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Reginald Beckwith (1908–1965)

Reginald Beckwith was born on November 2, 1908 in York, England as William Reginald Beckwith. He was an actor and writer, known for Thunderball (1965), A Shot in the Dark (1964) and Genevieve (1953). He died on June 26, 1965 in Bourne End, Buckinghamshire, England. See full bio »

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 1965 The Big Job
Register Office Official
 1965 The Secret of My Success
Gen. Ferdinand Velez
 1965 Mister Moses
Parkhurst
 1965 Where the Spies Are (uncredited)
 1965 Thursday Theatre (TV Series)
Monsieur Huspar
- Traveller Without Luggage (1965) ... Monsieur Huspar
 1964 The Yellow Rolls-Royce
Reporter (uncredited)
 1964 A Shot in the Dark
Receptionist
 1964 Never Put It in Writing
Lombardi
 1964 Kiss Me Kate (TV Movie)
Cast Member
 1964 The Saint (TV Series)
Enderby
- The High Fence (1964) ... Enderby
 1963 The Sentimental Agent (TV Series)
Truman-Jones
- Not Quite Fully Covered (1963) ... Truman-Jones
 1963 Maupassant (TV Series)
Tonnelet
- Bachelors (1963) ... Tonnelet
 1963 Doctor in Distress
Meyer
 1963 The Dickie Henderson Show (TV Series)
 1963 Sword of Lancelot
Sir Dagonet
 1963 The V.I.P.s
Head Waiter (uncredited)
 1963 Just for Fun
Opposition Leader
 1963 The King's Breakfast (Short)
Magician
 1962 The Password Is Courage
Unterofficer
 1962 Saki (TV Mini-Series)
Septimus Brope
- Episode #1.7 (1962) ... Septimus Brope
 1962 Sir Francis Drake (TV Series)
Sir Henry Rainsford
- The Fountain of Youth (1962) ... Sir Henry Rainsford
 1962 Burn, Witch, Burn
Harold Gunnison
 1962 Hair of the Dog
Fred Tickle
 1961 Dentist on the Job
Mr. Duff
 1961 Double Bunk
Harper
 1961 The Night We Got the Bird
Chippendale Charlie
 1961 Five Golden Hours
Brother Geronimo
 1961 The Girl on the Boat
Barman
 1960 Theatre 70 (TV Series)
- Mr. Morecambe (1960)
 1960 There Was a Crooked Man
Station Master
 1960 Dentist in the Chair
Mr. Watling
 1960 Doctor in Love
Wildewinde
 1960 Fred Emney Picks a Pop (TV Movie)
Signalman
 1960 Bottoms Up
Bishop Wendover
 1960 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Anglo-Saxon Joy
- Anglo-Saxon Joy (1960) ... Anglo-Saxon Joy
 1959 The Navy Lark
CNI
 1959 Desert Mice
Fred
 1959 Expresso Bongo
Reverend Tobias Craven
 1959 Upstairs and Downstairs
Parson
 1959 Friends and Neighbours
Wilf Holmes
 1959 The Ugly Duckling
Reginald
 1956-1959 Hancock's Half Hour (TV Series)
Head of Council Tree Department / Mr. Witherspoon
- The Oak Tree (1959) ... Head of Council Tree Department
- The Bequest (1956) ... Mr. Witherspoon
 1959 The 39 Steps
Lumsden
 1959 Medico (TV Movie)
Chief Steward
 1959 The Captain's Table
Burtweed
 1959 Glencannon (TV Series)
MacFidd
- The Wailing Lady of Limehouse (1959) ... MacFidd
 1958 Mad Little Island
Mumford
 1958 The Horse's Mouth
Capt. Jones
 1958 Next to No Time
Warren
 1958 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Biddle
- Cornelius (1958) ... Biddle
 1958 Ivanhoe (TV Series)
Abel
- The Weavers (1958) ... Abel
 1958 Law and Disorder
Vickery
 1958 Up the Creek
Publican
 1958 The Adventures of Robin Hood (TV Series)
Sir Louis
- Elixir of Youth (1958) ... Sir Louis
 1958 Sword of Freedom (TV Series)
Sandro
- Francesca (1958) ... Sandro
 1957 Curse of the Demon
Mr. Meek
 1957 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
- The Great City (1957)
 1957 Lucky Jim
University Porter
 1957 Light Fingers
Gates
 1957 Sailor of Fortune (TV Series)
Police Chief / Commissaire
- The Million Dollar Rose Tree (1957) ... Police Chief
- Angelina's Adventure ... Commissaire
 1957 Dangerous Youth
Hairdresser
 1957 The Ship Was Loaded
Receptionist
 1956 The Adventures of Aggie (TV Series)
Captain Hoogli / 1st Kidnapper
- Halvah (1956) ... Captain Hoogli
- Wedding in Corsica (1956) ... 1st Kidnapper
 1956 A Touch of the Sun
Herbert Hardcastle
 1956 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Richard Lovelace
- Morning Star (1956) ... Richard Lovelace
 1956 It's a Wonderful World
Professional Manager
 1956 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Samuel Diamond
- I Killed the Count (1956) ... Samuel Diamond
 1956 Charley Moon
Vicar
 1956 The March Hare
Insurance Broker
 1956 Jumping for Joy
Smithers
 1955 A Yank in Ermine
Kimp
 1955 They Can't Hang Me
Harold
 1955 Break in the Circle
Dusty
 1955 The Lyons Abroad
Captain le Grand
 1954 Aunt Clara
Alfie Pearce
 1954 Lease of Life
Journalist Foley
 1954 Dance Little Lady
Poldi
 1954 The Runaway Bus
Telephone man
 1954 Don't Blame the Stork
Jonathan
 1953 Innocents in Paris
Photographer (uncredited)
 1953 Genevieve
J. C. Callahan
 1953 The Titfield Thunderbolt
Coggett
 1952 Without the Prince (TV Movie)
Rev. Simon Peters
 1952 Penny Princess
Minister of Finance - Blacksmith
 1952 You're Only Young Twice
BBC Commentator
 1951 Another Man's Poison
Mr. Bigley
 1951 Circle of Danger
Oliver
 1951 Mister Drake's Duck
Mr. Boothby
 1950 The Body Said No!
Benton
 1950 Miss Pilgrim's Progress
Mr. Jenkins
 1948 My Brother's Keeper
1st Barber (uncredited)
 1946 This Man Is Mine (uncredited)
 1941 A Voice in the Night
Emil Fenner
 1939 The Unquiet Spirit (TV Movie)
 1938 Cornelius (TV Movie)
 1938 Doctor 'My Book' (TV Movie)
The Rev. Nicodemus Athanasius Ignatius Brown (1939 version)
Show Show Writer (5 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Playwright: "Boys in Brown" (filmed as Boys in Brown (1949)) See more »

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Trivia:

Chubby, curly-haired British character actor and playwright, as well as movie and theatre critic. Worked as a BBC correspondent during the war years, afterwards alternating comic and dramatic performances as nervously befuddled businessmen, clergy, upper-class toffs or military officers. Had a hit play with "Boys in Brown". See more »

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