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

1.
Gangs of New York (2002) as Reverend Raleigh
Set in 1860's Lower Manhattan, a man returns home to hunt down his father's killer by gaining his trust and must grapple with the notions of honor, loyalty and vengeance.
2.
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
3.
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.
4.
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.
5.
Henry V (1989) as Ely
Screen version of Shakespeare's historical play.
6.
Personal Services (1987) as Wing Commander Morton
7.
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.
8.
Forever Young (1986) as Father Vincent
9.
Assam Garden, The (1985) as Mr Philpott
10.
Young Visitors, The (1984) as J M Barrie
11.
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.
12.
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.
13.
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.
14.
Travels with My Aunt (1972) as Henry [Pulling]
A stodgy young man gets caught up in his free-living aunt's shady schemes.
15.
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.
16.
The Hawaiians (1970) as Micah Hale
A wanderer returns home only to find political turmoil, disease and romantic difficulties.
17.
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.
18.
In the Cool of the Day (1963) as Dickie Bayliss
A man's efforts to save his friend's marriage lead to infidelity.
19.
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.
20.
A Midsummer Night's Dream (1961) as Bottom
21.
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.
22.
The Doctor's Dilemma (1959) as Redpenny
A woman tries to convince the medical profession to save her husband despite his lack of character.
23.
A Night to Remember (1958) as Cottan
The crew and passengers of the Titanic fight to survive when the legendary ship strikes an iceberg.
24.
The One That Got Away (1958) as Duty Officer--Hucknall
A downed German flier escapes from every prison camp he's put into.
25.
Time Without Pity (1957) as Alec Graham
Alec Graham is sentenced to death for the murder of his girlfriend Agnes, with whom he spent a weekend at the English country home of the parents of his friend Brian Stanford. Alec's father, David Graham, a not-so-successful writer and alcoholic who has neglected his son in the past, flies in from Canada to visit his son on death row. Alec repudiates his father's attempts for a final reconciliation. David Graham, convinced of his son's innocence and, despite his preoccupation with himself and his own alcoholism, mounts a last-ditch effort to find the true murderer in the 24 hours remaining until the planned execution. Graham encounters the wealthy and famous car manufacturer Robert Stanford, tyrant at home and in the office and an apparent womanizer, Stanford's young, curiously troubled wife Honar, their ill-at- ease son Brian, himself disturbed by his parents' relationship, and Vicky Harker, a young, brainless secretary at Stanford's factory who has been climbing up the career ladder at a rapid pace lately...
26.
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,
27.
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.

Cast (special)

28.
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
29.
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.
30.
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.
31.
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
32.
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.
33.
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)

35.
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)

36.
Victoria & Albert (2001) as Sir Robert Peel
37.
Longitude (2000) as Sir Frank Dyson

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