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Nicholas Selby (I) (1925–2010)

Nicholas Selby was born on September 13, 1925 in Holborn, London, England as James Ivor Selby. He was an actor, known for The Madness of King George (1994), Macbeth (1971) and A Midsummer Night's Dream (1968). He was married to Kathleen. He died on September 14, 2010 in London. See full bio »

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Macbeth
Macbeth Duncan
(1971)
Poldark
Poldark Nicholas Warleggan
(1975)

Filmography

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 2016 Doomwatch (TV Series)
Arthur Ballantyne
- Sex and Violence (2016) ... Arthur Ballantyne
 1999 CI5: The New Professionals (TV Series)
Markov
- Souvenir (1999) ... Markov
 1998-1999 The Bill (TV Series)
Judge
- Up in Smoke: Part 1 (1999) ... Judge
- Deadly Impact (1998) ... Judge
 1998 Dalziel and Pascoe (TV Series)
Major Studholme
- The Wood Beyond (1998) ... Major Studholme
 1998 Stiff Upper Lips
Don 1
 1997 Mr. White Goes to Westminster (TV Movie)
Constituency Chairman
 1996 Giving Tongue (TV Movie)
Elderly Peer
 1996 Our Friends in the North (TV Mini-Series)
Sir Edward Jones
- 1966 (1996) ... Sir Edward Jones
 1995 The Affair (TV Movie)
Mr. Leyland
 1994 Performance (TV Series)
2nd Conservative MP
- Message for Posterity (1994) ... 2nd Conservative MP
 1994 Fall from Grace (TV Movie)
General Ismay
 1994 Dandelion Dead (TV Mini-Series)
Sir Bernard Spilsbury
- Episode #1.4 (1994) ... Sir Bernard Spilsbury
- Episode #1.3 (1994) ... Sir Bernard Spilsbury
- Episode #1.2 (1994) ... Sir Bernard Spilsbury
- Episode #1.1 (1994) ... Sir Bernard Spilsbury
 1993 The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles (TV Series)
Judge
- Prague, August 1917 (1993) ... Judge
 1993 Scarlet and Black (TV Mini-Series)
President of the Assizes
- Episode #1.3 (1993) ... President of the Assizes
 1993 Bad Company (TV Movie)
Lord Chief Justice Lane
 1992 Christopher Columbus: The Discovery
Monsignor Camos
 1991 Inspector Morse (TV Series)
Dr Corder
- Fat Chance (1991) ... Dr Corder
 1991 Agatha Christie's Poirot (TV Series)
Mr Johnstone
- The Double Clue (1991) ... Mr Johnstone
 1990 House of Cards (TV Mini-Series)
Lord Billsborough
- Episode #1.2 (1990) ... Lord Billsborough
- Episode #1.1 (1990) ... Lord Billsborough
 1990 Jeeves and Wooster (TV Series)
Uncle George
 1988-1989 Gentlemen and Players (TV Series)
Sir Geoffrey Hinchcliffe
- Another Square Mile (1989) ... Sir Geoffrey Hinchcliffe
- Hard Hat Zone (1989) ... Sir Geoffrey Hinchcliffe
- Stags at Bay (1988) ... Sir Geoffrey Hinchcliffe
- It's All Who You Know (1988) ... Sir Geoffrey Hinchcliffe
- Box Clever (1988) ... Sir Geoffrey Hinchcliffe
 1988 The Storyteller (TV Series)
King
- The Heartless Giant (1988) ... King
 1986 C.A.T.S. Eyes (TV Series)
Davies
- One Away (1986) ... Davies
 1985-1986 Screen Two (TV Series)
Head of Department / Sir Gerald Dangerfield
- The Insurance Man (1986) ... Head of Department
- In the Secret State (1985) ... Sir Gerald Dangerfield
 1985 Remington Steele (TV Series)
Bank Manager
- Steele Searching: Part 2 (1985) ... Bank Manager (as Nick Selby)
 1985 Mata Hari
Von Jagow
 1985 Anna Karenina (TV Movie)
Doctor
 1985 Blott on the Landscape (TV Mini-Series)
General Burnett
- Episode #1.6 (1985) ... General Burnett
- Episode #1.5 (1985) ... General Burnett
- Episode #1.4 (1985) ... General Burnett
- Episode #1.3 (1985) ... General Burnett
- Episode #1.2 (1985) ... General Burnett
 1985 The Last Place on Earth (TV Mini-Series)
Admiral
- Poles Apart (1985) ... Admiral
 1980 Schiele in Prison
The Judge
 1978 People Like Us (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Little
- The First Lessons in Love (1978) ... Mr. Little
 1975 Poldark (TV Series)
Nicholas Warleggan
- Episode #1.12 (1975) ... Nicholas Warleggan
- Episode #1.11 (1975) ... Nicholas Warleggan
- Episode #1.10 (1975) ... Nicholas Warleggan
- Episode #1.9 (1975) ... Nicholas Warleggan
- Episode #1.6 (1975) ... Nicholas Warleggan
 1973 The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
Superintendent Miller
- The Moabite Cypher (1973) ... Superintendent Miller
 1973 Softly Softly: Task Force (TV Series)
Deputy Chief Constable Collins
- For Love or Money (1973) ... Deputy Chief Constable Collins
 1972 The Organization (TV Series)
Director of Administration
- Peter Frame and Veronica (1972) ... Director of Administration
 1972 The Shadow of the Tower (TV Series)
Earl of Devon
- The Strange Shapes of Reality (1972) ... Earl of Devon
- The Man Who Never Was (1972) ... Earl of Devon
 1971 Macbeth
Duncan
 1971 Elizabeth R (TV Mini-Series)
Sir Walter Raleigh
- Sweet England's Pride (1971) ... Sir Walter Raleigh
 1970 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
Commander Browne
 1969 Strange Report (TV Series)
Inspector Franklin
- Report 4821: X-Ray - Who Weeps for the Doctor? (1969) ... Inspector Franklin
 1969 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Henry Livingstone
- Romans and Friends (1969) ... Henry Livingstone
 1969 Boy Meets Girl (TV Series)
Sir Robert Waring
- A Name in Lights (1969) ... Sir Robert Waring
 1969 Callan (TV Series)
Sir Gerald Naylor
- Blackmailers Should Be Discouraged (1969) ... Sir Gerald Naylor
 1968 Gazette (TV Series)
Danvers
- The Critic (1968) ... Danvers
 1966-1968 Softly Softly (TV Series)
Chief Constable Nicholson / Panton
- See the Rabbit (1968) ... Chief Constable Nicholson
- It Doesn't Grow on Trees (1966) ... Panton
 1968 The First Lady (TV Series)
Smith
- The Bigger They Come (1968) ... Smith
 1966-1967 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Chief of Police / Licensee
- The Order (1967) ... Chief of Police
- A Walk in the Sea (1966) ... Licensee
 1966 Watch the Birdies (TV Mini-Series)
Det. Insp. Clayton
- Episode #1.5 (1966) ... Det. Insp. Clayton
- Episode #1.4 (1966) ... Det. Insp. Clayton
- Episode #1.3 (1966) ... Det. Insp. Clayton
- Episode #1.2 (1966) ... Det. Insp. Clayton
 1966 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester
- The Queen & the Welshman (1966) ... Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester
 1965 Our Man at St. Mark's (TV Series)
Brother Joseph
- The Invader (1965) ... Brother Joseph
 1965 The Wars of the Roses (TV Mini-Series)
Winchester
- The Inheritance (1965) ... Winchester
- The Council Board ... Winchester
 1962 The Saint (TV Series)
James Bailey
- The Man Who Was Lucky (1962) ... James Bailey
 1962 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Micky Murchison
- Whatever Happened to Wally? (1962) ... Micky Murchison
 1962 Compact (TV Series)
Jimmy Saunders
- Settlement Day (1962) ... Jimmy Saunders
- Weekend Plans (1962) ... Jimmy Saunders
- Looking Ahead (1962) ... Jimmy Saunders
- Comings and Goings (1962) ... Jimmy Saunders
- A Day of Problems (1962) ... Jimmy Saunders
 1961 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Process Server
- I Spy (1961) ... Process Server
 1961 Deadline Midnight (TV Series)
Laud's counsel
- Libel Story (1961) ... Laud's counsel
 1960-1961 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Mini-Series)
Dr. John Armstrong / Prosecutor
- The Test (1961) ... Dr. John Armstrong
- Twentieth Century Theatre: The Assassin (1960) ... Prosecutor
 1961 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Defending counsel
- Children of the Sun (1961) ... Defending counsel
 1961 Philoctetes (TV Mini-Series)
Sailor
- Part 2 (1961) ... Sailor
- Part 1 (1961) ... Sailor
 1961 A Small Crisis (TV Movie)
Leslie Morris
 1959-1961 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Harry Bloch / Charles Seale / Hillier
- The Truth About Helen (1961) ... Harry Bloch
- The Innocent (1960) ... Charles Seale
- Dr Kabil (1959) ... Hillier
 1961 The Bun House Wedding (TV Movie)
Mr. Diament
 1961 Element of Doubt (TV Movie)
Prosecutor
 1961 The Avengers (TV Series)
Frank Preston
- Hunt the Man Down (1961) ... Frank Preston
 1960 On Trial (TV Series)
George Lawrence
- Admiral Byng (1960) ... George Lawrence
 1959-1960 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Group Capt. Griffiths / Nigel Parker
- The Night of the Big Heat (1960) ... Group Capt. Griffiths
- The Tortoise and the Hare (1959) ... Nigel Parker
 1959 The Infamous John Friend (TV Mini-Series)
First Smuggler
- Episode #1.5 (1959) ... First Smuggler
 1959 The Wright People (TV Series)
Wally Craig
- Episode dated 19 March 1959 (1959) ... Wally Craig
 1959 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Duty Petty Officer
- The Stone Ship (1959) ... Duty Petty Officer
 1958 Starr and Company (TV Series)
Craig
- Perpetual Motion (1958) ... Craig
- Men of the World (1958) ... Craig
- On the Rocks (1958) ... Craig
 1958 The Diary of Samuel Pepys (TV Mini-Series)
Wounded Seaman
- Episode #1.9 (1958) ... Wounded Seaman
 1958 Shut Out the Night (TV Movie)
Sergeant Wreford
 1956 Christmas in the Market-Place (TV Movie)
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Other Works:

He acted in the British National Theatre Season Repertoire at the Cottesloe, Lyttelton, and Olivier Theatre in London, England in Georg Buchner's play, "Danton's Death;" Moliere's play, "Don Juan;" Frank Loesser's musical, "Guys and Dolls;" Anton Chekhov's play, "Uncle Vanya;" Arthur Wing Pinero's play, "The Second Mrs. ... See more »

Alternate Names:

Nick Selby
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He was offered the part of Colonel Lethbridge-Stewart in Doctor Who: The Web of Fear: Episode 3 (1968) after the original casting, David Langton, dropped out. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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