Graham Stark


Biography

Graham Stark was a prolific actor who created a name for himself largely on the big screen. Stark started his acting career landing roles in such films as the Alfred Lynch comedic adaptation "On the Fiddle" (1961), the comedy adaptation "Only Two Can Play" (1961) with Peter Sellers and "The Millionairess" (1961) with Sophia Loren. He also appeared in the comedy "The Wrong Arm of the L...

Biography

Graham Stark was a prolific actor who created a name for himself largely on the big screen. Stark started his acting career landing roles in such films as the Alfred Lynch comedic adaptation "On the Fiddle" (1961), the comedy adaptation "Only Two Can Play" (1961) with Peter Sellers and "The Millionairess" (1961) with Sophia Loren. He also appeared in the comedy "The Wrong Arm of the Law" (1962) with Peter Sellers, the Margaret Rutherford adaptation sequel "The Mouse on the Moon" (1963) and the Richard Attenborough drama "Guns at Batasi" (1964). He kept working in film throughout the sixties and the seventies, starring in "Casino Royale" (1967), the Sammy Davis Jr. comedy "Salt and Pepper" (1968) and the Leslie Phillips comedy "Doctor in Trouble" (1970). During the latter half of his career, he tackled roles in "The Prisoner of Zenda" (1979) starring Peter Sellers"The Sea Wolves" (1980) with Gregory Peck and the dramatic period piece "Hawk The Slayer" (1980) with Jack Palance. He also appeared in the dramedy "Victor/Victoria" (1982) with Julie Andrews and "Trail of the Pink Panther" (1982). Stark more recently appeared in "Charles Dickens' Martin Chuzzlewit" (PBS, 1994-95).

Filmography

 

Director (Feature Film)

The Magnificent Seven Deadly Sins (1971)
Director

Cast (Feature Film)

Blake Edwards' Son of the Pink Panther (1993)
Dr Balls
Jane and the Lost City (1987)
Blind Date (1987)
Bloodbath at the House of Death (1984)
Blind Man
Superman III (1983)
Curse of the Pink Panther (1983)
Victor/Victoria (1982)
Trail of the Pink Panther (1982)
Hawk The Slayer (1980)
The Sea Wolves (1980)
There Goes the Bride (1979)
Headwaiter
The Prisoner of Zenda (1979)
Crossed Swords (1978)
Jester
Revenge of The Pink Panther (1978)
Dr Auguste Balls
What's Up Nurse (1977)
Carthew
Gulliver's Travels (1977)
Voice
The Pink Panther Strikes Again (1976)
I'm Not Feeling Myself Tonight (1975)
The Magic Christian (1970)
Waiter
Start the Revolution Without Me (1970)
Coupé father
Doctor in Trouble (1970)
Satterjee
Salt & Pepper (1968)
Sergeant Walters
Casino Royale (1967)
Cashier
Finders Keepers (1967)
Burke
Those Fantastic Flying Fools (1967)
Grundle
The Wrong Box (1966)
Ian Scott Fife
Alfie (1966)
Humphrey
Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines; or How I Flew From London to Paris in 25 Hours and 11 Minutes (1965)
3d fireman
Operation Snafu (1965)
Sergeant Ellis
You Must Be Joking! (1965)
Guns at Batasi (1964)
Sgt. "Dodger" Brown
A Shot in the Dark (1964)
Hercule Lajoy
Becket (1964)
Pope's secretary
Ladies Who Do (1963)
Foreman
The Wrong Arm of the Law (1963)
Sid Cooper
Maid for Murder (1963)
Arnold
Sword of Lancelot (1963)
Rian
The Mouse on the Moon (1963)
Standard bearer
Get On With It (1963)
Sour-faced man
A Pair of Briefs (1963)
Police officer
Only Two Can Play (1962)
Hyman
Operation Snatch (1962)
1st soldier
Village Of Daughters (1962)
The Millionairess (1961)
Butler
A Weekend With Lulu (1961)
Chiron
Double Bunk (1961)
Flowerman
Watch It, Sailor! (1961)

Producer (Feature Film)

What's Up Nurse (1977)
Associate Producer

Cast (Special)

Charles Dickens' Martin Chuzzlewit (1995)

Life Events

Videos

Movie Clip

Pink Panther Strikes Again, The - Does Your Dog Bite? That's Graham Stark, pal of Peter Sellers and a regular in the series, as the "idiot" clerk at a Swiss hotel in a famous gag with "Inspector Clouseau," from The Pink Panther Strikes Again, 1976.
Shot In The Dark, A (1964) - This Pen Has Been Fired Recently First appearance of Peter Sellers as Inspector Clouseau, in the first sequel to The Pink Panther, 1964, Graham Stark his aide, meeting Lafarge (Douglas Wilmer), big-shot Ballon (George Sanders), Maurice (Martin Benson) and Elke Sommer as Maria at the murder site, in Blake Edwards’ A Shot In The Dark, 1964.
Salt And Pepper - The Black Sheep Opening scene and portion of credit sequence shot on location in London's SoHo, Peter Lawford and Sammy Davis Jr. as night-club owner buddies, grilled by Inspector Crabbe (Michael Bates), from Salt And Pepper, 1968.
Salt And Pepper - She Arrived Home Dead Cops Crabbe (Michael Bates) and Walters (Graham Stark) interviewing night-club co-owners and roommates Peter Lawford and Sammy Davis Jr. (title characters) about a girl seen in their SoHo pad, in Salt And Pepper, 1968.
Only Two Can Play (1962) - I'd Love One Of Those Welsh wanna-be lothario and librarian Lewis (Peter Sellers) at work, with client Hyman (noted Sellers pal Graham Stark), then meeting Mrs. Gruffydd-Williams (Mai Zetterling), who takes an interest, in Only Two Can Play, 1962, from the Martin Amis novel.
Wrong Box, The - Fatalities Many and varied scenes and players illuminating the spectacular British demise of members of the "tontine," in The Wrong Box, from a script by Larry Gelbart and Burt Shevelove.

Bibliography