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Ian Carmichael

(1920-2010), Actor

Sitter in 5 portraits
Stage and film actor often playing the part of a nincompoop. Made his stage debut as a robot in R.U.R. (1939) followed by comedy revues. Began film career in 1947. Successes include Lucky Jim (1957), the Bouting Brothers' I'm All Right, Jack (1959) and Heavens Above (1963). On television played Bertie Wooster in The World of Wooster (1965) and Dorothy L. Sayer's detective Lord Peter Wimsey (1972).

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Ian Carmichael, by Anthony Buckley - NPG x75905

Ian Carmichael

by Anthony Buckley
modern bromide print from original negative, 1946
NPG x75905

Ian Carmichael, by Anthony Buckley - NPG x76094

Ian Carmichael

by Anthony Buckley
modern bromide print from original negative, 1954
NPG x76094

Ian Carmichael, by Derek Allen - NPG x45665

Ian Carmichael

by Derek Allen
blue-toned bromide print, 1960
NPG x45665

Ian Carmichael, by Godfrey Argent - NPG x5666

Ian Carmichael

by Godfrey Argent
bromide print, 9 October 1968
NPG x5666

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