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Bernard Hill was born on December 17, 1944 in Manchester, England. He is an actor and director, known for Titanic (1997), The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002) and The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003). See full bio »
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  Full Bodied (pre-production)
Professor Glynn Rowlands (rumored)
 2014 Wolf Hall (TV Mini-Series) (post-production)
Norfolk
- Episode #1.1 (2014) ... Norfolk
 2014 The Breaker
Man
 2014 Hope and Wire (TV Mini-Series)
Len Russell
- Part 3 (2014) ... Len Russell
- Part 2 (2014) ... Len Russell
- Part 1 (2014) ... Len Russell
 2014 From There to Here (TV Mini-Series)
Samuel
- Episode #1.3 (2014) ... Samuel
- Episode #1.2 (2014) ... Samuel
- Episode #1.1 (2014) ... Samuel
 2012 Outpost 11
Cranleigh
 2012 Falcón (TV Series)
Ramón Salgado
- The Blind Man of Seville (2012) ... Ramón Salgado
 2012 ParaNorman
The Judge (voice)
 2011 Analogue Love (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 2011 The Wraith (Short)
The Narrator (voice)
 2010 Fable III (Video Game)
Sir Walter Beck (voice)
 2010 Canoe Man (TV Movie)
John Darwin
 2010 Five Days (TV Series)
Gerard Hopkirk
- Day 102 (2010) ... Gerard Hopkirk
- Day 37 (2010) ... Gerard Hopkirk
- Day 8 (2010) ... Gerard Hopkirk
- Day 2 (2010) ... Gerard Hopkirk
- Day 1 (2010) ... Gerard Hopkirk
 2008 Valkyrie
Confident General - Desert
 2008 World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King (Video Game)
Highlord Tirion Fordring
 2008 Sunshine (TV Series)
George Crosby
 2008 Franklyn
Peter Esser
 2008 Fairy Tales (TV Mini-Series)
Grettongrat
- Billy Goat (2008) ... Grettongrat
 2007 Save Angel Hope
Oscar Kurz
 2007/I Exodus
Pharoah Mann
 2007 The Crumblegiant (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 2007 The Heart of the Earth
Mr. Crown
 2006 Joy Division
Dennis
 2006 Surviving Disaster (TV Series)
Narrator
- The Sinking of the Estonia (2006) ... Narrator
- Iran Hostage Rescue (2006) ... Narrator
- Fastnet Yacht Race (2006) ... Narrator
- San Francisco Earthquake (2006) ... Narrator
- Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster (2006) ... Narrator
 2005 Midsummer Dream
Theseus (English version, voice)
 2005 Heatwave (TV Movie)
Narrator (voice)
 2004 Raphael: A Mortal God (TV Movie)
Narrator (voice)
 2004 The Deal (Short)
Victor
 2004 Ancient Egyptians (TV Series)
Narrator
- Tomb Robbers (2004) ... Narrator (voice)
- Murder in the Temple (2004) ... Narrator (voice)
 2003 Gothika
Phil Parsons
 1999-2002 Timewatch (TV Series documentary)
Narrator
- Myths of the Titanic (2002) ... Narrator
 2000 Going Off Big Time
Murray
 2000 Eisenstein
Stalin (voice)
 2000 A Question of Faith
Frederick
 1999 The Titanic Chronicles (TV Movie)
Captain S. Lord (voice)
 1999 The Criminal
Det. Insp. Walker
 1999 The Loss of Sexual Innocence
Susan's Father
 1999 Great Expectations (TV Movie)
Abel Magwitch
 1998 Titanic: Secrets Revealed (TV Movie documentary)
Host
 1998 Unnatural Acts (TV Series)
Police chief / Charlie
- Episode #1.6 (1998) ... Police chief / Charlie
- Episode #1.3 (1998) ... Police chief / Charlie
 1997 The Mill on the Floss (TV Movie)
Edward Tulliver
 1996 Mr. Toad's Wild Ride
The Engine Driver
 1995 The Big Game (TV Movie)
Mr. Harper
 1995 First Knight
Knight (uncredited)
 1995 Madagascar Skin
Flint
 1995 The Gambling Man (TV Mini-Series)
Frank Nickle
- Episode #1.3 (1995) ... Frank Nickle
- Episode #1.2 (1995) ... Frank Nickle
- Episode #1.1 (1995) ... Frank Nickle
 1985-1994 Screen Two (TV Series)
Larry / John / Martin Allport / ...
- Dirtysomething (1994) ... Larry
- Skallagrigg (1994) ... John
- The Law Lord (1992) ... Martin Allport
- The Burston Rebellion (1985) ... Tom Higdon
 1993 Shepherd on the Rock
Tam Ferrier
 1993 Olly's Prison (TV Movie)
Mike
 1992 Crime Story (TV Series)
Erwin
- A Question of Identity (1992) ... Erwin
 1992 Shakespeare: The Animated Tales (TV Mini-Series)
Bottom
- A Midsummer Night's Dream (1992) ... Bottom (voice)
 1992 Double X: The Name of the Game
Ignatious 'Iggy' Smith
 1991 Shrinks (TV Series)
Frank Beasley
- Episode #1.3 (1991) ... Frank Beasley
 1991 About Face (TV Series)
Bryce
- Monkey Business (1991) ... Bryce
 1990 Screenplay (TV Series)
Octavian Barbu
- Shoot the Revolution (1990) ... Octavian Barbu
 1989 Shirley Valentine
Joe
 1988 The Fremantle Conspiracy (TV Movie)
Breslin
 1988 Drowning by Numbers
Madgett
 1986 Milwr Bychan
Officer
 1986 The Theban Plays by Sophocles (TV Series)
Messenger
- Theban Plays: Antigone (1986) ... Messenger
 1986 The Great White Mountain (TV Movie)
Jacques Balmat
 1986 New World (TV Movie)
 1985 No Surrender
Bernard
 1985 Restless Natives
Will's father
 1985 Samson and Delilah (Short)
Willie Naknervis
 1985 The Children's Rebellion (TV Movie)
Tom
 1984 The Chain
Nick
 1984 Squaring the Circle (TV Movie)
Lech Walesa
 1984 The Bounty
William Cole
 1983 Runners
The Hotel - Trevor Field
 1983 Richard III (TV Movie)
Sir William Brandon
 1983 The First Part of King Henry VI (TV Movie)
Duke of York / Master Gunner Of Orleans
 1982 Gandhi
Sergeant Putnam
 1973-1981 Play for Today (TV Series)
Simon Simpson / Mick / Sullivan / ...
- A Turn for the Worse (1981) ... Simon Simpson
- Soldiers Talking Cleanly (1978) ... Mick
- The Spongers (1978) ... Sullivan
- Our Flesh and Blood (1977) ... Bernard Blincoe
- Housewives' Choice (1976) ... Eric
 1981 Say No to Strangers (Short)
 1980 The Glamour Girls (TV Series)
Boris
- Episode #1.3 (1980) ... Boris
 1980 The Black Stuff (TV Movie)
Yosser Hughes
 1979 Telford's Change (TV Series)
Jack Burton
- Episode #1.3 (1979) ... Jack Burton
 1978 The Sailor's Return
Carter
 1978 Pickersgill People (TV Series)
Harry 'Sharky' Finn
- Under the Moon of Love (1978) ... Harry 'Sharky' Finn
 1977-1978 BBC2 Play of the Week (TV Series)
Carson / Broadbent
- She Fell Among Thieves (1978) ... Carson
- Professional Foul (1977) ... Broadbent
 1977 Premiere (TV Series)
Tom
- Pit Strike (1977) ... Tom
 1977 Second City Firsts (TV Series)
Billy
- Daft Mam Blues (1977) ... Billy
 1977 Warship (TV Series)
CPO Straker
- Jack Fell Down (1977) ... CPO Straker
 1976 I, Claudius (TV Series)
Gratus
- Fool's Luck (1976) ... Gratus
- Hail Who? (1976) ... Gratus
 1976 Crown Court (TV Series)
PC Cluff / Jury Foreman
- The Jolly Swagmen: Part 1 (1976) ... PC Cluff
- Scard: Part 1 (1976) ... Jury Foreman
 1976 A Dirty Knight's Work
'Blind' Freddie - beggar
 1974 2nd House (TV Series)
The Beatles
- Episode dated 16 November 1974 (1974) ... The Beatles
 1974 Village Hall (TV Series)
Policeman
- Mr. Ellis Versus the People (1974) ... Policeman
 1974 Childhood (TV Series)
Janey's father
- A Great Day for Bonzo (1974) ... Janey's father
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He acted in Ben Elton's play, "Gasping," at the Theatre Royal Haymarket in London, England with Hugh Laurie and Jaye Griffiths in the cast. See more »

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Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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In his commentary on The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002) Extended Edition DVD, he admits that during the course of shooting he first broke his sternum, then had his ear slashed open by a sword. See more »

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