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A versatile British actor noted for his great power and command on the classical stage and in several other mediums including radio, film and television, Timothy West was born on October 20, 1934 in Bradford, Yorkshire, England, the son of actors (Harry) Lockwood West and his wife Olive (Carleton-Crowe). Educated at John Lyon School and the ... See full bio »
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 2014 Inside No. 9 (TV Series)
Andrew
- Sardines (2014) ... Andrew
 2013 Last Tango in Halifax (TV Series)
Ted
- Episode #2.6 (2013) ... Ted
 2013 Coronation Street (TV Series)
Eric Babbage
- Episode #1.8070 (2013) ... Eric Babbage
- Episode #1.8069 (2013) ... Eric Babbage
- Episode #1.8068 (2013) ... Eric Babbage
- Episode #1.8067 (2013) ... Eric Babbage
- Episode #1.8066 (2013) ... Eric Babbage
 2012 Titanic (TV Mini-Series)
Lord Pirrie
- Episode #1.2 (2012) ... Lord Pirrie
 2011 Exile (TV Series)
Metzler
- Episode #1.3 (2011) ... Metzler
- Episode #1.2 (2011) ... Metzler
 2010 Going Postal (TV Movie)
Ridcully
 2010 Agatha Christie: Poirot (TV Series)
Reverend Cottrell
- Hallowe'en Party (2010) ... Reverend Cottrell
 2010 Inspector Lewis (TV Series)
Donald Terry
- Your Sudden Death Question (2010) ... Donald Terry
 2007-2009 Not Going Out (TV Series)
Geoffrey
- Marriage (2009) ... Geoffrey
- Party (2009) ... Geoffrey
 2006 The Alan Clark Diaries (TV Series)
Sir Robert Armstrong
- The March of the Gray Men (2006) ... Sir Robert Armstrong
 2005 New Tricks (TV Series)
Professor Mears
- Episode #2.8 (2005) ... Professor Mears
 2005 Bremner, Bird and Fortune (TV Series)
- Episode #6.4 (2005)
 2005 Colditz (TV Movie)
Bunny Warren
 2004 Waking the Dead (TV Series)
Joe Doyle
- False Flag: Part 2 (2004) ... Joe Doyle
- False Flag: Part 1 (2004) ... Joe Doyle
 2004 London (TV Movie)
Henry Mayhew
 2004 The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (TV Series)
Andy Maiden
- In Pursuit of the Proper Sinner (2004) ... Andy Maiden
 2003 Looking for Victoria (TV Movie)
Thomas Creevey
 2002 Martin Luther (TV Movie)
Martin Luther
 2002 Dickens (TV Series)
John Dickens
- Secrets (2002) ... John Dickens
 2001 Station Jim (TV Movie)
Sir Christopher Ellis
 2001 Murder in Mind (TV Series)
Dr. William Collins
- Mercy (2001) ... Dr. William Collins
 2000 Midsomer Murders (TV Series)
Marcus Devere
- Judgement Day (2000) ... Marcus Devere
 1999 The Big Knights (TV Series)
King Otto (voice)
 1998 Animated Epics: Beowulf (TV Short)
Hrothgar (voice)
 1998 Bramwell (TV Mini-Series)
Colonel Kindersley
- Our Brave Boys (1998) ... Colonel Kindersley
 1998 The Aviators (TV Series)
Narrator
- The Red Baron (1998) ... Narrator (voice)
 1998 Performance (TV Series)
Gloucester
- King Lear (1998) ... Gloucester
 1997 The Place of the Dead (TV Movie)
Chairman of the Inquiry
 1997 Rebecca (TV Movie)
Mr. Baker
 1996 Cuts (TV Movie)
Lord Mellow
 1996 Over Here (TV Movie)
Narrator
 1995 Eleven Men Against Eleven (TV Movie)
Sir Bob Luckton
 1995 Hiroshima (TV Movie)
Prime Minister Winston Churchill (as Tim West)
 1994 Murder Most Horrid (TV Series)
Old Doctor Adams
- A Severe Case of Death (1994) ... Old Doctor Adams
 1992 Shakespeare: The Animated Tales (TV Mini-Series)
Prospero
- The Tempest (1992) ... Prospero (voice)
 1991 Bye Bye Columbus (TV Movie)
Martin Pinzon
 1990 The Tragedy of Flight 103: The Inside Story (TV Movie documentary)
Col. Wilfred Wood
 1989-1990 Screen One (TV Series)
Geoffrey Cowper / Derek Blore
- Survival of the Fittest (1990) ... Geoffrey Cowper
- Blore M.P. (1989) ... Derek Blore
 1990 Beecham (TV Movie)
Sir Thomas Beecham
 1990 Dirty Beasts (TV Movie)
Narrator
 1987-1989 Theatre Night (TV Series)
Ewbank / David Roberts / Dr. Rance
- The Contractor (1989) ... Ewbank
- Strife (1988) ... David Roberts
- What the Butler Saw (1987) ... Dr. Rance
 1989 After Henry (TV Series)
Nigel
- Upstagers (1989) ... Nigel
 1989 Mystery!: Campion (TV Series)
William Faraday
- Police at the Funeral: Part 2 (1989) ... William Faraday
- Police at the Funeral: Part 1 (1989) ... William Faraday
 1988 Lenin: The Train (TV Movie)
Parvus
 1988 Beryl Markham: A Shadow on the Sun (TV Movie)
Charles Clutterback
 1987 Harry's Kingdom (TV Movie)
Harry King
 1986 The Good Doctor Bodkin-Adams (TV Movie)
John Bodkin-Adams
 1986 A Very Peculiar Practice (TV Series)
Professor Furie
- Wives of Great Men (1986) ... Professor Furie
 1985 Tender Is the Night (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Morris
- Episode #1.5 (1985) ... Mr. Morris
 1985 Marjorie and Men (TV Series)
George Banthorpe
- Singles Night (1985) ... George Banthorpe
 1985 Florence Nightingale (TV Movie)
Russell
 1984 The Last Bastion (TV Mini-Series)
Winston Churchill
 1982/I Oliver Twist (TV Movie)
Mr. Bumble
 1982 Murder Is Easy (TV Movie)
Lord Gordon Easterfield
 1981 Masada (TV Mini-Series)
Emperor Vespasian
- Part I (1981) ... Emperor Vespasian
 1979 Crime and Punishment (TV Mini-Series)
Porfiry Petrovich
- Part 3 (1979) ... Porfiry Petrovich
- Part 2 (1979) ... Porfiry Petrovich
 1979 Henry VIII (TV Movie)
Cardinal Wolsey
 1975 Play for Today (TV Series)
Mark Childers
- The After Dinner Game (1975) ... Mark Childers
 1972 Horatio Bottomley (TV Movie)
 1972 The Edwardians (TV Mini-Series)
Horatio Bottomley
- Horatio Bottomley (1972) ... Horatio Bottomley
 1972 Villains (TV Series)
Benny
- Smudger (1972) ... Benny
 1972 Joy (TV Movie)
Ned
 1971 Hine (TV Series)
Cooper
- Survival of the Creeps (1971) ... Cooper
 1970 Edward II (TV Movie)
Young Mortimer
 1970 My Partner the Ghost (TV Series)
Sam Grimes
- Vendetta for a Dead Man (1970) ... Sam Grimes
 1968 Mystery and Imagination (TV Series)
Dr. Middleton
- Feet Foremost (1968) ... Dr. Middleton
 1967 The Fellows (TV Series)
Lowrie
- A Snatch in Time (1967) ... Lowrie
 1967 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Ralph
- In the Name of the Law (1967) ... Ralph
 1967 Witch Hunt (TV Series)
Dr. Howard Agister
- Episode #1.1 (1967) ... Dr. Howard Agister
 1967 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
Jack Campion
- Two and Two Make Twenty Two (1967) ... Jack Campion
 1966 Public Eye (TV Series)
Police Sergeant
- You Can Keep the Medal (1966) ... Police Sergeant
 1964 The Marriage Lines (TV Series)
Bob
- The Loan (1964) ... Bob
 1964 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
Jan
- The Seekers #1: The Heretics (1964) ... Jan
 1962 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Constable
- The Skeleton Wore Boots (1962) ... Constable
 1961 Deadline Midnight (TV Series)
Ambulance man
- One Man Went to Fly (1961) ... Ambulance man
 1961 Persuasion (TV Mini-Series)
Charles Hayter
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Other Works:

He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "King Lear", at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England in a Prospect Theatre Company production with Timothy Dalton, Trevor Martin, Michael Graham Cox, Vivienne Martin, Prunella Scales, Henry Moxon, Jill Dixon, Sheila Ballantine, Ronnie Stevens, James Snell, John Bailey and Mark Jones in ... See more »

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Alternate Names:

Tim West

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Trivia:

He was awarded a CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) for his services to drama in 1984. His wife, Prunella Scales, was awarded a CBE in 1992. See more »

Trademark:

Rich smooth voice See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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