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Charles Lamb (I) (1900–1989)

Charles Lamb was born on November 20, 1900 in London, England. He was an actor, known for Old Mac (1961), Five Million Years to Earth (1967) and An Englishman Abroad (1983). He died on March 19, 1989 in London. See full bio »

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(age 88) in London, England, UK

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 1989 The Tall Guy
Old Man in Wheelchair
 1985-1989 The Bill (TV Series)
Old Man / Elderly Victim / Fred
- N. F. A. (1989) ... Old Man
- What Are Little Boys Made Of? (1987) ... Elderly Victim
- The Sweet Smell of Failure (1985) ... Fred
 1988 Tumbledown (TV Movie)
Elderly Man
 1987 Comeback (TV Movie)
Perry
 1987 Screen Two (TV Series)
Pensioner
- The Children of Dynmouth (1987) ... Pensioner
 1986 Casualty (TV Series)
Harry
- Moonlight Becomes You... (1986) ... Harry
 1985 Honeymoon (TV Movie)
 1971-1984 Play for Today (TV Series)
Grandad / Stanley Middleton / Old man
- Dog Ends (1984) ... Grandad
- Stan's Last Game (1983) ... Stanley Middleton
- The Pigeon Fancier (1971) ... Old man
 1983 An Englishman Abroad (TV Movie)
George
 1983 Bergerac (TV Series)
Locksmith
- The Moonlight Girls (1983) ... Locksmith
 1982 Objects of Affection (TV Series)
Dad
- Marks (1982) ... Dad
 1981 Funny Man (TV Series)
Doorkeeper
- Gingerbread House (1981) ... Doorkeeper
 1980 The Mirror Crack'd
2nd Man in Village Hall (uncredited)
 1979 Bless Me Father (TV Series)
Mr. Wilkins
- The Season of Goodwill (1979) ... Mr. Wilkins
 1979 Quatermass (TV Mini-Series)
Orderly
- An Endangered Species (1979) ... Orderly
 1979 Thomas and Sarah (TV Series)
Arthur Dooley
- The Poor Young Widow of Peckham (1979) ... Arthur Dooley
 1979 Danger UXB (TV Series)
Gardener
- Cast Iron Killer (1979) ... Gardener
 1977-1978 Backs to the Land (TV Series)
Wally
- Right Royal (1978) ... Wally
- A Day Dog and Doris (1978) ... Wally
- Waits and Desperate Measures (1978) ... Wally
- Let's Talk Turkey (1978) ... Wally
- Remains to Be Seen (1978) ... Wally
 1968-1978 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Sam, as old man / Sid
- A Question of Time (1978) ... Sam, as old man
- The Bonegrinder (1968) ... Sid
 1977 Love for Lydia (TV Series)
Old Hoylake
- Episode #1.2 (1977) ... Old Hoylake
 1976 Thriller (TV Series)
Caretaker
- Dial a Deadly Number (1976) ... Caretaker
 1974 Sykes (TV Series)
George
- The Pub (1974) ... George
 1974 The Nine Tailors (TV Mini-Series)
Harry Gotobed
 1973 Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em (TV Series)
Skipper
- Frank and Marvin (1973) ... Skipper
 1972-1973 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
Young Jack / Arnold
- Croust (1973) ... Young Jack
- Thrills Galore (1972) ... Arnold
 1972 The Edwardians (TV Mini-Series)
Billy
- The Reluctant Juggler (1972) ... Billy
 1972 Dead of Night (TV Series)
Clockmender
- Death Cancels All Debts (1972) ... Clockmender
 1972 Man at the Top (TV Series)
Uncle Dick
- Welcome on the Mat (1972) ... Uncle Dick
 1972 Follyfoot (TV Series)
Old Man in Cafe
- Someone, Somewhere (1972) ... Old Man in Cafe
 1972 Spyder's Web (TV Series)
Archivist
- Nobody's Strawberry Fool (1972) ... Archivist
 1972 The Challengers (TV Series)
George Taylor
- What About England? (1972) ... George Taylor
 1972 Upstairs, Downstairs (TV Series)
Harris
- I Dies from Love (1972) ... Harris
 1971 Universal Soldier
Taxi Driver (uncredited)
 1971 Hands of the Ripper
Guard
 1971 Paul Temple (TV Series)
Harry Broadman
- Winner Takes All (1971) ... Harry Broadman
 1962-1971 Z Cars (TV Series)
Sam Dawson / Watchman / Mr. Chalcroft / ...
- The Mystery: Part 1 (1971) ... Sam Dawson
- The Five Whistles (1962) ... Watchman
- On Watch - Newtown (1962) ... Mr. Chalcroft
- Stab in the Dark (1962) ... Mr. Arnot
 1970 The Doctors (TV Series)
Ted
- Episode #1.66 (1970) ... Ted
 1970 Department S (TV Series)
The Porter
 1969 Parkin's Patch (TV Series)
Evans
- Boys (1969) ... Evans
 1969 My Partner the Ghost (TV Series)
Hotel Porter
- Murder Ain't What It Used to Be! (1969) ... Hotel Porter
 1969 Hadleigh (TV Series)
Joe
- The Wrong Side of the Hill (1969) ... Joe
 1969 The Southern Star
Todd
 1969 Out of the Unknown (TV Series)
George
- Random Quest (1969) ... George
 1969 The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (TV Series)
Benson
- Pursuit (1969) ... Benson
- Revolt (1969) ... Benson
- Marriage (1969) ... Benson
 1968 Subterfuge
Caretaker
 1956-1968 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Arthur Pitman / Joe Evans / Mr. Enderby / ...
- High Finance (1968) ... Arthur Pitman
- The Switch (1963) ... Mr. Enderby
- The Cruel Streak (1962) ... Mr. Dunn
- The Loose Load (1961) ... Fred
 1968 The Root of All Evil? (TV Series)
Eddie
- The Bonus (1968) ... Eddie
 1968 Ukridge (TV Series)
Stage doorkeeper
- The Debut of Battling Billson (1968) ... Stage doorkeeper
 1968 Freewheelers (TV Series)
Clayton
- The Big Freeze: Part 2: Valkyrie (1968) ... Clayton
 1965-1967 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Blind Sam / Henry Gorbet / Dad
- The Profile of a Gentleman (1967) ... Blind Sam
- Tomorrow, Just You Wait (1965) ... Henry Gorbet
- The End of Arthur's Marriage (1965) ... Dad
 1967 Five Million Years to Earth
Newsvendor
 1967 Send Foster (TV Series)
Alfred
 1967 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
Father
- The Cupboard (1967) ... Father
 1967 Charlie Bubbles
Mr. Noseworthy
 1967 The Revenue Men (TV Series)
Mr. Garston
- A Pretty Flat Kind of Existence (1967) ... Mr. Garston
 1967 Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (TV Series)
Sam Spicer
- The Black Doctor (1967) ... Sam Spicer
 1967 River Rivals (TV Series)
Jorkins
- The Night Raiders (1967) ... Jorkins
- The Golden Dragon (1967) ... Jorkins
- The Dragon's Secret (1967) ... Jorkins
- The Blockade Runners (1967) ... Jorkins
- Shipwreck (1967) ... Jorkins
 1966 Weavers Green (TV Series)
Bert Vincent
- Episode #1.49 (1966) ... Bert Vincent
- Episode #1.11 (1966) ... Bert Vincent
- Episode #1.10 (1966) ... Bert Vincent
- Episode #1.1 (1966) ... Bert Vincent
 1964-1966 Sergeant Cork (TV Series)
Joe Robb / Yates
- The Case of the Two Poisons (1964) ... Yates
 1966 Mrs Thursday (TV Series)
Harry Mills
- Call Me Madam? (1966) ... Harry Mills
 1965 Life at the Top
Wincastle
 1965 The Avengers (TV Series)
Fred
- The Gravediggers (1965) ... Fred
 1965 Public Eye (TV Series)
John
- A Harsh World for Zealots (1965) ... John
 1964 Crossroads (TV Series)
Mr. Keeley
 1964 Hide and Seek
Porter
 1964 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
The watchman
- I Can Walk Where I Like Can't I? (1964) ... The watchman
 1964 The Plane Makers (TV Series)
Ted Castle
- A Condition of Sale (1964) ... Ted Castle
 1962-1963 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Uncle Fred / Paul Rosman / Pat Calvert
- Formula for Death (1963) ... Uncle Fred
- Who Killed Cock Robbin? (1963) ... Paul Rosman
- Time to Kill (1962) ... Pat Calvert
 1963 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Fred Tidy
- Little Doris (1963) ... Fred Tidy
 1963 A Little Big Business (TV Series)
Charlie
- Pilot (1963) ... Charlie
 1963 Taxi! (TV Series)
 1963 Maupassant (TV Series)
Father Boitelle
- Getting Married (1963) ... Father Boitelle
 1962 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Series)
Mr. Adams / Mr. Bounty
- The Man Who Opted Out (1962) ... Mr. Adams
- Worm's Eye View (1962) ... Mr. Bounty
 1962 Harpers West One (TV Series)
Jennings
- Episode #2.9 (1962) ... Jennings
 1962 Studio 4 (TV Series)
- Stamboul Train (1962)
 1962 Jigsaw
Mr. Peck (uncredited)
 1962 Design for Loving
Walter
 1961 Old Mac
Father
 1961 The Charlie Drake Show (TV Series)
- Bingo Madness (1961)
 1961 The Pursuers (TV Series)
Billy Parker
- The Sailor (1961) ... Billy Parker
 1961 Family Solicitor (TV Series)
Thomas
- The Meeting (1961) ... Thomas
 1961 Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond (TV Series)
Mr. Breed
- Signal Received (1961) ... Mr. Breed
 1960 Sword of Sherwood Forest
Old Bowyer
 1960 The Hands of Orlac
Guard (uncredited)
 1960 Man from Interpol (TV Series)
Fred / Danny Dodds
- The Big Racket (1960) ... Fred
- My Brother's Keeper (1960) ... Danny Dodds
 1960 Concrete Jungle
Mr. Able
 1960 Stuff and Nonsense (TV Movie)
Jack Pimble
 1960 Here Lies Miss Sabry (TV Series)
Porter
- Discretion Imperative (1960) ... Porter
 1960 The Secret Kingdom (TV Mini-Series)
Joe
- Episode #1.3 (1960) ... Joe
 1960 Emergency-Ward 10 (TV Series)
Mr. Hubble
- Episode #1.324 (1960) ... Mr. Hubble
 1960 School for Scoundrels
Carpenter
 1960 The Shakedown
Pinza
 1959 The Wreck of the Mary Deare
Court Clerk (uncredited)
 1959 Dancers in Mourning (TV Series)
Richards
- Part 1 (1959) ... Richards
 1959 The Nun's Story
Pascin (uncredited)
 1959 Jack the Ripper
Harry the Street Peddler
 1959 Model for Murder
Lock Keeper
 1959 The Nightwatchman's Stories (TV Series)
1st Customer
- Friends in Need (1959) ... 1st Customer
 1958 Private Investigator (TV Series)
Henry Peacock
- The Missing Crucifix (1958) ... Henry Peacock
 1958 The Salvage Gang
Shorty
 1958 Ivanhoe (TV Series)
Old Serving Man
- The German Knight (1958) ... Old Serving Man
 1958 Big Guns (TV Series)
Sellerby
- Something Old - Something New (1958) ... Sellerby
 1958 Davy
Henry
 1956-1957 The Adventures of Robin Hood (TV Series)
Ben Bradley / Informer
- An Apple for the Archer (1957) ... Ben Bradley
- The Jongleur (1956) ... Informer
 1957 Lucky Jim
Contractor
 1957 Highland Fling (TV Series)
- Going Concern (1957)
- Castle Plot (1957)
- Journey to View (1957)
 1957 Light Fingers (uncredited)
 1957 Hell Drivers
Cafe Owner (uncredited)
 1957 Rock Around the World
Mr. Steele
 1957 Sword of Freedom (TV Series)
Tacco / Poggio
- The Sicillian (1957) ... Tacco
- The Marionettes (1957) ... Poggio
 1956 The Extra Day
Porter at Flats (uncredited)
 1956 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Henry Hammer
- The Man in the Dock (1956) ... Henry Hammer
 1956 The Count of Monte Cristo (TV Series)
Jacques Menard
- Monaco (1956) ... Jacques Menard
 1956 Reach for the Sky
Walker / Desoutters Aide (uncredited)
 1956 The Gentle Touch
Jenkins
 1956 All Square Aft (Short)
 1955-1956 London Playhouse (TV Series)
Bill Ford / Frank
- Two for One (1956) ... Bill Ford
- Fighting Chance (1955) ... Frank
 1955 Take It Away (TV Movie)
Jelenek
 1955 John and Julie
Man in Train
 1955 One Jump Ahead
Mr. Lamb
 1955 Raising a Riot
Greengrocer (uncredited)
 1954 Delayed Action
Bank clerk
 1954 Solution by Phone (uncredited)
 1954 Impulse
Mr. Palmer (Car Mechanic) (uncredited)
 1953 Rheingold Theatre (TV Series)
Manager
- Panic (1953) ... Manager
 1953 Meet Mr. Lucifer
2nd Trap Door Stage Hand (uncredited)
 1953 The Intruder
Glazier (uncredited)
 1953 Genevieve
Publican (uncredited)
 1952 Without the Prince (TV Movie)
Ezra Weatherhead
 1952 A Cradle of Willow (TV Movie)
Randall
 1952 Curtain Up
George
 1951-1952 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
PC Cuff / Joe Parsons
- Michael and Mary (1952) ... PC Cuff
- Treasure on Pelican (1951) ... Joe Parsons
 1951 Island Rescue
Jean (cowman)
 1951 Treasure on Pelican (TV Movie)
Joe Parsons
 1951 The Lavender Hill Mob
Mr. Richards (uncredited)
 1951 The Warden (TV Series)
Chapter Hotel porter
- Part 6 (1951) ... Chapter Hotel porter
- Part 5 (1951) ... Chapter Hotel porter
 1951 The Galloping Major
Ernie Smart, Horse Owner
 1949 Stop Press Girl
Green Line Conductor (uncredited)
 1941 Once a Crook
Joseph
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