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Bill Paterson was born on June 3, 1945 in Glasgow, Scotland. He is an actor and writer, known for The Killing Fields (1984), The Witches (1990) and The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988). He is married to Hildegard Bechtler. They have two children. See full bio »
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 2014/II Synchronicity (Short) (post-production)
Jonathan
 2014 The White Room (post-production)
Jackie Jordan
 2014 Shetland (TV Series)
James Perez
- Blue Lightning: Part 2 (2014) ... James Perez
- Blue Lightning: Part 1 (2014) ... James Perez
 2014 37 Days (TV Mini-Series)
Lord Morley
 2013 The List
Reg Troughton
 2012 Falcón (TV Series)
Ignacio Ortega
- The Silent and the Damned ... Ignacio Ortega
 2012 Them from That Thing (TV Mini-Series)
Various
- Episode #1.1 (2012) ... Various
 2011 Fast Freddie, the Widow and Me (TV Movie)
Judge Underwood
 2011 The Man who Crossed Hitler (TV Movie)
Kurt Ohnesorge
 2009-2010 Law & Order: UK (TV Series)
George Castle
- Skeletons (2010) ... George Castle
- Help (2010) ... George Castle
- Shaken (2010) ... George Castle
- Denial (2010) ... George Castle
 2010 Agatha Christie's Marple (TV Series)
Bradley
- The Pale Horse (2010) ... Bradley
 2010 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Bracewell
 2009/I Creation
Dr. Gully
 2009 Spanish Flu: The Forgotten Fallen (TV Movie)
Dr James Niven
 2009 Into the Storm (TV Movie)
Clement Attlee
 2009 No Holds Bard (TV Movie)
Gibby 'Fingers' McPherson
 2008/I Gone Fishing (Short)
Old Bill
 2008 Criminal Justice (TV Mini-Series)
Harry Box
- Episode #1.4 (2008) ... Harry Box
- Episode #1.3 (2008) ... Harry Box
- Episode #1.2 (2008) ... Harry Box
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... Harry Box
 2007/V Intervention
Dr. Martin
 2006 Amazing Grace
Lord Dundas
 2005 ShakespeaRe-Told (TV Mini-Series)
Theo
- A Midsummer Night's Dream (2005) ... Theo
 2005 Rag Tale
News Editor - The Rag, Tulloch (Lucky) Lloyd
 2005 Kingdom of Heaven
Bishop (director's cut)
 2004 Shoebox Zoo (TV Series)
Storyteller
- The Day of Reckoning (2004) ... Storyteller (voice)
- Los Contrarios (2004) ... Storyteller (voice)
- Where Four Elevens Meet (2004) ... Storyteller (voice)
- Sign of the Unicorn (2004) ... Storyteller (voice)
- Where the River Flows (2004) ... Storyteller (voice)
 2004 Lie with Me (TV Movie)
DCI Collman
 2004 Foyle's War (TV Series)
Patrick Jamieson
- Enemy Fire (2004) ... Patrick Jamieson
 2004 One Last Chance
Man Reading Newspaper (uncredited)
 2003 Canterbury Tales (TV Mini-Series)
Theo
- The Knight's Tale (2003) ... Theo
 2003 Bright Young Things
Sir James Brown
 2003 Danielle Cable: Eyewitness (TV Movie)
DI Nick Biddiss
 2003 Trust (TV Series)
John Tilson
- Episode #1.4 (2003) ... John Tilson
- Episode #1.6 (2003) ... John Tilson
- Episode #1.5 (2003) ... John Tilson
 2002 Putting Down the King (Short)
 2002 Ed Stone Is Dead (TV Series)
Nigel
- City of Angela (2002) ... Nigel
- Doctor Love (2002) ... Nigel
- Dead on Arrival (2002) ... Nigel
 2002 Doctor Zhivago (TV Movie)
Alexander Gromyko
 2002 Home Road Movies (Short)
Father
 2002 Crossings (Short) (voice)
 2002 Timewatch (TV Series documentary)
Narrator
- The Making of Adolf Hitler (2002) ... Narrator
 2001 Othello (TV Movie)
Sinclair Carver
 2001 Swallow (TV Series)
Angus Tighe
- Episode #1.3 (2001) ... Angus Tighe
- Episode #1.2 (2001) ... Angus Tighe
- Episode #1.1 (2001) ... Angus Tighe
 2001 The Whistle-Blower (TV Movie)
D.I. Neil Sleightholme
 2001 Rebel Heart (TV Mini-Series)
James Connolly
 2000 The Secret Adventures of Jules Verne (TV Series)
Sir Nicol McLean
- The Victorian Candidate (2000) ... Sir Nicol McLean
 2000 Complicity
Wallace Byatt
 1999 Chrono-Perambulator (Short)
Professor Teddy Knox
 1999 Wives and Daughters (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Gibson
- Episode #1.4 (1999) ... Mr. Gibson
- Episode #1.3 (1999) ... Mr. Gibson
- Episode #1.2 (1999) ... Mr. Gibson
- Episode #1.1 (1999) ... Mr. Gibson
 1999 Sunshine
Minister of Justice
 1999 The Match
Tommy
 1999 Heart
Mr. Kreitman
 1998 The Animal Train (TV Short)
Walrus (voice)
 1998 Out of Sight (TV Series)
Marcus Mildew
- Appearances Can Be Deceptive (1998) ... Marcus Mildew
 1998 Hilary and Jackie
Cello Teacher
 1997 Mr. White Goes to Westminster (TV Movie)
Ben White
 1997 Melissa (TV Mini-Series)
DCI Cameron
- Episode #1.5 (1997) ... DCI Cameron
- Episode #1.4 (1997) ... DCI Cameron
- Episode #1.3 (1997) ... DCI Cameron
- Episode #1.2 (1997) ... DCI Cameron
- Episode #1.1 (1997) ... DCI Cameron
 1996 The Crow Road (TV Mini-Series)
Kenneth McHoan
- Rory (1996) ... Kenneth McHoan
- Fergus (1996) ... Kenneth McHoan
- Kenneth (1996) ... Kenneth McHoan
- Prentice (1996) ... Kenneth McHoan
 1996 The Writing on the Wall (TV Movie)
Bull
 1995 Ghostbusters of East Finchley (TV Series)
Joe Small
- End Roller (1995) ... Joe Small
- Episode #1.1 (1995) ... Joe Small
 1995 Oliver's Travels (TV Mini-Series)
Baxter
- Do We Look Like That? (1995) ... Baxter
- The Farquhar Connection (1995) ... Baxter
- Why Did We Eat the Frogs? (1995) ... Baxter
- Land of My Fathers (1995) ... Baxter
 1995 The Turnaround
James Webb
 1993 Screen One (TV Series)
PC Howard Mullen
- Wall of Silence (1993) ... PC Howard Mullen
 1992 In Dreams (TV Movie)
Dr. Gold
 1992 Chaplin
Stage Manager
 1992 Tell Tale Hearts (TV Mini-Series)
Anthony Steadman
- Episode #1.3 (1992) ... Anthony Steadman
- Episode #1.1 (1992) ... Anthony Steadman
- Episode #1.2 (1992) ... Anthony Steadman
 1991 Murder Most Horrid (TV Series)
Chief Inspector
- The Case of the Missing (1991) ... Chief Inspector
 1991 The Object of Beauty
Victor Swayle
 1990 God on the Rocks (TV Movie)
Mr. Marsh
 1990 Truly Madly Deeply
Sandy
 1990 The Play on One (TV Series)
Alex McPherson
- Yellowbacks (1990) ... Alex McPherson
 1989 Boon (TV Series)
Peter Mortan
- Arms and the Dog (1989) ... Peter Mortan
 1989 The Rachel Papers
Gordon Highway
 1988 Ten Great Writers of the Modern World (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Titorelli
 1987 Friendship's Death
Sullivan
 1987 Screenplay (TV Series)
- Lily My Love (1987)
 1987 Hidden City
Anthony
 1986 The Singing Detective (TV Mini-Series)
Dr. Gibbon
- Who Done It (1986) ... Dr. Gibbon
- Pitter Patter (1986) ... Dr. Gibbon
- Lovely Days (1986) ... Dr. Gibbon
- Heat (1986) ... Dr. Gibbon
 1986 God's Chosen Car Park (TV Movie)
Victor Rosen
 1986 Coming Up Roses
Mr. Valentine
 1986 Defense of the Realm
Jack Macleod
 1985 Dutch Girls (TV Movie)
Mole
 1984 Scotland's Story (TV Series)
David Kirkwod / Thomas Muir
- Lean Years (1984) ... David Kirkwod
- Of Government and Man (1984) ... Thomas Muir
 1984 The Killing Fields
Dr. MacEntire
 1984 A Private Function
Morris Wormold the Meat Inspector
 1984 Comfort and Joy
Alan
 1983 One of Ourselves (TV Movie)
Mr. Daly
 1974-1983 Play for Today (TV Series)
Ron Brackett / Tony / Archie MacLean / ...
- Stan's Last Game (1983) ... Ron Brackett
- United Kingdom (1981) ... Tony
- Licking Hitler (1978) ... Archie MacLean
- The Thin End of the Wedge (1977) ... Luke
 1983 The Ploughman's Lunch
Lecturer
 1981 The Cherry Orchard (TV Movie)
Lopakhin
 1979-1981 Crown Court (TV Series)
Dr. Rutherford
- Honour Thy Father and Thy Mother: Part 1 (1979) ... Dr. Rutherford
 1979 Scottish Playbill (TV Series)
Cannavan
- Extra Mural Study (1979) ... Cannavan
 1979 Telford's Change (TV Series)
Kelvin
- Episode #1.10 (1979) ... Kelvin
 1979 One Fine Day (TV Movie)
Second man in lift
 1978 The Odd Job
Sergeant Mull
 1978 Life of Shakespeare (TV Mini-Series)
King James I
 1978 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Gary
- Cold Harbour (1978) ... Gary
 1977 Backs to the Land (TV Series)
Forbes
 1976 The Flight of the Heron (TV Series)
Sergeant
- Episode #1.3 (1976) ... Sergeant
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Played Paul in "Misery" based on the novel by Stephen King - Criterion Theatre, London (1992). See more »

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5' 7½" (1.71 m)
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Has worked on many voice-overs for documentaries such as Equinox, Horizon and Reputation. He has also worked extensively in radio, and has written and read his own stories for BBC Radio. See more »

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