John Mills

Actor · Producer · Director
IVA Star Rating : 71
Sir John Mills, was an English actor who appeared in more than 120 films in a career spanning seven decades. On screen, he often played people who are not at all exceptional, but become heroes because of their common sense, generosity and good judgement. He received an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his work in Ryan's Daughter (1970).

Sir John Mills, was an English actor who appeared in more than 120 films in a career spanning seven decades. On screen, he often played people who are not at all exceptional, but become heroes because of their common sense, generosity and good judgement. He received an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his work in Ryan's Daughter (1970).

Birth Name

John Lewis Ernest Watts Mills

Born

Saturday, 22 February 1908

Died

Saturday, 23 April 2005

Actor Filmography

Amateur Dicks Johnnie 2016
Cameraman: The Life And Work Of Jack Cardiff Himself - Interviewee (archive footage) 2010
Peace One Day Himself 2004
Bright Young Things Gentleman 2003
Forever Ealing Himself - Interviewee 2002
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross Himself 2001
Sir John Mills' Moving Memories Himself 2000
Cats Gus the Theatre Cat 1998
Bean Chairman (as Sir John Mills) 1997
Hamlet Old Norway 1996
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Amateur Dicks Johnnie 2016
Cameraman: The Life And Work Of Jack Cardiff Himself - Interviewee (archive footage) 2010
Peace One Day Himself 2004
Bright Young Things Gentleman 2003
Forever Ealing Himself - Interviewee 2002
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross Himself 2001
Sir John Mills' Moving Memories Himself 2000
Cats Gus the Theatre Cat 1998
Bean Chairman (as Sir John Mills) 1997
Hamlet Old Norway 1996
Martin Chuzzlewit Mr. Chuffey 1994
Deadly Advice Jack the Ripper 1994
Harnessing Peacocks Bernard Quigley 1993
The Big Freeze Dapper man 1993
Frankenstein De Lacey 1992
Night Of The Fox Brig. Dougal Munro 1990
Peter Cushing: A One-Way Ticket to Hollywood Dr.Watson (archive footage) 1989
A Tale of Two Cities Jarvis Lorry 1989
Around the World in 80 Days Faversham (as Sir John Mills) 1989
The Lady and the Highwayman Sir Lawrence Dobson 1989
The Dame Edna Experience Himself 1987
Who's That Girl Montgomery Bell (as Sir John Mills) 1987
Hold the Dream Henry Rossiter 1986
When the Wind Blows Jim (voice) 1986
Murder with Mirrors Lewis Serrocold 1985
The Golden Gong Himself 1985
Sherlock Holmes and the Masks of Death Doctor Watson 1984
A Woman of Substance Henry Rossiter, Henry Rossiter (credit only) 1984
Sahara Cambridge 1983
Gandhi The Viceroy 1982
Hotel Charles Canfield 1982
The Quatermass Conclusion Prof. Bernard Quatermass 1979
Zulu Dawn Sir Henry Bartle Frere 1979
Tales of the Unexpected Sam Morrissey, The Man, William Perkins 1979
The Thirty Nine Steps Scudder 1979
Dr. Strange Lindmer 1978
The Big Sleep Inspector Jim Carson 1978
The South Bank Show Self, Pip (clip from Great Expectations (1946)) (archive footage) 1978
Des Teufels Advokat Monsignor Blaise Meredith (as Sir John Mills) 1977
The Love Boat Bertram MacDonald 1977
Arena Himself 1975
The 'Human' Factor Mike McAllister 1975
The Zoo Gang Thomas 'The Elephant' Devon 1974
Oklahoma Crude Cleon Doyle 1973
Lady Caroline Lamb Canning 1972
Young Winston General Kitchener 1972
Dulcima Mr. Parker 1971
Ryan's Daughter Michael 1970
Adam's Woman Sir Philip MacDonald 1970
Nanny and the Professor Uncle Alfred 1970
The David Frost Show Himself 1969
Oh! What a Lovely War Field Marshall Sir Douglas Haig 1969
Run Wild, Run Free The Moorman (Colonel) 1969
Emma Hamilton Lord William Hamilton 1968
A Black Veil for Lisa Inspector Franz Bulon 1968
Dundee and the Culhane Dundee 1967
Chuka Colonel Stuart Valois 1967
Africa: Texas Style Wing Commander Hayes 1967
The Family Way Ezra Fitton 1966
The Wrong Box Masterman Finsbury 1966
King Rat Smedley-Taylor 1965
Operation Crossbow Gen. Boyd 1965
The Truth About Spring Tommy Tyler 1965
The Chalk Garden Maitland 1964
The Danny Kaye Show Himself 1963
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Himself - Guest 1962
Tiara Tahiti Lt. Col. Clifford Southey 1962
The Valiant Bedford 1962
The DuPont Show of the Week Davies, Inspector Fallon 1961
Flame In The Streets Jacko Palmer 1961
The Parent Trap Mitch Evers' Golf Caddy 1961
The singer not the song Father Michael Keogh 1961
Swiss Family Robinson Father 1960
Here's Hollywood Himself 1960
Tunes of Glory Lt. Col. Basil Barrow 1960
Season of Passion Barney 1959
Tiger Bay Superintendent Graham 1959
Hell, Heaven or Hoboken Major Harvey 1958
Ice Cold in Alex Captain Anson 1958
Dunkirk Corporal 'Tubby' Binns 1958
The Circle Dr. Howard Latimer 1957
Town on Trial Supt. Mike Halloran 1957
The Baby and the Battleship Puncher Roberts 1957
Around The World In 80 Days London Carriage Driver 1956
War and Peace Platon Karataev 1956
Escapade John Hampden 1955
This Is Your Life Himself 1955
Above Us The Waves Commandant Fraser 1955
The End of the Affair Albert Parkis 1955
The Colditz Story Pat Reid 1955
The Magical World of Disney Father 1954
Producers' Showcase Robert Crosbie 1954
Hobson's Choice William Mossop 1954
The Long Memory Phillip Davidson 1953
Mr. Denning Drives North Tom Denning 1951
When You're Smiling One of the Mills Brothers 1950
Operation Disaster Lieut. Commander Armstrong 1950
The Rocking Horse Winner Bassett 1949
The History Of Mr. Polly Alfred Polly 1949
Scott of the Antarctic Captain R.F. Scott R.N. 1948
The October Man Jim Ackland 1947
So Well Remembered George Boswell 1947
Great Expectations Pip 1946
Johnny in the Clouds Peter Penrose 1945
Waterloo Road Jim Colter 1945
This Happy Breed Billy Mitchell 1944
We Dive At Dawn Captain - Lt. Taylor, R.N. 1943
The Young Mr. Pitt William Wilberforce 1942
In Which We Serve Ordinary Seaman Shorty Blake 1942
The Big Blockade Royal Air Force: Tom 1942
Black Sheep of Whitehall Bobby 1942
Old Bill and Son Young Bill Busby 1941
Goodbye, Mr. Chips Peter Colley (as a Young Man) 1939
The Green Cockatoo Jim Connor 1937
You're in the Army Now Cpl. Bert Dawson 1937
Nine Days a Queen Lord Guilford Dudley 1936
Born for Glory Albert Brown 1935
Broadway Gondolier Member of the Mills Brothers 1935
Regal Cavalcade Young Enlistee 1935
Car of Dreams Robert Miller 1935
Those Were The Days Bobby Poskett 1934
The River Wolves Peter Farrell 1934
When Yuba Plays the Rumba on the Tuba Himself 1933
The Ghost Camera Ernest Elton 1933
The Big Broadcast John Mills (as The Mills Brothers) 1932

Director Filmography

Gypsy Girl 1965

Producer Filmography

1971 Oscar Best Actor in a Supporting Role Won
1971 Golden Globe Best Supporting Actor - Motion Picture Won
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