Biography

John Edward Hawkins, CBE (14 September 1910 – 18 July 1973) was an English actor who worked on stage and in film from the 1930s until the 1970s. One of the most popular British film stars of the 1950s, he was best known for his portrayal of military men in films like Angels One Five (1951), The Cruel Sea (1953), Bridge on the River Kwai (1957), Ben Hur (1959) and Lawrence of Arabia (1962).

John Edward Hawkins, CBE (14 September 1910 – 18 July 1973) was an English actor who worked on stage and in film from the 1930s until the 1970s. One of the most popular British film stars of the 1950s, he was best known for his portrayal of military men in films like Angels One Five (1951), The Cruel Sea (1953), Bridge on the River Kwai (1957), Ben Hur (1959) and Lawrence of Arabia (1962).

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 77

Birthday 1910-09-14

Day of Death 1973-07-18

Place of Birth Wood Green, London, England, UK

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

1974 QB VII(2 episodes)
1973 Theatre of Blood as Solomon Psaltery
1973 Tales That Witness Madness as Dr. Nicholas
1972 Young Winston as Mr. Welldon
1971 Kidnapped as Captain Hoseason
1971 Nicholas and Alexandra as Count Fredericks
1971 Jane Eyre as Mr. Brocklehurst
1971 When Eight Bells Toll as Sir Anthony Skouras
1971 Sin as Father Nicholas
1970 Waterloo as General Sir Thomas Picton
1970 The Adventures of Gerard as Marshal Millefleurs (Renegade English Officer)
1970 Lola as Judge Millington-Draper
1969 Those Daring Young Men in Their Jaunty Jalopies as Count Levinovitch
1969 Oh! What a Lovely War as Emperor Franz Josef
1968 Great Catherine as The British Ambassador
1968 Shalako as Sir Charles Daggett
1968 Stalked as The Man
1966 Poppies Are Also Flowers as General Bahar
1966 Mystery and Imagination(1 episode)
1966 Judith as Major Lawton
1965 Masquerade as Colonel Drexel
1965 Lord Jim as Marlow
1964 Guns at Batasi as CO Deal
1964 Guns at Batasi as Colonel Deal
1964 The Third Secret as Sir Frederick Belline
1964 Zulu as Rev. Otto Witt
1963 Rampage as Otto Abbot
1963 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre(1 episode)
1962 Lawrence of Arabia as General Allenby
1962 Five Finger Exercise as Stanley Harrington
1962 Lafayette as General Cornwallis
1961 Dr. Kildare(6 episodes)
1961 Two Loves as William W.J. Abercrombie
1960 The League of Gentlemen as Hyde
1959 Ben-Hur as Quintus Arrius
1959 Ben Hur(2 episodes)
1958 The Two-Headed Spy as Gen. Alex Schottland
1958 Gideon's Day as Insp. George Gideon
1957 The Bridge on the River Kwai as Maj. Warden
1957 Fortune Is a Woman as Oliver Branwell
1957 The Man in the Sky as John Mitchell
1956 The Long Arm as Supt Tom Halliday
1955 Touch and Go as Jim Fletcher
1955 Land of the Pharaohs as Pharaoh Khufu
1955 The Prisoner as The Interrogator
1954 The Seekers as Phillip Wayne
1954 Front Page Story as John Grant
1953 The Intruder as Wolf Merton
1953 Twice Upon a Time as Dr. Mathews
1953 Malta Story as Air CO Frank
1953 The Cruel Sea as Ericson
1952 The Planter's Wife as Jim Frazer
1952 Mandy as Dick Searle
1952 Angels One Five as Group Captain 'Tiger' Small
1952 Home at Seven as Dr. Sparling
1951 No Highway in the Sky as Dennis Scott
1951 Fortune in Diamonds as Pieter Brandt
1950 The Elusive Pimpernel as Prince of Wales
1950 State Secret as Colonel Galcon
1950 The Black Rose as Tristram Griffin
1949 The Small Back Room as R.B. Waring
1948 Bonnie Prince Charlie as Lord George Murray
1948 The Fallen Idol as Detective Ames
1942 The Next of Kin as Brigade Major Harcourt
1940 The Flying Squad as Mark McGill
1938 Who Goes Next?
1937 Beauty and the Barge as Lt. Seton Boyne
1935 Peg of Old Drury
1934 Lorna Doone as Member of the Court
1934 Death At Broadcasting House as Herbert Evans
1934 Autumn Crocus as Alaric
1933 A Shot in the Dark as Norman Paull
1933 The Jewel as Peter Roberts
1933 I Lived with You as Mort
1933 The Good Companions as Albert
1932 The Phantom Fiend as Joe Martin
1930 Birds of Prey as Alfred

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1972 The Ruling ClassProducer

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