Biography

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Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 55

Birthday 1905-10-24

Day of Death 1979-01-31

Place of Birth -

Official Site -

Also Known As

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

1978 Life of Shakespeare(1 episode)
1976 The New Avengers(1 episode)
1974 Soft Beds, Hard Battles as Brigadier
1972 War and Peace(1 episode)
1971 Fathers and Sons(4 episodes)
1971 The Persuaders!(1 episode)
1971 Jason King(1 episode)
1971 Persuasion(5 episodes) as Sir Walter Elliot
1971 Elizabeth R(1 episode)
1971 Lizard in a Woman's Skin as Commissioner McCloud
1971 10 Rillington Place as Member of Medical Board
1970 UFO(2 episodes)
1970 The Games as Sir Harold
1970 The Six Wives of Henry VIII(3 episodes)
1969 Department S(3 episodes)
1969 Judge Dee(1 episode)
1968 Twisted Nerve as Doctor
1968 The Champions(1 episode)
1967 I'll Never Forget What's'isname
1967 The Prisoner(1 episode)
1967 Man in a Suitcase(2 episodes)
1967 The Cuckoo Patrol as Snodgrass
1966 Exorcism at Midnight as Jim Benson
1966 Where the Spies Are as Major Harding
1965 United!(147 episodes)
1965 Gideon's Way(5 episodes)
1963 Heavens Above! as Prison Governor
1962 Seven Seas to Calais as Sir Francis Walsingham
1962 Lawrence of Arabia as Cavalry General at Field Briefing (uncredited)
1962 The Saint(2 episodes)
1961 Sir Francis Drake(1 episode)
1961 The Secret Partner as Lyle
1961 Gorgo as Admiral Brooks
1961 The Avengers(1 episode)
1960 The Spider's Web as Hugo
1960 Suspect as Dr Childs
1960 Sentenced for Life as Ralph Thompson
1959 Sapphire as Doctor Burgess
1959 No Hiding Place(4 episodes)
1959 Carlton-Browne of the F.O. as Security Officer
1958 Corridors of Blood as Hospital Chairman
1958 Innocent Sinners as Dyson
1957 The Depraved as Tom Wilton
1957 Three Sundays to Live as Davitt
1957 The Counterfeit Plan as Police Commissioner
1957 Yangtse Incident: The Story of H.M.S. Amethyst as Sir Lionel Henry Lamb, British Ambassador to China
1957 You Pay Your Money as Currie
1956 Reach for the Sky as Air Ministry Doctor
1956 The Narrowing Circle as George Pacey
1955 Touch and Go as Stevens
1955 The Adventures of Robin Hood(1 episode)
1955 The Quatermass Xperiment as Sir Lionel Dean (uncredited)
1954 Sherlock Holmes(2 episodes)
1951 Two on the Tiles as Ship’s Captain
1951 Smart Alec as Defense Attorney

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