John Laurie

Actor
IVA Star Rating : 56
John Paton Laurie was a Scottish actor. In the course of his career, Laurie performed on the stage and in films as well as television. He is perhaps best remembered for his role as Private Frazer in the sitcom Dad's Army (1968–1977). Laurie appeared in scores of feature films with directors such as Alfred Hitchcock, Michael Powell, and Laurence... read more

John Paton Laurie was a Scottish actor. In the course of his career, Laurie performed on the stage and in films as well as television. He is perhaps best remembered for his role as Private Frazer in the sitcom Dad's Army (1968–1977). Laurie appeared in scores of feature films with directors such as Alfred Hitchcock, Michael Powell, and Laurence Olivier, generally playing bit-parts or supporting roles rather than leading roles. As a stage actor, he was cast in Shakespearean roles and was a speaker of verse, especially of Robert Burns.

Birth Name

John Paton Laurie

Born

Thursday, 25 March 1897

Died

Monday, 23 June 1980

Actor Filmography

78/52: Hitchcock's Shower Scene Crofter (archive footage) 2017
Pop Culture Beast's Halloween Horror Picks Darrow 2014
Cocktail DJ 1 2012
Hitler: The Comedy Years Pte. James Frazer 2007
Don't Panic! The Dad's Army Story Pte. James Frazer (archive footage) 2000
The Prisoner of Zenda Archbishop 1979
Return to the Edge of the World Himself 1978
One of Our Dinosaurs Is Missing Jock 1975
The Abominable Dr. Phibes Darrow 1971
Dad's Army Pte. Frazer 1971
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

78/52: Hitchcock's Shower Scene Crofter (archive footage) 2017
Pop Culture Beast's Halloween Horror Picks Darrow 2014
Cocktail DJ 1 2012
Hitler: The Comedy Years Pte. James Frazer 2007
Don't Panic! The Dad's Army Story Pte. James Frazer (archive footage) 2000
The Prisoner of Zenda Archbishop 1979
Return to the Edge of the World Himself 1978
One of Our Dinosaurs Is Missing Jock 1975
The Abominable Dr. Phibes Darrow 1971
Dad's Army Pte. Frazer 1971
From a Bird's Eye View Lord MacBracken 1970
Strange Report Dr. Hornsey 1969
ITV Saturday Night Theatre Rev. 'Daddy' Auld 1969
The Borderers St. Clair 1968
Dad's Army Pte. James Frazer, Private James Frazer 1968
Mister Ten Per Cent The Scotsman 1967
The Reptile Mad Peter 1966
Mystery and Imagination Mr. Moncrieff 1966
Jackanory Storyteller 1965
BBC Play of the Month Peter Quince 1965
Call My Bluff Himself 1965
Pardon the Expression Jamie McBride 1965
Theatre 625 Ulric Brendel 1964
Ladies Who Do Doctor MacGregor 1963
Siege of the Saxons Merlin 1963
Man of the World The MacGillie 1962
Dr. Finlay's Casebook Andrew Ramsay, Duncan Dinwoodie, Fergus Lammerton 1962
Hugh and I 1962
Steptoe and Son The Vet 1962
Why Bother to Knock Taxi driver 1961
The Avengers Crewe, Jasper Lakin, Juniper, Sir James 1961
Francis Storm Investigates Col. Monckton 1960
Kidnapped Ebenezer Balfour 1960
Glencannon Mr. MacCrummon 1959
Mad Little Island Capt. MacKechnie 1958
Next to No Time Abercrombie, Scottish Director 1958
Campbell's Kingdom Mac 1957
The Kaiser Aluminum Hour Rhys Fferand 1956
Adventure Theater 1956
Richard III Lovel 1955
The Alcoa Hour Sampson Brass 1955
Colonel March of Scotland Yard Dr. Brandeis 1955
The Scarlet Pimpernel Dr. Dufay 1955
This Is Your Life Himself - Guest 1955
The Magical World of Disney Ebenezer Balfour, Blind Pew 1954
The Black Knight James 1954
Devil Girl from Mars Mr. Jamieson 1954
Hobson's Choice Dr. McFarlane 1954
The Fake Henry Mason 1953
Your Favorite Story Mr. Bartleby 1953
Rheingold Theatre Walter McHarry 1953
The Great Game Mac Wells 1953
Love In Pawn Mr McCutcheon 1953
Tread Softly Angus McDonald 1952
Island of Desire Grimshaw 1952
Encore Andrews, Engineer (segment "Winter Cruise") 1951
Happy Go Lovely Jonskill 1951
Pandora And The Flying Dutchman Angus 1951
Laughter in Paradise Gordon Webb 1951
Trio Mr. Campbell (segment "Sanatorium") 1950
No Trace Inspector MacDougall 1950
Treasure Island Blind Pew 1950
Madeleine Scots Divine 1950
Floodtide Joe Drummond 1949
Bonnie Prince Charlie Blind Jamie 1948
Hamlet Francisco 1948
Mine Own Executioner Dr. James Garsten 1947
The Inheritance Giles 1947
Jassy Woodroofe 1947
The Brothers Dugald 1947
Secret Flight Dr. McVitie 1946
Caesar and Cleopatra 1st. Auxiliary Sentinel 1946
Showtime McTavish 1946
I Know Where I'm Going! John Campbell 1945
The Agitator Tom Tetley 1945
Great Day Scottish officer in pub 1945
Henry V Jamy - Captain in the English Army 1944
The Gay Intruders McNab 1944
The Way Ahead Pte. Luke 1944
Man of Evil William Hopwood 1944
The Lamp Still Burns Mr. Hervey 1943
Adventure for Two Wounded Sailor 1943
The Life And Death Of Colonel Blimp Murdoch 1943
The Gentle Sex Scots Corporal 1943
Ships with Wings Lt.Comdr. Reid 1941
Suicide Squadron British Commander 1941
Old Mother Riley's Ghosts McAdam 1941
The Ghost of St. Michael's Jamie 1941
Three Cockeyed Sailors McNab 1940
Convoy Gates 1940
A Royal Divorce Joseph Bonaparte 1940
Laugh It Off Jock 1940
The Four Feathers The Khalifa 1939
Clouds Over Europe Newspaper Editor 1939
The Ware Case Henson 1938
The Claydon Treasure Mystery Wilson - the Valet 1938
The Face of Scotland Narrator 1938
The Edge of the World The Manson Family: Peter 1938
Troopship Pvt. McAllister 1937
Dark Sands Hassan 1937
East Meets West Dr. Fergusson 1936
As You Like It Oliver 1936
Nine Days a Queen John Knox 1936
The 39 Steps Crofter 1935
Strike! Wages Accountant 1934
Juno and the Paycock Johnny Boyle 1930
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