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Stringer Davis (1899–1973)

Gentle-mannered English character player in small parts. He played 'Mr. Stringer' opposite his wife, Margaret Rutherford, in her cinema outings as the Agatha Christie character 'Miss Jane Marple'. Appeared in other Rutherford films as well. See full bio »

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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
 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
 1952 Castle in the Air
Hall Porter
 1952 Curtain Up
 1950 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
The Dean
- Miss Hargreaves (1950) ... The Dean
 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)
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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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Stringer Davis was married to Margaret Rutherford, an actress who portrayed Miss Marple in several Agatha Christie movies from 1961 to 1965. Mr. Davis almost always played a character they called "Mr. Stringer." Mr. Stringer was not really a character in any of Agatha Christie's novels, but he was written in as a favor to Ms. Rutherford. See more »

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