Michael Medwin (1923–2020)

Down 4,743 this week
Michael Medwin was born on July 18, 1923 in London, England as Michael Hugh Medwin. He was an actor and producer, known for Never Say Never Again (1983), The Duchess (2008) and The Longest Day (1962). He was married to Sunny Sheila Back. He died on February 26, 2020 in Bournemouth, England. See full bio »

Hollywood Romances: Our Favorite Couples

Check out some of our favorite couples in Hollywood.

See the entire gallery

The 9 Most Surprising Harry Potter Moments

If rewatching all eight Harry Potter films feels daunting, we've got you covered with a guide to the franchise's most surprising moments worth revisiting.

Watch the video

Related News

Around The Web


Provided by Taboola

On Prime Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 2628 people
created 18 Jan 2013
a list of 1214 people
created 1 month ago
a list of 587 people
created 04 Jan 2020
a list of 44 people
created 27 Feb 2017
a list of 166 people
created 10 months ago

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDb page

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Michael Medwin's work have you seen?

User Polls


Known For

Never Say Never Again Doctor at Shrublands
The Duchess Speechmaker
The Longest Day Pvt. Watney
Scrooge Harry, Scrooge's Nephew


Hide Hide Show Show Actor (117 credits)
 2008/I Framed
Dr. Louie Farraday
 2008 Heartbeat (TV Series)
- Mixed Messages (2008) ... Carruthers
 2008 The Duchess
 2005 Invasion (Short)
 2005 Twenty Thousand Streets Under the Sky (TV Mini Series)
Dr. Chingford
- The Plains of Cement: Ella's Story (2005) ... Dr. Chingford
- The Siege of Pleasure: Jenny's Story (2005) ... Dr. Chingford
- The Midnight Bell: Bob's Story (2005) ... Dr. Chingford
 2005 Doctors (TV Series)
Bill Spooner
- No Go (2005) ... Bill Spooner
 2004 The Bill (TV Series)
Harry Woodruff
- 270: An Unwanted Death (2004) ... Harry Woodruff
 2002 Holby City (TV Series)
Will Sanderson
- Secrets and Lies (2002) ... Will Sanderson
 2001 Murder in Mind (TV Series)
Dr. Patrick Whitfield
- Mercy (2001) ... Dr. Patrick Whitfield
 2000/I Cinderella (TV Movie)
 1999 Fanny and Elvis
 1998 Alice Through the Looking Glass (TV Movie)
Red King
 1994 Staggered
Sarah's Father
 1991 Lovejoy (TV Series)
Bill Fredericks
- Raise the Hispanic (1991) ... Bill Fredericks
 1990 The Fool
Mr. Wells
 1989 The Endless Game (TV Mini Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1989) ... Bayldon
- Episode #1.1 (1989) ... Bayldon
 1988 Colin's Sandwich (TV Series)
John Langley
- Night on the Town (1988) ... John Langley
- Back from Bengal (1988) ... John Langley
- Pussyfooting (1988) ... John Langley
- Flaunt It (1988) ... John Langley
 1988 Diamond's Edge
The Professor
 1987 Hôtel du Paradis
English Producer
 1987 Super Gran (TV Series)
Cecil Smarm
- Supergran and the Media Star (1987) ... Cecil Smarm
 1987 Boon (TV Series)
Sir Freddie Blackton, MP
- Taken for a Ride (1987) ... Sir Freddie Blackton, MP
 1986 Call Me Mister (TV Series)
Sir Basil Kinthly
- The Carve Up (1986) ... Sir Basil Kinthly
- Tour De Force (1986) ... Sir Basil Kinthly
 1984 Sleepwalker
 1983 The Jigsaw Man
 1983 Never Say Never Again
Doctor at Shrublands
 1982 Britannia Hospital
Theatre Surgeon
 1982 Minder (TV Series)
- Why Pay Tax (1982) ... Barry
 1979-1980 Shoestring (TV Series)
Don Satchley
- The Dangerous Game (1980) ... Don Satchley
- Where Was I? (1980) ... Don Satchley
- Another Man's Castle (1980) ... Don Satchley
- Looking for Mr Wright (1980) ... Don Satchley
- Utmost Good Faith (1980) ... Don Satchley
 1980 The Sea Wolves
 1978 Return of the Saint (TV Series)
Guy Northcott
- The Arrangement (1978) ... Guy Northcott
 1974 Pogled iz potkrovlija
Ian Faulkner
 1974 Law and Disorder
Man in Cab
 1973 O Lucky Man!
Army Captain / Power station Technician / Duke of Belminster
 1970 Scrooge
Harry, Scrooge's Nephew
 1970 Spring and Port Wine
Driver at Traffic Lights (uncredited)
 1967 Privilege
Jackman (uncredited)
 1967 A Countess from Hong Kong
John Felix
 1966 The Bruce Forsyth Show (TV Series)
- Episode #1.5 (1966)
 1966 The Sandwich Man
Sewer Man
 1965 24 Hours to Kill
The Crew: Tommy Gaskell
 1965 I've Gotta Horse
Hymie Campbell
 1964 Rattle of a Simple Man
 1964 Night Must Fall
 1963 Il mistero del tempio indiano
Capt. Walsh
 1963 Kali-Yug, Goddess of Vengeance
Capt. Walsh
 1963 The Dream Maker
Max Catlin
 1962 The Longest Day
Pvt. Watney
 1962 The Best Laid Schemes (TV Movie)
 1962 Crooks Anonymous
Ronnie Bassett
 1961 Three Live Wires (TV Series)
- The Holiday (1961) ... Mike
- The Spy (1961) ... Mike
- The Adoption (1961) ... Mike
- Higgy's Romance (1961) ... Mike
- The Promotion (1961) ... Mike
 1960 Alice Through the Looking Box (TV Movie)
 1960 The Love of Mike (TV Series)
Mike Lane / Mike
- They're Off (1960) ... Mike Lane
- The Fall Out (1960) ... Mike Lane
- Biddy's Romance (1960) ... Mike Lane
- Double Trouble (1960) ... Mike
- The Lodger (1960) ... Mike Lane
 1960 Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse (TV Series)
- Thunder in the Night (1960) ... Handsome
 1959 The Heart of a Man
 1959 Carry on Nurse
 1958 I Only Arsked!
Cpl. Springer
 1958 The Wind Cannot Read
Flying Officer Lamb
 1958 The Duke Wore Jeans
 1957-1958 The Army Game (TV Series)
Cpl. Springer
- Getting Shot Off (1958) ... Cpl. Springer
- The Mad Bull (1957) ... Cpl. Springer
- The Army Game (1957) ... Cpl. Springer
 1957 Dick and the Duchess (TV Series)
- The Dress (1957) ... Desmond
 1957 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
- Accolade (1957) ... Harold
 1957 The Steel Bayonet
Lt. Vernon
 1957 Doctor at Large
Dr. Charles Bingham
 1957 Just a Little Cuckoo (TV Movie)
 1957 The Girl in the Picture
Car Mechanic
 1957 Boyd Q.C. (TV Series)
 1956 Checkpoint
 1956 Hell in Korea
The National Servicemen: The Anti-Tank Team, Pte. Docker
 1956 Charley Moon
Alf Higgins
 1956 A Man on the Beach (Short)
 1955 Doctor at Sea
Sub-lieutenant Trail
 1955 Above Us the Waves
 1954 The Teckman Mystery
Martin Teckman
 1954 The Green Scarf
 1954 Game of Danger
Bob Carter
 1953 The Intruder
Ginger Edwards
 1953 Spaceways
Dr. Toby Andrews
 1953 Malta Story
Squadron Leader Ramsey (uncredited)
 1953 The Horse's Mouth
Timothy Blake
 1953 Genevieve
Father to be (uncredited)
 1953 Joking Apart (TV Movie)
Nigel Dean
 1953 Both Sides of the Law
Chick Farrar
 1952 Miss Robin Hood
 1952 Mr. Potts Goes to Moscow
 1952 Holiday Week
George Ackroyd
 1952 The Caretaker's Daughter
Dick Pentwick
 1952 Curtain Up
Jerry Winterton
 1951 Four in a Jeep
Sgt. Harry Stuart
 1951 The Long Dark Hall
Leslie Scott
 1950 Shadow of the Past
Dick Stevens
 1950 Trio
Steward (segment "Mr. Know-All")
 1950 Treasures in Heaven (TV Movie)
Jack Forrest
 1950 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
The Emperor Nero
- Hail Nero! (1950) ... The Emperor Nero
 1950 Someone at the Door
Ronnie Martin
 1949 Boys in Brown
 1949 The Gay Lady
Monty, Marquis of Maidenhead
 1949 Helter Skelter
Man Giving BBC Boxing Talk (uncredited)
 1949 For Them That Trespass
Len, Herbie's bar pal
 1949 The Queen of Spades
 1949 Forbidden
 1948 Operation Diamond
 1948 William Comes to Town
 1948 Look Before You Love
Emile Garat
 1948 Another Shore
 1948 Woman Hater
 1948 My Sister and I
 1948 Kid Flanagan (TV Movie)
Johnny Flanagan
 1948 Just William's Luck
 1948 Call of the Blood
Medical student (uncredited)
 1948 Anna Karenina
Kitty's Doctor
 1947 Nightbeat
 1947 An Ideal Husband
Duke of Nonsuch
 1947 Black Memory
Johnnie Fletcher
 1947 Katy's Love Affair
Edward Courtney
 1947 The Root of All Evil
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1946 Piccadilly Incident
Wireless Telegraphy Officer (uncredited)
Show Show Producer (7 credits)
Show Show Writer (2 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (2 credits)
Show Show Self (17 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)

Related Videos


Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted Joe Orton's play, "What the Butler Saw" at London's Royal Court Theatre in England with Betty Marsden, Valentine Dyall, directed by Lindsay Anderson. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Official Sites:

BFI_bio | Theater org


Sunny Sheila Back  (divorced)

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on working with Charlie Chaplin on A Countess from Hong Kong (1967)]: The film was the most unrewarding experience - not the fantastic experience of working with a genius that you'd expect. I disliked him enormously. You did exactly what he told you, it was almost done by numbers. He was awful, the atmosphere was terrible, Brando never came out of his caravan, no-one was speaking. See more »


Trained at Italia Conti Stage School in London. See more »

Star Sign:


Contribute to This Page

Recently Viewed