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Norman Shelley (1903–1980)

Norman Shelley was born on February 16, 1903 in Chelsea, London, England. He was an actor, known for Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed (1969), 'I Know Where I'm Going!' (1945) and Gulliver's Travels (1977). He was married to Monica Brett. He died on August 22, 1980 in London. See full bio »

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(age 77) in London, England, UK

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Known For

Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed
Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed Guest - Smoking pipe
(1969)
'I Know Where I'm Going!'
'I Know Where I'm Going!' Sir Robert Bellinger
(1945)
Gulliver's Travels
Gulliver's Travels Father / animation voices
(1977)
The Angry Silence
(1960)

Filmography

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 1980 To Serve Them All My Days (TV Mini-Series)
Governor
- Part Three (1980) ... Governor
 1979 An Honourable Retirement (TV Movie)
Commander
 1978 All Creatures Great and Small (TV Series)
Major Bullen
- A Dog's Life (1978) ... Major Bullen
 1977 Raffles (TV Series)
Butler
- Home Affairs (1977) ... Butler
 1977 Seven Faces of Woman (TV Series)
Mr. Gilmore
- She: Carol (1977) ... Mr. Gilmore
 1977 The Velvet Glove (TV Series)
Canon Horsley
- Auntie's Niece (1977) ... Canon Horsley
 1976 I, Claudius (TV Mini-Series)
Horace
- What Shall We Do About Claudius? (1976) ... Horace
 1975 The Stars Look Down (TV Mini-Series)
Bannerman
- Marrers (1975) ... Bannerman
 1975 Edward the King (TV Series)
Sir James Reid
- The Years of Waiting (1975) ... Sir James Reid
 1975 The Venturers (TV Series)
Wyatt
- The Cannibals (1975) ... Wyatt
 1974 Softly Softly: Task Force (TV Series)
Mr. Palmer
- Domestic Incident (1974) ... Mr. Palmer
 1974 The Pallisers (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Mildmay
- Part Nine (1974) ... Mr. Mildmay
- Part Eight (1974) ... Mr. Mildmay
- Part Seven (1974) ... Mr. Mildmay
 1974 Great Mysteries (TV Series)
Colonel Delamere
- Where There Is a Will (1974) ... Colonel Delamere
 1973 Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em (TV Series)
Group Captain Firth
- The R.A.F. Reunion (1973) ... Group Captain Firth
 1973 Jack the Ripper (TV Mini-Series)
- Panic (1973)
- Butchery (1973)
 1972-1973 Crown Court (TV Series)
Auguste Van Helm / Rev Auguste Van Helm
- Wise Child: Part 3 (1973) ... Auguste Van Helm
- Espionage: Part 1 (1972) ... Rev Auguste Van Helm
 1973 The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club (TV Mini-Series)
Dr. Horner
- Mr. Oliver (1973) ... Dr. Horner
 1972 Play for Today (TV Series)
Mr. Consitine
- The General's Day (1972) ... Mr. Consitine
 1972 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Burgess
- What Became of Me? (1972) ... Burgess
 1972 The Main Chance (TV Series)
Sefton Gardiner
- Not in Today's Army (1972) ... Sefton Gardiner
 1972 The Liver Birds (TV Series)
Magistrate
- Birds on the Dole (1972) ... Magistrate
 1972 Love Story (TV Series)
Sir William
- Third Party (1972) ... Sir William
 1970 For the Love of Ada (TV Series)
Jack Thomas
- The Wedding (1970) ... Jack Thomas
 1970 Ryan International (TV Series)
 1970 Confession (TV Series)
Magistrate
- Just as the Sun Was Rising (1970) ... Magistrate
 1970 Codename (TV Series)
Charles
- The Unbidden Guest (1970) ... Charles
 1967-1970 Z Cars (TV Series)
Hatherill / Chemist
- Infamous Conduct: Part 2 (1970) ... Chemist
- The Sledgehammer and the Nut: Part 2 (1967) ... Hatherill
- The Sledgehammer and the Nut: Part 1 (1967) ... Hatherill
 1969 Slim John (TV Series)
Robot Four
 1968 Gazette (TV Series)
First Trustee
- The Critic (1968) ... First Trustee
 1968 The Very Merry Widow (TV Series)
Mr. Bowker
- Under Cover, If Wet (1968) ... Mr. Bowker
 1968 The First Lady (TV Series)
Roberts
- The Noble Tradition (1968) ... Roberts
 1968 Detective (TV Series)
Sir James Kelkeith
- A Man and His Mother-In-Law (1968) ... Sir James Kelkeith
 1967 Coronation Street (TV Series)
Henry Foster
- Episode #1.720 (1967) ... Henry Foster
- Episode #1.719 (1967) ... Henry Foster
 1967 Wuthering Heights (TV Series)
Doctor Kenneth
- The First Revenge (1967) ... Doctor Kenneth
 1967 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
Sir James Crichton-Browne / Admiral
- The Magicians: Edmund Gurney and the Brighton Mesmerist (1967) ... Sir James Crichton-Browne
- The Fantasist (1967) ... Admiral
 1967 Champion House (TV Series)
Kershaw
- Keep It in the Family (1967) ... Kershaw
 1964 Madame Bovary (TV Series)
Lieuvain
- First Love (1964) ... Lieuvain
 1961 Boyd Q.C. (TV Series)
De Silva
- The Season of the Year (1961) ... De Silva
 1961 Emergency-Ward 10 (TV Series)
George Halstead
- Episode #1.431 (1961) ... George Halstead
 1960 World Wide '60 (TV Series)
Barber
- The Secret of Freedom (1960) ... Barber
 1959 The Young Lady from London (TV Mini-Series)
Sir Hugo Masterman
- Episode #1.1 (1959) ... Sir Hugo Masterman
 1959 Charlesworth (TV Series)
Rawkby Sloane, Q.C.
- From the Boys (1959) ... Rawkby Sloane, Q.C.
 1958 Jennings at School (TV Series)
General Merridew
- Jennings Entertains the General (1958) ... General Merridew
- Jennings and the Tinkling Glass (1958) ... General Merridew
 1958 The New Adventures of Charlie Chan (TV Series)
Irving Packer
- The Man in the Wall (1958) ... Irving Packer
 1958 The Invisible Armies (TV Series)
M. Bigo
- Episode #1.1 (1958) ... M. Bigo
 1957 The Kaiser Aluminum Hour (TV Series)
 1953 Suspense (TV Series)
Butch
- Nightmare at Ground Zero (1953) ... Butch
 1953 Wednesday Theatre (TV Series)
Sir George Halperton
- The Practical Jokers (1953) ... Sir George Halperton
 1953 Your Favorite Story (TV Series)
 1950 Not Without Licence (TV Short) (voice)
 1938 Many Waters (TV Movie)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in William Trevor's play, "The Old Boys," at the Mermaid Theatre in London, England with Michael Redgrave, Peter Copley, Margaret Courtenay, Bernard Hepton, and Sylvia Coleridge in the cast. Alan Strachan was director. See more »
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Trivia:

Some sources imply that he was the voice of Sir Winston Churchill in selected recordings of Churchill's most famous speeches. Churchill gave the original speech in the House of Commons but subsequent radio broadcasts may really have been Shelley impersonating the PM. In fact, Churchill delivered the speeches himself to British radio audiences, Shelley merely reading them live to American ... See more »

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