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Derrick De Marney (1906–1978)

Derrick de Marney was born in London in September 1906 of Irish and French ancestry. He acted in repertory theatre from 1922, hit the London stage four years later and began in films by 1928. During the 1930's, he worked primarily under contract at Alexander Korda's Denham Studios. A handsome and versatile leading actor, de Marney was never ... See full bio »


(age 71) in London, England, UK

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Meet Mr. Callaghan Slim Callaghan
Young and Innocent Robert Tisdall
The Inheritance Uncle Silas Ruthyn
Blond Cheat Michael Ashburn


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 1966 The Projected Man
Latham (as Derrick de Marney)
 1965 Secret Agent (TV Series)
Colonel Coote
- The Mercenaries (1965) ... Colonel Coote
 1962 Ghost Squad (TV Series)
Clive Errington
- The Desperate Diplomat (1962) ... Clive Errington
 1962 Doomsday at Eleven
Judge Alderbrook
 1958 Ivanhoe (TV Series)
Sir Arnold
- Search for Gold (1958) ... Sir Arnold
 1958 The New Adventures of Charlie Chan (TV Series)
John Frederick
- No Future for Frederick (1958) ... John Frederick
 1957 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
- Possession (1957)
 1956 The March Hare
Capt. Marlow
 1956 Private's Progress
 1955 Theatre Royal (TV Series)
Prince Florizel
- The Suicide Club (1955) ... Prince Florizel
 1954 Meet Mr. Callaghan
Slim Callaghan (as Derrick de Marney)
 1950 She Shall Have Murder
Dagobert Brown
 1948 Sleeping Car to Trieste
George Grant
 1947 The Inheritance
Uncle Silas Ruthyn
 1945 Frenzy
Charles Garrie
 1942 Spitfire
Squadron Leader Jefferson
 1941 Suicide Squadron
Mike Carroll
 1940 Three Silent Men
Capt. John Mellish (as Derrick de Marney)
 1940 The Second Mr. Bush
 1940 The Spider
Gilbert Silver
 1939 The Lion Has Wings
Bill - Navigator
 1939 Flying Fifty-Five
Bill Urquhart (as Derrick de Marney)
 1938 Queen of Destiny
Benjamin Disraeli
 1938 Blond Cheat
Michael Ashburn (as Derrick deMarney)
 1937 Young and Innocent
Robert Tisdall (as Derrick de Marney)
 1937 Victoria the Great
Younger Disraeli
 1937 The Pearls of the Crown
Darnley (uncredited)
 1936 The Conquest of the Air
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1936 Forbidden Music
Rudolpho Strozzi (as Derrick de Marney)
 1936 Cafe Mascot
Jerry Wilson
 1936 Things to Come
Richard Gordon (as Derrick de Marney)
 1935 Windfall
Tom Spooner
 1935 The Immortal Gentleman
James Carter / Tybalt (as Derrick de Marney)
 1934 Once in a New Moon
Hon. Bryan-Grant (as Derrick de Marney)
 1934 The Scarlet Pimpernel
Member of the League (uncredited)
 1934 Music Hall
 1933 The Laughter of Fools
Captain Vidal
 1932 Money for Nothing
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1931 Shadows
 1931 Stranglehold
 1928 Adventurous Youth
The Englishman
 1928 Valley of the Ghosts
Arthur Wilmot
 1928 The Forger
Basil Hale
 1928 Two Little Drummer Boys
Jack Carsdale
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Show Show Producer (11 credits)
Show Show Director (3 credits)
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Other Works:

He acted in Montague Barstow's adaptation of Baroness Orczy's book, "The Scarlet Pimpernel," at the Embassy Theatre in London, England with Dorothy Dickson, Esme Percy, Mabel Terry-Lewis, and Joe Mitchenson in the cast. Basil Dean was director. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Derrickde Marney | Derrick de Marney | Derrick deMarney

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Brother of actor Terence de Marney.

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