STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 17,358 this week

Brian Rix (I) (1924–2016)


Lord Rix, who was the president of Mencap since 1980, was also the entertainer behind a hit run of Whitehall farces in London in the 1950s and 1960s. "Lord Rix was a beloved colleague and friend to so many people with a learning disability and their families," Mencap chief executive Jan Tregelles said. "His passion, zeal and humour will be sorely ... See full bio »

IMDb's Comic-Con 2018 Guide

Entertainment news, trailer drops, and photos abound at the 2018 San Diego Comic-Con. Check out IMDb's coverage, featuring Kevin Smith as captain of the IMDboat, July 19 to 22.

Browse Our Guide to Comic-Con

Related News

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 584 people
created 02 Jan 2016
 
a list of 306 people
created 03 Jan 2016
 
a list of 1293 people
created 17 Dec 2016
 
a list of 765 people
created 04 Jan 2016
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Brian Rix's work have you seen?

User Polls

Known For

The Night We Got the Bird
The Night We Got the Bird Bertie Skidmore
(1961)
BBC Sunday-Night Theatre
BBC Sunday-Night Theatre Basil Gilbert / Bob Bennett / Charlie Tutt / Chesney Van Velt / Chick Wade / D'Arcy Tuck / Freddie Cavendish / Freddy Quibble / Harry Blacker / Horace Gregory / Michael Fuller / Mr. Mickleby / Mr. Pepper / Mr. Stopper / Nigel / PC Percy Hobson / Peter Wykeham / Ronald Gamble / Stephen Clench
(1956-1959)
Brian Rix Presents ...
Brian Rix Presents ... Albert Cornthrop / Alec Smart / Allan Peters / Arthur Pomfret / Bobby Bentley / Brigadier Codsworth-Potts / Dick / Fred Florence / George Maxwell / Gordon Wilding / Guy Stevens / Henry / Henry Pepper / Henry Stirling / Horace Gregory / Lance Corporal Clive Winton / Lord Arthur Savile / Marcel Blanchard / Mark / Oswald Irving / Toni Rigi / Tony Scudamore
(1960-1971)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actor (28 credits)
 1977 A Roof Over My Head (TV Series)
James
- Home and Dried (1977) ... James
- Another Fine Mess (1977) ... James
- Not Cricket (1977) ... James
- The Sitting Tenant (1977) ... James
 1973-1974 Men of Affairs (TV Series)
Barry Ovis MP / Barry Ovis / Dad
- Silver Threads (1974) ... Barry Ovis / Dad
- Arabian Knights (1974) ... Barry Ovis
- Flagrant Memories (1974) ... Barry Ovis
- Its a Bug! (1974) ... Barry Ovis MP
- Dinner for One (1974) ... Barry Ovis MP
 1972 Six with Rix (TV Series)
Henry Mould / William Rudd / Tom Holly / ...
- Madame Louise (1972) ... Henry Mould
- A Spot of Bother (1972) ... William Rudd
- Aren't Men Beasts! (1972) ... Tom Holly
- One Wild Oat (1972) ... Humphrey Proudfoot
- Will Any Gentleman? (1972) ... Henry Stirling
 1960-1971 Brian Rix Presents ... (TV Series)
Horace Gregory / Fred Florence / Lord Arthur Savile / ...
- Reluctant Heroes (1971) ... Horace Gregory
- Stand by Your Bedouin (1970) ... Fred Florence
- Lord Arthur Savile's Crime (1970) ... Lord Arthur Savile
- Clutterbuck (1970) ... Arthur Pomfret
- Odd Man In (1969) ... George Maxwell
 1968 One for the Pot
Hickory Wood
 1968 Let Sleeping Wives Lie (TV Movie)
Jack Parker
 1967 The Brian Rix Theatre of Laughter (TV Mini-Series)
Albert Cornthrop / Lawrence Vining
- Money for Jam (1967) ... Albert Cornthrop
- Is Your Honeymoon Really Necessary? (1967) ... Lawrence Vining
 1967 Uproar in the House (TV Movie)
Nigel Pitt
 1967 Stand by Your Bedouin (TV Movie)
Fred Florence
 1966 One for the Pot (TV Movie)
Hickory Wood
 1963-1965 Laughter from the Whitehall (TV Series)
Wilmer Popday / Gerald Popkiss / Hugo / ...
- Women Aren't Angels (1965) ... Wilmer Popday
- Rookery Nook (1965) ... Gerald Popkiss
- Don't Just Stand There (1965) ... Hugo
- Simple Spymen (1964) ... Percy Pringle
- Dry Rot (1964) ... Fred Phipps
 1962-1963 Dial RIX (TV Series)
Bobby Rix / Bunny Rix / Bruce Rix / ...
- What a Chassis (1963) ... Bobby Rix
- Rolling Home (1963) ... Bunny Rix
- Come Prancing (1963) ... Bruce Rix
- No Plums in the Pudding (1962) ... Boy Rix
- Nose to Wheel (1962) ... Barney Rix
 1960-1963 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Mini-Series)
Bertram Rix / P.C. Percy Hobson / Hickory Wood / ...
- Dial Rix #7: Skin Deep (1963) ... Bertram Rix
- Brian Rix Presents #15: A Clear Case (1962) ... P.C. Percy Hobson
- One for the Pot (1962) ... Hickory Wood
- Brian Rix Presents #14: Flat Spin (1961) ... David Kenway
 1961 Nothing Barred
Wilfred Sapling
 1961 The Night We Got the Bird
Bertie Skidmore
 1960 And the Same to You
Dickie Dreadnought
 1956-1959 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Charlie Tutt / Stephen Clench / Mr. Pepper / ...
- Brian Rix Presents #9: A Cup of Kindness (1959) ... Charlie Tutt
- Brian Rix Presents #8: Sleeping Partnership (1959) ... Stephen Clench
- Brian Rix Presents #6: Nap Hand (1959) ... Freddy Quibble
- Brian Rix Presents #5: A Policeman's Lot (1959) ... PC Percy Hobson
 1959 Make Mine a Double
Aircraftsman Arthur Atwood / Wing Cmdr. Blenkinsop
 1958 Theatre Night (TV Series)
Percy Pringle
- Simple Spymen (1958) ... Percy Pringle
 1957 Not Wanted on Voyage
Steward Hollebone
 1956 Dry Rot
Fred Phipps
 1955 Dry Rot (TV Movie)
Fred Phipps
 1954 Up to His Neck
Wiggy
 1954 What Every Woman Wants
Herbert
 1952 Postman's Knock (TV Movie)
Percy Ulrick Brown
 1951 Reluctant Heroes
Horace Gregory
Show Show Producer (6 credits)
Show Show Director (2 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Self (14 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (3 credits)
Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in Ray Cooney and Tony Hilton's play, "One for the Pot", at the Whitehall Theatre in London, England with Leo Franklyn, Basil Lord, Terry Scott and Larry Noble in the cast. Henry Kendall was the director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Lord Rix | Sir Brian Rix
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia:

In 1954 made a short film 'Travellers Tale ' which wasn't released. See more »

Trademark:

Boxer shorts: many of his "Whitehall Farces" saw him innocently in another woman's bedroom, trousers around ankles, just as her husband arrived home.

Star Sign:

Aquarius

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending TV Series With Prime Video

Explore popular and recently added TV series available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial