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Michael Williams (I) (1935–2001)

Michael Williams was born on July 9, 1935 in Liverpool, England as Michael Leonard Williams. He was an actor and writer, known for Educating Rita (1983), Henry V (1989) and A Fine Romance (1981). He was married to Judi Dench. He died on January 11, 2001 in Hampstead, London, England. See full bio »

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Known For

Educating Rita
(1983)
Henry V
Henry V Williams
(1989)
A Fine Romance
(1981-1984)
Marat/Sade
Marat/Sade Herald
(1967)

Filmography

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 1999 Tea with Mussolini
British Consul
 1999 The Magical Legend of the Leprechauns (TV Mini-Series)
Father Daley
- Episode #1.2 (1999) ... Father Daley
- Episode #1.1 (1999) ... Father Daley
 1997-1998 Brambly Hedge (TV Series)
Mr. Apple
- The Secret Staircase (1998) ... Mr. Apple (voice)
- Spring Story (1997) ... Mr. Apple (voice)
 1997 A Dance to the Music of Time (TV Mini-Series)
Ted Jeavons
- The War (1997) ... Ted Jeavons
- The Thirties (1997) ... Ted Jeavons
 1997 Bodyguards (TV Series)
Maurice Boyd
- Stand Off (1997) ... Maurice Boyd
 1996 Kavanagh QC (TV Series)
DCI Knowland
- True Commitment (1996) ... DCI Knowland
 1992 The Torch (TV Mini-Series)
Sage
- The End of the World (1992) ... Sage
- The Raft (1992) ... Sage
- The Poseidon (1992) ... Sage
- The Nikathlon (1992) ... Sage
- The Guardian (1992) ... Sage
 1990 Screen One (TV Series)
Kevin
- Can You Hear Me Thinking? (1990) ... Kevin
 1989 Henry V
Williams
 1988-1989 Charlie Chalk (TV Series)
Trader Jones / Charlie Chalk / Lewis T. Duck / ...
- Goodbye Hello (1989) ... Charlie Chalk / Lewis T. Duck / Trader Jones / ... (voice)
- Return of the Litter (1989) ... Charlie Chalk / Lewis T. Duck / Trader Jones / ... (voice)
- Bert's Boring Day (1989) ... Charlie Chalk / Lewis T. Duck / Trader Jones (voice)
- Mildred's Day Off (1988) ... Charlie Chalk / Lewis T .Duck / Trader Jones (voice)
- There Are No Roads on Merrytwit (1988) ... Charlie Chalk / Lewis T. Duck / Trader Jones (voice)
 1987-1989 Screen Two (TV Series)
Tommy / Goronwy Rees
- Angel Voices (1989) ... Tommy
- Blunt (1987) ... Goronwy Rees
 1981-1984 A Fine Romance (TV Series)
Mike
- Happy Ever After? (1984) ... Mike
- A Romantic Meal (1984) ... Mike
- Problems (1984) ... Mike
- A Weekend Away (1984) ... Mike
 1983 Educating Rita
Brian
 1982 Enigma
Hirsch, Limmer's Assistant
 1981 Prisoners of Conscience (TV Series)
Vladimir Bukovsky
- Vladimir Bukovsky (1981) ... Vladimir Bukovsky
 1981 The White Shadow (TV Series)
Stan
- B.M.O.C. (1981) ... Stan
 1979 Quest of Eagles (TV Series)
Etherington
- Decision (1979) ... Etherington
- Chase (1979) ... Etherington
- Memories (1979) ... Etherington
- Enigma (1979) ... Etherington
- Treasure (1979) ... Etherington
 1979 Turtle's Progress (TV Series)
William Nesbitt
- Episode #1.5 (1979) ... William Nesbitt
 1979 My Son, My Son (TV Mini-Series)
William Essex
- Episode #1.8 (1979) ... William Essex
- Episode #1.7 (1979) ... William Essex
- Episode #1.6 (1979) ... William Essex
- Episode #1.5 (1979) ... William Essex
- Episode #1.4 (1979) ... William Essex
 1978 BBC2 Play of the Week (TV Series)
Paul
- Ice Age (1978) ... Paul
 1978 Martine (TV Series)
- Episode #3.1 (1978)
 1977 The Paper Lads (TV Series)
Tom Sharp
- Enter Picasso (1977) ... Tom Sharp
 1974 Dead Cert
Sandy Mason
 1974 A Raging Calm (TV Mini-Series)
Philip Hart
- A Vote for Progress (1974) ... Philip Hart
- Missing Persons (1974) ... Philip Hart
- The Banner of Loyalty (1974) ... Philip Hart
- A Time to Judge (1974) ... Philip Hart
- A Friend of the Family (1974) ... Philip Hart
 1971 Elizabeth R (TV Mini-Series)
Duke of Alencon
 1970 A Family at War (TV Series)
Eddie Chappell
- For Strategic Reasons (1970) ... Eddie Chappell
 1970 Jackanory (TV Series)
Storyteller
- Island Stories: The Vanishing Island (1970) ... Storyteller
- Island Stories: Redbeard and His Pirates (1970) ... Storyteller
- Island Stories: Iain and the Blue-Caps (1970) ... Storyteller
 1969 Tintin et le temple du soleil
Tintin (voice, uncredited)
 1969 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
The Prisoner
- A Hot Day (1969) ... The Prisoner
 1968 Tell Me Lies
Guest
 1967 Marat/Sade
Herald
 1963 The Plane Makers (TV Series)
Stephen Allsopp
- One of Those Days (1963) ... Stephen Allsopp
 1963 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Charlie Vine
- A Builder by Trade (1963) ... Charlie Vine
 1963 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Alan Bailey
- The Buried Man (1963) ... Alan Bailey
 1962-1963 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Mini-Series)
Evangelist
- A Child in the House (1962) ... Evangelist
 1962 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
- Joker (1962)
 1962 Z Cars (TV Series)
Norbert Nuttall
- Full Remission (1962) ... Norbert Nuttall
 1962 Top Secret (TV Series)
Pablo
- Maggie (1962) ... Pablo
 1962 The Trial of Joan of Arc
Englishman (uncredited)
 1962 Under Western Eyes (TV Movie)
Ivan
 1961 The Wakefield Shepherd's Play (Short)
Third Shepherd
 1961 Theatre Night (TV Series)
Bernard Fuller, the bridegroom
- Celebration (1961) ... Bernard Fuller, the bridegroom
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Show Show Self (6 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in the Royal Shakespeare Company Tour production of William Shakespeare's plays, "King Lear" and "The Comedy of Errors", at Theatres in Berlin, Germany; Warsaw, Poland; and Moscow, Russia with Paul Scofield, John Laurie, Irene Worth, Alec McCowen, Diana Rigg, Ian Richardson and Tom Fleming in the cast. Peter Brook and ... See more »
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

"I am old-fashioned enough to think I should be providing the bread" - On his relationship with Judi Dench.

Trivia:

A memorial service for him was held at St. Paul's, Covent Garden (commonly known as the Actors' Church) on 9 July 2001. See more »

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