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James Hayter

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Biography

Lonuvla, India
The son of a police superintendent in India, the character actor James Hayter was educated in Scotland, where he was urged into acting by his headmaster. After one year (1924-5) at the Royal Academy of the Dramatic Arts in London, he performed in repertory theater, eventually appearing in The West End in such plays as "1066 and All That" and "French Without Tears." He made his film debut in 1936 and continued in films until World War II, when he served in the Royal Armoured Corps. Read more...

Actor

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Character: Music Hall Comic

Captain Boycott 1947

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Character: Inn landlord

Helter Skelter 1949

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Character: Carrell Quire

Dear Mr. Prohack 1949

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Character: Bert Fielding

It's a Wonderful World 1956

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Character: Mr. Bouncenboy

Keep It Clean 1956

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Character: Arab Shiek at Council

Lawrence of Arabia 1962

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Character: Mr. Jessop

Oliver! 1968

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Character: Butler to Berg

Song of Norway 1970

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Character: Doctor Murdoch

The Blue Lagoon 1949

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Character: Samuel Pickwick

The Pickwick Papers 1952

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Character: Able Seaman Higgins

Operation Disaster 1950

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Character: Tugboat Skipper

The Boy and the Bridge 1959

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