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William Squire (I) (1916–1989)


William Squire was born on April 29, 1916 in Neath, Glamorgan, Wales. He was an actor, known for The Lord of the Rings (1978), Where Eagles Dare (1968) and Anne of the Thousand Days (1969). He was married to Juliet Harmer. He died on May 3, 1989 in London, England. See full bio »

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(age 73) in London, England, UK

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Known For

The Lord of the Rings
(1978)
Where Eagles Dare
(1968)
Anne of the Thousand Days
(1969)
Callan
Callan Hunter
(1970-1972)

Filmography

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 1988 Rumpole of the Bailey (TV Series)
Sir Daniel Derwent
- Rumpole and the Quality of Life (1988) ... Sir Daniel Derwent
 1988 Testimony
Khatchaturyan
 1985 Late Starter (TV Series)
Vice-Chancellor
- Episode #1.1 (1985) ... Vice-Chancellor
 1984 Puccini (TV Movie)
Giacchi, the Doctor
 1984 Badger Girl (TV Series)
Sam North
- Stripey the Superbadger (1984) ... Sam North
- Panic on the Lake (1984) ... Sam North
- Finding the Ponies (1984) ... Sam North
- Lost on the Moor (1984) ... Sam North
- The Badgerman (1984) ... Sam North
 1982 The Ghost Downstairs (TV Movie)
Narrator
 1982 Marco Polo (TV Mini-Series)
Inn-Keeper
- Episode #1.3 (1982) ... Inn-Keeper
 1982 The Hound of the Baskervilles (TV Mini-Series)
Frankland
- Episode #1.3 (1982) ... Frankland
 1981 The Life and Times of David Lloyd George (TV Series)
Dr. Clifford
- He Is Wise, and Merciful (1981) ... Dr. Clifford
 1981 When the Boat Comes In (TV Series)
John Hartley
- Flies & Spiders (1981) ... John Hartley
- A Medal for the Argentine (1981) ... John Hartley
 1979 Blake's 7 (TV Series)
Kommissar
- Horizon (1979) ... Kommissar
 1978 Les Miserables (TV Movie)
Magistrate
 1978 The Thirty-Nine Steps
Harkness
 1978 All Creatures Great and Small (TV Series)
Roderick Perowne
- Attendant Problems (1978) ... Roderick Perowne
 1977 The XYY Man (TV Series)
Laidlaw
- At the Bottom of the River (1977) ... Laidlaw
- The Big Bang (1977) ... Laidlaw
- The Missing Civil Servant (1977) ... Laidlaw
- Friends and Enemies (1977) ... Laidlaw
 1976 Play for Today (TV Series)
Arnold
- Buffet (1976) ... Arnold
 1976 The Twelve Tasks of Asterix
Getafix (English version, voice)
 1975 Prometheus: The Life of Balzac (TV Mini-Series)
Monsieur Balzac
- The Road to Fame (1975) ... Monsieur Balzac
- Apprenticeship of a Genius (1975) ... Monsieur Balzac
 1975 Centre Play (TV Series)
Humphrey
- Snooker (1975) ... Humphrey
 1973 Spy Trap (TV Series)
Nigel Stewart
- Sale of Work (1973) ... Nigel Stewart
 1972 Proposition (TV Movie)
 1972 Jason King (TV Series)
Colonel Sardner
- The Stones of Venice (1972) ... Colonel Sardner
 1969-1970 ITV Saturday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Alec Kooning / Nick Slater
- Dear Janet Rosenberg... Dear Mr. Kooning (1970) ... Alec Kooning
- Machine (1969) ... Nick Slater
 1970 My Partner the Ghost (TV Series)
Sam Seymour
- A Sentimental Journey (1970) ... Sam Seymour
 1969 Paul Temple (TV Series)
Howard Hawthorn
- Which One of Us Is Me? (1969) ... Howard Hawthorn
 1969 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Max
- Like Puppies in a Basket (1969) ... Max
 1969 W. Somerset Maugham (TV Series)
Owen Griffiths
- Lord Mountdrago (1969) ... Owen Griffiths
 1969 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Reverend Elwyn Wilderness
- Blodwen, Home from Rachel's Marriage (1969) ... Reverend Elwyn Wilderness
 1969 The Champions (TV Series)
Duncan
- Nutcracker (1969) ... Duncan
 1968 Where Eagles Dare
Thomas
 1968 The Jazz Age (TV Series)
Mr. Urquhart
- The Princess (1968) ... Mr. Urquhart
 1967 The Pilgrim's Progress (TV Series)
The Prisoner
- Episode #1.3 (1967) ... The Prisoner
- Episode #1.2 (1967) ... The Prisoner
- Episode #1.1 (1967) ... The Prisoner
 1967 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Paolo Bracchiana
- Quite an Ordinary Knife (1967) ... Paolo Bracchiana
 1967 Half Hour Story (TV Series)
Alex
 1967 A Challenge for Robin Hood
Sir John
 1967 Softly Softly (TV Series)
Dr. Kelper
 1964 Macbeth III: The Secret'st Man (Documentary short)
Macbeth
 1964 Festival (TV Series)
The Rev. Melvyn Thomas
- The Inner World of Miss Vaughan (1964) ... The Rev. Melvyn Thomas
 1963 Julius Caesar (TV Series)
Brutus
- Episode #1.4 (1963) ... Brutus
- Episode #1.3 (1963) ... Brutus
- Episode #1.2 (1963) ... Brutus
- Episode #1.1 (1963) ... Brutus
 1957-1963 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Colin / Fyodor / Robin Herriot / ...
- Double Yolk (1963) ... Colin
- In Search of Happiness (1960) ... Fyodor
- Touch Wood (1959) ... Robin Herriot
- Mr. Bolfry (1957) ... Mr. Bolfry
 1961 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Mini-Series)
Dr. Terry
- Scene of the Accident (1961) ... Dr. Terry
 1960 Another Part of the Sea (TV Movie)
Haffer
 1960 Boyd Q.C. (TV Series)
Mr. Corby
- Uncle George (1960) ... Mr. Corby
 1960 Suspense (TV Series)
Edmund
- Point of Honour (1960) ... Edmund
 1960 Strife (TV Series)
David Roberts
- Act 3 (1960) ... David Roberts
- Act 2 (1960) ... David Roberts
- Act 1 (1960) ... David Roberts
 1959 The Invisible Man (TV Series)
Waring - Valet
- The Big Plot (1959) ... Waring - Valet
 1959 Alan Melville Takes You from A-Z (TV Series)
Actor, 'Under Milk Wood'
- U (1959) ... Actor, 'Under Milk Wood'
 1959 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Edward Anderson
- Odd Man In (1959)
- The House Next Door (1959) ... Edward Anderson
 1959 Television Playwright (TV Series)
Bill Portland
- No Through Line (1959) ... Bill Portland
 1959 The Life and Death of Sir John Falstaff (TV Series)
Pistol
- On Leave (1959) ... Pistol
- Into Battle (1959) ... Pistol
 1954-1958 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Hector / Edward Marsh / Dr. Sheridan / ...
- The Land of Promise (1958) ... Edward Marsh
- Farewell to Greatness (1957) ... Dr. Sheridan
- Rebecca (1954) ... Maxim de Winter
 1958 Innocent Sinners
Father Lambert (uncredited)
 1958 Dunkirk
Captain (uncredited)
 1958 Pride and Prejudice (TV Series)
Mr. Bingley
- Episode #1.6 (1958) ... Mr. Bingley
- Episode #1.4 (1958) ... Mr. Bingley
- Episode #1.2 (1958) ... Mr. Bingley
- Episode #1.1 (1958) ... Mr. Bingley
 1958 For the Schools: Macbeth (TV Mini-Series)
Narrator / Macduff
- The Downfall (1958) ... Macduff / Narrator
- The Rise to Power (1958) ... Narrator (voice)
 1958 Gentlemen at Twilight (TV Movie)
Dr. Lloyd Richards
 1957 The Chariot of Fire (TV Movie)
Rawlins White
 1957 Under Milk Wood (TV Movie)
Captain Cat
 1956 Pursuit of the Graf Spee
Ray Martin
 1956 The Adventures of Robin Hood (TV Series)
Vef
- The Byzantine Treasure (1956) ... Vef
 1956 Alexander the Great
Aeschenes
 1956 The Man Who Never Was
Lt. Jewell
 1956 Miss Chloe (TV Movie)
Peter Farnell
 1954 Stage by Stage (TV Series)
 1951 The Long Dark Hall
Sgt. Cochran (as William Squires)
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Other Works:

He played "Polonius" in a BBC audio production of William Shakespeare's "Hamlet". See more »

Alternate Names:

William Squires
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Trivia:

Friend of Richard Burton. Acted with him a number of times, including an appearance as Sir Thomas More opposite Burton's Henry VIII in the film "Anne of the Thousand Days". See more »

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