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Alan Wheatley (II) (1907–1991)

Sharp-featured, incisive Surrey-born actor, whose trademark was a memorably mellifluous voice, which he used to great effect for impersonating a gallery of suave, urbane - often rather likeable - villains, rogues and assorted shady characters. Alan reinvented himself as an actor after abandoning his first profession as industrial psychologist. He ... See full bio »


(age 84) in London, England, UK

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 1970 Department S (TV Series)
- A Ticket to Nowhere (1970) ... Carter
 1969 The Avengers (TV Series)
- Who Was That Man I Saw You With? (1969) ... Dangerfield
 1967 Mystery Hall (TV Series)
Alex Ramsey
- Spring Trap (1967) ... Alex Ramsey
- False Bait (1967) ... Alex Ramsey
- Disturbed Waters (1967) ... Alex Ramsey
- The Double Blood-Knot (1967) ... Alex Ramsey
- The One That Got Away (1967) ... Alex Ramsey
 1967 The Baron (TV Series)
Lord Mountford
- The Edge of Fear (1967) ... Lord Mountford
 1966 Emergency-Ward 10 (TV Series)
Mr. Jackson
- Episode #1.943 (1966) ... Mr. Jackson
- Episode #1.942 (1966) ... Mr. Jackson
- Episode #1.941 (1966) ... Mr. Jackson
- Episode #1.940 (1966) ... Mr. Jackson
 1959-1966 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Hendry / Mr. Murdstone
- The One Eyed Monster (1966) ... Hendry
- Young David (1959) ... Mr. Murdstone
 1965 Tomorrow at Ten
Assistant Commissioner Bewley
 1958-1965 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Cardinal of Palermo / Felix Selinger / Jonathan Brewster
- The Successor (1965) ... Cardinal of Palermo
 1964-1965 Crane (TV Series)
Dr. Hilfe / Michaud
- The Man in the Gold Waistcoat (1965) ... Dr. Hilfe
- Man Without a Past (1964) ... Michaud
 1965 Secret Agent (TV Series)
- Such Men Are Dangerous (1965) ... Solicitor
 1964 They All Died Laughing
 1964 Escape by Night
Ronald Grey-Simmons
 1964 The Midnight Men (TV Series)
Prince Rohat
- The Man from Miditz (1964) ... Prince Rohat
 1964 The Protectors (TV Series)
James Benson
- Channel Crossing (1964) ... James Benson
 1964 Doctor Who (TV Series)
- The Ambush (1964) ... Temmosus
- The Escape (1964) ... Temmosus
 1961-1963 Maigret (TV Series)
Julien Chabot
- The Fontenay Murders (1963) ... Julien Chabot
- The Lost Sailor (1961)
 1963 It Happened Like This (TV Series)
- The Missing Line (1963) ... Hastings
 1963 Master Spy
Paul Skelton
 1961 Frederic Chopin (Short)
 1961 You Can't Win (TV Series)
- Professional Status (1961) ... Hearn
 1961 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
- Death by Choice (1961) ... Werner
 1961 The Shadow of the Cat
Inspector Rowles
 1961 Danger Man (TV Series)
- The Hired Assassin (1961) ... Alexis
 1960 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Dandy Henderson
- Two-Time Loser (1960) ... Dandy Henderson
 1960 An Arabian Night (TV Movie)
 1960 International Detective (TV Series)
Col. Duggan
- The Oakland Case (1960) ... Col. Duggan
 1960 Inn for Trouble
Harold Gaskin
 1959 A Farthing Damages (TV Movie)
Marcus Dane
 1958 The Duke Wore Jeans
King of Ritallia
 1957-1958 The New Adventures of Charlie Chan (TV Series)
Pietro Monti / Professor Ambrose
- The Man with a 100 Faces (1958) ... Pietro Monti
- No Holiday for Murder (1957) ... Professor Ambrose
 1957 Dead Easy (TV Movie)
 1950-1957 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Vere / Marquis of Conyngham / James Blenkinsop / ...
- Quartet (1957) ... Vere
- Prelude to Glory (1954) ... Marquis of Conyngham
- Mrs. Dot (1954) ... James Blenkinsop
- The Gay Lord Quex (1953) ... Frank Pollitt
 1956 The Count of Monte Cristo (TV Series)
Colonel Michelle / Bennet
- A Matter of Justice (1956) ... Colonel Michelle
- Bordeaux (1956) ... Bennet
 1956 Adventure Theater (TV Series)
- The Javanese Dagger (1956) ... Victor
 1956 The Wind of Heaven (TV Movie)
Mr. Pitter
 1956 Colonel March of Scotland Yard (TV Series)
- The Second Mona Lisa (1956) ... O'Brien
 1956 Jesus of Nazareth (TV Mini-Series)
Pontius Pilate
 1956 Rheingold Theatre (TV Series)
- Dimitrios (1956) ... Nicolis
 1955 Simon and Laura
Adrian Lee
 1954 Delayed Action
Mark Cruden
 1954 Heat Wave
Inspector MacLennan
 1954 The Diamond Wizard
Thompson Blake
 1954 The Javanese Dagger (Short)
 1953 Small Town Story
Nick Hammond
 1953 Rope (TV Movie)
Rupert Cadell
 1953 The Limping Man
Inspector Braddock
 1953 Spaceways
Dr. Smith
 1952 The Twelfth Brother (TV Short)
Pharaoh (6th July version)
 1951 The Inch Man (TV Series)
Tommy Mitzner
- Moments So Few (1951) ... Tommy Mitzner
 1951 Home to Danger
 1950 Treasures in Heaven (TV Movie)
Andrew Carne
 1950 Triple Bill (TV Movie)
 1950 Mrs. Dot (TV Movie)
James Blenkinsop
 1949 The Coventry Nativity Play (TV Movie)
 1949 For Them That Trespass
Librarian (uncredited)
 1949 It's Not Cricket
 1948 He That Should Come (TV Movie)
Jewish gentleman
 1948 Sleeping Car to Trieste
Karl / Charles Poole
 1948 King Lear (TV Movie)
King's Fool
 1948 Calling Paul Temple
Edward Lathom
 1948 Volpone (TV Movie)
Mosca, the fly
 1948 Devil's Plot
M.W. Kennedy, Nazi Dentist
 1948 Corridor of Mirrors
Edgar Orsen
 1947 The Coventry Nativity Play (TV Movie)
 1947 The End of the River
 1947 Edward II (TV Movie)
 1947 The Round Dozen (TV Short)
 1947 The Little Dry Thorn (TV Movie)
 1947 Jassy
Sir Edward Walker - Prosecuting Counsel
 1947 Caesar's Friend (TV Movie)
Judas, a man of Kerioth
 1947 Everyman (TV Movie)
Five Wits
 1946 Springtime
 1946 Appointment with Crime
Noel Penn
 1945 Notorious Gentleman
 1939 Mr. Jones Dines Out (TV Movie)
The waiter
 1939 Fiat Justitia (TV Movie)
 1939 Magic (TV Movie)
The Stranger
 1939 The Chance of a Lifetime (TV Movie)
Joe Bessano, an Italian waiter
 1939 Annajanska, the Bolshevik Empress (TV Movie)
 1939 Katharine and Petruchio (TV Movie)
 1939 Cæsar's Friend (TV Movie)
 1939 The Tempest (TV Movie)
 1939 Edna's Fruit Hat (TV Movie)
 1938 Julius Caesar (TV Movie)
 1938 The Gay Lord Quex (TV Movie)
 1936 The Conquest of the Air
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He acted in Ben Jonson's play, "Volpone", at the Westminster Theatre in London, England with Donald Wolfit, Mark Dignam, Niall MacGinnis and Rachel Kempson in the cast. Michael Macowan was the director. Peter Goffin was the designer. Edmund Rubbra was the musical director. See more »

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Has the distinction of being the first person to play the "Sheriff of Nottingham", whose TV show's episodes of The Adventures of Robin Hood (1955), survive to the present day. See more »

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