Naunton Wayne (1901–1970)

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Linked inextricably with actor Basil Radford, Welsh-born character actor Naunton Wayne, together with Radford, struck such a major chord with film audiences as an inept, uppercrust pair of cricket-obsessed British gents, that the two were invariably teamed up time and time again in a host of "veddy" popular film comedies. The perennial partners ... See full bio »

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 1969 John Browne's Body (TV Series)
- Episode #1.7 (1969) ... Fitzroy
- Episode #1.6 (1969) ... Fitzroy
- Episode #1.5 (1969) ... Fitzroy
- Episode #1.3 (1969) ... Fitzroy
- Episode #1.2 (1969) ... Fitzroy
 1965 The Arthur Haynes Show (TV Series)
- Episode #13.2 (1965)
 1964 The Reluctant Peer (TV Movie)
Tony, the Earl of Lister
 1961-1963 The Dickie Henderson Show (TV Series)
- The Legacy (1963)
 1961-1962 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Richard Clayton
- A Matter of Principle (1962) ... Richard Clayton
- The Jason Group (1961)
 1962 Tales of Mystery (TV Series)
Mortimer Jenkyn
- Deferred Appointment (1962) ... Mortimer Jenkyn
 1962 Probation Officer (TV Series)
Sir Hubert Renton
- Episode #4.8 (1962) ... Sir Hubert Renton
 1961 Nothing Barred
Lord Whitebait
 1961 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
- The Rose Affair (1961) ... Shane
 1961 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Mr. Dexter / Henry Simpson
- Fly by Night (1961) ... Mr. Dexter
- The Portrait (1961) ... Henry Simpson
 1961 Double Bunk
1st Thames Conservancy Officer
 1960 Somerset Maugham Hour (TV Series)
Henry Garnet
- The Facts of Life (1960) ... Henry Garnet
 1959 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Julian Peabody
- Brian Rix Presents #8: Sleeping Partnership (1959) ... Julian Peabody
 1959 Operation Bullshine
Major Pym
 1957-1959 Theatre Night (TV Series)
Harry / Sir William Benedick-Barlow
- A Day in the Life of ... (1959) ... Harry
- The Bride and the Bachelor (1957) ... Sir William Benedick-Barlow
 1954 You Know What Sailors Are
Captain Owbridge
 1953 Trial and Error (TV Movie)
 1953 The Titfield Thunderbolt
 1952 Treasure Hunt
Eustace Mills
 1952 The Frightened Bride
Police Inspector
 1952 Mr. Lord Says No
Mr. Filch
 1951 Circle of Danger
Reggie Sinclair
 1950 Highly Dangerous
Mr. Hedgerley
 1950 Trio
Mr. Ramsey (segment "Mr. Know-All")
 1950 Double Confession
Inspector Tenby
 1949 Helter Skelter
Capt. Early (uncredited)
 1949 The Hidden Room
Supt. Finsbury
 1949 Stop Press Girl
The Mechanical Type
 1949 It's Not Cricket
Captain Early
 1949 Passport to Pimlico
 1948 Quartet
Leslie (segment "The Facts of Life")
 1946 A Girl in a Million
 1945 Dead of Night
Larry Potter
 1944 Information Please (Short)
British Flyer (uncredited)
 1943 Millions Like Us
 1942 The Next of Kin
Careless Talker on Train (last scene)
 1940 Crook's Tour
 1940 Night Train to Munich
 1939 A Girl Must Live
Hugo Smythe
 1938 The Lady Vanishes
 1938 Autumn Laughter (TV Movie)
 1934 Something Always Happens
Man Refusing to Help Peter (uncredited)
 1933 For Love of You
 1933 Kiss Me Goodbye
 1932 The First Mrs. Fraser
Show Show Self (4 credits)

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He acted in Ronald Millar's play, "The Bride and the Bachelor," at the Duchess Theatre in London, England with Cicely Courtneidge, Viola Lyel, and Robertson Hare in the cast. See more »

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Hilda Gladys Dove  (his death)  (2 children)

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His father was a solicitor. See more »

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