British comedian Stanley Holloway wears a trilby, jacket and tie as he smokes his pipe

Stanley Holloway


British actor (died aged 91) | Passport to Pimlico (1949), Brief Encounter (1945), The Lavender Hill Mob (1951)

British comedian, entertainer, singer and character actor with a long list of international credits in revue, musical comedy and variety, as well as films

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Born in London, Stanley Holloway became a star with the concert party the Co-Optimists and was famous for his monologues delivered in a Yorkshire accent.

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Lily of Killarney (1934)
Father O’Flynn
Squibs (1935)
Constable Charley Lee
D’Ye Ken John Peel? (1935)
Sam Small
Play Up the Band (1935)
Sam Small
Sam’s Medal (1936)
Cotton Queen (1937)
Sam Owen
The Vicar of Bray (1937)
The Vicar of Bray
Major Barbara (1941)
The Way Ahead (1944)
Pte Ted Brewer
This Happy Breed (1944)
Bob Mitchell
Champagne Charlie (1944)
The Great Vance
The Way to the Stars (1945)
Mr Palmer
Brief Encounter (1945)
Albert Godby
A Voice in the Night (1946)
Sgt Sullivan
Carnival (1946)
Charlie Raeburn
Nicholas Nickleby (1947)
Vincent Crummles
One Night with You (1948)
Hamlet (1948)
Snowbound (1948)
Noose (1948)
Inspector Kendall
Another Shore (1948)
The Perfect Woman (1949)
Passport to Pimlico (1949)
Arthur Pemberton
The Lavender Hill Mob (1951)
One Wild Oat (1951)
Alfred Gilbey
Lady Godiva Rides Again (1951)
Mr Clark
Meet Me Tonight (1952)
Henry Gow: Fumed Oak
The Happy Family (1952)
Henry Lord
A Day to Remember (1953)
Charley Porter
The Titfield Thunderbolt (1953)
Meet Mr Lucifer (1953)
Mr Hollingsworth / Mr Lucifer
An Alligator Named Daisy (1955)
The General
Jumping for Joy (1956)
Capt Jack Montague
Alive and Kicking (1958)
No Trees in the Street (1959)
No Love for Johnnie (1961)
Fred Andrews
My Fair Lady (1964)
Alfred P Doolittle
Ten Little Indians (1965)
William Blore
The Sandwich Man (1966)
Park Gardener
Flight of the Doves (1971)
The Judge
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