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      Basil Dignam

      Basil Dignam

      Highest Rated: 55% Young Winston (1972)

      Lowest Rated: 55% Young Winston (1972)

      Birthday: Oct 24, 1905

      Birthplace: Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, UK

      Basil Dignam was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Dignam's early acting career consisted of roles in various films, such as "Touch and Go" (1955), the drama "Carrington V.C." (1955) with David Niven and the Richard Attenborough comedy "Private's Progress" (1956). He also appeared in the Richard Basehart mystery thriller "Finger of Guilt" (1956), "Brothers in Law" (1957) and the drama "A Cry From the Streets" (1958) with Max Bygraves. He continued to act in productions like the comedy "Man in a Cocked Hat" (1960) with Terry-Thomas, the comedy "I'm All Right Jack" (1960) with Peter Sellers and "The Risk" (1961). He also appeared in the Bill Travers sci-fi feature "Gorgo" (1961). In the latter half of his career, he continued to act in the thriller "Twisted Nerve" (1969) with Hayley Mills, the Nicol Williamson dramatic adaptation "Laughter in the Dark" (1969) and the sports drama "The Games" (1970) with Michael Crawford. He also appeared in the Richard Attenborough crime picture "10 Rillington Place" (1970) and "The Great White Hope" (1970) with James Earl Jones. Dignam last acted in the Simon Ward biopic "Young Winston" (1972). Dignam passed away in January 1979 at the age of 74.

      Highest rated movies

      Young Winston

      Filmography

      Movies

      Credit
      No Score Yet 55% Soft Beds, Hard Battles Unknown (Character) - 1975
      55% 51% Young Winston Joseph Chamberlain (Character) - 1972
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Exorcism at Midnight Jim Benson (Character) - 1966
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Joey Boy General (Character) - 1965
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Seven Seas to Calais Sir Francis Walsingham (Character) - 1963
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Master Spy Richard Horton (Character) - 1963
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Fate Takes a Hand Wheeler (Character) - 1962
      No Score Yet 39% Gorgo Admiral Brooks (Character) - 1961
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Sentenced for Life Ralph Thompson (Character) - 1960
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Spaniard's Curse Guy Stevenson (Character) - 1958
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Further Up the Creek! Flagship Commander (Character) - 1958
      No Score Yet 56% Finger of Guilt Dr. Gray (Character) - 1956
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Three Sundays to Live Davitt (Character) - 1956
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Depraved Tom Wilton (Character) - 1956
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Narrowing Circle George Pacey (Character) - 1956
      No Score Yet No Score Yet They Can't Hang Me Wing Commander Riddle (Character) - 1955

      TV

      Credit
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Moonstone Gabriel Betteredge (Character) 1972
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Six Wives of Henry VIII Bishop Gardiner (Character) 1970
      100% 90% The Prisoner Supervisor (Character) 1967
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Gideon C.I.D. Commissioner Scott-Marle (Character) 1964
      No Score Yet No Score Yet El Santo Marvin Chase (Guest Star) 1964
      No Score Yet 86% The Avengers Unknown (Guest Star) 1964