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Also Known As: Died: October 6, 1992
Born: May 31, 1922 Cause of Death: complications resulting from AIDS
Birth Place: London, England, GB Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Noises Off (1992) as Selsdon Mowbray (& The Burglar)
British farce about the disintegration of a third-rate theater company on a tour of the provinces.
Scorchers (1991) as Howler
Set in the lush Bayou country of Louisiana, the film tells the amusing and erotic story of three women, each trying to come to terms with her own sexuality and the mysteries of life.
Toy Soldiers (1991) as Headmaster
An exclusive prep school housing boys known for their discipline problems is taken over by Colombian terrorists. Some of the students courageously rebel, allowing for a successful military rescue.
Love She Sought, The (1990) as James
A teacher at a Catholic school travels to Ireland to meet the man with whom she has been corresponding for years. She realizes she has fallen in love with the man through the mail -- so she is crestfallen when she discovers he's a priest.
Killing Dad (1989) as Nathy Berg
A young man decides to murder his father who abandoned him in infancy.
Return to the River Kwai (1989) as Colonel Grayson
An escape-adventure story about World War II prisoners of war.
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989) as Marcus Brody
When his father Dr. Henry Jones, Sr. goes missing, Indiana dumps his books to retrace his steps. Indy finds his father in Germany, where Nazis have been picking his brain in an attempt to find the resting place of the Holy Grail, an artifact that promises eternal life to anyone who drinks from it. N
Stealing Heaven (1988) as Canon Fulbert
Historical drama attempting to relate the romance between the French philosopher Pierre Abelard and Heloise.
Maurice (1987) as Dr Barry
A young Englishman struggles to build a life as a gay man.
September (1987) as Howard
A weekend stay at a Vermont summer house provides glimpses into the lives of six unhappy people, most of whom are in love with others who love others.
Mrs. Delafield Wants to Marry (1986) as George Parker
The December-to December romance of a pair of elderly lovers defies the conventions of the community and shocks their children. Margaret Delafield, a wealthy WASP matron is nursed through a medical crisis by a divorced Jewish physician, Dr. Marvin Elias, and their ensuing romance stuns both sets of
Happy Valley, The (1986) as Sir Henry Broughton
Transmutations (1986) as Dr Savary
A satanic beast terrorizes a small Irish village.
Defence of the Realm (1986) as Vernon Bayliss
Whoopee Boys, The (1986) as Colonel Hugh Phelps
A Room With a View (1986) as Mr Emerson
An Englishwoman visiting Florence is torn between her straitlaced fiance and a young Bohemian.
Past Caring (1985) as Victor
Private Function, A (1984) as Doctor Swaby
Razor's Edge, The (1984) as Elliott Templeton
Larry Derrell returns from World War I disillusioned with Jazz Age values. He undertakes a quest which leads him to reject his rich fiancee, Isabel, and his superficial lifestyle, to go search for truth in the Himalayas. But, Larry learns that the path to enlightenment is as difficult as treading th
Camille (1984) as Count De Nolly
A sumptuous refilming of Dumas' tragic tale of a young Parisian courtesan and her passionate but doomed love affair with a rich young man who showers her daily with white camellias. This was the 25th (at least) movie version dating back to a Danish adaptation in 1907 and including several movies of
Wicked Lady, The (1983) as Sir Ralph Skelton
Set in 17th-century England, a noblewoman moonlights as a highway robber.
Hound of the Baskervilles, The (1983) as Dr Mortimer
Trading Places (1983) as Coleman
Wealthy brothers conspire to switch the fortunes of a young investor and a man from the hood.
Brimstone And Treacle (1982) as Tom Bates
Missionary, The (1981) as Bishop Of London
Sunday Lovers (1981) as Parker
In this comedy made up of four segments, a businessman tries to close a deal through the allure of his secretary only to discover that she would be more valuable as a partner. Elsewhere, a chauffeur poses as his boss in order to impress ladies. Meanwhile, a husband arranges an affair when his wife leaves town. Finally, an American psychiatric patient falls for an equally neurotic lady.
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) as Marcus Brody
Archeologist and university professor Indiana Jones must retrieve the mythic Lost Ark of the Covenant before it gets into the hands of Adolf Hitler who plans on using its power to guarantee his global conquest.
Rising Damp (1980) as Seymour
Bad Timing (1980) as Stefan Vognic
An attempted suicide uncovers a tangled web of passion between a woman and her psychologist.
Saint Jack (1979) as William Leigh
Absorbing character study of an amiable, ambitious pimp who thrives in Singapore during the early 1970s. Directed by Peter Bogdanovich, based on Paul Theroux's novel.
It's Not the Size That Counts (1979) as Emmanuel Whitebread
Game For Vultures (1979) as Raglan Thistle
Zulu Dawn (1979) as Lieutenant-Colonel Pulleine
The British military lead an ill-advised war against the Zulu nation.
Cuba (1979) as Skinner
A British mercenary meets an old love while training anti-Castro forces in Cuba.
Watership Down (1978) as Voice
When their home is destroyed, a group of rabbits fight to survive in a violent world.
Sweeney 2 (1978) as Jupp
Inspector Jack Regan investigates a series of clever bank robberies, which turn out to be the committed by an elite team of crooks headquartered in Malta.
The Boys From Brazil (1978) as Sidney Beynon
A Nazi hunter tracks a mad scientist out to bring back Hitler.
Hound of the Baskervilles, The (1978) as Stapleton
A Bridge Too Far (1977) as Raf Met Officer
Epic re-staging of the Allies' heroic airdrop behind Nazi lines in Holland.
To the Devil, a Daughter (1976) as Henry Beddows
An occult writer fights to save a friend┬┐s daughter from Satanists.
Partners (1976) as John Grey
Voyage Of The Damned (1976) as Admiral Canaris--Head Of German Counter-Intelligence
A luxury liner carries Jewish refugees from Hitler''''s Germany in a desperate fight for survival.
Robin And Marian (1976) as Will Scarlett
An aging Robin Hood comes home to resume his relationship with Maid Marian and his battles against the Sheriff of Nottingham.
Russian Roulette (1975) as Commander Petapiece
A mountie finds himself engulfed in a KGB conspiracy to kill the renegade Russian Premier Alexei Kosygin during his visit to Canada in 1970.
Apprenticeship Of Duddy Kravitz, The (1974) as Friar
The younger son of a working-class Jewish family in Montreal, Duddy Kravitz yearns to make a name for himself in society. This film chronicles his short and dubious rise to power, as well as his changing relationships with family and friends. Along the way the film explores the themes of anti-semitism and the responsibilities which come with adulthood.
Vault of Horror, The (1973) as Diltant ("Drawn And Quartered")
Five men trapped in the basement vault of an office building share visions with each other of thier demise. Stories revolve around vampires, bodily dismemberment, east indian mysticism, an insurance scam, and an artist who kills by painting his victims' deaths.
Doll's House, A (1973) as Krogstad
This film production of the Ibsen play tells the story of Nora, a child-like bride who quickly matures when her husband is blackmailed. But after she solves this problem for him, he continues to treat her condescendingly and when she realizes that he will never take her seriously, Nora rejects the isolated life she has with him.
Madame Sin (1972) as Malcolm
In her initial movie for television, Bette Davis is a ruthless, all-powerful mystery woman who abducts an ex-CIA agent and forces him to help her steal an ultra-modern Polaris submarine. This pilot to a prospective series was a personal project of co-star Robert Wagner, here acting as the film's exe
Quest For Love (1971)
After a scientific experiment goes horribly wrong during a demonstration, a scientist finds himself trapped in an alternate reality that bears some similarities to our own, but also has some striking differences. In this other reality the Second World War had never occurred, mankind had not yet traveled into Space and Mt. Everest had not yet been conquered, just to name a few things. Also in this other reality he is no longer a scientist but rather a well known author. He also finds that he is married to a beautiful woman who he instantly falls in love with but who his alternate self never cared for. He has some difficulty convincing anyone that he is not actually who they think he is. With the help of a physics professor who believes his story, he finally manages to convince his 'wife' that he is not the man she knew before. After a personal tragedy in this alternate world, he finds himself back in his own world and desperately trying to locate the woman he fell in love with in the other world. Little does she know, however, that her life depends on him finding her.
Percy (1970) as Emmanuel Whitbread
Edwin Antony (Hywel Bennett) is emasculated in an accident which kills a young philanderer. Doctors successfully replace his member with that of the dead man, but refuse to tell him the full story of the organ's origin. So Edwin begins a search which takes him to the philanderer's wife - and also to his many, many girlfriends...
Too Late the Hero (1970) as Captain Hornsby
During World War II, a British platoon goes behind enemy lines in the Pacific.
The House That Dripped Blood (1970) as Charles ("Method For Murder")
Scotland Yard investigates four mysterious murders connected to the same old house.
Here We Go 'Round the Mulberry Bush (1968) as Mr. Beauchamp
A recent high school graduate tries desperately to lose his virginity.
The Sea Gull (1968) as Dorn
The film adaptation of Anton Chekhov's story of life in rural Russia during the latter part of the 19th century.
Maroc 7 (1968) as Inspector Barrada
A spy is led to exotic Morocco to catch a jewel thief disguised as the editor of a fashion magazine.
The Night They Raided Minsky's (1968) as Vance Fowler
An Amish girl in turn-of-the-century New York gets mixed up in burlesque and accidentally invents the strip tease.
The Spy With a Cold Nose (1966) as Pond-Jones
A veterinarian is hired by the British government to implant a recording device into a bulldog, which will then be given to the Russians as a gift. When the dog gets sick, the vet must fly to Russia to treat it before the Russians find out the animal is "bugged."
Alfie (1966) as Mr. Smith
A British womanizer refuses to grow up until tragedy strikes.
McGuire, Go Home! (1966) as Baker
During Cyprus' struggle for independence in the late 50s, a British major is sent to the island to track down a terrorist leader and falls in love with an American girl who may know of his whereabouts.
King Rat (1965) as Lieut. Col. Denholm Larkin
A U.S. officer in a World War II Japanese POW camp tries to raise money to buy his fellow prisoners'' freedom.
You Must Be Joking! (1965) as Captain Tabasco
Nothing But the Best (1964) as Charlie Prince
Success has James Brewster's name written all over it, and he also has his heart set on his boss's daughter. A con artist hires him to help out on a bank scheme, but then again, James will do anything to get rich and be the most successful businessman in Britian-even if it means murder!!!
Station Six--Sahara (1964) as Macey
Scent of Mystery (1960) as Oliver Larker
An Englishman is part of a search for a mysterious woman who is to inherit three-million dollars, but must come forward by midnight the following day.
A Tale of Two Cities (1958)
Charles Dickens' classic tale of lookalikes in love with the same woman in the years after the French Revolution.
Night My Number Came Up, The (1955) as Flight Lieutenant Mckenzie
At a fashionable dinner party in Hong Kong a pilot is coaxed into revealing details of a dream in which eight persons take off from Bangkok in a Dakota bound for Tokyo and crash in the Japanese mountains. Amongst those listening is Air Marshal Hardie who is due to fly to Tokyo the next day. Hardie initially dismisses the dream because he is scheduled to fly out in a Liberator, but as Hardie arrives at the airport he discovers that the Liberator has developed mechanical problems and has been replaced by a Dakota. When, just before the flight is due to depart, two soldiers board the plane making a complement of eight, Hardie fears that the Dream may be coming true and he is destined to die.
Lease of Life (1954) as Martin Blake
When he learns he has a year to live, a small-town minister begins to see life differently.
The Heart of the Matter (1954) as Wilson
A police commissioner falls for a war widow while his wife is away.
They Who Dare (1954) as Sergeant Corcoran
During World War II, a group of British soldiers stage a raid on the Greek islands.
Man Who Loved Redheads, The (1954) as Denis
The honourable Mark St. Neots is playing with some 'chums' when he meets and is bowled over by Sylvia. As he grows older he retains his image of this beautiful young girl with the red hair. Through a chance meeting, he can pursue his career in the diplomatic corps as well as the young ladies he meets. A charming comedy with a sting in the tail.
The Cruel Sea (1953)
A naval commander fights to toughen up his inexperienced crew during World War II.
The Holly and the Ivy (1952) as Mick Gregory
Ringer, The (1952) as John Lenley
The Sound Barrier (1952)
A veteran pilot marries into a family in the aviation business.

Cast (special)

Murder of Quality, A (1991) as George Smiley
On leave from British intelligence, George Smiley is pressed into service to investigate a brutal murder at one of England's leading schools.
Scoop (1990) as Salter
A presentation of "Masterpiece Theatre" based on Evelyn Waugh's satire about London's Fleet Street. In a mix-up of names, the "Daily Beast" sends its nerdy nature columnist, William Boot, off to cover a war that either is -- or is not -- being waged in Ishmaelia, an obscure African nation.
Child's Christmas in Wales, A (1987) as Old Geraint
An adaptation of Dylan Thomas' classic poem about Christmastime in a small Welsh town. A grandfather, stirred by his beloved grandson's anticipation of the holiday, takes a lyrical journey back to his own boyhood Christmases in a small Welsh village. Through the eyes of a child, the old man describe
Shooting the Chandelier (1978)
A drama about Russia's occupation of Czechoslovakia in 1945 and afterward.
Fear Is Spreading, The (1975) as Dr Frank Henson
The story of Tracy Loxton, an American journalist on a routine assignment in England, who is taken hostage by two prison escapees.
Holy Terror, The (1965) as Sidney Herbert
A television dramatization based on the life and work of Florence Nightingale. The story, set in 1856, relates the incidents in her life following the war in the Crimea, where she had gained such fame that her name was virtually a household word.
Moon and Sixpence, The (1959) as Writer
The story of Charles Strickland, an aging stockbroker who deserts his family to pursue a career as an artist. Based on the 1925 novel by William Somerset Maugham. The novel was first adapted to television via "The Somerset Maugham Theater" on April 30, 1951, with Lee J. Cobb and Olive Deering as C
Lark, The (1957) as Warwick
An adaptation of Jean Anouilh's play about Joan of Arc, the young girl who led the French to victory against the English in the Hundred Years' War, only to be tried for heresy and witchcraft by the Inquisition and burned at the stake.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Bangkok Hilton (1990) as Hal Stanton
A two-part, six-hour miniseries. A young woman on her way to Thailand with her new boyfriend discovers she has been used as a drug courier. While going through airport customs she is arrested for cocaine trafficking and held in prison.
Bourne Identity, The (1988) as Doctor Washburn
A two-part miniseries adapted from Robert Ludlum's thriller about a man trying to regain his memory amidst a maze of espionage and intrigue.
James Clavell's Noble House (1988) as Alastair Struan
A four-part miniseries based on James Clavell's novel about romance, intrigue and international power struggles in contemporary Hong Kong.
Marco Polo (1982) as Niccolo Polo
Ten-hour dramatization (in four parts) of the Marco Polo odyssey, filmed in Italy, Morocco and the People's Republic of China, where it was the first western production to be made since the late 1940s, all at a hefty (by TV standards) cost of $10-million during a 13 month shooting schedule. Ken Mars

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

One Against the Wind (1991) as Father Leblanc
A television movie based on the true story of an aristocratic British woman who finds herself involved in the French underground during World War II, operating an escape route for downed Allied airmen in Nazi-occupied France.
Codename: Kyril (1988) as Colonel-General Stepen Povin
A two-part miniseries which begins in Moscow when the head of the KGB dispatches an agent, codename Kyril, to flush out a high-ranking Kremlin traitor who has been leaking crucial secrets to London. Waiting in England is the London Station Chief of Britain's foreign intelligence agency whose missio

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