John Bluthal

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John Bluthal was a Polish-born radio, stage, television and film character actor, comedian and voice artist, noted for his six-decade career internationally in Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States. He started his career during the Golden Age of British Television, where he was best known for his comedy work in the UK with Spike Milligan,... read more

John Bluthal was a Polish-born radio, stage, television and film character actor, comedian and voice artist, noted for his six-decade career internationally in Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States. He started his career during the Golden Age of British Television, where he was best known for his comedy work in the UK with Spike Milligan, and for his role as Manny Cohen in the television series Never Mind the Quality, Feel the Width. He became best known to television audiences as the bumbling Frank Pickle in The Vicar of Dibley. At 85 he played Professor Marcuse in the Coen Brothers' film Hail, Caesar! (2016).

Born

Thursday, 28 March 1929

Actor Filmography

Jungle Uncle Nissim 2017
Hail, Caesar! Prof. Marcuse 2016
Spirited Rocco 2010
Love's Brother Pepe 2004
Beware of Greeks Bearing Guns Stephanos 2000
Rpm Grinkstein 1998
Dark City Karl Harris 1998
Jonathan Creek Jack Holiday 1997
The Fifth Element Professor Pacoli 1997
Spellbreaker: Secret of the Leprechauns Michael Dennehy 1996
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Jungle Uncle Nissim 2017
Hail, Caesar! Prof. Marcuse 2016
Spirited Rocco 2010
Love's Brother Pepe 2004
Beware of Greeks Bearing Guns Stephanos 2000
Rpm Grinkstein 1998
Dark City Karl Harris 1998
Jonathan Creek Jack Holiday 1997
The Fifth Element Professor Pacoli 1997
Spellbreaker: Secret of the Leprechauns Michael Dennehy 1996
Leapin' Leprechauns! Michael Dennehy 1995
The Vicar of Dibley Frank Pickle 1994
Blue Heelers Sid Harrison 1994
Stan and George's New Life Stan Senior 1992
Virtual Murder Tonu 1992
One Foot in the Grave Mr. Jellinek 1990
Birds of a Feather Pedro 1989
Inspector Morse Victor Ignotas 1987
The Life and Loves of a She-Devil Angus 1986
Casualty Mr. Malinowski 1986
Labyrinth Goblin 1986
Lovejoy Popov 1986
In Sickness and in Health Ricky 1985
Super Gran Inside Legg The Tailor 1985
Squaring the Circle Babiuch 1984
Taggart Albert Newman 1983
Reilly: Ace of Spies Krassin 1983
Superman III Pisa Vendor 1983
The Return Of Captain Invincible Deli Owner 1983
'Allo 'Allo! Tailor 1982
The Kenny Everett Television Show Various 1981
Bergerac Edward Emanuelson 1981
Alison's Birthday Dean Findlay 1981
Home Sweet Home Enzo Pacelli 1980
Touch and Go Anatole 1980
Minder Solly Salmon 1979
Revenge Of The Pink Panther Guard at Cemetery 1978
The Irishman Dave 1978
That's Carry On! Royal Taylor (archive footage) 1977
Bluey Newsman 1976
Rumpole of the Bailey Gaston LeBlanc 1975
The Great McGonagall Mr. Giles 1975
The Return of the Pink Panther Blind Beggar 1975
BBC2 Playhouse Dr. Einstein, Lieberman, Mr. Mockler, Sam Nicholls 1974
Digby: The Biggest Dog in the World Jerry 1973
Last of the Summer Wine Barber 1973
ABC Afterschool Specials 1972
Sykes Henry 1972
The Goodies Major Cheeseburger 1970
Doctor In Trouble Cabbie 1970
Q5 Various Characters 1969
A Talent for Loving Martinelli 1969
The Bliss Of Mrs. Blossom Judge 1968
Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River Dr. Pinto 1968
City '68 Arthur Somerset 1967
Man in a Suitcase Berger 1967
Follow That Camel Corporal Clotski 1967
Casino Royale Casino Doorman & M.I.5. Man 1967
Never Mind the Quality, Feel the Width Manny Cohen 1967
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum Roman Chief Guard 1966
The Baron Guiseppe Borzo 1966
BBC Play of the Month Ernest Friedman 1965
Help! Bhuta 1965
The Knack... and How to Get It Angry Father 1965
Not Only... But Also 1965
A Hard Day's Night Car Thief 1964
Carry On Spying Doctor Crow - voice 1964
Father Came Too! Robert the Bruce 1964
This Is My Street Joe 1964
Doctor In Distress 1963
The Mouse on the Moon Von Neidel (as John Bluthall) 1963
Fireball XL5 Commander Wilbur Zero, Commander Zero, Commander Wilbur Zero (voice), Commander Wilbir Zero, James Frazer, Commander Wilbur Zero / Al (voice), Commander Wilbur Zero / Bizan (voice), Commander Wilbur Zero / Captain Ken Johnson (voice), Commander Wilbur Zero / IPN Newsreader (voice), Commander Wilbur Zero / Jankel (voice), Commander Wilbur Zero / Jerek (voice), Commander Wilbur Zero / Jock Campbell / Caravan Leader / Captain Ken Johnson (voice), Commander Wilbur Zero / Jock Campbell / Patch (voice), Commander Wilbur Zero / Kazak (voice), Commander Wilbur Zero / Ken Ross / Jock Campbell (voice), Commander Wilbur Zero / Major Jim Ireland (voice), Commander Wilbur Zero / Minotran / Captain Ken Ross / Jock Campbell (voice), Commander Wilbur Zero / Privator / Announcer (voice), Commander Wilbur Zero / Proton (voice), Commander Wilbur Zero / Saucer Man (voice), Commander Wilbur Zero / Snaff (voice), Commander Wilbur Zero / Subterrain 1 (voice), Commander Wilbur Zero / Subterrain Leader / Subterrain 2 (voice) 1962
The Saint Guido Naccaro, Ziggy Zaglan 1962
Benny Hill Willie The Kid 1962
The Avengers Ivenko 1961
Citizen James Charlie 1960
It's a Square World Various Characters 1960
Sykes and a... Mr. Kelly 1960
The Larkins Martinez 1958
Armchair Theatre Emmanuel 'Manny' Cohen 1956
This Is Your Life Himself 1955
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