Basil Dignam

Basil Dignam worked in a variety of genres and built up a diverse and reputable career. Dignam's career in acting began with his roles in various films like the comedy "Touch and Go" (1955) with Jack Hawkins, the drama ... Read more »
Born: 10/24/1905 in SheffieldUK

Filmography

Actor (27)

The Moonstone 1972 - 1973 (TV Show)

Actor

Young Winston 1972 (Movie)

Joseph Chamberlain (Actor)

10 Rillington Place 1970 (Movie)

Medical Board (Actor)

The Great White Hope 1970 (Movie)

English Official (Actor)

Laughter in the Dark 1969 (Movie)

Art Dealer (Actor)

The Games 1969 (Movie)

Weston (Actor)

Twisted Nerve 1969 (Movie)

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Assignment K 1968 (Movie)

Howlett (Actor)

Naked Evil 1965 (Movie)

Benson (Actor)

Rotten to the Core 1964 (Movie)

The General (Actor)

Where the Spies Are 1964 (Movie)

Maj Harding (Actor)

Heavens Above! 1962 (Movie)

Prisoner Governor (Actor)

Gorgo 1960 (Movie)

Admiral (Actor)

The Risk 1960 (Movie)

Dr Childs (Actor)

I'm All Right Jack 1959 (Movie)

Minister of Labor (Actor)

Man in a Cocked Hat 1959 (Movie)

Security Officer (Actor)

Room at the Top 1959 (Movie)

Priest (Actor)

Carry on Sergeant 1958 (Movie)

Specialist (Actor)

A Cry From the Streets 1957 (Movie)

Police Inspector (Actor)

Up the Creek! 1957 (Movie)

Captain Coombes (Actor)

Brothers in Law 1956 (Movie)

Judge Emery (Actor)

Finger of Guilt 1956 (Movie)

Doctor Gray (Actor)

Carrington V.C. 1955 (Movie)

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Private's Progress 1955 (Movie)

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Touch and Go 1954 (Movie)

Stevens (Actor)

Elizabeth R (TV Show)

Actor

The Six Wives of Henry VIII (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Basil Dignam worked in a variety of genres and built up a diverse and reputable career. Dignam's career in acting began with his roles in various films like the comedy "Touch and Go" (1955) with Jack Hawkins, the drama "Carrington V.C." (1955) with David Niven and "Private's Progress" (1956). He also appeared in the Richard Basehart suspenseful mystery "Finger of Guilt" (1956), "Brothers in Law" (1957) with Richard Attenborough and the Max Bygraves drama "A Cry From the Streets" (1958). His passion for acting continued to his roles in projects like "Man in a Cocked Hat" (1960), "The Risk" (1961) with Tony Britton and the Bill Travers sci-fi motion picture "Gorgo" (1961). He also appeared in the comedy "Heavens Above!" (1963) with Peter Sellers. During the latter half of his career, he tackled roles in the Hayley Mills thriller "Twisted Nerve" (1969), the dramatic adaptation "Laughter in the Dark" (1969) with Nicol Williamson and the sports drama "The Games" (1970) with Michael Crawford. He also appeared in "10 Rillington Place" (1970) and "The Great White Hope" (1970) with James Earl Jones. Dignam also acted in "Up the Creek!."

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