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Hilary Wontner (1912–1984)

Hilary Arthur Wontner was born into a theatrical family on 4th October 1912. His mother was actress Rose Pendennis and his father the famous English actor Arthur Wontner, most notable for his portrayal of the famous detective Sherlock Holmes. He married Denise Judith Dean (b. 4 February 1915) in Kensington on the 6th May 1947. He was educated at ... See full bio »


(age 71) in Sussex, England, UK

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Suez 1956
Suez 1956 Marquess of Salisbury
The Wandering Jew
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 1982 We'll Meet Again (TV Mini-Series)
Sir Arthur Maylie
- One Step Forward, Two Steps Back (1982) ... Sir Arthur Maylie
 1980 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series)
- Fatal Spring (1980) ... Colonel
 1980 All Creatures Great and Small (TV Series)
Major Headingley
- Be Prepared (1980) ... Major Headingley
 1979 Suez 1956 (TV Movie)
Marquess of Salisbury
 1979 Two's Company (TV Series)
3rd Member
- The Club (1979) ... 3rd Member
 1976 Shades of Greene (TV Series)
Henry MacDougall
- The Case for the Defence (1976) ... Henry MacDougall
 1975 Days of Hope (TV Mini-Series)
Lord Reading
 1974 The Pallisers (TV Mini-Series)
Member of Parliament
- Part Twenty-three (1974) ... Member of Parliament
 1973 Murder Must Advertise (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.3 (1973) ... Mountjoy
- Episode #1.2 (1973) ... Mountjoy
 1972 Scoop (TV Series)
Sir Algernon
- A Surfeit of Boots (1972) ... Sir Algernon
- The Stitch Service (1972) ... Sir Algernon
 1970 My Partner the Ghost (TV Series)
1st Man in Steamroom
- The Ghost Talks (1970) ... 1st Man in Steamroom
 1965-1967 The Avengers (TV Series)
Edward J. Dumayn / Minister
- The Winged Avenger (1967) ... Edward J. Dumayn
- Silent Dust (1965) ... Minister
 1966 The Trygon Factor
Man at Hotel (uncredited)
 1965-1966 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Parfitt / Mr. Pollock
- The Fit-Up (1966) ... Parfitt
- The Hunted and the Hunters (1965) ... Mr. Pollock
 1965 A World of Comedy (TV Mini-Series)
- The Enormous Ear (1965) ... C.I.G.S.
 1965 Orlando (TV Series)
 1964 Crossroads (TV Series)
Sir Geoffrey Yuillw
 1964 The Rogues (TV Series)
Mr. Beamer
- The Day They Gave Diamonds Away (1964) ... Mr. Beamer
 1964 The Bill Dana Show (TV Series)
Mr. Bardley / Hilary Winkley
- Master of Disguise (1964) ... Mr. Bardley
- A Tip for Uncle Sam (1964) ... Hilary Winkley
 1964 Dr. Kildare (TV Series)
Lionel Grant
- A Hundred Million Tomorrows (1964) ... Lionel Grant
 1963 Decision at Midnight
 1961 The Naked Edge
1st Customer in Clay's Bookshop (uncredited)
 1947 The Wandering Jew (TV Movie)
Godfrey, Duke of Normandy

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Great-uncle of Tom Wontner.

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