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Harry Andrews is a Actor British born on 10 november 1911 at Tonbridge (United-kingdom)

Harry Andrews

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Birth name Harry Fleetwood Andrews
Nationality United-kingdom
Birth 10 november 1911 at Tonbridge (United-kingdom)
Death 6 march 1989 (at 77 years)
Awards Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire

Harry Fleetwood Andrews, CBE (10 November 1911 – 6 March 1989) was an English film actor, known for his frequent portrayals of tough military officers. His performance as Sergeant Major Wilson in The Hill alongside Sean Connery earned Andrews the 1965 National Board of Review Award for Best Supporting Actor and a nomination for the 1966 BAFTA Award for Best British Actor. He made his film debut in The Red Beret in 1953.

Prior to his film career, Andrews was an accomplished Shakespearean actor, appearing at such venues as the Queen's Theatre, the Lyceum Theatre, and the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in the UK as well as theatres in New York City, Paris, Antwerp and Brussels. Andrews made his London theatre debut in 1935 at the St James's Theatre and his New York debut in 1936 at the since-demolished Empire Theatre.


Harry Andrews was born on 10 November 1911, in Tonbridge, Kent. He was the son of Henry Arthur Andrews, a General Practitioner, and Amy Diana Frances (née Horner). Andrews attended Wrekin College in Wellington, Shropshire. From October 1939 to October 1945, Andrews served with the Royal Artillery during the Second World War. Andrews died at the age of 77 on 6 March 1989, at his home in Salehurst, leaving behind his long-term friend and partner Basil Hoskins.

Best films

The Red Beret (1953)
Battle of Britain (1969)

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Filmography of Harry Andrews (79 films)

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Jack the Ripper (1988 TV series), 3h2
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Thriller, Horror, Crime
Actors Michael Caine, Armand Assante, Ray McAnally, Lewis Collins, Susan George, Jane Seymour
Roles Coroner Wynne Baxter
Rating75% 3.7961353.7961353.7961353.7961353.796135
À l'automne 1888, un mystérieux tueur en série terrorise l'East End de Londres en y assassinant plusieurs prostituées. Les victimes sont retrouvées égorgées et éventrées en pleine rue. L'inspecteur Frederick Abberline est chargé de mener l'enquête avec son adjoint, le sergent George Godley (Lewis Collins). L'investigation s'annonce difficile, aucun témoin ne semble vouloir parler, les pistes sont nombreuses et la presse extrapole les faits pour vendre ses feuilles de choux.
Mesmerized (1985)
, 1h34
Directed by Michael Laughlin
Origin Australie
Genres Drama, Thriller
Actors Jodie Foster, John Lithgow, Michael Murphy, Harry Andrews, Dan Shor, Reg Evans
Roles Old Thompson
Rating47% 2.363882.363882.363882.363882.36388
An orphaned New Zealand girl marries a wealthy and much older businessmen, but strains soon begin to develop between them, causing great emotional and physical toil on them, as well as those around them, from family to servants, and business and trade associates and clientele.
The Curse of King Tut's Tomb, 1h38
Directed by Philip Leacock
Genres Thriller, Horror, Crime
Actors Eva Marie Saint, Harry Andrews, Robin Ellis, Raymond Burr, Wendy Hiller, Angharad Rees
Roles Lord Carnarvon
Rating50% 2.5278852.5278852.5278852.5278852.527885
The English archaeologist Howard Carter and his financier, Lord Carnarvon discover after years of search the grave of Tut-Ench-Amun. Rumors about a curse that invites to anyone who disturbs the peace grave circulate in public. For even the unscrupulous art collector Sabastian is after the legendary gold sarcophagus. The Curse of the Pharaoh seems to be effective, for there will be a series of mysterious deaths.
Hawk the Slayer, 1h34
Directed by Terry Marcel
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Science fiction, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about magic and magicians
Actors Jack Palance, John Terry, Bernard Bresslaw, Patricia Quinn, Cheryl Campbell, William Morgan Sheppard
Roles High Abbot
Rating54% 2.701362.701362.701362.701362.70136
The wicked Voltan kills his own father when the latter refuses to turn over the magic of the "last elven mindstone". Before the old man dies, he bequeaths a great sword with a pommel shaped like a human hand to his other son, Hawk. The hand comes to life and grasps the mindstone. The sword is now imbued with magical powers and can respond to Hawk's mental commands. Hawk then vows to avenge his father by killing Voltan.
S.O.S. Titanic, 2h24
Directed by William Hale
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Historical
Themes La fin du monde, Seafaring films, Transport films, RMS Titanic in fiction, Disaster films, American disaster films, Films about seafaring accidents or incidents
Actors David Janssen, Cloris Leachman, Susan Saint James, David Warner, Ian Holm, Helen Mirren
Roles Capt. Edward J. Smith
Rating62% 3.1487353.1487353.1487353.1487353.148735
Le Titanic quitte Southampton le 10 avril 1912. Le film suit différents passagers que sont, en première classe John Jacob Astor et son épouse ainsi que le couple Marvin, en voyage de noces. En deuxième, le film suit Lawrence Beesley, ensuite auteur d'un ouvrage sur le naufrage. En troisième classe, l'histoire se focalise sur un groupe d'émigrants irlandais.
Superman (1978)
, 2h17
Directed by Richard Donner, John Glen
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Science fiction, Fantastic, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about children, Time travel films, Superman films, Films about extraterrestrial life, Superhero films, Super-héros inspiré de comics, Films about extraterrestrial life
Actors Marlon Brando, Gene Hackman, Christopher Reeve, Margot Kidder, Jackie Cooper, Ned Beatty
Roles 2nd Elder
Rating72% 3.6484053.6484053.6484053.6484053.648405
On the planet Krypton, using evidence provided by scientist Jor-El, the Ruling Council sentences three attempted insurrectionists, General Zod, Ursa, and Non, to "eternal living death" in the Phantom Zone. Despite his eminence, Jor-El is unable to convince the Council of his belief that Krypton will soon be destroyed when its sun explodes. To save his infant son, Kal-El, Jor-El launches a spacecraft containing him toward Earth, a distant planet with a suitable atmosphere, and where Kal-El's dense molecular structure will give him superhuman powers. Shortly after the launch, Krypton is destroyed.
Watership Down, 1h41
Directed by John Hubley, Martin Rosen
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Fantasy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Environmental films, Mise en scène d'un lapin ou d'un lièvre, Political films, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors John Hurt, Richard Briers, Michael Graham Cox, John Bennett, Simon Cadell, Harry Andrews
Roles General Woundwort (voice)
Rating75% 3.7973953.7973953.7973953.7973953.797395
According to Adams' Lapine language, culture and mythology, the world was created by the god Frith, who represents the Sun. All animals lived harmoniously, but the rabbits eventually multiplied, and their appetite led to a food shortage. At the prayers of the desperate animals, Frith warned the rabbit prince El-ahrairah to control his people, but was scoffed at. In retaliation, Frith gave special gifts to every animal, but some animals he made predators to prey upon the rabbits. Satisfied that El-ahrairah (Now also known as "Prince with a Thousand Enemies") had learned his lesson, Frith also gave the rabbits speed and cunning; while many would seek to kill them, the rabbits could survive by their wits and quickness.
The Big Sleep, 1h39
Directed by Michael Winner
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime, Romance
Actors Robert Mitchum, Sarah Miles, Richard Boone, Candy Clark, Joan Collins, Edward Fox
Roles Norris
Rating58% 2.9013252.9013252.9013252.9013252.901325
In 1970s England, private detective Philip Marlowe (Robert Mitchum) is asked to the stately home of General Sternwood (James Stewart), who hires Marlowe to learn who is blackmailing him. While at the mansion, he meets the General's spoiled and inquisitive daughter Charlotte (Sarah Miles) and wild younger daughter Camilla (Candy Clark).
The Medusa Touch, 1h45
Directed by Jack Gold
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Fantastic, Horror
Themes Films about writers
Actors Richard Burton, Lino Ventura, Lee Remick, Harry Andrews, Marie-Christine Barrault, Alan Badel
Roles Assistant Commissioner
Rating69% 3.4980753.4980753.4980753.4980753.498075
Monsieur Brunel, a French detective on an exchange scheme in London, is assigned to investigate the murder of novelist John Morlar. As they examine the crime scene, Brunel discovers the victim is still alive in spite of his severe injuries and has him rushed to hospital.
The Four Feathers, 1h40
Directed by Don Sharp
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, War, Adventure
Themes Films set in Africa, Political films
Actors Beau Bridges, Jane Seymour, Robert Powell, Simon Ward, Harry Andrews, Richard Johnson
Roles Gen. Faversham
Rating64% 3.2461453.2461453.2461453.2461453.246145
Lieutenant Harry Faversham (Beau Bridges) is the latest scion of a prominent military family. A deeply sensitive boy, he is much traumatised by the early death of his kind-hearted mother. Though he never wants to be a soldier, he feels obliged to join the army. Though no coward (as he will later show), he has no interest in an army career. Having met and become engaged to Ethne, he decides to resign his commission. The fact that war in the Sudan is coming is irrelevant to this decision. During their engagement ball on the final day of his army career, Faversham receives telegrammes summoning him and three of his brother officers (Durrance, Willoughby and Trench) back to the regiment prior to being sent to the Sudan. As determined as ever to leave the army, Faversham burns the telegrammes so that he can pretend not to have been summoned back to the regiment before his commission expires. Willoughby sees him burning papers and notices that he is embarrassed to have been taken by surprise in doing so. On later realising that Faversham was burning the telegrammes from the army, Willoughby assumes that Faversham has done so because he is afraid of going to the Sudan. Durrance, Willoughby and Trench then send Faversham three white feathers, betokening cowardice, and turn their backs on him. When Faversham tries to explain to Eithne what has happened, she also reaches the same mistaken conclusion and gives him a fourth white feather. Following his regiment's deployment, Faversham realizes he has made a grave mistake and, having toyed with suicide, finally resolves to redeem his honour.
Death on the Nile, 2h20
Directed by John Guillermin
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Themes Films set in Africa
Actors Peter Ustinov, Simon MacCorkindale, Lois Chiles, Mia Farrow, Bette Davis, George Kennedy
Roles Barnstaple
Rating72% 3.6476653.6476653.6476653.6476653.647665
The film begins with a meeting between wealthy heiress Linnet Ridgeway (Lois Chiles) and her close friend Jacqueline de Bellefort (Mia Farrow). Jacquie wants her fiancé, Simon Doyle (Simon MacCorkindale), to work for Linnet, but he and Linnet have a whirlwind affair and end up marrying. While honeymooning in Egypt, they are continually hounded by the jilted Jacquie. In an attempt to get away, the Doyles pretend to go to the Cairo Railway Station before backtracking to board their booked cruise on a Nile paddle steamer, the S.S. Karnak.
The Prince and the Pauper, 1h53
Directed by Olivier Assayas, Richard Fleischer, Laurent Perrin
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about children, Films about families
Actors Mark Lester, Ernest Borgnine, Oliver Reed, Charlton Heston, Raquel Welch, Rex Harrison
Roles Hertford
Rating62% 3.149183.149183.149183.149183.14918
In 16th Century London, a pauper called Tom Canty reads to a group a children but is attacked and threatened by his cruel father John Canty to steal five shillings by suppertime or get beaten. Tom goes into the city square and steals a purse from a rich man, but drops it after bumping into another man. Thinking that Tom still has the purse, the rich man and other men chase Tom through the streets of London. Tom escapes by climbing up a wall and through a window, where he falls into a palace garden in front of King Henry VIII, who sets the guards on him. However, Tom outruns them by going to the roof of the castle and hiding in a chimney. In the grounds, Henry VIII orders for The Duke of Norfolk to be arrested during the masked ball that evening.
Equus (1977)
, 2h17
Directed by Sidney Lumet
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller
Themes Films about animals, Medical-themed films, Théâtre, Films about horses, Films about psychiatry, Films based on plays, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Richard Burton, Peter Firth, Jenny Agutter, Joan Plowright, Colin Blakely, Harry Andrews
Roles Harry Dalton
Rating71% 3.598323.598323.598323.598323.59832
Psychiatrist Martin Dysart investigates the savage blinding of six horses with a metal spike in a stable in Hampshire, England. The atrocity was committed by an unassuming 17-year-old stable boy named Alan Strang, the only son of opinionated but inwardly-timid Frank Strang and his genteel, religious wife, Dora. As Dysart exposes the truths behind the boy's demons, he finds himself face-to-face with his own.
The Blue Bird, 1h39
Directed by George Cukor
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Fantastic, Fantasy, Adventure
Themes Films about magic and magicians, Théâtre, Films based on plays, Children's films
Actors Elizabeth Taylor, Jane Fonda, Ava Gardner, Cicely Tyson, Robert Morley, Patsy Kensit
Roles The Oak
Rating56% 2.8081752.8081752.8081752.8081752.808175
Mytyl and her brother Tyltyl are peasant children who are led on a quest for the Blue Bird of Happiness by the Queen of Light, who gives them a hat with a magic diamond that allows them to call forth the souls of all things, both living and inanimate. On their journey, they are accompanied by the human personifications of a dog, a cat, water, sugar, bread, milk, light, fire, and the like. They visit the kingdoms of the past and future and the queendoms of night and luxury, at each place absorbing more wisdom. Eventually they discover the blue bird they've been seeking has been in their own backyard all along.