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Michael Pertwee (1916–1991)

Michael Pertwee was born on April 24, 1916 in London, England. He was a writer and actor, known for A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (1966), Laughter in Paradise (1951) and The Magnificent Two (1967). He was married to Valerie French. He died on April 17, 1991 in London. See full bio »

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(age 74) in London, England, UK

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 1991 Le diamant rose (TV Movie) (play)
 1985 Geen gedonder in het vooronder (TV Movie) (play)
 1981 Birds of Paradise (screenplay)
 1981 Sextett (TV Movie) (play "Sextet")
 1979 Return of the Saint (TV Series) (screenplay - 2 episodes)
- The Diplomat's Daughter (1979) ... (screenplay)
- The Obono Affair (1979) ... (screenplay)
 1978 In de kast, op de kast (TV Movie) (play "Don't Just Lie There, Say Something")
 1978 Kom van het dak af (TV Movie) (play)
 1977 Lord Tramp (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1977) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.5 (1977) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.4 (1977) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.3 (1977) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.2 (1977) ... (writer)
 1973-1974 Men of Affairs (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Its a Bug! (1974) ... (writer)
- ...As a New Born Babe (1974) ... (writer)
- May We Have Our Ball Back? (1973) ... (writer)
 1973 Don't Just Lie There, Say Something! (play) / (written by)
 1971 The Persuaders! (TV Series) (screenplay - 2 episodes)
- The Long Goodbye (1971) ... (screenplay)
- The Time and the Place (1971) ... (screenplay)
 1970 One More Time (screenplay)
 1970 Some Will, Some Won't (screenplay "Laughter in Paradise")
 1969-1970 Never a Cross Word (TV Series) (writer - 7 episodes)
- Warm It (1970) ... (writer)
- When Is a Spy...? (1970) ... (writer)
- On the Rocks (1970) ... (writer)
- Murder She Says (1970) ... (writer)
- Interior Devastation (1970) ... (writer)
 1969 The Old Campaigner (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- French Farce (1969) ... (writer)
 1968 Salt and Pepper (screenplay)
  Comedy Playhouse (TV Series) (1 episode, 1968) (writer - 1 episode, 1967)
- B-and-B (1968)
- The Old Campaigner (1967) ... (writer)
 1967 The Magnificent Two (screenplay) / (story)
 1967 The Saint (TV Series) (screenplay - 3 episodes)
- When Spring Is Sprung (1967) ... (screenplay)
- The Art Collectors (1967) ... (screenplay)
- The Persistent Patriots (1967) ... (screenplay)
 1966 Finders Keepers (screenplay)
 1964-1966 Sergeant Cork (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- The Case of the Crystal Ball (1966) ... (writer)
- The Case of the Prominent Thespian (1966) ... (writer)
- The Case of the Two Poisons (1964) ... (writer)
 1966 The World of Wooster (TV Series) (adaptation - 1 episode)
- Jeeves and the Indian Summer of an Uncle (1966) ... (adaptation)
 1965 The Flying Swan (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Angel Space (1965) ... (writer)
- Love and Marriage (1965) ... (writer)
 1965 Strange Bedfellows (screenplay)
 1964 Secret Agent (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Fish on the Hook (1964) ... (written by)
 1964 The Cavern (screenplay) / (story)
 1963 Ladies Who Do (screenplay)
  Zero One (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes, 1962 - 1963) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 1962 - 1963)
- The Last of the Squadron (1963) ... (writer)
- The Impostor (1963) ... (writer)
- Ghost Strip (1963) ... (writer)
- And Maya Makes Three (1963) ... (teleplay)
- The Contender (1962) ... (teleplay)
 1963 The Mouse on the Moon (screenplay)
  Man of the World (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 1962) (written by - 1 episode, 1962)
- Portrait of a Girl (1962) ... (writer)
- The Runaways (1962) ... (written by)
 1962 Drama 61-67 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Drama '62: The Frightened Man (1962) ... (writer)
  Adventures in Paradise (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 1960 - 1961) (story - 1 episode, 1961) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1961)
- The Closing Circle (1961) ... (story)
- Man Eater (1961) ... (teleplay)
- Treasure Hunt (1961) ... (writer)
- Heads, You Lose (1960) ... (writer)
 1961 Danger Man (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Sabotage (1961) ... (teleplay)
  Hong Kong (TV Series) (story - 1 episode, 1960) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1960)
- Nine Lives (1960) ... (story) / (teleplay)
  Golden Girl (TV Series) (1 episode, 1960) (writer - 1 episode, 1960)
- Snatch (1960)
- Sniper (1960) ... (writer)
 1960 It Started in Naples (story)
 1960 Bottoms Up (screenplay)
 1960 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- The Cure (1960) ... (teleplay)
  Five Fingers (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1960) (writer - 1 episode, 1960)
- Counterfeit (1960) ... (teleplay)
- A Shot in the Dark (1960) ... (writer)
 1959 H.G.Wells' Invisible Man (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Rocket (1959) ... (writer)
 1959 Too Many Crooks (screenplay)
 1958 The Love Specialist (dialogue)
 1957 Suspicion (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Rainy Day (1957) ... (teleplay)
 1957 Armchair Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Man in a Moon (1957) ... (writer)
 1957 Not Wanted on Voyage (scenario)
 1954-1957 The Grove Family (TV Series) (writer - 23 episodes)
- Permit to View (1957) ... (writer)
- April Foolery (1955) ... (writer)
- A Good Turn-Out (1955) ... (writer)
- A Friend in Need (1955) ... (writer)
- He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not (1955) ... (writer)
 1956 Now and Forever (screenplay)
 1954 Tonight's the Night (screenplay) / (story)
 1953 Strictly Personal (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Double Barrels (1953) ... (writer)
- Wacko Wainwright Gets Pranged (1953) ... (writer)
- The Rev. Pinsent Explodes a Theory (1953) ... (writer)
- Someone Knows Too Much (1953) ... (writer)
- Enter the Villain (1953) ... (writer)
 1952 Mr. Potts Goes to Moscow (original story) / (screenplay)
 1952 Curtain Up
 1951 Night Was Our Friend (play) / (screenplay)
 1951 Laughter in Paradise (original story) / (screenplay)
 1950 Something in the City (screenplay)
 1950 The Thief of Venice (story)
 1950 Captain Blackjack (dialogue)
 1949 The Interrupted Journey (original story and screenplay)
 1949 Silent Dust (play "The Paragon") / (writer)
 1948 Trouble in the Air (writer)
 1948 Against the Wind (adaptation)
 1944 Two Thousand Women (additional dialogue)
 1939 A Girl Must Live (writer)
 1938 The Man with 100 Faces (screenplay - uncredited)
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Playwright: "Night Was Our Friend" (filmed as Night Was Our Friend (1951)). See more »
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He was the elder brother of Jon Pertwee. See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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