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James Hayter

James Hayter


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Also Known As: Died: March 27, 1983
Born: April 23, 1907 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: India Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Song of Norway (1970) as Berg's butler
David Copperfield (1970) as Porter
A moody, sentimental fifth film version of the Dickens classic (the first in nearly thirty-five years) with a stellar cast composed of the giants of the British acting community providing much needed support to the virtual unknown in the title role. Laurence Olivier's cameo as Creakle won him an Emm
The Blood On Satan's Claw (1970)
When farmers unearth a strange skeleton, their children convert to Satanism.
Cop-Out (1968) as Harry Hawkins
John Sawyer, once an eminent barrister, has slid into a life of cynicism and drunkenness since his wife left him. When his daughter's boyfriend is accused of murder, Sawyer decides to try to pull himself together and defend him in court.
A Challenge for Robin Hood (1968) as Friar Tuck
Robin Hood gathers a band of rebels to fight against his scheming cousin and the evil sheriff.
Oliver! (1968) as Mr. Jessop
Musical version of the Dickens classic about an orphan taken in by a band of boy thieves.
The Big Money (1962) as Mr. Frith
A thief falls into a series of troubles after stealing a suitcase full of bank notes with the same serial number.
39 Steps, The (1959) as Kennedy
When a strange young woman is stabbed to death in his flat, Kenneth More finds himself involved in a mysterious adventure involving espionage and murder. Before her death the girl tells him that she is a secret agent and gives him all the clues she knows about a spy organization seeking to smuggle s
Gideon of Scotland Yard (1959) as Robert Mason
A Scotland Yard inspector struggles to get through a typical day on the job.
The Key (1958) as Locksmith
The key to a woman's apartment may hold bad luck for her lovers.
Hell, Heaven or Hoboken (1958) as Sgt. Adams
British intelligence hires a man to impersonate General Montgomery during World War II.
Abandon Ship (1957) as "Cookie" Morrow
After a luxury liner sinks, the officer in charge of an over-crowded lifeboat has to decide who can stay on board.
Port Afrique (1956) as Nino
Returning to his home in French Morocco, an ex-army flier finds his wife dead and suspects murder.
It's a Wonderful World (1956) as Bert Fielding
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.
Touch and Go (1955) as Kimball
Land of the Pharaohs (1955) as Vashtar's servant
A scheming seductress plots to make herself queen of Egypt.
Beau Brummell (1954) as Mortimer
An English Don Juan courts the Prince of Wales'''' favor while romancing his way through society.
Always A Bride (1954)
A female con artist working the Riviera falls for an honest Treasury agent.
For Better For Worse (1954) as Plumber
In postwar London a young graduate and his girlfriend decide to marry. Her well-to-do parents are not convinced, but they agree once he has got a £5.10.0 job and a 30/- a week single-room flat. The newly-weds find money fearfully tight, the flat cramped, the neighbours a trial, and her parents always hovering. Can faith conquer all? Is there some way of getting rid of tea-leaves except down the sink?
Pickwick Papers, The (1954) as Mr Pickwick
The Pickwick Club sends Mr. Pickwick and a group of friends to travel across England and to report back on the interesting things they find. In the course of their travels, they repeatedly encounter the friendly but disreputable Mr. Jingle, who becomes a continual source of trouble for all who know him. Pickwick himself is the victim of a number of misunderstandings that bring him both embarrassment and problems with the law.
Four Sided Triangle (1953) as Dr. Harvey
Bill and Robin, helped by their childhood friend, Lena, develop a "reproducer" which can exactly duplicate any object. Bill, crushed when Lena marries Robin, convinces her to allow him to duplicate her, so that he may have a copy of her for himself. The experiment, at first deemed a success, seems to have worked only too well as the duplicate, Helen, is such an exact copy that she also loves Robin, not Bill. Bill hopes to rectify the situation with another radical experiment.
A Day to Remember (1953)
A trip to France for a dart tournament brings a British team''''s personal crises to a head.
The Story of Robin Hood and His Merrie Men (1952) as Friar Tuck
Young Robin Hood, in love with Maid Marian, enters an archery contest with his father at the King's palace. On the way home his father is murdered by hench men of Prince John. Robin takes up the life of an outlaw, gathering together his band of merry men with him in Sherwood Forest, to avenge his father's death and to help the people of the land that Prince John are over taxing.
The Crimson Pirate (1952) as Elihu Prudence
A pirate gets mixed up in a Caribbean revolution.
Calling Bulldog Drummond (1951) as Bill
The British sleuth comes out of retirement to help catch a band of thieves armed with military weapons.
Tom Brown's Schooldays (1951) as Old Thomas
Night and the City (1950) as Figler
A London hustler has ambitious plans that never work out.
Trio (1950) as Albert Foreman
W. Somerset Maugham introduces three more of his stories about human foibles.
Eye Witness (1950)
Adam Hayward (Robert Montgomery), a successful New York City defense lawyer, receives a cable that the British war buddy who saved his life at Anzio Beach is now in trouble with the law in England. Taking the advice of his secretary to go to England rather than wire money, Adam arrives in his friend's village to find him about to stand trial for the murder of the hired stable-hand, Lawrence. Hayward learns that a witness exists who can testify that his friend, Baxter, shot Lawrence in self-defense. But the other witness is a woman who fled the scene and will not want to expose herself by coming forward. Though Hayward suspects Alex, the youthful war-widow daughter-in-law of Colonel Summerfield (himself a widower) he soon discovers that the mystery woman is the young and impressionable Sandy Summerfield, whom he must see to it is brought to the witness stand. As he is leaving the village to catch his plane, Hayward stops at Summerfield Manor to say goodbye. As he does so, he manages to bring father and daughter together. The film closes as Adam and Alex, deep in conversation, walk off into the garden.
Waterfront (1950) as Captain
A good-for-nothing sailor walks out on his young family leaving them to fend for themselves in the Liverpool slums. They make a go of their lives and the eldest daughter, now a woman, is none too pleased at her father's attempted return.
Quartet (1949) as Foreman of the jury
W. Somerset Maugham introduces four of his most famous short stories.
Blue Lagoon, The (1949) as Dr Murdock
The Spider and the Fly (1949) as Mayor
During World War I, a master thief agrees to spy on the Germans.
Vice Versa (1948) as Bandmaster
A businessman and his son mystically change bodies.
Nicholas Nickleby (1947) as Ned And Charles Cheeryble
A fatherless boy tries to make his fortune despite interference from his rich uncle.
The October Man (1947)
The survivor of a bus crash becomes a murder suspect.
Big Fella (1937)

Writer (special)

Father Brown (1982) as Writer ("The Head Of Caesar")
The adventures of Father John Brown, a clumsy, insignificant Catholic parish priest who dabbles in crime-solving in his off hours. Based upon stories by G.K. Chesterton.

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