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Ed Devereaux

1925-08-27 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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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".


The Preventers Roger Stavro Mordik 1996-12-16
Absolutely Fabulous: The Last Shout Mac 1996-11-06
Buddy's Song Bookie 1991-03-01
I Bought a Vampire Motorcycle Landlord 1990-07-06
Goldeneye Sir William Stephenson 1989-08-26
The Saint: Fear in Fun Park Harry 1989-09-16
The Clean Machine Commissioner Fred Riley 1988-05-22
Daylight Robbery Ted Lawrence 1986-07-16
Bon Voyage Mr. Teitelbaum 1985-12-08
Claudia 1985-12-12
Reunion at Fairborough George Kloss 1985-05-12
Robbery Under Arms Ben 1985-03-28
The Dismissal Phil Lynch 1983-03-06
The Life and Times of David Lloyd George Max Aitken 1981-03-04
Money Movers Dick Martin 1978-10-24
Come Back, Little Sheba Elmo 1977-12-31
Three Dangerous Ladies The Ferryman 1977-06-05
Pressure Police Inspector 1976-11-19
Sporting Chance Ryker 1975-01-01
Child of Hope Richard A. Falk 1975-04-24
Barry McKenzie Holds His Own Sir Alec Ferguson 1974-12-12
The Death of Adolf Hitler Martin Bormann 1973-01-07
Bless This House Jim 1972-01-01
Nickel Queen 1971-03-31
Skippy and the Intruders Matt Hammond 1969-12-10
Journey Out Of Darkness Jubbal 1967-10-15
They're a Weird Mob Joe Kennedy 1966-08-18
The Wrong Arm of the Law Bluey May 1963-03-17
Ladies Who Do Mr. Gubbins 1963-11-01
Carry On Jack Hook, Pirate 1963-11-01
Carry On Cruising Young Officer 1962-03-12
The Password Is Courage Aussie 1962-06-01
There Was a Crooked Man American Colonel 1960-08-31
Watch Your Stern Cmdr. Phillips 1960-10-14
Man in the Moon Storekeeper 1960-10-31
The Savage Innocents Pilot 1960-03-20
Carry On Sergeant Sgt. Russell 1958-08-15
The Shiralee Christy 1957-07-11