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Gravedigger (Character)
from Hamlet (2000)

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


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  1. Hamlet A.D.D. (2014) Played by Mark Borchardt

  2. This Is Hamlet (2010) (V) Played by John Gilkey (as Gravedigger #2) / Joan Mankin (as Gravedigger #1)

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

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

  21. Hamlet (1983) (TV) Played by Ádám Szirtes
  22. 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)

  23. Hamlet (1969) Played by Roger Livesey
    ... aka "Shakespeare's Hamlet" - USA (complete title)
  24. Hamlet (1964/I) Played by George Rose (as First Gravedigger)
    ... aka "Richard Burton's Hamlet" - USA (DVD title)
  25. Hamlet (1964) Played by Viktor Kolpakov / V. Chekursky
    ... aka "Gamlet" - Soviet Union (original title)
  26. Hamlet at Elsinore (1964) (TV) Played by Roy Kinnear
    ... aka "Hamlet" - International (English title) (informal title)
  27. Hamlet (1964) (TV) Played by José Soriano
  28. Hamlet (1964/II) Played by Robin Gammell / John Randolph
  29. Hamlet (1964) Played by Shanco Bruce (as 2nd Gravedigger) / Auhofe Okuampa (as 1st Gravedigger)
    ... aka "Hamile" - Ghana (original title)
  30. Ophélia (1963) Played by Sacha Briquet
  31. "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
  32. Hamlet (1960) (TV) Played by Paul Verhoeven (as Gravedigger #1) / Johannes Buzalski (as Gravedigger #2)
    ... aka "Hamlet, Prinz von Dänemark" - West Germany (original title)

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

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

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

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From Hamlet (1996)
Hamlet: Whose grave is this sir?
First Gravedigger: Mine sir.
[Resumes singing his ditty]
Hamlet: [Interrupts] I think it be thine indeed, for thou liest in't.
First Gravedigger: You lie out on't sir, and therefore it is not yours. For my part I do not lie ins't and yet it is mine.
Hamlet: Thou dost lie in't to be in't, and say 'tis thine. 'Tis for the dead not for the quick, therefore thou liest.
First Gravedigger: 'Tis a quick lie, sir. 'Twill away again from me to you.
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