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Fred Emney (1900–1980)

Fred Emney was born on February 12, 1900 in London, England as Frederick Patrick Round Emney. He was an actor and writer, known for The Italian Job (1969), Oliver! (1968) and Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines or How I Flew from London to Paris in 25 hours 11 minutes (1965). He was married to Hazel Wiles. He died on December 25, 1980 ... See full bio »

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 1977 Adventures of a Private Eye
Sir Basil
 1975 The Amorous Milkman
 1974 Men of Affairs (TV Series)
Lord Bagley
- Its a Bug! (1974) ... Lord Bagley
 1974 Mistress Pamela
Dr. Livesey
 1972 Love Thy Neighbour (TV Series)
The Man in the Bar
- Refused a Drink (1972) ... The Man in the Bar
 1972 Mike and Bernie (TV Series)
Mr. Matthews
 1970 Doctor in Trouble
 1969 The Magic Christian
 1969 The World of Beachcomber (TV Series)
- Episode #2.5 (1969)
- Episode #2.3 (1969)
- Episode #2.1 (1969)
 1969 Never Mind the Quality, Feel the Width (TV Series)
Major Crawford
- Situations Vacant: Apply Saville Row (1969) ... Major Crawford
 1969 World in Ferment (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1 (1969)
 1969 Lock Up Your Daughters!
Earl of Ware
 1969 The Assassination Bureau
Elevator Victim (uncredited)
 1969 The Ugliest Girl in Town (TV Series)
Lord Bower
- The Trouble with England (1969) ... Lord Bower
 1969 Grounds for Suspicion (Short)
 1968 Oliver!
Chairman - Workhouse
 1968 Hugh and I Spy (TV Series)
- Tea or Coffin (1968)
- Five in a Bed (1968)
- Holy Smoke (1968)
 1967 Misleading Cases (TV Series)
Lord Mitre
- The Last Glass (1967) ... Lord Mitre
 1967 Blandings Castle (TV Series)
General Sir Eustace Chalfont
- The Great Pumpkin Crisis (1967) ... General Sir Eustace Chalfont
 1962-1966 Hugh and I (TV Series)
Lord Popham / General Lord Cecil Popham
- Morocco Bound (1966)
- A Brace of Pheasants (1965) ... Lord Popham
- A Chain Reaction (1964)
 1966 The Sandwich Man
Sir Arthur Moleskin
 1965 Bunny Lake Is Missing
Man in Soho
 1965 San Ferry Ann
 1965 I've Gotta Horse
Lord Bentley
 1965 A Home of Your Own
The Mayor
 1964 Lance at Large (TV Series)
Guest Star
- Episode #1.5 (1964) ... Guest Star
 1962 The Fast Lady
1st Golfer
 1957 Variety Incorporated (TV Series)
 1957 The Fred Emney Show (TV Series)
- Episode #1.4 (1957)
- Episode #1.3 (1957)
- Episode #1.2 (1957)
- Episode #1.1 (1957)
 1954-1957 Emney Enterprises (TV Series)
- Episode #3.2 (1957)
- Episode #3.1 (1957)
- Episode #2.12 (1956)
- Episode #2.11 (1956)
- Episode #2.10 (1956)
 1957 Pinky and Perky (TV Series)
 1954 The Big Man (TV Short)
 1942 Let the People Sing
Sir George Denberry-Baxter
 1940 Goofer Trouble (Short)
 1939 Yes, Madam?
Sir Charles Drake-Drake
 1939 Just Like a Woman
Sir Charles Devoir
 1938 Hold My Hand
Lord Milchester
 1938 Jane Steps Out
General Wilton
 1937 Let's Make a Night of It
Henry Boydell
 1937 Theatre Parade (TV Series)
Julien Breval
- Swing Along (1937) ... Julien Breval
 1937 The Lilac Domino
Baron Ladislas de Gonda
 1935 Come Out of the Pantry
Lord Axminster
 1935 Brewster's Millions
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in JB Priestley's play, "When We Are Married," at the Strand Theatre in London, England with Peggy Mount, Hugh Paddick, and Frank Thornton in the cast. See more »

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Portly British comedian with music hall background, also surprisingly good pianist and composer. Enjoyed many successful runs on the stage, most notably "Blue for a Boy" at Her Majesty's Theatre in London (1950-1951). Appeared in occasional films. Often spotted a monocle and, invariably, a fat cigar. See more »

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