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Emrys Jones (actor)

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Cause of death  Heart Attack
Occupation  Actor

Name  Emrys Jones
Role  Actor
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Full Name  John Emrys W. Jones
Born  22 September 1915Manchester, England
Died  July 10, 1972, Johannesburg, South Africa
TV shows  The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Bat Out of Hell
Ex-spouse  Pauline Bentley, Anne Ridler
Movies  One of Our Aircraft Is Missing, The Small Back Room, The Trials of Oscar Wilde, Beware of Pity, Holiday Camp
Similar People  Emeric Pressburger, Michael Powell, David Lean, Alberto Cavalcanti, Ken Hughes

Emrys Jones (22 September 1915 – 10 July 1972) was an English actor.

Making his film debut in Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger's One of Our Aircraft Is Missing (1942), he developed a career in the British cinema of the 1940s. Due to his boyish looks he would often be cast as young innocents in films such as: The Wicked Lady (1945); The Rake's Progress (1945); Nicholas Nickleby (1947); and Powell and Pressburger's The Small Back Room (1949).

When he was relegated to second features in the 1950s he concentrated on his stage career, maturing into an accomplished character actor in the process. The latter half of his career was mostly spent on television in such programmes as Softly, Softly; Out of the Unknown; Dixon of Dock Green; Doomwatch; Z-Cars; and perhaps most memorably as 'The Master of the Land of Fiction' in the Doctor Who serial, The Mind Robber.

He was successively married to Anne Ridler and Pauline Bentley, and died of a heart attack in Johannesburg, South Africa in 1972.

Selected filmography

  • One of Our Aircraft Is Missing (1942)
  • The Shipbuilders (1943)
  • Give Me the Stars (1945)
  • The Wicked Lady (1945)
  • The Rake's Progress (1945)
  • Nicholas Nickleby (1947)
  • Holiday Camp (1947)
  • This Was a Woman (1948)
  • The Small Back Room (1949)
  • Dark Secret (1949)
  • Blue Scar (1949)
  • Deadly Nightshade (1953)
  • Three Cases of Murder (1955)
  • The Trials of Oscar Wilde (1960)
  • Serena (1962)
  • References

    Emrys Jones (actor) Wikipedia


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