Emlyn Williams (I) (1905–1987)

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Born George Emlyn Williams in Pen-y-Ffordd, Mostyn, Flintshire in northeast Wales on November 1905, he lived in a rural village in which Welsh was spoken until he was 12-years-old, when his family moved to an English-speaking town, Connah's Quay. It changed the course of his life as it was there that the teacher, Sarah Grace Cooke, recognizing his ... See full bio »

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I, Claudius Caligula
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 1985 Past Caring (TV Movie)
 1983 Emlyn Williams as Charles Dickens (TV Movie)
Charles Dickens
 1983 Rumpole of the Bailey (TV Series)
Harold Brittling
- Rumpole and the Genuine Article (1983) ... Harold Brittling
 1982 The Deadly Game (TV Movie)
Bernard Laroque
 1970 The Walking Stick
Jack Foil
 1970 David Copperfield (TV Movie)
Mr. Dick
 1965-1967 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
Eotvoes, Counsel for the Defence / The Yob
- The Burning Bush (1967) ... Eotvoes, Counsel for the Defence
- Yob and Nabob (1965) ... The Yob
 1967 Eye of the Devil
Alain de Montfaucon
 1967 The Magic of Charles Dickens (TV Movie)
Charles Dickens
 1964 The Great War (TV Series documentary)
Lloyd George
- And We Were Young (1964) ... Lloyd George (voice)
- The Iron Thrones Are Falling (1964) ... Lloyd George (voice)
- Allah Made Mesopotamia... and Added Flies (1964) ... Lloyd George (voice)
- When Must the End Be? (1964) ... Lloyd George (voice)
- Damn Them, Are They Never Coming In? (1964) ... Lloyd George (voice)
 1964 The Defenders (TV Series)
Gerald Lowen
- Mind Over Murder (1964) ... Gerald Lowen
 1962 The L-Shaped Room
Dr. Weaver
 1961 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Series)
Sir Robert Morton
- The Winslow Boy (1961) ... Sir Robert Morton
 1959 The Wreck of the Mary Deare
Sir Wilfred Falcett
 1959 Web of Evidence
Enoch Oswald
 1958 I Accuse!
Émile Zola
 1957 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Hjalmar Ekdal
- The Wild Duck (1957) ... Hjalmar Ekdal
 1955 The Deep Blue Sea
Sir William Collyer
 1953 Eye Witness (TV Series)
- The Baby Sitter (1953)
 1952 Ivanhoe
 1951 Emlyn Williams as Charles Dickens (TV Movie)
Charles Dickens
 1951 Another Man's Poison
Dr. Henderson
 1951 The Magic Box
Bank Manager
 1951 The Scarf
Dr. David Dunbar
 1950 Three Husbands
Maxwell Bard
 1949 Woman of Dolwyn
 1941 This England
 1941 Major Barbara
Snobby Price
 1941 You Will Remember
Bob Slater
 1940 Girl in the News
 1940 The Stars Look Down
Joe Gowlan
 1939 Jamaica Inn
Harry the Peddler - Sir Humphrey's Gang
 1938 They Drive by Night
Shorty Matthews
 1938 The Citadel
 1938 Night Alone
Charles Seaton
 1938 Dead Men Tell No Tales
Dr. Headlam
 1937 I, Claudius
 1937 Theatre Parade (TV Series)
 1936 Broken Blossoms
 1935 City of Beautiful Nonsense
Jack Grey
 1935 Loves of a Dictator
King Christian VII of Denmark
 1934 The Iron Duke
 1934 Road House
 1934 Evensong
George Leary
 1934 A Song for You
Theodore Bruckner
 1933 Friday the Thirteenth
William Blake
 1932 Sally Bishop
Arthur Montague
 1932 Men of Tomorrow
 1932 Criminal at Large
Lord Lebanon
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(October 26 to November 21, 1976) He acted and directed his play, "Emlyn Williams' Dylan Thomas Growing Up," in The Arena Stage Theatre production at the Kreeger Theater in Washington D.C. See more »

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He was awarded the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 1962 Queen's Birthday Honours List for his services to drama. See more »

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