Nicholas PhippsNicholas Phipps (23 June 1913 – 11 April 1980) was a British actor and screenwriter who appeared in more than thirty films during a career that lasted between 1938 and 1970. He was born in London in 1913. He appeared mainly in British comedy films, often specialising in playing military figures. He was also an occasional screenwriter, sometimes working on the script for films in which he acted. Best known for his collaborations with Herbert Wilcox and Ralph Thomas, Phipps wrote some of the most popular British films of all time, including ''Spring in Park Lane'' (1948) and ''Doctor in the House'' (1954). He retired from acting in 1970.
His script for the 1954 film ''Doctor in the House'' was nominated for a BAFTA. Provided by Wikipedia