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John Le Mesurier

Friday, 5th April 1912 - Tuesday, 15th November 1983
Bedford
England


Gentle, slightly flustered British comic actor. Always welcome in anything. Finest 1/2 hours as Sgt. Wilson in Dad's Army.


Marvellous History of St. Bernard
Seigneur de Miolans
1938
Escape From Broadmoor
Pendicost aka 'Langford'
1948
Old Mother Riley's New Venture
Karl
1949
Dark Interval
Cedric, the butler
1950
Drayton Case
Divisional Superintendent Henley
1953
Blue Parrot
Carson
1953
Desert Mice
Staff Colonel
1954
Stranger From Venus
Official On Phone
(uncredited)
1954
Police Dog
Inspector
1955
Battle of the River Plate
Rev. George Groves, HMS Exeter
1956
Baby and the Battleship
Aide
1956
Admirable Crichton
Cook
1957
Brothers in Law
Judge Ryman
1957
Good Companions
1957
Happy is the Bride
1957
Gideon's Day
Prosecuting Counsel
1958
Blood of the Vampire
Judge
1958
Another Time, Another Place
Dr. Aldridge
1958
I Was Monty's Double
Adjutant R.A.P.C.
1958
Law and Disorder
Sir Humphrey Pomfret
1958
Moonraker
Oliver Cromwell
1958
Blind Spot
1958
Too Many Crooks
Magistrate
1959
Touch of Larceny
Admiral (uncredited)
1959
Wreck of the Mary Deare
M.O.A. Lawyer
1959
Lady is a Square
Fergusson
1959
Follow a Star
Birkett
1959
Carlton-Browne of the F.O.
1959
Jack the Ripper
Dr. Tranter
1959
I'm All Right Jack
Waters
1959
Our Man in Havana
Louis, Headwaiter
1959
Shake Hands With the Devil
British General
1959
Ben-Hur
Doctor
1959
Hound of the Baskervilles
Barrymore
1959
Doctor in Love
Dr. Mincing
1960
Day They Robbed the Bank of England
Green
1960
Captain's Table
Sir Angus
1960
Pure Hell of St. Trinians
Minister of Education
1960
Never Let Go
Pennington
1960
Operation Amsterdam
1960
Bulldog Breed
Prosecuting counsel
1960
School for Scoundrels
Head Waiter
1960
Village of Daughters
Don Calogere
1961
Night We Got the Bird
Clerk of the Court
1961
Hair of the Dog
Sir Mortimer Gallant
1961
Operation Snafu
Hixon
1961
On the Fiddle
Hixon
1961
Invasion Quartet
The Colonel
1961
Very Important Person
Piggott
1961
Why Bother to Knock
Father
1961
Go to Blazes
Fisherman
1961
Five Golden Hours
Doctor Alfieri
1961
I Like Money
Blackmailer
1962
Jigsaw
Mr. Simpson
1962
Main Attraction
Bozo
1962
Only Two Can Play
Salter
1962
Wrong Arm of the Law
Assistant Commissioner
1962
Waltz of the Toreadors
Vicar
1962
Punch and Judy Man
The Sandman
1963
Pink Panther
Defense Attorney
1963
Mouse on the Moon
British Delegate
1963
In the Cool of the Day
1963
Never Put it in Writing
Adams
1964
Moon-Spinners
Anthony Gamble
1964
Operation Crossbow
British Army Officer (scenes deleted)
1965
Liquidator
Chekhov
1965
Masquerade
1965
Agent 8 3/4
Roger Allsop
1965
War Gods of the Deep
Reverend Jonathan Ives
1965
Where the Spies are
MacGillivray
1965
Early Bird
Golf partner (colonel)
1965
Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines
French Painter
1965
Wrong Box
Dr. Slattery
1966
Bang, Bang, You're Dead!
George Lillywhite
1966
Casino Royale
M's driver
1966
Finders Keepers
Mr. X
1966
Sandwich Man
Religious Sandwich Man
1966
Eye of the Devil
Dr. Monnet
1967
25th Hour
Tribunal President
1967
Cuckoo Patrol
Gibbs
1967
Salt and Pepper
Col. Woodstock
1968
Midas Run
Wells
1969
Magic Christian
Sir John
1969
Italian Job
Governor
1969
On a Clear Day You Can See Forever
Pelham
1970
Doctor in Trouble
Purser
1970
Dad's Army
Sgt. Wilson
1972
Au Pair Girls
Mr. Wainwright
1972
Alf Garnett Saga
Mr. Frewin
1972
Barry McKenzie Holds His Own
English Emigrant
1974
Confessions of a Window Cleaner
Inspector Radlett
1974
Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother
Lord Redcliff
1975
Jabberwocky
Chamberlain
1977
Stand Up Virgin Soldiers
1977
Who is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe?
Dr. Deere
1978
Rosie Dixon, Night Nurse
Sir Archibald MacGregor
1978
Unidentified Flying Oddball
Sir Gawain
1979
Shillingbury Blowers
1980
Fiendish Plot of Dr. Fu Manchu
Perkins
1980
Married Man
Eustace Lough
1984
Passionate Pilgrim
Narrator
1984

Centre Play
The Flight Fund
Uncle Edward
75
Happy Holidays
Episode #1.1
Mr. Mulberry
07/10/1954
Happy Holidays
Episode #1.2
Mr. Mulberry
07/24/1954
Happy Holidays
Episode #1.3
Mr. Mulberry
08/07/1954
Happy Holidays
Episode #1.4
Mr. Mulberry
08/21/1954
Happy Holidays
Episode #1.5
Mr. Mulberry
09/04/1954
Happy Holidays
Episode #1.6
Mr. Mulberry
09/18/1954
Hancock's Half Hour
The Lawyer: The Crown v James S.
Lord Chief Justice Williams
12/02/1957
Hancock's Half Hour
The New Nose
Dr. Francis Worthington
01/16/1959
Hancock's Half Hour
The Horror Serial
Colonel
01/30/1959
BBC Comedy
Gala Opening
03/07/1959
Hancock's Half Hour
The Servants
Colonel Winthrop
03/27/1959
Hancock's Half Hour
Lord Byron Lived Here
National Trust official
10/09/1959
Interpol Calling
The Long Weekend
Monsieur Iamprou
10/11/1959
Hancock's Half Hour
The Cruise
Ship's Captain
10/30/1959
Hancock's Half Hour
The Cold
Doctor Callaghan
03/04/1960
Hancock's Half Hour
The East Cheam Centenary
04/29/1960
Danger Man
An Affair of State
Alvarado
11/13/1960
Hancock's Half Hour
The Lift
The Air Marshall
06/16/1961
Ghost Squad
Death from a Distance
Volgu
11/04/1961
Armchair Theatre
A Tune on the Old Tax Fiddle
Mr. Elvin
12/17/1961
Dial RIX
What a Drag
George Frampton
10/05/1962
Mr. Justice Duncannon
Brief to Counsel
Mr. Justice Hoop
01/25/1963
This is Your Life
Hattie Jacques
Himself
02/12/1963
Comedy Playhouse
A Clerical Error
Caleb Bullrush
04/05/1963
Armchair Theatre
Long Past Glory
Harry
11/17/1963
Avengers
Mandrake
Dr. Macombie
01/25/1964
Festival
The Lady of the Camellias
de Giray
02/12/1964
Festival
The Master of Santiago
Don Bernal de la Encina
02/26/1964
Armchair Mystery Theatre
The Blackmailing of Mr S
Mr. Sparrow
07/26/1964
Thorndyke
A Case of Premeditation
Pembury
10/10/1964
Comedy Playhouse
Barnaby Spoot And The Exploding Whoopee Cushion
Mr Bostock
05/28/1965
Comedy Playhouse
Memoirs Of A Chaise Longue
07/02/1965
Pardon the Expression
Big Hotel
Sir Charles Dobson
02/21/1966
Avengers
What the Butler Saw
Benson
02/22/1966
Wednesday Play
Macready's Gala
03/02/1966
Pardon the Expression
The Take-Over Bid
Sir Charles Dobson
03/28/1966
Thirty Minute Theatre
The Caramel Crisis
04/25/1966
Pardon the Expression
Thunderfinger: Part 1
Sir Charles Dobson
05/30/1966
Pardon the Expression
Thunderfinger: Part 2
Sir Charles Dobson
06/06/1966
Pardon the Expression
The Switched-On Scene
Sir Charles Dobson
06/13/1966
Adam Adamant Lives!
The Terribly Happy Embalmers
Velmer
08/04/1966
George and the Dragon
George Meets the Dragon
Colonel Maynard
11/19/1966
Thirty Minute Theatre
An Absolute Treasure
02/22/1967
Mr. Rose
The Jolly Swagman
Purser
03/17/1967
Troubleshooters
Some Days You Just Can't Win
Kemp
03/20/1967
George and the Dragon
The French Lesson
Colonel Maynard
06/03/1967
Dad's Army
The Man and the Hour
Sgt. Arthur Wilson
07/31/1968
Dad's Army
Museum Piece
Sgt. Arthur Wilson
08/07/1968
Dad's Army
Command Decision
Sgt. Arthur Wilson
08/14/1968
Dad's Army
The Enemy Within the Gates
Sgt. Arthur Wilson
08/28/1968
Dad's Army
The Showing Up of Corporal Jones
Sgt. Arthur Wilson
09/04/1968
Dad's Army
Shooting Pains
Sgt. Arthur Wilson
09/11/1968
Dad's Army
Operation Kilt
Sgt. Arthur Wilson
03/01/1969
Dad's Army
The Battle of Godfrey's Cottage
Sgt. Arthur Wilson
03/08/1969
Dad's Army
The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Walker
Sgt. Arthur Wilson
03/15/1969
Dad's Army
Sergeant Wilson's Little Secret
Sgt. Arthur Wilson
03/22/1969
Dad's Army
A Stripe for Frazer
Sgt. Arthur Wilson
03/29/1969
Dad's Army
Under Fire
Sgt. Arthur Wilson
04/05/1969
Mind of Mr. J.G. Reeder
The Investors
Joseph Bracher
06/11/1969
W. Somerset Maugham
The Creative Impulse
Albert Forrester
06/17/1969
Dad's Army
The Armoured Might of Lance Corporal Jones
Sgt. Wilson
09/11/1969
Dad's Army
Battle School
Sgt. Arthur Wilson
09/18/1969
Dad's Army
The Lion Has Phones
Sgt. Arthur Wilson
09/25/1969
Wednesday Play
The Last Train Through The Harecastle Tunnel
Judge Grayson
10/01/1969
Dad's Army
The Bullet is Not for Firing
Sgt. Arthur Wilson
10/02/1969
Dad's Army
Something Nasty in the Vault
Sgt. Arthur Wilson
10/09/1969
Dad's Army
Room at the Bottom
Sgt. Arthur Wilson
10/16/1969
Dad's Army
Big Guns
Sgt. Wilson
10/23/1969
Dad's Army
The Day the Balloon Went Up
Sgt. Arthur Wilson
10/30/1969
Dad's Army
War Dance
Sgt. Arthur Wilson
11/06/1969
Dad's Army
Menace from the Deep
Sgt. Wilson
11/13/1969
Dad's Army
Branded
Sgt. Arthur Wilson
11/20/1969
Dad's Army
Manhunt
Sgt. Arthur Wilson
11/27/1969
Dad's Army
No Spring for Frazer
Sgt. Arthur Wilson
12/04/1969
Dad's Army
Sons of the Sea
Sgt. Arthur Wilson
12/11/1969
ITV Saturday Night Theatre
Suffer Little Children
Henderson
01/03/1970
Comedy Playhouse
Haven of Rest
Mr. Prentice
03/01/1970
Dad's Army
The Big Parade
Sgt. Arthur Wilson
09/25/1970
Dad's Army
Don't Forget the Diver
Sgt. Arthur Wilson
10/02/1970
Dad's Army
Boots, Boots, Boots
Sgt. Arthur Wilson
10/09/1970
Dad's Army
Sergeant, Save My Boy
Sgt. Arthur Wilson
10/16/1970
Dad's Army
Don't Fence Me In
Sgt. Arthur Wilson
10/23/1970
Dad's Army
Absent Friends
Sgt. Arthur Wilson
10/30/1970
Dad's Army
Put That Light Out
Sgt. Arthur Wilson
11/06/1970
Dad's Army
The Two and a Half Feathers
Sgt. Arthur Wilson
11/13/1970
Dad's Army
Mum's Army
Sgt. Wilson
11/20/1970
Dad's Army
The Test
Sgt. Wilson
11/27/1970
Dad's Army
A. Wilson (Manager) ?
Sgt. Arthur Wilson
12/04/1970
Dad's Army
Uninvited Guests
Sgt. Arthur Wilson
12/11/1970
Dad's Army
Fallen Idol
Sgt. Arthur Wilson
12/18/1970
Class by Himself
The Thumb of Barnaby Locke
Lord Shepton
01/14/1971
Paul Temple
Paper Chase
West
06/09/1971
A. P. Herbert's Misleading Cases
What is a Snail?
Mr Mason
08/06/1971
Play for Today
Traitor
Adrian Harris
10/14/1971
Goodies
Farm Fresh Food
Uncle Tom
12/10/1971
Dad's Army
Battle of the Giants
Sgt. Arthur Wilson
12/27/1971
Dad's Army
Getting the Bird
Sgt. Arthur Wilson
05/19/1972
Dad's Army
A Soldier's Farewell
Sgt. Arthur Wilson
06/02/1972
Dad's Army
The Desperate Drive of Lance Corporal Jones
Sgt. Arthur Wilson
06/16/1972
Dad's Army
The King was in His Counting House
Sgt. Arthur Wilson
06/23/1972
Dad's Army
If the Cap Fits...
Sgt. Arthur Wilson
06/30/1972
Class by Himself
A Rolls Is a Rolls Is a Rolls
Lord Bleasham
09/13/1972
Class by Himself
The Bleasham Memoirs
Lord Bleasham
09/20/1972
Sykes
Uncle
Lord Hetherington
09/21/1972
Class by Himself
Restoration Comedy
Lord Bleasham
09/27/1972
Class by Himself
Guess Who's Coming to Lunch?
Lord Bleasham
10/04/1972
Dad's Army
Asleep in the Deep
Sgt. Arthur Wilson
10/06/1972
Class by Himself
The Servant Problem
Lord Bleasham
10/11/1972
Dad's Army
Keep Young and Beautiful
Sgt. Arthur Wilson
10/13/1972
Class by Himself
The Bath Chap
Lord Bleasham
10/18/1972
Armchair Theatre
Anywhere But England, Old Boy
Freddie
10/31/1972
Dad's Army
All is Safely Gathered In
Sgt. Arthur Wilson
11/03/1972
Dad's Army
When Did You Last See Your Money?
Sgt. Arthur Wilson
11/10/1972
Dad's Army
Brain versus Brawn
Sgt. Arthur Wilson
11/17/1972
Dad's Army
Brush with the Law
Sgt. Arthur Wilson
11/26/1972
Dad's Army
Round and Round Went the Great Big Wheel
Sgt. Arthur Wilson
12/01/1972
Dad's Army
Time On My Hands
Sgt. Arthur Wilson
12/08/1972
Comedy Playhouse
Marry the Girls
Luke Elms
02/01/1973
Thriller
File It Under Fear
Stubbs
06/02/1973
Black and Blue
Rust
Sir Henry
09/04/1973
Dad's Army
The Deadly Attachment
Sgt. Arthur Wilson
10/31/1973
Dad's Army
My British Buddy
Sgt. Arthur Wilson
11/07/1973
Dad's Army
The Royal Train
Sgt. Arthur Wilson
11/14/1973
Dad's Army
We Know Our Onions
Sgt. Arthur Wilson
11/21/1973
Dad's Army
Things That Go Bump in the Night
Sgt. Arthur Wilson
12/05/1973
Dad's Army
The Recruit
Sgt. Arthur Wilson
12/12/1973
Dad's Army
The Godiva Affair
Sgt. Arthur Wilson
06/12/1974
Dad's Army
Man of Action
Sgt. Arthur Wilson
07/05/1974
Dad's Army
Turkey Dinner
Sgt. Arthur Wilson
11/10/1974
Dad's Army
The Captain's Car
Sgt. Arthur Wilson
11/17/1974
Dad's Army
High Finance
Sgt. Arthur Wilson
05/30/1975
Dad's Army
When You've Got to Go
Sgt. Arthur Wilson
06/06/1975
Dad's Army
Is There Honey Still for Tea?
Sgt. Arthur Wilson
09/19/1975
Dad's Army
Ring Dem Bells
Sgt. Arthur Wilson
07/03/1975
Dad's Army
Come In, Your Time is Up
Sgt. Arthur Wilson
07/10/1975
Dad's Army
The Face on the Poster
Sgt. Arthur Wilson
07/17/1975
Morecambe & Wise Show
Christmas Special
Sgt. Arthur Wilson
12/25/1977
Ripping Yarns
Roger of the Raj
10/24/1979
Dick Emery Show
Episode
01/05/1980
Worzel Gummidge
Very Good, Worzel
Baines
02/03/1980
British Shorts
Late Flowering Love
Narrator: Subaltern's Love Song
07/30/1981
Hi-De-Hi
Carnival Time
Hugo Buxton
11/07/1982




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