Dad's Army. Sergeant Wilson (John Le Mesurier). Copyright: BBC.

John Le Mesurier

John Le Mesurier was an English actor with a prolific career on stage, film, radio and television, primarily in comedies and/or comic roles. Noted for his suave, often vague or confused demeanour, he rose to particular prominence in ITV sitcom George And The Dragon, before being cast in his defining role, as minor aristocrat Sergeant Wilson in Dad's Army.

Full name
John Elton Le Mesurier Halliley
Gender
Male
Nationality
England
Born
Friday 5th April 1912
Died
Tuesday 15th November 1983 (aged 71)

Family

Wife
Hattie Jacques (1949 - 1965)

Key Life Dates

Married
Thursday 10th November 1949 - Kensington Registrar's Office
Divorced
Monday 30th November 1964

Known for

Credits

 
Year Production Role
2016 Dad's Army: A Stripe For Frazer Sergeant Wilson
2012 John Le Mesurier: It's All Been Rather Lovely Self (Archive Material)
1983 It Sticks Out Half A Mile - Series 1 Arthur Wilson
It Sticks Out Half A Mile - Pilot Arthur Wilson
1982 The Other 'Arf - Series 3
  1. E1 - Crisis Of Conscience
Henry Hetherington
1982 Hi-De-Hi! - Series 3
  1. E2 - Carnival Time
Hugo
1982 Dead Ernest
  1. E3 - Episode Three
Head of Plagues
1980 The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy - The Secondary Phase
  1. E3 - Fit The Tenth
Wise Old Bird
1980 Shillingbury Tales
  1. The Shillingbury Blowers
Parish Council Chairman
1977 Dad's Army - Series 9 Sergeant Wilson
1977 Stand Up Virgin Soldiers Colonel Bromley-Pickering
1976 Dad's Army - The Love Of Three Oranges Sergeant Wilson
1976 Dad's Army - Series 3 Sergeant Wilson
1975 Dad's Army - Series 8 Sergeant Wilson
1975 Dad's Army - Series 2 Sergeant Wilson
1974 Dad's Army - Series 7 Sergeant Wilson
1974 Francis Howerd In Concert Guest
1974 Dad's Army - Series 1 Sergeant Wilson
1974 Confessions Of A Window Cleaner Inspector Radlett
1973 Dad's Army - Series 6 Sergeant Wilson
1973 Black And Blue
  1. E4 - Rust
Sir Henry
1973 Marry The Girls Luke Elms
1972 Dad's Army - Series 5 Sergeant Wilson
1972 A Class By Himself - Series 1 Lord Bleasham
1972 Au Pair Girls Mr. V. Wainwright
1971 Dad's Army - Battle Of The Giants! Sergeant Wilson
1971 Doctor At Large
  1. E26 - Mr. Moon
Stanley Moon
1971 A.P. Herbert's 'Misleading Cases' - Series 3
  1. E2 - What Is A Snail?
Mr Mason
1971 Dad's Army Sgt. Wilson
1971 Dear Mother.... ....Love Albert - Series 3
  1. E6 - Lost Weekend
Vicar
1971 A Class By Himself - Pilot
  1. The Thumb Of Barnaby Locke
Lord Shepton
1970 Dad's Army - Series 4 Sergeant Wilson
1970 Shine A Light
  1. E4 - The Great Relief
Lighthouseman Lionel Parrott
1969 The Magic Christian Sir John
1969 Dad's Army - Series 3 Sergeant Wilson
1969 Dad's Army - Series 2 Sergeant Wilson
1969 Two In Clover - Series 1
  1. E2 - Episode Two
Hunt Chairman
1968 George And The Dragon - Series 4 Colonel Maynard
1968 Dad's Army - Series 1 Sergeant Wilson
1968 George And The Dragon - Series 3 Colonel Maynard
1967 To Lucifer - A Son Lucifer
1967 George And The Dragon - Series 2 Colonel Maynard
1967 All Gas And Gaiters - Series 1
  1. E1 - The Bishop Gets The Sack
Timothy Post
1967 Hugh And I - Series 6
  1. E6 - Chinese Crackers
Actor
1966 George And The Dragon - Series 1 Colonel Maynard
1966 Marriage Lines - Series 5
  1. E7 - And Then There Were Five
Mr. Hopkins
1966 Pardon The Expression - Series 2 Sir Charles Dobson
1966 The Sandwich Man Religious Sandwich Man
1965 Barnaby Spoot And The Exploding Whoopee Cushion Mr Bostock
1962 Go To Blazes Fisherman
1961 Very Important Person Piggott
1961 On The Fiddle Hixon
1961 Don't Bother To Knock Father
1960 The Pure Hell Of St. Trinian's Minister of Education
1960 The Night We Got The Bird Clerk of the Court
1960 School For Scoundrels Skinner (Head Waiter)
1959 Too Many Crooks Magistrate
1959 I'm All Right Jack Waters
Gala Opening Actor
1958 Hancock's Half Hour - Series 4
  1. E4 - The New Nose
Dr. Francis Worthington
1958 Hancock's Half Hour - Series 4
  1. E6 - The Horror Serial
Colonel
1957 Hancock's Half Hour - Series 3
  1. E9 - The Lawyer: The Crown v Sidney James
Judge
1957 The Good Companions Monte Mortimer
1956 Private's Progress Psychiatrist
1954 Happy Holidays Mr Mulberry

Non-comedy TV and film credits might be found here:
John Le Mesurier on IMDb

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