Eliot Makeham

Last updated

Eliot Makeham
Eliot Makeham.jpg
Born
Harold Elliott Makeham

(1882-12-22)22 December 1882
Died8 February 1956(1956-02-08) (aged 73)
Other names Eliott Makeham [1]
 Elliot Makeham [1]
Occupation Actor
Years active19361956 [1]
Spouse(s)Anne de Vries,
Rose E. Kerr,
Betty Shale

Harold Elliott Makeham (22 December 1882 8 February 1956 [2] ) was an English film and television actor. [3]

Contents

Career

Makeham was born in London, England. [4] Between 1931 and 1956, Makeham appeared, primarily in character roles, in 115 films and in 11 television productions. [1] He played a small number of leading roles in the 1930s, but was more regularly seen in cameos as harassed officials or henpecked husbands. [5]

Personal life

Married three times, Makeham's third wife was British character actress, Betty Shale. [5]

Selected filmography

Death

He died in London aged 73. [2]

Related Research Articles

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Wally Patch</span> English actor and comedian

Walter Sydney Vinnicombe was an English actor and comedian. He worked in film, television and theatre.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Douglas Fowley</span> American actor (1911–1998)

Douglas Fowley was an American movie and television actor in more than 240 films and dozens of television programs, He is probably best remembered for his role as the frustrated movie director Roscoe Dexter in Singin' in the Rain (1952), and for his regular supporting role as Doc Holliday in The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp. He is the father of rock and roll musician and record producer Kim Fowley.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Frank Puglia</span> Italian film actor

Francesco Giuseppe "Frank" Puglia was an Italian-American film actor. He had small, but memorable roles in films including Casablanca, Now, Voyager and The Jungle Book.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Henry O'Neill</span> American actor (1891–1961)

Henry O'Neill was an American film actor known for playing gray-haired fathers, lawyers, and similarly dignified roles during the 1930s and 1940s.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Ben Welden</span> American actor (1901–1997)

Ben Welden was an American character actor who played a wide variety of Damon Runyon-type gangsters in various movies and television shows.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">George Meeker</span> American actor (1904–1984)

George Meeker was an American character film and Broadway actor.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Lester Matthews</span> English actor (1900-1975)

Arthur Lester Matthews was an English actor. In his career, the handsome Englishman made more than 180 appearances in film and on television. He was erroneously credited in later years as Les Matthews. Matthews played supporting roles in films like The Raven and Werewolf of London, but his career deteriorated into bit parts. He died on 5 June 1975, the day before his 75th birthday, in Los Angeles. His ashes were scattered into the Pacific Ocean.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Ian Wolfe</span> American actor (1896–1992)

Ian Marcus Wolfe was an American character actor with around 400 film and television credits. Until 1934, he worked in the theatre. That year, he appeared in his first film role and later television, as a character actor. His career lasted seven decades and included many films and TV series; his last screen credit was in 1990.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Stanley Blystone</span> American actor (1894–1956)

William Stanley Blystone was an American film actor who made more than 500 films appearances between 1924 and 1956. He was sometimes billed as William Blystone or William Stanley.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">George Cleveland</span> Canadian-American actor (1885–1957)

George Alan Cleveland was a Canadian film actor. He appeared in more than 180 films between 1930 and 1954.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Olin Howland</span> American actor

Olin Ross Howland was an American film and theatre actor.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Jack Mower</span> American actor (1890–1965)

Jack Mower was an American film actor. He appeared in more than 520 films between 1914 and 1965. He was born in Honolulu and died in Hollywood.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Walter Kingsford</span> English actor

Walter Kingsford was an English stage, film and television actor.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Harry Cording</span> English-American actor (1891–1954)

Hector William "Harry" Cording was an English-American actor. He is perhaps best remembered for his roles in the films The Black Cat (1934) and The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938).

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Selmer Jackson</span> American actor (1888–1971)

Selmer Adolf Jackson was an American stage film and television actor. He appeared in nearly 400 films between 1921 and 1963. His name was sometimes spelled Selmar Jackson.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Martin Garralaga</span> Spanish actor (1894–1981)

Martín Garralaga was a Spanish actor who worked in Hollywood from the 1930s through the 1960s. He was married to opera singer and actress Rosa Rey.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">George Merritt (actor)</span> English actor

Frederick George Merritt was an English theatre, film and television actor, often in authoritarian roles. He studied German theatre in Magdeburg, Germany, and taught at the Berlitz School at the outbreak of the First World War, when he was held as a British Civil Prisoner of War, and interned at Ruhleben, 1914–1918. He was involved in over 50 plays at Ruhleben. He lived for many years in Lissenden Gardens, Parliament Hill, north west London.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Johnnie Schofield</span> British actor (1889–1955)

Johnnie William Schofield was a British actor, known for The Middle Watch (1948), Tawny Pipit (1944) and Melody of My Heart (1936).

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Ray Walker (actor)</span> American actor (1904–1980)

Warren Reynolds "Ray" Walker was an American actor, born in Newark, New Jersey, who starred in Baby Take a Bow (1934), Hideaway Girl (1936), The Dark Hour (1936), The Unknown Guest (1943) and It's A Wonderful Life (1946).

This is a list of the writings of the American writer August Derleth.

References

  1. 1 2 3 4 Database (undated). "Filmography by Type for Eliot Makeham". The Internet Movie Database . Retrieved 24 August 2010.
  2. 1 2 "BFI | Film & TV Database | MAKEHAM, Eliot". Ftvdb.bfi.org.uk. 16 April 2009. Archived from the original on 13 January 2009. Retrieved 12 June 2012.
  3. "Eliot Makeham". TV.com. CBS Interactive.
  4. "FreeBMD Entry Info". .freebmd.org.uk. Retrieved 12 June 2012.
  5. 1 2 Hal Erickson. "Eliot Makeham - Biography, Movie Highlights and Photos - AllMovie". AllMovie.