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Ed Devereaux

Ed Devereaux

  • Born on
    • August 27th, 1925
  • Died on
    • December 17th, 2003
Ed Devereaux (27 August 1925 – 17 December 2003) was an Australian actor, who lived in the UK for many years. He was best known for playing the part of "Matt Hammond" in the Australian children's television series Skippy. He was also involved in the series behind the scenes; Devereaux both wrote the script and directed The Veteran (1969), for which he received much critical acclaim. Devereaux based the story of Double Trouble on an idea conceived by his children, wrote the screenplay of Summer Storm and wrote the script of The Mine. Devereaux appeared as Mr. Gubbins in the 1963 British comedy movie Ladies Who Do and in several Carry On films including Carry On Sergeant, Carry On Nurse, Carry On Regardless, Carry On Cruising and Carry On Jack. He also appeared as Thomas Macaulay in series 5 of The Onedin Line and as Mac in the British comedy series Absolutely Fabulous and in The Professionals (episode "Runner") and The Sweeney ("Jackpot"). In 1964 he appeared in The Saint episode "The Loving Brothers".

Filmography

Acting (11 Credits)

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1990I Bought a Vampire Motorcycle as Landlord
1978Money Movers as Dick Martin
1972Bless This House as Jim
1968Skippy as Matt Hammond
1966They're a Weird Mob as Joe Kennedy
1964Carry on Jack as Hook, Pirate
1963The Wrong Arm of the Law as Bluey May
1962The Password Is Courage as Aussie
1962Carry on Cruising as Young Officer
1960The Savage Innocents as Pilot
1958Carry on Sergeant as Sgt. Russell

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