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Erik Chitty (1907–1977)

Erik Chitty was born on July 8, 1907 in Dover, Kent, England. He was an actor, known for Doctor Zhivago (1965), Please Sir! (1968) and A Bridge Too Far (1977). He was married to Bevan, Hester. He died on July 22, 1977 in London, England. See full bio »

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(age 70) in London, England, UK

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 1977 A Bridge Too Far
Organist
 1977 Raffles (TV Series)
Dodson
- Home Affairs (1977) ... Dodson
 1977 Jabberwocky
2nd Door Opener / Servant (uncredited)
 1977 Hazlitt in Love (TV Movie)
Goldsmith
 1976 The Seven-Per-Cent Solution
The Butler
 1973-1976 The Goodies (TV Series)
Eye Witness / The Second Judge / The Butler
- Goodies in the Nick (1974) ... Eye Witness / The Second Judge
- A Hunting We Will Go (1973) ... The Butler
 1976 The Dick Emery Show (TV Series)
 1976 The Dick Emery Show (TV Series)
- Episode #15.3 (1976)
 1976 The Bawdy Adventures of Tom Jones
Sam (uncredited)
 1969-1976 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
Treisure / Ferapont / Phipps
- Loyalties (1976) ... Treisure
- An Ideal Husband (1969) ... Phipps
 1976 Happy Ever After (TV Series)
Mr. Calthrop
- Old Folks' Party (1976) ... Mr. Calthrop
 1975 One of Our Dinosaurs Is Missing
Museum Guard
 1975 Village Hall (TV Series)
Mr. Memory Lane
- Silver Threads (1975) ... Mr. Memory Lane
 1975 Churchill's People (TV Series)
Dr. Ezekiel Hopkins
- The Derry Boys (1975) ... Dr. Ezekiel Hopkins
 1975 Man About the House (TV Series)
Magistrate
- One for the Road (1975) ... Magistrate
 1975 Not on Your Nellie (TV Series)
Doctor
- The Lady with the Lamp (1975) ... Doctor
 1975 The Venturers (TV Series)
Mr. Haversham
- Gilt Edged (1975) ... Mr. Haversham
 1970-1974 Dad's Army (TV Series)
Mr. Clerk / Mr. Sedgewick
- Gorilla Warfare (1974) ... Mr. Clerk
- Boots, Boots, Boots (1970) ... Mr. Sedgewick
 1974 Great Expectations (TV Movie)
Old Man
 1974 Billy Liar (TV Series)
Mr. Honeysett
- Billy and the Food of Love (1974) ... Mr. Honeysett
 1974 Fall of Eagles (TV Mini-Series)
Hertling
- End Game (1974) ... Hertling
- The Secret War (1974) ... Hertling
 1974 Crown Court (TV Series)
Gerard Yates
- Vermin: Part 1 (1974) ... Gerard Yates
 1973 The Flying Sorcerer
Sir Roger
 1973 Going Dutch
Mr. Molenaar
 1973 Heil Caesar! (TV Series)
Caius Ligartius
- Murder of a President (1973) ... Caius Ligartius
 1973 Sykes (TV Series)
- Fancy Dress (1973)
 1973 Casanova '73 (TV Series)
Sportsmaster
- Episode #1.2 (1973) ... Sportsmaster
 1973 Ooh La La! (TV Series)
Gerome
- Paying the Piper (1973) ... Gerome
 1973 The Vault of Horror
Old Waiter (segment 1 "Midnight Mess")
 1973 War & Peace (TV Mini-Series)
Gerasim
- The Road to Life (1973) ... Gerasim
- Moscow! (1973) ... Gerasim
 1972 The Amazing Mr. Blunden
Mr. Claverton
 1972 Lollipop (TV Series)
Dr.English
- Its Only Natural Gas (1972) ... Dr.English
 1968-1972 Please Sir! (TV Series)
Mr. Smith
- The Fixer (1972) ... Mr. Smith
- The Price War (1972) ... Mr. Smith
- Cup Fever (1972) ... Mr. Smith
 1971 The Stalls of Barchester (TV Movie)
Priest
 1971 The Fenn Street Gang (TV Series)
Mr. Smith
- Rough Justice (1971) ... Mr. Smith
 1971 Shirley's World (TV Series)
Commissionaire
- The Berkley Club Caper (1971) ... Commissionaire
 1971 The Statue
Mouser
 1971 Lust for a Vampire
Proffessor Herz (as Eric Chitty)
 1971 Mr Tumbleweed (TV Movie)
Art gallery attendant
 1970 The Railway Children
Photographer
 1970 Play for Today (TV Series)
Mr. Cawser
- Angels Are So Few (1970) ... Mr. Cawser
 1970 Song of Norway
Helsted
 1970 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Maitre Gaspard
- Act of Separation (1970) ... Maitre Gaspard
 1970 Wicked Women (TV Series)
Puget
- Madeleine Jury (1970) ... Puget
 1970 Doomwatch (TV Series)
Old Man
- Project Sahara (1970) ... Old Man
 1970 Lola
Lawyer's Elderly Client
 1969 A Nice Girl Like Me
Vicar
 1969 Arthur! Arthur!
Uncle Ratty
 1969 Strange Report (TV Series)
Keymaker
 1969 A Handful of Thieves (TV Mini-Series)
Old Puffer
 1969 Pickwick (TV Movie)
Judge
 1965-1969 Out of the Unknown (TV Series)
Thool / Dr. Hammond / Bernard
- The Naked Sun (1969) ... Thool
- The World in Silence (1966) ... Dr. Hammond
- Andover and the Android (1965) ... Bernard
 1969 The Possessed (TV Mini-Series)
Governor Ossip
- The Sins of Others (1969) ... Governor Ossip
 1968 The Root of All Evil? (TV Series)
Herr Waldemar
- West of Eden (1968) ... Herr Waldemar
 1968 The £1,000,000 Bank Note (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Brown
 1968 Knock Three Times (TV Series)
Grandad / King
- The Other Side of the Tree (1968) ... Grandad / King
 1968 Detective (TV Series)
Dr. Haunt
 1968 Virgin of the Secret Service (TV Series)
Kalipha of Akba
- The Great Ring of Akba (1968) ... Kalipha of Akba
 1967 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Old Bailey Judge
- An Officer of the Court (1967) ... Old Bailey Judge
 1967 Bedazzled
Seed - Sir Stanley Moon's Butler (uncredited)
 1967 The Pilgrim's Progress (TV Series)
Man in Cage / Formalist / Prisoner / ...
- Episode #1.3 (1967) ... Envy / Man in Cage
- Episode #1.2 (1967) ... Pope / Formalist / Preacher / ...
- Episode #1.1 (1967) ... Formalist / Man in Cage / Prisoner
 1967 The World of Wooster (TV Series)
Mr. Anstruther
- Jeeves and the Love That Purifies (1967) ... Mr. Anstruther
 1967 Angel Pavement (TV Series)
Benenden
- Up and Up (1967) ... Benenden
- They Arrive (1967) ... Benenden
 1967 Casino Royale
Sir James Bond's Butler (uncredited)
 1967 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
Mr. Aylwood
- An Absolute Treasure (1967) ... Mr. Aylwood
 1967 Adam Adamant Lives! (TV Series)
Critchley
- The Survivors (1967) ... Critchley
 1967 Sword of Honour (TV Series)
Job
- Officers and Gentlemen (1967) ... Job
 1964-1967 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
Job / General Ffoliott
- Parade's End #1: Some Do Not (1964) ... General Ffoliott
 1967 Ouch! (Short)
Vicar
 1966 King of the River (TV Series)
Captain Dan Farley
- Sling Your Hook (1966) ... Captain Dan Farley
 1966 Our Man at St. Mark's (TV Series)
Mr. Andrews
- Holy Yo-Yo (1966) ... Mr. Andrews
 1966 A Farewell to Arms (TV Mini-Series)
Waiter
- Like Saying Goodbye to a Statue (1966) ... Waiter
- We Knew the Summer Was Gone (1966) ... Waiter
 1965 Doctor Zhivago
Old Soldier
 1965 Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
Waiter
- The Bruce-Partington Plans (1965) ... Waiter
 1965 The Worker (TV Series)
Mr Corby
- The Mechanics of Piecework (1965) ... Mr Corby
 1965 Secret Agent (TV Series)
Butler
- Such Men Are Dangerous (1965) ... Butler
 1964 Thursday Theatre (TV Series)
Station waiter
- Point of Departure (1964) ... Station waiter
 1964 The Massingham Affair (TV Series)
Mr. Rees
 1964 The Valiant Varneys (TV Series)
- Episode #1.7 (1964)
 1964 The Horror of It All
Grandpa Marley
 1964 First Men in the Moon
Gibbs, Cavor's Hired Man (uncredited)
 1964 Sykes and A... (TV Series)
- Sykes and a Box (1964)
 1961-1964 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Lord Mulligan / Commander Winter
- Camino Real (1964) ... Lord Mulligan
- The Paper Palace (1961) ... Commander Winter
 1963 Maupassant (TV Series)
Savon
- The Inheritance (1963) ... Savon
 1963 Bud (TV Series)
Chief magistrate
- Never Put Your Shirt on a Horse, Even If It Fits (1963) ... Chief magistrate
 1963 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Charlie Tyson
- All Dead and Buried (1963) ... Charlie Tyson
 1963 The Victorians (TV Mini-Series)
Jessop
- Still Waters Run Deep (1963) ... Jessop
 1963 Ghost Squad (TV Series)
Hans Delarge
- The Man with the Delicate Hands (1963) ... Hans Delarge
 1963 The Bergonzi Hand (TV Movie)
Chairman of Trustees
 1957-1963 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Bert / Nightwatchman / Tosh
- Trail of a Gun (1963) ... Bert
- All Buttoned Up (1958) ... Nightwatchman
- The Nelson Touch (1957) ... Tosh
 1962 Drama 61-67 (TV Series)
Mr. West
- Drama '62: A Chance in Life (1962) ... Mr. West
 1961 Follow That Man
Doctor
 1960-1961 Emergency-Ward 10 (TV Series)
Ignatius Small
- Episode #1.494 (1961) ... Ignatius Small
- Episode #1.493 (1961) ... Ignatius Small
- Episode #1.491 (1961) ... Ignatius Small
- Episode #1.461 (1961) ... Ignatius Small
- Episode #1.355 (1960) ... Ignatius Small
 1961 Echo Four Two (TV Series)
1st Porter
- Bag & Baggage (1961) ... 1st Porter
 1961 Roommates
Elderly Man at Concert
 1961 Boyd Q.C. (TV Series)
Mr. Prendergast
- Findings Keepings (1961) ... Mr. Prendergast
 1961 If the Crown Fits (TV Series)
Stevens the Footman
- Royal Divorce (1961) ... Stevens the Footman
- The Ballet (1961) ... Stevens the Footman
- Peppercorn Rent (1961) ... Stevens the Footman
- Gambling (1961) ... Stevens the Footman
- Kythos (1961) ... Stevens the Footman
 1961 Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond (TV Series)
Tattoo Artist
- The Face (1961) ... Tattoo Artist
 1961 The Arthur Askey Show (TV Series)
 1960 Maigret (TV Series)
Hotel Clerk
- Liberty Bar (1960) ... Hotel Clerk
 1960 The Strange World of Gurney Slade (TV Series)
Clerk of Court
- Episode #1.4 (1960) ... Clerk of Court
 1960 Not a Hope in Hell
Joe
 1960 Arthur's Treasured Volumes (TV Series)
Duke of Bellfoot
- The Curse of the Bellfoots (1960) ... Duke of Bellfoot
 1960 The Day They Robbed the Bank of England
Gudgeon (uncredited)
 1960 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Series)
Fyodor
 1960 Zoo Baby
Vulture man
 1958-1959 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Waiter / Grandpapa / Hauck-Schendorf
- The Advocate (1959) ... Waiter
- The Midnight Family (1959) ... Grandpapa
- The Macropulos Secret (1958) ... Hauck-Schendorf
 1959 Saturday Playhouse (TV Series)
Mr. Reedy
- Bed and Breakfast (1959) ... Mr. Reedy
 1950-1959 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Cinquemani / Weltje / The Dealer / ...
- The Lass of Richmond Hill (1957) ... Weltje
- Markheim (1952) ... The Dealer
- The Skin Game (1951) ... Mr. Blinkard
 1959 The Adventures of Brigadier Wellington-Bull (TV Series)
Club chairman
- A Clubbable Man (1959) ... Club chairman
 1959 Left Right and Centre
Deputy returning officer (as Eric Chitty)
 1959 Volpone (TV Movie)
Corbaccio
 1959 William Tell (TV Series)
Klein
- Castle of Fear (1959) ... Klein
 1959 The Last Chronicle of Barset (TV Series)
George, the waiter
- The Arabins Return to Barchester (1959) ... George, the waiter
- Mr. Toogood Travels Professionally (1959) ... George, the waiter
 1958 The Common Room (TV Series)
Art dealer
- That Great Artist Bisoni (1958) ... Art dealer
 1957 Mister Charlesworth (TV Series)
Mr. Gilby
- Mink Is Where You Find It (1957) ... Mr. Gilby
 1957 After the Ball
Waiter
 1957 Mr. Bowling Buys a Newspaper (TV Movie)
Mr. Cooker
 1957 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Masters
- The King of Iceland (1957) ... Masters
 1956 London Playhouse (TV Series)
- The Black Judge (1956)
 1953-1956 Rheingold Theatre (TV Series)
George / Mr. Gong
- Mister Purley's Profession (1956) ... George (as Eric Chitty)
- Lowland Fling (1953) ... Mr. Gong
 1955 Windfall (uncredited)
 1955 Billy Bunter of Greyfriars School (TV Series)
Railway porter
- Bunter on the Run (1955) ... Railway porter
 1955 Footsteps in the Fog
Hedges (as Eric Chitty)
 1955 The Stateless Man (Short)
Fingerprint Man (uncredited)
 1955 Raising a Riot
Mr. Buttons (uncredited)
 1954 The Three Musketeers (TV Series)
Jeweller
- The Queen's Diamonds (1954) ... Jeweller
 1954 Time Is My Enemy
Ballistics Expert
 1954 John Wesley
Trustee of Georgia
 1954 There's Always a Better Way: Views on Trial (Short)
Sterling Silver
 1953 The Great Detective (TV Series)
Gubbins, the gardener
 1953 Your Favorite Story (TV Series)
 1952 Temple Folly (TV Movie)
Peters
 1951 Circle of Danger
Boxoffice Clerk (uncredited)
 1951 Captain Carvallo (TV Movie)
Caspar Darde
 1950 Mr. Bowling Buys a Newspaper (TV Movie)
Mr. Cooker
 1950 Assassin for Hire (TV Movie)
Det. Sgt. Stott
 1950 Chance of a Lifetime
Silas Pike
 1950 Eye Witness
Judge's Clerk
 1950 The Whole World Over (TV Movie)
Stepan Cheezov
 1949 Myself a Stranger (TV Movie)
Hercules de Soysa
 1949 The Ghost of Monsieur Tronjolly (TV Movie)
The Golden Hand Landlord
 1949 All Over the Town
Frobisher
 1949 Forbidden
Schofield
 1948 Oliver Twist
Workhouse Board Member (uncredited)
 1948 I Killed the Count (TV Movie)
Martin
 1946 Alice in Wonderland (TV Short)
White Rabbit
 1946 Two Gentlemen of Soho (TV Movie)
Waiter
 1940 Blackout
Cloakroom Attendant (uncredited)
 1939 The Day Is Gone (TV Movie)
Radio Announcer (voice)
 1939 The Advantages of Paternity (TV Movie)
Brunov
 1939 Annajanska, the Bolshevik Empress (TV Movie)
Stammfest
 1939 Katharine and Petruchio (TV Movie)
A Tailor
 1939 The Unquiet Spirit (TV Movie)
 1939 The Tempest (TV Movie)
Boatswain
 1938 The White Chateau (TV Movie)
 1938 Cast Up by the Sea (TV Movie)
 1938 Julius Caesar (TV Movie)
Cinna
 1938 The Rivals (TV Movie)
Bob Acres
 1938 The Marvellous History of St. Bernard (TV Movie)
Menthon the Herald
 1938 Henry IV (TV Movie)
Valet
 1937 James Simpson (TV Short)
Dr. Duncan (as Eric Chitty)
 1937 Pyramus and Thisbe (TV Movie)
Snout
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He acted in Richard Besoyan's musical, "Little Mary Sunshine," at the Grand Theatre in Wolverhampton, England with Patricia Routledge, Bernard Cribbins, Joyce Blair, Terence Cooper, and Gita Denise in the cast. See more »

Alternate Names:

Eric Chitty

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Diminutive, worried-looking character actor and dedicated genealogist, the son of a flour miller. Erik studied law at Dover College and Jesus College, Cambridge, and later trained for acting at RADA. During World War II, he served as a sergeant with the Eighth Army in Italy and Egypt. From the mid-1930's, he appeared primarily on television, often in bumbling or owlish roles. He was seen to best ... See more »

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