Lockwood West

Actor
British-born Lockwood West was a beloved actor, well-known for his memorable performances on the Hollywood movie screen. West kickstarted his acting career in various films such as the Richard Attenborough comedy ... Read more »
Born: 07/28/1905 in Birkenhead, UK

Filmography

Actor (14)

The Last Place on Earth 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Actor

Jane Eyre 1984 - 1985 (TV Show)

Actor

Young Sherlock Holmes 1985 (Movie)

Curio Shop Owner (Actor)

The Dresser 1982 (Movie)

Geoffrey Thornton (Actor)

Count Dracula and His Vampire Bride 1978 (Movie)

Freeborne (Actor)

Upstairs, Downstairs 1974 (TV Show)

Actor

One Brief Summer 1970 (Movie)

Herbert (Actor)

A Dandy in Aspic 1968 (Movie)

Quince (Actor)

Bedazzled 1967 (Movie)

St Peter (Actor)

The Leather Boys 1965 (Movie)

Reggie's Father (Actor)

The Running Man 1963 (Movie)

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The Man Who Could Cheat Death 1958 (Movie)

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The Mark of the Hawk 1958 (Movie)

Magistrate (Actor)

Jane Eyre (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

British-born Lockwood West was a beloved actor, well-known for his memorable performances on the Hollywood movie screen. West kickstarted his acting career in various films such as the Richard Attenborough comedy "Private's Progress" (1956), the Sidney Poitier drama "The Mark of the Hawk" (1958) and "The Man Who Could Cheat Death" (1959) with Anton Diffring. He also appeared in the Laurence Harvey crime drama "The Running Man" (1963). His passion for acting continued to his roles in projects like the dramatic adaptation "The Leather Boys" (1966) with Rita Tushingham, the comedic fantasy "Bedazzled" (1967) with Peter Cook and the Laurence Harvey thrilling adaptation "A Dandy in Aspic" (1968). His work around this time also included a part on the TV movie "Jane Eyre" (NBC, 1970-71). In the latter half of his career, he tackled roles in the drama "One Brief Summer" (1970) with Felicity Gibson, "Count Dracula and His Vampire Bride" (1978) and the dramatic adaptation "The Dresser" (1983) with Albert Finney. He also worked in television during these years, including a part on "The Last Place on Earth" (PBS, 1985-86). West more recently acted in "Young Sherlock Holmes" (1985). West passed away in March 1989 at the age of 84.

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