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      Alfie Bass

      Alfie Bass

      Highest Rated: 100% The Lavender Hill Mob (1951)

      Lowest Rated: 67% A Kid for Two Farthings (1956)

      Birthday: Apr 10, 1916

      Birthplace: London, England, UK

      Durable, diminutive, immensely endearing character player of British and international films. Bass made his film debut in 1945's "Johnny Frenchman" and soon became a valuable fixture in often comical supporting roles, typically as feisty, working-class, often Cockney blokes. He was very fine as one of a group of soldiers keeping the news of imminent death from a hospitalized comrade in the touching "The Hasty Heart" (1949), but Bass is perhaps most fondly remembered as Shorty, a delightfully larcenous member of "The Lavender Hill Mob" (1951). He was busiest in films in the 1950s and 60s in films ranging from "Svengali" (1954) to "Help!" (1965, as the doorman), from an entry in the endless knockabout "carry on" series, "Carry on Admiral" (1957) to "Alfie" (1968, not in the title role), but his feature credits extend into the early 80s with the likes of "Moonraker" (1979).

      Highest rated movies

      The Lavender Hill Mob
      Alfie
      It Always Rains on Sunday
      The Fearless Vampire Killers or: Pardon Me, but Your Teeth Are in My Neck
      A Kid for Two Farthings

      Photos

      BOYS IN BROWN, top from left: Michael Medwin, Alfie Bass; bottom: Andrew Crawford, 1949 boysinbrown1949-fsct004(boysinbrown1949-fsct004) the LAVENDER HILL MOB, from left: Sid James, Alec Guinness, Alfie Bass, 1951, tlhm1951-fsct06, Photo by: (tlhm1951-fsct06) BRIEF ENCOUNTER, from left: Celia Johnson, Trevor Howard, Alfie Bass, 1945 the LAVENDER HILL MOB, from left: Alfie Bass, Alec Guinness, Sid James, 1951, tlhm1951-fsct04, Photo by: (tlhm1951-fsct04) THE FEARLESS VAMPIRE KILLERS, (aka, DANCE OF THE VAMPIRES; THE FEARLESS VAMPIRE KILLERS OR PARDON ME, BUT YOUR TEETH ARE IN MY THROAT; THE VAMPIRE KILLERS; THE VAMPIRE BALL), from left: Fiona Lewis, Alfie Bass, 1967 THE NIGHT MY NUMBER CAME UP, Denholm Elliott, Sheila Sim, Alfie Bass, Bill Kerr, Ralph Truman, Michael Redgrave, Alexander Knox, 1955 ALFIE, Vivian Merchant, Alfie Bass, 1966

      Filmography

      Movies

      Credit
      No Score Yet 73% Dance of the Vampires Unknown (Character) - 2011
      No Score Yet 0% The Magnificent Seven Deadly Sins Mr. Spencer (Character) - 1971
      No Score Yet 22% A Challenge for Robin Hood The Pie Seller (Character) - 1968
      71% 75% The Fearless Vampire Killers or: Pardon Me, but Your Teeth Are in My Neck Shagal, the Inn-Keeper (Character) - 1967
      97% 76% Alfie Harry (Character) - 1966
      No Score Yet 58% I Was Monty's Double The Small Man (Character) - 1959
      No Score Yet 49% A Tale of Two Cities Jerry Cruncher (Character) - 1958
      No Score Yet No Score Yet I Only Arsked Unknown (Character) - 1958
      No Score Yet No Score Yet A Touch of the Sun May (Character) - 1958
      No Score Yet 78% The Bespoke Overcoat Fender (Character) - 1956
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Night My Number Came Up Soldier (Character) - 1956
      67% 68% A Kid for Two Farthings Alf the Bird Man (uncredited) (Character) - 1956
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Behind the Headlines Sammy (Character) - 1956
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Svengali Carrell (Character) - 1955
      No Score Yet 33% Blackout Ernie (Character) - 1954
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Outpost in Malaya Soldier (Character) - 1952
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Made in Heaven Mr. Jenkins (Character) - 1952
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Derby Day Spider Wilkes (Character) - 1952
      100% 86% The Lavender Hill Mob Shorty (Character) - 1951
      No Score Yet 73% The Hasty Heart Orderly (Character) - 1949
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Boys in Brown "Basher" Walker (Character) - 1949
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Man on the Run Bert the Barge Mate (Character) - 1949
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Monkey's Paw Speedway Track Manager (Character) - 1948
      89% 67% It Always Rains on Sunday Dicey Perkins (Character) $7.2K 1947

      TV

      Credit
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Are You Being Served? Unknown (Character) 1972-1979 1981 1983
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Till Death Us Do Part Bert Reed (Character) 1966-1968 1972 1974-1975
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Black Beauty Unknown (Guest Star) 1974
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Goodies Unknown (Guest Star) 1973
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Gideon C.I.D. Max Fischer (Character) 1964