Arthur Lowe (I) (1915–1982)

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KNOWN FOR 
Dad's Army (1968-1977) | Pardon the Expression (1965-1966) | The Ruling Class (1972)
AWARDS 
Won 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 6 nominations More »
BORN 
Sep 22, 1915 (died Apr 15, 1982)
HEIGHT 
5' 4" (1.63m)

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Past Film & Video (51 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (87 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for WagnerWagner (TV Series) Meser ( 2 episodes, 1983 )  Less 1983 2
  • Primary photo for A.J. Wentworth, B.A.A.J. Wentworth, B.A. (TV Series) A.J. Wentworth, B.A. ( 6 episodes, 1982 )  Less 1982 6
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  • Primary photo for Bless Me FatherBless Me Father (TV Series) Father Charles Clement Duddleswell ( 21 episodes, 1978–1981 ) , Performer (""See, Amid The Winter's Snow"" aka Hymn For Christmas Day) ( 1 episode, 1979 )  Less 1978–1981 21
    • A Mixed-Up Marriage (Aug 16, 1981) Father Charles Clement Duddleswell  Less
    • Porgy and Bess (Aug 9, 1981) Father Charles Clement Duddleswell  Less
    • A Legend Comes to Stay (Aug 2, 1981) Father Charles Clement Duddleswell  Less
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  • Primary photo for PotterPotter (TV Series) Redvers Potter ( 13 episodes, 1979–1980 )  Less 1979–1980 13
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  • Primary photo for Comedy TonightComedy Tonight (TV Movie) Actor  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for The PlankThe Plank (TV Short) Smaller Workman  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for The Lion, the Witch & the WardrobeThe Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe (TV Movie) Mr. Beaver (voice) (version: US)  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Daphne LaureolaDaphne Laureola (TV Movie) Gooch  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for The Morecambe & Wise ShowThe Morecambe & Wise Show (TV Series) Capt. George Mainwaring ( 1 episode, 1977 )  Less 1977 1
  • Primary photo for Dad's ArmyDad's Army (TV Series) Capt. George Mainwaring / Barry Mainwaring ( 80 episodes, 1968–1977 )  Less 1968–1977 80
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  • Primary photo for Cottage to LetCottage to Let (TV Series) Bernard Clayman ( 1 episode, 1977 )  Less 1977 1
  • Primary photo for Philby, Burgess and MacleanPhilby, Burgess and Maclean (TV Movie) Herbert Morrison  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for The Galton & Simpson PlayhouseThe Galton & Simpson Playhouse (TV Series) Henry Duckworth ( 1 episode, 1977 )  Less 1977 1
  • Primary photo for Mr. MenMr. Men (TV Series) Narrator ( 28 episodes, 1974–1976 )  Less 1974–1976 28
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  • Primary photo for Bill BrandBill Brand (TV Mini-series) Watson ( 1 episode, 1976 )  Less 1976 1
  • Primary photo for Shades of GreeneShades of Greene (TV Series) Javitt ( 1 episode, 1976 )  Less 1976 1
  • Primary photo for The Royal Variety PerformanceThe Royal Variety Performance (TV Movie) Captain Mainwaring  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for BBC Play of the MonthBBC Play of the Month (TV Series) Sir Oliver Surface ( 1 episode, 1975 )  Less 1975 1
  • Primary photo for Churchill's PeopleChurchill's People (TV Series) Epillicus, the Barber ( 1 episode, 1975 )  Less 1975 1
  • Primary photo for David CopperfieldDavid Copperfield (TV Mini-series) Mr. Micawber ( 5 episodes, 1974–1975 )  Less 1974–1975 5
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  • Primary photo for Microbes and MenMicrobes and Men (TV Series) Louis Pasteur ( 3 episodes, 1974 )  Less 1974 3
  • Primary photo for Blue PeterBlue Peter (TV Series) Capt. George Mainwaring ( 2 episodes, 1973–1974 )  Less 1973–1974 2
  • Primary photo for ITV Saturday Night TheatreITV Saturday Night Theatre (TV Series) Mason / Mr. Cakebread ( 2 episodes, 1969–1973 )  Less 1969–1973 2
  • Primary photo for Armchair 30Armchair 30 (TV Series) Alfred Potter ( 1 episode, 1973 )  Less 1973 1
  • Primary photo for A Christmas Night with the StarsA Christmas Night with the Stars (TV Series) Captain Mainwaring - Dad's Army segment / Captain George Mainwaring - Dad's Army segment / Captain George Mainwaring ( 4 episodes, 1968–1972 )  Less 1968–1972 4
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  • Primary photo for It's Murder But Is It ArtIt's Murder But Is It Art (TV Series) Mr. Phineas Drake ( 6 episodes, 1972 )  Less 1972 6
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  • Primary photo for The Last of the BasketsThe Last of the Baskets (TV Series) Redvers Bodkin ( 13 episodes, 1971–1972 )  Less 1971–1972 13
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  • Primary photo for Doctor at LargeDoctor at Large (TV Series) Dr. Maxwell ( 5 episodes, 1971 )  Less 1971 5
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  • Primary photo for She Follows Me AboutShe Follows Me About (TV Movie) Rev. Stanley Cuffe  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for Dirty WorkDirty Work (TV Movie) Clement Peck  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for JackanoryJackanory (TV Series) Reader ( 1 episode, 1970 )  Less 1970 1
  • Primary photo for PlunderPlunder (TV Movie) Freddy Malone  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for A Cup of KindnessA Cup of Kindness (TV Movie) Fred Tutt  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for Turkey TimeTurkey Time (TV Movie) Edwin Stoatt  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for A Cuckoo in the NestA Cuckoo in the Nest (TV Movie) Major Bone  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for Rookery NookRookery Nook (TV Movie) Harold Twine  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for The Great Inimitable Mr. DickensThe Great Inimitable Mr. Dickens (TV Movie) John Dickens  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for It's Tommy CooperIt's Tommy Cooper (TV Series) Dr. Jekyll ( 1 episode, 1970 )  Less 1970 1
  • Primary photo for The Coward RevueThe Coward Revue (TV Movie) Captain George Mainwaring, Performer ("Could You Please Oblige Us With A Bren Gun")  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for Plays of TodayPlays of Today (TV Series) The Headmaster ( 1 episode, 1969 )  Less 1969 1
  • Primary photo for World in FermentWorld in Ferment (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1969 )  Less 1969 1
  • Primary photo for Rogues' GalleryRogues' Gallery (TV Series) Mr. Cakebread ( 1 episode, 1969 )  Less 1969 1
  • Primary photo for ITV PlayhouseITV Playhouse (TV Series) Eric ( 1 episode, 1969 )  Less 1969 1
  • Primary photo for The Wednesday PlayThe Wednesday Play (TV Series) Colonel Harrup ( 1 episode, 1968 )  Less 1968 1
  • Primary photo for Armchair TheatreArmchair Theatre (TV Series) Mr. Godsall / Det. Sgt. Wimpole / Tailor / Mr. King / Mr. Podgers ( 5 episodes, 1960–1968 )  Less 1960–1968 5
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  • Primary photo for The AvengersThe Avengers (TV Series) Benstead ( 1 episode, 1967 )  Less 1967 1
  • Primary photo for The Golden AgeThe Golden Age (TV Series) Sir Robert ( 1 episode, 1967 )  Less 1967 1
  • Primary photo for Turn Out the LightsTurn Out the Lights (TV Series) Leonard Swindley ( 6 episodes, 1967 )  Less 1967 6
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  • Primary photo for Pardon the ExpressionPardon the Expression (TV Series) Leonard Swindley ( 37 episodes, 1965–1966 )  Less 1965–1966 37
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  • Primary photo for Coronation StreetCoronation Street (TV Series) Leonard Swindley ( 58 episodes, 1960–1965 )  Less 1960–1965 58
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  • Primary photo for ITV Play of the WeekITV Play of the Week (TV Series) Chairman / Mr. Humphries / Dr. Fawcett ( 4 episodes, 1958–1964 )  Less 1958–1964 4
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  • Primary photo for ITV Television PlayhouseITV Television Playhouse (TV Series) Mr Pickwick / Felton / Joseph / M. Lacade ( 4 episodes, 1958–1963 )  Less 1958–1963 4
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  • Primary photo for MaigretMaigret (TV Series) Monsieur Triboulet ( 1 episode, 1962 )  Less 1962 1
  • Primary photo for BBC Sunday-Night PlayBBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Mini-series) Slippy Wokingham ( 1 episode, 1962 )  Less 1962 1
  • Primary photo for Leading the BlindLeading the Blind (TV Movie) Fred Oldershaw  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for Z CarsZ Cars (TV Series) Jakey Ramsden ( 1 episode, 1962 )  Less 1962 1
  • Primary photo for Three Live WiresThree Live Wires (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1961 )  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for No Hiding PlaceNo Hiding Place (TV Series) Simpson / Raymond Watkins ( 2 episodes, 1960–1961 )  Less 1960–1961 2
  • Primary photo for The PursuersThe Pursuers (TV Series) Pearson ( 1 episode, 1961 )  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for Sheep's ClothingSheep's Clothing (TV Series) Mudor ( 3 episodes, 1960 )  Less 1960 3
  • Primary photo for Robert Tavener, DeceasedRobert Tavener, Deceased (TV Movie) Leonard Gribble  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for Boyd Q.C.Boyd Q.C. (TV Series) Mr. Biron ( 1 episode, 1960 )  Less 1960 1
  • Primary photo for The Long Way HomeThe Long Way Home (TV Series) Joubert ( 1 episode, 1960 )  Less 1960 1
  • Primary photo for Inside StoryInside Story (TV Series) Fred ( 1 episode, 1960 )  Less 1960 1
  • Primary photo for Theatre NightTheatre Night (TV Series) Mr. Filby ( 1 episode, 1959 )  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for All AboardAll Aboard (TV Series) Sydney Barker, steward ( 3 episodes, 1959 )  Less 1959 3
  • Primary photo for GlencannonGlencannon (TV Series) Binney ( 1 episode, 1959 )  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for Leave It to TodhunterLeave It to Todhunter (TV Series) Gunsmith ( 2 episodes, 1958 )  Less 1958 2
  • Primary photo for The Freedom of the PrisonerThe Freedom of the Prisoner (TV Movie) Second Commissar  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for BBC Sunday-Night TheatreBBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series) Albert Davies ( 2 episodes, 1953–1957 )  Less 1953–1957 2
  • Primary photo for Six Red HairsSix Red Hairs (TV Short) Uncle  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for The Errol Flynn TheatreThe Errol Flynn Theatre (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1957 )  Less 1957 1
  • Primary photo for Theft RoyalTheft Royal (TV Movie) Talbot Edwards  Less 1956
  • Primary photo for Adventure TheaterAdventure Theater (TV Series) 3rd Drama critic ( 1 episode, 1956 )  Less 1956 1
  • Primary photo for The Gordon HonourThe Gordon Honour (TV Series) Tim Raffety ( 1 episode, 1956 )  Less 1956 1
  • Primary photo for Sauce for the GanderSauce for the Gander (TV Movie) Mr. Bartlett  Less 1955
  • Primary photo for Passage of ArmsPassage of Arms (TV Movie) Servant  Less 1955
  • Primary photo for The Prince and the PauperThe Prince and the Pauper (TV Series) Judge ( 1 episode, 1955 )  Less 1955 1
  • Primary photo for The Wise CatThe Wise Cat (TV Movie) The Fishmonger / The Cup-bearer  Less 1955
  • Primary photo for The Vale of ShadowsThe Vale of Shadows (TV Movie) Police clerk  Less 1955
  • Primary photo for The Children of the New ForestThe Children of the New Forest (TV Series) Shopkeeper ( 1 episode, 1955 )  Less 1955 1
    • Alone (Apr 19, 1955) Shopkeeper  Less
  • Primary photo for The Olive JarThe Olive Jar (TV Movie) Zi' Dima  Less 1955
  • Primary photo for The Three MusketeersThe Three Musketeers (TV Mini-series) Bonacieux ( 3 episodes, 1954 )  Less 1954 3
  • Primary photo for My Uncle RolloMy Uncle Rollo (TV Movie) Heppon  Less 1954
  • Primary photo for The Old GradThe Old Grad (TV Movie) Vince Brady  Less 1954
  • Primary photo for An American GentlemanAn American Gentleman (TV Movie) Scots business man  Less 1953
  • Primary photo for To Live in PeaceTo Live in Peace (TV Movie) Friar Silvestro  Less 1951
Self (15 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Looks FamiliarLooks Familiar (TV Series) Himself - Panellist ( 1 episode, 1982 )  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Pebble Mill at OnePebble Mill at One (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1982 )  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Prismo ClubPrismo Club (Short) Himself - Commentator  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Our ShowOur Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 1 episode, 1977 )  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Going for a SongGoing for a Song (TV Series) Himself - On-screen Participant ( 1 episode, 1977 )  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Nobody Does It Like MartiNobody Does It Like Marti (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1976 )  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for This Is Your LifeThis Is Your Life (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Guest ( 2 episodes, 1971–1976 )  Less 1971–1976
  • Primary photo for Call My BluffCall My Bluff (TV Series) Himself ( 4 episodes, 1973–1975 )  Less 1973–1975
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  • Primary photo for Fifty Bighearted Years: The Variety Club of Great Britain's Tribute to Arthur AskeyFifty Bighearted Years: The Variety Club of Great Britain's Tribute to Arthur Askey (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for The Harry Secombe ShowThe Harry Secombe Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1972 )  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for Quiz BallQuiz Ball (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1972 )  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for The Morecambe & Wise ShowThe Morecambe & Wise Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1971 )  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for Holiday Startime SpecialHoliday Startime Special (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for The Golden ShotThe Golden Shot (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1970 )  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for Dee TimeDee Time (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1969 )  Less 1969
Archive Footage (36 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for 2016: We Remember Part One2016: We Remember Part One (TV Movie) Acting Roles (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Dad's Army: A Stripe for Frazer, AnimatedDad's Army: A Stripe for Frazer, Animated (Short) Capt. George Mainwaring (archive footage)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for We're Doomed! The Dad's Army StoryWe're Doomed! The Dad's Army Story (TV Movie) Leonard Swindley (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Perry and Croft: Made in BritainPerry and Croft: Made in Britain (TV Series) Capt. George Mainwaring ( 4 episodes, 2014 )  Less 2014
    • The Wind of Change (Dec 13, 2014) Capt. George Mainwaring (archive footage)  Less
    • Birds and Bees (Nov 29, 2014) Capt. George Mainwaring (archive footage)  Less
    • A Touch of Class (Nov 22, 2014) Capt. George Mainwaring (archive footage)  Less
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  • Primary photo for You Have Been Watching... David CroftYou Have Been Watching... David Croft (TV Movie) Capt. George Mainwaring (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for The Stars of the Street: 50 Years, 50 Classic CharactersThe Stars of the Street: 50 Years, 50 Classic Characters (Video) Leonard Swindley (archive footage)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for The Greatest Christmas Comedy MomentsThe Greatest Christmas Comedy Moments (TV Movie) Captain Mainwaring (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Comedy ConnectionsComedy Connections (TV Series) Capt. George Mainwaring ( 4 episodes, 2004–2008 )  Less 2004–2008
    • Dad's Army (Aug 29, 2008) Capt. George Mainwaring (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
    • Just Good Friends (Feb 23, 2007) Capt. George Mainwaring (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
    • It Ain't Half Hot, Mum (Jan 26, 2007) Capt. George Mainwaring (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Jonathan Ross Salutes 'Dad's Army'Jonathan Ross Salutes 'Dad's Army' (TV Movie) Capt. George Mainwaring (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for The Comedy Map of BritainThe Comedy Map of Britain (TV Series) Capt. George Mainwaring ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008
    • Episode #2.5 (May 17, 2008) Capt. George Mainwaring (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for 50 Greatest Comedy Catchphrases50 Greatest Comedy Catchphrases (TV Movie) Capt. George Mainwaring (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for The Passing YearsThe Passing Years (Video) Capt. George Mainwaring / Barry Mainwaring (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for British Film ForeverBritish Film Forever (TV Mini-series) Capt. George Mainwaring ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for The Story of JackanoryThe Story of Jackanory (TV Movie) Himself - 'Jackanory' Storyteller (archive footage)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for TimeshiftTimeshift (TV Series) Himself - Storyteller, Jackanory ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Hitler: The Comedy YearsHitler: The Comedy Years (TV Movie) Capt. George Mainwaring (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Coronation StreetCoronation Street (Video Game) Leonard Swindley (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for The Best of the Royal VarietyThe Best of the Royal Variety (TV Series) Captain George Mainwaring ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006
    • The Comedians (Oct 26, 2006) Captain George Mainwaring (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for 'We Are the Boys...': Arthur Lowe'We Are the Boys...': Arthur Lowe (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Room 101Room 101 (TV Series) Capt. George Mainwaring ( 1 episode, 2005 )  Less 2005
    • Episode #10.4 (Oct 5, 2005) Capt. George Mainwaring (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Greatest TV Comedy MomentsGreatest TV Comedy Moments (TV Movie) Captain Mainwaring (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for 'We Are the Boys...': James Beck'We Are the Boys...': James Beck (Video) Capt. George Mainwaring (archive footage)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for After They Were FamousAfter They Were Famous (TV Series) Self ( 1 episode, 2002 )  Less 2002
    • Z Cars (Dec 23, 2002) Self (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for ReputationsReputations (TV Series) Himself / Capt. George Mainwaring / Leonard Swindley / Various Characters ( 1 episode, 2002 )  Less 2002
    • Arthur Lowe (Sep 21, 2002) Himself / Capt. George Mainwaring / Leonard Swindley / Various Characters (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for 'Dad's Army': Missing Presumed Wiped'Dad's Army': Missing Presumed Wiped (TV Special) Capt. George Mainwaring (archive footage)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for The Best of Morecambe & WiseThe Best of Morecambe & Wise (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for The Unforgettable John Le MesurierThe Unforgettable John Le Mesurier (TV Short) Capt. George Mainwaring (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for The GreatestThe Greatest (TV Series) Capt. George Mainwaring ( 1 episode, 2001 )  Less 2001
    • 100 Greatest TV Characters (May 5, 2001) Capt. George Mainwaring (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Unforgettable Arthur LoweThe Unforgettable Arthur Lowe (TV Movie) Capt. George Mainwaring / Leonard Swindley / Father Charles Duddleswell / Various Characters (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Don't Panic! The Dad's Army StoryDon't Panic! The Dad's Army Story (TV Movie) Capt. George Mainwaring (archive footage)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Arthur Lowe: A Life on the BoxArthur Lowe: A Life on the Box (TV Movie) Capt. George Mainwaring / Himself / Leonard Swindley / Redvers Potter / Father Charles Clement Duddleswell / Henry Duckworth / Jakey Ramsden / Wilkins Micawber (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Women of Coronation StreetWomen of Coronation Street (Video) Leonard Swindley (archive footage)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Selection BoxSelection Box (TV Series) Capt. George Mainwaring ( 1 episode, 1997 )  Less 1997
    • Dad's Army (Feb 5, 1997) Capt. George Mainwaring (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for OmnibusOmnibus (TV Series) Capt. George Mainwaring ( 1 episode, 1995 )  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for The Rock 'n' Roll YearsThe Rock 'n' Roll Years (TV Series) Captain George Mainwaring ( 1 episode, 1986 )  Less 1986
    • 1968 (1986) Captain George Mainwaring (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for To See Such FunTo See Such Fun Himself (archive footage)  Less 1977
Domestic gross includes USA and Canada.

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