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Polonius (Character)
from Hamlet (1996)

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


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  1. Hamlet (2015/II) Played by Mike Jones

  2. Hamlet, Son of a Kingpin (2015) Played by Richard Lear
  3. Haider (2014) Played by Lalit Parimoo (as Pervez Lone)
  4. "Hamlet: The Series"
        - Poison in Jest (2014) TV episode, Played by John McDonnell
        - Cruel Only to Be Kind (2014) TV episode, Played by John McDonnell
        - Indirections Find Directions Out (2014) TV episode, Played by John McDonnell
        - He That Knows (2014) TV episode, Played by John McDonnell
  5. Hamlet A.D.D. (2014) Played by Xav Leplae
  6. Fan de Shakespeare (2013) Played by Sébastien Delpy
  7. Finding Hamlet (2013) Played by Elliot Angel
  8. Three Days of Hamlet (2012) Played by Richard Chamberlain
    ... aka "Three Days" - USA (original title)
  9. Hamlet (2011) Played by Duncan Fraser
  10. "National Theatre Live"
        - Hamlet (2010) TV episode, Played by David Calder
  11. "The Metropolitan Opera HD Live"
    ... aka "Great Performances at the Met" - USA (alternative title)
        - Thomas: Hamlet (2010) TV episode, Played by Maxim Mikhailov
  12. This Is Hamlet (2010) (V) Played by Howard Swain

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

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

  50. Hamlet Goes Business (1987) Played by Esko Nikkari / Kari Väänänen (as Lauri Polonius)
    ... aka "Hamlet liikemaailmassa" - Finland (original title)
  51. Hamlet (1985) (TV) Played by Jari Pehkonen
  52. "Hamlet-dokumentti"
        - I (1985) TV episode, Played by Jari Pehkonen
  53. Den tragiska historien om Hamlet - Prins av Danmark (1985) (TV) Played by Sven Lindberg
  54. Hamlet (1983) (TV) Played by Gyula Benkö
  55. 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)

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

  65. Hamlet (1969) Played by Mark Dignam
    ... aka "Shakespeare's Hamlet" - USA (complete title)
  66. "Sedam Hamleta"
        - Episode #1.4 (1967) TV episode, Played by Slavko Simic (as Polonije)
  67. Hamlet (1964/I) Played by Hume Cronyn
    ... aka "Richard Burton's Hamlet" - USA (DVD title)
  68. Hamlet (1964) Played by Yuri Tolubeyev
    ... aka "Gamlet" - Soviet Union (original title)
  69. Hamlet at Elsinore (1964) (TV) Played by Alec Clunes
    ... aka "Hamlet" - International (English title) (informal title)
  70. Hamlet (1964) (TV) Played by Juan Carlos Gené
  71. Hamlet (1964/II) Played by Staats Cotsworth
  72. Hamlet (1964) Played by Ernest Abbeyquaye
    ... aka "Hamile" - Ghana (original title)
  73. "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)
  74. Hamlet (1960) (TV) Played by Franz Schafheitlin
    ... aka "Hamlet, Prinz von Dänemark" - West Germany (original title)

  75. Hamlet (1959) (TV) Played by Geoffrey King
  76. "The DuPont Show of the Month"
        - Hamlet (1959) TV episode, Played by Joseph O'Conor
  77. "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
  78. "ITV Play of the Week"
        - Hamlet (1956) TV episode, Played by Ernest Thesiger
  79. Hamlet (1955) (TV) Played by Gösta Cederlund
  80. "Scope"
        - Hamlet (1955) TV episode, Played by Robert Christie
  81. Prince of Players (1955) Played by Percival Vivian (as Polonius in 'Hamlet')
  82. "TV de Vanguarda"
        - Hamlet (1953) TV episode, Played by David Neto
  83. Hamlet (1953) (TV) Played by Barry Jones

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

  87. Hamlet (1921) Played by Hans Junkermann

  88. 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

From Hamlet (1996)
Hamlet: Do you see yonder cloud that's almost in the shape of a camel?
Polonius: By the mass, and 'tis like a camel indeed.
Hamlet: Methinks it's like a weasel.
Polonius: It is backed like a weasel.
Hamlet: Or like a whale.
Polonius: Very like a whale.
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