James Hayter (actor)

Henry James Hayter (23 April 1907 – 27 March 1983) was a British actor of television and film. He is best remembered for his roles as Friar Tuck in the film The Story of Robin Hood and His Merrie Men (1952) and as Samuel Pickwick in the film The Pickwick Papers (1952), the latter earning him a BAFTA Award for Best British Actor nomination.[1]

James Hayter
Hayter in 1975
Born
Henry James Goodenough Hayter

(1907-04-23)23 April 1907
Lonavla, British India
Died27 March 1983(1983-03-27) (aged 75)
EducationRoyal Academy of Dramatic Art
OccupationActor
Years active1936–1980
Spouse(s)Marjorie Lane
(m. 1934; div.)
Mary E. R. Shaw
(m. 1946)
Children8
RelativesCharity Wakefield (granddaughter)

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