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Laurence Naismith (Lawrence Johnson)

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Biography

Thames Ditton, Surrey, England, UK
The British charactor actor Laurence Naismith was a Merchant Marine seaman before becoming an actor. He made his London stage debut in 1927 in the chorus of the musical "Oh, Boy." Three years later, he joined the Bristol Repertory and remained with them until the outbreak of World War II. After serving nine years in the Royal Artillery (with the final rank of Acting Battery Commander), Naismith returned to the stage and also made his film debut. His seafaring background came in handy in a number of film roles, including the steamboat captain in Mogambo (1953), Dr. Read more...

Actor

Character: Warder in Jail

Kind Hearts and Coronets 1949

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Character: Police Sergeant at Desk

Old Mother Riley Meets the Vampire 1952

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Character: Louis the Jailkeeper

Penny Princess 1952

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Character: Matt of the Mint

The Beggar's Opera 1953

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Character: Inspector Donaldson

Cosh Boy 1953

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Character: Walter Craddock

The Million Pound Note 1954

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Character: Dr. Bosman

Lust for Life 1956

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Character: Adm. Cross

The Man Who Never Was 1956

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Character: Kurt Vorn

The Extra Day 1956

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Character: Teo Zurbriggen

Third Man on the Mountain 1959

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Character: Mr. Town

The Criminal 1960

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Character: First Delegate

The 300 Spartans 1962

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Character: Admiral Blake

We Joined the Navy 1962

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Character: Reverend Angus Peddie

The Three Lives of Thomasina 1963

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Character: Sir John Bledlow

Deadlier Than the Male 1967

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Character: Mr. Cotty

Fitzwilly 1967

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Character: Professor Bromley

The Valley of Gwangi 1969

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Character: Prof. 'Cranky' Crankshaw

The Bushbaby 1969

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Character: Emperor Franz Josef I of Austria-Hungary

Fall of Eagles 1974

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Character: Arachesilaus

Cleopatra 1963

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Character: Judge Fulton

The Persuaders! 1971

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Character: Dr.Andrew Emmett McAllister

The Fugitive 1963

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Character: Major Panton

Court Martial 1954

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Character: Doctor Willers

Village of the Damned 1960

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Character: Gilly Bright

12 O'Clock High 1964

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Character: The Lord Stanley

Richard III 1955

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Character: Sgt. Braxton

I Believe in You 1952

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Character: Maj. Zurin

Tempest 1958

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Character: Hezrai

Solomon and Sheba 1959

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Character: Garrison Collier

Lancer 1968

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Character: Sir Henry Larnstein

Parallel Worlds: A User's Guide 0

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Character: Capt. Edward John Smith

La última noche del Titanic 0

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