Richard Wattis

British Character Actors No. 6: Richard Wattis

Always in his trademark glasses, Richard Wattis often played officials – as indeed a small army of actors did in the postwar years. The difference was that, instead of playing them as frustrated and bumbling, he was drily cynical and sharp. He’s especially funny in ‘The Happiest Days Of Your Life’. During the 1950s Wattis […]