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Sir John Standing is one of England's most respected stage, film and television actors. From a distinguished acting dynasty which includes his great-grandfather Herbert Standing (1846-1923), grandfather Sir Guy Standing (1873-1937) and mother, the actress Kay Hammond, John Robert Leon Standing, born in London on August, 16, 1934, succeeded his ... See full bio »

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V for Vendetta Lilliman
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(1980)
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The Eagle Has Landed Father Verecker
(1976)

Filmography

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 2019/I A Family Affair (Short)
Bernard
 2019 Live and Let Die: The Radio Play (Video)
M (voice)
 2018 King Lear (TV Movie)
Butler
 2018 Patrick Melrose (TV Mini Series)
George Watford
- Some Hope (2018) ... George Watford
- Bad News (2018) ... George Watford
 2018 Moonraker: The Radio Play (Video)
M (voice)
 2018 The Happy Prince
Dr. Tucker
 2017 The Hippopotamus
Podmore
 2016 Thunderball: The Radio Play (Video)
M (voice)
 2016 The Crown (TV Series)
Imbert-Terry
- Pride & Joy (2016) ... Imbert-Terry
 2016 Churchill's Secret (TV Movie)
Lord Camrose
 2015 Diamonds Are Forever: The Radio Play (Video)
M (voice)
 2014 Borgia (TV Series)
Guido Gallio
- 1498 (2014) ... Guido Gallio
 2014/I The Last Resort (Short)
Mr. Carpenter (voice)
 2014 Queen & Country
Grandfather George
 2013 Poirot (TV Series)
Colonel Toby Luttrell
- Curtain: Poirot's Last Case (2013) ... Colonel Toby Luttrell
 2012 Rosamunde Pilcher (TV Series)
Lord George Meriot
- Die andere Frau, Teil 2 (2012) ... Lord George Meriot
- Die andere Frau, Teil 1 (2012) ... Lord George Meriot
 2012 The Other Wife (TV Mini Series)
Lord George Meriot
- Episode #1.2 (2012) ... Lord George Meriot
- Episode #1.1 (2012) ... Lord George Meriot
 2012 From Russia with Love: The Radio Play (Video)
M (voice)
 2012 Bella Fleace Gave a Party (Short)
Riley
 2012 Cheerful Weather for the Wedding
Horace Spigott
 2011 Game of Thrones (TV Series)
Jon Arryn
- Winter Is Coming (2011) ... Jon Arryn
 2010 Copelia (Short)
Morton Strobel
 2010 Goldfinger: The Radio Play (Video)
M (voice)
 2009 Avro Vulcan (Video)
 2004-2009 Midsomer Murders (TV Series)
Will Tunstall / Charles Rust
- The Dogleg Murders (2009) ... Will Tunstall
- Bad Tidings (2004) ... Charles Rust
 2009 Stockwell (TV Movie documentary)
Justice Richard Henriques (voice)
 2008 Mumbai Calling (TV Series)
Telephone Voice
- All that Glitters Is Not Glass (2008) ... Telephone Voice (voice)
- My Mate Mumbai (2008) ... Telephone Voice (voice)
- Dating Season (2008) ... Telephone Voice (voice)
- Boy to Man (2008) ... Telephone Voice (voice)
- Good Sellers (2008) ... Telephone Voice (voice)
 2008 Dr. No: The Radio Play (Video)
M (voice)
 2007 The Shadow in the North (TV Movie)
Webster Garland
 2007 Before the Rains
Charles Humphries
 2007 Consenting Adults (TV Movie)
Lord Goddard
 2007 The Contractor (Video)
Sir Anthony
 2007 I Want Candy
Michael de Vere
 2007 Fallen Angel (TV Mini Series)
The Voice of Francis Youlgreave
- The Office of the Dead (2007) ... The Voice of Francis Youlgreave (voice)
- The Judgement of Strangers (2007) ... The Voice of Francis Youlgreave (voice)
 2007 Outlaw
Captain Mardell
 2006 Rabbit Fever
Ally's dad
 2006 Scoop
Garden Party Guests
 2006 The Line of Beauty (TV Mini Series)
Lord Kessler
- The End of the Street (2006) ... Lord Kessler
- The Love Chord (2006) ... Lord Kessler
 2005 The Slavery Business (TV Mini Series documentary)
Lord Carteret
- How to Make a Million from Slavery (2005) ... Lord Carteret
 2005 Lassie
French
 2005 V for Vendetta
Lilliman
 2005 Animal
Dean Frydman
 2005 The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (TV Series)
Black Rod
- The Seed of Cunning (2005) ... Black Rod
 2004 King Solomon's Mines (TV Mini Series)
Dr. Sam Maitland
- Episode #1.2 (2004) ... Dr. Sam Maitland
- Episode #1.1 (2004) ... Dr. Sam Maitland
 2004 A Good Woman
Dumby
 2004 Keen Eddie (TV Series)
G.H. Granbury
- Keeping Up Appearances (2004) ... G.H. Granbury
 2003 Shoreditch
Jenson Thackery
 2003 In Deep (TV Series)
Ritchie
- Queen and Country: Part 2 (2003) ... Ritchie
- Queen and Country: Part 1 (2003) ... Ritchie
 2003 Trust (TV Mini Series)
Teresa's Father
- Episode #1.2 (2003) ... Teresa's Father
 2002 The Real Jane Austen (TV Movie documentary)
Mr. Austen
 2002 The Gathering Storm (TV Movie)
Lord Moyne
 2002 The Falklands Play (TV Movie)
Rt Hon William Whitelaw CH MC MP (Home Secretary)
 2001 Witness to a Kill
Foreign Secretary
 2001 Lexx (TV Series)
Count Dracul
- Walpurgis Night (2001) ... Count Dracul
 2001 Queen's Messenger
Foreign Secretary
 2001 Love in a Cold Climate (TV Mini Series)
Lord Montdore
 2001 The Vice (TV Series)
Paul Weir
- Into the Night (2001) ... Paul Weir
 2000 The Calling
Jack Plummer
 2000 Pandaemonium
Rev. Holland
 2000 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Jimmy Cheatham
- Tea and Sympathy (2000) ... Jimmy Cheatham
 2000 Longitude (TV Movie)
Capt. Proctor
 1999 Mad Cows
Politician
 1999 Rogue Trader
Peter Baring
 1999 8 ½ Women
Philip Emmenthal
 1999 Joan of Arc (TV Mini Series)
Archbishop
 1997 The Woman in White (TV Movie)
Mr. Gilmore
 1997 The Man Who Knew Too Little
Gilbert Embleton
 1997 A Dance to the Music of Time (TV Mini Series)
Nicholas Jenkins
- Post War (1997) ... Nicholas Jenkins
 1997 Mrs Dalloway
Richard Dalloway
 1997 Drovers' Gold (TV Mini Series)
Sir Huw
- Episode #1.5 (1997) ... Sir Huw
- Episode #1.4 (1997) ... Sir Huw
- Episode #1.3 (1997) ... Sir Huw
- Episode #1.1 (1997) ... Sir Huw
 1996 Gulliver's Travels (TV Mini Series)
Admiral Bolgolam
- Episode #1.1 (1996) ... Admiral Bolgolam
 1995 Look at the State We're in! (TV Mini Series)
Dr. Smith
- The Status Quo (1995) ... Dr. Smith
- Nanny Knows Best (1995) ... Dr. Smith
- Legal System (1995) ... Dr. Smith
- Local Government (1995) ... Dr. Smith
- Secrecy (1995) ... Dr. Smith
 1995 The Choir (TV Mini Series)
Bishop Robert Young
- Episode #1.5 (1995) ... Bishop Robert Young
- Episode #1.4 (1995) ... Bishop Robert Young
- Episode #1.3 (1995) ... Bishop Robert Young
- Episode #1.2 (1995) ... Bishop Robert Young
- Episode #1.1 (1995) ... Bishop Robert Young
 1994 Network First (TV Series documentary)
Nicholas
- Nicholas and Alexandra Part 1: Anointed by God (1994) ... Nicholas (voice)
 1994 Clue (Video Game)
Colonel Mike Mustard
 1993 Molly (TV Movie)
Oliver
 1993 Riders (TV Movie)
Malise Gordon
 1992 Chaplin
Butler
 1992 The Legend of Prince Valiant (TV Series)
Master Lorn
- The Lesson Twice Learned (1992) ... Master Lorn (voice)
 1992 Old Boy Network (TV Series)
Peter Duckham
- The Book of Revelations (1992) ... Peter Duckham
- Kiss and Sell (1992) ... Peter Duckham
- The Iceman Cometh (1992) ... Peter Duckham
- A Question of Sport (1992) ... Peter Duckham
- Red Alert (1992) ... Peter Duckham
 1992 Eerie, Indiana (TV Series)
Professor Nigel Zirchon
- Marshall's Theory of Believability (1992) ... Professor Nigel Zirchon
 1987-1992 Screen Two (TV Series)
Coudray / Jack
- The Count of Solar (1992) ... Coudray
- Visitors (1987) ... Jack
 1992 Drug Wars: The Cocaine Cartel (TV Mini Series)
Whitfield
 1992 Civil Wars (TV Series)
Terrence Hemmings
- Honi Soit Qui Mal Y Pense (1992) ... Terrence Hemmings
 1991 Tonight at 8.30 (TV Series)
Toby Cartwright
- Ways and Means (1991) ... Toby Cartwright
 1990 Night of the Fox (TV Movie)
Alan Stacey
 1987-1990 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Chief Daniel Trent / Arthur Constable
- The Sicilian Encounter (1990) ... Chief Daniel Trent
- It Runs in the Family (1987) ... Arthur Constable
 1990 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Nigel Morris
- True Brit (1990) ... Nigel Morris
 1989-1990 Paddington Bear (TV Series)
Mr. Brown
- The Picture of Paddington Brown (1990) ... Mr. Brown (voice)
- Expedition Paddington (1990) ... Mr. Brown (voice)
- Ride 'em Paddington (1990) ... Mr. Brown (voice)
- Fishing for Paddington (1990) ... Mr. Brown (voice)
- Goings on at Number 32 (1990) ... Mr. Brown (voice)
 1989 Chameleons (TV Movie)
Henry
 1989 The Endless Game (TV Mini Series)
Belfrage
- Episode #1.2 (1989) ... Belfrage
- Episode #1.1 (1989) ... Belfrage
 1989 Dark Holiday (TV Movie)
Charnaud
 1989 Murphy's Law (TV Series)
Ian Ludlow
 1988 Teri Garr in Flapjack Floozie (TV Movie)
Dr. Kipper
 1988 Hunter (TV Series)
George Franklin
- Naked Justice: Part 2 (1988) ... George Franklin
- Naked Justice: Part 1 (1988) ... George Franklin
 1988 Windmills of the Gods (TV Mini Series)
Sir George
- Episode #1.2 (1988) ... Sir George
- Episode #1.1 (1988) ... Sir George
 1987 Nightflyers
Michael D'Brannin
 1987 Hotel (TV Series)
Vernon Bennett
- Fast Forward (1987) ... Vernon Bennett
 1985-1986 Lime Street (TV Series)
Edward Wingate
- The Three Million Dollar Spirit (1986) ... Edward Wingate
- Treasure Hunt (1986) ... Edward Wingate
- Swiss Watch and Wait (1986) ... Edward Wingate
- Old Pilots Never Die (1985) ... Edward Wingate
 1984 The Young Visiters
Prince of Wales
 1984 The Biko Inquest (TV Movie)
Van Rensburg, for Attorney General
 1984 All the World's a Stage (TV Mini Series)
Extract from The Relapse
- Silk Stockings and White Bosoms (1984) ... Extract from The Relapse
 1984 To Catch a King (TV Movie)
The Duke of Windsor
 1983 Invitation to the Wedding
Earl Harry
 1983 Pygmalion (TV Movie)
Colonel Pickering
 1983 Hart to Hart (TV Series)
Dickie Longstreet
- Passing Chance (1983) ... Dickie Longstreet
 1983 Live from Pebble Mill (TV Series)
Captain Leith
- The Battle of Waterloo (1983) ... Captain Leith
 1983 Privates on Parade
Captain Sholto Savory
 1981 Shillingbury Tales (TV Series)
Dick Firman
- The Shillingbury Cloudburst (1981) ... Dick Firman
 1980-1981 The Other 'Arf (TV Series)
Charles Latimer
- After the Ball (1981) ... Charles Latimer
- All Right on the Night (1981) ... Charles Latimer
- A Man of Property (1981) ... Charles Latimer
- The Big 'E' (1981) ... Charles Latimer
- Holding the Baby (1981) ... Charles Latimer
 1980 The Elephant Man
Fox
 1980 The Sea Wolves
Finley
 1979 Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (TV Mini Series)
Sam Collins
- Tinker Tailor (1979) ... Sam Collins
 1978 The Class of Miss MacMichael
Charles Fairbrother
 1978 The Legacy
Jason Mountolive
 1978 Do You Remember? (TV Series)
Major Frederick Lowndes
- Home and Beauty (1978) ... Major Frederick Lowndes
 1977 Beryl Reid (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1 (1977)
 1977 BBC2 Play of the Week (TV Series)
Captain Winsloe
- The Sinking of HMS Victoria (1977) ... Captain Winsloe
 1977 Van der Valk (TV Series)
Ehrlich
- Everybody Does It (1977) ... Ehrlich
 1977 Jubilee (TV Series)
John Tallwatch
- Nanny's Boy (1977) ... John Tallwatch
 1976 The Eagle Has Landed
Father Verecker
 1976 Space: 1999 (TV Series)
Pasc
- The Mark of Archanon (1976) ... Pasc
 1976 Rogue Male (TV Movie)
Major Quive-Smith
 1975 The Squirrels (TV Series)
Palmer
- The Whizz Kid (1975) ... Palmer
 1974 Late Night Drama (TV Series)
Jack
- Ms or Jill and Jack (1974) ... Jack
 1974 The Compliment (TV Movie)
Robin
 1973 The Frighteners (TV Series)
Tony Wardle
- Glad to Be of Help (1973) ... Tony Wardle
 1965-1973 Love Story (TV Series)
Tom / Jonathan Pearce
- Finders Keepers (1973) ... Tom
- Squat Betty (1965) ... Jonathan Pearce
 1972 Au Pair Girls
Buster
 1972 The Main Chance (TV Series)
Lord Radchester
- Love's Old Sweet Song (1972) ... Lord Radchester
 1972 A Place in the Sun (TV Mini Series)
Hugh Purves
- Andromeda or Else (1972) ... Hugh Purves
 1972 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
Lt. Macneil
- The Dirtiest Soldier in the World (1972) ... Lt. Macneil
 1972 X, Y and Zee
Gordon
 1969-1971 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
Cléante / Jack Chesney
- Tartuffe (1971) ... Cléante
- Charley's Aunt (1969) ... Jack Chesney
 1971 The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
Lord Amberley
- The Duchess of Wiltshire's Diamonds (1971) ... Lord Amberley
 1967-1971 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
James Bragg / Henry
- Who Were You with Last Night? (1967) ... Henry
 1971 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Captain Bluntschli
- Arms and the Man (1971) ... Captain Bluntschli
 1970 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
- Up School (1970)
 1970 All the Right Noises
Nigel
 1970 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Russ
- Wine of India (1970) ... Russ
 1969 The First Churchills (TV Mini Series)
Sidney Godolphin
- Not Without Honour (1969) ... Sidney Godolphin
- Breaking the Circle (1969) ... Sidney Godolphin
- A Famous Victory (1969) ... Sidney Godolphin
- Reconciliation (1969) ... Sidney Godolphin
- The Queen Commands (1969) ... Sidney Godolphin
 1969 A Touch of Love
Roger
 1967 Torture Garden
Leo Winston (segment 3 "Mr. Steinway")
 1967 Trapped (TV Series)
Victor
- Victor Victor (1967) ... Victor
 1966 The Fighting Cock (TV Movie)
Andre Philippe Mendigales
 1966 Sergeant Cork (TV Series)
Cedric Brackett
- The Case of the Vanishing Victim (1966) ... Cedric Brackett
 1966 Walk Don't Run
Julius D. Haversack
 1966 The Psychopath
Mark Von Sturm
 1965 King Rat
Daven
 1965 Secret Agent (TV Series)
James
- Sting in the Tail (1965) ... James
 1965 Drama 61-67 (TV Series)
Ronald Brook
- Drama '65: A Question of Disposal (1965) ... Ronald Brook
 1964 Agent 8 3/4
Men's Room Attendant (uncredited)
 1964 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Sutcliffe
- Sharp at Four (1964) ... Sutcliffe
 1963 The Saint (TV Series)
Gendarme
- The Bunco Artists (1963) ... Gendarme
 1963 The Avengers (TV Series)
East
- School for Traitors (1963) ... East
 1963 Tales of Mystery (TV Series)
George
- Old Clothes (1963) ... George
 1962 The Swingin' Maiden
Humphrey Gore-Brown
 1962 Young and Willing
Arthur
 1962 A Pair of Briefs
Hubert Shannon
 1959 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Able seaman Beecher
- The Signal (1959) ... Able seaman Beecher
 1959 The Invisible Man (TV Series)
Croupier in Casino
- The Rocket (1959) ... Croupier in Casino (uncredited)
 1959 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Leonard
- With Suicidal Intent (1959) ... Leonard
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He acted in the Repertoire Season in the National Theatre production at the Lyttelton Theatre, Olivier Theatre, and Cottesloe Theatre in London, England in John Galsworthy's play, "Strife;" William Congreve's play, "The Double Dealer;" play, "The Woman; William Shakespeare's plays, "Macbeth," "As You Like It," and "Richard III;... See more »

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Alternate Names:

Sir John Standing

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Nephew of Guy Standing Jr. and Michael Standing. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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