British actor Michael Wilding wears a jacket and tie

Michael Wilding

British actor, producer (1912–1979) | In Which We Serve (1942), Secret Mission (1942), Spring in Park Lane (1948)

Elegant British leading man of the 1940s

Mini Biography

Michael Wilding’s four wives included actresses Elizabeth Taylor and Margaret Leighton. He was played by Nigel Havers in the TV movie Liz: The Elizabeth Taylor Story (1995).

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Black Eyes (1939)
Officer
There Ain’t No Justice (1939)
Len Charteris
Convoy (1940)
‘Dot’
Sailors Don’t Care (1940)
Dick
Sailors Three (1940)
Johnny
The Farmer’s Wife (1941)
Richard Coaker
Ships with Wings (1941)
Lt David Grant
Cottage to Let (1941)
Alan Trently
Spring Meeting (1941)
Tony Fox-Collier
Kipps (1941)
Ronnie Walshingham
Secret Mission (1942)
Pvt Nobby Clark
In Which We Serve (1942)
Flags
Dear Octopus (1943)
Nicholas Randolph
English Without Tears (1944)
Tom Gilbey
Carnival (1946)
Maurice Avery
Piccadilly Incident (1946)
Capt Alan Pearson
The Courtneys of Curzon Street (1947)
Sir Edward Courtney
An Ideal Husband (1947)
Viscount Arthur Goring
Spring in Park Lane (1948)
Richard
Maytime in Mayfair (1949)
Michael Gore-Brown
Under Capricorn (1949)
Hon Charles Adare
Stage Fright (1950)
Ordinary Smith
Into the Blue (1950)
Nicholas Foster
The Lady with a Lamp (1951)
Sidney Herbert
Trent’s Last Case (1952)
Philip Trent
Derby Day (1952)
David Scott
The Egyptian (1954)
Akhnaton
Danger Within (1959)
Major Charles Marquand
Waterloo (1970)
Colonel Sir William Ponsonby
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Personal Details

Born
Died
British actress, Elizabeth Taylor
Wife  m. 1952–1957 (divorced)
Margaret Leighton, British actress, pictured in 1948
Wife  m. 1964–1976 (her death)
British actress Patricia Roc strikes a sexy pose in a publicity shot for Jassy (1947).
Significant Romance

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