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Frederick Piper

Frederick Piper

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

Lowest Rated: 80% Only Two Can Play (1962)

Birthday: Sep 23, 1902

Birthplace: London, England, UK

Frederick Piper was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Piper's early acting career consisted of roles in various films, such as the Leslie Banks thriller "The Man Who Knew Too Much" (1934), the biopic "Rhodes of Africa" (1936) with Walter Huston and the Charles Laughton adventure "Jamaica Inn" (1939). He also appeared in the drama "49th Parallel" (1941) with Leslie Howard, the John Mills drama "The October Man" (1947) and the dramatic adaptation "Escape" (1948) with Rex Harrison. He continued to act in productions like the Googie Withers drama "It Always Rains on Sunday" (1949), "The Lavender Hill Mob" (1952) with Alec Guinness and the dramatic sports film "The Rainbow Jacket" (1954) with Robert Morley. He also appeared in "Doctor at Sea" (1955) and the Alec Guinness comedy "All at Sea" (1957). Toward the end of his career, he tackled roles in the adaptation sequel "Doctor at Large" (1957) with Dirk Bogarde, the "The Passionate Stranger" (1957) film Ralph Richardson and "The Day They Robbed the Bank of England" (1960) with Aldo Ray. He also appeared in the comedy adaptation "Only Two Can Play" (1961) with Peter Sellers and "The Frightened City" (1961). Piper more recently acted in the Eric Sykes dramatic adaptation "One Way Pendulum" (1964). Piper passed away in September 1979 at the age of 77.

Highest rated movies

100% The Lavender Hill Mob
95% Passport to Pimlico
83% The Blue Lamp
80% Only Two Can Play

Photos

HOME AT SEVEN, (aka MURDER ON MONDAY), from left: Ralph Richardson, Frederick Piper, Jack Hawkins, 1952

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet He Who Rides a Tiger Mr. Steed (Character) - 1965
No Score Yet 50% One Way Pendulum Usher/Office Clerk (Character) - 1964
No Score Yet No Score Yet Ricochet Siddall (Character) - 1963
No Score Yet 61% What a Carve Up! Hearse Driver (Character) - 1962
80% 60% Only Two Can Play Mr. Davies (Character) - 1962
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Monster of Highgates Pond Sam (Character) - 1961
No Score Yet 30% The Frightened City Ogle (Character) - 1961
No Score Yet 90% The Day They Robbed the Bank of England Policeman (uncredited) (Character) - 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet A Novel Affair Mr. Poldy (Character) - 1957
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Man in the Road Medwood Insp. Hayman (Character) - 1957
No Score Yet No Score Yet Second Fiddle Potter (Character) - 1957
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Rainbow Jacket Lukey (Character) - 1954
No Score Yet 14% I'll Get You Inspector Reid (Character) - 1953
No Score Yet No Score Yet Cosh Boy Mr. Easter (Character) - 1953
No Score Yet 62% Hunted Mr. Sykes (Character) - 1952
No Score Yet No Score Yet Home at Seven Mr. Petherbridge (Character) - 1952
100% 86% The Lavender Hill Mob Cafe Owner (uncredited) (Character) $15.4K 1951
83% 69% The Blue Lamp Alf Lewis (Character) - 1950
95% 83% Passport to Pimlico Garland (Character) - 1949
No Score Yet No Score Yet Easy Money Unknown (Character) - 1948
No Score Yet No Score Yet To the Public Danger Labourer (Character) - 1948
No Score Yet No Score Yet Fly Away Peter Mr. Hapgood (Character) - 1948
No Score Yet No Score Yet Penny and the Pownall Case Policeman (Character) - 1948
No Score Yet No Score Yet Look Before You Love Miller (Character) - 1948
No Score Yet 60% The Loves of Joanna Godden Isaac Turk (Character) - 1947
No Score Yet 73% Hue and Cry Mr Kirby (Character) - 1946
No Score Yet No Score Yet Johnny Frenchman Zacky Penrose (Character) - 1945
No Score Yet No Score Yet Return of the Viking Sgt. Fred Johnson (Character) - 1944
No Score Yet 62% San Demetrio, London Boatswain W.E. Fletcher (Character) - 1943
No Score Yet 67% Crown vs. Stevens Unknown (Character) - 1936

TV

Credit
100% 90% The Prisoner Ex-Admiral (Character) 1967
No Score Yet No Score Yet Rheingold Theatre Fred Mintern (Character) 1956