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Michael Darbyshire (1917–1979)

Michael Darbyshire was born on October 15, 1917 in Pancras, London, England as John Michael Darbyshire. He was an actor and writer, known for Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968), Rentaghost (1976) and The Slipper and the Rose: The Story of Cinderella (1976). He died on November 20, 1979 in Windsor, Berkshire, England. See full bio »

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Known For

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
(1968)
Rentaghost
Rentaghost Hubert Davenport
(1976-1978)
Vengeance Is Mine
Vengeance Is Mine Policeman
(1949)

Filmography

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 1976-1978 Rentaghost (TV Series)
Hubert Davenport
- Episode #4.7 (1978) ... Hubert Davenport
- Episode #4.6 (1978) ... Hubert Davenport
- Episode #4.5 (1978) ... Hubert Davenport
- Episode #4.4 (1978) ... Hubert Davenport
- Episode #4.3 (1978) ... Hubert Davenport
 1976 Dickens of London (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. V.
- Nightmare (1976) ... Mr. V.
 1971-1976 The Good Old Days (TV Series)
Member of the Players Theatre, London
- Episode dated 29 January 1976 (1976) ... Member of the Players Theatre, London
- Episode dated 6 April 1973 (1973) ... Member of the Players Theatre, London
 1972 Clochemerle (TV Series)
Chief Secretary
- The Inexorable Power of the Third Republic (1972) ... Chief Secretary
 1971 Passion Potion
Doctor
 1969 The Incredible Adventures of Professor Branestawm (TV Series)
Carruthers
- Branestawm's Theatre (1969) ... Carruthers
- Branestawm, Water and Fred (1969) ... Carruthers
- Branestawm and Paper (1969) ... Carruthers
 1969 Pickwick (TV Movie)
Dodson
 1968 Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
Inventor
 1963 The Gentle Terror
Ticket clerk
 1963 William (TV Series)
Daddy Bear
- William and the Three Bears (1963) ... Daddy Bear
 1958 The Benny Hill Show (TV Series)
Various Roles
- Episode #3.4 (1958) ... Various Roles
 1956 Plain and Fancy (TV Movie)
Jacob Yoder
 1955 Twenty Minutes South (TV Movie)
Henry Bates
 1954 The Minstrel Show (TV Movie)
 1953 Vice Versa (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Blinkhorn
- The Escape (1953) ... Mr. Blinkhorn
- The Transformation (1953) ... Mr. Blinkhorn
 1951 Treasure Island (TV Series)
Joyce
- The Stockade (1951) ... Joyce
- Aboard the Hispaniola (1951) ... Joyce
- Long John Silver (1951) ... Joyce
 1949 Vengeance Is Mine
Policeman
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Played Smith in "Gomes" by David Swift and Sidney Sheldon, at the Queens Theatre, Shaftesbuty Avenue.
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