Joss Ackland

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KNOWN FOR 
Lethal Weapon 2 (1989) | The Hunt for Red October (1990) | The Mighty Ducks (1992)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 2 nominations More »
AKA 
J. Ackland
BORN 
Feb 29, 1928 (age 89)
HEIGHT 
6' 1" (1.85m)

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Past Film & Video (84 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (109 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for CrusoeCrusoe (TV Series) Judge Jefferies ( 3 episodes, 2008–2010 )  Less 2008–2010 3
  • Primary photo for PinocchioPinocchio (TV Movie) Mastro Ciliegia  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for KingdomKingdom (TV Series) Mr. John Narbutowicz ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007 1
    • Episode #1.6 (May 13, 2007) Mr. John Narbutowicz  Less
  • Primary photo for Terry Pratchett's HogfatherTerry Pratchett's Hogfather (TV Movie) Mustrum Ridcully  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Above and BeyondAbove and Beyond (TV Mini-series) Winston Churchill / Winston Churhcill ( 2 episodes, 2006 )  Less 2006 2
    • Part 2 (Oct 31, 2006) Winston Churchill  Less
    • Part 1 Winston Churhcill  Less
  • Primary photo for Midsomer MurdersMidsomer Murders (TV Series) Sir Freddy Butler ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006 1
  • Primary photo for IconIcon (TV Movie) General Nikolayev  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Henry VIIIHenry VIII (TV Movie) Henry VII  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Lionheart: The CrusadeLionheart: The Crusade (TV Movie) Narrator  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for OthelloOthello (TV Movie) James Brabant  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Gioco di specchiGioco di specchi (TV Movie) Bennet  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Tales from the MadhouseTales from the Madhouse (TV Mini-series) Barabbas ( 1 episode )  Less 2000–  1
  • Primary photo for Heat of the SunHeat of the Sun (TV Mini-series) Max Van der Vuurst ( 1 episode, 1998 )  Less 1998 1
  • Primary photo for Il figlio di SandokanIl figlio di Sandokan (TV Mini-series) Actor ( 3 episodes, 1998 )  Less 1998 3
  • Primary photo for Testament: The Bible in AnimationTestament: The Bible in Animation (TV Series) Samuel / Noah ( 2 episodes, 1996 )  Less 1996 2
  • Primary photo for To the Ends of TimeTo the Ends of Time (TV Movie) King Francis  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Screen TwoScreen Two (TV Series) Captain / Sir Charles (Archie) Peverall ( 2 episodes, 1993–1996 )  Less 1993–1996 2
  • Primary photo for Hidden in SilenceHidden in Silence (TV Movie) German factory manager  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Daisies in DecemberDaisies in December (TV Movie) Gerald Carmody  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Citizen XCitizen X (TV Movie) Bondarchuk  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for JacobJacob (TV Movie) Isaac  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Shakespeare: The Animated TalesShakespeare: The Animated Tales (TV Mini-series) Caesar ( 1 episode, 1994 )  Less 1994 1
  • Primary photo for Citizen LockeCitizen Locke (TV Movie) Lord Ashley  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for The Young Indiana Jones ChroniclesThe Young Indiana Jones Chronicles (TV Series) The Prussian ( 1 episode, 1992 )  Less 1992 1
  • Primary photo for Sherlock Holmes: Incident at Victoria FallsSherlock Holmes: Incident at Victoria Falls (TV Movie) King Edward  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for White Bear's SecretWhite Bear's Secret (TV Movie) Brown Bear (voice)  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: They Do It with MirrorsAgatha Christie's Miss Marple: They Do It with Mirrors (TV Movie) Lewis Serrocold  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Brown Bear's WeddingBrown Bear's Wedding (TV Movie) Brown Bear (voice)  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for AshendenAshenden (TV Mini-series) Cumming ( 4 episodes, 1991 )  Less 1991 4
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  • Primary photo for A Murder of QualityA Murder of Quality (TV Movie) Terence Fielding  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for A Woman Named JackieA Woman Named Jackie (TV Mini-series) Aristoteles Onassis ( 2 episodes, 1991 )  Less 1991 2
    • The Onassis Years (Oct 13, 1991) Aristoteles Onassis (credit only)  Less
    • The Bouvier Years (1991) Aristoteles Onassis (credit only)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Secret Life of Ian FlemingThe Secret Life of Ian Fleming (TV Movie) Gen. Gerhard Hellstein  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Jekyll & HydeJekyll & Hyde (TV Movie) Dr. Charles Lanyon  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for First and LastFirst and Last (TV Movie) Alan Holly  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for The Man Who Lived at the RitzThe Man Who Lived at the Ritz (TV Movie) Hermann Goering  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for The Justice GameThe Justice Game (TV Series) Sir James Crichton ( 2 episodes, 1989 )  Less 1989 2
  • Primary photo for A Quiet ConspiracyA Quiet Conspiracy (TV Mini-series) Theo Carter ( 4 episodes, 1989 )  Less 1989 4
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  • Primary photo for Codename: KyrilCodename: Kyril (TV Mini-series) 'C' ( 4 episodes, 1988 )  Less 1988 4
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  • Primary photo for Tales of the UnexpectedTales of the Unexpected (TV Series) Colonel George Peregrine / Jack Cutler ( 2 episodes, 1980–1988 )  Less 1980–1988 2
  • Primary photo for When We Are MarriedWhen We Are Married (TV Movie) Henry Ormonroyd  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for A Killing on the ExchangeA Killing on the Exchange (TV Mini-series) Sir Max Sillman ( 4 episodes, 1987 )  Less 1987 4
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  • Primary photo for QueenieQueenie (TV Series) Sir Burton Rumsey ( 2 episodes, 1987 )  Less 1987 2
  • Primary photo for OmnibusOmnibus (TV Series) Rodin ( 1 episode, 1986 )  Less 1986 1
  • Primary photo for The Great White MountainThe Great White Mountain (TV Movie) Joseph Paccard  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for ShadowlandsShadowlands (TV Movie) C.S. Lewis  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for The Adventures of Sherlock HolmesThe Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (TV Mini-series) Jephro Rucastle ( 1 episode, 1985 )  Less 1985 1
  • Primary photo for The Tragedy of CoriolanusThe Tragedy of Coriolanus (TV Movie) Menenius  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Shroud for a NightingaleShroud for a Nightingale (TV Mini-series) Stephen Courtney-Briggs, surgeon ( 5 episodes, 1984 )  Less 1984 5
    • Episode #1.5 (Apr 6, 1984) Stephen Courtney-Briggs, surgeon  Less
    • Episode #1.4 (Mar 30, 1984) Stephen Courtney-Briggs, surgeon  Less
    • Episode #1.3 (Mar 23, 1984) Stephen Courtney-Briggs, surgeon  Less
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  • Primary photo for Bekenntnisse des Hochstaplers Felix KrullBekenntnisse des Hochstaplers Felix Krull (TV Mini-series) Mr. Twentyman ( 5 episodes, 1982 )  Less 1982 5
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  • Primary photo for The Barretts of Wimpole StreetThe Barretts of Wimpole Street (TV Movie) Edward Moulton-Barrett  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for BBC2 PlayhouseBBC2 Playhouse (TV Series) Father / Major Orpen ( 2 episodes, 1981 )  Less 1981 2
  • Primary photo for Thicker Than WaterThicker Than Water (TV Series) Joseph Lockwood  Less 1981– 
  • Primary photo for Dangerous Davies: The Last DetectiveDangerous Davies: The Last Detective (TV Movie) Chief Insp. Yardbird  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for The Gentle TouchThe Gentle Touch (TV Series) Ivor Stocker ( 1 episode, 1980 )  Less 1980 1
    • Menaces (Sep 26, 1980) Ivor Stocker  Less
  • Primary photo for Closing RanksClosing Ranks (TV Movie) Victor Rogachev  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for The Love TapesThe Love Tapes (TV Movie) Narrator (voice) (uncredited)  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for A Question of GuiltA Question of Guilt (TV Series) Samuel Kent / Mr. Kent ( 8 episodes, 1980 )  Less 1980 8
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  • Primary photo for Tinker Tailor Soldier SpyTinker Tailor Soldier Spy (TV Mini-series) Jerry Westerby ( 1 episode, 1979 )  Less 1979 1
  • Primary photo for Turtle's ProgressTurtle's Progress (TV Series) Benny D-Day ( 1 episode, 1979 )  Less 1979 1
  • Primary photo for The SweeneyThe Sweeney (TV Series) Alan Ember ( 1 episode, 1978 )  Less 1978 1
  • Primary photo for Return of the SaintReturn of the Saint (TV Series) Gunther ( 1 episode, 1978 )  Less 1978 1
  • Primary photo for Enemy at the DoorEnemy at the Door (TV Series) Major General Laidlaw ( 1 episode, 1978 )  Less 1978 1
    • Treason (Mar 25, 1978) Major General Laidlaw  Less
  • Primary photo for The CrezzThe Crezz (TV Series) Charles Bronte ( 12 episodes, 1976 )  Less 1976 12
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  • Primary photo for Centre PlayCentre Play (TV Series) Doctor ( 1 episode, 1976 )  Less 1976 1
  • Primary photo for Great ExpectationsGreat Expectations (TV Movie) Joe Gargery  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for Miss NightingaleMiss Nightingale (TV Movie) Lord Palmerston  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for The ProtectorsThe Protectors (TV Series) Arthur Gordon ( 1 episode, 1974 )  Less 1974 1
    • Trial (Feb 8, 1974) Arthur Gordon  Less
  • Primary photo for Orson Welles' Great MysteriesOrson Welles' Great Mysteries (TV Series) Detective Inspector Hud ( 1 episode, 1973 )  Less 1973 1
    • Unseen Alibi (Oct 20, 1973) Detective Inspector Hud  Less
  • Primary photo for The Rivals of Sherlock HolmesThe Rivals of Sherlock Holmes (TV Series) Grubber ( 1 episode, 1973 )  Less 1973 1
  • Primary photo for Play for TodayPlay for Today (TV Series) Malcolmson / Ellis Cripper / Albert ( 3 episodes, 1970–1973 )  Less 1970–1973 3
  • Primary photo for Country MattersCountry Matters (TV Mini-series) Potter-Jones ( 1 episode, 1972 )  Less 1972 1
  • Primary photo for Six FacesSix Faces (TV Series) Harry Mellor ( 2 episodes, 1972 )  Less 1972 2
  • Primary photo for The Mind SnatchersThe Mind Snatchers (TV Movie) Dr. Frederick  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for ITV Saturday Night TheatreITV Saturday Night Theatre (TV Series) Councillor Horne ( 1 episode, 1972 )  Less 1972 1
  • Primary photo for Thirty-Minute TheatreThirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series) The Man / The Applicant ( 2 episodes, 1971–1972 )  Less 1971–1972 2
  • Primary photo for The Persuaders!The Persuaders! (TV Series) Felix Meadowes ( 1 episode, 1972 )  Less 1972 1
  • Primary photo for JusticeJustice (TV Series) Sir Robert Beste ( 1 episode, 1972 )  Less 1972 1
  • Primary photo for Shirley's WorldShirley's World (TV Series) Inspector Vaughn ( 1 episode, 1971 )  Less 1971 1
  • Primary photo for BBC Play of the MonthBBC Play of the Month (TV Series) Chebutykin / Charley ( 2 episodes, 1966–1970 )  Less 1966–1970 2
  • Primary photo for Canterbury TalesCanterbury Tales (TV Series) Host ( 7 episodes, 1969 )  Less 1969 7
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  • Primary photo for W. Somerset MaughamW. Somerset Maugham (TV Series) Harold Bannon ( 1 episode, 1969 )  Less 1969 1
  • Primary photo for The Gold RobbersThe Gold Robbers (TV Mini-series) Derek Hartford ( 1 episode, 1969 )  Less 1969 1
    • Grounded (Jun 13, 1969) Derek Hartford  Less
  • Primary photo for The AvengersThe Avengers (TV Series) Brigadier Hansing ( 1 episode, 1969 )  Less 1969 1
  • Primary photo for Z CarsZ Cars (TV Series) Det. Insp. Todd / Mr. Shields ( 42 episodes, 1964–1968 )  Less 1964–1968 42
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  • Primary photo for Mystery and ImaginationMystery and Imagination (TV Series) Mr. Smedhurst / Herr Scavenius ( 2 episodes, 1966–1968 )  Less 1966–1968 2
  • Primary photo for The TroubleshootersThe Troubleshooters (TV Series) Lewis / Considine / Sam Jardine / Mr. Gibbon ( 5 episodes, 1966–1968 )  Less 1966–1968 5
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  • Primary photo for The Wednesday PlayThe Wednesday Play (TV Series) Cornelius / Tom Gorbet ( 2 episodes, 1965–1967 )  Less 1965–1967 2
  • Primary photo for TrappedTrapped (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1967 )  Less 1967 1
  • Primary photo for The Further Adventures of the MusketeersThe Further Adventures of the Musketeers (TV Series) D'Artagnan ( 16 episodes, 1967 )  Less 1967 16
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  • Primary photo for Armchair TheatreArmchair Theatre (TV Series) Mr Green / Frank Penfold ( 2 episodes, 1965–1967 )  Less 1965–1967 2
  • Primary photo for Theatre 625Theatre 625 (TV Series) John Hinks / Fred / Hockey Jagger ( 3 episodes, 1965–1966 )  Less 1965–1966 3
  • Primary photo for Thirteen Against FateThirteen Against Fate (TV Series) Bernard Jeantet ( 1 episode, 1966 )  Less 1966 1
  • Primary photo for Lord RaingoLord Raingo (TV Series) Tom Hogarth ( 3 episodes, 1966 )  Less 1966 3
    • Doubts (May 10, 1966) Tom Hogarth  Less
    • Power (May 3, 1966) Tom Hogarth  Less
    • The Offer (Apr 26, 1966) Tom Hogarth  Less
  • Primary photo for David CopperfieldDavid Copperfield (TV Series) Mr. Peggotty ( 6 episodes, 1966 )  Less 1966 6
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  • Primary photo for Dr. Finlay's CasebookDr. Finlay's Casebook (TV Series) John MacEwan ( 1 episode, 1966 )  Less 1966 1
  • Primary photo for No Hiding PlaceNo Hiding Place (TV Series) Sam ( 1 episode, 1965 )  Less 1965 1
  • Primary photo for The Good Soldier SchweikThe Good Soldier Schweik (TV Movie) Chaplain / Police Sergeant  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for BlackmailBlackmail (TV Series) Charles Lorrimer ( 1 episode, 1965 )  Less 1965 1
    • Kill Me (Sep 17, 1965) Charles Lorrimer  Less
  • Primary photo for Gaslight TheatreGaslight Theatre (TV Series) The Jibbenainosay / Bloody Nathan / A missing Aristocrat ( 1 episode, 1965 )  Less 1965 1
  • Primary photo for LondonersLondoners (TV Series) Angus Grahame ( 1 episode, 1965 )  Less 1965 1
  • Primary photo for Sherlock HolmesSherlock Holmes (TV Series) Hon. Philip Green ( 1 episode, 1965 )  Less 1965 1
  • Primary photo for The Indian Tales of Rudyard KiplingThe Indian Tales of Rudyard Kipling (TV Series) William Stevens ( 25 episodes, 1964 )  Less 1964 25
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  • Primary photo for DetectiveDetective (TV Series) Jasper Garnette ( 1 episode, 1964 )  Less 1964 1
  • Primary photo for First NightFirst Night (TV Series) Will Dent / Norman ( 2 episodes, 1964 )  Less 1964 2
  • Primary photo for About ReligionAbout Religion (TV Series) The coroner ( 1 episode, 1961 )  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for ITV Play of the WeekITV Play of the Week (TV Series) Adrian / Briggs ( 2 episodes, 1959–1961 )  Less 1959–1961 2
  • Primary photo for On TrialOn Trial (TV Series) Mr. Plumer ( 1 episode, 1960 )  Less 1960 1
  • Primary photo for The DuPont Show of the MonthThe DuPont Show of the Month (TV Series) Marcellus ( 1 episode, 1959 )  Less 1959 1
    • Hamlet (Feb 24, 1959) Marcellus  Less
  • Primary photo for Destination Downing StreetDestination Downing Street (TV Series) Immelmann ( 2 episodes, 1957 )  Less 1957 2
Self (32 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for From Stage to ScreenFrom Stage to Screen Himself  Less 2016 £2K
  • Primary photo for Soho Remembers, Extracts FromThe Recollections of Harold LunSoho Remembers, Extracts FromThe Recollections of Harold Lun (Short) Narrator  Less 2014 £2K
  • Primary photo for Loose WomenLoose Women (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Dear DiaryDear Diary (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for The One ShowThe One Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for XposéXposé (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for BreakfastBreakfast (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for The World's Greatest ActorThe World's Greatest Actor (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Victory in Europe in ColourVictory in Europe in Colour (TV Movie) Narrator  Less 2005 £200K
  • Primary photo for Ghostly Tales of the UnexpectedGhostly Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series) Himself - Presenter ( 8 episodes, 2004 )  Less 2004
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  • Primary photo for Lads ArmyLads Army (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2004
    • Episode #2.5 (Aug 5, 2004) Himself (as J. Ackland)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Adventure of EnglishThe Adventure of English (TV Mini-series) Bible Readings ( 1 episode, 2003 )  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for BiographyBiography (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2001 )  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Painting FacesPainting Faces Himself  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for This Is Your LifeThis Is Your Life (TV Series) Himself ( 4 episodes, 1976–2000 )  Less 1976–2000
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  • Primary photo for What a Performance!What a Performance! (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2000 )  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for The Story of the SASThe Story of the SAS (Video) Narrator  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Natural WorldNatural World (TV Series) Himself - Narrator ( 1 episode, 1995 )  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Joan Miró: Constellations - The Color of PoetryJoan Miró: Constellations - The Color of Poetry Self (voice)  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Mozart 1991Mozart 1991 (Short) Narrator  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for HorizonHorizon (TV Series) Himself - Narrator ( 3 episodes, 1990 )  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Call My BluffCall My Bluff (TV Series) Himself ( 4 episodes, 1976–1987 )  Less 1976–1987
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  • Primary photo for Looks FamiliarLooks Familiar (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 2 episodes, 1982–1984 )  Less 1982–1984
  • Primary photo for The World About UsThe World About Us (TV Series) Himself - Narrator ( 1 episode, 1982 )  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Romer's EgyptRomer's Egypt (TV Series) Himself (1982)  Less 1982– 
  • Primary photo for The Lively ArtsThe Lively Arts (TV Series) Harold 'Mitch' Mitchell in 'A Streetcar Named Desire' ( 1 episode, 1976 )  Less 1976
    • Tennessee Williams (Oct 3, 1976) Harold 'Mitch' Mitchell in 'A Streetcar Named Desire'  Less
  • Primary photo for AquariusAquarius (TV Series) Stage actor ( 1 episode, 1974 )  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for 2nd House2nd House (TV Series) Himself, reading poetry ( 1 episode, 1974 )  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for Heading for GloryHeading for Glory Narrator (voice)  Less 1974 £100K
  • Primary photo for The Ascent of ManThe Ascent of Man (TV Mini-series) Quotations (voice) / Quotations ( 2 episodes, 1973 )  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for Portrait of a People: Impressions of BritainPortrait of a People: Impressions of Britain (Short) Commentator  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for Preserving the WasaPreserving the Wasa (Short) Himself - Commentator  Less 1966
Archive Footage (9 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Welcome to the BasementWelcome to the Basement (TV Series) D'Artagnan's Father ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017
    • The Three Musketeers (Apr 14, 2017) D'Artagnan's Father (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Ted Kotcheff's Gourmet CinemaTed Kotcheff's Gourmet Cinema (Video) Cantrell (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Pet Shop Boys: A Life in PopPet Shop Boys: A Life in Pop (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Pet Shop Boys: Pop Art - The VideosPet Shop Boys: Pop Art - The Videos (Video) Odd Passenger (video "Always On My Mind") (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Adventures in the Secret ServiceThe Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Adventures in the Secret Service (Video) The Prussian (archive footage)  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Pet Shop Boys: VideographyPet Shop Boys: Videography (Video) Odd Passenger (video "Always On My Mind") (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for ShowbusinessShowbusiness (Video) Man (video: "Always On My Mind") (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for DisneylandDisneyland (TV Series) Seaman on Yacht ( 2 episodes, 1978 )  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for The Four Musketeers: Milady's RevengeThe Four Musketeers: Milady's Revenge D'Artagnan'Father (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1974
Other (2 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
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