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Also Known As: Died: March 27, 1979
Born: December 31, 1896 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Worcestershire, England, GB Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Amour en Question, L' (1978) as Juge Anglais
Man From Nowhere, The (1976) as George Harvey
Zeppelin (1971) as Prime minister
A British spy infiltrates the German Zeppelin Works, learnng of a plan to use a zeppelin in a daring raid to steal national documents and sets out to warn his superiors.
Song of Norway (1970) as Gade
Offbeat (1966) as J. B. Wykeham
The Tomb of Ligeia (1965) as Parson
A man''''s obsession with his dead wife leads to trouble for his new bride.
The Haunting (1963) as Eldridge Harper
A team of psychic investigators moves into a haunted house that destroys all who live there.
Postman's Knock (1962)
A mailman's efficiency throws the postal service and some thieves into an uproar.
Three on a Spree (1961) as Judge
Man in a Cocked Hat (1959) as Sir John Farthing
A bumbling diplomat tries to rebuild relations with a Pacific island kingdom.
Man Who Could Cheat Death, The (1959)
A remake of "The Man in Half Moon Street" (1944) (qv.). Dr. Bonner plans to live forever through periodic gland transplants from younger, healthier human victims. Bonner looks about 40; he's really 104 years old. But people are starting to get suspicious, and he may not make 200.
Carry On, Admiral (1957) as 1st Sea Lord
Two friends get drunk and decide to switch identities. One is a public relations executive and the other is a captain of a ship. His lack of sea knowledge causes several catastrophes.
Sea Wife (1957) as Army padre
In 1942, a cargo ship jammed with British evacuees from Singapore is sunk by a Japanese sub. A small lifeboat carries a beautiful woman, an army officer, a bigoted administrator, and a black seaman. Only the seaman knows the woman is a nun. The men reveal their true selves under the hardships of survival. Told in a too-long flashback frame.
Kill Me Tomorrow (1957) as Brook
A boozy old reporter finds his life is falling apart around him. He loses his wife and then his job. He is dragged back to reality when his son needs help. He goes to ask for his old job back but finds his old boss dead in the office ...
Million Dollar Manhunt (1957) as Dumetrius
Murderous master criminal Dumetrius flies to London from post-war Berlin plying his trade in counterfeit money and false travel documents. To cover his tracks he later kills one passenger and frames another who then hides out with a cabaret cigarette girl. On the case is an American Major working for British intelligence. Unfortunately he in turn falls for a chanteuse who is under Dumetrius' control.
Reach for the Sky (1956) as Air Vice Marshal Leigh-Mallory
A double amputee fights to master his artificial legs and become a World War II flying ace.
Private's Progress (1956)
Stanley Windrush has to interrupt his university education when he is called up towards the end of the war. He quickly proves himself not to be officer material. This leads him to meets up with wily Private Cox who knows exactly how all the scams work in the confused world of the British Army. And Stanley's brigadier War Office uncle seems to be up to something more than a bit shady too.
Cash on Delivery (1956) as Bank manager
Under a complicated bequest from her uncle, Myrtle stands to inherit $2,000,000 if her ex-husband doesn't have any male heirs on the way, else he gets the cash. She journies from New York to England, and finally tracks him down with his heavily pregnant new wife. Should she try and woo him back or challenge the legality of the new marriage?
Around the World in 80 Days (1956) as
A Victorian gentleman bets that he can beat the world's record for circling the globe.
Lust for Life (1956) as Commissioner De Smet
Passionate biography of painter Vincent van Gogh, whose genius drove him mad.
The Black Knight (1954) as The abbot
A blacksmith fights evil as a faceless knight.
Front Page Story (1954) as Editor
Man with a Million (1954) as Mr. Clements
On a bet, a man tries to see how much he can get without breaking a million-pound bank note.
Martin Luther (1953) as
The Malta Story (1953) as Control Room Operator
An English flyer joins the squadron defending World War II Malta.
Angels One Five (1952) as Group Controller
'Septic' Baird has just joined a front line RAF squadron at the height of the Battle of Britain. This is the story of "The Few" and how they managed to fight off the might of the Luftwaffe despite overwhelming German air power.
Top Secret (1952) as Barwoth Controller
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.
The Lavender Hill Mob (1952) as Turner
An overlooked gold transporter with twenty years service plots to steal a million pounds of gold.
Laughter in Paradise (1951) as Mr Wagstaffe
A millionaire's will requires his heirs to perform outrageous stunts.
Captain Horatio Hornblower (1951) as Adm. Macartney, R.N.
The famed 19th century hero defeats enemy fleets and courts an admiral's widow.
I'll Never Forget You (1951) as Dr. Ronson
Seven Days to Noon (1950) as Prime Minister
A scientist threatens to detonate a nuclear warhead if the nation will not halt arms research.
Black Magic (1949) as President
Hypnotist uses his powers for revenge against King Louis XV's court.
Obsession (1949)
A jealous husband plots to dispose of his wife''s lover in an acid bath.
Under Capricorn (1949) as Mr. Riggs
Newly arrived in Australia, a man discovers his childhood love is now an alcoholic.
That Dangerous Age (1949)
A lonely wife of a workaholic husband on the magical Isle of Capri meets a charming and attractive young man. An exciting affair must end when word gets back to the husband and he becomes ill. Then the daughter enters the scene.
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.
Escape to Danger (1944) as George Merrick
The Lion Has Wings (1940) as
Britishers of every class band together to repel the German Blitz.
Inspector Hornleigh (1939) as Wittens
Strange Boarders (1938) as Barstow
Pre-war intelligence man Tommy Blythe interrupts his honeymoon to investigate the discovery of vital Air Ministry blueprints on a woman killed in a London road accident. The trail leads to a boarding house in Notting Hill and its varied tenants.
The Drum (1938) as Major Gregoff
An Indian prince tries to save his British masters from a deadly revolt.

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