Basil Dignam

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Basil Dignam (24 October 1905 – 31 January 1979) was an English character actor.

Basil Dignam was born in Sheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire. He acted on film and television between 1951 and 1975. He often appeared as an authority figure, such as a police officer, army general or peer.

Personal life[edit]

He was married to actress Mona Washbourne. His brother Mark Dignam was also a professional actor. Basil Dignam died, aged 73, in Westminster, London.

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