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Mervyn Johns (1899–1992)

Mervyn Johns was born on February 18, 1899 in Pembroke, Wales. He was an actor, known for Dead of Night (1945), A Christmas Carol (1951) and Moby Dick (1956). He was married to Diana Churchill and Alyce Steele. He died on September 6, 1992 in Norwood, England. See full bio »

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 1979 Shoestring (TV Series)
Rev James Appleby
- Knock for Knock (1979) ... Rev James Appleby
 1977 The New Avengers (TV Series)
Elderly Man
- Medium Rare (1977) ... Elderly Man
 1976 The Confessional
Father Duggan
 1973-1975 Crown Court (TV Series)
Arthur Charles Parfitt / Edward Lumsden
- An Englishman's Home: Part 3 (1975) ... Edward Lumsden
- An Englishman's Home: Part 2 (1975) ... Edward Lumsden
- A Message to Ireland: Part 3 (1973) ... Arthur Charles Parfitt
- A Message to Ireland: Part 2 (1973) ... Arthur Charles Parfitt
- A Message to Ireland: Part 1 (1973) ... Arthur Charles Parfitt
 1975 Beryl's Lot (TV Series)
Scrubby
- Treble Chance (1975) ... Scrubby
 1974 QB VII (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Evans
- Part One & Two (1974) ... Mr. Evans (uncredited)
 1973 Thinking Man As Hero (TV Movie)
Lord Beale
 1973 The Adventures of Black Beauty (TV Series)
Silas Surtees
- The Medicine Man (1973) ... Silas Surtees
 1972 The Strauss Family (TV Mini-Series)
Dr. Sarner
- Josef (1972) ... Dr. Sarner
 1972 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Mr. Farmer
- The Fingerman (1972) ... Mr. Farmer
 1972 Kate (TV Series)
Mr. Norris
- People Depend on You (1972) ... Mr. Norris
 1972 The Adventurer (TV Series)
Franz Kolmar
- Deadlock (1972) ... Franz Kolmar
 1968 The Saint (TV Series)
Dr. Davis
- The House on Dragon's Rock (1968) ... Dr. Davis
 1966 Who Killed the Cat?
Henry Fawcett
 1966 Conflict (TV Series)
Steward
- Saint Joan (1966) ... Steward
 1965-1966 Pardon the Expression (TV Series)
Jeb / Jacob Elijah Burgess
- The Jailbirds (1966) ... Jeb
- The Pensioner (1965) ... Jacob Elijah Burgess
 1965 The Avengers (TV Series)
Brandon Storey
- Too Many Christmas Trees (1965) ... Brandon Storey
 1965 The Heroes of Telemark
Col. Wilkinson
 1965 Knock on Any Door (TV Series)
Mr. Prubright
- Close Season (1965) ... Mr. Prubright
 1964 They All Died Laughing
Willie Pugh-Smith
 1964 Secret Agent (TV Series)
Armstrong
- No Marks for Servility (1964) ... Armstrong
 1964 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Alf Turnball
- Hanging by a Thread (1964) ... Alf Turnball
 1964 Detective (TV Series)
Father Brown
 1963 The Victors
Dennis
 1963 The Old Dark House
Potiphar Femm
 1963 80,000 Suspects
Buckridge
 1963 55 Days at Peking
Clergyman
 1963 The Third Man (TV Series)
Geoffrey Ormsby
- A King's Ransom (1963) ... Geoffrey Ormsby
 1962 Maigret (TV Series)
- The Amateurs (1962)
 1962 Drama 61-67 (TV Series)
Charlie Dowsett
- Drama '62: The Frightened Man (1962) ... Charlie Dowsett
 1961 Echo of Barbara
Sam Roscoe
 1955-1961 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Frank Davidson / Jan Konigsveldt / Wickers / ...
- Miss Em (1958) ... Frank Davidson
- Flowers for the Queen (1958) ... Jan Konigsveldt
- Saloon Bar (1957) ... Wickers
- I Passed by Your Window (1955) ... Walter Turnbull
 1961 Francis of Assisi
Brother Juniper
 1961 Call Me Genius
Manager of Art Gallery, London
 1961 No Love for Johnnie
Charlie Young
 1960 The Sundowners
Jack Patchogue, mayor of Cawndilla
 1960 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Series)
Dr. Andrew Mortimer
- Summer Theatre: The Critical Point (1960) ... Dr. Andrew Mortimer
 1960 Never Let Go
Alfie Barnes
 1960 Once More, with Feeling!
Mr. Wilbur Jr.
 1959 Danger List (Short)
Mr. Ellis
 1959 Knight Errant Limited (TV Series)
Harry Smith
- He Fell Among Thieves (1959) ... Harry Smith
 1959 The Devil's Disciple
Rev. Maindeck Parshotter
 1958 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
- Murder Story (1958)
 1958 White Hunter (TV Series)
Mr. Doak
- No Survivors (1958) ... Mr. Doak
 1957 The Surgeon's Knife
Mr. Waring
 1957 The Circle
Dr. George Kimber
 1957 Doctor at Large
Smith
 1950-1957 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Rough / Samuel Pepys / Harold Simpson
- Gaslight (1957) ... Rough
- Ninety Sail (1954) ... Samuel Pepys
- The Happy Sunday Afternoon (1950) ... Harold Simpson
 1957 The Counterfeit Plan
Louie Bernard
 1956 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Doctor Evans / Rev. Arthur Mottram / Caspar Darde
- A Time to Be Born (1956) ... Doctor Evans
- Come Read Me a Riddle (1956) ... Rev. Arthur Mottram
 1956 Find the Lady
Hurst
 1956 Moby Dick
Peleg
 1956 Finger of Guilt
Ernest Chaple
 1956 1984
Jones
 1955 Navy Heroes
Captain Snow
 1955 The Hole in the Wall (TV Movie)
Capt. Nat Kemp
 1954 Caste (TV Movie)
Albert Eccles
 1953 Valley of Song
Minister Griffiths
 1953 The Horse's Mouth
Tom Mitchum
 1952 The Frightened Bride
Uncle Ted
 1951 The Magic Box
Goitz
 1950 Tony Draws a Horse
Alfred Parsons
 1949 Diamond City
Hart
 1949 Helter Skelter
Ernest Bennett
 1948 Devil's Plot
Dr. Bruckner the Beast of Ravensbruck
 1948 Easy Money
Herbert Atkins
 1947 Captain Boycott
Watty Connell
 1946 The Captive Heart
Pte. Evans
 1946 They Knew Mr. Knight
Tom Blake
 1945 Twilight Hour
Major John Roberts
 1943 San Demetrio London
On Board M.V. San Demetrio: Greaser John Boyle
 1943 My Learned Friend
Grimshaw
 1943 The Bells Go Down
Sam
 1942 Went the Day Well?
Charlie Sims
 1942 The Foreman Went to France
Official, Passport Office
 1942 The Next of Kin
No 23: Mr Davis (as Flight Lieut. Mervyn Johns)
 1940 Saloon Bar
Wickers
 1940 Convoy
His Mate
 1940 Girl in the News
James Fetherwood
 1940 The Midas Touch (uncredited)
 1939 Jamaica Inn
Thomas - Sir Humphrey's Gang
 1938 Almost a Gentleman
Percival Clicker
 1937 Storm in a Teacup
Court Bailiff (uncredited)
 1937 Night Ride
Trapped Miner (uncredited)
 1937 Song of the Forge (uncredited)
 1936 Dishonour Bright
French Postcard Seller (uncredited)
 1936 Everything Is Thunder
Karl - Waiter (uncredited)
 1936 In the Soup
Meakin
 1936 Pot Luck
Night Watchman (uncredited)
 1935 Foreign Affaires
Courtroom interpreter
 1935 Mister Hobo
Bank Director (uncredited)
 1934 Lady in Danger
Reporter
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Other Works:

He acted in Frank Harvey's play, "Saloon Bar", at the Wyndham's Theatre in London, England with Gordon Harker, Anna Konstam, Margaret Johnston, Leueen MacGrath and Peggy Livesey in the cast. Richard Bird was the director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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Alternate Names:

Flight Lieut. Mervyn Johns
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Trivia:

Had a knack for playing slightly ethereal or frightened little men, at his best in one of the chapters of Dead of Night (1945). See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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