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Also Known As: Died: January 18, 1985
Born: March 22, 1912 Cause of Death: cancer
Birth Place: Dublin, IE Profession: actor

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Character player often cast as a crotchety old man. Bramble is best known as Paul's mischevious uncle in the Beatles romp "A Hard Day's Night" (1964) and as the elder title character of "Steptoe and Son," the British TV series that spawned America's "Sanford and Son."

Character player often cast as a crotchety old man. Bramble is best known as Paul's mischevious uncle in the Beatles romp "A Hard Day's Night" (1964) and as the elder title character of "Steptoe and Son," the British TV series that spawned America's "Sanford and Son."

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Sword Of The Valiant (1984) Porter
2.
 Death and Transfiguration (1983) Robert Tucker--Old Age
3.
 High Rise Donkey (1980) Ben Foxcroft
4.
 Adventures of Picasso, The (1979) Alice B Toklas
5.
 Carry on Again, Doctor (1969) Mr Pullen
6.
 The Conqueror Worm (1968) Master Loach
7.
 Where the Bullets Fly (1966) Train guard
8.
 The Sinister Man (1965) Lock-keeper
9.
 A Hard Day's Night (1964) Grandfather
10.
 The Three Lives of Thomasina (1963) Willie Bannock
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1948:
Feature debut in Charles Crichton's, "Another Shore"
1953:
Appeared in various London stage productions including, "Blind Man's Bluff" and "Stop It, Whoever You Are"
1964:
Featured role as Paul's Grandfather in the Beatles flick, "A Hard Day's Night"
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Starred in the BBC TV series, "Steptoe and Son"
1984:
Final feature appearance, "Sword of the Valiant--The Legend of Gawain and the Green Knight"
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