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Johnny Vyvyan (1929–1984)

Johnny Vyvyan was born in 1929 in Bogibri, Australia. He was an actor, known for Hancock's Half Hour (1956), Our House (1960) and It's Your Move (1982). He died on September 3, 1984 in Godalming, Surrey, England. See full bio »

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Known For

Hancock's Half Hour
Hancock's Half Hour 1st Viking / 2nd Soldier / 3rd Son / Barrister's clerk / Bass Player / Charm school student / Chip shop customer / Deckhand / Gascoyne / Gasgione -Professional Marcher / Goalkeeper / Injured bullfighter / Man closing window / Man in Library / Man in customs queue / Marcher / Newspaper Boy / Office Boy / Patient / Shoe polisher / Street Musician / Voter
(1956-1960)
Our House
Our House Actor
(1961-1962)
It's Your Move
It's Your Move Little removal man
(1982)
Two Way Stretch
Two Way Stretch Shorthouse
(1960)

Filmography

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 1979-1980 Q9 (TV Series)
Various Characters
- Episode #5.1 (1980) ... Various Characters
- Episode #4.4 (1979) ... Various Characters
- Episode #4.3 (1979) ... Various Characters
 1978-1979 The Benny Hill Show (TV Series)
Various Roles
- The Police Raid in Waterloo Station (1979) ... Various Roles (uncredited)
- Leprechaun TV: Opening Night (1979) ... Various Roles
- Friday Night Fever (1978) ... Various Roles
 1976-1978 The Chiffy Kids (TV Series)
Chauffeur / Bowler Hat
- Water Bikes (1978) ... Chauffeur
- Shove Tuesday (1976) ... Bowler Hat
 1976 Intimate Games
Jockey
 1975 The Sweeney (TV Series)
Albert Milligan
- Faces (1975) ... Albert Milligan (as John Vyvian)
 1974 The Last Turkey in the Shop Show (TV Short)
Various Characters
 1974 Funny Ha-Ha (TV Series)
Edmeades
- Football Crazy (1974) ... Edmeades
 1973 The Morecambe & Wise Show (TV Series)
Cigar Holder / Little Frenchie
- Episode #7.11 (1973) ... Cigar Holder
- Episode #7.10 (1973) ... Little Frenchie
 1972 Sez Les (TV Series)
- Episode #5.3 (1972)
- Episode #5.1 (1972)
 1972 Des (TV Series)
- Episode #1.7 (1972)
- Episode #1.6 (1972)
- Episode #1.5 (1972)
- Episode #1.2 (1972)
 1970 The Black and White Minstrel Show (TV Series)
Performer
- Episode dated 25 April 1970 (1970) ... Performer
 1970 It's the Only Way to Go (Short)
 1968 The Avengers (TV Series)
Escapologist
 1967 The Troublesome Double
Cyril
 1967 Just Like a Woman (as John Vyvyan)
 1967 Bang! (Short)
 1966 L'art pour l'art (Short)
Porno
 1960-1962 Citizen James (TV Series)
- It's Not Cricket (1962)
- The Raffle (1960)
- The Rivals (1960)
 1961-1962 Our House (TV Series)
- Talking Shop (1962)
- Oh, Julie! (1962)
- Safari (1962)
- First Night (1962)
- The Den of Vice (1962)
 1962 Benny Hill (TV Series)
Real Bridegroom
- Portrait of a Bridegroom (1962) ... Real Bridegroom
 1961 Three on a Spree
Big Louis (as John Vyvyan)
 1960 A Christmas Night with the Stars (TV Series)
In performance with Jimmy Edwards
- Episode dated 25 December 1960 (1960) ... In performance with Jimmy Edwards (as John Vyvyan)
 1960 Meet the Champ (TV Series)
- Episode #1.5 (1960)
 1960 Charlie Drake (TV Series)
Baby in pram
- It's Up to You (1960) ... Baby in pram (as John Vyvyan)
 1956-1960 Hancock's Half Hour (TV Series)
Marcher / Man closing window / Charm school student / ...
- The East Cheam Centenary (1960) ... Marcher (as John Vyvyan)
- The Photographer (1960) ... Man closing window (uncredited)
- The Ladies' Man (1960) ... Charm school student (as John Vyvyan)
- Sid in Love (1960) ... Chip shop customer (uncredited)
- The Emigrant (1960) ... Deckhand (as John Vyvyan)
 1960 Two Way Stretch
Shorthouse (as John Vyvyen)
 1958 The April 8th Show (Seven Days Early) (TV Movie)
Various Characters
 1958 My Pal Bob (TV Series)
- Episode #2.3 (1958)
 1957 Scott Free (TV Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1957) ... (as John Vyvyan)
 1957 A Short History of Man and Music: Part 2 (TV Short) (as John Vyvyan)
 1957 The Benny Hill Show (TV Series)
Various Roles
- Episode #2.1 (1957) ... Various Roles (as John Vyvyan)
 1956 Son of Fred (TV Series)
Various / Various Characters
- Episode #1.5 (1956) ... Various
- Episode #1.1 (1956) ... Various Characters
 1956 Opening Night (TV Movie)
 1955 The Harry Secombe Show (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1 (1955)
 1952 Trial Gallop (TV Movie) (as John Vivienne)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

John Vivienne | John Vyvian | John Vyvyan | John Vyvyen

Height:

5' (1.52 m)
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Diminutive, unexpectedly deep-voiced, character comedian. Seen on many BBC television series of the 1950's and 60's.

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