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

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I, Claudius: Season 1: Episode 13 -- 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

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. "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
  9. Bacanales romanas (1982) Played by Antonio Maroño (as Claudio)

  10. Caligula (1979) Played by Giancarlo Badessi
  11. 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)
  12. "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)
  13. Roma rivuole Cesare (1974) (TV) Played by Daniel Olbrychski (as Claudio)
  14. "ITV Saturday Night Theatre"
        - Hamlet (1970) TV episode, Played by Richard Johnson

  15. "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
  16. Slave of Rome (1961) Played by Giacomo Rossi Stuart
    ... aka "La schiava di Roma" - Italy (original title)

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

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

  21. 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: Fool's Luck (#1.11)" (1976)
Claudius: [Cassius Chaerea and three senators are on trial for murdering Caligula] I cannot find it in me to condemn you, Cassius, for murdering my nephew. But you also murdered the lady Caesonia and their child, and you meant to murder me and my wife, none of whom had ever done you any harm. Is this true?
Cassius Chaerea: I did it for the Republic, and I'd do it again.
Claudius: No, you did it more for injuries to yourself. But even *that* doesn't weigh with me. What weighs with me is what I've heard: that it was agreed among you that only Caligula should die, but that you took it upon yourself to kill us all. Is that true?
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