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Gerald Hamer (1886–1972)

Gerald Hamer (born Geoffrey Earl Watton) the Anglo-American movie and television character actor, was born in Llandudno , Wales in November 1886 to parents John Watton and Evelyn Clara Earl. Hamer learned his craft on stage in the United Kingdom, appearing as a professional from 1916 in Shakespeare and such venerable theatrical warhorses as "The ... See full bio »

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The Scarlet Claw
Sherlock Holmes Faces Death
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 1966 Blue Light (TV Series)
- Return of Elm (1966) ... Morgan
 1965 The Fugitive (TV Series)
- Fun and Games and Party Favors (1965) ... Warren
 1964 The Virginian (TV Series)
- Big Image... Little Man (1964) ... Servant
 1961 Susan Slade
White's Butler (uncredited)
 1959 The Betty Hutton Show (TV Series)
Sir John
- Hollister's Mother (1959) ... Sir John
 1956-1957 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Jimmy the Blindman / Mr. Hewitt
- The Hands of Mr. Ottermole (1957) ... Jimmy the Blindman
- Back for Christmas (1956) ... Mr. Hewitt
 1956 Gaby
Newsboy (uncredited)
 1951 Lorna Doone
Doctor (uncredited)
 1949 Challenge to Lassie
Diner (uncredited)
 1949 The Secret of St. Ives
Hudson - the Footman (uncredited)
 1948 The Sign of the Ram
Vicar Woolton (uncredited)
 1947 Lured
Harry Milton (uncredited)
 1947 Ivy
Man from Paris Office (uncredited)
 1946 Terror by Night
Alfred Shallcross (uncredited)
 1945 Confidential Agent
Waiter (uncredited)
 1945 Pursuit to Algiers
 1944 The Suspect
Griswold (uncredited)
 1944 Hi, Beautiful
One of Bearded Twins (uncredited)
 1944 Enter Arsene Lupin
Doc Marling
 1944 The Scarlet Claw
 1944 The White Cliffs of Dover
Private (uncredited)
 1944 The Lodger
Milkman (uncredited)
 1943 Sherlock Holmes Faces Death
Maj. Langford
 1943 Sherlock Holmes in Washington
Alfred Pettibone aka John Grayson (uncredited)
 1942 Pretty Dolly (Short)
 1942 This Above All
Porter (uncredited)
 1939 The Light That Failed
Soldier (uncredited)
 1939 The Saint Strikes Back
Val's Butler (uncredited)
 1938 Sweethearts
Harry (uncredited)
 1938 Blond Cheat
 1937 Angel
Barker's Footman (uncredited)
 1936 Swing Time
Eric Lacanistram (uncredited)
 1935 Three Witnesses (uncredited)

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The Merchant of Venice (1916). Comedy (revival). Written by William Shakespeare. New Amsterdam Theatre: 8 May 1915- May 1916 (closing date unknown/20 performances). Cast: Claude Beerbohm, George A. Carr, Walter Douglas, Elsie Ferguson (as "Portia, an heiress in Belmont"), Edward A. Forbes, Gerald Hamer, Lyn Harding, George ... See more »

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Geoffrey Earle Watton

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