Jack Watson


Biography

Actor Jack Watson appeared in a variety of films over the course of his Hollywood career. Watson's earliest roles were in film, including the crime flick "Peeping Tom" (1960) with Karlheinz Böhm, the drama "The Queen's Guards" (1963) with Raymond Massey and "This Sporting Life" (1963). He also appeared in "The Hill" (1965), the drama "The Idol" (1966) with Jennifer Jones and the Jam...

Biography

Actor Jack Watson appeared in a variety of films over the course of his Hollywood career. Watson's earliest roles were in film, including the crime flick "Peeping Tom" (1960) with Karlheinz Böhm, the drama "The Queen's Guards" (1963) with Raymond Massey and "This Sporting Life" (1963). He also appeared in "The Hill" (1965), the drama "The Idol" (1966) with Jennifer Jones and the James Garner dramatic sports film "Grand Prix" (1966). He kept working in film throughout the seventies, starring in the war "The McKenzie Break" (1970) with Brian Keith, the Marty Feldman comedy "Every Home Should Have One" (1970) and the adventure "Kidnapped" (1971) with Michael Caine. He also appeared in the Bryant Haliday horror feature "Horror On Snape Island" (1972). Watson was most recently credited in "The Second Coming" (BBC, 2003-04). He also had a part in the TV miniseries "Masada" (1980-81). Watson passed away in July 1999 at the age of 84.

Life Events

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Gorgon, The (1964) - They're Bringing The Body In Now After the murder of an artists’ model in some Carpathian forest, we meet Peter Cushing as the local scientist-doctor, Barbara Shelley his assistant, Patrick Troughton the policeman, and Jack Watson as Ratoff, then the weird discovery, early in Hammer Films’ The Gorgon, 1964.
Hill, The (1965) - A-1 Fit For Punishment At a British military stockade In WWII North Africa, Sgt. Williams (Ian Hendry) works out the prisoners (Sean Connery, Ossie Davis, Jack Watson, Roy Kinnear and Alfred Lynch as Stevens), and Harris (Ian Bannen) fails to persuade commandant Wilson (Harry Andrews) to ease up, in The Hill, 1965.
Hill, The (1965) - Let's Have Your Names Sergeant Major Wilson (Harry Andrews) interviews five new prisoners (Ossie Davis, Roy Kinnear, Jack Watson, Alfred Lynch, Sean Connery), delivered from their own courts-martial, at a British WWII military stockade in North Africa, early in Sidney Lumet's The Hill, 1965.
This Sporting Life (1963) - Just A Bit Dazed Director Lindsay Anderson’s opening, Richard Harris, himself a formidable player in his college years, in an English rugby match, getting thumped, initiating flashbacks to his days as a miner, and his emotional involvement with his landlady Rachel Roberts, in This Sporting Life, 1963.
This Sporting Life (1963) - You Want A Thumping, Love? In a flashback, Richard Harris is Frank, a coal miner, whom we know soon becomes a star rugby player, denied entrance to a night club, bashing his way in when the rugby team arrives, picking a fight with colleague Len (Jack Watson), Colin Blakely as Maurice, in This Sporting Life, 1963.

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