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King Henry II (Character)
from The Lion in Winter (1968)

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The Lion in Winter -- 1183 AD: King Henry II's three sons all want to inherit the throne, but he won't commit to a choice. They and his wife variously plot to force him.
The Lion in Winter -- Trailer for this classic period piece set in 1183

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Henry Plantagenet (AD 1133-1189) was the great-grandson of William the Conqueror through his mother... See more »
Alternate Names:
Der Knig / Henry II / His King


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  1. Richard the Lionheart: Rebellion (2015) Played by Derek Allen
  2. Richard The Lionheart (2013) Played by Malcolm McDowell
    ... aka "Richard the Lionheart" - USA (original title)

  3. Who Killed Thomas Becket? (2004) (TV) Played by Rupert Wickham (as Henry II)
  4. The Lion in Winter (2003) (TV) Played by Patrick Stewart

  5. "The Devil's Crown"
        - Bolt from the Blue (1978) TV episode, Played by Brian Cox (as Henry II)
        - Richard Yea and Nay (1978) TV episode, Played by Brian Cox (as Henry II)
        - Before the Dark (1978) TV episode, Played by Brian Cox (as Henry II)
        - The Hungry Falcons (1978) TV episode, Played by Brian Cox (as Henry II)
        - A Rose, a Thorn (1978) TV episode, Played by Brian Cox (as Henry II)
          (2 more)
  6. "Churchill's People"
        - A Sprig of Broom (1975) TV episode, Played by Clive Revill

  7. The Lion in Winter (1968) Played by Peter O'Toole (as Henry II)
  8. Becket (1964) Played by Peter O'Toole / Peter O'Toole (as His King)
  9. "Richard the Lionheart"
        - The King's Champion (1962) TV episode, Played by Trader Faulkner (as Henry II)
        - Long Live the King (1962) TV episode, Played by Dominic Roche
  10. Becket oder Die Ehre Gottes (1962) (TV) Played by Heinrich Schweiger (as Der Knig)

  11. The Trial of Andy Fothergill (1951) (TV) Played by Norman Mitchell (as Henry II)
  12. Murder in the Cathedral (1951) Played by Alexander Gauge

  13. Becket (1923) Played by A.V. Bramble (as Henry II)

  14. Becket (1910) Played by William Shea
    ... aka "The Martyrdom of Thomas A. Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury" - USA (alternative title)

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From The Lion in Winter (1968)
Eleanor: I adored you. I still do.
Henry II: Of all the lies you've told, that is the most terrible.
Eleanor: I know. That's why I've saved it up until now.
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