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Desmond Llewelyn (1914–1999)


Desmond Llewelyn was born in South Wales in 1914, the son of a coal mining engineer. In high school, he worked as a stagehand in the school's productions and then picked up sporadic small parts. His family would not give up their effort to prevent him from a life on stage, so an uncle who was a high ranking police officer arranged for Llewelyn to ... See full bio »

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 1999 Die Millennium-Katastrophe - Computer-Crash 2000 (TV Movie)
Peregrin Morley
 1997 Taboo (Short)
 1995 GoldenEye
Q
 1993 Merlin
Dr. Mycroft
 1988 Prisoner of Rio
Commissioner Ingram
 1983 Octopussy
Q
 1981 The Life and Times of David Lloyd George (TV Series)
Lord Lansdowne
- No. 10 (1981) ... Lord Lansdowne
 1974-1980 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series)
Papa / Major Bill Whittall
- The Happy Autumn Fields (1980) ... Papa
- Speed King (1974) ... Major Bill Whittall
 1979 Moonraker
Q
 1979 Hazell (TV Series)
Bell
- Hazell and the Suffolk Ghost (1979) ... Bell
 1979 The Golden Lady
Professor Dixon
 1978 Lillie (TV Mini-Series)
Lord Dudley
- The Jersey Lily (1978) ... Lord Dudley
 1978 Wilde Alliance (TV Series)
Colonel Thripp
- Well Enough Alone (1978) ... Colonel Thripp
 1976 The Onedin Line (TV Series)
President
- Loss of the Helen May (1976) ... President
 1976 Wodehouse Playhouse (TV Series)
Rev. Stanley Gooch
- Anselm Gets His Chance (1976) ... Rev. Stanley Gooch
 1975 Man in the Zoo (TV Movie)
 1974 The Pallisers (TV Series)
Speaker
- Part Twenty-three (1974) ... Speaker
 1974 The Nine Tailors (TV Mini-Series)
Sir Charles Thorpe
- Episode #1.1 (1974) ... Sir Charles Thorpe
 1973 Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em (TV Series)
Air Commodore Drew
- The R.A.F. Reunion (1973) ... Air Commodore Drew
 1971-1973 Follyfoot (TV Series)
The Colonel
- Hazel (1973) ... The Colonel
- The Helping Hand (1973) ... The Colonel (credit only)
- Uncle Joe (1973) ... The Colonel
 1971 Softly Softly: Task Force (TV Series)
Somers
- Something Big (1971) ... Somers
 1971 Doomwatch (TV Series)
Thompson
- Flight Into Yesterday (1971) ... Thompson
 1970 Codename (TV Series)
Barrett
- A Walk with the Lions (1970) ... Barrett
 1968 Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
Coggins
 1960-1968 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Dr. Pearce / Bank Manager / Det. Insp. Jones
- The Man (1968) ... Dr. Pearce
- The Commander (1968) ... Bank Manager
- Everything Goes in Threes (1960) ... Det. Insp. Jones
 1968 City 68' (TV Series)
Headmaster
- Where Did You Get That Hat? (1968) ... Headmaster
 1968 Virgin of the Secret Service (TV Series)
Count Kolinsky
- Russian Roundabout (1968) ... Count Kolinsky
 1967 Welcome to Japan, Mr. Bond (TV Movie)
Q
 1965 Thunderball
'Q'
 1965 Secret Agent (TV Series)
Charles - Doorman
- The Ubiquitous Mr. Lovegrove (1965) ... Charles - Doorman
 1965 The Amorous Adventures of Moll Flanders
Jailer (uncredited)
 1964 The Sullavan Brothers (TV Series)
Colonel Barlow
- A Plea of Provocation (1964) ... Colonel Barlow
 1964 Goldfinger
'Q'
 1964 The Indian Tales of Rudyard Kipling (TV Series)
Member of Council
- A Germ Destroyer (1964) ... Member of Council
 1964 The Plane Makers (TV Series)
John Webb
- A Job for the Major (1964) ... John Webb
 1963 Silent Playground
Dr. Green
 1959-1963 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Murgatroyd / Supt. Hitchcock
- Always a Copper (1963) ... Murgatroyd
- Stranger in the Parlour (1959) ... Supt. Hitchcock
 1963 Suspense (TV Series)
Company Spokesman / Ian McDonald / President of the Court
- The Rescuers (1963) ... Company Spokesman
- The Dogs of Durga Das (1963) ... Ian McDonald
- The Uncertain Witness (1963) ... President of the Court
 1963 Cleopatra
Senator (uncredited)
 1962 The Pirates of Blood River
Tom Blackthorne (uncredited)
 1962 The Second Mrs. Tanqueray (TV Movie)
 1962 Only Two Can Play
Clergyman on Bus (uncredited)
 1961 Stryker of the Yard (TV Series)
 1961 The Curse of the Werewolf
1st Footman (uncredited)
 1961 Emergency-Ward 10 (TV Series)
Fergus de la Roux
- Episode #1.436 (1961) ... Fergus de la Roux
- Episode #1.431 (1961) ... Fergus de la Roux
 1961 The House Under the Water (TV Mini-Series)
Colonel Tregaron
- Episode #1.1 (1961) ... Colonel Tregaron
 1960 Sword of Sherwood Forest
Wounded Fugitive (uncredited)
 1960 Saturday Playhouse (TV Series)
Sgt. Harris
- Home and the Heart (1960) ... Sgt. Harris
 1960 How Green Was My Valley (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Evans
 1959 Private Investigator (TV Series)
Police Constable Jones
- The Battle for Diana (1959) ... Police Constable Jones (as Desmond Llewellyn)
 1959 H.G.Wells' Invisible Man (TV Series)
Detective Sergeant
- Blind Justice (1959) ... Detective Sergeant
 1959 Sapphire
Police Constable (uncredited)
 1959 A Farthing Damages (TV Movie)
O'Connor
 1958 Corridors of Blood
Assistant at Operations (uncredited)
 1958 Further Up the Creek
Chief Yeoman
 1958 Queen's Champion (TV Mini-Series)
Lord Bretherton
- The Edge of Defeat (1958) ... Lord Bretherton
 1958 A Night to Remember
Seaman at Steerage Gate (uncredited)
 1958 The Adventures of Robin Hood (TV Series)
Two Fingers
- Little Mother (1958) ... Two Fingers
 1957 Thunder in the West (TV Series)
King James II
 1957 Boyd Q.C. (TV Series)
McCracken
- The Open and Shut Case (1957) ... McCracken
 1954 Tyrant's Tower (TV Movie)
Surveyor
 1953 Knights of the Round Table
A Herald (uncredited)
 1953 Valley of Song
Lloyd - Schoolmaster
 1953 Bunty Wins a Pup (Short)
Mr. Brown
 1952 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Pandimiglio
- The Wanderer (1952) ... Pandimiglio
 1951 The Lavender Hill Mob
Customs Officer (uncredited)
 1950 They Were Not Divided
'77 Jones
 1949 The Amazing Mr. Beecham
First guardsman (uncredited)
 1949 Adam and Evalyn
Undetermined Supporting Role (uncredited)
 1948 Hamlet
Extra (uncredited)
 1946 As You Like It (TV Movie)
 1939 Ask a Policeman
Headless Coachman (uncredited)
 1939 Campbell of Kilmhor (TV Movie)
Captain Sandeman
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in Agatha Christie's play, "Spider's Web," at the Savoy Theatre in London, England with Margaret Lockwood, Felix Aylmer, Myles Eason, Judith Furse, and Campbell Singer in the cast. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 2 Interviews | 3 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Desmond Llewellyn

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on George Lazenby] Poor old Lazenby. I mean, he just wasn't an actor. But he wasn't bad... if he'd just behaved properly, he would have been a good Bond. Like an idiot, some fool told him, 'You are now a star, behave like one.' See more »

Trivia:

Had intended to retire from acting with The World Is Not Enough (1999), since he was 84 at the time of filming. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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