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Nicholas Phipps (1913–1980)

Nicholas Phipps was born on June 23, 1913 in London, England as William Nicholas Foskett Phipps. He was an actor and writer, known for Doctor at Sea (1955), Doctor in the House (1954) and Maytime in Mayfair (1949). He died on April 11, 1980 in London. See full bio »


(age 66) in London, England, UK

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Known For

Doctor at Sea
Doctor at Sea Writer
Doctor in the House
Doctor in the House Magistrate
Maytime in Mayfair
Maytime in Mayfair Sir Henry Hazelrigg
The Lady Is a Square


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 1970 Here Come the Double Deckers! (TV Series)
Garden Owner
- A Helping Hound (1970) ... Garden Owner
 1970 The Worker (TV Series)
His Lordship
- Breed in for Speed, Breed Out for Stamina (1970) ... His Lordship
 1969 Some Girls Do
Lord Dunnberry
 1968 Journey to the Unknown (TV Series)
- Eve (1968) ... Laverly-Smith
 1968 Charlie Bubbles
 1965 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
Roger Kaye
- Betsy Mae (1965) ... Roger Kaye
 1964 Foreign Affairs (TV Series)
- Episode #1.8 (1964) ... Ambassador
- Episode #1.7 (1964) ... Ambassador
- Episode #1.6 (1964) ... Ambassador
- Episode #1.5 (1964) ... Ambassador
- Episode #1.4 (1964) ... Ambassador
 1963 Heavens Above!
 1963 Summer Holiday
 1962 A Pair of Briefs
 1960 Doctor in Love
Dr. Clive Cardew
 1959 The Navy Lark
Capt. Povey
 1959 Don't Panic Chaps
 1959 The Captain's Table
 1958 Mad Little Island
Andrew Wishart
 1958 Orders to Kill
Lecturer Lieutenant
 1957 Doctor at Large
Mr. Wayland - Solicitor
 1956 The Iron Petticoat
Tony Mallard
 1956 Who Done It?
 1955 All for Mary
Gen. McLintock-White
 1955 Out of the Clouds
 1954 Mad About Men
Col. Barclay Sutton
 1954 Forbidden Cargo
Royal Navy Information Officer (uncredited)
 1954 Doctor in the House
 1953 The Intruder
Regular Officer
 1953 The Captain's Paradise
The Major
 1951 Island Rescue
 1950 Madeleine
Reporter (uncredited)
 1949 Maytime in Mayfair
Sir Henry Hazelrigg
 1948 Elizabeth of Ladymead
John Beresford in 1854
 1948 Spring in Park Lane
Marquis of Borechester
 1947 Kathy's Love Affair
 1941 Old Bill and Son
BBC Reporter
 1941 You Will Remember
Earl of Potter
 1940 Blackout
Man in Car (uncredited)
 1939 The Cate Revue (TV Movie)
 1939 First Stop North (TV Movie)
Roland Capel
 1938 Spring Meeting (TV Movie)
Tony Fox-Collier
 1938 Hands Across the Sea (TV Movie)
Commander Peter Gilpin, R.N.
 1938 Two Gentlemen of Soho (TV Movie)
 1937 Pride o' the Green (TV Movie)
Show Show Writer (36 credits)
Show Show Music department (1 credit)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Self (1 credit)

Personal Details

Other Works:

He performed in Geoffrey Wright, Robert MacDermot, John Adrian Ross, and his revue, "Members Only," at the Gate Studio Theatre in London, England with Charles Hawtrey, Hermione Gingold, Richard Haydn, Kenneth Carten, Nadine March, Ann Morrison, Billy Milton, Reginald Beckwith, and Gabrielle Brune in the cast. Norman Marshall ... See more »

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Alternate Names:

Nicholas Phipps { Great Britain }

Did You Know?


Tall, dark-haired, moustachioed light comedy actor, with a penchant for womanizing or slightly caddish roles. He was noted more for his screenplays than for his performances, involved as writer or co-writer in many romantic scripts involving Anna Neagle and Michael Wilding, as well as several of the 'Doctor' films based on the novels of Richard Gordon. From the late 1930's, he also wrote plays ... See more »

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