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Stanley Holloway (1890–1982)

Stanley Holloway was born on October 1, 1890 in Manor Park, London, England as Stanley Augustus Holloway. He was an actor, known for My Fair Lady (1964), Brief Encounter (1945) and The Lavender Hill Mob (1951). He was married to Violet Lane and Alice Mary Laure Foran. He died on January 30, 1982 in Littlehampton, England. See full bio »

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 1975 Journey Into Fear
Mr. Mathews
 1973 Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (TV Movie)
 1971 Flight of the Doves
Judge Liffy
 1970 The Great Inimitable Mr. Dickens (TV Movie)
Mr. Vuffin
 1969 Run a Crooked Mile (TV Movie)
 1969 Target: Harry
Jason Carlyle
 1968 Thingumybob (TV Series)
Bob Bridge
- Episode dated 18 August 1968 (1968) ... Bob Bridge
- Episode dated 9 August 1968 (1968) ... Bob Bridge
 1968 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Norman Dodd
- The Ballad of the Artificial Mash (1968) ... Norman Dodd
 1965-1967 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series)
Sir Whitecliff of Dover / Eggcup Tycoon
- Saddle Sores on the Old Corral (1967) ... Sir Whitecliff of Dover
- Goofy Goofy Gander (1965) ... Eggcup Tycoon
 1966 The Sandwich Man
Park Gardener
 1964 The Fantasticks (TV Movie)
 1962-1963 Our Man Higgins (TV Series)
Higgins / Higgans
- The Dance (1963) ... Higgans
- Love Is Dandy (1963) ... Higgins
- Who's on First? (1963) ... Higgins
 1961 Operation Snafu
Mr Cooksley
 1961 No Love for Johnnie
Fred Andrews
 1960 An Arabian Night (TV Movie)
 1960 The Bell Telephone Hour (TV Series)
- The Mikado (1960) ... Pooh-Bah
 1959 Alive and Kicking
 1959 No Trees in the Street
 1956 Jumping for Joy
Captain Jack Montague
 1955 An Alligator Named Daisy
The General
 1953 Meet Mr. Lucifer
Sam Hollingsworth / Mr. Lucifer
 1953 A Day to Remember
Charley Porter
 1953 The Titfield Thunderbolt
 1952 Tonight at 8:30
Henry Gow: Fumed Oak
 1952 Mr. Lord Says No
Henry Lord
 1951 The Magic Box
Broker's Man
 1951 Bikini Baby
Mr. Clark
 1951 The Lavender Hill Mob
 1951 One Wild Oat
Alfred Gilbey
 1950 Midnight Episode
Professor Prince
 1949 The Perfect Woman
 1948 The Silk Noose
Insp. Kendall
 1948 The Winslow Boy
 1948 One Night with You
 1948 Snowbound
Joe Wesson
 1947 The Ballad of the Battered Bicycle (Short)
 1946 Carnival
Charlie Raeburn
 1946 A Voice in the Night
Sgt. Sullivan
 1945 Caesar and Cleopatra
 1945 Johnny in the Clouds
Mr Palmer
 1943 Worker and Warfront No. 8 (Short)
 1942 Salute John Citizen
 1941 Major Barbara
 1939 Sam Goes Shopping (Short)
 1937 Sam Small Leaves Town
Richard Manning
 1937 Cotton Queen
Sam Owen
 1937 The Vicar of Bray
The Vicar of Bray
 1937 Song of the Forge
Joe / Sir William Barrett
 1937 Three Ha'pence a Foot (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1937 The Lion and Albert (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1937 Co-operette (Short)
Sam Small
 1937 Gunner Sam (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1937 Our Island Nation (Documentary)
Chief Petty Officer George Barber
 1936 Beat the Retreat (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1936 Halt, Who Goes There? (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1936 Sam's Medal (Short)
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 1935 Drummed Out (Short)
 1935 Sam and His Musket (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1934 Road House
 1934 Sing As We Go!
 1934 The Girl Thief
 1933 Sleeping Car
 1921 The Rotters
Arthur Wait
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Was nominated for Broadway's 1957 Tony Award as Best Supporting or Featured Actor (Musical) in "My Fair Lady" as Alfred P. Doolittle, a role he recreated in an Oscar-nominated performance in the film version, My Fair Lady (1964). See more »

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