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Also Known As: Felix Edward Aylmer-Jones, Sir Felix Aylmer Died: September 2, 1979
Born: February 21, 1889 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Wiltshire, England, GB Profession: actor

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Accomplished stage performer, for many years president of the actors organization Equity, who entered film in the early 1930s and often played doddering clerics, bureaucrats or schoolteachers. Aylmer was twice cast as the Archbishop of Canterbury (in "Henry V" 1944 and "Becket" 1964) and played Polonius in Laurence Olivier's film, "Hamlet" (1948). He was knighted in 1965.

Accomplished stage performer, for many years president of the actors organization Equity, who entered film in the early 1930s and often played doddering clerics, bureaucrats or schoolteachers. Aylmer was twice cast as the Archbishop of Canterbury (in "Henry V" 1944 and "Becket" 1964) and played Polonius in Laurence Olivier's film, "Hamlet" (1948). He was knighted in 1965.

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CAST: (feature film)

2.
 Hostile Witness (1968) Mr Justice Osborne
3.
 Masquerade (1965) Henrickson
4.
 Becket (1964) Archbishop of Canterbury
5.
 The Chalk Garden (1964) Judge McWhirrey
6.
 The Hands of Orlac (1964) Dr. Cochrane
7.
 The Boys (1963) Judge
8.
 The Running Man (1963) Parson
9.
 Macbeth (1963) Doctor
10.
 The Road to Hong Kong (1962) Grand Lama
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1911:
Stage acting debut
1950:
Made president of Equity, a British organization for actors

Education

University of Oxford: Oxford , England -

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son:
Dan Aylmer. Actor. Born in 1933; died in 1964.

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