He is survived by his wife and three children. He had suffered from vascular dementia for the last twelve years of his life.[9]. I use WIKI 2 every day and almost forgot how the original Wikipedia looks like. (Miss-Marple-Film mit Margaret Rutherford) (1964), Die erste Fahrt zum Mond (1964) und Camelot – Am Hofe König Arthurs (1968). Throughout the film Lionel Jeffries' character wears the 1877-79 South Africa Medal which would naturally imply that Grandpa Potts was a veteran of the Anglo-Zulu War. (He blamed the humidity there for his hair loss[7] at the age of 19. Lionel Jeffries died in February 2010 at the age of 83. His name is mentioned before the ending titles in the film The First Men in the Moon, released in 2010: "For Lionel Jeffries 1926-2010". Oxford and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mamma's Hung You in the Closet and I'm Feelin' So Sad, "Actor and director Lionel Jeffries dies, aged 83", Srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски. Hy was bekend vir sy rolle in die rolprente First Men in the Moon (1964), Camelot (1967), Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968), en The Amazing Mr. Blunden (1972). Jeffries turned to writing and directing children's films, including a well regarded version of The Railway Children (1970) and The Amazing Mr Blunden (1972). Both his parents were social workers with the Salvation Army. Would you like Wikipedia to always look as professional and up-to-date? He starred as Tom (Thomas Maddisson) in the Thames/ITV situation comedy Tom, Dick and Harriet with Ian Ogilvy and Bridget Forsyth. [7] He entered repertory at the David Garrick Theatre, Lichfield, Staffordshire for two years and appeared in early British television plays. Congratulations on this excellent venture… what a great idea! [6] His son Ty Jeffries is a composer, lyricist and cabaret artist. Lionel Jeffries' granddaughter is the novelist and playwright Amy Mason. He died on 19 February 2010 in a nursing home in Poole, Dorset. Lionel Charles Jeffries (10 June 1926 – 19 February 2010) was an English actor, director and screenwriter. Seine Schauspielkarriere erreichte ihre Spitze in den 1960er-Jahren in Hauptrollen anderer Filme wie Die grüne Minna (1960), Fanny (1961), Der Mann mit der grünen Nelke (1960), Mörder ahoi! [6], In 1945, he received a commission in the Oxford and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry[6] and served in Burma at the Rangoon radio station during the Second World War,[7] being awarded the Burma Star. In 1945, he re­ceived a com­mis­sion in the Ox­ford and Buck­ing­hamshire Light In­fantry and served in Burma at the Ran­goon radio sta­tion dur­ing the Sec­ond World War, being awarded the Burma Star. [6]) He also served as a captain in the Royal West African Frontier Force.[6]. It will enhance any encyclopedic page you visit with the magic of the WIKI 2 technology. He also served as a cap­tain in the Royal West African Fron­tier Force. Februar 2010 in Poole, Dorset) war ein britischer Schauspieler, Drehbuchautor und Filmregisseur. Jef­fries was born in Lon­don. [6], In 1945, he received a commission in the Oxford and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry[6] and served in Burma at the Rangoon radio station during the Second World War,[7] being awarded the Burma Star. Jeffries had a negative attitude towards television and avoided the medium for many years. English actor, screenwriter and film director, Oxford and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mamma's Hung You in the Closet and I'm Feelin' So Sad, "Actor and director Lionel Jeffries dies, aged 83", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Lionel_Jeffries&oldid=981111794, Alumni of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry officers, People educated at Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School, Wimborne Minster, Wikipedia articles with SNAC-ID identifiers, Wikipedia articles with SUDOC identifiers, Wikipedia articles with WORLDCATID identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 30 September 2020, at 10:32.