Michael Pertwee

Playwright, Screenwriter, Journalist
Former British journalist best known for his West End satirical farces such as "A Bit Between the Teeth", "She's Done It Again" and "Don't Just Lie There, Say Something" (which was later filmed). Pertwee wrote the ... Read more »
Born: 08/23/1916 in London, England, GB

Filmography

Writer (14)

Return of the Saint 1979 - 1980 (TV Show)

Writer

One More Time 1969 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Saint 1963 - 1969 (TV Show)

Writer

Salt and Pepper 1968 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Strange Bedfellows 1964 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Cavern 1964 (Movie)

(From Story)

The Cavern 1964 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Mouse on the Moon 1962 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

It Started in Naples 1960 (Movie)

(From Story)

The Love Specialist 1958 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Too Many Crooks 1958 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Naked Truth 1957 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Happy Ever After 1954 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Biography

Former British journalist best known for his West End satirical farces such as "A Bit Between the Teeth", "She's Done It Again" and "Don't Just Lie There, Say Something" (which was later filmed). Pertwee wrote the screenplays for "Laughter in Paradise" (1951), "Mouse on the Moon" (1963) and the adaptation of "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" (1966) with Melvin Frank.

Relationships

Roland Pertwee

Father

Jon Pertwee

Brother
born July 7, 1919 in Londonappeared on Broadway in "There's a Girl in My Soup"

EDUCATION

attended Sherborne School, France

Milestones

1938

First screenplay, "Crackerjack/Man With 100 Faces

1937

Entered industry

Appeared on panel of British game programs

Co-author and co-presenter of many BBC plays and serials

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