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Frederick Leister

  • Highest Rated: 100% The Dam Busters (1954)
  • Lowest Rated: 71% Around the World in 80 Days (1956)
  • Birthday: Dec 1, 1885
  • Birthplace: Not Available
  • A stage actor from 1906, Frederick Leister was well into his fifties when he made his first screen appearance in 1937. For the next quarter century, the distinguished, orotund Leister enlivened British films with his own brand of unassailable dignity. His more memorable screen assignments include the "downsized" auditor-turned-racetrack cashier in The Hundred Pound Window (1943) and the snobbish patriarch in 1945's The Randolph Family (aka Dear Octopus). Frederick Leister's last screen role was the judge in the prologue of the 1961 suspense melodrama The Naked Edge.

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No Score Yet The Naked Edge Judge 1961
No Score Yet Left Right and Centre Dr. Rushall 1959
71% Around the World in 80 Days Actor 1956
No Score Yet Before I Wake (Shadow of Fear) Dr. Elder 1956
No Score Yet Footsteps in the Fog Dr. Simpson 1955
No Score Yet Souls in Conflict Rev. Alan Woodbridge 1955
100% The Dam Busters Committee Member 1954
No Score Yet The End of the Affair Dr. Collingwood 1954
No Score Yet Landfall Admiral 1953
100% The Crimson Pirate El Libre 1952
No Score Yet Green Grow the Rushes Col. Gill 1951
No Score Yet The 20 Questions Murder Mystery Actor 1950
No Score Yet All Over The Town Wainer 1949
No Score Yet Quartet Governor 1949
No Score Yet Escape Judge 1948
No Score Yet Night Beat Magistrate 1948
No Score Yet So Well Remembered Channing 1947
No Score Yet The Captive Heart Mr. Mowbray 1947
No Score Yet Mrs. Fitzherbert Henry Errington 1947
No Score Yet The Gentle Sex Col. Lawrence 1943
No Score Yet The Shipbuilders Mr. Villier 1943
No Score Yet Next of Kin Colonel 1942
No Score Yet Sons of the Sea Morison 1941
No Score Yet The Prime Minister Lord Melbourne 1941
No Score Yet Spellbound Mr. Vincent 1941
No Score Yet On the Night of the Fire Inspector Carr 1939
82% Goodbye, Mr. Chips Marsham 1939
No Score Yet Queen of Destiny (Sixty Glorious Years) H.H. Asquith 1938
100% King Solomon's Mines Wholesaler 1937
No Score Yet The Show Goes On O.B. Dalton 1937
No Score Yet Dinner at the Ritz Tarade 1937
No Score Yet The Iron Duke King of Prussia 1934


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