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Lionel Jeffries

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Also Known As: Died: February 19, 2010
Born: June 10, 1926 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: London, England, GB Profession: Cast ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Water Babies, The (1979) as Director
2.
Wombling Free (1978) as Director
The adventures of The Wombles, strange creatures who live on Wimbledon Common and pick up the litter left by the humans. There's always time for a nice song and dance as well. This was a film version of the popular childrens TV show.
3.
Baxter (1972) as Director
4.
Amazing Mr. Blunden, The (1972) as Director
A mysterious, very old solicitor Mr. Blunden (Laurence Naismith) visits Mrs. Allen and her young children in her squalid, tiny Camden Town flat and makes her an offer she cannot refuse. The family become the housekeepers to a derelict country mansion in the charge of the solicitors. One day the children meet the spirits of two other children who died in the mansion nearly a hundred years previously. The children prepare a magic potion that allows them to travel backwards in time to the era of the ghost children. Will the children be able to help their new friends and what will happen to them if they do??
5.
Railway Children, The (1970) as Director
The film opens in a happy, comfortable upper middle-class home in Victorian London. One night the three children see their father usher two strangers into his study. After an argument he leaves with them and does not return. They and their mother fall on hard times and eventually move to a cottage in the country. Yet they keep their spirits up and find ways to help others. Fascinated by the nearby railroad, they wave to the passengers faithfully every day, and their vigilance and courage prevent an accident. Their kindness makes friends of some important people who can help solve the mystery of their missing father.

Cast (feature film)

6.
Jekyll & Hyde (1990) as Mr Jekyll
A television movie adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's parable of humanity's ambiguous moral nature. A sincerely good and humane person, Dr. Henry Jekyll, uses himself as the guinea pig in experiments that free the evil side of his nature, which ultimately takes complete control of his body and h
7.
First and Last (1989)
A recently retired man undertakes an 850-mile trek by foot, much to the concern and consternation of his wife and children.
8.
Chorus Of Disapproval, A (1989) as Jarvis Huntley-Pike
After being posted by his firm to the quiet, British seaside resort of Scarborough, a timid widower, Guy Jones, joins the local production of "A Beggar's Opera" in an attempt to "meet people and have fun." As a result of his thespian pursuits, Guy becomes involved in the real-life drama of the small
9.
Better Late Than Never (1983) as Berthie Hargreaves
10.
Prisoner of Zenda, The (1979) as General Sapt
Anthony Hope's classic tale gets a decidedly 'un-classic' treatment at the hands of Peter Sellers. Following the story somewhat, friends of the new King Rudolph of Ruritania fear for his life, and switch him with a look-a-like London cabby. Throw in two(!) lovely blondes, treachery, and a battle for life and honour, and enjoy life at its zaniest.
11.
Wombling Free (1978) as Voice Of Womble
The adventures of The Wombles, strange creatures who live on Wimbledon Common and pick up the litter left by the humans. There's always time for a nice song and dance as well. This was a film version of the popular childrens TV show.
12.
Royal Flash (1976) as Kraftstein
13.
Lola (1971) as Mr. Creighton
A 25-30-year old Hacienda-owner (David Hemmings) is misbehaving on women due to his traumatic youth; his mother (Alida Valli) covers him for his sadistic actions; however, when he wants the daughter of the mansion supervisor to serve for him, things seem to get totally out of hand. He 'tames' her, but when 'tamed' and finally married, the young woman (Andrea Rau) soon becomes the dominating person in the family.
14.
Who Slew Auntie Roo? (1971) as Inspector Willoughby
This is a retelling of the old tale of Hansel and Gretel, but set in England in the 1920s. To the children and staff at the orphanage, Auntie Roo is a kindly American widow who gives them a lavish Christmas party each year in her mansion, Forrest Grange. In reality, she is a severely disturbed woman, who keeps the mummified remains of her little daughter in a nursery in the attic. One Christmas, her eye falls upon a little girl who reminds her of her daughter and she imprisons her in her attic. Nobody believes her brother, Christopher, when he tells them what has happened, so he goes to rescue her.
15.
Sudden Terror (1971) as Grandpa
Witnessing an assassination, a boy claims the assassins are hunting him. With his older sister, the pair escape numerous attacks and are aided by their grandfather and a resourceful young bystander even under the spectre of martial law.
16.
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968) as Grandpa Potts
An eccentric inventor uses his flying car to free a kingdom of children from oppression.
18.
Those Fantastic Flying Fools (1967) as Sir Charles Dillworthy
Phineas T Barnum and friends finance the first flight to the moon but find the task a little above them. They attempt to blast their rocket into orbit from a massive gun barrel built into the side of a Welsh mountain, but money troubles, spies and saboteurs ensure that the plan is doomed before it starts.
19.
Camelot (1967) as King Pellinore
The romance between Guinevere and Lancelot destroys King Arthur's dream kingdom.
20.
Arrivederci, Baby! (1966) as Parker
Nick has married several times, but all his rich wives were "accidently" killed after some time. Now he's married a young Italian widow, but it is not so easy to get rid of her, especially when she learns of his plans and tries to turn the tables.
21.
The Spy With a Cold Nose (1966) as Stanley Farquhar
A veterinarian is hired by the British government to implant a recording device into a bulldog, which will then be given to the Russians as a gift. When the dog gets sick, the vet must fly to Russia to treat it before the Russians find out the animal is "bugged."
22.
You Must Be Joking! (1965) as Sergeant-Major McGregor
23.
The Truth About Spring (1965) as Cark
Tommy Tyler a lazy Caribbean sailor and his tom-boy daughter, Spring are out to search for a buried treasure. Tommy brings aboard William Ashton, a young lawyer to help with the search. Ashton turns out to be handy when they encounter dangerous rivals. Tommy also tries to play match maker between Ashton and Spring-a difficult task indeed.
24.
The Secret of My Success (1965) as Inspector Hobart/Baron von Lukenburg/President Esteda/Earl of Aldershot
A young innocent becomes the prey for a series of devious, if unlucky females.
25.
Murder Ahoy (1964) as Captain de Courcy Rhumstone
Elderly sleuth Miss Marple takes to the seas to investigate murder on a naval training ship.
26.
The Long Ships (1964) as Aziz
Viking seamen battle a Moorish prince for possession of a golden bell.
27.
The Crimson Blade (1964) as Colonel Judd
Lionel Jeffries, Oliver Reed, Jack Hedley, June Thorburn, Michael Ripper, Harold Goldblatt, Suzan Farmer. In 17th century England, Jack Hedley and June Thornburn battle for the Royalist cause against Colonel Judd (Lionel Jeffries) while Oliver Reed hovers in between as a love-smitten, treacherous turncoat. Directed by John Gilling who went on to do such memorable Hammer Titles as THE REPTILE and THE PLAGUE OF THE ZOMBIES.
28.
First Men IN the Moon (1964) as Joseph Cavor
A scientist's experimental space craft puts him in the path of an intergalactic invasion.
29.
The Wrong Arm of the Law (1963) as Inspector Parker
The crooks in London know how it works. No one carries guns and no one resists the police. Then a new gang appears that go one better. They dress as police and steal from the crooks. This upset's the natural order of the police/criminal relationship and the police and the crooks join forces to catch the IPOs (Impersonating Police Officers), including an armored car robbery in which the police must help the gangs to set a trap.
30.
Call Me Bwana (1963) as Dr. Ezra Mungo
A wisecracking fraud fights off enemy agents to retrieve a space capsule that crashed in Africa.
31.
Operation Snatch (1962) as Evans
32.
The Hellions (1962) as Luke Billings
33.
Girls at Sea (1962) as Tourist
34.
Kill or Cure (1962) as Inspector Hook
A detective bumbles through the investigation of murders at a spa.
35.
The Notorious Landlady (1962) as Inspector Oliphant
A junior diplomat in London falls in love with his landlady even though she's a murder suspect.
36.
Life Is a Circus (1962) as Genie
37.
Two-Way Stretch (1961) as Sidney Crout
A convict plots to commit the perfect crime while still behind bars.
38.
Fanny (1961) as Brun
An old waterfront character tries to help his daughter when her lover leaves her pregnant.
39.
Tarzan the Magnificent (1960) as Ames
The jungle king fights to bring a criminal to justice.
40.
Jazz Boat (1960) as Det. Sgt. Thompson
A would be cat burglar gets mixed up with more serious thieves.
41.
Bobbikins (1960) as Gregory Mason
42.
Let's Get Married (1960) as Marsh
43.
The Trials Of Oscar Wilde (1960) as Marquis Of Queensbury
The noted 19th century wit risks social disgrace for love of another man.
44.
Nowhere to Go (1959) as Pet shop man
A burglar on the run holes up with an innocent English girl.
45.
The Nun's Story (1959) as Dr. Goovaerts
A headstrong girl fights the strictures of the Catholic church in Europe and the Belgian Congo.
46.
Vicious Circle, The (1959) as Geoffrey Windsor
47.
The Revenge of Frankenstein (1958) as Fritz
After escaping execution, a mad scientist moves his experiments to a German hospital.
48.
Up the Creek! (1958) as Steady Barker
Liwut. Humphrey Fairweather, R.N. (David Tomlinson), in his latest disastrous attempt to prove to the Navy that his rocket invention is better than theirs only succeeds in convincing them that no guided-missile station will be safe until he is out of harm's way. The Navy's problem is solved---they think---when it is discovered that "H.M.S. Berkeley", an ancient destroyer now ending her days as the oldest member of the "Mothball Gleet" has been inadvertently left without a commanding officer for nearly two years. Fairweather's appointment is greeted with extreme alarm by the ship's skeleton crew who, under the inspired leadership of their slick, quick-witted and enterprising Irish bosun (Peter Sellers), have been happily building up a highly profitable business association with the local village. Their base of lucrative racketeering is being threatened with the arrival of Fairweather. But, it is fortunate for the crew, however, that in addition to his very hazy knowledge of a Captain's duties, Fairweather is immediately engrossed in the dual task of building yet another rocket and also getting to know the curcaveous, sexy French niece, Susanne (Liliane Sottane), of the local publican---one of the ship's best customers.
49.
All at Sea (1958) as Garrod
When he's stricken with seasickness, the last of a family of sailors takes charge of a decaying amusement pier.
50.
Behind The Mask (1958) as Waltre Froy
The rivalry between two surgeons threatens their patients.
51.
Orders to Kill (1958) as Interrogator
A grounded American fighter pilot is switched to espionage on a special job in which he must kill a small-time Paris lawyer suspected of double-crossing France by selling out radio operators to the Nazis.
52.
Dunkirk (1958) as Colonel, Medical officer
True story of the Allied evacuation of occupied France at the start of World War II.
53.
Law and Disorder (1958) as Major Proudfoot
54.
Decision Against Time (1957) as Keith
A test pilot thinks back on his past as he fights to survive a burning plane.
55.
Blue Murder at St. Trinian's (1957) as Joe Mangan
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.
56.
Doctor at Large (1957) as Dr Hatchett
A young doctor tries to survive a series of disastrous internships.
57.
Baby And The Battleship, The (1956) as George
After a quayside mix-up with the Italian family of his fiancTe, Able Seaman Knocker White finds himself literally left holding the baby. Unable to return it before his ship sails he enlists the help of best mate Puncher Roberts to smuggle the child aboard. But babies are surprisingly demanding and gradually the whole crew is drawn into helping keep it fed and washed - and undiscovered. Even so, the officers above deck start to puzzle over the increasingly strange happenings on board.
58.
Bhowani Junction (1956) as Lt. Graham McDaniel
An Anglo-Indian beauty falls for a British officer as her country fights for independence.
59.
Lust for Life (1956) as Dr. Peyron
Passionate biography of painter Vincent van Gogh, whose genius drove him mad.
60.
The Creeping Unknown (1956) as Minister Blake
A space fungus transforms an astronaut into a deadly monster.
61.
All For Mary (1956) as Maitre D'Hotel
In a Swiss Alpine resort shortly after the War an army officer and upper-class Humpy Miller both set their sights on Mary, the landlord's daughter. When the two come down with chicken pox they are put in the charge of fellow guest Miss Cartwright, who turns out to be Humpy's old nanny. The two Englishmen unite not only against her tyranny but against a dense Greek who is also after Mary.
62.
63.
The Colditz Story (1955) as Harry
Allied POWs plot to escape from a Nazi-held castle.

Writer (feature film)

64.
Wombling Free (1978) as Screenwriter
The adventures of The Wombles, strange creatures who live on Wimbledon Common and pick up the litter left by the humans. There's always time for a nice song and dance as well. This was a film version of the popular childrens TV show.
65.
Railway Children, The (1970) as Screenwriter
The film opens in a happy, comfortable upper middle-class home in Victorian London. One night the three children see their father usher two strangers into his study. After an argument he leaves with them and does not return. They and their mother fall on hard times and eventually move to a cottage in the country. Yet they keep their spirits up and find ways to help others. Fascinated by the nearby railroad, they wave to the passengers faithfully every day, and their vigilance and courage prevent an accident. Their kindness makes friends of some important people who can help solve the mystery of their missing father.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

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67.

Cast (special)

68.
Sins of the Fathers, The (1992) as Charles Radford
Continues the adventures of Inspector Morse of the Oxford, England, police. Morse must solve the murder of the director of a family-owned brewery.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

69.
Ending Up (1993) as Shorty
70.
Look at It This Way (1993) as Bernie
71.
Cream in My Coffee (1990) as Bernanrd Wilsher
72.

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