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Norman Mitchell
British actor

Norman Mitchell

Norman Mitchell
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Quick Facts

Intro British actor
Was Actor
From United Kingdom
Field Film, TV, Stage & Radio
Gender male
Birth 27 August 1918, Sheffield
Death 19 March 2001, Downham Market (aged 82 years)
Children: Christopher Mitchell
The details (from wikipedia)


Norman Mitchell Driver, better known as Norman Mitchell (27 August 1918 – 19 March 2001) was an English television, stage and film actor.
Born in Sheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire, his father was a mining engineer and his mother a concert singer. He attended Carterknowle Grammar School and the University of Sheffield, before appearing in repertory theatre and with the Royal Shakespeare Company. During World War II he served with the Royal Army Medical Corps. He then made thousands of television appearances and appeared in over sixty films.
Mitchell was married to actress Pauline Mitchell (Laura Deane - died 1992). He was the father of Jacqueline Mitchell and actor Christopher Mitchell, most notable for his role in the BBC sitcom It Ain't Half Hot Mum. His son Christopher predeceased him by a month.

Selected filmography

  • Up to His Neck (1954)
  • A Kid for Two Farthings (1955)
  • Five Clues to Fortune (1957)
  • Beat Girl (1960)
  • Carry On Cabby (1963)
  • The Yellow Teddy Bears (1963)
  • Carry On Spying (1964)
  • A Home of Your Own (1964)
  • Three Hats for Lisa (1965)
  • Invasion (1966)
  • The Great St Trinian's Train Robbery (1966)
  • Carry On Screaming! (1966)
  • A Challenge for Robin Hood (1967)
  • Oliver! (1968)
  • Some Will, Some Won't (1970)
  • One More Time (1970)
  • On the Buses (1971)
  • Bless This House (1972)
  • Nearest and Dearest (1972)
  • And Now the Screaming Starts! (1973)
  • Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell (1974)
  • Man About the House (1974)
  • Legend of the Werewolf (1975)
  • The Pink Panther Strikes Again (1976)
  • The Big Sleep (1978)
  • Carry On Emmannuelle (1978)
  • The Return of the Soldier (1982)
  • The Wicked Lady (1983)
  • Lighthouse (1999) - Brownlow
  • Meanwhile (2003) - the Landlord

Selected television credits

  • All Creatures Great and Small
  • Are You Being Served?
  • Beryl's Lot
  • Bless This House
  • Casualty
  • Come Back Mrs Noah
  • Dad's Army
  • Danger UXB
  • Doctor at Large
  • Doctor Who (in the serial The Daleks' Master Plan)
  • George and Mildred
  • The Goodies "The Lost Island of Munga" (ep 3.5)
  • It Ain't Half Hot Mum
  • Keep It in the Family
  • Never the Twain
  • On the Buses
  • Ripping Yarns
  • Robin's Nest
  • The Saint (TV series) (Ep. #1-01)
  • Sherlock Holmes
  • Softly, Softly
  • Sykes
  • Up Pompeii!
  • Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads?
  • Why Didn't They Ask Evans?
  • Wodehouse Playhouse
  • Worzel Gummidge
  • Yes Minister
  • You Rang, M'Lord?
  • Z-Cars

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