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Ian Fleming

Ian Fleming was an Australian born character actor with credits in over 100 British movies. He is perhaps best known for playing Dr. John Watson in a series of Sherlock Holmes movies of the 1930s opposite Arthur Wontner's Holmes. He also essayed a number of supporting roles in many classic British films of the era including Q Planes (1939), Night Train to Munich (1940), We Dive at Dawn, The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (both 1943) and Waterloo Road (1945). His later career included appearances in many television series of the 50s and 60s such as Fabian of the Yard, Hancock's Half Hour, Dixon of Dock Green, Dr. Finlay's Casebook, The Forsyte Saga and The Prisoner.

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Sep 9, 1888 In Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The School for Scandal 1930-09-05
Latest Project:
Movie Everything or Nothing 2012-10-05
Known For
Poster of Everything or Nothing
Poster of Asmodée
Poster of Night Train to Munich
Poster of The School for Scandal
Movie Everything or Nothing Self (archive footage) 2012-10-05
Movie Ian Fleming: 007's Creator Self 2000-01-01
Movie In the Footsteps of Sherlock Holmes Unknown 1996-07-01
Movie The Return of Mr. Moto Rogers 1965-12-01
Movie Seventy Deadly Pills Doctor 1963-01-01
Movie Lamp in Assassin Mews Albert Potts 1962-01-01
Series Dr. Finlay's Casebook Unknown 1962-08-16
Movie The Boys Clerk of the Court (uncredited) 1962-08-31
Movie Return of a Stranger Meecham 1961-01-01
Movie No, My Darling Daughter Vicar 1961-08-22
Movie Too Hot to Handle Pawnbroker 1960-12-01
Movie Bluebeard's 10 Honeymoons Attorney 1960-04-02
Movie Asmodée The Curé 1959-06-09
Movie Innocent Meeting Andrew Garside 1959-04-01
Movie Man Accused Sir Thomas 1959-10-01
Movie Virgin Island Unknown 1959-08-07
Movie Crash Drive Paul Dixon 1959-11-13
Movie A Woman Possessed Walter 1958-08-08
Series The Adventures of the Scarlet Pimpernel Count Latour (uncredited) 1955-09-28
Movie The Embezzler Doctor 1954-07-01
Movie The Seekers Mr. Southey 1954-06-22
Movie Delayed Action Dr. Jepson 1954-07-01
Movie Black Orchid Coroner 1953-02-01
Movie Deadly Nightshade Dr. Wilson 1953-03-01
Movie The Saint's Return Lord Merton 1953-10-12
Movie Recoil Talbot 1953-08-01
Movie It's a Grand Life Mr. Clements 1953-11-28
Movie Hammer the Toff Dr. Lancaster 1952-05-01
Movie Salute the Toff (uncredited) 1952-01-01
Movie Come Back Peter Bank Manager 1952-10-31
Movie The Voice of Merrill Dr. Forrest 1952-12-01
Movie The Woman in Question Doctor 1950-10-03
Movie What a Carry On! Colonel 1949-01-01
Movie For Them That Trespass First Prison Warden 1949-04-21
Movie A Matter of Murder Insp. McKelvin 1949-12-01
Movie Quartet Ralph 1948-10-26
Movie Captain Boycott Times correspondent 1947-08-26
Movie They Knew Mr Knight Higgs 1946-03-05
Movie Appointment with Crime Prison governor 1946-11-04
Movie George in Civvy Street Uncle Shad 1946-07-07
Movie I Didn't Do It Chief Inspr. Twyning 1945-01-01
Movie Waterloo Road Unknown 1945-02-05
Movie Tawny Pipit Schoolmaster 1944-04-28
Movie They Met in the Dark Unknown 1943-08-11
Movie The New Lot Medical Officer 1943-01-01
Movie The Butler's Dilemma Sir Hubert Playfair 1943-11-29
Movie Yellow Canary Observe Corpsman in Opening Scene 1943-12-13
Movie The Next of Kin Naval Officer (uncredited) 1942-06-15
Movie They Flew Alone Secretary 1942-06-29
Movie The Lady from Lisbon Adams 1942-09-01
Movie Sabotage at Sea First Officer Gallagher 1942-09-07
Movie Old Bill and Son Club Member (uncredited) 1941-03-01
Movie Ships with Wings Colonel 1941-11-10
Movie Night Train to Munich British Official (uncredited) 1940-08-31
Movie Dangerous Comment Official 1940-05-18
Movie Let George Do It! Col. Harcourt 1940-07-12
Movie Three Silent Men Pennington 1940-09-07
Movie It Happened to One Man Sir Francis Hay 1940-10-12
Movie Men Without Honour Frank Hardy 1939-01-09
Movie Q Planes Air Ministry Officer 1939-06-20
Movie The Lion Has Wings Air Officer 1939-11-03
Movie Sons of the Sea Naval Intelligence Officer 1939-12-23
Movie The Claydon Treasure Mystery Dr. Cleveland - Coroner 1938-09-04
Movie Murder at the Baskervilles Dr. Watson 1937-07-01
Movie Jump for Glory Coroner 1937-01-01
Movie Prison Breaker Stephen Shand 1936-02-01
Movie Crime Over London Unknown 1936-10-21
Movie The Riverside Murder Henry Sanders 1935-03-02
Movie The Triumph of Sherlock Holmes Dr. John H. Watson 1935-03-24
Movie The Crouching Beast Major Abbott 1935-08-29
Movie After Dark Henry Lea 1933-01-23
Movie Lucky Girl Lord Henry 1932-06-09
Movie The Missing Rembrandt Dr. Watson 1932-03-25
Movie The Sleeping Cardinal Dr. John Watson 1931-02-15
Movie The School for Scandal Joseph Surface 1930-09-05