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Noel Willman (1918–1988)

Noel Willman was born on August 4, 1918 in Londonderry, Ireland. He was an actor, known for Doctor Zhivago (1965), The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956) and The Reptile (1966). He died on December 24, 1988 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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 1976 Caesar and Cleopatra (TV Movie)
 1975 Play for Today (TV Series)
Mr. Justice Bates
- Rumpole of the Bailey (1975) ... Mr. Justice Bates
 1975 Under Western Eyes (TV Movie)
The Prince
 1975 Crown Court (TV Series)
Sir Gerald Pegler
- Songbirds Out of Tune (1975) ... Sir Gerald Pegler
 1974 The Odessa File
Franz Bayer
 1974 Justice (TV Series)
Sir Walter Sloane
- The Very Fine Line of Duty (1974) ... Sir Walter Sloane
 1973-1974 Barlow (TV Series)
Sir Hugh Anderson
- Hit (1974) ... Sir Hugh Anderson
- Assessor (1973) ... Sir Hugh Anderson
 1973 The Adventurer (TV Series)
- Icons Are Forever (1973) ... Holvera
 1972 The Main Chance (TV Series)
- Dear Sir, Unless... (1972) ... Magistrate
 1972 The Shadow of the Tower (TV Mini-Series)
Bishop of Cambrai
- The Strange Shapes of Reality (1972) ... Bishop of Cambrai
 1971 The Persuaders! (TV Series)
- The Long Goodbye (1971) ... Theopolos
 1971 Brett (TV Series)
- Full Circle (1971) ... Treville
- The Moses Basket (1971) ... Treville
 1970 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
- The High Game (1970) ... Fender
 1970 Paul Temple (TV Series)
Baron Mondelle
- Antique Death: Part 2 (1970) ... Baron Mondelle
- Antique Death: Part 1 (1970) ... Baron Mondelle
 1969 The Gold Robbers (TV Mini-Series)
- The Midas Touch (1969) ... Opel
 1968 The Man in the Iron Mask (TV Series)
- The Fortress (1968) ... Aramis
- The Iron Mask (1968) ... Aramis
- The Traitor (1968) ... Aramis
- The Two Kings (1968) ... Aramis
- The Cage Bird (1968) ... Aramis
 1968 The Vengeance of She
 1966 The Reptile
Dr. Franklyn
 1965 Doctor Zhivago
 1963 The Kiss of the Vampire
Dr. Ravna
 1961 Two Living, One Dead
 1961 The Girl on the Boat
 1960 Danger Man (TV Series)
Colonel Rodriguez
- Colonel Rodriguez (1960) ... Colonel Rodriguez
 1960 Concrete Jungle
Prison Governor
 1960 Never Let Go
Inspector Thomas
 1960 Trouble in the Sky
Nigel Pickering
 1957-1959 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Danforth / Mr. Dulcimer
- The Crucible (1959) ... Danforth
- The Green Bay Tree (1957) ... Mr. Dulcimer
 1959 The Third Man (TV Series)
Sylvester Beam
- The Man with Two Left Hands (1959) ... Sylvester Beam
 1959 Antigone (TV Movie)
 1959 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Erno Gero
- Shadow of Heroes (1959) ... Erno Gero
 1958 The DuPont Show of the Month (TV Series)
The Lawyer
- The Winslow Boy (1958) ... The Lawyer
 1957-1958 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Dr. Clifford Preston
- The Pillars of Midnight (1958) ... Dr. Clifford Preston
 1958 Target (TV Series)
- Turmoil (1958) ... Evans
 1958 Television World Theatre (TV Series)
Charles Marsden
- Strange Interlude: Part 2 (1958) ... Charles Marsden
- Strange Interlude: Part 1 (1958) ... Charles Marsden
 1958 Carve Her Name with Pride
 1957 Across the Bridge
Chief of Police
 1957 Abandon Ship
Aubrey Clark
 1956 The Count of Monte Cristo (TV Series)
Don Carlos
- A Toy for the Infanta (1956) ... Don Carlos
 1953 Malta Story
Hobley, Navy Pilot (uncredited)
 1953 Project M7
Dr. Dennis Bord

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He acted in Emlyn Williams' play, "Accolade", at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with Emlyn Williams, Diana Churchill, Anthony Nicholls, Ruth Dunning, Dora Bryan and John Stratton in the cast. Glen Byam Shaw was the director. See more »

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Willman's mentor was Tyrone Guthrie, who persuaded him to turn from acting to directing for the stage. His major triumphs in that capacity included 'Rashomon' (1959), 'A Man for All seasons' (1961) and 'The Lion in Winter' (1966). See more »

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