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Harcourt Williams (1880–1957)


Harcourt Williams was born on March 30, 1880 in Croydon, Surrey, England as Ernest George Harcourt Williams. He was an actor and writer, known for Roman Holiday (1953), Hamlet (1948) and Around the World in Eighty Days (1956). He was married to Jean Sterling MacKinlay. He died on December 13, 1957 in London, England. See full bio »

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(age 77) in London, England, UK

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 1956 Around the World in Eighty Days
Hinshaw - Reform Club Aged Steward
 1955 Quentin Durward
Bishop of Liége
 1955 The Flying Eye
Professor
 1955 Rheingold Theatre (TV Series)
Mr. Collins
- The Hideaway (1955) ... Mr. Collins
 1953 Terror on a Train
Vicar
 1953 The Blakes Slept Here (Short)
Narrator
 1952 Music at Night (TV Movie)
Charles Bendrex
 1952 The Obsessed
Dr. Septimus Prendergast
 1951 The Magic Box
Tom
 1951 Green Grow the Rushes
Judge
 1950 Cage of Gold
Dr Kearn Sr
 1950 The Master Builder (TV Movie)
Dr. Herdal
 1950 Thérèse Raquin (TV Movie)
Monsieur Michaud
 1950 Eye Witness
Richard Beamish, Sam's Solicitor
 1949 Under Capricorn
The Coachman
 1949 The Lost People
Priest
 1949 The Gay Lady
Duke Of Wellwater
 1949 For Them That Trespass
Judge
 1949 Third Time Lucky
Doc
 1948 No Room at the Inn
Reverend Allworth
 1948 Vice Versa
Judge
 1946 Sea Fever (TV Movie)
 1939 The Rising Sun (TV Movie)
Matthew Strong, a trdesman
 1938 The Words Upon the Window Pane (TV Movie)
 1938 On the High Road (TV Movie)
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He acted in Dorothy L. Sayers' play, "The Zeal of the House," at the Westminster Theatre in London, England with Marie Ney, Frank Napier, Alan Napier, Michael Gough, Donald Eccles, and Mark Dignam in the cast. See more »
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Distinguished British stage actor, with Frank Benson's company from 1897 and with Ellen Terry from 1903. Excelled at classical roles and, between 1929 and 1934, assumed directorship of the Lilian Baylis Old Vic theatre company, in which capacity he hired both John Gielgud and Ralph Richardson as leading actors. On screen, he is best remembered as King Charles VI of France in Laurence Olivier's ... See more »

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