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Michael Crawford was born on January 19, 1942 in Salisbury, Wiltshire, England as Michael Patrick Dumbell-Smith. He is an actor, known for Hello, Dolly! (1969), Once Upon a Forest (1993) and A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (1966). He was previously married to Gabrielle Lewis. See full bio »
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Known For

Hello, Dolly!
Hello, Dolly! Cornelius Hackl
(1969)
Once Upon a Forest
Once Upon a Forest Cornelius
(1993)
Condorman
Condorman Woody Wilkins
(1981)

Filmography

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 2016 Operation Insanity (post-production)
Scrawny Kid
 1998 Coronation Street (TV Series)
Bar Patron
- Episode #1.4523 (1998) ... Bar Patron
 1993 Once Upon a Forest
Cornelius (voice)
 1986 Barnum! (TV Movie)
Phineas Taylor Barnum
 1981 Condorman
Woody Wilkins
 1978 White Powder Christmas (Video short)
 1978 Play for Today (TV Series)
Ferdinand Vanek
- Sorry (1978) ... Ferdinand Vanek
 1978 CBS Children's Film Festival (TV Series)
Peter Toms
- Soapbox Derby (1978) ... Peter Toms
 1970 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Constable Gough
- The Policeman and the Cook (1970) ... Constable Gough
 1970 Hello-Goodbye
Harry England
 1970 The Games
Harry Hayes
 1968 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
Danny
- Home Sweet Honeycombe (1968) ... Danny
 1967 How I Won the War
Lt. Goodbody
 1967 The Jokers
Michael Tremayne
 1960-1966 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Edward / Dermot Drage
- The Three Barrelled Shotgun (1966) ... Edward
- The Siege at Killyfaddy (1960) ... Dermot Drage
 1958-1966 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Tony / Anderson
- The Move After Checkmate (1966) ... Tony
- Frenzy (1958) ... Anderson
 1966 BBC 3 (TV Series)
- Episode #1.12 (1966)
 1965 Two Left Feet
Alan Crabbe
 1965 Not So Much a Programme, More a Way of Life (TV Series)
Various Characters
- Episode #1.62 (1965) ... Various Characters
 1965 A World of Comedy (TV Mini-Series)
Introduced by / X5 / Michael / ...
- Fred (1965) ... Introduced by
- The Only Way to Travel (1965) ... Introduced by
- The Telly Room (1965) ... Introduced by
- Mutiny at Bella Vista (1965) ... Introduced by
- The Celebrity (1965) ... Introduced by
 1963 Suspense (TV Series)
Alan Murray
- Destiny Sixty-Three (1963) ... Alan Murray
 1962 The War Lover
Junior' / Junior Sailen: Crew of 'The Body
 1961 One Step Beyond (TV Series)
Tony Hudson
- The Villa (1961) ... Tony Hudson
 1961 Two Living, One Dead
Nils Lindwall
 1961 The Afterthought (TV Movie)
Laurence
 1960 Fact and Fiction (TV Series)
Pierre Mercier
- Episode #1.9 (1960) ... Pierre Mercier
 1960 The Chequered Flag (TV Series)
- Club Meeting (1960)
- A Car of His Own (1960)
 1960 Police Surgeon (TV Series)
Jim Clark
- Easy Money (1960) ... Jim Clark
 1960 A French Mistress
Kent
 1960 Emergency-Ward 10 (TV Series)
Eddie
- Episode #1.352 (1960) ... Eddie
 1960 Saturday Playhouse (TV Series)
Read
- The Guinea Pig (1960) ... Read
 1959-1960 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Chris Kelly / Howard Garland
- A Lead from Mother Kelly (1960) ... Chris Kelly
- The Woman from Kimberley (1959) ... Howard Garland
 1959-1960 Probation Officer (TV Series)
John
- Episode #1.20 (1960) ... John
- Episode #1.10 (1959) ... John
 1959 Three Golden Nobles (TV Series)
Harry
- Freedom! (1959) ... Harry
- Hue and Cry (1959) ... Harry
- The King's Painter (1959) ... Harry
- Beware the Watch (1959) ... Harry
 1959 William Tell (TV Series)
Youth
- The Mountain People (1959) ... Youth (uncredited)
 1959 The Common Room (TV Series)
Jock
- Trouble (1959) ... Jock
 1958 Blow Your Own Trumpet
Jim Fenn
 1958 Soapbox Derby
Peter Toms
 1952 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
- The Same Sky (1952)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in Cy Coleman's musical, "Barnum", at the London Palladium in London, England. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 1 Article | 2 Pictorials | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Alternate Names:

Michael Crawford CBE | Michael Patrick Dumbell-Smith

Height:

5' 10½" (1.79 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Sometimes you learn more from failure than you do from success, and in some ways it's better to have failure at the beginning of your career, or your life. See more »

Trivia:

He has won many awards over the years. Two Laurence Olivier Theatre Awards for his roles in "Barnum" (1981) and "The Phantom of the Opera" (1987). He also has won the coveted Tony Award in 1988 for "The Phantom of the Opera", Drama Desk Awards, a BAFTA, and numerous others for his achievements in entertainment. See more »

Trademark:

Known for his roles, Frank Spencer in Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em (1973) and the Phantom in the stage production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's "The Phantom of the Opera." See more »

Nickname:

MC

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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