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Born: December 31, 1937 Cause of Death:
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1985:
Co-starred in the ABC miniseries "Hollywood Wives"
1974:
Co-starred in the ABC miniseries "QB VII"
2005:
Co-starred in the film adaptation of David Auburn's play "Proof," directed by John Madden and starring with Gwyneth Paltrow and Jake Gyllenhaal
1986:
Delivered a strong performance in the title role of "The Good Father"
1994:
Delivered an over-the-top performance as Dr. John Harvey Kellogg in Alan Parker's "The Road to Wellville"
2007:
Co-starred in the dramatic thriller "Fracture" as a man who confessed to killing his cheating wife
1981:
Earned second Emmy for his portrayal of Hitler in "The Bunker" (CBS)
1966:
Invited to join The National Theater at the Old Vic where he played King Lear, Macbeth and Antony; first major role was when he understudied Laurence Olivier and eventually went on in "Dance of Death"
2000:
Narrated the live-action version of "How the Grinch Stole Christmas"
1999:
Played anthropologist Dr Ethan Powell in "Instinct"
2010:
Played Benicio del Toro's father in the remake of classic horror film "The Wolfman"
1991:
Provided the voice of Marcus Crassus (subbing for the late Lord Olivier) in the restored version of "Spartacus"
1998:
Reteamed with Brad Pitt for "Meet Joe Black," loosely based on "Death Takes a Holiday"
1985:
Returned to the London stage as star of "Pravda"
1979:
Starred as Captain Christopher Jones in "Mayflower: The Pilgrim's Adventure"
1993:
Made his fifth collaboration with Attenborough, "Shadowlands"
2002:
Teamed with Chris Rock in the action comedy "Bad Company"
1996:
Third collaboration with Merchant-Ivory, "Surviving Picasso"; played title role
2004:
Acted in Alec Baldwin's feature directorial debut, a remake of "The Devil and Daniel Webster" titled "Shortcut to Happiness"
2006:
Cast in Steven Zaillian's big-screen adaptation of "All the King's Men"
2003:
Cast to play a fair-skinned African American who pretends to be white to avoid racism in the 1940s in "The Human Stain"
1999:
Had title role in "Titus," Julie Taymor's film version of "Titus Andronicus"
1964:
London stage debut, "Julius Caesar" at the Royal Court Theater
2007:
Portrayed King Hrothgar in Robert Zemeckis' big-budget film version of "Beowulf"
1982:
Starred in the title role in the CBS adaptation of "The Hunchback of Notre Dame"
1998:
Teamed with Antonio Banderas for the remake "The Mask of Zorro"
2011:
Portrayed Odin, father of the titular superhero (Chris Hemsworth) in Kenneth Branagh's big-screen adaptation of "Thor"
2015:
Starred in the crime drama "Kidnapping Mr. Heineken"
2016:
Starred in the action film "Collide"
2006:
Cast as the hotel doorman in Emilio Estevez's directorial debut "Bobby," an ensemble centered around the night of Robert F. Kennedy's assassination
1996:
Made his feature directorial debut with "August," an adaptation of Chekhov's "Uncle Vanya"; also starred and composed score
1968:
Made feature film debut opposite Peter O'Toole and Katharine Hepburn in "The Lion in Winter"
1994:
Cast as the patriarch to Brad Pitt, Henry Thomas and Aidan Quinn in "Legends of the Fall"
2002:
Once again essayed Hannibal Lecter in "Red Dragon"
1969:
Played Claudius to Nicol Williamson's "Hamlet"
1997:
Portrayed John Quincy Adams in Steven Spielberg's "Amistad"; received Oscar nomination as Best Supporting Actor
2001:
Reprised Oscar-winning role in the film adaptation of "Hannibal," Thomas Harris' sequel to "The Silence of the Lambs"
1960:
Made stage debut in "The Quare Fellow" at the Library Theatre in Manchester, England
1991:
Gave a chilling (and Oscar-winning) portrayal of killer Hannibal 'The Cannibal' Lecter in "The Silence of the Lambs"
2004:
Cast as Ptolemy in Oliver Stone's "Alexander"
1992:
Made his first movie with director James Ivory, the sumptuous and stimulating adaptation of E M Forster's "Howards End"
1993:
Garnered second Academy Award nomination for his performance as a repressed English butler in "The Remains of the Day"
1989:
Played Magwich in The Disney Channel miniseries "Great Expectations"
1980:
Portrayed Dr Frederick Treves in David Lynch's "The Elephant Man"
1984:
Portrayed a mild-mannered British bookseller in David Jones' loving, literate and totally disarming film "84 Charing Cross Road"; starred opposite Anne Bancroft
1974:
Made Broadway debut in "Equus"
1978:
Delivered a strong performance as a ventriloquist in "Magic"
1972:
Had the first of many collaborations with director Richard Attenborough in "Young Winston"
2000:
Starred opposite Tom Cruise in "Mission: Impossible II," the John Woo-directed sequel to "Mission: Impossible"
2007:
Made his feature debut as a screenwriter with "Slipstream," about as a Hollywood screenwriter who begins to confuse his own life with the characters he is creating on the page; also directed and starred in
1967:
Made film debut in Lindsay Anderson's short "The White Bus"
1982:
Made debut as a conductor with the New Symphony Orchestra at the Royal Albert Hall
1995:
Received third Best Actor Oscar nomination for title role in "Nixon," directed by Oliver Stone
1965:
Made TV series debut on "The Man in Room 17" (Granada Television)
1976:
Won an Emmy for his portrayal of Bruno Richard Hauptmann in the TV movie "The Lindbergh Kidnapping Case" (NBC)
2012:
Offered a stellar portrayal of the legendary filmmaker in "Hitchcock"
2016:
Joined the ensemble cast of HBO's sci-fi western series "Westworld"
2017:
Gave a standout performance in the otherwise by-the-numbers "Transformers: The Last Knight"
2017:
Reprised role of Odin in "Thor: Ragnarok"

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