John Le Mesurier


Actor

Biography

Veteran character player; best remembered for the British TV series "Dad's Army."

Filmography

 

Cast (Feature Film)

The Fiendish Plot of Dr. Fu Manchu (1980)
The Shillingbury Blowers (1980)
The Unidentified Flying Oddball (1979)
Sir Gawain
Who Is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe? (1978)
Doctor Deere
Stand Up Virgin Soldiers (1977)
Colonel Bromley-Pickering
What's Up Nurse (1977)
Dr Ogden
Jabberwocky (1977)
The Adventure Of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother (1975)
Brief Encounter (1974)
Stephen
Confessions of a Window Cleaner (1974)
Inspector Radlett
Barry Mckenzie Holds His Own (1974)
Dad's Army (1971)
Sergeant Wilson
On a Clear Day You Can See Forever (1970)
Pelham
The Magic Christian (1970)
Sir John
Doctor in Trouble (1970)
Purser
The Italian Job (1969)
Governor
Salt & Pepper (1968)
Colonel Woodstock
Finders Keepers (1967)
Mr. X
Eye of the Devil (1967)
Dr. Monnet
The 25th Hour (1967)
Magistrate
The Liquidator (1966)
Chekhov
Where the Spies Are (1966)
Col. Douglas MacGillivray
The Wrong Box (1966)
Dr. Slattery
Masquerade (1965)
Sir Robert
Agent 8 3/4 (1965)
Allsop
Jig Saw (1965)
Mr. Simpson
Operation Snafu (1965)
Hixon
Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines; or How I Flew From London to Paris in 25 Hours and 11 Minutes (1965)
French painter
The Pink Panther (1964)
Defense attorney
Why Bother To Knock (1964)
Father
Never Put It in Writing (1964)
Adams
The Moon-Spinners (1964)
Anthony Gamble
The Wrong Arm of the Law (1963)
Assistant commissioner
In the Cool of the Day (1963)
Dr. Arraman
The Main Attraction (1963)
Bozo
The Mouse on the Moon (1963)
British delegate
Never Let Go (1962)
Pennington
I Like Money (1962)
Blackmailer
Waltz of the Toreadors (1962)
Vicar
Only Two Can Play (1962)
Salter
A Coming-Out Party (1962)
Piggott
Village Of Daughters (1962)
Jigsaw (1962)
We Joined the Navy (1962)
Go to Blazes (1962)
Call Me Genius (1961)
Office manager
Five Golden Hours (1961)
Dr. Alfiera
Follow a Star (1961)
Birkett
Invasion Quartet (1961)
The colonel
Doctor in Love (1961)
Dr. Mincing
The Pure Hell of St. Trinian's (1961)
Minister
The Day They Robbed the Bank of England (1960)
Mr. Greene
A Touch of Larceny (1960)
Admiral
Let's Get Married (1960)
Dean
School For Scoundrels (1960)
I'm All Right Jack (1960)
Waters
Shake Hands with the Devil (1959)
British general
Gideon of Scotland Yard (1959)
Prosecuting counsel
The Hound of the Baskervilles (1959)
Barrymore
Ben-Hur (1959)
Doctor
Man in a Cocked Hat (1959)
Grand Duke
Too Many Crooks (1959)
Magistrate
High Flight (1958)
Commandant
Happy Is the Bride (1958)
Chaytor
Man With a Gun (1958)
Law and Disorder (1958)
Pomfret
Hell, Heaven or Hoboken (1958)
The Vampire (1957)
Chief Justice
Pursuit of the Graf Spee (1957)
Chaplain
Brothers in Law (1957)
Judge Ryman
The Baby And The Battleship (1956)
Aide
Private's Progress (1956)
Psychiatrist
A Time To Kill (1955)
Twist of Fate (1954)
1st man at casino
The Pleasure Garden (1953)

Cast (Special)

File It Under Fear (1973)

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

A Married Man (1984)

Life Events

Videos

Movie Clip

Where The Spies Are (1965) - You're Coming With Us Shooting for real in and around Beirut, Cyril Cusack in a segment proceeding from a Russian spy-training film, as Brit spy Rosser, assailed eventually by two KGB guys (George Mikell, Gabor Baraker) producer-director Val Guest working from the adapted novel Passport To Oblivion by James Leasor, early in Where The Spies Are, 1965, starring David Niven.
Where The Spies Are (1965) - Car Of The Young Millionaires Short-handed Brit spy-master MacGillivray (John Le Mesurier) with aide Jackson (Noel Harrison) discovers that former WWII part-time agent Dr. Love (David Niven) is an enthusiast of the rare American Cord sports car line, giving him the angle he needs to recruit him for a mission in Beirut, early in Where The Spies Are, 1965
School For Scoundrels (1960) - They Have A Tendency To Sulk Joining the scene in which downtrodden Palfrey (Ian Carmichael), looking to impress April (Janette Scott) finds his staff didn’t make a reservation, working on the headwaiter (John Le Mesurier) when the villain (Terry-Thomas as Delauney) makes his first appearance, in the British-made School For Scoundrels, 1960.
Our Man In Marrakesh (1966) - I Have No Luggage! Arrived at the hotel, observed by spooky Klaus Kinski, Tony Randall, who may really be a tourist, and Senta Berger, whom we suspect is an agent, soon finding the guy murdered in the opening, in the spy comedy Our Man In Marrakesh a.k.a. Bang! Bang! You're Dead
Jigsaw (1962) - Opening, I'm Just A Shadow Cracking opening, from writer, producer and director Val Guest, working from a novel by the American police-procedural pioneer Hillary Waugh, at Saltdean near Brighton we meet Moira Redmond, doomed, with her unseen husband, in Jigsaw, 1962, starring Jack Warner and Yolande Donlan.
Hound of the Baskervilles, The (1959) - Nothing But A Legend Servant Barrymore (John Le Mesurier) fills in his new boss Sir Henry (Christopher Lee) and his guest-guardian Watson (Andre Morell) on the troublesome family history in The Hound of the Baskervilles, 1959, from Hammer Films.

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