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Steven Berkoff

Highly acclaimed English actor, playwright, author and director continues to set the benchmark in stunning, intense performances on both stage and screen. Berkoff was born in Stepney, London in August 1937 and received dramatic arts training in both Paris and London and then moved on to performing with several repertory companies, before he formed... See full bio »
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 2016 The Rapture (completed)
The controller
 2016/II Manhattan Nocturne (completed)
 2016 The Hunchback (pre-production)
  Nameless (post-production)
Dr. Bymmock
 2015 7 Cases
 2015 North v South
Vic Clarke
 2014 We Still Kill the Old Way
 2014 Decline of an Empire
 2013 RED 2
 2012/II Riot
Chief Constable
 2011 Moving Target
Lawrence Masters
 2010 Words of the Blitz
 2010 Dead Cert
Kenneth Mason
 2010 Just for the Record
Mike Rosferry
 2010 Perfect Life
The Elder
 2009 44 Inch Chest
Tippi Gordon
 2009 At World's End
Jack Pudovski
 2008 The Cottage
Arnie (uncredited)
 2008 The Dot Man
General West
 2007 Say It in Russian
Oleg Rozhin
 2006 Pu-239
 2005 Forest of the Gods
Commandant Hoppe
 2005 The Headsman
 2004 Brides
 2004 Head in the Clouds
Charles Bessé
 2004 Charlie
Charlie Richardson Snr
 2003 Headrush
The Uncle
 2002 9 Dead Gay Guys
 2002 Steal
 2001 Beginner's Luck
Magic Bob
 2000 Rancid Aluminum
Mr Kant
 1997 Another Nine & a Half Weeks
Vittorio DaSilva
 1995 Fair Game
Colonel Ilya Pavel Kazak
 1994 Decadence
Steve / Les / Helen's Couturier
 1993 Flynn
Klaus Reicher
 1988 Prisoner of Rio
Jack McFarland
 1986 Under the Cherry Moon
Mr. Sharon
 1986 Absolute Beginners
The Fanatic
 1985 Revolution
Sgt. Jones
 1985 Underworld
Hugo Motherskille
 1983 Octopussy
 1981 Outland
 1980 McVicar
Ronnie Harrison
 1977 Joseph Andrews
Greasy Fellow
 1975 The Passenger
 1971 Nicholas and Alexandra
 1969 Vendetta for the Saint
 1967 Prehistoric Women
 1961 Konga
Student on field trip (uncredited)
 1960 The Flesh and the Fiends
Medical Student (uncredited)
 1959 The Devil's Disciple
British Corporal (uncredited)
 1959 The Captain's Table (uncredited)
 1958 The Sheriff of Fractured Jaw
Teenage Extra (uncredited)
 1958 Hell, Heaven or Hoboken
Minor Role (uncredited)
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Stage: Wrote, adapted, performed and directed the one-man play "One Man" at the Culture Project, New York City, 2002. See more »

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The BBC is meant to represent values - honesty, decency, values - ITV is not. Why should they compete? ITV does that stinking, sodding Coronation Street (1960) until you get brained out. Then the BBC comes out with that stinky, slobbing, clichéd, mindless, moronic EastEnders (1985). See more »


Steven Berkoff was considered for the main guest lead of Commander Vorshak in Doctor Who:Warriors of The Deep. See more »


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