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Alastair Sim


British actor (died aged 75) | Hue and Cry (1947), An Inspector Calls (1954), Scrooge (1951)

Lugubrious Scottish actor of stage and screen; his diction and gestures were inimitable

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The Riverside Murder (1935)
Police Sergeant ‘Mac’ McKay
A Fire Has Been Arranged (1935)
The Man in the Mirror (1936)
Mannering, Interpreter
Melody and Romance (1937)
Professor Williams
Gangway (1937)
Detective Taggett
Climbing High (1938)
The Terror (1938)
‘Soapy’ Marx
Inspector Hornleigh on Holiday (1939)
Sergeant Bingham
The Mysterious Mr Davis (1939)
The Lunatic
Law and Disorder (1940)
Samuel Blight
Cottage to Let (1941)
Charles Dimble
Let the People Sing (1942)
Professor Ernst Kronak
Waterloo Road (1945)
Dr Montgomery
Captain Boycott (1947)
Father McKeogh
Hue and Cry (1947)
Felix H Wilkinson
Green for Danger (1947)
Inspector Cockrill
The Happiest Days of Your Life (1950)
Wetherby Pond
Stage Fright (1950)
Commodore Gill
Laughter in Paradise (1951)
Deniston Russell
Scrooge (1951)
Ebenezer Scrooge
Folly to Be Wise (1952)
Rev William Paris
Innocents in Paris (1953)
Sir Norman Barker
An Inspector Calls (1954)
Inspector Poole
The Belles of St Trinian’s (1954)
Millicent Fritton / Clarence Fritton
Geordie (1955)
The Laird
The Green Man (1956)
Blue Murder at St Trinian’s (1957)
Miss Amelia Fritton
Left Right and Centre (1959)
Centre – Lord Wilcot
School for Scoundrels (1960)
Mr S Potter
The Millionairess (1960)
Julius Sagamore
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