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Robert Eddison (1908–1991)


Robert Eddison was born on June 10, 1908 in Yokohama, Japan as Robert Leadam Eddison. He was an actor, known for Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989), The Theban Plays by Sophocles (1986) and The Eustace Diamonds (1959). He died on December 14, 1991 in London, England. See full bio »

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(age 83) in London, England, UK

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(1959)
Mystery and Imagination Karswell / Silas Ruthyn
(1968)

Filmography

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 1991 American Friends
Rushden - The President
 1990 A TV Dante (TV Series)
Charon
- Cantos 3 and 4 (1990) ... Charon
 1989 Mystery!: Campion (TV Series)
Robert Skinn
- The Case of the Late Pig: Part 2 (1989) ... Robert Skinn
 1988 The Storyteller (TV Series)
Ferryman
- The Luck Child (1988) ... Ferryman
 1987 The Lady's Not for Burning (TV Movie)
The Chaplain
 1987 Porterhouse Blue (TV Mini Series)
Old Master
- Episode #1.1 (1987) ... Old Master
 1987 Scoop (TV Movie)
The Country - Troutbeck
 1986 The Theban Plays by Sophocles (TV Series)
Chorus
- Theban Plays: Antigone (1986) ... Chorus
- Theban Plays: Oedipus the King (1986) ... Chorus
 1979 Henry IV Part II (TV Movie)
Justice Robert Shallow
 1979 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series)
Dr. Still
- An Affinity with Dr. Still (1979) ... Dr. Still
 1979 The Legend of King Arthur (TV Series)
Merlin
- Episode #1.2 (1979) ... Merlin
- Episode #1.1 (1979) ... Merlin
 1977 The Velvet Glove (TV Series)
Father Andrew
- Auntie's Niece (1977) ... Father Andrew
 1975 Sky (TV Series)
Goodchild
- Chariot of Fire (1975) ... Goodchild
- Life Force (1975) ... Goodchild
- Evalake (1975) ... Goodchild
- What Dread Hand (1975) ... Goodchild
- Goodchild (1975) ... Goodchild
 1975 2nd House (TV Series)
Actor in Knots
- Toback's Gambler (1975) ... Actor in Knots
 1971-1973 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
Duke / Prince Andronikov
- The Adventures of Don Quixote (1973) ... Duke
- Rasputin (1971) ... Prince Andronikov
 1970 Edward II (TV Movie)
Lightborn / Archbishop of Canterbury
 1970 The Tragedy of King Richard II (TV Movie)
Duke of York
 1968 Mystery and Imagination (TV Series)
Silas Ruthyn / Karswell
- Uncle Silas (1968) ... Silas Ruthyn
- Casting the Runes (1968) ... Karswell
 1968 The Mock Doctor (TV Series)
Geronte
- Episode #1.4 (1968) ... Geronte
- Episode #1.3 (1968) ... Geronte
 1964-1967 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
Teacher / Duchemin / Skuratov
- The Memorandum (1967) ... Teacher
- Parade's End #1: Some Do Not (1964) ... Duchemin
- All the Conspirators #2: The Just (1964) ... Skuratov
 1967 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
 1966 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Arch-Vicar
- Ape and Essence (1966) ... Arch-Vicar
 1965 Out of the Unknown (TV Series)
Tzhilyantsi
- Andover and the Android (1965) ... Tzhilyantsi
 1964 Selkirk of Red River (Short)
Lord Selkirk
 1964 Thursday Theatre (TV Series)
Alexander MacColgie Gibbs
- The Cocktail Party (1964) ... Alexander MacColgie Gibbs
 1963 Maupassant (TV Series)
Henri d'Apreval
- Fathers and Sons (1963) ... Henri d'Apreval
 1958-1960 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
King Priam / Mr. Arcularis / Don Pedro de Miura
- Tiger at the Gates (1960) ... King Priam
- Mr. Arcularis (1959) ... Mr. Arcularis
- The Strong Are Lonely (1958) ... Don Pedro de Miura
 1959 The Eustace Diamonds (TV Series)
Lord Fawn
- Episode #1.6 (1959) ... Lord Fawn
- Episode #1.5 (1959) ... Lord Fawn
- Episode #1.3 (1959) ... Lord Fawn
- Episode #1.2 (1959) ... Lord Fawn
- Episode #1.1 (1959) ... Lord Fawn
 1952-1958 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Duke of Hermanos / Prospero / Pontius Pilate / ...
- The Noble Spaniard (1958) ... Duke of Hermanos
- The Tempest (1956) ... Prospero
- Caesar's Friend (1954) ... Pontius Pilate
- Ann Veronica (1952) ... Hubert Manning
 1957 Ordeal by Fire (TV Movie)
King Charles VII
 1955 Sweet Coz (TV Movie)
Hector Partridge
 1954 The Angel Who Pawned Her Harp
The Voice (voice)
 1953 The Disagreeable Man (TV Movie)
Nicholas Drew
 1953 Wednesday Theatre (TV Series)
Gabriel / John Crestford
- Mac and the Atom (1953) ... Gabriel
- Happiness My Goal (1953) ... John Crestford
 1953/I The Affair at Assino (TV Movie)
Tibaldi
 1952 Temple Folly (TV Movie)
George Fitznothus
 1951 For the Children (TV Series)
Hermes
- The Fate of the City (1951) ... Hermes
 1948 Vice Versa
Mr. Blinkhorn
 1946 Two Gentlemen of Soho (TV Movie)
Lord Withers
 1946 The Importance of Being Earnest (TV Movie)
John Worthing, J.P.
 1939 The Anatomist (TV Movie)
Raby
 1939 The Pilgrim's Progress (TV Movie)
Faithful
 1938 Doctor 'My Book' (TV Movie)
 1938 Queen of Destiny
Lanternist Professor
 1938 Tobias and the Angel (TV Movie)
The Archangel Raphael (1939 version)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

She acted in Sophocles' play, "Electra," and Anton Chekhov's play, "The Wedding," at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Peggy Ashcroft, Paul Rogers, Dorothy Tutin, and Robert Eddison in the cast. Michel Saint Denis and George Devine were directors. See more »

Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)

Parents:

Eddison, Edwin | Leadham, Hilda Muriel

Relatives:

Leadam Eddison, Talbot (sibling)
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Trivia:

He was awarded the OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 1988 Queen's Birthday Honours List for his services to drama. See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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