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Also Known As: Died: January 8, 1990
Born: July 14, 1911 Cause of Death: Parkinson's disease
Birth Place: Finchley, England, GB Profession: Cast ...
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Cast (feature film)

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Last Remake of Beau Geste, The (1977)
The priceless Blue Water sapphire is coveted by the heirs of Sir Hector Geste - his new wife, Flavia; his daughter, Isabel; and his adopted twin sons, heroic Beau and pathetic Digby. When Sir Hector takes to his deathbed (where he remains for the duration of the film), Beau absconds with the stone, to keep it from his stepmother. Flavia pursues him to North Africa, dispensing sexual favors to promote her schemes.
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Mysterious House of Dr. "C", The (1976) as Voice Of The Bull
A whacky scientist invents a dancing doll.
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Spanish Fly (1976) as Sir Percy Decourcy
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Side By Side (1975) as Max Nugget
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Robin Hood (1973)
The Robin Hood legend told with animals portraying the famous characters. Foxy Robin helps the overtaxed citizens of Nottingham by stealing from the rich and giving to the poor.
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Vault of Horror, The (1973)
Five men trapped in the basement vault of an office building share visions with each other of thier demise. Stories revolve around vampires, bodily dismemberment, east indian mysticism, an insurance scam, and an artist who kills by painting his victims' deaths.
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I Love a Mystery (1973)
Surfacing six years after being made and eagerly awaited by old-time radio buffs, this send-up of the fondly remembered mystery show had insurance detectives Jack Packard, Doc Long and Reggie York searching for a mysterious billionaire. Not to be confused with the 1945 film of the same name, also ba
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Dr. Phibes Rises Again (1972) as Lombardo
The moon rises at a predestined angle and awakens the sleeping Dr. Phibes three years later. To his dismay, he finds his house has been demolished and his papyrus scrolls stolen, the scrolls he needs to find the Pharoah's Tomb in Egypt, where the River of Life flows. After identifying the source of the papyrus theft, he packs and leaves for Egypt with his assistant Vulnavia, still intent upon awakening his dead wife Victoria. The parties responsible for the theft of Phibes' scrolls suffer an attrition problem as Inspector Trout chases him across the world.
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The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971) as Dr. Longstreet
A madman uses the plagues of ancient Egypt to avenge his wife''''s death.
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Arabella (1970) as Hotel manager/general/duke/insurance manager
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2000 Years Later (1969) as Charles Goodwyn
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Those Daring Young Men in Their Jaunty Jalopies (1969) as Sir Cuthbert Ware-Armitage
In an international car rally, competitors must travel from various points in Europe to Monte Carlo, then race their cars. Things are complicated by smuggling, cheating, honor, inventions, medicine, and love at first sight...
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Don't Look Now (1969) as Reginald
Farcical tale about a crew of British bomber pilots who have to bail out over Paris and encounter one hairy incident after another in their attempt to get to thr Free Zone.
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Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River (1968) as H. William Homer
An American's get-rich-quick schemes almost drive his British wife to divorce.
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Danger: Diabolik (1968) as Minister of Finance
In psychedelic swinging 60s style, the dreaded thief (and killer) Diabolik wreaks havoc on a generic European country for his own financial gain and amusement. He shares an extravagant underground lair (and a giant bed of money) with his curvaceous, superficial girlfriend...who uses her awesome powers of wig-wearing to help Diabolik kill innocent people and steal billions from the government. Nonetheless, Diabolik is the "hero" of the film because he must face off against bumbling cops and revenge-seeking mafiosos.
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Where Were You When the Lights Went Out? (1968) as Ladislau Walichek
A married woman can't figure out how she got pregnant during the New York blackout.
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How Sweet It Is! (1968) as Gilbert Tilly
A married couple''''s working vacation in Paris turns into a battle to stay faithful.
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Those Fantastic Flying Fools (1967) as Capt. Sir Harry Washington-Smythe
Phineas T Barnum and friends finance the first flight to the moon but find the task a little above them. They attempt to blast their rocket into orbit from a massive gun barrel built into the side of a Welsh mountain, but money troubles, spies and saboteurs ensure that the plan is doomed before it starts.
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The Perils of Pauline (1967) as Sten Martin
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A Guide for the Married Man (1967) as
Robert Morse and Walter Mathau are friends. Though both are married, Mathau discovers Morris is fooling around. When asked about it, Morse passes on the oral history and guide to fooling around without your wife finding out. This is done by a series of vignettes with cameos from famous actors that illustrate the point Morse wants to make. Between pieces of advice, we follow Matheau as he begins to prepare for his big affair.
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The Karate Killers (1967)
The men from U.N.C.L.E. fight off karate-chopping henchmen to track down a secret formula.
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Kiss the Girls and Make Them Die (1967) as Lord Aldric/James
Michael Connors, Dorothy Provine, Raf Vallone, Terry-Thomas, Margaret Lee, Nicoletta Machiavelli, Beverly Adams, Marilu Tolo, and Seyna Seyn as Wilma Soong. In an underground laboratory in Brazil, a power mad industrialist plots to bombard the earth with a sterilization ray via satellite. Why, you ask? Because he wants to repopulate the world using women from his own private harem. Huh?An American-Italian James Bond imitation filmed on location in Rio De Janeiro
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The Wild Affair (1966) as Godfrey Deane
A group of male office workers try to comfort and flirt with a young office assistant experiencing pre-wedding jitters.
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Munster, Go Home! (1966) as Freddie
When the Munster family inherits a British Estate, they are met upon by some archcriminals who are using the place for a counterfeiting ring. The thugs try to chase them away.
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The Daydreamer (1966) as
The teen-aged Hans Christian Anderson runs away from home and turns his dreams into classic stories.
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Strange Bedfellows (1965) as Assistant mortician
In London, stuffy statesman Carter Harrison meets Toni, a Bohemian artist with a hot Italian temper. The two impulsively marry and then find that they disagree on everything. Shortly afterward they separate. We then meet them five years later on the eve before their divorce becomes final. After seeing each other again, sparks are reignited and they spend the night together. Reality sets in when morning comes and they begin arguing again. Once again, divorce proceedings are on, until Carter that an important promotion hinges on whether he's married. He schemes to win back Toni and eventually succeeds. But can he keep her from destroying his career by posing as Lady Godiva in a protest movement?
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You Must Be Joking! (1965) as Major Foskett
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Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines; or How I Flew From London to Paris in 25 Hours and 11 Minutes (1965) as Sir Percival Ware-Armitage
An international air race is threatened by sabotage.
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How To Murder Your Wife (1965) as Charles
After marrying while drunk, a cartoonist puts his murderous fantasies into his work.
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It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963) as J. Algernon Hawthorne
A group of greedy clowns tears up the countryside in search of buried treasure.
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The Mouse on the Moon (1963) as Spender
A small European nation launches a space program using the local wine as rocket fuel.
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The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm (1962) as Ludwig
Fanciful biography of the German fairy-tale collectors, with reenactments of three of their stories.
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A Matter of WHO (1962) as Archibald Bannister
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Bachelor Flat (1962) as Professor Bruce Patterson
Anthropology Professor Bruce Patterson (Terry Thomas) has the natural British charm that allures women automaticaly. When his fiancée Helen Bushmill (Celeste Holm) is abroad for an extended time, he has to fight the neighborhood ladies and his students away. Helen has failed to tell him that she has a seventeen year old daughter Libby (Tuesday Weld) who shows up at her mothers home unaware that she in engaged.
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Operation Snatch (1962) as Lieut. "Piggy" Wigg
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Kill or Cure (1962) as J. Barker-Rynde
A detective bumbles through the investigation of murders at a spa.
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I'm All Right Jack (1960) as Major Hitchcock
A veteran starting out in business gets caught between management and labor.
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School For Scoundrels (1960)
A special school teaches a young loser how to cheat his way to the top.
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Man in a Cocked Hat (1959) as Cadogen De Vere Carlton-Browne
A bumbling diplomat tries to rebuild relations with a Pacific island kingdom.
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Too Many Crooks (1959) as Billy Gordon
When her husband refuses to ransom her, a kidnapped wife takes over the gang.
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Happy Is the Bride (1958) as Constable
In a quiet summer corner of Wiltshire that is forever England, David and Janet decide to tie the knot. Unfortunately this is the cue for everyone else to take over proceedings, to the dismay of the couple and the increasing despair of Janet's father. One way or another the wedding - if there is one - is going to be an unforgettable occasion.
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tom thumb (1958) as Ivan
A six-inch-tall boy takes on a pair of comical crooks.
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Your Past Is Showing (1958) as Lord Mayley
Bumbling blackmail subjects join forces to do in their tormentor.
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Blue Murder at St. Trinian's (1957) as Romney Carlton-Ricketts
To further the aims of the St Trinian's Marriage Bureau run by Flash Harry, the school contrives to win a competition with a European "Goodwill" trip as prize, to the horror of the Ministry of Education. Joe Mangan, father of a sixth former and hiding out at the school after a Hatton Garden diamond robbery, is persuaded to travel with the girls as their new headmistress, leaving the real one trussed up in the belfry. At least her arrival had allowed the remains of the Army unit sent in to keep order to evacuate.
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Lucky Jim (1957) as Bertrand Welch
Jim Dixon feels anything but lucky. At the university he has to do the bidding of absent-minded and boring Professor Welch to have any hope of keeping his job. Worse, he has managed to get entangled with unexciting but neurotic Margaret Peel, a friend of the Professor's. All-in-all, the pub is the only friendly place to be. His misery is completed at a dreadful weekend gathering of the Welch clan by the arrival of son Bertrand. Not so much that Betrand is loud-mouthed and boorish - which he is - but that he has as companion Christine Callaghan, the sort of marvellous and unattainable woman Jim can only dream about.
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Green Man, The (1956) as Boughtflower
A professional assassin long out of work, is pulled back into the racket when he''s hired to knock off a politician vacationing at a seaside resort known as The Green Man.
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Private's Progress (1956) as Major Hitchcock
Stanley Windrush has to interrupt his university education when he is called up towards the end of the war. He quickly proves himself not to be officer material. This leads him to meets up with wily Private Cox who knows exactly how all the scams work in the confused world of the British Army. And Stanley's brigadier War Office uncle seems to be up to something more than a bit shady too.
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Cast (special)

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Howdy (1970)
Music and comedy acts set against the social background of the fictional town of Mildew, Arkansas.

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