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James Maxwell (I) (1929–1995)

James Maxwell was born on March 23, 1929 in Worcester, Massachusetts, USA as James Ackley Maxwell. He was an actor and writer, known for The Shadow of the Tower (1972), The Evil of Frankenstein (1964) and The Terrorists (1974). He was married to Avril Elgar. He died on August 18, 1995 in London, England. See full bio »

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(age 66) in London, England, UK

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Filmography

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 1994 Doctor Finlay (TV Series)
Dr. Nimmo
- Stolen Lives (1994) ... Dr. Nimmo
 1991 Rumpole of the Bailey (TV Series)
Everard Wystan
- Rumpole a la Carte (1991) ... Everard Wystan
 1987 Bergerac (TV Series)
Raymond Charteris
- Treasure Hunt (1987) ... Raymond Charteris
 1984 Play for Today (TV Series)
Geoffrey Anderson
- Under the Hammer (1984) ... Geoffrey Anderson
 1981 Four Friends
Hippie
 1980 Oppenheimer (TV Mini-Series)
Lloyd Garrison
- Episode #1.7 (1980) ... Lloyd Garrison
 1980 The Greeks: A Journey in Space and Time (TV Series)
Diodatus
- The Classical Age (1980) ... Diodatus
 1979 The Dick Francis Thriller: The Racing Game (TV Series)
Charles Roland
- Gambling Lady (1979) ... Charles Roland
- Odds Against (1979) ... Charles Roland
 1978 The Law Centre (TV Series)
Giles Eliott / Giles Elliott
- Friday the Thirteenth (1978) ... Giles Eliott
- Fly Away, Peter, Fly Away, Paul (1978) ... Giles Elliott
- Lucky Lad (1978) ... Giles Eliott
- Millstone (1978) ... Giles Eliott
- Snatch (1978) ... Giles Eliott
 1978 Enemy at the Door (TV Series)
General-Major Von Wittke
- Treason (1978) ... General-Major Von Wittke
 1973-1978 Crown Court (TV Series)
Major Alastair Fitton / Douglas Cunningham / John Morris / ...
- Cat in Hell: Part 1 (1978) ... Douglas Cunningham
- Ends and Means: Part 1 (1976) ... John Morris
- Double, Double: Part 1 (1974) ... Kenneth Gould
- Sunset of Arms: Fitton v Pusey: Part 3 (1973) ... Major Alastair Fitton
- Sunset of Arms: Fitton v Pusey: Part 2 (1973) ... Major Alastair Fitton
 1978 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Jackson
- Underworld: Part Four (1978) ... Jackson
- Underworld: Part Three (1978) ... Jackson
- Underworld: Part Two (1978) ... Jackson
- Underworld: Part One (1978) ... Jackson
 1976 John Macnab (TV Series)
Sir Edward Leithen
- The Old Hero (1976) ... Sir Edward Leithen
- The Return of Harold Blacktooth (1976) ... Sir Edward Leithen
- Our Reputations at the Stake (1976) ... Sir Edward Leithen
 1975 Raffles (TV Movie)
Inspector MacKenzie
 1975 The Wide World of Mystery (TV Series)
Carter
- Mirror of Deception (1975) ... Carter
 1975 Thriller (TV Series)
Carter
- Mirror of Deception (1975) ... Carter
 1975 The Hanged Man (TV Series)
Leonid Frengel
- The Bridge Maker (1975) ... Leonid Frengel
 1974 Father Brown (TV Series)
Professor Gerald Smaill
- The Curse of the Golden Cross (1974) ... Professor Gerald Smaill
 1974 Justice (TV Series)
Mr. Stanhope
- Point of Death (1974) ... Mr. Stanhope
- Matrimonial Malice (1974) ... Mr. Stanhope
 1974 Armchair Cinema (TV Series)
Roland Blanchet
- The Prison (1974) ... Roland Blanchet
 1974 The Protectors (TV Series)
Mitchell
- The Bridge (1974) ... Mitchell
 1973 Great Mysteries (TV Series)
Duperrey
- The Ingenious Reporter (1973) ... Duperrey
 1973 Spy Trap (TV Series)
Knott
- Salvage (1973) ... Knott
 1973 Hadleigh (TV Series)
Peter Kane
- The Caper (1973) ... Peter Kane
 1973 Late Night Theatre (TV Series)
Andrew
- The Old Days (1973) ... Andrew
 1972 The Visitors (TV Mini-Series)
Abe Schulman
- Episode #1.4 (1972) ... Abe Schulman
- Episode #1.3 (1972) ... Abe Schulman
- Episode #1.2 (1972) ... Abe Schulman
- Episode #1.1 (1972) ... Abe Schulman
 1972 Man at the Top (TV Series)
Bernard MacLaine
- The Knacker's Yard (1972) ... Bernard MacLaine
- A Very Desirable Property (1972) ... Bernard MacLaine
 1971 Doomwatch (TV Series)
Dr. Whittaker
- The Iron Doctor (1971) ... Dr. Whittaker
 1970 Manhunt (TV Series)
Egon
- The Death-Wish (1970) ... Egon
 1970 Connecting Rooms
Principal of Art College
 1969 The Champions (TV Series)
Stanton
- The Silent Enemy (1969) ... Stanton
 1968 Mystery and Imagination (TV Series)
Dr. Seward
- Dracula (1968) ... Dr. Seward
 1968 Otley
Rollo
 1967 Mogul (TV Series)
Ian Palmer
- Good Lord No, It's Illegal (1967) ... Ian Palmer
 1967 Far from the Madding Crowd
Doctor (uncredited)
 1967 Love Story (TV Series)
 1964-1967 The Avengers (TV Series)
Jason Wade / Mark Charter
- The Superlative Seven (1967) ... Jason Wade
- The Outside-In Man (1964) ... Mark Charter
 1962-1967 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Sebastian
- The Exploding Azalea (1967) ... Sebastian
- The Sin Shifter (1962)
 1965-1967 The Saint (TV Series)
Joseph / Jock Ingram
- The Art Collectors (1967) ... Joseph
- The Inescapable Word (1965) ... Jock Ingram
 1965-1966 Out of the Unknown (TV Series)
Peter Stenning / Jonas Foster
- The Fastest Draw (1966) ... Peter Stenning
- The Dead Past (1965) ... Jonas Foster
 1966 Blackmail (TV Series)
Arthur Logan
- The Cream Off the Top (1966) ... Arthur Logan
 1966 The Liars (TV Series)
Gibbert
- Episode #1.11 (1966) ... Gibbert
 1965-1966 The Power Game (TV Series)
Colin Townley
- The Switch (1966) ... Colin Townley
- Saturday's Women (1966) ... Colin Townley
- Point of Balance (1966) ... Colin Townley
- Lady for a Knight (1965) ... Colin Townley
 1965 An Enemy of the State (TV Series)
Colonel Rykov
- The Reckoning (1965) ... Colonel Rykov
- The Blood Red Tape (1965) ... Colonel Rykov
- The Faceless Man (1965) ... Colonel Rykov
- Cause for Alarm (1965) ... Colonel Rykov
- Point of No Return (1965) ... Colonel Rykov
 1965 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Stanley Tate
- One Good Man and True? (1965) ... Stanley Tate
 1964-1965 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
David Castle / Donald Prior / Captain Miller
- The Man Without Papers (1965) ... David Castle
- A Crack in the Ice (1964) ... Captain Miller
 1965 Thursday Theatre (TV Series)
Steve Bucknell / Sam Forty
- The Kidders (1965) ... Steve Bucknell
- Photo Finish (1965) ... Sam Forty
 1964 Secret Agent (TV Series)
Peter Miller / Pieter
- A Date with Doris (1964) ... Peter Miller
- Fair Exchange (1964) ... Pieter
 1964 The Hidden Truth (TV Series)
Dr. Henry Fox / Dr Henry Fox
- One of the Hampshire Pargeters (1964) ... Dr. Henry Fox
- One for the Road (1964) ... Dr. Henry Fox
- Sweets to the Sweet (1964) ... Dr Henry Fox
- Twelve Good Men (1964) ... Dr. Henry Fox
- The Guinea Pig (1964) ... Dr. Henry Fox
 1964 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
Boris
- The Just (1964) ... Boris
 1964 The Evil of Frankenstein
Priest
 1963-1964 First Night (TV Series)
Rev. Richard Beeston / Karl Muller / Sir Timothy Hassall
- How Many Angels (1964) ... Rev. Richard Beeston
- The Second Wall (1964) ... Karl Muller
 1964 The Third Secret
Mark
 1964 Espionage (TV Series)
Smith
- Final Decision (1964) ... Smith
 1963 Festival (TV Series)
- Little Eyolf (1963)
 1963 A Little Big Business (TV Series)
Simon Lieberman
- Pilot (1963) ... Simon Lieberman
 1963 These Are the Damned
Mr. Talbot
 1962 Empire (TV Series)
 1962 Maigret (TV Series)
 1962 The Traitors
Ray Ellis
 1962 Design for Loving
Joe
 1961 Girl on Approval
John Howland
 1956-1961 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Sayers
- A Doll's House (1961)
- The Poisoned Earth (1961) ... Sayers
 1960-1961 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Lt. Col. Harry Gunyon / Emile / Fred Cathart
- The Unquiet Spirit (1960) ... Emile
- Missing from Home (1960) ... Fred Cathart
 1960 Festival (TV Series)
- Julius Caesar (1960)
 1960 Hands Across the Sky (TV Movie)
Voice
 1959 International Detective (TV Series)
Detective
- The Conway Case (1959) ... Detective
 1959 Antigone (TV Movie)
Messenger
 1959 Brand (TV Movie)
Ejnar
 1959 Subway in the Sky
Officer
 1957/I Twelfth Night (TV Movie)
Feste
 1957 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Feste
- Twelfth Night (II) (1957) ... Feste
 1955 Othello (TV Movie)
Roderigo
 1949 Julius Caesar (TV Movie)
Marcus Brutus
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He directed Oscar Wilde's play, "An Ideal Husband", at the Royal Exchange Theatre in Manchester, England with Brenda Blethyn, Tom Chadbon, Robert Glenister, Emily Morgan, Jeffry Wickham and Una Stubbs in the cast. See more »

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Trivia:

Founding member of Manchester's Royal Exchange Theatre Company. See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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