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Michael Gough (I) (1916–2011)


Tony Award-winning English actor Michael Gough, best known for playing the butler Alfred Pennyworth in Tim Burton's two Batman (1989) movies and for playing the arch-criminal Dr. Clement Armstrong in The Avengers (1961) episode "The Cybernauts", was an accomplished performer on both stage and screen. He was nominated twice for Tony Awards, in 1979... See full bio »

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(age 94) in London, England, UK

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 2003 Dame Edna Live at the Palace (TV Movie)
Alfredo (butler)
 1995 The Haunting of Helen Walker (TV Movie)
Barnaby
 1995 A Village Affair (TV Movie)
Sir Ralph Unwin
 1992 The Good Guys (TV Series)
Hector
- The MacQuarrie Treasure (1992) ... Hector
 1991 Children of the North (TV Series)
Arthur Apple
- A Darkness in the Eye (1991) ... Arthur Apple
- City of Maloch (1991) ... Arthur Apple
- Lonely the Man Without Heroes (1991) ... Arthur Apple
- The Killing of Yesterday's Children (1991) ... Arthur Apple
 1991 Sleepers (TV Series)
Andrei Zorin
- Welcome Home (1991) ... Andrei Zorin
- On the Run (1991) ... Andrei Zorin
 1991 The Diamond Brothers (TV Series)
Mr. Waverly
- The Tsar's Feast (1991) ... Mr. Waverly
- The Winter House (1991) ... Mr. Waverly
- Eightysix (1991) ... Mr. Waverly
- Strangers on a Chain (1991) ... Mr. Waverly
- Secret Intelligence (1991) ... Mr. Waverly
 1990 Boon (TV Series)
Donald Bannerman
- Best Left Buried (1990) ... Donald Bannerman
 1989 The Shell Seekers (TV Movie)
Roy Brookner
 1989 Screen One (TV Series)
Mr. Maggs
- The Mountain and the Molehill (1989) ... Mr. Maggs
 1989 After the War (TV Mini-Series)
Professor Charlie Rampling
- Rise and Fall (1989) ... Professor Charlie Rampling
 1989 Mystery!: Campion (TV Series)
Mr. Hayhoe
- The Case of the Late Pig: Part 2 (1989) ... Mr. Hayhoe
- The Case of the Late Pig: Part 1 (1989) ... Mr. Hayhoe
 1988 Ten Great Writers of the Modern World (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Reader
- T.S. Eliot's 'The Waste Land' (1988) ... Reader
 1987 Screenplay (TV Series)
Albani
- Cariani and the Courtesans (1987) ... Albani
 1987 A Killing on the Exchange (TV Mini-Series)
Charles Makepeace
- Episode #1.6 (1987) ... Charles Makepeace
- Episode #1.1 (1987) ... Charles Makepeace
 1986 Ladies in Charge (TV Series)
Arthur James
- Dangerous Prelude (1986) ... Arthur James
 1986 Screen Two (TV Series)
Peter
- Hard Travelling (1986) ... Peter
 1985 Lace II (TV Movie)
 1985 Arthur the King (TV Movie)
Archbishop
 1984 A Christmas Carol (TV Movie)
Mr. Poole
 1984 The Biko Inquest (TV Movie)
Professor Loubser, state pathologist
 1984 Mistral's Daughter (TV Mini-Series)
Cardinal
 1983 Heartattack Hotel (TV Movie)
 1983 Andy Robson (TV Series)
Arthur
- Capital Crime (1983) ... Arthur
 1983 The Citadel (TV Mini-Series)
Sir Jenner Halliday
- Part 10 (1983) ... Sir Jenner Halliday
 1983 To the Lighthouse (TV Movie)
Mr. Ramsay
 1973-1983 Crown Court (TV Series)
Mr. Justice Galbraith / Justice Galbraith / Dr. De Quincey
- Destruct, Destruct: Part 3 (1973) ... Dr. De Quincey
 1982 Cymbeline (TV Movie)
Belarius
 1982 Play for Today (TV Series)
Professor Burrows
- Another Flip for Dominick (1982) ... Professor Burrows
 1982 The Agatha Christie Hour (TV Series)
Sir George Durand
- The Fourth Man (1982) ... Sir George Durand
 1982 Smiley's People (TV Mini-Series)
Mikhel
- Episode #1.2 (1982) ... Mikhel
- Episode #1.1 (1982) ... Mikhel
 1982 Inside the Third Reich (TV Movie)
Dr. Rust
 1982 Barriers (TV Series)
- Episode #2.6 (1982)
 1981 Brideshead Revisited (TV Mini-Series)
Doctor Grant
- Brideshead Revisited (1981) ... Doctor Grant
 1980 Blakes 7 (TV Series)
Hower
- Volcano (1980) ... Hower
 1979 Suez 1956 (TV Movie)
Sir Anthony Eden
 1975-1976 Centre Play (TV Series)
Father / Matt
- Showcase: Sea Change (1976) ... Father
- The Trip to Jerusalem (1975) ... Matt
 1976 Life and Death of Penelope (TV Series)
Winthrop
- The Reaper (1976) ... Winthrop
 1976 Shades of Greene (TV Series)
Ransom
- The Case for the Defence (1976) ... Ransom
 1975 Ten from the Twenties (TV Series)
 1975 Sutherland's Law (TV Series)
James Shaw
- In at the Deep End (1975) ... James Shaw
 1974 The Gift of Friendship (TV Movie)
Bill Wakely
 1974 Jennie: Lady Randolph Churchill (TV Mini-Series)
Reverend Yule
- Lady Randolph (1974) ... Reverend Yule
 1974 Notorious Woman (TV Mini-Series)
Henri de Latouche
- Success (1974) ... Henri de Latouche
 1974 Microbes and Men (TV Series)
Sir Almroth Wright
- The Search for the Magic Bullet (1974) ... Sir Almroth Wright
 1974 Late Night Drama (TV Series)
Potter
 1974 Fall of Eagles (TV Mini-Series)
Helphand
- The Secret War (1974) ... Helphand
 1974 QB VII (TV Mini-Series)
Dr. Fletcher
- Part Three (1974) ... Dr. Fletcher
 1973 Moonbase 3 (TV Mini-Series)
Sir Benjamin Dyce
- View of a Dead Planet (1973) ... Sir Benjamin Dyce
 1973 The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
Governor
- Cell 13 (1973) ... Governor
 1973 The Protectors (TV Series)
Shkoder
- One and One Makes One (1973) ... Shkoder
 1972 Colditz (TV Series)
Major Schaeffer
- Maximum Security (1972) ... Major Schaeffer
 1972 Omnibus (TV Series documentary)
Vincent Van Gogh
 1972 Spy Trap (TV Series)
Cooper
- Who Among Us?: Part 6 (1972) ... Cooper
 1971 Kate (TV Series)
Alan Tatley
- Good and Proper (1971) ... Alan Tatley
 1968 The Champions (TV Series)
Major Joss
- Happening (1968) ... Major Joss
 1968 Journey to the Unknown (TV Series)
Royal
- Eve (1968) ... Royal
 1968 For Amusement Only (TV Series)
Henry
- Henry the Incredible Bore (1968) ... Henry
 1968 Detective (TV Series)
Holroyd
- Lesson in Anatomy (1968) ... Holroyd
 1964-1967 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
Harry / Geoffrey Melville / Clodius Pulcher
- Play with a Tiger (1967) ... Harry
- The Minister (1965) ... Geoffrey Melville
- The Ides of March (1964) ... Clodius Pulcher
 1967 Pride and Prejudice (TV Series)
Mr. Bennet
- Destiny (1967) ... Mr. Bennet
- Elopement (1967) ... Mr. Bennet
- Prejudice (1967) ... Mr. Bennet
- Proposal (1967) ... Mr. Bennet
- Pride (1967) ... Mr. Bennet
 1965-1967 The Avengers (TV Series)
Nutski / Dr. Clement Armstrong
- The Correct Way to Kill (1967) ... Nutski
 1966 Alice in Wonderland (TV Movie)
March Hare
 1966 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
Eliut
- Days to Come (1966) ... Eliut
 1965 Sunday Night (TV Series documentary)
Pausanias
- The Drinking Party (1965) ... Pausanias
 1965 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
The Doctor
- The Girl Who Loved Robots (1965) ... The Doctor
 1965 The Man in Room 17 (TV Series)
Andrei Konev
- The Seat of Power (1965) ... Andrei Konev
 1965 Undermind (TV Series)
Rev. Austen Anderson
- Flowers of Havoc (1965) ... Rev. Austen Anderson
 1962-1965 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre (TV Series)
Robert Hilary / Donald Edwards
- Game for Three Losers (1965) ... Robert Hilary
- Candidate for Murder (1962) ... Donald Edwards
 1964 The Saint (TV Series)
Colin Phillips
- The Imprudent Politician (1964) ... Colin Phillips
 1964 Count of Monte Cristo (TV Series)
DeVillefort
- An End to Revenge ... DeVillefort
 1962 Drama 61-67 (TV Series)
Charles
- Drama '62: The Lonesome Road (1962) ... Charles
 1961 Rendezvous (TV Series)
Scionneau
- The Executioner (1961) ... Scionneau
 1955-1961 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Rev. Claude Bell / Georges Renaud / Gregers Werle / ...
- The Poisoned Earth (1961) ... Rev. Claude Bell
- The Traveller Without Luggage (1959) ... Georges Renaud
 1960 The Adventures of Robin Hood (TV Series)
Boland
- The Edge and the Point (1960) ... Boland
 1959 Dancers in Mourning (TV Series)
Squire Mercer
- Part 6 (1959) ... Squire Mercer
- Part 5 (1959) ... Squire Mercer
- Part 4 (1959) ... Squire Mercer
- Part 3 (1959) ... Squire Mercer
- Part 2 (1959) ... Squire Mercer
 1956-1959 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
George in 'Double Exit' / The Doctor
- Black Laughter/Double Exit (1959) ... George in 'Double Exit'
- Ring Out the Old (1956) ... The Doctor
 1959 Julius Caesar (TV Movie)
Cassius
 1955-1958 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
David Ryerson / Hugo / Dawson
- Third Party Risk (1958)
- World of His Own (1956) ... David Ryerson
- The Last Reunion (1955) ... Hugo
- Mid Level (1955) ... Dawson
 1957 The Lover (TV Movie)
The Lover
 1956 Assignment Foreign Legion (TV Series)
Andre La Palme
- The Outcast (1956) ... Andre La Palme
 1951-1956 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Michael
- Return to Tyassi (1956)
- Albert (1951)
 1956 Theatre Royal (TV Series)
The Stranger
- Just Off Piccadilly (1956) ... The Stranger
 1955 Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
Mr. Russel Partridge
- The Case of the Perfect Husband (1955) ... Mr. Russel Partridge
 1954 Rheingold Theatre (TV Series)
Charlie
- Man Who Heard Everything (1954) ... Charlie
 1953 Wednesday Theatre (TV Series)
Brama-Glinsky
- Curtain Down (1953) ... Brama-Glinsky
 1951 Androcles and the Lion (TV Movie)
Captain
 1946 Androcles and the Lion (TV Movie)
Spintho
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Other Works:

He acted in Bertolt Brecht and David Hare's play, "The Life of Galileo," at the Almeida Theatre in London, England with Richard Griffiths and Alfred Burke in the cast. Jonathan Kent was director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 2 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Trivia:

Has appeared with Clive Revill in four films: Reach for the Sky (1956), The Legend of Hell House (1973), Galileo (1975) and Let Him Have It (1991). See more »

Trademark:

Deep resonant voice See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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