Tales of the Unexpected Series 3 stars

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starring in twisty tales

1. Richard Johnson

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 ...

2. Siân Phillips

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.

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3. Cyril Luckham

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 ...

5. Dudley Sutton

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.

6. Jeremy Clyde

Actor | The Musketeer

Jeremy Clyde was born on March 22, 1941 in Dorney, Buckinghamshire, England as Michael Thomas Jeremy Clyde. He is an actor, known for The Musketeer (2001), The Iron Lady (2011) and William Tell (1987).

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.

8. Elizabeth Spriggs

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 ...

15. Denholm Elliott

Actor | A Room with a View

Much-loved character actor who specialised in playing slightly sleazy/slightly eccentric and often flawed upper middle class English gentlemen. His career spanned nearly 40 years, becoming a well-known face both in Britain and in the States.

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...



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