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Bernard Miles

Bernard MilesAKA Bernard James Miles

Born: 27-Sep-1907
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 14-Jun-1991
Location of death: Knaresborough, Yorkshire, England
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Actor

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Founder of the Mermaid Theatre, London

Father: Edwin James Miles
Mother: Barbara Fletcher
Wife: Josephine Wilson (actress, m. 1931, d. 7-Nov-1990, two daughters, one son)
Daughter: Bridget
Sister: John Miles (auto racer, b. 14-Jun-1943)
Daughter: Sally

    High School: Bishopshalt School, London
    University: Pembroke College, Oxford University

    Mermaid Theatre Founder (1959)
    Commander of the British Empire 1953
    Knighthood 1969
    Life Peerage 1979 as Baron Miles of Blackfriars

    FILMOGRAPHY AS DIRECTOR
    Chance of a Lifetime (24-Apr-1950)
    Tawny Pipit (28-Apr-1944)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    The Lady and the Highwayman (22-Jan-1989)
    Why Didn't They Ask Evans? (30-Mar-1980)
    Run Wild, Run Free (23-Jul-1969) · Reg
    Baby Love (Sep-1968) [VOICE]
    Heavens Above! (20-May-1963) · Simpson
    Sapphire (21-Apr-1959)
    Tom Thumb (22-Dec-1958) · Jonathan
    The Smallest Show on Earth (22-Nov-1957)
    Saint Joan (8-May-1957) · Master Executioner
    Fortune Is a Woman (12-Mar-1957)
    Zarak (Dec-1956)
    Tiger in the Smoke (27-Nov-1956)
    Moby Dick (27-Jun-1956) · Manxman
    The Man Who Knew Too Much (1-Jun-1956)
    Never Let Me Go (1-May-1953) · Joe Brooks
    The Magic Box (1951)
    Chance of a Lifetime (24-Apr-1950)
    The Guinea Pig (27-Oct-1948)
    Fame Is the Spur (23-Sep-1947)
    Nicholas Nickleby (12-Mar-1947)
    Great Expectations (26-Dec-1946) · Joe Gargery
    Carnival (2-Dec-1946)
    Tawny Pipit (28-Apr-1944)
    In Which We Serve (17-Sep-1942)
    One of Our Aircraft Is Missing (27-Jun-1942) · Geoff Hickman
    The Day Will Dawn (8-Jun-1942)
    The Big Blockade (19-Jan-1942)
    The Common Touch (15-Dec-1941) · Cricket Steward
    Quiet Wedding (19-Apr-1941)
    A Voice in the Night (1-Feb-1941)
    Pastor Hall (27-May-1940)
    The Lion Has Wings (3-Nov-1939) · Supporting Cast

Author of books:
The British Theatre (1947, short nonfiction)
God's Brainwave: The Story of Jesus Doing the Job His Old Dad Sent Him to Do (1970, juvenile)
Favourite Tales from Shakespeare (1972, juvenile)
Curtain Calls (1981, with J. C. Trewin)
Robin Hood: His Life and Legend (1984, juvenile)



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