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Gravedigger (Character)
from Hamlet (2000)

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Hamlet -- Ethan Hawke is joined by Julia Stiles and Bill Murray in a hip, thoroughly contemporary adaptation of William Shakespeare's epic story of passion. The president of the Denmark Corporation is dead... and already his wife is remarried to the man suspected of his murder! Nobody is more troubled by this than her son, Hamlet (Hawke). Now, after this hostile takeover, vengeance is in the air!

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Alternate Names:
1st Gravedigger / 2nd Gravedigger / Erster Totengrber / First Gravedigger / Grave Digger / Grave digger / Gravedigger #1 / Gravedigger #2 / Second Grave Digger / The Gravedigger / Zweiter Totengrber


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  1. Hamlet (2015/II) Played by Dakota Nelson (as Grave Digger)

  2. "Hamlet: The Series"
        - Let Your Wiseness Fear (2014) TV episode, Played by Alexandra Bennett
  3. Hamlet A.D.D. (2014) Played by Mark Borchardt
  4. Hamlet: Grave Secrets (2013) Played by Christopher Omiros (as Gravedigger #1) / Lynn Petko (as Gravedigger #2)
  5. This Is Hamlet (2010) (V) Played by John Gilkey (as Gravedigger #2) / Joan Mankin (as Gravedigger #1)

  6. Hamlet (2009) (TV) Played by Mark Hadfield
  7. Kitchen Hamlet (2009) Played by Daniel P. Turner
  8. Hamlet (2009) Played by Danny Campbell
  9. Hamlet (2007/II) Played by David Thompson (as The Gravedigger)
  10. Hamlet (2005/II) Played by P.J. Gallagher
  11. Hamlet (2005) (V) Played by Gavin Landsiedel
  12. Dogg's Hamlet, Cahoot's Macbeth (2005) Played by Miko Hughes
  13. Hamlet (2004) (TV) Played by Jerzy Nowak
  14. Hamlet (2003) (V) Played by Christopher Timothy
  15. The Tragedy of Hamlet (2002) (TV) Played by Bruce Myers
  16. Hamlet (2000/II) (TV) Played by Dan Moran / Eric Simonson (as Second Grave Digger)
  17. Hamlet (2000) Played by Jeffrey Wright

  18. Hamlet: A Critical Guide (1997) (V) Played by Peter Balderstone (as The Gravedigger)
  19. Hamlet (1996) Played by Billy Crystal (as First Gravedigger)
    ... aka "William Shakespeare's Hamlet" - USA (complete title)
  20. "A Taste of Shakespeare"
        - Hamlet (1995) TV episode, Played by Tanja Jacobs
  21. Green Eggs and Hamlet (1995) Played by Steve Collins
  22. The Fifteen Minute Hamlet (1995) Played by Paul Ben-Victor
  23. Hamlet (1992/I) (TV) Played by Mikko Kivinen (as Grave digger) / Paavo Pentikäinen (as Grave digger)
  24. Hamlet (1990) Played by Trevor Peacock (as The Gravedigger)

  25. Hamlet (1983) (TV) Played by Ádám Szirtes
  26. Hamlet, Prince of Denmark (1980) (TV) Played by Tim Wylton (as First Gravedigger)
    ... aka "The Complete Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Hamlet, Prince of Denmark" - USA (video title)

  27. Hamlet (1969) Played by Roger Livesey
    ... aka "Shakespeare's Hamlet" - USA (complete title)
  28. Hamlet (1964/I) Played by George Rose (as First Gravedigger)
    ... aka "Richard Burton's Hamlet" - USA (DVD title)
  29. Hamlet (1964) Played by Viktor Kolpakov / V. Chekursky
    ... aka "Gamlet" - Soviet Union (original title)
  30. Hamlet at Elsinore (1964) (TV) Played by Roy Kinnear
    ... aka "Hamlet" - International (English title) (informal title)
  31. Hamlet (1964) (TV) Played by José Soriano
  32. Hamlet (1964/II) Played by Robin Gammell / John Randolph
  33. Hamlet (1964) Played by Shanco Bruce (as 2nd Gravedigger) / Auhofe Okuampa (as 1st Gravedigger)
    ... aka "Hamile" - Ghana (original title)
  34. Ophélia (1963) Played by Sacha Briquet
  35. "Hamlet"
        - Hamlet: Part 5 (1961) TV episode, Played by Anthony Sagar
        - The Dread Command: The Readiness Is All (1961) TV episode, Played by Norman Bird
  36. Hamlet (1960) (TV) Played by Paul Verhoeven (as Erster Totengrber) / Johannes Buzalski (as Zweiter Totengrber)
    ... aka "Hamlet, Prinz von Dänemark" - West Germany (original title)

  37. "Scope"
        - Hamlet (1955) TV episode, Played by Eric Christmas

  38. Hamlet (1948) Played by Stanley Holloway
  39. Hamlet (1947) (TV) Played by Jay Laurier / Hay Petrie

  40. Hamlet (1913) Played by J.H. Ryley (as First Gravedigger)

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From Hamlet (1996)
Hamlet: What man dost thou dig it for?
First Gravedigger: For no man sir.
Hamlet: For what woman then?
First Gravedigger: For none neither.
Hamlet: *Who* is to be buried here?
First Gravedigger: One that was a woman sir, but rest her soul, she's dead.
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