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Michael Hordern

Tuesday, 3rd October 1911 - Tuesday, 2nd May 1995
Berkhamsted
England


Crumpled actor of exquisite voice. Lecherous Lords or bewildered bears a speciality.


Band Waggon
Minor Role
1940
School for Secrets
Lieut. Commander Lowther
1946
Girl in a Million
Divorce Counsel
1946
Passport to Pimlico
Inspector Bashford
1949
Train of Events
Plainclothesman (segment "The Actor")
1949
Trio
Vicar
1950
Highly Dangerous
Owens, Biological Control Laboratory Director
1950
Astonished Heart
1950
Scrooge
Marley's Ghost
Jacob Marley
1951
Flesh & Blood
Webster
1951
Magic Box
Official Receiver
1951
Tom Brown's Schooldays
Wilkes
1951
Story of Robin Hood and His Merrie Men
Scathelock
1952
Hour of 13
Sir Francis Frensham
1952
Grand National Night
1953
Heart of the Matter
Commissioner
1953
Street Corner
Det. Insp. Heron
1953
You Know What Sailors Are
1954
Personal Affair
Headmaster
1954
Forbidden Cargo
Director of Customs
1954
Beachcomber
The Headman
1954
Constant Husband
the Judge
1955
Night My Number Came Up
Lindsay
1955
Dark Avenger
King Edward the Third
1955
Storm Over the Nile
General Faversham
1956
Spanish Gardener
Harrington Brande
1956
Pacific Destiny
1956
Man Who Never Was
Gen. Coburn
1956
Baby and the Battleship
Captain
1956
Alexander the Great
Demosthenes
1956
No Time for Tears
1957
Windom's Way
Patterson
1957
I Accuse!
Prosecutor
1958
I Was Monty's Double
Governor of Gibraltar
1958
Girls at Sea
Adm. Reginald Victor Hewitt
1958
Macbeth
1959
Malaga
1960
Man in the Moon
Dr. Davidson
1960
Sink the Bismarck!
Admiral Jack Tovey CB DSO,
Commander-in-Chief, Home Fleet,
aboard HMS King George V
1960
El Cid
Don Diego
1961
Dr. Syn, Alias the Scarecrow
Squire Thomas Banks
1962
Cleopatra
Cicero
1963
VIP's
airport director
1963
Yellow Rolls-Royce
Harnsworth
(not Harmsworth)
1965
Spy Who Came in From the Cold
Ashe
1965
Spy Who Came in From the Cold
Ashe
1965
Spy Who Came in From the Cold
Ashe
1965
Genghis Khan
Geen
1965
Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
Senex
1966
Cast a Giant Shadow
British Ambassador
1966
Jokers
1966
Khartoum
Lord Granville
1966
How I Won the War
Grapple
1967
I'll Never Forget What's'isname
Headmaster
1967
Taming of the Shrew
Baptista
1967
Where Eagles Dare
Admiral Rolland
1968
Prudence and the Pill
Dr. Morley
1968
Anne of the Thousand Days
Thomas Boleyn
1969
Bed Sitting Room
Bules Martin
1970
Futtock's End
The Butler
1970
Some Will Some Won't
Denniston Russell
1970
Possession of Joel Delaney
Justin
1971
Up Pompeii
Ludicrus Sextus
1971
Girl Stroke Boy
George Mason
1971
England Made Me
F. Minty
1972
Demons of the Mind
Priest
1972
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Mock Turtle
1972
Pied Piper
Melius, Alchemist
1972
Mackintosh Man
Brown
1973
Theatre of Blood
George William Maxwell
1973
Juggernaut
Mr. Baker
1974
Christmas Carol
Marley's Ghost
1974
Barry Lyndon
Narrator (Voice)
1975
Mr. Quilp
1975
Lucky Lady
Captain Rockwell
1975
Royal Flash
Headmaster
1975
Slipper and the Rose
King
1976
Joseph Andrews
Parson Adams
1976
Medusa Touch
Atropos
1978
Watership Down
narrator
1978
Wildcats of St. Trinian's
Sir Charles Hackforth
1980
Shogun
Friar Domingo
1980
Gauguin - the Savage
1980
All's Well That Ends Well
Lafeu
1981
Cymbeline
Jupiter
1982
Ivanhoe
Cedric
1982
Missionary
Slatterthwaite
1982
Oliver Twist
Mr. Brownlow
1982
Gandhi
Sir George Hodge
1983
Yellowbeard
Dr. Gilpin
1983
Zany Adventures of Robin Hood
Psychoanalyst
1984
Young Sherlock Holmes
voice older Watson
1985
Lady Jane
Dr. Feckenham
1985
Labyrinth
Voice of Wiseman
1986
Comrades
1986
Trouble With Spies
Jason Locke
1987
Scoop
Uncle Theodore
1987
Secret Garden
1987
Suspicion
1987
Dog It Was That Died
George
1988
Danny the Champion of the World
Lord Claybury
1989
Dark Obsession
Lord Crewne
1990
Fool
1990
Green Man
Gramps
1990
Ending Up
1991
Freddie as F.R.0.7
King
1992
Memento Mori
Godfrey Colston
1992
Middlemarch
Peter Featherstone
1994

BBC Plays
Romeo And Juliet
78
BBC Plays
Romeo And Juliet
78
BBC Plays
The Tempest
80
BBC Plays
You're All Right,how Am I
81
BBC Plays
Alls Well That Ends Well
81
BBC Plays
Cymberline
83
BBC Plays
Trelawny Of The Wells
85
BBC Shakespeare
King Lear
King Lear
BBC Plays
The Chemistry Of Love
67
BBC Plays
Dear Departed
71
BBC Plays
Down In The Forest
71
BBC Plays
Sitting Pretty
71
BBC Plays
State Opening
71
BBC Plays
The Castaways
72
BBC Plays
Waiting At The Church
71
BBC Sunday Night Theatre
Party Manners
Christopher Williams
10/01/1950
Armchair Theatre
The Witness
02/24/1957
ITV Play of the Week
Flowering Cherry
02/02/1960
Sunday Play
Twentieth Century Theatre: I Have Been Here Before
Walter Ormund
03/27/1960
Somerset Maugham Hour
The Outstation
04/14/1960
ITV Play of the Week
Any Other Busines
Sir Norman Tullis
05/23/1961
ITV Television Playhouse
The Square
Man
09/07/1961
Espionage
The Gentle Spies
Minister
10/23/1963
ITV Play of the Week
The Quails
Ratcliff
11/18/1963
ITV Play of the Week
A Walk on the Water
11/25/1963
First Night
Land of My Dreams
Arthur Walmer
02/08/1964
Wednesday Play
A Crack in the Ice
General Kokoshkin, Chief of Police
10/28/1964
Wednesday Play
Sir Jocelyn, the Minister Would Like a Word ...
Sir Jocelyn Symonds
01/13/1965
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
The Chemistry of Love
Prof. Ainslie Grey
02/05/1967
Tempo
The Actor and the Role
Prospero
04/14/1968
Omnibus
Whistle and I'll Come to You
Professor Parkins
05/07/1968
Six Dates with Barker
2774 AD: All the World's a Stooge
Arch Funster
02/12/1971
Play of the Month
Don Juan In Hell
04/25/1971
Play of the Month
Tartuffe
Tartuffe
11/28/1971
Tall Stories
The Castaways
01/01/1972
Play of the Month
The Magistrate
12/20/1972
But Seriously, It's Sheila Hancock
Art for Whose Sake?
12/31/1972
Fall of Eagles
Death Waltz
Narrator
03/15/1974
Fall of Eagles
The English Princess
Narrator
03/22/1974
Fall of Eagles
The Honest Broker
Narrator
03/29/1974
Fall of Eagles
The Last Tsar
Narrator
04/12/1974
Fall of Eagles
Absolute Beginners
Narrator
05/03/1974
Fall of Eagles
The Appointment
Narrator
05/15/1974
Fall of Eagles
End Game
Narrator
06/07/1974
Play of the Month
King Lear
King Lear
03/23/1975
Edward the Seventh
A Hundred Thousand Welcomes
W. E. Gladstone
04/29/1975
Edward the Seventh
The Invisible Queen
W. E. Gladstone
05/06/1975
Edward the Seventh
The Royal Quadrille
05/20/1975
Edward the Seventh
Scandal
W.E. Gladstone
06/03/1975
Edward the Seventh
The Years of Waiting
W.E. Gladstone
06/10/1975
Paddington
Please Look After this Bear
Narrator
01/05/1976
Play of the Month
Chester Mystery Cycle
04/18/1976
BBC Shakespeare
Romeo and Juliet
Capulet
12/03/1978
Tales of The Unexpected
Mrs Bixby and the Colonel's Coat
Cyril Bixby
03/31/1979
BBC Shakespeare
The Tempest
Prospero
02/27/1980
BBC Shakespeare
All's Well That Ends Well
Lafeu
01/04/1981
BBC Shakespeare
Cymbeline
Jupiter
07/10/1983
Inspector Morse
Service of All the Dead
Dr. Starkie
01/20/1987
American Playhouse
Suspicion
Lord McLaidlaw
04/20/1988




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