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Also Known As: Died: February 23, 1987
Born: May 4, 1906 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: East Sheen, England, GB Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987) as 2nd Elder
Superman (Christopher Reeve) receives a request to end nuclear proliferation, and the Man of Steel goes into action. He rounds up every nuclear missile in the world and then hurls the collection into the sun for a resounding explosion. But his Clark Kent persona has other problems as The Daily Planet has been bought by unscrupulous David Warfield (Sam Wanamaker) who is only interested in turning the newspaper into a sleazy tabloid. Lacy (Mariel Hemingway), Warfield''s sexy daughter, however, has eyes for Kent and gets Lois Lane (Margot Kidder) to fix her up with him.
Red Shoes, The (1985)
Tale of a famous ballerina who must choose between art and love.
Element of Crime, The (1984) as Osborne
In a futuristic metropolis, Fisher, a revered detective, returns from Cairo to sift through the clues surrounding the latest in a series of strange murders. In desperation, he turns to his mentor, a once brilliant criminal theoretician who has since gone mad, for advice on how to catch the killer. What he learns is a disturbing method of criminal osmosis which requires him to re-enact elements of the crime by merging souls with the murderer.
Man In The Iron Mask, The (1977) as Armand
A stylish new version of the Dumas swashbuckler, mixing fact and fictitious derring-do and telling of Louis XIV's identical twin. It already had been filmed a half-dozen times in several variations. This production earned Emmy Award nominations for writer William Bast and costumer Olga Lehmann.
Robin And Marian (1976) as Old Defender
An aging Robin Hood comes home to resume his relationship with Maid Marian and his battles against the Sheriff of Nottingham.
Anne of the Thousand Days (1969) as Kingston
Anne Boleyn fights to keep Henry VIII''s love and her head in the midst of palace intrigue.
Where's Jack? (1969) as Ballad singer
The Spy Who Came In From the Cold (1965) as Old judge
A British agent infiltrates the enemy by allowing himself to be disgraced at home.
Sink the Bismarck! (1960) as Captain, <I>Prince of Wales</I>
Chronicles the breakout of the Bismark during the early days of World War Two. Seen both from the point of view of the many naval vessels on both sides and from the central headquarters of the British where the search for the super battleship was controlled.
Peeping Tom (1960) as Arthur Baden
Raised by a sadist, a cinematographer kills young women while filming their fear.
Third Man on the Mountain (1959) as
A boy attempts to realize his father''''s dream of climbing an alpine peak known as the Citadel.
The Prince and the Showgirl (1957) as [Col.] Hoffman
An American showgirl in London creates an international incident when she falls for a European prince.
Helen of Troy (1956) as High Priest
A shipwrecked prince's love for a married queen triggers war between Greece and Troy.
Richard III (1955) as Ratcliff
A hunchbacked madman plots to make himself king of England.
The Wild Heart (1952) as Abel Woodus
After entering a loveless marriage, a gypsy falls for another man.
The River (1951) as The Father
Members of an English settlement cope with the exotic lure of life in India.
Gone to Earth (1950)
Hazel Woodus is a beautiful but innocent country girl who loves all the creatures around her, especially her pet fox cub. She is given a rough time by her father but can escape to run barefoot through the woods when her harsh life gets too much for her. It is there that she is found by the local squire, Jack Reddin, finds her and is struck by her beauty. The obvious conflict develops when the squire leads the local hunt and tries to kill Hazel's pet fox. The title "Gone to Earth" is taken from the huntsmans cry when the target is no longer obtainable.
The Red Shoes (1948) as Livy
A young ballerina is torn between her art and her romance with a young composer.
Hamlet (1948) as Bernardo
The melancholy Dane flirts with insanity while trying to prove his uncle murdered his father.
Uncle Silas (1947) as Dr Bryerley
A young woman's uncle and governess plot to kill her for her inheritance.
Black Narcissus (1947) as Old General
Nuns founding a convent in the Himalayas are tormented by the area's exotic beauty.
A Canterbury Tale (1944) as Narration
Three visitors to a small town try to catch a man who pours glue in women's hair.
A Canterbury Tale (1944) as Idiot; Solider
Three visitors to a small town try to catch a man who pours glue in women's hair.
Henry V (1944) as Fluellen
Shakespeare's tale of the warrior king who learns the meaning of heroism during a daring invasion of France.
Silver Fleet, The (1943)
Jaap van Leyden is in charge of a shipyard in newly occupied Holland. At first he collaberates with the Germans because it is the easiest course to follow. Later a childs rhyme reminds him of his patriotic duty, but how best to resist the Nazis without endangering his wife and fellow workers ?
Contraband (1940)
While held up in a British port, a Danish sea captain tussles with German spies.
Dandy Dick (1935)
Crime Unlimited (1935)
A young police academy recruit tries to break up a gang of thieves.
Womanhood (1934)
Waltzes From Vienna (1934)
Schani, Johan Strauss Jr., is forced by his father to forget music and to work in a bakery. Here he falls in love with Resi. The girl gets very jealous when a rich and beautiful contessa asks Schani to write a waltz for her. Schani writes and plays it, but he is always loyal to his girlfriend.
The Ringer (1932) as John Lenley

Film Production - Main (feature film)

The Warriors (1955) as Dial coach
The "Black Prince" of England remains in France to guard the lands taken by his predecessor-father.

Cast (special)

My Cousin Rachel (1985) as Sam Bates
Rachel is a beautiful, mysterious countess who may or may not have murdered her ailing English husband in Italy. She returns to England, where her late husband's cousin falls passionately in love with her, in spite of his suspicions of her guilt.
King Lear (1984)
An adaptation for television of Shakespeare's tragedy "King Lear" with Laurence Olivier in the title role.
Rebecca (1980) as Coroner
The mysterious Maxim DeWinter takes his new, young bride home to his Cornwall estate, Manderley, and to a household still dominated by the memory of DeWinter's first wife, Rebecca. Troubling events surrounding the death of the first Mrs. DeWinter overshadow the course of the drama.
Cousin Bette (1972)
A dramatization of Honore De Balzac's novel, "La Cousine Bette." An embittered, jealous and scheming woman seeks to ruin and disgrace the members of her family.

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