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Cushing’s slightly fussy manner at first confined him to mild roles, but since allying himself firmly with the Hammer horror school dealt firmly with monsters of all kinds.

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A Chump at Oxford (1940)
Student Jones
Hamlet (1948)
The End of the Affair (1955)
Henry Miles
The Curse of Frankenstein (1957)
Victor Frankenstein
Time Without Pity (1957)
Jeremy Clayton
The Abominable Snowman (1957)
Dr Rollason
Violent Playground (1958)
The Revenge of Frankenstein (1958)
Doctor Victor Stein
The Hound of the Baskervilles (1959)
Sherlock Holmes
The Mummy (1959)
John Banning
Cone of Silence (1960)
Capt Judd
Cash on Demand (1961)
Harry Fordyce
Dr Terror’s House of Horrors (1965)
Dr Terror
She (1965)
Dr Who and the Daleks (1965)
Dr Who
The Skull (1965)
Christopher Maitland
Island of Terror (1966)
Dr Brian Stanley
Daleks’ Invasion Earth 2150 AD (1966)
Dr Who
Night of the Big Heat (1967)
Dr Vernon Stone
The Blood Beast Terror (1968)
Inspector Quennell
Scream and Scream Again (1970)
Major Heinrich Benedek
The Vampire Lovers (1970)
General von Spielsdorf
Twins of Evil (1971)
Gustav Weil
Horror Express (1972)
Dr Wells
Nothing But the Night (1973)
Sir Mark Ashley
Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell (1974)
Baron Frankenstein
The Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires (1974)
Professor Lawrence Van Helsing
Shatter (1974)
Paul Rattwood
At the Earth’s Core (1976)
Dr Abner Perry
Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope (1977)
Grand Moff Tarkin
The Uncanny (1977)
Biggles (1986)
Air Commodore Colonel William Raymond
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