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John Robinson (I) (1908–1979)

John Robinson was born on November 11, 1908 in Liverpool, England. He was an actor, known for The Man with the Gun (1952), Ending It (1939) and Ghost Ship (1952). He died on March 6, 1979 in London, England. See full bio »

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(age 70) in London, England, UK

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 1974 Fall of Eagles (TV Mini-Series)
Muller
- End Game (1974) ... Muller
- The Secret War (1974) ... Muller
 1973 Nothing But the Night
Lord Fawnlee
 1969 Special Branch (TV Series)
Dr. Foster-Hamilton
- Smokescreen (1969) ... Dr. Foster-Hamilton
 1969 The Mind of Mr. J.G. Reeder (TV Series)
Lord Sellington
- The Strange Case (1969) ... Lord Sellington
 1966-1969 Out of the Unknown (TV Series)
Quermot / Dr. Saint
- The Naked Sun (1969) ... Quermot
- Walk's End (1966) ... Dr. Saint
 1968 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Judge
- The Trojan Horse (1968) ... Judge
 1968 The Champions (TV Series)
Collings
- The Fanatics (1968) ... Collings
 1963-1968 The Saint (TV Series)
Jason Douglas / Sidney Fairweather
- The Desperate Diplomat (1968) ... Jason Douglas
- The Saint Plays with Fire (1963) ... Sidney Fairweather
 1968 Nicholas Nickleby (TV Mini-Series)
Walter Bray
- The Duel (1968) ... Walter Bray
- Madeline Bray (1968) ... Walter Bray
 1967 The Revenue Men (TV Series)
Colonel Scoullar
- Swallowtale (1967) ... Colonel Scoullar
 1964-1965 R3 (TV Series)
Sir Michael Gerrard
- Personal Appearance (1965) ... Sir Michael Gerrard
- Good Clean Fun (1965) ... Sir Michael Gerrard
- A Source of Contamination (1965) ... Sir Michael Gerrard
- It's Better to Know (1965) ... Sir Michael Gerrard
- A Sudden Change of Programme (1965) ... Sir Michael Gerrard
 1956-1965 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Det. Sgt. Leith / Franz von Markheim / Charles Benson in 'Black Laughter' / ...
- I Took My Little World Away (1965) ... Det. Sgt. Leith
- Night Conspirators (1962) ... Franz von Markheim
- Black Laughter/Double Exit (1959) ... Charles Benson in 'Black Laughter'
- I Can Destroy the Sun (1958) ... Lloyd Crichton
- Hanging Judge (1958)
 1964 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
Rev. Roger Leyland / Charles de Bouvet
- Women in Crisis #1: Husband and Wife (1964) ... Rev. Roger Leyland
- The Seekers #2: The Idealists (1964) ... Charles de Bouvet
 1962 The Longest Day
Adm. Sir Bertram Ramsay (uncredited)
 1962 Saki (TV Mini-Series)
Lady Anne's Husband
- Episode #1.2 (1962) ... Lady Anne's Husband
 1962 The Big Pull (TV Series)
Policeman
 1961 Element of Doubt (TV Movie)
Mrs. Kane's counsel (uncredited)
 1960 Maigret (TV Series)
- The Mistake (1960)
 1960 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Hugh Turner
- Point of Release (1960) ... Hugh Turner
 1960 The Small House at Allington (TV Series)
Squire Dale
- Part 6 (1960) ... Squire Dale
- Part 5 (1960) ... Squire Dale
- Part 4 (1960) ... Squire Dale
- Part 3 (1960) ... Squire Dale
- Part 2 (1960) ... Squire Dale
 1960 And the Same to You
Archdeacon Humphrey Pomphret
 1957-1959 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
George Severidge / Duke of Altair / Dr. Stockmann
- The Judge's Story (1959) ... George Severidge
- Venus Observed (1957) ... Duke of Altair
 1951-1959 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Hillcrist / Thomas Northon / Peter Charrington / ...
- The Skin Game (1959) ... Hillcrist
- The Cold Light (1956) ... Thomas Northon
- Night of the Fourth (1951) ... Supt. Roberts
 1955-1958 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
General Trent / Business tycoon / Dr. Calvin Bishop / ...
- 2000 Minus 60 (1958) ... General Trent
- The Winds of Love (1957) ... Business tycoon
- The Sand Castle (1957) ... Dr. Calvin Bishop
- The Burning Glass (1956) ... Christopher Terriford
- Box Thirteen (1955) ... Howard Henschel
 1958 The Winslow Boy (TV Movie)
Arthur Winslow
 1958 The Safecracker
Assistant Chief of Staff
 1957 English Family Robinson (TV Mini-Series)
 1957 She Played with Fire
Berkeley Reckitt
 1957 Sword of Freedom (TV Series)
General Ferrucci
- The Hero (1957) ... General Ferrucci
 1956 The Last Enemy (TV Movie)
 1955 Theatre Royal (TV Series)
Jim
- The Game and the Onlooker (1955) ... Jim
 1955 Marriage a la Mode
Secretary
 1953 Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
Small Role (uncredited)
 1952 Ghost Ship
Prof. Mansel Martineau
 1952 The Man with the Gun (TV Movie)
Denis Graham
 1952 The Hundred Hour Hunt
Dr. Braithwaite
 1952 Hammer the Toff
Linnett
 1952 The Cocktail Party (TV Movie)
Edward Chamberlayne
 1951 There's Always Juliet (TV Movie)
Peter
 1950 The Story of Shirley Yorke
Dr. Bruce Napier
 1950 The Whole World Over (TV Movie)
Dmitri Savelev
 1948 Uneasy Terms
Brighton Detective Inspector
 1940 Under Your Hat
Performer (as John Robinson and The Rhythm Brothers)
 1939 The Lion Has Wings
Unnamed Character
 1939 Ending It (TV Movie)
Guy Martinsell
 1939 Clouds Over Europe
Pilot (uncredited)
 1937 All That Glitters
Taylor
 1937 The Heirloom Mystery
Dick Marriott
 1937 Farewell to Cinderella
Stephen Moreley
 1936 The Scarab Murder Case
Donald Scarlett
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in Gordon Sherry's play, "Black Limelight," at the St. James Theatre in London, England with Margaret Rawlings, Lawrence Anderson, Ethel Coleridge, George Merritt, Buena Bent, Bernard Merefield, and Campbell Gullan in the cast. See more »

Alternate Names:

John Robinson and The Rhythm Brothers
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Trivia:

Serious-looking, perpetually frowning British character actor. Often played stern paternal roles or hard-nosed business types, but was perhaps best known for his role as Professor Bernard Quatermass in BBC's 1955 TV serial "Quatermass II".

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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