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Hugh Ross Williamson (1901–1978)

Hugh Ross Williamson was born on January 2, 1901 in Romsey, Hampshire, England. He was a writer and actor, known for Signpost (1961), Mr. Gladstone (1947) and Fool's Paradise (1954). He was married to Margaret Joan Cox. He died on January 13, 1978 in Westminster, London, England. See full bio »

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Signpost Writer
Mr. Gladstone
Mr. Gladstone Writer
Fool's Paradise
ITV Play of the Week


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 1961-1966 Signpost (TV Series documentary) (writer - 15 episodes)
 1962 Sir Francis Drake (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Court Intrigue (1962) ... (writer)
 1959-1960 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Old Man in a Hurry (1960) ... (writer)
- The Killing of the King (1959) ... (writer)
  BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode, 1953) (original story - 1 episode, 1957)
- The Magnificent Egotist (1957) ... (original story)
 1954 Fool's Paradise (TV Movie) (script)
 1947 Mr. Gladstone (TV Movie) (writer)
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 1955 Dragnet (TV Series)
- The Big Shot (1955) ... (as Hugh Williamson)
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 1961-1966 Signpost (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Presenter
- The Great Rebellion: Part 1 - King and Parliament (1966) ... Himself - Presenter
- A Tudor Family: Part 3 - Christmas at Ingatestone (1963) ... Himself - Presenter
- A Tudor Family: Part 2 - Troubled Times (1963) ... Himself - Presenter
- A Tudor Family: Part 1 - Dr. Petre Builds a House (1963) ... Himself - Presenter
- Going to the Theatre: Part 3 - Making Do (1963) ... Himself - Presenter
 1955 The Brains Trust (TV Series)
Himself - Question-Master
- Episode dated 4 September 1955 (1955) ... Himself - Question-Master

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Other Works:

His play, "Teresa of Avila," was performed at the Vaudeville Theatre in London, England with Sybil Thorndike, Lewis Casson, Richard Pasco, Veronica Turleigh, Rachel Kempson, Betty Hardy, Nicholas Hannen, and Ernest Milton in the cast. Norman Marshall was director. See more »

Alternate Names:

Hugh Ross-Williamson | Hugh Williamson

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