Grimshaw (Mervyn Johns) wears a hat and bow tie in My Learned Friend (1943)

Mervyn Johns

British actor (1899–1992) | Dead of Night (1945), The Vicious Circle (1957), Went the Day Well? (1942)

Welsh character actor, on stage from 1923; usually played mild-mannered roles

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Mervyn Johns was the father of actress Glynis Johns.

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The Last Curtain (1937)
Hemp
Jamaica Inn (1939)
Thomas – Sir Humphrey’s Gang
The Girl in the News (1940)
James Fetherwood
Saloon Bar (1940)
Wickers
Convoy (1940)
His Mate
Went the Day Well? (1942)
Charlie Sims
The Foreman Went to France (1942)
Official, Passport Office
My Learned Friend (1943)
Grimshaw
The Bells Go Down (1943)
Sam
San Demetrio London (1943)
Greaser John Boyle
They Knew Mr Knight (1944)
Tom Blake
The Halfway House (1944)
Rhys
Pink String and Sealing Wax (1945)
Mr. Sutton
Dead of Night (1945)
Walter Craig
The Captive Heart (1946)
Pte. Evans
Captain Boycott (1947)
Watty Connell
Easy Money (1948)
Herbert Atkins
Diamond City (1949)
Hart
Helter Skelter (1949)
Ernest Bennett
Scrooge (1951)
Bob Cratchit
The Tall Headlines (1952)
Uncle Ted
The Master of Ballantrae (1953)
MacKellar
Romeo and Juliet (1954)
Friar Laurence
The Vicious Circle (1957)
Dr George Kimber
The Counterfeit Plan (1957)
Louie Bernard
Doctor at Large (1957)
Smith
The Gypsy and the Gentleman (1958)
Brook
Never Let Go (1960)
Alfie Barnes
No Love for Johnnie (1961)
Charlie Young
The Rebel (1961)
Manager of Art Gallery, London
The Day of the Triffids (1962)
Mr Coker
The Old Dark House (1963)
Potiphar Femm
80,000 Suspects (1963)
Buckridge
The Heroes of Telemark (1965)
Col Wilkinson
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Glynis Johns, in the dual role of Caroline/Miranda Trewella, strikes a sexy pose in a publicity shot from Mad About Men (1954)
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