Harry H. Corbett

Highest Rated: 67% Carry On Screaming! (1966)
Lowest Rated: 47% Jabberwocky (1977)
Birthday: Jan 28, 1918
Birthplace: Not Available
The son of a British army officer, Harry Corbett was born in Burma and raised in Manchester. After working as a radiographer, the deceptively oafish-looking Corbett began his acting career in repertory; during this period he added the initial "H" to his billing to avoid confusion with a popular ventriloquist of the same name (when asked what the "H" stood for, his standard answer was "H'anything.") Spending several seasons with Joan Littlewood's Theatre Workshop, he made his film bow in 1957, playing brutes and lunatics before gaining TV fame in the BBC sitcom Steptoe and Son. The precursor to the American series Sanford and Son, Steptoe cast Corbett as the long-suffering son of irascible junk dealer Wilfred Brambell (his role was essayed by Demond Wilson while Brambell's counterpart was Redd Foxx). Honored with the OBE in 1976, Harry H. Corbett went into virtual retirement thereafter; he died in 1982, at the age of 57.

Highest Rated Movies



No Score Yet The Sandwich Man Stage-Doorkeeper 2013
No Score Yet The Torrents Of Spring Actor 2012
No Score Yet Silver Dream Racer Wiggins 1980
No Score Yet What's Up Superdoc! Goodwin 1978
No Score Yet What's Up Superdoc! Actor 1978
47% Jabberwocky Squire 1977
No Score Yet Adventures of a Private Eye Sydney 1977
No Score Yet Steptoe and Son Actor 1973
No Score Yet Steptoe and Son Harold Steptoe 1973
No Score Yet The Magnificent Seven Deadly Sins Ambrose 1971
No Score Yet Crooks and Coronets Frank Finley 1969
67% Carry On Screaming! Detective Sgt. Sidney Bung 1966
No Score Yet Sammy Going South (A Boy Ten Feet Tall) Lem 1965
No Score Yet Rattle of a Simple Man Percy Winthram 1964
No Score Yet Sparrows Can't Sing Greengrocer 1963
No Score Yet Cover Girl Killer The Man 1960
60% Shake Hands With the Devil Clancy 1959
No Score Yet Unstoppable Man Feist 1959
No Score Yet Nowhere to Go Sullivan 1958


No Score Yet Steptoe and Son
No Score Yet Tales of the Unexpected


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