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Cyril Chamberlain
Actor Cyril Chamberlain.jpg
in The Green Man (1956)
Born(1909-03-08)8 March 1909
London, England
Died5 December 1974(1974-12-05) (aged 65)
Other namesC. J. Chamberlain
Years active1938–1966

Cyril Chamberlain (8 March 1909 – 5 December 1974) was an English film and television actor.[1] He appeared in a number of the early Carry On, Doctor and St. Trinian's films.[2]

Chamberlain was born on 8 March 1909 in London and died in Builth Wells in Wales on 5 December 1974 aged 65. He spent his final five years in retirement restoring antique furniture.[3]

He was married to actress Lisa Lee and they had one child.[3]

He appeared in 139 films between 1938 and 1966.

His first film appearance was in the 1939 Will Hay comedy film Ask a Policeman; his role was uncredited.[4] His film roles were often quite small. However, he did have notable parts, with third and fourth billing respectively, as the main villain in both the crime drama The Embezzler (1954) and the crime thriller Tiger by the Tail (1954).

Partial filmography


  1. ^ "Cyril Chamberlain". BFI. Archived from the original on 16 January 2009.
  2. ^ "Carry On Irregularly C".
  3. ^ a b Ross, Andrew (19 October 2011). Carry-On Actors. ISBN 9781908382085.
  4. ^ "Ask a Policeman".