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Iago (Character)
from Othello (1995)

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Othello -- Oscar nominee Laurence Fishburne and Kenneth Branagh star in Shakespeare's thrilling tale about the doomed marriage between a Moorish general and the daughter of a Venetian noble.
Othello -- The evil Iago pretends to be friend of Othello in order to manipulate him to serve his own end in the film version of this Shakespeare classic.

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Iago is one of Shakespeare's most sinister villains... See more »
Alternate Names:
Col. Iago / Dubbed voice of Iago in English version / Hugo Goulding / Iago in 'Othello' / Iago in 1965 "Othello" / Jago / Johnny Cousin / Paniyan / Yago


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  1. Shakespeare: The Ballroom (2017) Played by Jonathan Tindle
  2. Othello (????/I) Played by Nathan Webb
  3. Othello (????/II) Played by Allison Marie Volk

  4. "The Metropolitan Opera HD Live"
    ... aka "Great Performances at the Met" - USA (alternative title)
        - Verdi: Otello (2015) TV episode, Played by Zeljko Lucic
        - Verdi: Otello (2012) TV episode, Played by Falk Struckmann
        - Verdi: Ernani (2012) TV episode, Played by Jeremy Galyon (as Jago)
  5. Otelo (2014) (V) Played by Jorge López (as Yago)
  6. National Theatre Live: 50 Years on Stage (2013) (TV) Played by Rory Kinnear
  7. National Theatre Live: Othello (2013) Played by Rory Kinnear
  8. The Green Eyed Monster (2013) Played by Robert Dukes
  9. Otel·lo (2012) Played by Hammudi Al-Rahmoun Font
  10. Othello (2012) Played by Cory Lawson
  11. Otello (2012) Played by Marco Vratogna
  12. CliffsNotes Films (2011) (V) Played by Josh Faure-Brac
    ... aka "CliffsNotes" - USA (original title)

  13. Being Othello (2009) Played by Andrew Harwood Mills
  14. Iago (2009) Played by Nicolas Vaporidis
  15. Otello (2008) (TV) Played by Carlos Álvarez (as Jago)
  16. A Cinematic Translation of Shakespearean Tragedies (2008) Played by Ryan Nickell
  17. Othello the Tragedy of the Moor (2008) (TV) Played by Matthew Deslippe
    ... aka "Othello: The Tragedy of the Moor" - Canada (English title) (long title)
  18. Othello (Shakespeare's Globe Theatre) (2008) (V) Played by Tim McInnerny
  19. Othello (2007) Played by Hakeem Kae-Kazim
  20. "A Taste of Shakespeare"
        - Othello (2007) TV episode, Played by Eric Weinthal
  21. Otello (2006) (TV) Played by Lado Ataneli (as Jago)
  22. Othello (2006/I) Played by David Himes
  23. Othello (2005) (TV) Played by Wolfram Koch (as Jago)
  24. Othello: A South African Tale (2005) Played by Hakeem Kae-Kazim
  25. Shakespeare's Dilemma (2003) Played by John C. Lyons
  26. Otello (2003) (TV) Played by Carlo Guelfi
  27. "Great Performances: Dance in America"
    ... aka "Dance in America" - USA (short title)
        - Lar Lubovitch's 'Othello' (2003) TV episode, Played by Parrish Maynard
  28. In Othello (2003) Played by Barry John
  29. Othello (2003) (TV) Played by Wolfgang Pregler (as Jago)
  30. Otello di Carmelo Bene (2002) (TV) Played by Cosimo Cinieri (as Jago)
  31. Otello (2001/II) (TV) Played by Per Høyer (as Jago)
  32. O (2001) Played by Josh Hartnett (as Hugo Goulding)
    ... aka "The One" - Europe (English title) (DVD title)
  33. Otello (2001/I) (TV) Played by Leo Nucci (as Jago)
  34. Jago (2000) Played by Michael Rotschopf (as Jago)

  35. Kaliyattam (1997) Played by Lal (as Paniyan)
  36. Othello: A Critical Guide (1997) (V) Played by Peter Balderstone
  37. "The Metropolitan Opera Presents"
    ... aka "Live from the Metropolitan Opera" - USA (original title)
    ... aka "Live from the Met" - USA (informal alternative title)
        - Otello (1996) TV episode, Played by James Morris (as Jago)
        - The Metropolitan Opera Silver Anniversary Gala (1991) TV episode, Played by Justino Díaz
        - Ernani (1983) TV episode, Played by Richard Vernon (as Jago)
        - Otello (1979) TV episode, Played by Sherrill Milnes (as Jago)
        - Otello (1978) TV episode, Played by Cornell MacNeil
  38. Othello (1995) Played by Kenneth Branagh
  39. "Shakespeare: The Animated Tales"
        - Othello (1994) TV episode, Played by Gerard McSorley
  40. "Tales from the Opera"
        - Murder in Manhattan (1994) TV episode, Played by Sergei Leiferkus
  41. Otello (1992) (TV) Played by Sergei Leiferkus
  42. Othello, der Mohr von Venedig (1991) (TV) Played by Ignaz Kirchner (as Jago)
  43. "Theatre Night"
        - Othello (1990) TV episode, Played by Ian McKellen

  44. Othello (1989) (TV) Played by Richard Haddon Haines
  45. Othello (1989) Played by Hawthorne James
  46. Otello (1986) Played by Justino Díaz
  47. Otello (1985) (TV) Played by Tomas Arana
  48. Black Commando (1982) Played by Tony Curtis (as Col. Iago)
    ... aka "Othello, el comando negro" - Spain (original title)
    ... aka "Othello" - UK (video title), USA
    ... aka "Othello, the Black Commando" - USA
  49. Otello (1982) (TV) Played by Piero Cappuccilli (as Yago)
  50. Othello (1981) (TV) Played by Bob Hoskins
    ... aka "The Complete Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Othello" - USA (video title)
  51. The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice (1981) (V) Played by Ron Moody
    ... aka "Othello" - USA (video box title)
    ... aka "William Shakespeare's The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice" - USA (closing credits title)
  52. Othello (1980) Played by Richard Dixon

  53. Othello (1979) (TV) Played by Michel Duchaussoy
  54. Othello (1979) (V) Played by Richard Dreyfuss
  55. Otello (1976) (TV) Played by Piero Cappuccilli
  56. Otello (1974) Played by Peter Glossop
  57. Catch My Soul (1974) Played by Lance LeGault
  58. "Estudio 1"
        - Otelo (1972) TV episode, Played by Fernando Guillén (as Yago)

  59. Othello (1969) (TV) Played by Senne Rouffaer (as Jago)
  60. Othelo (1969) (TV) Played by Paulo Renato
  61. Othello (1968) (TV) Played by Stefan Wigger (as Jago)
  62. Othello (1965) Played by Frank Finlay
  63. "ITV Play of the Week"
        - Strife (1965) TV episode, Played by Griffith Davies (as Jago)
  64. Otello (1965) (TV) Played by Norman Mittelmann
  65. Othello (1965) (TV) Played by Keith Lee
  66. "The Bell Telephone Hour"
    ... aka "The Telephone Hour" - USA (syndication title)
        - Shakespeare's 400th Anniversary (1964) TV episode, Played by Robert Merrill
  67. Otello (1962) (TV) Played by William Dooley (as Jago)
  68. All Night Long (1962) Played by Patrick McGoohan (as Johnny Cousin)
  69. Othello (1962) (TV) Played by Jean Topart
  70. The Ballet of Othello (1960) Played by Zura Kikaleishvili
    ... aka "Otelo" - Soviet Union (original title)
    ... aka "The Moor of Venice" - International (English title), International (English title) (informal literal title)

  71. Otello (1959) (TV) Played by Tito Gobbi
  72. Othello (1958) (TV) Played by Howard Vernon (as Jago)
  73. "Omnibus"
        - What Makes Opera Grand? (1958) TV episode, Played by Hans Conried (as Iago in 'Othello')
  74. Otello (1958) Played by Renato Capecchi
  75. Othello (1956) Played by Andrei Popov / Arnold Diamond
    ... aka "Otello" - Soviet Union (original title)
  76. Othello (1955) (TV) Played by Paul Rogers
  77. "Camera Three"
        - Othello (1955) TV episode, Played by Lee Henry
  78. "The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse"
    ... aka "The Philco Television Playhouse" - USA (original title)
    ... aka "Arena Theatre" - USA (new title)
    ... aka "Repertory Theatre" - USA (new title)
        - Othello (1953) TV episode, Played by Walter Matthau
  79. "Encounter"
    ... aka "General Motors Presents" - Canada (original title)
    ... aka "CBC Theatre" - Canada (English title)
    ... aka "Ford Television Theatre" - Canada (English title)
    ... aka "General Motors Theatre" - Canada (English title) (new title)
        - Othello (1953) TV episode, Played by Joseph Fürst
  80. Othello (1952) Played by Micheál MacLiammóir
    ... aka "The Tragedy of Othello: The Moor of Venice" - USA (original title)
  81. The Moor's Pavane (1951) Played by Lucas Hovinga
  82. "Masterpiece Playhouse"
        - Othello (1950) TV episode, Played by Alfred Ryder
  83. "BBC Sunday-Night Theatre"
        - Othello (1950) TV episode, Played by Stephen Murray

  84. Otello (1948) (TV) Played by Leonard Warren
  85. Othello (1946) Played by Sebastian Cabot
  86. Children of Paradise (1945) Played by Jean Lanier
    ... aka "Les enfants du paradis" - France (original title)

  87. Othello (1937) (TV) Played by Henry Oscar
  88. Men Are Not Gods (1936) Played by Nicholas Nadejin

  89. Othello (1922) Played by Werner Krauss

  90. Othello (1914) Played by Riccardo Tolentino
    ... aka "Otello" - Italy (original title)

  91. Othello (1909/I) Played by Cesare Dondine
    ... aka "Otello" - Italy (original title)
  92. Othello (1908/I) Played by Hector Dion
    ... aka "Jealousy" - USA (alternative title)
  93. Othello (1906) Played by Mario Caserini
    ... aka "Otello" - Italy (original title)
Archive Footage:
  1. Herbert von Karajan 1908-1989 (1999) (TV) Played by Peter Glossop (as Jago)
  2. Filming 'Othello' (1978) Played by Micheál MacLiammóir
  3. Great Acting: Laurence Olivier (1966) (TV) Played by Frank Finlay (as Iago in 1965 "Othello")

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From Othello (1952)
Iago: Oh beware, my lord, of jealousy. It is the green-eyed monster which doth mock the meat it feeds on. See more »

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