of a dream, the family uses ingenuity and sheer strength of will to mak
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001) as Music
On his 11th birthday, a boy discovers his parents were powerful wizards and is invited to attend the esteemed Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.
The Cowboys (1972) as Music
When his crew quits, a veteran cattleman trains schoolboys for the big drive.
The Poseidon Adventure (1972) as Music
Passengers and crew struggle to escape an ocean liner turned upside down.
images (1972) as Music
A woman struggling with insanity can''''t tell reality from fantasy.
Fiddler on the Roof (1971) as Orchestration
In Russia before the revolution, a Jewish milkman tries to marry off his daughters who have plans of their own.
Fiddler on the Roof (1971) as Mus adpt and cond
In Russia before the revolution, a Jewish milkman tries to marry off his daughters who have plans of their own.
200 Motels (1971) as Guitarist
A tale of life on the road with the band Mothers of Invention.
Daddy-O (1959) as Music
Phil, a part-time truck driver and singer who wears his pants far too high, meets a feisty platinum blonde who challenges him to a drag race through Griffith Park. When he is caught and loses his license, he meets up with the sketchy Frank Wooster who offers him a job singing in his new nightclub. When Phil discovers that his new job also includes drug running, he must fight to save his friends and himself.

Sound (feature film)

Gypsy Colt (1954) as Sound
In this trans-species remake of Lassie, Come Home, a faithful horse undertakes a perilous journey to return to the family it loves.
Royal Wedding (1951) as Sound
A brother-and-sister musical team find romance when they tour to London for Elizabeth II's wedding.
The Tall Target (1951) as Sound
A detective tries to prevent the assassination of President Lincoln during a train ride.
Too Young to Kiss (1951) as Sound
A grown woman poses as a child prodigy to advance her career as a concert pianist.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

Tonka (1958) as Driver
In Dakota territory in the 1870s, White Bull, a young Sioux, proves his manhood by catching and training a wild colt he names Tonka. When a cruel cousin claims the horse as the privilege of rank, White Bull lets Tonka go. The horse ends up in the hands of a captain in the US cavalry about the time that Sitting Bull gathers the tribes to confront the growing US presence, epitomized by the bigoted General Custer. All paths, including those of White Bull and Tonka, lead to the confluence of the Little and Big Horn rivers.

Cast (special)

Contest Kid, The (1978) as Hawkins
The adventures of Harvey Small, a young boy with a proclivity for entering giveaway contests. The story relates the problems that arise when Harvey wins a high-toned butler in a magazine promotion.
Pygmalion (1963) as Colonel Pickering
George Bernard Shaw's play about a speech professor's efforts to transform Eliza Doolittle, a cockney flower girl, into a Duchess within three months, all in order to win a bet he has with his chum Colonel Pickering.
Twenty-Four Hours in a Woman's Life (1961) as Stevens
The story of an elderly woman who recalls one day in her life--when, as a young woman, she tried to reform a gambler and failed.
Dial "M" For Murder (1958) as Inspector Hubbard
The story of a man who marries for money, then plots to have his wife murdered.

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