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Hal Osmond (1903–1959)

Hal Osmond was born on May 27, 1903 in Southwark, London, England as Hal Lowther. He was an actor, known for The Story Of Robin Hood And His Merrie Men (1952), No Trace (1950) and BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950). He died in December 1959 in Taunton, Somerset, England. See full bio »


(age 56) in Taunton, Somerset, England, UK

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Known For

No Trace Taxi Driver
BBC Sunday-Night Theatre 1st Player / Charlie Fox / Joe Robins / Railway porter
The Vise Benny / Porter / Barman / Benji / Father / Freddie / Fredy (Bartender) / Harry Towner / Herbert / Hotel Clerk / Jalenko / Joe Wiggs / Jones / Mather / Roberts / Second / Technician / Tippy / Waiter / Watchman


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 1957-1961 The Vise (TV Series)
Porter / Benny / Jalenko / ...
- Under Suspicion (1961) ... Jalenko
- Scream in the Night (1960) ... Watchman
- The Maid Was Curious (1960) ... Jones
- Time Alibi for Murder (1959) ... Father
- Murder with Make-Up (1959) ... Porter
 1959 Crash Drive
Patient in Hospital
 1959 Glencannon (TV Series)
- The Loving Cup (1959) ... Jeweller
 1959 Top Floor Girl (uncredited)
 1959 No Safety Ahead (uncredited)
 1959 Web of Suspicion
 1959 Jack the Ripper
Snakey the pickpocket (as Hal Osmonde)
 1959 Innocent Meeting
 1959 Charlesworth (TV Series)
- All That Glitters (1959) ... Dickson
 1959 The 39 Steps
Stage Manager (uncredited)
 1959 Great Van Robbery
 1959 The Nightwatchman's Stories (TV Series)
George Brown
- Friends in Need (1959) ... George Brown
 1958 Mary Britten, M.D. (TV Series)
- Bonfire Night (1958) ... Fred
 1958 Links of Justice (uncredited)
 1958 Blood of the Vampire
Small Sneak Thief
 1958 Tread Softly Stranger
 1958 A Night to Remember
Steward (uncredited)
 1958 On the Run
Sam Bassett
 1958 Television Playwright (TV Series)
Elderly Man
- The Brittle Bond (1958) ... Elderly Man
 1958 Wonderful Things
Angry Busker (uncredited)
 1956-1958 The Adventures of Robin Hood (TV Series)
Spinner / Master Ricardo of Lincoln / King's Commissioner / ...
- Lincoln Green (1958) ... Spinner
- The Path of True Love (1957) ... Master Ricardo of Lincoln
- Trial by Battle (1956) ... King's Commissioner
- Errand of Mercy (1956) ... Anselm
 1958 Educated Evans (TV Series)
- All Change (1958) ... Corporal
 1958 Dick and the Duchess (TV Series)
The Old Codger
- The Candlesticks (1958) ... The Old Codger
 1958 Carve Her Name with Pride
Bus Passenger (uncredited)
 1957 The Depraved
 1957 Just My Luck
Hospital Visitor with Flowers (uncredited)
 1957 The Truth About Women
 1957 The Circle
Joe - Golf Caddy
 1957 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
- Wild Justice (1957)
 1957 High Flight
 1957 Overseas Press Club - Exclusive! (TV Series)
Ship's Steward
- The Littlest Sergeant (1957) ... Ship's Steward
 1957 You Can't Escape
Poacher's Friend
 1957 Hell Drivers
Station Ticket Clerk (uncredited)
 1957 Shadow Squad (TV Series)
Foxy Drake
- Boomerang: Part 2 (1957) ... Foxy Drake
- Boomerang: Part 1 (1957) ... Foxy Drake
 1957 Stranger in Town
Hotel Barman
 1957 Murder Reported
 1957 Town on Trial
Petrol Station Attendant (uncredited)
 1956 Dick Turpin: Highwayman (Short)
 1956 The Big Money
Porter at Victoria Station (uncredited)
 1956 Three Men in a Boat
Cabbie (Ext. J's House)
 1956 Loser Takes All
Liftman (uncredited)
 1950-1956 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Joe Robins / Charlie Fox / 1st Player / ...
- Henry Irving (1956) ... Joe Robins
- The Cure for Love (1954) ... Charlie Fox
- The Rose Without a Thorn (1953) ... 1st Player
- Miss Hargreaves (1950) ... Railway porter
 1956 The Last Man to Hang
The Jury: Coates
 1956 It's a Wonderful World
Removal Man
 1956 Eyewitness
Hospital Doorman (uncredited)
 1956 Passport to Treason
Club Barman
 1956 Lucky Silver (TV Mini-Series)
Tom Durges
- Change for Ten Francs (1956) ... Tom Durges
 1956 Bond of Fear
Hospital Orderly
 1956 Now and Forever
Gas Station Man (uncredited)
 1955 No Smoking
 1955 Simon and Laura
Effects Man
 1955 Value for Money
Mr. Hall
 1955 The Gilded Cage
Hotel Porter (uncredited)
 1955 The Delavine Affair
Old Man
 1954 Cross-Up
Electrical Inspector
 1954 Cash on Delivery
Livingstone Potts
 1954 Shop Spoiled
 1954 Forbidden Cargo
Baggage Room Clerk
 1954 Fast and Loose
Man at car crash scene
 1954 You Know What Sailors Are
Stores Petty Officer
 1954 Meet Mr. Malcolm
Joe - Cloakroom Attendant (uncredited)
 1954 Man with a Million
Arthur (uncredited)
 1953 Love in Pawn
 1953 A Day to Remember
Large Lady's Husband (uncredited)
 1953 The Disagreeable Man (TV Movie)
Mr. Mountain
 1953 The Sword and the Rose
 1953 Your Favorite Story (TV Series)
- Strange Journey (1953)
 1953 The Horse's Mouth
Workman in White Apron (uncredited)
 1953 The Steel Key
Taxi Driver
 1953 Top of the Form
Barber (uncredited)
 1953 Project M7
Agent Lawson
 1953 White Fire
Hotel Porter
 1952 Gambler and the Lady
Fred - Stable Groom
 1952 Mr. Potts Goes to Moscow
Jersey Waiter
 1952 My Wife's Lodger
Man Sitting on Bench (uncredited)
 1952 The Big Frame
Garage attendant
 1952 Taking Things Quietly (TV Movie)
Sid Gullett
 1952 The Brave Don't Cry
Sandy Mackenzie
 1952 Stolen Face
 1952 Mr. Lord Says No
Shop Steward
 1952 Death of an Angel
Railway Porter
 1951 The Magic Box
Conductor's Manager (uncredited)
 1951 Hell Is Sold Out
Bookseller (uncredited)
 1951 Wall of Death
 1950 Traveller's Joy
Lapp Cameraman (uncredited)
 1950 No Trace
Taxi Driver
 1950 Waterfront Women
Witness in Street (uncredited)
 1950 Last Holiday
Trade Union Man
 1950 Double Confession
Shooting Gallery Attendant
 1950 Such Is Life (TV Series)
 1950 Family Affairs (TV Series)
Charlie Cornish
- Tony and the Fatal Dart (1950) ... Charlie Cornish
 1950 Eye Witness
Taxi Driver
 1949 The Spider and the Fly
Swiss Taxi Driver
 1949 Diamond City
Brandy Bill
 1949 Helter Skelter
Radio Sound-effects Man (uncredited)
 1949 Marry Me
Man in Restaurant
 1949 A Boy, a Girl and a Bike
Mr. Bates
 1949 It's Not Cricket
Stage Manager
 1949 Vote for Huggett
 1949 Once Upon a Dream
 1948 Here Come the Huggetts
2nd. Engineer
 1948 Quartet
Bookshop Assistant (segment "The Colonel's Lady")
 1948 My Brother's Keeper
Ticket Clerk at Shorebury (uncredited)
 1948 Miranda
Railway Carman
 1948 Horror Maniacs
Hospital Porter (uncredited)
 1947 Katy's Love Affair
Fireman (uncredited)
 1945 Notorious Gentleman
Corporal in Scout Car (uncredited)
 1938 Old Mother Riley in Paris
Orderly (uncredited)
 1937 Non-Stop New York
Ship Steward (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Hal Osmonde

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Diminutive, lean-faced character actor. Appeared in small roles, often of ferrety, nervous types. During his 12-year long screen career, he portrayed a succession of small time crooks, informants or professional men.

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