Basil Dignam

Basil Dignam was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Dignam's early acting career consisted of roles in various films, such as "Touch and Go" (1955), the drama "Carrington V.C." (1955) with David Niven and ... Read more »
Born: 10/24/1905 in Sheffield, UK

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)

(Actor)

Touch and Go 1954 (Movie)

Stevens (Actor)

Elizabeth R (TV Show)

Actor

The Six Wives of Henry VIII (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Basil Dignam was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Dignam's early acting career consisted of roles in various films, such as "Touch and Go" (1955), the drama "Carrington V.C." (1955) with David Niven and the Richard Attenborough comedy "Private's Progress" (1956). He also appeared in the Richard Basehart mystery thriller "Finger of Guilt" (1956), "Brothers in Law" (1957) and the drama "A Cry From the Streets" (1958) with Max Bygraves. He continued to act in productions like the comedy "Man in a Cocked Hat" (1960) with Terry-Thomas, the comedy "I'm All Right Jack" (1960) with Peter Sellers and "The Risk" (1961). He also appeared in the Bill Travers sci-fi feature "Gorgo" (1961). In the latter half of his career, he continued to act in the thriller "Twisted Nerve" (1969) with Hayley Mills, the Nicol Williamson dramatic adaptation "Laughter in the Dark" (1969) and the sports drama "The Games" (1970) with Michael Crawford. He also appeared in the Richard Attenborough crime picture "10 Rillington Place" (1970) and "The Great White Hope" (1970) with James Earl Jones. Dignam last acted in the Simon Ward biopic "Young Winston" (1972). Dignam passed away in January 1979 at the age of 74.

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