View All

Watch It

In Theaters
  • Around the World in 80 Days

At Home
  • I'll Get You

  • So Well Remembered

  • The Small Back Room

  • Trouble in Store

  • Sea Wife

  • Around the World in 80 Days

  • In Which We Serve

  • The Man in the White Suit

  • A Christmas Carol

  • Corridors of Blood

1 of 10

Roddy Hughes Biography

  • Profession: Actor
  • Born: Jun 19, 1891
  • Died: Jan 1, 0001

In films from 1934, chubby Welsh character actor Roddy Hughes seemed like a Dickens character come to life. Accordingly, Hughes appeared as Short in The Old Curiosity Shop (1934), Tim Linkinwatter in Nicholas Nickelby (1947) and Old Fezziweg in the 1951 Alastair Sim version of A Christmas Carol. He also proved an eminently deflatable authority figure in low comedies of the "Old Mother Riley" variety. In his sixties, Roddy Hughes tended to play phlegmatic old-school-tie clubmen in such films as Around the World in 80 Days (1956) and The Sea Wife (1957). ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi