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John Blythe (I) (1921–1993)

John Blythe was born on October 31, 1921 in London, England. He was an actor and writer, known for Bon Voyage (1944), This Happy Breed (1944) and Love Among the Ruins (1975). He was married to Nan Blythe. He died on November 24, 1993 in London. See full bio »

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(age 72) in London, England, UK

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 1989 The Russ Abbot Show (TV Series)
- Episode #4.8 (1989)
 1985 The Two Ronnies (TV Series)
- Episode #12.1 (1985)
 1985 Dempsey and Makepeace (TV Series)
Rose
- The Bogeyman (1985) ... Rose
 1985 The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3/4 (TV Series)
Mr. Cherry
- Episode #1.1 (1985) ... Mr. Cherry
 1985 The Bill (TV Series)
Cohen
- Burning the Books (1985) ... Cohen
 1985 The Optimist (TV Series)
- Turf Luck (1985)
 1982 Dead Ernest (TV Series)
Celebrity
- Episode #1.1 (1982) ... Celebrity
 1981 Funny Man (TV Series)
Cecil Foster
- Trumpet Voluntary (1981) ... Cecil Foster
- Letting Go (1981) ... Cecil Foster
- The Good of the Cause (1981) ... Cecil Foster
- The Keys of the Kingdom (1981) ... Cecil Foster
 1973-1981 Play for Today (TV Series)
Kamiwashi / Cooper
- Song at Twilight (1973) ... Cooper
 1980 Kelly Monteith (TV Series)
- Episode #2.5 (1980)
 1974-1978 Sykes (TV Series)
Mr. Harbottle / Car Dealer
- Picket Line (1978) ... Mr. Harbottle
- Two Birthdays (1974) ... Car Dealer
 1976 The Ups and Downs of a Handyman
Farmer Elgin
 1976 Keep It Up Downstairs
Francis Dureneck
 1976 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series)
Barton
- Practical Experience (1976) ... Barton
 1976 Rock Follies (TV Series)
Sheldon Markie
- The Show Business (1976) ... Sheldon Markie
 1975 Poldark (TV Series)
Const. Vage
- Episode #1.12 (1975) ... Const. Vage
 1974-1975 Softly Softly: Task Force (TV Series)
Ronald Reynolds / Jack Thompson
- On Call (1975) ... Ronald Reynolds
- See What You've Done (1974) ... Jack Thompson
 1975 Quiller (TV Series)
Hunter
- The Thin Red Line (1975) ... Hunter
 1975 Looking for Clancy (TV Series)
Ted Shatto
- Episode #1.5 (1975) ... Ted Shatto
- Episode #1.4 (1975) ... Ted Shatto
- Episode #1.2 (1975) ... Ted Shatto
- Episode #1.1 (1975) ... Ted Shatto
 1975 Love Among the Ruins (TV Movie)
Tipstall
 1974 Roberts Robots (TV Series)
Interviewer
- Rampaging Robots (1974) ... Interviewer
 1974 The Dick Emery Show (TV Series)
- Episode #13.2 (1974)
 1973-1974 Crown Court (TV Series)
Frank Tyler / Thomas Seed
- Triangle: Part 1 (1974) ... Thomas Seed
- The Death of Dracula: Part 3 (1973) ... Frank Tyler
- The Death of Dracula: Part 2 (1973) ... Frank Tyler
- The Death of Dracula: Part 1 (1973) ... Frank Tyler
 1973 Ooh La La! (TV Series)
Casagne
- A-Hunting We Will Go (1973) ... Casagne
 1972 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
Wyke
- The Magistrate (1972) ... Wyke
 1972 Jackanory Playhouse (TV Series)
Joe
- No Experience Necessary (1972) ... Joe
 1972 The Fenn Street Gang (TV Series)
Harvey
- Smart Lad Wanted (1972) ... Harvey
 1963-1972 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Roger / Promoter / Jack Fisher / ...
- Time Out (1972) ... Roger
- The Fighter (1971) ... Promoter
- The Accident (1966) ... Jack Fisher
- The Root of All Evil (1964) ... Sammy Butler
- The Fire Raiser (1964) ... Lewis Cass
 1972 Sez Les (TV Series)
- Episode #5.4 (1972)
- Episode #5.2 (1972)
 1972 Doctor in Charge (TV Series)
Nobby Watts
- The Long, Long Night (1972) ... Nobby Watts
 1971 From a Bird's Eye View (TV Series)
Wolf Passenger
- The Hate-In (1971) ... Wolf Passenger
 1968 Ukridge (TV Series)
Joe
- The Dog College (1968) ... Joe
 1967 Mickey Dunne (TV Series)
Andy
- Come on In, the Water's Fine (1967) ... Andy
 1967 Write a Play (TV Series)
 1965 Our Man at St. Mark's (TV Series)
Morris
- The Invader (1965) ... Morris
 1965 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Jimmy the Gent / Greenway / Security guard
- 3 Clear Sundays (1965) ... Jimmy the Gent
- The Confidence Course (1965) ... Greenway
- A Tap on the Shoulder (1965) ... Security guard
 1964 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Martin
- The Point of Death (1964) ... Martin
 1963 A Stitch in Time
Dale, Press Photographer.
 1963 The V.I.P.s
Barman (uncredited)
 1963 Best of Friends (TV Series)
- Jack in the Box (1963)
 1962 On the Beat
Chauffeur (uncredited)
 1962 Jailbreak
Slim
 1961 The Devil's Daffodil
Mann am Spielautomat (uncredited)
 1961 No Love for Johnnie
Pub Customer (uncredited)
 1960 Foxhole in Cairo
1st Barman
 1959 Musical Playhouse (TV Series)
News editor
- A Sparrow in Fleet Street (1959) ... News editor
 1959 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Solly Everton
- Notes for a Love Song (1959) ... Solly Everton
 1959 Hancock's Half Hour (TV Series)
 1959 The Vise (TV Series)
Willis
- The Big Stone (1959) ... Willis
 1958 Murder Bag (TV Series)
Chick Thief
- Case 24 (1958) ... Chick Thief
 1956 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Joe Connor
- The Terror (1956) ... Joe Connor
 1956 Before Your Very Eyes (TV Series)
- Episode #4.6 (1956)
 1956 Doublecross
Fred Trewin
 1956 They Never Learn
Frankie
 1955 Rum Punch (TV Movie)
 1955 The Cockleshell Heroes
Maurice - Mrs. Ruddock's Lodger (uncredited)
 1955 Are Husbands Really Necessary? (TV Series)
 1955 As Long as They're Happy
Orchestra Leader (uncredited)
 1954 The Gay Dog
Peter Nightingale
 1954 Meet Mr. Malcolm
Carrington-Phelps
 1953 White Fire
Dave Leary
 1953 It's a Grand Life
Pvt. Philip Green
 1953 Out of the Bandbox (Short)
 1952 The Frightened Man
Maxie
 1951 Worm's Eye View
Duke
 1949 Diamond City
Izzy Cohen
 1949 A Boy, a Girl and a Bike
Frank Martin
 1948 Lost Daughter
Johnnie
 1948 Good-Time Girl
Art Moody
 1948 River Patrol
Robby
 1948 Easy Money
2nd Waiter (uncredited)
 1947 Holiday Camp
Steve
 1947 Dear Murderer
Ernie
 1947 Crime Reporter (Short)
Crime Reporter
 1944 Bon Voyage (Short)
RAF Sgt. John Dougall
 1944 This Happy Breed
Reg Gibbons
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Show Show Self (1 credit)

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He acted in Guy Bolton and Jerome Kern's musical, "Very Good Eddie", at the Piccadilly Theatre in London, England with Gita Denise, Mary Barrett, Prue Clarke, Richard Freeman and Nigel Williams in the cast. Bill Gile was the director.
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Trivia:

British supporting actor. Entered films as a stagehand at the age of sixteen. In films from 1944, he often played small-time grifters or fast-talking guys out to make a fast buck. During the 50's, he was active promoting advertising magazines on television. See more »

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Scorpio

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