Hugh Quarshie


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Hugh Quarshie was born on December 22, 1954 in Accra, Ghana as Hugh Antony Kobna Quarshie. He is an actor and director, known for Highlander (1986), Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999) and Nightbreed (1990). He is married to Annika Sundström. See full bio »

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Highlander Sunda Kastagir
(1986)
Nightbreed Detective Joyce
(1990)
Red Sparrow Simon Benford
(2018)

Filmography

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 2001-2019 Holby City (TV Series)
Ric Griffin
- When Worlds Collide (2019) ... Ric Griffin
- Things My Mother Told Me (2019) ... Ric Griffin
- Honeymoon (2019) ... Ric Griffin
- Reckless (2019) ... Ric Griffin
- Kiss Kiss (2019) ... Ric Griffin
 2019 Absentia (TV Series)
Dr. Semo Oduwale
- Accomplice (2019) ... Dr. Semo Oduwale
- Committed (2019) ... Dr. Semo Oduwale
- Aggression (2019) ... Dr. Semo Oduwale
- Boom (2019) ... Dr. Semo Oduwale
- Cover (2019) ... Dr. Semo Oduwale
 2001-2019 Casualty (TV Series)
Ric Griffin / Gordon Hutchens
- Episode #33.26 (2019) ... Ric Griffin
- Back to School (2017) ... Ric Griffin
- What Lurks in the Heart (2017) ... Ric Griffin
- Deny Thy Father: Part 1 (2005) ... Ric Griffin
- Casualty @ Holby City: Part One (2004) ... Ric Griffin
 2018 Red Sparrow
Simon Benford
 2017 Still Star-Crossed (TV Series)
Prince Cosimo
- In Fair Verona, Where We Lay Our Scene (2017) ... Prince Cosimo
 2016/VI Retribution
DI Reed
 2015 RSC Live: Othello
Othello
 2013 Catherine Tate for Children in Need (TV Movie)
Ric Griffin
 2013/I The Meeting (Short)
Jack
 2012/I Black Magic (Short)
 2012 White Heat (TV Mini-Series)
Victor (Present Day)
- The Sea of Trees (2012) ... Victor (Present Day)
- The Eye of the Needle (2012) ... Victor (Present Day)
- The Personal is Political (2012) ... Victor (Present Day)
- The Dark Side of the Moon (2012) ... Victor (Present Day)
- Eve of Destruction (2012) ... Victor (Present Day)
 2011 Ghosted
Ade
 2009 Small Island (TV Mini-Series)
Narrator
- Episode #1.2 (2009) ... Narrator
 2007 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Solomon
- Evolution of the Daleks (2007) ... Solomon
- Daleks in Manhattan (2007) ... Solomon
 2005 Casualty @ Holby City (TV Series)
Ric Griffin
- A Great Leap Forward (2005) ... Ric Griffin
- Test Your Metal (2005) ... Ric Griffin
 2005 The Afternoon Play (TV Series)
Adam Clay
- The Good Citizen (2005) ... Adam Clay
 2003 Conspiracy of Silence
Father Joseph
 2003 Georgian Underworld (TV Series)
Narrator
- Bare Knuckle Boxer (2003) ... Narrator (voice)
 2003 Timewatch (TV Series documentary)
Narrator
- Lost Cities of the Maya (2003) ... Narrator
 2001 Horatio Hornblower: Retribution (TV Movie)
Francois Lefanu
 2001 In Deep (TV Series)
Jim Craddock
- Blue on Blue: Part 2 (2001) ... Jim Craddock
- Blue on Blue: Part 1 (2001) ... Jim Craddock
 2000 North Square (TV Series)
Judge Anthony Glove
- Episode #1.10 (2000) ... Judge Anthony Glove
 2000 It Was an Accident
George Hurlock
 2000 The Bill (TV Series)
Col. Augustine Ngeze / Roger Kibanga
- Beyond Conviction (2000) ... Col. Augustine Ngeze / Roger Kibanga
 2000 Jason and the Argonauts (TV Mini-Series)
The Centaur
- Episode #1.2 (2000) ... The Centaur
- Episode #1.1 (2000) ... The Centaur
 2000 Arabian Nights (TV Mini-Series)
Mustappa
- Episode #1.2 (2000) ... Mustappa
- Episode #1.1 (2000) ... Mustappa
 2000 Threesome (Short)
Dave
 1999 To Walk with Lions
Maxwell
 1999 Wing Commander
Lt. Obutu
 1999 The Murder of Stephen Lawrence (TV Movie)
Neville Lawrence
 1998 A Respectable Trade (TV Mini-Series)
Caesar Peters
- Episode #1.2 (1998) ... Caesar Peters
 1997 Melissa (TV Mini-Series)
George Bond
- Episode #1.5 (1997) ... George Bond
- Episode #1.4 (1997) ... George Bond
- Episode #1.1 (1997) ... George Bond
 1995 She's Out (TV Mini-Series)
DCI Ron Craigh
- Episode #1.6 (1995) ... DCI Ron Craigh
- Episode #1.5 (1995) ... DCI Ron Craigh
- Episode #1.4 (1995) ... DCI Ron Craigh
- Episode #1.3 (1995) ... DCI Ron Craigh
- Episode #1.2 (1995) ... DCI Ron Craigh
 1995 The Glam Metal Detectives (TV Series)
John
- Give Me Your Money (1995) ... John
 1995 Solomon & Sheba (TV Movie)
Nikaule's Father
 1994 Shakespeare: The Animated Tales (TV Series)
Cassius
- Julius Caesar (1994) ... Cassius (voice)
 1992-1994 Medics (TV Series)
Dr. Tom Carey, research consultant / Tom Carey
- Going West (1994) ... Dr. Tom Carey, research consultant
- Aftermath (1994) ... Dr. Tom Carey, research consultant
- In the Dark (1994) ... Dr. Tom Carey, research consultant
- Keeping Secrets (1994) ... Dr. Tom Carey, research consultant
- Home Truths (1994) ... Dr. Tom Carey, research consultant
 1994 MacGyver: Lost Treasure of Atlantis (TV Movie)
Inspector Rhodes
 1994 The Chief (TV Series)
Vincent Pierce
- Episode #4.7 (1994) ... Vincent Pierce
 1993 Red Dwarf (TV Series)
Computer
- Emohawk: Polymorph II (1993) ... Computer (voice)
 1993 The Comic Strip Presents... (TV Series)
Lieutenant Delaney
- Gregory: Diary of a Nutcase (1993) ... Lieutenant Delaney
 1992 The Tomorrow People (TV Series)
Professor Galt
- The Origin Story: Part 5 (1992) ... Professor Galt
- The Origin Story: Part 4 (1992) ... Professor Galt
- The Origin Story: Part 3 (1992) ... Professor Galt
- The Origin Story: Part 2 (1992) ... Professor Galt
- The Origin Story: Part 1 (1992) ... Professor Galt
 1992 Virtual Murder (TV Series)
Doctor Mellor
- A Dream of Dracula (1992) ... Doctor Mellor
 1992 Surgical Spirit (TV Series)
Fergus Debonaire
- Oh Happy Day! (1992) ... Fergus Debonaire
 1991 Press Gang (TV Series)
Inspector Hibbert
- The Last Word: Part 2 (1991) ... Inspector Hibbert (as Huge Quarshie)
- The Last Word (1991) ... Inspector Hibbert (as Huge Quarshie)
 1991 Chancer (TV Series)
Kazeem
- Remembrance (1991) ... Kazeem
- Ashes (1991) ... Kazeem
 1990 Nightbreed
Detective Joyce
 1986-1989 Screenplay (TV Series)
Mike / Wallace
- Loving Hazel (1989) ... Mike
- Drums Along Balmoral Drive (1986) ... Wallace
 1989 Behaving Badly (TV Mini-Series)
Daniel
- The Horse May Talk (1989) ... Daniel
- Seize the Day (1989) ... Daniel
- Home Fires (1989) ... Daniel
- The Tale of the Turbot (1989) ... Daniel
 1989 The Church
Father Gus
 1988 A Gentlemen's Club (TV Series)
Baba
- A Question of Er... (1988) ... Baba
 1986 Highlander
Sunda Kastagir
 1985 Alas Smith & Jones (TV Series)
- Episode #2.4 (1985)
 1985 Titus Andronicus (TV Movie)
Aaron
 1984 Sharma and Beyond (TV Movie)
Man on Stairs
 1983 Angels (TV Series)
Turi Mimi
- Episode #9.31 (1983) ... Turi Mimi
- Episode #9.30 (1983) ... Turi Mimi
 1983 Rumpole of the Bailey (TV Series)
Jonathan Mazenze
- Rumpole and the Golden Thread (1983) ... Jonathan Mazenze
 1983 Give us a Break (TV Series)
Winston
- Heaven Sent (1983) ... Winston
 1981/I A Midsummer Night's Dream (TV Movie)
Philostrate
 1981 The Jail Diary of Albie Sachs (TV Movie)
Danny Young
 1981 Wolcott (TV Mini-Series)
Dennis St George
 1980 The Dogs of War
Zangaron Officer
 1980 Buccaneer (TV Series)
Major Ndobi
- The Thin End (1980) ... Major Ndobi
- Reluctant Hero (1980) ... Major Ndobi
 1979 The Knowledge (TV Movie)
Campion
 1968 Scene (TV Series documentary)
Corporal Chalkie
- Wide Games ... Corporal Chalkie
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Other Works:

He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Julius Caesar," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Barbican Theatre in London, England with John Nettles, Christopher Benjamin, Julian Glover, Tilly Blackwood, Susan Tracy, Simon Chadwick, and Michael Gardiner in the cast. Peter Hall was director. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Huge Quarshie

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on his role in Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)] Panaka's Captain of the Guard. The way I conceived of the role is that he is very tough, and I figured the tougher I was, the tougher it would make the Jedi seem. Obviously, no one out-toughed the Jedi, but Captain Panaka was going to give them a run for their money!

Trivia:

Two children with Annika Sundström: Maya (b. 1990) and Freya (b. 1995) See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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