Kenneth More Overview:

Actor, Kenneth More, was born Kenneth Gilbert More on Sep 20, 1914 in Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire. More died at the age of 67 on Jul 12, 1982 in Fulham, London .

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[to his assistant Anne Davis, after the battle]
Captain Jonathan Shepard: Take a message: "Request pleasure of the company of Second Officer Anne Davis at dinner."


Capt. Colin Maud: [walking up to a stalled vehicle] My old grandmother used to say anything mechanical, give it a good bashing.
[Hits hood with his swagger stick]
Capt. Colin Maud: Try it now.
[vehicle cranks]
Private Flanagan: [to Clough] Sure, now; that did it.
[notices Maud looks at him]
Private Flanagan: Ah, now that's what I call a hell of a man!
Pvt. Clough: Aye, I like his dog too.
Capt. Colin Maud: Move inland. The war's that way.


Ambrose Claverhouse: Combining the London-to-Brighton run with a really beautiful emotional experience.


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Kenneth More Facts
After leaving school at seventeen he followed a family tradition and became an engineering apprentice with Sentinel-Cammell in Shrewsbury, Shropshire earning a pound-a-week. However at the end of his two-year "privileged apprenticeship" he choose instead to apply to the RAF along with a close friend, John Hulton-Harrop. More was unsuccessful while Hulton-Harrop, who qualified as a first rate fighter pilot, was shot down and killed by his own coastal defences in one of the RAF's earliest sweeps over France.

He was awarded a CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 1970 Queen's New Year's Honours List for his services to drama.

Announced his retirement from acting in 1980 due to the onset of Parkinson's disease.

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