Kenneth Connor


Biography

Kenneth Connor brought smiles and laughter to countless audiences over the course of his film career. Connor's early acting career consisted of roles in big screen comedies like "The Ladykillers" (1956) with Alec Guinness, the William Hartnell film "Carry on Sergeant" (1959) and the Kenneth Connor film "Carry On Nurse" (1960). He also appeared in "Carry on Constable" (1961) with Sidn...

Biography

Kenneth Connor brought smiles and laughter to countless audiences over the course of his film career. Connor's early acting career consisted of roles in big screen comedies like "The Ladykillers" (1956) with Alec Guinness, the William Hartnell film "Carry on Sergeant" (1959) and the Kenneth Connor film "Carry On Nurse" (1960). He also appeared in "Carry on Constable" (1961) with Sidney James and Eric Barker, "Carry on Teacher" (1962) and "Carry on Regardless" (1963). His passion for acting continued to his roles in projects like the comedy "Carry on Cleo" (1965) with Sidney James, "Carry on Cabby" (1967) and the Robert Ryan adventure "Captain Nemo and the Underwater City" (1970). He also appeared in "Carry on Up the Jungle" (1970), the comedy "Carry on Behind" (1975) with Elke Sommer and "Carry on England" (1976). Additionally, he appeared on the television special "Sir Norbert Smith: A Life" (PBS, 1990-91). He held additional roles in television including a part on "Carry on Laughing" (1980-81). Most recently, Connor acted in the adventure "Carry On Dick" (2012) with Sidney James.

Life Events

Videos

Movie Clip

Carry On Cabby (1963) - You Mean Buzz Off? Charles Hawtrey on the scooter (not the “Deaf Aids,” per John Lennon) in near-full biker gear, as Pintpot, seeking a job after causing Smily (Bill Owen) to crash, baffling the cab company manager Ted (Kenneth Connor), in the seventh feature in the popular low-budget British series, Carry On Cabby, 1963.
Carry On Sergeant - My Mother Told Me Grimshawe (William Hartnell), with Copping (Bill Owen), introduces himself to recruits Strong (Kenneth Connor), Charlie (Bob Monkhouse), musician Andy (Gerald Campion), Golightly (Charles Hawtrey) and Bailey (Kenneth Williams), early in Carry On Sergeant,1959.
Carry On Sergeant - Dream Of The Enemy's Blood! Grimshawe (William Hartnell) presents his squad to wacky Captain Potts (Eric Barker), Golightly (Charles Hawtrey), Galloway (Gerald Campion), Strong (Kenneth Connor), Sage (Bob Monkhouse) et al, interrogated, in Carry On Sergeant, 1959.
Carry On Nurse - Private Enterprise On the ward with reporter York (Terence Longdon), boxer Bernie (Kenneth Connor), patients Bray (Brian Oulton) and Bert (Cyril Chamberlain), nurses (Susan Stephen, Shirley Eaton) plus Hinton (Charles Hawtrey) on piano, in Carry On Nurse, 1960.
Carry On Teacher - Noxious Ninny Acting headmaster Wakefield (Ted Ray) warns teachers Short (Hattie Jacques), Bean (Charles Hawtrey), Milton (Kenneth Williams) and Adams (Kenneth Connor) of his plans and an upcoming inspection, early in Carry On Teacher, 1962.
Carry On Teacher - Absolutely Harmless Students sabotage a model rocket before science teacher Adams (Kenneth Connor) makes a presentation for principal Wakefield (Ted Ray) and visiting experts Wheeler (Rosalind Knight) and Grigg (Leslie Phillips), in Carry On Teacher, 1962.
Carry On Constable - Shocking Bad Luck Wilkins (Sid James) with Moon (Hattie Jacques) and Thurston (Cyril Chamberlain) handling unrest at the station as new recruits Potter (Leslie Phillips), Benson (Kenneth Williams) and Charlie (Kenneth Connor) approach, early in Carry On Constable, 1961.
Carry On Constable - In Conjunction With Uranus Potter (Leslie Phillips) pursuing Harrison (Jill Adams), Charlie (Kenneth Connor) insulted by Benson (Leslie Phillips), who then encounters bumbling Gorse (Chales Hawtrey) on patrol, in Carry On Constable 1961.

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