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Born: December 10, 1960 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: United Kingdom Profession: Cast ...
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1986:
Played Oswald Alving in the the TV version of Henrik Ibsen's "Ghosts" (aired in the U.S. on BBC America in 1999)
1987:
Formed the Renaissance Theatre Company with David Parfitt
1987:
Directed the Renaissance production of "Twelfth Night"
1987:
Co-starred with future wife Emma Thompson in the BBC production of "Fortunes of War" (aired in the U.S. on PBS' "Masterpiece Theater" in 1988)
1988:
Portrayed Gordan Evans (as an adult) in the three-part "American Playhouse" (PBS) presentation of Eugene O'Neill's epic "Strange Interlude"
1989:
Co-starred with Emma Thompson in the Renaissance revival of "Look Back in Anger"; both the theatre and television productions were directed by Judi Dench
1991:
Played dual roles in "Dead Again" as a chirpy private eye and a tortured composer; also directed and co-starred with wife Thompson
1992:
Produced first feature, "Peter's Friends"; also directed and co-starred with an ensemble cast that included wife Thompson
1993:
Adapted and directed the film version of William Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing"; also co-starred with Emma Thompson
1993:
Reprised role of Jimmy Porter in the telecast of John Osborne's "Look Back in Anger" (Bravo); Thompson co-starred
1994:
Disbanded the Renaissance Theatre Company
1995:
Played the villain Iago to Laurence Fishburne's "Othello"
1996:
Played himself in Al Pacino's documentary drama "Looking for Richard"
1998:
Played the lead in Woody Allen's "Celebrity"
1998:
Co-starred with Helena Bonham Carter in the critically-acclaimed "Theory of Flight"
1999:
Cast as the villainous Dr. Loveless in the feature version of "Wild Wild West"
2000:
Provided the voice of Miguel for the animated "The Road to El Dorado"; also credited as song performer on "It's Tough to be a God"
2000:
Directed a musical film version of "Love's Labour's Lost"; also wrote screen adaptation and starred as Berowne
2000:
Narrated the Oscar-nominated animated short, "The Periwig-Maker"
2001:
Portrayed SS General Richard Heydrich in the HBO drama, "Conspiracy"
2001:
Had small but pivotal role as the Chief Protector of Aborigines in the Australia film, "Rabbit Proof Fence"
2002:
Played the title role in the A&E biographical drama, "Shackleton"
2002:
Returned to the British stage to play the title role of "Richard III" at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield
2003:
Returned to the London stage playing the title role in David Mamet's "Edmond" at the National Theater
2007:
Directed Michael Caine and Jude Law in an adaptation of Harold Pinter's Tony Award-winning play "Sleuth"
2008:
Co-starred with Tom Cruise in Bryan Singer's historical thriller, "Valkyrie"
2008:
Cast as a Swedish detective in three feature-length adaptations of Henning Mankell's best-selling "Wallander" crime novels for the BBC; also executive produced; earned Emmy and Golden Globe nominations for Best Actor in a Television Movie
2009:
Played a government minister in Richard Curtis' "Pirate Radio"
2014:
Played supporting role of Viktor Cherevin in "Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit"

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