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Roland Culver (1900–1984)

Roland Culver was born on August 21, 1900 in London, England as Roland Joseph Culver. He was an actor, known for Thunderball (1965), Dead of Night (1945) and The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943). He was married to Nan Hopkins and Daphne Rye. He died on March 1, 1984 in Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, England. See full bio »

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 1983 Rumpole of the Bailey (TV Series)
Mr. Justice Twyburne
- Rumpole and the Sporting Life (1983) ... Mr. Justice Twyburne
 1983 The Old Men at the Zoo (TV Series)
Lord Oresby
- The Year of the Yeti (1983) ... Lord Oresby
- Exodus (1983) ... Lord Oresby
- Godmanchester's Plan (1983) ... Lord Oresby
 1982 Lloyd George Knew My Father (TV Movie)
General Sir William Boothroyd
 1982 The Missionary
Lord Fermleigh
 1979-1982 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series)
Sir Alex Bullen / Mr. Foster
- Death Can Add (1982) ... Sir Alex Bullen
- The Way Up to Heaven (1979) ... Mr. Foster
 1982 Britannia Hospital
General Wetherby
 1982 The Hunchback of Notre Dame (TV Movie)
Bishop of Paris
 1980 Never Never Land
Mr. Salford
 1980 Rough Cut
Mr. Lloyd Palmer
 1980 A Question of Guilt (TV Series)
Judge
- Constance Kent: Part 8 (1980) ... Judge
- Constance Kent: Part 7 (1980) ... Judge
- Constance Kent: Part 1 (1980) ... Judge
 1979 Saint Joan (TV Movie)
 1978 The Word (TV Mini-Series)
Dr. Jeffries
 1978 No Longer Alone
A. E. Matthews
 1978 The Greek Tycoon
Robert Keith
 1977 The Uncanny
Wallace (segment "London 1912")
 1977 Jubilee (TV Series)
Sam Rigby
- Wind of Change (1977) ... Sam Rigby
 1976 Shades of Greene (TV Series)
Mr. Justice Cage
- The Case for the Defence (1976) ... Mr. Justice Cage
 1975 Softly Softly: Task Force (TV Series)
Mr. Fordham
- Feedback (1975) ... Mr. Fordham
 1975 Churchill's People (TV Series)
Lord Sidmouth
- Death of Liberty (1975) ... Lord Sidmouth
 1975 Mr Oddy (TV Movie)
 1974 The Early Life of Stephen Hind (TV Series)
Sir Henry Chatteney
- Episode #1.3 (1974) ... Sir Henry Chatteney
- Episode #1.2 (1974) ... Sir Henry Chatteney
- Episode #1.1 (1974) ... Sir Henry Chatteney
 1974 ITV Sunday Night Drama (TV Series)
Capt. Bellamy
- Harry Lifters (1974) ... Capt. Bellamy
 1973 The MacKintosh Man
Judge
 1973 Late Night Theatre (TV Series)
The Colonel
- Barbara's Wedding (1973) ... The Colonel
 1973 The Legend of Hell House
Mr. (Rudolph) Deutsch
 1973 Crown Court (TV Series)
Colonel Alfred Horatio Burton
- Theft by Necessity (1973) ... Colonel Alfred Horatio Burton
 1973 The Nelson Affair
Lord Barham
 1969-1973 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Catherwood / Mr. Pargiter / Lt Colonel Henry Bousefield
- The Staff Room (1973) ... Catherwood
- Mr. Pargiter (1971) ... Mr. Pargiter
- Murder: The Colonel and the Naturalist (1969) ... Lt Colonel Henry Bousefield
 1972 Cranford (TV Series)
Captain Brown
- Part 1 (1972) ... Captain Brown
 1972 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Lord George
- Hot Summer: Do Not Sell (1972) ... Lord George
 1972 The Persuaders! (TV Series)
Duke of Caith
- A Death in the Family (1972) ... Duke of Caith
 1971 Wives and Daughters (TV Mini-Series)
Lord Cumnor
- Marriages (1971) ... Lord Cumnor
- Rivals (1971) ... Lord Cumnor
- The Daughters (1971) ... Lord Cumnor
- The Bride (1971) ... Lord Cumnor
- The Widower (1971) ... Lord Cumnor
 1968-1971 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Sir G / Patrick Pyrton
- The Chinese Prime Minister (1971) ... Sir G
- Number Ten (1968) ... Patrick Pyrton
 1971 UFO (TV Series)
Sir Esmond
- The Man Who Came Back (1971) ... Sir Esmond
 1971 Hadleigh (TV Series)
Major Cray-Crocker
- Invasion (1971) ... Major Cray-Crocker
 1970 The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer
Sir Eric Bentley
 1970 Fragment of Fear
Mr. Vellacot
 1969-1970 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
General Cantfield / Arthur Maybury
- Sovereign's Company (1970) ... General Cantfield
- The Sad Decline of Arthur Maybury (1969) ... Arthur Maybury
 1970 In Search of Gregory
Wardle
 1969 The Magic Christian
Sir Herbert (uncredited)
 1968 The Root of All Evil? (TV Series)
Basil
- The Fireplace Firm (1968) ... Basil
 1968 The Avengers (TV Series)
Colonel Maurice Timothy
- You'll Catch Your Death (1968) ... Colonel Maurice Timothy
 1968 The Caesars (TV Series)
Augustus
- Augustus (1968) ... Augustus
 1968 Detective (TV Series)
Charles Russell
- The Unquiet Sleep (1968) ... Charles Russell
 1967 The Very Merry Widow (TV Series)
Uncle George
- With the Worst Will in the World (1967) ... Uncle George
 1967 Trapped (TV Series)
- Chicane (1967)
 1967 Half Hour Story (TV Series)
Gilbert
- No Sale in Newhaven (1967) ... Gilbert
 1966 A Man Could Get Killed
Doctor Mathieson
 1966 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Lebedev
- Ivanov (1966) ... Lebedev
 1964 The Yellow Rolls-Royce
Norwood
 1964 Gideon C.I.D. (TV Series)
Sir Arthur Vane
- The V Men (1964) ... Sir Arthur Vane
 1964 Espionage (TV Series)
Ralph Summerville
- Castles in Spain (1964) ... Ralph Summerville
 1963 Drama 61-67 (TV Series)
Commander Vincent
- Drama '63: Loop (1963) ... Commander Vincent
 1962-1963 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Series)
Charles McAvoy / Tracey
- Take the Plunge (1963) ... Charles McAvoy
- Undercover Cat (1962) ... Tracey
 1963 The Spread of the Eagle (TV Mini-Series)
Menenius Agrippa
- The Hero: Coriolanus Acts 1 and 2 (1963) ... Menenius Agrippa
 1962 The Swingin' Maiden
Lord Upshott
 1962 Term of Trial
Trowman
 1962 A Pair of Briefs
Sir John Pilbright
 1960 Play of the Week (TV Series)
Harmston
- Climate of Eden (1960) ... Harmston
 1958 Next to No Time
Sir Godfrey Cowan
 1958 Bonjour Tristesse
Mr. Lombard
 1957 The Truth About Women
Charles Tavistock
 1957 Light Fingers
Humphrey Levenham
 1957 Scotland Yard Dragnet
Dr. Francis Pelham
 1956 Rheingold Theatre (TV Series)
Fred Purley
- Mister Purley's Profession (1956) ... Fred Purley
 1956 Safari
Sir Vincent Brampton
 1955 An Alligator Named Daisy
Colonel Geoffrey Weston
 1955 Touch and Go
Reg Fairbright
 1955 PT Raiders
Maj. Fordyce
 1955 The Man Who Loved Redheads
Major Oscar Philipson
 1954 The Teckman Mystery
Insp. Harris
 1954 Betrayed
Gen. Warsleigh
 1953 Shoot First
Randall
 1953 Folly to Be Wise
George Prout
 1952 The Holly and the Ivy
Lord B.
 1952 The Hour of 13
Connor
 1951 The Magic Box
1st Company Promoter
 1951 Encore
George Ramsay (segment "The Ant and the Grasshopper")
 1951 Hotel Sahara
Major Bill Randall
 1949 The Great Lover
Grand Duke Maximillian
 1948 Isn't It Romantic?
Major Euclid Cameron
 1947 Singapore
Michael Van Leyden
 1946 A Voice in the Night
Chief Insp. Conway
 1946 To Each His Own
Lord Desham
 1944 Give Us the Moon
Ferdinand
 1944 Her Man Gilbey
Sir Cosmo Brandon
 1944 On Approval
Richard Halton
 1943 Dear Octopus
Felix Martin
 1943 The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp
Colonel Betteridge
 1942 Talk About Jacqueline
Leslie Waddington
 1942 Secret Mission
Captain Red Gowan
 1942 Unpublished Story
Stannard
 1942 The Avengers
Cmdr. Pittwaters
 1942 One of Our Aircraft Is Missing
Naval Officer
 1941 This England
Steward
 1941 Quiet Wedding
Boofy Ponsonby
 1941 Fingers
Hugo Allen
 1941 Old Bill and Son
Colonel
 1940 Night Train to Munich
Roberts
 1940 Girl in the News
Police Inspector (uncredited)
 1940 Dangerous Comment (Short)
Officer
 1940 Blind Folly
Ford
 1937 Gaiety Girls
Paul Duval
 1936 Crime Over London (uncredited)
 1936 Everybody Dance
Mr. Wilson - Diner at nightclub (uncredited)
 1936 Accused
Henry Capelle
 1935 Oh, What a Night (uncredited)
 1934 Borrow a Million
Charles Nutford
 1934 The Scoop
Barney Somers
 1934 Father and Son
Vincent
 1934 Two Hearts in Waltz Time
Freddie
 1934 Lucky Loser
Pat Hayden
 1933 Mayfair Girl
Dick Porter
 1933 Head of the Family
Manny
 1933 Her Imaginary Lover
Raleigh Raleigh
 1933 Wolves of the Underworld
Billy Oakhurst
 1932 Marry Me
Tailor (uncredited)
 1932 Her First Affaire
Drunk
 1932 There Goes the Bride
Jacques
 1932 C.O.D.
Edward
 1932 Love on Wheels
Salesman
 1932 A Voice Said Goodnight (Short)
Reporter
 1931 Fascination
Ronnie
 1931 77 Park Lane
Sir Richard Carrington
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He acted in James Parish's play, "The Distinguished Gathering", at the St. Martin's Theatre in London, England with Frank Vosper, Barbara Couper, Mabel Terry-Lewis, Ronald Ward, John Garside and Joan Hickson in the cast. John Fernald was the director. See more »

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Was nominated for Broadway's 1966 Tony Award as Best Actor (Dramatic) for "Ivanov." See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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