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Alec McCowen

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Born: May 26, 1925 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Kent, England, GB Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Gangs of New York (2002) as Reverend Raleigh
In 1860's lower Manhattan, the Five Points section is a dark, teeming corner of the city known for vice and chaos. Into this frontier of lawlessness arrives the young Irish American, Amsterdam Vallon. Amsterdam is the orphaned son of the slain Priest Vallon--once chief warrior of the Dead Rabbits ga
Cruel Train (1995)
When a deputy station master's young wife has an affair with her godfather, the chairman of the railway board, he takes revenge by murdering the godfather on the train to Brighton. Realizing that the engine driver has seen him, the station master concocts an elaborate plot of sexual blackmail to pre
The Age Of Innocence (1993) as Sillerton Jackson
A 19th-century lawyer risks his place in society when he falls in love with his fiancee''s married cousin.
Maria's Child (1992) as Eugene Mccarthy
An unmarried dancer can't decide whether to keep her baby when she finds out she's pregnant.
Henry V (1989) as Ely
Screen version of Shakespeare''s historical play.
Cry Freedom (1987) as Acting High Commissioner
The true story of murdered, black, South African, "Black Consciousness Movement" activist Stephen Biko, and his friendship with the white, South African newspaper editor Donald Woods.
Personal Services (1987) as Wing Commander Morton
Forever Young (1986) as Father Vincent
Assam Garden, The (1985) as Mr Philpott
Young Visitors, The (1984) as J M Barrie
Never Say Never Again (1983) as Q 'Algy' Algernon
Under the command of Ernst Stavro Blofeld, SPECTRE Agents infiltrate a U.S. Air Force base situated in the U.K., and steal two Tomahawk cruise missiles. Maximillian Largo, the owner of an enormous yacht, holds the two nuclear devices and threatens their detonation on the world--NATO--if a ransom is not met. Answering to the threat, the British reactivate their ''00'' agents, and thus, they send James Bond (Agent 007) to recapture the warheads, find Largo and kill Blofeld. "Reactivated" as a double-agent, Bond must be retrained; he is shipped off to a health farm to purge him of his ancient habits of eating red meat and drinking martinis. Bond, the eternal charmer, engages in a couple of his old habits--having sex with his masseuse, and battling in an explosive fight with an assassin sent to kill him. He also stumbles upon Fatima Blush, the beautiful evil nurse working for Largo. His adventures pull him into playing a high stakes video game, engaging in a dangerous motorcycle pursuit, and eluding a deathly scuba diving chase.
Hanover Street (1979) as Major Trumbo
During the Second World War, an American pilot stationed in England meets a young British nurse during an air raid on London. The two instantly fall in love, despite the fact that the young nurse is already married, a secret she keeps hidden from her American lover. After being shot down behind enemy lines, while being assigned to ferry a British agent into France, the American pilot realizes that his secret cargo is in fact his lover''s husband, and that the two must now work together in order to survive.
Stevie (1978) as Freddy
This movie portrays British poet/author Stevie Smith (Glenda Jackson) and her life with her beloved aunt (Mona Washbourne) through direct dialogue with the audience by Stevie, as well as flashbacks, and narration by a friend (Trevor Howard). The movie mainly focuses on her relationship with her aunt, romantic relationships of the past, and the fame she received late in her life.
Travels with My Aunt (1972) as Henry [Pulling]
A stodgy young man gets caught up in his free-living aunt's shady schemes.
Frenzy (1972) as Chief Inspector Oxford
When a temperamental man's ex-wife falls victim to a serial killer, he becomes the number one suspect.
The Hawaiians (1970) as Micah Hale
A wanderer returns home only to find political turmoil, disease and romantic difficulties.
The Devil's Own (1966) as Alan Bax
Following a horrifying experience with the occult in Africa, a schoolteacher moves to a small English village, only to discover that black magic resides there as well.
In the Cool of the Day (1963) as Dickie Bayliss
A man''s efforts to save his friend''s marriage lead to infidelity.
The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (1962) as Brown
A boy from the Irish slums reviews his troubled past while training for a school race.
A Midsummer Night's Dream (1961) as Bottom
The Doctor's Dilemma (1959) as Redpenny
A woman tries to convince the medical profession to save her husband despite his lack of character.
Silent Enemy, The (1959) as Able Seaman Morgan
In the Mediterranean in 1941 the Italians start using underwater chariots to mine the undersides of allied ships. Explosives expert Lionel Crabbe arrives in Gibralter to organise defences, but finds only two British divers available to help him. Even more worrying, it seems likely that the Italians are secretly using neutral Spain across the bay as their key base.
A Night to Remember (1958) as Cottan
The crew and passengers of the Titanic fight to survive when the legendary ship strikes an iceberg.
The One That Got Away (1958) as Duty Officer--Hucknall
A downed German flier escapes from every prison camp he's put into.
Time Without Pity (1957) as Alec Graham
A father comes to the aid of his son who is on Death Row.
Town on Trial (1957) as Peter Crowley
When an attractive young girl is murdered, suspicion falls on several members of the local tennis club. It falls to Police Inspector Halloran to sort out all the red herrings, and finally after a confrontation at the top of the local church spire, arrest the culprit. Another fascinating look at what life was like in Britain during the 50's,
The Deep Blue Sea (1955) as Ken Thompson
A woman is unhappy in her marriage to a boring, stiff judge, so she takes up with a wild-living RAF pilot, who ends up being more than she can handle.
Divided Heart, The (1955)
After losing his family to concentration camps during World War II, a Yugoslav boy is adopted and raised by a German couple, until years later his biological mother, having survived the atrocities, arrives to claim him.

Cast (special)

American, The (2001) as Voice Of Henry James
Drama based on the novel by Henry James, "The American," about a self-made Midwesterner who discovers the sinister secret of an aristocratic French family when he falls in love with a daughter of the family. Christopher Newman, a 19th century "new man" who has amassed a fortune in California, heads
King Richard III (1996) as Narration
An animated special based on Shakespeare's "King Richard III." Richard, one of Shakespeare's most treacherous and ambitious villains, will stop at nothing to gain the throne of England for himself.
Macbeth (1993) as Narration
An animated special based on Shakespeare's "Macbeth." The ruthless pursuit of power by Lord and Lady Macbeth leads to murder and madness.
Secret Adversary, The (1987) as Sir James Peele Edgerton
Adaptation of Agatha Christie's novel about Thomas and Prudence Beresford -- otherwise known as Tommy and Tuppence -- the "partners in crime." When Thomas Beresford is wounded in battle during World War I, Prudence Crowley nurses him back to health. Back in England, they decide to go into business t
Dedicated Man, A (1985) as Silcox
Two unmarried domestics fake marriage (including a fictional son) to qualify for a husband-and-wife job at a posh resort hotel.
Twelfth Night (1980) as Malvolio
Shakespeare's lyric comedy about love in disguise. A young woman named Viola survives a shipwreck off the coast of a foreign land, then assumes the identity of a boy as a disguise. Finding employment as a page in the court of Duke Orsino, she finds herself pursued by Orsino's love, Olivia, who has r

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

David Copperfield (2000) as Mr Jorkins
Miniseries based on Charles Dickens' classic novel, "David Copperfield." Traces David Copperfield's life from his unhappy boyhood in the Salem House Academy to his triumph in life and love.<P>Part I: David Copperfield is born (shortly after the death of his father) much to the chagrin of his great a

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Victoria & Albert (2001) as Sir Robert Peel
Longitude (2000) as Sir Frank Dyson

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