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Hugh Williams


Actor who was simply a mainstay of early Uk cinema with assignments in notable movies such as for example David Copperfield in 1935, Wuthering Levels in 1939, and Key Objective in 1942. He produced his film debut in 1930 as Charlie Wykeham in Charley’s Aunt, which he filmed among touring America using the play Journey’s End. 1932 proclaimed an impressive calendar year for him as he made an appearance in a complete of 6 movies. He married double, first to Gwynne Whitby and to Margaret Vyner. He previously a complete of five kids between your two. He starred alongside Ralph Richardson in YOUR DAY Will Dawn, also called the The Avengers in 1942.

Quick Facts

Date Of Birth March 6, 1904
Died December 7, 1969, London, United Kingdom
Place Of Birth England
Profession Movie Actor
Nationality British
Spouse Margaret Vyner, Gwynne Whitby
Children Simon Williams, Hugo Williams, Polly Williams
Movies Wuthering Heights, The Grass Is Greener, One of Our Aircraft Is Missing, Khartoum, The Dark Eyes of London, Secret Mission, An Ideal Husband, The Fake, Take My Life, The Romantic Age, Outcast Lady, The Day Will Dawn, A Girl in a Million, The Last Journey, Twice Upon a Time, Paper Orchid, Bank Holiday, The Blind Goddess, The Man Behind the Mask, Elizabeth of Ladymead, Inspector Hornleigh, Brief Ecstasy, Ships with Wings, The Intruder, Rome Express, The Holly and the Ivy, The Amateur Gentleman, David Copperfield, Gift Horse, All Men Are Enemies, Sorrell and Son, Dead Men Tell No Tales, White Face, Talk About Jacqueline, Her Last Affaire, A Gentleman of Paris, Let's Live Tonight, The Dark Stairway, Lieutenant Daring R.N., Night in Montmartre, Down Our Street, Elinor Norton, His Lordship Goes to Press, Star of My Night, Side Street Angel, The Perfect Crime, The Windmill, The Happy Family, Premiere, In a Monastery Garden, Gypsy
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1 Father of the poet Hugo Williams, actor Simon Williams, and actress Polly Williams.



ITV Saturday Night Theatre 1969 TV Series Lord Greham
Khartoum 1966 Lord Hartington
Theatre Night 1958-1959 TV Series Victor, Earl of Rhyall / Thomas Swinley
The New Adventures of Charlie Chan 1957-1958 TV Series Inspector Marlowe
Armchair Theatre 1958 TV Series
Plaintiff in a Pretty Hat 1956 TV Movie The Earl of Hewlyn
ITV Play of the Week 1956 TV Series Boris Trigorin
Rheingold Theatre 1956 TV Series Shayar
The Count of Monte Cristo 1956 TV Series Milet
Colonel March of Scotland Yard 1954 TV Series Harold Hartley
Star of My Night 1954 Arnold Whitman
The Intruder 1953 Tim
The Fake 1953 Sir Richard Aldingham
Twice Upon a Time 1953 James Turner
The Holly and the Ivy 1952 Richard Wyndham
Affairs of State 1952 TV Movie
Glory at Sea 1952 Captain David G. Wilson, Division Commander
BBC Sunday-Night Theatre 1951 TV Series Horace Giddens / Van Kane
Masterpiece Playhouse 1950 TV Series
Naughty Arlette 1949 Arnold Dickson
Paper Orchid 1949 Frank McSweeney
Elizabeth of Ladymead 1948 John Beresford in 1946
The Blind Goddess 1948 Lord Arthur Brasted
An Ideal Husband 1947 Sir Robert Chiltern
Take My Life 1947 Nicholas Talbot
A Girl in a Million 1946 Tony
Talk About Jacqueline 1942 Dr. Michael Thomas
Secret Mission 1942 Major Peter Garnett
The Avengers 1942 Colin Metcalfe
One of Our Aircraft Is Missing 1942 Frank Shelley - Observer / Navigator in B for Bertie
Ships with Wings 1942 Wagner
The Human Monster 1939 Det. Insp. Larry Holt
Dead Men Tell No Tales 1939 Detective Inspector Martin
Wuthering Heights 1939 Hindley
Inspector Hornleigh 1939 Bill Gordon, Ann's Brother
His Lordship Goes to Press 1938 Lord Bill Wilmer
Three on a Weekend 1938 Geoffrey
One Night in Paris 1938 Nissen, Rene
The Dark Stairway 1938 Dr. Thurlow
Dangerous Secrets 1937 Jim Wyndham
The Perfect Crime 1937 Charles Brown
Side Street Angel 1937 Peter
The Windmill 1937 Lt. Peter Ellington
Gypsy 1937 Brazil
The Happy Family 1936 Victor Hutt
The Man Behind the Mask 1936 Nick Barclay
The Last Journey 1936 Gerald Winter
The Amateur Gentleman 1936 Lord Ronald Meredith
Her Last Affaire 1935 Alan Heriot
Let's Live Tonight 1935 Brian Kerry
David Copperfield 1935 Steerforth
Lieut. Daring R.N. 1935 Lt. Bob Daring
Elinor Norton 1934 Tony Norton
Outcast Lady 1934 Gerald
All Men Are Enemies 1934 Tony Clarendon
The Acting Business 1933 Hugh
Sorrell and Son 1933 Kit Sorrell as an Adult
The Jewel 1933 Frank Hallam
Bitter Sweet 1933 Vincent
After Dark 1933 Richard Morton
Rome Express 1932 Tony
Insult 1932 Captain Ramon Nadir
Down Our Street 1932 Charlie Stubbs
Edgar Wallace's White Face the Fiend 1932 Michael Seeley
In a Monastery Garden 1932 Paul Ferrier
A Gentleman of Paris 1931 Gaston Gerrard
Night in Montmartre 1931 Philip Borell
Charley's Aunt 1930 Charlie Wykeham



ITV Play of the Week 1960-1963 TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Double Yolk 1963 TV Movie play
ITV Television Playhouse 1963 TV Series by - 1 episode
The Grass Is Greener 1960 play / screenplay
Theatre Night 1958-1959 TV Series play - 2 episodes
Plaintiff in a Pretty Hat 1956 TV Movie play



Simon och ekarna 2011 writer: "Två solröda segel Red Sails in the Sunset"
David Copperfield 1935 performer: "Lady Isabel and the Elf Knight" - uncredited



Somerset Maugham Hour 1960-1961 TV Series Himself - Host
Alan Melville Takes You from A-Z 1959 TV Series Himself
November Voyage 1955 TV Movie Himself
Showtime, U.S.A. 1950 TV Series Himself

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