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Tony Wager

Wager is best known for portraying the role of the young "Pip" in David Lean's 1946 film of Great Expectations. Wager was born in Willesden, London and grew up in Mill Hill, Hendon. Wager’s father was a plumber and decorator. He studied at Christ's College. In 1945, Wager auditioned call for the role of ’Pip’ in the film Great Expectations. Wager won the role and was praised by critics for his performance. He won a Film Daily Critics Award for Best Performance For a Juvenile for his role in the film. After appearing in Great Expectations, Wager continued working in films and television in England. In the late 1950s, Wager moved to Sydney, Australia where he continued his career in both film and television but occasionally returned to England for acting jobs. He made his final onscreen appearance in the 1988 Australian television movie The Boardroom.


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Born:
Jun 24, 1932 In Willesden, London, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
13
First Appeared:
In the movie Great Expectations 1946-12-26
Latest Project:
Movie ...And Millions Die! 1973-01-01
Known For
Poster of ...And Millions Die!

Tony Wager Movies Filmography

Movie
...And Millions Die!
Inspector Bigelow 1973-01-01
Movie
The Night Caller
Pvt. Higgins (as Anthony Wager) 1965-12-31
Movie
The Hi-Jackers
1963-12-01
Movie
The Wind Cannot Read
Moss 1958-06-10
Series
Ivanhoe
Unknown 1958-01-05
Movie
The Battle of the River Plate
Lookout, HMS Ajax 1956-10-30
Movie
Above Us the Waves
George 1955-03-29
Movie
Scrooge
Fezziwig's Lad (uncredited) 1951-11-28
Movie
No Place for Jennifer
Ted 1950-01-17
Movie
The Guinea Pig
Bert 1948-10-26
Movie
Fame Is the Spur
The Boy Hamer 1947-09-23
Movie
Hungry Hill
Young Wild Johnnie 1947-01-07
Movie
Great Expectations
Young Pip 1946-12-26