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Brewster Mason (1922–1987)

Brewster Mason was born on August 30, 1922 in Kidsgrove, England as William Brewster Mason. He was an actor, known for The Dam Busters (1955), Fraulein Else (1983) and The Quatermass Conclusion (1979). He was married to Kate Meredith and Lorna Whittaker. He died on August 14, 1987 in London, England. See full bio »


(age 64) in London, England, UK

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 1983 Fraulein Else (TV Movie)
Von Dorsday
 1975-1982 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series)
The Patron / Maclean
- The Guest (1982) ... The Patron
- The Breakthrough (1975) ... Maclean
 1980-1981 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series)
Mr. Horton / Herbert Millette
- The Best of Everything (1981) ... Mr. Horton
- A Girl Can't Always Have Everything (1980) ... Herbert Millette
 1980 The Greeks: A Journey in Space and Time (TV Series)
- The Minds of Men (1980) ... Herodotus
- Heroes and Men (1980) ... Herodotus
- The Greek Beginning (1980) ... Herodotus
 1979 Quatermass (TV Mini-Series)
- An Endangered Species (1979) ... Gurov
- What Lies Beneath (1979) ... Gurov
 1979 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Jack Armstrong
- Going Back (1979) ... Jack Armstrong
 1978 Disraeli: Portrait of a Romantic (TV Mini-Series)
Prince Bismarck / Chancellor Bismarck
- The Chief 1872-1881 (1978) ... Prince Bismarck
 1977 Secret Army (TV Series)
Father Pierre
- Good Friday (1977) ... Father Pierre
 1977 Premiere (TV Series)
Joshua Reed
- Pit Strike (1977) ... Joshua Reed
 1975 Edward the King (TV Series)
 1974 The Pallisers (TV Mini-Series)
Abel Wharton
- Part Twenty-three (1974) ... Abel Wharton
- Part Twenty-two (1974) ... Abel Wharton
- Part Twenty-one (1974) ... Abel Wharton
- Part Twenty (1974) ... Abel Wharton
 1974 Justice (TV Series)
Sir Charles
- Duty of Care (1974) ... Sir Charles
 1973 Great Mysteries (TV Series)
Richard Lumsden
- Battle of Wits (1973) ... Richard Lumsden
 1970 Fraud Squad (TV Series)
- Inquest (1970) ... Laughton
 1968 All's Well That Ends Well (TV Movie)
 1965 The Wars of the Roses (TV Mini-Series)
- Edward IV (1965) ... Warwick
- Henry VI (1965) ... Warwick
 1964 The Saint (TV Series)
Galbraith Stride
- The Death Penalty (1964) ... Galbraith Stride
 1961-1963 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
John Sedmond / Brigadier
- Girl in the Office (1963) ... John Sedmond
- Private Potter (1961) ... Brigadier
 1963 Sergeant Cork (TV Series)
General Sir Gerald Langford
- The Case of the Knotted Scarf (1963) ... General Sir Gerald Langford
 1962-1963 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Mathew Bulmer MP / Andrew Undershaft
- The Cruel Deadline (1963) ... Mathew Bulmer MP
 1962 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Chris Batty
- Dead Letter (1962) ... Chris Batty
 1960/III Macbeth (TV Movie)
 1959 Who, Me? (TV Movie)
Det. Chief Inspector Lawson
 1950 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Prosecuting counsel
- Dark Tribute (1950) ... Prosecuting counsel
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He played Claudius in the Royal Shakespeare Company production of William Shakespeare's "Hamlet," at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with David Warner, Elizabeth Spriggs, and Glenda Jackson in the cast. Peter Hall was director. See more »

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English character actor, on the classical stage from 1947. Noted especially for his interpretations of Falstaff, Julius Caesar and Wolsey. Long tenure with the Royal Shakespeare Company. Died as the result of a fall, while playing the title role in "Richard II" on August 14th 1987.

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