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Bernard Lee

Friday, 10th January 1908 - Friday, 16th January 1981
London
England


Honey-voiced British actor with gravitas to spare. Invariably cast as policemen or civil servants of assorted ranks with his protrayal of M in the James Bond series the most defining.


Rhodes
Cartwright
1936
Frozen Limits
Bill McGrew
1939
Let George Do It
Oscar
1940
Spare a Copper
Jake
1940
Courtney Affair
Colonel Gascoyne
1947
Courtneys of Curzon Street
1947
Elizabeth of Ladymead
John (1903)
1948
Fallen Idol
Detective Hart
1948
Blue Lamp
Inspector Cherry
1949
Third Man
Sergeant Paine
1949
Quartet
Prison Visitor
1949
Last Holiday
Inspector Wilton
1950
Odette
Jack
1950
Operation Disaster
Commander Gates
1950
Cage of Gold
Inspector Grey
1950
Calling Bulldog Drummond
Colenol Webson
1951
Island Rescue
Brigadier
1951
Mr. Denning Drives North
Inspector Dodds
1951
White Corridors
Burgess
1951
Yellow Balloon
PC Chapman
1952
Gift Horse
A.S. 'Stripey' Wood
1952
Appointment With Venus
Brigadier
1952
Adventurers
O'Connell
1952
Sailor of the King
Petty Officer Wheatley
1953
Single Handed
Petty Officer 'Stokes' Wheatley
1953
Rainbow Jacket
Racketeer
1954
Purple Plain
Dr. Harris
1954
Crest of the Wave
Lofty Turner
1954
Beat the Devil
C.I.D.. Inspector
1954
Father Brown
Inspector Valentine
1954
Detective
1954
Out of the Clouds
Customs Officer
1955
Ship That Died of Shame
Customs Officer
1955
Spanish Gardener
Leighton Bailey
1956
Battle of the River Plate
Patrick G. G. Dove,
Master, MS Africa Shell
1956
Across the Bridge
Chief Inspector Hadden
1957
Fire Down Below
Dr Sam
1957
Dunkirk
Charles
1958
Nowhere to Go
Vic Sloane
1958
High Flight
1958
Key
1958
Man Upstairs
Thompson
1958
Angry Silence
Bert Connolly
1959
Danger Within
Lieutenant Colonel Huxley
1959
Web of Evidence
Patrick Mathry
1959
Kidnapped
Captain Hoseason
1960
Trouble in the Sky
1960
Secret Partner
Detective Superintendent Hanbury
1960
Clue of the Silver Key
Supt. Meredith
1961
Whistle Down the Wind
Mr. Bostock
1961
Cone of Silence
1961
Partners in Crime
Inspector Mann
1961
Dr. No
M
1962
Share Out
1962
L - Shaped Room
Charlie
1962
Ring of Treason
Henry Houghton
1963
Two Left Feet
Mr Crabbe
1963
From Russia With Love
M
1963
Fury at Smugglers Bay
Black John
1963
Saturday Night Out
George Hudson
1963
Goldfinger
M
1964
Dr. Terror's House of Horrors
Hopkins
1964
Amorous Adventures of Moll Flanders
Landlord
1965
Brain
1965
Thunderball
M
1965
Spy Who Came in From the Cold
Patmore
1965
Legend of Young Dick Turpin
1965
O.K. Connery
Commander Cunningham
1967
You Only Live Twice
M
1967
Clue of the Twisted Candle
Supt. Meredith
1968
On Her Majesty's Secret Service
M
1969
Crossplot
Chilmore
1969
Dulcima
Mr Gaskain
1971
Diamonds Are Forever
M
1971
Raging Moon
Uncle Bob
1971
Live And Let Die
M
1973
Man Who Died Twice
1973
Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell
Tarmut
1973
It's Not the Size That Counts
Barraclough
1974
Man with the Golden Gun
M
1974
Spy Who Loved Me
"M"
1977
Moonraker
M
1979
Dangerous Davies - The Last Detective
Sergeant Ben
1981
James Bond Story
Himself (archive footage)
1999

BBC Plays
Love from a Stranger
as Bruce Lovell
11/23/1938
ITV Television Playhouse
The Golden Fleece
as William Lotless
12/31/1955
ITV Television Playhouse
All Correct, Sir
12/13/1956
Armchair Theatre
Ernie Barger Is 50
02/08/1959
Armchair Theatre
Cold Fury
01/31/1960
Armchair Theatre
Nest of Four
05/15/1960
Edgar Wallace Mysteries
Clue of the Twisted Candle
as Supt. Meredith
09/09/1960
Espionage
Snow on Mount Kama
as John Neary
02/15/1964
Human Jungle
Ring of Hate
as Jim Garner
11/30/1964
Thursday Theatre
The Flowering Cherry
as Jim Cherry
01/07/1965
Thirty Minute Theatre
The Passenger
12/30/1965
Danger Man
The Man with the Foot
as Derringham
03/24/1966
Armchair Theatre
The Night Before the Morning After
as Daniel Whittaker
04/02/1966
Baron
Masquerade
as Morgan Travis
04/28/1966
Public Eye
Mercury in an Off-White Mac
as Detective Sergeant Davidson
02/24/1968
BBC Plays
Post Mortem
09/17/1968
Jazz Age
Post Mortem
as Sir James
09/17/1968
BBC Plays
Nothing Will Be The Same
11/06/1968
Wednesday Play
Nothing Will Be the Same
as Frank Lanton
11/06/1968
Journey to the Unknown
Poor Butterfly
as Ben Loker
01/09/1969
Champions
The Bodysnatchers
as Squires
02/19/1969
Persuaders
Someone Like Me
as Sam Milford
10/29/1971
Pathfinders
Codename Gomorrah
as Air Vice Marshal
12/13/1972
Thirty Minute Theatre
The Joke
08/09/1973
Play of the Month
The Skin Game
05/19/1974
Play of the Month
The School For Scandal
02/16/1975