Arthur Reginald Hewlett
12 March 1907
|Died||25 February 1997 89) (aged|
|Spouse(s)||Beryl Johnstone (1947–??) |
Margaret Denyer (1964 - 1997)
Arthur Hewlett (12 March 1907 in Southampton, Hampshire – 25 February 1997 in London) was a British actor.
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Hewlett made his stage debut in 1930 at Plymouth Rep, and his theatre work included the original British production of Bernard Shaw's Buoyant Billions at the Malvern Festival in 1949.
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Buoyant Billions (1948) is a play by George Bernard Shaw. Written at the age of 92, it was his last full-length play. Subtitled "a comedy of no manners", the play is about a brash young man courting the daughter of an elderly billionaire, who is pondering how to dispose of his wealth after his death, a subject that was preoccupying Shaw himself at the time.
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He is perhaps best remembered for his roles on television, including Quatermass and the Pit , Police Surgeon , The Avengers , The Saint , No Hiding Place , The Baron , The Troubleshooters , Follyfoot , The Changes , Blake's 7 , Doctor Who (in the serials State of Decay and Terror of the Vervoids ), Shoestring , Juliet Bravo , The Black Adder and Moondial .Arthur Hewlett also played Dr Grant in Emmerdale Farm in 1973, and the part of Mr Medwin in an episode of Doctor At Large entitled "Where There's A Will".
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|1951||Calling Bulldog Drummond||Department Store manager who raises the alarm||Uncredited|
|1954||Eight O'Clock Walk||Reynolds||Uncredited|
|1955||The Time of His Life||Prison Governor|
|1960||The Price of Silence||Police Commissioner||Uncredited|
|1960||The Gentle Trap||Sam|
|1961||The Third Alibi||Marshall|
|1962||Reach for Glory||Vicar|
|1962||The War Lover||Vicar|
|1965||City Under the Sea||First Fisherman||Uncredited|
|1965||The Secret of My Success||Rev. William Haversmith||Uncredited|
|1967||Three Bites of the Apple||Alfred Guffy|
|1967||A Challenge for Robin Hood||Edwin, the castle steward|
|1968||A Dandy in Aspic||Moon||Uncredited|
|1968||Prudence and the Pill||Mr. Ferguson (Chemist)||Uncredited|
|1969||The Assassination Bureau||Counterman at Lowe's||Uncredited|
|1971||The Night Visitor||Pop|
|1972||The Pied Piper||Otto|
|1973||Diamonds on Wheels||Benjy|
|1974||The Best of Benny Hill|
|1974||Man About the House||Elderly man|
|1975||Love Among the Ruins||The Usher||TV movie|
|1975||One of Our Dinosaurs Is Missing||Old Gatekeeper||Uncredited|
|1977||The Prince and the Pauper||Fat Man|
|1987||Personal Services||Mr. Francis|
|1988||The Love Child||Stan|
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