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Michael Aldridge (1920–1994)

Excellent British character actor who played in the theater from 1939 to 1986 ("French Without Tears", "Othello" [as "the Moor", a role he had already played at the age of seventeen in a school production], "She Stoops to Conquer", "Jeeves"...) and also appeared in scores of movies, TV movies and TV series. Often cast as aristocratic types, he is ... See full bio »

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(age 73) in London, England, UK

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 1991 Stanley and the Women (TV Mini-Series)
Dr. Alfred Nash
 1990 American Dreamer (TV Series)
Pop
- Over the Hill? (1990) ... Pop
 1989 Inspector Morse (TV Series)
Arthur Drysdale
- The Last Enemy (1989) ... Arthur Drysdale
 1988 Game, Set, and Match (TV Series)
Silas Gaunt
- London Match: Part 1 (1988) ... Silas Gaunt
- Mexico Set: Part 1 (1988) ... Silas Gaunt
- Berlin Game: Part 1 (1988) ... Silas Gaunt
 1986 Murder by the Book (TV Movie)
Edmond Cork
 1986 Shanghai Surprise
Mr. Burns
 1986 The Understanding (TV Movie)
Leonard
 1986 The December Rose (TV Mini-Series)
Lord Stirling
- The Last Birthday (1986) ... Lord Stirling
- The Black Eagle (1986) ... Lord Stirling
- What Can the Matter Be? (1986) ... Lord Stirling
- The Queen & the Lady (1986) ... Lord Stirling
 1986 Clockwise
Prior
 1986 Yes, Prime Minister (TV Series)
Geoffrey - Director General MI5
- One of Us (1986) ... Geoffrey - Director General MI5
 1985 Star Quality: Bon Voyage (TV Movie)
Sir Colin Brand
 1985 Mussolini: The Untold Story (TV Mini-Series)
Matteotti
 1985 Turtle Diary
Mr. Meager, Bookstore Owner
 1985 C.A.T.S. Eyes (TV Series)
Teal
- The Black Magic Man (1985) ... Teal
 1984 The Biko Inquest (TV Movie)
Dr. Tuckern chief district surgeon
 1984 A Voyage Round My Father (TV Movie)
Headmaster
 1984 Charlie (TV Mini-Series)
Paul Tucker
- In Union Is Strength (1984) ... Paul Tucker
- In the Days of His Youth (1984) ... Paul Tucker
- Charlie Is My Darling (1984) ... Paul Tucker
 1984 Play for Today (TV Series)
John Bourke-White
- Under the Hammer (1984) ... John Bourke-White
 1983 Bullshot Crummond
Prof. Rupert Fenton
 1983 Reilly: Ace of Spies (TV Mini-Series)
Orlov
- Endgame (1983) ... Orlov
- Gambit (1983) ... Orlov
 1983 Hallelujah! (TV Series)
- Struck Down (1983)
 1982 The Barchester Chronicles (TV Mini-Series)
Sir Abraham Haphazard
- Part 2 (1982) ... Sir Abraham Haphazard
 1982 The Agatha Christie Hour (TV Series)
Dr. Lavington
- The Mystery of the Blue Jar (1982) ... Dr. Lavington
 1982 Bid for Power (TV Series)
 1981 Wilfred and Eileen (TV Series)
Jenkins
 1981 Thank You, P.G. Wodehouse (TV Movie)
Jeeves
 1980 Love in a Cold Climate (TV Mini-Series)
Uncle Matt
- In Love and War (1980) ... Uncle Matt
- Monsieur Le Duc (1980) ... Uncle Matt
- Foreigners Are Fiends (1980) ... Uncle Matt
- Heir Apparent (1980) ... Uncle Matt
- The Merry Widower (1980) ... Uncle Matt
 1980 Airport Chaplain (TV Series)
Father Jack Sampson
- The Eye of Faith (1980) ... Father Jack Sampson
 1979 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series)
Sir Basil Turton
- Neck (1979) ... Sir Basil Turton
 1978 The Lively Arts (TV Series)
Holzapfel
- Schubert: A Winter's Journey (1978) ... Holzapfel
 1978 Kilvert's Diary (TV Series)
Father Ignatius
- Father Ignatius (1978) ... Father Ignatius
 1977 Love for Lydia (TV Series)
Captain Rollo Aspen
- Episode #1.12 (1977) ... Captain Rollo Aspen
- Episode #1.8 (1977) ... Captain Rollo Aspen
- Episode #1.7 (1977) ... Captain Rollo Aspen
- Episode #1.4 (1977) ... Captain Rollo Aspen
- Episode #1.3 (1977) ... Captain Rollo Aspen
 1977 Raven (TV Mini-Series)
Prof. James Young
- Episode #1.6 (1977) ... Prof. James Young
- Episode #1.5 (1977) ... Prof. James Young
- Episode #1.4 (1977) ... Prof. James Young
- Episode #1.3 (1977) ... Prof. James Young
- Episode #1.2 (1977) ... Prof. James Young
 1976 Hadleigh (TV Series)
George Quantock
- Broke (1976) ... George Quantock
 1975 Sutherland's Law (TV Series)
Bailie Tom Massie
- A Matter of Self-Defence (1975) ... Bailie Tom Massie
 1975 Spy Trap (TV Series)
Andrei Gourko
- The Cornet and the Beast (1975) ... Andrei Gourko
 1974 Fallen Angels (TV Movie)
 1974 Fall of Eagles (TV Mini-Series)
Rasputin
 1973 Ooh La La! (TV Series)
Pontagnac
 1973 The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
Archduke Othmar
- Anonymous Letters (1973) ... Archduke Othmar
 1972 The Public Eye
Sir Philip Crouch
 1971 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Trevor
- Square One (1971) ... Trevor
 1970 The Adventures of Don Quick (TV Series)
Lt. Vasco
- The Love Reflector (1970) ... Lt. Vasco
 1970 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
Henry Shoreham
- The Chief Whip Sends His Compliments (1970) ... Henry Shoreham
 1969 The Power Game (TV Series)
Heathcoat Mobbs
- The Goose Chase (1969) ... Heathcoat Mobbs
 1967 The Golden Age (TV Series)
Augustine Phillips
- The Theatres: Richard Burbage (1967) ... Augustine Phillips
 1964 Cluff (TV Series)
Bill Wickham
- The Vagrant (1964) ... Bill Wickham
 1964 Sergeant Cork (TV Series)
Colonel Farnham
- The Case of the Cynical Traitor (1964) ... Colonel Farnham
 1961-1963 Drama 61-67 (TV Series)
William / Major Spencer / Parsloe
- Drama '63: The Perfect Friday (1963) ... William
- Drama '61: The Face of the Enemy (1961) ... Major Spencer
- Drama '61: Love and Penguins (1961) ... Parsloe
 1961-1962 Tales of Mystery (TV Series)
Tom Pease / William Carter
- Wolves of God (1962) ... Tom Pease
- The Tradition (1961) ... William Carter
 1962 Walk in the Shadow
Dr. Richard Harvard
 1962 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Dennis Creighton
- Birds in the Wilderness (1962) ... Dennis Creighton
 1961 Hamlet (TV Series)
Polonius
- Hamlet: Part 3 (1961) ... Polonius
- Hamlet: Part 2 (1961) ... Polonius
- Hamlet: Part 1 (1961) ... Polonius
 1961 Probation Officer (TV Series)
Col. Murray
- Episode #3.4 (1961) ... Col. Murray
 1961 You Can't Win (TV Series)
Mr. Parkinson
- Greater Than Fear (1961) ... Mr. Parkinson
 1961 The World of Tim Frazer (TV Series)
Arthur Fairlie
- The Mellin Forrest Mystery: Part 1 (1961) ... Arthur Fairlie
- The Sallinger Affair: Part 5 (1961) ... Arthur Fairlie
- The Sallinger Affair: Part 4 (1961) ... Arthur Fairlie
- The Sallinger Affair: Part 3 (1961) ... Arthur Fairlie
- The Sallinger Affair: Part 2 (1961) ... Arthur Fairlie
 1960 Golden Girl (TV Series)
Detective-inspector McEwan
- Snatch (1960) ... Detective-inspector McEwan
 1960 Skyport (TV Series)
Dr. Michael Davis
- Episode #1.50 (1960) ... Dr. Michael Davis
 1959-1960 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Sampson Brass / Vicar
- The Extra Grave (1959) ... Vicar
 1959 A Kiss for Cinderella (TV Movie)
Mr. Bodie
 1959 Bleak House (TV Series)
Mr. George
- Episode #1.11 (1959) ... Mr. George
- Episode #1.10 (1959) ... Mr. George
- Episode #1.9 (1959) ... Mr. George
- Episode #1.8 (1959) ... Mr. George
- Episode #1.6 (1959) ... Mr. George
 1959 Mother Courage and Her Children (TV Movie)
Army chaplain
 1959 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Sir Edward Fortrose
- The Fortrose Incident (1959) ... Sir Edward Fortrose
 1958 Little Women (TV Series)
John Brooke
- Episode #1.4 (1958) ... John Brooke
 1956 The Count of Monte Cristo (TV Series)
Mazzini
- The Mazzini Affair (1956) ... Mazzini
 1955 The Explorer (TV Mini-Series)
Henry Morton Stanley
 1954 Suicide Mission
En engelsk offiser
 1952 Happy and Glorious (TV Series)
Prince Albert
- 1861-1862 (1952) ... Prince Albert
- 1842-1853 (1952) ... Prince Albert
 1952 The March of the Peasants (TV Series)
Wat Tyler
- Traitors (1952) ... Wat Tyler
- The Tower Plot (1952) ... Wat Tyler
 1948 Nothing Venture
Michael Garrod
 1947 Bank Holiday Luck (Short)
Fred
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He acted in T.S. Eliot's play, "Murder in the Cathedral," in a Chichester Festival Theatre production at the Chichester Festival Theatre in Chichester, Sussex, England with Alec Guinness, Eileen Atkins, and Pauline Jameson in the cast. Alec Guinness was director. See more »
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