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Michael Pennington was born on June 7, 1943 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England as Michael Vivian Fyfe Pennington. He is known for his work on Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983), The Iron Lady (2011) and Fragile (2005). He was previously married to Katharine Barker. See full bio »
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Known For

The Iron Lady
The Iron Lady Michael Foot
(2011)
Fragile
Fragile Marcus
(2005)
The Return of Sherlock Holmes
(1987)

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 2016 Father Brown (TV Series)
Bishop Reynard
- The Daughter of Autolycus (2016) ... Bishop Reynard
 2015 The Savage Peace (TV Movie)
Narrator
 2013 The Escape Artist (TV Mini-Series)
Judge
- Part 1 (2013) ... Judge
 2002-2010 Silent Witness (TV Series)
Dennis Morgan / Prof. Pavel Vetchy
- Voids: Part II (2010) ... Prof. Pavel Vetchy
- Tell No Tales: Part 2 (2002) ... Dennis Morgan
- Tell No Tales: Part 1 (2002) ... Dennis Morgan
 2009 Britain Isn't Working (Short)
Mayor Bunion
 2006-2008 Holby City (TV Series)
Walter Noble / David Powell
- Love You (2008) ... Walter Noble
 2008 Florence Nightingale (TV Movie)
Wen
 2008 The Tudors (TV Series)
Abbot
- Matters of State (2008) ... Abbot
 2008 Inspector Lewis (TV Series)
Dr. Melville
- Life Born of Fire (2008) ... Dr. Melville
 2007 Trial & Retribution (TV Series)
James Clayton Q.C.
- Mirror Image: Part 1 (2007) ... James Clayton Q.C.
 2005 Fragile
Marcus
 2003 Waking the Dead (TV Series)
Prof. Alan Macintosh / Prof Alan Macintosh
- Breaking Glass: Part 2 (2003) ... Prof. Alan Macintosh
- Breaking Glass: Part 1 (2003) ... Prof Alan Macintosh
 2003 State of Play (TV Mini-Series)
Richard Siegler
- Episode #1.6 (2003) ... Richard Siegler
 2002 The Dinosaur Hunters (TV Movie)
William Buckland
 2001 Dr. Terrible's House of Horrible (TV Series)
Priest
- Scream Satan Scream! (2001) ... Priest
 1997 Dalziel and Pascoe (TV Series)
Hartley Culpepper
- Ruling Passion (1997) ... Hartley Culpepper
 1997 Kavanagh QC (TV Series)
Ralph Merridew
- Diplomatic Baggage (1997) ... Ralph Merridew
 1996 Cracker (TV Series)
Commander Gordon Ellison
- White Ghost (1996) ... Commander Gordon Ellison
 1995 Arena (TV Series documentary)
Narrator
 1990-1991 The Wars of the Roses (TV Series)
Duke of Buckingham / Jack Cade / Earl of Suffolk / ...
- Henry VI: House of Lancaster (1991) ... Earl of Suffolk
- Henry V (1991) ... King Henry V
 1989 Summer's Lease (TV Mini-Series)
Hugh Pargeter
- The Urbino Trail (1989) ... Hugh Pargeter
- A Battlefield (1989) ... Hugh Pargeter
- Where the Water Goes (1989) ... Hugh Pargeter
- Villa to Let (1989) ... Hugh Pargeter
 1989 Russian Season: Towards New Shores (TV Movie) (voice)
 1986 Screenplay (TV Series)
Thomas Kyd
- The Marlowe Inquest (1986) ... Thomas Kyd
 1985 Oscar (TV Series)
Narrator
- De Profundis (1985) ... Narrator (voice)
- Trials (1985) ... Narrator (voice)
- Gilded Youth (1985) ... Narrator (voice)
 1984 Freud (TV Mini-Series)
Carl Jung
- Messiah (1984) ... Carl Jung
 1984 Waving to a Train (TV Movie)
Richard
 1982 Cymbeline (TV Movie)
Posthumus
 1982 Outside Edge (TV Movie)
Bob
 1982 Timewatch (TV Series documentary)
Narrator (1996)
 1978-1982 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
Alexei Turbin / Saint-Just
- The White Guard (1982) ... Alexei Turbin
- Danton's Death (1978) ... Saint-Just
 1978 BBC2 Play of the Week (TV Series)
E1A
- Mr. & Ms. Bureaucrat (1978) ... E1A
 1968-1977 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Don Harris / Peter Bell / Lancelot Wishart
- It's Only Rock 'n' Roll (1977) ... Don Harris
- The Tycoon (1968) ... Peter Bell
- Rogues' Gallery: The Tale of Lancelot Wishart (1968) ... Lancelot Wishart
 1977 The Witches of Pendle (TV Movie)
Minister
 1972 No Exit (TV Series)
Ian Strawson
- Last Land (1972) ... Ian Strawson
 1972 Callan (TV Series)
Lafarge
- The Contract (1972) ... Lafarge
 1972 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
Martin
- An Affair of Honour (1972) ... Martin
 1971 Public Eye (TV Series)
John Sheldon
- Well - There Was This Girl, You See (1971) ... John Sheldon
 1968-1970 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Tom / Adrian
- The Dolly Scene (1970) ... Tom
- No Easy Walk (1968) ... Adrian
 1970 W. Somerset Maugham (TV Series)
Hans
- The Unconquered (1970) ... Hans
 1967-1970 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Geoffrey Cromlech / Garry / Youth
- Mad Jack (1970) ... Geoffrey Cromlech
- Anyone for Tennis? (1968) ... Garry
- The Order (1967) ... Youth
 1969 Hamlet
Laertes
 1968 The Root of All Evil? (TV Series)
Clive Pinner
- The Right Attitude? (1968) ... Clive Pinner
 1966-1967 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
Alexander / Wulfnoth
- The Single Passion (1967) ... Alexander
 1967 Sat'day While Sunday (TV Series)
Adrian
- Once a Year in the Season: Part 2 (1967) ... Adrian
- Once a Year in the Season: Part 1 (1967) ... Adrian
 1967 Escape (TV Series)
Byron
- Five Men for Freedom (1967) ... Byron
 1967 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Gerry Waltham
- It Couldn't Be Charlie (1967) ... Gerry Waltham
 1965 The Wars of the Roses (TV Mini-Series)
- The Inheritance (1965)
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He acted in Yuri Lyubimov and Yuri Karyakin's stage adaptation of Fyodor Dostoevsky's novel, "Crime and Punishment", at the Lyric Theatre in Hammersmith, London, England with Paola Dionisotti, Nicholas Farrell, Peter Kelly, Bill Paterson, Sheila Reid, Mia Soteriou and Gary Waldhorn in the cast. Yuri Lyubimov was also the ... See more »

Height:

6' 0¾" (1.85 m)
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