Norman Mitchell

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Norman Mitchell
Actor Norman Mitchell.jpg
BornNorman Mitchell Driver
(1918-08-27)27 August 1918
Sheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire, England
Died19 March 2001(2001-03-19) (aged 82)
Downham Market, Norfolk, England
OccupationStage, television and film Actor
Years active1951–2001
Spouse(s)Pauline Mitchell (until 1992; her death)

Norman Mitchell Driver (27 August 1918 – 19 March 2001), known professionally as Norman Mitchell, was an English television, stage and film actor.[1]

Born in Sheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire, his father was a mining engineer and his mother a concert singer. He attended Carterknowle Grammar School and the University of Sheffield, before appearing in repertory theatre and with the Royal Shakespeare Company. During World War II he served with the Royal Army Medical Corps.[2] He then made thousands of television appearances and appeared in over sixty films.

Mitchell was married to actress Pauline Mitchell (Laura Deane - died 1992). He was the father of Jacqueline Mitchell and actor Christopher Mitchell, most notable for his role in the BBC sitcom It Ain't Half Hot Mum.[3] His son Christopher predeceased him by a month.

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  1. ^ "Norman Mitchell". Retrieved 26 October 2018.
  2. ^ [1][dead link]
  3. ^ "BBC - It Ain't Half Hot Mum, Series 1, My Lovely Boy". BBC. Retrieved 26 October 2018.

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