† Oct 23 1925 – Jun 30 2019
Here's one of the old guard, an authentic character actor with his own small place in British entertainment history. Gimlet-eyed Welshman Glyn Houston started his film career in the 'Dixon of Dock Green' prototype, 'The Blue Lamp' in 1950, before hitting a rich vein of rugged stoker and sailor roles in a sequence of warship and shipwreck dramas, including 'Waterfront' (1950), 'The Cruel Sea' (1953), 'The Sea Shall Not Have Them' (1954), 'A Night to Remember' (1958) and 'Sink the Bismarck' (1960).
|In the Norman Wisdom comedy 'Follow A Star' (1959)|
|In the Doctor Who adventure 'The Hand Of Fear' |
with Tom Baker and Elisabeth Sladen
He also appears in this forgotten gem of scenery-rattling TV drama: Beasts
Glyn Houston - imdb
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