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Nigel Hawthorne (1929–2001)

Actor | Producer
KNOWN FOR 
Amistad (1997) | Tarzan (1999) | Demolition Man (1993)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 10 wins & 1 nomination More »
AKA 
Nigel Hawthorne CBE | Nigel Hawthorn | Sir Nigel Hawthorne
BORN 
Apr 5, 1929 (died Dec 26, 2001)
HEIGHT 
5' 11½" (1.82m)

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Past Film & Video (37 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Past Television (71 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Call Me ClausCall Me Claus (TV Movie) Nick  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Victoria & AlbertVictoria & Albert (TV Movie) Lord William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for The Last Polar BearsThe Last Polar Bears (TV Short) Narrator (voice)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Animal StoriesAnimal Stories (TV Series) Narrator  Less 1998– 
  • Primary photo for Forbidden Territory: Stanley's Search for LivingstoneForbidden Territory: Stanley's Search for Livingstone (TV Movie) David Livingstone  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Russia's War: Blood Upon the SnowRussia's War: Blood Upon the Snow (TV Mini-series) Narrator (1 episode)  Less 1997–  1
  • Primary photo for The Fragile HeartThe Fragile Heart (TV Series) Dr. Edgar Pascoe  Less 1996– 
  • Primary photo for InsideInside (TV Movie) Colonel  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for The Happy PrinceThe Happy Prince (TV Movie) Narrator  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Late Flowering LustLate Flowering Lust (TV Movie) Cousin John  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Screen TwoScreen Two (TV Series) Kryst (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1992 1
  • Primary photo for PerformancePerformance (TV Series) Brian Leary (1 episode, 1991)  Less 1991 1
  • Primary photo for Relatively SpeakingRelatively Speaking (TV Movie) Philip Carter  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for ScreenplayScreenplay (TV Series) Rev. Jonathan Guerdon (segment "From Sleep and Shadow") (1 episode, 1989)  Less 1989 1
    • The Spirit of Man (Aug 23, 1989) Rev. Jonathan Guerdon (segment "From Sleep and Shadow")  Less
  • Primary photo for The Play on OneThe Play on One (TV Series) John (1 episode, 1989)  Less 1989 1
  • Primary photo for Theatre NightTheatre Night (TV Series) Harpagon (1 episode, 1988)  Less 1988 1
  • Primary photo for Yes, Prime MinisterYes, Prime Minister (TV Series) Sir Humphrey Appleby (16 episodes, 1986–1988)  Less 1986–1988 16
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  • Primary photo for Mapp & LuciaMapp & Lucia (TV Series) Georgie Pillson (10 episodes, 1985–1986)  Less 1985–1986 10
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  • Primary photo for Jenny's WarJenny's War (TV Movie) Colonel  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Yes MinisterYes Minister (TV Series) Sir Humphrey Appleby (22 episodes, 1980–1984)  Less 1980–1984 22
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  • Primary photo for The HouseThe House (TV Movie) General Fagg  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Pope John Paul IIPope John Paul II (TV Movie) Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Tartuffe, or The ImpostorTartuffe, or The Impostor (TV Movie) Orgon  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for The Barchester ChroniclesThe Barchester Chronicles (TV Mini-series) Archdeacon Grantly / Archdeacon Theophilus Grantly (7 episodes, 1982)  Less 1982 7
    • Part 7 (Dec 22, 1982) Archdeacon Grantly  Less
    • Part 6 (Dec 15, 1982) Archdeacon Grantly  Less
    • Part 5 (Dec 8, 1982) Archdeacon Grantly  Less
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  • Primary photo for BBC Play of the MonthBBC Play of the Month (TV Series) Mr. Sneer (1 episode, 1982)  Less 1982 1
  • Primary photo for The World Cup: A Captain's TaleThe World Cup: A Captain's Tale (TV Movie) John Westwood  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for A Woman Called GoldaA Woman Called Golda (TV Movie) King Abdullah  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for The Hunchback of Notre DameThe Hunchback of Notre Dame (TV Movie) Magistrate at Esmeralda's trial  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Play for TodayPlay for Today (TV Series) Václav Havel / Fulton / Mr. Edmonds / Major Lewis Rolfe / Jack / Morris Shelman / Police Captain / Graham / Major (9 episodes, 1971–1981)  Less 1971–1981 9
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  • Primary photo for Tales of the UnexpectedTales of the Unexpected (TV Series) Charles Drummond (1 episode, 1981)  Less 1981 1
  • Primary photo for A Tale of Two CitiesA Tale of Two Cities (TV Movie) Mr. CJ Stryver  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for The Good CompanionsThe Good Companions (TV Mini-series) Rev. Chillingford (1 episode, 1980)  Less 1980 1
  • Primary photo for ITV PlayhouseITV Playhouse (TV Series) Trevor (1 episode, 1980)  Less 1980 1
  • Primary photo for Jukes of PiccadillyJukes of Piccadilly (TV Series) Brinsley Jukes (6 episodes, 1980)  Less 1980 6
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  • Primary photo for The TempestThe Tempest (TV Movie) Stephano  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for BBC2 PlayhouseBBC2 Playhouse (TV Series) Fenton / Tenby (2 episodes, 1976–1980)  Less 1976–1980 2
  • Primary photo for Festival: The MisanthropeFestival: The Misanthrope (TV Movie) Philinte  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for The Other SideThe Other Side (TV Series) Skellow (1 episode, 1979)  Less 1979 1
  • Primary photo for Thomas and SarahThomas and Sarah (TV Series) Wilson (1 episode, 1979)  Less 1979 1
  • Primary photo for The KnowledgeThe Knowledge (TV Movie) Mr. Burgess  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Edward & Mrs. SimpsonEdward & Mrs. Simpson (TV Mini-series) Walter Monkton (5 episodes, 1978)  Less 1978 5
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  • Primary photo for HolocaustHolocaust (TV Mini-series) Ohldendorf (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978 1
    • Part 2 (Apr 17, 1978) Ohldendorf  Less
  • Primary photo for Going StraightGoing Straight (TV Series) Worm Wellings (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978 1
  • Primary photo for Breakaway GirlsBreakaway Girls (TV Series) Derek Carter (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978 1
  • Primary photo for Warrior QueenWarrior Queen (TV Series) Catus Decianus (4 episodes, 1978)  Less 1978 4
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  • Primary photo for Just WilliamJust William (TV Series) Mr. Croombe (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1977 1
  • Primary photo for Marie CurieMarie Curie (TV Mini-series) Pierre Curie (4 episodes, 1977)  Less 1977 4
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  • Primary photo for Eleanor MarxEleanor Marx (TV Series) Engels (2 episodes, 1977)  Less 1977 2
  • Primary photo for Crown CourtCrown Court (TV Series) Dr. William Ranford (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1977 1
  • Primary photo for Bill BrandBill Brand (TV Series) Browning (1 episode, 1976)  Less 1976 1
    • Yarn (Jun 21, 1976) Browning  Less
  • Primary photo for CouplesCouples (TV Series) Mr. Laker (3 episodes, 1976)  Less 1976 3
  • Primary photo for Miss NightingaleMiss Nightingale (TV Movie) Dr. Lewis  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for OccupationsOccupations (TV Movie) Libertini  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for HadleighHadleigh (TV Series) Oliver Mason (2 episodes, 1973)  Less 1973 2
  • Primary photo for HineHine (TV Series) Freddy Ambercourt (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971 1
  • Primary photo for The Last of the BasketsThe Last of the Baskets (TV Series) Mr. Snodgrass (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971 1
  • Primary photo for Dad's ArmyDad's Army (TV Series) The Angry Man (1 episode, 1969)  Less 1969 1
  • Primary photo for The Gnomes of DulwichThe Gnomes of Dulwich (TV Series) Gnome (1 episode, 1969)  Less 1969 1
  • Primary photo for Mrs. Wilson's DiaryMrs. Wilson's Diary (TV Movie) Roy Jenkins  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for Emergency-Ward 10Emergency-Ward 10 (TV Series) Colin Davies (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964 1
  • Primary photo for DetectiveDetective (TV Series) Temple Doorkeeper (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964 1
  • Primary photo for BudBud (TV Series) Trefor Jones (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963 1
  • Primary photo for Man of the WorldMan of the World (TV Series) Assistant director (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963 1
    • The Bandit (May 11, 1963) Assistant director  Less
  • Primary photo for The Desperate PeopleThe Desperate People (TV Series) Cliff Fletcher (4 episodes, 1963)  Less 1963 4
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  • Primary photo for VilletteVillette (TV Mini-series) Second Footman (2 episodes, 1957)  Less 1957 2
  • Primary photo for HuntingtowerHuntingtower (TV Series) Sinster man (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957 1
  • Primary photo for BBC Sunday-Night TheatreBBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series) Captain the Contino Sevastien Jacono de Piero (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957 1
    • His Excellency (Apr 21, 1957) Captain the Contino Sevastien Jacono de Piero  Less
  • Primary photo for BoneheadBonehead (TV Series) Bit Part (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957 1
    • Pilot (Mar 12, 1957) Bit Part  Less
  • Primary photo for The Royal AstrologersThe Royal Astrologers (TV Movie) Third Thief  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for The Goose GirlThe Goose Girl (TV Movie) Actor  Less 1956
  • Primary photo for Cry Wolf!Cry Wolf! (TV Movie) PC Bray  Less 1956
Self (28 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for The Best of BritishThe Best of British (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Funny TurnsFunny Turns (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for OmnibusOmnibus (TV Series) Himself - Narrator / Himself (2 episodes, 1988–2000)  Less 1988–2000
  • Primary photo for ParkinsonParkinson (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for 29 Glimpses at the Ghazi29 Glimpses at the Ghazi (TV Movie) Self  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Laughter in the House: The Story of British SitcomLaughter in the House: The Story of British Sitcom (TV Mini-series) Himself / 'Humphrey Appleby'  Less 1999– 
  • Primary photo for Atatürk: Founder of Modern TurkeyAtatürk: Founder of Modern Turkey Sir Percy Loraine  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Funny WomenFunny Women (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for The 50th British Academy Film AwardsThe 50th British Academy Film Awards (TV Special) Himself - Presenter: Most Popular Film  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Twentieth Century Blues: The Songs of Noël CowardTwentieth Century Blues: The Songs of Noël Coward (Video) Himself  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for EverymanEveryman (TV Series) Himself - Presenter (2 episodes, 1997)  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Heroes of ComedyHeroes of Comedy (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997
    • Alastair Sim (Apr 30, 1997) Himself (as Nigel Hawthorne CBE)  Less
  • Primary photo for Auntie's All-Time GreatsAuntie's All-Time Greats (TV Movie) Himself - Presenter  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for The 49th Bafta AwardsThe 49th Bafta Awards (TV Special) Himself - Winner: Best Actor in a Motion Picture  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Primer planoPrimer plano (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Oscars 1995Oscars 1995 (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for The 67th Annual Academy AwardsThe 67th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Nominee: Best Actor in a Leading Role  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Late Night with Conan O'BrienLate Night with Conan O'Brien (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Charlie RoseCharlie Rose (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Betjeman RevisitedBetjeman Revisited (TV Series) Himself - Narrator  Less 1995– 
  • Primary photo for The Madness of King George: FeaturetteThe Madness of King George: Featurette (Video) Himself / George III  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Comic Relief: The Invasion of the Comic TomatoesComic Relief: The Invasion of the Comic Tomatoes (TV Special) Himself  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for The 45th Annual Tony AwardsThe 45th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Himself - Winner: Best Leading Actor in a Play  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for The Evening Standard Drama AwardsThe Evening Standard Drama Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for A Night of Comic Relief 2A Night of Comic Relief 2 (TV Special) Himself  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for The 10th Annual National CableACE AwardsThe 10th Annual National CableACE Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for This Is Your LifeThis Is Your Life (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1985–1986)  Less 1985–1986
  • Primary photo for An Audience with Kenneth WilliamsAn Audience with Kenneth Williams (TV Movie) Himself (uncredited)  Less 1983
Archive Footage (6 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Comedy ConnectionsComedy Connections (TV Series) Sir Humphrey Appleby (2 episodes, 2007–2008)  Less 2007–2008
    • Yes Minister (Jul 25, 2008) Sir Humphrey Appleby (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
    • The New Statesman (Feb 2, 2007) Sir Humphrey Appleby (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for What Lies BeneathWhat Lies Beneath (Video) Sir Humphrey Appleby (archive footage)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Tory! Tory! Tory!Tory! Tory! Tory! (TV Mini-series) Sir Humphrey Appleby (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006
    • Outsiders (Mar 8, 2006) Sir Humphrey Appleby (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The 74th Annual Academy AwardsThe 74th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Himself (Memorial Tribute) (archive footage)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for OmnibusOmnibus (TV Series) Various roles (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for The GreatestThe Greatest (TV Series) Sir Humphrey Appleby (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001
    • 100 Greatest TV Characters (May 5, 2001) Sir Humphrey Appleby (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
Other (2 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS

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