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Aubrey Dexter (1898–1958)

Aubrey Dexter was born on March 29, 1898 in London, England as Douglas Peter Jonas. He was an actor, known for The Prince and the Showgirl (1957), Gaslight (1940) and Mr. Jones Dines Out (1939). He died on May 2, 1958 in Cape Town, South Africa. See full bio »


(age 60) in Cape Town, South Africa

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 1957 The Prince and the Showgirl
The Ambassador
 1957 The Counterfeit Plan
Joe Lepton
 1956 Stars in Your Eyes
 1956 The Tamer Tamed (TV Movie)
 1955 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
- The Salt Land (1955)
 1950-1952 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Philip of Coburg-Gotha / Mr. Bonover / Lt. Col. Boosbeck
- Her Royal Highness (1952) ... Philip of Coburg-Gotha
- The Bridge of Estaban (1950) ... Lt. Col. Boosbeck
 1950 Mr. Bowling Buys a Newspaper (TV Movie)
Mr. Farthing
 1950 Room to Let
 1948 Take Back Your Freedom (TV Movie)
Viscount Hoggard
 1948 Volpone (TV Movie)
Corvino, the crow
 1947 Hamlet (TV Movie)
 1947 Murder in the Cathedral (TV Movie)
Third tempter
 1947 Caesar's Friend (TV Movie)
Marcus Horatius Balbus, Commandant of the Roman garrison
 1940 Saloon Bar
 1940 The House of the Arrow
 1940 Gaslight
House Agent
 1940 His Brother's Keeper
 1939 The Circle (TV Movie)
Lord Porteous
 1939 The Rising Sun (TV Movie)
Christian Jensen, manager of 'The Rising Sun' Stores
 1939 Mr. Jones Dines Out (TV Movie)
The gentleman with the gardenia
 1939 Young Man's Fancy
 1939 Sheppey (TV Movie)
Dr. Jervis
 1939 The Great Adventure (TV Movie)
Cyrus Carve
 1939 The Torchbearers (TV Movie)
Mr. Huxley Hossefrosse
 1939 Rake's Progress (TV Movie)
Lord Egremont, Secretary of State
 1939 Shall We Join the Ladies? (TV Movie)
 1939 Cæsar's Friend (TV Movie)
Balbus, Commandant of the the Roman garrison
 1938 The Viceroy of Peru (TV Movie)
The Bishop of Lima
 1937 Please Teacher
 1936 It's in the Bag
 1936 Things to Come (uncredited)
 1936 Mozart
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1935 The Private Secretary
 1935 Cross Currents
Colonel Bagge-Grant
 1935 The Love Test
 1933 Loyalties
 1931 East of Shanghai
Colonel (uncredited)

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Other Works:

: Played Major Metcalf in the original cast of Agatha Christie's long-running stage play "The Mousetrap" at the Ambassadors Theatre, London. See more »

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