Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
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Ian Carmichael Biography (1920-)
Born June 18, 1920, in Hull, England; son of Arthur Denholm and Kate (Gillett) Carmichael; married Jean Pyman Maclean (deceased). Addresses: AGENT--c/o London Management, 235-241 Regent Street, London W1A 2JT, England.
- Birth Details
- June 18, 1920
- Hull, England
- STAGE DEBUT--Robot, R.U.R., People's Palace, Mile End, U.K., 1939.
- BROADWAY DEBUT--Robert, Boeing-Boeing, Cort Theatre, 1965.
Credits; PRINCIPAL STAGE APPEARANCES
- Claudius, Julius Caesar, Embassy Theatre, London, 1940.
- Teddy Dyeswood and Arthur, She Wanted a Cream Front Door, Apollo Theatre,London, 1947.
- Jean, I Said to Myself, Mercury Theatre, London, 1947.
- Christopher Mackintosh, Cupid and Mars, Arts Theatre, London, 1947.
- Norman Reese, Out of the Frying Pan, Q Theatre, London, 1947.
- ensemble, What Goes On? (revue), Players Theatre, London, 1948.
- Edward Govan, I Walk Unseen, Q Theatre, 1948.
- Otto Bergmann, Wild Violets, Stoll Theatre, London, 1950.
- ensemble, The Lyric Revue, Lyric Hammersmith Theatre, then Globe Theatre,both London, 1951.
- ensemble, The Globe Revue, Globe Theatre, 1952.
- ensemble, High Spirits (revue), Hippodrome Theatre, London, 1953.
- ensemble, At the Lyric (revue), Lyric Hammersmith Theatre, 1953, then revised as Going to Town, St. Martin's Theatre, London, 1954.
- David Prentice, Simon and Laura, Strand Theatre, London, 1954.
- Augie Poole, Tunnel of Love, Her Majesty's Theatre, London, 1957.
- the Tramp, The Love Doctor, Piccadilly Theatre, London, 1959.
- Elliott Nash, The Gazebo, Savoy Theatre, London, 1960.
- Parker Ballentyne, Critic's Choice, Vaudeville Theatre, London, 1961.
- Nicholas, Devil May Care, Strand Theatre, 1963.
- David Lord, Say Who You Are, Arnaud Theatre, Guildford, U.K., then Her Majesty's Theatre, both 1965.
- St. John Hotchkiss, Getting Married, Strand Theatre, 1967.
- Michael, I Do! I Do!, Lyric Theatre, London, 1968.
- Mr. Dewlip, Springtime for Henry, Oxford Theatre Festival, Oxford, U.K.,1974.
- Graham, Out on a Limb, Vaudeville Theatre, 1976.
- He, Overheard, Royal Haymarket Theatre, London, 1981.
- Mr. Bennett, Pride and Prejudice, Theatre Royal, York, U.K., 1987.
- Also appeared in Sunday in New York, Ashcroft Theatre, Croydon, U.K., 1963.
Credits; MAJOR TOURS
- Ensemble, Nine Sharp (revue), U.K. cities, 1940.
- Norman, The Lilac Domino, U.K. cities, 1949.
- Victor Hood, March Hares, U.K. cities, 1964.
- Mr. Bennett, Pride and Prejudice, U.K. cities, 1987.
- Also Darling I'm Home, South African cities, 1972; and as Charlie, Birdson the Wing, U.K. and Canadian cities.
- FILM DEBUT--Bond Street, Pathe, 1948.
Credits; PRINCIPAL FILM APPEARANCES
- Man Friday, Meet Mr. Lucifer, General Film Distributors, 1953.
- Pro, Time Gentlemen, Please!, Kingsley, 1953.
- Captain Jackie Lawson, Betrayed, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1954.
- Robin, The Colditz Story, British Lion, 1955.
- Tom Willoughby, Storm over the Nile, Columbia, 1955.
- Stanley Windrush, Private's Progress, British Lion, 1956.
- David Prentice, Simon and Laura, Universal, 1956.
- Roger Thursby, Brothers in Law, BC, 1957.
- Jim Dixon, Lucky Jim, Kingsley, 1957.
- David Chaytor, Happy Is the Bride, Kassler, 1958.
- Stanley Windrush, I'm Alright Jack, British Lion, 1959.
- Robert Wilcot, Left, Right, and Center, British Lion, 1959.
- Lieutenant Ogleby, Light Up the Sky, British Lion, 1960.
- Henry Palfrey, School for Scoundrels, Continental, 1960.
- Jack Goddard, Double Bunk, British Lion, 1961.
- Willie Frith, The Big Money, Lopert, 1962.
- the other Smallwood, Heavens Above!, Janus, 1963.
- Jim Pond, The Case of the 44's, D&A Productions, 1964.
- David Garrett, Hide and Seek, Universal, 1964.
- Corporal Sidney Green, The Amorous Mr. Prawn (also known as The Playgirland the War Minister), BLC, 1964.
- Bobbi Mome-Rath, Smashing Time, Paramount, 1967.
- Reggie Warren, "The Elemental" in From Beyond the Grave (also known as The Creatures from Beyond the Grave and The Creatures), Warner Brothers, 1974.
- Caldicott, The Lady Vanishes, Rank, 1980.
- Also appeared in Dear Mr. Prohack, General Film Distributors, 1949; The Gay Lady (also known as Trottie True), General Film Distributors, 1949; GhostShip, Lippert, 1953; The Magnificent Seven Deadly Sins, Tigon, 1971.
Credits; PRINCIPAL TELEVISION APPEARANCES; SERIES
- The World of Wooster and Bachelor Father.
- MINI-SERIES Lord Peter Wimsey, Murder Must Advertise, The Nine Tailors, Clouds of Witness, The Five Red Herrings, The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club, all BBC, then Masterpiece Theatre, PBS.
- Also appeared in New Faces, Twice upon a Time, Passing Show, Tell Her theTruth, Lady Luck, Give My Regards to Leicester Square, Jill Darling, Don't Look Now, Regency Room, The Globe Revue, Off the Record, Here and Now, The Girl at the Next Table, Gilt and Gingerbread, The Importance of Being Earnest, Simon and Laura, 90 Years On, The Last of the Big Spenders, The Coward Revue,Odd Man In, Alma Mater, Comedy Tonight, Song by Song, Country Calendar, and Down at the Hydro.
Credits; PRINCIPAL TELEVISION WORK; ALL AS DIRECTOR EPISODIC
- Mr. Pastry's Progress, It's a Small World, and We Beg to Differ.
- Will the Real Ian Carmichael (autobiography), 1979.
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