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Michael Gough
Michael Gough
Gender: Male
Medium(s): Film
Roles: Actor
Date of birth: November 23rd, 1917
Place of birth: Kuala Lumpur, Malaya
Date of death: March 17th, 2011
Place of death: London, England
1st Horror: Dracula (1958)

Michael Gough is a British actor who has appeared in but a small number of horror films in comparison to the 100+ films that comprise his total filmography. Gough is best remembered for playing the role of Alfred Pennyworth, the erstwhile butler to Bruce Wayne in the revisionist Batman movies of the 1980s-90s. Before that however, he is the first actor to ever portray the character of Arthur Holmwood, one of the provincial characters created in 1897 by Bram Stoker in his novel, Dracula. Gough's Holmwood appeared in the 1958 adaptation of Dracula by Hammer Film Productions. Also for Hammer, Gough played the character of Ambrose D'Arcy in the 1962 film The Phantom of the Opera. Gough has also contributed materials to films such as Dr. Terror's House of Horrors, The Skull, Trog, The Legend of Hell House and Sleepy Hollow.

Michael Gough passed away in London, England on March 17th, 2011 at the age of 94. [1]

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Film Year Role
Horror of Dracula 1958 Arthur Holmwood
Horrors of the Black Museum 1959 Edmond Bancroft
Konga 1961 Doctor Charles Decker
Phantom of the Opera 1962 Lord Ambrose d'Arcy
Dr. Terror's House of Horrors 1965 Eric Landor
The Skull 1965 Auctioneer
They Came from Beyond Space 1967 Master of the Moon
Curse of the Crimson Altar 1968 Elder
The Corpse 1970 Walter Eastwood
Trog 1970 Sam Murdock
Horror Hospital 1973 Doctor Christian Storm
The Legend of Hell House 1973 Emeric Belasco
Satan's Slave 1976 Alexander Yorke
Venom 1981 David Ball
The Serpent and the Rainbow 1988 Schoonbacher
Sleepy Hollow 1999 Notary Hardenbrook
Corpse Bride 2005 Elder Gutknecht

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