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Richard Durden was born on February 8, 1944 in Hendon, Middlesex, England. He is an actor, known for From Paris with Love (2010), The Jacket (2005) and Batman (1989). He has been married to Rebecca Blond since 2017. He was previously married to Jane How and Maria Aitken. See full bio »

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Known For

From Paris with Love Ambassador Bennington
(2010)
The Jacket Dr. Hale
(2005)
Batman TV Director
(1989)

Filmography

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 2018-2022 Silent Witness (TV Series)
Conor Hodgson
- History - Part Four (2022) ... Conor Hodgson
- Matters of Life and Death: Part 2 (2021) ... Conor Hodgson
- Matters of Life and Death: Part 1 (2021) ... Conor Hodgson
- Brother's Keeper: Part 2 (2021) ... Conor Hodgson
- Brother's Keeper: Part 1 (2021) ... Conor Hodgson
 2022 Anne (TV Mini Series)
Lord Justice McCowan
- Episode #1.2 (2022) ... Lord Justice McCowan
 2019-2021 Back to Life (TV Series)
Oscar
- Episode #2.2 (2021) ... Oscar
- Episode #2.6 (2021) ... Oscar
- Episode #2.5 (2021) ... Oscar
- Episode #2.4 (2021) ... Oscar
- Episode #2.3 (2021) ... Oscar
 2019-2021 Ghosts (TV Series)
Charles / Solicitor
- I Love Lucy (2021) ... Charles
- Who Do You Think You Are? (2019) ... Solicitor
 2019 Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker
First Order Officer (as Mark Richard Durden-Smith)
 2019 Brexit (TV Movie)
Bill Cash
 2018 L'Habit ne Fait pas le Moine (Video short)
 2018 Man of the Hour (Short)
Jeremy's Father
 2018 Harlots (TV Series)
Lord Dodds
- Episode #2.7 (2018) ... Lord Dodds
- Episode #2.5 (2018) ... Lord Dodds
- Episode #2.4 (2018) ... Lord Dodds
 2018 Poldark (TV Series)
Dr. Anselm
- Episode #4.8 (2018) ... Dr. Anselm
 2018 Endeavour (TV Series)
Prof Alexander Richmond
- Quartet (2018) ... Prof Alexander Richmond
 2017 The Child in Time (TV Movie)
Stephen's Father
 2017 Will (TV Series)
Lord Fortescue
- What Dreams May Come (2017) ... Lord Fortescue
 2017 Churchill
Jan Smuts
 2017 Brussel (TV Series)
Sir Guy Winston
- Sentimental Reasons (2017) ... Sir Guy Winston
- Er Is Hoop (2017) ... Sir Guy Winston
- Olie of Gas ... Sir Guy Winston
- Van Gzatsk naar Smolensk ... Sir Guy Winston
- Sexident ... Sir Guy Winston
 2014-2016 Agatha Raisin (TV Series)
Mr Boggle
- Murderous Marriage (2016) ... Mr Boggle
- The Potted Gardener (2016) ... Mr Boggle
- The Quiche of Death (2014) ... Mr Boggle
 2016/I Late Shift
Samuel Parr
 2016 Dickensian (TV Series)
Mr. Gradgrind
- Episode #1.19 (2016) ... Mr. Gradgrind
- Episode #1.15 (2016) ... Mr. Gradgrind
- Episode #1.14 (2016) ... Mr. Gradgrind
- Episode #1.10 (2016) ... Mr. Gradgrind
 2015 Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell (TV Mini Series)
Lord Liverpool
- Chapter Seven: Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell (2015) ... Lord Liverpool (uncredited)
- Chapter Six: The Black Tower (2015) ... Lord Liverpool
- Chapter Five: Arabella (2015) ... Lord Liverpool
- Chapter Three: The Education of a Magician (2015) ... Lord Liverpool
- Chapter Two: How Is Lady Pole? (2015) ... Lord Liverpool
 2015 Episodes (TV Series)
Charles Lincoln
- Episode Six (2015) ... Charles Lincoln
 2015 Wolf Hall (TV Mini Series)
Bishop Fisher
- The Devil's Spit (2015) ... Bishop Fisher
 2015 Je suis daddy
Nigel Lawson
 2014 Satan Has a Bushy Tail (Short)
Derek
 2014 The Suspicions of Mr Whicher (TV Series)
Reverend Turner
 2012 World Without End (TV Mini Series)
Sir Henry
- Queen (2012) ... Sir Henry
- Rook (2012) ... Sir Henry
- Plague and Passion: Part 1 (2012) ... Sir Henry
- A Crown Tested: Part 2 (2012) ... Sir Henry
- A Crown Tested: Part 1 (2012) ... Sir Henry
 2012 Papadopoulos & Sons
Father Jimmy
 2012 Silk (TV Series)
Lord Winter
- Episode #2.5 (2012) ... Lord Winter
 2012 The Borgias (TV Series)
The Physician
- Truth and Lies (2012) ... The Physician
- The Siege at Forli (2012) ... The Physician
 2012 Inspector Lewis (TV Series)
John Gracey
- The Soul of Genius (2012) ... John Gracey
 2011 Hidden (TV Mini Series)
Dr. Sturgess
- Episode #1.1 (2011) ... Dr. Sturgess
 2011/I The Awakening
Alexander Cathcart
 2011/I Anonymous
Archbishop (as Richard Durdan)
 2010 From Paris with Love
Ambassador Bennington
 2009 MI-5 (TV Series)
Irvin Perrot
- Episode #8.6 (2009) ... Irvin Perrot (as Richard Durdon)
 2009 21 and a Wake-Up
24th Evac Staff and Patients
 2009 The Last Days of Lehman Brothers (TV Movie)
Harvey Miller
 2009 The Heavy
Carl
 2009 Hotel Babylon (TV Series)
Count
- Episode #4.6 (2009) ... Count
 2009 Agora
Olympius
 2007 Keane: Atlantic (Music Video)
Metal Detector Man
 2007/I The Triangle (Short)
Restaurant Patron #4
 2007 Confessions of a Diary Secretary (TV Movie)
Office Manager
 2007 Pumpkinhead 4: Blood Feud (TV Movie)
Old Man Hatfield
 2006 The Amazing Mrs Pritchard (TV Series)
Sir Athelstane Jervis
- Episode #1.2 (2006) ... Sir Athelstane Jervis
 2006 Nuremberg: Nazis on Trial (TV Mini Series documentary)
Lord Justice Lawrence
- Rudolf Hess (2006) ... Lord Justice Lawrence
- Hermann Goering (2006) ... Lord Justice Lawrence
- Albert Speer (2006) ... Lord Justice Lawrence
 2006 Doctors (TV Series)
Randy Larchmont
- Homecoming (2006) ... Randy Larchmont
 1993-2006 Poirot (TV Series)
Pebmarsh / Dr. Pritchard
- Taken at the Flood (2006) ... Pebmarsh
- The Case of the Missing Will (1993) ... Dr. Pritchard
 2005 Unhitched
Reverend
 2005 Riot at the Rite (TV Movie)
Poker-Faced Couple
 2005 Hex (TV Series)
Dr. Wilkinson
- Ella Burns (2005) ... Dr. Wilkinson
 2005 Derailed (TV Movie)
Roger Henderson QC
 2005 Oliver Twist
Unkind Board Member
 2005 Fingersmith (TV Mini Series)
Mr. Hawtrey
- Episode #1.3 (2005) ... Mr. Hawtrey
- Episode #1.2 (2005) ... Mr. Hawtrey
- Episode #1.1 (2005) ... Mr. Hawtrey
 2005 The Jacket
Dr. Hale
 2005 The Commander: Virus (TV Movie)
Dr. Vernon Briers
 2004 Not Only But Always (TV Movie)
Proctor
 2004 Marple (TV Series)
Mr. Prestcott
- Agatha Christie's Marple (2004) ... Mr. Prestcott
 2004 Rosemary & Thyme (TV Series)
Doctor Llewellyn
- The Italian Rapscallion (2004) ... Doctor Llewellyn
 1997-2004 Trial & Retribution (TV Series)
Dr. John Foster
- Blue Eiderdown: Part 1 (2004) ... Dr. John Foster
- Suspicion: Part 1 (2003) ... Dr. John Foster
- Trial & Retribution VI - Part Two (2002) ... Dr. John Foster
- Trial & Retribution V - Part Two (2002) ... Dr. John Foster
- Trial & Retribution V - Part One (2002) ... Dr. John Foster
 2004 Dunkirk (TV Series documentary)
Lord Halifax
 2003 Hear the Silence (TV Movie)
Dr. Austen Parker
 2003 Foyle's War (TV Series)
Letwin
- Fifty Ships (2003) ... Letwin
 2003 Helen of Troy (TV Mini Series)
Tynadareus
- Episode #1.2 (2003) ... Tynadareus
 2003 Midsomer Murders (TV Series)
Duncan Goff
- A Talent for Life (2003) ... Duncan Goff
 2002/II The Reckoning
Town Justice
 2002 Daniel Deronda (TV Mini Series)
Gentleman
- Episode #1.3 (2002) ... Gentleman
- Episode #1.2 (2002) ... Gentleman (uncredited)
 2002 Bobbie's Girl (TV Movie)
Headmaster Ashbourne
 2002 Amen.
Ambassador Taylor
 2001 Superstition
Minister of Justice
 2001 Peak Practice (TV Series)
George Morgan
- Trust in Me (2001) ... George Morgan
 2000 Randall & Hopkirk (Deceased) (TV Series)
Vicar
- A Man of Substance (2000) ... Vicar
 1999 The Worst Witch (TV Series)
The Chief Wizard, Egbert Hellibore
- Animal Magic (1999) ... The Chief Wizard, Egbert Hellibore
- Crumpets for Tea (1999) ... The Chief Wizard, Egbert Hellibore
- It's a Frogs Life (1999) ... The Chief Wizard, Egbert Hellibore
 1999 Mauá - O Imperador e o Rei
Barão de Rosthschild
 1995-1999 Bugs (TV Series)
Dent
- The Enemy Within (1999) ... Dent
- Money Spiders (1999) ... Dent
- Girl Power (1998) ... Dent
- Out of the Hive (1995) ... Dent
 1999 Highlander: The Raven (TV Series)
Anton Novak
- The Manipulator (1999) ... Anton Novak
 1998 The First 9 1/2 Weeks
Laurence Garner
 1997 Dressing for Breakfast (TV Series)
Graham
- Betrayal (1997) ... Graham
- Rose (1997) ... Graham
- Graham (1997) ... Graham
 1987-1996 The Bill (TV Series)
Mr. Ross / Terry Hurst / Prosecution / ...
- Hers (1996) ... Mr. Ross
- Birthright (1994) ... Terry Hurst
- True Confessions (1992) ... Prosecution
- Overnight Stay (1987) ... Mr. Holland
- What Are Little Boys Made Of? (1987) ... Mr. Allen (uncredited)
 1996 2point4 Children (TV Series)
John Crudaal
- The Lady Vanishes (1996) ... John Crudaal
 1996 Wycliffe (TV Series)
Doctor Dayton
- Faith (1996) ... Doctor Dayton
 1996 Madson (TV Series)
Armstrong
- Episode #1.4 (1996) ... Armstrong
- Episode #1.5 (1996) ... Armstrong
 1995 McCallum (TV Series)
Sir Paddy Penfold
- The Key to My Heart (1995) ... Sir Paddy Penfold
 1995 Zoya (TV Movie)
Konstantin
 1995 Gentlemen Don't Eat Poets
Sykes-Herring
 1994 Seaforth (TV Mini Series)
Registrar
- The Club (1994) ... Registrar
- A Modest Hero (1994) ... Registrar
 1994 Minder (TV Series)
Dr. Jarvis
- The Immaculate Contraption (1994) ... Dr. Jarvis
 1994 The House of Eliott (TV Series)
Archibald Lovat
- Episode #3.5 (1994) ... Archibald Lovat
- Episode #3.4 (1994) ... Archibald Lovat
 1994 Headhunters (TV Series)
Sir Philip Morgan
- The Golden Hello (1994) ... Sir Philip Morgan
 1993 To Play the King (TV Mini Series)
BBC Official
- Episode #1.4 (1993) ... BBC Official
 1993 Lovejoy (TV Series)
Commissaire Dupont
- Ducking and Diving (1993) ... Commissaire Dupont
 1993 The Innocent
Black
 1992 Boon (TV Series)
Mr. Holden
- Walkout (1992) ... Mr. Holden
 1991 A Woman at War (TV Movie)
Jaques
 1991 Chimera (TV Mini Series)
Minister
- Episode #1.1 (1991) ... Minister
 1991 Sleepers (TV Mini Series)
Rev. David Bancroft
- Welcome Home (1991) ... Rev. David Bancroft
- On the Run (1991) ... Rev. David Bancroft
 1990 The Tragedy of Flight 103: The Inside Story (TV Movie documentary)
BKA Interrogator
 1989 The Man Who Lived at the Ritz (TV Movie)
Man Ray
 1989 Batman
TV Director
 1988 Piece of Cake (TV Mini Series)
Medical Officer
- March 1940 (1988) ... Medical Officer
 1988 Final Run (TV Series)
Smythe
- Episode #1.4 (1988) ... Smythe
- Episode #1.3 (1988) ... Smythe
 1988 Maigret (TV Movie)
Julian Braden
 1988 Gentlemen and Players (TV Series)
Stephen Holland
- One for Sorrow Two for Joy (1988) ... Stephen Holland
 1988 Noble House (TV Mini Series)
Havergill
- Part IV (1988) ... Havergill
- Part III (1988) ... Havergill
- Part II (1988) ... Havergill
- Part I (1988) ... Havergill
 1987 Screen Two (TV Series)
Daniel
- Hedgehog Wedding (1987) ... Daniel
 1987 Inspector Morse (TV Series)
Alan Richards
- The Dead of Jericho (1987) ... Alan Richards
 1984 Terra Nova (TV Movie)
Capt. Lawrence E.G. Oates
 1984 Amy (TV Movie)
Captain Bill Hope
 1981 Play for Today (TV Series)
Guy Wheldon
- Country (1981) ... Guy Wheldon
 1981 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Roger
- The Day of the Janitor (1981) ... Roger
 1979 Shoestring (TV Series)
Steve
- An Uncertain Circle (1979) ... Steve
 1979 A Family Affair (TV Mini Series)
Ian Sachs
- Finding the Words... (1979) ... Ian Sachs
- Adrift (1979) ... Ian Sachs
- Daytime Wife (1979) ... Ian Sachs
 1979 Hazell (TV Series)
Jeremy Ironside
- Hazell and the Big Sleep (1979) ... Jeremy Ironside
 1979 Telford's Change (TV Series)
Tom Wilson
 1978 The Comedy of Errors (TV Movie)
Ephesus Townsperson
 1973 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
Khomich
- The Love Girl and the Innocent (1973) ... Khomich
 1973 Justice (TV Series)
Anthony Sherman
- After All, What Is a Lie? (1973) ... Anthony Sherman
 1973 Arthur of the Britons (TV Series)
Baldur
- The Prize (1973) ... Baldur
 1970 Scars of Dracula
Second Officer
 1970 Special Branch (TV Series)
Peters
- Borderline Case (1970) ... Peters
 1969 Department S (TV Series)
Head Waiter
- The Bones of Byrom Blain (1969) ... Head Waiter
 1969 The Stiffkey Scandals of 1932 (TV Movie)
Mr. Walton / The Apparitor
 1969 The ITV Play (TV Series)
The Beggar
- The Beggar's Opera (1969) ... The Beggar
 1967 Doctor Faustus
Evil Angel / Knight (as Richard Durden-Smith)
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Other Works:

He acted in Harley Granville Barker's play, "The Madras House," at the Orange Tree Theatre in London, England with Paula Stockbridge, Octavia Walters, Jan Carey, and David Antrobus in the cast. Sam Walters was director. See more »

Alternate Names:

Richard Durdan | Dick Durden-Smith | Mark Richard Durden-Smith | Richard Durden-Smith | Richard Durdon

Spouse:

Rebecca Blond | See more »
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Trivia:

Younger brother of documentary film maker Jo Durden-Smith and half-brother of broadcaster Neil Durden-Smith. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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