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Alfred Molina

Alfred Molina was born in 1953 in London, England. His mother, Giovanna (Bonelli), was an Italian-born cook and cleaner, and his father, Esteban Molina, was a Spanish-born waiter and chauffeur. He studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London. His stage work includes two major Royal National Theatre productions, Tennessee Williams' "... See full bio »
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 2016 Breakable You (post-production)
Paul Weller
 2016 Henchmen (filming)
Baron Blackout (voice)
 2016 Little Men
 2016 Angie Tribeca (TV Series)
Dr. Edelweiss
- Inside Man (2016) ... Dr. Edelweiss (uncredited)
- Murder in the First Class (2016) ... Dr. Edelweiss (uncredited)
- The One with the Bomb (2016) ... Dr. Edelweiss (uncredited)
- The Thumb Affair (2016) ... Dr. Edelweiss (uncredited)
- The Famous Ventriloquist Did It (2016) ... Dr. Edelweiss (uncredited)
 2016 Close to the Enemy (TV Mini-Series)
Harold Lindsay-Jones
- Episode #1.6 (2016) ... Harold Lindsay-Jones
- Episode #1.5 (2016) ... Harold Lindsay-Jones
- Episode #1.4 (2016) ... Harold Lindsay-Jones
- Episode #1.3 (2016) ... Harold Lindsay-Jones
- Episode #1.2 (2016) ... Harold Lindsay-Jones
 2015 Secret in Their Eyes
Martin Morales
 2015 Oscar's Hotel for Fantastical Creatures (TV Mini-Series)
- Fishy Business (2015) ... Norbert (voice)
- Art Attack (2015) ... (voice)
- The Fountain of Forgetfulness (2015) ... (voice)
- Death's Hotel (2015) ... (voice)
- Hunger Pains (2015) ... (voice)
 2015 Axe Cop (TV Series)
Brilliant Evil Scientist / Vampire Man Baby Kid's Dad
- President Cop (2015) ... Brilliant Evil Scientist (voice)
- Night Mission: The Moon (2015) ... Vampire Man Baby Kid's Dad (voice)
 2015 Strange Magic
Fairy King (voice)
 2014-2015 Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero (TV Series)
Rippen / Additional Voices / Addional Voices
- Hail Larry (2015) ... Rippen (voice)
- Save the Worlds (2015) ... Rippen (voice)
- Zap One (2015) ... Rippen (voice)
- Ultrahyperball (2015) ... Rippen (voice)
- Massive Morphy Merge Mechs (2015) ... Rippen (voice)
 2014 The Stowaway (Short)
Command Delhart (voice)
 2014 Heavenly Sword
Bohan (voice)
 2014 WordGirl (TV Series)
 2014 The Normal Heart (TV Movie)
Ben Weeks
 2014 The Prophet
Sergeant (voice)
 2014 Swelter
 2014 Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Ibn Al-Hazen
- Hiding in the Light (2014) ... Ibn Al-Hazen (voice)
 2014 Elder Scrolls Online (Video Game)
Abnur Tharn (voice)
 2014 Rick and Morty (TV Series)
The Devil
- Something Ricked This Way Comes (2014) ... The Devil (voice)
 2014 We'll Never Have Paris
 2014 Return to Zero
Robert Royal
 2013 Justin and the Knights of Valour
Reginald (voice)
 2013 Poe
Graham (voice)
 2013 Bless Me, Ultima
Antonio (voice)
 2013 Assistance (TV Movie)
Daniel Kurtzman
 2012 Loving Miss Hatto (TV Movie)
 2012 Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness (TV Series)
- Enter the Dragon (2012) ... Ke-Pa (voice)
 2012 Robot Chicken: DC Comics Special (TV Movie)
Lex Luthor / Firestorm / Mr. Banjo (voice)
 2012 Serena (Short)
 2010-2012 The Life & Times of Tim (TV Series)
London Chairman / Chairman
- The Smug Chiropractor/Corporate Disaster (2012) ... London Chairman (voice)
- London Calling/Novelist (2010) ... Chairman (voice)
 2011 Innocent (TV Movie)
Sandy Stern
 2008-2011 The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (TV Series)
Sherlock Holmes / Geoff
- Episode #8.50 (2011) ... Geoff (voice)
- Episode #6.211 (2010) ... Sherlock Holmes
- Episode #4.289 (2008) ... Sherlock Holmes
 2011/I Abduction
 2011 Rango
Roadkill (voice)
 2009 Big Guy (Short)
 2009 Yes, Virginia (TV Short)
Francis Church (voice)
 2009 Lessons in Self-Defense (Short)
 2009 Wonder Woman (Video)
Ares (voice)
 2009 The Lodger
Chandler Manning
 2008 Courtroom K (TV Movie)
Judge Robars
 2007 The Ten Commandments
Ramses (voice)
 2007 Silk
 2007 The Little Traitor
 2007 Monk (TV Series)
Peter Magneri
- Mr. Monk and the Naked Man (2007) ... Peter Magneri
 2007 The Moon and the Stars
Davide Rieti
 2006 Orchids (Short)
 2005 Joan of Arc (TV Movie documentary)
Narrator (voice)
 2004 Steamboy
Dr. Eddie Steam (English version, voice)
 2004 Spider-Man 2 (Video Game)
Doc Ock / Dr. Otto Octavius (voice)
 2004 Cronicas
Victor Hugo Puente
 2003 Justice League (TV Series)
King Gustav
- Maid of Honor (2003) ... King Gustav (voice)
 2003 Coffee and Cigarettes
Alfred (segment "Cousins?")
 2003 My Life Without Me
Ann's Father (uncredited)
 2002 Ape (Short)
 2002 Undertaking Betty
Boris Plots
 2002 Bram and Alice (TV Series)
- Scribbling Rivalry (2002) ... Bram
- Goody Two Shoes (2002) ... Bram
- Paul-Pot (2002) ... Bram
- Cat Burglar (2002) ... Bram
- Pilot (2002) ... Bram
 2001 Texas Rangers
John King Fisher
 1998 Pete's Meteor
 1998 The Wild Thornberrys (TV Series)
- Only Child (1998) ... Elcio (voice)
 1998 The Treat
The Colonel
 1998 Rescuers: Stories of Courage: Two Couples (TV Movie)
Emile Taquet (segment "Marie Taquet")
 1997 The Place of Lions (TV Movie)
 1997 The Man Who Knew Too Little
Boris 'The Butcher' Blavasky
 1997 The Break
 1996 Scorpion Spring
Denis Brabant
 1996 Mojave Moon
 1996 Tracey Takes On... (TV Series)
Mr. Dragotti
- Royalty (1996) ... Mr. Dragotti
 1995 Nervous Energy
Ira Moss
 1995 The Perez Family
Juan Raul Perez
 1995 The Steal
 1995 Hideaway
 1994 Requiem Apache (TV Movie)
 1994 Maverick
 1994 White Fang 2: Myth of the White Wolf
Rev. Leland Drury
 1994 Cabin Boy
School Professor (uncredited)
 1993 The Marshal (TV Movie)
Marshal Guarnaccia
 1993 Typhon's People (TV Movie)
 1993 Crime Story (TV Series)
Ian Spiro
 1993 When Pigs Fly
 1993 A Year in Provence (TV Mini-Series)
Tony Havers
- The Tony Awards (1993) ... Tony Havers
- Black Gold (1993) ... Tony Havers
 1989-1992 Screen One (TV Series)
Harry Greaves / Tadeusz Melnik / Tony Hancock / ...
- Trust Me (1992) ... Harry Greaves
- A Very Polish Practice (1992) ... Tadeusz Melnik
- Hancock (1991) ... Tony Hancock
- The Accountant (1989) ... Lionel Ellerman
 1992 Angels (TV Movie)
 1991 Boon (TV Series)
Mike Hubble
- The Night Before Christmas (1991) ... Mike Hubble
 1991 Ashenden (TV Mini-Series)
- The Hairless Mexican (1991) ... Carmona
 1991 Performance (TV Series)
George Melly
 1989-1991 Screen Two (TV Series)
Mellersh Wilkins / The Italian / John Ogdon
- Drowning in the Shallow End (1990) ... The Italian
- Virtuoso (1989) ... John Ogdon
 1991 American Friends
Oliver Syme
 1989 Nativity Blues (TV Series)
 1989 Revolutionary Witness: The Preacher (TV Short)
Robert Sauveur (segment "The Butcher")
 1989 Saracen (TV Series)
Jose Morazan
- Proof of Death (1989) ... Jose Morazan
 1988 Manifesto
 1987 Miami Vice (TV Series)
Esther's Attorney
- The Big Thaw (1987) ... Esther's Attorney
 1987 Sunday Premiere (TV Series)
- Blat (1987)
 1986 Casualty (TV Series)
Harry Horner
- Jump Start (1986) ... Harry Horner
 1985 Letter to Brezhnev
 1985 Eleni
Young Christos (uncredited)
 1985 C.A.T.S. Eyes (TV Series)
Det. Sgt. Cropper
- Blue for Danger (1985) ... Det. Sgt. Cropper
 1985 Ladyhawke
 1985 Number One (TV Movie)
D.C. Rogers
 1985 Water
 1984 Angels in the Annexe (TV Movie)
Mike Brittain
 1984 Meantime (TV Movie)
 1983 Reilly: Ace of Spies (TV Mini-Series)
- Gambit (1983) ... Blumkin
 1982 Anyone for Denis? (TV Movie)
 1982 Joni Jones (TV Mini-Series)
 1979 A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square
Port Official (uncredited)
 1978 The Losers (TV Series)
- Sitting on a Goldmine (1978) ... Nigel
- All Down in Black and White (1978) ... Nigel
- Out of the Strong (1978) ... Nigel
- The Naming of Parts (1978) ... Nigel
- A Star Is Born (1978) ... Nigel
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He acted in C.P. Taylor's play, "Bandits," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with Cherie Lunghi, Bob Peck, and Greg Hicks in the cast. Howard Davies was director. See more »

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I've always prided myself in being able to sniff out a really bad script. But I haven't always been 'on the know' when it comes to choosing a really, really good script. We all make mistakes, but you develop an eye for certain things. As you get older and more experienced - and I've been acting now for over 30 years - it doesn't always help you to become more discerning about what's a good or a ... See more »


Educated at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, he started out as a busker specializing in stand-up comedy and doing odd jobs to supplement his welfare cheque, before being accepted by the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1977. See more »



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