Stanley Baxter

Stanley Baxter

actor, writer, additional crew

Stanley Baxter was born on May 24, 1926 in UK. Stanley Baxter's big-screen debut came with Wee Geordie directed by Frank Launder in 1955, strarring Postman. Stanley Baxter is known for The Thief and the Cobbler directed by Richard Williams, Vincent Price stars as ZigZag and Bobbi Page as Princess YumYum (Majestic Films version). Stanley Baxter has got 2 awards and 2 nominations so far. The most recent award Stanley Baxter achieved is British Comedy Awards. The upcoming new movie Stanley Baxter plays is The Thief and the Cobbler which will be released on Aug 25, 1995.

As a youth in 1940's Glasgow Stanley spent as much time as possible at the Grosvenor Cinema even skipping school. His father was a branch manager of Commercial Union while his mother would have liked to have been an actress, When the family agreed that acting was respectable his mother took him round halls where he gave renderings of Harry Lauder and Mae West, Schooling eventually came to a stop which disappointed his father who'd wanted him to be a doctor. His father died he'd lived long enough to know that Stanley was going to do well. He eventually moved South with his wife, Moira, and proceeded to established himself in London on his own terms with a reputation of being a perfectionist,

  • Birthday

    May 24, 1926
  • Place of Birth

    Glasgow, Scotland, UK

Known For


2 wins & 2 nominations

British Comedy Awards
Winner - Lifetime Achievement Award
BAFTA Awards
Best Light Entertainment Performance
Winner - BAFTA TV Award
The Stanley Baxter Moving Picture Show (1974)

Movies & TV Shows