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Robertson Hare (1891–1979)

Robertson Hare was born on December 17, 1891 in London, England as John Robertson Hare. He was an actor, known for All Gas and Gaiters (1966), One Wild Oat (1951) and Banana Ridge (1942). He was married to Irene Mewton (Alice). He died on January 25, 1979 in London. See full bio »


(age 87) in London, England, UK

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Known For

All Gas and Gaiters
All Gas and Gaiters The Archdeacon, The Venerable Henry Blunt
One Wild Oat
One Wild Oat Humphrey Proudfoot
Banana Ridge
Banana Ridge Willoughby Pink
Women Aren't Angels
Women Aren't Angels Wilmer Popday


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 1972 Raising the Roof
Old Gent
 1969 The Benny Hill Show (TV Series)
George Podmore
- Is This Your Life? (1969) ... George Podmore
 1968 Salt and Pepper
 1968 Ooh La La! (TV Series)
- Making a Pass (1968)
 1966 Hotel Paradiso
 1962 Crooks Anonymous
 1961 Wonderful to Be Young!
 1961 Murder on the Campus
Ronald Fortescue
 1961 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Mini-Series)
Sir John Blore, M.P.
- Brian Rix Presents #12: Wolf's Clothing (1961) ... Sir John Blore, M.P.
 1961 Seven Keys
Mr. Piggott
 1956 Three Men in a Boat
 1956 Man Alive! (TV Movie)
Mr. Hathaway
 1953 The Adventures of Sadie
Professor Gibble
 1953 Wild Horses (TV Movie)
George Slaughter
 1951 The Magic Box
Sitter in Bath Studio
 1951 One Wild Oat
Humphrey Proudfoot
 1948 Things Happen at Night
Vincent Ebury
 1945 He Snoops to Conquer
Sir Timothy Strawbridge
 1942 Banana Ridge
Willoughby Pink
 1940 Yesterday Is Over Your Shoulder (Short)
John Anyman
 1938 A Spot of Bother
Dear Mr. Binky Rudd
 1937 Aren't Men Beasts
Herbert Holly
 1937 You're in the Army Now (uncredited)
 1936 You Must Get Married
Percy Phut
 1936 Pot Luck
Mr. Pye
 1935 Foreign Affaires
Mr. Hardy Hornett
 1935 Stormy Weather
Mr. Bullock
 1935 Fighting Stock
 1935 Oh, Daddy!
Rupert Boddy (as J. Robertson Hare)
 1935 Car of Dreams
Henry Butterworth
 1934 Dirty Work
Clement Peck
 1934 Are You a Mason?
Amos Bloodqood
 1934 A Cup of Kindness
Ernest Ramsbottom
 1933 Just My Luck
 1933 Turkey Time
Edwin Stoatt
 1933 A Cuckoo in the Nest
Rev. Sloley Jones (as J. Robertson Hare)
 1933 Friday the Thirteenth
Ralph Lightfoot
 1933 It's a Boy
 1932 Thark
 1932 A Night Like This
Miles Tuckett
 1930 On Approval
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He acted in the play, "The Party Spirit", at the Piccadilly Theatre in London, England with Ralph Lynn, Vera Pearce, Moira Lister, Frank Thornton and Constance Lorne in the cast. Charles Hickman was the director. See more »

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Alternate Names:

J. Robertson Hare


5' 5½" (1.66 m)

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Diminutive, bald British comic actor, the son of an accountant. On stage from 1911, he was chiefly famous for his mild-mannered characterisations in the eleven Aldwych farces (1925-33), appearing alongside Tom Walls and Ralph Lynn. These were later successfully transferred from stage to screen. Hare also enjoyed success on the small screen late in life as Archdeacon Henry Blunt, the lead ... See more »



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