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Michael Standing

Michael Standing is a British film and television actor and writer, best known for his role in the feature film _The Italian Job_ and the infamous scene in which Michael Caine tells him "You're only supposed to blow the bloody doors off!" He also starred in both versions of _Up The Junction_ (TV play and film) albeit as different characters, and _Poor Cow_. His last role was in the 1990 movie _Aftershock_. As a writer, Standing penned a 1967 Wednesday Play entitled _Another Day, Another Dollar_ and episodes of _Marked Personal_ in 1973-74. He emigrated to America and married Sherri Spillane, ex-wife of novelist Mickey Spillane.


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Born:
Jun 19, 1939 In London, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
15
First Appeared:
In the movie Band Waggon 1940-03-23
Latest Project:
Movie Aftershock 1990-10-05
Known For
Poster of The Champions
Poster of Poor Cow
Poster of Gideon's Way
Poster of The Saint
Filmography
Movie Aftershock Gruber 1990-10-05
Series Life of Shakespeare Unknown 1978-06-13
Series The Tomorrow People Ginge 1973-04-30
Movie Made Young Man on Train 1972-10-01
Series Ace of Wands Unknown 1970-07-29
Movie The Italian Job Arthur 1969-06-02
Movie Up the Junction John 1968-01-25
Series The Champions Unknown 1968-09-25
Movie The Violent Enemy Fletcher 1967-05-01
Movie Poor Cow Young Man in Field 1967-12-05
Series Gideon's Way Unknown 1965-03-18
Movie Up the Junction Terry 1965-11-03
Series Thirty-Minute Theatre Unknown 1965-10-07
Series The Saint Barlow 1962-10-04
Movie Band Waggon Himself 1940-03-23