John Boswall (1920–2011)


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John Boswall was born on May 2, 1920 in Oxfordshire, England as John Stuart. He was an actor, known for 1984 (1984), Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006) and The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc (1999). He died on June 6, 2011 in South Woodchester, Gloucestershire, England. See full bio »

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1984 Goldstein
(1984)
Rome Curial Magistrate
(2005)

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 2009 Morris: A Life with Bells On
Mr. Staveley
 2006 Terry Pratchett's Hogfather (TV Movie)
Chair of Indefinite Studies
 2006 The Ten Commandments (TV Mini-Series)
Egyptian Priest
- Episode #1.2 (2006) ... Egyptian Priest
- Episode #1.1 (2006) ... Egyptian Priest
 2005 Rome (TV Series)
Curial Magistrate
- Triumph (2005) ... Curial Magistrate
- Egeria (2005) ... Curial Magistrate
- How Titus Pullo Brought Down the Republic (2005) ... Curial Magistrate
- The Stolen Eagle (2005) ... Curial Magistrate
 2004 Rose and Maloney (TV Series)
Arthur Towns
- Daniel Berrington: Part 2 (2004) ... Arthur Towns
- Daniel Berrington: Part 1 (2004) ... Arthur Towns
 2004 Ladies in Lavender
Very Old Man 2
 2003 The Statement
Father Léo
 2000 Doctors (TV Series)
Dorian Bannister
- Last Stand (2000) ... Dorian Bannister
 2000 The Secret World of Michael Fry (TV Mini-Series)
Caldercott
- Episode #1.2 (2000) ... Caldercott
 2000 Sunburn (TV Series)
Albert
- Episode #2.2 (2000) ... Albert
 1999/I The Uninvited (Short)
 1998 Stiff Upper Lips
Don 2
 1998 Far from the Madding Crowd (TV Movie)
Timothy
 1996 Privateer 2: The Darkening (Video Game)
Jan Mitorr
 1996 Mr. Toad's Wild Ride
The Elderly Gentleman
 1996 Poldark (TV Movie)
Cary Warleggan
 1994 The Return of the Native (TV Movie)
Granfer Cande
 1993 Lovejoy (TV Series)
Peter Horsham
- The Price of Fish (1993) ... Peter Horsham
 1993 Paul Merton: The Series (TV Series)
Man in Deckchair
- Episode #2.1 (1993) ... Man in Deckchair
 1993 Drop the Dead Donkey (TV Series)
Jann Sepp
- Lady Merchant (1993) ... Jann Sepp
 1993 Casualty (TV Series)
Wilf
- Family Matters (1993) ... Wilf
 1993 The Bill (TV Series)
Agnew
- Supply and Demand (1993) ... Agnew
 1993 The Good Guys (TV Series)
General Johnson
- Old School Ties (1993) ... General Johnson
 1992 Covington Cross (TV Series)
Gap
- Cedric Hits the Road (1992) ... Gap
 1992 Virtual Murder (TV Series)
Professor Humber
- A Bone to Pick (1992) ... Professor Humber
 1992 Anglo Saxon Attitudes (TV Mini-Series)
Sir Edgar Iffley
- Episode #1.3 (1992) ... Sir Edgar Iffley
- Episode #1.2 (1992) ... Sir Edgar Iffley
- Episode #1.1 (1992) ... Sir Edgar Iffley
 1989-1992 Screen Two (TV Series)
Elderly Judge / Caretaker
- The Law Lord (1992) ... Elderly Judge
- Sitting Targets (1989) ... Caretaker
 1991 Murder Most Horrid (TV Series)
Judge
- The Case of the Missing (1991) ... Judge
 1991 Selling Hitler (TV Mini-Series)
August Priesack
- Episode #1.4 (1991) ... August Priesack
- Episode #1.3 (1991) ... August Priesack
- Episode #1.2 (1991) ... August Priesack
 1991 Poirot (TV Series)
Dr Belvedere
- Wasps' Nest (1991) ... Dr Belvedere
 1990 Life After Life (TV Movie)
Elderly Ghost
 1990 3 Men and a Little Lady
Barrow
 1990 EastEnders (TV Series)
Harry Osborne
- Episode #1.519 (1990) ... Harry Osborne
- Episode #1.515 (1990) ... Harry Osborne
 1989 Wish Me Luck (TV Series)
Leon Jouvet
- Episode #2.6 (1989) ... Leon Jouvet
- Episode #2.5 (1989) ... Leon Jouvet
- Episode #2.4 (1989) ... Leon Jouvet
- Episode #2.3 (1989) ... Leon Jouvet
- Episode #2.2 (1989) ... Leon Jouvet
 1989 Wonderworks: Young Charlie Chaplin (TV Series)
School Teacher
- Episode #1.1 (1989) ... School Teacher
 1988 Christabel (TV Mini-Series)
Alois
- Episode #1.4 (1988) ... Alois
- Episode #1.3 (1988) ... Alois
 1988 This Is David Lander (TV Series)
Admiral Torrington-Howes
- The Rocketing Cost of Defence (1988) ... Admiral Torrington-Howes
 1988 The Dirty Dozen (TV Series)
Redmond
- A Quiet Weekend in the Country (1988) ... Redmond
 1987 A Hazard of Hearts (TV Movie)
Meadows
 1987 Screenplay (TV Series)
Dr. Reifmann
- The Trial of Klaus Barbie (1987) ... Dr. Reifmann
 1987 Casanova (TV Movie)
Prosecutor
 1986 No Place Like Home (TV Series)
Old Bert
- Great Uncle Herbert (1986) ... Old Bert
 1984 1984
Goldstein
 1984 Mitch (TV Series)
Eric James
- Who Must Remain Anonymous (1984) ... Eric James
 1984 Sakharov (TV Movie)
 1982 The Hound of the Baskervilles (TV Mini-Series)
Sir Charles Baskerville
- Episode #1.1 (1982) ... Sir Charles Baskerville
 1982 Sapphire & Steel (TV Series)
Old Man
- Assignment Six: Part 4 (1982) ... Old Man
- Assignment Six: Part 3 (1982) ... Old Man
- Assignment Six: Part 2 (1982) ... Old Man
- Assignment Six: Part 1 (1982) ... Old Man
 1980 Love in a Cold Climate (TV Mini-Series)
Clergyman
- The Merry Widower (1980) ... Clergyman
 1980 The Further Adventures of Oliver Twist (TV Series)
Brittles
- Old Flat 'At (1980) ... Brittles
- Three Card and Thimblerig (1980) ... Brittles
 1978 The Life Story of Baal
Woodcutter
 1976 Brensham People (TV Series)
Mr. Pendcombe
- Going, Going, Gone (1976) ... Mr. Pendcombe
 1976 Second Verdict (TV Series)
Dr. Thomas Langton
- Who Killed the Princes in the Tower? (1976) ... Dr. Thomas Langton
 1976 The Onedin Line (TV Series)
Beech
- Undercurrent (1976) ... Beech
 1975 Edward the King (TV Mini-Series)
King Leopold
- A Hundred Thousand Welcomes (1975) ... King Leopold
 1973 Wessex Tales (TV Mini-Series)
Tutor
- Barbara of the House of Grebe (1973) ... Tutor
 1973 Thriller (TV Series)
Old Man
- Lady Killer (1973) ... Old Man
 1971 Paul Temple (TV Series)
Official
- The Man Who Forged Real Money (1971) ... Official
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He acted in Mary O'Malley's play, "Once a Catholic", at the Wyndham's Theatre in London, England with Jane Carr, Daniel Gerroll, Mike Grady, Pat Heywood, June Page, John Rogan and Jeanne Watts in the cast. Mike Ockrent was the director. See more »
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Oxford University-educated, he first worked for the publishing firm Macmillan, acting in his spare time as an amateur with the Tower Theatre Company. In the late 1960's, he was offered a part in a BBC TV production and subsequently performed in repertory. From the mid-1970's, he acted in character roles with the Royal Shakespeare Company and at the Bristol Old Vic, the Oxford Playhouse and at the... See more »

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