Patrick Wymark (1920–1970)


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British character actor with radio and stage experience from 1951. Studied at University College in London and learned acting at the Old Vic Theatre School. Toured South Africa in 1952 and subsequently appeared in many Shakespearean roles in Stratford-upon-Avon. Busy television actor from the late 1950's, popular as ruthless tycoon John Wilder in ... See full bio »

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(age 50) in Melbourne, Australia

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Known For

Where Eagles Dare Col. Turner
(1968)
Repulsion Landlord
(1965)
The Battle of Britain Air Vice Marshal Trafford Leigh-Mallory
(1969)
(1971)

Filmography

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 1972 Chelovek s drugoy storony
Christian Holm
 1971 The Blood on Satan's Claw
The Judge
 1970 Hans Christian Andersen (TV Movie)
The Mandarin / The Emperor
 1970 Cromwell
The Earl of Strafford
 1970 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
Attorney General
- Lilly: Part 2 (1970) ... Attorney General
 1969 The Battle of Britain
Air Vice Marshal Trafford Leigh-Mallory
 1965-1969 The Power Game (TV Series)
Sir John Wilder / Sir John Wilder, Special Envoy
- Mergers (1969) ... Sir John Wilder, Special Envoy
- Triangles (1969) ... Sir John Wilder, Special Envoy
- Drinks on Sunday (1969) ... Sir John Wilder, Special Envoy
- The New Minister (1969) ... Sir John Wilder, Special Envoy
- The Heart Market (1969) ... Sir John Wilder, Special Envoy
 1968 Where Eagles Dare
Col. Turner
 1968 The Champions (TV Series)
Gen. Gomez
- Operation Deep-Freeze (1968) ... Gen. Gomez
 1968 Witchfinder General
Cromwell
 1968 Howerd's Hour (TV Movie)
Black Patch Paddy
 1968 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Joe Malkin, M.P. / Hubert / The Judge / ...
- Public and Confidential (1968) ... Joe Malkin, M.P.
- The Detour (1968) ... Hubert
- The Judge (1968) ... The Judge
- The Father (1968) ... The Captain
 1962-1967 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Bertie / Miles Parker QC / Tom Delahunty / ...
- Top of the Ladder (1967) ... Bertie
- Four of Hearts #4: Summertime Ends Tonight (1965) ... Miles Parker QC
- Four of Hearts #3: This Year's Girl (1965) ... Tom Delahunty
- Four of Hearts #1: Tilt (1965) ... Ernie Wagstaffe
 1967 Woman Times Seven
Henri (segment "At The Opera")
 1966 The Psychopath
Inspector Holloway
 1965 The Skull
Anthony Marco
 1965 Repulsion
Landlord
 1965 The Secret of Blood Island
Major Jocomo
 1965 Operation Crossbow
Prime Minister Winston Churchill
 1965 Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
Jephro Rucastle
- The Copper Beeches (1965) ... Jephro Rucastle
 1963-1965 The Plane Makers (TV Series)
John Wilder
- The Firing Line (1965) ... John Wilder
- Appointment in Brussels (1964) ... John Wilder
- The Salesmen (1964) ... John Wilder
- The Flying Frigates (1964) ... John Wilder
- It's a Free Country: Isn't It? (1964) ... John Wilder
 1964 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Sigismonda Pandolfo Malatesta
- Malatesta (1964) ... Sigismonda Pandolfo Malatesta
 1964 The Finest Hours (Documentary)
Churchill (voice)
 1964 Children of the Damned
Commander
 1963 The Magical World of Disney (TV Series)
Joseph Ransley
- The Scarecrow of Romney Marsh: Part 3 (1963) ... Joseph Ransley
- The Scarecrow of Romney Marsh: Part 2 (1963) ... Joseph Ransley
- The Scarecrow of Romney Marsh: Part 1 (1963) ... Joseph Ransley
 1963 Dr. Syn, Alias the Scarecrow
Joseph Ransley
 1962-1963 The Scales of Justice (TV Series)
Barrister / Mr. Godfrey
- The Invisible Asset (1963) ... Barrister (uncredited)
- A Woman's Privilege (1962) ... Mr. Godfrey
 1963 West 11
Father Hogan
 1963 About Religion (TV Series)
Barabbus
- The Night Before the Execution (1963) ... Barabbus
 1962-1963 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Royston Land-Price / Manny Barnes
- The Invasion (1963) ... Royston Land-Price
- The Sin Shifter (1962) ... Manny Barnes
 1963 As You Like It (TV Movie)
Touchstone
 1963 Moonstrike (TV Series)
Abess
- Five Hours to Kill (1963) ... Abess
 1963 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
Nicolai
- Our Man in Moscow (1963) ... Nicolai
 1963 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Father Joseph
- The Paleto Confession (1963) ... Father Joseph
 1960-1963 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Series)
Lt Heemskirk / Surette
- Freya of the Seven Isles (1963) ... Lt Heemskirk
- Twentieth Century Theatre: Colombe (1960) ... Surette
 1962 Thirty Minute Theatre (TV Series)
- The Typewriter (1962)
 1962 Man of the World (TV Series)
Downing
- The Mindreader (1962) ... Downing
 1962 The Cruel Necessity (TV Movie)
Oliver Cromwell
 1962 They Hanged My Saintly Billy (TV Movie)
William Palmer
 1962 The Cherry Orchard (TV Movie)
Semion Panteleyevich Epihodov, a clerk
 1961 Sir Francis Drake (TV Series)
Captain Williams
- The Garrison (1961) ... Captain Williams
 1961 Drama 61-67 (TV Series)
Boucard
- Drama '61: The Takers (1961) ... Boucard
 1960 Danger Man (TV Series)
Ortiz
- An Affair of State (1960) ... Ortiz
 1960 The Concrete Jungle
Sol
 1959 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Sir Charles Worgan
- What the Public Wants (1959) ... Sir Charles Worgan
 1959 World Theatre (TV Mini Series)
Mayor / Danton
- Brand (1959) ... Mayor
- Danton's Death (1959) ... Danton
 1958 The Black Arrow (TV Series)
Lawless
- The Last Arrow (1958) ... Lawless
- With the Enemy (1958) ... Lawless
- Attack (1958) ... Lawless
- The Room Over the Chapel (1958) ... Lawless
- The Outlaws (1958) ... Lawless
 1958 Television World Theatre (TV Series)
Menelaus
- Women of Troy (1958) ... Menelaus
 1956 Tales from Soho (TV Series)
Dusty
- The Ladder (1956) ... Dusty
 1955 Othello (TV Movie)
Montano
 1955 The Merry Wives of Windsor (TV Movie)
Host of the Garter Inn
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Other Works:

He acted in John Mortimer's play, "The Judge," at the Theatre Royal in Brighton, Sussex, England with Patience Collier, Michael Pennington, and Ernest Clark in the cast. Stuart Burge was director. See more »

Spouse:

Olwen Wymark  (his death)  (4 children)

Children:

Jane Wymark
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Trivia:

He died just as the film he was currently appearing in, Cromwell (1970), was about to be released in the U.S. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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