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Cast (feature film)

Mary Reilly (1996) as Mr Poole
Mary Reilly lives in the house of Dr. Henry Jekyll. She serves her master as a loyal housemaid, sensitive to his weaknesses, attuned to his needs. An innocent girl, Mary's placid demeanor belies a core of steel that has enabled her to overcome a past scarred by violence and pain. In the service of D
Double Nickels (1977) as George
Two highway patrolmen think they are working on the side repossessing cars. But eventually, they realize that they have been tricked and are actually stealing the cars.
Blue Bird, The (1976) as Dog
A pair of peasant children, Mytyl and her brother Tyltyl, are led on a magical quest for the fabulous Blue Bird of Happiness by the Fairy Berylune. On their journey, they are accompanied by the humanized presences of a Dog, a Cat, Light, Fire, Bread, and other entities.
Gone in 60 Seconds (1974) as Atlee Jackson
Maindrian Pace is an insurance investigator with a good reputation. What few people know is that Pace leads a double life and is also a highly effective car thief. When a South American drug lord pays him to steal 48 cars, Pace and his team get to work and have taken all but one, a 1973 Ford Mustang
Fright (1971) as Jim
A baby sitter and her young charge are terrorized by an escaped mental patient.
The Vampire Lovers (1970) as Roger Morton
The Countess is called away to tend a sick friend and imposes on the General to accept her daughter Marcilla as a houseguest. Some of the villagers begin dying, however, and the General's daughter Laura soon gets weak and pale, but Marcilla is there to comfort her. The villagers begin whispering about vampires as Marcilla finds another family on which to impose herself. The pattern repeats as Emma gets ill, but the General cannot rest, and seeks the advice of Baron Hartog, who once dealt a decisive blow against a family of vampires. Well, almost.
One Way Pendulum (1965) as Defense counsel/friend
An eccentric family gets mixed up in an imaginary murder trial.
Cleopatra (1963) as Flavius
The legendary Egyptian queen tries to use her beauty to conquer the Roman Empire.
The Pure Hell of St. Trinian's (1961) as Flash Harry
When the school burns to the ground there's clearly been some arson around. The pupils are found guilty and the judge hands them into the care of a pretty dubious child psychiatrist. The sixth form are soon kidnapped and on their way to Arabia with the Ministry of Education, Barchester police, and an Army Bath Unit after them. But real rescue fourth form.
The Anatomist (1961) as
Too Many Crooks (1959) as Fingers
When her husband refuses to ransom her, a kidnapped wife takes over the gang.
Bridal Path, The (1959) as Sergeant Bruce
Based on a novel by Nigel Tranter, The Bridal Path is a light-hearted look at the somewhat unfortunate results that can come of the continued marrying of fairly close cousins in a restricted and remote community. Set in the Hebrides off Scotland, the story tells how Ewan MacEwan leaves the isle of Eorsa in search of the perfect wife, but finally returns to marry Katie.
Blue Murder at St. Trinian's (1957) as Flash Harry
To further the aims of the St Trinian's Marriage Bureau run by Flash Harry, the school contrives to win a competition with a European "Goodwill" trip as prize, to the horror of the Ministry of Education. Joe Mangan, father of a sixth former and hiding out at the school after a Hatton Garden diamond robbery, is persuaded to travel with the girls as their new headmistress, leaving the real one trussed up in the belfry. At least her arrival had allowed the remains of the Army unit sent in to keep order to evacuate.
The Weapon (1957) as Joshua Henry
Green Man, The (1956) as William Blake
A professional assassin long out of work, is pulled back into the racket when he's hired to knock off a politician vacationing at a seaside resort known as The Green Man.
It's a Wonderful World (1956) as Ken Miller
A pair of struggling composers (Morgan and Cole) stumble into a gimmick which involves the passing off of tapes played backward as original music by a long-lost composer. Along the way, they encounter an aspiring French chanteuse (Mylene Nicole Demongeot) and provide her with a successful audition for bandleader Ted Heath, who plays himself.
The Adventures of Sadie (1955) as Jimmy Carrol
Rich Sadie Patch is marooned on a desert island after an emergency on her cruise-ship. With her are Irish stoker Pat, prickly young Jimmy Carrol, and bald and bookish Professor Gibble. All fancy their chances.
Quentin Durward (1955) as Hayraddin
A gallant Scots knight falls in love with his uncle's future wife.
A Prize of Gold (1955) as Roger [Morris]
A U.S. officer in postwar Berlin turns to crime to help a beautiful refugee.
Intruder, The (1955)
Wolf Merton is a former British army officer who is surprised in his home one evening by an intruder. He is even more surprised to learn that the intruder is a soldier from his World War II army unit.
Tonight's the Night (1954) as Terence
A village plots to drive away the new owner of a hunting estate.
Belles of St. Trinian's, The (1954) as Flash Harry
Schoolgirls take it upon themselves to uncover the mystery of a valuable missing racehorse.
The Wild Heart (1952) as Albert
After entering a loveless marriage, a gypsy falls for another man.
Top Secret (1952) as George
Potts (George Cole), a British Sanitary Engineer (a plumber in the Colonies), leaves on vacation (holiday in the Empire) with a set of plans for a new secret weapon which he has mistaken for his new plumbing invention. Everyone is hunting for him, including the Russians. The Russkies find him and offer him a job in the Kremlin doing research (on plumbing he believes), he accepts, arrives in Russia and falls in love with Tania, a secret agent. And discovers the true nature of the plans he is carrying.
Lady Godiva Rides Again (1951) as Johnny
A naïve and talentless girl wins a beauty contest by mistake only to find herself caught up in the troubles of show business.
Laughter in Paradise (1951) as Herbert Russell
A millionaire's will requires his heirs to perform outrageous stunts.
A Christmas Carol (1951) as Ebenezer Scrooge, as a young man
Ghosts visit a miser during the holidays to teach him the errors of his ways.
Gone to Earth (1950)
Hazel Woodus is a beautiful but innocent country girl who loves all the creatures around her, especially her pet fox cub. She is given a rough time by her father but can escape to run barefoot through the woods when her harsh life gets too much for her. It is there that she is found by the local squire, Jack Reddin, finds her and is struck by her beauty. The obvious conflict develops when the squire leads the local hunt and tries to kill Hazel's pet fox. The title "Gone to Earth" is taken from the huntsmans cry when the target is no longer obtainable.
Quartet (1949) as Herbert Sunbury
W. Somerset Maugham introduces four of his most famous short stories.
The Spider and the Fly (1949) as Marc
During World War I, a master thief agrees to spy on the Germans.
Journey Together (1945)
R.A.F. Bomber Command during the early days of W.W.II shown through the story of three young men, who all dream of becoming pilots. From the first day of call up, to basic training, then the Empire training scheme in Canada, and finally joining a squadron and forming into a crew.
Henry V (1944) as Boy
Shakespeare's tale of the warrior king who learns the meaning of heroism during a daring invasion of France.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

Women in Love (1970) as Elec supv
In the twenties, two free-thinking sisters try to balance sexual passion with independence.
One Man Justice (1937) as Technical Advisor
A remake of Columbia's 1932 "Texas Cyclone", starring Tim McCoy, in which Larry Clarke (Charles Starrett) rides into the town of Mesa, Arizona, from Texas, where he has just sold his ranch. Several people call him "Ted Crockett",who supposedly has been dead for five years, and a bartender advises him to say he is Crockett, as he can aid the law0abiding citizens that way. Both Red Grindy (Alan Bridge), leader of the town's badmen, and Sheriff Ben Adams (Jack Clifford)are fooled by Larry's resemblence to Crockett, as is Crockett's young widow, Mary (Barbara Weeks), until Larry convinces her his isn't. He finds that all of the Crockett cowhands, with the exception of Neal King (Hal Taliaferro, long past using Wally Wales as a screen or working name), are systematically rustling Mary's cattle. Larry takes charge, sends to Texas for his riders and then brings to an end the reign of terror Grindy and his men have over the territory. Creased in the head by a gunshot, Larry is freed of his amnesia and turns out to actually be Ted Crockett.

Cast (special)

Bounder, The (1985) as Trevor
The story of Howard Booth, a charming con artist who seeks an easy life and easy money.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Sleeper, The (2001) as George

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