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James Saxon (I) (1954–2003)

James Saxon was born on April 6, 1954 in Swindon, Wiltshire, England as James Smyth. He was an actor, known for A Prayer for the Dying (1987), Cleopatra (1999) and Les Misérables (1998). He died on July 2, 2003 in Chichester, England. See full bio »

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(age 49) in Chichester, England, UK

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A Prayer for the Dying
(1987)
Cleopatra
Cleopatra Pothinus
(1999)
Les Misérables
Les Misérables Chabouillet
(1998)

Filmography

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 2003 Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (TV Movie)
Dr. Johnson
 2001 Jonathan Creek (TV Series)
Inspector Bullstrode
- Satan's Chimney (2001) ... Inspector Bullstrode
 2000 Mike & Angelo (TV Series)
Emperor of Ptarg
- The Emperor's New Clothes (2000) ... Emperor of Ptarg
 2000 The Prince and the Pauper (TV Movie)
Father Abbot
 1999 Wing and a Prayer (TV Series)
Dr. Stanley Hatton
- Episode #2.8 (1999) ... Dr. Stanley Hatton
 1999 Cleopatra (TV Mini-Series)
Pothinus
- Part 1 (1999) ... Pothinus
- Part 2 (1999) ... Pothinus
 1995-1998 McCallum (TV Series)
Fuzzy Brightons
- Beyond Good and Evil (1998) ... Fuzzy Brightons
- Running on Empty (1998) ... Fuzzy Brightons
- Dead Man's Fingers (1998) ... Fuzzy Brightons
- Harvest (1998) ... Fuzzy Brightons
- City of the Dead (1997) ... Fuzzy Brightons
 1998 The Adventures of Captain Pugwash (TV Series)
Captain Pugwash / The Mate / Stinks (voice)
 1998 In the Red (TV Series)
Oswald Twist
- Episode #1.1 (1998) ... Oswald Twist
 1998 Les Misérables
Chabouillet
 1997 Chalk (TV Series)
Mr Crabtree
- The Inspection (1997) ... Mr Crabtree
 1996 Poldark (TV Movie)
Prince Regent
 1996 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)
Evelyn Amberson
- Fatal Caper (1996) ... Evelyn Amberson
 1995 England, My England
Vyner
 1994 Sharpe's Honour (TV Movie)
Vaughan
 1994 Murder Most Horrid (TV Series)
Young Adams
- A Severe Case of Death (1994) ... Young Adams
 1994 A Touch of Frost (TV Series)
Mortuary Attendant
- Nothing to Hide (1994) ... Mortuary Attendant
 1993 If You See God, Tell Him (TV Mini-Series)
Barrister
- Episode #1.4 (1993) ... Barrister
 1993 Harry (TV Series)
Don Mather
- Episode #1.10 (1993) ... Don Mather
 1993 Lovejoy (TV Series)
Dr. Julian Sadler
- Never Judge a Book by Its Cover (1993) ... Dr. Julian Sadler
 1993 Between the Lines (TV Series)
Clive Palmer
- Honourable Men (1993) ... Clive Palmer
 1993 Soldier Soldier (TV Series)
WO George Simms
- Trouble and Strife (1993) ... WO George Simms
 1993 Maigret (TV Series)
Marcel Landry
- Maigret on the Defensive (1993) ... Marcel Landry
 1993 Medics (TV Series)
Mike Somerton
- Episode #3.1 (1993) ... Mike Somerton
 1993 Minder (TV Series)
Harry
- Last Orders at the Winchester (1993) ... Harry
 1992 Haggard (TV Series)
Prince of Wales
- Beau Haggard (1992) ... Prince of Wales
 1992 Casualty (TV Series)
Professor Marcus
- Cascade (1992) ... Professor Marcus
 1992 T-Bag and the Sunstones of Montezuma (TV Series)
Hamburger Guzzler
- Wilma Tell (1992) ... Hamburger Guzzler
 1991 Time Riders (TV Series)
Lord Chalmerston
- Episode #1.3 (1991) ... Lord Chalmerston
 1991 Smack and Thistle (TV Movie)
Wilks
 1991 Spatz (TV Series)
Roland Blimpy
- Takeover (1991) ... Roland Blimpy
 1991 The New Statesman (TV Series)
Victor Crosby
- Labour of Love (1991) ... Victor Crosby
 1990 T-Bag's Christmas Ding Dong (TV Movie)
Archduke Fritz
 1990 Boon (TV Series)
Rupert de Borchgrave
- Daddy's Girl (1990) ... Rupert de Borchgrave
 1990 Tygo Road (TV Series)
Vicar
- Episode #1.6 (1990) ... Vicar
 1983-1990 Brass (TV Series)
Morris Hardacre
- Their Finest Half Hour (1990) ... Morris Hardacre
- Bradley Does His Bit (1990) ... Morris Hardacre
- Bradley Holds His Own (1990) ... Morris Hardacre
- Bradley Gets on Top (1990) ... Morris Hardacre
- Bradley Sticks It Out (1990) ... Morris Hardacre
 1990 Troublemakers (TV Series)
Boss
- Episode #1.6 (1990) ... Boss
- Episode #1.5 (1990) ... Boss
- Episode #1.4 (1990) ... Boss
- Episode #1.2 (1990) ... Boss
 1990 T-Bag and the Pearls of Wisdom (TV Series)
Captain Blighter
- Mutiny! (1990) ... Captain Blighter
 1990 Agatha Christie's Poirot (TV Series)
Reggie Dyer
- The Lost Mine (1990) ... Reggie Dyer
 1989 The Paradise Club (TV Series)
DI Fairweather
- Sins of the Fathers: Part One (1989) ... DI Fairweather
- Revolving Funds (1989) ... DI Fairweather
- Short Story (1989) ... DI Fairweather
- Up Jumped a Swagperson (1989) ... DI Fairweather
- Bring on the Cavalry (1989) ... DI Fairweather
 1989 T-Bag and the Revenge of the T-Set (TV Series)
Bilius Buntius
- When in Rome (1989) ... Bilius Buntius
 1988 Twelfth Night, or What You Will (TV Movie)
Sir Toby Belch
 1987 Vanity Fair (TV Series)
Joseph 'Jos' Sedley
- Old Acquaintance (1987) ... Joseph 'Jos' Sedley
- Our Friend the Major (1987) ... Joseph 'Jos' Sedley
- After the Battle (1987) ... Joseph 'Jos' Sedley
- Struggles and Trials (1987) ... Joseph 'Jos' Sedley
- The Girl I Left Behind Me (1987) ... Joseph 'Jos' Sedley
 1987 A Prayer for the Dying
Ellerman
 1986 Roland Rat: The Series (TV Series)
Darcey De-Farcey
- Christmas Special (1986) ... Darcey De-Farcey
- Episode #1.13 (1986) ... Darcey De-Farcey
- Episode #1.12 (1986) ... Darcey De-Farcey
- Episode #1.11 (1986) ... Darcey De-Farcey
- Episode #1.10 (1986) ... Darcey De-Farcey
 1986 London's Burning: The Movie (TV Movie)
Man in Distress
 1986 Brush Strokes (TV Series)
Phillip Crane
- Episode #1.13 (1986) ... Phillip Crane
- Episode #1.11 (1986) ... Phillip Crane
- Episode #1.6 (1986) ... Phillip Crane
- Episode #1.4 (1986) ... Phillip Crane
- Episode #1.2 (1986) ... Phillip Crane
 1985 Family Ties Vacation (TV Movie)
Luther Broder
 1985 Theatre Night (TV Series)
Cecil Graham
- Lady Windermere's Fan (1985) ... Cecil Graham
 1985 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Oscar
- The Two Doctors: Part Three (1985) ... Oscar
- The Two Doctors: Part Two (1985) ... Oscar
- The Two Doctors: Part One (1985) ... Oscar
 1982 We'll Meet Again (TV Mini-Series)
Sgt. Elmer Jones
- The End of the Beginning (1982) ... Sgt. Elmer Jones
- Exceptional Circumstances (1982) ... Sgt. Elmer Jones
- One Day at a Time (1982) ... Sgt. Elmer Jones
- Old Enough to Fight (1982) ... Sgt. Elmer Jones
- You'll Never Know (1982) ... Sgt. Elmer Jones
 1982 The Gentle Touch (TV Series)
Constable
- Damage (1982) ... Constable
 1981 The Nesting
Earl
 1980 Jukes of Piccadilly (TV Series)
Willie
- Dulverton Green: Part 2 (1980) ... Willie
- Dulverton Green: Part 1 (1980) ... Willie
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He acted in George Bernard Shaw's play, "Mrs. Warren's Profession," in a Peter Hall Company production at the Strand Theatre in London, England with Rebecca Hall, Brenda Blethyn, Richard Johnson, Peter Blythe and Laurence Fox in the cast. Peter Hall was also director. See more »
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