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Heathcote Williams (1941–2017)

Heathcote Williams was born on November 15, 1941 in Helsby, Cheshire, England as John Henley Heathcote Williams. He was an actor and writer, known for Basic Instinct 2 (2006), Hotel (2001) and La leggenda del pianista sull'oceano (1998). He died on July 1, 2017 in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England. See full bio »

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Basic Instinct 2
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La leggenda del pianista sull'oceano
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 2008 City of Ember
Sadge Merrall
 2006 Nostradamus (TV Movie)
 2006 Basic Instinct 2
Jakob Gerst
 2006 Judge John Deed (TV Series)
Professor Winkworth
- Heart of Darkness (2006) ... Professor Winkworth
 2004 Cargo
 2002-2003 Dinotopia (TV Series)
- Lost and Found (2003) ... Razouli (uncredited)
- Contact (2002) ... Razouli
 2002/II The Reckoning
 2002 The Hidden City (TV Series)
 2001 The Love Doctor (Short)
Bekai Basu
 2001 Lover's Prayer
Dr. Looshin
 2001 Revelation
New Age Man
 2001 Hotel
 2001/I Dream
Roger Stark
 2000 The Sandman (TV Movie)
 2000 Honest
 1999 Toy Boys (Short)
Mr. Chambers
 1999 Mauvaise passe
Ann's Father
 1999 Miss Julie
 1999 Alice in Wonderland (TV Movie)
Mr. Eaglet
 1999 Alegría
 1998 La leggenda del pianista sull'oceano
Doctor Klauserman
 1998 Cousin Bette
 1998 Friends (TV Series)
The Older Guest
- The One with Ross's Wedding: Part Two (1998) ... The Older Guest
 1997 The IMAX Nutcracker (Short)
'Uncle' Drosselmeier
 1997 The Tango Lesson
 1997 The Odyssey (TV Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1997) ... Laocoon
- Episode #1.1 (1997) ... Laocoon
 1996 The Cold Light of Day
Stephen Nuslauer
 1995 Blue Juice
 1995 The Steal
 1994 W.S.H. (TV Movie)
 1994 The Browning Version
Dr. Lake
 1992 Orlando
Nick Greene / Publisher
 1989 Screen Two (TV Series)
Dr. Boyle
- Here Is the News (1989) ... Dr. Boyle
 1989 Slipstream
Man on Stairs
 1988 Stormy Monday
Peter Reed
 1987 Little Dorrit
Dr. Haggage
 1987 Wish You Were Here
Dr Holroyd
 1979 The Tempest
Prospero, the Right Duke of Milan
 1974 Wet Dreams (segment "Flames")
 1970 Malatesta (TV Movie)
Josef Solokow
 1968 Love Love Love (Short)
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Stage: Wrote "The Local Stigmatic", produced on Broadway. Cast: Al Pacino. See more »

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According to his obituary in "The Guardian": "His last volume of poetry about [Donald J. Trump], "American Porn", was published in January. Williams wrote that Trump's real name--Drumpf--suggests dumbness, even the passing of wind / As well as the merciful transience of fame". See more »

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