John Le Mesurier

John Le Mesurier bio

Birth Name: John Elton Le Mesurier Halliley

Occupation: TV Actor

Place Of Birth: England

Date Of Birth: April 5, 1912

Date Of Death: November 15, 1983

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: British

John Le Mesurier was born on the 5th of April, 1912. He was popular for being a TV Actor. Famous during the 1970s for playing Arthur Wilson on the BBC’s “Dad’s Army,” this British screen actor also played character roles in films such as “The Punch and Judy Man” and “The Rebel.”

John Le Mesurier was born in England. After training at the Fay Compton Studio of Dramatic Art, he began his stage acting career, the culmination of which was perhaps a performance with Alec Guinness in a John Gielgud-directed staging of ‘Hamlet.’ He received a 1971 British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Award for his starring role in a television special titled “Traitor.”

John Le Mesurier was a Aries and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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John Le Mesurier was born in 1910s. The 1910s represented the culmination of European militarism. Discover what happened on this day.

John Elton Le Mesurier Halliley is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Personal Life

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John Le Mesurier was born in the Year of the Rat.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: John Elton Le Mesurier Halliley
NICKNAME: John Elton Le Mesurier Halliley, John Le Mesurier
DEATH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: John Le Mesurier was a Aries. People of this zodiac sign like physical challenges, taking on leadership roles, individual sports and dislike inactivity, delays, and work that doesn't use one's talents. The strengths of this sign are being courageous, determined, confident, enthusiastic, optimistic, while weaknesses can be to be impatient, moody, short-tempered, impulsive and aggressive. The greatest overall compatibility with Aries is Libra and Leo.

Chinese Zodiac: John Le Mesurier was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are clever and charming. They're curious, but sometimes too motivated by money.

Ruling Planet: John Le Mesurier had a ruling planet of Mars and has a ruling planet of Mars and by astrological associations Tuesday is ruled by Mars. This planet symbolizes the principle of assertive drive and energy. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have huge drive, aggression and commpetitiveness.

John Le Mesurier’s birth sign is Aries and he had a ruling planet of Mars.

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