Miles Malleson

  1. Cec Linder, Quatermass and the Pit, 1957.   Malleson was a stalwart (invariable funny, usually doddery) character actor in Brit movies – 139 screen roles during 1921-1965.  Bug he couldn’t play “em all.  Enter: the Canada’s Linder in Hammer’s third film version of the hit BBC TV character.  MM also wrote plays and scripts. In 1937, he was the first chair of the Screen Writers’ Association, today’s Writers’ Guild of Great Britain.

 Birth year: 1888Death year: 1969Other name: Casting Calls:  1