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Claudius (Character)
from "I, Claudius" (1976)

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I, Claudius -- Rome, 54 CE. Claudius marries Agrippinilla, mother of Nero and the deadliest woman in Rome. A prophecy has told him that Nero will be Rome's next ruler. Claudius knowingly seals his fate and that of his own son by naming Nero his heir.

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Overview

Biography:
Tiberius Claudius Drusus (10 BC - AD 54), was the fourth emperor of Rome... See more »
Alternate Names:
Claudio / Suplicio

Filmography

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  1. "Your Pretty Face Is Going to Hell"
        - Heaven (2015) TV episode, Played by Jacob York

  2. The Secret Under the Rose (2006) Played by Dimitri Diatchenko
    ... aka "Roma Sub Rosa: The Secret Under the Rose" - USA (original title)
  3. "Life and Death in Rome" (2005) TV series Played by James Kavaz
  4. Trailer for a Remake of Gore Vidal's Caligula (2005) Played by Glenn Shadix
  5. Imperium: Nerone (2004) (TV) Played by Massimo Dapporto
  6. Warrior Queen (2003) Played by Jack Shepherd
    ... aka "Boudica" - UK (original title)

  7. Further Up Pompeii (1991) (TV) Played by Barry James
  8. "Great Performances"
        - Hamlet (1990) TV episode, Played by Brian Murray

  9. "A.D."
        - Part 5 (1985) TV episode, Played by Richard Kiley
        - Part 4 (1985) TV episode, Played by Richard Kiley
        - Part 3 (1985) TV episode, Played by Richard Kiley
        - Part 2 (1985) TV episode, Played by Richard Kiley
        - Part 1 (1985) TV episode, Played by Richard Kiley
  10. Bacanales romanas (1982) Played by Antonio Maroño (as Claudio)

  11. Caligula (1979) Played by Giancarlo Badessi
  12. Messalina, Empress of Rome (1977) Played by Vittorio Caprioli
    ... aka "Messalina, Messalina!" - Italy (original title)
    ... aka "Caligula II: Messalina, Messalina" - USA (DVD title)
    ... aka "Caligula, Part II: Messalina, Empress of Love" - USA (video title)
    ... aka "Caligula: Sins of Rome" - USA (video title)
  13. "I, Claudius"
        - Old King Log (1976) TV episode, Played by Derek Jacobi
        - A God in Colchester (1976) TV episode, Played by Derek Jacobi
        - Fool's Luck (1976) TV episode, Played by Derek Jacobi
        - Hail Who? (1976) TV episode, Played by Derek Jacobi
        - Zeus, by Jove! (1976) TV episode, Played by Derek Jacobi
          (8 more)
  14. Further Up Pompeii! (1975) (TV) Played by Cyril Appleton
  15. Roma rivuole Cesare (1974) (TV) Played by Daniel Olbrychski (as Claudio)
  16. "ITV Saturday Night Theatre"
        - Hamlet (1970) TV episode, Played by Richard Johnson

  17. "The Caesars"
        - Claudius (1968) TV episode, Played by Freddie Jones
        - Caligula (1968) TV episode, Played by Freddie Jones
        - Sejanus (1968) TV episode, Played by Freddie Jones
        - Germanicus (1968) TV episode, Played by Freddie Jones
        - Augustus (1968) TV episode, Played by Freddie Jones
  18. Slave of Rome (1961) Played by Giacomo Rossi-Stuart
    ... aka "La schiava di Roma" - Italy (original title)
  19. Messalina (1960) Played by Marcello Giorda (as Claudio) / Mino Doro (as Suplicio)
    ... aka "Messalina Venere imperatrice" - Italy (original title)

  20. Demetrius and the Gladiators (1954) Played by Barry Jones
  21. The Affairs of Messalina (1951) Played by Memo Benassi (as Claudio)
    ... aka "Messalina" - Italy (original title)
  22. Sins of Pompeii (1950) Played by Jaque Catelain
    ... aka "Gli ultimi giorni di Pompei" - France (original title)
    ... aka "The Last Days of Pompeii" - USA

  23. I, Claudius (1937) Played by Charles Laughton

  24. The Last Days of Pompeii (1913) Played by Vitale Di Stefano
    ... aka "Gli ultimi giorni di Pompeii" - Italy (original title)
Archive Footage:
  1. "La imagen de tu vida"
        - Episode #1.5 (2006) TV episode, Played by Derek Jacobi
  2. "Tvist"
        - Episode dated 13 October 2005 (2005) TV episode, Played by Derek Jacobi
  3. "The Greatest"
        - 100 Greatest TV Characters (2001) TV episode, Played by Derek Jacobi
  4. The Epic That Never Was (1965) (TV) Played by Charles Laughton

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Quotes:
From I, Claudius (1937)
Claudius: Caligula was murdered. He ruled by force, but a state such as I hope to establish cannot condone murder. For violence is an enemy to justice. And in the name of justice, I call upon the murderers of Caligula to step forward.
Capt. of Caligula's Guard: We killed a tyrant, Caesar.
Claudius: But you broke your solemn oaths as Roman soldiers, to protect your Emperor. You didn't strike for your country. You killed in the name of your own private grudges. I was with you Cassius, when the tyrant kicked you, but you were not content with one single murder. You caused the death of Caliguls'a wife and of hundreds at the palace. What fate do you consider you deserve?
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