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Martin Jarvis


Martin Jarvis OBE is one of Britain's most versatile leading actors. His distinguished career continues to encompass just about every aspect of the entertainment industry: film, television, theatre, radio and audio recording. He is also the author of two bestselling books: a hilarious autobiography Acting Strangely and a compelling account of his ... See full bio »
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 2014 United Passions
Sir Stanley Rous
 2014 Cosmos: A SpaceTime Odyssey (TV Series documentary)
Sir Humphry Davy
- The Electric Boy (2014) ... Sir Humphry Davy (voice)
 2014 Law & Order: UK (TV Series)
Eddie Stewart
- Pride (2014) ... Eddie Stewart
 2013 Agatha Christie: Poirot (TV Series)
Captain Warburton
- Dead Man's Folly (2013) ... Captain Warburton
 2013 Batman: Arkham Origins (Video Game)
Alfred Pennyworth (voice)
 2013 By Any Means (TV Series)
Paul Hollander
- Episode #1.1 (2013) ... Paul Hollander
 2013 Endeavour (TV Series)
Henry Broom
- Rocket (2013) ... Henry Broom
 2013 Star Wars: The Old Republic - Rise of the Hutt Cartel (Video Game)
Additional Voices (voice)
 2013 Phil Spector (TV Movie)
British TV Interviewer
 2012 Wreck-It Ralph
Saitine (voice)
 2012 Mass Effect 3 (Video Game)
Admiral Zaal'Koris vas Qwib Qwib / Additional Voices (voice)
 2011 Star Wars: The Old Republic (Video Game)
Additional Voices (voice)
 2011 Batman: Arkham City (Video Game)
Alfred Pennyworth (voice)
 2011 Cars 2: The Video Game (Video Game) (voice)
 2010 Just William (TV Series)
Narrator
- William Holds the Stage (2010) ... Narrator (voice)
- The School Report (2010) ... Narrator (voice)
- Parrots for Ethel (2010) ... Narrator (voice)
- The Sweet Little Girl in White (2010) ... Narrator (voice)
 2010 Inside the Actor's Workshop (Video short)
The Interviewer
 2010 EastEnders (TV Series)
Harvey
- Episode dated 3 June 2010 (2010) ... Harvey
- Episode dated 1 June 2010 (2010) ... Harvey
- Into the Woods (2010) ... Harvey
- Episode dated 3 May 2010 (2010) ... Harvey
- Episode dated 30 April 2010 (2010) ... Harvey
 2010 Agatha Christie's Marple (TV Series)
Vincent Hogg
- The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side (2010) ... Vincent Hogg
 2010 Mass Effect 2 (Video Game)
Admiral Zaal'Koris vas Qwib Qwib (voice)
 2004-2009 Doctors (TV Series)
Dan Blythe / Brian Tennant
- Worst Critic (2009) ... Dan Blythe
- Monstrous Regiment (2004) ... Brian Tennant
 2009 Dragon Age: Origins (Video Game)
Avernus - Warden's Keep DLC (voice)
 2009 The Lord of the Rings: Conquest (Video Game)
Gandalf (voice)
 2008 Underfist: Halloween Bash (TV Movie)
Nergai / Police Officer / Tarvis (voice)
 2008 Framed
Richard
 2008 The Bill (TV Series)
Leslie Downey
- Seize the Day (2008) ... Leslie Downey
 2008 Psi-Kix (TV Series)
Dr. Grumm (voice)
 2007 Stargate: Atlantis (TV Series)
Davos
- The Seer (2007) ... Davos
 2007 Numb3rs (TV Series)
Taylor Ashby
 2006 Masterpiece Classic (TV Series)
Voice of Captain Lockhart
- The Ruby in the Smoke (2006) ... Voice of Captain Lockhart (voice)
 2006 The Ruby in the Smoke (TV Movie)
Voice of Captain Lockhart (voice)
 2006 Eragon (voice)
 2006 The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy (Video Game)
Nergal (voice)
 2005-2006 The Life and Times of Juniper Lee (TV Series)
William / King Teddy / Bartok
- June's Egg-cellent Adventure: Juniper Lee Meets the Easter Bunny (2006) ... William / King Teddy (voice)
- Meet the Parent (2005) ... William / Bartok (voice)
 2005 ShakespeaRe-Told (TV Mini-Series)
Leonard
- Much Ado About Nothing (2005) ... Leonard
 2003 The Queen's Nose (TV Series)
Frank
- Episode #7.6 (2003) ... Frank (voice)
- Episode #7.5 (2003) ... Frank (voice)
- Episode #7.4 (2003) ... Frank (voice)
- Episode #7.3 (2003) ... Frank (voice)
- Episode #7.2 (2003) ... Frank (voice)
 2002 Bootleg (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Blades
 2002 Jackie Chan Adventures (TV Series)
- The Chan Who Knew Too Much (2002) ... (voice)
 2002 The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (TV Series)
Cowfrey Pitt
- Well Schooled in Murder (2002) ... Cowfrey Pitt
 2001 Micawber (TV Series)
Lord Macefield
- Micawber and the Theatre (2001) ... Lord Macefield
 2001 Beginner's Luck
Old luvvie
 -2001 Max Steel (TV Series)
John Dread / Dread
- The Return (2001) ... Dread (voice)
- Snow-Blind ... John Dread (voice)
- Strangers ... John Dread (voice)
- Sphinxes ... John Dread (voice)
- Shattered ... John Dread (voice)
 2001 By Jeeves (TV Movie)
Jeeves
 2000 Lorna Doone (TV Movie)
Baron de Whichehalse
 1999 Sex 'n' Death (TV Movie)
Neil Biddle
 1999 The Kid with X-ray Eyes (Video)
Mr. X
 1998 Supply & Demand (TV Mini-Series)
Farmlow
- Golden Goose: Part 2 (1998) ... Farmlow
- Golden Goose: Part 1 (1998) ... Farmlow
 1998 Space Island One (TV Series)
Professor Jarvis
- Mayfly (1998) ... Professor Jarvis
 1997 Extreme Ghostbusters (TV Series)
- The Luck of the Irish (1997) ... (voice)
 1996 Walker, Texas Ranger (TV Series)
Colin Draper
- The Deadliest Man Alive (1996) ... Colin Draper
 1996 The Tick (TV Series)
Breadmaster
- Tick vs. Europe (1996) ... Breadmaster (voice)
 1996 Testament: The Bible in Animation (TV Series)
Moses / God
- Moses (1996) ... Moses / God (voice)
 1996 Richie Rich (TV Series)
Cadbury, Bascomb
 1996 Space: Above and Beyond (TV Series)
Major Cyril MacKendrick
- Pearly (1996) ... Major Cyril MacKendrick
 1996 Jackie Chan's First Strike
Australian Group #8
 1996 A Touch of Frost (TV Series)
Harvey Wade
- Fun Times for Swingers (1996) ... Harvey Wade
 1995 The Absence of War (TV Movie)
Linus
 1995 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Giles Havelock / Cyril Ruddy / Edward Montgomery
- Deadly Bidding (1995) ... Giles Havelock
- Another Killing in Cork (1995) ... Cyril Ruddy / Edward Montgomery
 1995 The All New Alexei Sayle Show (TV Series)
- Episode #2.3 (1995)
 1994 Lovejoy (TV Series)
Adam Bailey
- Breaking the Broker (1994) ... Adam Bailey
 1994 Calliope (Short)
Dover's agent
 1994 Fourways Farm (TV Series)
Narrator
 1993 Tokusô sensha-tai Dominion (Video short)
Cops / Tech (1995) (English version, voice, uncredited)
 1992 Emily's Ghost
Papa
 1992 Casualty (TV Series)
Bart
- Making Waves (1992) ... Bart
 1992 Shakespeare: The Animated Tales (TV Mini-Series)
Narrator
- The Tempest (1992) ... Narrator (voice)
 1992 Boon (TV Series)
Malcolm Ashforth
- Message in a Bottle (1992) ... Malcolm Ashforth
 1992 Woof! (TV Series)
Dr Phelps
- At the Hospital (1992) ... Dr Phelps
 1992 The Good Guys (TV Series)
Charles Longmuir
- Easier for a Camel (1992) ... Charles Longmuir
 1991 Murder Most Horrid (TV Series)
Maurice Howling
- The Girl from Ipanema (1991) ... Maurice Howling
 1991 Inspector Morse (TV Series)
Randall Rees
- Greeks Bearing Gifts (1991) ... Randall Rees
 1990 The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship (TV Movie)
Sharp Shooter / Lightening (voice)
 1989 Huxley Pig (TV Series)
Voices
- Huxley Pig Goes Skiing (1989) ... Voices (voice)
 1988 Rumpole of the Bailey (TV Series)
Canon Timothy Donkin
- Rumpole and the Age of Miracles (1988) ... Canon Timothy Donkin
 1988 Buster
Inspector Jack Mitchell
 1987 The Reluctant Dragon (TV Movie)
Narrator / Boy / Father (voice)
 1987 Theatre Night (TV Series)
Frank Prsser
- Make and Break (1987) ... Frank Prsser
 1985 Juliet Bravo (TV Series)
Clive Markham
- Friends and Neighbours (1985) ... Clive Markham
 1965-1985 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Butler / Hilio / Governor / ...
- Vengeance on Varos: Part Two (1985) ... Governor
- Vengeance on Varos: Part One (1985) ... Governor
- Invasion of the Dinosaurs: Part Five (1974) ... Butler / Voice in Reminder Room
- Invasion of the Dinosaurs: Part Four (1974) ... Butler / Voice in Reminder Room
 1984 Who Dares Wins (TV Series)
- Episode #1.4 (1984)
 1984 Mr. Palfrey of Westminster (TV Series)
Armitage
- A Present from Leipzig (1984) ... Armitage
 1981 Sunday Night Thriller (TV Series)
Stone
- The Business of Murder: Part 2 (1981) ... Stone
- The Business of Murder: Part 1 (1981) ... Stone
 1981 The Bunker (TV Movie)
Johannes Hentschel
 1980 Enemy at the Door (TV Series)
Nils Borg
- The Education of Nils Borg (1980) ... Nils Borg
 1978 ITV Sunday Night Drama (TV Series)
The narrator
- The Marrying Kind (1978) ... The narrator
 1977 Play for Today (TV Series)
Sir Fergus / Sir James
- Charades (1977) ... Sir Fergus / Sir James
 1977 BBC2 Play of the Week (TV Series)
Klaus
- True Patriot (1977) ... Klaus
 1977 Seven Faces of Woman (TV Series)
- She: The Barfly (1977)
 1976 Within These Walls (TV Series)
Peter Flynn
- The Man with the Magic Touch (1976) ... Peter Flynn
 1975 Softly Softly: Task Force (TV Series)
Mr. Davenant
- And with What Measure? (1975) ... Mr. Davenant
 1975 Zigger Zagger (TV Series)
les / Les
- Episode #1.3 (1975) ... les
- Episode #1.2 (1975) ... les
- Episode #1.1 (1975) ... Les
 1975 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Vic Hallan
- The Hired Man (1975) ... Vic Hallan
 1974 David Copperfield (TV Mini-Series)
Uriah Heep
- Episode #1.5 (1974) ... Uriah Heep
- Episode #1.4 (1974) ... Uriah Heep
- Episode #1.3 (1974) ... Uriah Heep
- Episode #1.2 (1974) ... Uriah Heep
 1974 The Pallisers (TV Series)
Frank Greystock
- Part Fourteen (1974) ... Frank Greystock
- Part Thirteen (1974) ... Frank Greystock
- Part Twelve (1974) ... Frank Greystock
 1973 Jackanory Playhouse (TV Series)
Prince Fustian
- The Long-Nosed Princess (1973) ... Prince Fustian
 1973 Arthur of the Britons (TV Series)
Karn
- The Swordsman (1973) ... Karn
 1973 The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
Philip Marsden
- Five Hundred Carats (1973) ... Philip Marsden
 1972 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Godfrey Footman
- The Samaritan (1972) ... Godfrey Footman
 1972 Crime of Passion (TV Series)
Daniel
- Daniel (1972) ... Daniel
 1966-1971 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
Lutzke / Chris
- Death's Head (1971) ... Lutzke
- The Last Victim (1968)
- Wife in a Blonde Wig (1966) ... Chris
 1970 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
A / C Dickinson
- Ross (1970) ... A / C Dickinson
 1970 Taste the Blood of Dracula
Jeremy Secker
 1970 The Last Escape
Lt. Donald Wilcox
 1969 Paul Temple (TV Series)
Larry
- Missing Penny (1969) ... Larry
 1969 W. Somerset Maugham (TV Series)
Dr. Naughton
- P. and O. (1969) ... Dr. Naughton
 1968 Detective (TV Series)
Robert Macrae
 1967 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
David Bryant
- A Whistle and a Funny Hat (1967) ... David Bryant
 1967 Escape (TV Series)
Peter
- Private Enterprise (1967) ... Peter
 1967 Emergency-Ward 10 (TV Series)
Alan Brown
- A Matter of Will (1967) ... Alan Brown
 1966 Secrets of a Windmill Girl
Mike, Windmill Stage Manager
 1965 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Ernest- as young man
- The Way of All Flesh (1965) ... Ernest- as young man
 1965 The Rise and Rise of Cesar Birotteau (TV Movie)
Maxime de Trailles
 1964 The Indian Tales of Rudyard Kipling (TV Series)
Little Mildred
- The Man Who Was (1964) ... Little Mildred
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Other Works:

He acted in Sir Alan Ayckbourn's play, "Woman in Mind," at the Vaudeville Theatre in London, England with Julia McKenzie, Peter Blythe, Josephine Tewson, directed by Ayckbourn. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 1 Interview | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Considered for the roles of Dr. Armstrong, Derebridge and Bukovsky in Lifeforce (1985). See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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