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John Van Eyssen (1922–1995)

John van Eyssen (1922-1995) John van Eyssen wore several hats during his long professional career -- including that of Shakespearean thespian, movie actor, literary agent, producer and studio executive. Born and raised in South Africa, van Eyssen did not come to Great Britain until after WW II. Once in London, he studied drama at the Central ... See full bio »

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 1963 The Dark Room of Damocles (uncredited)
 1961 A Story of David: The Hunted
Joab (as John van Eyssen)
 1960-1961 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre (TV Series)
Merril / John Maudle
- Partners in Crime (1961) ... Merril
- Marriage of Convenience (1960) ... John Maudle
 1956-1960 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Professor Craig / Philip
- The Two Wise Virgins of Hove (1960) ... Professor Craig
- Ever Since Paradise (1956) ... Philip
 1960 Exodus
Detective (uncredited)
 1960 Concrete Jungle
 1960 Make Mine Mink
Rowson (uncredited)
 1960 The Four Just Men (TV Series)
- The Grandmother (1960) ... Raoul
 1960 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
The President
- Carrington V.C. (1960) ... The President
 1959 Interpol Calling (TV Series)
Captain Flormann
- Air Switch (1959) ... Captain Flormann
 1959 The Man Who Finally Died (TV Series)
Sgt. Hirsch
- The Clinic (1959) ... Sgt. Hirsch
- The Gloves (1959) ... Sgt. Hirsch
 1959 Charlesworth (TV Series)
- Long Hot Spell (1959) ... Stanton
 1959 The Verdict Is Yours (TV Series)
Counsel for Defence
- The Case of the Missing Golf Funds: Part 2 (1959) ... Counsel for Defence
- The Case of the Missing Golf Funds: Part 1 (1959) ... Counsel for Defence
 1959 I'm All Right Jack
 1959 Chance Meeting
Insp. Westover
 1959 Carry on Nurse
Surgeon Stephens
 1959 Man in a Cocked Hat
 1958 Moment of Indiscretion
 1958 The Whole Truth
 1958 Ivanhoe (TV Series)
Sir Alistair
- Rinaldo (1958) ... Sir Alistair
 1958 The New Adventures of Charlie Chan (TV Series)
Inspector Pierre Renal
- The Noble Art of Murder (1958) ... Inspector Pierre Renal
 1957 O.S.S. (TV Series)
- Operation Big House (1957) ... Secretary
 1957 The One That Got Away
German Prisoner
 1957 Overseas Press Club - Exclusive! (TV Series)
Captain Bauer
- My Favourite Kidnapper (1957) ... Captain Bauer
 1957 Enemy from Space
The P.R.O.
 1957 The Accursed
Lieut. Grant
 1957 Brothers in Law
Mr. Forbes, Barrister. (uncredited)
 1957 The Errol Flynn Theatre (TV Series)
- Love Token (1957) ... Lover
 1957 Man with a Dog (Short)
Doctor Langham
 1951-1956 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Angus Fillebrown / Captain Brentano / Alan Tullis / ...
- The Cold Light (1956) ... Angus Fillebrown
- Love and Miss Figgis (1954) ... Alan Tullis (as John van Eyssen)
- Henry V (I) (1951) ... Mountjoy
 1956 Kitty Clive (TV Movie)
Robert Wilks
 1955 The Cockleshell Heroes
Marine Bradley
 1953 Three Steps in the Dark
Henry Burgoyne
 1953 The Sleeping Beauty (TV Movie)
The King (as John van Eyssen)
 1953 Gunpowder Guy (TV Movie)
Thomas Winter (as John van Eyssen)
 1953 Four Sided Triangle
 1953 The Kentish Robin (TV Movie)
Sir Eustace Palmer
 1952 The Dybbuk (TV Movie)
 1952 The Princess and the Woodcutter (TV Movie)
The Yellow Prince
 1952 How Does It End? (TV Series)
 1951 To Live in Peace (TV Movie)
Lawyer (1st April 1952 version)
 1951 The Boy with a Cart (TV Movie)
1st Neighbour
 1951 Murder in the Cathedral
5th Priest
 1950 The Angel with the Trumpet
Albert Drauffer
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After making several films for Hammer, John Van Eyssen later became Chief Production Executive at Columbia Pictures in the UK and was Ingrid Bergman's companion in her latter years.

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