Alastair Sim (actor)
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Who is Alastair Sim?
Alastair Sim: Alastair George Bell Sim, CBE, was a Scottish character actor who began his theatrical career at the age of thirty, but quickly became established as a popular West End performer, remaining so until his death in 1976. He also appeared in more than fifty British films, starting in 1935.
- also known as Alastair George Bell Sim; Alistair Sim; Alastair George Bell Sim, CBE
- born on (114 years ago) in Edinburgh, child of Alexander Sim and Isabella McIntyre
- nationality: United Kingdom
- education: George Heriot's School
- profession: Actor, laborer, clerk, teacher, film director
- Marriage with Naomi Plaskitt between and (44 years)
- parent of Merlith McKendrick
- died on (38 years ago) in London of lung cancer
- "The Ruling Class"
- played Mr. S. Potter in "School for Scoundrels"
- "London Belongs to Me"
- played Ebenezer Scrooge (Voice) in "A Christmas Carol"
- "The Belles of St Trinian's"
- "Green for Danger"
- played Felix H. Wilkinson in "Hue and Cry"
- "Laughter in Paradise"
- "Blue Murder at St Trinian's"
- "Lady Godiva Rides Again"
- "The Happiest Days of Your Life"
- played The Laird in "Geordie"
- "The Millionairess"
- played Commodore Gill in "Stage Fright"
- played Hawkins in "The Green Man"
- "Waterloo Road"
- "An Inspector Calls"
- "Cottage to Let"
- "Rogue Male"
- played Cutler Walpole in "The Doctor's Dilemma"
- played Sylvester in "Sailing Along"
- played Capt. William Paris in "Folly to Be Wise"
- played Macgregor in "This Man in Paris"
- played Macgregor in "This Man Is News"
- "Alf's Button Afloat"
- "Climbing High"
- played Mr. Greig in "Royal Flash"
- played 'Soapy' Marx in "The Terror"
- "Inspector Hornleigh Goes To It"
- "The Anatomist"
- "Captain Boycott"
- "The Private Secretary"
- "Inspector Hornleigh"
- "The Riverside Murder"
- "Inspector Hornleigh on Holiday"
- "I Believe in You"
- "Escape from the Dark"
- played A. S. Drayton in "Keep Your Seats, Please"
- played Sir Norman Barker in "Innocents in Paris"
- played Finny in "The Big Noise"
- played Francois in "Clothes and the Woman"
- TV series: "Misleading Cases"
- nomination: - nominated to BAFTA Award for Best British Actor - "Folly to Be Wise"
- official website: www.alastairsim.net
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