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Bill Shine (I) (1911–1997)

Bill Shine was born on October 20, 1911 in London, England as Wilfred William Dennis Shine. He was an actor, known for Vacation from Marriage (1945), The Greenwood Tree (1929) and Tonight's the Night (1954). He was married to Diana Cecil and Julia Lang. He died on July 24, 1997 in Kensington, London. See full bio »

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Known For

Vacation from Marriage
The Greenwood Tree
Tonight's the Night
The Caretaker's Daughter
The Caretaker's Daughter Clarence Mole


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 1988 A Very Peculiar Practice (TV Series)
Old age pensioner
- The New Frontier (1988) ... Old age pensioner
 1985-1987 Super Gran (TV Series)
Inventor Black / Snay
- Supergran and the Heir Apparent (1987) ... Inventor Black
- Supergran and the Chronic Crooner (1987) ... Inventor Black
- Supergran and the Fancy Dress Fanciers (1987) ... Inventor Black
- Supergran Snookered (1987) ... Inventor Black
- Supergran and the Media Star (1987) ... Inventor Black
 1986 Screen Two (TV Series)
From The Rear Window
- The McGuffin (1986) ... From The Rear Window
 1983 All for Love (TV Series)
- Down at the Hydro (1983) ... Friend
 1983 The Jigsaw Man
 1980 Cribb (TV Series)
- Swing, Swing Together (1980) ... Landlord
 1977 Mr. Big (TV Series)
Cricket fan
- The Ashes (1977) ... Cricket fan
 1976 Happy Ever After (TV Series)
Arnold Finch
- A Country Cottage (1976) ... Arnold Finch
 1974-1975 Second Time Around (TV Series)
- After the Ball Is Over (1975) ... Francis
- Point of Disengagement (1974) ... Francis
- Miss Right (1974) ... Francis
 1973 The Upper Crusts (TV Series)
Rollo Bognor Regis
- Putting on the Ritz (1973) ... Rollo Bognor Regis
 1972 Burke & Hare
 1971 Bachelor Father (TV Series)
Mr. Gibson
- Peter Lamb: This Is Your Anniversary (1971) ... Mr. Gibson
 1971 Coppers End (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1 (1971) ... Vicar
 1971 Not Tonight, Darling
Captain Harrison
 1970 She Follows Me About (TV Movie)
 1970 As Good Cooks Go (TV Series)
- Tummy Troubles (1970)
 1969 Not in Front of the Children (TV Series)
Estate Agent
- No Man at the Helm (1969) ... Estate Agent
 1968 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
- Inventory for the Summer (1968) ... Landlord
 1968 The Ronnie Barker Playhouse (TV Series)
- Ah, There You Are (1968) ... Willy
 1967 The Sky Bike
 1964-1967 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Landlord / Starveling
- A Midsummer Night's Dream (1964) ... Starveling
 1967 Room at the Bottom (TV Series)
Club Steward
- Episode #1.7 (1967) ... Club Steward
 1967 Mrs Thursday (TV Series)
Duke of Midlothian
- The Duke and I (1967) ... Duke of Midlothian
 1967 Ouch! (Short)
Bride's Father
 1963-1966 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
- The Signal Box of Grandpa Hudson (1966) ... Arthur
- Invasion (1963)
 1965-1966 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Edward Locke / Animal Clinic Supervisor / Tedd
- The Fourth Finger (1966) ... Edward Locke
- The Man Who Was Going to Die (1965) ... Animal Clinic Supervisor
- A Fine Art (1965) ... Tedd
 1966 The Great St. Trinian's Train Robbery
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1966 Bindle (One of Them Days)
Man in country pub
 1965 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
The Colonel
- Mrs. Bixby and the Colonel's Coat (1965) ... The Colonel
 1965 Gaslight Theatre (TV Series)
Jack Felton / George Freemantle
- The Worst Woman in London (1965) ... Jack Felton
 1965 The Marriage Lines (TV Series)
Bertie Barnes
- What's in a Name? (1965) ... Bertie Barnes
 1964-1965 The Valiant Varneys (TV Series)
- Episode #2.3 (1965)
- Episode #1.1 (1964)
 1965 The Sullavan Brothers (TV Series)
Professor Madley
- You Can't Win (1965) ... Professor Madley
 1965 Frankie Howerd (TV Series)
- Episode #1.4 (1965)
 1965 Joey Boy
Ticket Collector (uncredited)
 1964 The Yellow Rolls-Royce
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1963 Bootsie and Snudge (TV Series)
Man Hiker
- The Maze (1963) ... Man Hiker
 1963 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Mini-Series)
- June Fall (1963) ... Phil
 1963 Ghost Squad (TV Series)
- Escape Route (1963) ... Hathwin
 1963 Once Aboard the Lugger... (TV Series)
E.J. Farrowby
- The Girl Arrives (1963) ... E.J. Farrowby
 1962 Zero One (TV Series)
- Donovan's Disaster (1962) ... Pilot
 1962 The Rag Trade (TV Series)
- The Client (1962)
 1961 Gilbert and Sullivan: The Immortal Jesters (TV Series)
Naval Officer
- Overture (1961) ... Naval Officer
 1961 Citizen James (TV Series)
- The Rally (1961)
 1961 Three Live Wires (TV Series)
- The Play Off (1961)
 1961 Double Bunk
2nd Thames Conservancy Officer
 1960 Not a Hope in Hell
 1960 The Days of Vengeance (TV Series)
- The Full Treatment (1960) ... Sharp
 1960 It Takes a Thief
Farm Labourer
 1960 Trouble with Eve
Alonzo, Artist
 1960 The Champion (TV Movie)
Constable Crummies
 1959 Knight Errant Limited (TV Series)
Nevil Tooth
- He Fell Among Thieves (1959) ... Nevil Tooth
 1959 Libel
The Guide
 1959 Call Me Sam (TV Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1959)
 1959 The Boy and the Bridge
Bridge Mechanic
 1959 The Adventures of Brigadier Wellington-Bull (TV Series)
Assistant manager
- A Party Matter (1959) ... Assistant manager
 1959 Left Right and Centre
Centre - Ronald Basingstoke
 1959 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
 1959 Jack the Ripper
Lord Tom Sopwith
 1959 Make Mine a Million
Outside Broadcast Producer (uncredited)
 1959 The Larkins (TV Series)
Car Salesman
- Gift Horse Power (1959) ... Car Salesman
 1959 Quatermass and the Pit (TV Mini-Series)
First Journalist / 2nd Journalist
- Hob (1959) ... First Journalist
- The Enchanted (1959) ... 2nd Journalist
 1958 Blow Your Own Trumpet
Drummer (uncredited)
 1958 The Man Inside
English Husband
 1958 Ivanhoe (TV Series)
Cedric the Simple
- Treasures from Cathay (1958) ... Cedric the Simple
 1958 Educated Evans (TV Series)
Young Man
- Musical Tip (1958) ... Young Man
 1958 The Diplomatic Corpse
Humphrey Garrad
 1957 Blue Murder at St. Trinian's
Policeman (uncredited)
 1957 The House in the Woods
Colonel Shellaby
 1957 High Flight
 1957 Rock Around the World
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1956 The Tony Hancock Show (TV Series)
Various Characters
- Hancock: The Man of the Moment (1956) ... Various Characters
 1956 Around the World in 80 Days
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1956 The Last Man to Hang?
 1956 Lilli Palmer Theatre (TV Series)
- Forecast Unsettled (1956) ... Bill
 1956 Blonde Bait
Lindbergh (uncredited)
 1956 Bond of Fear
Man Hiker
 1956 Women Without Men
 1956 Sixpenny Corner (TV Series)
J.L. Smithers
- Episode #1.97 (1956) ... J.L. Smithers
 1956 Not So Dusty
 1955 An Alligator Named Daisy
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1955 Richard III
 1955 Colonel March of Scotland Yard (TV Series)
Floor Painter
- The Case of the Misguided Missal (1955) ... Floor Painter (uncredited)
 1955 Quentin Durward
 1955 The Deep Blue Sea
 1955 The Gold Express (uncredited)
 1955 John and Julie
Car Driver
 1955 As Long as They're Happy
P.C. Bowker (uncredited)
 1955 Where There's a Will
 1955 Raising a Riot
Dotty (uncredited)
 1954 Duel in the Jungle
Bill Shine (uncredited)
 1954 Tonight's the Night
 1954 The Detective
Undetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)
 1954 Lovers, Happy Lovers!
Pub Barman (uncredited)
 1954 Devil on Horseback
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1953 The Clue of the Missing Ape
Henchman in Opening Sequence (uncredited)
 1953 The Great Detective (TV Series)
Jasper Bloodstone
- The Last Round-Up (1953) ... Jasper Bloodstone
- The Detective Takes His Medicine (1953) ... Jasper Bloodstone
- The Mystery of the Two Left Feet (1953) ... Jasper Bloodstone
- Ramrod to the Rescue (1953) ... Jasper Bloodstone
- Enter Jasper Bloodstone (1953) ... Jasper Bloodstone
 1953 Innocents in Paris
Customs Officer (uncredited)
 1953 Melba
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1953 The Blakes Slept Here (Short)
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1953 There Was a Young Lady
Charlie, Duke of Chiddingford
 1952 Hot Ice
 1952 The Caretaker's Daughter
Clarence Mole
 1952 No Haunt for a Gentleman
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1952 Vampire Over London
Mugsy's Assistant
 1952 Never Look Back
 1952 The Woman's Angle (uncredited)
 1952 The Cocktail Party (TV Movie)
Alexander MacColgie Gibbs
 1951 Jungle Treasure
F / Officer Prang
 1951 Aladdin (TV Movie)
Emperor of China
 1951 Scarlet Thread
Basil (uncredited)
 1951 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Sam Thirsk
- The River (1951) ... Sam Thirsk
 1951 Talk of a Million (uncredited)
 1950 Something in the City
 1950 Her Panelled Door
 1949 Lady Audley's Secret (TV Movie)
George Talboys
 1949 The Amazing Mr. Beecham
 1949 Under Capricorn
Mr. Banks
 1949 Private Angelo
Col. Michael
 1949 Passport to Pimlico
Captain Willow
 1948 Another Shore
Bats Vere-Brown
 1948 The Hideout
 1948 The Winslow Boy
Fred (uncredited)
 1948 The Red Shoes
Her Mate
 1948 Vice Versa
Lord Gosport
 1947 Quality Street (TV Movie)
Lieutenant Spicer
 1947 Captain Boycott
Press Photographer (uncredited)
 1946 A Night at an Inn (TV Movie)
 1946 Wanted for Murder
Det. Ellis
 1945 Vacation from Marriage
Webster (as Billy Shine)
 1945 For You Alone
Captain (uncredited)
 1944 While Nero Fiddled
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1944 Champagne Charlie
Mogador Stage Manager (as Billy Shine)
 1941 Turned Out Nice Again (uncredited)
 1941 Crook's Tour
Bit Role (uncredited)
 1941 Mail Train
Hotel Porter
 1941 Old Bill and Son
Pub Customer (uncredited)
 1941 As You Are (Short)
Minor Role
 1940 Spare a Copper
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1940 Garrison Follies
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1940 Three Silent Men
Bystander at Accident (uncredited)
 1940 To Hell with Hitler
Untipped Steward (uncredited)
 1939 Lonesome Like (TV Movie)
Sam Horrocks (as Billy Shine)
 1939 Cæsar's Friend (TV Movie)
A sentry (as Billy Shine)
 1939 The Face at the Window
Pierre, Babette's Beau (as Billy Shine)
 1939 Over the Moon
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1938 Second Thoughts
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1938 They Drive by Night
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1938 You're the Doctor (uncredited)
 1938 Is Life Worth Living? (TV Movie)
Slattery (as Billy Shine)
 1938 The Terror (uncredited)
 1937 The Green Cockatoo
Lightning (uncredited)
 1937 The Girl Was Young
Manager of Tom's Hat Cafe (uncredited)
 1937 The Last Adventurers
Joe Hanson
 1937 Dinner at the Ritz
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1937 There Was a Young Man
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1937 Murder on Diamond Row
Alfie (uncredited)
 1937 First Night
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1937 Cotton Queen
Telephone Operator (uncredited)
 1937 Troopship
Cpl. Edrich
 1937 Strange Adventures of Mr. Smith
Rodney Broadbent
 1937 The Compulsory Wife
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1937 Take a Chance
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1937 Agony Column (Short)
Minor Role
 1936 Sensation
 1936 You Must Get Married
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1936 Rembrandt
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1936 To Catch a Thief (uncredited)
 1936 Highland Fling
 1936 Servants All (Short)
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1936 Find the Lady (uncredited)
 1936 Gaol Break
 1935 Music Hath Charms
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1935 Blue Smoke
Ted (as Billy Shine)
 1935 Late Extra
Fred (uncredited)
 1935 Old Roses
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1935 It Happened in Paris
Albert (uncredited)
 1934 The Scarlet Pimpernel
An Aristocrat (uncredited)
 1934 My Old Dutch
Cousin Arry (as Billy Shine)
 1934 The Private Life of Don Juan
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1934 Strauss' Great Waltz
Carl (uncredited)
 1933 The Man from Toronto
Butcher's Delivery Boy (as Billy Shine)
 1932 Verdict of the Sea
 1932 Money for Nothing
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1931 The Bells
 1931 Many Waters
Registry Office Junior Clerk (uncredited)
 1931 These Charming People
Ulysses Wiggins
 1930 The Yellow Mask
 1930 The Last Hour
 1930 Harmony Heaven
Rejected Actor (uncredited)
 1930 The Loves of Robert Burns (uncredited)
 1929 The Greenwood Tree
 1929 High Seas
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1929 The Flying Scotsman
Barman (uncredited)
Show Show Self (4 credits)

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[1952] Radio Luxembourg : series of advertisements for Rowntree's KitKat lasting one year

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