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Stringer Davis (1899–1973)

Stringer Davis was born on June 4, 1899 in Birkenhead, Cheshire, England as James Buckley Stringer Davis. He was an actor, known for Murder at the Gallop (1963), Murder Ahoy (1964) and Murder Most Foul (1964). He was married to Margaret Rutherford. He died on August 29, 1973 in Chalfont St. Giles, Buckinghamshire, England. See full bio »

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Murder at the Gallop
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Murder Ahoy
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 1967 Arabella
Italian Gardener (uncredited)
 1965 The Alphabet Murders
Mr. Stringer (uncredited)
 1963 The Mouse on the Moon
1st Councillor (uncredited)
 1963 The V.I.P.s
Hotel Waiter
 1960 The Day After Tomorrow (TV Movie)
 1959 I'm All Right Jack
 1950-1958 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Mr. Justice Proudfoot / The Vicar / The Dean
- The Noble Spaniard (1958) ... Mr. Justice Proudfoot
- Shout Aloud Salvation (I) (1951) ... The Vicar
- Miss Hargreaves (1950) ... The Dean
 1957 Just My Luck
Goodwood Steward (uncredited)
 1957 Big Time Operators
 1957 The Buccaneers (TV Series)
Admiral Bingham
- Mr. Beamish and the Hangman's Noose (1957) ... Admiral Bingham
 1956 Reach for the Sky
Cyril Borge (uncredited)
 1956 The March Hare
 1954 Aunt Clara
Dr. Graham (uncredited)
 1954 Mad About Men
The Vicar (uncredited)
 1954 The Runaway Bus
2nd Transport Officer
 1953 Trouble in Store
Shop Assistant (uncredited)
 1953 Innocents in Paris
 1952 Miss Robin Hood
Board Member (uncredited)
 1952 Castle in the Air
Hall Porter
 1952 Curtain Up
 1948 Miranda
Museum Attendant
 1947 Query (TV Short)
Mr. Justice Rumbold
 1947 Edward II (TV Movie)
Archbishop of Canterbury
 1947 The Man Who Was Thursday (TV Movie)
Comrade Witherspoon
 1946 All This Is Ended (TV Movie)
Private Lenny Nichols
 1946 Exercise Bowler (TV Movie) (as Stringer Davies)
 1946 The Importance of Being Earnest (TV Movie)
Merriman, a butler (as J.B. Stringer Davis)
 1938 Charles and Mary (TV Movie)
George Dyer (as Stringer Davies)
Show Show Self (3 credits)

Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Antony and Cleopatra," at the New Theatre in London, England with Donald Wolfit, Eugenie Leontovich, George Hayes, Margaret Rawlings, Rosalind Iden, Leon Quartermaine, Eric Maxon, Rosamund John, Ion Swinley, and Basil Langton in the cast. Theodor Komisarjevsky was director and designer. ... See more »

Alternate Names:

Stringer Davies | J.B. Stringer Davis

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Collaborated on 27 television and cinema productions with Margaret Rutherford, as well as stage appearances together. See more »

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