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Miles Malleson

British actor, writer (1888–1969) | The Man in the White Suit (1951), Dead of Night (1945), Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949)

British playwright, screen writer and actor whose credits read like a potted history of the British cinema

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The Sign of Four (1932)
Thaddeus Sholto
Perfect Understanding (1933)
Announcer
Nell Gwyn (1934)
Chiffinch
Lazybones (1935)
Pessimist
Knight Without Armour (1937)
Drunken Red Commissar
The Thief of Bagdad (1940)
Sultan
Major Barbara (1941)
Morrison
Thunder Rock (1942)
Chairman of Directors
They Flew Alone (1942)
Vacuum Salesman
Unpublished Story (1942)
Farmfield
The Gentle Sex (1943)
Guard
The Demi-Paradise (1943)
Theatre Cashier
Dead of Night (1945)
Hearse Driver
One Night with You (1948)
Jailer
Saraband for Dead Lovers (1948)
Lord of Misrule
Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949)
The Hangman
The Perfect Woman (1949)
Prof. Ernest Belman
Cardboard Cavalier (1949)
Judge Gorebucket
Woman Hater (1949)
Vicar
Train of Events (1949)
Johnson, the timekeeper
The History of Mr Polly (1949)
Old gentleman on punt
Stage Fright (1950)
Mr Fortesque
Golden Salamander (1950)
Douvet
Scrooge (1951)
Old Joe
The Man in the White Suit (1951)
The Tailor
The Importance of Being Earnest (1952)
Canon Chasuble
Trent’s Last Case (1952)
Burton Cupples
The Happy Family (1952)
Mr. Thwaites
Folly to Be Wise (1952)
Dr Hector McAdam
Treasure Hunt (1952)
Mr Walsh
Venetian Bird (1952)
Grespi
The Captain’s Paradise (1953)
Lawrence St. James
Geordie (1955)
Lord Paunceton
Private’s Progress (1956)
Mr Windrush Snr.
Dry Rot (1956)
Yokel
Brothers in Law (1957)
Kendall Grimes QC
The Naked Truth (1957)
Rev Cedric Bastable
The Admirable Crichton (1957)
Vicar
Behind the Mask (1958)
Sir Oswald Pettiford
I’m All Right Jack (1959)
Windrush Snr.
The Captain’s Table (1959)
Canon Swingler
The Hound of the Baskervilles (1959)
Bishop
Carlton-Browne of the F.O. (1959)
Resident Advisor Davidson
Peeping Tom (1960)
Elderly Gentleman Customer
Double Bunk (1961)
Rev Thomas
Go to Blazes (1962)
Salesman
Heavens Above! (1963)
Rockeby
Murder Ahoy (1964)
Bishop Faulkner
First Men in the Moon (1964)
Dymchurch Registrar
You Must Be Joking! (1965)
Salesman
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