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Eric Messiter (1892–1960)

Eric Messiter was born on August 14, 1892 in Dudley, West Midlands, England as Eric Hugh Messiter. He was an actor, known for Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949), BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950) and Rebecca (1947). He was married to Daphne Riggs. He died on September 13, 1960 in Datchet, Berkshire, England. See full bio »

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Known For

Kind Hearts and Coronets
BBC Sunday-Night Theatre
BBC Sunday-Night Theatre Vincentio / Marmont
Rebecca Colonel Julyan
Lost Daughter
Lost Daughter Coroner


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 1956 Nom-de-Plume (TV Series)
- The Counting-House Clerk (1956) ... Father
 1956 What Say They? (TV Movie)
Lord Carshennie
 1955 The Woman for Joe
Methodist Minister (uncredited)
 1955 The Dam Busters
Committee Member
 1953 Reggie Little at Large (TV Series)
Hugh Livenmore
- Flat Spin (1953) ... Hugh Livenmore
 1952-1953 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Vincentio / Marmont
- L'Aiglon (1953) ... Marmont
- The Taming of the Shrew/II (1952) ... Vincentio
- The Taming of the Shrew (1952) ... Vincentio
 1953 Noose for a Lady
The Judge
 1952 Portrait of Peter Perowne (TV Movie)
Clerk of the court
 1952 Postman's Knock (TV Movie)
Mr. Chard
 1950 The Mudlark
Police Lieutenant Ash (uncredited)
 1949 Kind Hearts and Coronets
 1949 Once Upon a Dream
Mr. Pontefact II
 1949 Lost Daughter
 1948 Dandy Dick (TV Movie)
 1948 My Brother Jonathan
Surgeon Moore
 1947 The Pleasure Garden (TV Movie)
A retired major
 1947 While the Sun Shines
Man in Train
 1947 Rebecca (TV Movie)
Colonel Julyan
 1946 A Hundred Years Old (TV Movie)
Don Evaristo (as E.H. Messiter)

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E.H. Messiter

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Uncle of Ian Messiter.

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