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Hugh McDermott (I) (1906–1972)

Hugh McDermott was born on March 20, 1906 in Edinburgh, Scotland as Hugh Patrick McDermott. He is known for his work on Devil Girl from Mars (1954), The Seventh Veil (1945) and First Men in the Moon (1964). He was married to Daphne Courtney. He died on January 29, 1972 in London, England. See full bio »


(age 65) in London, England, UK

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Devil Girl from Mars
Devil Girl from Mars Michael Carter
The Seventh Veil
The Seventh Veil Peter Gay
First Men in the Moon
First Men in the Moon Richard Challis
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 1972 Chato's Land
 1971 Jason King (TV Series)
- Flamingos Only Fly on Tuesdays (1971) ... Pelli
 1971 Captain Apache
Gen. Ryland
 1971 Brett (TV Series)
- The Hollow Men (1971) ... Chairman
 1971 Lawman
L.G. Moss
 1970 Big Brother (TV Mini-Series)
Samuel Cain
- A Touch of the Jumbos (1970) ... Samuel Cain
 1970 The Games
 1969 The Adding Machine
 1969 Guns in the Heather
 1969 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
- The Secret of Boyne Castle: Part 3 (1969) ... Carleton
- The Secret of Boyne Castle: Part 2 (1969) ... Carleton
- The Secret of Boyne Castle: Part 1 (1969) ... Carleton
 1968 Mr. Rose (TV Series)
- The Bogey Man (1968) ... Bruce
 1968 Man in a Suitcase (TV Series)
- Which Way Did He Go, McGill? (1968) ... Soames
 1956-1967 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Strode / Terry North / Dr. Jesse Lazear
- The Touch of a Dead Hand (1963) ... Terry North
- Yellow Jack (1956) ... Dr. Jesse Lazear
 1967 The Rat Catchers (TV Series)
- Retribution Amsterdam (1967) ... Abbot
 1966 The Marriage Lines (TV Series)
- The New Start (1966) ... American
 1966 Secret Agent (TV Series)
- The Man with the Foot (1966) ... Solby
 1966 Bindle (One of Them Days)
American tourist
 1965 The Flying Swan (TV Series)
Dwight Cooper
- The Contract (1965) ... Dwight Cooper
- The Diamond Pendant (1965) ... Dwight Cooper
- Open Day (1965) ... Dwight Cooper
- The Waiting Time (1965) ... Dwight Cooper
- Shock Tactics (1965) ... Dwight Cooper
 1962-1965 Zero One (TV Series)
Archie Vane
- The Body (1965) ... Archie Vane
- Million Dollar Lift (1962) ... Archie Vane
 1965 The Saint (TV Series)
Prof. Humphrey Nestor
- The Golden Frog (1965) ... Prof. Humphrey Nestor
 1965 The Villains (TV Series)
Paul Wilcox
- Ask Me No Questions (1965) ... Paul Wilcox
 1964 First Men in the Moon
Richard Challis
 1964 Delayed Flight
Lt. Col. Gavin Brampton
 1963 The Sentimental Agent (TV Series)
- Never Play Cards with Strangers (1963) ... Lyons
 1963 Emergency-Ward 10 (TV Series)
Dave Ringel
- Episode #1.641 (1963) ... Dave Ringel
- Episode #1.640 (1963) ... Dave Ringel
- Episode #1.639 (1963) ... Dave Ringel
 1963 Taxi! (TV Series)
Frank Lincoln
- Who's Taking Who for a Ride? (1963) ... Frank Lincoln
 1962 Dial RIX (TV Series)
Henry J. Hannenbocker
- No Plums in the Pudding (1962) ... Henry J. Hannenbocker
 1959-1962 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Vince Judd / Maxwell-Bates
- Tower of Strength (1962) ... Vince Judd
- Over and Out (1959) ... Maxwell-Bates
 1961 Danger Man (TV Series)
Andrew Amory
- The Vacation (1961) ... Andrew Amory
 1955-1960 The Adventures of Robin Hood (TV Series)
Duncan of Stoneykirk
- The Parting Guest (1960) ... Duncan of Stoneykirk
- The Bagpiper (1960) ... Duncan of Stoneykirk
- Highland Fling (1957) ... Duncan of Stoneykirk
- The Highlander (1955) ... Duncan of Stoneykirk
 1960 Theatre Night (TV Series)
Larry Hoffman
- The Amorous Prawn (1960) ... Larry Hoffman
 1959 Dial 999 (TV Series)
- Old Soldiers Sometimes Die (1959) ... Pete
 1958 Television Playwright (TV Series)
Angus Donald
- The Inside Chance (1958) ... Angus Donald
 1957 A King in New York
Bill Johnson (uncredited)
 1957 You Pay Your Money
Bob Westlake
 1957 The Errol Flynn Theatre (TV Series)
George Anson
- The Cellini Cup (1957) ... George Anson
 1957 The New Adventures of Martin Kane (TV Series)
John B. Sellars
- The Swindle Story (1957) ... John B. Sellars
 1956 The Male Animal (TV Movie)
Joe Ferguson
 1956 The Alien Sky (TV Movie)
Joe MacKendrick
 1955 London Playhouse (TV Series)
Disc jockey
- The Glorification of Al Toolum (1955) ... Disc jockey
 1955 Thunder Rock (TV Movie)
 1955 As Long as They're Happy
Barnaby Brady
 1954 Malaga
Richard Farrell
 1954 Devil Girl from Mars
Michael Carter
 1954 Johnny on the Spot
Johnny Breakes
 1954 Night People
Maj. Burns
 1954 The Love Lottery
Rodney Wheeler
 1953 Down Came a Blackbird (TV Movie)
Rod Kennedy
 1951 Four Days
Francis Templar
 1951 Two on the Tiles
Dick Lawson
 1948 Good-Time Girl
Al Schwartz
 1946 This Man Is Mine
Bill Mackenzie
 1945 The Seventh Veil
Peter Gay
 1942 The Young Mr. Pitt
Mr. Melvill
 1941 'Pimpernel' Smith
David Maxwell (as Hugh MacDermott)
 1941 Three Wise Brides
Michael Byrne
 1940 Neutral Port
Jim Grey
 1940 For Freedom
 1940 Where's That Fire?
Jim Baker
 1939 The Saint in London
Tim - Kussella's Chauffeur (uncredited)
 1938 Hey! Hey! USA
Man on Phone (uncredited)
 1938 His Lordship Goes to Press
Reporter (uncredited)
 1938 The Divorce of Lady X
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1937 Wife of General Ling
 1936 David Livingstone
H.M. Stanley
 1936 The Captain's Table
Inspector Mooney
 1936 Well Done, Henry
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He acted in Anthony Kimmins' play, "The Amorous Prawn," at the Saville Theatre in London, England with Evelyn Laye, Stanley Baxter, Walter Fitzgerald, Ernest Clark, Harry Landis, and Derek Nimmo in the cast. Murray MacDonald was director. Peter Barkworth was assistant director. See more »

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Hugh MacDermott

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Scottish character actor of film and television, who often played jovial Americans. See more »

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