Eliot Makeham

Harold Elliott Makeham (22 December 1882 8 February 1956),[2] was an English film and television actor.[3]

Eliot Makeham
Harold Elliott Makeham

(1882-12-22)22 December 1882
Died8 February 1956(1956-02-08) (aged 73)
Other names  Eliott Makeham[1]
  Elliot Makeham[1]
Years active19361956[1]
Spouse(s)Anne de Vries,
Rose E. Kerr,
Betty Shale


Makeham was born in London, England.[4] Between 1931 and 1956, Makeham appeared, primarily in character roles, in 115 films and in 11 television productions.[1] He played a small number of leading roles in the 1930s, but was more regularly seen in cameos as harassed officials or henpecked husbands. [5]

Personal life

Married three times, Makeham's third wife was British character actress, Betty Shale.[5]

Selected filmography


He died in London aged 73.[2]


  1. Database (undated). "Filmography by Type for Eliot Makeham". The Internet Movie Database. Accessed 24 August 2010.
  2. "BFI | Film & TV Database | MAKEHAM, Eliot". Ftvdb.bfi.org.uk. 16 April 2009. Retrieved 12 June 2012.
  3. "Eliot Makeham". TV.com. CBS Interactive.
  4. "FreeBMD Entry Info". .freebmd.org.uk. Retrieved 12 June 2012.
  5. Hal Erickson. "Eliot Makeham - Biography, Movie Highlights and Photos - AllMovie". AllMovie.

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