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Patrick Wymark
Facts
Occupation: Actor
Birthname: Patrick Cheeseman
Birthdate: July 11, 1926
Birthplace: Cleethorps, Great Britain
Died: October 20, 1970(Melbourne, Australia)
Character: Colonel Wyatt Turner

Biography
Patrick Wymark is born in Cleethorps, Great Britain, 1926 and started as an actor 1951 stages in Great Britain. He is probably most famous for his frequent voiceover "appearances" as Prime Minister Winston Churchill. His Churchill sound-a-like voice were used in the documentary features The Finest Hours and A King's Story. He also appears on screen as the Prime Minister in Operation Crossbow.

He had also other roles, often playing equally authoratives. So he did as Oliver Cromwell in The Conquerer Worm and as Earl of Stafford in Cromwell. Those who like films by Roman Polanski will immediately recognize Patrick Wymark as Catherine Deneuve's landlord in Polanski's Repulsion.

Selected Films
League of Gentlemen, The - 1959
Criminal, The - 1960
Dr. Syn, Alias the Scarecrow - 1962
Children of the Damned - 1963

West II - 1963
As You Like It (TV) - 1963
Finest Hours, The - 1964
Skull, The - 1965

Repulsion - 1965
Operation Crossbow - 1965
Secret of Blood Island, The - 1965
Psychopath, The - 1966

Other World of Winston Churchill - 1967
Woman Times Seven - 1967
King's Story - the Love Story of the Century, A - 1967
Conqueror Worm, The - 1968

Tell Me Lies - 1968
Journey to the Far Side of the Sun - 1969
Battle of Britain - 1969
Where Eagles Dare - 1969

Cromwell - 1970
Chelovek's Drugoy Storony - 1971
Blood on Stan's Claw - 1971

Curiosa
Patrick Wymark hade four children: Jane (1952-), Rowan (1954-), Dominic (1960-) and Tristram (1962-).

User Comments:

Jon (2010-01-28)
He also appeared in the 60's star trek television series as Captain Decker in the 'Doomsday machine' episode.
Ed (2010-03-20)
That was William Windom, not Patrick Wymark. They look a little similar perhaps.
AL (2012-02-11)
IF HE DIED IN 1970 WERE THE FILMS IN 1970 AND 1971 RELEASED AFTER HIS DEATH OR ARE THE FACTS WRONG ABOUT THE YEAR. I HAVE SEEN ELSEWHERE THAT HE WAS 50 WHEN HE DIED AND NOT 44.
Will  (2013-07-19)
He was my great uncle never met him but he sounded like a great man.
C A Newman (2013-11-05)
I saw him appear in Sleuth in Sydney, I think in 1970 before the production was due to reopen in Melbourne where he apparently died of a heart attack. He gave an extraordinary performance, receiving a standing ovation, and afterwards an equally extraordinary speech in which he forcast his own immanent death. This fact has, to my knowledge, never been reported.
Patricia Davidson (2014-06-21)
I read somewhere his death at 44 was suicide..he was spectacular in The Power Game and BBC did a set of 6 plays in which he was the lead...I would love to see them again, his early death robbed us of a wondeful actor who would have gone from strength to strength.
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