He acted in H.J. Byron's play, "Ali Baba or The Thirty-Nine Thieves," adapted by Hattie Jacques and Joan Sterndale Bennett in a pantomime production at the Players Theatre in London, England with Hattie Jacques, D. Anderson and J. Holman in the cast. Don Gemmell was director.
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 ...