Appeared as himself in the documentary feature "Resident Alien: Quentin Crisp in New York"
Appeared in Sam Peckinpah's critically panned but hugely successful final film "The Osterman Weekend"
Cast as Professor Bruttenholm in the feature adaption of the popular comic book series "Hellboy"
Cast in the John Boorman directed "Two Nudes Bathing" segment of Showtime's "Picture Windows"
Earned acclaim for his performance in Richard Kwietniowski's feature directorial debut, "Love and Death on Long Island"
First non-British film, the Italian-made "La Linea del Fiume/Stream Line"
Narrated The Discovery Channel's "True Story of the Elephant Man"
Offered an excellent turn as Dr. Stephen Ward, a sexual provocateur in Michael Caton-Jones' directorial debut "Scandal"
Portrayed Tristran Tzara in the Royal Shakespeare Company production of Tom Stoppard's "Travesties"
Re-teamed with director Richard Kwietniowski for "Owning Mahowny"
Shot to fame as Quentin Crisp in the TV play, "The Naked Civil Servant"
Starred as the Fool opposite Laurence Olivier's King in BBC production of "King Lear"
Acted the part of the brooding assassin in Stephen Frears' sinister "The Hit"
Essayed the role of Ben in Pinter's London revival of "The Dumb Waiter"
Re-teamed with Caton-Jones for "Rob Roy"
Reprised role of Mr. Ollivander for "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban"
Starred opposite Christian Bale in Jeremy Thomas' directorial debut "All the Little Animals"
Starred with Helen Mirren in an award-winning West End production of Turgenev's "A Month in the Country"
Played a priest in Janusz Kiminski's feature directorial debut "Lost Souls"
Played the title role of a 19th-century Scottish highwayman in John Huston's uninspired "Sinful Davey"
Starred opposite Kate Hudson in the supernatural thriller "Skeleton Key"
Acted in a film version of "Krapp's Last Tape"
First U.S. TV-movie, "Spectre" (NBC)
Offered a brilliant turn as Roman emperor Caligula in the BBC adaptation of "I, Claudius"
Played the title role of the narrator on the NBC children's fantasy series "The Storyteller"
Portrayed Richard Rich in the film version of "A Man for All Seasons"
Portrayed the inarticulate Timothy Evans in "10 Rillington Place"
Provided the voice of the artist for the documentary "Vincent - The Life and Death of Vincent Van Gogh"
Won the Variety Club Award as Most Promising Newcomer for his stage performance in "The Dwarfs"; first collaboration with playwright Harold Pinter
Played the stubbornly nonconformist Winston Smith in Michael Radford's adaptation of the novel "Nineteen Eighty-Four"
Reprised role of Mr. Ollivander for the seventh and final installment of the series directed by David Yates, "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows"; film released in two parts, "Part 1" in November 2010 and "Part 2" in July 2011
Appeared as an old man in "Immortals"
Acted in Michael Cimino's colossal bomb "Heaven's Gate" as the lost, embittered alcoholic Billy Irvine
Earned a Best Supporting Actor Oscar nomination for his role as a drugged-out hippie in Alan Parker's "Midnight Express"
Played Mr. Ollivander, the wand-maker in the first Harry Potter film "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone"
Appeared in Steven Spielberg's "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull" as Harold Oxley
Essayed the role of Kane, the memorable first victim of the title creature in Ridley Scott's "Alien"
Performed in Harold Pinter's London stage revival of "The Caretaker"
Played Jesus in Mel Brooks' "History of the World, Part I"
Portrayed the Storyteller on NBC variety anthology summer series "The Jim Henson Hour"
Portrayed the title character in David Lynch's adaption of the Joseph Merrick biography "The Elephant Man"; garnered a Best Actor Academy Award nomination
Cast as the villainous Bishop Lilliman in the Wachowski brothers' "V for Vendetta"
Film acting debut, "The Wild and the Willing"; directed and produced by Ralph Thomas
First U.S. feature, voiced Aragorn in Ralph Bakshi's animated adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkein's "The Lord of the Rings"
Made TV debut in "Mourtzanos"
Re-teamed with director Mel Brooks for "Star Wars" spoof "Spaceballs"
Professional stage debut in the London production, "Infanticide in the House of Fred Ginger"
Stage debut in a school production of "The Bluebird"
Joined ensemble cast of thriller "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy"
Cast in Lars Von Trier's apocalyptic drama "Melancholia"
Played Kingsley Bedford in "Jayne Mansfield's Car"
Provided the voice of the Dragon on "Merlin"
Appeared as an ancient, ailing vampire in Jim Jarmusch's "Only Lovers Left Alive"
Played The Doctor on several episodes of "Doctor Who"
Played Tom Kendle on "The Last Panthers"
Appeared in the final film of his lifetime, TV movie "The Pity of War: The Loves and Lives of the War Poets"