Emlyn Williams

Actor, Playwright, Screenwriter
Versatile, diminutive, Welsh-born actor and playwright, most typically cast as put-upon working-class heroes and loyal pals. Among the Williams plays which were adapted to film were "Night Must Fall" and "The Corn Is ... Read more »
Born: 11/26/1905 in United Kingdom

Filmography

Actor (22)

Richard Burton: In From the Cold 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

Past Caring 1984 (Movie)

Edward (Actor)

David Copperfield 1969 - 1970 (TV Show)

Actor

The Walking Stick 1969 (Movie)

Jack Foil (Actor)

Eye of the Devil 1965 (Movie)

Alain (Actor)

The L-Shaped Room 1963 (Movie)

Dr Weaver (Actor)

I Accuse 1958 (Movie)

Emile Zola (Actor)

The Wreck of the Mary Deare 1958 (Movie)

Sir Wilfred Falcett (Actor)

The Deep Blue Sea 1955 (Movie)

Sir William Collyer (Actor)

The Magic Box 1950 (Movie)

(Actor)

Jamaica Inn 1938 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Citadel 1938 (Movie)

Owen (Actor)

The Stars Look Down 1938 (Movie)

Joe Gowlan (Actor)

Another Man's Poison (Movie)

"Dr." Henderson (Actor)

Deadly Game (TV Show)

Actor

Hatter's Castle (Movie)

Dennis (Actor)

Ivanhoe (Movie)

Wamba (Ivanhoe's squire) (Actor)

Jamaica Inn (Movie)

Harry the Peddler (Actor)

Major Barbara (Movie)

Snobby Price (Actor)

The Girl in the News (Movie)

Tracy (Actor)

The Iron Duke (Movie)

Bates (Actor)

Three Husbands (Movie)

Maxwell Bard (Actor)
Writer (7)

King Ralph 1991 (Movie)

("Headlong") (Source Material (from novel))

The Corn Is Green 1978 - 1979 (TV Show)

Play as Source Material

Night Must Fall 1964 (Movie)

(Play as Source Material)

Time Without Pity 1956 (Movie)

("Someone Waiting") (Play as Source Material)

Night Must Fall 1936 (Movie)

("Night Must Fall") (Play as Source Material)

The Man Who Knew Too Much 1933 (Movie)

dialogue (Writer (dialogue))

The Corn Is Green (Movie)

(Play Author)

Biography

Versatile, diminutive, Welsh-born actor and playwright, most typically cast as put-upon working-class heroes and loyal pals. Among the Williams plays which were adapted to film were "Night Must Fall" and "The Corn Is Green". He began in films in the early 1930s and made his last appearance in 1970's "The Walking Stick".

Relationships

Molly O'Shann

Wife
married in 1935 until her death in 1970

Richard Williams

Father

Mary Williams

Mother

Emlyn Williams

Son

EDUCATION

educated in Switzerland

Christ Church College, Oxford University

1927

Milestones

1948

Film directing debut, "The Last Days of Dolwyn"

1932

Film acting debut in "The Case of the Frightened Lady/Criminal at Large"

1927

Stage acting debut in London, "And So To Bed"; reprised role in NYC stage debut later that year

1925

First produced play "Vigil"

Bonus Trivia

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Williams received the Order of Commander of the British Empire in 1962.

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