Mark Dignam

Actor
British actor Mark Dignam made a name for himself on the big screen. In his early acting career, Dignam appeared in such films as "Beau Brummell" (1954) with Stewart Granger, the Dirk Bogarde comedy adaptation "Doctor ... Read more »
Born: 03/20/1909

Filmography

Actor (18)

On the Black Hill 1991 (Movie)

Reverend Lambert (Actor)

The Chain 1984 (Movie)

Ambrose (Actor)

Memoirs of a Survivor 1981 (Movie)

Newsvendor (Actor)

Dead Cert 1973 (Movie)

Clifford Tudor (Actor)

There's a Girl in My Soup 1970 (Movie)

Guest at Wedding Reception (Actor)

Hamlet 1969 (Movie)

Polonius (Actor)

Isadora 1968 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Charge of the Light Brigade 1968 (Movie)

Aircy (Actor)

The Taming of the Shrew 1967 (Movie)

Vincentio (Actor)

Tom Jones 1963 (Movie)

Lieutenant (Actor)

In Search of the Castaways 1962 (Movie)

(Actor)

Pure Hell of St. Trinian's 1960 (Movie)

Prosecuting Counsel (Actor)

Sink the Bismarck! 1960 (Movie)

Captain on 'Ark Royal' (Actor)

Doctor in the House 1955 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Prisoner 1955 (Movie)

Governor (Actor)

Beau Brummell 1954 (Movie)

Mr Burke (Actor)

Escapade (Movie)

Sykes (Actor)

The Story of David (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

British actor Mark Dignam made a name for himself on the big screen. In his early acting career, Dignam appeared in such films as "Beau Brummell" (1954) with Stewart Granger, the Dirk Bogarde comedy adaptation "Doctor in the House" (1955) and "The Prisoner" (1955). He also appeared in the Kenneth More dramatic adaptation "Sink the Bismarck!" (1960), the adaptation "In Search of the Castaways" (1962) with Maurice Chevalier and the comedic adaptation "Tom Jones" (1963) with Albert Finney. His film career continued throughout the sixties and the seventies in productions like the Richard Burton comedy adaptation "The Taming of the Shrew" (1967), the adaptation "Isadora" (1968) with Vanessa Redgrave and "The Charge of the Light Brigade" (1968). He also appeared in the Nicol Williamson dramatic adaptation "Hamlet" (1969), the comedic adaptation "There's a Girl in My Soup" (1970) with Peter Sellers and "Dead Cert" (1974) with Scott Antony. Toward the end of his career, he tackled roles in the Julie Christie drama "Memoirs of a Survivor" (1981), the Herbert Norville dramatic comedy "The Chain" (1985) and the drama "On the Black Hill" (1991) with Mike Gwilym. He also had a part in the TV miniseries "The Story of David" (1975-76). Dignam also acted in "Pure Hell of St. Trinian's." Mark Dignam passed away in September 1989 at the age of 80.

Milestones

1938

Broadway acting debut in "Oscar Wilde"

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