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Brian Rix (I) (1924–2016)


Lord Rix, who was the president of Mencap since 1980, was also the entertainer behind a hit run of Whitehall farces in London in the 1950s and 1960s. "Lord Rix was a beloved colleague and friend to so many people with a learning disability and their families," Mencap chief executive Jan Tregelles said. "His passion, zeal and humour will be sorely ... See full bio »

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Known For

Men of Affairs
Men of Affairs Barry Ovis MP / Barry Ovis / Dad
(1973-1974)
And the Same to You
And the Same to You Dickie 'Dreadnought' Marchant
(1960)
Make Mine a Double
Make Mine a Double Aircraftsman Arthur Atwood / Wing Cmdr. Blenkinsop
(1959)

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 1977 A Roof Over My Head (TV Series)
James
- Home and Dried (1977) ... James
- Another Fine Mess (1977) ... James
- Not Cricket (1977) ... James
- The Sitting Tenant (1977) ... James
 1972 Six with Rix (TV Series)
 1970 Brian Rix Presents: Clutterbuck (TV Movie)
Arthur Pomfret
 1968 One for the Pot
Hickory Wood
 1966 Brian Rix Presents: To Dorothy, a Son (TV Movie)
Toni Rigi
 1963-1965 Laughter from the Whitehall (TV Series)
Wilmer Popday / Gerald Popkiss / Hugo / ...
- Rookery Nook (1965) ... Gerald Popkiss
- Don't Just Stand There (1965) ... Hugo
- Simple Spymen (1964) ... Percy Pringle
- Dry Rot (1964) ... Fred Phipps
 1965 Brian Rix Presents: The Brides of March (TV Movie)
Tony Scudamore
 1962-1963 Dial RIX (TV Series)
Bobby Rix / Bunny Rix / Bruce Rix / ...
- What a Chassis (1963) ... Bobby Rix
- Rolling Home (1963) ... Bunny Rix
- Come Prancing (1963) ... Bruce Rix
- No Plums in the Pudding (1962) ... Boy Rix
- Nose to Wheel (1962) ... Barney Rix
 1960-1963 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Mini-Series)
Bertram Rix / P.C. Percy Hobson / Hickory Wood / ...
- Dial Rix #7: Skin Deep (1963) ... Bertram Rix
- Brian Rix Presents #15: A Clear Case (1962) ... P.C. Percy Hobson
- One for the Pot (1962) ... Hickory Wood
- Brian Rix Presents #14: Flat Spin (1961) ... David Kenway
 1963 Brian Rix Presents: Caught Napping (TV Movie)
Gordon Wilding
 1963 Brian Rix Presents: Love's a Luxury (TV Movie)
Bobby Bentley
 1962 Brian Rix Presents: See How They Run (TV Movie)
Lance Corporal Clive Winton
 1961 Nothing Barred
Wilfred Sapling
 1960 Brian Rix Presents: Boobs in the Wood (TV Movie)
Oswald Irving
 1960 And the Same to You
Dickie 'Dreadnought' Marchant
 1956-1959 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Charlie Tutt / Stephen Clench / Freddy Quibble / ...
- Brian Rix Presents #9: A Cup of Kindness (1959) ... Charlie Tutt
- Brian Rix Presents #8: Sleeping Partnership (1959) ... Stephen Clench
- Brian Rix Presents #6: Nap Hand (1959) ... Freddy Quibble
- Brian Rix Presents #5: A Policeman's Lot (1959) ... PC Percy Hobson
 1959 Make Mine a Double
Aircraftsman Arthur Atwood / Wing Cmdr. Blenkinsop
 1958 Theatre Night (TV Series)
Percy Pringle
- Simple Spymen (1958) ... Percy Pringle
 1957 Not Wanted on Voyage
Steward Cecil Hollebone
 1956 Dry Rot
Fred Phipps
 1955 Dry Rot (TV Movie)
Fred Phipps
 1954 Up to His Neck
Wiggy
 1954 What Every Woman Wants
Herbert
 1952 Postman's Knock (TV Movie)
Percy Ulrick Brown
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in Ray Cooney and Tony Hilton's play, "One for the Pot", at the Whitehall Theatre in London, England with Leo Franklyn, Basil Lord, Terry Scott and Larry Noble in the cast. Henry Kendall was the director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Lord Rix | Sir Brian Rix
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Trivia:

He was made a Knight Bachelor in the 1986 Queen's Birthday Honours List for his contributions and services to the arts and to the charity, Mencap. See more »

Trademark:

Boxer shorts: many of his "Whitehall Farces" saw him innocently in another woman's bedroom, trousers around ankles, just as her husband arrived home.

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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