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Overview for Paul Scofield
Paul Scofield

Paul Scofield


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Also Known As: Died: March 19, 2008
Born: January 21, 1922 Cause of Death: leukemia
Birth Place: Hurstpierpoint, England, GB Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Kurosawa (2001) as Voice Of Akira Kurosawa
Akira Kurosawa (1910-1998) was, undoubtedly, one of the greatest directors in the history of Japanese cinema, whose work was acclaimed throughout the world. From "Rashomon" (1950) through "Seven Samurai" (1954) to his late masterpiece "Ran" (1985), Kurosawa produced one of the most important and inf
Animal Farm (1999) as Voice Of Boxer
Miniseries based on George Orwell's parable of socialism that chronicles an uprising of talking barnyard animals against their human masters.
Robinson In Space (1996) as Narration
Following two off-screen characters--an unnamed narrator and his gay male companion, Robinson, who here have been commissioned by an international advertising agncy to make a study of contemporary Britain's unspecified problem.
Crucible, The (1996) as Judge Danforth
Salem, Massachusetts, 1692. Perched on the edge of a continent is a community dedicated to the service of God. A gang of teenage girls, stifled by the crushing piety of their elders, dance naked in the woods. One girl, Abigail Williams -- her innocence lost in the bed of John Proctor, a married farm
London (1994) as Narration
After a seven-year absence, the film's unseen "narrator" returns to London and explores the city and its environs with a former lover.
Quiz Show (1994) as Mark Van Doren
A blue-blood academic gets swept up in the quiz show scandals of the ''''50s.
Utz (1992) as Doctor Vaclav Orlik
Story about a reclusive Baron whose priceless porcelain collection mysteriously disappears after his death.
Hamlet (1990) as The Ghost
An adaptation of Shakespeare's classic play about the Prince of Denmark troubled by his father's mysterious death and his mother's sudden remarriage to his uncle.
Henry V (1989) as King Of France
Screen version of Shakespeare''s historical play.
When the Whales Came (1989) as The Birdman
At the beginning of World War I, a curse on an island is lifted through the efforts of two children and an old man.
Attic: The Hiding of Anne Frank, The (1988) as Otto Frank
A retelling of the famous true story of the Frank family, and the courage of the Dutch people who helped them hide from the German occupation of Holland.
1919 (1986) as Alexander Scherbatov
Anna Karenina (1985) as Karenin
This sumptuous 12th filming (not including the multi-part "Masterpiece Theatre" version) of Tolstoy's novel, following a tragic love affair set against the social system of late 19th century Russia, actually marked the TV movie debuts of both Jacqueline Bisset and Christopher Reeve, although a quirk
Scorpio (1973) as Zharkov
A CIA hit man is stalked by a former partner when the agency turns on him.
A Delicate Balance (1973) as Tobias
An aging couple is caught between their divorced daughter and troubled friends.
King Lear (1971) as King Lear
An aging king mistakenly exiles the one daughter who loves him and divides his kingdom between the other two.
Bartleby (1970)
Tell Me Lies (1968) as
Three London actors, obssessed by a photo of a wounded Vietnamese child, try to reach some understanding of the Vietnam conflict. After attending a series of discussions and putting on several skits reenacting various events of the war, they come to the realization that they can't understand anythin
A Man for All Seasons (1966) as Sir Thomas More
A devout scholar gets caught in the middle of Henry VIII's plans to break with the Catholic Church.
The Train (1965) as Colonel von Waldheim
French resistance fighters try to stop the Nazis from taking a trainload of art treasures to Germany.
Carve Her Name With Pride (1958) as Tony Fraser
When her husband is killed in World War II, an Englishwoman risks her life as a spy.
That Lady (1955) as Philip of Spain
Based on the true story about a sixteenth century Spanish king who harbored a deep amount of jealousy and resentment when he was spurned by the Princess he was in love with after she ran off with a commoner. He then tried to punish them both, resulting in tragedy.

Cast (special)

Kurosawa (2002) as Voice Over (Autobiographical Readings)
Hailed by critics as one of the top filmmakers of the 20th century, Japanese director Akira Kurosawa is especially distinctive as the only non-Westerner on this elite list. In 1990, he received an honorary Academy Award for lifetime achievement. However, only a few of his films are even familiar to
Charles Dickens' Martin Chuzzlewit (1995) as Anthony Chuzzlewit; Old Martin Chuzzlewit
An adaptation of Charles Dickens' novel, "Martin Chuzzlewit." Suspicious of his greedy family, Chuzzlewit is instrumental in keeping apart his ward and his grandson, who loves her. Grandfather and grandson are eventually reconciled. Set in London and Wiltshire in the 1830s.
Classic Mel: The Making of Mel Gibson's Hamlet (1991)
A special that includes a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the Franco Zeffirelli's production of "Hamlet," starring Mel Gibson. Includes interviews with the film's stars.
Potting Shed, The (1982) as James Callifer
Graham Greene's religious play, in a British television production, about agnosticism versus faith, suicide, and resurrection, and how all these elements profoundly affect a very troubled family.
Curse of King Tut's Tomb, The (1980) as Narrator
Egyptologist Robin Ellis and American reporter Eva Marie Saint uncover King Tut's burial site but wealthy profiteer Raymond Burr tries to make sure that the valuable artifacts in its chambers never leave the country. Initially broadcast in one hour segments on consecutive nights, it subsequently has

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