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Cast (feature film)

Room With a View, A (2008)
Young and precocious, Lucy Honeychurch lives and breathes within the suffocating confines of Edwardian social norms. During a trip to Italy, a stolen kiss with the handsome but unsuitable George Emerson ignites a curious, unrequited love. Facing a nosy chaperone, a rushed engagement to the suitable
Beyond Borders (2003)
A romantic tale set across many years which centers around medical student who thinks he has found his calling as an international disaster relief worker--until he gets sidetracked by a philanthropic socialite who is entrenched in a troubled marriage. The two keep inadvertently meeting up, and soon
Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas (2003) as Voice Of Dymas
Sinbad, the most daring and notorious rogue ever to sail the seven seas, has spent his life asking for trouble, and trouble has finally answered--in a big way. Framed for stealing one of the world''s most priceless and powerful treasures--the Book of Peace--Sinbad has one chance to find and return the precious book, or his best friend Proteus will die. Sinbad decides not to take that chance and instead sets a course for the fun and sun of the Fiji Islands. But Proteus'' beautiful betrothed, Marina, has stowed away on Sinbad''s ship, determined to make sure that Sinbad fulfills his mission and saves Proteus'' life. Now the man who put the "bad" in Sinbad is about to find out how bad bad can be.
Iris (2001) as Maurice
Iris Murdoch, Professor of Philosophy and celebrated author and her husband, Professor of Literature John Bayley, are guests-of-honour at a banquet at Somerville College. Iris Murdoch gives a brilliantly witty speech and finishes with an Irish folk song, "The Lark in the Clear Air". As she begins to
102 Dalmatians (2000) as Judge
Released from prison on good behavior after swearing that she will have nothing to do with fur again, Cruella De Vil cannot keep this promise and is soon plotting another "FUR-OCIOUS" scheme to get her ultimate Dalmatian coat. Again eager to obtain her fur at any cost, the adventures begin when Crue
Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc, The (1999) as Cauchon
Mystic, maiden, martyr, it is difficult to dispute that Joan of Arc led a remarkably accomplished life for a peasant girl who never went to school... and never saw her 20th birthday. At 17, she delivered an extraordinary message to her Daughin and, two months later, led her army to victory over the
In a re-telling of one of our most beloved tales, a resourceful young woman must overcome the schemes of her evil stepmother to be with the one she loves -- the Prince of France -- who has fallen for her beauty and intelligence. With the ingenuity of Leonardo Di Vinci and the strength of love, the y
Tragedy of Flight 103, The (1990) as Colonel Wilfred "Jumbo" Wood
A movie based on the events leading up to the terrorist bombing of a Pam Am airliner over Lockerbie, Scotland, in December 1988.
Cry Freedom (1987) as Captain Dewet
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.
Florence Nightingale (1985) as Russell
The legend and white-washed life of the 19th-century Englishwoman turned national heroine as a battlefield nurse during the Crimean War, teaming Jaclyn Smith with an all-British cast. Claire Bloom and Jeremy Brett are her socially prominent parents, and Timothy Dalton (replacing Michael York, initia
Oliver Twist (1982) as Mr Bumble
The Dickens classic is accorded a new recounting with George C. Scott's off-beat, fatherly approach to Fagin giving a distinct dimension to the time-honored tale. British newcomer, 10-year-old Richard Charles, who had been on the London stage, made his TV acting debut in the title role. James Goldma
Agatha Christie's Murder Is Easy (1982) as Easterfield
The first in a network TV cycle of Agatha Christie movies by producers David L. Wolper and Stan Margulies, this version of Dame Agatha's "Easy to Kill" brings together veteran actress Helen Hayes and Olivia de Havilland (although they share no scenes) -- the former playing a dotty old country lady e
Rough Cut (1980) as Nigel Lawton
Agatha (1979) as Kenwood
A fictional account of the real life, eleven day, never explained 1926 disappearance of famed murder mystery writer Agatha Christie.
News From Nowhere (1978) as William Morris
39 Steps, The (1978) as Porton
On vacation in England, Richard Hannay comes into possession of information regarding a Prussian plot to start World War I. After a spy is murdered, Hannay is blamed by police and by spies who will do anything to get the plans back. Meanwhile, Hannay must also stop a group of terrorists who plan to
Devil's Advocate, The (1977) as Father Anselmo
Operation Daybreak (1975) as Vaclav
In 1942 Czechoslovakia, SS-General Reinhard Heydrich is appointed to become the Reich Protector of Bohemia and Moravia. The terror and oppression that follow cause Allied authorities in London to authorize a secret mission to kill the man who has come to be known as "The Butcher of Prague". The film explores shows the operation leading up to Heydrich's death as well as the massive German reprisals that followed it.
Hedda (1975) as Judge Brack
Henrik Ibsen's drama about the ruthless femme fatale who marries a man she does not love and returns home from her honeymoon to manipulate all of the males in her life.
The Day of the Jackal (1973)
British and French agents join forces to save President De Gaulle from a deadly assassin.
Hitler: The Last Ten Days (1973) as Professor Gebhardt
Nicholas and Alexandra (1971) as Dr. [Eugene] Botkin
Story of Russia''s last czar, Nicolas II, and his ill-fated family.
The Looking Glass War (1969) as Taylor
British Intelligence calls in a retired agent to investigate Soviet missiles near the German border.
Twisted Nerve (1969) as Superintendent Dakin
Martin is a troubled young man. With a mother who insists on treating him like a child, a stepfather who can't wait to see the back of him, and a mongoliod brother shut away in an institution, is it any wonder he retreats into an alternate personality...that of six year old Georgie? It is Georgie who befriends Susan Harper, but friendship soon turns into obsession. When Susan begins to distance herself, something inside Georgie snaps and he embarks on a killing spree, with Susan as the next target.
The Deadly Affair (1967) as Matrevis
A secret agent investigates the tangled affairs surrounding a government official''''s suicide.

Cast (special)

History of Britain, A (2001) as Voice Over (Reading)
Historian Simon Schama relates the history of Britain covering 250 years (1558 - 1800) through Britain's emergence from Civil War to rulers of Empire.
Bramwell VI (2001) as Colonel Kindersley (Episode 4)
The career and love life of Dr. Eleanor Bramwell reach a climax. Her father's gloomy cousin, Mrs. Bruce, has taken over Eleanor's clinic in the East End. Her father, Dr. Robert Bramwell, has run off with a brewery heiress. Her former fiance, Dr. Finn O'Neill, appears to be plotting to kill his new w
Beowulf (2000) as Voice Of Hrothgar
Animated adaptation of the Old English folk tale "Beowulf," chronicling the exploits of the great 6th century Scandinavian warrior as he battles such mortal enemies as Grendel and a fire-breathing dragon.
King Lear (1998) as Gloucester
Television adaptation of Richard Eyre's Royal National Theatre production of William Shakespeare's "King Lear." The aging monarch King Lear divides his kingdom between two ruthless daughters while banishing his youngest and most loving child.
Tempest, The (1993) as Voice Of Prospero
A special based on Shakespeare's "The Tempest." A wrongly exiled noble with magical powers gets a chance to set matters right on an island populated by monsters, fools and shipwrecked castaways.
Police at the Funeral (1989)
A two-part program broadcast as part of the "Campion" series for "Mystery!" Set in England in the '30s, the story features the unconventional detective Albert Campion, based on a series of novels by mystery writer Margery Allingham. Caroline Faraday refuses to call in Scotland Yard when Uncle Andre
Summit: A Nuclear Age Drama, The (1987) as Mikhail Gorvachev
A special focusing on the summit between President Ronald Reagan and General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev held on December 8, 1987. Preceding a live studio discussion among members of previous summit negotiating teams, is a presentation of "Breakthrough at Reykjavik," a 52-minute dramatization of th
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple, Series II (1986) as Rex Fortescue ("A Pocket Full Of Rye")
The second series of stories featuring Agatha Christie's diminutive elderly detective, Miss Jane Marple. In "A Pocketful of Rye," Miss Marple solves the murder of a prominent London financier who is found murdered in his office with a handful of rye in his pocket, with no member of his family or st
Henry VIII (1979) as Cardinal Wolsey
Probably Shakespeare's last play, and possibly a collaboration with the younger playwright John Fletcher, this elaborate pageant play chronicles part of the reign of one of England's most flamboyant monarchs, with emphasis on the machinations of Cardinal Wolsey, the divorce of Katharine of Aragon, t
Hard Times (1977) as Josiah Bounderby
An adaptation for television of Dicken's novel about the hard life of workers in a grimey industrial town in Victorian England.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Judgement Day (2000) as Marcus Devere
Hiroshima (1995) as Winston Churchill
Depicts the events that led the United States to drop the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan, in 1945. Combines documentary footage, dramatized reenactments and interviews with survivors and key military personnel.
Harry's Kingdom (1989) as Harry King
Tender is the Night (1985) as Mr Morris
A five-part miniseries chronicling the passionate yet soul-destroying romance of Dick and Nicole Diver, two wealthy American ex-patriates living in Europe during the twenties.
Masada (1981) as Emperor Vespasian
Peter O'Toole made his American TV acting debut as the Roman general leading the epic 1st-century siege of Masada, the mountain fortress where about 900 Jewish Zealots made a heroic stand against 5,000 Roman soldiers. Peter Strauss is the fiery leader of the freedom-fighting Zealots, and their confr

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Framed (1993) as Dci Jimmy Mcinnes
Shadow on the Sun (1988) as Captain Charles Baldwin Clutterback
A miniseries for CBS detailing the life of Beryl Markham, famed adventurer, pilot, and horse trainer who was linked romantically with some of the most celebrated people of her time.

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