John Clements (I) (1910–1988)

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John Clements hailed from southern England and was educated at St Paul's School in London and St John's College, Cambridge. His acting aspiration prompted his first stage appearance at the Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith in 1930 in the play "Out of the Blue". Through the 1930s, he continued to develop his acting skills touring with the Ben Greet ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Four Feathers Harry Faversham
Gandhi Advocate General
South Riding Joe Astell
Ships with Wings Lieut. Stacey


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 1982 Gandhi
Advocate General
 1982 I Remember Nelson (TV Series)
Sir William Hamilton
- Passion (1982) ... Sir William Hamilton
- Love (1982) ... Sir William Hamilton
 1969 Oh! What a Lovely War
General Helmuth von Moltke
 1966 The Fighting Cock (TV Movie)
The General
 1965 Robert and Elizabeth (TV Movie)
Edward Moulton-Barrett
 1963 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Series)
Sir Lewis Eliot
- The Affair (1963) ... Sir Lewis Eliot
 1963 The Mind Benders
Major Hall
 1961 The Attorney-General (TV Movie)
Thomas Morland
 1961 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Sir Keith Albury
- Johnny Dark (1961) ... Sir Keith Albury
 1961 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Cdr. Edward Ferrers
- The Flashing Stream (1961) ... Cdr. Edward Ferrers
 1959 Theatre Night (TV Series)
Charles Yeyder
- Gilt and Gingerbread (1959) ... Charles Yeyder
 1958 The Silent Enemy
The Admiral
 1957 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Arnold Holt
- Edward, My Son (1957) ... Arnold Holt
 1955 ITV Opening Night at the Guildhall (TV Movie)
Elyot Chase
 1954 Pygmalion (TV Movie)
Henry Higgins
 1953 Henry V (TV Movie)
Henry V
 1949 Train of Events
Raymond Hillary (segment "The Composer")
 1948 Call of the Blood
Julius Ikon
 1944 They Came to a City
Joe Dinmore
 1943 Underground Guerrillas
Milos Petrovitch
 1943 Tomorrow We Live
Jean Baptiste
 1941 Ships with Wings
Lieut. Stacey
 1941 This England
John Rookeby
 1940 Convoy
Lieutenant Cranford
 1939 The Four Feathers
Harry Faversham
 1938 The Hidden Menace
Paul Houston
 1938 Housemaster
Undetermined Minor Role (uncredited)
 1938 South Riding
Joe Astell
 1937 I, Claudius
 1937 Knight Without Armor
 1936 Rembrandt
 1936 Things to Come
The Airman (uncredited)
 1936 Ticket of Leave
Lucky Fisher
 1935 The Divine Spark
 1934 Once in a New Moon
Edward Teale
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Other Works:

He acted in George Bernard Shaw's play, "Saint Joan", in an Old Vic Theatre Company production at the New York City Center in New York with Barbara Jefford, Job Stewart, Peter Baldwin, Gerald James, William Sylvester, George Howe and Andre Van Gyseghem in the cast. Douglas Seale was the director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 6 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Sir John Clements CBE | Sir John Clements


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Especially memorable as the young British officer whose three comrades, and then his fiancée, brand him as coward in Zoltan Korda's The Four Feathers (1939). See more »

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