Emrys Jones (actor)
Emrys Jones was an English actor.

Making his film debut in Michael Powell
Michael Powell (director)
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 and Emeric Pressburger
Emeric Pressburger
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's One of Our Aircraft Is Missing
One of Our Aircraft is Missing
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(1942), he developed a career in the British cinema of the 1940s. Due to his boyish looks he would often be cast as young innocents in films such as: The Wicked Lady
The Wicked Lady
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(1945); The Rake's Progress
The Rake's Progress
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(1945); Nicholas Nickleby
Nicholas Nickleby (1947 film)
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(1947); Holiday Camp
Holiday Camp
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(1947); and Powell and Pressburger's The Small Back Room
The Small Back Room
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When he was relegated to second features in the 1950s he concentrated on his stage career, maturing into an accomplished character actor in the process. The latter half of his career was mostly spent on television in such programmes as Softly, Softly
Softly, Softly (TV series)
Softly, Softly is a British television drama series, produced by the BBC and screened on BBC 1 from January 1966. It centred around the work of regional crime squads, plain-clothes CID officers based in the fictional region of Wyvern - supposedly in the Bristol and Chepstow area of the UK...

; Out of the Unknown
Out of the Unknown
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; Dixon of Dock Green
Dixon of Dock Green
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; Doomwatch
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; Z-Cars
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; and perhaps most memorably as 'The Master of the Land of Fiction' in the Doctor Who
Doctor Who
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serial, The Mind Robber
The Mind Robber
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He was successively married to Anne Ridler and Pauline Bentley, and died of a heart attack in Johannesburg
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, South Africa
South Africa
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 in 1972.

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