Ian Carmichael OBE (born 18 June 1920) is an English film, stage, television and radio actor. The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is a British Order of chivalry established on 4 June 1917 by King George V. Events 618 - Coronation of the Chinese governor Li Yuan as Emperor Gaozu of Tang, the new Emperor of China, initiating three centuries Year 1920 ( MCMXX) was a Leap year starting on Thursday (link will display 1920 of the Gregorian calendar England is a Country which is part of the United Kingdom. Its inhabitants account for more than 83% of the total UK population whilst its mainland Television ( TV) is a widely used Telecommunication medium for sending ( Broadcasting) and receiving moving Images, either monochromatic Radio is the transmission of signals by Modulation of electromagnetic waves with frequencies below those of visible Light. An actor, actress, player or thespian (see terminology) is a person who Acts in a Dramatic production and who works
Carmichael was born in Hull, Yorkshire. Kingston upon Hull ( almost invariably referred Yorkshire is a historic county of Northern England and the largest in Great Britain. His father was an optician and he was educated at Scarborough College and Bromsgrove School, before training as an actor at RADA. Scarborough College is an independent day and boarding school for boys and girls aged 3-18 years History Bromsgrove School, founded in 1553 is a Co-educational Independent school in the Worcestershire town of Bromsgrove, The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art ( RADA) in Bloomsbury, London, is generally regarded as one of the most prestigious Drama schools in the world He made his stage debut, but with the outbreak of the Second World War his acting career was interrupted by military service in Europe with the Royal Armoured Corps, as a commissioned officer in the 22nd Dragoons. World War II, or the Second World War, (often abbreviated WWII) was a global military conflict which involved a majority of the world's nations, including The Royal Armoured Corps (RAC is currently a collection of ten regular Regiments mostly converted from old horse cavalry regiments, and four Yeomanry regiments The 22nd Dragoons was a cavalry regiment of the British Army from 1940 to 1945
He portrayed serious characters in Betrayed (1954), starring Clark Gable and Lana Turner, and in The Colditz Story (1955), but he made his name playing the sheltered innocent in a world of crooks and shirkers in a series of classic films for the Boulting Brothers, including Private's Progress (1956), Brothers in Law (1957) and I'm All Right Jack (1959), as well as similar films for other producers, for example School for Scoundrels (1960). Betrayed is a 1954 war Drama film made by MGM. It was directed by Gottfried Reinhardt, from a Screenplay by The Colditz Story is a 1955 Prisoner of war Film starring John Mills and Eric Portman. John and Roy Boulting were English film-makers, who became known for their popular series of satirical comedies in the 1950s and 1960s Private's Progress is a British Comedy Film of 1956, based on the novel by Alan Hackney For the musical group of this name see The Brothers-in-Law. Brothers in Law was a 1955 comedy book by Henry Cecil, himself I'm All Right Jack is a British Comedy film directed and produced by John and Roy Boulting released in 1959 as a Sequel School for Scoundrels or How to Win Without Actually Cheating! is a 1960 British Comedy film, remade in 2006 inspired by the He also appeared in the Pride segment of The Magnificent Seven Deadly Sins. The Magnificent Seven Deadly Sins is a 1971 Comedy film directed and produced by Graham Stark.
During the 1960s and 1970s, he enjoyed success in television, including the sitcom, Bachelor Father, based on the story of a real-life bachelor who took on several foster children. Bachelor Father was a British sitcom starring Ian Carmichael that aired for two series from 1970 to 1971 On television he enjoyed great popularity as Bertie Wooster, opposite Dennis Price as Jeeves, in several series of The World of Wooster, based on the works of P.G. Wodehouse. Bertram Wilberforce "Bertie" Wooster is a recurring Fictional character in the Jeeves novels of British Author Dennis Price ( 23 June 1915 - 6 October 1973) was an English Actor who is mainly remembered for his suave screen roles Reginald Jeeves is a Fictional character in the short stories and novels of P Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse, KBE (15 October 1881 – 14 February 1975 (ˈwʊdhaʊs was an English Comic novelist who enjoyed enormous popular success In later years, he was heard on BBC radio as Galahad Threepwood, another Wodehouse creation. The Honourable Galahad "Gally" Threepwood is a Fictional character in the Blandings stories by P In the 1970s, he memorably played Lord Peter Wimsey in several drama series based on the mystery novels by Dorothy L. Sayers. Lord Peter Death Bredon Wimsey, a Fictional character, is a bon vivant sleuth in a series of detective novels and short stories by Dorothy A novel (from Italian novella, Spanish novela, French nouvelle for "new" "news" or "short story Dorothy Leigh Sayers ( IPA: usually pronounced /ˈseɪɜrz/ although Sayers herself preferred /ˈsɛːz/ and encouraged the use of her middle initial to facilitate this He appeared on television, notably in the ITV series, The Royal as the Hospital Secretary T. The Royal is a British Medical drama. The serial television show features one hour episodes aired by ITV. J. Middleditch (2003–2006). In 1999, he appeared in the BBC serial Wives and Daughters. Wives and Daughters is a BBC serial adapted from the novel Wives and Daughters An Everyday Story by Victorian author Elizabeth He was appointed an OBE in the 2003 Queen's Birthday Honours List. The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is a British Order of chivalry established on 4 June 1917 by King George V.
Ian Carmichael has been married twice: