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Geoffrey Copleston (1921–1999)

Geoffrey Copleston was born 18th March 1921 in Manchester, UK. He appeared in many movies along side top class actors and actresses. He was a co-writer of the cult movie Django in the 1960s which starred Franco Nero. Many have compared these to the Clint Eastwood films of the same era and genre. (courtesy Copleston Family) See full bio »

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(age 77) in Rome, Italy

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Known For

Django Writer
(1966)
Robot Jox Confederation Commissioner
(1989)
(1974)
La piovra Alfredo Ravanusa
(1984-1986)

Filmography

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 1996 Fatal Frames
Mr. Fairbrain
 1994 The Web of Silence - A.I.D.S.
Walter's Father
 1993 Killer Rules (TV Movie)
Chairman of the Board
 1992 Klon
Big Boss
 1991 The Pit and the Pendulum
Butcher
 1990 C'è posto per tutti
Americano
 1990 The Godfather: Part III
Priest (uncredited)
 1990 A Season of Giants (TV Movie)
Taddeo Taddei
 1990 Frankenstein Unbound
Innkeeper
 1990 L'amante scomoda
Father of Anna
 1990 Black Cobra 3: The Manila Connection
The Senator (uncredited)
 1990 Le gorille (TV Series)
Beckstein
- Le Gorille chez les Mandingues (1990) ... Beckstein
 1990 Il sole buio
 1989 The Betrothed (TV Mini Series)
Merchant (1989)
- Episode #1.3 (1989) ... Merchant (1989)
- Episode #1.2 (1989) ... Merchant (1989)
- Episode #1.1 (1989) ... Merchant (1989)
 1989 Willy Signori e vengo da lontano
Direttore del giornale
 1989 Classe di ferro (TV Series)
- Gli scozzesi (1989)
 1989 Il vigile urbano (TV Series)
Segretario Sua Maestà
- Campa cavallo (1989) ... Segretario Sua Maestà
 1989 Robot Jox
Confederation Commissioner (as Geoffrey Coplestone)
 1989 A Fine Romance (TV Series)
Krueger
- Pilot (1989) ... Krueger
 1988 Big Man (TV Series)
Henry Winterbottom / Winterbottom
- Big Man - A Policy for Hell (1988) ... Henry Winterbottom
- Big Man: $ 395 an Ounce (1988) ... Henry Winterbottom
- Big Man - Boomerang (1988) ... Winterbottom (uncredited)
- Big Man - The Diva (1988) ... Henry Winterbottom
- Big Man - The False Etruscan (1988) ... Henry Winterbottom
 1987 The Sicilian
Pathe Journalist (as Geoffrey Copplestone)
 1987 The Belly of an Architect
Caspetti
 1986 Attentato al Papa (TV Mini Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1986)
- Episode #1.1 (1986)
 1986 Detective School Dropouts
Mr. Hamelfarm
 1984-1986 La piovra (TV Series)
Alfredo Ravanusa
- Episode #2.3 (1986) ... Alfredo Ravanusa (credit only)
- Episode #2.2 (1986) ... Alfredo Ravanusa
- Episode #2.1 (1986) ... Alfredo Ravanusa
- Episode #1.6 (1984) ... Alfredo Ravanusa
- Episode #1.5 (1984) ... Alfredo Ravanusa
 1985 Madman at War
Le commandant allemand (as Gerald Geoffrey Copleston)
 1985 The Assisi Underground
Police Chief Bertolucci
 1985 The Wild Team
Harker
 1984 Vediamoci chiaro
Mercalli
 1984 Cento giorni a Palermo
Honorable (uncredited)
 1984 All'ombra della grande quercia (TV Mini Series)
 1983 Il tassinaro
American Tourist
 1983 Neapolitan Sting
Don Vincenzo Coppola
 1983 The Winds of War (TV Mini Series)
Russian Officer Making a Toast at the Kremlin
- Into the Maelstrom (1983) ... Russian Officer Making a Toast at the Kremlin (uncredited)
 1983 Spy Connection
Ambassador (uncredited)
 1982 Dio li fa poi li accoppia
The Burgomaster of Kellenborg (uncredited)
 1982 Verdi (TV Mini Series)
Mollien, critic for the Gazette
- La Signora Verdi (1982) ... Mollien, critic for the Gazette
- Inventare il vero (1982) ... Mollien, critic for the Gazette
 1982 Buona come il pane
Colonel Vittorio Bisceglie
 1982 La nouvelle malle des Indes (TV Mini Series)
Keramos
- Episode #1.1 (1982) ... Keramos (as Jeffroy Coppleston)
 1981 L'assassino ha le ore contate (TV Mini Series)
Il produttore
- Scambio di persona (1981) ... Il produttore
 1981 Bollenti spiriti
Dr. Eric Stainer
 1981 Don Luigi Sturzo (TV Mini Series)
Cardinal Bourne
- Episode #1.2 (1981) ... Cardinal Bourne
 1981 The Black Cat
Inspector Flynn
 1981 Bianco, rosso e Verdone
Padre Ragazza Russa (uncredited)
 1981 Il caso Graziosi (TV Movie)
Commissario di polizia
 1980 Mia moglie è una strega
Autista (as Jeoffrey Coppleston)
 1980 Savage Breed
Marco
 1980 The Warning
Procuratore Vesce
 1980 The Istambul Train (TV Mini Series)
Sir Arthur
- Episode #1.1 (1980) ... Sir Arthur (as Geoffrey Coplestone)
 1980 S.H.E: Security Hazards Expert
UN Speaker (as Geoffrey Copplestone)
 1980 The Pumaman
Sir George Bradley (as Jeffrey Coppleston)
 1979 Velvet Hands
Van Clift, il gioielliere
 1979 Dr. Jekyll Likes Them Hot
Archibald Gold (as Geoffrey Coppleston)
 1979 Lobster for Breakfast
Duchamp
 1979 Return of the Saint (TV Series)
Night Club Manager
- Dragonseed (1979) ... Night Club Manager
 1979 Lovers and Liars
Automobilist
 1978 Io tigro, tu tigri, egli tigra
Generale (uncredited)
 1978 Sam et Sally (TV Series)
Kellerman
- Bedelia (1978) ... Kellerman
 1978 Quando c'era lui... caro lei!
Nazi officer
 1978 The Biggest Battle
SS Gen. Jürgens (as Geoffrey Coppleston)
 1977 Beyond Good and Evil
Guest in Malvida House (uncredited)
 1977 Sahara Cross
Mr. Brown
 1977 A Man Called Magnum
German boss (as Joeffrey Copleston)
 1976 The Big Operator
Texan (as Geoffrey Coppleston)
 1976 A Matter of Time
Hotel Manager
 1976 Madam Kitty
Dinner Guest (uncredited)
 1975 Red Coat
RCMP Chief
 1974 The Night Porter
Kurt
 1974 Bread and Chocolate
Boegli (as Geoffrey Copplestone)
 1971 Paid in Blood
Alec Quinter (uncredited)
 1971 Scipio the African
Senatore (uncredited)
 1969 One on Top of the Other
District Attorney (uncredited)
 1969 Detective Belli
Chief of Police (uncredited)
 1969 Seven Times Seven
Chief Inspector (uncredited)
 1968 The Girl Who Couldn't Say No
Herr Kruger (uncredited)
 1968 The Prophet
Bagni
 1967 Riderà! (Cuore matto)
J.K. Deline, Produttore
 1967 Matchless
 1966 Superargo vs. Diabolicus
Conrad, the Council President
 1966 The Big Blackout
Chief Bowles
 1966 7 Golden Women Against Two 07: Treasure Hunt
The Auctioneer / Martin Borman
 1966 The Hills Run Red
Brian Horner
 1966 The Wacky World of James Tont
The Head of Secret Intelligence Service
 1966 Me, Me, Me... and the Others
Traveller in restaurant (uncredited)
 1965 Goldsinger
The Head of Secret Intelligence Service (uncredited)
 1965 War Italian Style
American High-Ranking Officer (uncredited)
 1963 The Evil Eye
Asylum employee (uncredited)
 1956 War and Peace
French Officer (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

G. Copleston | Gerald Geoffrey Copleston | Joeffrey Copleston | Geoffrey Coplestone | Geoffrey Coppleston | Jeffrey Coppleston | Jeffroy Coppleston | Jeoffrey Coppleston | Geoffrey Copplestone

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)

Spouse:

Lydia A M Federici  (his death)

Children:

Patrizia Copleston

Relatives:

Fabio Giannini (niece or nephew)
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Trivia:

Settled in Italy during World War II as an officer in the British Royal Army. See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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