Terence Alexander Overview:

Character actor, Terence Alexander, was born Terence Joseph Alexander on Mar 11, 1923 in Islington, England. Alexander appeared in over 160 film and TV roles, mostly TV. Alexander died at the age of 86 on May 28, 2009 in London, England .


Round-faced and pushy-looking, Terence Alexander started a regular film career in the 1950s, usually appearing in light roles -- as smooth, upper-class charmers, beguiling rogues or amiable oafs. He was a natural for a part in The League of Gentlemen -- and it was probably his best film role.

(Source: available at Amazon Quinlan's Illustrated Dictionary of Film Character Actors).



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Richard Stuart: I assume they paid you well?
Peter Martin: Well handsomely, old chap. Luckiest day in my life when you asked me to check on that license number. Which reminds me - I owe you a tenner.

Peter Martin: My coat of arms, Mr. Stuart, if I had one, would bear the motto "rapid service", inscribed on a field of blue.

Peter Martin: I was never really cut out to be a private investigator, you know, sir. House of Commons is more to my taste.

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Met his first wife, actress Juno Stevas, while performing in theatre repertory after military service. The sister of politician/barrister Norman St. John-Stevas (later Lord St. John of Fawsley), she is the mother of his two sons Nick and Marcus.

In The Fast Lady (1962), he is seen riding a Triumph 5T Speed Twin, the registration number of which was ERD 562.

Once contemplated becoming a priest.

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