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Jonathan Cecil (1939–2011)

Jonathan Cecil was born on February 22, 1939 in London, England as Jonathan Hugh Gascoyne-Cecil. He was an actor, known for Barry Lyndon (1975), Van Wilder 2: The Rise of Taj (2006) and And the Ship Sails On (1983). He was married to Anna Sharkey and Vivien Heilbron. He died on September 22, 2011 in Charing Cross, London. See full bio »

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Barry Lyndon
Barry Lyndon Lt. Jonathan Fakenham
Van Wilder 2: The Rise of Taj
Van Wilder 2: The Rise of Taj Provost Cunningham
And the Ship Sails On


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 2013 Henry and the Midnight Dentist (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 2010 Man and Dog (Short)
 2009 The Shaftesbury Players (Short)
 2009 Midsomer Murders (TV Series)
Melville Dodgson
- The Glitch (2009) ... Melville Dodgson
 2008 Fable II (Video Game) (voice)
 2006 Van Wilder 2: The Rise of Taj
Provost Cunningham
 2006 Turning Shadows (Short)
Herman Syden
 2005 The Worst Week of My Life (TV Series)
- Saturday (2005) ... Alexander
 2004 Fakers
Dr. Fielding
 2001 Victoria & Albert (TV Movie)
 2000 One Foot in the Grave (TV Series)
Mr Gundry
- Things Aren't Simple Any More (2000) ... Mr Gundry
 1998 RPM
Lord Baxter
 1997 Day Release
 1994 Just William (TV Series)
- William and the Russian Prince (1994) ... Rawlings
 1994 Murder Most Horrid (TV Series)
Mr. Warburton
- A Severe Case of Death (1994) ... Mr. Warburton
 1994 Late Flowering Lust (TV Movie)
Mr Fairclough
 1993 Kleptophilia (Short)
 1992 Il segno del comando (TV Movie)
 1990 The Fool
Sir Martin Locket
 1989 The Child Eater (Short)
Mr. Thomas
 1988 Hot Paint (TV Movie)
Earl of Lanscombe
 1987 The Hospice (TV Movie)
 1987 Little Dorrit
Magnate from the Bench
 1987 The Second Victory
Capt. Lowell
 1986 Murder in Three Acts (TV Movie)
 1984 The House (TV Movie)
Bishop Wooler
 1984 The Wind in the Willows (TV Series)
Other Voices
- The Further Adventures of Toad (1984) ... Other Voices (voice)
 1984 Lady Is a Tramp (TV Series)
Posh Man
- Episode #2.6 (1984) ... Posh Man
 1983/I The Wind in the Willows (TV Movie) (voice)
 1983 And the Ship Sails On
 1983 The Kenny Everett Television Show (TV Series)
- Episode #2.2 (1983) ... Various
 1983 Farmers Arms (TV Movie)
Mr. Brown
 1982 Jackanory Playhouse (TV Series)
Lord Hawkspur
- The Princess and the Inventor (1982) ... Lord Hawkspur
 1982 Gulliver in Lilliput (TV Series)
King Golbasto
- Episode #1.4 (1982) ... King Golbasto
- Episode #1.3 (1982) ... King Golbasto
- Episode #1.2 (1982) ... King Golbasto
- Episode #1.1 (1982) ... King Golbasto
 1981 History of the World: Part I
Poppinjay - The French Revolution
 1980 Worzel Gummidge (TV Series)
- Choir Practice (1980) ... Vicar
 1980 Oh Happy Band (TV Series)
Mr. Herbert
- Diplomatic Privilege (1980) ... Mr. Herbert
- Home Cure (1980) ... Mr. Herbert
- A Record to Be Proud of (1980) ... Mr. Herbert
- Let Bygones Be Bygones (1980) ... Mr. Herbert
- A Bird in the Bush (1980) ... Mr. Herbert
 1980 ITV Sunday Night Drama (TV Series)
Dave Hutcheson
- Remember Jack Buchanan (1980) ... Dave Hutcheson
 1980 Frank Muir on Children (TV Series)
 1980 Rising Damp
Boutique Assistant
 1980 Spy! (TV Series)
Johnnie Howard
- Cynthia (1980) ... Johnnie Howard
 1977 It Ain't Half Hot Mum (TV Series)
Major Nangle
- Puddings from Heaven (1977) ... Major Nangle
 1977 Joseph Andrews
Fop One
 1976 The Venetian Twins (TV Movie)
 1976 Under the Doctor
Rodney Harrington-Harrington / Lord Woodbridge
 1976 Whodunnit? (TV Series)
- Final Verdict (1976) ... Coleman
 1976 Wodehouse Playhouse (TV Series)
King Boola
- The Nodder (1976) ... King Boola
 1975 Barry Lyndon
Lt. Jonathan Fakenham
 1975 The Rough with the Smooth (TV Series)
George Robinson
- Episode #1.3 (1975) ... George Robinson
 1975 Are You Being Served? (TV Series)
Newlywed Male Customer
- Shoulder to Shoulder (1975) ... Newlywed Male Customer
 1973 Alice Through the Looking Glass (TV Movie)
Hatta / Father of Beamish Boy
 1973 Dad's Army (TV Series)
Captain Cadbury
- Things That Go Bump in the Night (1973) ... Captain Cadbury
 1972 The Sextet (TV Series)
Gallery proprietor
- A Question of Degree (1972) ... Gallery proprietor
 1972 The Dick Emery Show (TV Series)
- Episode #11.8 (1972)
 1972 The Goodies (TV Series)
Arthur Minion
- Charity Bounce (1972) ... Arthur Minion
 1971 Keep Your Fingers Crossed
British Attaché
 1971 Ace of Wands (TV Series)
Mr. Thwaites
- Seven Serpents, Sulphur and Salt: Part 3 (1971) ... Mr. Thwaites
 1971 Lust for a Vampire
 1970 She Follows Me About (TV Movie)
 1970 The Culture Vultures (TV Series)
Dr. Ian Meredith
- Spring Fever (1970) ... Dr. Ian Meredith
- Practical Demonstrations (1970) ... Dr. Ian Meredith
- Double, Double, Toil and Trouble (1970) ... Dr. Ian Meredith
- Rake's Progress (1970) ... Dr. Ian Meredith
- Episode #1.1 (1970) ... Dr. Ian Meredith
 1966-1970 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
Maj. Fitzwarren / Pongo Twistleton / Roger Deare
- Keep 'Em Rolling (1970) ... Maj. Fitzwarren
- Uncle Fred Flits By (1967) ... Pongo Twistleton
 1970 Oh Brother! (TV Series)
 1969 Doctor in the House (TV Series)
Mungo Ludlake
- Rallying Round... (1969) ... Mungo Ludlake
 1969 Otley
Young man at party
 1967 Sorry I'm Single (TV Series)
- The Best Man (1967) ... Martin
 1967 The Whitehall Worrier (TV Series)
Roger Deere
 1966 Major Barbara (TV Movie)
Charles Lomax
 1966 The Great St. Trinian's Train Robbery
Man (uncredited)
 1965 Eugenie Grandet (TV Mini-Series)
 1965 Famous Gossips (TV Series)
A thin gentleman
- Parson Yorick: The Sentimental Traveler (1965) ... A thin gentleman
 1965 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
- The Fall of the Sparrow (1965) ... Laidlow
 1965 Marriage Lines (TV Series)
- Nest of Starlings (1965) ... Dave
 1964 The Yellow Rolls-Royce (uncredited)
 1964 Six (TV Series)
Mr. Cummings
 1964 The Ordeal of Richard Feverel (TV Movie)
Giles Jinkson
 1964 Nothing But the Best
Guards Officer at Hunt Ball (uncredited)
 1964 First Night (TV Series)
- Maggie (1964)
Show Show Self (3 credits)

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He acted in Frank Wedekind and Peter Barnes's play, "Lulu," at the Apollo Theatre in London, England with Julia Foster, Douglas Wilmer, Michael Byrne, John Grillo, Sheila Ballantine, Marshall Jones, and Leonard Kavanagh in the cast. Peter Barnes and Stuart Burge were directors. See more »

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Eton-educated British character actor who specialised in comic portrayals of upper-class eccentrics. Well-remembered as sidekick "Hastings" to Peter Ustinov's "Poirot" during the 1980's. See more »

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