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Cast (feature film)

1.
Girl With a Pearl Earring (2003) as Apothecary
A speculative account of the life of Griet, a 16-year-old girl who appears in Johannes Vermeer's painting of the same title. Set in 17th century Holland, Griet is employed by Vermeer as a housemaid to care for his six children, his jealous pregnant wife and his uncommunicative mother-in-law. Tension
2.
MERLIN (1998)
Miniseries set in medieval times, focusing on Merlin, the legendary teacher-court magician of King Arthur, from Sir Thomas Malory's novel "Morte d'Arthur." Merlin uses his powers to travel in time; battle Mab, the Queen of Darkness, and the evil, bewitching Morgan Le Fey; educate a future king; and
3.
When Saturday Comes (1997) as Joe Muir
A working class drama about a young would-be soccer player trying to better himself and break his ne'er-do-well father's family jinx.
4.
Black Beauty (1994) as Mr York
The story of a splendid horse''s often difficult life in Victorian England, beginning with an idyllic youth spent on a country estate. After being badly injured at the hands of his aristocratic new owners, Beauty is reduced to toiling as a taxi horse in working-class London, followed by an injurious stint pulling heavy grain wagons, before finding unexpected happiness with a peaceful rural retirement.
5.
Buddha of Suburbia, The (1993) as Uncle Ted
Based on Hanif Kureishi's autobiographical novel, this BBC miniseries sketches the complicated 1970s life of young Karim Amir, a South London suburban teen born to an Indian father and an English mother.
6.
Prince of Shadows (1992) as Walter
In 1962 Madrid, a hit man has second thoughts when he is assigned to assassinate a traitor.
7.
Fool, The (1991) as Mr Malcolm
Set in 1857 London, the story of an obscure theater clerk who crosses from one world into another by leading a double life as a carefree aristocrat.
8.
Krays, The (1990) as Eddie Pellam
The rise and fall of two of Britain's most famous gangster-brothers.
9.
Plot to Kill Hitler, The (1990) as Dr Morrel
Dramatization based on the true events surrounding the attempt to kill Hitler made by his own officers in 1944.
10.
Hamlet (1990)
An adaptation of Shakespeare's classic play about the Prince of Denmark troubled by his father's mysterious death and his mother's sudden remarriage to his uncle.
11.
Precious Bane (1989)
A two-part drama, presented as part of "Masterpiece Theatre," depicting the harsh life of farming families in rural Shropshire, England, in 1815. A young woman is determined to overcome her "bane," an ugly hairlip which confirms the view of the local village wizard that her family is cursed.
12.
Little Dorrit (1988)
Adaptation of Charles Dickens' least known novel, which is a political indictment of early 19th century England.
13.
Gulag (1985) as Diczek
A television movie about an American sportscaster who is railroaded by the KGB into a Russian labor camp. Struggling against the bitter cold and cruelty of the camp guards, he plots a daring escape with the help of a fellow prisoner.
14.
Pope John Paul II (1984)
Albert Finney made his American TV acting debut in this reverential drama tracing the life and career of Karol Wojtyla from a young activist in his native Poland (played at that point by British newcomer Michael Crompton) to his installation in 1978 as Pope. An earlier movie about Pope John Paul II,
15.
Galileo (1974)
This bio-pic is about Galileo, the 17th century Italian who laid the foundations of modern science. Galileo made himself one of the world's first telescopes and discovered the moons of Jupiter. He supported Copernicus' theory that the Earth revolved around the Sun. This brought him in conflict with the Catholic Church. By threatening him with torture, the Church forced him to recant his views in front of a tribunal, and sentenced him to house arrest. However, Galileo's trials and theories inspired others like Newton and Kepler to prove that the Earth was not the centre of the Universe. Some years ago, the Pope accepted that Earth does revolve around the Sun and issued a rare apology for what the Church had done to Galileo, i.e., the Catholic Church recanted!
17.
The Land That Time Forgot (1974) as Captain Von Schoenvorts
A World War I U-boat takes a wrong turn and discovers a lost world of dinosaurs and cavemen.
18.
Nicholas and Alexandra (1971) as [Alexander Fedorovich] Kerensky
Story of Russia''''s last czar, Nicolas II, and his ill-fated family.
20.
Bartleby (1970)
21.
Romeo and Juliet (1968) as Mercutio
The age-old tragedy of teenage lovers caught in their families bitter hatred for one another.
22.
Othello (1965) as
A famed general convinces himself that his wife is unfaithful.

Cast (special)

23.
Henry V at Shakespeare's Globe (1997)
On June 12, 1997, with Queen Elizabeth II in attendance, the reconstruction of Shakepeare's Globe Theatre was officially opened. A documentary introduction shows how the Globe's return provides actors, designers and historians with new insights into Shakespeare's plays. Act IV from "Henry V" is then
24.
Perseus & the Gorgon (1997)
Based on the story from Greek mythology about the King of Argos, who imprisons his daughter Danae after receiving a chilling prophecy that his first grandson will kill him. While imprisoned, Danae gives birth to a son, Perseus, after a supernatural visitation. The king later casts Danae and Perseus
25.
Measure For Measure (1979)
Set in a corrupt and brawling Vienna, Shakespeare's dark comedy tells the story of a peculiar attempt at moral reform undertaken by Duke Vincentio, the city's ruler. Pretending to leave Vienna, he appoints a deputy, Angelo, to rule in his place. Once in power, Angelo becomes a stern ruler, enforcing

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

26.
Elizabeth I (2005)
The miniseries explores the public and personal life of the Virgin Queen during the last half of her rule, taking a personal look at her friends, enemies and suitors and how she survived a male-dominated world.
27.
Sins (1986)
A seven-hour, three-part miniseries recounting the experiences of Helene Junot, head of a fashion magazine publishing house. Junot must deal with enemies from her past, as they threaten the success of her empire.
28.
Word, The (1978)
Intrigue surrounding the discovery and publication of a controversial document that appears to be a long-lost ancient eyewitness account of the life of Christ, with David Janssen playing a public relations executive hired to promote this new version of the Bible. International film beauty Florinda B

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

30.
Abraham (1994)
The Biblical patriarch, Abraham, and his wife, Sarah, heed a divine command to leave their home for the promise of future generations and dominion over a new homeland, if they hold true to their faith. Time and again, God tests Abraham during the difficult journey.
31.
Codename: Kyril (1988) as Loshkevoi
A two-part miniseries which begins in Moscow when the head of the KGB dispatches an agent, codename Kyril, to flush out a high-ranking Kremlin traitor who has been leaking crucial secrets to London. Waiting in England is the London Station Chief of Britain's foreign intelligence agency whose missio
32.
Jamaica Inn (1985)
33.
A.D. (1985)
The plot of this miniseries picks up where NBC's 1977 miniseries, "Jesus of Nazareth," left off. Recreating the years following the death of Christ, the narrative depicts the opulence and decadence of Imperial Rome pitted against the activities of a determined group of Judeo-Christians armed only wi

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