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Born: October 26, 1942 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Suffolk, England, GB Profession: Cast ...
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Raised in North London, England
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Performed odd jobs and traveled extensively as a youth
1968:
Made stage debut in "Feather Pluckers"
1972:
TV acting debut, "Villains on the High Road" (London Weekend Television); an episode of the series "Villains"
1973:
Feature debut, "The National Health"
1974:
Co-starred on the comedy series "Thick as Thieves" (LWT)
1978:
Starred in the popular BBC miniseries "Pennies From Heaven," scripted by Dennis Potter
1980:
Appeared opposite France de la Tour in the ATV series "Flickers"
1980:
Delivered strong turn as a British gangster in "The Long Good Friday"
1982:
Scored a triumph as Nathan Detroit in the West End production of the stage musical "Guys and Dolls"
1982:
Featured as a Rock and Roll Manager in "Pink Floyd The Wall," written by Pink Floyd vocalist and bassist Roger Waters
1984:
Cast as nighclub owner Owney Madden in Francis Ford Coppola's "The Cotton Club"
1985:
Appeared in Terry Gilliam's "Brazil"
1985:
U.S. miniseries debut, played the title character in HBO's "Mussolini: The Decline and Fall of Il Duce"
1986:
Played an American screenwriter in Alan Alda's "Sweet Liberty"
1986:
Earned critical acclaim as a cab driver who falls in love with a prostitute in "Mona Lisa"; nominated for a Best Actor Oscar
1987:
Starred opposite Maggie Smith in "The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne"
1988:
Made feature directorial and screenwriting debut with "The Raggedy Rawney"; also starred
1988:
First mainstream American film, "Who Framed Roger Rabbit"
1990:
Romanced Cher in "Mermaids"
1991:
Cast as the pirate Smee in Steven Spielberg's "Hook"
1993:
First U.S. TV-movie, the Russell Mulcahy directed "Blue Ice" for HBO
1993:
Teamed with John Leguizamo for the big-budget disappointment "Super Mario Bros."
1994:
Portrayed Winston Churchill in the NBC miniseries "World War II: When Lions Roared"
1995:
Portrayed J. Edgar Hoover in Oliver Stone's "Nixon"
1996:
TV directorial debut (also starred), "A Fatal Caper" episode of "Tales From the Crypt"
1996:
Directed (also starred) the family adventure film "Rainbow"
1996:
Returned to the London stage to star in "Old Wicked Songs"
1996:
Played a tabloid editor in "Michael"
1997:
Landed acclaimed screen role as the owner of a boxing club in Shane Meadows' "TwentyFourSeven"
1999:
Re-teamed with Shane Meadows for a cameo role as a teacher in "A Room for Romeo Brass"
1999:
Earned plaudits for his performance as a serial killer in Atom Egoyan's "Felicia's Journey"
2000:
Portrayed Sancho Panza in the TNT production "Don Quixote"
2000:
Starred as the Panamanian dictator in "Noriega: God's Favorite" (Showtime)
2001:
Played Nikita Khruschev in the war drama "Enemy at the Gates"
2002:
Appeared as a paternal butler in "Maid in Manhattan"
2003:
Featured in the period romance "The Sleeping Dictionary"
2004:
Portrayed Bobby Darin's (Kevin Spacey) brother in law in "Beyond the Sea," a biopic of the legendary signer Bobby Darin
2005:
Co-starred with Jet Li in "Unleased," written by Luc Besson
2005:
Co-starred (also produced) in "Mrs. Henderson Presents," directed by Stephen Frears; earned a Golden Globe nomination for Best Supporting Actor
2006:
Played MGM studio executive Eddie Mannix in "Hollywoodland"
2008:
Co-starred in the science fiction film "Doomsday"
2009:
Lent his voice to Robert Zemeckis' animated adaptation of "A Christmas Carol"
2012:
Cast as one of the eight dwarfs in "Snow White and the Huntsman" opposite Kristen Stewart and Charlize Theron
2012:
Announced retirement from acting due to Parkinson's disease

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