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Percy Herbert

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Percy Herbert (31 July 1920 - 6 December 1992) was an English character actor who often played soldiers, most notably in The Bridge on the River Kwai, The Wild Geese and Tunes of Glory. However, he was equally at home in comedies (Barnacle Bill, Call Me Bwana, two Carry On films) and science fiction (One Million Years B.C., Mysterious Island). He also acted on television; he was a regular on the short-lived series Cimarron Strip, starring Stuart Whitman. Herbert was a soldier and prisoner of war during World War II, captured by the Japanese when they took Singapore. He was discovered by Dame Sybil Thorndike. Herbert died of a heart attack on 6 December 1992. Description above from the Wikipedia article Percy Herbert (actor), licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Jul 31, 1920 In London, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
54
First Appeared:
In the movie The Young Lovers 1954-08-24
Latest Project:
Series Fair Ground! 1983-01-11
Known For
Poster of Black Snake
Poster of The Worker
Poster of Quatermass II
Poster of Child in the House
Filmography
Series Fair Ground! 1983-01-11
Movie The Sea Wolves Dennison 1980-07-03
Movie The Wild Geese Keith 1978-07-05
Movie Hardcore Hubert 1977-03-17
Movie Valentino Studio Guard 1977-09-07
Movie One of Our Dinosaurs Is Missing Mr Gibbons 1975-07-09
Movie Craze Detective Constable Russet 1974-05-15
Movie Black Snake Joxer Tierney 1973-01-01
Movie The MacKintosh Man Taafe 1973-01-01
Movie Doomwatch Hartwell 1972-03-01
Movie The Fiend Commissionaire Jim Hudson 1972-04-30
Movie Captain Apache Moon 1971-10-27
Movie Man in the Wilderness Fogarty 1971-11-24
Movie One More Time Mander 1970-05-01
Movie Too Late the Hero Sgt. Johnstone 1970-05-20
Movie The Royal Hunt of the Sun Diego 1969-10-05
Movie The Viking Queen Catus 1967-03-25
Movie Tobruk Dolan 1967-02-07
Movie Casino Royale 1st Piper 1967-04-13
Series Cimarron Strip Mac Gregor 1967-09-07
Movie Island of the Burning Damned Gerald Foster 1967-05-01
Movie One Million Years B.C. Sakana 1966-12-01
Series The Worker 1965-02-27
Movie Bunny Lake Is Missing Policeman at Station 1965-10-03
Movie Carry On Cowboy Charlie, the Bartender 1965-11-26
Movie The Counterfeit Constable L'agent Baxter 1964-10-10
Movie Guns at Batasi Parkin 1964-10-30
Movie Call Me Bwana First Henchman 1963-06-14
Movie Carry On Jack Mr. Angel, the Bos'un 1963-11-01
Movie Dr. Syn, Alias the Scarecrow Dover Castle Jailer 1963-12-06
Movie Mutiny on the Bounty Matthew Quintal 1962-11-08
Series The Saint Unknown 1962-10-04
Movie Conquered City Sgt. Maj. Reed 1962-12-05
Movie The Guns of Navarone Sgt. Grogan 1961-04-27
Movie Mysterious Island Sgt. Pencroft 1961-12-18
Movie The Challenge Shop Steward 1960-01-01
Movie Tunes of Glory RSM Riddick 1960-08-16
Movie Idol on Parade 1959-03-24
Movie Don't Panic Chaps! Bolter 1959-01-01
Movie Serious Charge Mr Thompson 1959-04-30
Movie The Devil's Disciple Edict Sergeant 1959-08-20
Movie Yesterday's Enemy Wilkins 1959-09-10
Movie Tank Force 1st English Soldier 1958-04-22
Movie Sea Fury 1958-08-26
Movie Sea of Sand White 1958-11-04
Movie Quatermass II Paddy Gorman 1957-05-24
Movie The Bridge on the River Kwai Grogan 1957-10-02
Movie Barnacle Bill Tommy 1957-12-17
Movie Night of the Demon Farmer 1957-12-17
Movie Child in the House Det. Sgt. Taylor 1956-08-14
Movie A Hill in Korea Pvt. Moon 1956-09-18
Movie Tiger in the Smoke Copper 1956-11-27
Movie The Cockleshell Heroes Marine Lomas 1955-11-16
Movie The Young Lovers Richards (uncredited) 1954-08-24