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Jimmy Edwards (I) (1920–1988)

Jimmy Edwards was born on March 23, 1920 in Barnes, London, England as James Keith O'Neill Edwards. He was an actor and writer, known for Whack-O! (1956), Three Men in a Boat (1956) and The Plank (1967). He was married to Valerie Seymour. He died on July 7, 1988 in London. See full bio »

Died:

(age 68) in London, England, UK

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Known For

Whack-O!
Whack-O! Professor Jimmy Edwards
(1956-1972)
Three Men in a Boat
(1956)
The Plank
The Plank Policeman
(1967)
The Bed Sitting Room
(1969)

Filmography

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 1988 Mr. H Is Late (TV Short)
Traffic warden
 1982 It's Your Move (TV Short)
Policeman
 1981 Brendon Chase (TV Series)
Sir William Bary
- The Hunt (1981) ... Sir William Bary
 1980 Rhubarb Rhubarb (Short)
Policeman
 1979 The Glums (TV Series)
Father
- Episode #2.8 (1979) ... Father
- Episode #2.7 (1979) ... Father
- Episode #2.6 (1979) ... Father
- Episode #2.5 (1979) ... Father
- Episode #2.4 (1979) ... Father
 1979 The Plank (TV Short)
Policeman
 1977/I Charley's Aunt (TV Movie)
Mr. Spettigue
 1977 Eric Sykes Shows a Few of Our Favourite Things (TV Movie)
Psychiatrist
 1974 CBS Children's Film Festival (TV Series)
Farmer Briggs
- Anoop and the Elephant (1974) ... Farmer Briggs
 1972 Anoop and the Elephant
Farmer Briggs
 1972 Sykes (TV Series)
Factory Boss
- Job (1972) ... Factory Boss
 1969 Rhubarb (Short)
PC Rhubarb
 1969 Galton and Simpson Comedy (TV Series)
Arthur Croucher
- Don't Dilly Dally on the Way (1969) ... Arthur Croucher
 1968 Lionheart
Butcher
 1968 A Ghost of a Chance
Sir Jocelyn
 1967 The Plank
Policeman
 1967 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
James
- Heirs on a Shoestring (1967) ... James
 1967 Gentleman Jim (TV Movie)
Squire Jim
 1965 I Object (TV Series)
Judge
- Episode #1.10 (1965) ... Judge
- Episode #1.9 (1965) ... Judge
- Episode #1.8 (1965) ... Judge
- Episode #1.7 (1965) ... Judge
- Episode #1.6 (1965) ... Judge
 1964 Ninety Years On (TV Movie)
Performer
 1963 Man O'Brass (TV Movie)
Ernie Briggs
 1963 More Faces of Jim (TV Series)
Sir James Chubb / Major Fleming / Big Jim Paxton / ...
- A Matter of Empire (1963) ... Sir James Chubb
- A Matter of Espionage (1963) ... Major Fleming
- A Matter of Spreadeagling (1963) ... Hadrian Maximus
- A Matter of Growing Up (1963) ... Mr. Padgett
 1960-1962 A Christmas Night with the Stars (TV Series)
Pa Glum / Professor Jimmy Edwards
- Episode dated 25 December 1960 (1960) ... Professor Jimmy Edwards
 1962 Six More Faces of Jim (TV Series)
Jim / Various Characters / James Bonnet / ...
- The Face of Tradition (1962) ... Jim
- The Face of Loyalty (1962) ... Various Characters
- The Face of Perseverance (1962) ... James Bonnet
- The Face of Wisdom (1962) ... Doc Jamieson
 1962 Make Room for Daddy (TV Series)
Jamie
- A Hunting We Will Go (1962) ... Jamie
 1961 The Seven Faces of Jim (TV Series)
Jimmy Rolfe / Caleb Tregarthen / Jim Frobisher / ...
- The Face of Enthusiasm (1961) ... Jimmy Rolfe
- The Face of Guilt (1961) ... Caleb Tregarthen
- The Face of Duty (1961) ... Jim Frobisher
- The Face of Dedication (1961) ... Dr. Abernathy
- The Face of Power (1961) ... Jimmy Micklethwaite
 1961 Does the Team Think? (TV Series)
 1961 Nearly a Nasty Accident
Group Capt. Kingsley
 1955 An Alligator Named Daisy
Alligator Owner (uncredited)
 1953 Innocents in Paris
Captain George Stilton
 1952 Treasure Hunt
Sir Roderick Ryall / Uncle Hercules
 1949 Helter Skelter
Dr. Edwards
 1948 Trouble in the Air
B. Barrington Crockett
 1947 The Handle Bar (TV Series)
- Episode #1.3 (1947)
- Episode #1.2 (1947)
- Episode #1.1 (1947)
 1947 Seaside Concert Parties (TV Series)
- Dazzle (1947)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He performed in the pantomime, "Puss in Boots," at the London Palladium in London, England with Frankie Vaughan, Joan Regan, Mike Winters and Bernie Winters, Dick Emery, Gillian Lynne, and Tony Sympson in the cast. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 2 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Professor Jimmy Edwards

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Trivia:

Made his stage debut at the Windmill Theatre in London after World War II. Also acted on radio from 1947. See more »

Trademark:

A huge handlebar moustache - from his time in the RAF See more »

Nickname:

Professor

Star Sign:

Aries

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