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One of Britain's most versatile character actors, Paul Freeman's dark, hypnotic good looks and talent for accents have often seen him cast as villains. He originally worked first in advertising and then he trained as a teacher, while he participated in amateur dramatics as a pastime. As a professional actor he gained extensive experience ... See full bio »
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 2014 Promakhos (post-production)
Callum (rumored)
 2013 Bad Day at the Office (Short) (completed)
Narrator
 2013 Lucan (TV Movie)
John Pearson
 2013 Getaway
The Man (voice)
 2013 The Bible (TV Mini-Series)
Samuel
- Homeland (2013) ... Samuel
- Kingdom (2013) ... Samuel
 2012 After Death
The inventor
 2012 Strike Back (TV Series)
Peter Evans
- Episode #3.5 (2012) ... Peter Evans
- Episode #3.6 (2012) ... Peter Evans
 2012 The Hollow Crown (TV Mini-Series)
Thomas Erphingham
- Henry V (2012) ... Thomas Erphingham
 2012 A Fantastic Fear of Everything
Dr. Friedkin
 2012 Hard Boiled Sweets
Shrewd Eddie
 2011/I Viral (Short)
Salvo
 2010 MI-5 (TV Series)
Levi Cohen
- Episode #9.5 (2010) ... Levi Cohen
 2010 Centurion
Governor Julius Agricola
 2009 Spanish Flu: The Forgotten Fallen (TV Movie)
Sir Arthur Newsholme
 2009 The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler (TV Movie)
Monsignor Godlewski
 2009 Lark Rise to Candleford (TV Series)
Old Edmund
- Episode #2.8 (2009) ... Old Edmund
 2007 The Whistleblowers (TV Series)
Joseph Cole
- Environment (2007) ... Joseph Cole
 2007 A Girl and a Gun (Video short)
Eddie
 2007 Diamond Geezer (TV Series)
Sergey
- Old Gold (2007) ... Sergey
 2006 Number 13 (TV Movie)
Mr. Harrington, Cathedral Archivist
 2006 Midsomer Murders (TV Series)
Sir John Waverley
- Down Among the Dead Men (2006) ... Sir John Waverley
 2005 Waking the Dead (TV Series)
Dr,. Charles Hoyle / Dr. Charles Hoyle
- Straw Dog: Part 2 (2005) ... Dr,. Charles Hoyle
- Straw Dog: Part 1 (2005) ... Dr. Charles Hoyle
 2005 The Feast of the Goat
Agustín Cabral
 2004 When I'm Sixty-Four (TV Movie)
Ray
 2002 Haker
Prezes
 2002 Fields of Gold (TV Movie)
Sir James Ferneyhough
 2002 And Now... Ladies and Gentlemen...
English Customer
 2001 Morlang
Julius Morlang
 2000 Inspector Morse (TV Series)
Frank Harrison
- The Remorseful Day (2000) ... Frank Harrison
 2000 Rough Treatment (TV Movie)
Mr. Masters
 1999 The Dark Room (TV Movie)
Adam Kingsley
 1999 The Devil's Arithmetic (TV Movie)
Rabbi
 1998 Only Love (TV Movie)
Dallesandro
 1997 Double Team
Goldsmythe
 1997 Ruth Rendell Mysteries (TV Series)
Julius Sorensen
- Bribery and Corruption: Part Two (1997) ... Julius Sorensen
- Bribery & Corruption: Part One (1997) ... Julius Sorensen
 1996 Circles of Deceit: Sleeping Dogs (TV Movie)
Armitage
 1996 Samson and Delilah (TV Movie)
Manoach
 1996 Squillo
Marco
 1996 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)
Alistair Touchstone
- Smoke Wrings (1996) ... Alistair Touchstone
 1995 The Final Cut (TV Mini-Series)
Tom Makepeace
 1995 The Horseman on the Roof
Laurent de Theus
 1994 Lie Down with Lions (TV Movie)
Dubois
 1994 Grushko (TV Series)
Bosenko
 1994 Viper (TV Series)
Dr. Samuels
- Once a Thief (1994) ... Dr. Samuels
 1993 Piccolo grande amore
Count Otto Von Dix
 1993 Between the Lines (TV Series)
Nicholas Shaw
- Honourable Men (1993) ... Nicholas Shaw
 1993 In Suspicious Circumstances (TV Series)
Sir Patrick Hastings
- Laugh Baby Laugh (1993) ... Sir Patrick Hastings
 1993 Full Stretch (TV Series)
Freddie Reid
- Deals on Wheels (1993) ... Freddie Reid
 1988-1992 Boon (TV Series)
Edward Cameron / Ronnie Hains
- Minder (1992) ... Edward Cameron
- The Devil You Know (1988) ... Ronnie Hains
 1992 Just Like a Woman
Miles Millichamp
 1992 Great Performances (TV Series)
Dumont
 1992 Double Edge (TV Movie)
Ferese
 1992 Van der Valk (TV Series)
Michael Tromp
- Proof of Life (1992) ... Michael Tromp
 1992 Aces: Iron Eagle III
Kleiss
 1991 Under Cover (TV Series)
Col. Kalganin
- War Game (1991) ... Col. Kalganin
 1990 The Last Island
Sean
 1990 Eminent Domain
Ben
 1990 May Wine (TV Movie)
Tom
 1990 Perry Mason: The Case of the Desperate Deception (TV Movie)
Carl Meyerhoff
 1989 Magic Moments (TV Movie)
Brian Swann
 1989 Twist of Fate (TV Mini-Series)
SS-Oberfuhrer Mittendorf
- Part II (1989) ... SS-Oberfuhrer Mittendorf
- Part I (1989) ... SS-Oberfuhrer Mittendorf
 1988 A World Apart
Kruger
 1987 Yesterday's Dreams (TV Series)
Martin
- Episode #1.7 (1987) ... Martin
- Episode #1.6 (1987) ... Martin
- Episode #1.5 (1987) ... Martin
- Episode #1.4 (1987) ... Martin
- Episode #1.3 (1987) ... Martin
 1986 Worlds Beyond (TV Series)
Richard Wentworth
- Guardian of the Past (1986) ... Richard Wentworth
 1986 Shanghai Surprise
Walter Faraday
 1986 Sins (TV Mini-Series)
Mueller
- Episode #1.3 (1986) ... Mueller
- Episode #1.2 (1986) ... Mueller
- Episode #1.1 (1986) ... Mueller
 1985 A.D. (TV Mini-Series)
Cornelius
- Part 5 (1985) ... Cornelius
- Part 4 (1985) ... Cornelius
- Part 3 (1985) ... Cornelius
- Part 2 (1985) ... Cornelius
- Part 1 (1985) ... Cornelius
 1984 Mitch (TV Series)
Harry Warren
- Postman's Knock (1984) ... Harry Warren
 1984 Sakharov (TV Movie)
Pavel Leontiev
 1984 Cagney & Lacey (TV Series)
Yves Benoit
- Victimless Crime (1984) ... Yves Benoit
 1984 Flight to Berlin
Nicholas
 1982 The Sender
Dr. Denman
 1982 The Final Option
Sir Richard
 1974-1982 Crown Court (TV Series)
Defence Counsel / John Bernard / Leonard Tyler
- Face Value: Part 1 (1982) ... Defence Counsel
- The Song Not the Singer: Part 1 (1978) ... John Bernard
- Good and Faithful Friends: Part 1 (1974) ... Leonard Tyler
 1982 Q.E.D. (TV Series)
Professor Rep
- The 4:10 to Zurich (1982) ... Professor Rep
 1980-1982 Play for Today (TV Series)
Willie / Doctor / Alexander Kutsov
- Willie's Last Stand (1982) ... Willie
- No Visible Scar (1981) ... Doctor
- A Walk in the Forest (1980) ... Alexander Kutsov
 1982 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series)
Max
- The Workshop (1982) ... Max
 1982 An Unsuitable Job for a Woman
James Calendar
 1981 Enemy of the State (TV Movie)
 1980 Death of a Princess (TV Movie)
Christopher Ryder
 1980 The Dogs of War
Derek
 1980 The Long Good Friday
Colin
 1979 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
Kravchenko
- Marya (1979) ... Kravchenko
 1978 The Sweeney (TV Series)
1st Detective
- Hearts and Minds (1978) ... 1st Detective
 1978 Scorpion Tales (TV Series)
Oliver Benthall
- The Great Albert (1978) ... Oliver Benthall
 1976 The XYY Man (TV Series)
Ray Lynch
- The Resolution (1976) ... Ray Lynch
- The Execution (1976) ... Ray Lynch
- The Proposition (1976) ... Ray Lynch
 1976 Couples (TV Series)
Douglas Broom
 1976 Whose Child Am I?
Paul Martin
 1975 2nd House (TV Series)
- Fanshen (1975)
 1974 Baa Baa Black Sheep (TV Movie)
Lockwood
 1974 Childhood (TV Series)
Lockwood
- Baa Baa Blacksheep (1974) ... Lockwood
 1973 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Keith
- Katapult (1973) ... Keith
 1973 Coronation Street (TV Series)
Terry Slade
- Episode #1.1280 (1973) ... Terry Slade
 1972 The Protectors (TV Series)
Mechanic
- A Kind of Wild Justice (1972) ... Mechanic
 1972 Jason King (TV Series)
Male Revolutionary
- Zenia (1972) ... Male Revolutionary
 1972 The Last of the Baskets (TV Series)
Bernard Rage
- Since Then I Have Used No Other (1972) ... Bernard Rage
 1967 Champion House (TV Series)
Elwyn
- The Saddest Words (1967) ... Elwyn
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He acted in the Repertoire Season in the National Theatre production at the Lyttelton Theatre, Olivier Theatre, and Cottesloe Theatre in London, England in John Galsworthy's play, "Strife;" William Congreve's play, "The Double Dealer;" play, "The Woman; William Shakespeare's plays, "Macbeth," "As You Like It," and "Richard III;... See more »

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Height:

5' 9¾" (1.77 m)
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[on Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)] They said, "Here's the script, go away, read it and see what you think." I read it and loved it. It was the monkey with the date that really got me. See more »

Trivia:

Appears in Hot Fuzz (2007), along with Jim Broadbent and an uncredited Cate Blanchett. Freeman appeared in Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), while Broadbent and Blanchett appeared together in one of the sequels, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008). See more »

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Capricorn

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