Arthur Michael Shepley-Smith[1][2] (29 September 1907 – 28 September 1961), known professionally as Michael Shepley, was a British actor, appearing in theatre, film and some television between 1929 and 1961.[3][4][5]

Michael Shepley
Actor Michael Shepley.jpg
Publicity still, autographed 1950
Born(1907-09-29)29 September 1907
Died28 September 1961(1961-09-28) (aged 53)
OccupationActor
Spouse(s)Evelyn Mary Patricia
(m. 19??)

He was born in Plymouth, Devon. Shepley made his screen début in the 1931 Twickenham Studios film Black Coffee.[6] He went on to appear in more than sixty films, the last of which was Don't Bother to Knock in 1961, the year of his death.[7][6]

FilmographyEdit

CricketEdit

Shepley was an opening batsman, playing for Westminster from 1923 to 1926, as captain in 1926. In 1925 his batting average was at 33.11, the highest of the team, scoring 88 against Malvern. He played in the Oxford Freshmen's match in 1927.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Wisden obituary 1961.
  2. ^ Joseph F. Clarke (1977). Pseudonyms. BCA. p. 148.
  3. ^ "Michael Shepley - Theatricalia". theatricalia.com.
  4. ^ League, The Broadway. "Michael Shepley – Broadway Cast & Staff - IBDB". www.ibdb.com.
  5. ^ "Michael Shepley - Movies and Filmography - AllMovie". AllMovie.
  6. ^ a b "Michael Shepley".
  7. ^ "Michael Shepley". IMDb.

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