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Alfie Bass is a Actor British born on 8 april 1921 at London (United-kingdom)

Alfie Bass

Alfie Bass
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Birth name Abraham Basalinsky
Nationality United-kingdom
Birth 8 april 1921 at London (United-kingdom)
Death 15 july 1987 (at 66 years) at London (United-kingdom)

Alfie Bass (born Abraham Basalinsky, 10 April 1916 – 15 July 1987) was an English actor. He was born in Bethnal Green, London, the youngest in a Jewish family with ten children; his parents had left Russia many years before he was born. He appeared in a variety of stage, film, television and radio productions throughout his career.

Best films

The Lavender Hill Mob (1951)

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Filmography of Alfie Bass (52 films)

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Jumping For Joy, 1h31
Directed by John Paddy Carstairs
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Comedy
Actors Frankie Howerd, Lindsay Pulsipher, Stanley Holloway, Joe Estevez, Joan Hickson, Lionel Jeffries
Roles Blagg
Rating63% 3.1873853.1873853.1873853.1873853.187385
A man buys a greyhound and enters it in a major race, but discovers the dog has one paw in the grave. As our hero nurses the pooch back to health, he also gets mixed up with criminals who want to fix the race by doping dogs.
Moonraker (1979)
, 2h6
Directed by Lewis Gilbert, John Glen, Ernest Day
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Action, Adventure, Spy
Themes Films set in Africa, Films about children, Space adventure films, Spy films, Films about terrorism, Dans l'espace, Space opera, Eco-terrorism in fiction
Actors Roger Moore, Michael Lonsdale, Lois Chiles, Richard Kiel, Bernard Lee, Corinne Cléry
Roles Consumptive Italian
Rating62% 3.148663.148663.148663.148663.14866
A Drax Industries Moonraker space shuttle on loan to the United Kingdom is hijacked in mid-air and MI6 operative, James Bond, agent 007, is assigned to investigate. En route to England in a small charter plane, Bond is attacked by the crew and pushed out of the plane by the mercenary assassin Jaws. He survives by stealing a parachute from the pilot, whilst Jaws lands on a circus tent.
Revenge of the Pink Panther, 1h39
Directed by Blake Edwards
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Comedy thriller, Action, Crime
Actors Peter Sellers, Herbert Lom, Andrew Sachs, Dyan Cannon, Robert Webber, Graham Stark
Roles Fernet
Rating66% 3.348543.348543.348543.348543.34854
Philippe Douvier (Robert Webber), a major businessman and secretly the head of the French Connection, is suspected by his New York Mafia drug trading partners of weak leadership and improperly conducting his criminal affairs. To demonstrate otherwise, Douvier's aide Guy Algo (Tony Beckley) suggests a show of force with the murder of Chief Inspector Jacques Clouseau (Peter Sellers). Unfortunately for Douvier, his first attempt at bombing him fails; and the subsequent attempt by Chinese martial artist 'Mr. Chong' (an uncredited appearance by the founder of American Kenpo, Ed Parker) is thwarted when Clouseau successfully fights him off, believing him to be his (Clouseau's) valet Cato (Burt Kwouk) who has orders to keep his employer alert with random attacks. That night, Douvier poses as an informant to lure Clouseau into a trap, but the Chief Inspector's car and clothes are stolen by transvestite criminal Claude Russo (Sue Lloyd), who is killed by Douvier's men. Subsequently Douvier and the French public believe Clouseau is dead and, as a result of this assumption, Clouseau's former boss, ex-Commissioner Charles Dreyfus (Herbert Lom), is restored to sanity and is released from the lunatic asylum to perform the investigation.
Come Play with Me, 1h34
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Comedy, Musical theatre, Musical, Pornographic
Themes Films about sexuality, Erotic films, Musical films
Actors Alfie Bass, Irene Handl, Ronald Fraser, Tommy Godfrey, Sue Longhurst, Cardew Robinson
Roles Kelly
Rating40% 2.006772.006772.006772.006772.00677
Cornelius Clapworthy (Harrison Marks) and his sidekick Maurice Kelly (Alfie Bass) are two elderly forgers responsible for flooding the UK with fake banknotes. On the run from their gangster boss Slasher (Ronald Fraser) and effeminate, cross dressing government official Podsnap (Ken Parry) the pair escape to the Scottish Highlands and posing as musicians hide out at Bovington Manor, a B&B run by Lady Bovington (Irene Handl).
The Magnificent Seven Deadly Sins, 1h47
Directed by Graham Stark
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Comedy
Actors Spike Milligan, Geoffrey Bayldon, Marty Feldman, Bruce Forsyth, Leslie Phillips, Paul Whitsun-Jones
Roles Mr. Spencer (segment "Pride")
Rating54% 2.7183752.7183752.7183752.7183752.718375
Le Magnificent Seven Deadly Sins est un film de comédie britannique de 1971 réalisé et produit par Graham Stark. Son titre est un mélange de The Magnificent Seven et des sept péchés capitaux. Il comprend une séquence de sept sketches, chacun représentant un péché et écrit par un éventail de talent d'écriture comique britannique. Les croquis sont liés par des séquences d'animation. La musique est interprétée par le musicien de jazz britannique Roy Budd, la cinématographie par Harvey Harrison et éditée par Rod Nelson-Keys et Roy Piper. Il a été produit par Tigon Pictures et distribué aux États-Unis par Tigon Film Distributors Ltd .
Up the Junction
Directed by Peter Collinson
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama
Themes Pregnancy films, Films about sexuality
Actors Dennis Waterman, Suzy Kendall, Adrienne Posta, Maureen Lipman, Liz Fraser, Barbara Archer
Roles Charlie
Rating68% 3.4411253.4411253.4411253.4411253.441125
Polly Dean (Suzy Kendall) gives up a privileged life in Chelsea and moves to a working-class community in Battersea where she takes a job in a confectionery factory in an attempt to distance herself from her moneyed upbringing and make her own living. She becomes friends with two working-class sisters and forms a relationship with a working-class boy who envies her access to an easy life and is frustrated by her denial of it. When Polly's friend becomes pregnant she decides to have an illegal abortion. Tragedy hits when a motorcycle accident kills one of the friends.
The Fearless Vampire Killers, 1h48
Directed by Roman Polanski
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Horror comedy, Horror
Themes Films about magic and magicians, Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, Vampires in film, Comedy horror films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Jack MacGowran, Sharon Tate, Roman Polanski, Ferdy Mayne, Sydney Bromley, Alfie Bass
Roles Shagal, the Inn-Keeper
Rating71% 3.598973.598973.598973.598973.59897
The film is set in the heart of Transylvania and the story appears to take place sometime during the mid-19th Century. Professor Abronsius, formerly of the University of Königsberg and his apprentice Alfred are on the hunt for vampires. Abronsius is old and withering and barely able to survive the cold ride through the wintry forests, while Alfred is bumbling and introverted. The two hunters come to a small Eastern European town seemingly at the end of a long search for signs of vampires. The two stay at a local inn full of angst-ridden townspeople who perform strange rituals to fend off an unseen evil.
A Challenge for Robin Hood, 1h36
Directed by C.M. Pennington-Richards
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Actors Barrie Ingham, John Arnatt, Gay Hamilton, James Hayter, Eric Flynn, Leon Greene
Roles The Pie Seller
Rating56% 2.812672.812672.812672.812672.81267
Robin, a young Norman nobleman, is falsely accused by his cousin of murdering another cousin. His accuser is actually in league with the corrupt Sheriff of Nottingham to seize control of the family lands, which Robin would inherit. Forced to flee into nearby Sherwood Forest, Robin begins to gather a band of rebels to fight against his scheming cousin and the sheriff...
Alfie (1966)
, 1h54
Directed by Brian W. Cook, Lewis Gilbert
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Pregnancy films, Films about sexuality, Erotic films, Films based on plays
Actors Michael Caine, Shelley Winters, Millicent Martin, Vivien Merchant, Jane Asher, Graham Stark
Roles Harry Clamacraft
Rating69% 3.497363.497363.497363.497363.49736
Handsome Cockney chauffeur Alfie Elkins (Michael Caine) enjoys the favors of women, while avoiding any commitment. He ends an affair with a married woman, Siddie (Millicent Martin), just as he gets his submissive single girlfriend, Gilda (Julia Foster), pregnant. Although Alfie refuses to marry Gilda and cheats on her constantly, Gilda decides to have the child, a boy named Malcolm, and keep him rather than give him up for adoption. Over time, Alfie becomes attached to his son, but his unwillingness to commit to Gilda causes her to break up with him and instead marry Humphrey (Graham Stark), a kindly bus conductor who loves her and is willing to accept Malcolm as his own son. She also bars Alfie from any further contact with Malcolm, forcing Alfie to watch from a distance as Humphrey steps into his fatherly role. When a health check reveals Alfie has tubercular shadows on his lungs, the diagnosis, combined with his separation from his son, leads him to have a brief mental breakdown.
Doctor in Clover, 1h41
Directed by Ralph Thomas
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Comedy
Themes Medical-themed films
Actors Leslie Phillips, Joan Sims, Fenella Fielding, Arthur Haynes, James Robertson Justice, Terry Scott
Roles Fleming
Rating58% 2.9109552.9109552.9109552.9109552.910955
The film is based at the (fictitious) St Swithin's Hospital, with Leslie Phillips as Dr Gaston Grimsdyke, an accident-prone doctor and cad, more interested in the nurses than the patients.
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, 1h39
Directed by Richard Lester
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Comedy, Musical, Romance
Themes Films set in Africa, Films about sexuality, Théâtre, Erotic films, Musical films, Films based on plays, Films based on musicals
Actors Zero Mostel, Jack Gilford, Phil Silvers, Buster Keaton, Michael Crawford, Annette Andre
Roles Gatekeeper
Rating68% 3.44743.44743.44743.44743.4474
In the city of Rome during the reign of Emperor Nero, Pseudolus (Zero Mostel) is "the lyingest, cheatingest, sloppiest slave in all of Rome", whose only wish is to buy his freedom from his master's parents, the henpecked Senex (Michael Hordern) and his dominating wife Domina (Patricia Jessel). When he finds out that his master, Senex's handsome but dim son Hero (Michael Crawford), has fallen in love with Philia (Annette Andre), a beautiful virgin courtesan from the house of Marcus Lycus (Phil Silvers), buyer and seller of beautiful women next door, Pseudolus makes a deal: he will get the girl for Hero in return for his freedom. Unfortunately, the virgin has been sold to the great Roman soldier, Captain Miles Gloriosus (Leon Greene), who even now is on his way from conquering Crete to claim her as his bride. Pseudolus blackmails his overseer, Hysterium (Jack Gilford) into masquerading as the corpse of Philia to fool the captain, but things go wrong at every turn.
Help! (1965)
, 1h32
Directed by Richard Lester
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Comedy, Musical theatre, Musical
Themes Films about music and musicians, Sports films, Transport films, Musical films, Road movies, Les Beatles, Chase films
Actors John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, Leo McKern, Eleanor Bron
Roles Doorman
Rating71% 3.597323.597323.597323.597323.59732
An eastern cult (a parody of the Thuggee cult) is about to sacrifice a woman to the goddess Kaili. Just as she is about to be killed, the high priestess of the cult, Ahme, notices that she is not wearing the sacrificial ring. Ringo Starr, drummer of the Beatles, has and is wearing it; it was secretly sent to him by the victim in a fan letter. Determined to retrieve the ring and sacrifice the woman, the great Swami Clang, Ahme, and several cult members including Bhuta, leave for London. After several failed attempts to steal the ring, they confront the Beatles in an Indian restaurant. Ringo learns that if he does not return the ring soon, he will become the next sacrifice. Ringo then discovers that the ring is stuck on his finger.
The Millionairess, 1h30
Directed by Anthony Asquith
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Théâtre, Films based on plays, Children's films
Actors Sophia Loren, Peter Sellers, Alastair Sim, Vittorio De Sica, Dennis Price, Gary Raymond
Roles Fish Curer
Rating55% 2.7531852.7531852.7531852.7531852.753185
By the terms of her late father's will, spoiled London heiress Epifania Parerga, the richest woman in the world, cannot marry unless her prospective husband is able to turn £500 into £15,000 within a three-month period. When Epifania becomes smitten with Alastair, a muscular tennis player, she rigs the contest by giving him £500 in stock and then buying it back for £15,000. Alastair is unable to live with the domineering Epifania, however, and leaves her for the more domestic Polly Smith.
A Tale of Two Cities, 1h52
Directed by Ralph Thomas
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Historical, Romance
Themes Political films, Films about capital punishment, French Revolution films
Actors Dirk Bogarde, Dorothy Tutin, Paul Guers, Marie Versini, Ian Bannen, Cecil Parker
Roles Jerry Cruncher
Rating70% 3.5440453.5440453.5440453.5440453.544045
Sydney Carton, a drunken English lawyer, discovers that Charles Darnay, a man he once defended, is a French aristocrat trying to escape the French Revolution. While he envies the man over the love of a woman, Lucie Manette, his conscience is pricked and he resolves to help him escape the guillotine.