George Merritt (actor)

Frederick George Merritt (10 December 1890 – 27 September 1977) was an English theatre, film and television actor, often in authoritarian roles.[1][2][3] He studied German theatre in Magdeburg, Germany, and taught at the Berlitz School at the outbreak of the First World War, when he was held as a British Civil Prisoner of War, and interned at Ruhleben, 1914–1918. He was involved in over 50 plays at Ruhleben.[4] He lived for many years in Lissenden Gardens, Parliament Hill, north west London.

George Merritt
Actor George Merritt.jpg
in Quiet Weekend (1946)
Frederick George Merritt

10 December 1890
Greenwich, London, England
Died27 September 1977 (aged 86)
Camden, London, England
Years active1930–1974

Selected filmographyEdit


  1. ^ "George Merritt". BFI. Archived from the original on 4 November 2013. Retrieved 29 March 2010.
  2. ^ "George Merritt – Biography, Movie Highlights and Photos". AllMovie.
  3. ^ "George Merritt".
  4. ^ "gb206-liddlecollectionruh34 – George Merritt Papers – Archives Hub".

External linksEdit

George Merritt on IMDb