John Welsh (actor)

John Welsh (7 November 1914 – 21 April 1985) was an Irish actor.[2]

John Welsh
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Born(1914-11-07)7 November 1914[1]
Died21 April 1985(1985-04-21) (aged 70)
OccupationActor
Years active1953–1985

BiographyEdit

Welsh was born in Wexford. After an early stage career in Dublin, he moved into British film and television in the 1950s.[1] His roles included James Forsyte in the 1967 BBC dramatisation of John Galsworthy's The Forsyte Saga and Sir Pitt Crawley in Thackeray's Vanity Fair, as well as the butler Merriman in The Duchess of Duke Street, Sgt. Cuff in The Moonstone and a brief scene as the barber in Brideshead Revisited.[3] He also appeared in Hancock's Half Hour, The Brothers, Prince Regent, To Serve Them All My Days and The Citadel, and played the assistant chief constable in the early series of Softly, Softly.[2] Welsh also appeared in a number of different roles in Danger Man that included British diplomats and butlers.[4][5] He died in London.

FilmographyEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Hal Erickson. "John Welsh - Biography, Movie Highlights and Photos - AllMovie". AllMovie.
  2. ^ a b "John Welsh". BFI.
  3. ^ "John Welsh". TV.com. CBS Interactive.
  4. ^ "The Danger Man Website". danger-man.co.uk.
  5. ^ "Danger Man: S". www.aveleyman.com.

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