John Horsley

Highest Rated: 87% Ben-Hur (1959)
Birthday: Not Available
Birthplace: Not Available
British character actor John Horsley launched his film career in 1948. Horsley started out by playing a plethora of policemen, then specialized in portraying doctors, barristers and business executives. His characters were nearly always bespectacled, all the better for his trademarked baleful stares. One of his smallest parts was in one of his biggest films: 1959's Ben-Hur. PBS devotees will recognize John Horsley as Doc Morrisey in the British sitcom The Rise and Fall of Reginald Perrin (1975).

Highest Rated Movies



No Score Yet Rebecca Actor 1997
No Score Yet The Woman He Loved Justice Sir John Hawke 1988
72% The Fourth Protocol Sir Anthony Plumb 1987
0% The Doctor and the Devils Dr. Mackendrick 1985
No Score Yet Secrets Dr. Jefferies 1984
No Score Yet Why Didn't They Ask Evans? Mr. Spragge 1981
No Score Yet Melissa Director Actor 1974
No Score Yet Carry On Nurse Anaesthetist 1960
83% Sink the Bismarck! Captain, Sheffield 1960
87% Ben-Hur Spintho 1959
No Score Yet Operation Amsterdam Cmdr. Bowerman 1959
No Score Yet Black Tide Inspector Parry 1958
No Score Yet Dunkirk Padre 1958
No Score Yet Hell Drivers Doctor 1957
No Score Yet Stranger in Town Inspector Powell 1957
No Score Yet Bond Of Fear PC 1956
No Score Yet Murder on Approval Inspector Taylor 1956
No Score Yet Mad About Men Actor 1955
No Score Yet Above Us the Waves Anderson 1955
No Score Yet Father Brown (The Detective) Inspector Wilkins 1954
No Score Yet The Runaway Bus Inspector Henley 1954
No Score Yet Night People Stanways 1954
No Score Yet Terror on a Train Constable Charles Baron 1953
No Score Yet The Long Memory Bletchley 1953
No Score Yet Sailor of the King Cmdr. Willis 1953
No Score Yet Frightened Man Harry 1952
No Score Yet Appointment with Venus Kent 1951
No Score Yet Encore Mate [Winter Cruise] 1951
No Score Yet Highly Dangerous Actor 1950


No Score Yet Mystery!
Professor Wanstead
  • 1987
No Score Yet The Avengers
Dr. Grant Dr. Gilmore
75% The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin
Doc Morrissey
No Score Yet Upstairs Downstairs
No Score Yet You Rang, M'Lord?


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