John Mills

Biography

Sir John Mills, CBE (born Lewis Ernest Watts Mills, 22 February 1908 – 23 April 2005) was an English actor who appeared in more than 120 films in a career spanning seven decades. On screen, he often played people who are not at all exceptional, but become heroes because of their common sense, genero...

87 titles Acting Directing

6.6

Bright Young Things

2003 ·

7.8

Cats

1998 · Gus the Theatrical Cat

6.4

Bean

1997 · Chairman

7.8

Hamlet

1996 · Old King Norway

6.1

Deadly Advice

1994 · Jack the Ripper

6.9

Harnessing Peacocks

1993 · Bernard Quigley

5.7

Frankenstein

1992 · De Lacey

6.3

Night of the Fox

1990 · Brig. Dougal Munro

6.6

The Lady and the Highwayman

1989 · Sir Lawrence Dobson

7.4

Ending Up

1989 · Bernard

4.7

Who's That Girl

1987 · Montgomery Bell

7.8

When the Wind Blows

1986 · Jim Bloggs (voice)

6.8

Murder with Mirrors

1985 · Lewis Serrocold

6.3

The Masks of Death

1984 · Dr. John H. Watson / Narrator

4.9

Sahara

1983 · Cambridge

8.1

Gandhi

1982 · Lord Chelmsford

5.9

The Quatermass Conclusion

1979 · Prof. Bernard Quatermass

6.6

Zulu Dawn

1979 · Sir Henry Bartle Frere

6.6

The Thirty Nine Steps

1978 · Scudder

5.9

The Big Sleep

1978 · Inspektor Carson

5.4

Dr. Strange

1978 · Thomas Lindmer

6.4

The Devil's Advocate Des Teufels Advokat

1977 · Monsignor Blaise Meredith

5.1

Trial by Combat

1976 · Colonel Bertie Cook

5.9

The 'Human' Factor

1975 · Mike McAllister

6.5

Oklahoma Crude

1973 · Cleon Doyle

6.7

Young Winston

1972 · General Kitchner

5.5

Lady Caroline Lamb

1972 · Canning

6.5

Dulcima

1971 · Mr. Parker

6.4

Adam's Woman

1970 · Sir Philip MacDonald

7.5

Ryan's Daughter

1970 · Michael

7.2

Oh! What a Lovely War

1969 · Field Marshall Sir Douglas Haig

6.2

Run Wild, Run Free

1969 · The Moorman (Colonel)

5.9

Emma Hamilton Le calde notti di Lady Hamilton

1968 · Lord William Hamilton

6.0

A Black Veil for Lisa La morte non ha sesso

1968 · Inspector Franz Bulon

6.4

Chuka

1967 · Colonel Stuart Valois

5.7

Africa: Texas Style!

1967 · Wing Commander Hayes

7.4

The Family Way

1966 · Ezra Fitton

7.0

The Wrong Box

1966 · Masterman Finsbury

7.6

King Rat

1965 · Smedley-Taylor

6.6

Operation Crossbow

1965 · General Boyd

6.7

The Truth About Spring

1965 · Tommy Tyler

7.5

The Chalk Garden

1964 · Maitland

5.8

Tiara Tahiti

1962 · Lt. Col. Clifford Southey

6.9

The Valiant

1962 · Captain Morgan

6.6

Flame in the Streets

1961 · Jacko Palmer

6.3

The Singer Not the Song

1961 · Father Michael Keogh

7.2

Swiss Family Robinson

1960 · Father

7.7

Tunes of Glory

1960 · Lt. Col. Basil Barrow (Battalion Commander)

7.6

Tiger Bay

1959 · Superintendent Graham

6.0

Summer of the Seventeenth Doll

1959 · Barney

7.8

Ice Cold in Alex

1958 · Captain Anson

7.0

I Was Monty's Double

1958 · Major Harvey

7.0

Dunkirk

1958 · Cpl Tubby Bins

5.4

The Baby and the Battleship

1957 · Puncher Roberts

6.3

Town on Trial

1957 · Supt. Mike Halloran

6.6

The Vicious Circle

1957 · Dr. Howard Latimer

6.8

War and Peace

1956 · Platon Karataev

6.8

Around the World in Eighty Days

1956 · London Carriage Driver

7.1

The Colditz Story

1955 · Pat Reid

6.7

Above Us the Waves

1955 · Commandant Fraser

6.6

The End of the Affair

1955 · Albert Parkis

7.0

Escapade

1955 · John Hampden

7.7

Hobson's Choice

1954 · William Mossop

7.0

The Long Memory

1953 · Phillip Davidson

6.3

The Gentle Gunman

1952 · Terence Sullivan

6.8

Mr. Denning Drives North

1951 · Tom Denning

7.1

Morning Departure

1950 · Lt. Cmdr. Armstrong

6.8

The History of Mr. Polly

1949 · Alfred Polly

7.5

The Rocking Horse Winner

1949 · Bassett

7.0

Scott of the Antarctic

1948 · Captain R.F. Scott R.N.

7.2

The October Man

1947 · Jim Ackland

7.0

So Well Remembered

1947 · George Boswell

7.9

Great Expectations

1946 · Pip

6.7

Waterloo Road

1945 · Jim Colter

7.5

The Way to the Stars

1945 · Pilot Officer Peter Penrose

7.3

This Happy Breed

1944 · Billy Mitchell

6.8

We Dive at Dawn

1943 · Lt. Taylor RN

6.9

The Black Sheep of Whitehall

1942 · Bobby Jessop

5.5

The Big Blockade

1942 · Tom

6.6

The Young Mr. Pitt

1942 · William Wilberforce

7.3

In Which We Serve

1942 · Ordinary Seaman Blake / Shorty Blake

6.8

Cottage to Let

1941 · Flt·Lieut. Perry

6.1

Old Bill and Son

1941 · Young Bill

7.8

Goodbye, Mr. Chips

1939 · Peter Colley as a Young Man

5.8

O.H.M.S.

1937 · Cpl. Bert Dawson

6.0

The Green Cockatoo

1937 · Jim Connor

6.9

Tudor Rose

1936 · Lord Guilford Dudley

6.8

Charing Cross Road

1935 · Tony

6.6

Broadway Gondolier

1935 ·

5.8

Car of Dreams

1935 · Robert Miller

6.5

Brown on Resolution

1935 · Albert Brown

4.7

Doctor's Orders

1934 · Ronnie Blake

5.8

A Political Party

1934 · Tony Smithers

5.5

The Lash

1934 · Arthur Haughton

6.4

Those Were the Days

1934 · Bobby Poskett

5.8

Britannia of Billingsgate

1933 · Fred Bolton

6.3

The Ghost Camera

1933 · Ernest Elton

7.0

The Big Broadcast

1932 · John Mills

6.9

The Midshipmaid

1932 · Golightly

1 titles Acting Directing

7.1

Sky West and Crooked

1965 · Director