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James Dyrenforth (1895–1973)

James Dyrenforth was born on January 31, 1895 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He was an actor, known for Lolita (1962), A Night to Remember (1958) and The City of the Dead (1960). He died on December 26, 1973 in London, England. See full bio »

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(age 78) in London, England, UK

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Known For

Lolita
Lolita Frederick Beale Sr.
(1962)
A Night to Remember
A Night to Remember Col. Archibald Gracie
(1958)
The City of the Dead
The City of the Dead Garage Attendant
(1960)
Fiend Without a Face
(1958)

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 1972 Scoop (TV Series)
Wenlock James
- The Scoop (1972) ... Wenlock James
- The War Torn Ishmaelia (1972) ... Wenlock James
 1972 The Onedin Line (TV Series)
Captain Bullock
- Blockade (1972) ... Captain Bullock
 1971 Brett (TV Series)
Seanator Marcus Delamore
- Never Squeeze a Cherrystone (1971) ... Seanator Marcus Delamore
 1970 The Revolutionary
Guest at Party
 1970 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
The U.S Congressman
- The Pueblo Affair (1970) ... The U.S Congressman
 1969 W. Somerset Maugham (TV Series)
Hepplewaite
- Mother Love (1969) ... Hepplewaite
 1969 Imperial Palace (TV Series)
John H. Harbour
- Declaration (1969) ... John H. Harbour
 1967 Money-Go-Round (Short)
Chairman & Managing Director
 1966 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
Hotel proprietor
- Focus (1966) ... Hotel proprietor
 1960-1965 Armchair Mystery Theatre (TV Series)
Judge
- Licence to Murder (1965) ... Judge
- Machinal (1960) ... Judge
 1965 R3 (TV Series)
Dr. Brant
- A Whole Lot of Reasons (1965) ... Dr. Brant
 1964 The Secret Door
Prison Warden
 1964 Story Parade (TV Series)
Old Manseau
- Not for Every Eye (1964) ... Old Manseau
 1963 The Girl Hunters
Bayliss Henry
 1962 Man of the World (TV Series)
Wilson
- Portrait of a Girl (1962) ... Wilson
 1962 Hugh and I (TV Series)
- Episode #1.9 (1962)
 1962 Lolita
Frederick Beale Sr.
 1958-1961 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Parker / Ed Prince / Vincent Borkman / ...
- The Rank and File (1961) ... Parker
- A Phone Call for Matthew Quade (1959) ... Ed Prince
- No Gun, No Guilt (1959) ... Vincent Borkman
- Ernie Barger Is 50 (1959) ... Mr. Barger
- The Sentry (1959) ... Old man
 1961 The Pursuers (TV Series)
Basil Gareth
- The Web (1961) ... Basil Gareth
 1960 Emergency-Ward 10 (TV Series)
Professor Broom
- Episode #1.395 (1960) ... Professor Broom
 1960 The City of the Dead
Garage Attendant (as Jimmy Dyrenforth)
 1958-1960 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Patient / Mr. Addams / Dr. Kirkland / ...
- The Shrike (1960) ... Patient
- Night of January 16th (1960) ... Dr. Kirkland
- Arsenic and Old Lace (1958) ... Mr. Gibbs
- The Troublemakers (1958) ... Dean Forsythe
 1959-1960 The Four Just Men (TV Series)
Frank Appleby / Dr. Chase
- The Man in the Road (1960) ... Frank Appleby
- The Judge (1959) ... Dr. Chase
 1959 Charlie Drake (TV Series)
The clerk
- Heaven Knows, Mr. Drake (1959) ... The clerk
- Baby Face (1959)
 1959 Man in a Cocked Hat
Admiral (uncredited)
 1958 Floods of Fear
Mayor
 1958 The Sky Larks (TV Series)
Senator Sickert
- Exercise Merry-Go-Round (1958) ... Senator Sickert
 1958 Fiend Without a Face
Mayor
 1953-1958 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Clarence Mackay / Trum Cogdal / Judge Lowery / ...
- Irving Berlin (1958) ... Clarence Mackay
- Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1957) ... Trum Cogdal
- Halcyon Days (1954) ... Judge Lowery
- The Hero (1953) ... Robert Ewing
 1958 Doomsday for Dyson (TV Movie)
Scientist
 1957 O.S.S. (TV Series)
Doctor
- Operation Fracture (1957) ... Doctor
 1957 The Schirmer Inheritance (TV Series)
John J. Sistrom
- The Rules of the Game (1957) ... John J. Sistrom
 1957 Confess, Killer
Doctor
 1957 Hour of Mystery (TV Series)
Doctor
- Confess, Killer (1957) ... Doctor
 1957 Overseas Press Club - Exclusive! (TV Series)
Frank Jerome Riley
- The Monk of Chimay (1957) ... Frank Jerome Riley
 1957 Tread Softly (TV Movie)
Charles Benedict
 1957 Theatre Night (TV Series)
Royal Addams
- The Member of the Wedding (1957) ... Royal Addams
 1956 The Errol Flynn Theatre (TV Series)
Henry Powers
- The Model (1956) ... Henry Powers
 1956 Nom-de-Plume (TV Series)
George Sadleir
- Elephants Don't Disappear (1956) ... George Sadleir
 1955 Thunder Rock (TV Movie)
Insp. Flanning
 1946 All God's Chillun' Got Wings (TV Movie)
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Other Works:

The Family Exit (1917). Written by Lawrence Langner. Directed by Edward F. Flammer. Comedy Theatre: 19 Sep 1917- Oct 1917 (closing date unknown/21 performances). Cast: Winthrop Chamberlain, James Dyrenforth [Broadway debut], Helen Edwards, Edwin Forsberg, Alberta Gallatin, David Higgins, Frank E. Jamison, Frank Longacre, ... See more »

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Jimmy Dyrenforth
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