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Reginald Purdell (1895–1953)

Reginald Purdell was born on November 4, 1895 in Clapham, London, England as Reginald William Henry Grasdorff. He was an actor and writer, known for Brighton Rock (1948), Patricia Gets Her Man (1937) and Haunted Honeymoon (1940). He was married to May Watson. He died on April 22, 1953 in London. See full bio »

Died:

(age 57) in London, England, UK

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Known For

Brighton Rock
(1948)
Patricia Gets Her Man
(1937)
Haunted Honeymoon
(1940)
The Middle Watch
The Middle Watch Cpl. Duckett
(1930)

Filmography

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 1952 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Cast member 'The Island of Cipango'
- Three Plays by Benn W. Levy (1952) ... Cast member 'The Island of Cipango'
 1951 Kaleidoscope (TV Series)
Actor in Our Neighbours segment
- Episode #6.4 (1951) ... Actor in Our Neighbours segment
- Episode #6.3 (1951) ... Actor in Our Neighbours segment
- Episode #6.2 (1951) ... Actor in Our Neighbours segment
- Episode #6.1 (1951) ... Actor in Our Neighbours segment
 1951 Files from Scotland Yard
Inspector Gower
 1950 Stage Fright
Police Car Driver (uncredited)
 1950 Flotsam's Follies (TV Short)
 1948 Brighton Rock
Frank
 1947 A Man About the House
Higgs
 1947 Captain Boycott
American reporter
 1947 Holiday Camp
Redcoat
 1947 The Root of All Evil
Perkins
 1946 London Town
Stage Manager
 1944 Candles at Nine
Charles Lacey
 1944 Two Thousand Women
Alec Harvey
 1944 A Lady Surrenders
Albert
 1944 Bell-Bottom George
Birdie Edwards
 1944 It's in the Bag
Joe
 1943 Variety Jubilee
Joe Swan
 1943 We Dive at Dawn
Coxwain - C / P.O. Dabbs
 1941 Fingers
Creeper
 1940 Haunted Honeymoon
MacBride
 1940 The Middle Watch
Cpl Duckett
 1940 Pack Up Your Troubles
Tommy Perkins
 1940 His Brother's Keeper
Bunny Reeves
 1939 The Missing People
Harry Morgan
 1939 The Dark Lady of the Sonnets (TV Movie)
Beefeater
 1939 Clouds Over Europe
Pilot (uncredited)
 1938 Many Tanks Mr. Atkins
Pvt. Nuts Nutter
 1938 Simply Terrific
Sam Todd
 1938 The Viper
Announcer
 1938 Quiet Please
Algy Beresford
 1938 The Dark Stairway
Askew
 1937 Ship's Concert (Short)
Reggie
 1937 Side Street Angel
McGill
 1936 Hail and Farewell
Nobby
 1936 Crown v. Stevens
Alf
 1936 Where's Sally?
Dick Burgess
 1936 Debt of Honour
Pedro Salvas
 1935 Get Off My Foot
Joe
 1935 Regal Cavalcade
Radio Listener
 1935 Key to Harmony
Tom Kirkwood
 1934 The Old Curiosity Shop
Dick Swiveller
 1934 What's in a Name?
Harry Stubbs
 1934 The Luck of a Sailor
Jenkins
 1934 Runaway Queen
Soldier
 1934 On the Air
Reggie
 1933 Up to the Neck
Jimmy Catlin
 1933 Crime on the Hill
Reporter
 1933 Strictly in Confidence (Short)
Jim
 1933 My Lucky Star
Artist
 1933 Looking In (TV Movie)
 1932 The Congress Dances
Pepi
 1932 A Night Like This
Waiter (uncredited)
 1931 Night in Montmartre
Tino
 1930 The Middle Watch
Cpl. Duckett
Show Show Writer (20 credits)
Show Show Director (2 credits)
Show Show Self (1 credit)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in Arthur Wing Pinero's play, "Preserving Mr. Panmure," at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with Dorothy Reynolds, Gwen Cherrell, Alan MacNaughtan, and John Garside in the cast. See more »

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Trivia:

Father: Charles William Henry Grasdorff; Mother: Miriam Purdell. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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