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Robert Powell was born on June 1, 1944 in Salford, Manchester, England. In 1964, he started his acting career while attending Manchester University. In 1967, he made his film debut, and later landed his first starring role in The Italian Job (1969). Some of his well known movies include Franco Ziefirelli's Jesus of Nazareth (1977), Ken Russell's ... See full bio »
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 2013 The Bible (TV Mini-Series)
Narrator (UK)
- Courage (2013) ... Narrator (UK)
- Passion (2013) ... Narrator (UK)
- Betrayal (2013) ... Narrator (UK)
- Mission (2013) ... Narrator (UK)
- Survival (2013) ... Narrator (UK)
 2005 Color Me Kubrick
Robert
 2005 Dalziel and Pascoe (TV Series)
Barry Jemmerson
- Heads You Lose: Part 2 (2005) ... Barry Jemmerson
- Heads You Lose: Part 1 (2005) ... Barry Jemmerson
 2003 Hey Mr DJ
Jerome Jackson
 2001 Mudan Ting: The Peony Pavilion - A Kunju Opera (Video)
Storyteller (voice)
 1997 Pride of Africa (TV Movie)
David Webb
 1997 Treasure Island (Video)
Dr. Livesey (voice)
 1995 Fantomcat (TV Series)
Fantomcat (voice)
 1994 Kings and Queens of England Volume II (Video)
Narrator (voice)
 1993 Kings and Queens of England Volume I (Video)
Narrator (voice)
 1993 The Legends of Treasure Island (TV Series)
Dr. Livesey
- The Beginning of the End (1993) ... Dr. Livesey (voice)
- The Fountain of Truth (1993) ... Dr. Livesey (voice)
- The Merman Prince (1993) ... Dr. Livesey (voice)
- The Labyrinth (1993) ... Dr. Livesey (voice)
- Now You See Me (1993) ... Dr. Livesey (voice)
 1992 Chunuk Bair
Sgt. Maj. Frank Smith
 1992 Das lange Gespräch mit dem Vogel (TV Movie)
John Barth
 1992 Il segno del comando (TV Movie)
Edward Foster
 1992 The First Circle (TV Movie)
Gleb Nershin
 1992 The Golden Years (TV Movie)
Hernan Cortez
 1991 Merlin of the Crystal Cave (TV Movie)
Ambrosius
 1990 Romeo.Juliet
Romeo (voice)
 1990 Pasternak (TV Movie)
Boris Pasternak
 1987 Love Sins
Gabriele D'Annunzio
 1986 Shaka Zulu (TV Mini-Series)
Dr. Henry Fynn
- Part I (1986) ... Dr. Henry Fynn
 1985 What Waits Below
Rupert 'Wolf' Wolfsen
 1984 The Jigsaw Man
Jamie Fraser
 1982 Imperative
Augustin
 1981/I Pygmalion (TV Movie)
Professor Henry Higgins
 1980 Jane Austen in Manhattan
Pierre
 1980 Harlequin
Gregory Wolfe
 1978 The Four Feathers (TV Movie)
Jack Durrance
 1972-1977 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
Valentine / Frank Gardner
- You Never Can Tell (1977) ... Valentine
 1977 Beyond Good and Evil
Paul Rée
 1977 Jesus of Nazareth (TV Mini-Series)
Jesus Christ
- Part 2 (1977) ... Jesus Christ
- Part 1 (1977) ... Jesus Christ
 1975 Looking for Clancy (TV Series)
Frank Clancy
 1973-1974 Thriller (TV Series)
Rook / Paul Tanner
- Murder Is a One-Act Play (1974) ... Rook
- Lady Killer (1973) ... Paul Tanner
 1974 Zodiac (TV Series)
Brian Godfrey
- Sting Sting Scorpio (1974) ... Brian Godfrey
 1974 Crown Court (TV Series)
Lance Porter
- 30,000 Pieces of Silver: Part 1 (1974) ... Lance Porter
 1973 The Asphyx
Giles Cunningham
 1969-1973 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
- Is Nellie Dead? (1973)
 1973 The Wide World of Mystery (TV Series)
Paul Tanner
- Lady Killer (1973) ... Paul Tanner
 1972 Mr. Rolls and Mr. Royce (TV Movie)
Charles Stewart Rolls
 1972 The Edwardians (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Rolls
- Mr. Rolls and Mr. Royce (1972) ... Mr. Rolls
 1972 Shelley (TV Movie)
Percy Bysshe Shelley
 1972/I Asylum
Dr. Martin (segment 4 "Mannikins of Horror")
 1972 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Gavin
- Seventeen Percent Said Push Off (1972) ... Gavin
 1972 Running Scared
Tom Betancourt
 1971 Secrets
Allan Wood
 1969-1970 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Lionel Crane / Shaun / Arkie
- The Hunting of Lionel Crane (1970) ... Lionel Crane
- The Season of the Witch (1970) ... Shaun
- Bam! Pow! Zapp! (1969) ... Arkie
 1969 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Taigo Wilson
- Nora (1969)
- Diddled (1969) ... Taigo Wilson
 1969 Walk a Crooked Path
Mullvaney
 1969 Tower of London: The Innocent (TV Movie)
Earl of Warwick
 1969 Z Cars (TV Series)
Norris
- Alibi: Part 2 (1969) ... Norris
- Alibi: Part 1 (1969) ... Norris
 1968 City 68' (TV Series)
Paul Pevney
- The System: The Fleapit (1968) ... Paul Pevney
 1967 Robbery
Deltic Train Guard (uncredited)
 1966 The Hunchback of Notre Dame (TV Series)
Citizen
- Accusation (1966) ... Citizen
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Other Works:

He provided the narration for David Bedford's concept album "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner" for Virgin Records. See more »

Publicity Listings:

6 Interviews | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Height:

5' 9½" (1.77 m)
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Personal Quote:

I hope Jesus Christ will be the last in my line of sensitive young men for quite a while. Robert Powell, 1975 See more »

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Two children: Barney (b. 23 Nov 1977) and Kate (b. 1979). See more »

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