Dennis Price sports a natty moustache, cravat and white jumper, all whilst smoking a cigarette

Dennis Price

1915–1973 | British actor

Suave English light leading man, who became an equally light character actor

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Born in Twyford, Dennis Price began acting at Oxford University, studied acting under Ronald Adam at the Embassy Theatre School and was on stage from 1937. Alcoholism and tax problems from the mid-1960s led to his absence from Britain and his appearance in some third-rate films. Died of cirrhosis of the liver.

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Peter Gibbs
Dr. Selbie
Caravan (1946)
Sir Francis Castleton
Paul de la Rochelle
Jassy (1947)
Christopher Hatton
Hungry Hill (1947)
Greyhound John
Richard Glover
Holiday Camp (1947)
Sq. Ldr. Hardwick
Richard Fenton
Michael ’Red’ Farrell
Lord Byron
Easy Money (1948)
Joe Henty
Snowbound (1948)
Neil Blair
Rudi Kleiber
Duke Louis Mazzini/ Mazzini Sr./ Narrator
Matthew, Stephen’s Landlord
Clive Hunter
Maurice Fletcher
Matthew Ibbetson
Inspector Peter Lawton
The Intruder (1953)
Leonard Pirry
Simon Gale
Debenham
Martin Radley
Digby Hatchard
Brig. Bertram Tracepurcel
Charley Moon (1956)
Harold Armytage
Port Afrique (1956)
Robert Blackton
Tracey Moreton
Nigel Dennis
Krisling
Bertram Tracepurcel
Capt Rupert Callender
Edward
Dunstan
Major Charles Scott, MC
Dr Adrian Bland
Gore Blackwood
Guy Broughton
Victim (1961)
Calloway
Double Bunk (1961)
Watson
Flagg
The Rebel (1961)
Jim Smith
Prawn
Tamahine (1962)
Charles Poole
Play It Cool (1962)
Sir Charles Bryant
Go to Blazes (1962)
Withers
Dr Blacker
Grantley
Harris Tumbrill
Benson
The Graverobber
Dietrich
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