Sidney Edmond Jocelyn Ackland CBE (born 29 February 1928), known as Joss Ackland, is an English actor who has appeared in more than 130 films in his career, as well as numerous television appearances.

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Sidney Edmond Jocelyn Ackland CBE (born 29 February 1928), known as Joss Ackland, is an English actor who has appeared in more than 130 films in his career, as well as numerous television appearances.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Joss Ackland, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 146

Birthday 1928-02-29

Place of Birth North Kensington, London, England, UK

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

Screen two: Voices in the garden as Sir Charles Peverall
2014 The Portrait as Henry Winter
2014 Katherine of Alexandria as Rufus
2013 Prisoners of the Sun as Prof. Mendella
2009 Pinocchio (2 episodes) as Mastro Ciliegia
2008 Pinocchio as Mastro Ciliegia
2007 How About You... as Donald Vanston
2007 Hogfather as Mustrum Ridcully
2007 In Search of the Great Beast 666: Aleister Crowley as Narrator
2007 Flawless as Milton Kendrick Ashtoncroft
2007 Kingdom (1 episode)
2006 Moscow Zero as Tolstoy
2006 The One Show (1 episode)
2006 These Foolish Things as Albert
2005 Asylum as Jack Straffen
2005 Defining a Style as Interviewee
2005 Icon as General Nikolayev
2004 A Different Loyalty as Randolph Cauffield
2003 Henry VIII as Henry VII (2 episodes)
2003 I'll Be There as Evil Edmonds - The BeeLzeeBOPS
2002 K-19: The Widowmaker as Marshal Zelentsov
2002 No Good Deed as Mr. Quarre
2001 Othello as James Brabant
2000 Tales from the Madhouse as Barabbas
2000 Passion of Mind as Dr. Langer, the French Psychiatrist
1999 The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Adventures in the Secret Service as The Prussian
1999 Milk as Vicar
1998 My Giant as Monsignor Popesou
1998 Heat of the Sun (3 episodes) as Max Van Der vuurst
1998 Swept from the Sea as Mr. Swaffer
1997 Firelight as Lord Clare
1997 Midsomer Murders (1 episode)
1996 To the Ends of Time as King Francis
1996 D3: The Mighty Ducks as Hans
1996 Surviving Picasso as Henri Matisse
1996 Deadly Voyage
1996 Hidden in Silence as German Factory Manager
1995 Daisies in December as Gerald Carmody
1995 A Kid in King Arthur's Court as King Arthur
1995 Mad Dogs And Englishmen as Insp. Sam Stringer
1995 Citizen X as Bondarchuk
1994 Jacob as Isaak
1994 Miracle on 34th Street as Victor Landbergh
1994 Giorgino as Father Glaise
1994 Citizen Locke as Lord Ashley
1994 Mother's Boys as Lansing, Jude's Attorney
1993 OcchioPinocchio as Brando Della Valle
1993 The Thief and the Cobbler as Brigand (voice)
1993 Nowhere to Run as Franklin Hale
1992 The Princess and the Goblin as King Papa as King Papa (voice)
1992 The Mighty Ducks as Hans
1992 Project: Shadowchaser as Kinderman
1992 Sherlock Holmes: Incident at Victoria Falls as King Edward
1992 Once Upon a Crime as Hercules Popodopoulos
1992 The Bridge
1991 Miss Marple: They Do It with Mirrors as Lewis Serrocold
1991 Ashenden (4 episodes)
1991 A Woman Named Jackie (3 episodes) as Aristoteles Onassis
1991 A Murder of Quality as Terence Fielding
1991 Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey as De Nomolos
1991 The Object of Beauty as Mr. Mercer
1991 The Sheltering Desert
1990 Tre colonne in cronaca as Gaetano Leporino, il finanziere
1990 The Secret Life of Ian Fleming as Gen. Gerhard Hellstein
1990 The Hunt for Red October as Ambassador Andrei Lysenko
1990 The Palermo Connection as il boss
1990 Jekyll & Hyde as Dr. Charles Lanyon
1989 Lethal Weapon 2 as Arjen Rudd
1989 The Man Who Lived at the Ritz as Hermann Goering
1989 First and Last as Alan Holly
1988 It Couldn't Happen Here as Priest / murderer
1988 Codename: Kyril as 'C'
1988 To Kill a Priest as Colonel
1988 Olympus Force: The Key
1987 White Mischief as 'Jock' Delves Broughton
1987 The Sicilian as Don Masino Croce
1987 Queenie as Sir Burton Rumsey
1987 A Killing on the Exchange (2 episodes) as Sir Max Sillman
1986 Lady Jane as Sir John Bridges
1985 A Zed & Two Noughts as Van Hoyten
1985 Shadowlands as CS Lewis
1984 Sherlock Holmes (1 episode) as Jephro Rucastle
1984 The Tragedy of Coriolanus as Menenius
1984 Shroud for a Nightingale (5 episodes) as Stephen Courtney-Briggs
1983 Natural World (1 episode)
1983 Dalgliesh (5 episodes) as Stephen Courtney-Briggs
1982 Wogan (1 episode)
1981 Dangerous Davies as Chief Insp. Yardbird
1980 The Apple as Hippie Leader / Mr. Topps
1980 Rough Cut as Insp. Vanderveld
1980 The Gentle Touch (1 episode)
1980 A Question of Guilt (22 episodes)
1979 Saint Jack as Yardley
1979 Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (7 episodes) as Jerry Westerby (1 episode)
1979 Tales of the Unexpected (2 episodes)
1979 A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square as Prison Warden
1978 BBC Television Shakespeare (1 episode)
1978 Watership Down as Black Rabbit (voice)
1978 Who Is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe? as Cantrell
1978 The Greek Tycoon as Uncredited
1977 The Strange Case of the End of Civilization as We Know It as President
1977 Silver Bears as Henry Foreman
1975 Operation: Daybreak as Janák
1975 Royal Flash as Sapten
1975 One of Our Dinosaurs Is Missing as B.J. Spence
1975 The Sweeney (1 episode)
1974 Penny Gold as Jones
1974 Great Expectations as Joe Gargery
1974 The Little Prince as The King
1974 S*P*Y*S as Martinson
1974 1974 FIFA World Cup Official Film: Heading For Glory as Narrator
1974 The Black Windmill as Chief Supt. Wray
1974 Miss Nightingale
1973 The Three Musketeers as D'Artagnan's Father (2 episodes)
1973 England Made Me as Haller
1973 The Ascent of Man (13 episodes)
1973 Hitler: The Last Ten Days as General Burgdorf
1973 Access to the Children as Malcolmson
1972 The Protectors (1 episode)
1972 The Mind Snatchers as Dr. Frederick
1972 Shirley's World (1 episode)
1971 The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes (1 episode)
1971 The Persuaders! (1 episode)
1971 Mr. Forbush and the Penguins as Head of Board
1971 Villain as Edgar Lowis
1971 The House That Dripped Blood as Neville Rogers (segment 2 "Waxworks")
1970 The Lie
1970 Play for Today (3 episodes)
1970 Crescendo as Carter
1970 The Three Sisters as Chebutykin
1967 The Further Adventures of the Three Musketeers (16 episodes) as D'Artagnan
1966 Rasputin: The Mad Monk as The Bishop
1966 Mystery and Imagination (2 episodes)
1966 David Copperfield (5 episodes)
1965 Play of the Month (1 episode)
1964 Sherlock Holmes (1 episode)
1962 In Search of the Castaways as Yacht Seaman
1961 The Avengers (1 episode)
1959 A Midsummer Night's Dream as Quince (voice)
1959 No Hiding Place (1 episode)
1958 Next to No Time as Turkish Bath Attendant
1952 Ghost Ship as Ron, 2nd Fisherman
1950 Seven Days to Noon as Station Policeman
1949 Landfall as O'Neil

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