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Frank Atkinson (I) (1893–1963)

Frank Atkinson was born on March 19, 1893 in Blackpool, Lancashire, England. He was an actor and writer, known for Great Expectations (1946), Pygmalion (1938) and The Man in the White Suit (1951). He was married to Jeanne d'Arcy. He died on February 23, 1963 in Pinner, Middlesex, England. See full bio »

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 1963 Murder at the Gallop
Hotel Night Porter (uncredited)
 1963 William (TV Series)
Old Man
 1963 The Human Jungle (TV Series)
Mr. Cartwright
- Run with the Devil (1963) ... Mr. Cartwright (uncredited)
 1963 The Plane Makers (TV Series)
- The Silent and the Damned (1963) ... Stan
 1963 The Saint (TV Series)
Charley Dodds
- The Invisible Millionaire (1963) ... Charley Dodds
 1962 Coronation Street (TV Series)
Sam Leach
- Episode #1.182 (1962) ... Sam Leach
- Episode #1.181 (1962) ... Sam Leach
- Episode #1.180 (1962) ... Sam Leach
- Episode #1.179 (1962) ... Sam Leach
- Episode #1.178 (1962) ... Sam Leach
 1960-1962 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Series)
George Dickinson / Albert
- The Money Machine (1962) ... George Dickinson
- Pay Day (1960) ... Albert
 1962 The Winter's Tale (TV Movie)
Old shepherd
 1962 Z Cars (TV Series)
- Suspended (1962) ... Thwaite
 1962 Mess Mates (TV Series)
'Fry-Up' Dodds
- Whose Baby Are You? (1962) ... 'Fry-Up' Dodds
 1961 The Kitchen
 1961 Emergency-Ward 10 (TV Series)
Mr. Duffy
- Episode #1.459 (1961) ... Mr. Duffy
 1961 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
- The Paper Palace (1961)
 1961 Bootsie and Snudge (TV Series)
- How to Win Friends (1961) ... Member
 1961 Soldier, Soldier (TV Movie)
Jim, a drinker
 1961 The Night We Got the Bird
Bald headed man
 1961 Sykes and A... (TV Series)
 1960 Barnaby Rudge (TV Series)
- Episode #1.12 (1960) ... Stagg
- Episode #1.8 (1960) ... Stagg
 1960 Saturday Night and Sunday Morning
Tommy (uncredited)
 1960 The Two Faces of Dr. Jekyll
Groom (uncredited)
 1960 Our House (TV Series)
- Moving In (1960)
 1960 Annual Outing (TV Movie)
Joseph Thropjoy
 1960 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
- Two Blind Mice (1960) ... Gaynor
 1957-1960 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Will Bingham / Charles Sutton / Aub Reynolds / ...
- Everything Goes in Threes (1960) ... Will Bingham
- Bracelets for the Groom (1958) ... Charles Sutton
- The Love of Phil (1957) ... Aub Reynolds
- Rock, Rattle and Roll (1957) ... Jess
 1960 The Splendid Spur (TV Series)
Joan's father
- Joan of the Tor (1960) ... Joan's father
 1960 Trouble with Eve
 1959 Three Golden Nobles (TV Series)
Simon Reeve
- The Painter (1959) ... Simon Reeve
 1959 Left Right and Centre
Railway Porter.
 1950-1959 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
A clerk / Walt Fennel / Jim Heeler
- When in Rome (1959) ... A clerk
- The River (1951) ... Walt Fennel
 1959 Web of Evidence
Night Doorman
 1959 The Nightwatchman's Stories (TV Series)
- The Constable's Move (1959) ... Landlord
 1959 Dial 999 (TV Series)
Charles Heaton
- Special Branch (1959) ... Charles Heaton
 1958 Black Tide
Joe - night porter
 1957 Just My Luck
Green (uncredited)
 1957 Nicholas Nickleby (TV Series)
- Episode #1.4 (1957) ... Landlord
 1957 High Flight
 1957 Cat Girl
Guard (uncredited)
 1957 The Orange Orchard (TV Movie)
Mr. Pitcher
 1957 The Gay Cavalier (TV Series)
- The Lady's Dilemma (1957) ... Jailer
 1957 At the Stroke of Nine
Festival Hall Porter
 1957 Hour of Decision
 1957 Boyd Q.C. (TV Series)
Snakey Fenton
- At the Third Stroke (1957) ... Snakey Fenton
 1956 Three Men in a Boat
Lockkeeper (uncredited)
 1956 The Jack Benny Program (TV Series)
Tour Guide
- Jack Locked in the Tower of London (1956) ... Tour Guide
 1956 Circus Friends
 1956 Panic in the Parlor
Chauffeur (uncredited)
 1956 Reach for the Sky
Tullin (uncredited)
 1956 Wicked as They Come (uncredited)
 1956 The Man Who Knew Too Much
Taxidermist (uncredited)
 1955 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
- The Golden Fleece (1955) ... George
 1955 The Green Carnation
Lift operator
 1955 Track the Man Down
George (uncredited)
 1955 Shadow of Fear
Taxi driver
 1955 The Love Match
Worktaker At Milford (uncredited)
 1954 The Black Rider
 1954 Lease of Life
 1954 The Walking Stick (TV Movie)
 1953 The Fake
Tate Gallery Attendant (uncredited)
 1953 The Quatermass Experiment (TV Series)
Park Keeper
- An Unidentified Species (1953) ... Park Keeper
 1953 The Titfield Thunderbolt
Station Sergeant
 1953 Terror on a Train
 1952 The Broken Horseshoe (TV Series)
Railway official
- Mr. Felix Galegos (1952) ... Railway official
 1951 Two for a Pair (TV Movie)
Cafe proprietor
 1951 The Bell Family (TV Series)
- The School Play (1951) ... Grandfather
- Angus's Birthday (1951) ... Grandfather
 1951 The Man in the White Suit
The Baker
 1951 The Little Swan (TV Movie)
Mr. Hoskins
 1950 Assassin for Hire (TV Movie)
 1950 Lady Precious Stream (TV Movie)
 1949 Which Will Ye Have? (Short)
 1948 The Last Load
 1946 Great Expectations
 1946 I See a Dark Stranger
Soldier in Pub (uncredited)
 1946 A Voice in the Night
Chip Shop Customer (uncredited)
 1945 The Voice Within
 1945 Waterloo Road
George - Pub Barman (uncredited)
 1945 Kiss the Bride Goodbye (uncredited)
 1945 Read All About It (Short)
Inkpin (uncredited)
 1944 He Snoops to Conquer
Joe (uncredited)
 1944 Give Us the Moon (uncredited)
 1944 Bell-Bottom George
Harry (uncredited)
 1943 Get Cracking
Station Master (uncredited)
 1943 The Gentle Sex
Restaurant Customer (uncredited)
 1942 The Great Mr. Handel
 1942 Much Too Shy
Village Policeman (uncredited)
 1942 Asking for Trouble
Policeman (uncredited)
 1942 Let the People Sing
Bit Role (uncredited)
 1942 Wings and the Woman
Reporter in the Johnson's House (uncredited)
 1942 The Avengers
Drunk at Oslo Quayside (uncredited)
 1942 Mrs. Miniver
Man in Tavern (uncredited)
 1942 Hard Steel
Dick Sefton
 1942 Courageous Mr. Penn (uncredited)
 1940 Ten Days in Paris
 1940 The Stars Look Down
 1940 Where's That Fire?
Town Clerk (uncredited)
 1939 The Body Vanished
 1939 Discoveries
 1939 Over the Moon
Reporter (uncredited)
 1938 I've Got a Horse
 1938 Pygmalion
Taxi Driver
 1938 The High Command
 1938 The Playboy (uncredited)
 1937 A Romance in Flanders
Joe Stuggins
 1937 Knights for a Day
Timothy Trout
 1937 The Schooner Gang
Ben Worton
 1937 The Green Cockatoo
 1937 The Girl Was Young
Petrol Pump Attendant (uncredited)
 1937 Oh, Mr. Porter!
Irate Irishman in Barney's Bar (uncredited)
 1937 The Show Goes On
Actor at OHara's Agency (uncredited)
 1936 Shipmates
Oliver Bright
 1936 The Limping Man
Insp. Cable
 1936 Two Who Dared
 1935 The Morals of Marcus
Ship steward
 1935 No Monkey Business
Chauffeur (uncredited)
 1935 Play Up the Band
Alf Ramsbottom
 1935 Me and Marlborough
Soldier (uncredited)
 1935 Night Mail (uncredited)
 1935 Death Drives Through
John 'Nigger' Larson
 1935 Barnacle Bill
Arthur Neal
 1935 Look Up and Laugh
Debt Collector (uncredited)
 1934 The Outcast
Bit Part (uncredited)
 1934 The Man Who Knew Too Much
Policeman Shot Behind Mattress (uncredited)
 1934 Road House
 1934 The Third Clue
 1934 Freedom of the Seas
 1934 Rolling in Money
 1934 The Path of Glory
 1933 My Lips Betray
Baptiste, Royal Valet (uncredited)
 1933 Paddy the Next Best Thing
Chemist (uncredited)
 1933 Life in the Raw
Picayune Cafe Patron (uncredited)
 1933 Pleasure Cruise
 1933 Sailor's Luck
Bath House Attendant
 1933 Smoke Lightning
Alf Bailey
 1933 Cavalcade
Uncle Dick (uncredited)
 1933 The Right to Live
Harry Woods
 1932 Me and My Gal
Ashley's Chum (uncredited)
 1932 Call Her Savage
Stevens - Crosby's Valet (uncredited)
 1932 Sherlock Holmes
Man in Pub
 1932 False Faces
Butler (uncredited)
 1932 The Man Called Back
Lower Level Court Clerk (uncredited)
 1932 Skyscraper Souls
Waiter At Party (uncredited)
 1932 The Man from Yesterday
British Soldier (uncredited)
 1932 Devil's Lottery
Summers the Butler
 1932 The Wet Parade
Barman At New Year Party (uncredited)
 1932 The Menace
Man from Cartier's (uncredited)
 1931 Ambassador Bill
American Embassy Valet (uncredited)
 1931 Always Goodbye
Servant (uncredited)
 1931 Ladies' Man
 1930 Along Came Youth
Bit Role (uncredited)
Show Show Writer (11 credits)
Show Show Music department (1 credit)

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