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Ian Carmichael

Ian Carmichael (b. June 18 1920) is a British film and television actor. Although born in Hull, Yorkshire, he made his name playing mild-mannered upper-class twits, in comedy films such as Brothers in Law (1957) and School for Scoundrels (1960). During the 1960s and 1970s, he enjoyed considerable success in television, including the sitcom, Bachelor Father. He is perhaps best remembered for two roles: Bertie Wooster (opposite Dennis Price as Jeeves) in several series of The World of Wooster, based on the works of P. G. Wodehouse, and, later, Lord Peter Wimsey in several drama series based on the mystery novels by Dorothy L. Sayers.

Ian Carmichael's second wife is the novelist, Kate Fenton.