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Richard Bird (I) (1895–1979)

Richard Bird was born on April 4, 1895 in Liverpool, England as George Bird. He was an actor and director, known for Chamber of Horrors (1940), The Halfway House (1944) and Men of Ireland (1938). He was married to Joyce Barbour. He died in December 1979 in Northwood, London, England. See full bio »

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Known For

Chamber of Horrors
Chamber of Horrors Det. Inspector Sneed
The Halfway House
The Halfway House Sqn. Ldr. French
Men of Ireland
Men of Ireland Director
Mimi Colline


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 1969 Public Eye (TV Series)
- Case for the Defence (1969) ... Jackson
 1964 Detective (TV Series)
Seth Crabtree
- A Connoisseur's Case (1964) ... Seth Crabtree
 1962-1963 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre (TV Series)
Fox / Ted Cupps
- Return to Sender (1963) ... Fox
- Death Trap (1962) ... Ted Cupps
 1963 Return to Sender
 1962 Probation Officer (TV Series)
Mr Nathan
- Episode #4.4 (1962) ... Mr Nathan
 1962 The Secret Thread (TV Movie)
 1962 Crying Down the Lane (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.3 (1962) ... Charley
 1962 Death Trap
Ted Cupps
 1958 Ivanhoe (TV Series)
Sir Jocelyn
- Arms and the Women (1958) ... Sir Jocelyn
 1949 Forbidden
 1944 Don't Take It to Heart!
Ghost / Arthur
 1944 The Halfway House
Sqn. Ldr. French
 1943 I'll Walk Beside You
John Brent
 1940 Chamber of Horrors
Det. Inspector Sneed
 1937 Bulldog Drummond at Bay
 1936 Sensation
Henry Beicher
 1935 The Crouching Beast
Nigel Druce
 1935 Night Mail
 1935 Regal Cavalcade
Drinker (uncredited)
 1935 Mimi
 1934 What Happened Then?
Peter Bromley
 1934 The Great Defender
Eric Hammond
 1934 The Warren Case
Louis Bevan
 1933 The Right to Live
Richard Fulton
 1932 Edgar Wallace's White Face the Fiend
Donald Bateman
 1932 A Letter of Warning (Short)
Eric WAterlow
 1932 Nine Till Six
Jimmie Pennarth
 1932 The Water Gipsies
 1932 Impromptu (Short)
 1931 Number, Please (Short)
 1931 Tilly of Bloomsbury
Dick Mainwaring
 1931 The Professional Guest (Short)
The Guest
Show Show Director (11 credits)
Show Show Producer (1 credit)

Personal Details

Other Works:

(11/23/25-2/26) Stage: Appeared in Arnold Ridley's play, "The Ghost Train", at the St. Martin's Theatre in London, England, with Caleb Porter, Mary Clare, Edith Saville, G.H. Mulcaster, Gladys Ffolliott, Basil Howes, Edna Davies, Neville Brook and Vincent Holman in the cast. See more »

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Dick Bird

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Amiable British supporting actor, on stage from 1917 with the Liverpool Repertory Company. On the screen often appeared in middle-aged comedy roles.

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