Mickey Brantford

Mickey Brantford (26 March 1911 – 18 October 1984) was an English actor and film production manager .[1][2]

Mickey Brantford
1936 Spotlight photo
Michael Richard Henry Comerford

(1911-03-26)26 March 1911
Died18 October 1984(1984-10-18) (aged 73)
OccupationActor & production manager

Mickey Brantford was born Michael Richard Henry Comerford into a theatrical family, in London.[3] He began his career in the silent film era as a popular child actor, and appeared in a series of Sexton Blake shorts as the detective's assistant, Tinker.[3][4]

Selected filmography


  1. Born: 26 March 1911, London (1911-03-26). "Mickey Brantford | BFI". Ftvdb.bfi.org.uk. Retrieved 2016-12-14.
  2. "Theatre collections: record view - Special Collections & Archives - University of Kent". www.kent.ac.uk.
  3. McFarlane, Brian (16 May 2016). "The Encyclopedia of British Film: Fourth edition". Oxford University Press via Google Books.
  4. Pitts, Michael R. (25 January 1991). "Famous Movie Detectives II". Scarecrow Press via Google Books.


  • Holmstrom, John. The Moving Picture Boy: An International Encyclopaedia from 1895 to 1995, Norwich, Michael Russell, 1996, p. 48.

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