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Born: December 31, 1937 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: United Kingdom Profession: Cast ...
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1964:
London stage debut, "Julius Caesar" at the Royal Court Theater
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"
1974:
Co-starred in the ABC miniseries "QB VII"
1979:
Starred as Captain Christopher Jones in "Mayflower: The Pilgrim's Adventure"
1981:
Earned second Emmy for his portrayal of Hitler in "The Bunker" (CBS)
1982:
Starred in the title role in the CBS adaptation of "The Hunchback of Notre Dame"
1985:
Returned to the London stage as star of "Pravda"
1985:
Co-starred in the ABC miniseries "Hollywood Wives"
1986:
Delivered a strong performance in the title role of "The Good Father"
1991:
Provided the voice of Marcus Crassus (subbing for the late Lord Olivier) in the restored version of "Spartacus"
1993:
Made his fifth collaboration with Attenborough, "Shadowlands"
1994:
Delivered an over-the-top performance as Dr. John Harvey Kellogg in Alan Parker's "The Road to Wellville"
1996:
Third collaboration with Merchant-Ivory, "Surviving Picasso"; played title role
1998:
Teamed with Antonio Banderas for the remake "The Mask of Zorro"
1998:
Reteamed with Brad Pitt for "Meet Joe Black," loosely based on "Death Takes a Holiday"
1999:
Played anthropologist Dr Ethan Powell in "Instinct"
1999:
Had title role in "Titus," Julie Taymor's film version of "Titus Andronicus"
2000:
Narrated the live-action version of "How the Grinch Stole Christmas"
2002:
Teamed with Chris Rock in the action comedy "Bad Company"
2003:
Cast to play a fair-skinned African American who pretends to be white to avoid racism in the 1940s in "The Human Stain"
2004:
Acted in Alec Baldwin's feature directorial debut, a remake of "The Devil and Daniel Webster" titled "Shortcut to Happiness"
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
2006:
Cast in Steven Zaillian's big-screen adaptation of "All the King's Men"
2007:
Co-starred in the dramatic thriller "Fracture" as a man who confessed to killing his cheating wife
2007:
Portrayed King Hrothgar in Robert Zemeckis' big-budget film version of "Beowulf"
2010:
Played Benicio del Toro's father in the remake of classic horror film "The Wolfman"
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"

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