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Kenneth Connor (I) (1918–1993)


The son of a naval officer who ran what were called "concert parties", Kenneth Connor made his stage debut at age two, and by 11 was performing in both a solo act and a doubles act with his brother in various revue shows. He later decided to become a serious actor rather than just a revue performer, and attended a professional music and drama ... See full bio »

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Known For

'Allo 'Allo!
'Allo 'Allo! Monsieur Alfonse
(1984-1992)
Torchy, the Battery Boy
Torchy, the Battery Boy Mr. Bumble-Drop / King Dithers / Pilliwig / Pollikan Bird / Whirly / Bogey Meanymouth / Daffy / Man in the Moon / Bobby / Pongo / Gillygolly / Mr. Bumbledrop / (credit only)
(1960-1961)
Carry on Nurse
Carry on Nurse Bernie Bishop
(1959)
Carry on Teacher
Carry on Teacher Gregory Adams
(1959)

Filmography

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 1990 You Rang, M'Lord? (TV Series)
Professor Heinrich Van Manheim
- Labour or Love (1990) ... Professor Heinrich Van Manheim
 1990 Made in Heaven (TV Series)
Harry Ingrams
- Best of Enemies (1990) ... Harry Ingrams
 1989 Sir Norbert Smith, a Life (TV Movie)
Greenham officer
 1986-1988 Hi-de-Hi! (TV Series)
Sammy / Sammy Morris
- The Wind of Change (1988) ... Sammy
- Wedding Bells (1988) ... Sammy
- Let Them Eat Cake (1988) ... Sammy
- The Perils of Peggy (1988) ... Sammy
- Marry Go Round (1988) ... Sammy
 1987 Black Adder the Third (TV Series)
Mossop, thespian
- Sense and Senility (1987) ... Mossop, thespian (as Mr. Kenneth Connor)
 1986 That's My Boy (TV Series)
Robert Taylor
- Something to Love (1986) ... Robert Taylor
 1984 Aladdin and the Forty Thieves (TV Movie)
Abdul
 1982 East Lynne (TV Movie)
Mr Dill
 1980 Frankie Howerd Reveals All (TV Movie)
 1978 Carry on Emmannuelle
Leyland / voice of Harry Hernia
 1976 Rentaghost (TV Series)
Whatsisname Smith (1983-1984)
 1975 Carry on Laughing! (TV Series)
Punter / Sir Harry / King Arthur / ...
- Lamp-Posts of the Empire (1975) ... Stanley
- Who Needs Kitchener? (1975) ... Sir Harry
- And in My Lady's Chamber (1975) ... Sir Harry
 1973 Carry on Christmas (TV Movie)
Mr. Sibley / Anthro Pod / Bishop / ...
 1972 Carry on Christmas: Carry on Stuffing (TV Movie)
Club Chairman / Lt. Bangham / Insp. Knocker / ...
 1972 Sez Les (TV Series)
- Episode #4.2 (1972)
 1972 The Kenneth Connor Show (TV Series)
Various
 1971 All This, and Christmas Too! (TV Movie)
Willie Beattie
 1970-1971 On the House (TV Series)
Gussie Sissons
- Are You Giving Me the Business? (1971) ... Gussie Sissons
- The Wettest Day of the Year (1971) ... Gussie Sissons
- Take Me to Your Leader (1971) ... Gussie Sissons
- Treasure Trove (1971) ... Gussie Sissons
 1970 Carry on Again Christmas (TV Movie)
Dr. Livershake
 1969 Rhubarb (Short)
Mr. Rhubarb
 1969 According to Dora (TV Series)
Various
- Episode #2.7 (1969) ... Various
 1969 The Jimmy Logan Show (TV Series)
- Episode #1.4 (1969)
 1967 The Cuckoo Patrol
Wick
 1966-1967 Room at the Bottom (TV Series)
Gus Fogg
- Episode #1.7 (1967) ... Gus Fogg
- Episode #1.6 (1967) ... Gus Fogg
- Episode #1.5 (1967) ... Gus Fogg
- Episode #1.4 (1967) ... Gus Fogg
- Episode #1.3 (1967) ... Gus Fogg
 1967 That's Show Business (TV Movie)
 1966 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
Gus Fogg
 1965 A Slight Case of... (TV Series)
Mr. Coker
- Opium (1965) ... Mr. Coker
 1965 Spare a Copper (TV Series)
PC Albert Hereward Lamp
 1965 A World of Comedy (TV Mini-Series)
Voice only - role unknown
- The Enormous Ear (1965) ... Voice only - role unknown
 1964 Ninety Years On (TV Movie)
Performer
 1964 Do Be Careful Boys (voice)
 1964 How to Be an Alien (TV Series)
- Courtship (1964) ... (voice)
 1963 Boyd Q.C. (TV Series)
Bajendra Singh
- What the Eye Doesn't See (1963) ... Bajendra Singh
 1963 Comedy Four (TV Series)
Corporal Rust
- Fit for Heroes (1963) ... Corporal Rust
 1963 Carry on Cabby
Ted Watson
 1961 No Place Like Homicide!
Ernie Broughton
 1961 Nearly a Nasty Accident
AC 2 Alexander Wood
 1961 A Weekend with Lulu
British Tourist
 1961 Carry on Regardless
Sam Twist
 1961 His and Hers
Harold
 1960-1961 Torchy, the Battery Boy (TV Series)
Mr. Bumble-Drop / Pilliwig / King Dithers / ...
- A New Suit for Pilliwig (1961) ... Mr. Bumbledrop / Pilliwig / King Dithers (voice)
- The Obstinate Donkey (1961) ... King Dithers / Pollikan Bird / Daffy / ... (voice)
- Pom-Pom Gets the Hiccups (1961) ... Mr. Bumbledrop / Whirly (voice)
- Flopsy Goes on a Picnic (1960) ... (credit only) (voice)
- Torchy's Birthday (1960) ... Pilliwig / Mr. Bumble-Drop / King Dithers / ... (voice)
 1960 Four Feather Falls (TV Series)
Dusty the Dog / Pedro the Bandit / Rocky the Horse / ...
- Happy Birthday (1960) ... Rocky / Dusty / Pedro (voice)
- Fancy Shooting (1960) ... Rocky / Dusty / Pedro (voice)
- Kidnapped (1960) ... Dusty the Dog / Rocky the Horse / Pedro the Bandit / ... (voice)
- Dusty Becomes Deputy (1960) ... Dusty the Dog / Rocky the Horse / Pedro the Bandit / ... (voice)
- Gunrunners (1960) ... Dusty the Dog / Rocky the Horse / Big Chief Kalamakooya (voice)
 1960 Watch Your Stern
Ordinary Seaman Blissworth
 1960 The Four Just Men (TV Series)
Milotti
- The Man in the Royal Suite (1960) ... Milotti
 1959 Banana Bridge (Short)
 1959 King Dithers and Daffy (Short)
 1959 Torchy Gets a Surprise (Short)
 1959 Carry on Teacher
Gregory Adams
 1959 Make Mine a Million
Anxious husband
 1958 Dick Whittington and His Cat (TV Movie)
Mate
 1958 A Christmas Night with the Stars (TV Series)
In performance with Ted Ray
- Episode dated 25 December 1958 (1958) ... In performance with Ted Ray
 1958 Carry On Sergeant
Horace Strong
 1958 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Nat
- Poet's Corner (1958) ... Nat
 1958 My Pal Bob (TV Series)
- Episode #2.4 (1958)
- Episode #2.3 (1958)
 1958 Davy
Herbie
 1957 Pantomania: Babes in the Wood (TV Movie)
School Inspector / Lawyer
 1956 Son of Fred (TV Series)
Various / Various Characters
- Episode #1.5 (1956) ... Various
- Episode #1.1 (1956) ... Various Characters
 1956 The Charlie Farnsbarns Show (TV Series)
 1956 A Show Called Fred (TV Series)
Various Characters
- Episode #1.5 (1956) ... Various Characters
- Episode #1.4 (1956) ... Various Characters
- Episode #1.3 (1956) ... Various Characters
- Episode #1.2 (1956) ... Various Characters
- Episode #1.1 (1956) ... Various Characters
 1956 The Idiot Weekly, Price 2d (TV Series)
Various Characters
- Episode #1.6 (1956) ... Various Characters
- Episode #1.1 (1956) ... Various Characters
 1955-1956 Emney Enterprises (TV Series)
- Episode #2.12 (1956)
- Episode #2.11 (1956)
- Episode #2.10 (1956)
- Episode #2.9 (1956)
- Episode #2.8 (1955)
 1955 The Ladykillers
Cab Driver (uncredited)
 1955 Will O' the Gris (TV Movie) (voice)
 1955 The Farmer's Wife (TV Movie)
Henry Coaker
 1954-1955 The Grove Family (TV Series)
Park-Keeper
- Rabbits (1955) ... Park-Keeper
- Crisis (1954) ... Park-Keeper
 1954 The Three Princes (TV Movie)
The carpet dealer
 1954 The Black Rider
George Amble
 1953 The Rose and the Ring (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Gruffanuff
- Part 3 (1953) ... Mr. Gruffanuff
- Part 1 (1953) ... Mr. Gruffanuff
 1953 Roadhouse Girl
Customer in Roadhouse
 1953 Tom's Goblin (TV Movie)
Lot
 1953 There Was a Young Lady
Tom Bass
 1952 Huckleberry Finn (TV Series)
Pap Finn / Levi Bell
- The Auction (1952) ... Levi Bell
- Jackson's Island (1952) ... Pap Finn
- The Widow Douglas's (1952) ... Pap Finn
 1952 Miss Robin Hood
Board Member (uncredited)
 1952 The Sand Castle (TV Series)
Bert / Puffin / Shrimp
- The Triumph of Neptune (1952) ... Bert / Puffin / Shrimp (voice)
- Wheels Against Eels (1952) ... Bert / Puffin / Shrimp (voice)
- The Siege Begins (1952) ... Bert / Puffin / Shrimp (voice)
- Trouble Brewing (1952) ... Bert / Puffin / Shrimp (voice)
- Some Visitors (1952) ... Bert / Puffin (voice)
 1952 It's a Small World (TV Movie)
Narrator / Arfer (voice)
 1952 Winnie-the-Pooh (TV Series)
Rabbit
- In Which Rabbit Has a Busy Day (1952) ... Rabbit (voice)
 1951 The Boy with a Cart (TV Movie)
Demiwulf
 1951 Rush Job (TV Movie)
Perce Prangle
 1950 Don't Say Die
Pat O'Neill
 1950 Over the Odds (TV Movie)
Sydney
 1949 The Passionate Pilgrim (TV Movie)
Murphy
 1949 Oranges and Lemons (TV Movie)
 1939 Poison Pen
Telephonist
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in Talbot Rothwell's, George S. Kaufman's and Moss Harts play, "Queen Elizabeth Slept Here," at the Strand Theatre in London, England, with Jimmy Hanley and Rosalyn Boulter in the cast. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Mr. Kenneth Connor

Height:

5' 2" (1.57 m)
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Trivia:

Attended the Central School of Music and Drama, where he won a gold medal. See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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