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A versatile British actor noted for his great power and command on the classical stage and in several other mediums including radio, film and television, Timothy West was born on October 20, 1934 in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England, the son of actors (Harry) Lockwood West and his wife Olive (Carleton-Crowe). Educated at John Lyon School and the ... See full bio »

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 2013-2020 Last Tango in Halifax (TV Series)
Ted
- Episode #5.4 (2020) ... Ted
- Episode #5.3 (2020) ... Ted
- Episode #5.2 (2020) ... Ted
- Episode #2.6 (2013) ... Ted
 2019 Dad's Army: The Lost Episodes (TV Mini Series)
Pte. Charles Godfrey
- Under Fire (2019) ... Pte. Charles Godfrey
- A Stripe for Frazer (2019) ... Pte. Charles Godfrey
- The Loneliness of the Long Distance Walker (2019) ... Pte. Charles Godfrey
 2019 Gentleman Jack (TV Series)
Jeremy Lister
- Are You Still Talking? (2019) ... Jeremy Lister
- Why've You Brought That? (2019) ... Jeremy Lister
- Do Ladies Do That? (2019) ... Jeremy Lister
- Most Women Are Dull and Stupid (2019) ... Jeremy Lister
 2018 We the Kings
Victor
 2018 Shakespeare & Hathaway: Private Investigators (TV Series)
Johnny Falstaff
- The Chimes at Midnight (2018) ... Johnny Falstaff
 2017/V Delirium
College Bursar
 2016 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
Milton
- Broken Biscuits (2016) ... Milton
 2015 Toast of London (TV Series)
Ormond Sacker
- Man of Sex (2015) ... Ormond Sacker
 2015 The Vote (TV Movie)
Fred Norris
 2014-2015 EastEnders (TV Series)
Stan Carter
- Episode dated 10 April 2015 (2015) ... Stan Carter
- Episode dated 9 April 2015 (2015) ... Stan Carter
- Episode dated 7 April 2015 (2015) ... Stan Carter
- Episode dated 6 April 2015 (2015) ... Stan Carter
- Episode dated 2 April 2015 (2015) ... Stan Carter
 2014 The British (TV Series documentary)
Lord Mansfield
- Dirty Money (2014) ... Lord Mansfield
 2014 Inside No. 9 (TV Series)
Andrew
- Sardines (2014) ... Andrew
 2013 The Ogre Hunters (Short)
George
 2013 Coronation Street (TV Series)
Eric Babbage
- Episode #1.8070 (2013) ... Eric Babbage
- Episode #1.8069 (2013) ... Eric Babbage
- Episode #1.8068 (2013) ... Eric Babbage
- Episode #1.8067 (2013) ... Eric Babbage
- Episode #1.8066 (2013) ... Eric Babbage
 2012 Run for Your Wife
Man in pub
 2012 Titanic (TV Mini Series)
Lord Pirrie
- Episode #1.2 (2012) ... Lord Pirrie
 2011 Exile (TV Mini Series)
Metzler
- Episode #1.3 (2011) ... Metzler
- Episode #1.2 (2011) ... Metzler
 2010 Ruddy Hell! It's Harry and Paul (TV Series)
- Episode #3.6 (2010)
 2010 Going Postal (TV Mini Series)
Ridcully
- Episode #1.2 (2010) ... Ridcully
- Episode #1.1 (2010) ... Ridcully
 2010 Poirot (TV Series)
Reverend Cottrell
- Hallowe'en Party (2010) ... Reverend Cottrell
 2010 Inspector Lewis (TV Series)
Donald Terry
- Your Sudden Death Question (2010) ... Donald Terry
 2010 Idle-Hands (Short)
Spam
 2010 Seasons (Video short)
 2009 The Bus Driver (Short)
Priest
 2007-2009 Not Going Out (TV Series)
Geoffrey
- Marriage (2009) ... Geoffrey
- Party (2009) ... Geoffrey
- Murder at Christmas (2007) ... Geoffrey
 2009/I Endgame
P.W. Botha
 2007 Doctor Who: The Eighth Doctor Adventures (TV Series)
Kai Tobias
- Phobos (2007) ... Kai Tobias (voice)
 2007 A Room with a View (TV Movie)
Reverend Eager
 2005 Bleak House (TV Mini Series)
Sir Leicester Dedlock
- Episode #1.15 (2005) ... Sir Leicester Dedlock
- Episode #1.14 (2005) ... Sir Leicester Dedlock
- Episode #1.13 (2005) ... Sir Leicester Dedlock
- Episode #1.12 (2005) ... Sir Leicester Dedlock
- Episode #1.11 (2005) ... Sir Leicester Dedlock
 2005 New Tricks (TV Series)
Professor Mears
- 17 Years of Nothing (2005) ... Professor Mears
 2005 Colditz (TV Mini Series)
Bunny Warren
- Part Two (2005) ... Bunny Warren
- Part One (2005) ... Bunny Warren
 2005 Bremner, Bird and Fortune (TV Series)
- Episode #6.4 (2005)
 2004 Waking the Dead (TV Series)
Joe Doyle
- False Flag: Part 2 (2004) ... Joe Doyle
- False Flag: Part 1 (2004) ... Joe Doyle
 2004 The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (TV Series)
Andy Maiden
- In Pursuit of the Proper Sinner (2004) ... Andy Maiden
 2004 The Alan Clark Diaries (TV Series)
Sir Robert Armstrong
- The March of the Grey Men (2004) ... Sir Robert Armstrong
 2001-2003 Bedtime (TV Series)
Andrew Oldfield
- Boxing Day (2003) ... Andrew Oldfield
- Christmas Day (2003) ... Andrew Oldfield
- Christmas Eve (2003) ... Andrew Oldfield
- Episode #2.6 (2002) ... Andrew Oldfield
- Episode #2.5 (2002) ... Andrew Oldfield
 2003 Shrink (Short)
Dr. Frucht-Kuche
 2003 Looking for Victoria (TV Movie)
Thomas Creevey
 2003 Beyond Borders
Lawrence Bauford
 2003 Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas
Dymas (voice)
 2002 Martin Luther (TV Movie)
Martin Luther
 2002 Dickens (TV Mini Series)
John Dickens
- Secrets (2002) ... John Dickens
 2002 Villa des roses
Hugh Burrell
 2001/I Iris
Older Maurice
 2001 Station Jim (TV Movie)
Sir Christopher Ellis
 2001 The Fourth Angel
Jones
 2001 Murder in Mind (TV Series)
Dr. William Collins
- Mercy (2001) ... Dr. William Collins
 2000 102 Dalmatians
Judge
 2000 Midsomer Murders (TV Series)
Marcus Devere
- Judgement Day (2000) ... Marcus Devere
 1999 The Big Knights (TV Series)
King Otto (voice)
 1998 Animated Epics: Beowulf (TV Movie)
Hrothgar (voice)
 1998 Ever After: A Cinderella Story
King Francis
 1998 Bramwell (TV Series)
Colonel Kindersley
- Our Brave Boys (1998) ... Colonel Kindersley
 1998 Goodnight Sweetheart (TV Series)
Tufty McDuff
- ... But We Think You Have to Go (1998) ... Tufty McDuff
- We Don't Want to Lose You... (1998) ... Tufty McDuff
 1998 Performance (TV Series)
Gloucester
- King Lear (1998) ... Gloucester
 1997 Rebecca (TV Mini Series)
Mr. Baker
- Episode #1.2 (1997) ... Mr. Baker
 1997 The Place of the Dead (TV Movie)
Chairman of the Inquiry
 1996 Cuts (TV Movie)
Lord Mellow
 1996 Over Here (TV Movie)
Narrator
 1995 Eleven Men Against Eleven (TV Movie)
Sir Bob Luckton
 1995 Hiroshima (TV Movie)
Prime Minister Winston Churchill (as Tim West)
 1994 Murder Most Horrid (TV Series)
Old Doctor Adams
- A Severe Case of Death (1994) ... Old Doctor Adams
 1994 Smokescreen (TV Mini Series)
Frank Sheringham
- Episode #1.6 (1994) ... Frank Sheringham
- Episode #1.5 (1994) ... Frank Sheringham
- Episode #1.4 (1994) ... Frank Sheringham
- Episode #1.3 (1994) ... Frank Sheringham
- Episode #1.2 (1994) ... Frank Sheringham
 1992 Framed (TV Mini Series)
DCI Jimmy McKinnes
- Episode #1.4 (1992) ... DCI Jimmy McKinnes
- Episode #1.3 (1992) ... DCI Jimmy McKinnes
- Episode #1.2 (1992) ... DCI Jimmy McKinnes
- Episode #1.1 (1992) ... DCI Jimmy McKinnes
 1992 Shakespeare: The Animated Tales (TV Series short)
Prospero
- The Tempest (1992) ... Prospero (voice)
 1991 Bye Bye Columbus (TV Movie)
Martin Pinzon
 1990 Beecham (TV Movie)
Sir Thomas Beecham
 1990 Dirty Beasts (TV Movie)
Narrator (voice)
 1990 Revolting Rhymes (TV Movie)
Narrator (voice)
 1990 The Tragedy of Flight 103: The Inside Story (TV Movie documentary)
Col. Wilfred Wood
 1989-1990 Screen One (TV Series)
Geoffrey Cowper / Derek Blore
- Survival of the Fittest (1990) ... Geoffrey Cowper
- Blore M.P. (1989) ... Derek Blore
 1983-1990 Brass (TV Series)
Bradley Hardacre / Winston Churchill
- Their Finest Half Hour (1990) ... Bradley Hardacre
- Bradley Does His Bit (1990) ... Bradley Hardacre
- Bradley Holds His Own (1990) ... Bradley Hardacre / Winston Churchill (as Wyotte Smith [Winston Churchill])
- Bradley Gets on Top (1990) ... Bradley Hardacre
- Bradley Sticks It Out (1990) ... Bradley Hardacre
 1987-1989 Theatre Night (TV Series)
Ewbank / David Roberts / Doctor Rance
- The Contractor (1989) ... Ewbank
- Strife (1988) ... David Roberts
- What the Butler Saw (1987) ... Doctor Rance
 1989 After Henry (TV Series)
Nigel
- Upstagers (1989) ... Nigel
 1989 Mystery!: Campion (TV Series)
William Faraday
- Police at the Funeral: Part 2 (1989) ... William Faraday
- Police at the Funeral: Part 1 (1989) ... William Faraday
 1988 Lenin: The Train (TV Movie)
Parvus
 1988 Beryl Markham: A Shadow on the Sun (TV Movie)
Charles Clutterbuck
 1988 Consuming Passions
Dr. Rees
 1987 Harry's Kingdom (TV Movie)
Harry King
 1987 When We Are Married (TV Movie)
Councillor Albert Parker
 1987 Breakthrough at Reykjavik (TV Movie)
Mikhail Gorbachev
 1987 Cry Freedom
Capt. De Wet
 1986 The Monocled Mutineer (TV Mini Series)
Thomson
- When the Hurly-Burly's Done (1986) ... Thomson
- Before the Shambles (1986) ... Thomson
 1986 The Good Doctor Bodkin-Adams (TV Movie)
John Bodkin Adams
 1986 A Very Peculiar Practice (TV Series)
Professor Furie
- Wives of Great Men (1986) ... Professor Furie
 1985 Tender Is the Night (TV Mini Series)
Mr. Morris
- 1928 (1985) ... Mr. Morris
 1985 Marjorie and Men (TV Series)
George Banthorpe
- Singles Night (1985) ... George Banthorpe
 1985 Florence Nightingale (TV Movie)
William Russell
 1985 Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: A Pocket Full of Rye (TV Movie)
Rex Fortescue
 1984 The Last Bastion (TV Mini Series)
Winston Churchill
- Part 3 (1984) ... Winston Churchill
- Part 2 (1984) ... Winston Churchill
- Part 1 (1984) ... Winston Churchill
 1982/I Oliver Twist (TV Movie)
Mr. Bumble
 1982 Murder Is Easy (TV Movie)
Lord Gordon Easterfield
 1981 Masada (TV Mini Series)
Emperor Vespasian
- Part I (1981) ... Emperor Vespasian
 1980 Rough Cut
Nigel Lawton
 1980 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series)
Albert Taylor
- Royal Jelly (1980) ... Albert Taylor
 1979 Churchill and the Generals (TV Movie)
Winston Churchill
 1979 Crime and Punishment (TV Mini Series)
Porfiry Petrovich
- Part 3 (1979) ... Porfiry Petrovich
- Part 2 (1979) ... Porfiry Petrovich
 1979 The BBC Television Shakespeare (TV Series)
Cardinal Wolsey
- Henry VIII (1979) ... Cardinal Wolsey
 1979 Agatha
Kenward
 1978 The Thirty Nine Steps
Porton
 1978 News from Nowhere
William Morris
 1977 Hard Times (TV Mini Series)
Josiah Bounderby
- Episode #1.4 (1977) ... Josiah Bounderby
- Episode #1.3 (1977) ... Josiah Bounderby
- Episode #1.2 (1977) ... Josiah Bounderby
- Episode #1.1 (1977) ... Josiah Bounderby
 1977 The Devil's Advocate
Father Anselmo
 1977 Cottage to Let (TV Series)
David Weston
- Second Opinion (1977) ... David Weston
 1977 Joseph Andrews
Mr. Tow-Wouse
 1976 Meetings, Bloody Meetings (Video short)
Businessman
 1975 Hedda
Brack
 1975 Edward the King (TV Mini Series)
Prince of Wales / King Edward the Seventh / Bertie
- Good Old Teddy! (1975) ... King Edward the Seventh
- The Peacemaker (1975) ... King Edward the Seventh
- King at Last (1975) ... King Edward the Seventh
- The Years of Waiting (1975) ... Prince of Wales
- Scandal (1975) ... Prince of Wales
 1975 Play for Today (TV Series)
Mark Childers
- The After Dinner Game (1975) ... Mark Childers
 1974 Undercovers Hero
Convent Chaplain
 1973 The Day of the Jackal
Berthier
 1973 Hitler: The Last Ten Days
Prof. Gebhardt
 1972 The Edwardians (TV Mini Series)
Horatio Bottomley
- Horatio Bottomley (1972) ... Horatio Bottomley
 1972 Villains (TV Series)
Benny
- Smudger (1972) ... Benny
 1972 Joy (TV Movie)
Ned
 1971 Nicholas and Alexandra
Dr. Botkin
 1971 Hine (TV Series)
Cooper
- Survival of the Creeps (1971) ... Cooper
 1971 Boswell's Life of Johnson (TV Movie)
Dr. Samuel Johnson
 1970 Edward II (TV Movie)
Young Mortimer
 1970 The Tragedy of King Richard II (TV Movie)
Henry Bolingbroke
 1970 The Looking Glass War
Taylor
 1969 My Partner the Ghost (TV Series)
Sam Grimes
- Vendetta for a Dead Man (1969) ... Sam Grimes
 1969 Big Breadwinner Hog (TV Series)
Lennox
- A Credit to Us All (1969) ... Lennox
- Self-Discipline Is Its Own Reward (1969) ... Lennox
- Hogarth Accepts Responsibility (1969) ... Lennox
- Immature, Unsatisfactory Work... (1969) ... Lennox
 1969 The Siegfried Idyll (TV Movie)
Hans Richter
 1968 Twisted Nerve
Superintendant Dakin
 1968 Mystery and Imagination (TV Series)
Dr. Middleton
- Feet Foremost (1968) ... Dr. Middleton
 1967 Trapped (TV Series)
Ossie
- A Life for a Life (1967) ... Ossie
 1967 The Fellows (TV Series)
Lowrie
- A Snatch in Time (1967) ... Lowrie
 1967 Witch Hunt (TV Series)
Dr. Howard Agister
- Episode #1.4 (1967) ... Dr. Howard Agister
- Episode #1.3 (1967) ... Dr. Howard Agister
- Episode #1.2 (1967) ... Dr. Howard Agister
- Episode #1.1 (1967) ... Dr. Howard Agister
 1967 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Ralph
- In the Name of the Law (1967) ... Ralph
 1967 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
Jack Campion
- Two and Two Make Twenty Two (1967) ... Jack Campion
 1967 The Deadly Affair
Matrevis (in 'Edward II') (uncredited)
 1966 Public Eye (TV Series)
Police Sergeant
- You Can Keep the Medal (1966) ... Police Sergeant
 1964 The Marriage Lines (TV Series)
Bob
- The Loan (1964) ... Bob
 1964 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
Jan
- The Seekers #1: The Heretics (1964) ... Jan
 1962 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Constable
- The Skeleton Wore Boots (1962) ... Constable
 1961 Deadline Midnight (TV Series)
Ambulance man
- One Man Went to Fly (1961) ... Ambulance man
 1961 Persuasion (TV Mini Series)
Charles Hayter
- Episode #1.3 (1961) ... Charles Hayter
- Episode #1.2 (1961) ... Charles Hayter
 1959 Theatre Night (TV Series)
Talky
- Caught Napping (1959) ... Talky
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He acted in the Royal Shakespeare Company production of William Shakespeare's play, "The Comedy of Errors," at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Ian Richardson, Charles Kay, Michael Williams, Robert Lloyd, Susan Engel, Tina Packer, Elizabeth Spriggs, and Georgina Hale in the cast. Clifford ... See more »

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Alternate Names:

Timothy West CBE | Wyotte Smith [Winston Churchill] | Timothy West | Tim West

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)

Spouse:

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Children:

Joseph West
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Although he played Annette Crosbie's son in Edward the King (1975), he is only eight months her junior in real life. Similarly, Felicity Kendal played his elder sister in the series in spite of the fact that she is twelve years his junior. See more »

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Star Sign:

Libra

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