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Jack Gwillim (1909–2001)

Although he did not turn to the stage until middle age after two decades in the Royal Navy, Jack Gwillim was a notable actor on both sides of the Atlantic. During the 1950s he was a member of the Royal Shakespeare company in Stratford, England, for three years during Sir Anthony Quayle's stint as artistic director, and a member of the Old Vic ... See full bio »

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Lawrence of Arabia
Lawrence of Arabia Club Secretary
Clash of the Titans
Patton Gen. Sir Harold Alexander
A Man for All Seasons
A Man for All Seasons Chief Justice


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 1998 Conan (TV Series)
Rykon Pol
- The Crystal Arrow (1998) ... Rykon Pol
 1993 The Poetry Hall of Fame (TV Movie)
 1991 Reason for Living: The Jill Ireland Story (TV Movie)
Jill's father
 1991 Gabriel's Fire (TV Series)
Anton Vasylenko
- A Prayer for the Goldsteins (1991) ... Anton Vasylenko
 1985 Matt Houston (TV Series)
- Company Secrets (1985) ... Freddy
 1984 Antony and Cleopatra (TV Movie)
 1984 Remington Steele (TV Series)
Dexter Holmes
- Dreams of Steele (1984) ... Dexter Holmes
 1983 Mr. Smith (TV Series)
- Mr. Smith Rescues Bobo (1983) ... Ben
 1982-1983 Bring 'Em Back Alive (TV Series)
Uncle Alex / Reverend Danberry
- The Hostage (1983) ... Uncle Alex
- The Pied Piper (1982) ... Reverend Danberry
 1976 The Adams Chronicles (TV Mini-Series)
Lord Carmarthen
 1976 Anyone for Tennyson? The Master Poets Collection (TV Series short)
Professor Utteridge (1976)
 1969 The Champions (TV Series)
- Full Circle (1969) ... Carrington
 1968 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Admiral Sir Guy Lawrence
- Number Ten (1968) ... Admiral Sir Guy Lawrence
 1968 The Man in the Iron Mask (TV Series)
- The Fortress (1968) ... Athos
- The Iron Mask (1968) ... Athos
- The Prisoner (1968) ... Athos
- The Arrest (1968) ... Athos
- The King's Mistress (1968) ... Athos
 1967 The Revenue Men (TV Series)
- Deadly Cargo (1967) ... Howes
 1967 Mr. Rose (TV Series)
Sir Handforth O'Grady
- The Good Loser (1967) ... Sir Handforth O'Grady
 1967 The Avengers (TV Series)
Sir David Harper
- The Hidden Tiger (1967) ... Sir David Harper
 1962-1966 The Saint (TV Series)
Major Carter / Superintendent Marsh
- Paper Chase (1966) ... Major Carter
- The Helpful Pirate (1966) ... Major Carter
- The Effete Angler (1962) ... Superintendent Marsh
 1963-1966 Sergeant Cork (TV Series)
Jasper Greene / Sir Gervase Walworth
- The Case of the Strolling Players (1966) ... Jasper Greene
- Case of the Public Paragon (1963) ... Sir Gervase Walworth
 1965 Secret Agent (TV Series)
General White / General Carteret / General
- The Mercenaries (1965) ... General White
- The Black Book (1965) ... General Carteret
- Such Men Are Dangerous (1965) ... General
 1963 Maupassant (TV Series)
- Foolish Wives (1963)
 1957-1963 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Lt.-Col. Pembridge, D.S.O., M.C / Clarence Day Sr. / Lord Conyngham
- End of Conflict (1963) ... Lt.-Col. Pembridge, D.S.O., M.C
 1963 About Religion (TV Series)
- The Site (1963)
 1963 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre (TV Series)
Rolf Neilson
- The Rivals (1963) ... Rolf Neilson
 1963 Walk a Tight Circle (TV Movie)
Tom Gregg
 1963 It Happened Like This (TV Series)
- The Idol's Eye (1963) ... Letheridge
 1962 The Scales of Justice (TV Series)
Mr. Jepp
- The Guilty Party (1962) ... Mr. Jepp
 1962 The Largest Theatre in the World: Heart to Heart (TV Movie)
Controller of Programmes
 1961 A for Andromeda (TV Series)
Air Commodore Watling
- The Machine (1961) ... Air Commodore Watling
 1961 Drama 61-67 (TV Series)
Rupert Eynsham
- Drama '61: Journey to Nowhere (1961) ... Rupert Eynsham
 1961 The First Gentleman (TV Movie)
Edward - Duke of York
 1961 Vanity Fair (TV Series)
- Part 1 (1961)
 1960 On Trial (TV Series)
Mr. Inderwick QC
 1960 Probation Officer (TV Series)
Major Hansford-Smith
- Episode #1.38 (1960) ... Major Hansford-Smith
 1960 The Dark Pits of War (TV Short)
The General
 1955 Caviar to the General (TV Movie)
Captain Djougell
 1955 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
John Sandys
- The Happy Prisoner (1955) ... John Sandys
 1954 The Scarlet Eagle (TV Movie)
Captain Rawlings (as Jack Gwillam)
 1953 A Time to Be Born (TV Movie)
Kaspar (as Jack Gwillam)
 1953 Life with Father (TV Series)
Father (1955-1956)
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Stage: Appeared (as "Brobantio") in "Othello", Old Vic Theater, England, 1950s. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Jack Gwillam | Jack Gwillum | Jack Gwyllim


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