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Emlyn Williams (I) (1905–1987)

Born George Emlyn Williams in Pen-y-Ffordd, Mostyn, Flintshire in northeast Wales on November 1905, he lived in a rural village in which Welsh was spoken until he was 12-years-old, when his family moved to an English-speaking town, Connah's Quay. It changed the course of his life as it was there that the teacher, Sarah Grace Cooke, recognizing his ... See full bio »

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 1985 Past Caring (TV Movie)
 1983 Rumpole of the Bailey (TV Series)
Harold Brittling
- Rumpole and the Genuine Article (1983) ... Harold Brittling
 1982 Deadly Game (TV Movie)
Bernard Laroque
 1970 The Walking Stick
Jack Foil
 1969 David Copperfield (TV Movie)
Mr. Dick
 1965-1967 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
Eotvoes - Counsel for the Defence / The Yob
- The Burning Bush (1967) ... Eotvoes - Counsel for the Defence
- Yob and Nabob (1965) ... The Yob
 1966 Eye of the Devil
Alain de Montfaucon
 1964 The Defenders (TV Series)
Gerald Lowen
- Mind Over Murder (1964) ... Gerald Lowen
 1962 The L-Shaped Room
Dr. Weaver
 1959 The Wreck of the Mary Deare
Sir Wilfred Falcett
 1959 Web of Evidence
Enoch Oswald
 1958 I Accuse!
Émile Zola
 1953 Eye Witness (TV Series)
- The Baby Sitter (1953)
 1953 Omnibus (TV Series)
The Reader
- A Tale of Two Cities (1953) ... The Reader
 1952 Ivanhoe
 1951 The Magic Box
Bank Manager
 1951 Another Man's Poison
Dr. Henderson
 1951 The Scarf
Dr. David Dunbar
 1950 Three Husbands
Maxwell Bard
 1949 Women of Dolwyn
 1941 You Will Remember
Bob Slater
 1940 Girl in the News
 1939 Jamaica Inn
Harry the Pedlar - Sir Humphrey's Gang
 1939 Dead Men Tell No Tales
Dr. Headlam
 1938 Night Alone
Charles Seaton
 1938 The Citadel
 1937 Theatre Parade (TV Series)
 1936 Broken Blossoms
 1935 City of Beautiful Nonsense
Jack Grey
 1934 The Iron Duke
 1934 Road House
 1934 Evensong
George Leary
 1934 A Song for You
Theodore Bruckner
 1933 Friday the Thirteenth
William Blake
 1932 Sally Bishop
Arthur Montague
 1932 Men of Tomorrow
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His play, "The Corn Is Green", was performed at the Royal Exchange Theatre in Manchester, England with Avril Elgar, Alan Parnaby and John Bardon in the cast. James Maxwell was the director. See more »

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5' 9" (1.75 m)

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Was godfather of actress Kate Burton, daughter of Richard Burton. See more »

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