Person Details

Birthday: 1944-12-17 21:23:56

Aliases: No known aliases

Gender: Male

Place of birth: Manchester, England, United Kingdom

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Movie Involvements: 53

TV Involvements: 10


Most Famous Work

Biography

Born in 1944, Bernard Hill is a British actor of film, stage and television. He is best known to British television viewers for playing Yosser Hughes in the groundbreaking 1982 TV series Boys from the Blackstuff. On film he has played Captain Edward John Smith in Titanic, King Théoden in The Lord of the Rings film trilogy, and the Warden of San Quentin Prison in the Clint Eastwood film True Crime. Hill is the only actor to have appeared in more than one of the three films awarded 11 Oscars, and one of only three actors to have starred in more than one film grossing more than $1 billion USD, namely: Titanic and The Return of the King (the others being Orlando Bloom who also starred in The Return of the King, as well as Pirates of the Caribbean and Johnny Depp who also starred in Pirates of the Caribbean, as well as Alice in Wonderland). Hill has appeared in three films which have won Best Picture: Gandhi, Titanic, and The Return of the King.

Most Famous Work

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
Average
8
Titanic
Average
8

Titanic

(1997) Edward Smith
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
Average
8
The Scorpion King
Average
5

The Scorpion King

(2002) Philos
Valkyrie
Average
7

Valkyrie

(2008) General - Desert Sequence
The Bounty
Average
7

The Bounty

(1984) William Cole
Gandhi
Average
8

Gandhi

(1982) Sergeant Putnam
The Ghost and the Darkness
Average
7

The Ghost and the Darkness

(1996) Dr. David Hawthorne

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2017 Richard
2016 Arthur
2015 John Claridge
Father Robert Greaves
Duke of Norfolk
2014 Len Russell
Samuel
2012 Cranleigh
Judge Hopkins (voice)
Captain EJ Smith
2010 Uncle David
John Darwin
2008 General - Desert Sequence
Esser
George Crosby
Himself - Narrator
N/A
Narrator (voice)
2007 Oscar Kurz
Pharoah Mann
Sr. Crown
N/A
2006 Dennis
Narrator (voice)
Narrator (voice)
Narrator
Himself - Narrator
N/A
2005 N/A
N/A
2004 Himself
Edward Colt
N/A
2003 Théoden
Phil Parsons
N/A
John Joe
2002 Théoden
Philos
2001 Det. Insp. Walker
2000 Murray
The voice of Stalin
Frederick
1999 Susan's Father
Egeus
Warden Luther Plunkitt
1997 Edward Smith
Edward Tulliver
1996 The Engine Driver
Dr. David Hawthorne
1995 Frank nickle
Flint
1994 N/A
Len Tollit
N/A
John
1993 Mike
N/A
Tam Ferrier
1992 N/A
N/A
Ignatius 'Iggy' Smith
Martin Allport
1990 Dr. David Livingstone
1989 Joe Bradshaw
1988 Madgett
1987 Officer
Hiller
1986 Messenger
1985 Bernard
John
Will's father
1984 Lech Walesa
William Cole
Nick
1983 N/A
Trevor Field
First Murderer
Duke of York
Duke of York
Duke of York / Master Gunner Of Orleans
1982 Sergeant Putnam
N/A
Yosser Hughes
1981 N/A
1980 N/A
N/A
Yosser Hughes
1978 N/A
Bernard Blincoe
Carson
Sullivan
1977 N/A
1976 Syph
Gratus
Blind Freddie
Graham
1973 Edward Thornley
1970 N/A
Det. Sgt. Gavin Douglas
Year Character Movie/Tv

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