Felix Aylmer Sir Felix Aylmer OBE (February 21, 1889-September 2, 1979), born Felix Edward Aylmer Jones, was a distinguished English stage actor who also appeared in the cinema and on television.
Aylmer was born in Corsham, Wiltshire. He founded the actors' trade union Equity in Britain. He often worked with Sir Laurence Olivier in Shakepearean films, and often played old wise men, most notably Merlin.
Aylmer was made an Officer of the British Empire (OBE} in 1950 and knighted in 1965. He died in a nursing home in Surrey.