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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 The Boy with a Camera for a Face (Short)
 2013 RED 2
 2012/II Riot
Chief Constable
 2012 Doctor Who (TV Series)
- The Power of Three (2012) ... Shakri
 2011 Moving Target
Lawrence Masters
 2010 Words of the Blitz
 2010 Dead Cert
Kenneth Mason
 2010 Just for the Record
Mike Rosferry
 2010 Drop Dead Gorgeous (Video)
 2010 Perfect Life
The Elder
 2009 44 Inch Chest
Tippi Gordon
 2009 At World's End
Jack Pudovski
 2008 Das jüngste Gericht (TV Movie)
 2008 The Cottage
Arnie (uncredited)
 2008 The Dot Man
General West
 2007 Heavenly Sword (Video Game)
Flying Fox (voice)
 2007 Say It in Russian
Oleg Rozhin
 2006 The 10th Man (Short)
'Red' Jack Weinbaum
 2006 Pu-239
 2006 New Tricks (TV Series)
Ray Cook
- Bank Robbery (2006) ... Ray Cook
 2006 Hotel Babylon (TV Series)
Mr. Wiltshire
- Episode #1.8 (2006) ... Mr. Wiltshire
 2006 Agatha Christie's Marple (TV Series)
Mr. Eccles
- By the Pricking of My Thumbs (2006) ... Mr. Eccles
 2005 It's a Boy! (Video short)
Herod (voice)
 2005 Forest of the Gods
Commandant Hoppe
 2005 The Headsman
 2004 Killzone (Video Game)
General Joseph Lente (voice)
 2004 Action Man: Robot Atak (Video short)
Dr. X
 2004 Brides
 2004 Head in the Clouds
Charles Bessé
 2004 Charlie
Charlie Richardson Snr
 2003 Happy the Man (TV Movie) (voice)
 2003 Seven Wonders of the Industrial World (TV Series)
John Roebling
- Brooklyn Bridge (2003) ... John Roebling
 2003 Broken Morning (TV Movie)
 2003 Headrush
The Uncle
 2003 Children of Dune (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.3 (2003) ... Stilgar
- Episode #1.2 (2003) ... Stilgar
- Episode #1.1 (2003) ... Stilgar
 2002 9 Dead Gay Guys
 2002 Steal
 2002 NCS Manhunt (TV Series)
George Rolf
- Episode #1.1 (2002) ... George Rolf
 2002 Masters of Darkness (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Aleister Crowley
 2001 Jonathan Creek (TV Series)
Herman Grole
- Satan's Chimney (2001) ... Herman Grole
 2001 Beginner's Luck
Magic Bob
 2001 Attila (TV Mini-Series)
King Rua
 2000 In the Beginning (TV Movie)
 2000 Randall & Hopkirk (Deceased) (TV Series)
The Mouth
- Mental Apparition Disorder (2000) ... The Mouth
 2000 Rancid Aluminum
Mr Kant
 1999 Expelling the Demon (Short)
Man / Tongue (voice)
 1998 La Femme Nikita (TV Series)
Charles Sand / Carlo Giraldi
- In Between (1998) ... Charles Sand / Carlo Giraldi
 1997 Doppelganger (Short)
Backhander / Reggie (voice)
 1997 Another Nine & a Half Weeks
Vittorio DaSilva
 1997 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (TV Series)
- Business as Usual (1997) ... Hagath
 1995 Fair Game
Colonel Ilya Pavel Kazak
 1994 Space Precinct (TV Series)
Dr. Paul Jorry
- Deadline (1994) ... Dr. Paul Jorry
 1994 Decadence
Steve / Les / Helen's Couturier
 1993 Flynn
Klaus Reicher
 1992 Intruders (TV Movie)
Addison Leach
 1991 The Tell-Tale Heart (TV Short)
The Man
 1990 Silent Night (TV Series)
 1990 A Season of Giants (TV Movie)
 1989 Club X (TV Series)
 1988-1989 War and Remembrance (TV Mini-Series)
Adolf Hitler
- Part 12 (1989) ... Adolf Hitler
- Part 11 (1989) ... Adolf Hitler
- Part 10 (1989) ... Adolf Hitler
- Part 9 (1989) ... Adolf Hitler
- Part 8 (1989) ... Adolf Hitler (credit only)
 1988 Prisoner of Rio
Jack McFarland
 1987 Metamorphosis (TV Series)
Mr. Samsa
 1986 Under the Cherry Moon
Mr. Sharon
 1986 Absolute Beginners
The Fanatic
 1985 Revolution
Sgt. Jones
 1985 Underworld
Hugo Motherskille
 1983 Octopussy
 1983 The Professionals (TV Series)
- A Man Called Quinn (1983) ... Krasnov
 1982 Coming Out of the Ice (TV Movie)
 1981 Charlie Was a Rich Man (TV Movie)
 1981 Outland
 1981 Play for Today (TV Series)
- Beloved Enemy (1981) ... Kozlov
 1980 McVicar
Ronnie Harrison
 1977 Joseph Andrews
Greasy Fellow
 1975 The Passenger
 1971 Nicholas and Alexandra
 1971 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
- Psychological Warfare (1971) ... Bert
 1971 The Expert (TV Series)
Mike Barratt
- The Coat (1971) ... Mike Barratt
 1969 The Saint (TV Series)
Carl / Bertoli
- The Man Who Gambled with Life (1969) ... Carl
- Vendetta for the Saint: Part 2 (1969) ... Bertoli (uncredited)
 1969 Vendetta for the Saint
 1968 The Champions (TV Series)
- The Iron Man (1968) ... Carlos
 1967 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Dave Banks
- The Climber (1967) ... Dave Banks
 1967 Vendetta (TV Series)
Niccolo / Spiru
- The Lady's Man (1967) ... Niccolo
- The Mourning Man (1967) ... Spiru
 1967 Prehistoric Women
 1965 An Enemy of the State (TV Series)
Defence Counsel
- The Reckoning (1965) ... Defence Counsel
 1965 The Avengers (TV Series)
- The Gravediggers (1965) ... Sager
 1965 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Private First Class Gutkowski / Councillor
- The Pistol (1965) ... Private First Class Gutkowski
 1964 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
- Crime and Punishment (1964) ... Pestryakov
 1964 Hamlet at Elsinore (TV Movie)
 1964 Festival (TV Series)
- Murder in the Cathedral (1964) ... Messenger
 1963 Corrigan Blake (TV Series)
- Love Bird (1963) ... Barman
 1961 Konga
Student on field trip (uncredited)
 1960 The Flesh and the Fiends
Medical Student (uncredited)
 1959 The Third Man (TV Series)
Toni Da Costa
- Toys of the Dead (1959) ... Toni Da Costa
 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)
Show Show Writer (7 credits)
Show Show Director (2 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Self (36 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (4 credits)

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He acted in Chettle, Thomas Dekker, Heywood, Munday, and William Shakespeare's play, "Coriolanus," at the Nottingham Playhouse in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England with Ian McKellen (played Thoams More), Josephine Tewson, Antony Brown, Geoffrey Hutchings, Christopher Hancock, Roger Clissold, and John Tordoff in the cast. ... See more »

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The great actors we had came from actor/manager theaters. Not only did they create a team, they were the generals working with the soldiers. 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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