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George Merritt

Highest Rated: 100% Young and Innocent (1937)

Lowest Rated: 93% A Canterbury Tale (1944)

Birthday: Dec 10, 1890

Birthplace: London, England, UK

George Merritt was a big screen film actor known for powerful performances. Merritt's career in acting began with his roles in various films like "Doctor Syn" (1937), "Young and Innocent" (1937) and the comedy "Clouds Over Europe" (1939) with Lawrence Olivier. He also appeared in the drama "The Alibi" (1943) with Margaret Lockwood, "The Green Scarf" (1954) with Michael Redgrave and the Brian Donlevy adaptation "Enemy From Space" (1957). He kept working in film throughout the fifties and the seventies, starring in the Peter Cushing horror film "Horror of Dracula" (1958), the crime adaptation "Tread Softly Stranger" (1958) with Diana Dors and "The Full Treatment" (1961) with Claude Dauphin. He also appeared in the biopic drama "Cromwell" (1970) with Richard Harris. He also worked in television during these years, including a part on "The Persuaders!" (ABC, 1971-72). Merritt was most recently credited in "Spinning Into Butter" (2009). Merritt passed away in August 1977 at the age of 87.

Highest rated movies

Young and Innocent
A Canterbury Tale

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Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Gawain and the Green Knight Old Knight (Character) - 1973
No Score Yet 41% I, Monster Poole (Character) - 1971
No Score Yet No Score Yet What Every Woman Wants Maxwell (Character) - 1962
No Score Yet No Score Yet The End of the Road Time Keeper (Character) - 1954
No Score Yet No Score Yet Quiet Weekend Police Sergeant (Character) - 1946
No Score Yet No Score Yet I'll Be Your Sweetheart T.P. O'Connor (Character) - 1945
93% 80% A Canterbury Tale Ned Horton (Character) - 1944
No Score Yet No Score Yet Variety Jubilee Music Hall Chairman (Character) - 1943
No Score Yet No Score Yet Wings and the Woman Reporter (Character) - 1942
No Score Yet No Score Yet Back-Room Boy Uncle (Character) - 1942
No Score Yet No Score Yet Frightened Lady Unknown (Character) - 1940
No Score Yet 67% The Proud Valley Mr. Lewis (Character) - 1940
No Score Yet No Score Yet Spare a Copper Edward Brewster (Character) - 1940
No Score Yet 71% Clouds Over Europe Mr. Barrett (Character) - 1939
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Phantom Strikes Sgt. Carter (Character) - 1938
No Score Yet 83% They Drive by Night Unknown (Character) - 1938
100% 62% Young and Innocent Detective Sergeant Miller (Character) - 1937
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dr. Syn Mipps the Coffin Maker (Character) - 1937
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Wife of General Ling Unknown (Character) - 1937
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Man Behind the Mask Det. Insp. Mallory (Character) - 1936
No Score Yet No Score Yet Father Takes a Walk Pat O'Connor (Character) - 1935
No Score Yet No Score Yet Crime Unlimited Detective Inspector Cardby (Character) - 1935
No Score Yet No Score Yet Emil and the Detectives PC (Character) - 1935
No Score Yet No Score Yet F.P.1 Doesn't Answer Lubin (Character) - 1933
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Ghost Camera Police Detective (Character) - 1933

TV

Credit
No Score Yet 100% The Avengers Unknown (Guest Star) 1967