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Polonius (Character)
from Hamlet (1996)

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Overview

Biography:
Polonius is the Lord Chamberlain of Denmark in Shakespeare's "Hamlet"... See more »
Alternate Names:
Lauri Polonius / Poloni / Polonia / Polonije / Polonius #2 / Polonius in 'Hamlet' / Polonius in Warsaw / Polnio

Filmography

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  1. Hamlet, Son of a Kingpin (2014) Played by Richard Lear
  2. Hamlet A.D.D. (2014) Played by Xav Leplae
  3. Hamlet (2014) Played by Mike Jones

  4. Fan de Shakespeare (2013) Played by Sébastien Delpy
  5. Finding Hamlet (2013) Played by Elliot Angel
  6. Three Days of Hamlet (2012) Played by Richard Chamberlain
    ... aka "Three Days" - USA (original title)
  7. Hamlet (2011) Played by Duncan Fraser
  8. "National Theatre Live"
        - Hamlet (2010) TV episode, Played by David Calder
  9. "The Metropolitan Opera HD Live"
    ... aka "Great Performances at the Met" - USA (alternative title)
        - Thomas: Hamlet (2010) TV episode, Played by Maxim Mikhailov
  10. This Is Hamlet (2010) (V) Played by Howard Swain

  11. Hamlet (2009) (TV) Played by Oliver Ford Davies
  12. Kitchen Hamlet (2009) Played by Geoffrey Nelson
  13. Hamlet (2009) Played by David Nathan Schwartz
  14. Hamlet the Vampire Slayer (2008) Played by Steve Lucero
  15. Hamlet (2007/I) Played by Chad Brummett
  16. Hamlet (2007/II) Played by Lydia Piechowiak (as Polonia)
  17. The Tragedy of Hamlet Prince of Denmark (2007) Played by Brian Lipson
  18. To Be or Not to Be 1244 (2005) Played by Sokol Cahani
  19. Hamlet (2005/II) Played by Dominic Stewart
  20. The Secret Parts of Fortune (2005) Played by David Alan Smith
  21. Hamlet (2005) (V) Played by Paul Toolan
  22. Dogg's Hamlet, Cahoot's Macbeth (2005) Played by Kenneth Schmidt
  23. Hamlet, Ambroise Thomas (2004) (V) Played by Celestino Varela
  24. Hamlet (2004) (TV) Played by Zbigniew Zapasiewicz
  25. "Slings and Arrows"
        - Playing the Swan (2003) TV episode, Played by Damir Andrei
        - Mirror up to Nature (2003) TV episode, Played by Damir Andrei
  26. Hamlet_X (2003) Played by Burghart Klaußner / Klaus Mertens (as Polonius #2) / Thomas Thieme (as Polonius #2)
  27. Hamlet (2003) (V) Played by David Powell-Davies
  28. Yorick (2002) Played by Robert Graham
  29. The Tragedy of Hamlet (2002) (TV) Played by Bruce Myers
  30. Hamlet (2000/II) (TV) Played by Roscoe Lee Browne
  31. Hamlet (2000) Played by Bill Murray
  32. Hamlet (2000/I) (TV) Played by Laurent Alvaro

  33. Hamlet, Prince of Denmark (1997) Played by Don Arrup
  34. Hamlet: A Critical Guide (1997) (V) Played by John Corvin
  35. Hamlet (1996) Played by Richard Briers
    ... aka "William Shakespeare's Hamlet" - USA (complete title)
  36. "A Taste of Shakespeare"
        - Hamlet (1995) TV episode, Played by Brian Tree
  37. Green Eggs and Hamlet (1995) Played by Robert A. Knop Jr.
  38. The Fifteen Minute Hamlet (1995) Played by Ernest Perry Jr.
  39. Hamlet (1994) (TV) Played by Horst Langpap
  40. Last Action Hero (1993) Played by Apollo Dukakis
  41. "Shakespeare: The Animated Tales"
        - Hamlet (1992) TV episode, Played by John Warner
  42. Hamlet (1992/I) (TV) Played by Oiva Lohtander
  43. Hamlet (1990) Played by Ian Holm
  44. Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead (1990) Played by Ian Richardson
  45. Hamlet (1990) (TV) Played by Bernard Ballet
  46. Discovering Hamlet (1990) (TV) Played by Edward Jewesbury
  47. "Great Performances"
        - Hamlet (1990) TV episode, Played by Josef Sommer

  48. Hamlet Goes Business (1987) Played by Esko Nikkari / Kari Väänänen (as Lauri Polonius)
    ... aka "Hamlet liikemaailmassa" - Finland (original title)
  49. Hamlet (1985) (TV) Played by Jari Pehkonen
  50. Den tragiska historien om Hamlet - Prins av Danmark (1985) (TV) Played by Sven Lindberg
  51. "Hamlet-dokumentti"
        - I (1985) TV episode, Played by Jari Pehkonen
  52. Hamlet (1983) (TV) Played by Gyula Benkö
  53. Hamlet, Prince of Denmark (1980) (TV) Played by Eric Porter
    ... aka "The Complete Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Hamlet, Prince of Denmark" - USA (video title)

  54. Hamlet (1979) (TV) Played by Jean-Paul Muel
  55. "Lletres catalanes"
        - Hamlet, príncep de Dinamarca (1979) TV episode, Played by Rafael Anglada (as Poloni)
  56. Hamlet (1976) Played by Quentin Crisp
  57. Un Amleto di meno (1973) Played by Giuseppe Tuminelli
    ... aka "One Hamlet Less" - International (English title) (festival title)
  58. Hamlet (1973) Played by Stephen Bush
  59. Der nackte Hamlet (1972) (TV) Played by Hannes Schütz
  60. "ITV Saturday Night Theatre"
        - Hamlet (1970) TV episode, Played by Michael Redgrave
  61. Hamlet (1970/II) (TV) Played by Olavi Ahonen
  62. A Herança (1970) Played by Américo Taricano (as Polnio)

  63. Hamlet (1969) Played by Mark Dignam
    ... aka "Shakespeare's Hamlet" - USA (complete title)
  64. "Sedam Hamleta"
        - Episode #1.4 (1967) TV episode, Played by Slavko Simic (as Polonije)
  65. Hamlet (1964/I) Played by Hume Cronyn
    ... aka "Richard Burton's Hamlet" - USA (DVD title)
  66. Hamlet (1964) Played by Yuri Tolubeyev
    ... aka "Gamlet" - Soviet Union (original title)
  67. Hamlet at Elsinore (1964) (TV) Played by Alec Clunes
    ... aka "Hamlet" - International (English title) (informal title)
  68. Hamlet (1964) (TV) Played by Juan Carlos Gené
  69. Hamlet (1964/II) Played by Staats Cotsworth
  70. Hamlet (1964) Played by Ernest Abbeyquaye
    ... aka "Hamile" - Ghana (original title)
  71. "Hamlet"
        - Hamlet: Part 3 (1961) TV episode, Played by Michael Aldridge
        - Hamlet: Part 2 (1961) TV episode, Played by Michael Aldridge
        - Hamlet: Part 1 (1961) TV episode, Played by Michael Aldridge
        - The Dread Command: The Readiness Is All (1961) TV episode, Played by Clive Morton
        - The Dread Command: The Play's the Thing (1961) TV episode, Played by Clive Morton
          (3 more)
  72. Hamlet (1960) (TV) Played by Franz Schafheitlin
    ... aka "Hamlet, Prinz von Dänemark" - West Germany (original title)

  73. Hamlet (1959) (TV) Played by Geoffrey King
  74. "The DuPont Show of the Month"
        - Hamlet (1959) TV episode, Played by Joseph O'Conor
  75. "The Vise"
    ... aka "Detective's Diary" - USA (rerun title)
    ... aka "The Vise: Mark Saber" - USA (third and fourth season title)
        - Cheating Cheaters (1958) TV episode, Played by Bernard Bresslaw
  76. "ITV Play of the Week"
        - Hamlet (1956) TV episode, Played by Ernest Thesiger
  77. Hamlet (1955) (TV) Played by Gösta Cederlund
  78. "Scope"
        - Hamlet (1955) TV episode, Played by Robert Christie
  79. Prince of Players (1955) Played by Percival Vivian (as Polonius in 'Hamlet')
  80. "TV de Vanguarda"
        - Hamlet (1953) TV episode, Played by David Neto
  81. Hamlet (1953) (TV) Played by Barry Jones

  82. Hamlet (1948) Played by Felix Aylmer
  83. Hamlet (1947) (TV) Played by Arthur Wontner
  84. To Be or Not to Be (1942) Played by Olaf Hytten (as Polonius in Warsaw)

  85. Hamlet (1921) Played by Hans Junkermann

  86. Hamlet (1913) Played by J.H. Barnes
Archive Footage:
  1. "Shakespeare Uncovered"
        - Hamlet (2012) TV episode, Played by Felix Aylmer

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Fun Stuff

Quotes:
From Hamlet (1948)
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark: Do you see yonder cloud that looks like a camel?
Polonius, Lord Chamberlain: By the mass, 'tis like a camel indeed.
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark: Methinks it looks like a weasel.
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