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Derek Blomfield (1920–1964)


Derek Blomfield was born on August 31, 1920 in London, England as Derek Louis Cecil Blomfield. He was an actor and writer, known for Hobson's Choice (1954), Persuasion (1960) and Rupert of Hentzau (1964). He died on July 23, 1964 in Brittany, France. See full bio »

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(age 43) in Brittany, France

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Known For

Hobson's Choice
Hobson's Choice Freddy Beenstock
(1954)
Persuasion
Persuasion William Elliot
(1961)
Rupert of Hentzau
Rupert of Hentzau Count Luzau-Rischenheim
(1964)
The Ship Was Loaded
The Ship Was Loaded Lieut. Dobson
(1957)

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 1964 East of Sudan
Second Major (uncredited)
 1964 Rupert of Hentzau (TV Series)
Count Luzau-Rischenheim
- A Perilous Reunion (1964) ... Count Luzau-Rischenheim
- The Wheel of Chance (1964) ... Count Luzau-Rischenheim
- Audience with the King (1964) ... Count Luzau-Rischenheim
- Return to Zenda (1964) ... Count Luzau-Rischenheim
- The Queen's Goodbye (1964) ... Count Luzau-Rischenheim
 1963 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Bill Warren
- No Previous Convictions (1963) ... Bill Warren
 1963 First Night (TV Series)
Frank Danton
- Veronica (1963) ... Frank Danton
 1963 Emergency-Ward 10 (TV Series)
- Episode #1.638 (1963)
- Episode #1.637 (1963)
 1960-1963 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Alan Hollis / Graviter
- The Eve of St. Marks (1963) ... Alan Hollis
- Loyalties (1960) ... Graviter
 1963 Suspense (TV Series)
Mark Carter
- Call from a Customer (1963) ... Mark Carter
 1960-1963 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Mini-Series)
Roy Knight / Bruce Fairlight
- House on Three Floors (1963) ... Roy Knight
- Twentieth Century Theatre: The Vortex (1960) ... Bruce Fairlight
 1963 Mr. Justice Duncannon (TV Series)
Mr. Blakeney, QC
- Brief to Counsel (1963) ... Mr. Blakeney, QC
 1961 Fate Takes a Hand
Briggs
 1960-1961 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Dr. Peter Verity / Henry
- The Balance of her Mind (1961) ... Dr. Peter Verity
- The Man Who Could Find Things (1960) ... Henry
 1961 Persuasion (TV Mini-Series)
William Elliot
- Episode #1.4 (1961) ... William Elliot
- Episode #1.3 (1961) ... William Elliot
- Episode #1.2 (1961) ... William Elliot
 1960 Escort for Hire
Jack
 1960 The Cheaters (TV Series)
Ben
- The Fine Print (1960) ... Ben
 1960 Man from Interpol (TV Series)
Alain
- The Missing Child (1960) ... Alain
 1960 Identity Unknown
John Perkins
 1958-1959 The Vise (TV Series)
Jean Paul / Bancroft
- Cooked-Up Murder (1959) ... Jean Paul
- Diamond Follies (1958) ... Bancroft
 1957 Small Hotel
Roland
 1957 The Ship Was Loaded
Lieut. Dobson
 1956-1957 Vanity Fair (TV Series)
Captain Dobbin
- Episode #1.6 (1957) ... Captain Dobbin
- Episode #1.5 (1957) ... Captain Dobbin
- Episode #1.4 (1957) ... Captain Dobbin
- Episode #1.3 (1957) ... Captain Dobbin
- Episode #1.2 (1957) ... Captain Dobbin
 1956 It's Great to Be Young!
Paterson, Sports Master
 1956 It's a Wonderful World
Arranger
 1956 Adventure Theater (TV Series)
- The Wilful Widow (1956)
 1956 Reach for the Sky
Civilian Pilot
 1955 Terminus (TV Series)
George Bradford
- Hour of Decision (1955) ... George Bradford
 1954 Hobson's Choice
Freddy Beenstock
 1953 Recoil
Wilbur
 1952 The Floating Dutchman
Philip Reid
 1952 Eight to a Bar (TV Series)
Mr. Quentin Abel
- Man at Bay (1952) ... Mr. Quentin Abel
- Two's Company (1952) ... Mr. Quentin Abel
 1951 Island Rescue
1st Officer - Admiralty
 1951 Just William (TV Movie)
Robert Brown
 1951 And No Birds Sing (TV Movie)
The Reverend Arthur Platt
 1950 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Private Mitcham / Lord Brocklehurst
- The Faithful Heart (1950) ... Private Mitcham
- The Admirable Crichton (1950) ... Lord Brocklehurst
 1950 Night and the City
Young Policeman (uncredited)
 1949 The Gay Adventure
1st Officer in nightclub
 1949 The Winslow Boy (TV Movie)
John Watherstone
 1949 The Silver Box (TV Movie)
Jack Barthwick
 1949 The Guinea Pig (TV Movie)
Jack Read
 1949 Old English (TV Movie)
Bob Pillin
 1949 Shooting Star (TV Movie)
Ned Rutter
 1949 The Ghost of Monsieur Tronjolly (TV Movie)
Georges Tronjolly
 1949 The Anatomist (TV Movie)
Raby
 1948 An Inspector Calls (TV Movie)
Eric Birling
 1948 A Woman of No Importance (TV Movie)
Gerald Arbuthnot
 1946 Candida (TV Movie)
Rev. Alexander Mill
 1945 Read All About It (Short)
Carman (uncredited)
 1945 Think It Over (Short)
Major Dodsworth
 1942 Alibi
Gerard
 1941 John Smith Wakes Up (Short)
Jimmy Smith
 1941 The Ghost of St. Michael's
Sunshine
 1936 Shipmates o' Mine
Tony Denton
 1936 Wrath of Jealousy
Undetermined Role
 1935 Mutiny on the Bounty
Jeremy (uncredited)
 1935 Turn of the Tide
Steve Lunn
 1932 Love on Wheels
Boy (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in Agatha Christie's play "Witness for the Prosecution," at the Winter Garden Theatre in London, England, with Patricia Jessel and David Horne in the cast.

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Trivia:

British actor who began in juvenile roles in the 1930's, best remembered for the schoolboy comedy The Ghost of St. Michael's (1941). In the 50's, graduated to character parts.

Star Sign:

Virgo

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