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Thorley Walters (Thorley Swinstead Walters)

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Biography

Teigngrace, England, UK
Son of a clergyman, the British character actor Thorley Walters was born in 1913 in Teigngrace, Devonshire, England. After stage experience, in which he played Shakespearean and light leading roles, he made his film debut in The Love Test (1935) and continued his early film career with numerous quota quickies. Walters quickly found his acting niche in comic parts and became a featured player in films. During the 1950s and 1960s, he made his name in the comedies of the Boulting Brothers (e.g., Private's Progress (1956), Man in a Cocked Hat (1959), Rotten to the Core (1965), et al. Read more...

Actor

Character: Captain Bootle

Private's Progress 1956

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Character: Raymond Courtney

Who Done It? 1956

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Character: Colonel Bellingham of the Bays

Carlton-Browne of the F.O. 1959

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Character: Colonel Edmonds - Chairman of the Governors

A French Mistress 1960

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Character: Tranquilax Executive

Heavens Above! 1963

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Character: Cmdr. Winters

Ring of Spies 1964

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Character: Martin Roth

The Psychopath 1966

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Character: Lawyer Patience

The Wrong Box 1966

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Character: Sir John Forrester

Twisted Nerve 1968

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Character: Gen. Jowett

The Last Shot You Hear 1969

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Character: Manager of Carlton Hotel

There's a Girl in My Soup 1970

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Character: Major Finn

Young Winston 1972

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Character: Bishop Harry

A Murder of Quality 1991

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Character: Sir Joshua Hoot QC

Misleading Cases 1967

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Character: Doughty Strove

Paradise Postponed 1986

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Character: the Magistrate

Minder 1979

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Character: Ned Quilley

The Little Drummer Girl 1984

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Character: General Moult

Just William 1976

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Character: Tufty Thessinger

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy 1979

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Character: Marcus Sedden

Thirty-Minute Theatre 1965

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Character: Colonel Bloodstock

Worzel Gummidge 1979

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Character: Lt. Col Tom Jarvis

Drama 61-67 1961

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Character: Major John Sholto

The Sign of Four 1983

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Character: Inspector Frisch

Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed 0

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