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Derrick De Marney (1906–1978)

Derrick de Marney was born in London in September 1906 of Irish and French ancestry. He acted in repertory theatre from 1922, hit the London stage four years later and began in films by 1928. During the 1930's, he worked primarily under contract at Alexander Korda's Denham Studios. A handsome and versatile leading actor, de Marney was never ... See full bio »


(age 71) in London, England, UK

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 1966 The Projected Man
Latham (as Derrick de Marney)
 1965 Secret Agent (TV Series)
Colonel Coote
- The Mercenaries (1965) ... Colonel Coote
 1963 Doomsday at Eleven
Judge Alderbrook
 1963 Ghost Squad (TV Series)
Clive Errington
- The Desperate Diplomat (1963) ... Clive Errington
 1958 Ivanhoe (TV Series)
Sir Arnold
- Search for Gold (1958) ... Sir Arnold
 1958 The New Adventures of Charlie Chan (TV Series)
John Frederick
- No Future for Frederick (1958) ... John Frederick
 1957 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
- Possession (1957)
 1956 The March Hare
Capt. Marlow
 1956 Private's Progress
 1954 Meet Mr. Callaghan
Slim Callaghan (as Derrick de Marney)
 1945 Frenzy
Charles Garrie
 1942 Spitfire
Squadron Leader Jefferson
 1941 Suicide Squadron
Mike Carroll
 1940 Three Silent Men
Captain John Mellish (as Derrick de Marney)
 1940 The Spider
Gilbert Silver
 1940 The Second Mr. Bush
 1939 The Lion Has Wings
Bill - Navigator
 1939 Flying Fifty-Five
Bill Urquhart
 1938 Blond Cheat
Michael Ashburn (as Derrick deMarney)
 1937 The Girl Was Young
Robert Tisdall (as Derrick de Marney)
 1937 The Pearls of the Crown
Darnley (uncredited)
 1936 The Conquest of the Air
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1936 Forbidden Music
Rudolpho Strozzi
 1936 Cafe Mascot
Jerry Wilson
 1936 Things to Come
Richard Gordon (as Derrick de Marney)
 1935 Once in a New Moon
Hon. Bryan-Grant
 1935 Windfall
Tom Spooner
 1935 The Immortal Gentleman
James Carter / Tybalt (as Derrick de Marney)
 1934 The Scarlet Pimpernel
Member of the League (uncredited)
 1934 Music Hall
 1933 The Laughter of Fools
Captain Vidal
 1932 Money for Nothing
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1931 Shadows
 1931 Stranglehold
 1928 Adventurous Youth
The Englishman
 1928 The Forger
Basil Hale
 1928 Valley of the Ghosts
Arthur Wilmot
 1928 Two Little Drummer Boys
Jack Carsdale
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He acted in Montague Barstow's adaptation of Baroness Orczy's book, "The Scarlet Pimpernel," at the Embassy Theatre in London, England with Dorothy Dickson, Esme Percy, Mabel Terry-Lewis, and Joe Mitchenson in the cast. Basil Dean was director. See more »

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Brother of actor Terence de Marney.

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