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Eric Messiter (1892–1960)

Eric Messiter was born in 1892 in Staffordshire, England as Eric Hugh Messiter. He was an actor, known for Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949), The Dam Busters (1955) and Portrait of Peter Perowne (1952). He died on September 13, 1960 in London, England. See full bio »

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 1955 The Woman for Joe
Methodist Minister (uncredited)
 1955 The Dam Busters
Committee Member
 1952-1953 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Marmont / Vincentio
- L'Aiglon (1953) ... Marmont
 1953 Noose for a Lady
The Judge
 1952 Portrait of Peter Perowne (TV Movie)
Clerk of the court
 1950 The Mudlark
Police Lieutenant Ash (uncredited)
 1949 Kind Hearts and Coronets
 1949 Once Upon a Dream
Mr. Pontefact II
 1948 Lost Daughter
 1948 Dandy Dick (TV Movie)
 1948 My Brother Jonathan
Surgeon Moore
 1947 The Pleasure Garden (TV Movie)
A retired major
 1947 While the Sun Shines
Man in Train
 1947 Rebecca (TV Movie)
Colonel Julyan
 1946 A Hundred Years Old (TV Movie)
Don Evaristo (as E.H. Messiter)

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Alternate Names:

E.H. Messiter

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Uncle of Ian Messiter.

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