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Wilfrid Brambell

Henry Wilfrid Brambell (22 March 1912 – 18 January 1985) was an Irish television and film actor and comedian, best remembered for his role in the television series Steptoe and Son. He also performed alongside The Beatles in their debut film A Hard Day's Night, playing the fictional grandfather of Paul McCartney.

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Mar 22, 1912 In Dublin, Ireland
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Odd Man Out 1947-01-30
Latest Project:
Movie Sword of the Valiant: The Legend of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight 1984-08-17
Known For
Poster of Inspector Maigret
Poster of No Hiding Place
Poster of Break-In
Poster of The Adventures of Robin Hood
Movie Sword of the Valiant: The Legend of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight Porter 1984-08-17
Movie Death and Transfiguration Robert Tucker 1983-01-01
Movie The Terence Davies Trilogy Robert Tucker (old age) 1983-11-01
Movie The Island of Adventure Uncle Jocelyn 1981-12-01
Movie High Rise Donkey Ben Foxcroft 1980-01-01
Movie The Adventures of Picasso Alice B. Toklas 1978-05-20
Series Citizen Smith Jack 1977-04-12
Movie Steptoe and Son Ride Again Steptoe / Albert 1973-05-01
Movie Holiday on the Buses Bert Thompson 1973-05-19
Movie Steptoe and Son Albert Steptoe 1972-03-01
Movie Catch Me a Spy Beech 1971-09-06
Movie Some Will, Some Won't Henry Russell 1970-04-01
Series Never Say Die Unknown 1970-08-04
Movie Cry WoIf Delivery man 1969-01-02
Movie Giacomo Casanova: Childhood and Adolescence Malipieri 1969-10-30
Movie Carry On Again Doctor Mr. Pullen 1969-12-05
Movie Lionheart Dignett 1968-01-01
Movie Witchfinder General Master Loach 1968-05-17
Movie Where the Bullets Fly Train Guard 1966-09-06
Movie Alice in Wonderland White Rabbit 1966-12-26
Movie San Ferry Ann Grandad 1965-07-01
Movie Go Kart Go Junkman Fred 1964-06-15
Movie Crooks in Cloisters Phineas 1964-01-01
Movie A Hard Day's Night Grandfather 1964-07-07
Movie The Importance of Being Earnest Unknown 1964-11-15
Movie The Small World of Sammy Lee Harry 1963-04-20
Movie The Boys Norman Albert Brewer 1962-08-31
Series Steptoe and Son Albert Steptoe 1962-01-04
Movie In Search of the Castaways Bill Gaye 1962-12-01
Movie Flame in the Streets Mr. Palmer senior 1961-06-19
Movie What a Whopper Postie 1961-10-17
Movie The Sinister Man Lock-Keeper 1961-12-01
Series Inspector Maigret Unknown 1960-10-31
Movie Captured Unknown 1959-01-01
Movie Serious Charge Verger 1959-04-30
Series No Hiding Place Unknown 1959-09-16
Movie The Salvage Gang Tramp 1958-08-01
Series The Adventures of William Tell Unknown 1958-09-15
Series The Adventures of Sir Lancelot Fisherman 1956-09-15
Movie Break-In Unknown 1956-04-30
Series The Buccaneers Unknown 1956-09-19
Series The Adventures of Robin Hood Unknown 1955-09-26
Movie Nineteen Eighty-Four Old Man / Thin Prisoner 1954-12-12
Series Sunday Night Theatre Old Man / Thin Prisoner 1950-01-01
Movie Another Shore Arthur Moore 1948-11-24
Movie Odd Man Out Standing Passenger on Tram (uncredited) 1947-01-30