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Willoughby Gray (1916–1993)


Willoughby Gray was born on November 5, 1916 in London, England as John Willoughby Gray. He is known for his work on The Princess Bride (1987), A View to a Kill (1985) and The Hit (1984). He was married to Felicity Gray. He died on February 13, 1993 in Salisbury, Wiltshire, England. See full bio »

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 1989 Storyboard (TV Series)
Sir John
- A Question of Commitment (1989) ... Sir John
 1986 Solarbabies
Canis
 1984 The Hit
Judge
 1983 Chessgame (TV Series)
Sir Geoffrey Hobson
- The Roman Connection (1983) ... Sir Geoffrey Hobson
 1983 The Nation's Health (TV Series)
Doctor Mathias
- Chronic (1983) ... Doctor Mathias
- Acute (1983) ... Doctor Mathias
 1980 The Gamekeeper
Duke
 1979 The Onedin Line (TV Series)
Earl of Marston
- Homeward Bound (1979) ... Earl of Marston
- Outward Bound (1979)
 1978 Absolution
Brigadier Walsh
 1978 The Foundation (TV Series)
Sir Nigel Thorson
- Allies (1978) ... Sir Nigel Thorson
 1976 Heydays Hotel (TV Movie)
McCabe
 1975 Oil Strike North (TV Series)
Director
- Headhunters (1975) ... Director
 1974 Dead Cert
Coroner
 1974 The Kids from 47A (TV Series)
Vicar
- The Guiding Light (1974) ... Vicar
 1974 John Halifax, Gentleman (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. March
- Episode #1.1 (1974) ... Mr. March
 1973 Bowler (TV Series)
Commander
- Members Only (1973) ... Commander
 1972-1973 The Regiment (TV Series)
Dr. Blaikie
- Women (1973) ... Dr. Blaikie
- Famine (1973) ... Dr. Blaikie
- Setting In (1973) ... Dr. Blaikie
 1973 A.D.A.M. (TV Movie)
Brig. Perring
 1973 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Brigadier Perring
- Adam (1973) ... Brigadier Perring
 1972 Young Winston
Gladstone (uncredited)
 1972 Doctor in Charge (TV Series)
Sir Desmond Plumley-Wright
- Which Doctor? (1972) ... Sir Desmond Plumley-Wright
 1970-1971 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
Grainger / Hopkins
 1971 Crime of Passion (TV Series)
Louis Santerre
- Celestina (1971) ... Louis Santerre
 1970/I Waterloo
Ramsey
 1970 Z Cars (TV Series)
Ellwood / Dr. John McDonald
- The Helpers: Part 2 (1970) ... Ellwood
- They Call It Justice: Part 2 (1970) ... Dr. John McDonald
 1970 W. Somerset Maugham (TV Series)
Mr. Hannay
- The Door of Opportunity (1970) ... Mr. Hannay
 1970 Parkin's Patch (TV Series)
Magistrate
- Vickory (1970) ... Magistrate
 1968 The Avengers (TV Series)
Dr. Padley
- You'll Catch Your Death (1968) ... Dr. Padley
 1964-1967 Dr. Finlay's Casebook (TV Series)
Greenway / Sir James Grant
- Death Is a Colony (1967) ... Greenway
- The White Hunter (1964) ... Sir James Grant
 1967 The Man Outside
Detective Inspector
 1967 The Dirty Dozen
German Officer (uncredited)
 1966 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
Colonel Trex
- Defection! The Case of Colonel Petrov (1966) ... Colonel Trex
 1964 The Ordeal of Richard Feverel (TV Movie)
Sir Miles Papworth
 1964 Madame Bovary (TV Series)
Dr. Canivet
- Judgement (1964) ... Dr. Canivet
- Lost Love (1964) ... Dr. Canivet
- Marriage (1964) ... Dr. Canivet
 1960 Scotland Yard (TV Series)
Detective Superintendent Browne
- Special Duty (1960) ... Detective Superintendent Browne
 1958-1960 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Clive Merriman / Pawnbroker
- Missing from Home (1960) ... Clive Merriman
- Do as I Do (1958) ... Pawnbroker
 1959 The Moonstone (TV Series)
Dr. Candy
- Episode #1.2 (1959) ... Dr. Candy
 1959 The Mummy
Dr. Reilly
 1959 Heidi (TV Series)
Doctor
- Another Grandmother (1959) ... Doctor
 1958-1959 William Tell (TV Series)
Gunmaster / Number One / Captain Fredrick
- Secret Weapon (1959) ... Gunmaster
- The Avenger (1959) ... Number One
- The Assassins (1958) ... Captain Fredrick
 1958 The Invisible Armies (TV Series)
Dr. Vulpian
- Episode #1.4 (1958) ... Dr. Vulpian
 1956-1957 The Buccaneers (TV Series)
Pop / Bosun / 1st Man Shaving / ...
- Printer's Devil (1957) ... Pop
- Pirate Honour (1957) ... Pop
- To the Rescue (1957) ... Pop
- Flip and Jenny (1957) ... Pop (uncredited)
- Dan Tempest Holds an Auction (1957) ... Pop (uncredited)
 1955-1956 The Adventures of Robin Hood (TV Series)
Outlaw / Nailer / Master Giles / ...
- The Goldmaker (1956) ... Forester
- A Year and a Day (1956) ... Tinker
- Blackmail (1956) ... Bafe
- The Scientist (1956) ... Roger of Danby
 1956 Kidnapped (TV Movie)
Captain Hosanson
 1955 Richard III
2nd Priest
 1955 The Bargain (TV Movie)
Mr. Norris
 1954 Heidi Grows Up (TV Mini-Series)
Doctor
- Heidi and Peter (1954) ... Doctor
- The Secret of the Cave (1954) ... Doctor
- Chel (1954) ... Doctor
- Fire on the Mountain (1954) ... Doctor
- Boarding School (1954) ... Doctor
 1954 Immediate Disaster
Tom Harding
 1954 Phantom Caravan
Major Thornhill
 1954 The Maid of Domrémy (TV Movie)
The Curé
 1954 Someone Else's Child (Documentary short)
Sam MacKintosh
 1953 The Queen's Admiral (TV Movie)
Bobadilla
 1953 Heidi (TV Movie)
The doctor
 1953 The Story of the Treasure Seekers (TV Series)
Mr. Foulkes
- Lo! The Poor Indian (1953) ... Mr. Foulkes
- The Robber and the Burglar (1953) ... Mr. Foulkes
 1953 The Honours of Scotland (TV Movie)
Sir Hector MacIan
 1950-1953 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Dr. MacGrigor / Ira Mackel / 2nd Planter / ...
- The Passionate Pilgrim (1953) ... Dr. MacGrigor
- The Final Test (1951) ... 2nd Planter
- Henry V (I) (1951) ... Pistol
 1952 Portrait of Peter Perowne (TV Movie)
Counsel for the prosecution
 1952 Mr. Potts Goes to Moscow
British Officer
 1951 The Golden Year (TV Movie)
Sir Norman Grenleigh
 1951 Treasure Island (TV Series)
Blind Pew
 1950 Her Panelled Door
Group Captain
 1950 Mountain Ash (TV Short)
Captain
 1950 Seven Days to Noon
Bit Part (uncredited)
 1950 Shadow of the Past
Chauffeur
 1950 The Switchback (TV Movie)
Dr. Mallaby
 1950 L'Arlésienne (TV Movie)
Mitifio
 1950 For the Children (TV Series)
Mr. Leggatt
- Buckler's Hard (1950) ... Mr. Leggatt
 1950 Guilt Is My Shadow
Detective
 1950 Ten Minute Alibi (TV Movie)
Hunter
 1949 Deep Waters (TV Movie)
Surgeon Commander Evans, RN
 1949 A Pair of Spectacles (TV Movie)
Mr. Lorimer
 1949 A House in the Square (TV Movie)
George Winthrop
 1949 The Governess (TV Movie)
Jock
 1949 The Linden Tree (TV Movie)
Alfred Lockhart
 1949 The Trial of Madeleine Smith (TV Movie)
Dean of Faculty, Counsel for the Defence
 1948 He That Should Come (TV Movie)
Pharisee
 1948 Reunion (TV Movie)
Doctor
 1948 A Policeman at the Door (TV Movie)
Det Sgt Burrows, C I D
 1948 As You Are (TV Movie)
Mr. Partridge
 1948 Men of Darkness (TV Movie)
Dede
 1948 Pygmalion (TV Movie)
Man in the bowler hat
 1947 The Mark of Cain
Photographer
 1947 The Infernal Machine (TV Movie)
Anubis
 1947 Henry IV (TV Movie)
Ordulph
 1947 Waiting for ITMA (TV Movie)
 1947 Mourning Becomes Electra (TV Mini-Series)
Ira Mackel
- Part 2 (1947) ... Ira Mackel
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Stage: Appeared in John Osborne's play, "West of Suez", at the Royal Court Theatre in London, England, with Ralph Richardson, Nigel Hawthorne, Jill Bennett, Penelope Wilton, Sheila Ballantine, Geoffrey Palmer, Stephen Moore, Nicholas Selby and Bessie Love in the cast.
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Some sources say he was born in Aberdeen, Scotland, UK

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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