British actor who obtained fame for the Norman Pitkin group of comedy films he produced between 1953 and 1966. Afterwards in his profession, he made an appearance in Last of the summertime Wines and Coronation Road. He worked within a marketing communications center for the United kingdom Army during Globe Battle II. He earned a BAFTA Prize for some Promising Newcomer in Film for his 1953 humor, Trouble WAITING FOR YOU. He was wedded to dancer Freda Isobel Simpson from 1947 to 1969. Charlie Chaplin once known as him his preferred clown.