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Desmond Walter-Ellis (1914–1994)

Desmond Walter-Ellis was born on September 16, 1914 in London, England as Desmond Roy Walter-Ellis. He was an actor and writer, known for The Ship Was Loaded (1957), The Avengers (1961) and Theatre Royal (1955). He was married to Edna Bache. He died on September 16, 1994 in Westminster, London. See full bio »

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Known For

The Ship Was Loaded Willy Oughton-Formby
The Avengers Manager
Theatre Royal Winkle
Beggar My Neighbour Gerald Garvey


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 1971 The Statue
Mr. Southwick
 1970 Paddy
Butcher's Apprentice
 1969 The Assassination Bureau
Equerry (uncredited)
 1968 The Avengers (TV Series)
- Game (1968) ... Manager
 1967-1968 Beggar My Neighbour (TV Series)
Gerald Garvey
- Drink to Me Only (1968) ... Gerald Garvey
- Whose Baby Are You? (1968) ... Gerald Garvey
- What About the Workers? (1968) ... Gerald Garvey
- Grey Flannel Lounge Suit (1968) ... Gerald Garvey
- Let Sleeping Dogs Lie (1968) ... Gerald Garvey
 1967 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
- The Memorandum (1967) ... Pillar
 1966 The Great St. Trinian's Train Robbery
Leonard Edwards (as Desmond Walter Ellis)
 1965 The Man in Room 17 (TV Series)
Milo Vine
- Out for a Duck (1965) ... Milo Vine
 1965 Summer Comedy Hour (TV Mini-Series)
Basil Dibley
- Almost a Honeymoon (1965) ... Basil Dibley
 1965 The World of Wooster (TV Series)
 1961 The Hellfire Club
Lord Chorley (as Desmond Walter Ellis)
 1955-1960 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Johanne / Lieutenant
- Bridge of Sighs (1960) ... Johanne
- Man of Destiny (1955) ... Lieutenant
 1958 Time Out for Peggy (TV Series)
Quentin Beers
- The Courtship (1958) ... Quentin Beers
- The Investor (1958) ... Quentin Beers
 1957 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Hubert Manning
- Ann Veronica (1957) ... Hubert Manning
 1957 The Ship Was Loaded
Willy Oughton-Formby
 1956 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Ferdinand Fane
- The Terror (1956) ... Ferdinand Fane
 1955 Theatre Royal (TV Series)
- Bardell vs. Pickwick (1955) ... Winkle
 1953 Reggie Little at Large (TV Series)
Reggie Little
- Episode #1.6 (1953) ... Reggie Little
- Episode #1.5 (1953) ... Reggie Little
- Episode #1.4 (1953) ... Reggie Little
- Law and Disorder (1953) ... Reggie Little
- Flat Spin (1953) ... Reggie Little
 1952 Penny Princess
Alberto - Captain of the guard
 1952 Penny Plain (TV Movie)
 1951 Kaleidoscope (TV Series)
Actor in These Are the Days segment
- Episode #5.13 (1951) ... Actor in These Are the Days segment
- Episode #5.12 (1951) ... Actor in These Are the Days segment
- Episode #5.11 (1951) ... Actor in These Are the Days segment
- Episode #5.10 (1951) ... Actor in These Are the Days segment
- Episode #5.9 (1951) ... Actor in These Are the Days segment
 1950 Don't Say Die
The Hon. Bertie Blarney
 1950 A Cup of Kindness (TV Movie)
Charlie Tutt
 1949 A Run for Your Money
Station Announcer
 1949 Cupid and the Commander (TV Movie)
Rex Hollins
 1949 Maytime in Mayfair
Mr. Shelley
 1949 A Word in Your Eye (TV Movie)
 1949 The Bear/The Carrier Pigeon (TV Short)
Grigory Stepanitch Smirnov
 1949 Jill Darling (TV Movie)
Jack Crawford / Pendleton Brookes
 1948 The Rivals (TV Movie)
Captain Absolute
 1948 Lady Luck (TV Movie)
Biff Morton
 1948 Tilly of Bloomsbury (TV Movie)
Percy Welwyn
 1948 Dandy Dick (TV Movie)
Major Tarver
 1948 Home and Beauty (TV Movie)
 1948 For the Love of Mike (TV Movie)
Conway Paton
 1948 Thark (TV Movie)
Ronald Gamble
 1947 Tons of Money (TV Movie)
Aubrey Allington
 1947 Telescope (TV Movie)
 1947 The Handle Bar (TV Series)
- Episode #1.3 (1947)
 1947 Rookery Nook (TV Movie)
Gerald Popkiss
 1947 Yes and No (TV Movie)
The Rev. Mr. Bagshott
 1947 A Cup of Kindness (TV Movie)
Charlie Tutt
 1947 The Princess and the Woodcutter (TV Short)
The Yellow Prince
 1946 Alice in Wonderland (TV Short)
Mad Hatter
 1946 The Magistrate (TV Movie)
Mr. Posket
 1946 The Proposal (TV Movie)
Show Show Writer (3 credits)
Show Show Self (6 credits)

Personal Details

Other Works:

He played Adrian in William Shakespeare's play, "The Tempest," at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Elsa Lanchester (Ariel), Marius Goring (Alonso), James Mason (Francisco), Evan John (Gonzalo), Dennis Arundell(Antonio), Ernest Hare (Sebastian), Charles Laughton, Ursula Jeans, Flora Robson, Roger Livesey, Peter Copley... See more »

Alternate Names:

Desmond Walter Ellis

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