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Born: June 13, 1949 Cause of Death:
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Director (feature film)

The Ballad Of The Sad Cafe (1991) as Director
A small-town eccentric opens a café in her decaying home.
Charles Laughton: A Difficult Actor (1988) as Director
Insight into the brilliant and troubled life of actor Charles Laughton. Here, we trace his acting career from early theater successes in London's West End to Hollywood stardom. Constantly struggling with his unattractive face and overweight body, Laughton was troubled his whole life by feelings of g

Cast (feature film)

Man Who Invented Christmas, The (2017)
Over six, fever-pitched weeks in late autumn 1843, Charles Dickens wrote his famous novella about Scrooge's visit by three ghosts, changing the Christmas holiday forever.
Hampstead (2017)
An American widow living in the London suburb of Hampstead and a local man who lives on the Heath form an unlikely alliance against unscrupulous property developers in the neighborhood.
Viceroy's House (2017)
This film follows iconic British statesman Lord Mountbatten in 1947 Delhi, when he served as India's last Viceroy, and was charged with handing India back to its people.
Victoria and Abdul (2017)
The film tells the true story of the unlikely friendship between Queen Victoria and Abdul Karim, a young clerk from India.
Miss In Her Teens (2014)
Sir Simon Loveit is a widower who wishes to marry a wealthy young heiress. His son, Captain Bob, however has already won her heart before he went to war in Flanders.On his return, Captain Bob discovers, courtesy of his manservant Puff, that Miss has two other suitors, Captain Flash and Mr. Fribble.
Late Bloomers (2012)
Mary and Adam are a high-functioning couple who suddenly realize that they have entered the senior category. Adam's reaction to this "discovery" is as frantic as his denial, and he desperately looks for a fountain of youth. Mary, on the other hand, decides to deal with the situation by doing what sh
Chemical Wedding, The (2008)
A fantasy involving the attempt to conjure the spirit of turn-of-the-century poet and occult afficionado Alistair Crowley.
Surveillance (2007)
After an encounter with a stranger he met in a bar, a young Londoner finds himself to be under surveillance by powerful forces and his life is turned upside down.
Rag Tale (2005)
A satire on the British tabloids, in which a tyrannical chairman and the top editor battle for political supremacy--all played out in the pages of the press.
Civilization of Maxwell Bright, The (2005)
Max Bright, the ultimate male chauvinist pig, gains much more than the ideal mate when, in the aftermath of an explosive breakup from his latest affair, he sets about finding himself the perfect mail order Asian wife. Goaded on by his weekly poker pals, Max hooks up with a service that promises thei
Phantom of the Opera, The (2004) as Andre
Based on the hit musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber, the tale tells the story of a disfigured musical genius who haunts the catacombs beneath the Paris Opera, waging a reign of terror over its occupants. When he falls fatally in love with the lovely Christine, the Phantom devotes himself to creating a n
Bright Young Things (2004) as King Of Anatolia
A portrait of a fast, furious, and decadent era that follows the exploits of a group of young aristocrats, slavishly followed by the tabloid press, who refer to them as "bright young things." At the center of the circle is Adam, who runs with a pack of glittering socialites; he embrace every innovat
Cabbages & Queens (2003)
A romp through the London theater world.
Merci Docteur Rey (2003) as Bob
Thomas Beaumont is recruited into an illicit love triangle to watch a much older man's sexual liaison, but ends up witnessing what turns out to be his murder. The next day Thomas' opera diva mother informs him that his long lost father has been in Paris--until the previous night when he was murdered
Christmas Carol: the Movie (2001) as Voice Of Ebenezer Scrooge
A re-telling of the classic tale, in which wealthy miser Ebenezer Scrooge is taught the spirit of Christmas by visitations from the ghosts of Christmas past, present and future.
No Man's Land (2001) as Colonel Soft
Ciki and Nino, a Bosnian and a Serb, are soldiers stranded in No Man's Land - a trench between enemy lines during the Bosnian war. They have no one to trust, no way to escape without getting shot, and a fellow soldier is lying on the trench floor with a spring-loaded bomb set to explode beneath him
Christmas Carol: the Movie (2001) as Charles Dickens (Live Action)
A re-telling of the classic tale, in which wealthy miser Ebenezer Scrooge is taught the spirit of Christmas by visitations from the ghosts of Christmas past, present and future.
Criminal Instinct: Deadly Appearances (2000) as Rick Spencer
Adaptation of Gail Bowen's novel featuring sleuth Joanna Kilbourn. A university professor suspects foul play when her politician friend dies suddenly at a victory celebration. Joanna Kilbourn, a former cop turned private detective, is drawn into the investigation of the young woman's murder when a p
Scarlet Tunic, The (1999) as Captain John Fairfax
A German Hussar serving with King George's personal cavalry falls in love with the only daughter of a West Country solicitor.
Bedrooms & Hallways (1998) as Keith
Intending to spend his 30th birthday alone with a carton of Chinese take-out, lovelorn Leo is instead greeted by a surprise party which prompts him to re-think a former romantic liaison he shared with a man from his New Age group and to question the blurry distinctions between sexual identities when
Shakespeare in Love (1998) as Tilney--Master Of The Revels
An affair with a noblewoman inspires William Shakespeare to write his first great tragedy.
Victory (1997) as Mr Zingiacomo
Set in 1913 from the Joseph Conrad classic, the sole white resident of an East Indian island has an ill-fated love affair with a local itinerant musician and must defend his island homeland against three insidious intruders.
James and the Giant Peach (1996) as Voice Of Grasshopper
James, a lonely orphan, is sent to live with his wicked and greedy Aunts Spiker and Sponge. Unwanted and forced to perform their menial chores, the boy dreams about going to New York City--a place, his father once told him, where dreams come true. Then James meets a mysterious old man who gives him a bag of magical glowing green things (crocodile tongues) and tells him that marvelous things will happen. Racing home, James accidentally spills the contents of the bag at the base of a barren old peach tree. To his astonishment, a peach instantly appears on the branch and grows and grows until it reaches 20 feet in diameter. Hungry and curious, James sneaks out that evening and takes a bite of the peach. When a glowing tunnel appears, the frightened boy ventures inside and meets Centipede, Earthworm, Ladybug, Glowworm, Grasshopper and Miss Spider. Rolling out to sea, the giant peach launches its passengers on a series of wildly imaginative adventures with New York City as their final destination.
England, My England (1995) as Charles Ii
A musical biopic which profiles England's "first great composer" Henry Purcell who--amidst some of London's most tragic events: the great plague, the fire of London, and the freezing winter of 1684 when the Thames froze over--managed to crank out more than 1,000 compositions in 16 years, before dyin
Jefferson in Paris (1995) as Richard Cosway
Set just prior to the French Revolution, the story revolves around Thomas Jefferson, then US ambassador to France, and his relationship with Maria Cosway, the unhappy wife of an unfaithful husband.
Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995) as Vincent Cadby
Summoned from an ashram in Tibet, where he''s retreated to seek spiritual guidance--after failing to save the life of a stranded raccoon--antic animal sleuth Ace Ventura finds himself thrust into the most challenging case of his career. At the request of Vincent Cadby, the English Consul General of the Bonai Province, Ace embarks on a perilous journey into the jungles of Africa with his constant companion, Spike the monkey, joined by the consul''s portly emissary, the unflappable Fulton Greenwall. Ace''s mission: to find Shikaka, the missing sacred animal of the friendly Wachati tribe, before the wedding of the Chief''s daughter to the first son of the warrior Wachootoo tribe. If Ace fails, the result will be tribal war. Relying on his wits and uncanny powers of detection--as well as on the aid of some newfound friends--the ingenious Ace outmaneuvers a host of dangerous adversaries as he races against time to recover Shikaka, with the fate of the Bonai Province hanging in the balance.
Four Weddings and A Funeral (1994) as Gareth
A young man''''s chance encounters with a beautiful woman are complicated by his close-knit extended family.
Street Fighter (1994) as An Official
When General M. Bison takes high-ranking hostages and demands $20 billion in ransom, he pushes an already incendiary crisis to the brink of global conflict. Meanwhile, Colonel Guile's rescue mission remains stalled until the hostages' location can be determined. Guile and his British intelligence of
Soft Top, Hard Shoulder (1993) as Eddie Cherdowski
In order to inherit his share of the family ice-cream empire, Gavin Bellini travel from London to Glasgow in time for his father's 60th birthday party. Along the way, he learns some lessons about life from an array of eccentric characters.
Crucifer Of Blood (1991) as Inspector Lestrade
British detective Sherlock Holmes seeks a man who has disappeared, leaving behind a piece of an old map bearing a cross made in human blood.
Postcards From The Edge (1990) as Simon Asquith
Based on Carrie Fisher's roman a clef, the story concerns a young actress who has recently gone through drug rehabilitation, and is trying to cope with not only the Hollywood scene but her own mother's, a former musical comedy star of the 50s and 60s, more socially acceptable alcoholism.
Mr. And Mrs. Bridge (1990) as Dr Sauer
Screen adaptation of Connell's two novels "Mrs. Bridge" and "Mr. Bridge," written in 1958 and 1968, that chronicle 40 years in the lives of a couple and their family in Kansas City, Missouri. Joanne Woodward was named Best Actress of 1990, and Ruth Prawer Jhabvala cited for best screenplay, by the N
Old Flames (1989) as Quass
A comedy of revenge.
Manifesto (1988) as Hunt
The attempted assasination of a king draws disparate people together.
Maurice (1987) as Mr Ducie
A young Englishman struggles to build a life as a gay man.
A Room With a View (1986) as Reverend Arthur Beebe
An Englishwoman visiting Florence is torn between her straitlaced fiance and a young Bohemian.
Good Father, The (1986) as Mark Varda
Honor, Profit and Pleasure (1985) as Handel
Amadeus (1984) as Emanuel Schikaneder; Papageno
The 18th century composer Salieri confesses to a deadly rivalry with Mozart.
Gossip (1983)

Music (feature film)

Victoria and Abdul (2017)
The film tells the true story of the unlikely friendship between Queen Victoria and Abdul Karim, a young clerk from India.

Cast (special)

Woman in White, The (1998) as Count Fosco
Two sisters, Marian and Laura Fairlie, are virtually imprisoned on Sir Percival Glyde's estate after his marriage to Laura. He wants all her wealth, but for some reason he also wants to detain and silence the strange, elusive woman in white who haunts the area and holds the key to a dark and siniste
David Copperfield (1988) as Mr Micawber
A "Masterpiece Theatre" five-hour dramatization of Dicken's novel which details David Copperfield's maturation from birth to manhood in a repressive Victorian society.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Angels in America (2004) as Prior 2
Interwoven AIDS-related stories revolving around shamed bisexual Mormon Joe Pitt and his despairing wife Harper; AIDS patient Prior Walter; and Walter's lover Louis who eventually becomes Joe's lover. Based on Tony Kushner's Pulitzer Prize-winning play of the same name

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

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