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Kenneth Williams (I) (1926–1988)

The acting bug bit Kenneth Williams when, as a student, his English teacher suggested he try out for a school play. He found that he enjoyed it tremendously, but when he raised the possibility at home of becoming an actor, his father forbade it. Williams was eventually sent to art school in London in 1941. In 1944 he was drafted into the army, and... See full bio »

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Filmography

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 1993 The Princess and the Cobbler
Goblet / Tickle (voice)
 1985-1986 Galloping Galaxies! (TV Series)
SID / Junior
- Episode #2.5 (1986) ... SID / Junior (voice)
- Episode #2.4 (1986) ... SID / Junior (voice)
- Episode #2.3 (1986) ... SID / Junior (voice)
- Episode #2.2 (1986) ... SID / Junior (voice)
- Episode #2.1 (1986) ... SID / Junior (voice)
 1984 Some You Win (TV Series)
 1982 CBTV Channel 14 (TV Series)
Guest
- Episode #1.26 (1982) ... Guest
 1981 Willo the Wisp (TV Series) (voice)
 1979 That's Carry On
Introduced by / Interrupted by / Various Characters
 1978 The Light Princess (TV Movie) (voice)
 1978 Carry on Emmannuelle
Emile Prevert
 1975 Super Natural Gas (Short) (voice)
 1971 Meanwhile on BBC2 (TV Series)
 1969 Carry on Again Doctor
Doctor Frederick Carver
 1968 Pick of the Year (TV Movie)
 1964 French Cricket (TV Movie)
Napoleon
 1964 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Napoleon
 1962 Twice Round the Daffodils
Henry Halfpenny
 1962 Love Me, Love Me, Love Me (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1961 Roommates
Harold Chesney
 1961 Carry on Regardless
Francis Courtenay
 1961 His and Hers
Policeman
 1960 Make Mine Mink
Hon. Freddie Warrington
 1959 Tommy the Toreador
Vice-Consul
 1959 Carry on Teacher
Edwin Milton
 1959 Carry on Nurse
Oliver Reckitt
 1958 Saint Joan (TV Movie)
The Dauphin
 1958 Spectacular (TV Series)
 1952-1958 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Captain Chalford / The Angel
- The Noble Spaniard (1958) ... Captain Chalford
- The Wonderful Visit (1952) ... The Angel
 1958 Time Out for Peggy (TV Series)
Mr. Simms
- The Greeting Cards (1958) ... Mr. Simms
 1958 Sword of Freedom (TV Series)
Tizio
- The School (1958) ... Tizio
 1958 Carry on Sergeant
James Bailey
 1958 Chelsea at Nine (TV Series)
 1957 Hancock's Half Hour (TV Series)
Old man / Prince Paul / Policeman / ...
- The Auction (1957) ... Old man
- The Pianist (1957) ... Prince Paul
- The New Neighbour (1957) ... Policeman
- The Russian Prince (1957) ... Another Prince Nicolai
- Lady Chatterley's Revenge (1957) ... Rep Company producer
 1957 Dick and the Duchess (TV Series)
Clive
- The Armoured Car (1957) ... Clive
 1956 Three Men in a Boat
Hampton Court Maze Attendant (uncredited)
 1955 Moby Dick Rehearsed (TV Movie)
A Very Serious Actor / Elijah and others
 1954 Misalliance (TV Movie)
Bentley Summerhayes
 1954 Land of Fury
Peter Wishart
 1953 Innocents in Paris
Window Dresser at London Airport (uncredited)
 1953 Valley of Song
Lloyd the Haulage
 1952 Trent's Last Case
Horace Evans (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared (as "The Dauphin") in "Saint Joan", Swansea, England, UK. See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Biographical Movies | 7 Print Biographies | 3 Portrayals | 1 Article | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Last words: "Oh, what's the bloody point?" (last entry in diary) See more »

Trivia:

His relationship with his parents - he adored his supportive, theatrical mother, Louisa ("Lou" or "Louie"), but hated his homophobic, morose and selfish father - was key to his personality. Williams later claimed that all his acting and comedic talent came from his mother. See more »

Trademark:

Flaring nostrils & a nasal 'posh' accent

Nickname:

Ken See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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