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George Skillan (1893–1975)

George Skillan was born on October 3, 1893 in Woodford, England as William George Skillan. He was an actor, known for Spitfire (1942), The Merchant of Venice (1916) and Othello (1955). He died in March 1975 in Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, England. See full bio »

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 1964 Crossroads (TV Series)
Owen Webb
 1960 On Trial (TV Series)
Captain Humphrey / Clerk of the Court
- Horatio Bottomley, MP (1960) ... Captain Humphrey
- Spencer Cowper (1960) ... Clerk of the Court
 1960 Strife (TV Series)
- Act 1 (1960) ... Frost
 1958 Television Playwright (TV Series)
- Hour of the Rat (1958) ... Judge
 1958 Saturday Playhouse (TV Series)
Mr. Justice Petworth
- The Ware Case (1958) ... Mr. Justice Petworth
 1957 Television World Theatre (TV Series)
Sir Thomas Erpingham
- The Life of Henry V (1957) ... Sir Thomas Erpingham
 1956 David Copperfield (TV Series)
Mr. Wickfield
- Part 13 (1956) ... Mr. Wickfield
- Part 12 (1956) ... Mr. Wickfield
- Part 11 (1956) ... Mr. Wickfield
- Part 5 (1956) ... Mr. Wickfield
- Part 4 (1956) ... Mr. Wickfield
 1950-1956 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Dr. Sworn / Mr. Jones-Fullerton / Dr. Loveridge / ...
- The Seddons (1956) ... Dr. Sworn
- The Leader of the House (1955) ... Mr. Jones-Fullerton
- It Never Rains (1954) ... Dr. Loveridge
- Evensong (1953) ... Dr. Andrew Campbell
- Libel (1953) ... Sir Wilfred Ketting, KC
 1956 The Count of Monte Cristo (TV Series)
- The Art of Terror (1956) ... Bergere
 1955 Richard of Bordeaux (TV Movie)
 1955 Othello (TV Movie)
Duke of Venice
 1954 The Windmill Family (TV Series)
Uncle Porteous
- The Magicali Brothers (1954) ... Uncle Porteous
- Puffin (1954) ... Uncle Porteous
 1950 Louisa (TV Movie)
Mr. Ecks
 1942 Spitfire
Mr. Royce
 1942 The Avengers
Fritz (uncredited)
 1939 Fiat Justitia (TV Movie)
 1916 The Merchant of Venice

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He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Coriolanus," at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Laurence Olivier, Stephen Murray, Sybil Thorndike, William Devlin, Cecil Trouncer, Vivienne Bennett, Viola Lyel, and Richard Dare in the cast. Lewis Casson was director. See more »

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