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William Mervyn (1912–1976)

William Mervyn was born on January 3, 1912 in Nairobi, Kenya as William Mervyn Pickwoad. He was an actor, known for All Gas and Gaiters (1966), The Ruling Class (1972) and Mr. Rose (1967). He died on August 6, 1976 in London, England. See full bio »

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(age 64) in London, England, UK

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 1977 Raffles (TV Series)
Osborne
- The Spoils of Sacrilege (1977) ... Osborne
 1976 The Ghosts of Motley Hall (TV Series)
Mr. Brayling
- The Last Uproar (1976) ... Mr. Brayling
 1974-1975 Wodehouse Playhouse (TV Series)
Oldest Member / Mr. Mulliner
- Rodney Fails to Qualify (1975) ... Oldest Member
- The Reverend Wooing of Archibald: Pilot (1974) ... Mr. Mulliner
 1973 Charley-One-Eye
Honeydew (uncredited)
 1973 The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
Sir Hector Drummond
- The Superfluous Finger (1973) ... Sir Hector Drummond
 1972 All Star Comedy Carnival (TV Movie)
Guest
 1971 Time Flies (Short)
 1971 Follyfoot (TV Series)
Squire Mathews
- Shadow (1971) ... Squire Mathews
- Dora (1971) ... Squire Mathews
 1971 Carry on Henry VIII
Physician
 1970 The Railway Children
Old Gentleman (as Mr. William Mervyn)
 1968-1970 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
Sir Eric Brown / Father
- The Editor Regrets (1970) ... Sir Eric Brown
- The Sinner (1968) ... Father
 1970 The Mating Machine (TV Series)
Major Whitestone
- Ada's Last Chance (1970) ... Major Whitestone
 1970 Atlantic Wall
L'évêque Anglais
 1970 Bloodsuckers
Marc Honeydew
 1969 Carry on Again Doctor
Lord Paragon
 1969 My Partner the Ghost (TV Series)
Whitty
- A Disturbing Case (1969) ... Whitty
 1969 The Best House in London (uncredited)
 1967-1968 Mr. Rose (TV Series)
Charles Rose / Mr. Rose / Marcus Despard
- Free and Easy (1968) ... Mr. Rose / Marcus Despard
- The Bogey Man (1968) ... Mr. Rose
 1968 Hot Millions
Sir Charles Wilson (uncredited)
 1968 Salt and Pepper
Prime Minister
 1968 Hammerhead
Walter Perrin
 1967 Gideon C.I.D. (TV Series)
Mr. Pater
- How to Retire Without Really Working (1967) ... Mr. Pater
 1967 The Jokers
Uncle Edward
 1967 Deadlier Than the Male
Chairman of the Phoenician Board
 1957-1966 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
The Bishop / Sir Edmund / Dr. Scott
- Old Man's Fancy (1965) ... The Bishop
- Now Let Him Go (1957) ... Sir Edmund
- Start from Scratch (1957) ... Dr. Scott
 1966 The Liars (TV Series)
Sir Gerald
- Episode #1.12 (1966) ... Sir Gerald
- Episode #1.7 (1966) ... Sir Gerald
- Episode #1.3 (1966) ... Sir Gerald
- Episode #1.2 (1966) ... Sir Gerald
- Episode #1.1 (1966) ... Sir Gerald
 1966 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Lord Justice
- The Legend of Young Dick Turpin: Part 2 (1966) ... Lord Justice
- The Legend of Young Dick Turpin: Part 1 (1966) ... Lord Justice
 1965 Up Jumped a Swagman
Mr. Hawkes Fenhoulet
 1965 Court Martial (TV Series)
Chief Inspector Haigh
- Without Spear or Sword (1965) ... Chief Inspector Haigh
 1956-1965 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Sir Harold Peach / Lord Summerhays / Harry / ...
- The Wife of Knightsbridge (1965) ... Sir Harold Peach
- Gilt and Gingerbread (1961) ... Harry
- Doctor Everyman's Hour (1961) ... Richard Gable
 1965 Heiress of Garth (TV Mini-Series)
Squire Griffin
 1965 The Flying Swan (TV Series)
Alexander Curtis
- The Tyrant (1965) ... Alexander Curtis
 1965 Operation Crossbow
Dutch Technical Examiner
 1965 Reluctant Bandit (TV Movie)
Carson
 1964 The Indian Tales of Rudyard Kipling (TV Series)
Mr. Stratton
- Without Benefit of Clergy (1964) ... Mr. Stratton
 1964 The Massingham Affair (TV Series)
Mr. Jessopp
 1964 Diary of a Young Man (TV Series)
Bott
- Power (1964) ... Bott
 1964 Murder Ahoy
Comm. Breeze-Connington
 1964 Agent 8 3/4
Passenger on Plane (uncredited)
 1963 The Sentimental Agent (TV Series)
Colonel Wilde
- A Very Desirable Plot (1963) ... Colonel Wilde
 1963 Tamahine
Lord Birchester
 1962 It Happened Like This (TV Series)
Sir George Wilby
- A Two-to-One Chance (1962) ... Sir George Wilby
 1962 Maigret (TV Series)
Doctor
- The Countess (1962) ... Doctor
 1962 Thirty Minute Theatre (TV Series)
Director
- The Desperate Man on Platform 10 (1962) ... Director
 1962 Saki (TV Mini-Series)
Sir Hector
- Episode #1.8 (1962) ... Sir Hector
- Episode #1.7 (1962) ... Sir Hector
- Episode #1.6 (1962) ... Sir Hector
- Episode #1.5 (1962) ... Sir Hector
- Episode #1.4 (1962) ... Sir Hector
 1962 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Series)
Colonel Thorner-Wilding / Jimmy Scott-Kennedy
- Value for Money (1962) ... Colonel Thorner-Wilding
- Both Ends Meet (1962) ... Jimmy Scott-Kennedy
 1962 Oliver Twist (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Grimwig
- Episode #1.13 (1962) ... Mr. Grimwig
- Episode #1.11 (1962) ... Mr. Grimwig
- Episode #1.10 (1962) ... Mr. Grimwig
- Episode #1.6 (1962) ... Mr. Grimwig
- Episode #1.5 (1962) ... Mr. Grimwig
 1962 The Ghost Sonata (TV Movie)
The Colonel
 1961 Vice Versa (TV Movie)
Paul Bultitude
 1961 Invasion Quartet
Naval Officer (as Bill Mervyn)
 1960-1961 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Ivor Naunton / Colonel Frew
- Caught and Bowled (1961) ... Ivor Naunton
- The Last Flight of the Eel (1960) ... Colonel Frew
 1961 Watch it, Sailor!
Ship's Captain (uncredited)
 1961 No Love for Johnnie
Postmaster-General (uncredited)
 1961 Three Ring Circus (TV Movie)
 1960-1961 Persuasion (TV Mini-Series)
Admiral Croft
 1960 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Bruce Treadgold
- The Hot Seat (1960) ... Bruce Treadgold
 1960 On Trial (TV Series)
Serjeant Ballantine / President of the Court
- The Tichborne Case (1960) ... Serjeant Ballantine
- Admiral Byng (1960) ... President of the Court
 1960 Yorky (TV Series)
Mr. Playford
- Letter in the Post (1960) ... Mr. Playford
 1960 The Four Just Men (TV Series)
Under Secretary
- The Man Who Wasn't There (1960) ... Under Secretary
 1960 The Long Way Home (TV Series)
French Police Sergeant
- The French Resistance (1960) ... French Police Sergeant
 1960 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Mr. Challen
- Each Wind That Blows (1960) ... Mr. Challen
 1960 Circus of Horrors
Doctor Morley
 1959 Endless Adventure (TV Series documentary)
Dr. Watson
- Episode dated 7 December 1959 (1959) ... Dr. Watson
 1959 A Touch of Larceny
Capt. Balfour (uncredited)
 1959 The Battle of the Sexes
Detective's Friend
 1959 Bleak House (TV Series)
Mr. Kenge
- Episode #1.5 (1959) ... Mr. Kenge
- Episode #1.3 (1959) ... Mr. Kenge
- Episode #1.1 (1959) ... Mr. Kenge
 1959 Upstairs and Downstairs
Kingsley
 1959 Hancock's Half Hour (TV Series)
Council Official
- Lord Byron Lived Here (1959) ... Council Official
 1950-1959 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Adrian Blenderbland / Sir Douglas Todd-Walker / Bishop of Tarbes / ...
- A Sleeping Clergyman (1959) ... Sir Douglas Todd-Walker
- Bernadette Soubirous (1958) ... Bishop of Tarbes
 1959 The 39 Steps
Angry Train Passenger (uncredited)
 1958-1959 Our Mutual Friend (TV Series)
Mr. Inspector
- Part 12 (1959) ... Mr. Inspector
- Part 11 (1959) ... Mr. Inspector
- Part 4 (1958) ... Mr. Inspector
- Part 2 (1958) ... Mr. Inspector
 1959 Dial 999 (TV Series)
Sir Arthur Frogley
- The Big Fish (1959) ... Sir Arthur Frogley
 1958 The Sky Larks (TV Series)
Capt. Crocker-Dobson DSO RN
- Joining Routine (1958) ... Capt. Crocker-Dobson DSO RN
 1958 The Invisible Armies (TV Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1958)
 1958 Dick and the Duchess (TV Series)
- Bank Robbery (1958)
 1958 Doomsday for Dyson (TV Movie)
Politician
 1958 Carve Her Name with Pride
Colonel Buckmaster
 1957 All at Sea
Captain
 1957 Nicholas Nickleby (TV Series)
Mr. Witterly
- Episode #1.3 (1957) ... Mr. Witterly
 1957 Paradise Lagoon
Guest at Ball (uncredited)
 1957 The Adventures of Robin Hood (TV Series)
Judd / Thomas
- The Dowry (1957) ... Judd
- Hubert (1957) ... Thomas
 1956 The Adventures of the Big Man (TV Series)
Jack Gault
- Rich Girl (1956) ... Jack Gault
 1956 The Third Key
Manager of Festival Hall
 1956 Kitty Clive (TV Movie)
Colley Cibber
 1956 Tons of Trouble
Roberts (MI5)
 1955 Patrol Car (TV Series)
Ronald James
- April Fool (1955) ... Ronald James
 1954 Conflict of Wings
Mr Wentworth
 1950 Four Men in Prison (Short)
 1950 The Blue Lamp
Chief Inspector Hammond (uncredited)
 1949 The Guinea Pig (TV Movie)
 1949 Stop Press Girl
Cinema Manager (uncredited)
 1949 If This Be Sin
Nicky
 1947 The Mark of Cain
Mr. Bonnington
 1947 The Loves of Joanna Godden
Huxtable
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in Richard Brisley Sheridan's play, "The Rivals," at the Saville Theatre in London, England with Laurence Harvey, Gwen Cherrell, Athene Seyler, Paul Daneman, Sir John Clements, Kay Hammond, Michael Medwin OBE, and Brian Hayes in the cast. William Chappell was director. See more »

Alternate Names:

Bill Mervyn | Mr. William Mervyn

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Trivia:

Father of Michael Pickwood. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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