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Harold Lang (I) (1923–1970)

Harold Lang was born in 1923 in London, England as Harold Richard Lang. He was an actor and writer, known for The Quatermass Xperiment (1955), Paranoiac (1963) and Dr. Terror's House of Horrors (1965). He died on November 16, 1970 in Cairo, Egypt. See full bio »


(age 47) in Cairo, Egypt

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 1969 Two Gentlemen Sharing
Camp Neighbour
 1969 John Browne's Body (TV Series)
- Episode #1.6 (1969) ... Skeets
- Episode #1.2 (1969) ... Skeets
 1968 Virgin of the Secret Service (TV Series)
Head Eunuch
- The Great Ring of Akba (1968) ... Head Eunuch
 1968 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
- The Detour (1968)
 1968 Public Eye (TV Series)
- Memories of Meg (1968) ... Nat
 1968 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
- Monsieur Barnett (1968) ... Barber
 1967 The Baron (TV Series)
Stanley White
- Countdown (1967) ... Stanley White
 1966 The Psychopath
 1965 An Enemy of the State (TV Series)
 1965 Dr. Terror's House of Horrors
Roy Shine (segment 3 "Voodoo")
 1963 West 11
 1963 Paranoiac
RAF Type
 1962 Emergency-Ward 10 (TV Series)
Wilfred Adams
- Episode #1.509 (1962) ... Wilfred Adams
 1962 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
BBC Producer
- The Telephone Call (1962) ... BBC Producer
 1961 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
- The Rose Affair (1961) ... Johnson
 1961 The Referees (TV Movie)
Rheinhardt, a specialist
 1961 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
John Holdsworth
- The White Stick (1961) ... John Holdsworth
 1960 Scotland Yard (TV Series)
- Interpol (1960) ... Lewthwaite
 1960 International Detective (TV Series)
- The Santino Case (1960)
 1959 World Theatre (TV Mini-Series)
- Danton's Death (1959) ... Robespierre
 1959 Ivanhoe (TV Series)
Roger of Redford
- The Devil's Dungeon (1959) ... Roger of Redford
 1959 Dial 999 (TV Series)
 1958 Links of Justice (uncredited)
 1958 Chain of Events
Jimmy Boy
 1958 Man with a Gun
John Drayson
 1958 Carve Her Name with Pride
Commandant Suhren
 1957 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Jean-Jacques Charcot
- Mrs. Wickens in the Fall (1957) ... Jean-Jacques Charcot
 1957 Overseas Press Club - Exclusive! (TV Series)
- Two Against the Kremlin (1957) ... Azerbaijanian
 1957 The Flesh Is Weak
 1957 Shadow Squad (TV Series)
Edwin Reece
- Boomerang: Part 2 (1957) ... Edwin Reece
- Boomerang: Part 1 (1957) ... Edwin Reece
 1957 The Betrayal
 1957 The New Adventures of Martin Kane (TV Series)
Carl Hauptman
- The Swindle Story (1957) ... Carl Hauptman
 1956 Rheingold Theatre (TV Series)
- Winning Sequence (1956) ... Sandy
 1956 It's a Wonderful World
Mervyn Wade
 1956 Tales from Soho (TV Series)
Harry the Scouse
- The Message (1956) ... Harry the Scouse
 1955 The Quatermass Xperiment
 1954 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
 1954 Passing Stranger
 1954 Dance Little Lady
Mr. Bridson
 1954 Blackout
Travis / Victor Vanno
 1954 Star of My Night
 1954 Adventure in the Hopfields
Sam Hines
 1953 Terror Street
Harry Cross, desk clerk
 1953 A Day to Remember
Stan's Accomplice (uncredited)
 1953 The Intruder
 1953 The Saint's Girl Friday
 1953 Laughing Anne
 1953 Wednesday Theatre (TV Series)
The other man
- Box for One (1953) ... The other man
 1953 Gilbert and Sullivan
 1953 The Long Memory
Boyd's Chauffeur
 1953 Folly to Be Wise
Soldier in Pub (uncredited)
 1952 It Started in Paradise
Mr. Louis
 1952 Dead on Course
Snell, the blackmailer
 1952 So Little Time
Lt. Seger
 1951 Calling Bulldog Drummond
Stan (uncredited)
 1951 Cloudburst
Mickie Fraser / Kid Python
 1951 The Franchise Affair
Bus inspector
 1950 Cairo Road
Rico Pavlis / Humble
 1949 The Spider and the Fly
Belfort, the pickpocket
 1949 Floodtide
Mac - the draughtsman (uncredited)
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Personal Details

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He acted in Thomas Otway's translation of Molière's play, "The Cheats of Scapin", at the Lyric Theatre in Hammersmith, London, England with Maxwell Shaw, Peter Sallis OBE, Patrick Wymark, Fulton Mackay and Helene Montague in the cast. Peter Dews was the director. See more »

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RADA-trained British character actor of stage and screen. During the 1950's, in particular, played many sly or menacing roles in B-movies. Not to be confused with Broadway singer and dancer Harold Lang (1920-85). See more »

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