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Ernest Butcher (1885–1965)

Ernest Butcher was born on April 7, 1885 in Burnley, England as Edward Ernest Butcher. He was an actor, known for When We Are Married (1943), Appointment with Crime (1946) and No Trace (1950). He was married to Muriel George. He died on June 8, 1965 in London, England. See full bio »


(age 80) in London, England, UK

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When We Are Married Herbert Soppitt
No Trace Mr. Fern
Theatre Parade Tweedledee


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 1961 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Mr. Thacker
- Harriet (1961) ... Mr. Thacker
 1961 Alfred Marks Time (TV Series)
 1961 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Series)
Jack Sharkey
- Nearer to Heaven (1961) ... Jack Sharkey
 1959 Dial 999 (TV Series)
- 24 Hours a Day (1959)
 1959 Kraft Mystery Theater (TV Series)
- The Desperate Man (1959) ... Grocer
 1959 A Mask for Alexis (TV Series)
- Episode #1.3 (1959) ... Grimes
 1957-1959 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Dick Hambledon / Mrs. Hatton's Father
- The Lodgers (1959) ... Dick Hambledon
- The High Price of Radishes (1957) ... Mrs. Hatton's Father
 1958 Ivanhoe (TV Series)
- The Fledgling (1958) ... Firman
 1958 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Grandfather Wilson
- Dark Pastures (1958) ... Grandfather Wilson
 1958 Educated Evans (TV Series)
- The Deliberate Mistake (1958) ... Attendant
 1957 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
- Panther 140 (1957) ... Grandad
 1950-1957 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Summers / Albert Willow / Christopher Hawthorn
- Edward, My Son (1957) ... Summers
- Bless the Bride (1956) ... Albert Willow
- Hindle Wakes (1950) ... Christopher Hawthorn
 1957 The Case of the Frightened Lady (TV Movie)
 1956 Beauty and the Beast (TV Movie)
The Old Woodcutter
 1955 The Water Gipsies (TV Movie)
Mr. Green
 1953 Edge of Divorce
 1953 Terror on a Train
 1952 The Lamplighter (TV Short)
Toby Trimble
 1952 Mr. Lord Says No
 1951 The Inch Man (TV Series)
- Badger Game (1951) ... Bobo
 1950 Highly Dangerous
Tom - lab assistant (uncredited)
 1950 Blackout
 1950 No Trace
Mr. Fern
 1950 Night and the City
Street Musician Bert (uncredited)
 1949 Meet Simon Cherry
 1949 Diamond City
 1949 When We Are Married (TV Movie)
Herbert Soppitt
 1949 For Them That Trespass
Employment Clerk (uncredited)
 1949 The Good Companions (TV Movie)
Sam Oglethorpe
 1948 Quartet
Blane's Clerk (segment "The Colonel's Lady")
 1948 My Brother's Keeper
Arthur Morgan the Local Reporter (uncredited)
 1948 Ma's Bit o' Brass (TV Movie)
George Lovejoy
 1948 My Brother Jonathan
 1948 Yellow Sands (TV Movie)
Richard Varwell
 1948 Easy Money
Clerk (segment The Atkins Story)
 1947 While I Live
 1947 Hindle Wakes (TV Movie)
Christopher Hawthorn
 1947 Dear Murderer
Hall Porter
 1947 Blow Your Own Trumpet (TV Movie)
Mr. Cherrill
 1947 Here's Looking at You (TV Movie)
 1946 Appointment with Crime
John Brown
 1946 The Years Between
Old Man
 1945 Men of the Mines (Short)
Joe Cartwright
 1944 Candles at Nine
Eveard's Gardener
 1944 It Happened One Sunday
Mr. Buckland
 1944 Tawny Pipit
Tommy Fairchild
 1944 It's in the Bag
Sam Braithwaite
 1943 It Started at Midnight
 1943 Variety Jubilee (uncredited)
 1943 When We Are Married
Herbert Soppitt
 1941 'Pimpernel' Smith
 1941 A Voice in the Night
Chestnut Seller (uncredited)
 1940 Pack Up Your Troubles
Jack Perkins
 1939 The Charcoal-Burner's Son (TV Movie)
 1939 False Rapture
 1939 Me and My Pal
 1938 When We Are Married (TV Movie)
Herbert Soppitt
 1938 Stepping Toes
 1937 Talking Feet
 1937 Overcoat Sam (Short)
 1937 Song of the Road
Farm Foreman
 1937 Theatre Parade (TV Series)
- Alice Through the Looking Glass (1937) ... Tweedledee
 1935 Lieut. Daring R.N.
AB Singer
 1935 Key to Harmony
Mr. Meynell
 1935 The Small Man
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British character actor, usually seen as mild-mannered professional men.

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