Timothy Dalton

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Timothy Dalton

Dalton in 1987
Born Timothy Peter Dalton
21 March 1946 (1946-03-21) (age 68)
Colwyn Bay, Denbighshire, Wales, UK
Occupation Actor
Years active 1967–present
Known for James Bond, Alexei Volkoff
Home town Belper, Derbyshire, England, UK
Children Alexander Dalton

Timothy Peter Dalton (born 21 March 1946) is a Welsh-born British actor. He is famous for playing fictional spy James Bond in two movies in 1987 and 1989. He also voiced the hedgehog Mr. Pricklepants in Toy Story 3.

National identity[change | change source]

His father was English and his mother was an American of Italian and Irish descent. He has, in the past, identified himself as Welsh and as English.

Personal life[change | change source]

Dalton has one son, Alexander (born 7 August 1997), by Russian musician Oksana Grigorieva.[1] He was in a relationship with English actress Vanessa Redgrave (with whom he appeared in the 1971 film Mary, Queen of Scots) between 1971 and 1986.[2] Dalton is a Manchester City F.C. supporter. He is often seen at the City of Manchester Stadium to watch his team play.[3] Dalton remains unmarried.[1]

Filmography[change | change source]

Movies[change | change source]

Year Title Role Notes
1968 The Lion in Winter Philip II Film debut
1970 Wuthering Heights Heathcliff
1970 Cromwell Prince Rupert
1970 The Voyeur Mark
1971 Mary, Queen of Scots Henry – Lord Darnley Met Vanessa Redgrave during making of film
1975 Permission to Kill Charles Lord
1978 Sextette Sir Michael Barrington
1978 The Man Who Knew Love Juan di Dios
1979 Agatha Col. Archibald Christie
1980 Flash Gordon Prince Barin
1981 Chanel Solitaire Boy Capel
1985 The Doctor and the Devils Doctor Thomas Rock
1987 The Living Daylights James Bond First Bond film
1988 Hawks Bancroft
1989 Brenda Starr Basil St. John Shot in 1986 before The Living Daylights[1]
1989 Licence to Kill James Bond Final Bond film
1990 The King's Whore Le Roi Vittorio Amadeo
1991 The Rocketeer Neville Sinclair
1993 Naked in New York Elliot Price
1996 Salt Water Moose Lester Parnell
1997 The Beautician and the Beast Boris Pochenko
1997 The Informant DCI Rennie
1999 Made Men Sheriff Dex Drier
1999 The Reef Charles Darrow
1999 Cleopatra Julius Caesar
2000 Time Share (alt. title Bitter Suite) Matthew "Matt" Farragher
2001 American Outlaws Allan Pinkerton
2003 Looney Tunes: Back in Action Damien Drake
2006 Tales from Earthsea Ged/Sparrowhawk Voice only
2007 Hot Fuzz Simon Skinner
2010 Toy Story 3 Mr. Pricklepants Voice only
2010 The Tourist Chief Inspector Jones
2011 Hawaiian Vacation Mr. Pricklepants Short film
Voice only
2011 Small Fry Mr. Pricklepants Short film
Voice only
2012 Tinker Bell: Secret of the Wings Lord Milori
Voice only

Television[change | change source]

Audiobook narration[change | change source]

Novels by "Benjamin Black" (pseudonym of John Banville):

  • "Christine Falls" (2007) AudioRenaissance
  • "The Silver Swan" (2008) Macmillan Audio
  • "Elegy for April" (2010) Macmillan Audio

Stage work[change | change source]

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