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John Whiting (I) (1917–1963)

John Whiting was born on November 15, 1917 in Salisbury, Wiltshire, England as John Robert Whiting. He was a writer and actor, known for The Devils (1971), Young Cassidy (1965) and PT Raiders (1955). He was married to Asthore Mawson. He died on June 16, 1963 in London, England. See full bio »


(age 45) in London, England, UK

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 1971 The Devils (play)
 1968 Teatterituokio (TV Series) (play "No Why" - 1 episode)
- Tiedättekö miksi? (1968) ... (play "No Why")
 1965 Armchair Mystery Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Stairway (1965) ... (writer)
 1965 Young Cassidy (screenplay)
 1965 New York Television Theatre (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- No Why (1965) ... (play)
  ITV Play of the Week (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 1964) (translation - 1 episode, 1959)
- Marching Song (1964) ... (writer)
- The Traveller Without Luggage (1959) ... (translation)
 1959 The Captain's Table (screenplay)
 1954-1958 General Electric Theater (TV Series) (story - 2 episodes)
- Strange Witness (1958) ... (story)
- The Road to Edinburgh (1954) ... (story)
 1957 Eye Witness (TV Movie)
 1957 The Good Companions (additional dialogue)
 1955 PT Raiders (screenplay)
 1954 Sacrifice to the Wind (TV Movie) (translation)
 1953 Chevron Theatre (TV Series) (original story - 1 episode)
- Serenade to an Empty House (1953) ... (original story)
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 1946 George and Margaret (TV Movie)
 1938 Le médecin malgré lui (TV Movie)
Robert, his neighbour
 1938 Pride and Prejudice (TV Movie)
Servant / Organ Grinder / Apothecary
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 1965 Tempo (TV Series) (subject - 1 episode)
- Successful Failure (1965) ... (subject)

Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in William Shakespeare's play, "Richard II", in a Shakespeare Memorial Theatre production at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford, England with Paul Scofield, Eric Porter, Herbert Lomas, Paul Daneman, Brewster Mason and Joy Parker in the cast. John Gielgud was the director. See more »

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His lover, Susan Marryott, committed suicide after his death.

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