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John Wyse (I) (1904–1989)

John Wyse was born on November 24, 1904 in Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, England as John Anthony Wyse. He was an actor, known for Danger Man (1960), Doctor Who (1963) and Theatre Parade (1936). He was married to Jonquil Antony. He died in March 1989 in Hove, East Sussex, England. See full bio »


(age 84) in Hove, East Sussex, England, UK

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Danger Man Julio Ventura
Doctor Who Dr. Percival
Theatre Parade Rafi / Orsino
BBC Sunday-Night Play Sir Anthony Absolute


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 1972 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Dr. Percival
- The Time Monster: Episode Three (1972) ... Dr. Percival
- The Time Monster: Episode Two (1972) ... Dr. Percival
- The Time Monster: Episode One (1972) ... Dr. Percival
 1972 Clouds of Witness (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Murbles
- Episode #1.5 (1972) ... Mr. Murbles
- Episode #1.3 (1972) ... Mr. Murbles
- Episode #1.1 (1972) ... Mr. Murbles
 1972 Justice (TV Series)
Henry Bottesford
- A Duty to the Court (1972) ... Henry Bottesford
 1967 The Informer (TV Series)
The Earl of Weirsly
- A Mouthful of Silver Spoons (1967) ... The Earl of Weirsly
 1966 Blackmail (TV Series)
Sir William Embers
- The Haunting of Aubrey Hopkiss (1966) ... Sir William Embers
 1965 Jury Room (TV Series)
Foreman / Mr. Justice Darling - The Judge
- The Chicken Farm Mystery (1965) ... Foreman
- The Side of Mercy (1965) ... Mr. Justice Darling - The Judge
 1962 Thirty Minute Theatre (TV Series)
- Dare to Be a Daniel (1962) ... Henderson
 1962 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Series)
Sir Anthony Absolute
- The Rivals (1962) ... Sir Anthony Absolute
 1961 Boyd Q.C. (TV Series)
- Messing About in Boats (1961) ... President
 1961 They Met in a City (TV Series)
Mr. Mayhew
- The Spanish Waiter (1961) ... Mr. Mayhew
 1961 Danger Man (TV Series)
Julio Ventura
- The Contessa (1961) ... Julio Ventura
 1956 The Fourpenny Box (TV Movie)
The Rev. Arthur Vellacott
 1951 Puck of Pook's Hill (TV Series)
Sir Richard
- Old Men at Pevensey (1951) ... Sir Richard
- Young Men at the Manor (1951) ... Sir Richard
 1938 Cyrano de Bergerac (TV Movie)
Comte de Guiche
 1938 The Importance of Being Earnest (TV Movie)
John Worthing, J.P.
 1937 Theatre Parade (TV Series)
Rafi / Orsino
- Hassan: Part 2 (1937) ... Rafi
- Hassan: Part 1 (1937) ... Rafi
- Twelfth Night (1937) ... Orsino
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 2011 The U.N.I.T Family: Part Two (Video documentary short)
 2008 The Ties That Bind Us (Video documentary short)
Dr. Percival

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He acted in the Stratford Festival at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford, England with George Hayes, Anew McMaster, Rachel Kempson, Fabia Drake, Madge Compton, Laidman Browne, and Alice O'Day in the cast. W. Bridges Adams was director. See more »

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In his book "Flaws In The Glass: A Self Portrait", Patrick White described him: "As a man John was something of a dandy, as an actor a Gielgud (John Gielgud) manqué. He had flair as a director and should have gone farther than he did if life had not tangled his possibilities". See more »

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