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Date of Birth 20 March 1909Ealing, London, England, UK
Date of Death 29 September 1989London, England, UK
Birth NameCuthbert Mark Dignam
Height 5' 9" (1.75 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Mark Dignam was born on March 20, 1909 in Ealing, London, England as Cuthbert Mark Dignam. He was an actor, known for Tom Jones (1963), The Taming of the Shrew (1967) and Sink the Bismarck! (1960). He was married to Pearl Virginia Smith aka Virginia Kirby, Helen Christie and Georgia MacKinnon. He died on September 29, 1989 in London.

Spouse (3)

Pearl Virginia Smith aka Virginia Kirby (1954 - 1989) (his death)
Helen Christie (1948 - ?) (divorced)
Georgia MacKinnon (1939 - ?) (divorced)

Trade Mark (1)

Reverend and distinguished old gentleman

Trivia (4)

Younger brother of Basil Dignam.
Along with Philip Guard, appeared on the fade-out of The Beatles' I Am The Walrus in his role as Glocester during a BBC radio production of King Lear.
Brother-in-law of Mona Washbourne.
A noted actor on the Shakespearean stage, on stage from 1930, films from 1938. A former journalist, he began his career in the company of impresario Sir Philip Barling "Ben" Greet. Often played authority figures.

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