John Le Mesurier

Actor
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John Le Mesurier was an English actor. He is perhaps best remembered for his comedic role as Sergeant Arthur Wilson in the BBC television situation comedy Dad's Army (1968–77). A self-confessed "jobbing actor", Le Mesurier appeared in more than 120 films across a range of genres, normally in smaller supporting parts.

John Le Mesurier was an English actor. He is perhaps best remembered for his comedic role as Sergeant Arthur Wilson in the BBC television situation comedy Dad's Army (1968–77). A self-confessed "jobbing actor", Le Mesurier appeared in more than 120 films across a range of genres, normally in smaller supporting parts.

Birth Name

John Elton Le Mesurier Halliley

Born

Friday, 05 April 1912

Died

Tuesday, 15 November 1983

Actor Filmography

Perry and Croft: Made in Britain Sgt. Arthur Wilson 2014
Hattie Self 2011
British Film Forever Sgt. Arthur Wilson 2007
Hitler: The Comedy Years Sgt. Arthur Wilson 2007
Comedy Connections Sgt. Arthur Wilson 2003
Don't Panic! The Dad's Army Story Sgt. Arthur Wilson 2000
The Directors The Chamberlain 1999
Room 101 Sgt. Arthur Wilson 1994
A Married Man Eustace Lough 1983
Brideshead Revisited Father Mowbray 1981
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Perry and Croft: Made in Britain Sgt. Arthur Wilson 2014
Hattie Self 2011
British Film Forever Sgt. Arthur Wilson 2007
Hitler: The Comedy Years Sgt. Arthur Wilson 2007
Comedy Connections Sgt. Arthur Wilson 2003
Don't Panic! The Dad's Army Story Sgt. Arthur Wilson 2000
The Directors The Chamberlain 1999
Room 101 Sgt. Arthur Wilson 1994
A Married Man Eustace Lough 1983
Brideshead Revisited Father Mowbray 1981
The Fiendish Plot of Dr. Fu Manchu Perkins 1980
...And the Band Played On Council Chairman 1980
Hi-de-Hi! Hugo Buxton 1980
Unidentified Flying Oddball Sir Gawain 1979
Worzel Gummidge Baines 1979
Who Is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe? Dr. Deere 1978
3-2-1 Self - Guest Star / Judge 1978
What's Up Nurse! Dr. Ogden 1978
A Christmas Carol Marley's Ghost 1977
Jabberwocky Passelewe / The Chamberlain 1977
Ripping Yarns Colonel Runciman 1976
The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother Lord Redcliff 1975
Arena Himself (archive footage) 1975
Three for All Mr. Gibbons 1975
Barry McKenzie Holds His Own Robert Crowther 1974
Brief Encounter Stephen 1974
Confessions of a Window Cleaner Inspector Radlett 1974
Orson Welles' Great Mysteries Sidney Goldsmith 1973
Black and Blue Sir Henry 1973
Thriller Stubbs 1973
Crown Court Reginald Standish 1972
Sykes Lord Hetherington 1972
The Alf Garnett Saga Frewin / Mr. Frewin 1972
Au Pair Girls Mr. Wainwright 1972
Jason King Doctor Litz 1971
Dad's Army Sgt. Wilson / Sgt. Arthur Wilson 1971
Doctor at Large Stanley Moon 1971
A Class by Himself Lord Bleasham 1971
The Goodies Uncle Tom 1970
Play for Today Adrian Harris 1970
On a Clear Day You Can See Forever Pelham 1970
Doctor in Trouble Purser 1970
The Magic Christian Sir John 1969
Paul Temple West 1969
The Italian Job Governor 1969
Midas Run Wells 1969
Two in Clover Chairman 1969
ITV Saturday Night Theatre Henderson 1969
Dad's Army Sgt. Arthur Wilson / Sergeant Arthur Wilson, Sgt. Arthur Wilson, Sergeant Arthur Wilson, Sgt. Arthur Wilson / Colonel Smythe / Sergeant Arthur Wilson, Sergeant Arthur Wilson / Sgt. Arthur Wilson 1968
Salt and Pepper Col. Woodstock 1968
The Cuckoo Patrol Gibbs 1967
Casino Royale M's Driver 1967
The 25th Hour Tribunal President 1967
Mister Ten Per Cent Jocelyn Macauley 1967
Finders Keepers Mr. X 1966
Eye of the Devil Dr. Monnet 1966
Bang! Bang! You're Dead! George C. Lillywhite / George Lillywhite 1966
The Sandwich Man Religious Sandwich Man 1966
The Wrong Box Dr Slattery / Doctor Slattery 1966
Adam Adamant Lives! Velmer (as John le Mesurier) 1966
All Gas and Gaiters Timothy Post, the television producer 1966
Where the Spies Are MacGillivray / Mc Gillivray 1966
Thunderball Man at Army Meeting 1965
The Early Bird Colonel Foster (golf partner) / Colonel Foster 1965
BBC Play of the Month Ossian Flint 1965
Call My Bluff Self 1965
Thirty-Minute Theatre Brian Turner, Lame 1965
Mogul Kemp 1965
Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines or How I Flew from London to Paris in 25 Hours 11 Minutes French Painter 1965
Pardon the Expression Sir Charles Dobson 1965
City in the Sea Rev. Jonathan Ives 1965
Masquerade Sir Robert 1965
Operation Crossbow British Army Officer 1965
Tea Party Disley 1965
The Liquidator Chekhov 1965
The Wednesday Play Canon Dunwoodie, Judge Grayson, Superintendent Melchior 1964
The Moon-Spinners Anthony Gamble 1964
Theatre 625 Dr. Parpalaid 1964
Never Put It in Writing Adams 1964
Agent 8 3/4 Roger Allsop 1964
The Pink Panther Defence Barrister (as John LeMesurier) / Defence Barrister 1963
In the Cool of the Day Dr. Arraman 1963
The Mouse on the Moon British Delegate 1963
The Punch and Judy Man Charles Ford (Sandman) / The Sandman 1963
The Wrong Arm of the Law Assistant Commissioner 1963
We Joined the Navy Dewberry Sr. / George Dewberry Sr. 1962
The Main Attraction Bozo 1962
Jigsaw Mr. Simpson / Mr Simpson 1962
Go to Blazes Fisherman 1962
Waltz of the Toreadors Rev. Grimsley 1962
Mrs. Gibbons' Boys Coles 1962
Village of Daughters Don Calogere 1962
Flat Two Warden 1962
Only Two Can Play Salter 1962
Hair of the Dog Sir Mortimer Gallant 1962
Comedy Playhouse (A Creature of Habit), Caleb Bullrush, Judge, Lucifer, Luke Elms, Mr. Bostock, Mr. Prentice 1961
Operation Snafu Hixon 1961
Invasion Quartet Colonel 1961
Why Bother to Knock Father 1961
The Marriage Lines Mr. Hopkins 1961
A Coming-Out Party Piggott, Escape Officer 1961
I Like Money Blackmailer 1961
Call Me Genius Office Manager 1961
Five Golden Hours Dr. Alfieri / Dr. Alfiera 1961
The Avengers Benson, Dr. Macombie 1961
The Pure Hell of St. Trinian's Minister of Education 1960
The Bulldog Breed Prosecuting Counsel 1960
Never Let Go Pennington 1960
The Night We Got the Bird Clerk of the Court 1960
Danger Man Alvarado 1960
Doctor in Love Dr. Mincing / Dr Mincing 1960
Dead Lucky Inspector Corcoran 1960
The Day They Robbed the Bank of England Green 1960
School for Scoundrels Head Waiter 1960
A Touch of Larceny Head of the Admiralty 1960
Our Man in Havana Louis - Waiter 1960
Ben-Hur Doctor 1959
The Wreck of the Mary Deare Attorney / M.O.A. Lawyer 1959
Interpol Calling Monsieur Iamprou 1959
I'm All Right Jack Waters 1959
Shake Hands with the Devil British General 1959
Jack the Ripper Dr. Tranter 1959
The Hound of the Baskervilles Barrymore 1959
Man in a Cocked Hat Grand Duke Alexis 1959
Too Many Crooks Magistrate 1959
The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre Warden 1959
The Lady Is a Square Fergusson 1959
The Captain's Table Sir Angus 1959
Desert Mice Staff Colonel 1959
Operation Amsterdam Colonel Janssen 1959
Follow a Star Birkett 1959
Hell, Heaven or Hoboken Adjutant R.A.P.C. / Adjutant RAPC 1958
William Tell Duke of Burgundy 1958
Blood of the Vampire Judge / Chief Justice 1958
Blind Spot Mr. Brent 1958
The Moonraker Cromwell 1958
Law and Disorder Sir Humphrey Pomfret 1958
Another Time, Another Place Dr. Aldridge 1958
Gideon of Scotland Yard Prosecuting Barrister / Barrister 1958
Happy Is the Bride Chaytor / William Chaytor 1958
Sword of Freedom Guilio Basti 1958
The Man Who Wouldn't Talk Judge 1958
High Flight Commandant 1957
The Gay Cavalier Sir Richard Willis 1957
Dangerous Youth Commanding Officer 1957
Paradise Lagoon Monsieur Fleury 1957
The Good Companions Monte Mortimer 1957
Brothers in Law His Honour Judge Ryman 1957
Pursuit of the Graf Spee Rev. George Groves - Padre, HMS Exeter / Reverend George Groves - Padre, HMS Exeter 1956
Armchair Theatre Freddie, Harry, Mr. Elvin 1956
The Baby and the Battleship The Marshal's Aide / The Marshal’s Aide 1956
Private's Progress Psychiatrist 1956
Josephine and Men Registrar 1955
A Time to Kill Phineas Tilliard / Phinneas Tilliard 1955
This Is Your Life Self, Self - Guest 1955
Make Me an Offer! Mr. Toshack 1955
The Magical World of Disney Anthony Gamble, Sir Gawain 1954
The Vise Wilson, Professor Franz Tomulkin, Sir Robert Quinlan 1954
The Venusian Official / Man at Desk 1954
Twist of Fate Man at Baccarat Table 1954
Dangerous Cargo Luigi 1954
The Pleasure Garden Col. Pall K Gargoyle 1953
The Blue Parrot Henry Carson 1953
Rheingold Theatre Dr. Garside, Dr. Lloyd, Geoffrey Warren, Inspector Burroughs 1953
Vampire Over London Scotland Yard Man 1952
Blind Man's Bluff Lefty Jones 1952
Dark Interval Cedric, the butler 1950
Old Mother Riley's New Venture Karl 1949
The Hangman Waits Newspaper Office Worker 1947
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