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Oliver Johnston (1888–1966)

Oliver Johnston was born on April 30, 1888 in Beaconsville, England. He was an actor, known for A King in New York (1957), The Tomb of Ligeia (1964) and A Countess from Hong Kong (1967). He died on December 22, 1966 in London, England. See full bio »

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(age 78) in London, England, UK
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 1967 It!
Curator Trimingham
 1966 North and South (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Bell
- Meeting Again (1966) ... Mr. Bell
- Looking South (1966) ... Mr. Bell
 1966 The Corridor People (TV Series)
Samson Whitby
- Victim as Whitebait (1966) ... Samson Whitby
 1957-1966 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Old gentleman / Alexei / Quentin Willard / ...
- Nelson: A Study in Miniature (1966) ... Old gentleman
- The Visitors (1961) ... Alexei
- Sweet Poison (1959) ... Quentin Willard
- The Crucible (1959) ... Giles Cory
- The Wooden Dish (1957) ... Sam Yaeger
 1966 Secret Agent (TV Series)
Peer
- The Hunting Party (1966) ... Peer
 1965 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
Thomas Prestwich
- The Siege of Manchester (1965) ... Thomas Prestwich
 1965 The Worker (TV Series)
Mr. Simnel
- The Mechanics of Piecework (1965) ... Mr. Simnel
 1964-1965 Thursday Theatre (TV Series)
1st Old man / Jonathan Travis
- Johnson Over Jordan (1965) ... 1st Old man
- Any Other Business (1964) ... Jonathan Travis
 1964 The Tomb of Ligeia
Kenrick
 1964 Espionage (TV Series)
Doctor
- Final Decision (1964) ... Doctor
 1963 The Three Lives of Thomasina
Mr. Dobbie
 1963 Dr. Crippen
Lord Chief Justice
 1963 Island of Love
Prof. Krumwitz
 1962 Man of the World (TV Series)
Sir Hugo Kempson
- Portrait of a Girl (1962) ... Sir Hugo Kempson
 1962 The Fast Lady
Bulmer
 1961-1962 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Series)
Mr. Y / Jacob Twisden / Herbert Simms
- Up a Gum Tree (1962) ... Mr. Y
- Loyalties (1962) ... Jacob Twisden
- Nearer to Heaven (1961) ... Herbert Simms
 1962 Brothers in Law (TV Series)
Judge
- Special Damages (1962) ... Judge
 1962 Garry Halliday (TV Series)
Prof. Irenon
 1962 Backfire
Bernard Curzon
 1962 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre (TV Series)
Bernard Curzon
- Backfire (1962) ... Bernard Curzon
 1961 Roommates
Prof. Parkin
 1961 Boyd Q.C. (TV Series)
Mr. Davis
- Sunday's Child (1961) ... Mr. Davis
 1961 Francis of Assisi
Father Livoni
 1961 Make Mine a Double
Air Commdr. Turner (as Oliver Johnstone)
 1961 Suggestion of Sabotage (TV Series)
Sir Edward Rigby
- Failure or Success? (1961) ... Sir Edward Rigby
- The Trap Closes (1961) ... Sir Edward Rigby
- Start of Suspicion (1961) ... Sir Edward Rigby
 1960 The 3 Worlds of Gulliver
Mr. Grinch (uncredited)
 1960 Saturday Playhouse (TV Series)
Henry
- Family Occasion (1960) ... Henry
 1960 Whack-O! (TV Series)
Mr. Grubb
- Episode #6.6 (1960) ... Mr. Grubb
 1960 Probation Officer (TV Series)
- Episode #1.36 (1960)
 1959-1960 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Mr. Simpkins / Willy Nolan
- A Lead from Mother Kelly (1960) ... Mr. Simpkins
- The Whizz Gang (1959) ... Willy Nolan
 1959 The Men from Room 13 (TV Series)
Max
 1959 A Touch of Larceny
Minister
 1959 Web of Evidence
Prusty
 1951-1959 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Professor Mair / Cheshire / Count Imhof / ...
- Morning Star (1956) ... Cheshire
- Her Royal Highness (1952) ... Count Imhof
- Escape (1951) ... Old Gentleman
 1959 The Flying Doctor (TV Series)
Paddy Kearny
- The Return (1959) ... Paddy Kearny
 1958 Nowhere to Go
Mr. Hopkins, vault official (uncredited)
 1958 Son of Robin Hood
Apothecary
 1958 Indiscreet
Mr. Finleigh (uncredited)
 1958 Big Guns (TV Series)
Chivwright
- Villainy to Boot (1958) ... Chivwright
 1958 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Pop
- Man in the Corner (1958) ... Pop
 1955-1957 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Rev. Ashburn / Jerrold
- The Staring Match (1957) ... Rev. Ashburn
- Frolic Wind (1955) ... Jerrold
 1954-1957 The Vise (TV Series)
Butler
- Return to Danger (1957) ... Butler
- The Secret Place (1954) ... Butler
 1957 A King in New York
Ambassador Jaume
 1957 Scotland Yard Dragnet
Dr. Kenyon
 1957 My Guess Would Be Murder (TV Movie)
Dr. Mack
 1956 You Can't Escape (uncredited)
 1956 Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (TV Series)
Poole
- Mr. Utterson's Encounter (1956) ... Poole
- Good Evening, Mr. Hyde (1956) ... Poole
 1956 Over to William (TV Series)
Gardener
- Claude Finds a Companion (1956) ... Gardener
 1956 H.M. Tennent Globe Theatre (TV Series)
Theodore
- Skylark (1956) ... Theodore
 1954 Tale of Three Women
Butler (segment "Wedding Gift")
 1954 Terror Ship
Dr. Waverley
 1953 The Good Beginning
Owen (uncredited)
 1952 Happy and Glorious (TV Series)
Sir John Conroy
- 1837 (1952) ... Sir John Conroy
 1951 To Live in Peace (TV Movie)
Cavaliere Dossi
 1947 The Valiant (TV Movie)
The Chaplain
 1946 Hay Fever (TV Movie)
David Bliss
 1946 The Unguarded Hour (TV Movie)
Lord Henningway
 1946 The Thracian Horses (TV Movie)
Pheres
 1946 It Depends What You Mean (TV Movie)
James Mutch
 1939 Spreading the News (TV Movie)
 1939 The Little Father of the Wilderness (TV Movie)
Frère Grégoire
 1939 Rehearsal for a Drama (TV Movie)
 1939 Stolen Life
Prof. Bardesley
 1938 General John Regan (TV Movie)
Major Kent
 1938 Queen of Crime
Cunningham
 1938 The Man in the Bowler Hat (TV Short)
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Oliver Johnstone
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Serious-looking, wide-mouthed British character actor, often of meek or mild-mannered types. Began his screen career well into middle age.

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