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Jon Finch (I) (1942–2012)

Dark, broodingly handsome Jon Finch was the son of a merchant banker. His first stage role was in elementary school at age 13 playing a Roman noblewoman(!). After gaining experience in amateur theatre groups and following a short stint with a folk singing group, he suddenly left for military service at age 18, serving in a parachute regiment. He ... See full bio »

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 2003 New Tricks (TV Series)
Roddy Wringer
- Episode #1.0 (2003) ... Roddy Wringer
 2002 Black Plague (Video)
Sir Walter de Mellerby
 1998 Bloodlines: Legacy of a Lord
Derek Jarvis
 1996 White Men Are Cracking Up (Short)
 1996 Darklands
David Keller
 1995 Casualty (TV Series)
Graham Lester
- Learning Curve (1995) ... Graham Lester
 1994 Siren Spirits (TV Mini-Series)
Detective Margrave
- White Men Are Cracking Up (1994) ... Detective Margrave
 1994 Lurking Fear
 1993 Maigret (TV Series)
Charles Mascoulin
- Maigret and the Minister (1993) ... Charles Mascoulin
 1992 Dangerous Curves (TV Series)
Arthur Stuart
- Paint by Numbers (1992) ... Arthur Stuart
 1990 South of the Border (TV Series)
- Episode #2.3 (1990) ... Trevor
 1990 The Bill (TV Series)
Commander Peterfield
- Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow (1990) ... Commander Peterfield
 1989 La più bella del reame
 1989 The Play on One (TV Series)
- Unexplained Laughter (1989) ... Finn
 1988 Paradiso (Short)
Butler Ward
 1988 The Voice
 1988 The Rainbow (TV Series)
Uncle Tom
- The Widening Circle (1988) ... Uncle Tom
- Ghosts (1988) ... Uncle Tom
 1988 Plaza Real
 1987 Theatre Night (TV Series)
Peter Davis
- Make and Break (1987) ... Peter Davis
 1987 Riviera (TV Movie)
 1984 Pop Pirates
 1984 Much Ado About Nothing (TV Movie)
Don Pedro
 1984 The Odd Job Man (TV Series)
George Griffin
- Episode #1.3 (1984) ... George Griffin
- Episode #1.2 (1984) ... George Griffin
- Episode #1.1 (1984) ... George Griffin
 1983 Power Game
 1982 Giro City
 1982 Doktor Faustus
Adrian Leverkühn
 1981 Peter and Paul (TV Movie)
 1980 Hammer House of Horror (TV Series)
David Winter
- Witching Time (1980) ... David Winter
 1980 Breaking Glass
 1980 The Martian Chronicles (TV Mini-Series)
- The Martians (1980) ... Christ (credit only)
- The Settlers (1980) ... Christ
- The Expeditions (1980) ... Christ (credit only)
 1979 La Sabina
 1978 Richard II (TV Movie)
Henry Bolingbroke
 1977 Dossiers: Danger immédiat (TV Series)
David (segment "Affaire Martine Desclos, L'")
- L'affaire Martine Desclos ... David (segment "Affaire Martine Desclos, L'")
 1977 Curro Jiménez (TV Series)
- El míster (1977) ... McCallaghan
 1977 The Standard
Major Charbinsky
 1977 The New Avengers (TV Series)
- Medium Rare (1977) ... Wallace
 1976 The Second Power
Juan de Sacramonte
 1976 Une femme fidèle
Comte Charles de Lapalmmes
 1975 Diagnosis: Murder
Det. Insp. Lomax
 1975 Ben Hall (TV Series)
Ben Hall
- Once Upon a Time (1975) ... Ben Hall
- Nobody's Man (1975) ... Ben Hall
 1973 The Last Days of Man on Earth
Jerry Cornelius
 1971 Macbeth
 1971 Sunday Bloody Sunday
 1970 The Horror of Frankenstein
Lt. Henry Becker
 1969 Counterstrike (TV Series)
Simon King
- The Mutant (1969) ... Simon King
- All That Glistens (1969) ... Simon King
- Backlash (1969) ... Simon King
- The Lemming Syndrome (1969) ... Simon King
- Out of Mind (1969) ... Simon King
 1969 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
- Steve (1969) ... Steve
 1969 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
Sir Edward Mortimer
- Mary Queen of Scots (1969) ... Sir Edward Mortimer
 1968 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
- The Last Victim (1968) ... Guard
 1968 Tom Grattan's War (TV Series)
- The Fire Raisers (1968) ... Charlie
 1967-1968 Z Cars (TV Series)
Whiteside / Ron
- Attack: Part 2 (1968) ... Whiteside
- Attack: Part 1 (1968) ... Whiteside
 1967-1968 City '68 (TV Series)
- Freedom of the City (1968) ... Walker
- The Appointment (1967) ... Walker
 1968 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Mr. Coker
 1967 The Fellows (TV Series)
- The Straight Way (1967) ... Benny
 1964 Crossroads (TV Series)
Gareth Leyton
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I never wanted to be a big star. I usually do one film a year, so I always have enough money to enjoy myself and keep myself out of the public eye. It's a very pleasant life, not one of great ambition.


Was originally cast to play the part of Kane in Alien (1979), but had to drop out on the first day of filming because he fell ill with bronchitis, forcing him to spend three days in intensive care. See more »

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