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Laurence Naismith

Juge Fulton in The Persuaders !

Photos Laurence Naismith Birth name: Lawrence Johnson
Birth date: 1908/12/14
Date of death : 1992/06/05 (84 years old)
Birth place : Thames Ditton, Surrey (Angleterre)

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Biography for Laurence Naismith

The British charactor actor Laurence Naismith was a Merchant Marine seaman before becoming an actor. He made his London stage debut in 1927 in the chorus of the musical "Oh, Boy." Three years later, he joined the Bristol Repertory and remained with them until the outbreak of World War II. After serving nine years in the Royal Artillery (with the final rank of Acting Battery Commander), Naismith returned to the stage and also made his film debut. His seafaring background came in handy in a number of film roles, including the steamboat captain in Mogambo (1953) , Dr. Hawkins in Boy on a Dolphin (1957) , the captain of the Titanic in A Night to Remember (1958) , and the First Sea Lord in Sink the Bismarck! (1960) . Naismith also made numerous television appearances, including the recurring roles of Judge Fulton on "The Persuaders" (1971) and Father Harris on "Oh Father" (1973)

Naismith has made numerous appearances on television, especially as judge Fulton in "friendly yours".

Laurence Naismith was a British actor born December 14, 1908 in Portsmouth, England, and died on June 5, 1992 in Woodland Hills, California. He was trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and began his career in the theater before turning to cinema and television. Naismith has played in many films and television series, especially in the role of Captain William Bligh in the film Mutiny on the Bounty in 1962. He also played in famous productions such as Doctor Who, The Saint and the adventures of Robin des Robin Drink. Naismith was also a member of the British Actors' Equity Association and the Society of Dramatic Authors. He was married to actress Joan Greenwood and had a son, actor and writer Simon Williams. Naismith was buried in the Hollywood Forever cemetery in Hollywood, California.


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Title Role
I Remember Nelson (1982) (mini) TV Series Rev. Edmund Nelson
Barriers (1980) (mini) TV Series Dr Ernest Jolland
Romeo and Juliet (1978) (TV) Prince Escalus
Sporting Chance (1976) (TV) Judge Fulton
Fall of Eagles (1974) (mini) TV Series Emperor Franz Josef I of Austria-Hungary
Mission: Monte Carlo (1974) Judge Fulton
Oh Father (1973) TV Series Father Harris
Young Winston (1972) Lord Salisbury, Prime Minister
The Amazing Mr. Blunden (1972) Mr. Blunden
Diamonds Are Forever (1971) Sir Donald Munger
The Persuaders! (1971) TV Series Judge Fulton
Quest for Love (1971) Sir Henry Larnstein
Scrooge (1970) Mr. Fezziwig
Run a Crooked Mile (1969) (TV) Lord Dunnsfield
The Bushbaby (1969) Prof. 'Cranky' Crankshaw
The Valley of Gwangi (1969) Prof. Horace Bromley
Eye of the Cat (1969) Dr. Mills
The Admirable Crichton (1969) (TV)
Fitzwilly (1967) (uncredited) Mr. Cotty
Camelot (1967) Merlyn
The Long Duel (1967) McDougal
The Scorpio Letters (1967) (TV) Burr
Deadlier Than the Male (1966) Sir John Bledlow
Sky West and Crooked (1966) Edwin Dacres
The Three Lives of Thomasina (1964) Reverend Angus Peddie
Jason and the Argonauts (1963) Argos
Cleopatra (1963) (uncredited) Arachesilaus
I Thank a Fool (1962) O'Grady
The 300 Spartans (1962) First Delegate
The Valiant (1962) Admiral
The Prince and the Pauper (1962) (TV)
We Joined the Navy (1962) Adm. Blake
The Singer Not the Song (1961) Old Uncle
Greyfriars Bobby: The True Story of a Dog (1961) Mr. Traill
Village of the Damned (1960) Doctor Willers
The World of Suzie Wong (1960) O'Neill
The Angry Silence (1960) Martindale
The Trials of Oscar Wilde (1960) Prince of Wales
Sink the Bismarck! (1960) First Sea Lord
The Criminal (1960) Mr. Town
Solomon and Sheba (1959) Hezrai
Third Man on the Mountain (1959) Teo Zurbriggen
A Night to Remember (1958) Capt. Edward John Smith
The Naked Earth (1958) Skin Trader
The Gypsy and the Gentleman (1958) Dr. Forrester
Gideon's Day (1958) Arthur Sayer
I Accuse! (1958) Judge, Esterhazy trial
Tempesta, La (1958) Maj. Zurin
The Two-Headed Spy (1958) Gen. Hauser
Robbery Under Arms (1957) Ben Marston
The Weapon (1957) Jamison
Boy on a Dolphin (1957) Dr. Hawkins
Seven Waves Away (1957) Captain Paul Darrow
The Barretts of Wimpole Street (1957) Dr. Chambers
Lust for Life (1956) Dr. Bosman
The Man Who Never Was (1956) Adm. Cross
The Extra Day (1956) Kurt Vorn
Tiger in the Smoke (1956) Canon
Carrington V.C. (1955) Major R.E. Panton
Richard III (1955) The Lord Stanley
Final Column (1955)
Josephine and Men (1955) Porter
The Black Knight (1954/I) Major Domo
The Dam Busters (1954) Farmer
Gilbert Harding Speaking of Murder (1954)
Mogambo (1953) Skipper
The Beggar's Opera (1953) Matt of the Mint
Time Bomb (1953) (uncredited) Ambulance Man
Rough Shoot (1953) Blossom
Love in Pawn (1953) Uncle Amos
The Million Pound Note (1953) (uncredited) Walter Craddock
Penny Princess (1952) Louis
I Believe in You (1952) Sgt. Braxton
The Happy Family (1952) Councillor
Cosh Boy (1952) Inspector Donaldson
His Excellency (1952) Soldier
A Killer Walks (1952) Doctor
The Long Memory (1952) Hasbury
Mother Riley Meets the Vampire (1952) (uncredited) Policeman at Desk
Pool of London (1951) Commissionaire
Calling Bulldog Drummond (1951) (uncredited) Hardcastle, Card player
Chelsea Story (1951) Sergeant Matthews
Hell Is Sold Out (1951) Dr. Monceau
High Treason (1951) Gordon Wells
There Is Another Sun (1951) Riley, Green's trainer
Whispering Smith Hits London (1951) Parker
Room to Let (1950) Editor
The Happiest Days of Your Life (1950) Dr. Collett (school governor)
The Chiltern Hundreds (1949) (uncredited) Reporter
Train of Events (1949) Joe Hunt (segment The Actor)
Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949) (uncredited) Warder in Jail
Dark Secret (1949) (uncredited)
Badger's Green (1948) Mr. Butler
A Piece of Cake (1948) Mr. Mound
Trouble in the Air (1948) Tom Hunt


Served in the Marines

Was a qualified Judo instructor


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