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Eliot Makeham (1881–1956)

Eliot Makeham was born on December 22, 1881 in Edmonton, Middlesex, England as Harold Elliott Makeham. He was an actor, known for Dark Journey (1937), A Christmas Carol (1951) and Lorna Doone (1934). He was married to Betty Shale and Johanna Geertruida De Vries. He died on February 8, 1956 in Westminster, London, England. See full bio »

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Dark Journey Anatole Bergen
A Christmas Carol Mr. Snedrig
Lorna Doone John Fry
Candles at Nine Everard Hope


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 1961 Stryker of the Yard (TV Series)
Uncle Henry Petheridge / Councillor Sandford
- The Case of Uncle Henry (1961) ... Uncle Henry Petheridge
- The Case of the Black Falcon (1961) ... Councillor Sandford
 1956 Panic in the Parlor
Uncle Brummell (as Elliot Makeham)
 1955 Colonel March of Scotland Yard (TV Series)
1st Judge
- The Case of the Kidnapped Poodle (1955) ... 1st Judge
 1955 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Billy Duff
- Night Beat (1955) ... Billy Duff
 1955 The Grove Family (TV Series)
Mr. Dean
- Be My Valentine (1955) ... Mr. Dean
- Coming Into a Fortune (1955) ... Mr. Dean
- The All-Risks Policy (1955) ... Mr. Dean
- A Real Bargain (1955) ... Mr. Dean
 1954 Companions in Crime
Councillor Sandford
 1954 Emney Enterprises (TV Series)
- Pilot (1954)
 1954 The Rainbow Jacket
 1954 Doctor in the House
Elderly Examiner
 1954 Fast and Loose
Railway porter (uncredited)
 1954 Young and Willing
Grandad Baden
 1954 Man with a Million
Consulate Official (uncredited)
 1953 Stryker of the Yard
Uncle Henry Petheridge
 1953 Meet Mr. Lucifer
 1953 Always a Bride
Roger, Hotel Guest
 1953 The Fake
 1950-1953 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Corin / Uncle Ewart / George / ...
- All on a Summer's Day (1953) ... Uncle Ewart
- As You Like It/II (1953) ... Corin
- As You Like It (1953) ... Corin
- Johnnie Was a Hero (1953) ... George
- The Lady's Not for Burning (1950) ... Chaplain
 1953 Your Favorite Story (TV Series)
 1953 The Yellow Balloon
 1953 Decameron Nights
Governor of Majorca
 1952 The Crimson Pirate
 1951 Green Grow the Rushes
James Urquhart
 1951 A Christmas Carol
Mr. Snedrig
 1951 For the Children (TV Series)
The Pilgrim
- Where Love Is (1951) ... The Pilgrim
 1951 Scarlet Thread
 1950 Dick Barton at Bay
Police Sergeant (uncredited)
 1950 The Miniver Story
Mr. Farraday (uncredited)
 1950 Trio
Sexton (segment "The Verger")
 1950 Night and the City
Pinkney (scenes deleted)
 1950 Craven House (TV Movie)
Mr. Spicer
 1949 Children of Chance
 1949 Forbidden
Pop Thompson
 1949 Vote for Huggett
Mr. Christie
 1948 No Room at the Inn
News Editor
 1948 Love in Waiting
Sam Baxter
 1948 Daybreak
Mr. Bigley
 1948 So Evil My Love
Joe Helliwell
 1948 Call of the Blood
Laboratory assistant (uncredited)
 1947 The Little Ballerina
Mr. Maggs
 1947 Jassy
 1947 Frieda
 1947 Yes and No (TV Movie)
The Rev. Richard Jarrow
 1947 Murder on the Second Floor (TV Movie)
Mr. Armitage
 1947 Code of Scotland Yard
Usher At Concert Hall (uncredited)
 1946 The Dinner Was Deadly (TV Movie)
 1946 The Magic Bow
 1945 Vacation from Marriage
Mr. Staines
 1945 I'll Be Your Sweetheart
John Friar
 1944 Candles at Nine
Everard Hope
 1944 Don't Take It to Heart!
Roberts (uncredited)
 1944 Champagne Charlie
Vance's Songwriter (uncredited)
 1944 Give Us the Moon
 1944 A Canterbury Tale
 1944 The Halfway House
The Dresser
 1944 The Hundred Pound Window
Bank Teller (uncredited)
 1944 Bell-Bottom George
 1943 Yellow Canary
Observer Corpsman in Opening Scene (uncredited)
 1943 It Started at Midnight
Prof. Jan Borski
 1942 Uncensored
Abbe De Moor
 1942 Let the People Sing
Town Clerk
 1942 Suspected Person
 1942 Wings and the Woman
Mayor of Croydon (as Eliott Makeham)
 1941 The Common Touch
 1941 Facing the Music
 1941 John Smith Wakes Up (Short)
John Smith
 1940 All Hands (Short)
 1940 Spare a Copper
 1940 Saloon Bar
Meek Man
 1940 Night Train to Munich
 1940 Haunted Honeymoon
 1940 Just William
Man in sweet shop (uncredited)
 1940 Lady in Distress
Stage Doorman (uncredited)
 1940 Pastor Hall
 1940 Spy for a Day
Mr. Trufit
 1940 Return to Yesterday
Fred Grover
 1939 The Parnell Commission (TV Movie)
 1939 Murder on the Second Floor (TV Movie)
Mr. Armitage
 1939 The Secret Four
 1939 The Lover (TV Movie)
The Lover
 1939 The Monkey's Paw (TV Short)
Mr. White (1939)
 1939 Inspector Hornleigh
Alexander Parkinson, Leather Worker
 1939 Me and My Pal
 1938 Anything to Declare?
Professor Grayson (as Elliot Makeham)
 1938 Bedtime Story
Uncle Toby
 1938/I Smiling Along
Printer (uncredited)
 1938 The Citadel
Jack the Pharmacist (uncredited)
 1938 You're the Doctor
 1938 Weddings Are Wonderful
Minor role
 1938 George Takes the Air
Sir Philip's Gardener
 1938 What Men Live by (Short)
 1938 Tobias and the Angel (TV Movie)
Tobit (1939 version)
 1938 Coming of Age
Henry Strudwick
 1938 Darts Are Trumps
Joe Stone
 1938 The Beachcomber
The Native Head Clerk
 1938 Merely Mr. Hawkins
Alfred Hawkins
 1937 Our Island Nation (Documentary)
Bob Trent
 1937 Racing Romance
George Hanway
 1937 Storm in a Teacup
 1937 Troopship
Maj. Swayle
 1937 Take My Tip
 1937 Dark Journey
Anatole Bergen
 1937 Head Over Heels in Love
 1936 Sweet Success (Short)
Mr. Edwards
 1936 The Mill on the Floss
Mr. Pullet
 1936 Tomorrow We Live
Henry Blossom
 1936 East Meets West
Goodson (as Elliot Makeham)
 1936 Born That Way
Prof. Gearing
 1936 The Brown Wallet
 1936 Calling the Tune
Stephen Harbord
 1936 To Catch a Thief
 1936 A Star Fell from Heaven
Music Professor
 1936 Someone at the Door (uncredited)
 1936 The Last Journey
 1935 Two Hearts in Harmony
 1935 Mr. Cohen Takes a Walk
Storekeeper (uncredited)
 1935 Her Last Affaire
Dr. Rudd (uncredited)
 1935 Peg of Old Drury
Dr. Bowdler (uncredited)
 1934 Once in a New Moon
Harold Drake
 1934 Lorna Doone
John Fry
 1934 Trouble Ahead
Caretaker (uncredited)
 1934 Unfinished Symphony
Joseph Passenter
 1934 Bypass to Happiness
 1934 Orders Is Orders
Pvt. Slee
 1934 Alexandra
The Real Walter Chuff (uncredited)
 1934 The Crimson Candle
Dr. Gaunt
 1933 Home, Sweet Home
James Merrick
 1933 I'm an Explosive
Prof. Whimperly
 1933 Little Napoleon (Short)
 1933 The Laughter of Fools
John Gregg
 1933 The Roof
John Rutherford
 1933 Friday the Thirteenth
Henry Jackson
 1933 I Was a Spy
Pharmacist (uncredited)
 1933 I Lived with You
Mr. Wallis
 1933 The Lost Chord
Bertie Pollard
 1933 Forging Ahead
Abraham Lombard
 1932 Rome Express
 1931 The Lame Duck (Short)
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Alternate Names:

Eliott Makeham | Elliot Makeham


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Diminutive, oval-faced British character actor. Appeared as downtrodden or henpecked average Joe's in small film roles and bit parts, from 1932 to the mid-50's.

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