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Mervyn Johns (1899–1992)

Mervyn Johns was born on February 18, 1899 in Pembroke, Wales as David Mervyn Johns. 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 Alice Maud Steele Wareham. He died on September 6, 1992 in Norwood, England. See full bio »

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Dead of Night
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A Christmas Carol
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Moby Dick
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 1976 The Confessional
Father Duggan
 1966 Who Killed the Cat?
Henry Fawcett
 1965 The Heroes of Telemark
Col. Wilkinson
 1964 They All Died Laughing
Willie Pugh-Smith
 1963 The Victors
 1963 The Old Dark House
Potiphar Femm
 1963 80,000 Suspects
 1963 55 Days at Peking
 1961 Echo of Barbara
Sam Roscoe
 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 Never Let Go
Alfie Barnes
 1960 Once More, with Feeling!
Mr. Wilbur Jr.
 1959 The Devil's Disciple
Rev. Maindeck Parshotter
 1957 The Surgeon's Knife
Mr. Waring
 1957 The Circle
Dr. George Kimber
 1957 Doctor at Large
 1957 The Counterfeit Plan
Louie Bernard
 1956 Find the Lady
 1956 Moby Dick
 1956 Finger of Guilt
Ernest Chaple
 1956 1984
 1955 Navy Heroes
Captain Snow
 1953 Valley of Song
Minister Griffiths
 1953 The Horse's Mouth
Tom Mitchum
 1952 The Frightened Bride
Uncle Ted
 1951 The Magic Box
 1950 Tony Draws a Horse
Alfred Parsons
 1949 Diamond City
 1949 Helter Skelter
Ernest Bennett
 1948 Easy Money
Atkins (segment The Atkins Story)
 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
Greaser John Boyle
 1943 My Learned Friend
 1943 The Bells Go Down
 1942 Went the Day Well?
Charlie Sims
 1942 The Foreman Went to France
Official, Passport Office (uncredited)
 1942 The Next of Kin
No 23: Mr Davis (as Flight Lieut. Mervyn Johns)
 1940 Saloon Bar
 1940 Girl in the News
James Fetherwood
 1940 Convoy
His Mate
 1940 The Midas Touch (uncredited)
 1939 Jamaica Inn
Thomas - Sir Humphrey's Gang
 1938 Almost a Gentleman
Percival Clicker
 1937 The Last Curtain
 1937 Night Ride
Trapped Miner (uncredited)
 1937 Storm in a Teacup
Court Bailiff (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 (uncredited)
 1936 Pot Luck
Night Watchman (uncredited)
 1935 Foreign Affaires
Courtroom interpreter
 1935 Mister Hobo
Bank Director (uncredited)
 1934 Lady in Danger
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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 »

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Alternate Names:

Flight Lieut. Mervyn Johns

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First wife, Alyce Steele (c. 1920 - 1971), was an Australian concert pianist. Another source gives the spelling of her name as Alys Maude Steel-Payne. See more »

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