Person Details

Birthday: 1910-09-14 20:29:31

Death: 1973-07-18 20:29:31

Aliases: No known aliases

Gender: Male

Place of birth: Wood Green, London, England, UK

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Movie Involvements: 63

TV Involvements: 3


Most Famous Work

Biography

John Edward Hawkins, CBE (14 September 1910 – 18 July 1973) was an English actor who worked on stage and in film from the 1930s until the 1970s. One of the most popular British film stars of the 1950s, he was best known for his portrayal of military men in films like Angels One Five (1951), The Cruel Sea (1953), Bridge on the River Kwai (1957), Ben Hur (1959) and Lawrence of Arabia (1962).

Most Famous Work

Ben-Hur
Average
8

Ben-Hur

(1959) Quintus Arrius
Zulu
Average
7

Zulu

(1964) Rev. Otto Witt
Lawrence of Arabia
Average
8

Lawrence of Arabia

(1962) General Allenby
The Bridge on the River Kwai
Average
8

The Bridge on the River Kwai

(1957) Maj. Warden
Young Winston
Average
6

Young Winston

(1972) Mr. Welldon
Waterloo
Average
7

Waterloo

(1970) General Sir Thomas Picton
Shalako
Average
6

Shalako

(1968) Sir Charles Daggett
Angels One Five
Average
6

Angels One Five

(1952) Group Captain 'Tiger' Small

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
1974 Justice Gilroy
1973 Solomon Psaltery
Dr. Nicholas
1972 Baburin
Mr. Welldon
N/A
1971 Captain Hoseason
Count Fredericks
Sir Anthony Skouras
Father Nicholas
1970 Mr. Brocklehurst
General Sir Thomas Picton
Marshal Millefleurs (Renegade English Officer)
Judge Millington-Draper
1969 Count Levinovitch
Captain Bill
Emperor Franz Josef
1968 The British Ambassador
Sir Charles Daggett
Self - Guest
The Man
1966 General Bahar
N/A
Major Lawton
1965 Colonel Drexel
Marlow
1964 CO Deal
Colonel Deal
Sir Frederick Belline
Rev. Otto Witt
1963 Otto Abbot
N/A
1962 General Allenby
Self
Stanley Harrington
General Cornwallis
1961 Justin Post
William W.J. Abercrombie
1960 Hyde
1959 Quintus Arrius
Ben Manfred
1958 Gen. Alex Schottland
Insp. George Gideon
N/A
1957 Maj. Warden
Oliver Branwell
John Mitchell
1956 Supt Tom Halliday
1955 Jim Fletcher
Pharaoh Khufu
The Interrogator
1954 Phillip Wayne
John Grant
1953 Wolf Merton
Dr. Mathews
Air CO Frank
Ericson
1952 Jim Frazer
Dick Searle
Group Captain 'Tiger' Small
Dr. Sparling
1951 Dennis Scott
Pieter Brandt
1950 Prince of Wales
Colonel Galcon
Tristram Griffin
1949 R.B. Waring
1948 Lord George Murray
Detective Ames
1942 Brigade Major Harcourt
1940 Mark McGill
1938 Capitaine Charles
Beck
1937 Capt. Gordon
Lt. Seton Boyne
1935 Michael O'Taffe
1934 Member of the Court (uncredited)
Herbert Evans
Alaric
1933 Norman Paull
Peter Roberts
Mort
Albert
1932 Joe Martin
1930 Alfred
Year Character Movie/Tv

Production

Year Role Movie/Tv
1972 Producer
Year Role Movie/Tv

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