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Harry Locke is a Actor British born on 10 december 1913 at London (United-kingdom)

Harry Locke

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Nationality United-kingdom
Birth 10 december 1913 at London (United-kingdom)
Death 7 september 1987 (at 73 years) at London (United-kingdom)

Harry Locke (10 December 1913 – 17 September 1987) was an English character actor.

He was born and died in London and was a familiar face in three decades of British cinema, playing small parts such as assorted working men, clerks, porters and cab drivers, with appearances including Passport to Pimlico (1949), Reach for the Sky (1956), Carry On Nurse (1959), The Devil-Ship Pirates (1964), Alfie (1966) and The Family Way (1966).

On TV in 1969 he appeared in Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased) as a night porter. In 1972 he played Platon Karataev in the BBC production of War and Peace— a brilliant performance as a "minor" character who advances the development of Pierre Bezukhov, the central character.

Usually with

Marianne Stone
Marianne Stone
(13 films)
Geoffrey Keen
Geoffrey Keen
(7 films)
Ernest Clark
Ernest Clark
(6 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Harry Locke (49 films)

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The Creeping Flesh, 1h28
Directed by Freddie Francis
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Science fiction, Fantastic, Horror
Actors Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Lorna Heilbron, Jenny Runacre, George Benson, Duncan Lamont
Roles Barman
Rating62% 3.1490253.1490253.1490253.1490253.149025
Prof. Emmanuel Hildern (Peter Cushing), a Victorian era scientist is shown in what appears to be a laboratory meeting a young doctor. Hildern excitedly tells the doctor that he needs help because he has discovered a form of evil that is real, a living being, and that he has unwittingly unleashed the evil thousands of years too soon. Hildern then recounts how his discovery was made.
Tales from the Crypt, 1h32
Directed by Freddie Francis
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Horror
Themes Zombie films, Comedy horror films
Actors Ralph Richardson, Joan Collins, Peter Cushing, Roy Dotrice, Richard Greene, Ian Hendry
Rating69% 3.4986653.4986653.4986653.4986653.498665
Five strangers go with a tourist group to view old catacombs. They do not realise that they are all dead. Separated from the main group, they find themselves in a room with the mysterious Crypt Keeper (Ralph Richardson), who details how each of the strangers have died.
Oh! What a Lovely War, 2h24
Directed by Richard Attenborough
Origin United-kingdom
Genres War, Comedy, Musical
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films, Political films
Actors Dirk Bogarde, Phyllis Calvert, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Colin Farrell, John Clements, John Gielgud
Roles Heckler
Rating71% 3.5950153.5950153.5950153.5950153.595015
Oh! What A Lovely War summarises and comments on the events of World War I using popular songs of the time, many of which were parodies of older popular songs, and using allegorical settings such as Brighton's West Pier to criticise the manner in which the eventual victory was won.
Carry on Again Doctor, 1h26
Directed by Gerald Thomas
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Comedy
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about sexuality, Erotic films
Actors Sid James, Charles Hawtrey, Jim Dale, Kenneth Williams, Joan Sims, Barbara Windsor
Roles Porter
Rating62% 3.101573.101573.101573.101573.10157
A disgraced doctor is sent to a remote clinic on an inhospitable tropical island where he learns of a native slimming potion. He flies back to England to cash in on the potion, soon finding success running a lavish slimming clinic. However his former professional rivals who had been instrumental in sending him away in the first place now want a slice of the profits, as does the real discoverer of the slimming potion.
Carry on Doctor, 1h34
Directed by Gerald Thomas
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Comedy
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about sexuality, Erotic films
Actors Frankie Howerd, Sid James, Kenneth Williams, Charles Hawtrey, Jim Dale, Barbara Windsor
Roles Sam
Rating65% 3.2507953.2507953.2507953.2507953.250795
Francis Bigger (Howerd) is a charlatan faith healer, convinced that "mind over matter" is more effective than medical treatment. During a lecture, he stumbles offstage and is admitted to the local hospital. In hospital, he incessantly groans and whines about being "maltreated", demanding better treatment than the other, eccentric patients. These include: bedridden layabout Charlie Roper (James) who shams illnesses to stay in hospital; Ken Biddle (Bresslaw) who makes frequent trips to the ladies' ward to flirt with his love interest, Mavis Winkle (Dilys Laye); and Mr Barron (Hawtrey) who seems to be suffering sympathy pains while his wife awaits the birth of their baby. While being treated, Bigger meets two very different doctors. Clumsy yet charming Dr Kilmore (Dale) is popular with the patients and loved from afar by the beautiful Nurse Clark (Harris) while hospital registrar Dr Tinkle (Kenneth Williams) is universally detested, as is his battleaxe Matron (Jacques), who harbours an unrequited love for him.
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
Rating70% 3.5478753.5478753.5478753.5478753.547875
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.
Arabesque (1966)
, 1h47
Directed by Stanley Donen
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action, Adventure, Spy
Themes Spy films
Actors Gregory Peck, Sophia Loren, Alan Badel, John Merivale, George Coulouris, Kieron Moore
Roles Zookeeper
Rating64% 3.248833.248833.248833.248833.24883
In an undercover mission, Sloane (John Merivale), posing as an eye doctor, kills Oxford University Professor Ragheeb (George Coulouris), an ancient hieroglyphics expert. Sloane steals a hieroglyph-encrypted message Ragheeb wrote and concealed within his glasses.
The Family Way, 1h55
Directed by John Boulting, Roy Boulting
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about music and musicians, Théâtre, Musical films, Films based on plays
Actors Hayley Mills, Hywel Bennett, John Mills, Marjorie Rhodes, Murray Head, Avril Angers
Roles Mr Stubbs, Housing Officer
Rating74% 3.740863.740863.740863.740863.74086
Following the wedding of young Jenny Piper and Arthur Fitton (Hayley Mills and Hywel Bennett), a rowdy reception is held at a local pub where the newlyweds are subjected to much well-meaning but vulgar ribaldry.
The Early Bird, 1h38
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Comedy
Actors Edward Chapman, Norman Wisdom, Jerry Desmonde, Paddie O'Neil, Bryan Pringle, Richard Vernon
Roles Commissionaire
Rating68% 3.4038853.4038853.4038853.4038853.403885
Wisdom's character works for Grimsdale's Dairy as a milkman, in competition with Consolidated Dairies, an ever-growing rival company under the management of Walter Hunter (played by Jerry Desmonde).
The Devil-Ship Pirates, 1h25
Directed by Don Sharp
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Thriller, Action, Adventure
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films, Pirate films
Actors Christopher Lee, John Cairney, Barry Warren, Andrew Keir, Philip Latham, Duncan Lamont
Roles Bragg
Rating61% 3.0524653.0524653.0524653.0524653.052465
A pirate ship, fighting in 1588 on the side of the Spanish Armada, suffers extensive damage and must put into a village on the British coast for repairs. The village is small and isolated and the Spanish convince the villagers that the English fleet has been defeated and that they, the Spanish, are now their masters. This results in the villagers' sullen cooperation, but rumors and unrest begin to spread and soon the Spanish pirates find themselves facing a revolt.
Heavens Above!, 1h53
Directed by John Boulting, Roy Boulting
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Comedy
Actors Peter Sellers, Bernard Miles, Cecil Parker, Isabel Jeans, Ian Carmichael, Brock Peters
Roles Shop Steward
Rating67% 3.3965953.3965953.3965953.3965953.396595
The plot features Sellers as a naive but caring prison chaplain accidentally assigned as vicar to a small and prosperous country town of Orbiston Parva, in place of Ian Carmichael's upper class cleric, with whom he shares a name. His belief in charity and forgiveness sets him at odds with the locals, whose assertions that they are good, Christian people are in Smallwood's view belied by their behaviour and ideas. He creates social ructions by appointing a black dustman (Brock Peters) as his churchwarden, taking in a gypsy family, and persuading local landowner Lady Despard (Isabel Jeans) to provide free food for the church to distribute free to the people of the town. However, all his good works lead to trouble.
The L-Shaped Room, 2h6
Directed by Bryan Forbes
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama
Themes Pregnancy films
Actors Leslie Caron, Brock Peters, Tom Bell, Bernard Lee, Cicely Courtneidge, Patricia Phoenix
Roles Newsagent
Rating73% 3.693223.693223.693223.693223.69322
A 27-year-old French woman, Jane Fosset (Caron), arrives alone at a rundown boarding house in Notting Hill, London, moving into an L-shaped room. Beautiful but withdrawn, she encounters the residents of her house, each a social outsider in his or her own way.