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Mel Smith (I) (1952–2013)


Mel Smith was born on December 3, 1952 in Chiswick, London, England as Melvyn Kenneth Smith. He was an actor and producer, known for The Princess Bride (1987), Smith & Jones (1984) and Father Christmas (1991). He was married to Pamela Gay-Rees. He died on July 19, 2013 in St John's Wood, London. See full bio »

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Known For

The Princess Bride
The Princess Bride The Albino
(1987)
Smith & Jones
Smith & Jones Various Roles / Himself
(1984-1998)
Father Christmas
Father Christmas Father Christmas
(1991)

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 2013 Dancing on the Edge (TV Mini-Series)
Schlesinger
- Episode #1.5 (2013) ... Schlesinger
- Episode #1.4 (2013) ... Schlesinger
- Episode #1.3 (2013) ... Schlesinger
- Episode #1.2 (2013) ... Schlesinger
- Episode #1.1 (2013) ... Schlesinger
 2010-2011 Rock & Chips (TV Series)
DI Thomas
- The Frog and the Pussycat (2011) ... DI Thomas
- Five Gold Rings (2010) ... DI Thomas
 2006 Hustle (TV Series)
Benny Frazier
- Price for Fame (2006) ... Benny Frazier
 2006 Agatha Christie's Marple (TV Series)
John Enderby
- The Sittaford Mystery (2006) ... John Enderby
 1984-1998 Smith & Jones (TV Series)
Various Roles
- Episode #10.6 (1998) ... Various Roles
- Episode #10.5 (1998) ... Various Roles
- Episode #10.4 (1998) ... Various Roles
- Episode #10.3 (1998) ... Various Roles
- Episode #10.2 (1998) ... Various Roles
 1994 Milner (TV Movie)
Stephen Milner
 1989 The Whole Hog (TV Movie)
Giles
 1989 Smith and Jones in Small Doses (TV Series)
Rev. Benjamin 'Ben' Bottomley / Sam / Derek / ...
- The Waiting Room (1989) ... Rev. Benjamin 'Ben' Bottomley
- Second Thoughts (1989) ... Sam
- The Boat People (1989) ... Derek
- The Whole Hog (1989) ... Giles
 1987-1988 The World According to Smith & Jones (TV Series)
Mel
- Science (1988) ... Mel
- The Arts (1988) ... Mel
- Education (1988) ... Mel
- Law (1988) ... Mel
- War (1988) ... Mel
 1987 The Home-Made Xmas Video (TV Movie)
Len
 1987 Filthy Rich & Catflap (TV Series)
Jumbo Whiffy
- Episode #1.4 (1987) ... Jumbo Whiffy
 1985 Number One (TV Movie)
Billy Evans
 1983-1984 The Kenny Everett Television Show (TV Series)
Various
- Episode #2.9 (1984) ... Various
- Episode #2.3 (1983) ... Various
- Episode #2.1 (1983) ... Various
 1984 The Young Ones (TV Series)
Security Guard
- Bambi (1984) ... Security Guard
 1984 Minder (TV Series)
Cyril Ash
- A Star Is Gorn (1984) ... Cyril Ash
 1979-1982 Not the Nine O'Clock News (TV Series)
Various Roles
- Episode #4.6 (1982) ... Various Roles
- Episode #4.5 (1982) ... Various Roles
- Episode #4.4 (1982) ... Various Roles
- Episode #4.3 (1982) ... Various Roles
- Episode #4.2 (1982) ... Various Roles
 1982 Muck and Brass (TV Mini-Series)
Tom Craig
- Growth (1982) ... Tom Craig
- Watered Stock (1982) ... Tom Craig
- Our Green and Pleasant Land (1982) ... Tom Craig
- Public Relations (1982) ... Tom Craig
- World of Sport (1982) ... Tom Craig
 1981 The Kenny Everett Video Cassette (TV Series)
Various
- Episode #4.1 (1981) ... Various
 1980 Smith and Goody (TV Series)
Various Characters
 1980 Bloody Kids (TV Movie)
Disco Doorman
 1980 The Goodies (TV Series)
TV Talk Show Host
- Animals (1980) ... TV Talk Show Host
 1980 Play for Today (TV Series)
Xan
- Dreams of Leaving (1980) ... Xan
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in Peter Brewis, Bob Goody and his play, "The Gambler," at the Hampstead Theatre in Hampstead, London, England with Paul Brown, Philip Davis, and Bob Goody in the cast. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | 4 Interviews | See more »

Alternate Names:

Smith and Jones | Mel | Kim Wilde & Mel Smith

Height:

5' 11½" (1.82 m)
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Trivia:

According to Matthew Robinson on the "Doctor Who - Resurrection Of The Daleks" DVD, he was originally offered the part of Stein (subsequently played by Rodney Bewes). See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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