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Jerold Wells (I) (1908–1999)

Jerold Wells was born on August 8, 1908 in Wallington, Surrey, England as Denis Gerald Walls. He was an actor, known for The Element of Crime (1984), Time Bandits (1981) and The Vault of Horror (1973). He died on July 19, 1999 in Bath, Somerset, England. See full bio »
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 1971-1989 The Benny Hill Show (TV Series)
Various Roles / Guard
- Episode #19.3 (1989) ... Various Roles (as Jerrold Wells)
- The Halitosis Kid (1988) ... Various Roles
- The Herd (1986) ... Various Roles
- Carmen (1985) ... Guard (uncredited)
- The Monte Carbolic Show (1982) ... Various Roles (as Gerold Wells)
 1986 Fighting Back (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.1 (1986)
 1986 C.A.T.S. Eyes (TV Series)
Plumstead Punch
- Tranmere Dan and Tokyo Joe (1986) ... Plumstead Punch
 1985 Video Spotlight (Video)
Various Characters (uncredited)
 1984 The Element of Crime
Kramer
 1983 The Gaffer (TV Series)
Norm
- Full of Eastern Promise (1983) ... Norm
 1983 Number 10 (TV Series)
Northcote
- Dizzy (1983) ... Northcote
 1982 The Hunchback of Notre Dame (TV Movie)
Man In Crowd (uncredited)
 1981 Time Bandits
Benson
 1980 Cribb (TV Series)
Manservant
- Abracadaver (1980) ... Manservant
 1980 Armchair Thriller (TV Series)
1st Dosser
- The Victim: Part 1 (1980) ... 1st Dosser
 1979 The Old Curiosity Shop (TV Mini-Series)
Jerry
- Episode #1.3 (1979) ... Jerry
 1978 A Hitch in Time
The king (uncredited)
 1977 Devenish (TV Series)
 1977 Seven Faces of Woman (TV Series)
Arthur
- She: Carol (1977) ... Arthur
 1977 Jabberwocky
Wat Dabney
 1977 Doctor on the Go (TV Series)
Mr. Bennett
- Bunny Makes the World Go Round (1977) ... Mr. Bennett
 1976 The New Avengers (TV Series)
Barker
- The Eagle's Nest (1976) ... Barker
 1976 Dominic (TV Mini-Series)
Jenkins
- The Crypt (1976) ... Jenkins
- Hangman's Hollow (1976) ... Jenkins
 1976 Boy Dominic (TV Series)
Jenkins
- Miss Sarah (1976) ... Jenkins
- The Hunter (1976) ... Jenkins
- Hangman's Hollow (1976) ... Jenkins
 1975 Shades of Greene (TV Series)
Policeman
- When Greek Meets Greek (1975) ... Policeman
 1975 Carry on Laughing! (TV Series)
Black Cowl
- One in the Eye for Harold (1975) ... Black Cowl
 1975 The Black Arrow (TV Series)
Watty
- Winner Takes All (1975) ... Watty
- Captured (1975) ... Watty
 1973-1974 Sykes (TV Series)
Arthur
- The Fog (1974) ... Arthur
- Uniform (1973)
 1974 Softly Softly: Task Force (TV Series)
Timmy Logan
- Cat Among the Pigeons (1974) ... Timmy Logan
 1974 Microbes and Men (TV Series)
Biot
- Men of Little Faith (1974) ... Biot
 1974 Whodunnit? (TV Series)
Bertrand Holly
- Teddy Bears' Picnic (1974) ... Bertrand Holly
 1974 What Next? (TV Movie)
Brewster
 1973 Gawain and the Green Knight
Sergeant
 1973 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Foulkes
- The Death of Glory (1973) ... Foulkes
 1973 The Vault of Horror
Waiter (segment 1 "Midnight Mess")
 1973 The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
Phelps
- The Absent-Minded Coterie (1973) ... Phelps
 1972 The Two Ronnies (TV Series)
Pike The Butler / Pike the Butler
- Episode #2.6 (1972) ... Pike the Butler
- Episode #2.4 (1972) ... Pike The Butler
- Episode #2.3 (1972) ... Pike The Butler
- Episode #2.2 (1972) ... Pike The Butler
- Episode #2.1 (1972) ... Pike The Butler
 1972 Man of Straw (TV Mini-Series)
Medical officer
- Young Love (1972) ... Medical officer
 1972 Burke & Hare
Landlord
 1968-1971 Mogul (TV Series)
Glendower Jones / Cookie / Captain Thomas
- The Bent Bonanza (1971) ... Glendower Jones
- She'll Be Right Mate (1969) ... Cookie
- The Wrecking of the Sierra Navada (1968) ... Captain Thomas
 1971 Cousin Bette (TV Mini-Series)
Police Superintendent
- Bitter Harvest (1971) ... Police Superintendent
 1971 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
 1971 Catweazle (TV Series)
Publican
- Duck Halt (1971) ... Publican
 1970 Never Mind the Quality, Feel the Width (TV Series)
Barman
 1970 From a Bird's Eye View (TV Series)
Disagreeable Passenger
- The Difficult Passenger (1970) ... Disagreeable Passenger
 1970 Hark at Barker (TV Series)
Man in telephone box
- Rustless on Communications (1970) ... Man in telephone box
 1970 Smith (TV Mini-Series)
Andrews
- God Save the King! (1970) ... Andrews
- The Black Angel (1970) ... Andrews
 1969 The Distracted Preacher (TV Movie)
George
 1969 Curry & Chips (TV Series)
Tom
- Episode #1.4 (1969) ... Tom
- Episode #1.3 (1969) ... Tom
- Episode #1.2 (1969) ... Tom
- Episode #1.1 (1969) ... Tom
 1969 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Will Green
 1969 Rogues' Gallery (TV Series)
Will Green
- The Bright-Eyed Body-Snatcher (1969) ... Will Green
 1969 Judge Dee (TV Series)
Landlord
- Traitors in High Places (1969) ... Landlord
 1969 The Champions (TV Series)
Hoad
- The Night People (1969) ... Hoad
 1968 Journey Into Darkness
Mayhew (episode 'Paper Dolls')
 1968 Journey to the Unknown (TV Series)
Mayhew
- Paper Dolls (1968) ... Mayhew
 1968 Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
Patrick Cairns
- Black Peter (1968) ... Patrick Cairns
 1965-1968 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
English soldier / Hans
- St. Joan (1968) ... English soldier
- Luther (1965) ... Hans
 1968 Late Night Horror (TV Series)
Don Pascoe
- The Bells of Hell (1968) ... Don Pascoe
 1968 Z Cars (TV Series)
George Davis
- Aren't Policemen Wonderful: Part 1 (1968) ... George Davis
 1968 Man in a Suitcase (TV Series)
Alfred Porter
- The Whisper (1968) ... Alfred Porter
 1967-1968 The Dick Emery Show (TV Series)
- Episode #6.5 (1968)
- Episode #6.4 (1968)
- Episode #6.2 (1967)
 1967 Money-Go-Round (Short)
Builder
 1967 Smashing Time
Man in Cafe No. 6
 1967 The Pilgrim's Progress (TV Series)
Interpreter / Doctor
- Episode #1.1 (1967) ... Interpreter / Doctor
 1967 All Gas and Gaiters (TV Series)
Mr. Tutt
- The Bishop Turns to Crime (1967) ... Mr. Tutt
 1967 Adam Adamant Lives! (TV Series)
Barker
- The Tunnel of Death (1967) ... Barker
 1967 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Muff
- The Order (1967) ... Muff
 1966 Softly Softly (TV Series)
Sidney Salt
 1966 Till Death Us Do Part (TV Series)
- Claustrophobia (1966)
 1966 Thirteen Against Fate (TV Series)
Chief Supt. Gentil
- The Survivors (1966) ... Chief Supt. Gentil
 1965 199 Park Lane (TV Series)
Harold
- The New Tenant (1965) ... Harold
 1965 The Scarlet and the Black (TV Series)
Lt. Liéven
- A Question of Style (1965) ... Lt. Liéven
- Entry Into Society (1965) ... Lt. Liéven
 1965 Masquerade
Brindle (uncredited)
 1958-1964 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Henry Galloway / Trotter Kelly / Sgt. Muir
- Jigsaw (1964) ... Henry Galloway
- The Bent Screw (1959) ... Trotter Kelly
- The Key of the Nick (1958) ... Sgt. Muir
 1964 The Big Noise (TV Series)
Police Inspector
- Episode #1.3 (1964) ... Police Inspector
 1964 The Hidden Truth (TV Series)
PC Mercer
- A Question of Involvement (1964) ... PC Mercer
 1964 The Midnight Men (TV Series)
Warder
 1964 Sergeant Cork (TV Series)
Mr. Fish
- The Case of the Amateur Spy (1964) ... Mr. Fish
 1964 Coronation Street (TV Series)
Ted Ashley
- Episode #1.340 (1964) ... Ted Ashley
 1963 Maigret (TV Series)
 1963 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Charles Milner
- Expert with Salt (1963) ... Charles Milner
 1963 The Cracksman
Chief Prison Officer
 1963 Maniac
Giles
 1962 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre (TV Series)
Insp. Parkes / Police Inspector
- Playback (1962) ... Insp. Parkes
- Candidate for Murder (1962) ... Police Inspector
 1962 The Pirates of Blood River
Penal Colony Master
 1962 Candidate for Murder
Police Inspector
 1962 Crooks Anonymous
Sydney - Large Nightwatchman
 1962 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
Sammy Burton
- The Reunion (1962) ... Sammy Burton
 1962 Playback
Insp. Parkes
 1961 Dangerous Afternoon
George 'Butch' Birling
 1961 A Chance of Thunder (TV Series)
Thompson
- Episode #1.1 (1961) ... Thompson
 1961 Flower of Evil (TV Series)
Supt. Stabler
- The Treasure of the Lake (1961) ... Supt. Stabler
 1961 The Silent Weapon (Short)
Kennedy
 1960 Concrete Jungle
Warder Brown
 1960 Probation Officer (TV Series)
- Episode #2.1 (1960)
 1960 The Days of Vengeance (TV Series)
Supt. Stabler
- Revelations (1960) ... Supt. Stabler
- A Bunch of Red Roses (1960) ... Supt. Stabler
 1960 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Series)
Jenkins
 1960 Scotland Yard (TV Series)
Superintendent Johnson
- Complaints Against the Police (1960) ... Superintendent Johnson
 1959 Epilogue to Capricorn (TV Series)
Col. Hamilton
- Traitor's Gate (1959) ... Col. Hamilton
 1959 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Foreman
- The Violent Years (1959) ... Foreman
 1959 Great Expectations (TV Series)
Magwitch
- Episode #1.12 (1959) ... Magwitch
- Episode #1.10 (1959) ... Magwitch
- Episode #1.9 (1959) ... Magwitch
- Episode #1.8 (1959) ... Magwitch
- Episode #1.2 (1959) ... Magwitch
 1958-1959 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Snowy / Capt. Randolph Southard
- The Exiles #1: The Bird Laughed (1959) ... Snowy
- The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial (1958) ... Capt. Randolph Southard
 1959 Glencannon (TV Series)
Angus Briad
- The Loving Cup (1959) ... Angus Briad
 1959 The Flying Doctor (TV Series)
Fred Mason
- A Pair of Eyes (1959) ... Fred Mason
 1958 Incident at Echo Six (TV Movie)
Police Sergeant Carter
 1958 Room 43
Taxi Driver in Office (uncredited)
 1958 Emergency-Ward 10 (TV Series)
Mr. Bowles
- Episode #1.170 (1958) ... Mr. Bowles
 1958 Charlesworth at Large (TV Series)
Bill Willows
- Where Angels Fear to Tread (1958) ... Bill Willows
 1957-1958 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Walt Burney / Larry - bar man
- High Tension (1958) ... Walt Burney
- Anna Christie (1957) ... Larry - bar man
 1958 The New Adventures of Charlie Chan (TV Series)
- Safe Deposit (1958)
 1958 Law and Disorder
Cell Warder (uncredited)
 1958 Big Guns (TV Series)
Jellyboy Simpson
- How Green Is the Grass (1958) ... Jellyboy Simpson
 1958 High Hell
Charlie Spence
 1957 Your Past Is Showing
1st Irishman (uncredited)
 1957 O.S.S. (TV Series)
Klaus
- Operation Sweet Talk (1957) ... Klaus
 1957 The Tyburn Case (Short)
Sewage Foreman
 1957 Anna Christie (TV Movie)
Larry - the bar man
 1957 Three in One
Wally (segment "Joe Wilson's Mates")
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Orphaned as a child, he was evacuated to Australia at the outbreak of the First World War and spent his early upbringing there. He attended drama school in Sydney and later acted on stage, after 1945 also producing plays. See more »

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