William Lionel Murton [1] (2 June 1915 – 26 September 2006 [4] ​) was an English and Canadian character actor. [3] Born in Wandsworth, London, he was resident at Little Orchard, Weston Road, Upton Grey, Basingstoke, Hampshire, England, before his death at age 91. He was cremated at Basingstoke Crematorium on 6 October 2006. He is commemorated with his wife, Anita, in Upton Grey Churchyard, Grave 1 E-3.

Having grown up in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, he most often played Americans and Canadians in films and in various television series, from the late 1940s. [4] He also appeared in episodes of several TV series, including Danger Man and was a regular cast member of the Dickie Henderson Show , playing Dickie's friend Jack. [3] [5]

Selected filmography [2]