Michael Ripper

Michael Ripper was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Ripper began his acting career with roles in such films as "The History of Mr. Polly" (1949) with John Mills, the dramatic comedy "Your Witness" ... Read more »
Born: 01/27/1913 in Portsmouth, UK

Filmography

Actor (37)

Jeeves and Wooster, Series II 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

Jeeves & Wooster 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Actor

No Surrender 1986 (Movie)

Tony Bonaparte (Actor)

Butterflies 1981 - 1982 (TV Show)

Actor

Danger on Dartmoor 1979 (Movie)

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Sammy's Super T-Shirt 1977 (Movie)

Gateman (Actor)

Taste the Blood of Dracula 1970 (Movie)

Cobb (Actor)

Dracula Has Risen From the Grave 1969 (Movie)

Max (Actor)

Mumsy, Nanny, Sonny & Girly 1969 (Movie)

Zoo Attendant (Actor)

Inspector Clouseau 1968 (Movie)

Frey (Actor)

The Great St. Trinian's Train Robbery 1966 (Movie)

Liftman (Actor)

The Spy Who Came in From the Cold 1965 (Movie)

Lofthouse (Actor)

The Phantom of the Opera 1962 (Movie)

Long-Faced Cabby (Actor)

Macbeth 1960 - 1961 (TV Show)

Actor

Circle of Deception 1960 (Movie)

Chauval (Actor)

The Brides of Dracula 1960 (Movie)

Coachman (Actor)

The Curse of the Werewolf 1960 (Movie)

Old Soaker (Actor)

The Pirates of Blood River 1960 (Movie)

Mac (Actor)

The Man Who Could Cheat Death 1958 (Movie)

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The Mummy 1958 (Movie)

Poacher (Actor)

Enemy From Space 1957 (Movie)

Ernie (Actor)

The Camp on Blood Island 1957 (Movie)

Driver (Actor)

The Revenge of Frankenstein 1957 (Movie)

Kurt (Actor)

Up the Creek! 1957 (Movie)

Decorator (Actor)

Woman in a Dressing Gown 1957 (Movie)

Pawnbroker (Actor)

1984 1956 (Movie)

Outer Party Orator (Actor)

Blonde Sinner 1956 (Movie)

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Blue Murder at St. Trinian's 1956 (Movie)

Liftman (Actor)

Steel Bayonet 1956 (Movie)

Middleditch (Actor)

The Green Man 1956 (Movie)

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Reach For the Sky 1955 (Movie)

Warrent Officer (Actor)

Richard III 1955 (Movie)

Forrest--Murderer (Actor)

The Intruder 1955 (Movie)

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The Sea Shall Not Have Them 1955 (Movie)

Botterill (Actor)

The Rainbow Jacket 1954 (Movie)

Benny Loder (Actor)

Wee Geordie 1954 (Movie)

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The History of Mr. Polly 1948 (Movie)

(Actor)

Biography

Michael Ripper was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Ripper began his acting career with roles in such films as "The History of Mr. Polly" (1949) with John Mills, the dramatic comedy "Your Witness" (1950) with Robert Montgomery and the crime feature "The Secret People" (1952) with Valentina Cortese. He also appeared in the Robert Morley dramatic sports film "The Rainbow Jacket" (1954), the Alastair Sim comedy "Wee Geordie" (1955) and the dramatic adaptation "Richard III" (1955) with Laurence Olivier. He continued to work steadily in film throughout the fifties, appearing in "Steel Bayonet" (1957), the Joyce Grenfell comedy "Blue Murder at St. Trinian's" (1957) and "Enemy From Space" (1957) with Brian Donlevy. He also appeared in "Woman in a Dressing Gown" (1957). Toward the end of his career, he tackled roles in the suspenseful adaptation "The Phantom of the Opera" (1962) with Herbert Lom, the thrilling adaptation "The Spy Who Came in From the Cold" (1965) with Richard Burton and the Frankie Howerd comedy sequel "The Great St. Trinian's Train Robbery" (1966). He also appeared in "Inspector Clouseau" (1968) with Alan Arkin and the Christopher Lee horror film "Dracula Has Risen From the Grave" (1969). Ripper last appeared in "Jeeves and Wooster, Series II" (PBS, 1992-93). Ripper passed away in June 2000 at the age of 87.

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