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David Warner (actor)

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David Warner
Warner in 2013
David Hattersley Warner

(1941-07-29)29 July 1941
Died24 July 2022(2022-07-24) (aged 80)
Cause of deathProblems caused by lung cancer
EducationFeldon School
Alma materRoyal Academy of Dramatic Art
Years active1962–2020
Harriet Lindgren
(m. 1969; div. 1972)
Sheilah Kent
(m. 1981; div. 2002)
Awards1981 Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Special
Warner in 2008

David Hattersley Warner (29 July 1941 – 24 July 2022) was an English actor. He was known for playing both romantic leads and sinister or villainous characters. He was in a range of various media, including film, animation, television, and video games.[1]

Warner died on 24 July 2022 in Northwood, London from problems caused by lung cancer, five days before his 81st birthday.[2]

Movies[change | change source]

Year Title Role Notes
1963 We Joined the Navy Sailor painting ship Uncredited
The King's Breakfast 1st Trumpeteer Short Film
Tom Jones Blifil
1966 Morgan: A Suitable Case for Treatment Morgan Delt
The Deadly Affair Edward II Uncredited
1968 The Bofors Gun Terry "Lance Bar" Evans
Work Is a 4-Letter Word Valentine Brose
A Midsummer Night's Dream Lysander
The Fixer Count Odoevsky
The Sea Gull Konstanting Treplev, her son
1969 Michael Kohlhaas - Der Rebell Michael Kohlhaas
1970 The Ballad of Cable Hogue Joshua
Perfect Friday Lord Nicholas "Nick" Dorset
1971 Straw Dogs Henry Niles Uncredited
Swêden Poruno: Yokujô Shotaiken
1973 A Doll's House Torvald Helmer
1974 From Beyond the Grave Edward Charlton Segment 1 "The Gate Crasher"
Little Malcolm Dennis Charles Nipple
1975 The Old Curiosity Shop Sampson Brass
1976 The Omen Keith Jennings
1977 Providence Kevin Langham/Kevin Woodford
Cross of Iron Hauptmann (Capt.) Kiesel
Age of Innocence Henry Buchanan
The Disappearance Burbank
1978 Silver Bears Agha Firdausi
The Thirty Nine Steps Sir Edmund Appleton
1979 Nightwing Phillip Payne
The Concorde ... Airport '79 Peter O'Neill
Time After Time Jack the Ripper - John Leslie Stevenson Nominated - Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor
1980 The Island John David Nau
1981 Time Bandits Evil Genius
The French Lieutenant's Woman Murphy
1982 Tron Ed Dillinger/Sark/Master Control Program
1983 The Man with Two Brains Dr. Alfred Necessiter
1984 Summer Lightning George Millington
The Company of Wolves Father
A Christmas Carol Bob Cratchit
1987 Hansel and Gretel Father
My Best Friend Is a Vampire Prof. Leopold McCarthy
1988 Keys to Freedom Nigel Heath
Waxwork Waxwork Man
Mr. North Doctor McPherson
Hanna's War Captain Julian Simon
Hostile Takeover Eugene Brackin
1989 Magdalene Baron von Seidl
Star Trek V: The Final Frontier St. John Talbot
Mortal Passions Doctor Terrence Powers
Grave Secrets Dr. Carl Farnsworth
1990 Tripwire Josef Szabo
1991 Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country Chancellor Gorkon
Cast a Deadly Spell Amos Hackshaw
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze Professor Jordan Perry
1992 The Lost World Professor Summerlee
1993 H.P. Lovecraft's: Necronomicon Dr. Madden
1993 Quest of the Delta Knights Baydool / Lord Vultare / Narrator
1995 In the Mouth of Madness Dr. Wrenn
1996 Rasputin: Dark Servant of Destiny Dr. Eugene Botkin
1997 Titanic Spicer Lovejoy Won 11 Oscars in the 70th Academy Awards
Nominated-Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
2001 Planet of the Apes Senator Sandar
Back to the Secret Garden Dr. Snodgrass
Superstition Judge Padovani
2002 The Code Conspiracy Professor
The Little Unicorn Ted Regan
2003 Kiss of Life Pap Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde (film)

Sir Danvers Carew

2004 Avatar Joseph Lau
Ladies in Lavender Dr. Francis Mead
Straight Into Darkness Deacon
Cortex Master of Organization
2005 The League of Gentlemen's Apocalypse Dr. Erasmus Pea
2010 Black Death Abbot
2011 A Thousand Kisses Deep Max
2013 Shakespeare's Daughter Eugene Devlin Post-Production
1981 Masada Falco Won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Special
1992 Star Trek: The Next Generation Gul Madred
1994 Babylon 5 Aldous Gajic
2008–2010 Wallander Povel Wallander
2008 In Love with Barbara Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma
2009 Dreamland Lord Azlok
2010 Dark Shadows: Kingdom of the Dead Seraph
2011 Mad Dogs (TV series) Mackenzie
2012 The Secret of Crickley Hall Percy Judd All 3 episodes
2012 Midsomer Murders Peter Fossett Death in the Slow Lane (episode)
2013 Doctor Who[3] TBA

References[change | change source]

  1. David-Warner. The New York Times. Retrieved on 26 July 2011.
  2. "Titanic and Omen actor David Warner dies at 80". BBC News. 2022-07-25. Retrieved 2022-07-25.
  3. Sperling, Daniel (2 July 2012). "'Doctor Who' casts Dame Diana Rigg, Rachael Stirling". Digital Spy. Archived from the original on 13 July 2015. Retrieved 11 July 2012.