Tales of the Unexpected Series 3 starsby lawrenceconwayvulcan | created - 1 month ago | updated - 1 month ago | Public
starring in twisty tales
Actor | The Haunting
Born in Upminster, Essex, England in 1927, Richard Johnson attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London and then performed in John Gielgud's repertory company until joining the navy in 1945 until 1948. After the war, he appeared successfully in the West End and made his film debut in the ...
Actress | Dune
Veteran stage actress Sian Phillips is forever identified on television as the tarantula mother/empress Livia in the classic BBC series I, Claudius (1976), and as the Reverend Mother in the science fiction epic film Dune (1984). Her broad range of roles went from endearing to downright deadly.
Actor | A Man for All Seasons
Cyril Luckham was born on July 25, 1907 in Salisbury, Wiltshire, England as Cyril Alexander Garland Luckham. He was an actor, known for A Man for All Seasons (1966), The Guardians (1971) and The Alphabet Murders (1965). He was married to Violet Lamb. He died on February 8, 1989 in London, England.
4. Roy Marsden
Actor | The Sandbaggers
Marsden's credits are numerous and span a half century of widely, and wildly, different genres and character types. Not the least is his portrayal of the mysterious and mystical character John Stockton in the long-running BBC series The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes (1991) starring Jeremy Brett. In ...
Actor | The Football Factory
Dudley Sutton was born on April 6, 1933 in Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, England. He was an actor and director, known for The Football Factory (2004), Cockneys vs Zombies (2012) and Noble House (1988). He was married to Marjorie Steele. He died on September 15, 2018 in Clapham, London, England.
7. Robert Lang
Actor | Four Weddings and a Funeral
Robert Lang was born on September 24, 1934 in Bristol, England. He was an actor, known for Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994), An Age of Kings (1960) and Othello (1965). He was married to Ann Bell. He died on November 6, 2004 in Sutton, Surrey, England.
Actress | Sense and Sensibility
Elizabeth Spriggs was born on September 18, 1929 in Buxton, Derbyshire, England as Elizabeth Jean Williams. She was an actress and writer, known for Sense and Sensibility (1995), Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001) and Playing the Field (1998). She was married to Murray Manson, Marshall ...
9. Joan Collins
Actress | Dynasty
Joan Collins was born on May 23, 1933 in Paddington, London, England as Joan Henrietta Collins. She is an actress and producer, known for Dynasty (1981), Empire of the Ants (1977) and Land of the Pharaohs (1955). She has been married to Percy Gibson since February 17, 2002. She was previously ...
10. Pauline Collins
Actress | Shirley Valentine
Pauline Collins, OBE, came to prominence with portraying Sarah Moffat in BBC's Upstairs, Downstairs (1971) and its spin-off Thomas and Sarah (1979) during the 1970s. After having played the title-role in the play "Shirley Valentine" for which she earned Laurence Olivier, Tony, and Drama Desk awards...
11. James Faulkner
Actor | Paul, Apostle of Christ
James Faulkner is an English actor best known for his roles as Pope Sixtus IV in the historical fantasy series Da Vinci's Demons, and as Randyll Tarly in the HBO series, Game of Thrones.
When at school, Faulkner was never deemed as an academically minded student, however compensated by immersing ...
12. John Gielgud
Actor | Arthur
Born in London, England, John Gielgud trained at Lady Benson's Acting School and RADA, London. Best known for his Shakespearean roles in the theater, he first played Hamlet at the age of 26. He worked under the tutelage of Lilian Bayliss with friend and fellow performer Laurence Olivier and other ...
13. Bernard Miles
Actor | The Man Who Knew Too Much
The British character actor Bernard Miles was born in Uxbridge, Middlesex, England, in 1907; his father was a farm laborer and his mother was a cook. After graduation from Pembroke College, Oxford, he was a teacher for a while and then joined the New Theatre in London. In 1937, he worked in Herbert...
14. Bill Maynard
Actor | Oh No, It's Selwyn Froggitt
Actor and comedian fondly remembered as the curmudgeonly reprobate Claude Jeremiah Greengrass in the long-running nostalgic police drama Heartbeat (1992). Greengrass had been written as a minor background character, but -- given a fair amount of latitude for interpreting his part -- Maynard was ...
16. Joss Ackland
Actor | The Hunt for Red October
Joss Ackland, the distinguished English actor who has appeared in over 100 movies, scores of plays and a plethora of television programs in his six-decade career, was born Sidney Edmond Jocelyn Ackland on February 29, 1928, in North Kensington, London. After attending London's Central School of ...
17. Patricia Quinn
Actress | The Rocky Horror Picture Show
Patricia Quinn was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland. She was beginning to break into television when she was offered the role of "the Usherette/Magenta" in Richard O'Brien's "Rocky Horror Show", the role she would become best known for. Patricia continued to work hard after "Rocky Horror" and soon...