Howard Pays

Howard Pays (born 11 June 1927 – d. 12 April 2002) was an English actor who in partnership with Freddy Vale started the London-based talent agency CCA.[1][2] His first television role was playing the part of Bill Norton in the 1955–56 ITV daily soap opera Sixpenny Corner, where he met his future wife Jan Miller.[3] Their daughter, Amanda Pays, also became an actor.[4][2][5]

Howard Pays
in Heavens Above! (1963)
Harold Reginald Pays

(1927-06-11)11 June 1927
Died12 April 2002(2002-04-12) (aged 74)
Alton, Hampshire, England
Theatrical agent
Spouse(s)Jan Miller
ChildrenAmanda Pays


Year Title Role Notes
1958The Strange World of Planet XYoung Man in PubUncredited
1958A Night to RememberFifth Officer Harold Lowe
1959Horrors of the Black MuseumPatrol Constable No. 2
1959Too Many CrooksPoliceman at traffic lightsUncredited
1960Jungle StreetSergeant Pelling
1960Urge to KillCharles Ramskill
1960Cone of SilenceSteward #2
1960Just JoeRodney
1961The Sinister ManPolice Sgt
1961Never Back LosersFreddie
1961Dangerous AfternoonJack Loring
1962The Password Is CourageMansard
1963Two Left FeetPeterUncredited
1963Heavens Above!AstronautUncredited
1964Ring of SpiesP.O. GartonUncredited
1966Ambush at Devil's GapStefan Valdar
1968Attack on the Iron CoastLieutenant Graham(final film role)
Year Title Role Notes
1955Sixpenny CornerBill Norton20 episodes


  1. "Howard Pays". BFI.
  2. Staff, Variety; Staff, Variety (21 May 2002). "Howard Pays".
  3. "Sixpenny Corner[23/09/55] (1955)". BFI.
  4. Buchanan, Jason, "Movies", The New York Times, retrieved 16 February 2013 |contribution= ignored (help)
  5. "Amanda Pays". BFI.
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