Eliot Makeham

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Eliot Makeham
Eliot Makeham.jpg
Born Harold Elliott Makeham
(1882-12-22)22 December 1882
London, England, UK
Died 8 February 1956(1956-02-08) (aged 73)
London, England, UK
Other names  • Eliott Makeham[1]
 • Elliot Makeham[1]
Occupation Actor
Years active 1936–1956[1]
Spouse(s) Anne de Vries,
Rose E. Kerr,
Betty Shale

Eliot Makeham (22 December 1882 – 8 February 1956),[2] sometimes credited as Eliott Makeham or Elliot Makeham, was an English film and television actor.[3]

Early life and education[edit]

He was born Harold Elliott Makeham in 1882 in London, England.[4]


Between 1931 and 1956, Makeham appeared, primarily in character roles, in 115 films and in 11 television productions.[1] He played a small number of leading roles in the 1930s, but was more regularly seen in cameos as harassed officials or henpecked husbands. [5]

Personal life[edit]

Married three times, Makeham's third wife was British character actress, Betty Shale.[5]

Selected filmography[edit]


He died in London aged 73.[2]


  1. ^ a b c d Database (undated). "Filmography by Type for Eliot Makeham". The Internet Movie Database. Accessed 24 August 2010.
  2. ^ a b "BFI | Film & TV Database | MAKEHAM, Eliot". Ftvdb.bfi.org.uk. 2009-04-16. Retrieved 2012-06-12. 
  3. ^ "Eliot Makeham". TV.com. CBS Interactive. 
  4. ^ "FreeBMD Entry Info". .freebmd.org.uk. Retrieved 2012-06-12. 
  5. ^ a b Hal Erickson. "Eliot Makeham - Biography, Movie Highlights and Photos - AllMovie". AllMovie. 

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