Wilfrid Brambell

Actor
Character player often cast as a crotchety old man. Bramble is best known as Paul's mischevious uncle in the Beatles romp "A Hard Day's Night" (1964) and as the elder title character of "Steptoe and Son," the British TV ... Read more »
Born: 03/21/1912 in Dublin, IE

Filmography

Actor (12)

Death and Transfiguration 1982 (Movie)

Robert Tucker--old age (Actor)

High Rise Donkey 1979 (Movie)

Ben Foxcroft (Actor)

Picassos Aventyr 1978 (Movie)

Alice B Toklas (Actor)

Carry on Again, Doctor 1968 (Movie)

Mr Pullen (Actor)

Conqueror Worm 1968 (Movie)

Master Loach (Actor)

Where the Bullets Fly 1965 (Movie)

(Actor)

A Hard Day's Night 1964 (Movie)

Paul's Grandfather (Actor)

The Three Lives of Thomasina 1963 (Movie)

Willie Bannock (Actor)

In Search of the Castaways 1962 (Movie)

Bill Gaye (Actor)

The Boys 1962 (Movie)

Robert Brewer (Actor)

Crooks in Cloisters (Movie)

Phineas (Actor)

Serious Charge (Movie)

Verger (Actor)

Biography

Character player often cast as a crotchety old man. Bramble is best known as Paul's mischevious uncle in the Beatles romp "A Hard Day's Night" (1964) and as the elder title character of "Steptoe and Son," the British TV series that spawned America's "Sanford and Son."

Milestones

1984

Final feature appearance, "Sword of the Valiant--The Legend of Gawain and the Green Knight"

1964

Featured role as Paul's Grandfather in the Beatles flick, "A Hard Day's Night"

1953

Appeared in various London stage productions including, "Blind Man's Bluff" and "Stop It, Whoever You Are"

1948

Feature debut in Charles Crichton's, "Another Shore"

Starred in the BBC TV series, "Steptoe and Son"

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