Stanley Holloway (1890–1982)


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Stanley Holloway was a British actor and singer, primarily known for comic monologues and songs. In 1890, Holloway was born in Manor Park, Essex. In 1965, Manor Park was incorporated into Greater London, as part of an administrative reform. It is currently part of the London Borough of Newham, in East London. Holloway's parents were lawyer's clerk ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Known For

My Fair Lady Alfred P. Doolittle
(1964)
Brief Encounter Albert Godby
(1945)
Hamlet Gravedigger
(1948)
Ten Little Indians William Blore
(1965)

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 1975 Journey Into Fear
Mr. Mathews
 1973 Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (TV Movie)
Poole
 1972 Up the Front
The Great Vincento / Vincento
 1971 Flight of the Doves
The Judge
 1970 The Great Inimitable Mr. Dickens (TV Movie)
Mr. Vuffin
 1969 Run a Crooked Mile (TV Movie)
Caretaker
 1969 Target: Harry
Jason Carlyle
 1968 Thingumybob (TV Series)
Bob Bridge
- Episode dated 18 August 1968 (1968) ... Bob Bridge
- Episode dated 9 August 1968 (1968) ... Bob Bridge
 1968 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Norman Dodd
- The Ballad of the Artificial Mash (1968) ... Norman Dodd
 1965-1967 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series)
Sir Whitecliff / Eggcup Tycoon
- Saddle Sores on the Old Corral (1967) ... Sir Whitecliff
- Goofy Goofy Gander (1965) ... Eggcup Tycoon
 1967 Blandings Castle (TV Series)
Beach
- Pig Hoo-oo-ey! (1967) ... Beach
- Lord Emsworth Acts for the Best (1967) ... Beach
- The Great Pumpkin Crisis (1967) ... Beach
 1967 Before the Fringe (TV Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1967)
 1966 The Sandwich Man
Park Gardener
 1965 Ten Little Indians
William Blore
 1965 In Harm's Way
Clayton Canfil
 1964 My Fair Lady
Alfred P. Doolittle
 1964 The Fantasticks (TV Movie)
Bellamy
 1962-1963 Our Man Higgins (TV Series)
Higgins / Higgans
- The Dance (1963) ... Higgans
- Love Is Dandy (1963) ... Higgins
- Who's on First? (1963) ... Higgins
- The Education of Harry Barker (1963) ... Higgins
- Delinquent for a Day (1963) ... Higgins
 1961 Operation Snafu
Mr Cooksley
 1961 No Love for Johnnie
Fred Andrews
 1960 An Arabian Night (TV Movie)
Ibrahim
 1960 The Bell Telephone Hour (TV Series)
Pooh Bah
- The Mikado (1960) ... Pooh Bah
 1959 No Trees in the Street
Kipper
 1958 Alive and Kicking
MacDonagh
 1956 Jumping for Joy
Captain Jack Montague
 1955 An Alligator Named Daisy
The General
 1954 Fast and Loose
Major George Crabb
 1953 Meet Mr. Lucifer
Mr. Hollingsworth / Mr. Lucifer
 1953 A Day to Remember
Charley Porter
 1953 The Beggar's Opera
Mr. Lockit
 1953 The Titfield Thunderbolt
Valentine
 1952 Tonight at 8:30
Henry Gow (segment "Fumed Oak: An Unpleasant Comedy")
 1952 Mr. Lord Says No
Henry Lord
 1951 Bikini Baby
Mr. Clark
 1951 The Magic Box
Broker's Man
 1951 The Lavender Hill Mob
Pendlebury
 1951 One Wild Oat
Alfred Gilbey
 1950 Midnight Episode
Professor Prince
 1949 The Perfect Woman
Ramshead
 1949 Passport to Pimlico
Arthur Pemberton
 1948 Another Shore
Alastair
 1948 The Silk Noose
Insp. Kendall
 1948 The Winslow Boy
Stanley Holloway
 1948 Hamlet
Gravedigger
 1948 One Night with You
Tramp
 1948 Snowbound
Wesson
 1947 The Ballad of the Battered Bicycle (Short)
Narrator
 1947 Meet Me at Dawn
Emile Pollet
 1946 Carnival
Charlie Raeburn
 1946 A Voice in the Night
Sgt. Sullivan
 1945 Caesar and Cleopatra
Belzanor
 1945 Brief Encounter
Albert Godby
 1945 Johnny in the Clouds
Mr Palmer
 1944 Champagne Charlie
The Great Vance
 1944 The Way Ahead
Pte. Ted Brewer
 1944 This Happy Breed
Bob Mitchell
 1943 Worker and Warfront No. 8 (Short)
Narrator
 1942 Salute John Citizen
Oskey
 1941 Major Barbara
Policeman
 1939 Sam Goes Shopping (Short)
Narrator
 1937 Co-operette (Short)
Sam Small
 1937 Gunner Sam (Short)
Narrator / Sam Small (voice)
 1937 Our Island Nation (Documentary)
Chief Petty Officer George Barber
 1937 Sam Small Leaves Town
Richard Manning
 1937 Cotton Queen
Sam Owen
 1937 The Vicar of Bray
The Vicar of Bray
 1937 Song of the Forge
Joe / Sir William Barrett
 1937 Three Ha'pence a Foot (Short)
Narrator / Sam Small / Noah (voice)
 1937 The Lion and Albert (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1936 Beat the Retreat (Short)
Narrator / Sam Small / Napoleon Bonaparte (voice)
 1936 Halt, Who Goes There? (Short)
Narrator / Sam Small (voice)
 1936 Sam's Medal (Short)
Narrator / Sam Small / Monarch (voice)
 1935 Drummed Out (Short)
Narrator / Sam Small / Colonel / ...
 1935 Sam and His Musket (Short)
Narrator / Sam Small (voice)
 1935 Play Up the Band
Sam Small
 1935 Squibs
Constable Charley Lee
 1935 D'Ye Ken John Peel?
Sam Small
 1934 Road House
Donovan
 1934 Sing As We Go!
Policeman
 1934 The Girl Thief
PC
 1934 The Bride of the Lake
Father O'Flynn
 1933 The Girl from Maxim's
Mongicourt
 1933 Sleeping Car
Francois
 1921 The Rotters
Arthur Wait
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Other Works:

Stage: Appeared Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's musical, "My Fair Lady," at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane in London, England, with Alec Clunes, Anne Rogers, and Robert Coote in the cast. See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Print Biographies | 6 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Was nominated for Broadway's 1957 Tony Award as Best Supporting or Featured Actor (Musical) in "My Fair Lady" as Alfred P. Doolittle, a role he recreated in an Oscar-nominated performance in the film version, My Fair Lady (1964). See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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