David Tomlinson Overview:

Actor, David Tomlinson, was born David Cecil MacAlister Tomlinson on May 7, 1917 in Henley-on-Thames, England. Tomlinson died at the age of 83 on Jun 24, 2000 in Mursley, England and was laid to rest in Tomlinson Estate Grounds Cemetery in Mursley, England.

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On 2002, Tomlinson received the Disney Legends Award for living up to the Disney principals of imagination, skill, discipline, craftsmanship and magic.

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David Tomlinson Quotes:

Mr. Banks: You see, Michael, you'll be part of Railways through Africa
Mr. Dawes Sr.: Exactly.
Mr. Banks: Dams across the Nile
Mr. Dawes Sr.: The ships. Tell them about the ships.
Mr. Banks: Fleets of ocean Greyhounds.
Mr. Dawes Sr.: More, tell them more!
Mr. Banks: Majestic self-amortizing canals
Mr. Dawes Sr.: Oh, it fires the imagination!
Mr. Banks: [singing] Plantations of ripening tea all from
Mr. Banks, Mr. Dawes Sr., Mr. Dawes Jr, Mr. Tomes, Mr. Mousley, Mr. Grubbs: [singing] Tuppence prudently thriftily, frugally invested in the...
Mr. Dawes Sr.: To be specific
Mr. Banks, Mr. Dawes Sr., Mr. Dawes Jr, Mr. Tomes, Mr. Mousley, Mr. Grubbs: [singing] In the Dawes, Tomes, Mousley, Grubbs, Fidelity Fiduciary Bank.


Mr. Banks: I feel a surge of deep satisfaction, much as a king astride his noble steed - thank you. When I return from daily strife, to hearth and wife... How pleasant is the life I lead!
Mrs. Banks: Dear, it's about the children...
Mr. Banks: Yes, yes, yes. I run my home precisely on schedule. At 6:01, I march through my door. My slippers, sherry, and pipe are due at 6:02. Consistent is the life I lead!
Mrs. Banks: George, they're missing!
Mr. Banks: Splendid, splendid. It's grand to be an Englishman in 1910! King Edward's on the throne, it's the age of men! I'm the lord of my castle, the sovereign, the liege! I treat my subjects, servants, children, wife with a firm but gentle hand, noblesse oblige. It's 6:03, and the heirs to my dominion are scrubbed and tubbed, and added, quickly fed. And so I'll pat them on the head, and send them off to bed. Ah, lordly is the life I lead! Winifred, where are the children?
Mrs. Banks: They're not here, dear.
Mr. Banks: What? Well, of course they're here! Where else would they be?


Mr. Dawes Sr.: While stand the banks of England, England stands - whoa, whoa...!
[Mr. Dawes lurches forward, the others steady him]
Mr. Dawes Sr.: When fall the banks of England... ENGLAND FALLS!
[Mr. Dawes falls backward; the rest of the Board of Directors have to catch him]


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David Tomlinson Facts
Retired from acting in 1979.

Served in the air force.

Father of producer and 1st assistant director Henry Tomlinson and former actor James Adam Tomlinson.

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