Maurice Denham

Biography

Date of Birth 23 December 1909, Beckenham, Kent, England, UK Date of Death 24 July 2002, Northwood, London, England, UK (natural causes) Birth Name William Maurice Denham Spouse Margaret Dunn (1936 - 1971) (her death) 3 children Trivia He was awarded an O.B.E. (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in 1992. Stage career dates back to 1934. Stage-struck as a boy, he nevertheless signed on for a four-year apprenticeship with Waygood-Otis in order to please his parents. He helped install the lifts at BBC Broadcasting House, and also maintained those of Jessie Matthews and of the future royal family. The latter led to an interesting talking-point at a royal broadcast of the radio show in which he made his name. Famous for being the voice of the story teller in "The Oldest Member", a popular BBC Radio 4 comedy about a golf club reminiscing about his and his friends' golfing exploits. Kept notebooks of every acting job he did. A service to celebrate the life and work of Maurice Denham was held at St Paul's, Covent Garden, London on May 16th 2003.

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Paranoiac

John Kossett

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Animal Farm

All Animals (voice)

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Damn the Defiant!

Mr. Goss (Ship's Surgeon)

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Schalcken the Painter

Gerrit Dou

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The Night Caller

Dr. Morley

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Kapitän Seekrank

Crowley

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Court Martial

Lt. Col. Reeve

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The Alphabet Murders

Japp

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Hysteria

Hemmings

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Terror on a Train

Jim Warrilow

Starring In
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Robert Rylands' Last Journey

Hume

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Tears In The Rain

Fordingbridge

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4.50 from Paddington

Luther Crackenthorpe

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84 Charing Cross Road

George Martin

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Monsignor Quixote

Senor Diego

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Edward & Mrs. Simpson

Archbishop of Canterbury (2 episodes, 1978)

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Schalcken the Painter

Gerrit Dou

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Minder - Series 7 - Complete

Billings / ... (2 episodes, 1982-1985)

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Julia

Undertaker

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Shout at the Devil

Mr. Smythe

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The Day of the Jackal

General Colbert

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Luther

Johann Von Staupitz

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Nicholas and Alexandra

Kokovtsov

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Sunday Bloody Sunday

Mr. Greville

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Countess Dracula

Master Fabio, Castle Historian

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The Virgin and the Gypsy

The Rector

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Midas Run

Charles Crittenden

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Some Girls Do

Mr. Mortimer

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A Touch of Love

Dr. Prothero

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Attack on the Iron Coast

Rear Adm. Sir Frederick Grafton

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Torture Garden

Uncle Roger (segment 1 "Enoch")

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Danger Route

Peter Ravenspur

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Those Fantastic Flying Fools

Narrator (voice) (uncredited)

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The Long Duel

Governor

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After the Fox

Chief of Interpol

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The Uncle

Mr. Ream

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The Alphabet Murders

Japp

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The Heroes of Telemark

Doctor

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The Nanny

Dr. Beamaster

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Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines

Trawler Skipper

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Operation Crossbow

Air Chief Marshal

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The Night Caller

Dr. Morley

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Hysteria

Hemmings

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Downfall

Sir Harold Crossley

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The 7th Dawn

Tarlton

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Paranoiac

John Kossett

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The Very Edge

Crawford

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The Set Up

Theo Gaunt

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Damn the Defiant!

Mr. Goss (Ship's Surgeon)

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Sink the Bismarck!

Commander Richards

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Two Way Stretch

The Governor

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Our Man in Havana

Admiral

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Kapitän Seekrank

Crowley

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Night of the Demon

Professor Henry Harrington

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The Spanish Gardener

Pedro (voice)

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23 Paces To Baker Street

Inspector Grovening

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Checkpoint

Ted Thornhill

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Doctor At Sea

Easter

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Simon und Laura

Wilson

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Court Martial

Lt. Col. Reeve

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The Purple Plain

Blore

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The Million Pound Note

Mr. Reid

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Animal Farm

All Animals (voice)

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Project M7

Prof. Carrington (project director)

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Malta Story

British Officer (uncredited)

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Both Sides of the Law

Mr. Dawson

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Terror on a Train

Jim Warrilow

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No Highway in the Sky

Major Pearl (uncredited)

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A Boy, a Girl and a Bike

Bill Martin

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Madness of the Heart

Dr. Simon Blake

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The Spider and the Fly

Colonel de la Roche

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The Blue Lagoon

Ship Captain

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Dulcimer Street

Jack Rufus

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Oliver Twist

Chief Of Police

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Blanche Fury

Maj. Fraser

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Miranda

Cockle Vendor

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My Brother's Keeper

Trent

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Quartet

Vorsitzender der Untersuchungskommission (segment "The Alien Corn") (uncredited)

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The Blind Goddess

Johnson - The Butler

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Daybreak

Inspector

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The Upturned Glass

Mobile Policeman

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Captain Boycott

Lt. Col. Strickland

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Fame Is the Spur

Prison Doctor #2 (uncredited)

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Take My Life

Defending Counsel

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They Made me a Fugitive

Mr. Fenshaw

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Holiday Camp

Camp Doctor

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Jassy

Jim Stoner

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The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship

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