Guy Middleton

Guy Middleton

  • Highest Rated: 85% Oh! What A Lovely War (1969)
  • Lowest Rated: 56% The Magic Christian (1970)
  • Birthday: Dec 14, 1906
  • Birthplace: Not Available
  • Mustachioed British character actor Guy Middleton worked in the stock exchange until his mid twenties. After his first film, A Woman Alone (1932), Middleton secured a berth for himself as a double-dyed villain thanks to his disgraced-gentleman demeanor. As his acting matured, his villainy became less overt, and by the mid '40s he was one of the best "cad and bounder" types in British films (with a few wastrel playboys thrown in). The ideal starring role for Middleton might have been The Rake's Progress (1946), but the dictates of the box office gave Rex Harrison the leading part and regelated Middleton to the supporting cast. Guy Middleton retired from films after The Magic Christian (1970), where once more he was way down the cast list while the lead was played by the foremost dissipated-aristocrat player of the '70s, Peter Sellers.

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56% The Magic Christian Duke of Montisbriar 1970
85% Oh! What A Lovely War Gen. Sir William Robertson 1969
No Score Yet Waltz of the Toreadors (The Amorous General) Huntsrnan 1962
No Score Yet Now and Forever Hector 1958
No Score Yet Doctor at Large Major 1957
No Score Yet Gentlemen Marry Brunettes Earl of Wickenware 1955
No Score Yet The Sea Shall Not Have Them Squadron Leader Scott 1954
No Score Yet The Fake Smith 1953
No Score Yet The Belles of St. Trinian's Eric Rowbotham-Smith 1953
No Score Yet Fuss Over Feathers Adjutant 1953
No Score Yet Young Wives' Tale Victor Manifold 1952
No Score Yet Laughter in Paradise Simon Russell 1951
No Score Yet The Happiest Days of Your Life Victor Hyde-Brown 1950
No Score Yet Snowbound Gilbert Mayne 1948
No Score Yet One Night with You Matty 1948
No Score Yet A Man About the House Sir Benjamin "Ben" Dench 1947
No Score Yet The Captive Heart Capt. Jim Mason 1947
No Score Yet English Without Tears (Her Man Gilbey) Captain Standish 1944
No Score Yet The Halfway House Fortescue 1944
No Score Yet Champagne Charlie Tipsy Swell 1944
No Score Yet The Demi-Paradise Richard Christie 1943
No Score Yet Suicide Squadron (Dangerous Moonlight) Shorty 1942
82% Goodbye, Mr. Chips McCulloch 1939
No Score Yet French Without Tears Brian Curtis 1939


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