Geoffrey Hibbert

Geoffrey Hibbert (1922–1969) was an English stage, film and television actor.[1][2] He made his screen debut with the lead role in John Baxter's The Common Touch (1941) and appeared in two other Baxter films, Love on the Dole and The Shipbuilders.[3] After the war he appeared in supporting roles in films as well as many television performances.[4] He was also active at the Players' Theatre in the 1950s and 60s, acting in, among other things, the musical revue "Child's Play" with all words by Sean Rafferty.[5] He was also in the original Broadway production of Sandy Wilson's The Boyfriend, starring Julie Andrews, which ran for over a year at the Royale Theatre, in 1954-1955.[6]

Geoffrey Hibbert
Born(1922-06-02)2 June 1922
Died3 February 1969(1969-02-03) (aged 46)
Epsom, Surrey, England
OccupationActor
Years active1941-1969 (TV & film)
Spouse(s)Prudence Rennick (m. 1953 - 1969) (his death)
ChildrenEdward Hibbert

He is the father of the actor Edward Hibbert.[7]

Filmography

Year Title Role Notes
1941Love on the DoleHarry Hardcastle
1941The Common TouchPeter Henderson
1942The Next of KinPvt. John
1942In Which We ServeJoey Mackeridge
1943The ShipbuildersPeter Shields
1952Secret PeopleSteenie
1952Emergency CallJackson
1953Albert R.N.Cutter
1954For Better, for WorseButcher's Assistant
1954Thought to Kill
1957The End of the LineMax Perrin
1958Orders to KillRAF SergeantUncredited
1958I Was Monty's DoubleCpl. CooperUncredited
1958Links of JusticeEdward Manning
1959The Great Van RobberyVenner
1959Crash DriveHenry
1962JailbreakDr. Cambus
1962Live Now, Pay LaterPrice
1963Heavens Above!Council Official

References

  1. "Geoffrey Hibbert - Theatricalia". theatricalia.com.
  2. Aldgate & Richards p.102
  3. "Geoffrey Hibbert - Movies and Filmography - AllMovie". AllMovie.
  4. "Geoffrey Hibbert".
  5. Wanda Brister, Dring biographer.
  6. League, The Broadway. "The Boy Friend – Broadway Musical – Original - IBDB". www.ibdb.com.
  7. League, The Broadway. "Geoffrey Hibbert – Broadway Cast & Staff - IBDB". www.ibdb.com.

Bibliography

  • Anthony Aldgate & Jeffrey Richards. Britain Can Take It: The British Cinema in the Second World War. I.B.Tauris, 2007.


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