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Higgins was born May 9, 1947 in East Northamptonshire, England to parents who had emigrated from Ireland just before World War II in search of economic opportunity. His parents lived in London during the Blitz. Eventually, they left London for Northamptonshire so that his father could obtain work as a builder for American army bases. Young Anthony... See full bio »
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The Draughtsman's Contract
The Draughtsman's Contract R Neville / Mr Neville
Young Sherlock Holmes
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 2016 Tutankhamun (TV Mini-Series)
Theodore Davis
 2014 United Passions
Lord Kinnaird
 2011 Zen (TV Mini-Series)
Guerchini / Eduardo Guerchini
- Ratking (2011) ... Guerchini
- Cabal (2011) ... Eduardo Guerchini
- Vendetta (2011) ... Guerchini
 2009 Law & Order: UK (TV Series)
Edward Connor
- Buried (2009) ... Edward Connor
 2009 Inspector Lewis (TV Series)
- Counter Culture Blues (2009) ... Franco
 2007 Heroes and Villains (TV Series documentary)
General Dugommier
- Napoleon (2007) ... General Dugommier
 2005 Chromophobia
Geoffrey Wharton
 2005 The Commander: Blackdog (TV Movie)
David Sperry
 2005 Judge John Deed (TV Series)
Sir Maurice Avebury
- Lost and Found (2005) ... Sir Maurice Avebury
 2004 The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (TV Series)
James Pitchley
- A Traitor to Memory (2004) ... James Pitchley
 2001 The Last Minute
Mitchell Walsh
 2000 Peak Practice (TV Series)
Paul Redman
- Absolution (2000) ... Paul Redman
 2000 Deeply
Adm. Griggs
 1998 Stingers (TV Series)
Drug Squad Detective
- Jelly Babies (1998) ... Drug Squad Detective
 1998 Close Relations (TV Mini-Series)
 1997 Bandyta
Prison's Director
 1997 The Fifth Province
 1997 Supply & Demand (TV Movie)
Lloyd St John
 1996 Alive and Kicking
 1995 Moses (TV Movie)
 1995 The Governor (TV Series)
Norman Jones
- Episode #1.6 (1995) ... Norman Jones
- Episode #1.5 (1995) ... Norman Jones
- Episode #1.4 (1995) ... Norman Jones
- Episode #1.3 (1995) ... Norman Jones
 1993 For Love or Money
Christian Hanover
 1993 Sweet Killing
Adam Cross
 1992 La règle du je
 1992 The Bridge
Reginald Heatherington
 1991 One Against the Wind (TV Movie)
SS Capt. Herman Gruber
 1987 Screenplay (TV Series)
Alexander Watson
- The Shutter Falls (1987) ... Alexander Watson
 1986 Shades of Darkness (TV Series)
Raoul Daubreuil
- Agatha Christie's The Last Seance (1986) ... Raoul Daubreuil
 1986 Max mon amour
Peter Jones
 1985 Lace II (TV Movie)
King Abdullah of Sydon
 1984 The Cold Room (TV Movie)
 1984 Lace (TV Mini-Series)
Prince Abdullah
 1983 Reilly: Ace of Spies (TV Mini-Series)
- Shutdown (1983) ... Trilisser
- The Trust (1983) ... Trilisser
 1983 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series)
- The Vorpal Blade (1983) ... Cassan
 1982 Play for Today (TV Series)
- Aliens (1982) ... Oscar
 1982 The Draughtsman's Contract
R Neville / Mr Neville
 1981 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Andrei Platonov
- Last Night Another Dissident... (1981) ... Andrei Platonov
 1980 Love in a Cold Climate (TV Mini-Series)
- In Love and War (1980) ... Juan
 1980 The Sandbaggers (TV Series)
- Enough of Ghosts (1980) ... Dehousse
 1969-1978 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
Camille / Sir William Davison
- Danton's Death (1978) ... Camille
- Mary Queen of Scots (1969) ... Sir William Davison (as Anthony Corlan)
 1977 Wings (TV Series)
Lt. Wollerton
- The Burning Question (1977) ... Lt. Wollerton
 1977 Crown Court (TV Series)
Julian Lom
- Loved Ones: Part 1 (1977) ... Julian Lom
 1976 Voyage of the Damned
Seaman Heinz Berg
 1976 Hadleigh (TV Series)
Gregory Baker
- The Charm Factor (1976) ... Gregory Baker (as Anthony Corlan)
- Echoes (1976) ... Gregory Baker (as Anthony Corlan)
- God Save Us from Moralists (1976) ... Gregory Baker (as Anthony Corlan)
- The Story of a Panic (1976) ... Gregory Baker (as Anthony Corlan)
 1974 Flavia
Ahmed (as Anthony Corlan)
 1973 The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
William Hazeldene
- The Mysterious Death on the Underground Railway (1973) ... William Hazeldene (as Anthony Corlan)
 1972 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
- The Creditors (1972) ... Adolph (as Anthony Corlan)
 1972 Vampire Circus
Emil (as Anthony Corlan)
 1972 Jason King (TV Series)
- A Royal Flush (1972) ... Enzio (as Anthony Corlan)
 1970 Roads to Freedom (TV Series)
- The Defeated: Part 2 (1970) ... Boris (as Anthony Corlan)
- The Reprieve: Part 3 (1970) ... Boris (as Anthony Corlan)
- The Reprieve: Part 2 (1970) ... Boris (as Anthony Corlan)
- The Reprieve: Part 1 (1970) ... Boris (as Anthony Corlan)
- The Age of Reason: Part 4 (1970) ... Boris (as Anthony Corlan)
 1970 Something for Everyone
Helmuth Von Ornstein (as Anthony Corlan)
 1970 Taste the Blood of Dracula
Paul Paxton (as Anthony Corlan)
 1969 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
- Blood of the Lamb (1969) ... Alec (as Anthony Corlan)
 1969 Strange Report (TV Series)
Ferdy Walker
- Report 8319: Grenade - What Price Change? (1969) ... Ferdy Walker (as Anthony Corlan)
 1969 A Walk with Love and Death
Robert of Loris (as Anthony Corlan)
 1969 Journey to the Unknown (TV Series)
- Stranger in the Family (1969) ... Boy (as Anthony Corlan)
 1968 Detective (TV Series)
- The Golden Dart (1968) ... Jonathan
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He acted in Pam Gems' play, "Piaf", in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Wyndham's Theatre in London, England with Jane Lapotaire, Zoë Wanamaker, Ian Charleson and Malcolm Storry in the cast. Howard Davies was the director.

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Anthony Corlan


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I know that there are actors of my generation who have made bigger careers but I have always tried to do very, very different work. See more »


He has two roles in common with Richard Roxburgh: (1) Higgins played Professor James Moriarty (using the name Rathe) in Young Sherlock Holmes (1985) while Roxburgh played him in The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003) and (2) Higgins played Sherlock Holmes in Sherlock Holmes Returns (1993) while Roxburgh played him in The Hound of the Baskervilles (2002). See more »

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