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Hugh Manning (I) (1920–2004)

Hugh Manning was born on August 19, 1920 in Birmingham, England as Hugh Gardner Manning. He was an actor, known for The Elephant Man (1980), Mrs Thursday (1966) and The Dam Busters (1955). He died on August 18, 2004 in London, England. See full bio »


(age 83) in London, England, UK
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Known For

The Elephant Man
The Elephant Man Broadneck
Mrs Thursday
Mrs Thursday Richard B. Hunter
The Dam Busters
The Dam Busters Official, Ministry of Aircraft Production
The Sullavan Brothers
The Sullavan Brothers Robert Sullavan


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 1980 The Elephant Man
 1977 Poldark (TV Series)
Lord Falmouth
 1977 Mr. Big (TV Series)
- The Squatters (1977) ... Tramp
 1976 The Expert (TV Series)
Master of College
- Tainted Money (1976) ... Master of College
 1976 Rogue Male (TV Movie)
 1973 The MacKintosh Man
 1972 New Scotland Yard (TV Series)
Joe Caldwell, MP
- Error of Judgement (1972) ... Joe Caldwell, MP
 1972 ITV Saturday Night Theatre (TV Series)
- The Rose Garden (1972) ... Wexford
 1971 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
 1971 The Persuaders! (TV Series)
Chief of Police
- The Gold Napoleon (1971) ... Chief of Police
 1971 The House That Dripped Blood
Mark (segment 3 "Sweets to the Sweet")
 1966-1969 The Avengers (TV Series)
Major Star / Max Hardy / Colonel Watson
- Thingumajig (1969) ... Major Star
- The Superlative Seven (1967) ... Max Hardy
- The Thirteenth Hole (1966) ... Colonel Watson
 1968 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
The waiter
 1967 Five Million Years to Earth
Pub Customer
 1966 Sergeant Cork (TV Series)
Sir Harry Tresize
- The Case of the Prominent Thespian (1966) ... Sir Harry Tresize
 1965 Knock on Any Door (TV Series)
James Blake
- A Paragraph for Mr Blake (1965) ... James Blake
 1964 The Hidden Truth (TV Series)
James Trask
- Under Cross Examination (1964) ... James Trask
 1963 Festival (TV Series)
- Stalingrad (1963) ... Hartmann
 1963 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Bryan Fellows
- Statement to the Press (1963) ... Bryan Fellows
 1963 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Mini-Series)
The Passenger
- Night Express (1963) ... The Passenger
 1960 G.I. Blues
Juggler (uncredited)
 1960 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
The Prosecutor
- Carrington V.C. (1960) ... The Prosecutor
 1959 Our Man in Havana
 1959 The Four Just Men (TV Series)
- The Village of Shame (1959) ... Albert
 1959 Boyd Q.C. (TV Series)
- The Samurai Killing (1959) ... Q.C.
 1957 The Secret Place
Sergeant Paynter (uncredited)
 1956 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Mr. Connor
- The Young and the Guilty (1956) ... Mr. Connor
 1955 The Snow Queen (TV Series)
The King
- Episode #1.2 (1955) ... The King
 1955 The Explorer (TV Mini-Series)
- The Golden Future (1955) ... Nelson
 1955 The Dam Busters
Official, Ministry of Aircraft Production
 1954 The Scarlet Eagle (TV Movie)
Captain Plunder
 1947 A Midsummer Night's Dream (TV Movie)
 1947 Toad of Toad Hall (TV Movie)
 1946 A Midsummer Night's Dream (TV Movie)
 1946 Saint Joan (TV Movie)
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Burly English character actor of stage and screen, noted for his booming voice and precise diction. Initially aimed to be an account, before studying at the Birming School of Speech Training and Dramatic Art. On stage from 1940 with the Birmingham Repertory. West End debut in "The Apple Cart", 1953, with Noel Coward. A versatile performer in anything from comedy to Shakespeare. Member of the Old ... See more »

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