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Michael Pertwee (1916–1991)


Michael Pertwee was born on April 24, 1916 in London, England. He was a writer and actor, known for The Saint (1962), A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (1966) and The Grove Family (1954). He was married to Valerie French and Elizabeth Gilbert. He died on April 17, 1991 in London. See full bio »

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(age 74) in London, England, UK

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Known For

The Saint
The Saint Writer
(1967)
The Grove Family
(1954-1957)
The Persuaders!
(1971)

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 2010 De Komedie Compagnie (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1991 Le diamant rose (TV Movie) (play)
 1985 Geen gedonder in het vooronder (TV Movie) (play)
 1981 Birds of Paradise (screenplay)
 1981 Sextett (TV Movie) (play "Sextet")
 1979 Return of the Saint (TV Series) (screenplay - 2 episodes)
- The Diplomat's Daughter (1979) ... (screenplay)
- The Obono Affair (1979) ... (screenplay)
 1978 In de kast, op de kast (TV Movie) (play "Don't Just Lie There, Say Something")
 1978 Kom van het dak af (TV Movie) (play)
 1978 Beiß die Zähne zusammen (TV Movie) (play)
 1977 Lord Tramp (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1977) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.5 (1977) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.4 (1977) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.3 (1977) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.2 (1977) ... (writer)
 1975-1976 Hogg's Back (TV Series) (written by - 19 episodes)
- Episode #2.6 (1976) ... (written by)
- Episode #2.5 (1976) ... (written by)
- Episode #2.4 (1976) ... (written by)
- Episode #2.3 (1976) ... (written by)
- Episode #2.2 (1976) ... (written by)
  Men of Affairs (TV Series) (1 episode, 1974) (writer - 3 episodes, 1973 - 1974)
- Silver Threads (1974)
- It's a Bug! (1974) ... (writer)
- ...As a New Born Babe (1974) ... (writer)
- May We Have Our Ball Back? (1973) ... (writer)
 1974 Don't Just Lie There, Say Something! (play) / (written by)
 1972 Six with Rix (TV Series) (adaptation - 6 episodes)
- Madame Louise (1972) ... (adaptation)
- A Spot of Bother (1972) ... (adaptation)
- Aren't Men Beasts! (1972) ... (adaptation)
- One Wild Oat (1972) ... (adaptation)
- Will Any Gentleman? (1972) ... (adaptation)
 1971 The Persuaders! (TV Series) (screenplay by - 2 episodes)
- The Long Goodbye (1971) ... (screenplay by)
- The Time and the Place (1971) ... (screenplay by)
 1970 One More Time (screenplay)
 1970 Some Will, Some Won't (based on Laughter in Paradise by)
 1969-1970 Never a Cross Word (TV Series) (writer - 7 episodes)
- Warm It (1970) ... (writer)
- When Is a Spy...? (1970) ... (writer)
- On the Rocks (1970) ... (writer)
- Murder She Says (1970) ... (writer)
- Interior Devastation (1970) ... (writer)
  The Old Campaigner (TV Series) (5 episodes, 1968 - 1969) (writer - 1 episode, 1969)
- French Farce (1969) ... (writer)
- Home Cooking (1969)
- White Man's Tomb (1968)
- Man of Letters (1968)
- Minx (1968)
 1968 B and B (TV Series) (writer - 7 episodes)
- Anniversary Schmaltz (1968) ... (writer)
- Pryde and Prejudice (1968) ... (writer)
- Come to the Aid of the Party (1968) ... (writer)
- Roger (1968) ... (writer)
- Baby Talk (1968) ... (writer)
 1968 Salt and Pepper (screenplay)
 1967-1968 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- B-and-B (1968) ... (writer)
- The Old Campaigner (1967) ... (writer)
 1967 The Magnificent Two (screenplay) / (story)
  The Saint (TV Series) (screenplay by - 2 episodes, 1967) (screenplay - 1 episode, 1967)
- When Spring Is Sprung (1967) ... (screenplay)
- The Art Collectors (1967) ... (screenplay by)
- The Persistent Patriots (1967) ... (screenplay by)
 1966 Finders Keepers (screenplay)
 1964-1966 Sergeant Cork (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- The Case of the Crystal Ball (1966) ... (writer)
- The Case of the Prominent Thespian (1966) ... (writer)
- The Case of the Two Poisons (1964) ... (writer)
 1966 Knock on Any Door (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1966 The World of Wooster (TV Series) (adaptation - 1 episode)
- Jeeves and the Indian Summer of an Uncle (1966) ... (adaptation)
 1965 The Flying Swan (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Angel Space (1965) ... (writer)
- Love and Marriage (1965) ... (writer)
 1965 Strange Bedfellows (screenplay)
 1964 Secret Agent (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Fish on the Hook (1964) ... (written by)
 1964 The Cavern (screenplay) / (story)
 1963 Ladies Who Do (screenplay)
  Zero One (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes, 1963) (teleplay - 3 episodes, 1962 - 1963)
- The Last of the Squadron (1963) ... (writer)
- The Impostor (1963) ... (writer)
- Ghost Strip (1963) ... (writer)
- And Maya Makes Three (1963) ... (teleplay)
- The Contender (1962) ... (teleplay)
 1963 The Mouse on the Moon (screenplay)
  Man of the World (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 1962) (written by - 1 episode, 1962)
- Portrait of a Girl (1962) ... (writer)
- The Runaways (1962) ... (written by)
 1962 Drama 61-67 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Drama '62: The Frightened Man (1962) ... (writer)
 1962 In the Doghouse (screenplay)
  Adventures in Paradise (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 1960 - 1961) (story - 1 episode, 1961) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1961)
- The Closing Circle (1961) ... (story)
- Man Eater (1961) ... (teleplay)
- Treasure Hunt (1961) ... (writer)
- Heads, You Lose (1960) ... (writer)
 1961 Danger Man (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Sabotage (1961) ... (teleplay)
  Hong Kong (TV Series) (story - 1 episode, 1960) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1960)
- Nine Lives (1960) ... (story) / (teleplay)
 1960 Golden Girl (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Killer (1960) ... (writer)
- Villains - One and Two (1960) ... (writer)
- Grab (1960) ... (writer)
- Snatch (1960) ... (writer)
- Poison (1960) ... (writer)
 1960 It Started in Naples (story)
 1960 Make Mine Mink (screenplay)
 1960 Bottoms Up (screenplay)
 1960 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- The Cure (1960) ... (teleplay)
  Five Fingers (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1960) (writer - 1 episode, 1960)
- Counterfeit (1960) ... (teleplay)
- A Shot in the Dark (1960) ... (writer)
  The Invisible Man (TV Series) (screenplay - 1 episode, 1959) (story - 1 episode, 1959)
- The Rocket (1959) ... (screenplay) / (story)
 1959 Too Many Crooks (screenplay)
 1958 The Love Specialist (dialogue)
 1957 Your Past Is Showing (original story) / (screenplay)
 1957 Suspicion (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Rainy Day (1957) ... (teleplay)
 1957 Not Wanted on Voyage (scenario)
 1957 Armchair Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Man in a Moon (1957) ... (writer)
  The Grove Family (TV Series) (writer - 134 episodes, 1954 - 1957) (based on the series created by - 11 episodes, 1957)
- Under Way (1957) ... (based on the series created by)
- Many Happy Returns (1957) ... (writer)
- The Missing Masterpiece (1957) ... (based on the series created by)
- Close to the Wind (1957) ... (based on the series created by)
- A Complete Rest (1957) ... (writer)
 1956 Now and Forever (screenplay)
 1955 It's a Great Day! (script) / (story)
  BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 1955) (play - 1 episode, 1955)
- The Paragon (1955) ... (writer)
- Night Was Our Friend (1955) ... (play)
 1955 Round the Bend (TV Series) (script - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1955) ... (script)
 1954 Give Them a Ring (TV Movie)
 1954 Tonight's the Night (screenplay) / (story)
 1953 Strictly Personal (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Double Barrels (1953) ... (writer)
- Wacko Wainwright Gets Pranged (1953) ... (writer)
- The Rev. Pinsent Explodes a Theory (1953) ... (writer)
- Someone Knows Too Much (1953) ... (writer)
- Enter the Villain (1953) ... (writer)
 1952 Mr. Potts Goes to Moscow (original story) / (screenplay)
 1952 Curtain Up
 1952 Rainy Day (TV Movie) (adapted by)
 1951 Night Was Our Friend (play) / (screenplay)
 1951 The Madame Gambles (screenplay)
 1951 Laughter in Paradise (original story) / (screenplay)
 1950 Something in the City (screenplay)
 1950 The Thief of Venice (story)
 1950 Captain Blackjack (dialogue)
 1949 The Interrupted Journey (original story) / (screenplay)
 1949 Silent Dust (play "The Paragon") / (screenplay)
 1948 Chain Male (TV Movie) (by)
 1948 Trouble in the Air (screenplay)
 1948 Against the Wind (adaptation)
 1944 Two Thousand Women (additional dialogue)
 1939 A Girl Must Live (writer)
 1938 The Man with 100 Faces (screenplay - uncredited)
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Other Works:

Stage: Wrote (w/Guy Beauchamp) "Come Across", produced on Broadway. Comedy. Directed by Edward C. Lilley. Playhouse Theatre: 14 Sep 1938-Sep 1938 (closing date unknown/13 performances). Cast: Arling Alcine (as "Detective Sgt. Foray"), Don Costello (as "Ratkin"), Cameron Hall (as "Lacey"; final Broadway role), Mary Heberden (as "... See more »
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Trivia:

He was the first cousin of Bill Pertwee. See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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