Cousin of Neville Chamberlain (British Prime Minister, 1937-1940).
Father of Jennifer Nichols.
He was initially reluctant to sign on to play Batman's butler, Alfred Pennyworth, on "Batman" (1966) until a friend pointed out to him that the show would make him the most famous butler in the world.
Immigrated to the United States on 28 April 1939.
Maternal step-grandfather of actor Brian Forster.