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Also Known As: Died: May 2, 1999
Born: February 13, 1938 Cause of Death: heart attack
Birth Place: Wimbledon, England, GB Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Jeremiah (2000) as General Shapan
The Biblical story of the Prophet Jeremiah, who lived 400 years after King Solomon in a Jerusalem that experiences the Babylonian invasion. Jeremiah is called upon by God to fulfill a difficult and dramatic mission, which brings down persecution upon the Prophet, a mission he experienced with great
Marco Polo (2000)
Tale of the journeys of Marco Polo and his brother.
Gladiator (2000) as Proximo
A Roman officer betrayed by the emperor leads a gladiator''''s rebellion.
Parting Shots (1998) as Jamie Campbell Stewart
After learning that he has cancer, a wedding photographer exacts revenge on his enemies.
Bruce, The (1996)
The story of Scotland's warrior-king, Robert The Bruce, following his epic adventures and exploring his complex relationship with England's King Edward I, known as the Hammer of the Scots.
Louisa and the Jackpot (1995)
A poor East German housefrau wins the lottery which changes her lifestyle. It's not easy being rich.
Funny Bones (1995) as Dolly Hopkins
While in search of some good material, a failed stand-up comedian learns about his father''s shady past.
Severed Ties (1992) as Dr Hans Vaughan
A faulty science experiment results in a severed arm with a mind of its own.
Prisoner of Honor (1991) as General Boisdeffre
Set in turn-of-the-century France about an anti-Semitic army officer who challenges the massive government coverup in the imprisonment of Alfred Dreyfus for espionage.
Pit And The Pendulum, The (1991) as Cardinal
During the notorious Spanish Inquisition, not-so-holy-man Torquemada invents new and ever more horrifying devices to torture confessions out of his victims. When a woman speaks out against the evil, she's accused of witchcraft and subject to all the fiendish treatment the insane priest can think of.
Hired to Kill (1990) as Michael Bartos
A soldier of fortune must travel incognito in order to free a jailed rebel leader from a Third World island fortress.
Panama Sugar (1990) as General
Ghost In Monte Carlo, A (1990) as Rajah
Mistral, a beautiful girl on the edge of adulthood, leaves the convent in which she was raised to live with her Aunt Emilie, unaware her aunt is a ruthless manipulator who will use anyone to get what she wants. Mistral is quickly enmeshed in a vicious plot of revenge.
Treasure Island (1990) as Captain Billy Bones
A television movie based on Robert Louis Stevenson''s adventure novel "Treasure Island." Pirate Captain Billy Bones leaves a young innkeeper''s son, Jim Hawkins, a map indicating the location of a priceless treasure. Joining with his friends, Doctor Livesey and Squire Trelawney, Jim sets sail for the Caribbean in search of the treasure. But they do not realize that the ship''s crew has been replaced by a band of cutthroats under the leadership of the infamous pirate Long John Silver.
Revenger, The (1990)
A musician is framed for murder and on his release from prison must rescue his kidnapped wife.
Hold My Hand, I'm Dying (1989) as Ballinger
Explores the friendship between a black man and a white man during the bloody transformation of Rhodesia into Zimbabwe.
Return of the Musketeers, The (1989) as Athos
The reunion of the four Musketeers twenty years later.
Adventures of Baron Munchausen, The (1989) as Vulcan
Baron Munchausen, with the help of a little girl and his four assistants, saves a town from being taken by the Turks.
Lady And The Highwayman, The (1989) as Sir Philip Gage
An adaptation of romance novelist Barbara Cartland's book, "Cupid Rides Pillion." Set in the England of Charles II about an aristocrat who has been forced to become a highwayman and who falls in love with a young girl he has sworn to protect after her brother has been beheaded. Their enemies accuse
Captive Rage (1988) as General Belmondo
When the DEA director arrests the drug-dealing son of a South American general and cocaine baron, the dictator orders a plane of college students, among them the DEA director's daughter, to be hijacked and flown to his his country, where he holds them under threat of torture and death unless his son
Rage to Kill (1988) as General Turner
Group of medical students on the island of Grenada are taken prisoner during the 1983 American invasion.
Skeleton Coast (1988) as Captain David Simpson
The rescue effort of a group of seven commandos to save their leader's son, a CIA agent being held prisoner in Angola.
Misfit Brigade, The (1988) as The General
War story of the 27th Panzers, Hitler's heavy-duty combat regiment composed of prisoners.
Captive (1987) as Gregory Levay
Gor (1987) as Sarm
Dragonard (1987) as Captain Shanks
When the new colonial governor of a Caribbean island revives the use of a whip to torture prisoners, the master of Dragonard Hill defies him.
Spasms (1986) as Jason Kincaid
Castaway (1986) as Gerald Kingsland
Tired of her a job, a clerk responds to an ad from a middle-aged man requesting companionship on a deserted island for one year.
House of Usher, The (1983) as Roderick Usher
A dying English aristocrat plots to impregnate a beautiful young woman in order to carry on his family name.
Two of a Kind (1983) as Beazley
Fanny Hill (1983) as Lawyer
Sting II, The (1982) as Doyle Lonnegan
A gambler tries to get back at the con artists who had tricked him earlier.
Venom (1981) as Dave
Lion of the Desert (1981) as General Rodolfo Graziani
A Libyan resistance leader fights against Italian invaders on the eve of World War II.
Condorman (1981) as Krokov
Cartoonist and lower level CIA employee Woody turns into the superhero that he draws for comic books. While visiting a friend in Paris, Woody is sent on an errand and mistaken for an espionage agent by a Russian spy, who decides that she wants him to help her defect. In order to help her and foil th
Dr. Heckyl & Mr. Hype (1980) as Dr Heckyl; Mr Hype
Dr. Heckyl is a lonely man who works at a podiatrist's clinic. Heckyl has a lumpy, unfortunate face and no luck with women. So one day, he attempts suicide by drinking an entire bottle of weight loss formula. This unexpectedly results in his transformation into a charming ladies man, Mr. Hype. But H
Brood, The (1979) as Dr Hal Raglan
Frank Carveth and his ex-wife Nola are locked in a brutal custody battle over their daughter. Nola seeks therapy from Dr. Raglan, whose controversial practices include Psychoplasmics, a treatment that encourages patients to give form to their inner conflicts and anger.
Class of Miss MacMichael, The (1978) as Terence Sutton
Tomorrow Never Comes (1978) as Jim Wilson
Coming back from an extended business trip, Frank discovers that his girlfriend Janie is now working at a new resort hotel where the owner has given her a permanent place to stay, as well as other gifts, in exchange for her affections. In the course of fighting over this development, tensions between Frank and Janie escalate out of control until he is holding her hostage in a standoff with the police. As the negotiators try to talk Frank into giving himself up, the desperate man feels himself being pushed further and further into a corner.
Crossed Swords (1978) as Miles Hendon
Tom Canty is a poor English boy who bears a remarkable resemblance to Edward, Prince of Wales and son of King Henry VIII. The two boys meet and decide to play a joke on the court by dressing in each other's clothes, but the plan goes awry when they are separated and each must live the other's life.
Big Sleep, The (1978) as Eddie Mars
Set in England, rather than California, the story follows Raymond Chandler's book fairly closely otherwise. Philip Marlowe is asked by the elderly (and near death) General Sternwood to investigate an attempt at blackmail on one of his daughters. He soon finds that the attempt is half hearted at best and seems to be more connected with the disappearance of the other daughter's husband, Rusty Regan. Rusty's wife, seems unconcerned with his disappearance, further complicating the mystery. Only General Sternwood seems concerned as mobsters and hired killers continue to appear in the path of the investigation.
Maniac (1977)
A veteran returns from the Vietnam war and begins killing people in a small Arizona town. He then holds the survivors hostage, demanding a ransom to be paid and delivered in person by a millionaire.
Royal Flash (1976) as Otto Von Bismarck
Great Scout And Cathouse Thursday, The (1976) as Joe Knox
Sam Longwood, a frontiersman who has seen better days, spies the gold-mine partner, Jack Colby, who ran off with all the gold from a mine they were prospecting fifteen years earlier. He tells his other partners from that time, Joe Knox and Billy, and they confront Colby demanding not only the thousand dollars he took but an addition fifty-nine thousand for their trouble. After being thwarted in this attempt, they, and a would-be whore named Thursday, hatch a plan to kidnap Colby's wife, Nancy Sue, who is coincidently Sam's old flame, but find that Nancy Sue is not the sweet girl that Sam remembers.
Burnt Offerings (1976) as Ben
A family moves into a haunted house that seems to be stealing their lives.
Sell Out, The (1976) as Gabriel Lee
Ten Little Indians (1975) as Hugh Lombard
Updated version of the Agatha Christie book "And Then There Were None. In this version, the group is invited, under false pretenses, to an isolated hotel in the Iranian desert. After dinner, a cassette tape (voiced by the legendary Orson Welles) accuses them all of crimes that they have gotten away with. One by one they begin to die, in accordance to the Ten Little Indians Nursery rhyme. After a search is made of the hotel, they realize that the murderer is one of them. A few members of the group attempt to trust each other, but the question still remains, who can one trust? and who will leave the hotel alive?
Blood in the Streets (1975) as Vito Cipriani
Tommy (1975) as Frank Hobbs
A seemingly handicapped boy becomes a Pinball Wizard.
Dirty Weekend (1973) as Fabrizio
The Three Musketeers (1973) as Athos
A country boy joins the famed musketeers and fights to protect the queen''s name.
Blue Blood (1973) as Tom
A resentful butler schemes to usurp his degenerate, blue-blooded employer.
Triple Echo, The (1973) as Sergeant
Barton is a soldier in WW2 England; he meets Alice, who is looking after her farm single-handed as her husband is a prisoner of the Japanese. Barton stays overnight and they get friendly, and he decides to desert and stay with Alice. They become lovers. As a cover, she tells people in the village that her sister is staying with her, and Barton dresses the part. He has mixed feelings about the feminine role but evidently grows accustomed to it. Eventually an army sergeant comes to the farm, and is glad to learn that there are two unattached women there; he has sexual designs on them. Alice rebuffs him and he concentrates on Barton, as "Cathy". Barton is flattered by the attention, and foolishly agrees to go to a Christmas dance at the army base with the sergeant, obviously not realising that sexual activity will be involved, despite Alice's warnings. At the party, Barton realises what is developing, but can't escape, and the Sergeant won't take no for an answer.
Sitting Target (1972) as Harry Lomart
Volatile convict Harry Lomart is planning an escape with fellow prisoner Birdy Williams when he learns that his wife Pat has been having an affair with another man and is pregnant. Harry and Birdy successfully break out of prison and had planned on laying low until they could get out of the country, but Harry''s rage over Pat''s cheating takes precedence over the plan and he goes after her and her boyfriend, intent on killing them.
Z.P.G. (1972) as Russ [McNeil]
In the not too distant future, a very smoggy and overpopulated Earth government makes it illegal to have children for a generation. One couple, unsatisfied with their substitute robot baby, breaks the rules and gets in a lot of trouble. (Z.P.G. stands for Zero Population Growth.)
The Devils (1971) as Father [Urbain] Grandier
An account of the apparent demoniacal possession of the 17th-century nuns of Louden, climaxing in the burning of their priest as a sorcerer.
The Hunting Party (1971) as Frank Calder
When a noble outlaw kidnaps a rancher's wife, the husband sets out to slaughter both of them.
Take a Girl Like You (1970) as Patrick
Young Jenny heads to the South of England to start a new career as a school teacher. Even before she has had a chance to settle in she meets Patrick, one of the local "lads". Within a short time she has her hands full when a number of the local boys take a liking to her. But who will be the lucky one who wins her affections?
Women in Love (1970) as Gerald Crich
In the twenties, two free-thinking sisters try to balance sexual passion with independence.
The Assassination Bureau (1969) as Ivan Dragomiloff
The Assassination Bureau has existed for decades (perhaps centuries) until Diana Rigg begins to investigate it. The high moral standing of the Bureau (only killing those who deserve it) is called into question by her. She puts out a contract for the Bureau to assassinate its leader on the eve of World War I.
Hannibal Brooks (1969) as Hannibal Brooks
A prisoner of war working at a zoo gets the chance to escape from the Germans, so he does and he takes with him the elephant that he's been caring for. Together they head for the Swiss border and freedom.
Oliver! (1968) as Bill Sikes
Musical version of the Dickens classic about an orphan taken in by a band of boy thieves.
The Shuttered Room (1968) as Ethan
A man takes his young wife to her family home just as a series of strange murders start.
I'll Never Forget What's 'Is Name (1968) as Andrew Quint
Advertising golden boy Andrew Quint is fed up with his fabulously successful life. In very dramatic fashion, he quits his job to return to writing for a small literary magazine. He wants to leave his former life behind, going as far as saying good-bye to his wife and mistresses. He finds, however, that it's not so easy to escape the past.
The Trap (1967) as Jean La Bête
After spending several winters alone in the Canadian wilderness, a lusty trapper returns to the trading post and buys a wife, a young mute orphan.
The Jokers (1967) as David Tremayne
Oliver Reed and Michael Crawford play two brothers who are always trying to find some way to succeed with cleverness rather than simple drudgery. Crawford is constantly living in his brother's shadow as the one who gets caught. After Crawford is forced to resign from the army after an episode of unappreciated cleverness, the two decide their careers would go better if there was a large amount of publicity, so they decide to steal the crown jewels from the tower of London. Bombs, misdirection, disguises and acting allow them to enter the tower with all of the alarms turned off.
The Party's Over (1966) as Moise
The Girl Getters (1966) as Tinker
A posse of young, upperclass London lads create havoc at a busy British seaside resort -- swindling tourists, picking fights and scoring with as many girls as possible. However, the tide begins to turn when the group''s ringleader falls in love with one of his one-night stands.
The Brigand of Kandahar (1965) as Eli Khan
Ronald Lewis, Oliver Reed, Duncan Lamont, Yvonne Romain, Catherine Woodville, Glyn Houston, Sean Lynch. After facing court martial for false charges of cowardice, a half caste British officer joins a gang of roving bandits in India while plotting his revenge.
These Are the Damned (1965) as King
Children bred to survive a nuclear holocaust escape from a top-secret military facility.
The Crimson Blade (1964) as Sylvester
Lionel Jeffries, Oliver Reed, Jack Hedley, June Thorburn, Michael Ripper, Harold Goldblatt, Suzan Farmer. In 17th century England, Jack Hedley and June Thornburn battle for the Royalist cause against Colonel Judd (Lionel Jeffries) while Oliver Reed hovers in between as a love-smitten, treacherous turncoat. Directed by John Gilling who went on to do such memorable Hammer Titles as THE REPTILE and THE PLAGUE OF THE ZOMBIES.
Paranoiac (1963) as Simon Ashby
Simon Ashby is a wealthy psychotic who is is coddled by his mother in their palatial mansion outside of London. One day, Ashby's long lost brother mysteriously arrives at the house, but events prove that he is an impostor, sent by Keith Kossett, son of the attorney for the family estate, who has been dipping into the family trust fund.
The Pirates of Blood River (1962) as Brocaire
Pirates force a young prisoner to join their bloodthirsty crew.
Night Creatures (1962) as Harry Crabtree
In this engaging costume melodrama of skulduggery on the low seas set back in the 18th-century, the Royal Crown suspects a bit of smuggling is going on in this locale, and they send Captain Collier (Patrick Allen) and his crew to check it out. As the Captain gets into his investigation, mysterious swamp phantoms cloud up the real issue which seems plain enough to see. Captain Collier suspects that the odd village vicar (Peter Cushing) might be hiding something, and what better way to do that than by fortuitous ghosts to scare away the curious, or by posing as someone he is not?
The Curse of the Werewolf (1961) as León
The story of a young man in Spain who faces the challenges of becoming a werewolf.
Wild for Kicks (1961) as Plaid Shirt
Paul, a divorced architect, marries Nichole, a woman from Paris. His teen daughter Jenny has fallen in with the English beatnik scene and likes to hang out in cave-like clubs to listen to jazz and rudimentary rock'n'roll. Jenny takes an immediate dislike to her mother-in-law, who is not that much older than she, and goes out of her way to make life miserable for Nichole. When Jenny discovers that Nichole is a friend of one of the strippers from the dance hall across the street, she investigates and uses Nichole's sordid past to embarrass her father. Meanwhile Jenny attracts the lecherous eye of Kenny, the owner of the dance hall.
Sword of Sherwood Forest (1961) as Melton
Robin Hood infiltrates a gang of assassins to thwart the Sheriff of Nottingham's latest plot.
Call Me Genius (1961) as
Anthony Hancock gives up his office job to become an abstract artist. He has a lot of enthusiasm, but little talent, and critics scorn his work. Nevertheless, he impresses an emerging very talented artist.
Angry Silence, The (1960) as Mick
A young factory worker stands alone against a proposed strike.
The Square Peg (1958)
Two working stiffs are drafted and sent to WWII France to repair roads for the Allied advance.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Return to Lonesome Dove (1993) as Gregor Dunnegan
Three-part sequel to the "Lonesome Dove" miniseries that aired on CBS in 1989. With the death of his friend Gus, ex-Texas ranger Woodrow F. Call immerses himself in ranching on a grand scale.
Black Arrow (1985) as Sir Daniel Brackley
Christopher Columbus (1985) as Martin Pinzon
A miniseries about the life of the Genoa-born explorer, from his mid-twenties as a determined young seaman to his last years as a tired old man still fired by dreams of exploration and discovery.

Cast (short)

The Moviemakers (1968)
This promotional short film presents a behind-the-scenes look at Carol Reed''''s "Oliver!" (1968).

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