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Also Known As: Died: February 5, 2010
Born: June 18, 1920 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Yorkshire, England, GB Profession: actor

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The world of cinema took a real shine to British-born actor Ian Carmichael, who appeared in a number of films throughout his Hollywood career. Carmichael kickstarted his acting career in various films such as "Trottie True" (1949), the Clark Gable drama "Betrayed" (1954) and the dramatic adaptation "The Colditz Story" (1955) with John Mills. He also appeared in the Richard Attenborough comedy "Private's Progress" (1956), the comedy adaptation "Simon and Laura" (1956) with Peter Finch and "Storm Over the Nile" (1956). His passion for acting continued to his roles in projects like "Happy Is the Bride" (1958), "I'm All Right Jack" (1960) and "School For Scoundrels" (1960). He also appeared in the comedy "Heavens Above!" (1963) with Peter Sellers. Carmichael continued to exercise his talent in the seventies through the nineties, taking on a mix of projects like "Murder Must Advertise" (PBS, 1974-75), "Diamond Skulls" (1991) starring Gabriel Byrne and "Straight Out of Brooklyn" (1991) starring George T Odom. His credits also expanded to "Robot in the Family" (1994) and "Far From Home: The Adventures of Yellow Dog" with Mimi Rogers (1995). Carmichael last appeared in "Wives and Daughters" (BBC,...

The world of cinema took a real shine to British-born actor Ian Carmichael, who appeared in a number of films throughout his Hollywood career. Carmichael kickstarted his acting career in various films such as "Trottie True" (1949), the Clark Gable drama "Betrayed" (1954) and the dramatic adaptation "The Colditz Story" (1955) with John Mills. He also appeared in the Richard Attenborough comedy "Private's Progress" (1956), the comedy adaptation "Simon and Laura" (1956) with Peter Finch and "Storm Over the Nile" (1956). His passion for acting continued to his roles in projects like "Happy Is the Bride" (1958), "I'm All Right Jack" (1960) and "School For Scoundrels" (1960). He also appeared in the comedy "Heavens Above!" (1963) with Peter Sellers. Carmichael continued to exercise his talent in the seventies through the nineties, taking on a mix of projects like "Murder Must Advertise" (PBS, 1974-75), "Diamond Skulls" (1991) starring Gabriel Byrne and "Straight Out of Brooklyn" (1991) starring George T Odom. His credits also expanded to "Robot in the Family" (1994) and "Far From Home: The Adventures of Yellow Dog" with Mimi Rogers (1995). Carmichael last appeared in "Wives and Daughters" (BBC, 1999). Carmichael passed away in February 2010 at the age of 90.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Diamond Skulls (1989) Exeter
2.
 Lady Vanishes, The (1979) Caldicott
3.
 Smashing Time (1967) Bobbi Mome-Rath
4.
 Hide and Seek (1964) David Garrett
5.
 Heavens Above! (1963) The Other Smallwood
6.
 The Playgirl and the War Minister (1963) Cpl. Sidney Green
7.
 The Big Money (1962) Willie Frith
8.
 Double Bunk (1961) Jack Goddard
9.
 School For Scoundrels (1960) Henry Palfrey
10.
 I'm All Right Jack (1960) Stanley Windrush
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Education

Scarborough College: -

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