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Hugh Pryse (1910–1955)

Hugh Pryse was born on November 11, 1910 in London, England as John Hwfa Pryse. He was an actor, known for BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950), 'Pimpernel' Smith (1941) and Botany Bay (1952). He died on August 11, 1955 in England. See full bio »


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BBC Sunday-Night Theatre
BBC Sunday-Night Theatre Sir Hugh Evans / Edward Smith / Lecoq
'Pimpernel' Smith
Botany Bay
Botany Bay Ned Inching
Christopher Columbus


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 1956 Port of Escape
 1955 Three Cases of Murder
Jarvis ("The Picture" segment)
 1954 Wishing Well
The Minister
 1953 Roadhouse Girl
 1953 The Good Beginning
 1953 The Broken Horseshoe
Mr. Rattray
 1953 Valley of Song
Lloyd, Undertaker
 1952 Botany Bay
Ned Inching
 1949 Dark Secret
A Very Late Visitor
 1949 Christopher Columbus
 1948 The Story of Shirley Yorke
The Coroner
 1948 Calling Paul Temple
Wilfred Davies
 1948 The Three Weird Sisters
 1948 Easy Money
Martin (segment The Night Club Story)
 1947 The Woman in the Hall
Counsel for the Defense
 1947 Jassy
Sir John Penty
 1946 Secret Flight
Sir Nicholas Hathaway
 1942 Courageous Mr. Penn (uncredited)
 1941 'Pimpernel' Smith
Wagner (as Hwfa Pryce)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in Christopher Fry's play, "A Sleep of Prisoners," at the Festival of Britain with Denholm Elliott, Stanley Baker, and Leonard White in the cast. Michael Macowan was director and Peter Vaughan was stage manager. Ronald Searle designed the cover illustration. See more »

Alternate Names:

Hwfa Pryce | J. Hwfa Pryse

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