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Philip King (I) (1904–1979)

Philip King was born on October 30, 1904 in Beverley, England as Percival King. He is known for his work on Panic in the Parlor (1956), Brian Rix Presents: See How They Run (1962) and Serious Charge (1959). He died on February 9, 1979 in Brighton, East Sussex, England. See full bio »

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Known For

Panic in the Parlor
Serious Charge
Curtain Up
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 2002 Zum Teufel mit Hamlet (TV Movie)
 1998 Die graue Maus (TV Movie)
 1997 Seemann, gib acht! (TV Movie) (play "Sailor Beware!")
 1993 Glücksspiel im Pastorenhaus (TV Movie)
 1985 Seemann, gib Obacht! (TV Movie) (play - as Philipp King)
 1985 Au théâtre ce soir (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Le diable en personne (1985) ... (play)
 1984 See How They Run (TV Movie) (play)
 1975 Die Maus (TV Movie) (play "Big Bad Mouse")
 1972 Big Bad Mouse (TV Movie) (author)
 1966 Big Bad Mouse (TV Movie) (original writer)
 1962 Brian Rix Presents: See How They Run (TV Movie) (adapted for television by) / (play)
 1962 Sømænd og svigermødre (play "Sailor Beware" - uncredited)
 1957-1960 Theatre Night (TV Series) (play - 2 episodes)
- Watch It, Sailor! (1960) ... (play)
- Sailor Beware (1957) ... (play)
 1959 Serious Charge (play: "Serious Charge")
 1958 Grande Teatro Tupi (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- A Casa do Lago (1958)
- Grave Acusação (1958)
 1958 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1957 Our Miss Pemberton (TV Series) (writer - 23 episodes)
- End and Beginning (1957) ... (writer)
- The Matchmaker (1957) ... (writer)
- In Two Places (1957) ... (writer)
- But Which...? (1957) ... (writer)
- Decision (1957) ... (writer)
 1956 Panic in the Parlor (screenplay) / (stage play "Sailor Beware")
 1955 Sailor Beware! (TV Movie) (play)
 1955 See How They Run (play)
 1952 Postman's Knock (TV Movie) (play)
 1952 Without the Prince (TV Movie) (play)
 1952 Curtain Up (play "On Monday Next")
 1947 Without the Prince (TV Movie) (play)
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Personal Details

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His play, "See How They Run," was performed at the Duchess Theatre in London, England with Nancy Carroll, Jo Stone-Fewings, Nicholas Rowe, Tim Pigott-Smith, and Julie LeGrand in the cast. Douglas Hodge was director. See more »

Alternate Names:

Philipp King

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British playwright and actor whose biggest hit on the West End stage was the comedy play "See How They Run" (1944). See more »

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