<p>Thorley Walters (born 12 May 1913, Teigngrace, Devon – 6 July 1991, London) was an English character actor.
He is probably best remembered for his comedy film roles such as in Two-Way Stretch, Carlton-Browne of the FO and The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother (as Dr. Watson, a character he had previously played in 1962's Sherlock Holmes and the Deadly Necklace). He also appeared in the acclaimed TV drama Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy.
He featured in three of the St Trinian's movies, starting as an army major in Blue Murder at St Trinian's. He later appeared as Butters, assistant to Education Ministry senior civil servant Culpepper-Brown (Eric Barker) in The Pure Hell of St Trinian's and played the part of Culpepper-Brown in The Wildcats of St Trinian's.
In the 1960s he also appeared in several Hammer horror films, including The Phantom of the Opera (1962), Dracula, Prince of Darkness (1966), Frankenstein Created Woman (1967) and Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed (1969).
In the DVD commentary to The Man Who Haunted Himself, Roger Moore mentioned that co-star Walters lived in Dolphin Square, the prestigious apartment block in Pimlico, London in which some scenes of the film</p>