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Errol John (1924–1988)

Errol John was born on December 20, 1924 in Gulf of Paria, Trinidad. He was an actor and writer, known for The Nun's Story (1959), Sheena (1984) and Guns at Batasi (1964). He died on July 10, 1988 in London, England. See full bio »


(age 63) in London, England, UK

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 1988 American Playhouse (TV Series)
- The Big Knife (1988)
 1986 The Last Days of Patton (TV Movie)
Sgt. 1st Class George Meeks
 1984 Sheena
 1984 Crown Court (TV Series)
Paul St. Louis
- Paki Basher: Part 1 (1984) ... Paul St. Louis
 1983 Rumpole of the Bailey (TV Series)
Chief Justice Sir Worthington Banzana
- Rumpole and the Golden Thread (1983) ... Chief Justice Sir Worthington Banzana
 1972 Buck and the Preacher
 1969 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Jimmy Cardinez
- The Exiles (1969) ... Jimmy Cardinez
 1968 Journey to the Unknown (TV Series)
George Esmond
- Eve (1968) ... George Esmond
 1968 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Jason Reed
- Murder: An Even Chance (1968) ... Jason Reed
 1968 Man in a Suitcase (TV Series)
- No Friend of Mine (1968) ... Masuto
 1967 Rainbow City (TV Series)
John Steele
 1966 Assault on a Queen
Linc Langley
 1964-1965 Secret Agent (TV Series)
Enugu / Dessiles / Colonel Nyboto
- Loyalty Always Pays (1965) ... Enugu
- Parallel Lines Sometimes Meet (1965) ... Dessiles
- The Galloping Major (1964) ... Colonel Nyboto
 1965 Public Eye (TV Series)
- Dig You Later (1965) ... Ludo
 1965 Court Martial (TV Series)
Sgt. Price Jackson
- Operation Makeshift (1965) ... Sgt. Price Jackson
 1964 Guns at Batasi
Lieut. Boniface
 1964 Espionage (TV Series)
John Ngai
- Snow on Mount Kama (1964) ... John Ngai
 1964 The Winston Affair
Sgt. Jackson
 1963 First Night (TV Series)
Wayne Coty
- The Dawn (1963) ... Wayne Coty
 1963 PT 109
Benjamin Kevu
 1961 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Cubby Collins
- Nina and the Night People (1961) ... Cubby Collins
 1961 Surfside 6 (TV Series)
Young Charlie
- Black Orange Blossoms (1961) ... Young Charlie
 1961 The Sins of Rachel Cade
Kulu, Assistant to Rachel
 1961 Paradise Walk (TV Mini-Series)
Joshua Brown
- Gathering Storm (1961) ... Joshua Brown
 1960 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
- Moon on a Rainbow Shawl (1960) ... Ephraim
 1959 Interpol Calling (TV Series)
Sergeant Hamid
- Slave Ship (1959) ... Sergeant Hamid
 1959 The Nun's Story
Illunga (African convert)
 1959 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Mr. Freitas
- To Keep Our Way of Life (1959) ... Mr. Freitas
 1957 The Schirmer Inheritance (TV Series)
- The Rules of the Game (1957) ... Charlie
 1956 Odongo
Mr. Bawa
 1956 A Man from the Sun (TV Movie)
Cleve Lawrence
 1956 Flame in the Forest (TV Movie)
 1955 Rheingold Theatre (TV Series)
- Success Train (1955) ... Bartender
 1954 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
 1953 The Heart of the Matter
African Policeman (uncredited)
 1952 A Time to Be Born (TV Movie)
 1952 Jan and His Clogs (TV Movie)
Black Piet
 1952 Whirligig (TV Series)
- Episode #2.18 (1952) ... Malanga
- Episode #2.17 (1952) ... Malanga
- Episode #2.16 (1952) ... Malanga
- Episode #2.15 (1952) ... Malanga
- Episode #2.14 (1952) ... Malanga
 1951 The African Queen
Native soldier (uncredited)
Show Show Writer (2 credits)

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He acted in the final Old Vic Theatre season at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Lee Montague, Sheila Allen, Esmond Knight, Rosalind Knight, Leo McKern, James Maxwell, Dilys Hamlett, David William, George Howe, Russell Hunter, Priscilla Morgan, Charles Gray, and Adrienne Corri in the company. See more »

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