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John Hollis (I) (1931–2005)

John Hollis was born on January 24, 1931 in Nottinghamshire, England. He was an actor, known for Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980), Superman (1978) and Superman II (1980). He died on October 18, 2005 in London, England. See full bio »

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(age 74) in London, England, UK

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 1999 Esther (TV Movie)
Harbona
 1996 Grange Hill (TV Series)
Frank
- Episode #19.12 (1996) ... Frank
 1995 The Great Kandinsky (TV Movie)
Cannonball
 1990 T-Bag and the Pearls of Wisdom (TV Series)
Beau Legge
- Play It Again, Sal (1990) ... Beau Legge
 1988 Turn on to T-Bag (TV Series)
Fred Bloggs
- Yeti (1988) ... Fred Bloggs
 1987 Superman IV: The Quest for Peace
Russian General #3
 1986 Valhalla
Hymer (English version, voice)
 1986 Strike It Rich! (TV Series)
Ginger (barman)
- Spend (1986) ... Ginger (barman)
- Wildest Dreams (1986) ... Ginger (barman)
 1985 The Lenny Henry Show (TV Series)
- Episode #2.1 (1985)
 1984 Badger Girl (TV Series)
Mr. Barker
- Stripey the Superbadger (1984) ... Mr. Barker
- Panic on the Lake (1984) ... Mr. Barker
- Finding the Ponies (1984) ... Mr. Barker
- The Secret Passage (1984) ... Mr. Barker
- Lost on the Moor (1984) ... Mr. Barker
 1984 Diana (TV Mini-Series)
Croker
- Episode #1.1 (1984) ... Croker
 1983 Brass (TV Series)
Arthur
- Episode #1.5 (1983) ... Arthur
 1982 Jackanory Playhouse (TV Series)
Baron Felderhoff
- The Blacksmith's Son (1982) ... Baron Felderhoff
 1981 The Day of the Triffids (TV Mini-Series)
Alf
- Episode #1.4 (1981) ... Alf
 1980 Superman II
Krypton Elder
 1980 Blakes 7 (TV Series)
Lom
- Powerplay (1980) ... Lom
 1979 Screenplay (TV Series)
Barricade Colonel
- Gossip from the Forest (1979) ... Barricade Colonel
 1979 The Dick Emery Show (TV Series)
- Episode #17.4 (1979)
 1978 Superman
4th Elder
 1977 When the Boat Comes In (TV Series)
Mr. Maxwell
- The Empire Builders (1977) ... Mr. Maxwell
 1975 The Tomorrow People (TV Series)
Two Tone
- One Law: Another for the Rich (1975) ... Two Tone
- One Law: One Law for the Poor (1975) ... Two Tone
 1975 The Stars Look Down (TV Mini-Series)
Clem Dickery
- Inherit the Earth (1975) ... Clem Dickery
- Daily Bread (1975) ... Clem Dickery
 1973 Ghost in the Noonday Sun
Kanaris
 1973 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
1st Prisoner
- The Adventures of Don Quixote (1973) ... 1st Prisoner
 1972 The Onedin Line (TV Series)
Colly
- 'Frisco Bound (1972) ... Colly
 1972 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Sondergaard
- The Mutants: Episode Six (1972) ... Sondergaard
- The Mutants: Episode Five (1972) ... Sondergaard
- The Mutants: Episode Four (1972) ... Sondergaard
- The Mutants: Episode Three (1972) ... Sondergaard
 1972 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
Muller
- And Whose Side Are You On? (1972) ... Muller
 1971 Freelance
Hartley
 1971 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Blond
- The Detective Waiting (1971) ... Blond
 1971 Creatures the World Forgot
Masked Attacker (uncredited)
 1968 On the Run
Baldy
 1963-1968 The Avengers (TV Series)
Zoltan / Kanwitch / Sensai / ...
- Legacy of Death (1968) ... Zoltan
- The Superlative Seven (1967) ... Kanwitch
- The Cybernauts (1965) ... Sensai
- Warlock (1963) ... Markel
 1968 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
Ivan
- The Pistol Shot (1968) ... Ivan
 1967 Boy Meets Girl (TV Series)
Dr. Szigeti
- Matters of Honour (1967) ... Dr. Szigeti
 1967 The Dirty Dozen
German Porter at Chateau (uncredited)
 1967 Casino Royale
Fred (uncredited)
 1967 Softly Softly (TV Series)
Dixon
 1963-1967 The Saint (TV Series)
Maximillian Tordoff / West
- The Fast Women (1967) ... Maximillian Tordoff
- The Saint Plays with Fire (1963) ... West
 1966 Out of the Unknown (TV Series)
Czesni
- Too Many Cooks (1966) ... Czesni
 1966 Adam Adamant Lives! (TV Series)
Calvert
- Allah Is Not Always with You (1966) ... Calvert
 1965 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Foster
- Four Days to Fireworks (1965) ... Foster
 1965 Legend of Death (TV Series)
Minolti
- The Moving Maze (1965) ... Minolti
 1965 Dr. Finlay's Casebook (TV Series)
Campbell
- The Raiders (1965) ... Campbell
 1965 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Sims
- Edward the Confessor (1965) ... Sims
 1963-1965 Crane (TV Series)
Djiba / Hamid
- A Cargo of Cornflour (1965) ... Djiba
- The Unwanted (1963) ... Hamid
 1964 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Sacramoro
- Malatesta (1964) ... Sacramoro
 1964 The Valiant Varneys (TV Series)
- Episode #1.8 (1964)
 1964 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Capt. Larsen
- Death of a Breadwinner (1964) ... Capt. Larsen
 1964 Espionage (TV Series)
Russian Major
- Some Other Kind of World (1964) ... Russian Major
 1963 Maigret (TV Series)
 1962-1963 Man of the World (TV Series)
Lt. Hang / Lopez
- The Enemy (1963) ... Lt. Hang
- The Sentimental Agent (1962) ... Lopez
 1962 Bootsie and Snudge (TV Series)
First Interrogator
- The Wall (1962) ... First Interrogator
 1961 A for Andromeda (TV Series)
Kaufman
- The Murderer (1961) ... Kaufman
- The Monster (1961) ... Kaufman
- The Machine (1961) ... Kaufman
 1958 You're a Long Time Dead (TV Movie)
The Groom
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Other Works:

He played the March Hare, the Gryphon, and one of the card painters in the Caedmon audio version of Lewis Carroll's "Alice in Wonderland".
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Trivia:

His bald, wheelchair-bound villain in the opening sequence of 'For Your Eyes Only' was, quite obviously, Ernst Stavro Blofeld. However, he remained uncredited because of legal disputes over the rights to the previous Bond, 'Thunderball', and its characters. See more »

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