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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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Hamlet (1948)
Osric
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)
Priest
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
The Skull (1965)
Christopher Maitland
The Vampire Lovers (1970)
General von Spielsdorf
Twins of Evil (1971)
Gustav Weil
Nothing But the Night (1973)
Sir Mark Ashley
Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell (1974)
Baron Frankenstein
Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope (1977)
Grand Moff Tarkin
The Uncanny (1977)
Wilbur
Biggles (1986)
Air Commodore Colonel William Raymond
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