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Alan Webb is a Actor British born on 2 july 1906 at York (United-kingdom)

Alan Webb

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Birth name Alan Norton Fletcher Webb
Nationality United-kingdom
Birth 2 july 1906 at York (United-kingdom)
Death 22 june 1982 (at 75 years) at Chichester (United-kingdom)

Alan Webb (2 July 1906 - 22 June 1982) was an English stage and film actor.

Biography

Alan Webb est le fils d'un major de l'armée. Il a étudié à Bramcote School, puis à la Royal Navy College de Osborne et de Dartmouth, avant de servir dans la Navy. Alan Webb commença sa carrière dans le théâtre en 1924 et dans le cinéma en 1938, dans Docteur Knock, en 1963, on lui propose le rôle du docteur dans la célèbre série britannique Doctor Who où il refuse le rôle (il sera remplacé par William Hartnell). En 1968, il est nommé pour le Tony Awards comme Meilleur acteur dramatique pour I Never Sang for My Father. On le retrouve ensuite dans des rôles historiques comme Gloucester dans King Lear et Yurovsky dans Nicholas and Alexandra. Alan Webb continuera de jouer des petits rôles jusqu'à sa mort survenue le 22 juin 1982. Il devait d'ailleurs jouer L'empereur dans Le Retour du Jedi mais la maladie et la mort l'en ont empêché.
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Filmography of Alan Webb (23 films)

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Rough Cut
Rough Cut (1980)
, 1h52
Directed by Don Siegel, Robert Ellis Miller, Peter Hunt
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Comedy, Comedy thriller, Romantic comedy, Action, Adventure, Crime, Romance
Themes Heist films, Gangster films, Escroquerie
Actors Burt Reynolds, Lesley-Anne Down, David Niven, Timothy West, Joss Ackland, Patrick Magee
Roles Sir Samuel Sacks
Rating57% 2.855152.855152.855152.855152.85515
Jewel thief Jack Rhodes, a.k.a. "Jack of Diamonds," is masterminding a heist of $30 million worth of uncut gems. He also has his eye on lovely Gillian Bromley, who becomes a part of the gang he is forming to pull off the daring robbery. Chief Inspector Cyril Willis from Scotland Yard, however, is blackmailing Gillian, threatening her with prosecution on another theft if she doesn't cooperate in helping him bag the elusive Rhodes, the last jewel in his crown before the Chief Inspector formally retires from duty.
The First Great Train Robbery, 1h50
Directed by Michael Crichton
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Thriller, Comedy, Action, Adventure, Crime
Themes Transport films, Rail transport films, Heist films, Gangster films, Escroquerie, Film se déroulant dans un train
Actors Sean Connery, Donald Sutherland, Lesley-Anne Down, Alan Webb, Pamela Salem, Malcolm Terris
Roles Edgar Trent
Rating68% 3.448463.448463.448463.448463.44846
In 1854, Edward Pierce (Sean Connery), to all appearances a charismatic and well-established member of London's high society, is secretly an opportunistic and cynical master thief. He plans to steal a shipment of gold (sent monthly to finance the Crimean War) travelling from London to Folkestone. The bank has taken strict precautions, including locking the gold in two heavy Chubb safes, each of which has two locks, requiring a total of four keys to open them. When a test robbery (using a hired stooge to test the security measures) goes awry, Pierce recruits his old acquaintance Robert Agar (Donald Sutherland), a pickpocket and screwsman. Pierce's mistress Miriam (Lesley-Anne Down), a beautiful actress, and his driver Barlow (George Downing) join the plot, and the guard to the safe car, Burgess (Michael Elphick), is also bribed into participation. Pierce plans the robbery in exquisite detail, and procures information on the security measures and locations of the keys. The executives of the bank who store the gold and arrange its transport, Mr. Henry Fowler and Mr. Edgar Trent, each possess a key; the other two are locked in a cabinet at the offices of the South Eastern Railway at the London Bridge train station. The keys are not to be stolen, but wax impressions are to be made of them in order to hide the robbers' intentions.
The Duellists, 1h35
Directed by Ridley Scott
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, War, Adventure, Historical
Themes Political films, Histoire de France, Napoleonic Wars films, French Revolution films
Actors Harvey Keitel, Keith Carradine, Albert Finney, Edward Fox, Robert Stephens, Tom Conti
Roles Chevalier
Rating73% 3.699413.699413.699413.699413.69941
In Strasbourg in 1800, fervent Bonapartist and obsessive duellist Lieutenant Gabriel Feraud (Harvey Keitel) of the French 7th Hussars, nearly kills the nephew of the city's mayor in a sword duel. Under pressure from the mayor, Brigadier-General Treillard (Robert Stephens) sends a member of his staff, Lieutenant Armand d'Hubert (Keith Carradine) of the 3rd Hussars, to put Feraud under house arrest. As the arrest takes place in the house of Madame de Lionne (Jenny Runacre), a prominent local lady, Feraud takes it as a personal insult from d'Hubert. Matters are made worse when Feraud asks d'Hubert if he would "let them spit on Napoleon" and d'Hubert doesn't immediately reply. Upon reaching his quarters, Feraud challenges d'Hubert to a duel. The duel is inconclusive; d'Hubert slashes Feraud's forearm but is unable to finish him off, because he is attacked by Feraud's housemaid. As a result of his part in the duel, d'Hubert is dismissed from the General's staff and returned to active duty with his unit.
The Canterbury Tales, 1h58
Directed by Pier Paolo Pasolini
Origin Italie
Genres Drama, Erotic, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Fantasy
Themes Poésie, Films about sexuality, Erotic films, LGBT-related films, Adaptation d'un poème, LGBT-related film
Actors Franco Citti, Ninetto Davoli, Laura Betti, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Hugh Griffith, Alan Webb
Roles Old Man
Rating64% 3.2480853.2480853.2480853.2480853.248085
Near London, Oxford and Canterbury in the Middle Ages, stories and adventures of peasants, noblemen, clergy and demons are interwoven. In the first vignette of the film, the merchant Sir January loses his sight, allowing the bride to join with her young lover in secret. In the second story, the Devil ensures that two young peasants are killed by the arm of the Inquisition for their libertine pleasures. In the third, the fool Perkin is involved in an intrigue; he tries to find work, but his attempts ultimately wreak havoc in the city of Oxford. In the fourth story of two youths, Nicolas and Alison, seduce the wife of a carpenter, and when in danger of being caught, they pretend to be two visionaries who predicted the arrival of the new Flood. In the fifth, in the village of Bath, a matron marries Giannozzo; however, their happiness is short-lived. In the sixth story in Cambridge, two students spend fabulous nights with Molly, the wife of a miller. One night Molly, waiting to make love with each of the two boys, goes to bed believing that she is conversing with one of the youths, disclosing their secret. In fact, the one who is on the bed is the consort! In the seventh story three students, cruel in their actions, are achieved by an old man who predicts them to a bad end. Young guys do not get scared, but when the three ingest a poisoned wine, soon find themselves in the company of Gloomy Grim Reaper. In the eighth and final story, a pleasure-loving monk is trying to earn as much food in exchange for extreme unction to a dying man. That same night in the man's convent comes an angel, which leads him to Hell, to show him the terrible punishments that belong to the friars that subvert the message of Christ.
Nicholas and Alexandra, 3h9
Directed by Franklin J. Schaffner
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, War, Biography, Historical, Romance
Themes Politique, Political films, Films about capital punishment, Films about royalty
Actors Michael Jayston, Janet Suzman, Roderic Noble, Ania Marson, Lynne Frederick, Candace Glendenning
Roles Yurovsky
Rating71% 3.597693.597693.597693.597693.59769
The story begins with the birth of Tsarevich Alexei on 12 August 1904 during the Russo-Japanese War. Tsar Nicholas (Michael Jayston) is warned by the Prime Minister Count Witte (Laurence Olivier) and his uncle Grand Duke Nicholas (Harry Andrews) that the war is futile and costing too many lives. They tell him the Russian people want representative government, health care, voting and workers' rights, but Nicholas wants to maintain the autocracy. Meanwhile, underground political parties led by Vladimir Lenin (Michael Bryant), Joseph Stalin (James Hazeldine) and Leon Trotsky (Brian Cox) have formed.
Entertaining Mr. Sloane, 1h34
Directed by Douglas Hickox
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Comedy
Themes Films about sexuality, Bisexuality-related films, LGBT-related films, Films based on plays, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Beryl Reid, Harry Andrews, Peter McEnery, Alan Webb
Roles Kemp ("Dadda")
Rating64% 3.241173.241173.241173.241173.24117
Murder, homosexuality, nymphomania, and sadism are among the themes of this black comedy focusing on a brother and sister who become involved with a young, sexy, amoral drifter with a mysterious past.
Women in Love, 2h11
Directed by Ken Russell
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Films about sexuality, Bisexuality-related films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related films, Sculpture, LGBT-related film
Actors Alan Bates, Oliver Reed, Nike Arrighi, Glenda Jackson, Jennie Linden, Eleanor Bron
Roles Thomas Crich
Rating71% 3.596413.596413.596413.596413.59641
The film takes place in 1920, in the Midlands mining town of Beldover. Two sisters, Ursula and Gudrun Brangwen, discuss marriage on their way to the wedding of Laura Crich, daughter of the town's wealthy mine owner, Thomas Crich, to Tibby Lupton, a naval officer. At the village's church, each sister is fascinated by a particular member of the wedding party – Gudrun by Laura's brother, Gerald, and Ursula by Gerald's best friend, Rupert Birkin. Ursula is a school teacher and Rupert is a school inspector; she remembers his visit to her classroom, interrupting her botany lesson to discourse on the sexual nature of the catkin.
Interlude
Interlude (1968)
, 1h30
Directed by Douglas Sirk
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors Oskar Werner, June Allyson, Barbara Ferris, Rossano Brazzi, Virginia Maskell, Donald Sutherland
Roles Andrew
Rating62% 3.1488553.1488553.1488553.1488553.148855
A famous conductor gives an interview to a pretty young reporter. He speaks a bit too frankly and finds he's given himself an unwanted sabbatical from conducting. He begins an affair with the young reporter during his interlude and the accumulation of differences in their ages and background begins to mount up.
The Taming of the Shrew, 2h2
Directed by Franco Zeffirelli
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Théâtre, Films based on plays, Films based on works by William Shakespeare
Actors Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Natasha Pyne, Michael Hordern, Alfred Lynch, Cyril Cusack
Roles Gremio
Rating71% 3.5968653.5968653.5968653.5968653.596865
À Padoue, le signore Baptista désespère de trouver un mari qui puisse résister au caractère colérique de sa fille aînée Catharina. Car d'autre part il se refuse à chercher un mari pour sa fille cadette Bianca avant d'avoir trouvé un mari pour la première des deux sœurs. L'un des soupirants de Bianca, Hortensio, reçoit bientôt la visite de Petruccio, un marchand ruiné originaire de Vérone qui lui confie qu'il est venu à Padoue chercher richesse et femme. Hortensio lui met alors dans la tête de conquérir le cœur de Catharina, ce qui lui donnerait l'occasion de mettre la main sur une dot de 20 000 couronnes d'or.
Chimes at Midnight, 1h55
Directed by Orson Welles
Origin Espagne
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Historical
Themes Political films, Films based on plays, Films based on works by William Shakespeare, Films about royalty
Actors Orson Welles, Keith Baxter, John Gielgud, Jeanne Moreau, Margaret Rutherford, Marina Vlady
Roles Justice Shallow
Rating77% 3.8953753.8953753.8953753.8953753.895375
The film opens with Sir John Falstaff and Justice Shallow walking through the snow, then to a warm fire inside the Boar's Head Tavern as the two reminisce. After a main credit sequence, the narrator explains that King Henry IV of England has succeeded Richard II, whom he had killed. Richard II's true heir, Edmund Mortimer, is a prisoner in Wales, and Mortimer's cousins Northumberland, Worcester and Northumberland's son Hotspur demand that Henry rescue Mortimer. Henry refuses and Northumberland, Worcester and Hotspur begin to plot his overthrow.
King Rat
King Rat (1965)
, 2h14
Directed by Bryan Forbes
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War
Themes Seafaring films, Prison films, Transport films, Political films
Actors George Segal, Tom Courtenay, James Fox, Gerald Sim, Patrick O'Neal, Denholm Elliott
Roles Brant
Rating74% 3.7457553.7457553.7457553.7457553.745755
Corporal King is an anomaly in the Japanese prison camp; one of a handful of Americans amongst the British and Australian inmates, he thrives through his conniving and black market enterprises, while others (nearly all of higher rank) struggle to survive sickness and starvation, while trying to keep their civilised nature. King recruits upper class British RAF officer Flight Lieutenant Peter Marlowe (James Fox) to act as a translator. As they become acquainted, Marlowe comes to like the man and appreciate his cunning. King respects Marlowe, but his attitude is otherwise ambiguous; when Marlowe is injured, King obtains expensive medicines to save Marlowe's gangrenous arm from amputation, but it is unclear whether he does so out of friendship or because Marlowe is the only one who knows where the proceeds from King's latest and most profitable venture are hidden.
The Pumpkin Eater, 1h58
Directed by Jack Clayton
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama
Themes Films about sexuality
Actors Anne Bancroft, Peter Finch, James Mason, Cedric Hardwicke, Alan Webb, Richard Johnson
Roles Mr. Armitage - Jake's father
Rating72% 3.6446553.6446553.6446553.6446553.644655
The story revolves around Jo Armitage (Bancroft), a woman with an ambiguous number of children from three marriages, who becomes negative and withdrawn after discovering that her third (and current) husband, Jake (Finch), has been unfaithful to her. After a series of loosely related events in which Jake's infidelity is balanced by his reliability as a breadwinner and a father, Jo and Jake take a first tentative step toward reconciliation.