Michael Trubshawe

Michael Trubshawe

  • Born on
    • December 7th, 1905
  • Died on
    • March 21st, 1985
Michael Trubshawe was a British actor and former officer in the Highland Light Infantry Regiment of the British Army. Trubshawe was very close friends with fellow British actor David Niven, serving with him at Malta and Dover. He was best man for both of Niven's weddings, and is constantly referred to in Niven's memoirs The Moon's a Balloon, where Niven refers to finding out he would be working with him in The Guns of Navarone as 'A lovely bonus for me.'


Acting (18 Credits)

1970The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer as Mandeville
1968Salt and Pepper as "Fake" First Lord
1967Bedazzled as Lord Dowdy
1965Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines or How I Flew from London to Paris in 25 Hours 11 Minutes as Niven
1964A Hard Day's Night as Casino Manager
1963The Pink Panther as Felix Townes
1963The Mouse on the Moon as British Aide
1961The Guns of Navarone as Weaver
1961The Best of Enemies as Col. Brownhow
1958Gideon of Scotland Yard as Sergeant Golightly
1958I Accuse! as English Publisher
1957The Rising of the Moon as Colonel Charles Frobisher (2nd Episode)
1956Private's Progress as Col. Fanshawe
1956Around the World in 80 Days as Extra (uncredited)
1953The Titfield Thunderbolt as Ruddock
1951Encore as Ascot Man
1951The Lavender Hill Mob as British Ambassador
1951The Magic Box as Sitter in Bath Studio

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