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Russell Napier

Russell Napier was born in Perth, Western Australia. Originally a lawyer, Napier was active as an actor on the stage as early as 1936; on the screen, from 1947 to 1974, playing both comedic and dramatic roles in both cinema and television. Notably, he starred in a liveBBC television production of H. G. Wells' The Time Machine in 1949; still photographs of this production exist, but no actual footage.

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Nov 28, 1910 In Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Time Machine 1949-01-24
Latest Project:
Series Stryker of the Yard 2022
Known For
Poster of Scotland Yard
Poster of Man in a Suitcase
Poster of A Night to Remember
Poster of Robbery Under Arms
Series Stryker of the Yard Unknown 2022
Series Scotland Yard Unknown 2022
Series UFO Dr. Green 1970-09-16
Movie The Blood Beast Terror Landlord 1968-02-01
Movie Twisted Nerve Professor Fuller 1968-12-20
Movie Nobody Runs Forever Leeds 1968-08-22
Series Man in a Suitcase Unknown 1967-09-27
Movie Man in the Middle Colonel Thompson 1964-01-27
Movie The Hole In The Ground Narrator 1962-07-29
Movie Francis of Assisi Brother Elias 1961-07-12
Movie The Angry Silence Thompson 1960-03-10
Movie Sink the Bismarck! Air Vice Marshal (uncredited) 1960-02-11
Movie Hell Is a City Superintendent 1960-04-10
Movie A Night to Remember Capt. Stanley Lord 1958-07-03
Movie Tread Softly Stranger Potter 1958-08-01
Movie The Son of Robin Hood Squire Myles 1958-11-01
Movie The Case of The Smiling Widow Inspector Duggan 1957-01-01
Movie The Shiralee Parker 1957-07-11
Movie Robbery Under Arms Banker Green 1957-01-10
Movie The Man in the Road Scotland Yard Supt. Davidson 1956-03-01
Movie The Narrowing Circle Sir Henry Dimmock 1956-02-29
Movie Guilty? Inspector Hobson 1956-04-10
Movie The Last Man to Hang Detective Sgt. Bolton 1956-08-01
Series Wire Service Unknown 1956-10-04
Movie The Brain Machine Insp. Durham 1955-01-01
Movie Little Red Monkey Supt. John Harrington 1955-06-03
Movie A Time to Kill Inspector Simmons 1955-11-01
Movie Conflict of Wings Wg. Cmr. Rogers 1954-03-29
Movie The Stranger Came Home Insp. Treherne 1954-09-24
Movie The Saint's Return Col. Stafford 1953-10-12
Movie Stolen Face Det. Cutler 1952-05-01
Movie Blind Man's Bluff Stevens 1952-01-01
Movie The Time Machine Unknown 1949-01-24