No photo available. Represent Dick Emery? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 5,391 this week

Dick Emery (1915–1983)

Thirty years ago Dick Emery was one of the most successful comics on the box. He was voted BBC TV Personality of the Year, thanks to creations such as his toothy vicar, sex-starved spinster Hettie, crusty old Lampwick, outrageously camp Clarence, who coined the phrase: "Hallo honky tonks". Perhaps the most memorable of all was Mandy, a busty ... See full bio »

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 51 people
created 29 Dec 2011
 
a list of 15 people
created 26 Dec 2012
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Dick Emery.

User Polls

1 nomination. See more awards »

Known For

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actor (41 credits)
 1983 Jack of Diamonds (TV Series)
Bernie Weinstock / Cyril Blackman / Det. Insp. Dearlove / ...
- The Fun of the Fair (1983) ... Bernie Weinstock / Cyril Blackman / Det. Insp. Dearlove / ...
- Herr of the Dog (1983) ... Bernie Weinstock / Cyril Blackman / Det. Insp. Dearlove / ...
- Going Dutch (1983) ... Bernie Weinstock / Cyril Blackman / Det. Insp. Dearlove
- A Drip in the Ocean (1983) ... Bernie Weinstock / Cyril Blackman / Det. Insp. Dearlove / ...
- Colonel of the Nuts (1983) ... Bernie Weinstock / Cyril Blackman / Det. Insp. Dearlove / ...
 1982 Emery Presents: Legacy of Murder (TV Series)
Bernie Weinstock / Joe Galleano / Lord Algrave / ...
- Corpse in the Act (1982) ... Bernie Weinstock / Lord Algrave / Joe Galleano / ...
- Bizarre Bazaar (1982) ... Bernie Weinstock / Joe Galleano / Monica Danvers-Crichton / ...
- Bang, Bang You're Dead (1982) ... Bernie Weinstock / Lord Algrave / Joe Galleano
- Holy Smoke (1982) ... Bernie Weinstock / Joe Galleano / Mrs. Oldfield / ...
 1963-1981 The Dick Emery Show (TV Series)
Various Characters
- Episode #18.6 (1981) ... Various Characters
- Episode #18.5 (1981) ... Various Characters
- Episode #18.4 (1981) ... Various Characters
- Episode #18.3 (1981) ... Various Characters
- Episode #18.2 (1981) ... Various Characters
 1976 Find the Lady
Leo
 1970 Loot
Mr. Bateman
 1962-1969 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
Stanley Mold / Arthur Clench
- The Making of Peregrine (1969) ... Stanley Mold
- The Reunion (1962) ... Arthur Clench
 1969 Transit Supervan (Short)
 1968 The Ugliest Girl in Town (TV Series)
Elspeth
- The Look Alikes (1968) ... Elspeth
 1968 Baby Love
Harry
 1967 On Form (Short)
 1965 The Big Job
Frederick 'Booky' Binns
 1964 Room at the Bottom (TV Series)
Mr. Hughes
- A Job with the Other Lot (1964) ... Mr. Hughes
 1963 The Plain Man's Guide to Advertising (Short) (voice)
 1963 Harry's Girls (TV Series)
Jimmy Dorchester
- The Busker (1963) ... Jimmy Dorchester
 1963 The Wrong Arm of the Law
Man in Flat 307 (uncredited)
 1963 Just for Fun
Juke Box Jury Members
 1962 The Fast Lady
Shingler
 1960-1962 It's a Square World (TV Series)
Various Characters
- Episode #4.6 (1962) ... Various Characters
- Episode #3.4 (1962) ... Various Characters
- Episode #3.1 (1962) ... Various Characters
- Episode #2.4 (1961) ... Various Characters
- Episode #2.3 (1961) ... Various Characters
 1962 Crooks Anonymous
Reginald Cundell
 1962 Mrs. Gibbons' Boys
Woodrow
 1962 Sykes and A... (TV Series)
Bus Conductor
- Sykes and a Haunting (1962) ... Bus Conductor
 1961 The Seven Faces of Jim (TV Series)
2nd Laura Morrell
- The Face of Genius (1961) ... 2nd Laura Morrell
 1960 A Taste of Money
Morrissey
 1960 Skywatch
Harry
 1958-1959 After Hours (TV Series)
Various
- Episode #2.13 (1959) ... Various
- Episode #2.12 (1959) ... Various
- Episode #2.11 (1959) ... Various
- Episode #2.10 (1959) ... Various
- Episode #2.9 (1959) ... Various
 1959 Follow a Star
Inebriated Party Guest (uncredited)
 1957 Hancock's Half Hour (TV Series)
Surveyor / Postman / Ballot Teller
- The Amusement Arcade (1957) ... Ballot Teller
 1956 The Adventures of Aggie (TV Series)
Tucci
- Tall Pigeon (1956) ... Tucci
 1956 The Tony Hancock Show (TV Series)
Various Characters
- Episode #1.2 (1956) ... Various Characters
- Episode #1.1 (1956) ... Various Characters
 1956 The Case of the Mukkinese Battle-Horn (Short)
Mr. Nodule / Mr.Crimp / Maurice Ponke
 1953 The Super Secret Service (Short)
Pules
 1952 Kaleidoscope (TV Series)
 1949 Thirty Miles an Hour (Short)
Car mechanic
Show Show Soundtrack (3 credits)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Self (20 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (18 credits)
Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Appeared in the BBC radio programme, "The Goon Show". Alternated with Graham Stark in series 3 (1952 to 1953) when Spike Milligan was unable to appear. Also played "Neddie Seagoon" as "Emery-type Seagoon" in Series 8 #1, "Spon", 30 Sep 1957. See more »

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia:

His first wife Joan was a dancer, who used the stage name Zelda Burns/Barry; together they had a son, Gilbert. He also had a son, Nick Emery, with his third wife Iris, and two children, Michael Emery and Eliza Emery with his fourth wife, Vicki. For the last 4 years of his life he lived with Fay Hillier. See more »

Trademark:

Catch phrase: "Ooh, you are awful... but I like you"!

Star Sign:

Pisces

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Ooh you are awful ... BritishFilms1
Discuss Dick Emery on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page