English Actor

Alfie Bass

  • Apr 10, 1916 - Jul 15, 1987 (age 71)
  • 5' 7" (1.70 m)
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1987
Alfie Bass
PersonalJuly 1987

Alfie Bass

Alfie Bass passed away.
1979
Moonraker
MovieJun 26, 1979

Moonraker

James Bond is back for another mission and this time, he is …
James Bond is back for another mission and this time, he is blasting off into space. A spaceship travelling through space is mysteriously hijacked and Bond must work quickly to find out who was behind it all. He starts with the rockets creators, Drax Industries and the man behind the organization, Hugo Drax. On his journey he ends up meeting Dr. Holly Goodhead and encounters the metal-toothed Jaws once again.
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1978
Return of the Saint
TV ShowSep 10, 1978

Return of the Saint

Return of the Saint was a British action-adventure television …
Return of the Saint was a British action-adventure television series that aired for one series in 1978 and 1979 in Britain on ITV, and was also broadcast on CBS in the United States. It was co-produced by ITC Entertainment and the Italian broadcaster RAI and ran for 24 episodes.
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Revenge of the Pink Panther
MovieJul 13, 1978

Revenge of the Pink Panther

To prove that he still is …
To prove that he still is strong and powerful, Philippe Douvier decides to kill Clouseau. Once news of his "death" has been announced, Clouseau tries to take advantage of it and goes undercover with Cato to find out who tried to kill him.
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1977
Come Play with Me
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MovieApr 28, 1977

Come Play with Me

A health-resort where both the clients and the employees …
A health-resort where both the clients and the employees easily take their clothes off and have a little fun is the setting of this sex-comedy.
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1972
Are You Being Served?
TV ShowSep 8, 1972

Are You Being Served?

Are You Being Served? is …
Are You Being Served? is a British sitcom created and written by executive producer David Croft (Croft also directed some episodes) and Jeremy Lloyd, with contributions from Michael Knowles and John Chapman, for the BBC. Set in London, the show follows the misadventures and mishaps of the staff of the retail ladies' and gentlemen's clothing departments in the flagship department store of a fictional chain called Grace Brothers.
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1971
The Magnificent Seven Deadly Sins
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MovieNov 1, 1971

The Magnificent Seven Deadly Sins

This early Seventies …
This early Seventies British comedy takes us through seven short stories based on the Seven Deadly Sins. This film is a montage of different styles, from Spike Milligan's mainly silent "...
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1968
Up the Junction
MovieJan 25, 1968

Up the Junction

Addresses some of the major 60s social issues - a bored …
Addresses some of the major 60s social issues - a bored rich London-girl from Chelsea decides to go "slumming" in depressed Battersea, getting a flat and starts factory-work and makes friends... of which one has to get an illegal abortion.
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1967
The Fearless Vampire Killers
MovieNov 13, 1967

The Fearless Vampire Killers

The famous Professor …
The famous Professor Abronsius and his clumsy assistant Alfred travel to the remote Transylvania to research vampires. They are hosted in an inn by Shagal and sooner the shy Alfred falls in love for the inn-keeper's red-haired daughter Sarah. When Sarah is abducted by the mysterious Count von Krolock, Professor Abronsius and Alfred head to his creepy castle. The duo of scientists are welcomed by the count and his gay son Herbert and invited to a vampire ball late night.
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A Challenge for Robin Hood
MovieJul 1, 1967

A Challenge for Robin Hood

Robin, a young Norman …
Robin, a young Norman nobleman, is falsely accused by his cousin of murdering another cousin. His accuser is actually in league with the corrupt Sheriff of Nottingham to seize control of the family lands, which Robin would inherit. Forced to flee into nearby Sherwood Forest, Robin begins to gather a band of rebels to fight against his scheming cousin and the evil sheriff.
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1966
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
MovieOct 16, 1966

A Funny Thing Happened on the Wa…

Pseudolus (Zero Mostel) is …
Pseudolus (Zero Mostel) is the laziest slave in Rome, and has one wish, to purchase his freedom. When his master and mistress leave for the day, he finds out that the young master has fallen in love with a virgin in the house of Marcus Lycus (Phil Silvers), a slave dealer specializing in beautiful women. Pseudolus concocts a deal in which he will be freed if he can procure the girl for young Hero (Michael Crawford). Of course, it can't be that simple as everything begins to go wrong.
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The Sandwich Man
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MovieJul 15, 1966

The Sandwich Man

A man with a sandwich-board (advert) wanders around …
A man with a sandwich-board (advert) wanders around London meeting many strange characters.
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Alfie
MovieMar 24, 1966

Alfie

An unrepentant ladies' man gradually begins to …
An unrepentant ladies' man gradually begins to understand the consequences of his lifestyle.
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Doctor in Clover
MovieMar 4, 1966

Doctor in Clover

"Doctor in Clover", a.k.a. "Carnaby, M.D." is another …
"Doctor in Clover", a.k.a. "Carnaby, M.D." is another "Doctor" movie, but this time, Dr. Gaston Grimsdyke (Leslie Phillips) is the main doctor in the story, looking for love and romance from the hospital nurses, much to the annoyance of main Administrator Sir Lancelot Spratt (James Robertson Justice), who wants his doctors to be one hundred percent focussed on the job. Numerous antics follow, with Dr. Grimsdyke getting Spratt fixed up with the new prim-and-proper Matron Sweet (Joan Sims), and his attempted failures to lure the hospital's beauty, the physiotherapist.
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1965
Help!
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MovieJul 29, 1965

Help!

An Eastern cult discovers that the sacrificial ring is …
An Eastern cult discovers that the sacrificial ring is missing. Sir Ringo Starr, drummer of The Beatles has it; sent by the girl (who's to be sacrificed) as a gift. Clang, Ahme, Bhuta, and several cult members leave for London to retrieve the ring. After several failed attempts to steal the ring, they confront him in an Indian restaurant. Ringo learns that if he does not return the ring soon, he will become the next sacrifice. Ringo then discovers that the ring is stuck on his finger. Its a race against time; John Lennon, Sir Paul McCartney, and George Harrison try to protect their friend while they're all being chased not only by Clang and his minions, but also by two mad scientists and the Chief Inspector of Scotland yard. Will Ringo be saved, or will he be sacrificed?
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Till Death Us Do Part
TV ShowJul 22, 1965

Till Death Us Do Part

Till Death Us Do Part is a …
Till Death Us Do Part is a British television sitcom that aired on BBC1 from 1965 to 1975. The show was first broadcast as a Comedy Playhouse pilot, then in seven series until 1975. Six years later in 1981, ITV continued the sitcom for six episodes, calling it Till Death.... The BBC produced a sequel from 1985 until 1992, In Sickness and in Health.
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1960
The Millionairess
MovieOct 18, 1960

The Millionairess

A Millionairess and a doctor cannot marry until they …
A Millionairess and a doctor cannot marry until they meet conditions set-up by their respective parents.
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Bootsie and Snudge
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TV ShowSep 23, 1960

Bootsie and Snudge

Bootsie and Snudge is a British sitcom that aired on ITV for …
Bootsie and Snudge is a British sitcom that aired on ITV for three series from 1960 to 1963, with a fourth in 1974. The show is a spin-off of The Army Game, a sitcom about soldiers undertaking national service, and follows two of the main characters (played by Alfie Bass and Bill Fraser) after they returned to civilian life. The first series is titled Bootsie and Snudge in Civvy Life. Between the 1963 and 1974 series, a spin-off called Foreign Affairs was broadcast.
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1958
I Only Arsked!
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MovieNov 11, 1958

I Only Arsked!

A group of misfit soldiers are desperately trying to fiddle …
A group of misfit soldiers are desperately trying to fiddle themselves some leave. Instead they wrangle a posting to the British Middle-East protectorate of Darawa. Their frustrations and disappointment at landing one of the harshest territories is compensated when they discover a secret passage to the King's harem.
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I Was Monty's Double
MovieSep 21, 1958

I Was Monty's Double

During World War II, a British actor impersonates Field …
During World War II, a British actor impersonates Field Marshal Montgomery in order to confuse German intelligence.
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A Tale of Two Cities
MovieFeb 7, 1958

A Tale of Two Cities

During the turbulent days of the French Revolution, …
During the turbulent days of the French Revolution, Frenchwoman Lucie Manette (Dorothy Tutin) falls in love with Englishman Charles Darnay (Paul Guers), who's hiding his true identity and purpose.
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1957
Hell Drivers
MovieJul 23, 1957

Hell Drivers

Joe "Tom" Yateley is an ex-convict. Trying to leave his …
Joe "Tom" Yateley is an ex-convict. Trying to leave his past behind, he decides to start working for the Hawlett Trucking company, which transports gravel. It's an aggressive company, where speed is everything. Doing too few runs in a day? You're out. Red is the most experienced trucker. He can do eighteen runs in a day. Tom soon makes friends with Lucy, the secretary, and Gino, a driver. But the record of Red intrigues him and he wants to break it. Gino advises against it, but he helps Tom when he wants to go through with it. Soon trouble begins when Red and the other drivers form a united front against Tom. Just when Tom has enough and decides to pack his bags, Lucy tells him Gino had a terrible accident. She also tells about the corruption of Hawlett Trucking.
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The Army Game
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TV ShowJun 19, 1957

The Army Game

The Army Game is a British sitcom that was broadcast …
The Army Game is a British sitcom that was broadcast on ITV from 1957 to 1961. It was the very first ITV sitcom and was made by Granada, and created by Sid Colin. It follows the exploits of Hut 29, a dysfunctional group of soldiers and their National Service conscription into the British Army during the post war years.
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No Road Back
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MovieFeb 4, 1957

No Road Back

A blind and deaf woman dedicates her life and …
A blind and deaf woman dedicates her life and sacrifices all she has for her son, a good-for-nothing troublemaker who gets mixed up with a criminal gang that tries to frame him for a robbery.
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1956
A Touch of the Sun
MovieOct 1, 1956

A Touch of the Sun

Willie is a hall porter who is left a fortune but after living it up …
Willie is a hall porter who is left a fortune but after living it up for a while he returns to his old hotel which is in financial difficulties.
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Child in the House
MovieAug 14, 1956

Child in the House

Young Elizabeth is left with her relatives, a married couple, …
Young Elizabeth is left with her relatives, a married couple, while her mother is in hospital. The friendly husband likes her, but the wife hates kids. Her father, an often absent crook on the lam, visits her in secret one day.
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Behind the Headlines
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MovieJul 1, 1956

Behind the Headlines

Newspaper reporters compete with London police to …
Newspaper reporters compete with London police to solve a murder.
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Jumping for Joy
MovieFeb 21, 1956

Jumping for Joy

Jumping for Joy is a 1956 British comedy film directed by …
Jumping for Joy is a 1956 British comedy film directed by John Paddy Carstairs and starring Frankie Howerd, Stanley Holloway, Joan Hickson and Lionel Jeffries.
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Best British Actor
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Nomination1956

Best British Actor

Nominated for "The Bespoke Overcoat".
BAFTA Award
1955
The Adventures of Robin Hood
TV ShowSep 25, 1955

The Adventures of Robin Hood

The Adventures of Robin …
The Adventures of Robin Hood is a British television series comprising 143 half-hour, black and white episodes broadcast weekly between 1955 and 1959 on ITV. It starred Richard Greene as the outlaw Robin Hood, and Alan Wheatley as his nemesis, the Sheriff of Nottingham. The show followed the legendary character Robin Hood and his band of merry men in Sherwood Forest and the surrounding vicinity. While some episodes dramatised the traditional Robin Hood tales, most were original dramas created by the show's writers and producers.
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The Bespoke Overcoat
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MovieAug 1, 1955

The Bespoke Overcoat

Fender is a lowly clerk in the warehouse of clothing …
Fender is a lowly clerk in the warehouse of clothing manufacturers Ranting and Co. His one ambition is to have an overcoat of his own. Refused one by the cold hearted Ranting he asks a tailor friend, Morry, to make him one instead, but dies of cold before he can take delivery of it. Unwilling to give up his only desire even in death, he returns as a ghost to persuade Morry to steal him the overcoat he so coveted in life.
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Make Me an Offer
MovieMay 8, 1955

Make Me an Offer

Charlie as a boy on a trip to the local museum, falls in love …
Charlie as a boy on a trip to the local museum, falls in love with a green portland vase (wedgewood), and decides that this is his quest in life to find it. So as a grown up he is still ...
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The Night My Number Came Up
MovieMar 22, 1955

The Night My Number Came Up

On a routine flight from …
On a routine flight from Hong Kong to Japan, a British military transport aircraft's fate may or may not depend on a prophetic nightmare.
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1954
Svengali
MovieDec 1, 1954

Svengali

The story of a genius who hypnotizes an artist's …
The story of a genius who hypnotizes an artist's model into becoming a great concert singer, and how she escapes from his influence only by his death.
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To Dorothy a Son
MovieNov 1, 1954

To Dorothy a Son

Under a complicated bequest from her uncle, Myrtle …
Under a complicated bequest from her uncle, Myrtle stands to inherit $2,000,000 if her ex-husband doesn't have any male heirs on the way, else he gets the cash. She journeys from New York to England, and finally tracks him down with his heavily pregnant new wife. Should she try and woo him back or challenge the legality of the new marriage?
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The Angel Who Pawned Her Harp
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MovieSep 9, 1954

The Angel Who Pawned Her Harp

An Angel finds that she …
An Angel finds that she needs money to fulfill her mission on Earth. Her only solution to this problem is to pawn Her harp.
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Time Is My Enemy
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MovieSep 1, 1954

Time Is My Enemy

A happily-married woman is blackmailed by her first …
A happily-married woman is blackmailed by her first husband, who she wrongly believed was killed in the Blitz.
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Murder by Proxy
MovieMar 19, 1954

Murder by Proxy

An American in London, down on his luck, runs into a …
An American in London, down on his luck, runs into a beautiful blonde in a bar who offers him a lot of money to marry her. Broke and unemployed, he takes her up on it. When he wakes up the next day, he finds himself in a strange room that turns out to be an artist's studio, there is blood on his coat, and he discovers that his new "wife's" father had been murdered the night before.
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1953
The Square Ring
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MovieJul 13, 1953

The Square Ring

Boxing drama following the lives of five different fighters …
Boxing drama following the lives of five different fighters and their reasons for becoming boxers.
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1952
Made in Heaven
MovieNov 1, 1952

Made in Heaven

A young couple enter the Dunmow Flitch Trial, in …
A young couple enter the Dunmow Flitch Trial, in which a side of bacon can be won if a couple do not regret their marriage after a year, but the arrival of an attractive new housemaid throws everything into chaos.
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Brandy for the Parson
MovieMay 20, 1952

Brandy for the Parson

Bill Harper and Petronilla …
Bill Harper and Petronilla Brand are a young couple that, through a series of mishaps and accidents, get unintentionally involved in a brandy-smuggling (from France) racket. Because of an accidental sinking of Tony Rackham's boat, Bill and Patricia take him across the Channel on their boat which, to their dismay, is soon filled with several kegs of brandy. It then evolves into a series of intentional and unintentional dodges trying to evade the Customs officials.
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Derby Day
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MovieMay 9, 1952

Derby Day

Entertaining ensemble piece dealing with several …
Entertaining ensemble piece dealing with several characters who are on the way to the races on Derby day. It cleverly blends dramatic, romantic and comic elements, including the woman and lover who have murdered her husband, and the working class couple who are excited about their chance to go to the races, but end up listening to it on the radio in the car-park because they've got such a bad view.
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1951
The Lavender Hill Mob
MovieJun 28, 1951

The Lavender Hill Mob

A meek bank clerk who …
A meek bank clerk who oversees the shipment of bullion joins with an eccentric neighbor to steal gold bars and smuggle them out of the country as miniature Eiffel Towers.
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Talk of a Million
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MovieMar 1, 1951

Talk of a Million

Talk of a Million (also known as You Can't Beat the Irish) is …
Talk of a Million (also known as You Can't Beat the Irish) is a 1951 British comedy film directed by John Paddy Carstairs, starring Jack Warner, with an early appearance from Sid James.
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Pool of London
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MovieFeb 22, 1951

Pool of London

When their ship docks the crew disembark as usual to pick …
When their ship docks the crew disembark as usual to pick up their lives in postwar London. For one of them his petty smuggling turns more serious when he finds himself caught up with a robbery in the City.
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1949
Boys in Brown
MovieDec 1, 1949

Boys in Brown

A slice of life in a British Borstal reform institution for young …
A slice of life in a British Borstal reform institution for young criminals.
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The Hasty Heart
MovieSep 13, 1949

The Hasty Heart

In the final days of WW2, in a M.A.S.H. unit in Burma, a …
In the final days of WW2, in a M.A.S.H. unit in Burma, a severely wounded corporal watches in dismay as fellow soldiers pack-up to return home but a caring nurse and five remaining soldiers bring him solace.
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Man on the Run
MovieMay 20, 1949

Man on the Run

An Army deserter, still a fugitive in Post-War Britain, …
An Army deserter, still a fugitive in Post-War Britain, wanders into a pawn-shop robbery and finds himself wanted for murder. He meets a war widow who helps him elude the police while he ...
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1948
The Monkey's Paw
MovieNov 1, 1948

The Monkey's Paw

A mother wishes for the return of her dead son, and that …
A mother wishes for the return of her dead son, and that wish is granted by a charm made from a severed monkey's paw.
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Vice Versa
MovieJan 28, 1948

Vice Versa

Businessman Paul Bultitude is sending his son Dick to a …
Businessman Paul Bultitude is sending his son Dick to a boarding school. While holding a magic stone from India, he wishes that he could be young again. His wish is immediately fulfilled and the two change bodies with each other. Mr. Bultitude becomes a school boy who smokes cigars and has a very conservative view on child upbringing, while his son Dick becomes a gentleman who spends his time drinking lemonade and arranging children's parties.
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1947
It Always Rains on Sunday
MovieNov 28, 1947

It Always Rains on Sunday

An escaped convict tries to …
An escaped convict tries to hide out at his former lover's house, but she has since married and is reluctant to help him.
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Holiday Camp
MovieAug 5, 1947

Holiday Camp

Mr. and Mrs. Average British Family...if the average …
Mr. and Mrs. Average British Family...if the average British family consists of a husband, wife, widowed daughter and an adventurous son...go to a holiday camp, and encounter many people who are there for various and sundry reasons; a young, unmarried couple who are about to become parents sans wedlock; a sadist eluding Scotland Yard and looking for more sadist activities; a husband-seeking spinster; two would-be gamblers looking just to make expenses; and a middle-aged matron on her first holiday after years of taking care of her invalid mother.
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1916
Alfie Bass
BirthApril 1916

Alfie Bass

Alfie Bass was born.
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