Derek Francis

Actor
British by birth, Derek Francis was an accomplished actor who appeared in a variety of Hollywood films. Francis began his acting career appearing in various films, such as the Stephen Boyd drama "Lisa" (1962), the ... Read more »
Born: 11/07/1923 in Brighton, England, GB

Filmography

Actor (15)

Pope John Paul II 1983 - 1984 (TV Show)

Actor

Great Expectations 1981 - 1982 (TV Show)

Actor

The Wicked Lady 1982 (Movie)

Lord Kingsclere (Actor)

Electric Eskimo 1978 (Movie)

Kroll (Actor)

Jabberwocky 1977 (Movie)

Bishop (Actor)

To the Devil, a Daughter 1975 (Movie)

Bishop (Actor)

Scrooge 1970 (Movie)

Portly Gentleman (Actor)

Carry on Loving 1969 (Movie)

Bishop (Actor)

Say Hello to Yesterday 1969 (Movie)

Park Keeper (Actor)

The Statue 1969 (Movie)

Sanders (Actor)

Carry on Doctor 1968 (Movie)

Sir Edmund Burke (Actor)

The Tomb of Ligeia 1964 (Movie)

Lord Trevanion (Actor)

Lisa 1962 (Movie)

Detective Inspector (Actor)

A Christmas Carol (TV Show)

Actor

Murder Motel (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

British by birth, Derek Francis was an accomplished actor who appeared in a variety of Hollywood films. Francis began his acting career appearing in various films, such as the Stephen Boyd drama "Lisa" (1962), the crime flick "The Criminal" (1962) with Stanley Baker and the Vincent Price adaptation "The Tomb of Ligeia" (1965). He also appeared in the Frankie Howerd comedy "Carry on Doctor" (1968) and the comedy "Carry on Loving" (1970) with Sidney James. His film career continued throughout the seventies in productions like the comedy "Say Hello to Yesterday" (1970) with Jean Simmons, "Scrooge" (1970) with Albert Finney and the comedy "The Statue" (1970) with David Niven. He also appeared in "To the Devil, a Daughter" (1976). He also appeared in the TV special "Murder Motel" (ABC, 1974-75). Toward the end of his career, he continued to act in "Jabberwocky" (1977) with Michael Palin, "Electric Eskimo" (1979) and "The Wicked Lady" (1983). He held additional roles in television including a part on "Great Expectations" (1981). He also was featured in the TV movie "Pope John Paul II" (CBS, 1983-84). Francis last appeared in "A Christmas Carol" (CBS, 1984). Francis passed away in March 1984 at the age of 61.

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