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Desmond Tester (1919–2002)

Desmond Tester was born on February 17, 1919 in London, England. He was an actor and writer, known for Sabotage (1936), Drums (1938) and Nine Days a Queen (1936). He died on December 31, 2002 in Sydney, Australia. See full bio »

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(age 83) in Sydney, Australia

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Known For

Sabotage
Sabotage Her Young Brother
(1936)
Drums
Drums Bill Holder
(1938)
Nine Days a Queen
Nine Days a Queen Edward VI
(1936)
The Beloved Vagabond
(1936)

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 1991 Gotcha (Short)
Colonel
 1984 The Wild Duck
Elderly Guest
 1984 The Explorers (TV Series documentary)
Col. Warburton
- The Desert Explorers (1984) ... Col. Warburton
 1983 Dingo (TV Movie)
Old Man
 1983 A Country Practice (TV Series)
Cyril Redman
- Another Man's Poison: Part 2 (1983) ... Cyril Redman
- Another Man's Poison: Part 1 (1983) ... Cyril Redman
 1982 Brothers (Video)
Journalist One
 1982 Save the Lady
Captain Playfair
 1974 Barry McKenzie Holds His Own
Marcel Escargot
 1946 Mother of Men (TV Movie)
Dave Brant
 1940 Mad Men of Europe
Billy Brown
 1939 Cæsar's Friend (TV Movie)
Lucius
 1938 London Wall (TV Movie)
Hec Hammond (1939 version)
 1938 Drums
Bill Holder
 1937 Non-Stop New York
Arnold James
 1936 Sabotage
Her Young Brother
 1936 The Beloved Vagabond
Asticot
 1935 Late Extra
Copy Boy (uncredited)
 1935 Midshipman Easy
Gossett
 1934 The Night Club Queen
Messenger Boy In Nightclub (uncredited)
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His early screen characters often tended to end up badly: he was beaten to death in Midshipman Easy (1935), executed in Nine Days a Queen (1936) and blown up in Sabotage (1936). See more »

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Aquarius

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