Richard Syms


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Richard Syms was born in 1943 in England. He is an actor, known for Johnny English Reborn (2011), Nowhere Boy (2009) and Secrets & Lies (1996). See full bio »

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in England, UK

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Known For

Johnny English Reborn Man in Pinstripe
(2011)
Nowhere Boy Reverend
(2009)
(1996)
The Iron Lady House of Commons Speaker
(2011)

Filmography

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 2016 To the Grave (Short) (completed)
Graham Statham
 2019 Home (TV Series)
Alf
- Episode #1.2 (2019) ... Alf
 2019 Grantchester (TV Series)
Bishop Terence Howells
- Episode #4.4 (2019) ... Bishop Terence Howells
 2018 Sick of It (TV Series)
Marco
- Episode #1.1 (2018) ... Marco
 2018 The Last Dance (Short)
 2018 Stath Lets Flats (TV Series)
Sidney Midlow
- A Absolutely Garden (2018) ... Sidney Midlow
 2018 Humans (TV Series)
Fred Murphy
- Episode #3.6 (2018) ... Fred Murphy
 2017 The Thirteenth
Frank (rumored)
 2017 Taboo (TV Series)
Priest
- Episode #1.1 (2017) ... Priest
 2017 Sherlock (TV Series)
Vicar
- The Six Thatchers (2017) ... Vicar
 2016 Their Finest
Head Waiter
 2016 BBC Comedy Feeds (TV Series)
Cyril
- Man Like Mobeen (2016) ... Cyril
 2016 Man Like Mobeen (TV Movie)
Cyril
 2016 Man Down (TV Series)
Martin Gavin
- The Visa (2016) ... Martin Gavin
 2016 The Tunnel: Sabotage - Deleted Scenes (Video short)
Snuff Man (uncredited)
 2016 Neil Gaiman's Likely Stories (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Durma
- Closing Time (2016) ... Mr. Durma
 2016 The Tunnel (TV Series)
Snuff Man
- Episode #2.7 (2016) ... Snuff Man
 2016 Alice Through the Looking Glass
Board Member
 2016 Holby City (TV Series)
Ted Tomlin
- Serenity (2016) ... Ted Tomlin
 2015 Doctors (TV Series)
Mr. Glover
- Lady Brenda (2015) ... Mr. Glover
 2015 Yonderland (TV Series)
Ernest
 2015 A Song for Jenny (TV Movie)
Priest
 2014 Wasps Nest (Short)
Jack
 2014 The Musketeers (TV Series)
Priest
- The Challenge (2014) ... Priest
 2013 Ceské století (TV Series)
Winston Churchill
- Kulka Pro Heydricha (1941) (2013) ... Winston Churchill
 2013 Rosamunde Pilcher (TV Series)
 2013 Bullet for Heydrich (The Czech Century)
Winston Churchill
 2013 Summer in February
Vicar
 2011 The Iron Lady
House of Commons Speaker
 2011 Johnny English Reborn
Man in Pinstripe
 2010 Cemetery Junction (uncredited)
 2009 Nowhere Boy
Reverend
 2009 Spirited (Short)
Old Codger
 2008/I Gone Fishing (Short)
Vicar
 2008 My Friends, My Love
John Glover
 2002-2007 Foyle's War (TV Series)
Vicar
- Bleak Midwinter (2007) ... Vicar
- The White Feather (2002) ... Vicar
 2006 Dracula (TV Movie)
Priest
 2006 Fear of Fanny (TV Movie)
Mrs. Beeton Fan
 2006 Ultimate Force (TV Series)
Train Passenger
- Slow Bomb (2006) ... Train Passenger
 2006 Bad Girls (TV Series)
Humanist Officant
- Episode #8.6 (2006) ... Humanist Officant
 2006 The Virgin Queen (TV Mini-Series)
Courtier
- Episode #1.4 (2006) ... Courtier
- Episode #1.2 (2006) ... Courtier
- Episode #1.1 (2006) ... Courtier
 2005 Mrs Henderson Presents
Ambrose
 2005 Conflict (Short)
Corey
 2003 Canterbury Tales (TV Mini-Series)
The Vicar
- The Wife of Bath (2003) ... The Vicar
 2003 Hornblower: Duty (TV Movie)
Parson
 2002 The Gathering
Churchman
 2002 Bledlow Ridge: The Outsider
Headmaster
 2002 Gangs of New York
Drunken Repeater
 2002 Night & Day (TV Series)
Vicar
- Alternative Days (2002) ... Vicar
 2002 Helen West (TV Series)
Magistrate / Magistrate 2
- A Clear Conscience (2002) ... Magistrate
- Shadow Play (2002) ... Magistrate 2
 2002 The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (TV Series)
College Porter
- For the Sake of Elena (2002) ... College Porter
 2002 Get Carman: The Trials of George Carman QC (TV Movie)
Judge Cantley
 2002 The Quest (TV Series)
Barber
 2002 Ali G Indahouse
Caretaker
 2001 Without Motive (TV Series)
Magistrate
- At the Edge (2001) ... Magistrate
 2001 The Six Wives of Henry VIII (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Stephen Gardiner
- Katherine Howard and Catherine Parr (2001) ... Stephen Gardiner
 2001 Midsomer Murders (TV Series)
Mr. Bream
- Destroying Angel (2001) ... Mr. Bream
 2000 The 10th Kingdom (TV Mini-Series)
Defeated Farmer
- Episode #1.10 (2000) ... Defeated Farmer
- Episode #1.4 (2000) ... Defeated Farmer
 1998 Grafters (TV Series)
Mr. Perry
- Episode #1.7 (1998) ... Mr. Perry
 1998 A Rather English Marriage (TV Movie)
Vicar
 1998 Urban Ghost Story
George
 1998 Hetty Wainthropp Investigates (TV Series)
Rev. Toft
- Digging for Dirt (1998) ... Rev. Toft
 1998 Duck Patrol (TV Series)
Ken
- Out to Grass (1998) ... Ken
 1998 Goodnight Sweetheart (TV Series)
George
- Mairzy Doats (1998) ... George
- A Room with a View (1998) ... George
 1998 Mosley (TV Series)
Club Steward
- Rules of the Game (1998) ... Club Steward
 1997 Sunnyside Farm (TV Series)
Vicar
- He's Heavy, He's My Brother (1997) ... Vicar
 1988-1996 London's Burning (TV Series)
Paul / Producer / Theatre Director / ...
- Episode #9.11 (1996) ... Paul
- Episode #9.2 (1996) ... Paul
- Episode #6.4 (1993) ... Paul
- Episode #5.5 (1992) ... Paul
- Episode #5.4 (1992) ... Paul
 1996 Stella Does Tricks
Donald
 1996 The Hello Girls (TV Series)
Mr. Cluff
- Listening In (1996) ... Mr. Cluff
- The Teletones (1996) ... Mr. Cluff
 1996 Strange But True? (TV Series)
Reconstruction Cast
- Cornish Sea Monster/Exorcist's Story (1996) ... Reconstruction Cast (as Richard Sims)
 1996 Secrets & Lies
Vicar
 1996 Silent Witness (TV Series)
Duty Engineer
- Sins of the Fathers: Part 2 (1996) ... Duty Engineer
 1995 Black Hearts in Battersea (TV Series)
Jeremiah Turvey
- Episode #1.1 (1995) ... Jeremiah Turvey
 1995 Shine on Harvey Moon (TV Series)
Vicar
- Episode #5.3 (1995) ... Vicar
 1995 The Detectives (TV Series)
Janitor
- Flash (1995) ... Janitor
 1994 Staggered
Vicar
 1994 The Bill (TV Series)
Porter
- No Job for an Amateur (1994) ... Porter
 1994 As Time Goes By (TV Series)
Delivery Man
- Living Together, But Where? (1994) ... Delivery Man
 1994 A Dark Adapted Eye (TV Mini-Series)
Rev Morell
- Episode #1.2 (1994) ... Rev Morell
- Episode #1.1 (1994) ... Rev Morell
 1993 Lovejoy (TV Series)
Alwin
- The Lost Colony (1993) ... Alwin
- The Kakiemon Tiger (1993) ... Alwin
 1993 Bad Company (TV Movie)
Willatt
 1993 Love Hurts (TV Series)
Hotel Porter
- Face the Music (1993) ... Hotel Porter
 1993 Mystery!: Gallowglass (TV Mini-Series)
Hotel Manager
- Episode #1.3 (1993) ... Hotel Manager
 1992 Gone to Seed (TV Series)
MC
- Episode #1.4 (1992) ... MC
 1992 2point4 Children (TV Series)
Mr Davies
- One Night in Bangkok (1992) ... Mr Davies
 1992 In Sickness and in Health (TV Series)
Tax Man
- Episode #6.7 (1992) ... Tax Man
 1992 The Camomile Lawn (TV Mini-Series)
Parson
- Episode #1.4 (1992) ... Parson
- Episode #1.1 (1992) ... Parson
 1992 Old Boy Network (TV Series)
Munton
- Female of the Species (1992) ... Munton
- Dances with Moles (1992) ... Munton
 1991 Minder (TV Series)
Drummond
- Whatever Happened to Her Indoors (1991) ... Drummond
 1990-1991 Screen Two (TV Series)
Analyst / Head Waiter
- Do Not Disturb (1991) ... Analyst
- 102 Boulevard Haussmann (1990) ... Head Waiter
 1991 Shrinks (TV Series)
Minister
- Episode #1.2 (1991) ... Minister
 1990 Truly Madly Deeply
Symonds
 1990 Screen One (TV Series)
Charge Nurse
- Can You Hear Me Thinking? (1990) ... Charge Nurse
 1989 The Paradise Club (TV Series)
Building Society Manager
- Family Favours (1989) ... Building Society Manager
 1988 All Creatures Great and Small (TV Series)
Mr. Crawford
- Barks and Bites (1988) ... Mr. Crawford
 1983 Rumpole of the Bailey (TV Series)
Mr. Myers / Mr Myers
- Rumpole and the Last Resort (1983) ... Mr. Myers
- Rumpole and the Golden Thread (1983) ... Mr. Myers
- Rumpole and the Genuine Article (1983) ... Mr Myers
 1983 By the Sword Divided (TV Series)
Master Mabbutt
- Gather ye Rosebuds (1983) ... Master Mabbutt
 1983 Now and Then (TV Series)
Surveyor
- Episode #1.2 (1983) ... Surveyor
 1983 Play for Today (TV Series)
Curate
- Last Love (1983) ... Curate
 1981 Bless Me Father (TV Series)
Mr. Banks
- Porgy and Bess (1981) ... Mr. Banks
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Focus on the Family Radio Theater production - The Chronicles of Narnia: The Magician's Nephew - provided the voice of Uncle Andrew

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