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Bernard Hill was born on December 17, 1944 in Manchester, England. He is known for his work on Titanic (1997), The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) and The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002). He is married to Marianne. They have one child. See full bio »

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Known For

Titanic
Titanic Captain Edward James Smith
(1997)
The Scorpion King
(2002)

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 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 Falcón (TV Series)
Ramón Salgado
- The Blind Man of Seville (2012) ... Ramón Salgado
 2011 The Long March to Freedom (TV Mini-Series)
Narrator
- Freedom (2011) ... Narrator
- Captivity (2011) ... Narrator
- Capture (2011) ... Narrator
 2010 Canoe Man (TV Movie)
John Darwin
 2010 Five Days (TV Mini-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 Sunshine (TV Mini-Series)
George Crosby
 2008 Fairy Tales (TV Mini-Series)
Grettongrat
- Billy Goat (2008) ... Grettongrat
 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 Heatwave (TV Movie)
Narrator (voice)
 2004 Raphael: A Mortal God (TV Movie)
Narrator (voice)
 2004 Ancient Egyptians (TV Series)
Narrator
- Tomb Robbers (2004) ... Narrator (voice)
- Murder in the Temple (2004) ... Narrator (voice)
 1999-2002 Timewatch (TV Series documentary)
Narrator
- Myths of the Titanic (2002) ... Narrator
 1999 The Titanic Chronicles (TV Movie)
Captain S. Lord (voice)
 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
 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
 1995 The Big Game (TV Movie)
Mr. Harper (uncredited)
 1994 Stages (TV Series)
Joe
- Speaking in Tongues (1994) ... Joe
 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 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)
 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
 1988 The Fremantle Conspiracy (TV Movie)
Breslin
 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 The Children's Rebellion (TV Movie)
Tom
 1984 Squaring the Circle (TV Movie)
Lech Walesa
 1983 Richard III (TV Movie)
First Murderer / Sir William Brandon
 1983 The First Part of Henry the Sixth (TV Movie)
Master Gunner / Duke of York
 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
 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 #1.4 (1979) ... Jack Burton
- Episode #1.3 (1979) ... Jack Burton
 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 Mini-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 Mini-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
 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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Other Works:

He performed in David Wood's pantomime, "The Gingerbread Man," at the Hackney Empire Theatre in Hackney, London, England with Robert Longden, Peter Duncan, Clive Duncan, and Lesley Manville in the cast. Peter Duncan was director. See more »

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Height:

5' 9" (1.75 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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Sagittarius

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