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Percy Herbert (1920–1992)


The massive brooding face and nose of British actor Percy Herbert is familiar to movie goers and TV audiences alike. A seemingly unlikely stage discovery by no one less than the great Dame Sybil Thorndike of British theater, Herbert moved into movie roles by the early 1950s. Initially fitting in as a featured cockney character, he nevertheless ... See full bio »

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(age 72) in Kent, England, UK

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Known For

The Guns of Navarone
The Guns of Navarone Sgt. Grogan
(1961)
The Wild Geese
(1978)
Mutiny on the Bounty
Mutiny on the Bounty Seaman Matthew Quintal
(1962)

Filmography

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 1988 The Love Child
Maurice
 1983 Fair Ground! (TV Series)
Bert Thurston
 1983 Look and Read (TV Series)
Bert Thurston
 1981 Rules of Justice (TV Movie)
George Lattimore
 1980 The Sea Wolves
Dennison
 1980 Worzel Gummidge (TV Series)
Mr. Oakshott
 1979 The London Connection
Ship's Captain
 1963-1979 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Jailer - Dover Castle / Ship's Captain / Dover Castle Jailer
 1979 The Tomorrow People (TV Series)
Thargon Commander
 1978 The Wild Geese
Keith
 1977 Valentino
Studio Guard
 1977 Fiona
Hubert
 1977 Doctor on the Go (TV Series)
Mr. Patterson
 1976 Metamorphosis Alpha (TV Movie)
Thargon Commander
 1973-1976 General Hospital (TV Series)
Alderman Potter
 1976 Down the 'Gate (TV Series)
 1975 One of Our Dinosaurs Is Missing
Mr. Gibbons
 1974 Second City Firsts (TV Series)
Williams
 1974 The Top Secret Life of Edgar Briggs (TV Series)
Dawson
 1974 Craze
Detective Constable Russet
 1965-1974 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Det. Chief Supt. Donovan / Arthur Hanley
 1973 Bowler (TV Series)
Masher
 1973 ITV Saturday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Eli
 1973 The MacKintosh Man
Taafe
 1973 Black Snake
Joxer Tierney
 1972 Up the Front
Cpl. Lovechild
 1972 Beware My Brethren
Commissionaire
 1972 Doomwatch
Constable Hartwell
 1972 The Befrienders (TV Series)
Sid Fenton
 1971-1972 Justice (TV Series)
Supt. Kellaway
 1971 Man in the Wilderness
Fogarty
 1971 Captain Apache
Moon
 1970 The Main Chance (TV Series)
Gil Vasey
 1970 The Other Reg Varney (TV Movie)
Various Characters
 1970 One More Time
Mander
 1970 Too Late the Hero
Sgt. Johnstone
 1968 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Vic
 1967-1968 Cimarron Strip (TV Series)
MacGregor / Angus MacGregor
 1967 Island of the Burning Damned
Gerald Foster (as Percy Hurbert)
 1967 Casino Royale
1st Piper
 1967 Mister Ten Per Cent
Inspector Greet
 1967 The Viking Queen
Catus
 1967 Tobruk
Dolan
 1966 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Colour Sergeant David Mackison
 1966 One Million Years B.C.
Sakana
 1966 Blackmail (TV Series)
Joe
 1965 Joey Boy
Mad George Long
 1965 Carry on Cowboy
Charlie, the Bartender
 1965 Secret Agent (TV Series)
Sergeant Bates
 1965 Bunny Lake Is Missing
Policeman at Station
 1965 Mogul (TV Series)
Chris Darnley
 1965 Z Cars (TV Series)
Tommy Schofield
 1965 The Worker (TV Series)
Mr. Whittaker
 1962-1965 The Saint (TV Series)
Tom Kane / Hoppy
 1964 Carry on Cleo
Guard (uncredited)
 1964 The Counterfeit Constable
L'agent Baxter
 1964 Guns at Batasi
Colour Sgt. Ben Parkin
 1964 Becket
Baron
 1963 Dr. Syn, Alias the Scarecrow
Dover Castle Jailer
 1963 Drama 61-67 (TV Series)
Baron
 1963 Carry On Jack
Mr. Angel, the Bos'un
 1963 The Cracksman
Nosher
 1963 Call Me Bwana
First Henchman
 1959-1963 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Arnold / Sergeant
 1962 Conquered City
Sgt. Maj. Reed
 1962 Mutiny on the Bounty
Seaman Matthew Quintal
 1960-1962 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Mini-Series)
Harry Cox / Danny, First Deputy
 1961 Mysterious Island
Sgt. Pencroft
 1961 The Guns of Navarone
Sgt. Grogan
 1961 Danger Man (TV Series)
Innkeeper
 1960 Police Surgeon (TV Series)
Baker
 1956-1960 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Simmons / Mr. King / Mr. Collins / ...
 1960 Tunes of Glory
R.S.M. Riddick
 1960 There Was a Crooked Man
Prison Warden
 1960 The Four Just Men (TV Series)
Brady
 1960 It Takes a Thief
Shop Steward
 1960 Probation Officer (TV Series)
Dave Turl
 1960 A Touch of Larceny (unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1959 Glencannon (TV Series)
Donald Glencannon / Duncan
 1955-1959 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Military police corporal / Rowdie Rawlings
 1959 Don't Panic Chaps
Bolter
 1959 The Devil's Disciple
Edict Sergeant
 1959 Yesterday's Enemy
Wilson
 1959 Deadly Record
Belcher (uncredited)
 1959 Kraft Mystery Theater (TV Series)
 1959 Serious Charge
Mr. Thompson
 1959 The Hill (TV Movie)
Reuben
 1959 Idol on Parade
Sgt. Hebrides
 1958 Desert Patrol
White
 1951-1958 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Harry Holland / Guest
 1958 Sea Fury
Walker
 1958 Tank Force
1st. English Soldier
 1958 The Safecracker
Sergeant Harper
 1957 All at Sea
Tommy
 1957 Curse of the Demon
Farmer (deleted from US print)
 1957 The Steel Bayonet
Pvt. Clark
 1957 Enemy from Space
Gorman
 1956 Tiger in the Smoke
Copper
 1956 Hell in Korea
The Regular Soldiers: Pte. Moon / Pte Moon
 1956 Child in the House
Det. Sgt. Taylor
 1956 Tears for Simon
Police Constable in Phone Box (uncredited)
 1955 The Cockleshell Heroes
Marine Lomas
 1955 The Atomic Man
Assassin (uncredited)
 1955 The Deadliest Sin
Barman
 1955 Rheingold Theatre (TV Series)
Pat Hanaghan
 1955 The Prisoner
Soldier (uncredited)
 1955 The Night My Number Came Up
R.E.M.E. Sergeant
 1955 One Good Turn
"Seen Enough" Boxing Spectator (uncredited)
 1954 The Green Buddha
Casey O'Rourke
 1954 Montserrat (TV Movie)
Morales
 1954 Chance Meeting
Richards (uncredited)
 1952-1953 The Pickwick Papers (TV Series)
Mr. Simmery / Lieutenant Payne
 1951 I Done a Murder (TV Movie)
The Rev. Christopher Spoke
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Alternate Names:

Percy Hurbert

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Considered for the role of the Fatherly Guard in Lifeforce (1985). See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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