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Roy Dotrice (1923–2017)


The ever-impressive, chameleon-like British character actor Roy Dotrice was born on the Island of Guernsey, one of the Channel Islands off the coast of France, which is part of the United Kingdom. He was the first-born child of Louis and Neva Dotrice who prospered as bakers. The Germans occupied the island in 1940 and he and his mother and brother ... See full bio »

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(age 94) in London, England, UK

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Known For

Hellboy II: The Golden Army
(2008)
Beauty and the Beast
Beauty and the Beast Jacob 'Father' Wells
(1987-1990)
Amadeus
Amadeus Leopold Mozart
(1984)
The Cutting Edge
The Cutting Edge Anton Pamchenko
(1992)

Filmography

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 2012 Game of Thrones (TV Series)
Hallyne
- Blackwater (2012) ... Hallyne
- The Ghost of Harrenhal (2012) ... Hallyne
 2008 Hellboy II: The Golden Army
King Balor
 2007 From Aristotle to Hawking (TV Series documentary)
Anaxagoras
 2007 Go Go Tales
Jay
 2006 Heartbeat (TV Series)
Mr Carter
- Give Peace a Chance (2006) ... Mr Carter
 2005-2006 Life Begins (TV Series)
Frank Buchanan
- Episode #3.6 (2006) ... Frank Buchanan
- Episode #2.8 (2005) ... Frank Buchanan
- When Lifes Collide (2005) ... Frank Buchanan
- Hidden Pain (2005) ... Frank Buchanan
- Break for Love (2005) ... Frank Buchanan
 2006 Played
Jack Rawlings
 2006 The Afternoon Play (TV Series)
Charlie
- Are You Jim's Wife? (2006) ... Charlie
 2005 These Foolish Things
Lord Carter
 2005 Casualty (TV Series)
George Tunstall
- Sticks and Stones (2005) ... George Tunstall
 2004 La Femme Musketeer (TV Mini-Series)
Commander Finot
- Episode #1.2 (2004) ... Commander Finot
- Episode #1.1 (2004) ... Commander Finot
 2003 Angel (TV Series)
Roger Wyndam-Pryce
- Lineage (2003) ... Roger Wyndam-Pryce
 2003 Doctors (TV Series)
Tomasz Zelinsky
- Roots (2003) ... Tomasz Zelinsky
 2003 Just Shoot Me! (TV Series)
Jarvis Leeds
- Son of a Preacher Man (2003) ... Jarvis Leeds
 2003 Alien Hunter
Dr. John Bachman
 2001 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
Micah
- Holy of Holies (2001) ... Micah
 1999-2000 Sliders (TV Series)
Marc LeBeau / The Seer / Archibald Chandler
- The Seer (2000) ... Marc LeBeau / The Seer
- Data World (1999) ... Archibald Chandler
 2000 Madigan Men (TV Series)
Seamus Madigan
- White Knight (2000) ... Seamus Madigan
- The Strike (2000) ... Seamus Madigan
- Like Father, Like Son (2000) ... Seamus Madigan
- Meet the Wolfes (2000) ... Seamus Madigan
- The Kid's Alright (2000) ... Seamus Madigan
 1999 The Colour of Funny
Quillian Mann-Fanciful
 1998 Like Father, Like Santa (TV Movie)
Ambrose Booth
 1998 Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (TV Series)
Zeus
- Reunions (1998) ... Zeus
- Top God (1998) ... Zeus
- Twilight (1998) ... Zeus
 1997 Spider-Man (TV Series)
Keene Marlow / Destroyer
- Six Forgotten Warriors Chapter 5: The Price of Heroism (1997) ... Destroyer / Keene Marlow (voice)
- Six Forgotten Warriors Chapter 4: The Six Fight Again (1997) ... Destroyer / Keene Marlow (voice)
- Six Forgotten Warriors Chapter 3: Secrets of the Six (1997) ... Destroyer / Keene Marlow (voice)
- Six Forgotten Warriors Chapter 1 (1997) ... Keene Marlow (voice)
 1996-1997 Mr. & Mrs. Smith (TV Series)
Mr. Big
- The Sins of the Father Episode (1997) ... Mr. Big
- The Impossible Mission Episode (1996) ... Mr. Big
- The Bob Episode (1996) ... Mr. Big
- The Big Easy Episode (1996) ... Mr. Big
- The Kidnapping Episode (1996) ... Mr. Big
 1996 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)
Major Nicholson
- Escape (1996) ... Major Nicholson
 1993-1996 Picket Fences (TV Series)
Father Barrett
- Three Weddings and a Meltdown (1996) ... Father Barrett
- Snow Exit (1996) ... Father Barrett
- The Song of Rome (1995) ... Father Barrett
- Saint Zach (1995) ... Father Barrett
- Final Judgement (1995) ... Father Barrett
 1995-1996 Strange Luck (TV Series)
Mr. Wilford
- Lightning Strikes (1996) ... Mr. Wilford
- Brothers Grim (1995) ... Mr. Wilford
 1995 The Scarlet Letter
Rev. Thomas Cheever
 1995 Batman: The Animated Series (TV Series)
Frederick
- The Lion and the Unicorn (1995) ... Frederick (voice)
 1995 Babylon 5 (TV Series)
Frederick Lantz
- The Fall of Night (1995) ... Frederick Lantz
 1990-1995 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Dr. Myles Purcell / Dr. Howard Sorenson / Professor Chandler Fitzpatrick
- School for Murder (1995) ... Dr. Myles Purcell
- The Legacy of Borbey House (1993) ... Dr. Howard Sorenson
- The Great Twain Robbery (1990) ... Professor Chandler Fitzpatrick
 1995 Earth 2 (TV Series)
The Elder
- After the Thaw (1995) ... The Elder
- The Greatest Love Story Never Told (1995) ... The Elder
 1994 Swimming with Sharks
Cyrus Miles
 1994 Children of the Dark (TV Movie)
Dr. Burnham
 1994 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Alex Vedder
- McKenzie, Brackman, Barnum & Bailey (1994) ... Alex Vedder
 1994 Wings (TV Series)
Pete
- The Faygitive (1994) ... Pete
 1992-1993 Going to Extremes (TV Series)
Doctor Croft
- Bridesmaid Revisited (1993) ... Doctor Croft
- Body Language (1993) ... Doctor Croft
- Cinema Jantique (1993) ... Doctor Croft
- My Life as a Goat (1993) ... Doctor Croft
- A Caribbean Christmas (1992) ... Doctor Croft
 1992 The Lounge People
Jeeves
 1992 The Cutting Edge
Anton Pamchenko
 1991 The Good Policeman
Cardinal O'Bannon
 1991 Suburban Commando
Zanuck
 1991 For the Greater Good (TV Series)
Charles Truman MP
- Minister (1991) ... Charles Truman MP
- Mandarin (1991) ... Charles Truman MP
- Member (1991) ... Charles Truman MP
 1990 The Prince and the Pauper (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1987-1990 Beauty and the Beast (TV Series)
Jacob 'Father' Wells
- Legacies (1990) ... Jacob 'Father' Wells
- The Reckoning (1990) ... Jacob 'Father' Wells
- In the Forests of the Night (1990) ... Jacob 'Father' Wells
- Invictus (1990) ... Jacob 'Father' Wells
- The Chimes at Midnight (1990) ... Jacob 'Father' Wells
 1990 Hunter (TV Series)
Bishop Pine
- Final Confession (1990) ... Bishop Pine
 1989 The Lady Forgets (TV Movie)
Payton Massey
 1989 Nightmare Classics (TV Series)
Leo
- Carmilla (1989) ... Leo
 1986-1989 Shaka Zulu (TV Mini-Series)
George IV
- Episode #1.5 (1989) ... George IV
- Episode #1.4 (1989) ... George IV
- Episode #1.3 (1989) ... George IV
- Episode #1.2 (1989) ... George IV
- Part I (1986) ... George IV
 1989 The Equalizer (TV Series)
Charlie McGuinness
- Trial by Ordeal (1989) ... Charlie McGuinness
 1987 Faerie Tale Theatre (TV Series)
The King / Peter Vanderdonk
- The Dancing Princesses (1987) ... The King
- Rip Van Winkle (1987) ... Peter Vanderdonk
 1987 Roomies (TV Series)
Professor Pearson
- Mid-Term Fever (1987) ... Professor Pearson
 1987 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
- Young Harry Houdini (1987) ... Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
 1987 Tales from the Darkside (TV Series)
Vampire Count Jeffrey Draco
- My Ghostwriter - The Vampire (1987) ... Vampire Count Jeffrey Draco
 1986 The Wizard (TV Series)
Troyan
- Trouble in the Stars (1986) ... Troyan
- Twist of Fate (1986) ... Troyan
- Reunion (1986) ... Troyan
 1986 The A-Team (TV Series)
Charles Jourdan
- The Spy Who Mugged Me (1986) ... Charles Jourdan
 1986 Eliminators
Abbott Reeves
 1985 Stephen King's Golden Tales (Video)
Vampire Count Jeffrey Draco (segment "My Ghostwriter - The Vampire")
 1985 The Corsican Brothers (TV Movie)
 1984 Amadeus
Leopold Mozart
 1984 Cheech & Chong's The Corsican Brothers
The Evil Fuckaire / Ye Old Jailer
 1984 Hart to Hart (TV Series)
Courtney Perterson
- Max's Waltz (1984) ... Courtney Perterson
 1984 Remington Steele (TV Series)
Victor Janoff
- Steele Eligible (1984) ... Victor Janoff
 1983 Tales of the Gold Monkey (TV Series)
Lord Hedriks
- God Save the Queen (1983) ... Lord Hedriks
 1981 Magnum, P.I. (TV Series)
Harcourt
- Tropical Madness (1981) ... Harcourt
 1981 Family Reunion (TV Movie)
Lester Frye
 1981 The Last of Linda Cleer (Short)
 1981 Mister Lincoln (TV Movie)
Abraham Lincoln
 1980 Saturn 3
Benson (voice, uncredited)
 1978 BBC2 Play of the Week (TV Series)
Israel Tonge
- Stargazy on Zummerdown (1978) ... Israel Tonge
 1976 Alien Attack (TV Movie)
Commissioner Gerald Simmonds
 1976 Sykes (TV Series)
Tramp
- Squatters (1976) ... Tramp
 1976 Dickens of London (TV Mini-Series)
Charles Dickens / Mr. John Dickens
- Memories (1976) ... Charles Dickens / Mr. John Dickens
- Angel (1976) ... Charles Dickens / Mr. John Dickens
- Nightmare (1976) ... Charles Dickens
- Magic (1976) ... Charles Dickens / Mr. John Dickens
- Dreams (1976) ... Charles Dickens / Mr. John Dickens
 1976 Hindle Wakes (TV Movie)
Sir Timothy Farrar
 1975 Space: 1999 (TV Series)
Commissioner Simmonds
- Earthbound (1975) ... Commissioner Simmonds
- Breakaway (1975) ... Commissioner Simmonds
 1972 Hide and Seek
Mr. Grimes
 1972 ITV Saturday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Stuart
- A Bit of Vision (1972) ... Stuart
 1972 Clochemerle (TV Series)
Curé Ponosse
- The Glorious Triumph of Barthelemey Piechut (1972) ... Curé Ponosse
- The Dreaded Arrival of Captain Tardivaux (1972) ... Curé Ponosse
- The Awful Awakening of Claudius Brodequin (1972) ... Curé Ponosse
 1972 Tales from the Crypt
Charles Gregory (segment 4 "Wish You Were Here")
 1971 Nicholas and Alexandra
General Alexeiev
 1971 The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
Simon Carne
- The Duchess of Wiltshire's Diamonds (1971) ... Simon Carne
 1967-1971 Misleading Cases (TV Series)
Albert Haddock
- Regina Versus Sagittarius (1971) ... Albert Haddock
- How Free Is a Freeman? (1971) ... Albert Haddock
- A Tiger in Your Bank (1971) ... Albert Haddock
- The Sitting Bird (1971) ... Albert Haddock
- What Is a Snail? (1971) ... Albert Haddock
 1971 Jackanory (TV Series)
Storyteller
- Greek Legends: The Golden Touch (1971) ... Storyteller
- Greek Legends: The War with the Titans (1971) ... Storyteller
 1971 Hændeligt uheld
Henrik Vinther
 1970 Tales of Unease (TV Series)
Kayo Hathaway
- Bad Bad Jo Jo (1970) ... Kayo Hathaway
 1970 The Buttercup Chain
Martin Carr-Gibbons
 1970 Toomorrow
John Williams
 1970 Solo (TV Series)
Anton Chekhov
- Roy Dotrice as Anton Chekhov (1970) ... Anton Chekhov
 1969 Omnibus (TV Series documentary)
Astronaut
- What If Its Just Green Cheese? (1969) ... Astronaut
 1969 The Gold Robbers (TV Mini-Series)
Freddy Lamb
- Crack Shot (1969) ... Freddy Lamb
 1969 Lock Up Your Daughters!
Gossip
 1969 Imperial Palace (TV Series)
Evelyn Orcham
- Declaration (1969) ... Evelyn Orcham
- Departures (1969) ... Evelyn Orcham
- Negotiation (1969) ... Evelyn Orcham
- Arrivals (1969) ... Evelyn Orcham
 1968 The Jazz Age (TV Series)
Father
- The Youngest Comrade (1968) ... Father
 1968 A Twist of Sand
David Garland
 1968 Late Night Horror (TV Series)
Douglas Stone
- The Kiss of Blood (1968) ... Douglas Stone
 1967 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Dad
 1965-1967 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Aaron Toft / Donald Timwood
- I Am Osango (1967) ... Aaron Toft
- A Cold Peace (1965) ... Donald Timwood
 1966 Blackmail (TV Series)
Aubrey Hopkiss
- The Haunting of Aubrey Hopkiss (1966) ... Aubrey Hopkiss
 1966 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
Robinson
- Amerika (1966) ... Robinson
 1966 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
George Bernard Shaw / Davies / Nico Varalski
- Dear Liar (1966) ... George Bernard Shaw
- The Caretaker (1966) ... Davies
- The Cretan (1966) ... Nico Varalski
 1966 Four People (TV Mini-Series)
Judas
- Judas (1966) ... Judas
 1966 Love Story (TV Series)
Stanley Parker
- Casanova and the Old Crow (1966) ... Stanley Parker
 1966 Public Eye (TV Series)
Donald Scott
- Don't Forget You're Mine (1966) ... Donald Scott
 1966 The Cretan Plays of Action (TV Movie)
Nico Varalaki
 1966 The Liars (TV Series)
Fogarty
- Episode #1.10 (1966) ... Fogarty
 1965-1966 The Wars of the Roses (TV Mini-Series)
King Edward IV / Jack Cade / Edward
- Edward of York (1966) ... King Edward IV
- The Kingmaker (1966) ... Edward
- The Lord Protector (1965) ... King Edward IV
- Margaret of Anjou (1965) ... King Edward IV
- The Council Board ... Jack Cade
 1965 The Heroes of Telemark
Jensen
 1965 Famous Gossips (TV Series)
John Aubrey
- John Aubrey: The Antiquary (1965) ... John Aubrey
 1963 Boyd Q.C. (TV Series)
Mr. Jacobs
- What the Eye Doesn't See (1963) ... Mr. Jacobs
 1962 The Cherry Orchard (TV Movie)
Firs, a manservant
 1961 Theatre Night (TV Series)
The King
- Ondine (1961) ... The King
 1960 Concrete Jungle
Dandy Nicholls (uncredited)
 1960 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Mini-Series)
First Townsman
- Playhouse 90: A Town Has Turned to Dust (1960) ... First Townsman
 1959 A Midsummer Night's Dream (TV Movie)
Egeus
 1958 Television World Theatre (TV Series)
Soldier
- The Government Inspector (1958) ... Soldier
 1957-1958 Onion Boys (TV Series)
Jacques / Officer
- Episode #1.6 (1958) ... Jacques
- Episode #1.1 (1957) ... Officer
 1957 Treasure Island (TV Series)
Abe Gray
- The Treasure Hunt (1957) ... Abe Gray
- The Stockade (1957) ... Abe Gray
- The Island (1957) ... Abe Gray
- The Plot to Mutiny (1957) ... Abe Gray
- Long John Silver (1957) ... Abe Gray
 1957 Escape (TV Series)
- Harry (1957)
- The Great Bluff (1957)
 1957 Huntingtower (TV Series)
- Episode #1.6 (1957)
 1957 The Adventure (TV Short)
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(3/20/62) Stage: Appeared in Bertolt Brecht's play, "The Caucasian Chalk Circle," at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England, in a Royal Shakespeare Company production with Hugh Griffith, Michael Flanders and Patsy Byrne in the cast. William Gaskill was director. See more »

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He was entered into the Guinness Book of World Records a second time for his voice work on the audio book version of George R.R. Martin's novel "A Game of Thrones." The project was cited as having the greatest number of characters (224) voiced by a single person in an audio book. He later appeared on the TV series Game of Thrones (2011) as Hyllene. See more »

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