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Ian Carmichael

Ian Carmichael

(1920 – 2010)

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Ian Carmichael

Ian Carmichael
(1920 – 2010)

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Ian Carmichael

(1920 – 2010)
About Ian
This is a tribute to Ian Carmichael. Ian Carmichael OBE was an English film, stage, television and radio actor.
Ian Carmichael was born in Hull, Yorkshire. His father was an optician and he was educated at Scarborough College and Bromsgrove School, before training as an actor at RADA. He made his stage debut as a robot at the People's Palace in Mile End, East London in 1939, but with the outbreak of World War II his acting career was interrupted by military service in Europe with the Royal Armoured Corps, as a commissioned officer in the 22nd Dragoons.
He portrayed serious characters in Betrayed (1954), starring Clark Gable and Lana Turner, and in The Colditz Story (1955), but he made his name playing
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in a series of films for the Boulting Brothers, including Private's Progress (1956), Brothers in Law (1957) and I'm All Right Jack (1959), as well as similar films for other producers, for example School for Scoundrels (1960). He also appeared in the "Pride" segment of The Magnificent Seven Deadly Sins (1971).
During the 1960s and 1970s, he was successful on television, including the sitcom, Bachelor Father, based on the story of a real-life bachelor who took on several foster children. On television he was Bertie Wooster, opposite Dennis Price as Jeeves, in several series of The World of Wooster, based on the works of P. G. Wodehouse. In later years, he was heard on BBC radio as Galahad Threepwood, another
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Wodehouse creation. In the 1970s, he played Lord Peter Wimsey in several drama series based on the mystery novels by Dorothy L. Sayers.
More recently, notably in the ITV series The Royal he played the Hospital Secretary T.J. Middleditch (2003–2006, 2007, 2009). In 1999, he appeared in the BBC serial Wives and Daughters. He was appointed an OBE in the 2003 Queen's Birthday Honours List.
This memorial is dedicated to Ian Carmichael who passed away on the 5th February 2010. May he rest in peace.
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Ian Carmichael

This is a tribute to Ian Carmichael. Ian Carmichael OBE was an English film, stage, television and radio actor.
Ian Carmichael was born in Hull, Yorkshire. His father was an optician and he was educated at Scarborough College and Bromsgrove School, before training as an actor at RADA. He made his stage debut as a robot at the People's Palace in Mile End, East London in 1939, but with the outbreak of World War II his acting career was interrupted by military service in Europe with the Royal Armoured Corps, as a commissioned officer in the 22nd Dragoons.
He portrayed serious characters in Betrayed (1954), starring Clark Gable and Lana Turner, and in The Colditz Story (1955), but he made his name playing...

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