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Lionel Blair


B: December 12, 1928 in Montréal, Québec

Born Henry Lionel Blair Ogus, when he isn’t working as a actor he’s a professional dancer and has been a choreographer and worked on films like The Main Attraction, Promise Her Anything, and the somewhat odd film, The Magic Christian. He often appeared as a dancer and in The Beatles’ 1964 film, A Hard Days Night he played the role of a choreographer.

Features & TV Movies:
VR indicates Direct-to-Video Release

The Limping Man (1953)
King’s Rhapsody (1955)

The World of Suzie Wong (1960)
Play It Cool (1962)
The Main Attraction (1962)
The Cool Mikado (1962)
A Hard Day’s Night (1964)
The Beauty Jungle (1964)
Maroc 7 (1967)

The Plank (TV-1979)

Absolute Beginners (1986)

Daddy fox (TV-2000)

The One Ronnie (TV-2010)

Run for Your Wife (2012)

Being Lionel (2013, short)

Evil’s Evil Cousin (2016, short)

TV Series – Cast:

New Faces (1973)

The Kenny Everett Television Show (1981)
Give Us a Clue (1982)

5’s Company (1997)
Melissa (1997, mini-series)

TV Series – Guest appearances:
Spectacular (1957, 1959)
ITV Play of the Week (1958)
Armchair Theatre (1959)

The Benny Hill Show (1961)
The Bruce Forsyth Show (1966)

The Persuaders! (1971)
Bless This House (1973)

The Jim Davidson Show (1982)

Janet and Company (1982)

Emu’s Wide World (1988)

Motormouth (1990)

Lazarus & Dingwall (1991)
The Generation Game (1997)
Babes in the Wood (1998)

Comedy Lab (1999)

Revolver (2001, 2004)

Crossroads (2003)
Last of the Summer Wine (2003)

Extras (2007)


The New Bromantics (2011)

Doctors (2014)