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Clive Dunn (I) (1920–2012)


Clive Dunn was born on January 9, 1920 in Brixton, London, England as Clive Robert Benjamin Dunn. He was an actor and writer, known for Dad's Army (1968), The Avengers (1961) and Dad's Army (1971). He was married to Priscilla Morgan and Patricia Kenyon. He died on November 6, 2012 in Faro, Algarve, Portugal. See full bio »

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Known For

Dad's Army LCpl. Jack Jones
(1968-1977)
The Avengers Martin
(1967)
Dad's Army LCpl. Jones
(1971)
Bootsie and Snudge Henry Beerbohm 'Old' Johnson / The Tunneller
(1960-1963)

Filmography

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 1986 And There's More (TV Series)
 1984 Much Ado About Nothing (TV Movie)
Verges
 1979-1984 Grandad (TV Series)
Charlie 'Grandad' Quick
- Episode #4.5 (1984) ... Charlie 'Grandad' Quick
- Episode #4.4 (1984) ... Charlie 'Grandad' Quick
- Episode #4.3 (1984) ... Charlie 'Grandad' Quick
- Episode #4.2 (1984) ... Charlie 'Grandad' Quick
- Episode #4.1 (1984) ... Charlie 'Grandad' Quick
 1984 Aladdin and the Forty Thieves (TV Movie)
Chamberlain
 1982 Metal Mickey (TV Series)
Eric
- Mickey Pops the Question (1982) ... Eric
 1980 The Fiendish Plot of Dr. Fu Manchu
Keeper of the Keys - London Tower
 1968-1977 Dad's Army (TV Series)
LCpl. Jack Jones
- Never Too Old (1977) ... LCpl. Jack Jones
- Number Engaged (1977) ... LCpl. Jack Jones
- The Miser's Hoard (1977) ... LCpl. Jack Jones
- Knights of Madness (1977) ... LCpl. Jack Jones
- The Making of Private Pike (1977) ... LCpl. Jack Jones
 1974-1975 My Old Man (TV Series)
Sam Cobbett
- Episode #2.6 (1975) ... Sam Cobbett
- Episode #2.5 (1975) ... Sam Cobbett
- Episode #2.4 (1975) ... Sam Cobbett
- Episode #2.3 (1975) ... Sam Cobbett
- Episode #2.2 (1975) ... Sam Cobbett
 1973 Sez Les (TV Series)
Christmas Guest
- That's Christmas Sez Les! (1973) ... Christmas Guest
 1968-1972 A Christmas Night with the Stars (TV Series)
Corporal Jones - Dad's Army segment / Lance Corporal Jack Jones - Dad's Army segment / LCpl Jack Jones - Dad's Army segment / ...
- Episode dated 25 December 1972 (1972) ... Corporal Jones - Dad's Army segment
- Episode dated 25 December 1970 (1970) ... Lance Corporal Jack Jones - Dad's Army segment
- Episode dated 25 December 1969 (1969) ... LCpl Jack Jones - Dad's Army segment
- Episode dated 25 December 1968 (1968) ... Corporal Jack Jones
 1972 Full House (TV Series)
Countdown cast member
- Episode dated 16 December 1972 (1972) ... Countdown cast member
 1971 Dad's Army
LCpl. Jones
 1971 David Nixon's Magic Box (TV Series)
Performing song Grandad.
- Episode #2.5 (1971) ... Performing song Grandad.
 1970 From a Bird's Eye View (TV Series)
Fred Arnott
- Highland Fling (1970) ... Fred Arnott
 1970 A Cup of Kindness (TV Movie)
Nicholas Ramsbotham
 1970 Here Come the Double Deckers! (TV Series)
Hodge
- Happy Haunting (1970) ... Hodge
 1970 A Royal Television Gala Performance (TV Movie)
LCpl. Jack Jones
 1969 The Coward Revue (TV Movie)
LCpl. Jack Jones
 1969 The Magic Christian
Sommelier
 1969 The Undertakers (Short)
Postman
 1969 According to Dora (TV Series)
Various
- Episode #2.2 (1969) ... Various
 1969 Sophie's Place
Basil
 1969 The Jimmy Logan Show (TV Series)
- Episode #1.4 (1969)
 1968 The Ugliest Girl in Town (TV Series)
Janitor
- Popped Star (1968) ... Janitor
 1968 Inside George Webley (TV Series)
Ticket collector
- Are You Sure or Only Positive (1968) ... Ticket collector
 1968 The Bliss of Mrs. Blossom
Dr. Zimmerman
 1968 Ooh La La! (TV Series)
Bidonneau
- The Missing Person (1968) ... Bidonneau
 1968 The World of Beachcomber (TV Series)
- Episode #1.11 (1968)
- Episode #1.10 (1968)
- Episode #1.9 (1968)
- Episode #1.8 (1968)
- Episode #1.7 (1968)
 1967 The Mini-Mob
Tyson
 1967 Send Foster (TV Series)
Perce
- Henry Wasn't There (1967) ... Perce
 1966-1967 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
Uncle Charles / Elijah Jones
- Heirs on a Shoestring (1967) ... Uncle Charles
- Judgement Day for Elijah Jones (1966) ... Elijah Jones
 1967 Mickey Dunne (TV Series)
Sir Thomas Fitzgill
- The Tar Baby (1967) ... Sir Thomas Fitzgill
 1967 The Avengers (TV Series)
Martin
- Something Nasty in the Nursery (1967) ... Martin
 1967 Just Like a Woman
Graff von Fischer
 1967 Orlando (TV Series)
Dai MacTavish
- Curtain up (1967) ... Dai MacTavish
- An Apple a Day (1967) ... Dai MacTavish
- Clown on a Bike (1967) ... Dai MacTavish
- The Show Must Go On (1967) ... Dai MacTavish
- Orlando and the Frightened Clown (1967) ... Dai MacTavish
 1967 Gentleman Jim (TV Movie)
Jim Bules
 1966 Blackmail (TV Series)
Smallbone
- The Man Who Could See (1966) ... Smallbone
 1966 Thirteen Against Fate (TV Series)
Monsieur Jaminet
- The Son (1966) ... Monsieur Jaminet
 1966 Cooperama (TV Series)
- Episode #1.5 (1966)
 1960-1965 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Cyril Fernn / Holmes
- Run, Johnny, Run (1965) ... Cyril Fernn
- Two-Time Loser (1960) ... Holmes
 1965 You Must Be Joking!
Doorman
 1965 Scott On... (TV Series)
- Food (1965)
 1960-1964 It's a Square World (TV Series)
Various Characters
- Episode #7.13 (1964) ... Various Characters
- Episode #7.12 (1964) ... Various Characters
- Episode #7.11 (1964) ... Various Characters
- Episode #7.10 (1964) ... Various Characters
- Episode #7.9 (1964) ... Various Characters
 1964 HMS Paradise (TV Series)
Tug Boat Captain
- Captain, Art Thou Sleeping Above? (1964) ... Tug Boat Captain
 1964 Room at the Bottom (TV Series)
 1964 First Night (TV Series)
Silas Nosworthy
- The Improbable Mr. Claybill (1964) ... Silas Nosworthy
 1960-1963 Bootsie and Snudge (TV Series)
Henry Beerbohm 'Old' Johnson / The Tunneller
- The Maze (1963) ... Henry Beerbohm 'Old' Johnson
- Pigs Can't Fly (1963) ... Henry Beerbohm 'Old' Johnson
- Tickets Please (1963) ... Henry Beerbohm 'Old' Johnson
- The Lorry Route (1963) ... Henry Beerbohm 'Old' Johnson
- Get Him to the Church (1963) ... Henry Beerbohm 'Old' Johnson
 1963 The Mouse on the Moon
Bandleader
 1963 The Fast Lady
Old Gentleman in Burning House
 1962 Maid for Murder
Chemist
 1961 What a Whopper
Mr. Slate
 1960 Meet the Champ (TV Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1960)
 1960 Hancock's Half Hour (TV Series)
Ginger Johnson
- The Reunion Party (1960) ... Ginger Johnson
 1958-1959 After Hours (TV Series)
Various
- Episode #2.13 (1959) ... Various
- Episode #2.12 (1959) ... Various
- Episode #2.11 (1959) ... Various
- Episode #2.10 (1959) ... Various
- Episode #2.9 (1959) ... Various
 1956-1959 The Children's Television Caravan (TV Series)
Mr. Crumpet
- Episode #4.10 (1959) ... Mr. Crumpet
- Episode #4.9 (1959) ... Mr. Crumpet
- Episode #4.8 (1959) ... Mr. Crumpet
- Episode #4.7 (1959) ... Mr. Crumpet
- Episode #4.6 (1959) ... Mr. Crumpet
 1959 Hot Money Girl
Cemetery Keeper
 1959 The Dickie Henderson Half-Hour (TV Series)
- Episode #2.2 (1959)
- Episode #2.1 (1959)
 1959 Musical Playhouse (TV Series)
A small waiter / A small spiv
- A Sparrow in Fleet Street (1959) ... A small waiter / A small spiv
 1958 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Charles / Torlini
- Mrs. Dot (1958) ... Charles
- Reunion in Vienna (1958) ... Torlini
 1957 Studio E (TV Series)
Charlie Quick / Mr. Plackett
- Episode #2.13 (1957) ... Charlie Quick
- Episode #2.12 (1957) ... Charlie Quick
- Episode #2.11 (1957) ... Charlie Quick
- Episode #2.10 (1957) ... Charlie Quick
- Episode #2.9 (1957) ... Charlie Quick
 1957 The Adventures of Charlie Quick (TV Mini-Series)
Charlie Quick
 1957 Treasure Island (TV Series)
Ben Gunn
- The Treasure Hunt (1957) ... Ben Gunn
- The Island (1957) ... Ben Gunn
 1956-1957 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Birdwatcher / Professor Jumelle
- Cuckoo (1957) ... Birdwatcher
- The Reclining Figure (1956) ... Professor Jumelle
 1957 The Railway Children (TV Series)
District Railway Supervisor
- Saviours of the Train (1957) ... District Railway Supervisor
 1956-1957 The Tony Hancock Show (TV Series)
Various Characters
- The Odd Job Man (1957) ... Various Characters
- Napoleon and Josephine (1957) ... Various Characters
- Weather or Not (1956) ... Various Characters
- The Further Adventures of Hancock (1956) ... Various Characters
- Honneur et fidélite (1956) ... Various Characters
 1957 Boum-Boum (TV Short)
Monsieur Morens
 1956 The Gypsy Thief (TV Short)
Butler
 1956 The Voyage of the Blue Macaw (TV Short)
Fruiterer
 1955 For Schools and Colleges: Drama (TV Series)
Mr. Bruhl
- The Remarkable Case of Mr. Bruhl (1955) ... Mr. Bruhl
 1955 Rum Punch (TV Movie)
 1954 Happy Holidays (TV Series)
Mr. Grimble
- Episode #1.6 (1954) ... Mr. Grimble
- Episode #1.5 (1954) ... Mr. Grimble
- Episode #1.4 (1954) ... Mr. Grimble
- Episode #1.3 (1954) ... Mr. Grimble
- Episode #1.2 (1954) ... Mr. Grimble
 1954 The Minstrel Show (TV Movie)
Mr. Bones
 1952 Wizard Birthday (TV Short)
The Djinn
 1952 Whirligig (TV Series)
Sammy Smith
- Episode #2.18 (1952) ... Sammy Smith
- Episode #2.17 (1952) ... Sammy Smith
- Episode #2.16 (1952) ... Sammy Smith
- Episode #2.15 (1952) ... Sammy Smith
- Episode #2.14 (1952) ... Sammy Smith
 1951 The Railway Children (TV Series)
District Superintendent
- Saviours of the Train (1951) ... District Superintendent
 1951 Five Children and It (TV Series)
Andrew
- The Beginning of 'It' (1951) ... Andrew
 1949 Boys in Brown
Holdup Man (uncredited)
 1949 The Hasty Heart
MacDougall (uncredited)
 1939 Goodbye, Mr. Chips
Youth (uncredited)
 1938 A Yank at Oxford
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1937 Good Morning, Boys
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1935 Boys Will Be Boys
Schoolboy watching rugby (uncredited)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Music department (1 credit)
Show Show Soundtrack (3 credits)
Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
Show Show Self (58 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (16 credits)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in Eugène Labiche's play, "An Italian Straw Hat", in a Theatre of Comedy production at the Shaftesbury Theatre in London, England with Tom Conti, Stratford Johns, Janine Duvitski, Mark Hadfield, Sheila Keith, Edward Lyon, Deborah Norton, Simon Butteriss, John Dalby, Amanda Royle, Chris Samsworth, Derek Smee, Dave ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Clive Dunn O.B.E. | Clive Dunn OBE

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:

Was only about 50 when he was playing Corporal Jones who was meant to be in his 70s. See more »

Trademark:

Catchphrases "Don't panic!" and "Permission to speak"

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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