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Ian Wilson (I) (1901–1987)

Ian Wilson was born on July 2, 1901 in Hampstead, London, England as Ian Macrae Hamish Wilson. He was an actor, known for The Wicker Man (1973), The Day of the Triffids (1963) and The Good Companions (1957). He died in December 1987 in Exeter, Devon, England. See full bio »

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Known For

The Wicker Man
The Wicker Man Communicant
The Day of the Triffids
The Day of the Triffids Greenhouse Watchman
The Good Companions
Vampire Over London
Vampire Over London Hitchcock - the butler


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 1973 The Wicker Man
 1969 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
 1968 Cold Comfort Farm (TV Mini-Series)
 1967 Ouch! (Short)
Outfitters Man
 1967 The Plank
Friend of Van Owner
 1967 Z Cars (TV Series)
 1966 The Three Musketeers (TV Mini-Series)
 1966 The Sandwich Man (uncredited)
 1966 BBC Show of the Week (TV Series)
 1965 Hudd (TV Series)
 1965 The Lance Percival Show (TV Series)
 1965 San Ferry Ann (uncredited)
 1965 A World of Comedy (TV Mini-Series)
 1965 Help! (uncredited)
 1965 Rotten to the Core
Chopper Parsons
 1964 Victoria Regina (TV Mini-Series)
Bishop of Ely
 1964 Carry on Cleo
Small Messenger
 1964 Martin Chuzzlewit (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Fips
 1963 The Runaway
 1963 Carry on Cabby
 1963 Carry On Jack
Ancient Carrier
 1963 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
 1963 West 11
Man on Stairs (uncredited)
 1963 Heavens Above!
Salvation Army Major
 1963 The Day of the Triffids
Greenhouse Watchman
 1963 Bootsie and Snudge (TV Series)
 1961-1963 Sykes and A... (TV Series)
 1963 The Avengers (TV Series)
 1963 The Swingin' Maiden
Sidney Webb
 1962 Harpers West One (TV Series)
Mr. Watkins
 1962 It's a Living (TV Series)
Mr. Bishop
 1962 The Boys (uncredited)
 1962 The Phantom of the Opera
The Dwarf
 1962 Two and Two Make Six
Sevenhills City Council Official (uncredited)
 1962 Carry on Cruising
Passenger (uncredited)
 1962 Studio 4 (TV Series)
Thomassen / Party-Goer
 1961 A Chance of Thunder (TV Series)
Left-luggage Attendant
 1961 Roommates
Street Musician - Drummer
 1961 Carry on Regardless
Advertising Man (uncredited)
 1961 Feet of Clay
 1960 The Dickie Henderson Show (TV Series)
 1955-1960 The Vise (TV Series)
John / O'Brian / Porter / ...
 1960 The Risk
Pin Table Man
 1960 A French Mistress (uncredited)
 1960 Carry on, Constable (uncredited)
 1960 Two Way Stretch
 1960 Garry Halliday (TV Series)
 1959 Suddenly, Last Summer
A Patient (uncredited)
 1959 Top Floor Girl (uncredited)
 1959 A Woman's Temptation (uncredited)
 1959 I'm All Right Jack
 1959 The Ugly Duckling
Small Man
 1959 The Cyril Fletcher Show (TV Series)
 1959 Idol on Parade
Man in Cinema (uncredited)
 1959 Man in a Cocked Hat
Onlooker (uncredited)
 1959 The Life and Death of Sir John Falstaff (TV Series)
A Traveller
 1959 Quatermass and the Pit (TV Mini-Series)
3rd Journalist
 1958 The Square Peg
Extra (uncredited)
 1958 Happy Is the Bride
 1958 Prescription for Murder
Extra (uncredited)
 1958 Onion Boys (TV Series)
 1957 The Strange Case of Dr. Manning
Herbert (uncredited)
 1957 Just My Luck
2nd Gas Man (uncredited)
 1957 Lucky Jim
Glee Singer
 1956-1957 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Little man / Prisoner
 1957 Hell Drivers
Gibson, Hawlett Paymaster (uncredited)
 1957 Life at Stake
Process Server
 1957 Kill Me Tomorrow
 1957 The Good Companions
Mr. Droke
 1957 Brothers in Law
Hearse Attendant
 1956 The Big Money
Post Office Clerk (uncredited)
 1956 Stars in Your Eyes
Man on Stairwell (uncredited)
 1956 Up in the World
Man in Queue (uncredited)
 1956 My Wife's Family (uncredited)
 1956 Hra o zivot
 1956 A Touch of the Sun
Ministry of Health Official (uncredited)
 1956 Potts in Parovia (TV Series)
 1956 New Ramps for Old (TV Series)
 1956 Invitation to the Dance
Man Exiting Stage Door in 'Ring Around the Rosy' (uncredited)
 1956 Jumping for Joy
Man in Phone Box During Fight (uncredited)
 1956 Private's Progress
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1955 Postmark for Danger
Dorking's Customer (uncredited)
 1955 Man of the Moment
Extra (uncredited)
 1955 Quentin Durward
Hunchback (uncredited)
 1955 Quatermass II (TV Mini-Series)
 1955 The Blakes (TV Mini-Series)
 1955 One Way Out
Music Shop Customer (uncredited)
 1955 Value for Money
Extra (uncredited)
 1955 Dead by Morning
Police Photographer
 1955 See How They Run
Extra (uncredited)
 1955 The Glass Tomb
Man Eating Sandwich (uncredited)
 1955 The Brain Machine
Personnel Manager (as Dan Wilson)
 1955 One Good Turn
Number 14 (uncredited)
 1954 The Strange Case of Blondie (Short)
 1954 Radio Cab Murder
Second Bank Nighwatchman (uncredited)
 1954 Time Is My Enemy (uncredited)
 1954 Up to His Neck
Friday's Husband (uncredited)
 1954 Crest of the Wave
Extra (uncredited)
 1954 Man with a Million
Photographer (uncredited)
 1953 Trouble in Store
Onlooker (uncredited)
 1953 The Saint's Girl Friday
Man Waiting for Telephone Booth (uncredited)
 1953 Sailor of the King
Waiter (uncredited)
 1953 Bad Blonde
Audience Member with Thick Glasses (uncredited)
 1952 Holiday Week
Mr. Slaughter
 1952 The Floating Dutchman
Herring (uncredited)
 1952 Miss Robin Hood (uncredited)
 1952 Tonight at 8:30
Call Boy (segment "Red Peppers")
 1952 Vampire Over London
Hitchcock - the butler
 1952 Treasure Hunt (uncredited)
 1952 Whispering Smith Investigates
Small Tough
 1952 Man Bait
Mushroom Book Customer (uncredited)
 1951 The Magic Box
Undetermined Role (uncredited)
 1951 High Treason
Glass Collector (uncredited)
 1950 Seven Days to Noon
Sandwich-Board Man (uncredited)
 1949 The Gay Lady
Bert (uncredited)
 1949 Marry Me
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1949 The History of Mr. Polly
Mr. Clamp (uncredited)
 1948 It's Hard to Be Good
Fighting Neighbour (uncredited)
 1948 Bond Street
Extra (uncredited)
 1948 My Sister and I
 1948 Vice Versa
Jury Foreman (uncredited)
 1947 The Mark of Cain
Extra (uncredited)
 1947 The Hills of Donegal
Stage Manager (uncredited)
 1946 Beware of Pity
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1945 The Agitator
Office Worker (uncredited)
 1944 Don't Take It to Heart!
Reporter in Court (uncredited)
 1944 The Hundred Pound Window
Mike - Reporter (uncredited)
 1944 The Volunteer
Carpenter (uncredited)
 1943 Adventure for Two
Army Bandmaster (uncredited)
 1943 My Learned Friend
Stagehand (uncredited)
 1943 The Dummy Talks (uncredited)
 1943 We Dive at Dawn
Cigarette Customer (uncredited)
 1941 Atlantic Ferry
Extra (uncredited)
 1941 Quiet Wedding
Bookstall Customer (uncredited)
 1941 Love on the Dole
Man at Demonstration (uncredited)
 1940 To Hell with Hitler
Parker - Dinky Do (uncredited)
 1939 Inquest
Jury Member (uncredited)
 1937 The Vicar of Bray (uncredited)
 1937 Song of the Forge
Albert Meek
 1936 Apron Fools (Short)
 1936 Love in Exile
Bespectacled Man in Palace Kitchen (uncredited)
 1936 Pal O'Mine (Short) (uncredited)
 1936 Polly's Two Fathers (Short)
Lord Stockridge
 1935 Lucky Dogs (Short)
 1935 Things Are Looking Up
Drummer in Band (uncredited)
 1935 Play Up the Band
 1935 Birds of a Feather
 1935 The Love Test
 1935 Joy Ride
Tommy (uncredited)
 1935 City of Beautiful Nonsense
Extra (uncredited)
 1934 Her Song of Love
 1934 Those Were the Days
Tom Richardson (uncredited)
 1934 The Unholy Quest
 1934 Love, Life & Laughter (uncredited)
 1933 Britannia of Billingsgate (uncredited)
 1933 Facing the Music (uncredited)
 1933 Lucky Blaze
 1933 Oh for a Plumber! (Short)
 1933 The Woman in Command
Customer at Coffee Stall (uncredited)
 1932 The Bailiffs (Short)
Butcher's boy
 1932 His Lordship
Man Listening to the Speech (uncredited)
 1932 The Merry Men of Sherwood (Short) (uncredited)
 1932 Heroes of the Mine
Ponyboy (uncredited)
 1931 Out of the Blue
Man in Leopard Skin (uncredited)
 1931 Splinters in the Navy
Call Boy
 1931 Sally in Our Alley
Boy Delivering Fish (uncredited)
 1931 Third Time Lucky (uncredited)
 1930 Bed and Breakfast
Theodore (uncredited)
 1930 The Woman from China
Cabin boy
 1930 The Dizzy Limit
 1929 Would You Believe It!
Restaurant customer
 1929 The Broken Melody (uncredited)
 1928 Double Dealing (Short)
 1928 What Next?
 1928 Shooting Stars
 1928 Wait and See
 1926 The Fighting Gladiator (Short)
J.C. Heenan
 1926 Windsor Castle (Short)
 1925 A Mercenary Motive (Short)
 1924/II After Dark (Short)
Undetermined Minor Role (uncredited)
 1924 The Cavern Spider (Short)
 1923 Always Tell Your Wife (Short)
Office Boy
 1923 Through Fire and Water
 1914 Always Tell Your Wife (Short)
Office Boy (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Dan Wilson


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Bespectacled British character actor, in films from 1922, as meek public servants,professional men or busybodies. Appeared in most films made by the Boulting brothers.

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