Lionel Jeffries Overview:

Character actor, Lionel Jeffries, was born Lionel Charles Jeffries on Jun 10, 1926 in London, England. Jeffries died at the age of 83 on Feb 19, 2010 in Poole, England .

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- What a Character! Blogathon

By The Metzinger Sisters on Nov 10, 2013 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

was one of the most delightful and unique character actors to ever grace the British cinema. Bald, bewhiskered and bumbling he was an instantly recognizable actor in over 100 films, and however brief his appearances he was always an asset in comedies, thrillers, and dramas alike. Whe... Read full article


- What a Character! Blogathon

By The Metzinger Sisters on Nov 10, 2013 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

was one of the most delightful and unique character actors to ever grace the British cinema. Bald, bewhiskered and bumbling he was an instantly recognizable actor in over 100 films, and however brief his appearances he was always an asset in comedies, thrillers, and dramas alike. Whe... Read full article


- What a Character! Blogathon

By The Metzinger Sisters on Nov 10, 2013 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

was one of the most delightful and unique character actors to ever grace the British cinema. Bald, bewhiskered and bumbling he was an instantly recognizable actor in over 100 films, and however brief his appearances he was always an asset in comedies, thrillers, and dramas alike. Whe... Read full article


- What a Character! Blogathon

By The Metzinger Sisters on Nov 10, 2013 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

was one of the most delightful and unique character actors to ever grace the British cinema. Bald, bewhiskered and bumbling he was an instantly recognizable actor in over 100 films, and however brief his appearances he was always an asset in comedies, thrillers, and dramas alike. Whe... Read full article


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Lionel Jeffries Quotes:

Cark: Tyler, I could tell you where to go and you would not need no map to get there.


Grandpa: Coggins? He's so mean he wouldn't light your pipe if his house was on fire.


Joseph Cavor: Gibbs! Gibbs!


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Lionel Jeffries Facts
He served in the British Military during World War II where he was stationed at Burma (now Myanmar).

His hair fell out during a single week when he was 19. He tried wearing a wig to cover up his bald head but soon rejected it because it looked like "a dead moth on a boiled egg".

Played Dick Van Dyke's father in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968) even though he is actually six months younger.

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