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Jonathan Hardy (I) (1940–2012)


Bushy-browed, New Zealand-born actor and writer Jonathan Hardy became most familiar to television audiences as the commanding voice of the Jim Henson Creature Shop muppet, Dominar Rygel XVI, the pint-sized , egocentric ruler-in-exile of a galactic empire, in TV's cult series Farscape (1999). His distinctive diction proved ideally suited to lending... See full bio »

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Known For

Moulin Rouge!
Moulin Rouge! Man In The Moon
(2001)
Farscape
Farscape Dominar Rygel XVI / Kahaynu / Voice of Dominar Rygel XVI / Rygel / Douglas Logan / John Crichton / Ka D'Argo / Officer Aeryn Sun
(1999-2003)
Mad Max
Mad Max Labatouche
(1979)
Ned Kelly
Ned Kelly The Great Orlando
(2003)

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 2012 Magical Tales (TV Series)
Wally
- When You Wish Upon a Chicken (2012) ... Wally
 2004 Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars (TV Mini-Series)
Rygel XVI
- Episode #1.2 (2004) ... Rygel XVI (voice)
- Episode #1.1 (2004) ... Rygel XVI (voice)
 2003 MDA (TV Series)
Justice Tulloch
- A Closer Walk (2003) ... Justice Tulloch
- A Bird in the Hand (2003) ... Justice Tulloch
 2003 Stingers (TV Series)
Stephen Betjeman
- Conversations with the Dead (2003) ... Stephen Betjeman
 2003 The Secret Life of Us (TV Series)
Tribunal Man
- Let the Burning Begin (2003) ... Tribunal Man
 2000 Above the Law (TV Series)
Stan the Fingers
- Special Services (2000) ... Stan the Fingers
 1998 State Coroner (TV Series)
Steve Capelli
- Officers & Gentlemen (1998) ... Steve Capelli
 1998 All Saints (TV Series)
Cliff Unwin
- Christmas Spice (1998) ... Cliff Unwin
 1997 Terrain (TV Movie)
Giles Ballard
 1996 Medivac (TV Series)
Mr. Rosenthal
- Episode #1.5 (1996) ... Mr. Rosenthal
 1996 Snowy River: The McGregor Saga (TV Series)
John Archer Sr.
- The Cutting Edge (1996) ... John Archer Sr.
 1996 The Thorn Birds: The Missing Years (TV Movie)
Father Emilio
 1996 Twisted Tales (TV Series)
Roger Mormon
- Borrowing Bazza (1996) ... Roger Mormon
 1995 Mission Top Secret (TV Series)
Bombalini
- The Toymaker (1995) ... Bombalini
 1995 G.P. (TV Series)
Robert Houghton
- Relative Strangers (1995) ... Robert Houghton (as Jonathon Hardy)
 1990 Family and Friends (TV Series)
Brother Ignatius
 1990 A Country Practice (TV Series)
Patrick Gardiner
- When a Girl Marries: Part 2 (1990) ... Patrick Gardiner
 1990 More Winners: His Master's Ghost (TV Movie)
Mr. Bretherton
 1989 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
Etienne Reynard
- Submarine (1989) ... Etienne Reynard
 1989 The Flying Doctors (TV Series)
Tyler Wells
- Milk Run (1989) ... Tyler Wells
 1984 Heroes (TV Series)
Shopkeeper
- Episode #1.3 (1984) ... Shopkeeper
- Episode #1.2 (1984) ... Shopkeeper
 1983 Nearly No Christmas (TV Movie)
Mr. Rich (as Jonathon Hardy)
 1980-1981 Prisoner (TV Series)
Waller / Mr. Potter
- Episode #1.204 (1981) ... Waller
- Episode #1.203 (1981) ... Waller
- Episode #1.161 (1980) ... Mr. Potter
 1981 Under the Mountain (TV Series)
Country Policeman
- Maar (1981) ... Country Policeman (as Jonathon Hardy)
 1979 The John Sullivan Story (TV Movie)
Vlad
 1978 Against the Wind (TV Mini-Series)
Sam Fitchett
- The Farmer's Friend (1978) ... Sam Fitchett
 1978 The Truckies (TV Series)
- Road Game (1978)
 1977 The Trial of Ned Kelly (TV Movie)
 1977 Bluey (TV Series)
Benny Allman
- The Hydra (1977) ... Benny Allman
 1976 Andra (TV Series)
Shenlyn
 1976 Power Without Glory (TV Series)
Paddy Kelleher
 1974 Rush (TV Series)
Yorkshire Goldminer
- There's Only You Mate and I (1974) ... Yorkshire Goldminer
 1972 Mandog (TV Series)
Halmar
- You Have 30 Seconds (1972) ... Halmar
- On the Run (1972) ... Halmar
- The Consignment (1972) ... Halmar
- There Is No Duncan (1972) ... Halmar
- Mister Makes His Mark (1972) ... Halmar
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