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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 (2015/I) Played by John Shrapnel
  4. Hamlet (2015/II) Played by Matt Thomas

  5. Hamlet, Son of a Kingpin (2015) Played by Filipe Valle Costa (as Claudio)
  6. Haider (2014) Played by Kay Kay Menon (as Khurram Meer)
  7. "Hamlet: The Series"
        - Let Your Wiseness Fear (2014) TV episode, Played by Joe Page
        - Tricks I' the World (2014) TV episode, Played by Joe Page
        - Poison in Jest (2014) TV episode, Played by Joe Page
        - Cruel Only to Be Kind (2014) TV episode, Played by Joe Page
        - Indirections Find Directions Out (2014) TV episode, Played by Joe Page
          (1 more)
  8. Hamlet's Ghost (2014) Played by Arlan Godthaab (as King Claudius)
  9. Hamlet A.D.D. (2014) Played by Robert Richard Jorge
  10. "National Theatre Live"
        - 50 Years on Stage (2013) TV episode, Played by Derek Jacobi
        - Hamlet (2010) TV episode, Played by Patrick Malahide
  11. Finding Hamlet (2013) Played by Mark DeBoer
  12. Hamlet: Grave Secrets (2013) Played by Cynthia Bellina
  13. The Hamlet Blog (2012) Played by Stevie Schultz
  14. Hamlet (2011) Played by Peter Wingfield
  15. "The Metropolitan Opera HD Live"
    ... aka "Great Performances at the Met" - USA (alternative title)
        - Thomas: Hamlet (2010) TV episode, Played by James Morris
  16. This Is Hamlet (2010) (V) Played by Charles Shaw Robinson (as King Claudius)

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

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

  53. Hamlet (1987) Played by Richard Spaul
  54. Den tragiska historien om Hamlet - Prins av Danmark (1985) (TV) Played by Frej Lindqvist
  55. Hamlet (1983) (TV) Played by Sándor Lukács
  56. 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)

  57. Hamlet (1979) (TV) Played by Bernard Fresson
  58. "Lletres catalanes"
        - Hamlet, príncep de Dinamarca (1979) TV episode, Played by Pau Garsaball (as Claudi)
        - Molt soroll per no res (1976) TV episode, Played by Josep Minguell (as Claudi)
  59. Hamlet (1976) Played by Barry Stanton
  60. One Hamlet Less (1973) Played by Alfiero Vincenti
    ... aka "Un Amleto di meno" - Italy (original title)
  61. Hamlet (1973) Played by Dan Hennessey
  62. Der nackte Hamlet (1972) (TV) Played by Elmar Schulte
  63. "ITV Saturday Night Theatre"
        - Hamlet (1970) TV episode, Played by Richard Johnson
  64. Hamlet (1970/I) (TV) Played by John Woodvine
  65. Hamlet (1970/II) (TV) Played by Kari Franck

  66. Hamlet (1969) Played by Anthony Hopkins
    ... aka "Shakespeare's Hamlet" - USA (complete title)
  67. Hamlet (1964/I) Played by Alfred Drake
    ... aka "Richard Burton's Hamlet" - USA (DVD title)
  68. Hamlet (1964) Played by Mikhail Nazvanov (as King Claudius)
    ... aka "Gamlet" - Soviet Union (original title)
  69. Hamlet at Elsinore (1964) (TV) Played by Robert Shaw
    ... aka "Hamlet" - International (English title) (informal title)
  70. Hamlet (1964) (TV) Played by Ernesto Bianco
  71. Hamlet (1964/II) Played by Howard Da Silva
  72. "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
          (5 more)
  73. Hamlet (1960) (TV) Played by Hans Caninenberg
    ... aka "Hamlet, Prinz von Dänemark" - West Germany (original title)

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

  82. Hamlet (1948) Played by Basil Sydney
  83. Hamlet (1947) (TV) Played by Sebastian Shaw

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

  86. Hamlet (1921) Played by Eduard von Winterstein

  87. Hamlet (1917) Played by Martelli
    ... aka "Amleto" - Italy (original title)
  88. Hamlet (1913) Played by Walter Ringham
  89. 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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