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Born: July 26, 1945 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Chiswick, England, GB Profession: Cast ...


Director (feature film)

On the Edge (2001) as Director ("Happy Birthday")
Three futuristic short films ("Happy Birthday," "The Other Side" and "Reaching Normal") are woven together through a wraparound narrative which finds an arrogant movie mogul's life transformed after his temp takes him hostage and forces him to watch three shorts as "life lessons" that will help him

Cast (feature film)

Best Exotic Marigold Hotel 2, The (2015)
Storyline is under wraps.
Woman In Gold, The (2015)
An elderly Jewish refugee works with a lawyer to sue the Austrian government to get back the artwork she believes was stolen by the Nazis from her family during World War II.
Eye in the Sky (2015)
International intrigue begins after a drone missile attack takes out a home in the eastern part of Africa. Impact is seen through the eyes of different people all around the world.
Trumbo (2015)
The story of screenwriter Dalton Trumbo, who was sent to prison during the 1950s HUAC trials and wrote two Oscar-winning classics while blacklisted.
Monsters University (2013)
Mike Wazowski and James P. Sullivan are an inseparable pair, but that wasn't always the case. When these two mismatched monsters met they couldn't stand each other. This is the story of how Mike and Sulley overcame their differences and became the best of friends.
Red 2 (2013)
Retired black-ops CIA agent Frank Moses reunites his motley team of elite operatives for a worldwide hunt to track down a missing portable nuclear device. In order to succeed, they'll need to survive relentless assassins, ruthless terrorists and power-crazed government officials, who all want to get their hands on the next-generation weapon. The mission takes Frank and his team to Paris, London and Moscow. They are outgunned, outnumbered and have only their wits, old-school skills and each other to rely on as they try to save the world-and stay alive.
Hitchcock (2012)
The true-story behind the difficult production of the famed Alfred Hitchcock classic, which brings insight to Hitchcock's fascination with the real-life serial killer who served as the inspiration for Norman Bates.
Arthur (2011)
Loveable billionaire Arthur Bach, an irresponsible charmer who has always relied on two things to get by: his limitless fortune and the good sense of his lifelong nanny and best friend Hobson, to keep him out of trouble. Kind-hearted, fun-loving, and utterly without purpose, Arthur spends every day in the heedless pursuit of amusement. But when his unpredictable public image threatens the staid reputation of the family foundation, Bach Worldwide, he is given an ultimatum: marry the beautiful but decidedly unlovable Susan Johnson, an ambitious corporate exec who can keep him in line, or say goodbye to his billion-dollar inheritance and the only way of life he knows. It's a deal Arthur would be inclined to take...if he hadn't just fallen for Naomi, a New York City tour guide who shares his idealism and spontaneity.
Brighton Rock (2011)
Pinkie is an ambitious teenage gangster living in 1964 Brighton. When a naïve waitress stumbles upon evidence that could spoil his alibi in a killing, Pinkie seduces her, creating a web of passion and deceit.
Arabia 3D (2010)
It is a land precious few outsiders will ever visit, a world cloaked in myth, mystery and misinformation. Frequently in the headlines yet rarely captured by cameras, it sparks endless curiosity. Now, at last, audiences around the world will have a chance to set out on an intimate, visually stunning,
Love Ranch (2010)
As proprietors of Nevada's first legalized brothel, Grace and Charlie Bontempo aren't your typical married couple. But when Grace falls for a heavyweight boxer contracted to Charlie, passions erupt, leading to murderous consequences.
Red (2010)
Frank, J, Marvin and Victoria used to be the CIA's top agents - but the secrets they know just made them the Agency's top targets. Now framed for assassination, they must use all of their collective cunning, experience and teamwork to stay one step ahead of their deadly pursuers and stay alive. To stop the operation, the team embarks on an impossible, cross-country mission to break into the top-secret CIA headquarters, where they will uncover one of the biggest conspiracies and cover-ups in government history.
Tempest, The (2010)
Prospera, the exiled former ruler of Milan, uses magic to shipwreck her enemies on her island, and then puts them through some dangerous and hilarious adventures.
Last Station, The (2009)
Literary icon Leo Tolstoy makes plans to donate his royalties to the Russian people, supported by his trusted disciple Chertkov. Tolstoy's outraged but adoring wife wages a battle to challenge her ailing husband's outrageous act of idealism.
State of Play (2009)
D.C. reporter Cal McCaffrey untangles a mystery of murder and collusion among some of the nation's most promising political and corporate figures. Handsome, unflappable U.S. Congressman Stephen Collins is the future of his political party: an honorable appointee who serves as the chairman of a committee overseeing defense spending. All eyes are upon the rising star to be his party's contender for the upcoming presidential race. Until his research assistant/mistress is brutally murdered and buried secrets come tumbling out. McCaffrey has the dubious fortune of both an old friendship with Collins and a ruthless editor, Cameron, who has assigned him to investigate. As he and partner Della try to uncover the killer's identity, McCaffrey steps into a cover-up that threatens to shake the nation's power structures. And in a town of spin-doctors and wealthy politicos, he will discover one truth: when billions are at stake, no one's integrity, love or life is ever safe.
NT Live: Phèdre (2009)
Consumed by an uncontrollable passion for her young stepson and believing Theseus, her absent husband, to be dead, Phedre confesses her darkest desires and enters the world of nightmare. When Theseus returns, alive and well, Phedre, fearing exposure, accuses her stepson of rape. The result is carnag
Yes Madam, Sir (2008)
The story of Kiran Bedi, the first woman to join the Indian Police Service. The controversial Bedi single-handedly fought back three thousand sword-wielding Sikh militants, armed only with a stick as all of her male colleagues retreated.
Inkheart (2008)
When Mo Folchart reads a story, the characters leap off the page. Literally. And that's a problem. Mo, aided by his daughter Meggie, must somehow use his special powers to send the interlopers back to their world and save ours
National Treasure: Book of Secrets (2007)
When a missing page from the diary of John Wilkes Booth surfaces, Ben's great-great grandfather is suddenly implicated as a key conspirator in Abraham Lincoln's death. Determined to prove his ancestor's innocence, Ben follows an international chain of clues that takes him on a chase from Paris to London and ultimately back to America. This journey leads Ben and his crew not only to surprising revelations--but to the trail of the world's most treasured secrets.
Queen, The (2006)
The story of the death of Princess Diana of Wales and the relationship between British Prime Minister Tony Blair and the British Royal Family upon hearing of her death.
Hitchhiker's Guide To the Galaxy, The (2005) as Cast
Earthman Arthur Dent is having a very bad day. His house is about to be bulldozed, he discovers that his best friend is an alien--and to top things off, Planet Earth is about to be demolished to make way for a hyperspace bypass. Arthur's only chance for survival: hitch a ride on a passing spacecraft
Shadowboxer (2005)
A mother and her stepson have a romantic relationship while working as contract killers, but soon they learn there is someone trying to hunt them down.
Clearing, The (2004) as Eileen Hayes
The wife of a millionaire business man, must find him after he is kidnapped.
Raising Helen (2004) as Dominique
Helen Harris is living the life she's always dreamed of: her career at a top modeling agency is on the rise; she spends her days at fashion shows and her nights at the city's hottest clubs. But her carefree lifestyle comes to a screeching halt when one phone call changes everything. Helen soon finds
Calendar Girls (2003) as Chris
The true story of a group of dynamic women who bare all--or nearly all--for charity and become international celebrities as a result. The Women's Institute in Great Britain encourages the ancient skills of jam-making, flower pressing, knitting and baking. So when a group of extraordinary women start
Tennessee Williams' The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone (2003) as Karen Stone
A recently widowed middle-aged American actress vacations in Italy and has an affair with a young Italian gigolo who ultimately breaks her heart
Door to Door (2002) as Mrs. Porter
Story about the life of a door to door salesman that's suffering from cerebral palsy. Based on the true story of Bill Porter.
Pledge, The (2001) as Doctor
A retiring police chief pledges to catch the killer of a young child.
Gosford Park (2001) as Mrs Wilson
It is November 1932. Gosford Park is the magnificent country estate to which Sir William McCordle and his wife, Lady Sylvia, gather relations and friends for a weekend shooting party. They have invited an eclectic group including a countess, a World War I hero, the British matinee idol Ivor Novello
No Such Thing (2001) as The Boss
Disgusted with human evolution and a society driven by instant gratification and voyeuristic sensationalism, a foul-mouthed Monster kills anyone who crosses his path. When a news crew sent to investigate the Monster disappears, their ratings-obsessed boss sends a guileless young woman to follow up o
Last Orders (2001) as Amy
When one of a group of lifelong friends dies, his buddies are left to carry out his last wishes: to take his ashes and dispose of them off the pier in the seaside town of Margate. As their sentimental journey begins and their own emotional mysteries unfold, they try to come to terms with Jack's deat
Greenfingers (2000) as Georgina Woodhouse
Colin Briggs is a man who has given up on life. Nearing the end of a long sentence for murder, Colin is transferred to Edgefield, a minimum security prison in the Cotswolds. Once there, Colin meets Fergus Wilks, an eccentric "lifer" who gives Colin an unwanted packet of seeds as a Christmas present.
Teaching Mrs. Tingle (1999) as Mrs Tingle
All her life Leigh Ann Watson has done the right thing. Her only ticket out of town is the one scholarship that goes to her school's top student. All she needs is an "A" in history. There's just one problem: Mrs. Tingle, the history teacher who for 20 years has terrorized the students of Grandsboro
Passion of Ayn Rand, The (1999) as Ayn Rand
Biographical movie on the late novelist and philosopher, Ayn Rand (1905-1982), focusing on the 15-year affair between Rand and her young protege Nathaniel Branden, her friendship with her lover's wife Barbara Branden and her relationship with her husband, artist Frank O'Connor.
Prince Of The Nile: Story Of Moses (1998) as Voice Of The Queen
An animated version of the life of Moses as described in the Old Testament's Book of Exodus. The story centers upon the the destiny of two brothers--one born a prince, the other born a slave. Only one will emerge as a leader and as a liberator, fighting to free Hebrew slaves employed by his father,
Critical Care (1997) as Stella
A hospital resident is sucked into a legal battle between two sisters over the care of their father, or rather his fortune.
Losing Chase (1996) as Chase Philips
After years of feeling constricted in her marriage to her husband Richard, Chase Philips suffers a mental breakdown. She leaves her home in Martha's Vineyard for an institution, where she spends months recovering. Upon her return, Chase discovers that her 11-year-old son will barely speak to her. On
Some Mother's Son (1996) as Kathleen Quigley
Could you stand by and watch your son starve himself to death for his beliefs? Or would you go against his wishes and save his life even though it meant the defeat of the cause he was willing to die for? A widowed schoolteacher and life-long pacifist, Kathleen Quigley has been careful to stay clear of the war in her native Northern Ireland, instead devoting herself to the care of her three children. She is shaken out of her comfortable existence when her son Gerard is captured along with the fugitive IRA leader Frank Higgins, after a shoot-out with the British army. Gerard's imprisonment and his subsequent participation in the IRA prisoners' protest to be treated as prisoners of war draws Kathleen into Northern Ireland's political conflict and into contact with Higgins' mother Annie, a hardworking farmer and fervent IRA supporter.
Inside the Academy Awards '95 (1995)
Special featuring interviews with Academy Award nominees, previous and for the 1994 awards. Includes behind-the-scenes gossip about the awards presentation, as well as fun facts about the Oscars and a call-in opinion poll.
Madness Of King George, The (1994) as Queen Charlotte
The life of times of King George III, who lapsed in and out of occasional comas due to a metabolic imbalance. The King's son, the Prince of Wales, took advantage of those times, trying to seize power.
Royal Deceit (1994) as Queen Geruth
The story -- according to the 12th century chronicle of Saxo Grammaticus -- of the Danish prince Amled, upon whom William Shakespeare based his character Hamlet. As with the Bard's classic play, a young prince sees his father and brother murdered by his uncle and feigns madness in order to save hims
Hawk, The (1993) as Annie Marsh
After several young women are brutally murdered, an average suburban housewife begins to suspect her husband. Unable to interest the police in her suspicions, she begins her own investigation of her husband's past.
Prime Suspect (1992) as Detective Chief Inspector Jane Tennison
A female chief detective inspector tracks down what appears to be a serial killer while maintaining authority over her all-male macho murder squad and attempting to balance her personal and professional lives.
Where Angels Fear to Tread (1991) as Lilia Herriton
A woman's family, who aren't happy with her choice for a husband, travels to Italy to help raise her child after she passes away.
Comfort of Strangers, The (1990) as Caroline
While on holiday in Venice, an English couple on the verge of separating find themselves inexplicably drawn to a mysterious local and his long-suffering wife.
Dr. Bethune (1990) as Frances Penny Bethune
Drama about Canadian surgeon Dr. Norman Bethune who became a hero of the Chinese Communist revolution.
Red King, White Knight (1989) as Anna
An ex-CIA agent comes out of retirement to investigate an assisination conspiracy in Russia.
When the Whales Came (1989) as Clemmie Jenkins
At the beginning of World War I, a curse on an island is lifted through the efforts of two children and an old man.
Cook, the Thief, His Wife and Her Lover, The (1989) as Georgina Spica--Albert Spica'S Wife
Revenge drama set in a gourmet restaurant involving a cook, a thief, the thief's wife and her lover.
People of the Forest: The Chimps of Gombe (1988) as Narration
Draws upon the research of anthropologist Jane Goodall into the behavior of a tribe of chimpanzees, showing the character of their community over a period of twenty years.
Pascali's Island (1988) as Lydia Neuman
A thriller set on a Greek island under Turkish occupation during the fall of the Ottoman Empire.
Invocation Maya Deren (1987) as Narration
Mosquito Coast, The (1986) as Mother
Allie Fox and his wife take their family to Central America to build a paradise that doesn't take.
Heavenly Pursuits (1986) as Ruth Chancellor
White Nights (1985) as Galina Ivanova
A top Russian ballet dancer, who defected to the US, crash lands back in his own country. The KGB throws him in Siberia to live with an American expatriate and his Russian wife as a way of convincing him to stay in his homeland.
Cal (1984) as Marcella Morton
A sensitive Belfast boy, manipulated into violence by the IRA and persecuted by Catholic-haters finds a temporary haven -- first working on a country estate, and later in the arms of an Italian widow until political and religious retribution catches up with him.
2010 (1984) as Tanya Kirbuk
In this sequel to 2001: A Space Odyssey, a U.S.-Soviet crew investigates a mysterious monolith orbiting Jupiter.
Excalibur (1981) as Morgana
King Arthur's evil half-sister and his wife's affair with Sir Lancelot threaten his dream of finding the Holy Grail.
Fiendish Plot of Dr. Fu Manchu, The (1980) as Alice Rage
On Dr. Fu Manchu's 186th birthday, someone spills his age-reversing elixir, and the evil doctor sends his minions off to find the ingredients to make more. The first item they need is the Star of Leningrad diamond which they steal while it is on exhibition in Washington. The FBI needs help in solving the crime so they send for Nayland Smith, a retired Scotland Yard investigator and an expert on his nemisis Fu Manchu.
Hussy (1980) as Beaty Simons
Long Good Friday, The (1980) as Victoria
). Bob Hoskins, Helen Mirren, Eddie Constantine, Dave King, Bryan Marshall, George Coulouris, Derek Thompson, Pierce Brosnan. The kingpin of a criminal empire becomes the victim of a violent backlash in this dynamic, critically acclaimed gangster film from director John MacKenzie.
Caligula (1979) as Caesonia
The rise and fall of the notorious Roman Emperor Caligula, showing the violent methods that he employs to gain the throne, and the subsequent insanity of his reign - he gives his horse political office and humiliates and executes anyone who even slightly displeases him. He also sleeps with his sister, organises elaborate orgies and embarks on a fruitless invasion of England before meeting an appropriate end. There are various versions of the film, ranging from the heavily- truncated 90-minute version to the legendary 160-minute hardcore version which leaves nothing to the imagination (though the hardcore scenes were inserted later and do not involve the main cast members).
S.O.S. Titanic (1979) as May Sloan
A story about the sinking of the Titanic in 1912.
Hamlet (1976) as Gertrude
O Lucky Man! (1973) as Patricia
This sprawling, surrealist musical serves as an allegory for the pitfalls of capitalism, as it follows the adventures of a young coffee salesman in Europe. Many actors play multiple roles, giving the film a stagy tone.
Savage Messiah (1972) as Gosh Boyle
Age of Consent (1969) as Cora
An artist runs off to the South Pacific and falls for a young girl there.

Producer (feature film)

Some Mother's Son (1996) as Associate Producer
Could you stand by and watch your son starve himself to death for his beliefs? Or would you go against his wishes and save his life even though it meant the defeat of the cause he was willing to die for? A widowed schoolteacher and life-long pacifist, Kathleen Quigley has been careful to stay clear of the war in her native Northern Ireland, instead devoting herself to the care of her three children. She is shaken out of her comfortable existence when her son Gerard is captured along with the fugitive IRA leader Frank Higgins, after a shoot-out with the British army. Gerard's imprisonment and his subsequent participation in the IRA prisoners' protest to be treated as prisoners of war draws Kathleen into Northern Ireland's political conflict and into contact with Higgins' mother Annie, a hardworking farmer and fervent IRA supporter.

Cast (special)

And the Oscar Goes To... (2014)
An original documentary that gives a behind-the-scenes look at the Academy Awards and Oscar-winning films through the eyes of Hollywood insiders.
Cary Grant: A Class Apart (2004)
Documentary that explores the life and career of leading man Cary Grant through film clips and interviews.
55th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, The (2003) as Presenter
Live coverage of the 55th annual Primetime Emmy awards.
Martha Stewart's Home For the Holidays (2001)
America's lifestyle authority, Martha Stewart, hosts a holiday celebration and presents her signature how-to ideas for holiday entertaining.
Painted Lady (1998) as Maggie Sheridan
Maggie Sheridan, a hard-living, self-destructive wild child of the sixties and once one of the most famous blues voices of her generation, is taken in by Sir Charles Stafford and his son Sebastian after a failed suicide attempt. When Sir Charles is brutally murdered and a valuable 16th century paint
Prime Suspect 5: Errors of Judgement (1997) as Jane Tennison
Police superintendent Jane Tennison finds herself "demoted" and transferred to Manchester. She is put on what at first appears to be a gang-warfare, drug-related murder case. The confession of a 12-year-old boy to the crime raises more questions than answers.
1997 Emmy Awards (1997) as Presenter
Live telecast of the 49th annual Primetime Emmy Awards, honoring excellence in television.
1997 Cable Ace Awards (1997) as Presenter
Live presentation of the 19th Annual CableACE Awards, honoring excellence in cable television.
Prime Suspect: The Scent of Darkness (1996) as Superintendent Jane Tennison
Detective Superintendent Jane Tennison is faced with a series of murders that bear a chilling resemblance to those that Tennison had investigated in the initial "Prime Suspect" story. Her superiors suspend her from duty while they investigate her handling of the earlier case. Determined to prove she
Prime Suspect: Inner Circles (1996) as Jane Tennison
When the manager of the local country club is found dead in his home, neighbors are quick to blame youngsters from a rundown housing project nearby -- and the police are content to accept that view. Detective Superintendent Jane Tennison's personal resources are stretched thin as she is forced to en
Star Trek: 30 Years and Beyond (1996)
A live tribute to the 30-year legacy of "Star Trek." It features appearances by many of the stars who have been part of "Star Trek" history, as well as personalities from the worlds of entertainment, politics and the performing arts.
Prime Suspect: The Lost Child (1995) as Jane Tennison
London Detective Superintendent Jane Tennison works on a case involving the disappearance of a young child. Her investigation leads her to a serial sex offender who has recently been released from a treatment center. At the climax of the investigation, the suspect takes a woman and her two children
D-Day Remembered -- A Musical Tribute From the QE2 (1994)
A commemoration, set on the deck of the ocean liner Queen Elizabeth 2, to mark the 50th anniversary of D-Day, the day the Allied Forces crossed the English Channel to Normandy during World War II. Features performances by international stars, reunions, eyewitness stories, photographs, music, and let
Prime Suspect 3 (1994) as Detective Chief Inspector Jane Tennison
Four-part presentation of "Mystery!" London Detective Chief Inspector Jane Tennison is transferred to Soho's Vice Squad. In the course of cleaning up an underworld of runaway children and young male prostitutes, a charred body -- a possible murder victim -- is discovered.
Prime Suspect 2 (1993) as Detective Chief Inspector Jane Tennison
A four-part sequel to the presentation of "Mystery" that aired in January 1992. Revolves around DCI Jane Tennison and the personal and professional obstacles she faces at home and amongst an all-male homicide squad. The sequel centers on Tennison's investigation of a six-year-old corpse of a young w
Siskel & Ebert Special, The (1990)
A special hosted by film critics Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert, who examine the film industry through interviews with directors, actors, and other Hollywood personalities.
Cause Celebre (1988) as Alma Rattenbury
An adaptation of Terence Rattigan's play, based on the real-life story of a woman whose passion for a younger man leads to one of the most sensational trials in British history when both are accused of murdering the woman's elderly husband.
Little Mermaid, The (1987) as Princess Emilia
An adaptation of the classic Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale about a beautiful mermaid's impossible love for a handsome, but very human, sailor. A presentation of "Faerie Tale Theatre."
As You Like It (1979) as Rosalind
"All the world's a stage" in this pastoral comedy about an assortment of characters who are, for various reasons, banished to the magical Forest of Arden. Among them are young courtiers Rosalind and Celia, fleeing from Celia's father, the wicked duke; Orlando, who is hiding from his malevolent broth
Kiss Kiss, Kill Kill (1974) as Stella Mackenzie
The story of a fortune hunter who marries, then murders, wealthy women.
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.

Producer (special)

Painted Lady (1998) as Associate Producer
Maggie Sheridan, a hard-living, self-destructive wild child of the sixties and once one of the most famous blues voices of her generation, is taken in by Sir Charles Stafford and his son Sebastian after a failed suicide attempt. When Sir Charles is brutally murdered and a valuable 16th century paint

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Elizabeth I (2005)
The miniseries explores the public and personal life of the Virgin Queen during the last half of her rule, taking a personal look at her friends, enemies and suitors and how she survived a male-dominated world.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Prime Suspect 6: The Last Witness (2003) as Det Supt Jane Tennison

Cast (short)

2010: The Odyssey Continues (1984)
This promotional short for "2010" (1984) shows moviegoers how some of the film's visual effects were created.

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