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Larry Taylor (I) (1918–2003)

Larry Taylor was born on July 13, 1918 in Peterborough, England. He is known for his work on Zulu (1964), Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968) and Swiss Family Robinson (1960). He died on August 6, 2003 in Johannesburg, South Africa. See full bio »

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 1995 The Mangler
Sheriff Hughes
 1990 Burndown
 1989 Desperado: The Outlaw Wars (TV Movie) (uncredited)
 1989 Out on Bail
Judge Creighton
 1988 Gor II
 1988 Skeleton Coast
 1988 Lethal Woman
General Grant
 1987 An African Dream
Arthur Sharp
 1987 Gor
King Marlenus
 1984 Stoney: The One and Only
Fight announcer
 1983 The Riverman (TV Mini-Series)
Detective (1983)
 1979 Pour tout l'or du Transvaal (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.5 (1979) ... Commander
- Episode #1.3 (1979) ... Commander
- Episode #1.2 (1979) ... Commander
- Episode #1.1 (1979) ... Commander
 1979 Zulu Dawn
Grenadier (uncredited)
 1978 Slavers
 1977 Mister Deathman
Vlees / Vlees' Twin
 1977 Golden Rendezvous
 1976 One Away
 1975 Guns Across the Veldt
Troop Sgt. Phillips
 1974 Carry on Dick
Tough man
 1974 S*P*Y*S
Lippet's Bodyguard
 1973 Thriller (TV Series)
- Anatomy of Terror (1973) ... Sagar
 1973 -- And Now the Screaming Starts!
Bearded drunk
 1973 The Creeping Flesh
1st Warder
 1973 The Death Wheelers
Lorry Driver (uncredited)
 1972 Get Charlie Tully
 1972 Lady Caroline Lamb
Man at Bare Knuckle Fight (uncredited)
 1972 Nobody Ordered Love
Camera operator
 1972 The Adventurer (TV Series)
- Love Always, Magda (1972) ... Angelo
 1971 Jason King (TV Series)
- As Easy as A.B.C. (1971) ... Luigi
 1971 The Last Valley
 1971 UFO (TV Series)
1st Mexican Bandit
- Mindbender (1971) ... 1st Mexican Bandit
 1970 This, That and the Other!
 1970 The Swappers
 1970 My Partner the Ghost (TV Series)
Man in Phone Booth
- A Sentimental Journey (1970) ... Man in Phone Booth
 1969 Department S (TV Series)
Thug / Mexican Man / French Driver
- The Man from 'X' (1969) ... Thug (uncredited)
- Black Out (1969) ... Mexican Man (uncredited)
- The Trojan Tanker (1969) ... French Driver
 1969 The Best House in London
Toff (uncredited)
 1969 The Avengers (TV Series)
- Love All (1969) ... Freeman
 1963-1969 The Saint (TV Series)
Ashok / Man at Airport / Mustafa / ...
- Portrait of Brenda (1969) ... Ashok
- The Double Take (1968) ... Man at Airport (uncredited)
- The Queen's Ransom (1966) ... Mustafa
- The Smart Detective (1965) ... Swann
- The Unkind Philanthropist (1964) ... Alicron
 1968 Carry On... Up the Khyber
Burpa at Door-Grid (uncredited)
 1968 Man in a Suitcase (TV Series)
Rudnik's Henchman / Getulio
- The Boston Square (1968) ... Rudnik's Henchman (uncredited)
- Burden of Proof (1968) ... Getulio
 1967-1968 The Prisoner (TV Series)
Mexican Sam / Gypsy Man
- Living in Harmony (1968) ... Mexican Sam
- Many Happy Returns (1967) ... Gypsy Man
 1968 Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush
Thug in Daydream (uncredited)
 1967 The Magnificent Two
 1966 Kaleidoscope
Dominion Chauffeur
 1966 Arabesque
Beshraavi's Henchman (uncredited)
 1966 The Baron (TV Series)
- Samurai West (1966) ... Yasugi
 1966 Judith
 1965 The Intelligence Men
Stagehand (uncredited)
 1965 Secret Agent (TV Series)
- Have a Glass of Wine (1965) ... Henri
 1965 Young Cassidy
2nd Theatre Thug (uncredited)
 1964 McGuire, Go Home!
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1964 The Curse of the Mummy's Tomb
Swordsman (uncredited)
 1964 King & Country
Sergeant Major
 1964 Espionage (TV Series)
- The Liberators (1964) ... Soldier
 1964 Zulu
 1962-1963 Richard the Lionheart (TV Series)
 1963 The Man Who Finally Died
Ernst (uncredited)
 1963 Cleopatra
Roman Officer (uncredited)
 1963 The Girl Hunters
The Dragon
 1962 On the Beat
O'Flynn's Henchman (uncredited)
 1962 In Search of the Castaways
Ayerton Hijacker One (uncredited)
 1962 Nudes of All Nations
Villager (uncredited)
 1961-1962 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre (TV Series)
- Time to Remember (1962)
- Never Back Losers (1961) ... Reilly
 1962 Sir Francis Drake (TV Series)
Twisted Face
- Johnnie Factotum (1962) ... Twisted Face (as Laurence Taylor)
 1962 K.I.L. 1
 1962 Crosstrap
 1961 Never Back Losers
 1961 Information Received
 1961 The Long Shadow
 1961 Kraft Mystery Theater (TV Series)
- The Professionals (1961) ... Cairns
 1961 The Singer Not the Song
Gang Member (uncredited)
 1960 Swiss Family Robinson
 1960 Rendezvous (TV Series)
Giorgio Abato
 1960 Concrete Jungle
 1960 Playgirl After Dark
 1960 And the Same to You
Chappy Tuck
 1960 Two Way Stretch
Rockingham Quarry Prison Warder (uncredited)
 1960 The Professionals
 1960 The Shakedown
2nd Thug (as Laurence Taylor)
 1959 H.G.Wells' Invisible Man (TV Series)
Hassan Malia
- The Gun Runners (1959) ... Hassan Malia (as Laurence Taylor)
 1959 The Bandit of Zhobe
 1959 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
- Strange Meeting (1959) ... Antoine (as Laurence Taylor)
 1959 First Man Into Space
Shore Patrolman - Taylor (as Laurence Taylor)
 1959 The Man Who Liked Funerals
Maxie (as Laurence Taylor)
 1958 The Sheriff of Fractured Jaw
The Gun Guard
 1958 The Gun Runners (uncredited)
 1958 A Night to Remember
Seaman (uncredited)
 1958 Time Is the Enemy (TV Series)
Hodge (as Laurence Taylor)
 1958 The Gypsy and the Gentleman
Cropped Harry (as Laurence Taylor)
 1957 Robbery Under Arms
Burke, new rustler (as Laurence Taylor)
 1957 Sheep's Clothing (TV Series)
Various Roles
 1957 Kill Me Tomorrow
Carson (uncredited)
 1957 You Pay Your Money
2nd. Thug
 1957 Sword of Freedom (TV Series)
The Captain
- The Woman in the Picture (1957) ... The Captain
 1956 Port Afrique
First Arab
 1956 Tales from Soho (TV Series)
- Set a Thief (1956) ... Clemmo
 1956 Jane Eyre (TV Series)
 1956 Operation Conspiracy
Sgt. Blake
 1955 Breakaway
Second Kidnapper
 1955 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
- The Pay Off (1955)
 1954 Paid to Kill
Tough in Bar (uncredited)
 1953 Take a Powder
 1953 White Fire
Sam (as Laurie Taylor)
 1953 Johnny on the Run
Bert (uncredited)
 1953 Sea Devils
Blasquito (as Laurie Taylor)
 1952 The Gambler and the Lady
Shadow (uncredited)
 1952 Scotland Yard Inspector
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1952 Dead on Course
O'Gorman, henchman (uncredited)
 1950 Drawing-Room Detective (TV Movie)
 1949 Diamond City
Digger (uncredited)
 1949 Dick Barton Strikes Back
Nick (as Laurie Taylor)
 1949 Cardboard Cavalier
Rider (uncredited)
 1946 The Captive Heart
Sergeant (uncredited)
Show Show Stunts (4 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (3 credits)

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Played Captain Birdseye in a series of South African television commercials.

Alternate Names:

Laurence Taylor | Laurie Taylor

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Swarthy, gap-toothed British character actor, a familiar villain in British Films and TV in the 1960s and 1970s; sometimes even played Arabs and Mexicans. See more »

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