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Michael Shepley (I) (1907–1961)

Michael Shepley was born on September 29, 1907 in Plymouth, Devon, England as Michael Shepley-Smitth. He was an actor, known for Mine Own Executioner (1947), Henry V (1944) and A Place of One's Own (1945). He was married to Isobel Pringle. He died on September 28, 1961 in London, England. See full bio »

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Mine Own Executioner
Henry V
Henry V Gower - Captain in the English Army
A Place of One's Own
A Place of One's Own Maj. Manning Tutthorn
The Great Mr. Handel
The Great Mr. Handel Sir Charles Marsham


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 1961 Why Bother to Knock
 1961 Double Bunk
 1957-1960 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Colonel Drage / Freddie, The Colonel
- The Siege at Killyfaddy (1960) ... Colonel Drage
- The King of Iceland (1957) ... Freddie, The Colonel
 1960 Just Joe
 1959 The Invisible Man (TV Series)
Sir Jasper
- Flight into Darkness (1959) ... Sir Jasper
 1957-1958 Theatre Night (TV Series)
Brigadier Albert Rayne, CB, CMG, MVO / George Barnes
- Breath of Spring (1958) ... Brigadier Albert Rayne, CB, CMG, MVO
- Six Months' Grace (1957) ... George Barnes
 1958 Gideon of Scotland Yard
Sir Rupert
 1958 Dunkirk
Bit Role (uncredited)
 1957-1958 Dick and the Duchess (TV Series)
Inspector Stark
- Bank Robbery (1958) ... Inspector Stark
- The Broach (1957)
 1956-1957 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Dr. Harrison / Willie / Henry Blessington / ...
- Miss Mabel (1957) ... Dr. Harrison
- Mrs. Willie (1957) ... Willie
- Adam's Apple (1957) ... Henry Blessington
 1957 Not Wanted on Voyage
Col. Blewton-Fawcett
 1957 A Novel Affair
Miles Easter
 1956 Dry Rot
Colonel Wagstaff
 1956 Teenage Bad Girl
Sir Henry
 1956 Colonel March of Scotland Yard (TV Series)
Sir Nigel
- The Case of the Kidnapped Poodle (1956) ... Sir Nigel
 1956 Strange Experiences (TV Series)
 1956 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Colonel Rempton
- Bamboo Bars (1956) ... Colonel Rempton
 1955 An Alligator Named Daisy
The Judge
 1955 The Slackering Field (TV Movie)
Major Trim
 1955 Doctor at Sea
Jill's Father
 1955 Where There's a Will
Mr. Cogent
 1955 Patrol Car (TV Series)
Mr. Thrale
- Bride of the Fires (1955) ... Mr. Thrale
 1954 All for Mary (TV Movie)
Humphrey Millar
 1954 Tonight's the Night
Major McGlusky
 1954 Trouble in the Glen
Man (uncredited)
 1954 The Jolly Fiddler (TV Movie)
Alan Pryor
 1954 Rheingold Theatre (TV Series)
- Second Wind (1954) ... George
 1954 You Know What Sailors Are
 1953 Art and Opportunity (TV Movie)
The Duke of Keels
 1951 Mr. Denning Drives North
Chairman of Court
 1950 Suspense (TV Series)
Scotland Yard Inspector
- The Mallet (1950) ... Scotland Yard Inspector
 1950 Over the Odds (TV Movie)
Bill Jessop
 1950 Bright Shadow (TV Movie)
Maj. George Buttershaw
 1950 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Eduard Novotna
- The Ivory Tower (1950) ... Eduard Novotna
 1950 The World of Light (TV Movie)
Mr. Gray
 1949-1950 Family Affairs (TV Series)
- Pigging It (1950) ... Henry
- The Laughing Cavalier (1950) ... Henry
- Tony and the Fatal Dart (1950) ... Henry
- A Slight Case of Hyacinths (1950) ... Henry
- Ah! The Peace of It All (1950) ... Henry
 1949 Cupid and the Commander (TV Movie)
Tom Rigby
 1949 Maytime in Mayfair
 1949 The Passionate Pilgrim (TV Movie)
Mr. Bracebridge
 1948 Elizabeth of Ladymead
Maj. Wrigley in 1903
 1946 I Want to Be an Actor (TV Movie)
The Boy's Father
 1945 A Place of One's Own
Maj. Manning Tutthorn
 1945 A Yank in London
Lt. Lutyens
 1943 Adventure for Two
Mr. Walford
 1943 Women Aren't Angels
Misunderstood gent (uncredited)
 1942 The Great Mr. Handel
Sir Charles Marsham
 1941 Quiet Wedding
Marcia's Husband
 1940 Blackout
Man in Club (uncredited)
 1939 Good Morning, Bill (TV Movie)
Lord Tidmouth
 1939 Goodbye, Mr. Chips
Teacher (uncredited)
 1938 The Man with 100 Faces
Wally Astill (uncredited)
 1938 George Takes the Air
 1938 Libel! (TV Movie)
Undetermined role
 1938 There's Always Juliet (TV Movie)
Peter Walmsley
 1937 Beauty and the Barge
Herbert Manners
 1936 Dishonour Bright
Spooner (uncredited)
 1936 In the Soup
Paul Hemming
 1935 The Private Secretary
Henry Marsland
 1935 The Ace of Spades
George Despard
 1935 Jubilee Window
 1935 Vintage Wine
Richard Emsley
 1935 That's My Uncle
Chrlie Cookson
 1935 The Lad
Arthur Maddeley
 1935 The Triumph of Sherlock Holmes
Cecil Barker
 1935 Lazybones
Hildebrand Pope
 1934 Open All Night
 1934 The Green Pack
Mark Elliott
 1934 Are You a Mason?
Emest Monison
 1934 Lord Edgware Dies
Captain Roland Marsh
 1934 Tangled Evidence
Gilbert Morfield
 1934 Bella Donna
Dr, Baring-Hartley
 1933 Shot in the Dark
Vivien Waugh
 1931 Black Coffee
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Stage: Appeared in Diana Morgan's play, "After My Fashion", at the Ambassador's Theatre in London, England, with Sonia Dresdel, Richard Johnson, Valerie White and Diana Morgan in the cast. See more »


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Stocky, moustachioed British character actor, educated at Westminster and Oxford. On screen, he played a succession of stiff-upper-lip police inspectors or army officers, clubroom types, obtuse husbands or amicable dodderers. An avid cricket enthusiast.

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