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Michael Hordern (1911–1995)

Actor | Soundtrack
KNOWN FOR 
Where Eagles Dare (1968) | Gandhi (1982) | Labyrinth (1986)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 2 wins More »
AKA 
Sir Michael Hordern
BORN 
Oct 3, 1911 (died May 2, 1995)

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Past Film & Video (105 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Past Television (88 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Screen TwoScreen Two (TV Series) Lord Langland / Godfrey Colston (2 episodes, 1992–1995)  Less 1992–1995 2
  • Primary photo for MiddlemarchMiddlemarch (TV Mini-series) Peter Featherstone (3 episodes, 1994)  Less 1994 3
  • Primary photo for LovejoyLovejoy (TV Series) Wilfred Shotley (1 episode, 1993)  Less 1993 1
  • Primary photo for ChillersChillers (TV Series) Colonel Eddie Phelps (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1992 1
  • Primary photo for TruckersTruckers (TV Series) The Abbot  Less 1992– 
  • Primary photo for The Green ManThe Green Man (TV Series) Gramps (2 episodes, 1990)  Less 1990 2
  • Primary photo for Oh! Mr. ToadOh! Mr. Toad (TV Series) Badger (14 episodes, 1989–1990)  Less 1989–1990 14
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  • Primary photo for Perfect ScoundrelsPerfect Scoundrels (TV Series) Sir Norman (1 episode, 1990)  Less 1990 1
  • Primary photo for Roald Dahl's Danny the Champion of the WorldRoald Dahl's Danny the Champion of the World (TV Movie) Lord Claybury  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for The Dog It Was That DiedThe Dog It Was That Died (TV Movie) George  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Ending UpEnding Up (TV Movie) George  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for American PlayhouseAmerican Playhouse (TV Series) Lord McLaidlaw (1 episode, 1988)  Less 1988 1
    • Suspicion (Apr 20, 1988) Lord McLaidlaw  Less
  • Primary photo for The Wind in the WillowsThe Wind in the Willows (TV Series) Badger (47 episodes, 1984–1988)  Less 1984–1988 47
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  • Primary photo for ScoopScoop (TV Movie) The Country - Uncle Theodore  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for The Secret GardenThe Secret Garden (TV Movie) Ben Weatherstaff  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for The Secret World of Polly FlintThe Secret World of Polly Flint (TV Series) Narrator (6 episodes, 1987)  Less 1987 6
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  • Primary photo for Inspector MorseInspector Morse (TV Series) Doctor Starkie (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1987 1
  • Primary photo for Paradise PostponedParadise Postponed (TV Mini-series) Rev. Simeon Simcox (10 episodes, 1986)  Less 1986 10
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  • Primary photo for Paddington Goes to SchoolPaddington Goes to School (TV Short) Narrator / Voices (voice)  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Theatre NightTheatre Night (TV Series) Sir William Gower (1 episode, 1985)  Less 1985 1
  • Primary photo for The Zany Adventures of Robin HoodThe Zany Adventures of Robin Hood (TV Movie) Psychoanalyst  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for The Wind in the WillowsThe Wind in the Willows (TV Movie) Badger (voice)  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for CymbelineCymbeline (TV Movie) Jupiter  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for King LearKing Lear (TV Movie) King Lear  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for A Dream of AliceA Dream of Alice (TV Movie) Actor  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Oliver TwistOliver Twist (TV Movie) Mr. Brownlow  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for IvanhoeIvanhoe (TV Movie) Cedric  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for The Tale of Beatrix PotterThe Tale of Beatrix Potter (TV Movie) Narrator  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Thank You, P.G. WodehouseThank You, P.G. Wodehouse (TV Movie) Wodehouse (voice)  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for BBC2 PlayhouseBBC2 Playhouse (TV Series) Patient (1 episode, 1981)  Less 1981 1
  • Primary photo for The History ManThe History Man (TV Mini-series) Professor Marvin (3 episodes, 1981)  Less 1981 3
  • Primary photo for All's Well That Ends WellAll's Well That Ends Well (TV Movie) Lafeu  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Paddington Bear Goes to the MoviesPaddington Bear Goes to the Movies (TV Movie) Narrator / Voices (voice)  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for ShogunShogun (TV Mini-series) Friar Domingo (5 episodes, 1980)  Less 1980 5
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  • Primary photo for ShogunShogun (TV Movie) Friar Domingo  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Gauguin the SavageGauguin the Savage (TV Movie) Durand-Huel  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for The TempestThe Tempest (TV Movie) Prospero  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Tales of the UnexpectedTales of the Unexpected (TV Series) Cyril Bixby (1 episode, 1979)  Less 1979 1
  • Primary photo for The Talking ParcelThe Talking Parcel (TV Movie) Oswald, the Sea Serpent (voice)  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Romeo & JulietRomeo & Juliet (TV Movie) Capulet  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for A Christmas CarolA Christmas Carol (TV Movie) Scrooge  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Brensham PeopleBrensham People (TV Series) Actor  Less 1976– 
  • Primary photo for BBC Play of the MonthBBC Play of the Month (TV Series) God / King Lear / Mr. Posket / Tartuffe / The Devil (5 episodes, 1971–1976)  Less 1971–1976 5
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  • Primary photo for PaddingtonPaddington (TV Series) Narrator / Voices (3 episodes, 1976)  Less 1976 3
  • Primary photo for Edward the SeventhEdward the Seventh (TV Series) W.E. Gladstone / W. E. Gladstone (5 episodes, 1975)  Less 1975 5
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  • Primary photo for Cakes and AleCakes and Ale (TV Mini-series) Willie Ashenden (3 episodes, 1974)  Less 1974 3
    • Part 3 (Apr 18, 1976) Willie Ashenden  Less
    • Part 2 (Apr 11, 1976) Willie Ashenden  Less
    • Part 1 (Apr 4, 1976) Willie Ashenden  Less
  • Primary photo for Fall of EaglesFall of Eagles (TV Mini-series) Narrator (10 episodes, 1974)  Less 1974 10
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  • Primary photo for GrubstreetGrubstreet (TV Series) Actor  Less 1972–1973
  • Primary photo for But Seriously, It's Sheila HancockBut Seriously, It's Sheila Hancock (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1972 1
  • Primary photo for A Christmas CarolA Christmas Carol (TV Short) Marley's Ghost (voice)  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for OmnibusOmnibus (TV Series) Narrator / Professor Parkins (2 episodes, 1968–1971)  Less 1968–1971 2
  • Primary photo for Six Dates with BarkerSix Dates with Barker (TV Series) Arch Funster (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971 1
  • Primary photo for Sir Arthur Conan DoyleSir Arthur Conan Doyle (TV Series) Prof. Ainslie Grey (1 episode, 1967)  Less 1967 1
  • Primary photo for On the MarginOn the Margin (TV Series) Actor  Less 1966– 
  • Primary photo for Lamp at MidnightLamp at Midnight (TV Movie) Cardinal Barberini , later Pope Urban VIII  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for ITV Play of the WeekITV Play of the Week (TV Series) Andrew Crocker-Harris / Lord Minto / Ratcliff / Pastor Iorweth / Sir Norman Tullis / Jim Cherry / Absolon / Lloyd Hartley / George Kettle / Sir Ralph Bloomfield Bonington (10 episodes, 1956–1966)  Less 1956–1966 10
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  • Primary photo for Court MartialCourt Martial (TV Series) Col. Miller (1 episode, 1966)  Less 1966 1
  • Primary photo for The Wednesday PlayThe Wednesday Play (TV Series) Sir Jocelyn Symonds / General Kokoshkin, Chief of Police (2 episodes, 1964–1965)  Less 1964–1965 2
  • Primary photo for DetectiveDetective (TV Series) Detective Inspector Rason (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964 1
  • Primary photo for Story ParadeStory Parade (TV Series) Anatol Stiller (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964 1
  • Primary photo for First NightFirst Night (TV Series) Arthur Walmer (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964 1
  • Primary photo for Land of My DreamsLand of My Dreams (TV Movie) Actor  Less 1964
  • Primary photo for FestivalFestival (TV Series) Sir Augustus Thwaites (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964 1
  • Primary photo for DisneylandDisneyland (TV Series) Squire Banks / Squire Thomas Banks (3 episodes, 1963)  Less 1963 3
  • Primary photo for EspionageEspionage (TV Series) Minister (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963 1
  • Primary photo for Back to BackBack to Back (TV Movie) Actor  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for ITV Television PlayhouseITV Television Playhouse (TV Series) Man (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for MacbethMacbeth (TV Movie) Banquo  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for Without the GrailWithout the Grail (TV Movie) Felix Barrington  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for BBC Sunday-Night PlayBBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Mini-series) Walter Ormund (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1960 1
  • Primary photo for The DuPont Show of the MonthThe DuPont Show of the Month (TV Series) Mr. Brownlow (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for Play of the WeekPlay of the Week (TV Series) Morganhall / Tony Peters (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for BBC Sunday-Night TheatreBBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series) Maurice Lammering / Epilogue spoken by / Shylock / Rev. James Mavor Morell / Jacques / Major Booth Voysey / Christopher Williams / General Parmenion / Trigorin / Hugh Wigmore (12 episodes, 1950–1959)  Less 1950–1959 12
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  • Primary photo for Playhouse 90Playhouse 90 (TV Series) Griffith (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for Theatre NightTheatre Night (TV Series) Tony Peters (1 episode, 1958)  Less 1958 1
  • Primary photo for The Dock BriefThe Dock Brief (TV Movie) Morgenhall  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for The Indifferent ShepherdThe Indifferent Shepherd (TV Movie) Henry Aspen  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for Armchair TheatreArmchair Theatre (TV Series) Det. Supt. Coates (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957 1
    • The Witness (Feb 24, 1957) Det. Supt. Coates  Less
  • Primary photo for London PlayhouseLondon Playhouse (TV Series) Mr. Frisby (1 episode, 1956)  Less 1956 1
  • Primary photo for The Commonplace HeartThe Commonplace Heart (TV Movie) Miles Beecham  Less 1953
  • Primary photo for AntigoneAntigone (TV Movie) Chorus  Less 1949
  • Primary photo for Interlude in EdenInterlude in Eden (TV Movie) Major Robert Walton  Less 1949
  • Primary photo for LibelLibel (TV Movie) Sir Mark Loddon, MP  Less 1948
  • Primary photo for Morning DepartureMorning Departure (TV Movie) Commander Gates  Less 1948
  • Primary photo for Farewell to the PegasusFarewell to the Pegasus (TV Movie) The Story Teller  Less 1947
  • Primary photo for RebeccaRebecca (TV Movie) Maxim de Winter  Less 1947
  • Primary photo for Morning DepartureMorning Departure (TV Movie) Commander Gates  Less 1946
  • Primary photo for NoahNoah (TV Movie) Noah  Less 1946
Self (21 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for The 68th Annual Academy AwardsThe 68th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Memorial Tribute  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for HorizonHorizon (TV Series) Himself - Narrator (1 episode, 1991)  Less 1991
    • Colonizing Cyberspace (Apr 29, 1991) Himself - Narrator (voice) (as Sir Michael Hordern)  Less
  • Primary photo for An Invitation to RememberAn Invitation to Remember (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1989)  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Aspel & CompanyAspel & Company (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1988)  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for The Little Match GirlThe Little Match Girl (TV Movie) Himself - Introduction  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for The Story of EnglishThe Story of English (TV Mini-series) Prospero / King Lear / Himself (1 episode, 1986)  Less 1986
    • A Muse of Fire (Oct 6, 1986) Prospero / King Lear / Himself  Less
  • Primary photo for Once Upon a MineOnce Upon a Mine (Short) Narrator  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for WoganWogan (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1985)  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Group MadnessGroup Madness Himself / Dr. Gilpin  Less 1983 $250K
  • Primary photo for The Basil Brush ShowThe Basil Brush Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1980)  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for The South Bank ShowThe South Bank Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for ArenaArena (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1976)  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Claude MonetClaude Monet (TV Movie) Himself - Narrator  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for AquariusAquarius (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for Call My BluffCall My Bluff (TV Series) Himself (4 episodes, 1967–1970)  Less 1967–1970
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  • Primary photo for TempoTempo (TV Series) Himself / Prospero (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for TurnerTurner (Short) Recollections of the artist read by (voice)  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for The More Man UnderstandsThe More Man Understands (Short) Himself - Commentator  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for MonitorMonitor (TV Series) Self (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for First Left Past AdenFirst Left Past Aden (Short) Commentator (voice)  Less 1961
  • Primary photo for Film FanfareFilm Fanfare (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1956)  Less 1956
Archive Footage (5 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for MR James: Ghost WriterMR James: Ghost Writer (TV Movie) Professor Parkins (archive footage)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Shakespeare UncoveredShakespeare Uncovered (TV Mini-series) Prospero (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for TimeshiftTimeshift (TV Series) Himself - Storyteller, Jackanory (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for ReviewReview (TV Series) George Moore (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for DisneylandDisneyland (TV Series) Scathelock (2 episodes, 1955)  Less 1955

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