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Nicholas Hannen (1881–1972)

Nicholas Hannen was born on May 1, 1881 in London, England as Nicholas James Hannen. He was an actor and producer, known for Richard III (1955), Henry V (1944) and Quo Vadis (1951). He was married to Athene Seyler. He died on June 25, 1972 in London. See full bio »


(age 91) in London, England, UK

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 1962 Term of Trial
 1961 Francis of Assisi
Beggar (uncredited)
 1958 Prescription for Murder
 1957 Sea Wife
Elderly Passenger
 1951-1956 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Admiral Wainwright
- Shout Aloud Salvation (II) (1956) ... Admiral Wainwright
- Shout Aloud Salvation (I) (1951) ... Admiral Wainwright
 1955 Quentin Durward
John, Cardinal Balue
 1954 Pygmalion (TV Movie)
Colonel Pickering
 1953 Three Steps in the Dark
Arnold Burgoyne
 1953 The Will (TV Short)
Devizes Snr.
 1953 Wednesday Theatre (TV Series)
The Earl of Amersham
- A Social Success (1953) ... The Earl of Amersham
 1951 Quo Vadis
 1951 Hell Is Sold Out
 1948 The Breadwinner (TV Movie)
Charles Battle
 1940 Spy for a Day
Col. Pemberton
 1940 Fear and Peter Brown (Short)
 1938 It Might Be You (Short)
Rev.John Brown
 1938 The Breadwinner (TV Movie)
 1938 Marigold
Major Sellar
 1938 Many Waters (TV Movie)
 1938 Winter Sunshine (TV Movie)
John Trench
 1936 Hail and Farewell
Col. Harvey
 1935 Loves of a Dictator
Prime Minister Guldberg of Denmark
 1934 Murder at the Inn
 1933 F. P. 1 Doesn't Answer
Matthias Lennartz
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He acted in Benn W. Levy's play, "The Rape of the Belt," at the Piccadilly Theatre in London, England with John Clements, Kay Hammond, Veronica Turleigh, Richard Attenborough, Jimmy Thompson, Constance Cummings and Judith Furse in the cast. John Clements was also director. See more »


5' 8" (1.73 m)

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Ex-father-in-law of Anthony Quayle. See more »

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