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Laurence Naismith

Laurence Naismith

  • Born on
    • December 14th, 1908
  • Died on
    • June 5th, 1992
Laurence Naismith (14 December 1908 – 5 June 1992) was an English actor. Naismith appeared in films such as Diamonds Are Forever (1971), Richard III (1955), Jason and the Argonauts (1963), Sink the Bismarck! (1960), Carrington VC (1954) and as Captain Edward Smith of the RMS Titanic in A Night to Remember (1958). He appeared on Broadway in the musical Here's Love in 1963 and played the non-singing role of Merlin in the 1967 film version of the musical Camelot. In 1965 he guest-starred as barber Gilly Bright in episode 25, "The Threat" of 12 O-Clock High (TV series). He was Judge Fulton in the TV series The Persuaders! (1971), with Tony Curtis and Roger Moore. He also starred in a children's ghost film The Amazing Mr Blunden (1972). He portrayed Emperor of Austria Franz Joseph in the BBC production Fall of Eagles (1974). Naismith played the Prince of Verona in the BBC Television Shakespeare version of Romeo & Juliet. Outside of acting he was the landlord of the Rowbarge pub at Woolhampton, Berkshire and a keen cricket fan. Naismith married, in 1939, Vera Bocca of Horden, County Durham. Description above from the Wikipedia article Laurence Naismith, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Filmography

Acting (39 Credits)

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1972The Amazing Mr. Blunden as Mr. Frederick Percival Blunden
1972Young Winston as Lord Salisbury
1971Quest for Love as Sir Henry Lanstein
1971Diamonds Are Forever as Sir Donald Munger
1971The Persuaders! as Judge Fulton
1970Scrooge as Mr. Fezziwig
1969The Valley of Gwangi as Professor Bromley
1969Eye of the Cat as Dr. Mills
1967Camelot as Merlyn
1967The Long Duel as McDougal
1967Deadlier Than the Male as Sir John Bledlow
1967Fitzwilly as Mr. Cotty
1966Gypsy Girl as Edwin Dacres
1963Jason and the Argonauts as Argos
1963The Three Lives of Thomasina as Reverend Angus Paddie
1961Greyfriars Bobby: The True Story of a Dog as Mr. Traill
1961The Singer Not the Song as Old Uncle
1960Village of the Damned as Dr. Willers
1960Sink the Bismarck! as First Sea Lord Admiral Sir Dudley Pound
1960The World of Suzie Wong as O’Neill
1960The Concrete Jungle as Mr. Town
1960The Angry Silence as Martindale
1959Third Man on the Mountain as Teo Zurbriggen
1959Solomon and Sheba as Hezrai
1958The Two-Headed Spy as Gen. Hauser
1958I Accuse! as Judge at Esterhazy Trial
1958A Night to Remember as Capt. Edward John Smith
1958Gideon of Scotland Yard as Arthur Sayer
1957Boy on a Dolphin as Dr. Hawkins
1956The Man Who Never Was as Adm. Cross
1956Lust for Life as Dr. Bosman
1955The Dam Busters as Farmer
1954The Black Knight as Major Domo
1954Court Martial as Major Panton
1954Man with a Million as Walter Craddock
1953Mogambo as Skipper
1953Terror on a Train
1950The Happiest Days of Your Life as Dr. Collet
1949Kind Hearts and Coronets as Warder in Jail (uncredited)

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