Lockwood West

Lockwood West

Highest Rated: 100% The Dresser (1983)

Lowest Rated: 77% The Leather Boys (1963)

Birthday: Jul 28, 1905

Birthplace: Birkenhead, England, UK

British-born Lockwood West was a beloved actor, well-known for his memorable performances on the Hollywood movie screen. West kickstarted his acting career in various films such as the Richard Attenborough comedy "Private's Progress" (1956), the Sidney Poitier drama "The Mark of the Hawk" (1958) and "The Man Who Could Cheat Death" (1959) with Anton Diffring. He also appeared in the Laurence Harvey crime drama "The Running Man" (1963). His passion for acting continued to his roles in projects like the dramatic adaptation "The Leather Boys" (1966) with Rita Tushingham, the comedic fantasy "Bedazzled" (1967) with Peter Cook and the Laurence Harvey thrilling adaptation "A Dandy in Aspic" (1968). His work around this time also included a part on the TV movie "Jane Eyre" (NBC, 1970-71). In the latter half of his career, he tackled roles in the drama "One Brief Summer" (1970) with Felicity Gibson, "Count Dracula and His Vampire Bride" (1978) and the dramatic adaptation "The Dresser" (1983) with Albert Finney. He also worked in television during these years, including a part on "The Last Place on Earth" (PBS, 1985-86). West more recently acted in "Young Sherlock Holmes" (1985). West passed away in March 1989 at the age of 84.

Highest rated movies

The Dresser
The Leather Boys




100% 87% The Dresser Geoffrey Thornton (Character) - 1983
No Score Yet No Score Yet One Brief Summer Unknown (Character) - 1970
78% 74% Bedazzled St. Peter (Character) - 1967
77% 79% The Leather Boys Reggie's Father (Character) - 1963
No Score Yet 73% The Mark of the Hawk Magistrate (Character) - 1958
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hammer the Toff Unknown (Character) - 1952


No Score Yet 100% Masterpiece Theatre Unknown (Character) 1973
No Score Yet 100% Upstairs, Downstairs Unknown (Guest Star) 1972