Clifford Mollison

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Clifford Mollison
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Clifford Lely Mollison

(1897-03-30)30 March 1897
Died4 June 1986(1986-06-04) (aged 89)
Years active1913–1980
Spouse(s)Muriel Agnes Pope
(m. 1923; ? - 19??)
Avril Wheatley
(m. 1952; ? - 19??)
RelativesHenry Mollison (brother)

Clifford Lely Mollison (30 March 1897 – 4 June 1986) was a British stage, film and television actor.[1][2] He made his stage debut in 1913.[3] He was married to the actress Avril Wheatley.[4] His younger brother was the actor Henry Mollison.[5]

Mollison acted in the West End on a number of occasions. In 1921 he appeared at the Strand Theatre in Ian Hay's A Safety Match. In 1923 he was in Charles McEvoy's The Likes of Her. In 1925 he starred in the play The River by Patrick Hastings. In 1953 he appeared in Peter Ustinov's The Love of Four Colonels.


Year Title Role Notes
1930 Almost a Honeymoon Basil Dibley
1932 The Lucky Number Percy Gibbs
1933 Meet My Sister Lord Victor Wilby
A Southern Maid Jack Rawden / Willoughby
1934 The Luck of a Sailor Shorty
Freedom of the Seas Smith
Give Her a Ring Paul Hendrick
Radio Parade of 1935 Jimmie Clare
Mister Cinders Jim Lancaster
1935 Royal Cavalcade Customer Uncredited
1939 Blind Folly George Bunyard
1951 Scrooge Samuel Wilkins
1956 The Baby and the Battleship Salis
1961 Mary Had a Little... Watkins
1963 The V.I.P.s Mr. River, the Hotel Manager Uncredited
1969 Oh! What a Lovely War Heckler at Pankhurst Speech
1972 That's Your Funeral Witherspoon
1973 Love Thy Neighbour Registrar
1974 Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell Judge
1980 Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson Carstairs Episode: The Case of the Final Curtain


  1. ^ "Clifford Mollison | Theatricalia".
  2. ^ "Clifford Mollison". BFI.
  3. ^ McFarlane, Brian (2016). The Encyclopedia of British Film: Fourth edition. Manchester University Press. p. 526. ISBN 978-1-5261-1197-5.
  4. ^ "Clifford Mollison His Actress Wife Avril Wheatley Editorial Stock Photo - Stock Image | Shutterstock". Shutterstock Editorial.
  5. ^ "Theatre collections: record view - Special Collections & Archives - University of Kent".

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