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John Penrose (I) (1914–1983)

John Penrose was born on May 5, 1914 in Southsea, England. He was an actor, known for Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949), I Became a Criminal (1947) and The Adventures of P.C. 49: Investigating the Case of the Guardian Angel (1949). He died on May 22, 1983 in London, England. See full bio »


(age 69) in London, England, UK

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 1955 Murder Anonymous (Short)
 1954 Man with a Million
Stockbroker (uncredited)
 1953 Undercover Agent
 1953 The Shadow Man
Gerald Gale
 1953 Man in Hiding
Du Vancet
 1952 Hot Ice
Freddie Usher
 1952 Secret People
 1951 Hell Is Sold Out
Repatriation Officer
 1950 Traveller's Joy
1st Swedish Reporter (uncredited)
 1949 Kind Hearts and Coronets
 1948 Idol of Paris
George Cremer Jr.
 1948 Corridor of Mirrors
 1947 I Became a Criminal
 1943 The Adventures of Tartu
Lieutenant Krantz at the Skoda Factory
 1941 A Voice in the Night
 1939 The Lion Has Wings
Unnamed Character
 1939 The Spy in Black
Newlywed at Kiel Hotel (uncredited)

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