Derek Francis

Derek Francis

Highest Rated: 82% The Tomb of Ligeia (1965)

Lowest Rated: 40% To the Devil a Daughter (1976)

Birthday: Nov 07, 1923

Birthplace: Brighton, East Sussex, England, UK

British by birth, Derek Francis was an accomplished actor who appeared in a variety of Hollywood films. Francis began his acting career appearing in various films, such as the Stephen Boyd drama "Lisa" (1962), the crime flick "The Criminal" (1962) with Stanley Baker and the Vincent Price adaptation "The Tomb of Ligeia" (1965). He also appeared in the Frankie Howerd comedy "Carry on Doctor" (1968) and the comedy "Carry on Loving" (1970) with Sidney James. His film career continued throughout the seventies in productions like the comedy "Say Hello to Yesterday" (1970) with Jean Simmons, "Scrooge" (1970) with Albert Finney and the comedy "The Statue" (1970) with David Niven. He also appeared in "To the Devil, a Daughter" (1976). He also appeared in the TV special "Murder Motel" (ABC, 1974-75). Toward the end of his career, he continued to act in "Jabberwocky" (1977) with Michael Palin, "Electric Eskimo" (1979) and "The Wicked Lady" (1983). He held additional roles in television including a part on "Great Expectations" (1981). He also was featured in the TV movie "Pope John Paul II" (CBS, 1983-84). Francis last appeared in "A Christmas Carol" (CBS, 1984). Francis passed away in March 1984 at the age of 61.

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Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet 36% The Wicked Lady Lord Kingsclere (Character) - 1983
No Score Yet No Score Yet Electric Eskimo Unknown (Character) - 1979
40% 38% To the Devil a Daughter Bishop (Character) - 1976
No Score Yet No Score Yet Murder Motel Sam (Character) - 1975
No Score Yet No Score Yet K Is for Killing Shelby Grafton (Character) - 1974
No Score Yet 64% Carry on Matron Arthur (Character) - 1973
No Score Yet 20% Man of Violence Sam Bryant (Character) - 1970
No Score Yet 17% Crossplot Sir Charles Moberley (Character) - 1969
No Score Yet 18% What's Good for the Goose Unknown (Character) - 1969
82% 61% The Tomb of Ligeia Lord Trevanion (Character) - 1965
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Verdict Supt. Brett (Character) - 1964
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Hijackers Jack Carter (Character) - 1963
No Score Yet 60% Night Creatures Squire Anthony Cobtree (Character) - 1962
No Score Yet No Score Yet Never Back Losers R. R. Harris (Character) - 1961

TV

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bless Me, Father Unknown (Character) 1978-1981
No Score Yet No Score Yet Keep It in the Family Bank Manager (Character) 1980
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Sweeney Unknown (Guest Star) 1976
No Score Yet No Score Yet Thriller Unknown (Character) 1975
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes Unknown (Character) 1971
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Forsyte Saga Unknown (Character) 1967

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