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John Vere (1915–1961)

John Vere was born on July 7, 1915 in Kensington, London, England as John Vere Biggar. He was an actor, known for The April 8th Show (Seven Days Early) (1958), The Tony Hancock Show (1956) and The Sword and the Rose (1953). He died on January 10, 1961 in Bournemouth, England. See full bio »

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Known For

The April 8th Show (Seven Days Early)
The Tony Hancock Show
The Tony Hancock Show Various Characters
The Sword and the Rose
The Sword and the Rose Lawyer Clerk
Many Moons
Many Moons Lord High Chamberlain


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 1956-1959 Hancock's Half Hour (TV Series)
Vicar / Man from the Ministry / The man upstairs / ...
- The Oak Tree (1959) ... Man from the Ministry
- The Italian Maid (1959)
- The Flight of the Red Shadow (1959) ... Vicar
 1958 Trouble for Two (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.1 (1958)
 1958 The April 8th Show (Seven Days Early) (TV Movie)
Various Characters
 1955-1957 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Mr. Holliday / Mr. Moxey / Mr. Medhurst
- Notice to Quit (1957) ... Mr. Holliday
- False Alarm (1957) ... Mr. Moxey
- Needle in a Haystack (1955) ... Mr. Medhurst
 1956-1957 The Tony Hancock Show (TV Series)
Various Characters
- The Odd Job Man (1957) ... Various Characters
- Napoleon and Josephine (1957) ... Various Characters
- Weather or Not (1956) ... Various Characters
- The Further Adventures of Hancock (1956) ... Various Characters
- Honneur et fidélite (1956) ... Various Characters
 1956 David Copperfield (TV Series)
- Part 10 (1956) ... Littimer
- Part 5 (1956) ... Littimer
 1956 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
- The Old Lady Shows Her Medals (1956) ... Butler
 1956 A Touch of the Sun
Vicar (uncredited)
 1950-1956 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Menelaus / Mr. Calthrop / Marshall / ...
- Drink, Doggie, Drink (1956) ... Mr. Calthrop
- Mrs. Dot (1954) ... Charles
 1955 An Alligator Named Daisy
Bishop of Clandon (uncredited)
 1955 The Granville Melodramas (TV Series)
Lionel Clare / Dr. Jeremy
- The Chain of Guilt (1955) ... Lionel Clare
 1955 The Whiteoak Chronicles: Whiteoaks (TV Movie)
Mr. Patton
 1954 Fast and Loose (TV Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1954)
 1954 Day for Happiness (TV Movie)
A doctor
 1953 Johnny, You're Wanted (TV Mini-Series)
- Road Narrows (1953) ... Tobacconist
 1953 The Sword and the Rose
Lawyer Clerk
 1953 Many Moons (TV Short)
Lord High Chamberlain
 1953 Epitaph for a Spy (TV Mini-Series)
- Arrest (1953) ... Chemist
 1953 Rheingold Theatre (TV Series)
Burdon Jr.
- Thought to Kill (1953) ... Burdon Jr.
 1952-1953 The Pickwick Papers (TV Series)
Mr. Jackson
- The Sixth Paper (1953) ... Mr. Jackson
- The Fourth Paper (1952) ... Mr. Jackson
- The Third Paper (1952) ... Mr. Jackson
 1952 The Pickwick Papers (uncredited)
 1951 Milestones (TV Movie)
 1951 Sherlock Holmes (TV Mini-Series)
- The Reigate Squires (1951) ... Butler
 1951 Flesh & Blood
Leighton (uncredited)
 1950 Mrs. Dot (TV Movie)
 1949 The Duchess of Malfi (TV Movie)
Doctor / Madman
 1949 The Gay Lady
The Bellaires' Butler (uncredited)
 1949 Spring, 1600 (TV Movie)
Augustin Phillips
 1948 He That Should Come (TV Movie)
 1948 The Case of Mr. Pelham (TV Movie)
Dr. Keller
 1948 The Tragedy of King Lear Part 2/II (TV Movie)
Servant to Cornwall / Gentleman
 1948 The Tragedy of King Lear Part 2/I (TV Movie)
Servant to Cornwall / Gentleman
 1948 The Tragedy of King Lear Part 1/II (TV Movie)
 1948 The Tragedy of King Lear Part 1 (TV Movie)
 1948 Volpone (TV Movie)
Second magistrate
 1948 Good Friday (TV Movie)
5th Citizen (1950 version)
 1947 A Bullet in the Ballet (TV Movie)
Doctor James
 1947 It Always Rains on Sunday
Rev. Black
 1947 Victoria Regina (TV Movie)
Mr. Anson
 1947 Edward II (TV Movie)
 1946 As You Like It (TV Movie)
Duke Frederick / Sir Oliver Martext
 1946 I See a Dark Stranger
Bit Role (uncredited)
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