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Alastair Sim (Alastair George Bell Sim)

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Biography

Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
The son of Alexander Sim JP and Isabella McIntyre, Alastair Sim was educated in Edinburgh. Always interested in language (especially the spoken word) he became the Fulton Lecturer in Elocution at New College, Edinburgh University from 1925 until 1930. He was invited back and became the Rector of Edinburgh University (1948 - 1951). His first stage appearance was as Messenger in Othello at the Savoy Theatre, London. He went on to create some of the most memorable (usually comedic) roles in British films from 1936 until his death in 1976. Read more...

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Character: Charles Dimble

Cottage to Let 1941

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Character: Inspector Cockrill

Green for Danger 1946

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Character: Felix H. Wilkinson

Hue and Cry 1947

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Character: Father McKeogh

Captain Boycott 1947

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Character: Mr. Squales

London Belongs to Me 1948

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Character: Commodore Gill

Stage Fright 1950

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Character: Capt. William Paris

Folly to Be Wise 1953

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Character: Miss Amelia Fritton

Blue Murder at St. Trinian's 1957

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Character: Lord Wilcot

Left Right and Centre 1959

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Character: Bishop Lampton

The Ruling Class 1972

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Character: Stipendary Magistrate Mr. Swallow

Misleading Cases 1967

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Character: Millicent Fritton / Clarence Fritton

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