Michael Medwin (English Actor) Bio, Wiki, Age, Died, Wife, Family, Career and Life, Net Worth, Partial filmography, Cause Of Death

Michael Medwin (Actor) Bio, Wiki, Age, Died, Wife, Family, Career and Life, Net Worth, Partial filmography, Cause Of Death

Michael Medwin Biography

Michael Hugh Medwin OBE is an English Actor and producer of films. He was born in London, England, on 18th July 1923. He made his first appearance on the stage in 1940. Medwin died February 26, 2020.

Michael Medwin Age

He Was 96 years old

Michael Medwin Life and Career

Medwin was born in London. He had been educated at Canford College, Dorset, and Fischer Institute, Montreux, Switzerland. He made his first appearance on the stage in 1940.

The West End theatre appearances from Medwin include Man and Superman, The Rivals, Love for Love, Duckers and Lovers, Alfie, St Joan of the Stockyards, and What the Butler Saw. He played a season at the National Theatre, including Arms of Joy (Ralph Makepeace), Volpone (Corvino), and The Madras Hotel. He has played at the Lyric Hammersmith in the Black Ball Game. He also played Lloyd Dallas in the early 1980s, in one of the casts of Noises Off’s long running production.

He is probably best known for his role in the BBC television detective series Shoestring as radio boss Don Satchley and portraying Scrooge’s nephew Fred in the musical film version of “A Christmas Carol,” Scrooge, as well as his role in The Army Game, a British television comedy series from the late 1950s and early 1960s. He took the theme tune from The Army Game into the UK Singles Chart in 1958, with Bernard Bresslaw, Leslie Fyson, and Alfie Bass, where it peaked at number 5.

He played Colin’s boss Mr Langley (of the Langley Book Of Horror) as well as his appearance in Shoestring in the Mel Smith comedy series Colin’s Sandwich. He made numerous film appearances before turning to film production, including Carry On Nurse (1959) and The Longest Day (1962). Charlie Bubbles (1967), directed by Finney, and Lindsay Anderson’s If…. are among the films he produced for Memorial Enterprises, a company he established with actor Albert Finney. (1968), which won the Cannes Film Festival at the Palmed’Or. He has worked on O Lucky Man with Anderson again! (1973), continuing the story of the character of Mick Travis from their earlier movie. Mr. Medwin was quoted several times as saying “I knew at a young age I was going to be an actor: acting has always been in my bones” He also said that Charles Laughton and Edward G. Robinson were the two greatest influences in his life of acting, and that being awarded the O.B.E. (Officer of the Order of the British Empire), in the 2005 Queens Birthday Honor List for Drama Services is the greatest thing ever happened to him.

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His work as play producer includes Spring and Port Wine, Alpha Beta, A Day in Joe Egg’s Death, Forget Me Not Lane and Another Country. In 1988, Medwin founded with David Pugh Limited, a theatrical production company in the West End and Broadway, of which he is still the chairman.

Michael Medwin Award

In the 2005 Queen’s Birthday Honours List, he received the O.B.E. (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) for his drama services.

Michael Medwin Marriage

Medwin Medwin
married Sunny Sheila Back.

Michael Medwin Cause of Death

At the age of 96, British actor Michael Medwin died in Bournemouth hospital.

He was a prolific supporting player who appeared in movies with Michael Caine, Sean Connery and Albert Finney, best known for playing radio station boss Don Satchley in TV’s Shoestring.

Michael Medwin Partial filmography

  • Piccadilly Incident (1946) as Radio operator (uncredited)
  • The Root of All Evil (1947) as Minor Role (uncredited)
  • The Courtneys of Curzon Street (1947) – Edward Courtney
  • Black Memory (1947) as Johnnie Fletcher
  • An Ideal Husband (1947) as Duke of Nonesuch
  • Night Beat (1947) as Rocky
  • Anna Karenina (1948) as Kitty’s Doctor
  • Call of the Blood (1948) as Medical student (uncredited)
  • Just William’s Luck (1948) as Spiv
  • My Sister and I (1948) as Charlie
  • Woman Hater (1948) as Harris
  • Look Before You Love (1948) as Emile Garat
  • Another Shore (1948) as Yellow
  • William Comes to Town (1948) as Reporter
  • Operation Diamond (1948) as Sullivan
  • Forbidden (1949) as Cabby
  • The Queen of Spades (1949) as Hovaisky
  • For Them That Trespass (1949) as Len, Herbie’s bar pal
  • Helter Skelter (1949) as Man Giving BBC Boxing Talk (uncredited)
  • Trottie True (1949) as Monty. Marquis of Maidenhead
  • Boys in Brown (1949) as Alf ‘Sparrow’ Thompson
  • Children of Chance (1949)
  • Someone at the Door (1950) as Ronnie Martin
  • Trio (1950) as Steward (in segment Mr. Know-All)
  • The Lady Craved Excitement (1950) as Johnny
  • Shadow of the Past (1950) as Dick Stevens
  • The Long Dark Hall (1951) as Leslie Scott
  • Four in a Jeep (1951) as Sergeant Harry Stuart
  • Curtain Up (1952) as Jerry Winterton
  • Love’s a Luxury (1952) as Dick Pentwick
  • Miss Robin Hood (1952) as Ernest
  • Top Secret (1952) as Smedley
  • Hindle Wakes (1952) as George Ackrody
  • Street Corner (1953) as Chick Farrar
  • Genevieve (1953) as Father to be (uncredited)
  • The Oracle (1953) as Timothy Balke
  • Malta Story (1953) as Ramsey, CO ‘Phantom’ Squadron (uncredited)
  • Spaceways (1953) as Dr. Toby Andrews
  • The Intruder (1953) as Ginger Edwards
  • Bang! You’re Dead (1954) as Bob Carter
  • The Green Scarf (1954) as Teral
  • The Teckman Mystery (1954) as Martin Teckman
  • The Harassed Hero (1954) (uncredited)
  • Above Us the Waves (1955) as Smart
  • Doctor at Sea (1955) as Sub-lieutenant Trail
  • Charley Moon (1956) as Alf Higgins
  • A Hill in Korea (1956) as Pvt. Docker
  • Checkpoint (1956) as Ginger
  • Doctor at Large (1957) as Dr. Charles Bingham
  • The Steel Bayonet (1957) as Lt. Vernon
  • The Duke Wore Jeans (1958) as Copper
  • The Wind Cannot Read (1958) Officer Lamb
  • I Only Arsked! (1958) as Cpl. Springer
  • The Heart of a Man (1959) as Sid
  • Carry On Nurse (1959) as Ginger
  • Crooks Anonymous (1962) as Ronnie Bassett
  • The Longest Day (1962) as Pvt. Watney
  • It’s All Happening (1963) as Max Catlin
  • Kali Yug: Goddess of Vengeance (1963) as Capt. Walsh
  • Il mistero del tempio indiano (1964) as Capt. Walsh
  • Night Must Fall (1964) as Derek
  • Rattle of a Simple Man (1964) as Ginger
  • I’ve Gotta Horse (1965) as Hymie Campbell
  • 24 Hours to Kill (1965) as The Crew: Tommy Gaskell
  • The Sandwich Man (1966) as Sewer Man
  • A Countess from Hong Kong (1967) as John Felix
  • Privilege (1967) as Jackman (uncredited)
  • Spring and Port Wine (1970) as Driver at Traffic Lights (uncredited)
  • Scrooge (1970) as Nephew Fred
  • O Lucky Man! (1973) as Army Captain / Power station Technician / Duke of Belminster
  • Law and Disorder (1974) as Man in Cab
  • Pogled in potkrovlija (1976) as Ian Faulkner
  • The Sea Wolves (1980) as Radcliffe
  • Britannia Hospital (1982) as Theatre Surgeon
  • The Jigsaw Man (1983) as Milroy
  • Never Say Never Again (1983) as Doctor at Shrublands
  • Sleepwalker (1984) as Waiter
  • Hôtel du Paradis (1986) as English Productor
  • Just Ask for Diamond (1988) as The Professor
  • The Fool (1990) as Mr. Wells
  • Staggered (1994) as Sarah’s Father
  • Alice Through the Looking Glass (1998) as Red King
  • Fanny and Elvis (1999) as Registrar
  • The Duchess (2008) as Speechmaker
  • Framed (2008) as Dr. Louie Farraday

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