Michael Ripper
Date of Birth
Jan 27, 1913
Birth Place:
Portsmouth, England, UK

Biography

British actor Michael Ripper labored in relative obscurity until the late 1950s. With the formation of Hammer Studios, Ripper became, in the words of horror-film historian Bill Warren, "almost the Hammer equivalent of Dwight Frye." Cast as cockney coachmen, nervous peasants, cretinous lab assistants, gravediggers and general hangers-on, Ripper enlivened the proceedings of such frightfests as...