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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 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950). He died in March 1975 in Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, England. See full bio »

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Known For

Spitfire Mr. Royce
The Merchant of Venice
BBC Sunday-Night Theatre
BBC Sunday-Night Theatre Bishop of Carlisle / Gratiano / Admiral Clinton / Admiral Norris / Dean of Polchester / Dr. Andrew Campbell / Dr. Loveridge / Dr. Sworn / Mr. Jones-Fullerton / Sir Wilfred Ketting, KC / Theophanes
Othello Duke of Venice


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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 3 (1960) ... Frost
- Act 1 (1960) ... Frost
 1950-1958 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Bishop of Carlisle / Gratiano / Admiral Clinton / ...
- Till Time Shall End (1958) ... Admiral Clinton
- The Trial of Admiral Byng (1958) ... Admiral Norris
- The Seddons (1956) ... Dr. Sworn
- The Leader of the House (1955) ... Mr. Jones-Fullerton
- It Never Rains (1954) ... Dr. Loveridge
 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
 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 the Stratford Theatre Festival at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford, England with Baliol Holloway, Basil Langton, Clare Harris, Freda Jackson, and Peggy Bryan in the cast. B. Iden Payne was director. See more »

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