Bernard Miles

Actor · Writer · Director
IVA Star Rating : 47
Bernard James Miles, Baron Miles, CBE was an English character actor, writer and director. He opened the Mermaid Theatre in London in 1959, the first new theatre that opened in the City of London since the 17th century. He was known for playing character roles that usually had bucolic backgrounds or links to countrymen. read more

Bernard James Miles, Baron Miles, CBE was an English character actor, writer and director. He opened the Mermaid Theatre in London in 1959, the first new theatre that opened in the City of London since the 17th century. He was known for playing character roles that usually had bucolic backgrounds or links to countrymen. His strong accent was typical of rustic dialects associated with the counties of Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire. His pleasant rolling bass-baritone voice made him popular in theatre and film for more than fifty years. Aside from his acting, Miles was a voice-over artist and published author.

Birth Name

Bernard James Miles

Born

Friday, 27 September 1907

Died

Friday, 14 June 1991

Actor Filmography

The Lady and the Highwayman Judge 1989
Oscar Mr. Justice Wills 1985
Treasure Island Long John Silver 1982
Why Didn't They Ask Evans? Dr. Thomas 1980
Tales of the Unexpected Mr. Rummins 1979
The World at War Himself (archive footage) 1973
Run Wild, Run Free Reg 1969
Q5 Special Guest 1969
Baby Love (voice) 1968
Heavens Above! Simpson 1963
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Actor Filmography

The Lady and the Highwayman Judge 1989
Oscar Mr. Justice Wills 1985
Treasure Island Long John Silver 1982
Why Didn't They Ask Evans? Dr. Thomas 1980
Tales of the Unexpected Mr. Rummins 1979
The World at War Himself (archive footage) 1973
Run Wild, Run Free Reg 1969
Q5 Special Guest 1969
Baby Love (voice) 1968
Heavens Above! Simpson 1963
Sapphire Mr. Harris 1959
Tom Thumb The Parent: Jonathan 1958
The DuPont Show of the Month Joseph 1957
Saint Joan Master Executioner 1957
Big Time Operators Old Tom 1957
Zarak Hassu the one-eyed 1956
Moby Dick The Manxman 1956
The Man Who Knew Too Much Edward Drayton 1956
This Is Your Life Himself (as Lord Bernard Miles) 1955
Never Let Me Go Joe Brooks 1953
The Magic Box Cousin Alfred 1951
Chance of a Lifetime Stevens 1950
Fireside Theatre Boss 1949
The Outsider Mr. Read 1948
Fame Is the Spur Tom Hannaway 1947
The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby Newman Noggs 1947
Great Expectations Joe Gargery 1946
Carnival Trewhella 1946
Tawny Pipit Col. Barton-Barrington 1944
Tunisian Victory British soldier (voice) 1944
Thunder Rock Italian Passenger (uncredited) 1943
In Which We Serve Chief Petty Officer Walter Hardy 1942
Spitfire Lady Houston's Agent 1942
One of Our Aircraft Is Missing Sgt Geoff Hickman - Front Gunner in B for Bertie 1942
The Avengers McAllister (Irish Soldier) 1942
This Was Paris Nazi Propaganda Officer 1942
The Big Blockade Royal Navy: Mate 1942
The Common Touch Cricket Steward 1941
Quiet Wedding PC 1941
A Voice in the Night Capt. Muller 1941
Pastor Hall Heinrich Degan 1940
Blackout Man Lighting Pipe 1940
Band Waggon Saboteur 1940
The Lion Has Wings Civilian Observer Controller 1939
The Spy in Black Hans - Hotel Receptionist 1939
The Challenge Villager 1938
Strange Boarders Chemist (uncredited) 1938
The Barbarian and the Lady Polish Prisoner 1938
Crown v. Stevens Detective Wells 1936
Twelve Good Men Inspector Pine 1936
Mister Hobo Man at Meeting 1935
The Love Test Allan 1935
Late Extra Charlie (uncredited) 1935

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