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Robert McDermott (I) (1908–1964)

Robert McDermott was born on March 19, 1908 in Poona, Bombay Presidency, British India as Robert MacDermot Barbour. He was an actor, known for Ask Me Another (1958), The Cost of Loving (1977) and Call Oxbridge 2000 (1961). He was married to Diana Morgan. He died on November 22, 1964 in London, England. See full bio »


(age 56) in London, England, UK

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Known For

The Cost of Loving Edgar Collins
Call Oxbridge 2000 Commentator
Play the Game Himself - Host


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 1977 The Cost of Loving (TV Series)
Edgar Collins
- Madge (1977) ... Edgar Collins
 1962 Emergency-Ward 10 (TV Series)
Radio Announcer
- Episode #1.501 (1962) ... Radio Announcer (voice)
 1961 Call Oxbridge 2000 (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1 (1961) ... Commentator
 1958 Ask Me Another (TV Series)
 1956 Who Done It?
Bit Part (uncredited)
 1942 Went the Day Well?
BBC Announcer (uncredited)
 1940 Neighbours Under Fire (Short) (voice)
Hide Hide Show Show Self (6 credits)
 1960 To Live and Learn (Documentary short)
 1952 How Does It End? (TV Series)
Himself - Introduction
- The Count of Monte Cristo (1952) ... Himself - Introduction (as Robert MacDermot)
- Northanger Abbey (1952) ... Himself - Introduction (as Robert MacDermot)
- A Tale of Two Cities (1952) ... Himself - Introduction (as Robert MacDermot)
- Westward Ho! (1952) ... Himself - Introduction (as Robert MacDermot)
- What Katy Did (1952) ... Himself - Introduction (as Robert MacDermot)
 1948-1952 Play the Game (TV Series)
Himself - Host
- Episode dated 18 May 1952 (1952) ... Himself - Host (as Robert MacDermot)
- Episode dated 28 December 1951 (1951) ... Himself - Host (as Robert MacDermot)
- Episode dated 2 October 1951 (1951) ... Himself - Host (as Robert MacDermot)
- Episode dated 23 September 1951 (1951) ... Himself - Host (as Robert MacDermot)
- Episode dated 4 July 1951 (1951) ... Himself - Host (as Robert MacDermot)
 1945 Night and Day (Documentary short)
Narrator (voice)
 1941 The Green Girdle (Documentary short)
Narrator (voice, as Robert MacDermot)
 1941 Ulster (Documentary short)
Himself - Commentator (as Robert MacDermot)

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Alternate Names:

Robert MacDermot

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A bit of a jack of all trades in the entertainment business, being a commentator, interviewer, actor, programme planner, Head of Story Department (J. Arthur Rank), Head of TV Drama (BBC) and author of stage revues and scripts. At one time or another he managed to be an executive on radio, screen, stage and TV!

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