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Timothy West (I)


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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 2017/V Delirium
College Bursar
 2016 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
Milton
- Broken Biscuits (2016) ... Milton
 2015 Toast of London (TV Series)
Ormond Sacker
- Man of Sex (2015) ... Ormond Sacker
 2015 The Vote (TV Movie)
Fred Norris
 2014-2015 EastEnders (TV Series)
Stan Carter
- Episode dated 10 April 2015 (2015) ... Stan Carter
- Episode dated 9 April 2015 (2015) ... Stan Carter
- Episode dated 7 April 2015 (2015) ... Stan Carter
- Episode dated 6 April 2015 (2015) ... Stan Carter
- Episode dated 2 April 2015 (2015) ... Stan Carter
 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
 2013 The Ogre Hunters (Short)
 2012 Run for Your Wife
Man at Pub
 2012 Titanic (TV Mini-Series)
Lord Pirrie
- Episode #1.2 (2012) ... Lord Pirrie
 2011 Exile (TV Mini-Series)
Metzler
- Episode #1.3 (2011) ... Metzler
- Episode #1.2 (2011) ... Metzler
 2010 Going Postal (TV Mini-Series)
Ridcully
- Episode #1.2 (2010) ... Ridcully
- Episode #1.1 (2010) ... Ridcully
 2010 Agatha Christie's 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
 2010 Idle-Hands (Short)
Spam
 2009 The Bus Driver (Short)
Priest
 2007-2009 Not Going Out (TV Series)
Geoffrey
- Marriage (2009) ... Geoffrey
- Party (2009) ... Geoffrey
- Murder at Christmas (2007) ... Geoffrey
 2009/I Endgame
P.W. Botha
 2007 A Room with a View (TV Movie)
Reverend Eager
 2006 The Alan Clark Diaries (TV Series)
Sir Robert Armstrong
- The March of the Gray Men (2006) ... Sir Robert Armstrong
 2005 Bleak House (TV Mini-Series)
Sir Leicester Dedlock
- Episode #1.15 (2005) ... Sir Leicester Dedlock
- Episode #1.14 (2005) ... Sir Leicester Dedlock
- Episode #1.13 (2005) ... Sir Leicester Dedlock
- Episode #1.12 (2005) ... Sir Leicester Dedlock
- Episode #1.11 (2005) ... Sir Leicester Dedlock
 2005 New Tricks (TV Series)
Professor Mears
- 17 Years of Nothing (2005) ... Professor Mears
 2005 Colditz (TV Mini-Series)
Bunny Warren
- Part Two (2005) ... Bunny Warren
- Part One (2005) ... Bunny Warren
 2005 Bremner, Bird and Fortune (TV Series)
- Episode #6.4 (2005)
 2004 Waking the Dead (TV Series)
Joe Doyle
- False Flag: Part 2 (2004) ... Joe Doyle
- False Flag: Part 1 (2004) ... Joe Doyle
 2004 The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (TV Series)
Andy Maiden
- In Pursuit of the Proper Sinner (2004) ... Andy Maiden
 2001-2003 Bedtime (TV Series)
Andrew Oldfield
- Boxing Day (2003) ... Andrew Oldfield
- Christmas Day (2003) ... Andrew Oldfield
- Christmas Eve (2003) ... Andrew Oldfield
- Episode #2.6 (2002) ... Andrew Oldfield
- Episode #2.5 (2002) ... Andrew Oldfield
 2003 Looking for Victoria (TV Movie)
Thomas Creevey
 2003 Beyond Borders
Lawrence Bauford
 2003 Shrink (Short)
Dr. Frucht-Kuche
 2003 Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas
Dymas (voice)
 2002 Martin Luther (TV Movie)
Martin Luther
 2002 Dickens (TV Series)
John Dickens
- Secrets (2002) ... John Dickens
 2002 Villa des roses
Hugh Burrell
 2001/I Iris
Older Maurice
 2001 Station Jim (TV Movie)
Sir Christopher Ellis
 2001 The Fourth Angel
Jones
 2001 Murder in Mind (TV Series)
Dr. William Collins
- Mercy (2001) ... Dr. William Collins
 2000 102 Dalmatians
Judge
 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 Ever After: A Cinderella Story
King Francis
 1998 Bramwell (TV Mini-Series)
Colonel Kindersley
- Our Brave Boys (1998) ... Colonel Kindersley
 1998 Goodnight Sweetheart (TV Series)
Tufty McDuff
- ... But We Think You Have to Go (1998) ... Tufty McDuff
- We Don't Want to Lose You... (1998) ... Tufty McDuff
 1998 Performance (TV Series)
Gloucester
- King Lear (1998) ... Gloucester
 1997 Rebecca (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Baker
- Episode #1.2 (1997) ... Mr. Baker
 1997 The Place of the Dead (TV Movie)
Chairman of the Inquiry
 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
 1994 Smokescreen (TV Mini-Series)
Frank Sheringham
- Episode #1.6 (1994) ... Frank Sheringham
- Episode #1.5 (1994) ... Frank Sheringham
- Episode #1.4 (1994) ... Frank Sheringham
- Episode #1.3 (1994) ... Frank Sheringham
- Episode #1.2 (1994) ... Frank Sheringham
 1992 Framed (TV Mini-Series)
DCI Jimmy McKinnes
- Episode #1.4 (1992) ... DCI Jimmy McKinnes
- Episode #1.3 (1992) ... DCI Jimmy McKinnes
- Episode #1.2 (1992) ... DCI Jimmy McKinnes
- Episode #1.1 (1992) ... DCI Jimmy McKinnes
 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
 1983-1990 Brass (TV Series)
Bradley Hardacre
- Their Finest Half Hour (1990) ... Bradley Hardacre
- Bradley Does His Bit (1990) ... Bradley Hardacre
- Bradley Holds His Own (1990) ... Bradley Hardacre
- Bradley Gets on Top (1990) ... Bradley Hardacre
- Bradley Sticks It Out (1990) ... Bradley Hardacre
 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 Il treno di Lenin (TV Movie)
Parvus
 1988 Beryl Markham: A Shadow on the Sun (TV Movie)
Charles Clutterback
 1988 Consuming Passions
Dr. Rees
 1987 Harry's Kingdom (TV Movie)
Harry King
 1987 When We Are Married (TV Movie)
Councillor Albert Parker
 1987 Breakthrough at Reykjavik (TV Movie)
Mikhail Gorbachev
 1987 Cry Freedom
Captain De Wet
 1986 The Monocled Mutineer (TV Mini-Series)
Thomson
- When the Hurly-Burly's Done (1986) ... Thomson
- Before the Shambles (1986) ... Thomson
 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)
William Russell
 1985 Miss Marple: A Pocketful of Rye (TV Movie)
Rex Fortescue
 1984 The Last Bastion (TV Mini-Series)
Winston Churchill
- Episode #1.3 (1984) ... Winston Churchill
- Episode #1.2 (1984) ... Winston Churchill
- Part 1 (1984) ... 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
 1980 Rough Cut
Nigel Lawton
 1980 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series)
Albert Taylor
- Royal Jelly (1980) ... Albert Taylor
 1979 Churchill and the Generals (TV Movie)
Winston Churchill
 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
 1979 Agatha
Kenward
 1978 The Thirty-Nine Steps
Porton
 1978 News from Nowhere
William Morris
 1977 Hard Times (TV Mini-Series)
Josiah Bounderby
- Episode #1.4 (1977) ... Josiah Bounderby
- Episode #1.3 (1977) ... Josiah Bounderby
- Episode #1.2 (1977) ... Josiah Bounderby
- Episode #1.1 (1977) ... Josiah Bounderby
 1977 Des Teufels Advokat
Father Anselmo
 1977 Cottage to Let (TV Series)
David Weston
- Second Opinion (1977) ... David Weston
 1977 Joseph Andrews
Mr. Tow-Wouse
 1976 Meetings, Bloody Meetings (Video short)
Businessman
 1975 Hedda
Judge Brack
 1975 Edward the King (TV Series)
Prince of Wales / King Edward the Seventh / Bertie
- Good Old Teddy! (1975) ... King Edward the Seventh
- The Peacemaker (1975) ... King Edward the Seventh
- King at Last (1975) ... King Edward the Seventh
- The Years of Waiting (1975) ... Prince of Wales
- Scandal (1975) ... Prince of Wales
 1975 Play for Today (TV Series)
Mark Childers
- The After Dinner Game (1975) ... Mark Childers
 1974 Undercovers Hero
Convent Chaplain
 1973 The Day of the Jackal
Berthier
 1973 Hitler: The Last Ten Days
Prof. Gebhardt
 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 Nicholas and Alexandra
Dr. Botkin
 1971 Hine (TV Series)
Cooper
- Survival of the Creeps (1971) ... Cooper
 1971 The Tragedy of King Richard II (TV Movie)
Henry Bolingbroke
 1971 Boswell's Life of Johnson (TV Movie)
Dr. Samuel Johnson
 1970 Edward II (TV Movie)
Young Mortimer
 1970 My Partner the Ghost (TV Series)
Sam Grimes
- Vendetta for a Dead Man (1970) ... Sam Grimes
 1970 The Looking Glass War
Taylor
 1969 Big Breadwinner Hog (TV Series)
Lennox
- A Credit to Us All (1969) ... Lennox
- Self-Discipline Is Its Own Reward (1969) ... Lennox
- Hogarth Accepts Responsibility (1969) ... Lennox
- Immature, Unsatisfactory Work... (1969) ... Lennox
 1968 Twisted Nerve
Superintendant Dakin
 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 Witch Hunt (TV Series)
Dr. Howard Agister
- Episode #1.4 (1967) ... Dr. Howard Agister
- Episode #1.3 (1967) ... Dr. Howard Agister
- Episode #1.2 (1967) ... Dr. Howard Agister
- Episode #1.1 (1967) ... Dr. Howard Agister
 1967 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Ralph
- In the Name of the Law (1967) ... Ralph
 1967 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
Jack Campion
- Two and Two Make Twenty Two (1967) ... Jack Campion
 1966 The Deadly Affair
Matrevis (in 'Edward II') (uncredited)
 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
- Episode #1.3 (1961) ... Charles Hayter
- Episode #1.2 (1961) ... Charles Hayter
 1959 Theatre Night (TV Series)
Talky
- Caught Napping (1959) ... Talky
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Other Works:

He acted in Ronald Millar's play, "Abelard and Heloise", at the Wyndham's Theatre in London, England with Diana Rigg, Keith Michell, Elspeth March, David Robb, Terence Wilton and Rosalind Atkinson in the cast. Robin Phillips was the director. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Timothy West CBE | Tim West

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Trivia:

A big fan of boating, he has owned a narrowboat since 1979 and regularly holidays on it with his family. He also is vice-president of The Waterways Trust, the Kennet & Avon Canal Trust and a patron of the Huddersfield Canal Society. He was also involved in the restoration of The Waverley, the world's last ocean-going paddle steamer. See more »

Trademark:

Rich smooth voice See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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