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David Tomlinson (I) (1917–2000)


David Tomlinson is best known for his role as George Banks in Walt Disney's Mary Poppins (1964). As a youth he spent a short spell in the guards where he survived the trauma of a plane crash. He began his film career in the pre-war British film Quiet Wedding (1941) and followed that with Leslie Howard's 'Pimpernel' Smith (1941). Altogether he has ... See full bio »

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Known For

Mary Poppins
Mary Poppins Mr. Banks
(1964)
The Love Bug
The Love Bug Thorndyke
(1968)
The Fiendish Plot of Dr. Fu Manchu
(1980)

Filmography

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 1980 The Fiendish Plot of Dr. Fu Manchu
Sir Roger Avery
 1979 Dominique
Lawyer
 1978 Wombling Free
Roland Frogmorton
 1978 The Water Babies
Sir John / Voice of Polar Bear
 1976 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series)
Blake
- Nine Dragons (1976) ... Blake
 1967 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
Charles Pinfold
- Loitering with Intent (1967) ... Charles Pinfold
 1967 Jackanory (TV Series)
Storyteller
- William's Treasure Trove (1967) ... Storyteller
- William's Evening Out (1967) ... Storyteller
- The Knights of the Square Table (1967) ... Storyteller
- William Gets His Fairing (1967) ... Storyteller
- William and the Pop Group (1967) ... Storyteller
 1964 The Truth About Spring
Charles Skelton
 1962 Boeing-Boeing (TV Movie)
Robert
 1960 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Tom Swinley
- The Happy Man (1960) ... Tom Swinley
 1960 Follow That Horse!
Dick Lanchester
 1957-1959 Theatre Night (TV Series)
Tom Gore / David Warren
- The Ring of Truth (1959) ... Tom Gore
- Dear Delinquent (1957) ... David Warren
 1955 Lilli Palmer Theatre (TV Series)
Tom Pettigo
- The No Man (1955) ... Tom Pettigo
 1954 All for Mary (TV Movie)
Clive Norton
 1954 The Birdcage Room (TV Movie)
Lord Tempest
 1952 Made in Heaven
Basil Topham
 1952 Castle in the Air
Earl of Locharne
 1951 The Magic Box
Assistant in Laboratory
 1951 Hotel Sahara
Captain Puffin Cheyne
 1950 The Wooden Horse
Phil
 1950 So Long at the Fair
Johnny Barton
 1949 Landfall
Binks
 1949 The Amazing Mr. Beecham
Lord Tony Pym
 1949 Miranda (TV Movie)
Sir Paul Marten
 1949 Helter Skelter
Nick Martin
 1949 Marry Me
David Haig
 1949 Warning to Wantons
Count Max Kardak
 1948 My Brother's Keeper
Ronnie Waring
 1948 Broken Journey
Jimmy Marshall
 1948 Miranda
Charles
 1948 Easy Money
Martin (segment The Stafford Story)
 1946 Secret Flight
Mr. Watlington
 1946 I See a Dark Stranger
Intelligence Officer
 1945 Journey Together
Smith
 1945 Johnny in the Clouds
'Prune' Parsons
 1941 'Pimpernel' Smith
Steve
 1940 Garrison Follies (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeaed in 'William Shakespeare (I)' (v)'s play, "The Merchant of Venice," at the Queen's Theatre in London, England, with ;John Gielgud' (also co-director), Peggy Ashcroft, Alec Guinness, Harry Andrews, Leon Quartermaine, Richard Ainley, Angela Baddeley, George Devine, Glen Byam Shaw, George Howe, Dennis Price, John Justin and... See more »

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2 Print Biographies | 1 Article | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Height:

6' 1" (1.86 m)
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Trivia:

During the last few years of his life, he became notorious around his home village of Mursley for flying very low in his Tiger Moth. On one occasion (actually in 1957 when he was much younger), he narrowly survived a crash landing in a field near his house. See more »

Trademark:

His roles on Disney's motion pictures.

Nickname:

Dave Tomlinson

Star Sign:

Taurus

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