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Walter Hudd (1897–1963)

Walter Hudd was born on February 20, 1897 in London, England as Frederick Walter Hudd. He was an actor and writer, known for Footsteps in the Sand (1939), Major Barbara (1941) and The Good Die Young (1954). He died on January 20, 1963 in London. See full bio »


(age 65) in London, England, UK

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Known For

Footsteps in the Sand Lawrence Crawford
Major Barbara Stephen Undershaft
The Two-Headed Spy Adm. Canaris


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 1964 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Dr. Pilbeam
- The Trial of Dr. Fancy (1964) ... Dr. Pilbeam
 1963 The Dream Maker
J.B. Magdeburg
 1963 The Human Jungle (TV Series)
- Run with the Devil (1963) ... Carnadine
 1963 The Punch and Judy Man
 1963 Mr. Justice Duncannon (TV Series)
Mr. Justice Eames
- The Whole Truth (1963) ... Mr. Justice Eames
 1962 The Avengers (TV Series)
Dr. Clemens
- The Big Thinker (1962) ... Dr. Clemens
 1962 Citizen James (TV Series)
- The Jury (1962)
 1962 A Question of Fact (TV Movie)
Charles Trafford
 1962 Walk in the Shadow
 1962 Brothers in Law (TV Series)
The Judge
- The First Brief (1962) ... The Judge
 1962 The Magical World of Disney (TV Series)
Archbishop of Canterbury
- The Prince and the Pauper: The Pauper King (1962) ... Archbishop of Canterbury
 1960 Sink the Bismarck !
Admiral Lancelot Holland - HMS Hood
 1960 Two Way Stretch
Rev. Patterson
 1959 Fredric March Presents Tales from Dickens (TV Series)
Ghost of Christmas Past
- A Christmas Carol (1959) ... Ghost of Christmas Past
 1959 The Navy Lark
Naval Captain
 1959 A Kiss for Cinderella (TV Movie)
 1951-1959 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Ulysses / Duke / Julius Caesar / ...
- Against the Stream (1959) ... Signor Direttore
- Berkeley Square (1959) ... Mr. Throstle
- Treason (1959) ... General von Neudeck
- Troilus and Cressida/II (1954) ... Ulysses
- Troilus and Cressida (1954) ... Ulysses
 1959 Cards with Uncle Tom (TV Movie)
Prison governor
 1959 Look Back in Anger
 1959 The Life and Death of Sir John Falstaff (TV Series)
Lord Chief Justice
- A New Reign (1959) ... Lord Chief Justice
- God Save the King (1959) ... Lord Chief Justice
- On Leave (1959) ... Lord Chief Justice
- The Gadshill Job (1959) ... Lord Chief Justice
 1958 Television Playwright (TV Series)
Seth Duncan
- In a Backward Country (1958) ... Seth Duncan
 1958 The Two-Headed Spy
Adm. Canaris
 1958 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Percy Dyle / Dr. Wetherby
- Breakdown (1958) ... Percy Dyle
- Badger's Green (1958) ... Dr. Wetherby
 1958 Further Up the Creek
 1958 The Man Upstairs
The Superintendent
 1957 Television World Theatre (TV Series)
Charles VI, King of France
- The Life of Henry V (1957) ... Charles VI, King of France
 1956 Assignment Foreign Legion (TV Series)
Major Gautier
- The Debt (1956) ... Major Gautier
 1956 Loser Takes All
Arnold (uncredited)
 1956 The Last Man to Hang
The Law: The Judge
 1956 Satellite in the Sky
Professor Blandford
 1956 Reach for the Sky
Air Vice-Marshal Halahan
 1956 The Adventures of Robin Hood (TV Series)
The Judge
- Ladies of Sherwood (1956) ... The Judge
 1955 The Vise (TV Series)
Dr. Barrett / Dr. Holt
- Two of a Kind (1955) ... Dr. Barrett
- Bond of Hate (1955) ... Dr. Holt
 1955 Cast a Dark Shadow
The Coroner
 1955 Cornelia (TV Movie)
Andrew Wylie
 1954 The Good Die Young
Dr. Reed
 1953 All Hallowe'en (Short)
Mr. Wilberforce
 1953 The Nine Days' Wonder (TV Movie)
Lord North
 1953 The Slasher
Magistrate (uncredited)
 1949 Landfall
Professor Legge
 1949 A Provincial Lady (TV Movie)
Count Lubin
 1949 Paper Orchid
 1948 Village Wooing (TV Movie)
 1948 Escape
Defense Counsel
 1945 I Know Where I'm Going!
 1945 A Yank in London
 1944 A Lady Surrenders
 1942 Uncensored
Van Heemskirk
 1942 Our Film (Short)
 1941 Major Barbara
Stephen Undershaft
 1940 Dr. O'Dowd
Dr. Crowther
 1940 Dead Man's Shoes
Gaston Alexandri
 1939 Inquest (TV Movie)
 1939 Magic (TV Movie)
The Rev. Cyril Smith
 1939 Geneva (TV Movie)
 1939 The Outsider
Dr. Helmore
 1939 Footsteps in the Sand
Lawrence Crawford
 1938 Whistling in the Dark (TV Movie)
Wallace Porter
 1938 Youth at the Helm (TV Movie)
 1938 The Case of the Frightened Lady (TV Movie)
Chief Inspector Tanner
 1938 Housemaster
Frank Hastings
 1937 Elephant Boy
 1936 Rembrandt
Banning Cocq
 1935 I Stand Condemned
The Doctor
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He acted in Jean Anouilh's play, "The Waltz of Toreadors," at the Criterion Theatre in London, England with Hugh Griffith, Beatrix Lehmann, Trader Faulkner, Brenda Bruce, and Gabrielle Daye in the cast. Peter Hall was director. See more »

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White-haired British character actor of stage and screen. In films from 1935, often as magistrates, clergymen or senior army or navy officers. Acted for some time in the company at the Old Vic.

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