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George Merritt (I) (1890–1977)

George Merritt was born on December 10, 1890 in London, England. He was an actor, known for Horror of Dracula (1958), The Girl Was Young (1937) and A Canterbury Tale (1944). He died on August 27, 1977 in London. See full bio »

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(age 86) in London, England, UK

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 1974 Fall of Eagles (TV Mini-Series)
Ketterl
- Indian Summer of an Emperor (1974) ... Ketterl
 1973 Gawain and the Green Knight
Old Knight
 1973 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
Mr. Scruple
- The Recruiting Officer (1973) ... Mr. Scruple
 1972 A Man About a Dog (TV Movie)
Aitkin
 1972 The Persuaders! (TV Series)
Chivers
- Read and Destroy (1972) ... Chivers
 1972 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Aitkin
- A Man About a Dog (1972) ... Aitkin
 1971 I, Monster
Poole
 1970 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Holmes
- The Creeper (1970) ... Holmes
 1970 Cromwell
William
 1970 Doctor in the House (TV Series)
Deaf Examiner
- Finals (1970) ... Deaf Examiner
 1969 The First Churchills (TV Mini-Series)
Bishop Compton
- The Protestant Wind (1969) ... Bishop Compton
- Rebellion (1969) ... Bishop Compton
 1969 Battle of Britain
Civillian (uncredited)
 1969 Sophie's Place
1st Old Man (uncredited)
 1967 The Prisoner (TV Series)
Postman
- Dance of the Dead (1967) ... Postman
 1967 The Further Adventures of the Musketeers (TV Series)
Executioner
- Abduction (1967) ... Executioner
- Peril (1967) ... Executioner
 1967 The Avengers (TV Series)
James
- Something Nasty in the Nursery (1967) ... James
 1967 Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (TV Series)
Mr. Dykes
- Redhanded (1967) ... Mr. Dykes
 1967 The Forsyte Saga (TV Mini-Series)
Wilfred Bentworth
- Portrait of Fleur (1967) ... Wilfred Bentworth
 1966 Gideon C.I.D. (TV Series)
The Janitor
- A Perfect Crime (1966) ... The Janitor
 1965 Contract to Kill (TV Mini-Series)
Alois Buhler
 1962 What Every Woman Wants
Maxwell
 1962 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Jem
- The Skeleton Wore Boots (1962) ... Jem
 1961 The Day the Earth Caught Fire
Smudge (uncredited)
 1961 The Cheaters (TV Series)
Miller
- The Man Who Wouldn't Be Paid (1961) ... Miller
 1960 The Hands of Orlac
2nd Member (uncredited)
 1960 Fact and Fiction (TV Series)
Sir Everard / Aguillon
- Episode #1.6 (1960) ... Sir Everard / Aguillon
 1960 Stop Me Before I Kill!
Mr. Manfield
 1958 Tread Softly Stranger
Timekeeper
 1958 Horror of Dracula
Policeman
 1957 Enemy from Space
Super
 1957 The End of the Road
Time Keeper
 1956 The Adventures of Sir Lancelot (TV Series)
Lloyd
- Shepherd's War (1956) ... Lloyd
 1954 The Green Scarf
Advocate General
 1950-1954 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Chauffourier-Dubieff / General Rosegger / James Ballard
- Her Royal Highness (1952) ... General Rosegger
- Party Manners (1950) ... James Ballard
 1953 Small Town Story
Michael Collins
 1953 Noose for a Lady
Inspector Frost
 1951 Pool of London
Captain of Dunbar (uncredited)
 1951 Mister Drake's Duck
Home Secretary
 1950 Something in the City
Inspector
 1950 Witness for the Defenceless (Short)
RSPCA Inspector
 1949 Dark Secret
Mr. Lumley
 1949 Marry Me
Gazette Editor (uncredited)
 1948 Quartet
Prison Officer
 1948 Love in Waiting
James Hartley Pepperfield
 1948 My Brother's Keeper
Constable at Milton Wells
 1948 Calling Paul Temple
Ticket Inspector
 1948 Good-Time Girl
Police Sergeant
 1948 Daughter of Darkness
Constable
 1947 The Upturned Glass
Policeman (uncredited)
 1947 The Smugglers
Hilliard
 1947 The Root of All Evil
Landlord
 1946 Demobbed
James Bentley
 1946 I'll Turn to You
Cecil Joy
 1946 Quiet Weekend
Police Sergeant
 1945 The Voice Within
McDonnell
 1945 Home Sweet Home
Dr. Handy
 1945 Don Chicago
 1945 I'll Be Your Sweetheart
T.P. O'Connor
 1945 For You Alone
Police Constable Blundell
 1945 Give Me the Stars
Porter
 1945 Waterloo Road
Air Raid Warden
 1944 A Lady Surrenders
Telephone Engineer
 1944 Don't Take It to Heart
Landlord
 1944 Give Us the Moon (uncredited)
 1944 The Way Ahead
The Sergeant-Major (uncredited)
 1944 A Canterbury Tale
Ned Horton
 1943 Escape to Danger
Works Manager
 1943 The Adventures of Tartu
Agent (uncredited)
 1943 I'll Walk Beside You
Hancock
 1943 Underground Guerrillas
Yugoslav General
 1943 Variety Jubilee
Music Hall Chairman (uncredited)
 1943 Women Aren't Angels
Boxer (uncredited)
 1942 We'll Smile Again (uncredited)
 1942 Alibi
Bourdille
 1942 Let the People Sing
Police Sergeant
 1942 Wings and the Woman
Reporter
 1942 The Avengers
German Trawler Captain
 1942 Adventure in Blackmail
Professor Beaver
 1942 Back-Room Boy
Uncle
 1942 The Black Sheep of Whitehall
Stationmaster
 1942 The Big Blockade
German: German Shelter Marshal
 1941 Mystery of Room 13
Bert Stevens, club porter
 1941 Ships with Wings
Surgeon Comdr.
 1941 He Found a Star
Max Nagel
 1941 The Ghost Train
Inspector (uncredited)
 1941 Gasbags
German General (uncredited)
 1940 Spare a Copper
Edward Brewster
 1940 Two for Danger
Inspector Canway
 1940 Lady in Distress
Manager
 1940 The Proud Valley
Mr. Lewis
 1940 They Came by Night
Inspector Metcalfe
 1940 Now You're Talking (Short)
Fred Perkins
 1940 Maxwell Archer, Detective
Insp. Cornell
 1940 All at Sea
Bull
 1939 The Secret Four
Inspector Falmouth
 1939 Wanted by Scotland Yard
Charlie
 1939 Dance Without Music (TV Movie)
 1939 Clouds Over Europe
Mr. Barrett
 1938 They Drive by Night
Detective (uncredited)
 1938 The Phantom Strikes
Police Station Sergeant
 1938 Bird in Hand (TV Movie)
Thomas Greenleaf
 1938 No Parking (uncredited)
 1938 Convict 99
Policeman Outside Bank (uncredited)
 1937 The Rat
Pierre Verdier
 1937 The Girl Was Young
Det. Sgt. Miller
 1937 Return of the Scarlet Pimpernel
Chief of Police
 1937 Rhythm Racketeer
Inspector Hunt (uncredited)
 1937 Doctor Syn
Mipps the Coffin Maker
 1937 The Vicar of Bray
Oliver Cromwell (uncredited)
 1937 The Wife of General Ling
Police Commissioner
 1937 The Compulsory Wife
Mr. Thackery
 1937 The Vulture
Spicer
 1936 Windbag the Sailor
Officer On Yacht (uncredited)
 1936 Rembrandt
Church Warden (uncredited)
 1936 Hideout in the Alps
Police Constable
 1936 Spy of Napoleon
The Prussian Consul
 1936 Educated Evans
Joe Markham
 1936 The Man Behind the Mask
Det. Insp. Mallory
 1936 Everything Is Thunder
Webber
 1936 Love in Exile
Capt. Mackenzie (uncredited)
 1936 Love at Sea
Inspector
 1936 Prison Breaker
Goldring
 1936 Ticket of Leave
Inspector Black
 1935 Mr. Cohen Takes a Walk
Pat O'Connor
 1935 Line Engaged
Sgt. Thomas
 1935 Crime Unlimited
Detective Inspector Cardby
 1935 Me and Marlborough
Harley
 1935 Drake the Pirate
Tom Moore
 1935 Born for Glory
William Brown
 1935 Ten Minute Alibi
Inspector Pemper
 1934 Power
Bilfinger
 1934 A Song for You
Otto Newberg
 1934 No Escape
Inspector Matheson
 1934 Nine Forty-Five
Inspector Dickson
 1934 The Fire Raisers
Sonners
 1934 The Silver Spoon
Inspector Innes
 1933 Little Fella
Detective
 1933 Mr. Quincey of Monte Carlo
Inspector
 1933 Crime on the Hill
Insp. Wolf
 1933 I Was a Spy
Captain Reichman
 1933 F. P. 1 Doesn't Answer
Lubin
 1933 Double Bluff (Short)
Bruce
 1933 The Ghost Camera
Police Detective
 1932 Blind Spot
Inspector Cadbury
 1932 The Phantom Fiend
Commissioner
 1931 A Gentleman of Paris
M. Duval
 1931 The Dreyfus Case
Émile Zola
 1931 Bracelets
Director
 1930 The W Plan
Ulrich Muller
 1930 Thread O' Scarlet (Short)
Butters

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He acted in Gordon Sherry's play, "Black Limelight", at the St. James Theatre in London, England with Margaret Rawlings, Lawrence Anderson, John Robinson, Ethel Coleridge, Buena Bent, Bernard Merefield and Campbell Gullan in the cast. See more »
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Heavy-set British character actor, prolific on the London stage. Started acting at nineteen and studied drama in Germany at the outbreak of World War I, which led to his internment in a prisoner-of-war camp for four years. In films from 1931, he had a strong line in disgruntled types or deceptively obtuse authority figures.

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