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King Melchior (Character)
from "Jesus of Nazareth" (1977)

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Jesus of Nazareth: :  -- A reverent depiction of the life of Christ using the Gospel accounts.

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Alternate Names:
Balthasar / Belchior / Belquior / First King / First Wise Man / Magi / Magi #1 / Magi #2 / Magi #3 / Melchior / Melchiorre / Melchoir / Melchor / Melchr / Melkhior / Wise Man / Wise Man #1 / Wise Man #2 / Wise Man #3 / Wise Man 1 / Wise man / Wiseman / Wiseman #1 / Wiseman #2 / Wiseman #3


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  1. The New Testament (2013) Played by Catherine Lopez (as Melchior)

  2. "The Art Of... When You're Hot, Young, Poor and a Filmmaker!"
    ... aka "The Art Of..." - Canada (English title) (short title)
        - Episode #2.2 (2014) TV episode, Played by Magali Gauthier (as Magi)
        - Episode #2.3 (2014) TV episode, Played by Magali Gauthier (as Magi)
        - Episode #2.1 (2013) TV episode, Played by Magali Gauthier (as Magi)
        - Living La Vida Loca (2013) TV episode, Played by Magali Gauthier (as Magi)
        - Sharing an Intimate and Gross Moment (2012) TV episode, Played by Magali Gauthier (as Magi)
          (3 more)
  3. So This Is Christmas (2013) Played by Cameron McGarry (as Wiseman)
  4. "The Middle"
    ... aka "The Middle." - USA (poster title)
        - Christmas Help (2012) TV episode, Played by Samuel Gilbert (as First Wise Man)
  5. Love's Christmas Journey (2011) (TV) Played by Gabriel Suttle (as Wiseman #2)
  6. VeggieTales: The Little Drummer Boy (2011) (V) Played by Phil Vischer (as Melchoir)
  7. El barco pirata (2011) Played by Raúl Arévalo (as Melchor)
  8. Sunday School Subsitute: Volume 1 (2011) Played by Stacey Hinnen (as Wise Man #3) / Sterling Sulieman (as Wise Man #2) / Nic Bean (as Wise Man #1)
  9. The Inn Keeper (2010) Played by Bruce Daniels (as Wiseman) / Drew Droege (as Wiseman) / Mike Rose (as Wiseman)
  10. "The Nativity"
        - Part 4 (2010) TV episode, Played by Jack Shepherd (as Melchior)
        - Part 3 (2010) TV episode, Played by Jack Shepherd (as Melchior)
        - Part 2 (2010) TV episode, Played by Jack Shepherd (as Melchior)
        - Part 1 (2010) TV episode, Played by Jack Shepherd (as Melchior)

  11. "Pagten"
        - Episode #1.9 (2009) TV episode, Played by Christoffer Boe (as Melchior) / Isaiah Jensen-Darko (as Balthasar)
  12. Liverpool Nativity (2007) (TV) Played by Joe McGann (as Magi) / David Yip (as Magi) / Louis Emerick (as Magi)
  13. Larry the Cable Guy's Christmas Spectacular (2007) (TV) Played by Flavor Flav (as Wiseman) / George Wallace (as Wiseman) / Katt Williams (as Wiseman)
  14. La stella dei re (2007) (TV) Played by Leo Gullotta (as Melkhior) / Luca Ward (as Balthasar)
  15. Avé Maria (2006) (TV) Played by Pedro Carraca (as Belchior)
  16. "Saturday Night Live"
    ... aka "NBC's Saturday Night" - USA (complete title)
    ... aka "SNL" - USA (informal title)
    ... aka "SNL 25" - USA (alternative title)
    ... aka "Saturday Night" - USA (first season title)
    ... aka "Saturday Night Live '80" - USA (sixth season title)
    ... aka "Saturday Night Live 15" - USA (fifteenth season title)
    ... aka "Saturday Night Live 20" - USA (twentieth season title)
    ... aka "Saturday Night Live 25" - USA (twentyfifth season title)
        - Annette Bening/Gwen Stefani/Akon (2006) TV episode, Played by Robert Gordon Spencer (as Wise Man)
        - David Alan Grier/Silverchair (1995) TV episode, Played by Will Ferrell (as Wise man) / Mark McKinney (as Wise man)
        - Ted Knight/Desmond Child & Rouge (1979) TV episode, Played by Tom Davis (as Wiseman)
  17. The Nativity Story (2006) Played by Nadim Sawalha (as Melchior) / Eriq Ebouaney (as Balthasar)
  18. The Very First Noel (2006) (V) Played by Andy Griffith (as Melchoir) / Mike Krause (as Balthasar)
  19. AD/BC: A Rock Opera (2004) (TV) Played by Lydia Fox (as Wise Man) / Lucy Montgomery (as Wise Man) / Sophie Winkleman (as Wise Man)
  20. The 3 Wise Men (2003) Played by Juan Echanove (as Melchor) / Eriq Ebouaney (as Balthasar)
    ... aka "Los reyes magos" - France (original title)
  21. Mary, Mother of the Son of God (2003) Played by André Valli (as Belquior)
    ... aka "Maria, Mãe do Filho de Deus" - Brazil (original title)
  22. The Happy Three Family (2003) Played by Charlotte Vanden Eynde (as Melchior)
    ... aka "Van den heiligen drien" - Belgium (original title)
  23. "Curb Your Enthusiasm"
        - Mary, Joseph and Larry (2002) TV episode, Played by John Capes (as Wiseman #2) / Paul Lieber (as Wiseman #1)
  24. Amahl and the Night Visitors (2002) (TV) Played by Hung Yum
  25. Les rois mages (2001) Played by Bernard Campan (as Melchior)
  26. Special Delivery (2000) (TV) Played by Glen Barwise (as Wise Man) / David Neale (as First Wise Man)
  27. The Miracle Maker (2000) Played by William Thomas (as Magi) / Tony Armatrading (as Balthasar)
  28. "Xena: Warrior Princess"
        - Eternal Bonds (2000) TV episode, Played by Patrick Iwobi (as Magi #1) / Grant Boucher (as Magi #2) / Barbara Cartwright (as Magi #3)
  29. The 3 Kings (2000) Played by Paul Freeman (as Melchior)

  30. The Flint Street Nativity (1999) (TV) Played by Julia Sawalha (as Wise Man 1)
  31. Mary, Mother of Jesus (1999) (TV) Played by János Kulka (as Melchior)
  32. The Fourth King (1997) (TV) Played by Daniel Ceccaldi (as Melchiorre)
    ... aka "Il quarto re" - Italy (original title)
  33. Aquellas Navidades (1997) Played by Octavio Cabeza (as Melchor)
  34. We Free Kings (1996) Played by Silvio Orlando (as Melchoir)
    ... aka "I magi randagi" - Italy (original title)
  35. Ya vienen los reyes (1996) Played by José Lifante (as Melchor)
  36. "Touched by an Angel"
        - Fear Not (1994) TV episode, Played by Alan Gregory (as Wiseman) / Donré Sampson (as Wiseman)
  37. The Making of '...And God Spoke' (1993) Played by Michael Silverback (as Wiseman #1) / Kelly Perine (as Wiseman #2) / William Tennies (as Wiseman #3)
  38. Le réveillon, c'est à quel étage? (1992) (TV) Played by Belkacem Tatem (as Melchior)

  39. The King Is Born (1987) (V) Played by Gene Pack (as Wise Man) / Harry Russell (as Wise Man) / John Nicolaysen (as Wise Man)
    ... aka "Animated Stories from the New Testament: The King Is Born" - USA (series title)
  40. Jesus - Der Film (1986) Played by Kai Blanke-Fergouson (as Melchior) / Kasarre (as Balthasar)
    ... aka "Jesus - The Film" - International (English title) (informal literal title)
  41. La vida de nuestro señor Jesucristo (1980) Played by Juan José Laboriel (as Melchior) / René Cardona (as Balthasar)
    ... aka "The Life of Jesus Christ" - USA (video title)
    ... aka "The Nativity: The Life of Jesus Christ" - USA (DVD title)

  42. Mary and Joseph: A Story of Faith (1979) (TV) Played by Moti Baharav (as Wiseman)
  43. Amahl and the Night Visitors (1978) (TV) Played by Giorgio Tozzi
  44. De eerste nowel (1977) (TV) Played by Arnold Willems (as Melchior)
  45. "Maude"
        - Maude's Christmas Surprise (1977) TV episode, Played by Gene Blakely (as Wise Man #1) / Tom Kenny (as Wise Man #2)
  46. "Jesus of Nazareth"
        - Part 1 (1977) TV episode, Played by Donald Pleasence (as Melchior)
  47. "Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em"
        - Jessica's First Christmas (1974) TV episode, Played by Tony Bateman (as First Wise Man)
  48. Jesús, el niño Dios (1971) Played by Juan José Laboriel (as Melchor)
  49. Hola... señor Dios (1970) Played by José Nieto (as Melchor)

  50. Christmas in the Marketplace (1967) (TV) Played by Boris Tumarin (as Melchior)
  51. "This Is the Life"
    ... aka "The Fisher Family" - USA (original title)
        - Child of Bethlehem (1967) TV episode, Played by Nelson Leigh (as Melchior) / Jan Arvan (as Balthasar)
  52. The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965) Played by Cyril Delevanti (as Melchior)
    ... aka "George Stevens Presents The Greatest Story Ever Told" - UK (complete title), USA (complete title)
  53. No Star on the Way Back (1963) (TV) Played by Wolfe Morris (as Melchior)
  54. Amahl and the Night Visitors (1963) (TV) Played by Richard Cross (as Melchior) / Willis Patterson (as Balthasar)
  55. "NBC Television Opera Theatre"
        - Amahl and the Night Visitors (1961) TV episode, Played by David Aiken
  56. King of Kings (1961) Played by Adriano Rimoldi (as Melchior)
    ... aka "Samuel Bronston's Production King of Kings" - UK (complete title), USA (complete title)
  57. Amahl en de nachtelijke bezoekers (1960) (TV) Played by Rom Kalma (as Melchior) / Jan Duiveman (as Balthasar)

  58. Ben-Hur (1959) Played by Reginald Lal Singh (as Melchior) / Finlay Currie (as Balthasar)
    ... aka "Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ" - USA (alternative title)
    ... aka "William Wyler's Ben-Hur" - USA (complete title)
  59. "Telephone Time"
        - A Picture of the Magi (1957) TV episode, Played by Walter Coy (as Melchior)
  60. Mensajeros de paz (1957) Played by Félix Dafauce (as Melchor)
    ... aka "Messengers of Peace" - International (English title) (informal literal title)
  61. "Robert Montgomery Presents"
        - Amahl and the Night Visitors (1956) TV episode, Played by David Aiken
  62. "The Alcoa Hour"
        - Amahl and the Night Visitors (1955) TV episode, Played by David Aiken
  63. Away in a Manger (1955) (TV) Played by Frank Henderson (as Melchior)
  64. "BBC Sunday-Night Theatre"
        - Romeo and Juliet (1955) TV episode, Played by Henry Davies (as Balthasar)
        - The Merchant of Venice (1955) TV episode, Played by Leonard Davies (as Balthasar)
        - Amahl and the Night Visitors (1953) TV episode, Played by John Cameron
  65. Amahl and the Night Visitors (1952/I) (TV) Played by David Aiken (as First King)
  66. "Family Theatre"
        - A Star Shall Rise (1952) TV episode, Played by Richard Hale (as Melchior)
  67. "Studio One in Hollywood"
    ... aka "Studio One" - USA (original title)
    ... aka "Studio One Summer Theatre" - USA (summer title)
    ... aka "Summer Theatre" - USA (summer title)
    ... aka "Westinghouse Studio One" - USA (alternative title)
    ... aka "Westinghouse Summer Theatre" - USA (summer title)
        - The Play of the Nativity of the Child Jesus (1952) TV episode, Played by Lloyd Bochner (as Magi)
  68. Amahl and the Night Visitors (1951) (TV) Played by David Aiken
    ... aka "Hallmark Hall of Fame: Amahl and the Night Visitors" - USA (anthology series)

  69. Reina de reinas: La Virgen María (1948) Played by Manuel Esperante (as Melchr)
    ... aka "Queen of Queens: The Virgin Mary" - International (English title) (literal English title)

  70. The Birth of Our Saviour (1914) Played by Harry Eytinge (as Wise Man) / Harry Linson (as Wise Man) / Charles Sutton (as Wise Man)
  71. The Star of Bethlehem (1912) Played by Charles Horan (as Melchior) / Riley Chamberlin (as Balthasar)
  72. From the Manger to the Cross; or, Jesus of Nazareth (1912) Played by J.P. McGowan (as Wise Man 1)
    ... aka "Jesus of Nazareth" - USA (recut version)

  73. "The Christmas Experience" (????) TV series Played by Dathan Hooper (as Melchior) / Jim Parker (as Balthasar)
Archive Footage:
  1. "Curb Your Enthusiasm"
        - The End (2005) TV episode, Played by Paul Lieber (as Wiseman #1) / John Capes (as Wiseman #2)

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Fun Stuff

From Ben-Hur (1959)
Sheik Ilderim: [about his wives] I've got six... no, seven.
Balthasar: I have counted eight, and that is because he is traveling. At home, he has more.
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