English Comedy Actor

Charles Hawtrey

  • Nov 30, 1914 - Oct 27, 1988 (age 73)
  • 5' 7" (1.70 m)
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1988
Charles Hawtrey
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Charles Hawtrey

Charles Hawtrey passed away.
1985
Super Gran
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TV ShowJan 20, 1985

Super Gran

Super Gran is a fictional series about a grandmother with …
Super Gran is a fictional series about a grandmother with super powers. Initially a series of books written by Forrest Wilson, a children's television show was adapted by Jenny McDade and produced by Tyne Tees Television for Children's ITV. The title character was played by Gudrun Ure, with Iain Cuthbertson as her nemesis, The Scunner Campbell. It originally ran from 1985 to 1987.
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1977
That's Carry On!
MovieNov 1, 1977

That's Carry On!

Kenneth and Barbara introduce clips from all the Carry On …
Kenneth and Barbara introduce clips from all the Carry On movie. The two regulars converse at the Rank Film building to host the film with their own running gags involving Barbara's "assets" and Kenneth's desperate need of a toilet.
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1972
Carry On Abroad
MovieDec 15, 1972

Carry On Abroad

A group of holidaymakers head for the Spanish resort of Elsbels …
A group of holidaymakers head for the Spanish resort of Elsbels for a 4-day visit. When they get there, they find the Hotel still hasn't been finished being built, and the weather is awful....
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Carry On Matron
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MovieMay 19, 1972

Carry On Matron

A gang of thieves plan to make their fortune by stealing a …
A gang of thieves plan to make their fortune by stealing a shipment of contraceptive pills from Finisham maternity hospital. They assume disguises and infiltrate the hospital, but everything doesn't go according to plan.
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1971
Carry On at Your Convenience
MovieDec 10, 1971

Carry On at Your Convenience

They all go on a outing to …
They all go on a outing to Brighton and discover the hotel kitchen staff are also on strike so they all go on the pier and get hammered, WC Boggs finds himself in miss witherings bed naked and cant remember a thing and his son Mr Lewis Boggs marries Sid Plummer's daughter Myrtle Plummer.
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Carry On Henry
MovieJun 3, 1971

Carry On Henry

Henry VIII has just married Marie of Normandy, and is eager to …
Henry VIII has just married Marie of Normandy, and is eager to consummate their marriage. Unfortunately for Henry, she is always eating garlic, and refuses to stop. Deciding to get rid of ...
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1970
Carry On Loving
MovieNov 3, 1970

Carry On Loving

The Wedded Bliss computer dating agency aims to bring …
The Wedded Bliss computer dating agency aims to bring together the lonely hearts of Much-Snoggin-in-the-Green. Its owner, Sidney Bliss, has enough complications in his own love life, but still produces a pamphlet called "The Wit to Woo". The strange collection of hopefuls lead to some outlandish matches, and jealousies are bound to lead to trouble.
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Carry On Up the Jungle
MovieMar 20, 1970

Carry On Up the Jungle

Lady Evelyn Bagley mounts …
Lady Evelyn Bagley mounts an expedition to find her long-lost baby. Bill Boosey is the fearless hunter and guide. Prof. Tinkle is searching for the rare Oozalum bird. Everything is going swimmingly until a gorilla enters the camp.
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1969
Carry on Christmas
MovieDec 24, 1969

Carry on Christmas

Miser Ebenezer Scrooge (Sid James) makes the life of his …
Miser Ebenezer Scrooge (Sid James) makes the life of his clerk, Bob Cratchit (Bernard Bresslaw) a misery. A visit from the spirit of Christmas Past (Charles Hawtrey) warns him that he will ...
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Carry On Again Doctor
MovieDec 2, 1969

Carry On Again Doctor

Dr Nookey is disgraced and …
Dr Nookey is disgraced and sent to a remote island hospital. He is given a secret slimming potion by a member of staff, Gladstone Screwer, and he flies back to England to fame and fortune. ...
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Zeta One
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MovieDec 1, 1969

Zeta One

A British superspy comedy with a Pop Art aesthetic, ZETA …
A British superspy comedy with a Pop Art aesthetic, ZETA ONE is the kind of psychedelic, sexy thriller that inspired the Austin Powers series. In this playful spoof at the James Bond films, Robin Hawdon stars as Word...James Word, a womanizing secret agent whose investigation of a criminal mastermind (James Robertson Justice) leads him to discover a race of beautiful, exotic superwomen. Further inquiry exposes the naked truth, that these women have been abducted and brainwashed by the alien, interdimensional goddess Zeta (Dawn Addams).
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Carry On Camping
MovieMay 29, 1969

Carry On Camping

Sid and Bernie keep having their amorous intentions snubbed …
Sid and Bernie keep having their amorous intentions snubbed by their girlfriends Joan and Anthea. The boys suggest a camping holiday, secretly intending to take them to a nudist camp. Of course they end up in the wrong place, and meet up with the weirdest bunch of campers you can imagine! Coach loads of sex-starved schoolgirls and bands of hippies all add to the laughs.
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1968
Carry On... Up the Khyber
MovieNov 28, 1968

Carry On... Up the Khyber

Sir Sidney Ruff-Diamond …
Sir Sidney Ruff-Diamond looks after the British outpost near the Khyber Pass. Protected by the kilted Third Foot and Mouth regiment, you would think they were safe but the Khazi of Kalabar has other ideas.
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1967
Carry On Doctor
MovieDec 15, 1967

Carry On Doctor

The popular Dr Kilmore is sacked after being discovered in a …
The popular Dr Kilmore is sacked after being discovered in a compromising position on the roof of the nurses' home. The patients are determined not to lose him, and so take on the might of the "cutting" Dr Tinkle and the overpowering Matron.
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Follow That Camel
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MovieDec 14, 1967

Follow That Camel

A bogus legionnaire proves his mettle during an Arab attack.
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Don't Lose Your Head
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MovieMar 2, 1967

Don't Lose Your Head

Don't Lose Your Head is a 1967 British comedy film, the 13th …
Don't Lose Your Head is a 1967 British comedy film, the 13th in the series of 31 Carry On films (1958–1992). It features regular team members Sid James, Kenneth Williams, Jim Dale, Charles Hawtrey and Joan Sims. Set in France and England in 1789 during the French Revolution, it is a parody of Baroness Orczy's The Scarlet Pimpernel.
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The Terrornauts
MovieFeb 1, 1967

The Terrornauts

A group of scientists are kidnapped and taken into outer space …
A group of scientists are kidnapped and taken into outer space aboard a saucer.
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1966
Carry On Screaming!
MovieAug 16, 1966

Carry On Screaming!

The sinister Dr Watt has an evil scheme going. He's …
The sinister Dr Watt has an evil scheme going. He's kidnapping beautiful young women and turning them into mannequins to sell to local stores.
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1965
Carry On Cowboy
MovieNov 26, 1965

Carry On Cowboy

Carry On Cowboy is a 1965 British comedy film, the eleventh in …
Carry On Cowboy is a 1965 British comedy film, the eleventh in the series of 31 Carry On films (1958–1992). It was the first film to feature series regulars Peter Butterworth and Bernard Bresslaw. Series regulars Sid James, Kenneth Williams, Jim Dale, Charles Hawtrey and Joan Sims all feature, and Angela Douglas makes the first of her four appearances in the series.
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1964
Carry On Cleo
MovieDec 10, 1964

Carry On Cleo

Two Britons, Hengist and Horsa, are captured and enslaved …
Two Britons, Hengist and Horsa, are captured and enslaved by invading Romans and taken to Rome. One of their first encounters in Rome leaves Hengist being mistaken for a fighter, and gets drafted into the Royal Guard to protect Caesar.
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Carry On Spying
MovieJul 29, 1964

Carry On Spying

A top secret chemical formula has been stolen by STENCH (the …
A top secret chemical formula has been stolen by STENCH (the Society for the Total Extinction of Non-Conforming Humans), and so Agent Simpkins and his three trainees are hot on the trail, chasing the villains across the world. There are gadgets galore, and disguises are compulsory if the heroes are to win the day from The Fat Man, Dr Milchman and Dr Crow!
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Carry On Jack
MovieFeb 23, 1964

Carry On Jack

This is the tale of Albert Poop-Decker, a newly …
This is the tale of Albert Poop-Decker, a newly commissioned Midshipman (although he took 8 1/2 years to qualify). He joins the frigate Venus, and adventures through Spanish waters, mutinee...
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1963
Carry On Cabby
MovieNov 7, 1963

Carry On Cabby

Speedee Taxis is a great success, which means its workaholic …
Speedee Taxis is a great success, which means its workaholic owner Charlie starts neglecting Peggy, his wife. Suddenly a fleet of rival taxis appears from nowhere and start pinching all the fares. The rivals are Glamcabs, and they have a secret weapon. All their drivers are very attractive women! Who's behind Glamcabs? It's open warfare and only one fleet can survive!
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1961
What a Whopper
MovieOct 17, 1961

What a Whopper

A writer attempts to raise some cash by writing a book about …
A writer attempts to raise some cash by writing a book about the Loch Ness Monster. No publisher will take it because they all think there isn't really a monster. The writer and some of his friends make a fake monster and take photographs and then travel to Scotland to see if they can convince the locals.
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Dentist on the Job
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MovieJun 1, 1961

Dentist on the Job

The marketing department of a pharmaceutical company …
The marketing department of a pharmaceutical company decides to enlist a dentist to endorse it's brand of toothpaste although they would be struck off for doing so. They hire two recent graduates who find themselves tied into a contract they failed to read. Having decided that the product is rubbish, the graduates set about developing a new, better toothpaste which they consider worthy of being struck off for.
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Carry On Regardless
MovieMar 23, 1961

Carry On Regardless

The Helping Hands agency employs some very strange …
The Helping Hands agency employs some very strange people to perform some very strange jobs. Even the simplest of tasks get bungled by the incompetent but lovable staff.
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1960
Our House
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TV ShowSep 11, 1960

Our House

Our House is a British sitcom that aired on ITV from 1960 to …
Our House is a British sitcom that aired on ITV from 1960 to 1962. The main writer of the programme, which starred many actors known for their roles in the Carry On films, was Norman Hudis, who wrote the first six Carry On films from 1958 to 1962. Our House is based on the premise of nine people of differing backgrounds sharing a house together.
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Carry On Constable
MovieFeb 25, 1960

Carry On Constable

With a flu epidemic running rife, three new bumbling recruits …
With a flu epidemic running rife, three new bumbling recruits are assigned to Inspector Mills police station. With help from Special Constable Gorse, they manage to totally wreck the operations of the police force and let plenty of criminals get away, even before they arrive at the station. They all have to prove themselves or else they'll be out of a job and Sergeant Wilkins will be transferred. Sub-plots include romances between Wilkins and Moon, Constable and Passworthy.
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Inn for Trouble
MovieFeb 1, 1960

Inn for Trouble

A London couple apply to run a country inn and discover that …
A London couple apply to run a country inn and discover that someone doesn't want them to make a success of it.
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1959
Please Turn Over
MovieDec 1, 1959

Please Turn Over

The orderly suburban life of a 1950's English town is turned …
The orderly suburban life of a 1950's English town is turned on its head when the teenaged daughter of one of the residents writes a steamy bestseller featuring characters obviously based on the local population. They begin to see themselves and their neighbours in a surprising new light.
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Carry On Teacher
MovieAug 28, 1959

Carry On Teacher

Pupils run amok at Maudlin Street School in an attempt to hang …
Pupils run amok at Maudlin Street School in an attempt to hang on to their headmaster. He has applied for a new job, but the students like him and don't want to lose him.
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Carry On Nurse
MovieMar 5, 1959

Carry On Nurse

Set in Haven Hospital where a certain men's ward is …
Set in Haven Hospital where a certain men's ward is causing more havoc than the whole hospital put together. The formidable Matron's debut gives the patients a chill every time she walks ...
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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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Carry On Sergeant
MovieAug 31, 1958

Carry On Sergeant

Sergeant Grimshaw wants to retire in the flush of success by …
Sergeant Grimshaw wants to retire in the flush of success by winning the Star Squad prize with his very last platoon of newly called-up National Servicemen. But what a motley bunch they turn out to be, and it's up to Grimshaw to put the no-hopers through their paces.
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1957
The Army Game
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TV ShowJun 19, 1957

The Army Game

The Army Game is a British sitcom that was broadcast on ITV …
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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1956
The March Hare
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MovieApr 1, 1956

The March Hare

Sir Charles Hare, a young Irish baronet, gambles his all on …
Sir Charles Hare, a young Irish baronet, gambles his all on one of his horses at Ascot. But the horse is 'pulled', and Sir Charles is forced to sell his Irish estate. His aunt, however, has some surprises in store for him.
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Who Done It?
MovieMar 18, 1956

Who Done It?

This movie debut for saucy British TV comic Benny Hill has …
This movie debut for saucy British TV comic Benny Hill has Benny leaving his job as a sweeper after winning some money. He becomes a private detective and investigates a plot to assassinate...
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1955
Simon and Laura
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MovieNov 22, 1955

Simon and Laura

In the 1950's days of only BBC television, a wet-behind-the …
In the 1950's days of only BBC television, a wet-behind-the-ears producer has the idea of basing a family drama series on a real-life happily married actor couple. Unfortunately he chooses the Fosters, who need the money and so do the show. Actors they may be, but happily married they most surely are not.
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As Long as They're Happy
MovieMar 15, 1955

As Long as They're Happy

A stockbroker's youngest …
A stockbroker's youngest daughter tricks an American singer into visiting her family at their suburban Wimbledon home. Her two sisters and their oddball husbands also visit and the ...
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1954
To Dorothy a Son
MovieNov 1, 1954

To Dorothy a Son

Under a complicated bequest from her uncle, Myrtle stands to …
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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1952
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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1951
The Galloping Major
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MovieMay 8, 1951

The Galloping Major

A syndicate is set up by a horse lover to buy a particular …
A syndicate is set up by a horse lover to buy a particular racehorse, but they accidentally buy the wrong horse. The horse is useless on the flat, so they decide to enter him as a jumper.
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Smart Alec
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MovieMar 1, 1951

Smart Alec

A bizarre attempt at a humorous murder mystery. A fat rich …
A bizarre attempt at a humorous murder mystery. A fat rich man snoozing on a balcony is bludgeoned to death while the Smart Alec of the title has one of the dumbest alibis ever. Antics from Kynaston Reeves and young Charles Hawtrey involve lots of shouting.
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1950
Room to Let
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MovieMay 15, 1950

Room to Let

In London in 1904, neighbours begin to suspect that a very …
In London in 1904, neighbours begin to suspect that a very strange man calling himself Dr. Fell may in fact be the infamous Jack the Ripper.
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1949
Passport to Pimlico
MovieApr 26, 1949

Passport to Pimlico

Passport to Pimlico is a 1949 British comedy film made by …
Passport to Pimlico is a 1949 British comedy film made by Ealing Studios and starring Stanley Holloway, Margaret Rutherford and Hermione Baddeley. It was directed by Henry Cornelius and written by T. E. B. Clarke. The story concerns the unearthing of treasure and documents that lead to a small part of Pimlico to be declared a legal part of the House of Burgundy, and therefore exempt from the post-war rationing or other bureaucratic restrictions active in Britain at the time.
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1944
A Canterbury Tale
MovieMay 11, 1944

A Canterbury Tale

A 'Land Girl', an American GI, and a British soldier find …
A 'Land Girl', an American GI, and a British soldier find themselves together in a small Kent town on the road to Canterbury. The town is being plagued by a mysterious "glue-man", who pours glue on the hair of girls dating soldiers after dark. The three attempt to track him down, and begin to have suspicions of the local magistrate, an eccentric figure with a strange, mystical vision of the history of England in general and Canterbury in particular.
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1942
The Goose Steps Out
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MovieAug 1, 1942

The Goose Steps Out

A bumbling teacher turns out to be the double of a German …
A bumbling teacher turns out to be the double of a German general. He is flown into Germany to impersonate the general and cause chaos and hilarity in a Hitler Youth college.
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1941
The Ghost of St. Michael's
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MovieFeb 4, 1941

The Ghost of St. Michael's

A hapless teacher named …
A hapless teacher named Will Lamb is hired by a grim school in Scotland. The school soon starts to be haunted by a legendary ghost, whose spectral bagpipes signal the death of one of the ...
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1940
Jailbirds
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MovieApr 20, 1940

Jailbirds

After escaping from prison, two criminals attempt to hide …
After escaping from prison, two criminals attempt to hide stolen jewels in a loaf of bread. However, it accidentally gets sent to the wrong house leading to their ultimate capture.
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1939
Where's That Fire?
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MovieNov 23, 1939

Where's That Fire?

A hapless fire crew are given the ultimatum: put out a fire …
A hapless fire crew are given the ultimatum: put out a fire successfully or else be sacked. They fail miserably, and their ancient fire engine is stolen by criminals attempting to steal the crown jewels from the Tower of London.
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1914
Charles Hawtrey
BirthNovember 1914

Charles Hawtrey

Charles Hawtrey was born.
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