Neville Smith

Neville Smith

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    • January 1st, 1940
Born in Liverpool in 1940, Neville Smith, a one time collaborator of director Ken Loach, is one of a number of working-class actors and writers to have transformed the subject-matter and tone of television drama in the 1960s and 1970s. He was responsible for two of Loach's finest television films - 'The Golden Vision' (The Wednesday Play, BBC, tx. 17/4/1968) and After a Lifetime (ITV, tx. 18/7/1971) - but also developed a partnership with the director Stephen Frears, for whom he wrote the cult British detective film, Gumshoe (UK/US, 1971).

Starring Neville Smith on Plex


Acting (4 Credits)

1987Wish You Were Here as Cinema ManagerWatch Free
1987Prick Up Your Ears as Police Inspector
1971Gumshoe as Arthur
1963Billy Liar as Youth (uncredited)

Writer (1 Credits)


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