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Jack Hawkins (I) (1910–1973)


In Britain, special Christmas plays called pantomimes are produced for children. Jack Hawkins made his London theatrical debut at age 12, playing the elf king in "Where The Rainbow Ends". At 17, he got the lead role of St. George in the same play. At 18, he made his debut on Broadway in "Journey's End". At 21, he was back in London playing a young... See full bio »

Died:

(age 62) in London, England, UK

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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 1974 QB VII (TV Mini-Series)
Justice Gilroy
- Part Three (1974) ... Justice Gilroy
 1973 Tales That Witness Madness
Dr. Nicholas
 1973 Theatre of Blood
Solomon Psaltery
 1972 Escape to the Sun
Baburin
 1972 Young Winston
Mr. Welldon
 1972 The Last Lion
Ryk Mannering
 1971 The Beloved
Father Nicholas
 1970 Jane Eyre (TV Movie)
Mr. Brocklehurst
 1970 The Adventures of Gerard
Millefleurs (renegade Englishman)
 1969 The Father (Short)
Captain Bill
 1968 Great Catherine
The British Ambassador
 1968 Shalako
Sir Charles Daggett
 1968 Stalked (Short)
The Man
 1966 Danger Grows Wild
General Bahar
 1966 Mystery and Imagination (TV Series)
Colonel Mortimer
- The Open Door (1966) ... Colonel Mortimer
 1966 Judith
Major Lawton
 1965 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Sir John Rampayne
- The Trial and Torture of Sir John Rampayne (1965) ... Sir John Rampayne
 1965 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series)
Silcox
- Back to Back (1965) ... Silcox
 1965 Masquerade
Colonel Drexel
 1965 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Len Driver
- Putty Medal (1965) ... Len Driver
 1965 Lord Jim
Marlow
 1964 Guns at Batasi
Colonel Deal
 1964 The Third Secret
Sir Frederick Belline
 1964 Zulu
Otto Witt
 1963 Rampage
Otto Abbot
 1963 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Adam Hilderson
- To Bury Caesar (1963) ... Adam Hilderson
 1963 The DuPont Show of the Week (TV Series)
Adam Hilderson
- To Bury Caesar (1963) ... Adam Hilderson
 1963 To Bury Caesar (TV Movie)
Adam Hilderson
 1961 Two Loves
William W.J. Abercrombie
 1959-1960 The Four Just Men (TV Series)
Ben Manfred
- Justice for Gino (1960) ... Ben Manfred (uncredited)
- The Heritage (1960) ... Ben Manfred
- The Godfather (1960) ... Ben Manfred (uncredited)
- The Bystanders (1960) ... Ben Manfred (uncredited)
 1960 The League of Gentlemen
Col. John George Norman Hyde
 1959 The DuPont Show of the Month (TV Series)
Baines
- The Fallen Idol (1959) ... Baines
 1958 The Two-Headed Spy
Gen. Alex Schottland
 1957 She Played with Fire
Oliver Branwell
 1957 Decision Against Time
John Mitchell
 1956 The Third Key
Detective-Superintendent Tom Halliday
 1956 Producers' Showcase (TV Series)
Rufio
 1955 Touch and Go
Jim Fletcher
 1954 Land of Fury
Phillip Wayne
 1954 Front Page Story
Grant
 1953 The Intruder
Wolf Merton
 1953 Twice Upon a Time
Dr. Mathews
 1953 Malta Story
Air CO Frank
 1953 The Cruel Sea
Ericson
 1952 Outpost in Malaya
Jim Frazer
 1952 Crash of Silence
Dick Searle
 1952 Angels One Five
Group Captain 'Tiger' Small
 1951 No Highway in the Sky
Dennis Scott
 1950 The Fighting Pimpernel
Prince of Wales / Footpad attacking Lord Anthony
 1950 The Great Manhunt
Colonel Galcon
 1948 Bonnie Prince Charlie
Lord George Murray
 1942 The Next of Kin
Brigade Major Harcourt (as 2nd Lieut Jack Hawkins)
 1940 The Flying Squad
Mark McGill
 1939 Murder Will Out
Stamp
 1938 A Royal Divorce
Capt. Charles
 1938 Who Goes Next?
Capt. Beck
 1937 The Frog
Capt. Gordon
 1937 Beauty and the Barge
Lieutenant Seton Boyne
 1935 Peg of Old Drury
Michael O'Taffe
 1934 Lorna Doone
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1934 Death at a Broadcast
Herbert Evans
 1933 Shot in the Dark
Norman Paull
 1933 The Jewel
Peter Roberts
 1933 I Lived with You
Mort
 1933 The Lost Chord
Sr. Jim Selby
 1932 The Phantom Fiend
Joe Martin
 1930 The Perfect Alibi
Alfred
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Other Works:

1931: "Autumn Crocus" by Dodie Smith (C.L. Anthony). Lyric Theatre, 29 Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1. Cast list also included; Jessica Tandy, Martita Hunt, Fay Compton, May Agate and Frances Ledere, See more »

Publicity Listings:

46 Articles | 12 Pictorials | 19 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

2nd Lieut Jack Hawkins

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Personal Quote:

Above all, I was taught to love and respect words. Each word had to be the right word; and each had to be spoken in a way that its weight and importance demanded. See more »

Trivia:

Underwent cobalt treatment for a secondary condition of the larynx in 1959 after making The League of Gentlemen (1960). Afterwards he took voice coaching and reduced the number of cigarettes he smoked each day from about sixty to five. However, while filming Guns at Batasi (1964) five years later his voice began to fail. It was not until Christmas 1965 that he was diagnosed with throat cancer, by... See more »

Trademark:

Often played friendly World War II officers

Star Sign:

Virgo

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