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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), Mr. Rose (1967) and The Ruling Class (1972). He died on August 6, 1976 in London, England. See full bio »


(age 64) in London, England, UK

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He acted in Jean Anouilh and Christopher Fry's play, "Ring Round the Moon," at the Globe Theatre in London, England with Paul Scofield, Marie Lohr, Claire Bloom, Richard Wattis, Cecil Trouncer, and Mona Washbourne in the cast. Peter Brook was director. Oliver Messel was designer. Richard Addinsell was musical director. See more »

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Bill Mervyn | Mr. William Mervyn


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Stage and television actor, born in Kenya. London debut in 1946 in "The Guinea Pig" at the Criterion Theatre, following five years with repertory companies. Best known as Chief Inspector Rose in three television series of the 60's: The Odd Man (1960),It's Dark Outside (1964) and Mr. Rose (1967). See more »

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