British actor, Basil Radford, as Captain Paul Waggett in Whisky Galore! (1949)

Basil Radford

(1897–1952)

British actor (d. 55) | The Lady Vanishes (1938), Whisky Galore! (1949), Passport to Pimlico (1949)

British light character comedian, on stage from 1922, films from 1929

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Basil Radford became popular when he and Naunton Wayne played two imperturbable Englishmen abroad in The Lady Vanishes (1938).

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A Southern Maid (1933)
Tom
Broken Blossoms (1936)
Mr Reed
Young and Innocent (1937)
Erica’s Uncle
Climbing High (1938)
Reggie Baird
Convict 99 (1938)
Deputy Governor
The Lady Vanishes (1938)
Charters
Spies of the Air (1939)
Bill Madison
Let’s Be Famous (1939)
Watson
Trouble Brewing (1939)
Guest at Madame Berdi’s
Jamaica Inn (1939)
Lord George – Sir Humphrey’s Friend
Night Train to Munich (1940)
Charters
The Girl in the News (1940)
Doctor Treadgrove
Just William (1940)
Mr Sidway
The Flying Squad (1940)
Sedeman
Crook’s Tour (1940)
Charters
The Next of Kin (1942)
Careless talker on train
Unpublished Story (1942)
Lamb
Dear Octopus (1943)
Kenneth
Millions Like Us (1943)
Charters
A Girl in a Million (1945)
Prendergast
Dead of Night (1945)
George Parratt
The Way to the Stars (1945)
Tiny Williams
The Winslow Boy (1948)
Desmond Curry
Quartet (1948)
Henry Garnet
Whisky Galore! (1949)
Capt Paul Waggett
It’s Not Cricket (1949)
Maj Bright
Passport to Pimlico (1949)
Gregg
Stop Press Girl (1949)
The Mechanical Type
Chance of a Lifetime (1950)
Dickinson
The Galloping Major (1951)
Major Arthur Hill
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