George Woodbridge was born on 16 February 1907 in Exeter, Devon.
George’s ruddy-cheeked complexion and West Country accent meant he often played publicans, policemen or yokels, most prominently in horror and comedy films.
His non-Hammer horror film roles include parts in Jack the Ripper (1959), The Flesh and the Fiends (1959), and Doomwatch (1972). He also made a total of nine films with Michael Ripper.
George Woodbridge died on 31 March 1973 in Barnet, Hertfordshire, while filming the second series of ATV’s children’s show Inigo Pipkin, he was 66.