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Michael Jayston


Michael Jayston was born on October 29, 1935 in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England as Michael James. He is an actor, known for Nicholas and Alexandra (1971), Emmerdale (1972) and Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1972). He has been married to Elizabeth Ann Smithson since 1978. They have two children. He was previously married to Heather Mary ... See full bio »
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 2014 The Man Who Choked (Short)
Bert
 2014 Borgia (TV Series)
Pandolfo Petrucci
- 1496 (2014) ... Pandolfo Petrucci
 2014 Midsomer Murders (TV Series)
Reverend Arthur Gould
- Let Us Prey (2014) ... Reverend Arthur Gould
 2003-2013 Doctors (TV Series)
Alf Sidney / Bill Marston / Vern Coren
- All's Fair (2013) ... Alf Sidney
- Evidence of Things Not Seen (2011) ... Bill Marston
- Real Tonic (2003) ... Vern Coren
 1992-2011 Casualty (TV Series)
David Northwick / Ian
- No Goodbyes (2011) ... David Northwick
- Profit and Loss (1992) ... Ian
 2011 Tracy Beaker Returns (TV Series)
Mr. Spooner
- Out of Control (2011) ... Mr. Spooner
 2001-2010 Holby City (TV Series)
Sid Harvey / Lawrence Bremmen / Judge
- The Butterfly Effect: Part Two (2010) ... Sid Harvey
- The Butterfly Effect: Part One (2010) ... Sid Harvey
- Judge Not, Lest Ye Be Judged (2006) ... Lawrence Bremmen
- Extra Time (2001) ... Judge
 2009 Albert's Memorial (TV Movie)
Albert
 2003-2007 The Royal (TV Series)
Henry Appleton
- Can't Buy Me Love (2007) ... Henry Appleton
- Home to Roost (2004) ... Henry Appleton
- Consequences (2003) ... Henry Appleton
 1996-2006 Heartbeat (TV Series)
Gerald Hudson / Michael Harvey
- Little White Lies (2006) ... Gerald Hudson
- Frail Mortality (1996) ... Michael Harvey
 2000-2006 The Bill (TV Series)
Vince Parker / Charles Arthur Cullun
- 379 (2006) ... Vince Parker
- 378 (2006) ... Vince Parker
- No-One's That Honest (2000) ... Charles Arthur Cullun
 2005 Murder in Suburbia (TV Series)
Bradley
- Golden Oldies (2005) ... Bradley
 2002 EastEnders (TV Series)
Alistair
- Episode dated 1 February 2002 (2002) ... Alistair
- Episode dated 31 January 2002 (2002) ... Alistair
- Episode dated 29 January 2002 (2002) ... Alistair
- Episode dated 28 January 2002 (2002) ... Alistair
 2001 Fun at the Funeral Parlour (TV Series)
Sparrow
 2000 A Dinner of Herbs (TV Mini-Series)
Justice Craig
- Episode #1.4 (2000) ... Justice Craig
- Episode #1.2 (2000) ... Justice Craig
- Episode #1.1 (2000) ... Justice Craig
 2000 Coronation Street (TV Series)
Judge
- Episode #1.4941 (2000) ... Judge
 1998 Heartburn Hotel (TV Series)
Horton Quince
- Christmas Special: Bash (1998) ... Horton Quince
 1998 Adam's Family Tree (TV Series)
Nick
- Hassles with Castles (1998) ... Nick
 1997 Noah's Ark (TV Series)
Henry Meacher
- Two of a Kind (1997) ... Henry Meacher
 1997/I 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (TV Movie)
Admiral John E. Sellings
 1996 Element of Doubt
Kirk
 1996 Paul Merton in Galton and Simpson's... (TV Series)
Damon / Yachtsman
- Sealed with a Loving Kiss (1996) ... Damon (voice)
- The Radio Ham (1996) ... Yachtsman (voice)
 1995-1996 Outside Edge (TV Series)
Bob Willis
- Episode #3.7 (1996) ... Bob Willis
- Episode #3.6 (1996) ... Bob Willis
- Episode #3.5 (1996) ... Bob Willis
- Episode #3.4 (1996) ... Bob Willis
- Episode #3.3 (1996) ... Bob Willis
 1995 99-1 (TV Series)
Chauncy
- Shooting Party (1995) ... Chauncy
 1994 Highlander: The Final Dimension
Jack Donovan
 1993 The Darling Buds of May (TV Series)
Ernest Bristow
- Climb the Greasy Pole: Part 2 (1993) ... Ernest Bristow
- Climb the Greasy Pole: Part 1 (1993) ... Ernest Bristow
- The Happiest Days of Your Life: Part 2 (1993) ... Ernest Bristow
- The Happiest Days of Your Life: Part 1 (1993) ... Ernest Bristow
 1992 The Good Guys (TV Series)
Supt. Masters
- Verschwinden (1992) ... Supt. Masters
 1992 Press Gang (TV Series)
Colonel X
- UnXpected (1992) ... Colonel X
 1991 The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
The Earl of Rufton
- The Disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax (1991) ... The Earl of Rufton
 1990 Stay Lucky (TV Series)
Valentine
- The Devil Wept in Leeds (1990) ... Valentine
 1990 Haggard (TV Series)
Sir Joshua Foulacre
- Affair of Honour (1990) ... Sir Joshua Foulacre
- Eye of Newt (1990) ... Sir Joshua Foulacre
- Haggard at Bay (1990) ... Sir Joshua Foulacre
 1989 About Face (TV Series)
Michael
- Stand by Your Man (1989) ... Michael
 1989 Somewhere to Run (TV Movie)
Roger Fitzpatrick
 1988 Jack the Ripper (TV Series)
Narrator
- Episode #1.1 (1988) ... Narrator (uncredited)
 1988 Ruth Rendell Mysteries (TV Series)
Quentin Nightingale
- A Guilty Thing Surprised: Part Three (1988) ... Quentin Nightingale
- A Guilty Thing Surprised: Part Two (1988) ... Quentin Nightingale
- A Guilty Thing Surprised: Part One (1988) ... Quentin Nightingale
 1987 Worlds Beyond (TV Series)
Drayton Thomas
- Undying Love (1987) ... Drayton Thomas
 1987 Still Crazy Like a Fox (TV Movie)
Randall Perry
 1986 Room at the Bottom (TV Series)
Helmut Staalmaker
- The German Visitor (1986) ... Helmut Staalmaker
 1986 C.A.T.S. Eyes (TV Series)
Miles Bennett
- Crack Up (1986) ... Miles Bennett
 1985 Time for Murder (TV Series)
Auston Tupp
- Dust to Dust (1985) ... Auston Tupp
 1985 Big Deal (TV Series)
Grover
- Breakthrough (1985) ... Grover
- Popping Across the Pond (1985) ... Grover
- What Are Friends For? (1985) ... Grover
 1984 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series)
G.B. Shaw
- The Best Chess Player in the World (1984) ... G.B. Shaw
 1984/II Man of Letters (TV Movie)
Colonel Sheldrake
 1977-1984 Crown Court (TV Series)
Keith Saunders / Keith Saunders QC
- There Was an Old Woman: Part 1 (1984) ... Keith Saunders
- An Upward Fall: Part 1 (1977) ... Keith Saunders QC
 1982 Timewatch (TV Series documentary)
Narrator (1992)
 1981 From a Far Country
Narrator
 1981 Ladykillers (TV Series)
Frederick Henry Seddon
- The Root of All Evil (1981) ... Frederick Henry Seddon
 1980 Flesh and Blood (TV Series)
Ross Brassington
- A Sort of Committee (1980) ... Ross Brassington
- Worked Out (1980) ... Ross Brassington
- Reap and Sow (1980) ... Ross Brassington
- Leave It with Me (1980) ... Ross Brassington
- Fish and Chips Twice (1980) ... Ross Brassington
 1979 Screenplay (TV Series)
Alfred Maiberling
- Gossip from the Forest (1979) ... Alfred Maiberling
 1979 Dominique
Arnold Craven
 1978 ITV Sunday Night Drama (TV Series)
James
- The Last Romantic (1978) ... James
 1978 BBC2 Play of the Week (TV Series)
Mansel
- She Fell Among Thieves (1978) ... Mansel
 1973-1974 Thriller (TV Series)
Mark Walker / Roger Masters
- A Coffin for the Bride (1974) ... Mark Walker
- Death in Small Doses (1973) ... Roger Masters
 1974 Craze
Detective Sgt. Wall
 1973 Tales That Witness Madness
Brian (segment 3 "Mel")
 1973 The Homecoming
Teddy
 1973 Jane Eyre (TV Mini-Series)
Edward Rochester
- Part 5 (1973) ... Edward Rochester
- Part 4 (1973) ... Edward Rochester
- Part 3 (1973) ... Edward Rochester
- Part 2 (1973) ... Edward Rochester
- Part 1 (1973) ... Edward Rochester
 1973 The Merchant of Venice (TV Movie)
Gratiano
 1973 The Nelson Affair
Capt. Hardy
 1972 Mr. Rolls and Mr. Royce (TV Movie)
Frederick Henry Royce
 1972 The Edwardians (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Royce
- Mr. Rolls and Mr. Royce (1972) ... Mr. Royce
 1972 The Public Eye
Charles
 1971 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Jimmy
- Competition (1971) ... Jimmy
 1971 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Jake
- Green Julia (1971) ... Jake
 1971 UFO (TV Series)
Russell Stone
- The Sound of Silence (1971) ... Russell Stone
 1970 Macbeth (TV Series)
Macbeth
- Episode #1.5 (1970) ... Macbeth
- Episode #1.4 (1970) ... Macbeth
- Episode #1.3 (1970) ... Macbeth
- Episode #1.2 (1970) ... Macbeth
- Episode #1.1 (1970) ... Macbeth
 1970 Happy Ever After (TV Series)
Stafford
- Come Back Stranger (1970) ... Stafford
 1970 Callan (TV Series)
Mark Tedder
- God Help Your Friends (1970) ... Mark Tedder
 1970 Solo (TV Series)
Wilfred Owen
- Michael Jayston as Wilfred Owen (1970) ... Wilfred Owen
 1969 Detective (TV Series)
Francis Ford
- Put Out the Light (1969) ... Francis Ford
 1969 The Power Game (TV Series)
Lincoln Dowling
- Mergers (1969) ... Lincoln Dowling
- Triangles (1969) ... Lincoln Dowling
- The New Minister (1969) ... Lincoln Dowling
- Drinks on Sunday (1969) ... Lincoln Dowling
- The Heart Market (1969) ... Lincoln Dowling
 1968 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Gerry Hackett
- The Curtis Affair (1968) ... Gerry Hackett
 1962 Suspense (TV Series)
Intense Young Man
- On the Night of the Murder (1962) ... Intense Young Man
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1990: Played James Bond 007 in a BBC Radio adaptation of "You Only Live Twice." See more »

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He is the only actor to play both Ian Fleming's James Bond 007 and the Doctor in Doctor Who (1963). He played Bond in a 1971 BBC radio adaptation of You Only Live Twice (1967) and was at one point considered for the role on film. He portrayed the Valeyard, a possible future, evil incarnation of the Doctor, throughout the 1986 series of Doctor Who (1963). He later reprised his role in the 2003 Big... See more »

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Scorpio

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