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Francis de Wolff

Francis de Wolff (7 January 1913 – 18 April 1984) was an English character actor. Large, bearded, and beetle-browed, he was often cast as villains in both film and television.

Early life

Born in Essex, he made his film debut in Flame in the Heather in 1935, and went on to make many other appearances in such films as Fire Over England (1937), Treasure Island (1950), Scrooge (1951), as the Ghost of Christmas Present, Ivanhoe (1952), Moby Dick (1956), Saint Joan (1957), From Russia with Love (1963), Carry On Cleo (1964) and The Three Musketeers (1973).

Career

He is perhaps best remembered as a supporting player in horror films of the 1950s and 1960s, many of them for [[Hammer

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