Neil Hallett

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Neil Hallett
Actor Neil Hallett.jpg
In The Avengers episode "The Winged Avenger" (1967)
Born John W. Neil
(1924-06-30)30 June 1924
Brussels, Belgium
Died 5 December 2004 (2004-12-06) (aged 80)
Spain
Occupation RAF, Actor
Years active 1953–1990
Spouse(s)
Tracy Reed
(m. 1970; div. 1973)
Parent(s)

Mother: Audrey Neil (nee Hardy)

Siblings: Richard Neil (deceased) solicitor; Ursula Neil, born 1927, retired midwife living in southern England

Neil Hallett (30 June 1924 – 5 December 2004) was a Belgian-born English actor. His stage name was taken from a combination of his proper surname, Neil and his grandmothers maiden name, Hallet.

He appeared in many British television series and films, including X the Unknown, The Adventures of Robin Hood, No Hiding Place, The Avengers, Out of the Unknown, Department S, Z-Cars, UFO, Virgin Witch, The New Avengers, Doctor Who, Jeeves and Wooster and others.[1][2][3]

Acting credits[edit]

Production Year Role Notes
Three Steps to the Gallows 1953 Real Counterman (uncredited) Film
Three Steps in the Dark 1953 Film
The Grove Family 1954 Salesman "Clean Sweep"
All for Mary 1954 Alphonse TV movie
Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., Presents 1954 Bill "Stand By"
The Brain Machine 1955 Detective Superintendent John Harris Film
All for Mary 1955 Alphonse Film
X the Unknown 1956 Unwin Film
The Buccaneers 1956–1957 Sam Bassett / Bosun Bassett / Hornigold / Barman / Pirate 22 episodes
Potts and the Phantom Piper 1957 Mulaney Unknown episode
Shadow Squad 1957 Phillip Buckland 2 episodes: "Boomerang" (parts 1 and 2)
Esmé Divided 1957 Barry Teal TV movie
White Hunter 1957 Inspector Summers "The Prisoner"
OSS 1958 Falkenburg "Operation Newsboy"
The Adventures of Ben Gunn 1958 Tom Morgan 5 episodes
The Two-Headed Spy 1958 Hitler's Guard (uncredited) Film
Mary Britten, M.D. 1958 "A Partner from the Past"
The Adventures of Robin Hood 1958–1960 Forester / Michael / Commander "The Fire" / "Women's War" / "The Loaf"
Strictly Confidential 1959 Basil Wantage Film
Model for Murder 1959 Sgt. Anderson Film
The Giant Behemoth 1959 Helicopter Pilot (uncredited) Film
The Adventures of William Tell 1959 Rothman "The Traitor"
Woman's Temptation 1959 Glyn Film
ITV Play of the Week 1959 Captain / Anaesthetist "The Killing of the King" / "Mr. Arcularis"
Top Floor Girl 1959 Dave Film
The Four Just Men 1959 Sergeant "The Deserter"
No Hiding Place 1959–1961 Mr. Box / Peter Nash "The Man Who Left His Coat" / "The Missing Suit"
Operation Cupid 1960 Tom Film
Danger Tomorrow 1960 Police Inspector (uncredited) Film
Man from Interpol 1960 Paul Denver / Curt Bridges "The Key Witness" / "The Golden Shirri"
Transatlantic 1960 Evans Film
The Cheaters 1961 The False David McCoy "The Authentic McCoy"
Emergency – Ward 10 1961 Ben Bingle 1 episode
Dentist on the Job 1961 Warder Film
Drama 61-67 1961 John Jerome "Drama '61: The Machine Calls It Murder"
Armchair Theatre 1961 Captain Charon "The Truth About Helen"
The Vise 1955–1961 Various roles 9 episodes
Deadline Midnight 1961 Len Bryan "Man in a Frame"
On the Fiddle 1961 1st Australian Film
BBC Sunday-Night Play 1961 "Cross of Iron" Major Burton
Part-Time Wife 1961 Detective Film
The Avengers 1961–1969 Weber / Arnie Packer / Paul Ryder "Dead of Winter" / "The Winged Avenger" / "Get-a-Way"
Crying Down the Lane 1962 News editor 3 episodes
The Battleaxe 1962 Film
Jezebel ex UK 1963 "Slow Boat to Niniveh"
Richard the Lionheart 1963 Lemuel "The Raiders"
Ghost Squad 1962–1964 Tony Miller / Snaith 25 episodes
Rotten to the Core 1965 Guard Commander Film
Knock on Any Door 1965 Edwards "First Offender"
Thunderball 1965 Vulcan Bomber Pilot (uncredited) Film
Redcap 1966 Capt. Bane "The Pride of the Regiment"
The Informer 1966–1967 Detective Sergeant Piper 20 episodes
Late Night Horror 1968 Tom "The Corpse Can't Play"
The Saint 1968 Bonner "The People Importers"
Out of the Unknown 1969 Gruer "The Naked Sun"
The Newcomers 1969 Charles Turner 1 episode
Department S 1969 Dr. Lang "Black Out"
Counterstrike 1969 Inspector "Nocturne"
Z-Cars 1969 Roy Welman 3 episodes: "None the Worse" (parts 2-4)
Groupie Girl 1970 Detective Sergeant Film
The Troubleshooters 1970 Bill Porteous "Boys and Girls Come Out to Play"
UFO 1970 Dr. Joseph Kelly "Close Up"
Melody 1971 Man in hospital Film
Fun and Games 1971 Warden Thorne Film
The Persuaders! 1971 Prentice "That's Me Over There"
Shirley's World 1972 Mayhew "Always Leave Them Laughing"
Virgin Witch 1972 Gerald Amberley Film
Menace 1973 Det. Insp. Wellesley "Tom"
Follyfoot 1973 Mr. Whitaker "Uncle Joe"
Crime of Passion 1973 Inspector "Henri"
The Protectors 1973 Dr. Dove "Implicado"
Crown Court 1973–1978 George Clement / Raymond White / George Lyne "Treason: Part 1-3" / "Good and Faithful Friends: Part 1" / "The Change: Part 1"
Special Branch 1974 Duvalier "Entente Cordiale"
Masquerade 1974 Trump "Mützen ab!"
Marked Personal 1974 Harry Bingham 2 episodes
Intimate Strangers 1974 Neil Wilmhurst 1 episode
Happy Ever After 1974–1976 Jean Paul Bouchard / Philip Conway 1 episode / "The Novel" / "Holiday Plans"
Thriller 1975 John Pelham "The Next Voice You See"
Can You Keep It Up for a Week? 1975 Gerry Grimwood Film
Keep It Up Downstairs 1976 Percy Hampton Film
The New Avengers 1976–1977 Mark Clifford / Roberts "Faces" / "Medium Rare"
The Four Feathers 1978 Colonel, North Surrey's TV movie
Armchair Thriller 1978 Commander Lambert "The Girl Who Walked Quickly: Part 4"
L'amour en question 1978 Film
The Sweeney 1978 John Morris "One of Your Own"
The Professionals 1978 David Hunter "Rogue"
Return of the Saint 1978 Andrew "Tower Bridge Is Falling Down"
Nelson's Touch 1979 Mess President Short Film
Game for Vultures 1979 Tony Knight Film
Bergerac 1981 Colonel "Campaign for Silence"
4D Special Agents 1981 Det. Insp. Porter Film
Airline 1982 Sergeant / Gp. Capt. Lawson "Conscience" / "Captain Clarke Plus One "
The Gaffer 1982 Colonel Upshot-Green "The Candidate"
The Chinese Detective 1982 Mr. Fisher "Trials"
Power Game 1983 Film
Doctor Who 1985 Maylin Renis "Timelash"
Inside Story 1986 Home Secretary 2 episodes
Jeeves and Wooster 1990 Seppings "Will Anatole Return to Brinkley Court? (or, the Matchmaker)", (final television appearance)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Neil Hallett profile". Bfi.org.uk. Retrieved 9 November 2017.
  2. ^ "Neil Hallett – Movies and Filmography". AllMovie. Retrieved 9 November 2017.
  3. ^ "Neil Hallett". Theatricalia.com. Retrieved 9 November 2017.