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Ed Devereaux

Ed Devereaux (27 August 1925 – 17 December 2003) was an Australian actor, who lived in the UK for many years. He was best known for playing the part of "Matt Hammond" in the Australian children's television series Skippy. He was also involved in the series behind the scenes; Devereaux both wrote the script and directed The Veteran (1969), for which he received much critical acclaim. Devereaux based the story of Double Trouble on an idea conceived by his children, wrote the screenplay of Summer Storm and wrote the script of The Mine. Devereaux appeared as Mr. Gubbins in the 1963 British comedy movie Ladies Who Do and in several Carry On films including Carry On Sergeant, Carry On Nurse, Carry On Regardless, Carry On Cruising and Carry On Jack. He also appeared as Thomas Macaulay in series 5 of The Onedin Line and as Mac in the British comedy series Absolutely Fabulous and in The Professionals (episode "Runner") and The Sweeney ("Jackpot"). In 1964 he appeared in The Saint episode "The Loving Brothers".


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Born:
Aug 27, 1925 In Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Movie/TV Credits:
48
First Appeared:
In the movie The Shiralee 1957-07-11
Latest Project:
Movie The Preventers 1996-12-16
Known For
Poster of The Professionals
Poster of The New Avengers
Poster of The Sweeney
Poster of Sporting Chance
Filmography
Movie Absolutely Fabulous: The Last Shout Mac 1996-11-06
Movie The Preventers Roger Stavro Mordik 1996-12-16
Movie Buddy's Song Bookie 1991-03-01
Movie I Bought a Vampire Motorcycle Landlord 1990-07-06
Movie Goldeneye Sir William Stephenson 1989-08-26
Movie The Saint: Fear in Fun Park Harry 1989-09-16
Series Snakes and Ladders Computer voice 1989-10-17
Series The True Believers Ben Chifley 1988-06-28
Movie Robbery Under Arms Ben 1985-03-28
Movie Bon Voyage Mr. Teitelbaum 1985-12-08
Movie Reunion at Fairborough George Kloss 1985-05-12
Movie The Dismissal Phil Lynch 1983-03-06
Series We'll Meet Again 1982-02-19
Movie The Life and Times of David Lloyd George Max Aitken 1981-03-04
Series The Enigma Files Unknown 1980-04-15
Series Edward and Mrs Simpson Unknown 1978-11-08
Movie Money Movers Dick Martin 1978-10-24
Series The Professionals Albie 1977-12-30
Movie Come Back, Little Sheba Elmo 1977-12-31
Series The Ghosts of Motley Hall Unknown 1976-04-28
Series Laurence Olivier Presents Elmo 1976-12-05
Series The New Avengers Unknown 1976-10-22
Movie Pressure Police Inspector 1976-11-19
Movie Sporting Chance Ryker 1975-01-01
Movie Child of Hope Richard A. Falk 1975-04-24
Series The Sweeney Harry Biggleswade 1975-01-02
Series Fall of Eagles Purtales 1974-03-15
Movie Barry McKenzie Holds His Own Sir Alec Ferguson 1974-12-12
Movie The Death of Adolf Hitler Martin Bormann 1973-01-07
Series Orson Welles' Great Mysteries Unknown 1973-09-01
Movie Bless This House Jim 1972-01-01
Movie Nickel Queen Unknown 1971-03-31
Series The Persuaders! Unknown 1971-09-17
Movie Skippy and the Intruders Matt Hammond 1969-12-10
Series Skippy the Bush Kangaroo Matt Hammond 1968-02-05
Movie Journey Out Of Darkness Jubbal 1967-10-15
Movie They're a Weird Mob Joe Kennedy 1966-08-18
Series My Brother Jack Jack 1965-08-21
Movie The Wrong Arm of the Law Bluey May 1963-03-17
Movie Ladies Who Do Mr Gubbins 1963-11-01
Movie Carry On Jack Hook, Pirate 1963-11-01
Movie Carry On Cruising Young Officer 1962-03-12
Movie The Password Is Courage Aussie 1962-06-01
Movie Watch Your Stern Cmdr. Phillips 1960-01-01
Movie The Savage Innocents Pilot 1960-03-20
Movie Man in the Moon Storekeeper 1960-10-31
Movie Carry On Sergeant Sgt. Russell 1958-08-15
Movie The Shiralee Christy 1957-07-11