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Valentine Pelka


Valentine Pelka was born on February 23, 1957 in Dewsbury, Yorkshire, England. He is an actor and producer, known for Under the Tuscan Sun (2003), The Pianist (2002) and First Knight (1995). See full bio »
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Known For

Under the Tuscan Sun
(2003)
The Pianist
The Pianist Dorota's Husband
(2002)
First Knight
First Knight Sir Patrise
(1995)
Rowing with the Wind
Rowing with the Wind Percy Bysshe Shelley
(1988)

Filmography

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 2018/II Macbeth (completed)
Siward
  Seven Days (announced)
Dennis Day
 2016 Barbarians Rising (TV Series)
Crassus
- Rebellion (2016) ... Crassus
 2015 Churchill: Winning the War, Losing the Peace (TV Movie)
Alanbrooke
 2015 The Power
Del
 2013 I Spit on Your Grave 2
Father Dimov
 2013 Spying on Hitler's Army: The Secret Recordings (TV Movie)
General Von Felbert
 2012 Defining Fay (Short)
Byers
 2012 111 (Short)
Maharba Denmadi
 2011 Come Fly with Me (TV Series)
Polish Ambassador Dubrovsky
- Episode #1.6 (2011) ... Polish Ambassador Dubrovsky
 2010 A Touch of Frost (TV Series)
Sam Crague
- If Dogs Run Free: Part 2 (2010) ... Sam Crague
 2010 Doctors (TV Series)
Laurence Metcalfe
- Risky Business (2010) ... Laurence Metcalfe
 2009 Double Identity
Murdoch
 2007-2009 M.I.High (TV Series)
French Diplomat / French Defence Minister
- Art Attacks (2009) ... French Diplomat
- Red Button Rampage (2007) ... French Defence Minister
 2008 Grand Star (TV Series)
Rajak
- Chapter XXVI (2008) ... Rajak
 2006 Ultimate Force (TV Series)
Bundarczuk
- The Changing of the Guard (2006) ... Bundarczuk
 2005 8MM 2 (Video)
Gorman Bellec
 2005 Egypt (TV Mini-Series)
Pierre Lacau
- The Curse of Tutankhamun (2005) ... Pierre Lacau
- The Search for Tutankhamun (2005) ... Pierre Lacau
 2004 Lie with Me (TV Movie)
Alex
 2004 Hustle (TV Series)
Antique Shop Owner
- Picture Perfect (2004) ... Antique Shop Owner
 2003 Prime Suspect 6: The Last Witness (TV Mini-Series)
SO19 Commander
- Part 2 (2003) ... SO19 Commander
 2003 Under the Tuscan Sun
Jerzy
 2002 Kings and Queens (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Henry 1st
- William the Conqueror (2002) ... Henry 1st
 2002 The Pianist
Dorota's Husband
 2000-2001 Queen of Swords (TV Series)
Col. Luis Montoya
- Betrayed (2001) ... Col. Luis Montoya
- The Dragon (2001) ... Col. Luis Montoya
- Takes a Thief (2001) ... Col. Luis Montoya
- The Pretender (2001) ... Col. Luis Montoya
- The Return (2001) ... Col. Luis Montoya
 2000 Sabotage!
Prussian hussar
 2000 The Last of the Blonde Bombshells (TV Movie)
Leslie
 2000 Life Force (TV Series)
Richard Webber
 1999 Bugs (TV Series)
Vaizey
- Twin Geeks (1999) ... Vaizey
 1999 Highlander: The Raven (TV Series)
Andre Korda
- The French Connection (1999) ... Andre Korda
- A Matter of Time (1999) ... Andre Korda
 1998 What Rats Won't Do
Graham
 1997-1998 Highlander (TV Series)
Kronos / Ahriman / Koren
- Not to Be (1998) ... Kronos
- Armageddon (1997) ... Kronos / Ahriman
- Archangel (1997) ... Kronos / Ahriman
- Revelation 6:8 (1997) ... Kronos
- Comes a Horseman (1997) ... Kronos / Koren
 1998 Mortimer's Law (TV Series)
John Keswick
- Episode #1.4 (1998) ... John Keswick
- Episode #1.2 (1998) ... John Keswick
- Episode #1.1 (1998) ... John Keswick
 1997 Family Affairs (TV Series)
Simon Thornton (1999)
 1997 Ivanhoe (TV Mini-Series)
Maurice de Bracy
- Part Five (1997) ... Maurice de Bracy
- Part Four (1997) ... Maurice de Bracy
- Part Three (1997) ... Maurice de Bracy
- Part Two (1997) ... Maurice de Bracy
 1996 In Suspicious Circumstances (TV Series)
Lord Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester
- An Evil Business (1996) ... Lord Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester
 1995 Mystery!: Cadfael (TV Series)
Richard Boterel
- The Virgin in the Ice (1995) ... Richard Boterel
 1995 Heartbeat (TV Series)
Danny
- Sitting Off the Dock of the Bay (1995) ... Danny
 1995 First Knight
Sir Patrise
 1995 The Plant (TV Movie)
Max
 1994 Good King Wenceslas (TV Movie)
Brother Paul
 1994 Peak Practice (TV Series)
Michael Massey
- Power Games (1994) ... Michael Massey
 1992 Bookmark (TV Series)
Stranger
- Sunny Stories (1992) ... Stranger
 1991 The Bill (TV Series)
Graham Woodward
- In Chambers (1991) ... Graham Woodward
 1990 Casualty (TV Series)
Stuart
- Salvation (1990) ... Stuart
 1990 South of the Border (TV Series)
Dr. Manci
- Episode #2.6 (1990) ... Dr. Manci
 1990 Zorro (TV Series)
Leonardo Montez
- All That Glitters (1990) ... Leonardo Montez
 1990 Mystery!: Campion (TV Series)
Eager-Wright
- Sweet Danger: Part 2 (1990) ... Eager-Wright
- Sweet Danger: Part 1 (1990) ... Eager-Wright
 1989 Boon (TV Series)
Charlie Cochrane
- Love Letters from a Dead Man (1989) ... Charlie Cochrane
 1989 A Beginners Guide to Freud (TV Movie)
Young Dr Freud
 1989 A Quiet Conspiracy (TV Mini-Series)
Dr. Michel Loriol
- Episode #1.4 (1989) ... Dr. Michel Loriol
- Episode #1.3 (1989) ... Dr. Michel Loriol
 1988 Rockliffe's Folly (TV Series)
Mr. Cunningham
- Lie of the Land (1988) ... Mr. Cunningham
 1988 Rowing with the Wind
Percy Bysshe Shelley
 1987 Crossbow (TV Series)
Roland
- The Pass (1987) ... Roland
- The Impostor (1987) ... Roland
- The Bet (1987) ... Roland
- The Scavengers (1987) ... Roland
- The Prisoner (1987) ... Roland
 1987 Pulaski: The TV Detective (TV Series)
Shadwell
- The Fictional Detective (1987) ... Shadwell
 1987 Great Performances (TV Series)
Father Herrera
- Monsignor Quixote (1987) ... Father Herrera
 1986 Hold the Dream (TV Mini-Series)
Winston Harte
 1986 Nanou
Jacques
 1986 Robin Hood (TV Series)
Sarak
- The Sheriff of Nottingham (1986) ... Sarak
 1986 If Tomorrow Comes (TV Mini-Series)
Gino
- Episode #1.2 (1986) ... Gino
 1986 Lytton's Diary (TV Series)
Gerry
- The Ancien Regime (1986) ... Gerry
 1985 King David
Shammah
 1984 Sakharov (TV Movie)
Efrem Sakharov
 1984 Pope John Paul II (TV Movie)
Boguslaw Banas
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Other Works:

He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Romeo and Juliet," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Barbican Theatre in London, England with Michael Maloney, Clare Holman, Tim McInnery, Sheila Reid, Robert Langdon Lloyd, Ian Hughes, Denys Hawthorne, and Scott Ransome in the cast. David Leveaux was director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

[at a Highlander convention] "Homogeneity - there's a word! I don't think I could spell it. I did pronounce it, but I'm surprised."

Trivia:

The role of Colonel Montoya in Queen of Swords (2000) was specifically written for him on producer David Abramowitz's wishes (Pelka and Abramowitz had previously worked together in Highlander (1992). See more »

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Pisces

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