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Nicholas Smith


Born - 5 March 1934, Banstead, Surrey, England
Died - 6 December 2015

Wizened, balding, flap-eared English character player busy in TV and films from his twenties, but best remembered as Mr Rumbold in the long-running TV comedy series Are You being Served? A rather scattered film career included appearances in Partners in Crime (1961), Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines (1965), The Fiction Makers (1967), Salt and Pepper (1968), A Walk With Love and Death (1969), The Twelve Chairs (1970), The Canterbury Tales (1972), Baxter! (1973), Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell (1974), The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother (1975), Are You Being Served? (1977), Stormy Monday (1988), What Rats Won't Do (1998), The Ghouls (2003) and Every Hidden Thing (2006), his last. He died following a fall. The actress Catherine Russell is his daughter.