IMDb > Gertrude (Character)
Top Links
main detailsbiographyby votesphoto galleryquotes
by yearby typeby ratingsby votesby TV seriesby genreby keyword
Did You Know?
photo galleryquotes

Gertrude (Character)
from Hamlet (1996)

The content of this page was created by users. It has not been screened or verified by IMDb staff.
Photos (See all 39 | slideshow) Videos
Hamlet -- Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, returns home to find his father murdered and his mother remarrying the murderer, his uncle. Meanwhile, war is brewing.

Edit Photos

There may be more photos available for this character. To select more photos to be displayed in this character's gallery, click the Edit Photos link.


Gertrude is the Queen of Denmark in William Shakespeare's play "Hamlet"... See more »
Alternate Names:
Claudius / Drottning Gertrud / Gertrud / Gertrud #3 / Gertruda / Gertrude #2 / Gertrude in "Hamlet" / Gertrude in 'Hamlet' / Gertrudes / Geruth / Ghazala Meer / Knigin Gertrude / La Reine Gertrude / La reine Gertrude / Ophelia / Puppet Queen Gertrude / Queen Gertrude / Regina Gertrud / The Royal Court Of Denmark


   Edit Credits
There may be more credits available for this character. To edit the credits displayed or to add more credits to this character's filmography, click the Edit Credits link.

  1. Ophelia (2018) Played by Naomi Watts / Daisy Ridley (as Ophelia) / Clive Owen (as Claudius)
  2. Hamlet (2017/I) Played by Christine Hounslow / Kirsty Linton (as Ophelia) / Obie Dean (as Claudius)

  3. Royal Shakespeare Company: Hamlet (2016) Played by Tanya Moodie / Natalie Simpson (as Ophelia) / Clarence Smith (as Claudius)
  4. Hamlet's Ghost (2015) Played by Stephanie Zimbalist (as Queen Gertrude)
  5. Hamlet (2015) Played by Anastasia Hille / Sian Brooke (as Ophelia) / Ciarán Hinds (as Claudius)
    ... aka "National Theatre Live: Hamlet" - UK (original title)
  6. Hamlet (2015/I) Played by Barbara Marten / Katie West (as Ophelia) / John Shrapnel (as Claudius)
  7. Hamlet, Son of a Kingpin (2015) Played by Nanda Abella / Ingrid Vollset (as Ophelia)
  8. Hamlet (2015/II) Played by Krista Maggard / Robin Noble (as Ophelia) / Matt Thomas (as Claudius)
  9. Haider (2014) Played by Tabu (as Ghazala Meer)
  10. "Hamlet: The Series"
        - Let Your Wiseness Fear (2014) TV episode, Played by June Greyson / Joe Page (as Claudius)
        - Tricks I' the World (2014) TV episode, Played by June Greyson / Liz Kummer (as Ophelia) / Joe Page (as Claudius)
        - Poison in Jest (2014) TV episode, Played by June Greyson / Liz Kummer (as Ophelia) / Joe Page (as Claudius)
        - Cruel Only to Be Kind (2014) TV episode, Played by June Greyson / Liz Kummer (as Ophelia) / Joe Page (as Claudius)
        - Indirections Find Directions Out (2014) TV episode, Played by June Greyson / Liz Kummer (as Ophelia) / Joe Page (as Claudius)
          (1 more)
  11. Post Modern Ophelia (2014) Played by Michelle Kingman / Diane Moss (as Ophelia)
  12. Fan de Shakespeare (2013) Played by Jeanne Arenes (as La Reine Gertrude)
  13. "The Metropolitan Opera HD Live"
    ... aka "Great Performances at the Met" - USA (alternative title)
        - Thomas: Hamlet (2010) TV episode, Played by Jennifer Larmore / James Morris (as Claudius)
        - Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel (2008) TV episode, Played by Rosalind Plowright
        - Gounod's Romeo et Juliette (2007) TV episode, Played by Jane Bunnell
  14. This Is Hamlet (2010) (V) Played by Anna Bullard (as Ophelia) / Delia MacDougall (as Queen Gertrude)

  15. Hamlet (2009) (TV) Played by Penny Downie / Mariah Gale (as Ophelia) / Patrick Stewart (as Claudius)
  16. Kitchen Hamlet (2009) Played by Katherine Clarvoe / Shaina Cantino (as Ophelia) / J.W. Putnam (as Claudius)
  17. Hamlet (2009) Played by Bernadette Sullivan / Melissa Chalsma (as Ophelia)
  18. Hamlet the Vampire Slayer (2008) Played by Summer Olsson / Leslie Nesbit (as Ophelia)
  19. A Cinematic Translation of Shakespearean Tragedies (2008) Played by Lauren Casey / Cherry Beth Cockrell (as Ophelia) / Ryan Hendrix (as Claudius)
  20. The Hamlet Adventure (2008) Played by Diana Toshkova (as Ophelia) / Denitsa Karabourova (as Queen Gertrude) / Irina Docheva (as Puppet Queen Gertrude)
  21. Hamlet (2007/I) Played by Julibeth Hendren / Abigail Blueher (as Ophelia) / Kevin R. Elder (as Claudius)
  22. Hamlet (2007/II) Played by Di Sherlock / Tallulah Sheffield (as Ophelia) / Alan Hanson (as Claudius)
  23. The Tragedy of Hamlet Prince of Denmark (2007) Played by Heather Bolton / Beth Buchanan (as Ophelia) / Steve Mouzakis (as Claudius)
  24. Hamlet (2005/II) Played by Yvonne Richardson / Simone Kirby (as Ophelia) / James Lecky (as Claudius)
  25. Hamlet (2005) (V) Played by Megan Morrison / Bonny Giroux (as Ophelia) / Jason Emanuel (as Claudius)
  26. Dogg's Hamlet, Cahoot's Macbeth (2005) Played by Lucas Grabeel / Lucas Grabeel (as Ophelia) / Christopher Winsor (as Claudius)
  27. Hamlet, Ambroise Thomas (2004) (V) Played by Béatrice Uria-Monzon (as La reine Gertrude)
  28. Hamlet (2004) (TV) Played by Grazyna Szapolowska / Kamilla Baar (as Ophelia) / Janusz Gajos (as Claudius)
  29. Hamlet_X (2003) Played by Corinna Harfouch / Kathrin Angerer (as Ophelia) / Lucie Pohl (as Ophelia) / Martin Wuttke (as Claudius) / Susanne Lothar (as Gertrud #3) / Margarita Broich (as Gertrude #2)
  30. Hamlet (2003) (V) Played by Jilly Bond / Lucy Cockram (as Ophelia) / Gareth Thomas (as Claudius)
  31. Yorick (2002) Played by Irina Björklund / Mark Spacek (as Claudius)
  32. The Tragedy of Hamlet (2002) (TV) Played by Natasha Parry / Shantala Shivalingappa (as Ophelia) / Jeffery Kissoon (as Claudius)
  33. Hamlet (2000/II) (TV) Played by Blair Brown / LisaGay Hamilton (as Ophelia) / Jamey Sheridan (as Claudius)
  34. Hamlet (2000) Played by Diane Venora / Julia Stiles (as Ophelia) / Kyle MacLachlan (as Claudius)
  35. Hamlet (2000/I) (TV) Played by Michelle DeYoung / José van Dam (as Claudius)

  36. Shakespeare's Women & Claire Bloom (1999) (TV) Played by Claire Bloom
    ... aka "Claire Bloom and Shakespeare's Women" - USA (closing credits title)
  37. The Impostors (1998) Played by E. Katherine Kerr (as Gertrude in "Hamlet")
  38. Hamlet, Prince of Denmark (1997) Played by Archer Martin / Britt Sady (as Ophelia)
  39. Hamlet (1996) Played by Julie Christie / Kate Winslet (as Ophelia) / Derek Jacobi (as Claudius)
    ... aka "William Shakespeare's Hamlet" - USA (complete title)
  40. "A Taste of Shakespeare"
        - Hamlet (1995) TV episode, Played by Tanja Jacobs / Karyn Dwyer (as Ophelia) / Brian Tree (as Claudius)
  41. The Fifteen Minute Hamlet (1995) Played by Angie Phillips / Todd Louiso (as Ophelia) / Ernest Perry Jr. (as Claudius)
  42. Royal Deceit (1994) Played by Helen Mirren (as Geruth)
    ... aka "Prince of Jutland" - Netherlands (original title)
  43. Hamlet (1994) (TV) Played by Ingrid Birkholz / Antonia Mohr (as Ophelia) / Willy Metzeler (as Claudius)
  44. "Shakespeare: The Animated Tales"
        - Hamlet (1992) TV episode, Played by Susan Fleetwood / Tilda Swinton (as Ophelia) / John Shrapnel (as Claudius)
  45. Hamlet (1992/I) (TV) Played by Seela Sella (as Gertrud) / Eero Melasniemi (as Claudius)
  46. Hamlet (1990) Played by Glenn Close / Helena Bonham Carter (as Ophelia) / Alan Bates (as Claudius)
  47. Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead (1990) Played by Joanna Miles / Joanna Roth (as Ophelia) / Donald Sumpter (as Claudius)
  48. Hamlet (1990) (TV) Played by Nada Strancar / Wladimir Yordanoff (as Claudius)

  49. Hamlet Goes Business (1987) Played by Elina Salo (as Gertrud)
    ... aka "Hamlet liikemaailmassa" - Finland (original title)
    ... aka "Hamlet Goes Into Business" - USA (alternative title)
  50. Hamlet (1987) Played by Melanie Revell / Trisha Hitchcock (as Ophelia) / Richard Spaul (as Claudius)
  51. Den tragiska historien om Hamlet - Prins av Danmark (1985) (TV) Played by Mona Malm / Frej Lindqvist (as Claudius)
  52. Hamlet, Prince of Denmark (1980) (TV) Played by Claire Bloom / Lalla Ward (as Ophelia) / Patrick Stewart (as Claudius)
    ... aka "The Complete Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Hamlet, Prince of Denmark" - USA (video title)

  53. Amleto di Carmelo Bene (da Shakespeare a Laforgue) (1978) (TV) Played by Agnès Nobecourt
  54. Hamlet (1976) Played by Helen Mirren / Helen Mirren (as Ophelia) / Barry Stanton (as Claudius)
  55. One Hamlet Less (1973) Played by Luciana Cante / Isabella Russo (as Ophelia) / Alfiero Vincenti (as Claudius)
    ... aka "Un Amleto di meno" - Italy (original title)
  56. Hamlet (1973) Played by Becke Keller / Linda Certain (as Ophelia) / Dan Hennessey (as Claudius)
  57. Der nackte Hamlet (1972) (TV) Played by Marianne Kopatz (as Gertrud) / Beate Granzow (as Ophelia) / Elmar Schulte (as Claudius)
  58. Jogo da Vida E da Morte (1972) Played by Odete Lara (as Gertrudes)
  59. "ITV Saturday Night Theatre"
        - Hamlet (1970) TV episode, Played by Margaret Leighton / Ciaran Madden (as Ophelia) / Richard Johnson (as Claudius)
  60. Hamlet (1970/I) (TV) Played by Faith Brook / Susan Fleetwood (as Ophelia) / John Woodvine (as Claudius)
  61. Hamlet (1970/II) (TV) Played by Ritva Arvelo (as Gertrud) / Pirjo Jääskeläinen (as Ophelia) / Kari Franck (as Claudius)
  62. Fast ein Hamlet (1970) (TV) Played by Gretl Elb (as Gertrud)
  63. A Herança (1970) Played by Bárbara Fazio (as Gertrudes)

  64. Hamlet (1969) Played by Judy Parfitt / Marianne Faithfull (as Ophelia) / Anthony Hopkins (as Claudius)
    ... aka "Shakespeare's Hamlet" - USA (complete title)
  65. "Sedam Hamleta"
        - Episode #1.5 (1967) TV episode, Played by Olga Spiridonovic (as Gertruda)
  66. Hamlet (1964/I) Played by Eileen Herlie / Linda Marsh (as Ophelia) / Alfred Drake (as Claudius)
    ... aka "Richard Burton's Hamlet" - USA (DVD title)
  67. Hamlet (1964) Played by Anastasiya Vertinskaya (as Ophelia) / Elza Radzina (as Queen Gertrude)
    ... aka "Gamlet" - Soviet Union (original title)
  68. Hamlet at Elsinore (1964) (TV) Played by June Tobin / Jo Maxwell Muller (as Ophelia) / Robert Shaw (as Claudius)
    ... aka "Hamlet" - International (English title) (informal title)
  69. Hamlet (1964) (TV) Played by Eva Donge / Bárbara Mújica (as Ophelia) / Ernesto Bianco (as Claudius)
  70. Hamlet (1964/II) Played by Nan Martin / Julie Harris (as Ophelia) / Howard Da Silva (as Claudius)
  71. Hamlet (1960) (TV) Played by Wanda Rotha / Dunja Movar (as Ophelia) / Hans Caninenberg (as Claudius)
    ... aka "Hamlet, Prinz von Dänemark" - West Germany (original title)

  72. "ITV Play of the Week"
        - For Services Rendered (1959) TV episode, Played by Julia Hand
        - Hamlet (1956) TV episode, Played by Diana Wynyard / Mary Ure (as Ophelia) / Alec Clunes (as Claudius)
  73. Hamlet (1959) (TV) Played by Georgie Sterling / Delia Williams (as Ophelia) / Henry Gilbert (as Claudius)
  74. "The DuPont Show of the Month"
        - Hamlet (1959) TV episode, Played by Margaret Courtenay / Barbara Jefford (as Ophelia) / Oliver Neville (as Claudius)
  75. Hamlet (1955) (TV) Played by Birgitta Valberg (as Drottning Gertrud)
  76. Amleto (1955) (TV) Played by Elena Zareschi
  77. Prince of Players (1955) Played by Eva Le Gallienne (as Gertrude in 'Hamlet')
  78. "TV de Vanguarda"
        - Hamlet (1953) TV episode, Played by Lia de Aguiar / Flora Geny (as Ophelia) / Astrogildo Filho (as Claudius)
  79. Io, Amleto (1952) Played by Marisa Merlini (as Regina Gertrud)

  80. Hamlet (1948) Played by Eileen Herlie / Jean Simmons (as Ophelia) / Basil Sydney (as Claudius) / Laurence Olivier (as The Royal Court Of Denmark) / Norman Wooland (as The Royal Court Of Denmark) / Felix Aylmer (as The Royal Court Of Denmark) / Terence Morgan (as The Royal Court Of Denmark)
  81. Hamlet Part 1 (1947) (TV) Played by Margaret Rawlings / Muriel Pavlow (as Ophelia) / Sebastian Shaw (as Claudius)

  82. Rosencrantz and Guildenstern (1938) (TV) Played by Alexis France (as Ophelia) / Madge Brindley (as Queen Gertrude)
  83. Khoon Ka Khoon (1935) Played by Shamshadbai / Naseem Banu (as Ophelia)
    ... aka "Hamlet" - India (English title)

  84. Hamlet (1921) Played by Lilly Jacobson (as Ophelia) / Eduard von Winterstein (as Claudius) / Mathilde Brandt (as Knigin Gertrude)

  85. Hamlet (1917) Played by Mercedes Brignone / Helena Makowska (as Ophelia) / Martelli (as Claudius)
    ... aka "Amleto" - Italy (original title)
  86. Hamlet (1913) Played by Adeleine Bourne / Gertrude Elliot (as Ophelia) / Walter Ringham (as Claudius)
  87. Hamlet (1911) Played by Ella La Cour / Emilie Sannom (as Ophelia) / Aage Hertel (as Claudius)
  88. Hamlet (1910/II) Played by Constance Backner / Dorothy Fane (as Ophelia)

  89. Hamlet (1908) Played by Colanna Romano

Additional Details


Fun Stuff

From Hamlet (1996)
Claudius: When sorrows come, they come not single spies but in battalions. See more »

You may correct errors and omissions on this page directly. Clicking the 'Update' button will take you through a step-by-step process.