IMDb > King Lear (Character)
No Photo Available
Quicklinks
Top Links
main detailsbiographyby votesphoto galleryquotes
Filmographies
by yearby typeby ratingsby votesby TV seriesby genreby keyword
Biographical
biography
Did You Know?
photo galleryquotes

King Lear (Character)
from King Lear (1983) (TV)

The content of this page was created by users. It has not been screened or verified by IMDb staff.

Overview

Biography:
King Lear was based on the legendary Leir of Britain... See more »
Alternate Names:
Le roi Lear / Lear / Puppet King Lear / Undergraduate 'King Lear'

Filmography

   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.
Jump to filmography: Archive Footage
  1. King Lear (????) Played by Al Pacino

  2. Self Made (2011) Played by Tim Woodward
  3. "National Theatre Live"
        - King Lear (2011) TV episode, Played by Derek Jacobi

  4. Getting Lear (2009) Played by Stuart Omans
  5. King Lear (2008) (TV) Played by Ian McKellen
  6. "Great Performances"
        - King Lear (2008) TV episode, Played by Ian McKellen
        - King Lear (1974) TV episode, Played by James Earl Jones
  7. Le roi Lear (2007) (TV) Played by Michel Piccoli (as Le roi Lear)
  8. "The Shakespeare Comedy Show"
        - Episode #1.1 (2006) TV episode, Played by Aron Tager (as Lear)
  9. "French and Saunders"
        - Episode #6.4 (2004) TV episode, Played by Brian Cox
  10. "A Taste of Shakespeare"
        - King Lear (2001) TV episode, Played by David Fox (as Lear)
  11. "That's Life"
        - Lydia and the Professor (2000) TV episode, Played by Charlie Talbert (as Puppet King Lear)

  12. King Lear (1999) Played by Brian Blessed
  13. "Performance"
        - King Lear (1998) TV episode, Played by Ian Holm (as Lear)
  14. Kung Lear (1997) (TV) Played by Keve Hjelm
  15. King Lear: A Critical Guide (1997) (V) Played by Brian Blessed
  16. König Lear (1992) (TV) Played by Rolf Boysen (as Lear)
  17. American Friends (1991) Played by Jo Stone-Fewings (as Undergraduate 'King Lear')
  18. "Tiny Toon Adventures"
    ... aka "Steven Spielberg Presents... Tiny Toon Adventures" - USA (complete title)
        - Weirdest Story Ever Told (1991) TV episode, Played by Clive Revill

  19. "The South Bank Show"
        - Anthony Hopkins/David Hare (1987) TV episode, Played by Anthony Hopkins (as Lear)
  20. King Lear (1983) (TV) Played by Laurence Olivier
  21. The Tragedy of King Lear (1982) (V) Played by Mike Kellin
    ... aka "King Lear" - USA (video box title)
  22. King Lear (1982) (TV) Played by Michael Hordern
    ... aka "The Complete Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: King Lear" - USA (video title)
  23. tt0228512 Played by Bob Peck (as Lear)
  24. Le roi Lear (1981) (TV) Played by Philippe Morier-Genoud (as Lear)

  25. "BBC Play of the Month"
        - King Lear (1975) TV episode, Played by Michael Hordern
  26. "King Lear"
        - Episode #1.6 (1974) TV episode, Played by Patrick Magee
        - Episode #1.5 (1974) TV episode, Played by Patrick Magee
        - Episode #1.4 (1974) TV episode, Played by Patrick Magee
        - Episode #1.3 (1974) TV episode, Played by Patrick Magee
        - Episode #1.2 (1974) TV episode, Played by Patrick Magee
          (1 more)
  27. Two Is a Happy Number (1972) Played by Dudley Knight
    ... aka "One Is a Lonely Number" - USA (original title)
  28. King Lear (1971) Played by Jüri Järvet
    ... aka "Korol Lir" - Soviet Union (original title)
  29. King Lear (1971) Played by Paul Scofield

  30. "Civilisation"
        - Protest and Communication (1969) TV episode, Played by William Devlin
  31. Le roi Lear (1965) (TV) Played by Michel Etcheverry (as Le roi Lear)
  32. "Hedenavond: voorstelling"
        - Herdenking Shakespeare (1964) TV episode, Played by Albert van Dalsum

  33. It's Never Too Late (1956) Played by Alan Bates
  34. "The Ed Sullivan Show"
    ... aka "Toast of the Town" - USA (original title)
        - Episode #9.20 (1956) TV episode, Played by Orson Welles
  35. "Omnibus"
        - King Lear (1953) TV episode, Played by Orson Welles / Orson Welles

  36. King Lear (1948) (TV) Played by William Devlin
  37. An Angel Comes to Brooklyn (1945) Played by Frank Pharr

  38. King Lear (1916) Played by Frederick Warde
  39. Re Lear (1910/II) Played by Ermete Novelli
  40. Re Lear (1910/I) Played by Giuseppe de Liguoro

  41. King Lear (1909) Played by William V. Ranous
Archive Footage:
  1. "The Story of English"
        - A Muse of Fire (1986) TV episode, Played by Michael Hordern

Additional Details

Genres:

Fun Stuff

Quotes:
From tt0228512
Lear: If a God had made the world, might would always be right, that would be so wise, we'd be spared so much suffering. But we made the world, out of our smallness and weakness. Our lives are awkward and fragile and we have only one thing to keep us sane: pity, and the man without pity is mad. 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.