Actor who played Captain Hook in Mary Martin's musical, Peter Pan. His musical comedies include Yes, Uncle! and Going Up.
Before going into film, he worked as a stage actor, performing in various musical comedies.
In 1961, he directed The Happiest Girl in the World.
His parents were Herbert Trimnell-Ritchard and Marguerite Ritchard. He married Madge Elliot.
He played Captain Hook in the Mary Martin musical production of Peter Pan.