Elwyn Brook-Jones in trailer for "Three Steps in the Dark" (1953)
December 11, 1911|
Kerching, Sarawak, Borneo
|Died||September 4, 1962
Reading, Berkshire, England, UK
Elwyn Brook-Jones (11 December 1911 – 4 September 1962) was a British film and television actor.
His public debut was in Australia, aged 11, as a concert pianist; he later made cabaret appearances in America and the Far East. He was a repertory actor, first appearing in London in 1943 in Hedda Gabler as Judge Brack and going on to appear in many productions in the West End, films and television.
In the BBC children's series Garry Halliday, he was the hero's opponent "The Voice". His most prominent film role was arguably Tober in Carol Reed's Odd Man Out (1947). He was also Gladwin in Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger's The Small Back Room (1949) and the Emir in The Pure Hell of St Trinian's (1960).
He died in Reading, Berkshire, aged 50.
- Odd Man Out (1947)
- The Three Weird Sisters (1948)
- Good-Time Girl (1948)
- Bonnie Prince Charlie (1948)
- It's Hard to Be Good (1948)
- Dear Mr. Prohack (1949)
- I'll Get You for This (1951)
- Judgment Deferred (1952)
- Three Steps in the Dark (1953)
- The Gilded Cage (1955)
- Assignment Redhead (1956)
- The Duke Wore Jeans (1958)
- Passport to Shame (1958)
- The Ugly Duckling (1959)
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