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Jack Hawkins

Dominant British actor; after long apprenticeship became an international star in middle age, but in 1966 lost his voice after an operation

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Jack Hawkins’ subsequent minor appearances were dubbed. His first wife was Jessica Tandy.

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Birds of Prey (1930)
Alfred
I Lived with You (1933)
Mort
Shot in the Dark (1933)
Norman Paull
Autumn Crocus (1934)
Alaric
Death at Broadcasting House (1934)
Herbert Evans
Peg of Old Drury (1935)
Michael O’Taffe
Beauty and the Barge (1937)
Lieutenant Seton Boyne
Who Goes Next? (1938)
Capt Beck
The Flying Squad (1940)
Mark Mc Gill
The Fallen Idol (1948)
Detective Ames
Bonnie Prince Charlie (1948)
Lord George Murray
The Small Back Room (1949)
RB Waring
The Black Rose (1950)
Tristram Griffin
State Secret (1950)
Colonel Galcon
The Adventurers (1951)
Pieter Brandt
No Highway (1951)
Dennis Scott
Mandy (1952)
Searle
The Planter’s Wife (1952)
Jim Frazer
Angels One Five (1952)
Group Capt ‘Tiger’ Small
Home at Seven (1952)  NEW
Dr Sparling
The Cruel Sea (1953)
Ericson
Malta Story (1953)
Air CO Frank
The Intruder (1953)
Wolf Merton
Front Page Story (1954)
Grant
The Seekers (1954)
Phillip Wayne
Touch and Go (1955)
Fletcher
The Long Arm (1956)
Detective-Superintendent Tom Halliday
The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
Major Warden
The Man in the Sky (1957)
John Mitchell
Fortune Is a Woman (1957)
Oliver Branwell
Gideon’s Day (1958)
Chief Insp George Gideon
The Two-Headed Spy (1958)
Gen Alex Schottland
Ben-Hur (1959)
Quintus Arrius
The League of Gentlemen (1960)
Hyde
Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
General Allenby
Zulu (1964)
Otto Witt
Guns at Batasi (1964)
Colonel Deal
Lord Jim (1965)
Marlow
Shalako (1968)
Sir Charles Daggett
Waterloo (1970)
General Sir Thomas Picton
Jane Eyre (1970)
Mr Brocklehurst
When Eight Bells Toll (1971)
Sir Anthony Skouras
Kidnapped (1971)
Capt Hoseason
Tales That Witness Madness (1973)
Nicholas
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Personal Details

Born
Died
Jessica Tandy
Wife  m. 1932–1940 (divorced)

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