John Mills

Character Actor / Film Director / Film Producer | * 02/22/1908 († 97, 04/23/2005) | The Watts Naval Training College, North Elmham, Norfolk, England (United Kingdom (UK))
Sir John Mills, (born Lewis Ernest Watts Mills; 22 February 1908 – 23 April 2005) was an English actor who appeared in more than 120 films in a career spanning seven decades. He excelled on camera as an appealing British everyman who often portrayed guileless, wounded war heroes. In 1971, he received the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Ryan's Daughter. For his work in film Mills was knighted by Elizabeth II in 1976. In 2002, he received a BAFTA Fellowship from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, and was named a Disney Legend by the Walt Disney Company. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | War

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Awards & Nominations for John Mills

Commander of The Order of The British Empire Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Disney Legends Knight Bachelor Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play

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Movies with John Mills as Actor(110)

as Himself – Interviewee2010 Cameraman: The Life and Work of Jack Cardiff
as Gus the Theatrical Cat1998 Cats
as Chairman1997 Bean
as Old King Norway1996 Hamlet
as Jack the Ripper1994 Deadly Advice
as Dapper man1993 The Big Freeze
as Bernard Quigley1993 Harnessing Peacocks
as De Lacey1992 Frankenstein
as Brig. Dougal Munro1990 Night of the Fox
as Bernard1989 Ending Up
as Sir Lawrence Dobson1988 The Lady and the Highwayman
as Montgomery Bell1987 Who's That Girl
as Jim Bloggs (voice)1986 When the Wind Blows
as Lewis Serrocold1985 Murder with Mirrors
as Dr. John H. Watson / Narrator1984 The Masks of Death
as Cambridge1983 Sahara
as Lord Chelmsford1982 Gandhi
as Sir Henry Bartle Frere1979 Zulu Dawn
as Prof. Bernard Quatermass1979 The Quatermass Conclusion
as Inspektor Carson1978 The Big Sleep
as Scudder1978 The Thirty Nine Steps
as Thomas Lindmer1978 Dr. Strange
as Monsignor Blaise Meredith1977 The Devil's Advocate
as Colonel Bertie Cook1976 Trial by Combat
as Mike McAllister1975 The 'Human' Factor
as Cleon Doyle1973 Oklahoma Crude
as General Kitchner1972 Young Winston
as Canning1972 Lady Caroline Lamb
as Mr. Parker1971 Dulcima
as Michael1970 Ryan's Daughter
as Sir Philip MacDonald1970 Adam's Woman
as Field Marshall Sir Douglas Haig1969 Oh! What a Lovely War
as The Moorman (Colonel)1969 Run Wild, Run Free
as Inspector Franz Bulon1968 A Black Veil for Lisa
as Lord William Hamilton1968 Emma Hamilton
as Wing Commander Hayes1967 Africa: Texas Style!
as Colonel Stuart Valois1967 Chuka
as Ezra Fitton1966 The Family Way
as Masterman Finsbury1966 The Wrong Box
as Smedley-Taylor1965 King Rat
as Tommy Tyler1965 The Truth About Spring
as General Boyd1965 Operation Crossbow
as Maitland1964 The Chalk Garden
as Lt. Col. Clifford Southey1962 Tiara Tahiti
as Captain Morgan1962 The Valiant
as Father Michael Keogh1961 The Singer Not the Song
as Mitch Evers' Golf Caddy (uncredited)1961 The Parent Trap
as Jacko Palmer1961 Flame in the Streets
as Lt. Col. Basil Barrow (Battalion Commander)1960 Tunes of Glory
as Father1960 Swiss Family Robinson
as Superintendent Graham1959 Tiger Bay
as Major Harvey1958 I Was Monty's Double
as Cpl Tubby Bins1958 Dunkirk
as Captain Anson1958 Ice Cold in Alex
as Supt. Mike Halloran1957 Town on Trial
as Dr. Howard Latimer1957 The Vicious Circle
as London Carriage Driver1956 Around the World in Eighty Days
as Puncher Roberts1956 The Baby and the Battleship
as Platon Karataev1956 War and Peace
as Pat Reid1955 The Colditz Story
as Albert Parkis1955 The End of the Affair
as John Hampden1955 Escapade
as Commandant Fraser1955 Above Us the Waves
as William Mossop1954 Hobson's Choice
as Phillip Davidson1953 The Long Memory
as Terence Sullivan1952 The Gentle Gunman
as Tom Denning1951 Mr. Denning Drives North
as Lt. Cmdr. Armstrong1950 Morning Departure
as Alfred Polly1949 The History of Mr. Polly
as Captain R.F. Scott R.N.1948 Scott of the Antarctic
as George Boswell1947 So Well Remembered
as Jim Ackland1947 The October Man
as The Voice1946 Land of Promise
as Jim Colter1945 Waterloo Road
as Pilot Officer Peter Penrose1945 The Way to the Stars
as British Flyer1944 Information Please
as Billy Mitchell1944 This Happy Breed
as Lt. Taylor RN1943 We Dive at Dawn
as Bobby Jessop1942 The Black Sheep of Whitehall
as William Wilberforce1942 The Young Mr. Pitt
as Ordinary Seaman Blake / Shorty Blake1942 In Which We Serve
as Tom1942 The Big Blockade
as Flt·Lieut. Perry1941 Cottage to Let
as Young Bill1941 Old Bill and Son
as Jack1940 All Hands
as Peter Colley as a Young Man1939 Goodbye, Mr. Chips
as Jim Connor1937 The Green Cockatoo
as Cpl. Bert Dawson1937 O.H.M.S.
as Lord Guilford Dudley1936 Tudor Rose
as Albert Brown1935 Brown on Resolution
as Tony1935 Charing Cross Road
as Robert Miller1935 Car of Dreams
as Ralph Summers1935 Blind Justice
as Bobby Poskett1934 Those Were the Days
as Ronnie Blake1934 Doctor's Orders
as Tony Smithers1934 A Political Party
as Arthur Haughton1934 The Lash
as Fred Bolton1933 Britannia of Billingsgate
as Ernest Elton1933 The Ghost Camera
as himself1932 The Big Broadcast
as Golightly1932 The Midshipmaid

TV Shows/Series with John Mills as Actor(21)

as Faversham2014 Hollywood Divas
as Himself - Archive footage2013 Talking Pictures
as Mr. Chuffey1994 Martin Chuzzlewit
as Jarvis Lorry1989 A Tale of Two Cities
as Henry Rossiter1986 Hold the Dream
as Henry Rossiter1984 A Woman of Substance
1982 Hotel
as himself1982 Wogan
as Sam Morrissey1979 Tales of the Unexpected
as William Perkins1979 Tales of the Unexpected
as Bernard Quatermass1979 Quatermass
as self1978 Late Night Story
as himself1978 An Audience with...
as Bertram MacDonald1977 The Love Boat
as himself1963 The Danny Kaye Show
as himself1962 The Merv Griffin Show

Movies with John Mills as Crew(2)

Directing/Director1965 Sky West and Crooked
Production/Producer1949 The Rocking Horse Winner

Full Name: John Mills
Citizenship: United Kingdom (UK)
Born: Saturday, 02/22 1908 (February) in The Watts Naval Training College, North Elmham, Norfolk, England (United Kingdom (UK))
Died: Saturday, 04/23 2005 (April) in Denham (aged: 97)
Zodiac sign: Pisces (Chinese zodiac sign: Monkey)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Norwich High School for Boys
Spouses (current/former): Mary Hayley Bell, Aileen Raymond
Siblings: Annette Mills
Related to: Molly Blake, Susie Blake, Crispian Mills
Other names for John Mills (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Lewis Ernest Watts Mills"
"Sir John Mills"
"Sir John Mills, CBE"
"Johnny Mills"
"John Mills (Schauspieler)"
John Mills frequently works together with these people:
David Lean (12x, Crew)
Bryan Forbes (10x, Crew)
Michael Balcon (10x, Crew)
Roy Ward Baker (9x, Crew)
Ronald Neame (9x, Crew)
Noël Coward (8x, Crew)
Felix Aylmer (8x, Actor)
Juliet Mills (8x, Actress)
Louis Levy (7x, Crew)
Trevor Howard (6x, Actor)
Muir Mathieson (6x, Crew)

Other people with this name: John Mills

WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:3610, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 05/22/2021