Gibb McLaughlin (1884–1961)

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Gibb McLaughlin was born on July 19, 1884 in Sunderland, Tyne-and-Wear, England as George McLoughlin. He was an actor, known for Oliver Twist (1948), The Farmer's Wife (1928) and The Private Life of Henry VIII. (1933). He was married to Eleanor Morton. He died on June 30, 1961 in Kensington, London, England. See full bio »

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Known For

Oliver Twist Mr. Sowerberry
The Farmer's Wife Henry Coaker
The Private Life of Henry VIII. The French Executioner
Detective Lloyd Abdul - and Egyptian


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 1960 Hancock's Half Hour (TV Series)
Old man in Library
- The Missing Page (1960) ... Old man in Library
 1959 Charlie Drake (TV Series)
- The Man with the Golden Hand (1959) ... Grandpa
 1959 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
- The Younger Generation (1959) ... Arkwright
 1959 Too Many Crooks
Vicar (uncredited)
 1958 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Old Bank Cashier
- Do as I Do (1958) ... Old Bank Cashier
 1958 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Mr. Goss
- The Light Over the Window (1958) ... Mr. Goss
 1957 Your Past Is Showing
Old Man in TV Show Audience (uncredited)
 1957 Sea Wife
Club Porter
 1956 Who Done It ?
The Scientist
 1956 The Man Who Never Was
Club Porter
 1955 The Deep Blue Sea
 1955 The Brain Machine
Mr. Spencer Simon
 1954 Hobson's Choice
 1954 Man with a Million
Sir William Collinge (uncredited)
 1953 Wicked Wife
 1952 The Paris Express
Julius de Koster, Sr
 1952 Mr. Potts Goes to Moscow
 1952 The Pickwick Papers
 1952 The Promoter
 1951 I'll Never Forget You
Jacob (uncredited)
 1951 The Lavender Hill Mob
 1950 The Black Rose
 1950 Night and the City
Googin the Forger (uncredited)
 1949 The Queen of Spades
Bird seller
 1949 Jill Darling (TV Movie)
Sir Timothy Bunting
 1949 Once Upon a Dream
Mr. Pontefact I
 1948 Lady Luck (TV Movie)
Ezra Pettyjohn
 1948 Oliver Twist
Mr. Sowerberry
 1948 Thark (TV Movie)
 1948 No Orchids for Miss Blandish
Butler (uncredited)
 1945 Caesar and Cleopatra
High Priest (uncredited)
 1944 Champagne Charlie
Doctor at Duel (uncredited)
 1944 Give Us the Moon
 1943 My Learned Friend
 1943 At Dawn We Die
 1942 Much Too Shy
Revd. Sheepshanks (as Gibb Mc Laughlin)
 1942 The Young Mr. Pitt
George Selwyn (uncredited)
 1942 Spitfire
Sir Ian MacLaren (uncredited)
 1942 Courageous Mr. Penn
Indian Chief (as Gibb Mc Laughlin)
 1941 A Voice in the Night
Dr. Weiner
 1940 That's the Ticket
The Count
 1940 Spy for a Day
Col. Ludwig
 1940 Confidential Lady
 1939 Come on George!
Dr. MacGregor (as Gibb Mc Laughlin)
 1939 The Silver Box (TV Movie)
John Barthwick, M.P.
 1939 Inspector Hornleigh
Alfred Cooper, Pheasant Inn Porter
 1938 Hey! Hey! U.S.A!
Ship's Steward
 1938 Hold My Hand
Bank Manager
 1938 13 Men and a Gun
Col. Vlatin
 1938 Almost a Gentleman
Bartholomew Quist
 1938 Break the News
The Superintendent
 1938 Mystery of Room 13
Mr. J.G. Reeder
 1937 You Live and Learn
Mons. Duval
 1936 Irish for Luck
 1936 All In
Rev. Cuppleditch
 1936 Juggernaut
 1936 Where There's a Will
 1936 Broken Blossoms
Evil Eye
 1936 Two's Company
 1935 Hyde Park Corner
Sir Arthur Gannett
 1935 The Loves of Madame Dubarry
De Brissac
 1935 Alias Bulldog Drummond
 1935 Me and Marlborough
Old Soldier (as Gibb MacLaughlin)
 1935 Drake the Pirate
Don Enriquez
 1934 Swinging the Lead
Inigo Larsen
 1934 The Scarlet Pimpernel
The Barber
 1934 The Old Curiosity Shop
Sampson Brass (as Gibb Mc.Laughlin)
 1934 The Iron Duke
 1934 Power
Pancorgo (uncredited)
 1934 Scandals of Paris
Advertising Manager
 1934 Little Friend
 1934 April Blossoms
 1934 Chu-Chin-Chow
The Caliph's Vizier
 1934 The Church Mouse
Thomas Stubbings, Cashier
 1934 Dick Turpin
Governor of Newgate
 1934 Runaway Queen
General Korensky
 1934 The Rise of Catherine the Great
Bestujhev (as Gibb Maclaughlin)
 1933 High Finance
Sir Grant Rayburn
 1933 The Thirteenth Candle
Captain Blythe
 1933 Friday the Thirteenth
 1933 The Private Life of Henry VIII.
The French Executioner (as Gibb Mc.Laughlin)
 1933 Britannia of Billingsgate
 1933 No Funny Business
 1933 Bitter Sweet
The Footman
 1933 King of the Ritz
Baron Popov
 1932 The Temperance Fete
Mr. Hearty
 1932 Where Is This Lady?
Dr. Schilling
 1932 Money Means Nothing
Augustus Bethersyde
 1932 The Love Contract
 1932 L'Atlantide
Count Velovsky
 1932 The First Mrs. Fraser
 1932 Congress Dances
 1932 Magic Night
Max's Orderly
 1932 Detective Lloyd
Abdul - and Egyptian
 1931 Potiphar's Wife
Chauffeur (uncredited)
 1931 Jealousy
Littleton Pardmore
 1931 Sally in Our Alley
Jim Sears
 1931 Third Time Lucky
 1930 School for Scandal
 1930 The Brat
Bill Henshaw
 1930 The Woman from China
 1930 The W Plan
Pvt. McTavish
 1929 Power Over Men
Alexandre Billot
 1929 Kitty
The Electrician
 1929 The Silent House
Chang Fu
 1928/I Glorious Youth
 1928 The Price of Divorce
The Valet
 1928/II Eileen of the Trees
 1928 Not Quite a Lady
The Vicar
 1928 The Farmer's Wife
Henry Coaker
 1928 King's Mate
 1927 Poppies of Flanders
Shorty Bill
 1927 The Arcadians
Peter Doody
 1927 Madame Pompadour
Comte Maurepas
 1927 The House of Marney
 1926 London
Ah Kwang
 1926 Nell Gwyn
Duke of York
 1925 Should a Mother Tell (Short)
 1925 The Only Way
 1924 Odd Tricks (Short)
 1924 The Kensington Mystery (Short)
 1923 Constant Hot Water (Short)
Eardley Adams
 1923 Three to One Against (Short)
 1922 The Bohemian Girl
Captain Florenstein
 1922 The Pointing Finger
The Monk
 1921 The Road to London
The Count
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Alternate Names:

Gibb Mc Laughlin | Gibb MacLaughlin | Gibb Maclaughlin | Gibb Mc.Laughlin


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Skeletal, lugubrious, latterly prune-faced British character actor, in films from 1921. Started as a comedian and monologist in music halls. Popular on screen as a master of disguise, which allowed him to slip into just about any ethnic part or Dickensian role. Equally comfortable as sneering villain, dour undertaker or canny detective. Had a rare leading role as sleuth J.G.Reeder in Edgar ... See more »

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