John Mills

John Mills

Highest Rated: 100% Great Expectations (1947)

Lowest Rated: 17% Frankenstein (1992)

Birthday: Feb 22, 1908

Birthplace: The Watts Naval Training College, North Elmham, Norfolk, England, UK

Made his professional acting debut at the London Hippodrome in The Five O'Clock Girl in 1929. Enlisted in the British Army in the Royal Engineers (later commissioned as a Second Lieutenant) but medically discharged in 1942 for a stomach ulcer. Made his acting career playing traditionally British heroes, such as Scott of the Antarctic in 1948, and became associated with war drama including The Colditz Story in 1954 and Above Us The Waves in 1955. His career slumped when he took two years off after making Morning Departure in 1950, but revived with Hobson's Choice in 1954. Often acted alongside his daughters, Juliet and Hayley; all three appeared together in an episode of The Love Boat. Was appointed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in 1960, in addition to being knighted by the Queen in 1976. In 1999, at the age of 91, he became the oldest member to join the entertainment charitable fraternity, the Grand Order of Water Rats. Released a documentary film in 2000 entitled Sir John Mills' Moving Memories, containing extensive home footage and interviews with the family. Named a Disney legend by the Walt Disney Company in 2002. Received a Fellowship of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), their highest award, in 2002.

Highest Rated Movies



No Score Yet The Garden Actor 2019
No Score Yet Le calde notti di Lady Hamilton (Emma Hamilton) Actor 2012
97% Cameraman: The Life And Work Of Jack Cardiff Actor $20.5K 2011
No Score Yet It's Great To Be Young! Actor 2011
No Score Yet Frankenstein DeLacey 2007
65% Bright Young Things Man Taking Cocaine at Party $0.9M 2004
20% Cats: The Musical Actor 1998
No Score Yet The Chalk Garden Maitland 1998
No Score Yet The Noel Coward Trilogy Actor 1998
41% Bean Chairman 1997
95% Hamlet Old Norway 1996
No Score Yet Grave Indiscretion Sir Edward Cleghorn 1995
No Score Yet Martin Chuzzlewit Actor 1994
No Score Yet Deadly Advice Jack the Ripper 1993
17% Frankenstein Actor 1992
No Score Yet Harnessing Peacocks Bernard 1992
No Score Yet The Sands of Time Actor 1992
No Score Yet Ending Up Actor 1991
No Score Yet Night of the Fox Brigadier Dougal Munro 1990
No Score Yet Charles Dickens' Ghost Stories Actor 1990
No Score Yet The Lady and the Highwayman Sir Lawrence Dobson 1989
86% When the Wind Blows Jim Bloggs 1988
38% Who's That Girl? Montgomery Bell 1987
No Score Yet Hold the Dream Henry Rossiter 1986
No Score Yet Murder with Mirrors Lewis Serrocold 1985
No Score Yet Sahara Cambridge 1984
No Score Yet The Masks of Death (Sherlock Holmes and the Masks of Death) Dr. John H. Watson 1984
84% Gandhi Viceroy 1982
43% The Human Factor Mike McAllister 1979
57% Zulu Dawn Sir Henry Bartle Frere 1979
No Score Yet The Quatermass Conclusion Professor Bernard Quatermass 1979
No Score Yet The Thirty Nine Steps Scudder 1978
No Score Yet Dr. Strange Thomas Lindmer 1978
67% The Big Sleep Inspector Carson 1978
No Score Yet Choice of Weapons Bertie Cook 1976
No Score Yet Oklahoma Crude Cleon Doyle 1973
50% Young Winston Gen. Herbert Kitchener 1972
No Score Yet Lady Caroline Lamb Canning 1972
47% Ryan's Daughter Michael 1970
79% Oh! What A Lovely War Field Marshal Sir Douglas Haig 1969
No Score Yet Run Wild, Run Free The Moorman 1969
No Score Yet Adam's Woman Sir Philip MacDonald 1969
No Score Yet Black Veil for Lisa Franz 1968
No Score Yet Chuka Colonel Stuart Valois 1967
No Score Yet Africa---Texas Style! Wing Commander Hayes 1967
No Score Yet The Family Way Ezra Fitton 1966
88% The Wrong Box Masterman Finsbury 1966
No Score Yet Sky West and Crooked (Bats with Baby Faces)(Gypsy Girl) Director 1966
No Score Yet King Rat Col. Smedley-Taylor 1965
No Score Yet The Truth About Spring Tommy Tyler 1965
71% Operation Crossbow Gen. Boyd 1965
No Score Yet Flame in the Streets Jacko Palmer 1962
No Score Yet Tiara Tahiti Lt. Col. Clifford Southey 1962
No Score Yet The Valiant Actor 1962
No Score Yet Season of Passion Barney 1961
No Score Yet The Singer Not the Song Father Keogh 1961
82% Swiss Family Robinson Father 1960
80% Tunes of Glory Lt. Col. Basil Barrow 1960
71% Tiger Bay Superintendent Graham 1959
No Score Yet I Was Monty's Double Major Harvey 1958
No Score Yet Dunkirk Cpl. 'Tubby' Bins 1958
No Score Yet Ice Cold in Alex Captain Anson 1958
No Score Yet Escapade John Hampden 1957
No Score Yet Town on Trial Supt. Mike Halloran 1957
72% Around the World in 80 Days Cabby 1956
43% War and Peace Platon Karatayev 1956
No Score Yet Baby and the Battleship Puncher Roberts 1956
No Score Yet Above Us the Waves Cmdr. Fraser 1955
No Score Yet The Colditz Story Pat Reid 1955
80% The End of the Affair Albert Parkis 1954
No Score Yet The Gentle Gunman Actor 1953
90% Hobson's Choice Willie Mossop 1953
No Score Yet The Long Memory Davidson 1953
No Score Yet Mr. Denning Drives North Actor 1952
No Score Yet Morning Departure Lt. Cmdr. Armstrong 1951
No Score Yet Scott of the Antarctic Capt. R.F. Scott 1949
No Score Yet The History of Mr. Polly Alfred Polly 1949
83% The Rocking Horse Winner Producer Bassett 1949
No Score Yet Cottage to Let Producer 1948
No Score Yet The October Man Jim Ackland 1948
No Score Yet So Well Remembered George Boswell 1947
100% Great Expectations Pip 1947
No Score Yet Waterloo Road Jim Colter 1945
No Score Yet The Way to the Stars Peter Penrose 1945
100% This Happy Breed Billy Mitchell 1944
No Score Yet We Dive at Dawn Captain - Lt. Taylor, R.N. 1943
89% In Which We Serve Shorty Blake 1942
No Score Yet Cottage to Let Flt·Lieut. Perry 1941
82% Goodbye, Mr. Chips Young Colley 1939
No Score Yet The Green Cockatoo Actor 1937
No Score Yet Tudor Rose (Nine Days a Queen) Actor 1936
No Score Yet Brown on Resolution (Forever England) (Born for Glory) Albert Brown 1935
No Score Yet Car of Dreams Robert Miller 1935
No Score Yet Doctor's Orders Ronnie Blake 1934
No Score Yet The Ghost Camera Ernest Elton 1933


No Score Yet Great Performances
Gus the Theatre Cat Gus, the Theatre Cat 2014
No Score Yet Tales of the Unexpected
William Perkins Sam Morrissey The Man


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