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Allan Cuthbertson Poster

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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 7 April 1920Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Date of Death 8 February 1988London, England, UK
Birth NameAllan Darling Cuthbertson
Height 6' 2½" (1.89 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Cuthbertson arrived in Britain in 1947, and appeared shortly thereafter as Romeo in Romeo and Juliet at the Boltons. In London's West End, he appeared as Laertes in Hamlet, Aimwell in The Beaux Stratagem, and Octavius Robinson in Man & Superman, among many other roles.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Robert McKenzie

Spouse (1)

Gertrude Willner (? - 8 February 1988) (his death) (1 child)

Trivia (6)

Served as a Flight Lieutenant in the RAAF from 6/12/1941 to 1/7/1947, based with 111 Squadron Air Sea Rescue Flight.
Long married to Gertrude Willner, a refugee from Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia, who had been a lawyer originally but later became a school teacher in England. They adopted a son.
Known for playing an assortment of dignitaries and high-ranking officials on film, he is fondly remembered as Colonel Hall in the Gourmet Night episode of the hit sitcom "Fawlty Towers".
Son of Ernest and Isobel Ferguson (Darling) Cuthbertson.
Collector of illustrated books from the 18th and 19th centuries.
Was considered for the role of Sir Percy in Lifeforce. Aubrey Morris won the role.

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