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Manning Whiley (1915–1975)

Manning Whiley was born on January 23, 1915 in London, England as Manning Hedges Whiley. He was an actor, known for The Seventh Veil (1945), Design for Murder (1939) and 'Pimpernel' Smith (1941). He died on January 29, 1975 in London. See full bio »


(age 60) in London, England, UK

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Known For

The Seventh Veil
The Seventh Veil Dr. Irving
Design for Murder
'Pimpernel' Smith
'Pimpernel' Smith Bertie Gregson
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Meet Sexton Blake Raoul Sudd


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 1952 Little Big Shot
Mike Connor
 1950 Ten Minute Alibi (TV Movie)
Philip Sevilla
 1949 Children of Chance
Don Andrea
 1946 Teheran
Paul Sherek
 1945 The Seventh Veil
Dr. Irving
 1945 For You Alone
Max Borrow
 1944 Bell-Bottom George
 1943 The Dummy Talks
Russell Warren
 1942 Courageous Mr. Penn (uncredited)
 1942 The Big Blockade
Naval officer (uncredited)
 1941 'Pimpernel' Smith
Bertie Gregson
 1941 The Saint's Vacation
 1941 Old Bill and Son
 1941 A Voice in the Night
S.S. Trooper
 1941 Gasbags
O.P. Colonel
 1941 Mr. Proudfoot Shows a Light (Short)
 1940 Three Cockeyed Sailors
German Commdr.
 1940 Saloon Bar
 1940 The Flying Squad
Ronnie Perryman
 1940 Miss Grant Goes to the Door (Short)
The Officer
 1940 Pastor Hall
 1940 Blackout
Manager of 'Mousetrap'
 1940 Pack Up Your Troubles
 1939 The Secret Four (uncredited)
 1939 Design for Murder
 1938 The Knight of the Burning Pestle (TV Movie)
Tim, apprentice
 1938 Consider Your Verdict (Short)
The Prisoner

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He acted in Rawson's translation of August Strindberg's play, "There are Crime and Crimes," at the New Lindsey Theatre Club in London, England with Wanda Rotha and Antony Eustrel in the cast. Esme Percy was director.

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Character actor with a strong line in nervy villains or Nazis. His best film was Design for Murder (1939).

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