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George Merritt (I) (1890–1977)

George Merritt was born on December 10, 1890 in Clapton, London, England as Hubert Gotts. He was an actor, known for Clouds Over Europe (1939), The Persuaders! (1971) and The Ghost Camera (1933). He died on August 27, 1977 in Parliament Hill, Hampstead, London. See full bio »

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Known For

The Persuaders! Chivers
The Ghost Camera Detective
The Phantom Strikes Police Station Sergeant


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 1970-1975 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
Old man / Mr. Scruple
- King Lear (1975) ... Old man
- The Recruiting Officer (1973) ... Mr. Scruple
- Macbeth (1970) ... Old man
 1974 Fall of Eagles (TV Mini-Series)
- Indian Summer of an Emperor (1974) ... Ketterl
 1973 Gawain and the Green Knight
Old Knight
 1973 Between the Wars (TV Series)
- Mr Loveday's Little Outing (1973) ... Thrustwood
 1972 The Edwardians (TV Mini-Series)
Old Man
- Horatio Bottomley (1972) ... Old Man
 1972 The Persuaders! (TV Series)
- Read and Destroy (1972) ... Chivers
 1972 Suspicion (TV Series)
William Bilbie
- The Resting Place (1972) ... William Bilbie
 1972 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
- A Man About a Dog (1972) ... Aitkin
 1971 I, Monster
 1970 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
- The Creeper (1970) ... Holmes
 1970 Cromwell
 1970 Doctor in the House (TV Series)
Deaf Examiner
- Finals (1970) ... Deaf Examiner
 1969 The First Churchills (TV Mini-Series)
Bishop Compton
- The Protestant Wind (1969) ... Bishop Compton
- Rebellion (1969) ... Bishop Compton
 1969 The Battle of Britain
Civilian (uncredited)
 1969 Sophie's Place
1st Old Man (uncredited)
 1967 The Prisoner (TV Series)
- Dance of the Dead (1967) ... Postman
 1967 The Forsyte Saga (TV Series)
Wilfred Bentworth
- Swan Song (1967) ... Wilfred Bentworth
- Portrait of Fleur (1967) ... Wilfred Bentworth
 1967 The Further Adventures of the Musketeers (TV Series)
- Abduction (1967) ... Executioner
- Peril (1967) ... Executioner
 1967 The Avengers (TV Series)
- Something Nasty in the Nursery (1967) ... James
 1967 Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (TV Series)
Mr. Dykes
- Redhanded (1967) ... Mr. Dykes
 1966 Vendetta (TV Series)
- The Putty Man (1966) ... Tramp
 1966 Gideon C.I.D. (TV Series)
The Janitor
- A Perfect Crime (1966) ... The Janitor
 1965 Hereward the Wake (TV Series)
- The War Arrow (1965) ... Surturbrand
- Forfeit for Eternity (1965) ... Surturbrand
 1965 Contract to Kill (TV Mini-Series)
Alois Buhler
- Voice from the Past (1965) ... Alois Buhler
 1962 What Every Woman Wants
 1962 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
- The Skeleton Wore Boots (1962) ... Jem
 1961 The Day the Earth Caught Fire
Smudge (uncredited)
 1961 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
- The Widowing of Mrs. Holroyd (1961) ... Chambers
 1961 The Cheaters (TV Series)
- The Man Who Wouldn't Be Paid (1961) ... Miller
 1960 The Hands of Orlac
2nd Member (uncredited)
 1960 Fact and Fiction (TV Series)
Sir Everard / Aguillon
- Episode #1.6 (1960) ... Sir Everard / Aguillon
 1960 Stop Me Before I Kill!
Doctor Manfield
 1958 Tread Softly Stranger
 1958 Saturday Playhouse (TV Series)
Dr. William Sykes
- And No Birds Sing (1958) ... Dr. William Sykes
 1958 Horror of Dracula
 1957 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Bob Gowling
- The Great City (1957) ... Bob Gowling
 1957 Theatre Night (TV Series)
- Nekrassov (1957) ... Lerminier
 1950-1957 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Alderman Luther Crichtley / Chauffourier-Dubieff / James Bristow / ...
- Jonathan North (1957) ... Alderman Luther Crichtley
- Tovarich (1954) ... Chauffourier-Dubieff
- The Guilty Party (1953) ... James Bristow
- Take Away the Lady (1953) ... Det. Inspector Murch
- Her Royal Highness (1952) ... General Rosegger
 1957 Quatermass 2
 1956 The Adventures of Sir Lancelot (TV Series)
- Shepherds' War (1956) ... Lloyd
 1954 The End of the Road
 1954 The Green Scarf
Advocate General
 1953 Small Town Story
Michael Collins
 1953 Noose for a Lady
Sergeant Frost
 1951 Pool of London
Captain of Dunbar (uncredited)
 1951 Mr Drake's Duck
Home Secretary
 1950 Something In The City
Police Inspector
 1950 Witness for the Defenceless (Short)
RSPCA Inspector
 1949 Dark Secret
Mr. Lumley
 1949 Marry Me
Gazette Editor (uncredited)
 1949 For Them That Trespass
Engine driver (uncredited)
 1948 Quartet
Prison Officer (segment "The Kite")
 1948 Love in Waiting
James Hartley Pepperfield
 1948 My Brother's Keeper
 1948 Calling Paul Temple
Ticket Inspector
 1948 Good-Time Girl
Police Sergeant
 1948 Escape
Chief Prison Guard (uncredited)
 1948 Daughter of Darkness
 1947 The Upturned Glass
Policeman (uncredited)
 1947 The Smugglers
 1947 The Root of All Evil
 1946 Quiet Weekend
Police Sergeant
 1946 I'll Turn to You
Cecil Joy
 1946 The Voice Within
 1945 Home Sweet Home
Dr. Handy (uncredited)
 1945 Don Chicago
 1945 I'll Be Your Sweetheart
T.P. O'Connor
 1945 For You Alone
Police Constable Blundell
 1945 Give Me the Stars
 1945 Waterloo Road
Air Raid Warden
 1944 Don't Take It to Heart!
 1944 A Lady Surrenders
Telephone Engineer
 1944 Give Us the Moon
 1944 Demobbed
James Bentley
 1944 The Way Ahead
The Sergeant-Major (uncredited)
 1944 A Canterbury Tale
Ned Horton
 1943 Escape to Danger
Works Manager
 1943 The Adventures of Tartu
Agent (uncredited)
 1943 I'll Walk Beside You
 1943 Underground Guerrillas
A Yugoslav General
 1943 Variety Jubilee
Music Hall Chairman
 1943 Women Aren't Angels
Boxer (uncredited)
 1942 We'll Smile Again (uncredited)
 1942 Asking for Trouble
Charlie - Police Sergeant (uncredited)
 1942 Alibi
 1942 Let the People Sing
Police Sergeant
 1942 Wings and the Woman
 1942 The Avengers
German Trawler Captain
 1942 Adventure in Blackmail
Professor Beaver
 1942 Back-Room Boy
 1942 The Big Blockade
German: German Shelter Marshal
 1942 Black Sheep of Whitehall
Station Master
 1941 Ships with Wings
Surgeon Comdr.
 1941 He Found a Star
Max Nagel
 1941 The Ghost Train
Inspector (uncredited)
 1941 Gasbags
German General (uncredited)
 1940 Spare a Copper
 1940 Two for Danger
Inspector Canway
 1940 The Frightened Lady
Chief Inspector William Tanner
 1940 The Proud Valley
Mr. Lewis
 1940 Now You're Talking (Short)
Fred Perkins
 1940 They Came by Night
Inspector Metcalfe
 1940 Maxwell Archer, Detective
Insp. Cornell
 1940 All at Sea
 1939 Lady in Distress
 1939 Young Man's Fancy
Park Constable (uncredited)
 1939 The Secret Four
Inspector Falmouth
 1939 Wanted by Scotland Yard
 1939 Dance Without Music (TV Movie)
'Blueskin' Blakov
 1939 Clouds Over Europe
 1938 They Drive by Night
Detective (uncredited)
 1938 The Phantom Strikes
Police Station Sergeant
 1938 Bird in Hand (TV Movie)
Thomas Greenleaf
 1938 No Parking (uncredited)
 1938 The Case of the Frightened Lady (TV Movie)
Det. Inspector Tanner
 1938 Convict 99
Policeman Outside Bank (uncredited)
 1938 Mystery of Room 13
Bert Stevens, club porter
 1937 Young and Innocent
Det. Sgt. Miller
 1937 The Rat
Pierre Verdier
 1937 Rhythm Racketeer
Inspector Hunt (uncredited)
 1937 The Return of the Scarlet Pimpernel
Chief of Police
 1937 Doctor Syn
Mipps the Coffin Maker
 1937 The Vicar of Bray
Oliver Cromwell (uncredited)
 1937 Wife of General Ling
Police Commissioner
 1937 The Compulsory Wife
Mr. Thackery
 1937 The Vulture
 1936 Windbag the Sailor
Officer on Yacht (uncredited)
 1936 Rembrandt
Church Warden (uncredited)
 1936 Educated Evans
Joe Markham
 1936 Hideout in the Alps
Police Constable (uncredited)
 1936 Spy of Napoleon
The Prussian Consul
 1936 The Man Behind the Mask
Det. Insp. Mallory
 1936 Everything Is Thunder
 1936 Love in Exile
Capt. Mackenzie (uncredited)
 1936 Love at Sea
Inspector (uncredited)
 1936 Prison Breaker
 1936 Ticket of Leave
Inspector Black
 1935 Mr. Cohen Takes a Walk
Pat O'Connor
 1935 Line Engaged
Sgt. Thomas
 1935 Born for Glory
William Brown
 1935 Crime Unlimited
Detective Inspector Cardby
 1935 Me and Marlborough
 1935 Drake the Pirate
Tom Moore
 1935 Ten Minute Alibi
Inspector Pember
 1934 Power
Bilfinger (uncredited)
 1934 A Song for You
Otto Newberg
 1934 No Escape
Inspector Matheson
 1934 Nine Forty-Five
Inspector Dickson
 1934 The Fire Raisers
 1933 Mr. Quincey of Monte Carlo
 1933 The Ghost Camera
 1933 The Silver Spoon
Inspector Innes
 1933 Turkey Time
Policeman (uncredited)
 1933 Crime on the Hill
Police Inspector Wolf
 1933 I Was a Spy
Captain Reichman
 1933 F. P. 1 Doesn't Answer
 1933 Double Bluff (Short)
 1932 Little Fella
 1932 Blind Spot
Inspector Cadbury
 1932 The Phantom Fiend
 1931 A Gentleman of Paris
M. Duval
 1931 The Dreyfus Case
Émile Zola
 1931 Bracelets
 1930 Thread O' Scarlet (Short)
 1930 The W Plan
Ulrich Muller

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He acted in Gordon Sherry's play, "Black Limelight", at the St. James Theatre in London, England with Margaret Rawlings, Lawrence Anderson, John Robinson, Ethel Coleridge, Buena Bent, Bernard Merefield and Campbell Gullan in the cast. See more »

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