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Jerry Desmonde (I) (1908–1967)

Jerry Desmonde was born on July 20, 1908 in Middlesbrough, Cleveland, England as James Robert Sadler. He was an actor, known for A King in New York (1957), Trouble in Store (1953) and The Early Bird (1965). He was married to Peggy Duncan Edwards. He died on February 11, 1967 in London, England. See full bio »


(age 58) in London, England, UK

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Known For

A King in New York
A King in New York Prime Minister Voudel
Trouble in Store
Trouble in Store Augustus Freeman
The Early Bird
The Early Bird Mr. Hunter
Follow a Star
Follow a Star Vernon Carew


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 1966 Vendetta (TV Series)
- The Widow Man (1966) ... Kelly
 1966 Sergeant Cork (TV Series)
The Butler
- The Case of Vanishing Victim (1966) ... The Butler
 1966 Pardon the Expression (TV Series)
Grand Vizier
- A Sheik in the Night (1966) ... Grand Vizier
 1965 The Early Bird
Mr. Hunter
 1965 The Mask of Janus (TV Series)
Dr. Robert Stacey
- The Cold Equation (1965) ... Dr. Robert Stacey
 1965 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Prof. John Southern
- Chain of Guilt (1965) ... Prof. John Southern
 1965 The Valiant Varneys (TV Series)
- Episode #2.4 (1965)
- Episode #2.2 (1965)
 1965 The Villains (TV Series)
Ted Harvey
- Three to a Cell (1965) ... Ted Harvey
 1964 Contest Girl
Swimming Pool MC
 1964 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
- A Question of Happiness #4: Fred (1964) ... Benson
 1964 The Plane Makers (TV Series)
Gordon Vallin
- Bancroft's Law (1964) ... Gordon Vallin
 1963 A Stitch in Time
Sir Hector
 1963 Summer Flight
 1963 Bud (TV Series)
- Episode #1.5 (1963) ... Guard
- Episode #1.3 (1963) ... Guard
 1963 The Switch
Customs Chief
 1963 The Dickie Henderson Show (TV Series)
- The Housekeeper (1963)
 1962 A Kind of Loving
TV Compère (uncredited)
 1961 Carry on Regardless
Martin Paul (as Jerry Desmond)
 1960 Spectacular (TV Series)
Night club owner
- Don't Stop - You're Killing Me! (1960) ... Night club owner
 1960 Whack-O! (TV Series)
- Episode #6.2 (1960) ... Quiz-Master
 1959 Follow a Star
Vernon Carew
 1958 Trouble for Two (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.1 (1958)
 1957 Just My Luck
Racegoer (uncredited)
 1957 A King in New York
Prime Minister Voudel
 1956 Up in the World
Maj. Willoughby
 1956 Ramsbottom Rides Again
Blue Eagle
 1956 Before Your Very Eyes (TV Series)
- Episode #4.6 (1956)
- Episode #4.4 (1956)
 1955 Man of the Moment
 1953 Trouble in Store
Augustus Freeman
 1953 Malta Story
General (uncredited)
 1953 Her Three Bachelors
Alf Donkin
 1952 A Flight of Fancy (TV Short)
 1952 Kaleidoscope (TV Series)
Actor in Deputies Inc. segment
- Episode #6.18 (1952) ... Actor in Deputies Inc. segment
 1949 The Perfect Woman
Dress shop manager
 1949 Cardboard Cavalier
Col. Lovelace
 1946 London Town
Show Show Self (7 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in Val Guest's play, "Red Headed Blonde", at the Vaudeville Theatre in London, England with Arthur Lovegrove, Naunton Wayne, Yolande Donlan, Lionel Blair and Margot Lister in the cast. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Jerry Desmond


5' 10" (1.78 m)

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Worked in music hall as a song and dance man for several years. Met Sid Field in the summer of 1942 and joined his act as straight man. His imperious demeanour and perpetual expression of distaste made him the ideal comic foil. See more »

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