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Ed Devereaux (27 August 1925 – 17 December 2003) was an Australian actor, who lived in the UK for many years. He was best known for playing the part of "Matt Hammond" in the Australian children's television series Skippy. He was also involved in the series behind the scenes; Devereaux both wrote the script and directed The Veteran (1969), for which he received much critical acclaim. Devereaux based the story of Double Trouble on an idea conceived by his children, wrote the screenplay of Summer Storm and wrote the script of The Mine.

Devereaux appeared as Mr. Gubbins in the 1963 British comedy movie Ladies Who Do and in several Carry On films including Carry On Sergeant, Carry On Nurse, Carry On Regardless, Carry On Cruising and Carry On Jack.

He also appeared as Thomas Macaulay in series 5 of The Onedin Line and as Mac in the British comedy series Absolutely Fabulous and in The Professionals (episode "Runner") and The Sweeney ("Jackpot"). In 1964 he appeared in The Saint episode "The Loving Brothers".

Ed Devereaux (27 August 1925 – 17 December 2003) was an Australian actor, who lived in the UK for many years. He was best known for playing the part of "Matt Hammond" in the Australian children's television series Skippy. He was also involved in the series behind the scenes; Devereaux both wrote the script and directed The Veteran (1969), for which he received much critical acclaim. Devereaux based the story of Double Trouble on an idea conceived by his children, wrote the screenplay of Summer Storm and wrote the script of The Mine.

Devereaux appeared as Mr. Gubbins in the 1963 British comedy movie Ladies Who Do and in several Carry On films including Carry On Sergeant, Carry On Nurse, Carry On Regardless, Carry On Cruising and Carry On Jack.

He also appeared as Thomas Macaulay in series 5 of The Onedin Line and as Mac in the British comedy series Absolutely Fabulous and in The Professionals (episode "Runner") and The Sweeney ("Jackpot"). In 1964 he appeared in The Saint episode "The Loving Brothers".

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Day of Death 2003-12-17

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

1996 The Preventers as Roger Stavro Mordik
1996 Absolutely Fabulous: The Last Shout as Mac
1991 Buddy's Song as Bookie
1990 I Bought a Vampire Motorcycle as Landlord
1989 Snakes and Ladders (UK) (7 episodes) as Computer voice
1989 Goldeneye as Sir William Stephenson
1985 Bon Voyage as Mr. Teitelbaum
1985 Reunion at Fairborough as George Kloss
1982 We'll Meet Again (13 episodes)
1981 The Life and Times of David Lloyd George as Max Aitken
1980 The Enigma Files (1 episode)
1978 Edward and Mrs Simpson (2 episodes)
1978 Money Movers as Dick Martin
1976 Laurence Olivier Presents (1 episode) as Elmo
1976 Pressure as Police Inspector
1976 The New Avengers (1 episode)
1976 The Ghosts of Motley Hall (1 episode)
1974 Barry McKenzie Holds His Own as Sir Alec Ferguson
1974 Fall of Eagles (1 episode)
1973 Orson Welles' Great Mysteries (1 episode)
1973 The Death of Adolf Hitler as Martin Bormann
1971 The Persuaders! (1 episode)
1971 Nickel Queen
1969 Skippy and the Intruders as Matt Hammond
1968 Skippy the Bush Kangaroo (91 episodes)
1967 Journey Out Of Darkness as Jubbal
1966 They're a Weird Mob as Joe Kennedy
1965 My Brother Jack (10 episodes) as Jack
1963 Carry On Jack as Hook, Pirate
1963 The Wrong Arm of the Law as Bluey May
1962 The Password Is Courage as Aussie
1962 Carry On Cruising as Young Officer
1960 Man in the Moon as Storekeeper
1960 The Savage Innocents as Pilot
1960 Watch Your Stern as Cmdr. Phillips
1958 Carry On Sergeant as Sgt. Russell

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