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Born: May 9, 1936 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Lancashire, England, GB Profession: Cast ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Charlie Bubbles (1968) as Director
A successful, married businessman grows bored with his life and begins an affair with his younger secretary.

Cast (feature film)

2.
Skyfall (2012)
James Bond's loyalty to M is tested when her past returns to haunt her, and 007 must track down and destroy the threat, no matter how personal the cost.
3.
Bourne Legacy, The (2012)
Aaron Cross is one of six agents in a program called Outcome. Unlike the CIA''s Treadstone, Outcome agents have been developed and trained for use by the Department of Defense. More than assassins, Outcome agents are designed for use in isolated, high-risk, long-term intelligence assignments. The behavioral science that was suggested as the underpinning of the Treadstone agents has been upgraded and advanced, but it''s the shared origins of these two programs that makes Outcome so vulnerable as Bourne''s story becomes public knowledge.
4.
Bourne Ultimatum, The (2007)
All he wanted was to disappear; instead, Jason Bourne is now hunted by the people who made him what he is--legendary assassin. Having lost his memory and the one person he loved, he is undeterred by the barrage of bullets and a new generation of highly-trained killers. Bourne has only one objective: to go back to the beginning and find out who he was. Now, in the new chapter of this espionage series, Bourne will hunt down his past in order to find a future. He must travel from Moscow, Paris and London to Tangier and New York City as he continues his quest to find the real Jason Bourne--all the while trying to outmaneuver the scores of cops, federal officers and Interpol agents with him in their crosshairs.
5.
Amazing Grace (2007)
William Wilberforce led efforts as a member of Parliament in 18th-century England to end slavery and the slave trade in the British empire. Wilberforce was elected to the House of Commons at 21 and took on the issue of slavery, successfully assembling a diverse coalition that went up against the most powerful men of the time.
6.
Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007)
Andy, an overextended broker, lures his younger brother, Hank, into a larcenous scheme: the pair will rob a suburban mom-and-pop jewelry store that appears to be the quintessential easy target. The problem is, the store owners are Andy and Hank's actual mom and pop and, when the seemingly perfect cr
7.
Good Year, A (2006)
London-based Investment expert Max Skinner moves to Provence to tend a small vineyard he inherited from his late uncle. Max reluctantly settles into what ultimately becomes an intoxicating new chapter in his life, as he comes to realize that life is meant to be savored.
8.
Tim Burton's Corpse Bride (2005)
Set in a 19th century European village, young Victor is whisked away to the underworld and wed to a mysterious Corpse Bride, while his real bride, Victoria, waits bereft in the land of the living. Though life in the Land of the Dead proves to be a lot more colorful than his strict Victorian upbringi
9.
Big Fish (2003) as Edward Bloom (Senior)
As an eight-year old confined to bed because of a preternatural growing spurt, Edward Bloom occupies himself by reading the entire World Book Encyclopedia. He is taken in particular with an article about goldfish, in which he learns that "if goldfish are kept in a small bowl, they will remain small.
10.
Lonely War, The (2002) as Winston Churchill
An intimate look at the marriage of Winston and Clementine Churchill during a particularly troubled moment in their lives. In the years before World War II, Churchill found himself on the fringe of British politics and a lone voice in the wilderness as he warned the world of a Nazi threat. Together
11.
Gathering Storm, The (2002) as Winston Churchill
An intimate look at the marriage of Winston and Clementine Churchill during a particularly troubled moment in their lives. In the years before World War II, Churchill found himself on the fringe of British politics and a lone voice in the wilderness as he warned the world of a Nazi threat. Together
12.
Traffic (2001) as Chief of staff
A patchwork of stories about various factions of the drug trade, including dealers, abusers and the law enforcement officials who pursue them. Mexican policeman Javier Rodriguez works on and around the border with his close friend and fellow policeman Manolo Sanchez, under Mexico's number one crime
13.
Erin Brockovich (2000) as Ed Masry
Based on the true story of a twice-divorced mother working as a low-level secretary at a Los Angeles law firm, a chronicle of a woman, without a law degree, who takes it upon herself to fight powerful corporate forces. Hired out of sympathy after her lawyer lost her personal injury suit, Brockovich stumbled upon the cover-up involving contaminated water in a small desert community, while working at the small law firm. Brockovich tracks a case of water poisoning created by PG&E (Pacific Gas & Electric) and champions it all the way up the judicial ladder--becoming instrumental in rallying the over 600 plaintiffs and in helping them win the largest class-action suit of its type.
14.
Simpatico (1999) as Darryl P Simms; Ryan Ames
The story of three friends bound by a pact which, after twenty years, is beginning to unravel. After devising a fool-proof horse-racing scam, Vinnie invited his girlfriend Rosie to share in the take, but things went awry when Rosie and Vinnie's best friend Carter ran off with the money. Twenty years
15.
Breakfast of Champions (1999) as Kilgore Trout
Dwayne Hoover, the most respected business man in Midland City, is on the verge of a nervous breakdown- yet his identity as the leader of the town's financial empire continues to flourish as he slowly descends from semi-sanity into madness. At the same time, Kilgore Trout, a misunderstood, impoveris
16.
Washington Square (1997) as Dr Austin Sloper
Set in 1870''s New York, a spinster heiress is courted by a much younger, penniless man, much to the chagrin of her over-protective father, and must decide whether to spend the rest of her life alone, or marry a man who is interested in her only because of her inheritence.
17.
Run of the Country, The (1995) as Father
Following the death of his mother, 18-year-old Danny is lost and bereft. Danny runs away from his father, a stern man who loves his son but cannot express his feelings, and teams up with Prunty, a wild local character. Prunty is Ireland: outrageous, cunning, daring and loyal. The run of the country,
18.
Browning Version, The (1994) as Andrew Crocker-Harris
An unpopular English boarding school teacher's life is changed after a surprise act of kindness by a pupil.
19.
Man of No Importance, A (1994) as Alfie Byrne
Dublin, 1961. Alfie Byrne is a friendly bus conductor who delights his passengers by reciting witticisms by Oscar Wilde, his favorite author. Alfie lives with his sister and dreams of staging a production of Wilde's "Salome," starring his passengers. One day, when a beautiful young country girl appe
20.
Rich in Love (1992) as Warren Odom
A 17-year-old high school girl from the South deals with her parents' sudden divorce.
21.
Playboys, The (1992) as Constable Hegarty
In a small Northern Irish border town in 1957, a young unwed mother is the object of both fascination and scorn for the locals, as she keeps the identity of the baby's father unkown. When a troupe of travelling players sets up camp, she finds herself courted by the town's constable as well as a hand
22.
Image, The (1990) as Jason Cromwell
A top TV news correspondent and his producer begin to question the far-reaching effects and ethics of their power.
23.
Endless Game, The (1990) as Hillsden
A story about the brutal murder of a helpless woman in a nursing home, which a unleashes a trail of events leading to international intrigue, treachery and corruption. In his attempt to uncover the truth, a British intelligence agent defects to the Russians before discovering the identity of a "mole
24.
Miller's Crossing (1990) as Leo
Set in 1929, a political boss and his advisor have a parting of the ways when they both fall for the same woman, which eventually leads to citywide gang war.
25.
Orphans (1987) as Harold
26.
Loophole (1986) as Mike Daniels
27.
Under the Volcano (1984) as Geoffrey Firmin--The Consul
A day in life of self-destructive British consul on the eve of World War II.
28.
29.
Pope John Paul II (1984) as Karol Wojtyla
Albert Finney made his American TV acting debut in this reverential drama tracing the life and career of Karol Wojtyla from a young activist in his native Poland (played at that point by British newcomer Michael Crompton) to his installation in 1978 as Pope. An earlier movie about Pope John Paul II,
30.
31.
The Dresser (1983) as Sir
A theatrical dresser tries to get an aging star through one more performance of King Lear.
32.
Shoot the Moon (1982) as George Dunlap
Husband, wife and children struggle to survive divorce.
33.
Annie (1982) as Daddy Warbucks
An orphan attracts the attention of a Wall Street tycoon and a con artist.
34.
Wolfen (1981) as Dewey Wilson
Detective Dewey Wilson is investigating several strange murders in New York City. All the victims look as if they have been mutilated by wild animals. His investigation leads him to a group of Native Americans who tell him about the legend of a superior species that once roamed the area, but who ar
35.
Looker (1981) as Dr Larry Roberts
After having had minor cosmetic surgery by a well-known surgeon, several beautiful women die under suspicious circumstances. The doctor is suspected of murder and, believing he is being framed, begins to look into these deaths himself. One of his clients works for a high tech company which may have
36.
Alpha Beta (1976) as Man
37.
Murder on the Orient Express (1974) as Hercule Poiret
Belgian detective Hercule Poirot investigates the murder of a mysterious businessman during a luxurious train ride.
38.
Gumshoe (1971) as Eddie Ginley
A would be private eye gets mixed up in a smuggling case.
39.
Scrooge (1970) as Scrooge
A miser faces the ghosts of his past on Christmas Eve.
40.
The Picasso Summer (1970)
A San Francisco couple travels to France in search of Pablo Picasso.
41.
Charlie Bubbles (1968) as Charlie Bubbles
A successful, married businessman grows bored with his life and begins an affair with his younger secretary.
42.
Two for the Road (1967) as Mark Wallace
A married couple''s relationship rises and falls during a series of European trips.
43.
Night Must Fall (1964) as Danny
A psychopath worms his way into an elderly woman''''s household.
44.
Tom Jones (1963) as Tom Jones
In this adaptation of Henry Fielding's novel, a country boy in 18th-century England becomes a playboy.
45.
The Victors (1963) as Russian soldier
Intercutting dramatic vignettes with newsreel footage, the story follows the characters from an infantry squad as they make their way from Sicily to Germany during the end of World War II.
46.
Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (1961) as Arthur Seaton
A factory worker lives for the chance to have fun on the weekends.
47.
The Entertainer (1960) as Mick Rice
A third-rate vaudevillian uses liquor and young women to escape the pressures of changing times.

Producer (feature film)

48.
Gumshoe (1971) as Executive Producer
A would be private eye gets mixed up in a smuggling case.
49.
Night Must Fall (1964) as Producer
A psychopath worms his way into an elderly woman''''s household.

Music (feature film)

50.
Tim Burton's Corpse Bride (2005)
Set in a 19th century European village, young Victor is whisked away to the underworld and wed to a mysterious Corpse Bride, while his real bride, Victoria, waits bereft in the land of the living. Though life in the Land of the Dead proves to be a lot more colorful than his strict Victorian upbringi
51.
Annie (1982) as Song Performer ("Let'S Go To The Movies" "Sign" "Tomorrow (White House Version)" "Maybe (Reprise)" "Finale: I Don'T Need Anything But You/We Got Annie/Tomorrow")
An orphan attracts the attention of a Wall Street tycoon and a con artist.

Cast (special)

52.
My Uncle Silas (2001) as Uncle Silas
Set in the idyllic England of the early 1900s and based on the short stories of H.E. Bates, the program follows the adventures of 10-year-old Edward, sent to the country to spend the summer with his rascally Uncle Silas.
53.
Rather English Marriage, A (1999) as Reggie Conyngham-Jervis
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
54.
Cold Lazarus (1996) as Daniel Feeld
In this sequel to Dennis Potter's "Karaoke," the cryogenically frozen head of Daniel Feeld is revived by scientists hoping to tap into his memory and learn about the past. In the year 2368, a team of cryobiologists under the leadership of Professor Emma Porlock and two laboratory technicians succee
55.
Karaoke (1996) as Daniel Feeld
Television writer Daniel Feeld is plagued by severe stomach pains and fierce arguments in the cutting room over his latest film, "Karaoke." He is confused when he overhears a beautiful young woman named Sandra arguing with her boyfriend in what sounds eerily like a scene from "Karaoke." Fiction and

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

56.
Green Man, The (1990) as Maurice Allington

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

57.
Joseph Conrad's "Nostromo" (1997) as Dr Monygham

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