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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 / King Claudius / Klaudije / Puppet King Claudius


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  1. Hamlet A.D.D. (2014) Played by Robert Richard Jorge

  2. Hamlet's Ghost (2014) Played by Arlan Godthaab (as King Claudius)
  3. "National Theatre Live"
        - 50 Years on Stage (2013) TV episode, Played by Derek Jacobi
        - Hamlet (2010) TV episode, Played by Patrick Malahide
  4. Finding Hamlet (2013) Played by Mark DeBoer
  5. The Hamlet Blog (2012) Played by Stevie Schultz
  6. Hamlet (2011) Played by Peter Wingfield
  7. "The Metropolitan Opera HD Live"
    ... aka "Great Performances at the Met" - USA (alternative title)
        - Thomas: Hamlet (2010) TV episode, Played by James Morris
  8. This Is Hamlet (2010) (V) Played by Charles Shaw Robinson (as King Claudius)

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

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

  45. Hamlet (1987) Played by Richard Spaul
  46. Den tragiska historien om Hamlet - Prins av Danmark (1985) (TV) Played by Frej Lindqvist
  47. Hamlet (1983) (TV) Played by Sándor Lukács
  48. 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)

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

  58. Hamlet (1969) Played by Anthony Hopkins
    ... aka "Shakespeare's Hamlet" - USA (complete title)
  59. Hamlet (1964/I) Played by Alfred Drake
    ... aka "Richard Burton's Hamlet" - USA (DVD title)
  60. Hamlet (1964) Played by Mikhail Nazvanov (as King Claudius)
    ... aka "Gamlet" - Soviet Union (original title)
  61. Hamlet at Elsinore (1964) (TV) Played by Robert Shaw
    ... aka "Hamlet" - International (English title) (informal title)
  62. Hamlet (1964) (TV) Played by Ernesto Bianco
  63. Hamlet (1964/II) Played by Howard Da Silva
  64. "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)
  65. Hamlet (1960) (TV) Played by Hans Caninenberg
    ... aka "Hamlet, Prinz von Dänemark" - West Germany (original title)

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

  74. Hamlet (1948) Played by Basil Sydney
  75. Hamlet (1947) (TV) Played by Sebastian Shaw

  76. Rosencrantz and Guildenstern (1938) (TV) Played by Grahame Clifford (as King Claudius)

  77. Hamlet (1921) Played by Eduard von Winterstein

  78. Hamlet (1917) Played by Martelli
    ... aka "Amleto" - Italy (original title)
  79. Hamlet (1913) Played by Walter Ringham
  80. 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 (1996)
Claudius: Where is Polonius?
[Strikes Hamlet with the back of his hand]
Hamlet: In heaven. Send thither to see. If your messenger find him not there, seek him in the other place yourself!
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