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Tom Courtenay

Tom Courtenay


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Born: February 25, 1937 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Hull, Humberside, England, GB Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, The (2017)
The story of life on the island of Guernsey during German occupation.
Long Midnight of Barney Thomson, The (2016)
A browbeaten Scottish barber accidentally stumbles into serial murder and his dark fantasies turn into reality.
45 Years (2015)
Dad's Army (2015)
A spy on the loose, along with the arrival of a glamorous journalist, brings chaos and hilarity to a Dover army base in the closing days of World War II.
Night Train to Lisbon (2013)
Raimund Gregorius is a gifted but dull 57-year-old high school classical languages teacher in Switzerland. After a chance meeting with a beautiful Portuguese woman, he discovers the work of a Portuguese poet and doctor, Amadeu de Prado, and boards a train for Lisbon, determined to uncover more of h
Golden Compass, The (2007)
Centers on two children who live in parallel worlds surrounded by a huge cast of shape-shifting creatures.
Nicholas Nickleby (2002) as Newman Noggs
A tale based on the classic novel, "The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby" by Charles Dickens. Set in 19th Century England, the story revolves around the resourceful Nicholas Nickleby and his beloved family, as their world changes dramatically when tragedy strikes. The Nicklebys have always e
Last Orders (2001) as Vic
When one of a group of lifelong friends dies, his buddies are left to carry out his last wishes: to take his ashes and dispose of them off the pier in the seaside town of Margate. As their sentimental journey begins and their own emotional mysteries unfold, they try to come to terms with Jack's deat
Whatever Happened to Harold Smith? (1999) as Harold Smith
Set in a northern industrial town in England in the late 1970s, this is the story of Vince, a teenager who can't decide if he's a disco king or a punk rocker. However that's the least of his problems when he has a twisted magician as a brother, a mother absent of mothering skills and a father who m
Boy from Mercury, The (1996) as Uncle Tony
Set in 1960s Dublin, a fatherless eight-year-old boy who feels alienated by his family, escapes his reality by deciding he's been sent from Mercury to study life on Earth. His fantasies mirror the life of his hero, Flash Gordon, from the serial he watches each week at the local cinema. His escapades
Last Butterfly, The (1991) as Antoine Moreau
A mime is coerced into organizing a performance in Terezin, a town that the Nazis set aside for Jews to delude the Red Cross shortly before the inhabitants were sent off to concentration camps.
Let Him Have It (1991) as William Bentley
The story of Great Britain's Craig and Bentley 1950s murder case, involving the notorious execution of an innocent teenager.
Happy New Year (1987) as Edward Sanders--Jewelry Store Owner
Two crooks don a variety of disguises to rob a jewelry store.
Old Curiosity Shop, The (1985) as Daniel Quilp
Adaptation of Charles Dickens classic novel which blends comic and tragic elements of 19th century life. Pursued by the sinister, money hungry landlord Quilp, young Nell Trent and her debt-ridden grandfather encounter a menagerie of unforgettable characters on a thrilling odyssey through the colorfu
The Dresser (1983) as Norman
A theatrical dresser tries to get an aging star through one more performance of King Lear.
I Heard the Owl Call My Name (1973) as Father Tark Brian
A young American priest, in his search for greater knowledge, finds that his schooling has hardly prepared him for his mission to a remote Canadian Indian village in British Columbia.
Catch Me a Spy (1971) as Baxter
One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich (1971) as Ivan Denisovich
Fly-on-the-wall treatment of an ordinary day in the life of a prisoner in Stalin`s Gulag. Closely adapted from Solzhenitsyn`s classic novel based on his own experiences. Shot entirely on location in northern Norway.
Otley (1969) as Gerald Arthur Otley
A petty crook finds himself mistaken for a murderer and a secret agent.
A Dandy in Aspic (1968) as Gatiss
A double agent has to take out an enemy spy who''''s really himself.
The Night of the Generals (1967) as Corporal Hartmann
A Nazi officer tries to catch a serial killer attacking prostitutes.
The Day the Fish Came Out (1967) as The Navigator
A cautionary tale. A plane carrying a weapon more dangerous than a nuclear weapon goes down near Greece. To prevent panic, the officials go in dressed as tourists (who are dressed so casually that the pilots assume that they are all gay). The pilots are not to make themselves known and can't contact the rescue team. The secrecy causes a comedy of errors including the desolate Greek Isle deciding that since tourists have now arrived, they have to become touristy.
Operation Crossbow (1965) as Robert Henshaw
Allied agents go behind enemy lines to destroy a German missile base.
Doctor Zhivago (1965) as Pasha Antipov [Strelnikoff]
Illicit lovers fight to stay together during the turbulent years of the Russian Revolution.
King Rat (1965) as Lieutenant Grey
A U.S. officer in a World War II Japanese POW camp tries to raise money to buy his fellow prisoners'' freedom.
King and Country (1964) as Pvt. Arthur Hamp
During World War I a British soldier, charged with desertion, is defended by an officer who at first despises his actions and then grows to feel sympathy for him.
Billy Liar (1963) as Billy Fisher
An emotionally stunted clerk retreats into his fantasies.
Private Potter (1962) as Private Potter
A young soldier refuses to fight because of a divine vision.
The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (1962) as Colin Smith
A boy from the Irish slums reviews his troubled past while training for a school race.

Cast (special)

Rather English Marriage, A (1999) as Roy Southgate
When Roy and Reggie's respective wives both die at around the same time, a social worker suggests that the two men live together in Reggie's spacious house. While Reggie is ex-RAF, Roy was a milkman, and Reggie tends to treat the other man like his servant. But a real bond is forged between them, a
Me and the Girls (1987) as George Banks
A middle-aged homosexual man, dying in a Swiss hospital on the eve of World War II, recalls his life as the leader of a tacky all-girl song-and-dance troupe that toured seedy cabarets all over Europe. He also faces the painful and poignant memory of the only true love of his life.
Easter Chester Mystery Plays, The (1977) as Jesus Christ
A modern adaptation of five fourteenth-century Easter mystery plays from Chester, England.
Christmas Chester Mystery Plays, The (1976)
A production of eight mystery plays of the fourteenth century performed in Chester, England.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Flood, The (2007)
When a raging storm coincides with high seas it unleashes a colossal surge, which travels mercilessly down England's East Coast and into the River Thames. Overwhelming the Barrier, torrents of water pour into the city. The lives of millions of Londoners are at stake. Top marine engineers and barrier

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Old Curiosity Shop, The (1995) as Daniel Quilp

Cast (short)

Moscow in Madrid (1965)
This short promotional film focuses on the casting and on-location filming of "Dr. Zhivago" (1965).

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