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Felix Aylmer

1889–1979 | British actor

Distinguished British stage character actor, a respected industry figure who from 1950 was president of Equity, the actors’ trade union

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In films, Felix Aylmer mainly played schoolmasters, bankers, bishops and so on. Born in Corsham, Wiltshire, he was educated at Exeter College, Oxford and studied for the stage under Rosina Filippi. He began on stage in 1911 and was in films from 1932.

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Escape! (1930)
Governor
Coroner
Sir Daniel Summerfield
Supt Fulton
Checkmate (1935)
Henry Nicholls
Sensation (1936)
Lord Bouverie
The Earl of Wigan
Asst Commissioner
Main title from The Vicar of Bray (1937) (8).  Felix Aylmer as the Earl of Brendon
Earl of Brendon
Diplomat
Mr Wakem
Surgeon
Sir Caleb Crowther
President
Dr Amersham
Saloon Bar (1940)
Mayor
Prosecuting Counsel
Dr. John Fredericks
Spellbound (1941)
Mr Morton
Dr Winter
Crabtree
Mr Keith
Schoolmaster
Mr Runalow
President
Mr Emmanuel
Henry V (1944)
Archbishop of Canterbury
Rev. Charles Moss
Hogarth
Signor Fazzini
Sir Ernest Foster
Priest
Dr. Martin
Richard Sanctuary
Hamlet (1948)
Polonius - Lord Chamberlain
Trio (1950)
Bank Manager
British Consul
Quo Vadis (1951)
Plautius
Lord Durrisdeer
Merlin
Joshua Webman
Winant
Anastasia (1956)
Chamberlain
The Mummy (1959)
Stephen Banning
Exodus (1960)
Dr Lieberman
The Boys (1962)
The Judge
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