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Ernest Jay (I) (1893–1957)

Ernest Jay was born on September 18, 1893 in London, England as Ernest Joseph Alberge. He was an actor, known for The History of Mr. Polly (1949), ITV Television Playhouse (1955) and BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950). He was married to 'Catherine Mary Hay'. He died on February 8, 1957 in London. See full bio »


(age 63) in London, England, UK

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BBC Sunday-Night Theatre Baptista / Jonah


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 1957 The Curse of Frankenstein
Undertaker (uncredited)
 1957 Doctor at Large
Charles Hopcroft
 1956 Who Done It?
The Scientist
 1956 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
- Skipper Next to God (1956) ... Consul
 1955 Two Grooms for a Bride
 1953 The Young Discovery (TV Movie)
Theatre manager
 1953 The Sword and the Rose
Lord Chamberlain
 1953 Wicked Wife
Railway Official
 1952 Mr. Potts Goes to Moscow
Professor Layton
 1950-1952 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Baptista / Jonah
- The Taming of the Shrew/II (1952) ... Baptista
- The Taming of the Shrew (1952) ... Baptista
- Jonah (1950) ... Jonah
 1952 I Believe in You
Mr. Quayle
 1951 The Franchise Affair
 1949 The Gay Adventure
Mr. Felton
 1949 The Gentle People (TV Movie)
Philip Anagnos
 1949 Edward, My Son
Walter Prothin
 1949 The History of Mr. Polly
Mr. Hinks
 1948 Neighbours (TV Movie)
Fred Surrey
 1948 So Evil My Love
 1948 Blanche Fury
Samuel Calamy
 1948 Death in the Hand (Short)
 1948 Vice Versa
 1946 Secret Flight
Dr. Dainty
 1944 Don't Take It to Heart!
 1939 Little Ladyship (TV Movie)
Samuel Smithson
 1938 The Ringer (TV Movie)
Samuel Hackitt (1939 version)
 1938 A Farewell Supper (TV Short)
 1938 Winter Sunshine (TV Movie)
George (the steward)
 1938 Telecrime (TV Series)
- The Back-Stage Murder (1938) ... Manager
 1938 Bardell Against Pickwick (TV Short)
Mr. Winkle
 1938 The Crooked Billet (TV Movie)
Alf The Potman
 1938 I See Ice!
Theater Manager
 1937 Song of the Road
 1937 You're in the Army Now (uncredited)
 1936 Broken Blossoms
 1936 Rhodes
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1935 Checkmate
 1935 The Phantom Light
Railway Worker (uncredited)
 1934 The Iron Duke
First Orderly
 1934 Tiger Bay
 1933 Spy 77
Hospital Patient (uncredited)
 1933 My Lucky Star
Press Agent
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Served in the Middlesex Regiment and Honourable Artillery Company as a Private between 1915-1917. See more »

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