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Nigel Patrick (1912–1981)

This droll, dry-witted London-born gent came from a family of actors. He made his stage debut in 1932 and established his reputation in stylish plays. He progressed to films in 1939 but his career was immediately interrupted after only one movie appearance by WWII, serving as a lieutenant colonel in the infantry. He managed to regain his footing ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Zero One
Zero One Alan Garnett
Battle of Britain
Battle of Britain Group Capt. Hope
The Browning Version
The Browning Version Frank Hunter
The League of Gentlemen
The League of Gentlemen Peter Graham Race


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 1981 Sunday Night Thriller (TV Series)
Hugh Logan
- Blunt Instrument: Part 2 (1981) ... Hugh Logan
- Blunt Instrument: Part 1 (1981) ... Hugh Logan
 1977 Silver Bears
Financial Mediator (uncredited)
 1974 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
- A Kind of Bonus (1974) ... Charles
 1973 The MacKintosh Man
 1972 Tales from the Crypt
Major William Rogers (segment 5 "Blind Alleys")
 1970 The Executioner
Colonel Scott
 1969 It Takes a Thief (TV Series)
- Flowers from Alexander (1969) ... Charles
 1969 The Virgin Soldiers
R.S.M. Raskin
 1969 Battle of Britain
Group Capt. Hope
 1966 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Gerald Parkinson
- You'll Know Me by the Stars in My Eyes (1966) ... Gerald Parkinson
 1963 Underworld Informers
Chief Insp. John Edward Johnnoe
 1961 Johnny Nobody
Father Carey
 1960 The League of Gentlemen
Peter Graham Race
 1959 Sapphire
Superintendent Robert Hazard
 1958 Target (TV Series)
- Four Against Three Millions (1958) ... Ffolkes
 1958 The Man Inside
Sam Carter
 1957 Count Five and Die
Major Julien Howard
 1957 Seven Hills of Rome
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1955 A Prize of Gold
Brian Hammell
 1954 The Sea Shall Not Have Them
Flight Sgt. Singsby
 1953 Escapade (TV Movie)
John Hampden
 1952 Tonight at 8:30
Toby Cartwright: Ways and Means
 1952 Breaking the Sound Barrier
Tony Garthwaite
 1952 The Passionate Sentry
Miles Cornwall
 1951 Encore
Tom Ramsay (segment "The Ant and the Grasshopper")
 1951 Young Wives' Tale
Rodney Pennant
 1951 Pandora and the Flying Dutchman
Stephen Cameron
 1950 Trio
Max Kelada (in segment Mr. Know-All)
 1949 The Perfect Woman
Roger Cavendish
 1949 The Jack of Diamonds
Alan Butler
 1949 Silent Dust
Simon Rawley
 1948 The Silk Noose
Bar Gorman
 1948 Uneasy Terms
Lucien Donnelly
 1948 Spring in Park Lane
Mr. Bacon
 1946 A Hundred Years Old (TV Movie)
 1940 Mrs. Pym of Scotland Yard
Richard Loddon
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"The Egg", by 'Felicien Marceau', Saville Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London. Cast list included Nigel Patrick as "Emile", Jack Allen as "the Doctor", Miriam Karlin as "Rose" and a young Nigel Green as "Folleroy". See more »

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38 Articles | 43 Pictorials | 14 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


5' 11" (1.8 m)

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Personal Quote:

[on stardom] The only criterion by which an actor should be judged is by his work .... If being a star means that people want to know how drunk I can get or what a hell raiser I can be, I don't want to be known as a star. (Winnipeg Free Press, July 28, 1960) See more »


Made two films with Beatrice Campbell. The first Silent Dust (1949) - before their marriage - and the second Grand National Night (1953). See more »


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