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Claudius (Character)
from Hamlet (1996)

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Hamlet -- Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, returns home to find his father murdered and his mother remarrying the murderer, his uncle. Meanwhile, war is brewing.

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Claudius is the brother of the King of Denmark in Shakespeare's "Hamlet"... See more »
Alternate Names:
Claudi / Claudio / Claudius #2 / Claudius #3 / Claudius #4 / Claudius in "Hamlet" / Emperor Li / Enrique Claudio / Fenge / Khurram Meer / King Claudius / Klaudije / Puppet King Claudius


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  1. Hamlet (????) Played by Trevor Jablonowski
  2. Shakespeare: The Ballroom (2015) Played by David Sitler
  3. Hamlet, Son of a Kingpin (2014) Played by Filipe Valle Costa (as Claudio)

  4. Haider (2014) Played by Kay Kay Menon (as Khurram Meer)
  5. Hamlet's Ghost (2014) Played by Arlan Godthaab (as King Claudius)
  6. Hamlet A.D.D. (2014) Played by Robert Richard Jorge
  7. "National Theatre Live"
        - 50 Years on Stage (2013) TV episode, Played by Derek Jacobi
        - Hamlet (2010) TV episode, Played by Patrick Malahide
  8. Finding Hamlet (2013) Played by Mark DeBoer
  9. Hamlet: Grave Secrets (2013) Played by Cynthia Bellina
  10. The Hamlet Blog (2012) Played by Stevie Schultz
  11. Hamlet (2011) Played by Peter Wingfield
  12. "The Metropolitan Opera HD Live"
    ... aka "Great Performances at the Met" - USA (alternative title)
        - Thomas: Hamlet (2010) TV episode, Played by James Morris
  13. This Is Hamlet (2010) (V) Played by Charles Shaw Robinson (as King Claudius)

  14. Hamlet (2009) (TV) Played by Patrick Stewart
  15. Kitchen Hamlet (2009) Played by J.W. Putnam
  16. Hamlet the Vampire Slayer (2008) Played by Doug Montoya (as Enrique Claudio)
  17. A Cinematic Translation of Shakespearean Tragedies (2008) Played by Ryan Hendrix
  18. The Hamlet Adventure (2008) Played by Vitaliy Milov (as King Claudius) / Emil Yordanov (as Puppet King Claudius)
  19. Hamlet (2007/I) Played by Kevin R. Elder
  20. Hamlet (2007/II) Played by Alan Hanson
  21. Hamlet (2007/III) Played by Petar Bozovic (as Klaudije)
  22. The Tragedy of Hamlet Prince of Denmark (2007) Played by Steve Mouzakis
  23. The Banquet (2006) Played by You Ge (as Emperor Li)
    ... aka "Ye yan" - China (original title)
    ... aka "Legend of the Black Scorpion" - USA (DVD title)
  24. Hamlet (2005/II) Played by James Lecky
  25. Hamlet (2005) (V) Played by Jason Emanuel
  26. Dogg's Hamlet, Cahoot's Macbeth (2005) Played by Christopher Winsor
  27. Hamlet (2004) (TV) Played by Janusz Gajos
  28. "Slings and Arrows"
        - Playing the Swan (2003) TV episode, Played by John Bayliss
  29. Hamlet_X (2003) Played by Martin Wuttke / Peter Fitz (as Claudius #2) / Herbert Fritsch (as Claudius #3) / Hermann Lause (as Claudius #4)
  30. Hamlet (2003) (V) Played by Gareth Thomas
  31. Yorick (2002) Played by Mark Spacek
  32. The Tragedy of Hamlet (2002) (TV) Played by Jeffery Kissoon
  33. Hamlet (2000/II) (TV) Played by Jamey Sheridan
  34. Hamlet (2000) Played by Kyle MacLachlan
  35. Hamlet (2000/I) (TV) Played by José van Dam

  36. The Impostors (1998) Played by George Guidall (as Claudius in "Hamlet")
  37. In Search of Hamlet (1997) (TV) Played by Clive Francis
  38. Hamlet (1996) Played by Derek Jacobi
    ... aka "William Shakespeare's Hamlet" - USA (complete title)
  39. "A Taste of Shakespeare"
        - Hamlet (1995) TV episode, Played by Brian Tree
  40. The Fifteen Minute Hamlet (1995) Played by Ernest Perry Jr.
  41. Royal Deceit (1994) Played by Gabriel Byrne (as Fenge)
    ... aka "Prince of Jutland" - Netherlands (original title)
  42. Hamlet (1994) (TV) Played by Willy Metzeler
  43. "Shakespeare: The Animated Tales"
        - Hamlet (1992) TV episode, Played by John Shrapnel
  44. Hamlet (1992/I) (TV) Played by Eero Melasniemi
  45. Hamlet (1990) Played by Alan Bates
  46. Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead (1990) Played by Donald Sumpter
  47. Hamlet (1990) (TV) Played by Wladimir Yordanoff
  48. Discovering Hamlet (1990) (TV) Played by Richard Easton
  49. "Great Performances"
        - Hamlet (1990) TV episode, Played by Brian Murray

  50. Hamlet (1987) Played by Richard Spaul
  51. Den tragiska historien om Hamlet - Prins av Danmark (1985) (TV) Played by Frej Lindqvist
  52. Hamlet (1983) (TV) Played by Sándor Lukács
  53. Hamlet, Prince of Denmark (1980) (TV) Played by Patrick Stewart
    ... aka "The Complete Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Hamlet, Prince of Denmark" - USA (video title)

  54. Hamlet (1979) (TV) Played by Bernard Fresson
  55. "Lletres catalanes"
        - Hamlet, príncep de Dinamarca (1979) TV episode, Played by Pau Garsaball (as Claudi)
  56. Hamlet (1976) Played by Barry Stanton
  57. Un Amleto di meno (1973) Played by Alfiero Vincenti
    ... aka "One Hamlet Less" - International (English title) (festival title)
  58. Hamlet (1973) Played by Dan Hennessey
  59. Der nackte Hamlet (1972) (TV) Played by Elmar Schulte
  60. "ITV Saturday Night Theatre"
        - Hamlet (1970) TV episode, Played by Richard Johnson
  61. Hamlet (1970/I) (TV) Played by John Woodvine
  62. Hamlet (1970/II) (TV) Played by Kari Franck

  63. Hamlet (1969) Played by Anthony Hopkins
    ... aka "Shakespeare's Hamlet" - USA (complete title)
  64. Hamlet (1964/I) Played by Alfred Drake
    ... aka "Richard Burton's Hamlet" - USA (DVD title)
  65. Hamlet (1964) Played by Mikhail Nazvanov (as King Claudius)
    ... aka "Gamlet" - Soviet Union (original title)
  66. Hamlet at Elsinore (1964) (TV) Played by Robert Shaw
    ... aka "Hamlet" - International (English title) (informal title)
  67. Hamlet (1964) (TV) Played by Ernesto Bianco
  68. Hamlet (1964/II) Played by Howard Da Silva
  69. "Hamlet"
        - Hamlet: Part 5 (1961) TV episode, Played by Sydney Tafler
        - Hamlet: Part 4 (1961) TV episode, Played by Sydney Tafler
        - Hamlet: Part 3 (1961) TV episode, Played by Sydney Tafler
        - Hamlet: Part 2 (1961) TV episode, Played by Sydney Tafler
        - Hamlet: Part 1 (1961) TV episode, Played by Sydney Tafler
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  70. Hamlet (1960) (TV) Played by Hans Caninenberg
    ... aka "Hamlet, Prinz von Dänemark" - West Germany (original title)

  71. Hamlet (1959) (TV) Played by Henry Gilbert
  72. "The DuPont Show of the Month"
        - Hamlet (1959) TV episode, Played by Oliver Neville
  73. "ITV Play of the Week"
        - Hamlet (1956) TV episode, Played by Alec Clunes
  74. Hamlet (1955) (TV) Played by Edvin Adolphson (as King Claudius)
  75. Amleto (1955) (TV) Played by Memo Benassi (as Claudio)
  76. "Scope"
        - Hamlet (1955) TV episode, Played by Esse W. Ljungh
  77. "TV de Vanguarda"
        - Hamlet (1953) TV episode, Played by Astrogildo Filho
  78. Hamlet (1953) (TV) Played by Joseph Schildkraut (as King Claudius)

  79. Hamlet (1948) Played by Basil Sydney
  80. Hamlet (1947) (TV) Played by Sebastian Shaw

  81. Rosencrantz and Guildenstern (1938) (TV) Played by Grahame Clifford (as King Claudius)
  82. Hamlet, Act I: Scenes IV and V (1933) Played by Irving Pichel

  83. Hamlet (1921) Played by Eduard von Winterstein

  84. Hamlet (1917) Played by Martelli
    ... aka "Amleto" - Italy (original title)
  85. Hamlet (1913) Played by Walter Ringham
  86. Hamlet (1911) Played by Aage Hertel
Archive Footage:
  1. "Shakespeare Uncovered"
        - Hamlet (2012) TV episode, Played by Patrick Stewart

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From Hamlet (1990)
[first lines]
Claudius: Hamlet! Think of us as of a father. For let the world take note: you are the most immediate to our throne. And with no less nobility of love than that which dearest father bears his son do I impart toward you.
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