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Van Boolen (1896–1974)

Van Boolen was born on July 2, 1896 in Bethnal Green, London, England as Eliazar Reuben Van Boolen. He was an actor, known for BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950), Pickup Alley (1957) and Return to the Lost Planet (1955). He died in 1974 in Stepney, London. See full bio »

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Known For

BBC Sunday-Night Theatre
BBC Sunday-Night Theatre Barman / Mordecai
(1954-1955)
Pickup Alley
Pickup Alley Luggage clerk
(1957)
Return to the Lost Planet
Return to the Lost Planet Prof. Hermanoff
(1955)
The Quatermass Experiment
(1953)

Filmography

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 1966 King of the River (TV Series)
Barton
- Sling Your Hook (1966) ... Barton
 1964 The Four Seasons of Rosie Carr (TV Mini-Series)
Peter Colletta
- Summer in Matlock Street (1964) ... Peter Colletta
 1963 Compact (TV Series)
Taxi Driver
- The Reluctant Heroine (1963) ... Taxi Driver
- Power Play (1963) ... Taxi Driver
 1960-1963 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Gleeson / Kirpaty
- Freya of the Seven Isles (1963) ... Mr. Gleeson
 1962 Studio 4 (TV Series)
Weiner
- The Cross and the Arrow (1962) ... Weiner
 1961 The Attorney-General (TV Movie)
A Gaoler
 1960 Citizen James (TV Series)
- The Raffle (1960)
 1960 Whack-O! (TV Series)
Head Waiter
- The Pools (1960) ... Head Waiter
 1960 An Arabian Night (TV Movie)
 1960 The Men from Room 13 (TV Series)
Man In Car
- The Man Who Lost His Trousers: Part 2 (1960) ... Man In Car
 1959 Charlesworth (TV Series)
Second Spiv
- The Prodigal Daughter (1959) ... Second Spiv
 1959 The Widow of Bath (TV Series)
Castros
- Episode #1.6 (1959) ... Castros
 1959 World Theatre (TV Mini-Series)
1st Protestant soldier
- Mother Courage and Her Children (1959) ... 1st Protestant soldier
 1959 The Navy Lark
Fred
 1958 Quatermass and the Pit (TV Mini-Series)
Truck Driver
- The Halfmen (1958) ... Truck Driver
 1958 A Question of Adultery
Spanish Peasant
 1958 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Auctioneer
- Emperor Jones (1958) ... Auctioneer
 1957 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
- Anna Christie (1957)
 1957 The Long Haul
Driver Bill (uncredited)
 1957 Anna Christie (TV Movie)
 1957 Date with Disaster
Night Watchman
 1957 The Grove Family (TV Series)
Second Barrow Boy
- The Missing Masterpiece (1957) ... Second Barrow Boy
 1957 Pickup Alley
Luggage clerk
 1956 The Scarlet Pimpernel (TV Series)
1st Citizen
- Antoine & Antoinette (1956) ... 1st Citizen
 1956 Here's Archie (TV Movie)
Skating manager
 1956 The Secret Tent
Desk Sergeant (Night)
 1956 Lilli Palmer Theatre (TV Series)
Sergeant Cook
- The Colonel (1956) ... Sergeant Cook
 1956 Escape from the Iron Curtain (as J. van Boolen)
 1955 Miss Patterson (TV Movie)
Signor Bolsoni
 1954-1955 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Mordecai / Barman
- Family Portrait (1955) ... Mordecai
- Nineteen Eighty-Four (1954) ... Barman
 1955 Return to the Lost Planet (TV Series)
Prof. Hermanoff
- The Roaring Torrent (1955) ... Prof. Hermanoff
- The Electronome (1955) ... Prof. Hermanoff
- The Secret City (1955) ... Prof. Hermanoff
- The Underground Cavern (1955) ... Prof. Hermanoff
- The Crystal Sand (1955) ... Prof. Hermanoff
 1954 The Lost Planet (TV Series)
Hermanoff
- Through Corridors of Space (1954) ... Hermanoff
- The Creeping Mist (1954) ... Hermanoff
 1953 The Quatermass Experiment (TV Series)
Len Matthews
- Contact Has Been Established (1953) ... Len Matthews
 1953 Decameron Nights
Captain
 1950 The Cruise of the Toytown Belle (TV Movie)
The cannibal chief
 1950 Seven Days to Noon
Bit Part (uncredited)
 1947 The Green Pack (TV Movie)
 1947 Larry the Lamb (TV Movie)
Cannibal Chief
 1947 Crime Reporter (Short)
Black Marketeer
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