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Edward Rigby (1879–1951)

Edward Rigby was born on February 5, 1879 in Ashford, Kent, England as Edward Coke. He was an actor, known for The Girl Was Young (1937), A Canterbury Tale (1944) and What the Butler Saw (1950). He died on April 5, 1951 in Richmond, Surrey, England. See full bio »
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 1951 Circle of Danger
Idwal Llewellyn
 1950 What the Butler Saw
The Earl
 1950 Man in the Dinghy
Bill, the Skipper
 1950 Tony Draws a Horse
Grandpa
 1950 Double Confession
The Fisherman
 1949 A Run for Your Money
Beefeater
 1949 Don't Ever Leave Me
Harry Denton
 1949 Christopher Columbus
Pedro
 1949 All Over the Town
Billy Grimmett
 1949 Rover and Me
Mr. Maggott
 1948 It's Hard to Be Good
Parkinson
 1948 The Silk Noose
Slush
 1948 Daybreak
Bill Shackle
 1948 Easy Money
Edward 'Teddy' Ball
 1947 The Loves of Joanna Godden
Stuppeny
 1947 Temptation Harbor
Tatem
 1947 Green Fingers
Albert Goodman
 1946 Piccadilly Incident
Judd
 1946 The Years Between
Postman
 1946 Quiet Weekend
Sam Pecker
 1945 Query
Spike
 1945 Vacation from Marriage
Charlie
 1945 A Yank in London
Innkeeper
 1945 The Agitator
Charlie Branfield
 1944 Don't Take It to Heart
Alfred Bucket
 1944 A Canterbury Tale
Jim Horton
 1943 They Met in the Dark
Mansel
 1943 Get Cracking
Sam Elliott
 1942 Went the Day Well?
Bill Purvis
 1942 Salute John Citizen
Mr. Bunting
 1942 Let the People Sing
Timmy Tiverton
 1942 Flying Fortress
Dan Billings (uncredited)
 1942 Courageous Mr. Penn
Bushell
 1941 The Common Touch
'Tich'
 1941 The Farmer's Wife
Tom Gurney
 1941 Major Barbara
Man on Quayside (uncredited)
 1941 Fingers
Sam Bromley
 1940 Sailors Don't Care
Joe Clark
 1940 Convoy
Mr. Matthews
 1940 Girl in the News
Hospital Secretary (uncredited)
 1940 The Proud Valley
Bert
 1939 Young Man's Fancy
Gray
 1939 Poison Pen
Badham
 1939 There Ain't No Justice
Pa Mutch
 1938 The Ware Case
Tommy Bold
 1938/I Smiling Along
Silas Gray
 1938 Yellow Sands
Tom Major
 1938 The Playboy
Prof. Scattlebury
 1938 A Yank at Oxford
Scatters
 1937 The Heirloom Mystery
Charles Marriott
 1937 The Girl Was Young
Old Will
 1937 Mr. Smith Carries On
Mr. Smith
 1937 Under a Cloud
Jimmy Forbes
 1937 The Fatal Hour
Cready
 1937 The Show Goes On
Mr. Scowcroft, Sally's Father
 1937 When Thief Meets Thief
Sanders
 1936 Anna Christie (TV Short)
Christopherson
 1936 This Green Hell
Dan Foyle
 1936 Irish for Luck
Hon. Denis Maguire
 1936 Crime Over London (uncredited)
 1936 Forbidden Music
The Maestro
 1936 Accused
Alphonse de la Riveire
 1936 Queen of Hearts
Perkins
 1935 Gay Old Dog
Tom Bliss
 1935 No Limit
Grandfather
 1935 Windfall
Sam Spooner
 1910 The Blue Bird (Short)
Bread

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Solidly-built veteran British character actor, on stage from 1900. Toured Australia, Canada and the U.S. with various theatrical companies and had entered films by at least 1910. Busier on screen from 1934 to 1950, usually cast as benevolent, crusty or wily old men, or as hard-working, cloth-capped lower-class types. During the First World War, Rigby was awarded the Military Cross while serving ... See more »

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