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Ed Devereaux

Ed Devereaux (27 August 1925 – 17 December 2003) was an Australian actor, who lived in the UK for many years. He was best known for playing the part of "Matt Hammond" in the Australian children's television series Skippy. He was also involved in the series behind the scenes; Devereaux both wrote the script and directed The Veteran (1969), for which he received much critical acclaim. Devereaux based the story of Double Trouble on an idea conceived by his children, wrote the screenplay of Summer Storm and wrote the script of The Mine. Devereaux appeared as Mr. Gubbins in the 1963 British comedy movie Ladies Who Do and in several Carry On films including Carry On Sergeant, Carry On Nurse, Carry On Regardless, Carry On Cruising and Carry On Jack. He also appeared as Thomas Macaulay in series 5 of The Onedin Line and as Mac in the British comedy series Absolutely Fabulous and in The Professionals (episode "Runner") and The Sweeney ("Jackpot"). In 1964 he appeared in The Saint episode "The Loving Brothers".

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Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Carry On Sergeant 1958-08-15
Latest Project:
Movie The Preventers 1996-12-16
Known For
Poster of Goldeneye
Poster of Money Movers
Poster of The Wrong Arm of the Law
Poster of Carry On Cruising
Movie The Preventers Roger Stavro Mordik 1996-12-16
Movie Buddy's Song Bookie 1991-03-01
Movie I Bought a Vampire Motorcycle Landlord 1990-07-06
Series Snakes and Ladders Computer voice 1989-10-17
Movie Goldeneye Sir William Stephenson 1989-08-26
Movie Reunion at Fairborough George Kloss 1985-05-12
Movie The Dismissal Phil Lynch 1983-03-06
Series The Enigma Files Unknown 1980-04-15
Movie Money Movers Dick Martin 1978-10-24
Movie Pressure Police Inspector 1976-11-19
Series Fall of Eagles Unknown 1974-03-15
Movie Barry McKenzie Holds His Own Sir Alec Ferguson 1974-12-12
Movie The Death of Adolf Hitler Martin Bormann 1973-01-07
Series Orson Welles' Great Mysteries Unknown 1973-09-01
Movie Bless This House Jim 1972-01-01
Movie Nickel Queen 1971-03-31
Series The Persuaders! Unknown 1971-09-17
Movie Skippy and the Intruders Matt Hammond 1969-12-10
Movie Journey Out Of Darkness Jubbal 1967-10-15
Movie They're a Weird Mob Joe Kennedy 1966-08-18
Movie The Wrong Arm of the Law Bluey May 1963-03-17
Movie Carry On Jack Hook, Pirate 1963-11-01
Movie Ladies Who Do Mr Gubbins 1963-11-01
Movie Carry On Cruising Young Officer 1962-04-01
Movie The Password Is Courage Aussie 1962-06-01
Movie Watch Your Stern Cmdr. Phillips 1960-01-01
Movie Man in the Moon Storekeeper 1960-10-31
Movie The Savage Innocents Pilot 1960-03-20
Movie Carry On Sergeant Sgt. Russell 1958-08-15
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