Biography

John Castle (born 14 January 1940) is an English actor. Castle has acted in theatre, film and television. He is well known for his role as Postumus in the 1976 BBC television adaptation of I, Claudius and for playing Geoffrey in the 1968 film, The Lion in Winter. He also played Dr. Carrasco as well as the prisoner called The Duke in the film Man of La Mancha.

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John Castle (born 14 January 1940) is an English actor. Castle has acted in theatre, film and television. He is well known for his role as Postumus in the 1976 BBC television adaptation of I, Claudius and for playing Geoffrey in the 1968 film, The Lion in Winter. He also played Dr. Carrasco as well as the prisoner called The Duke in the film Man of La Mancha.

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Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 52

Birthday 1940-01-14

Place of Birth Croydon, Surrey, England, UK

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Also Known As

  • Джон Касл
  • John Michael Frederick Castle

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2013 The Tractate Middoth as John Eldred
2008 The Fixer (1 episode)
2006 A Harlot's Progress as Sir John Gonson
2004 Murder City (1 episode)
2003 Gods and Generals as Old Penn
2002 Spooks (2 episodes)
2001 Hornblower: Retribution as Captain Collins
2000 Catherine Cookson's A Dinner of Herbs (6 episodes) as Alfred Cottle
1999 CI5: The New Professionals (1 episode)
1998 The Cater Street Hangman as Rev. Prebble
1998 Animated Epics: Beowulf as Hygelac ( voice )
1997 Midsomer Murders (1 episode)
1996 Seasick as Chief Engineer Josif Mantz
1996 Silent Witness (1 episode)
1995 Bramwell (1 episode) as Guy Le Saux
1993 RoboCop 3 as Paul McDaggett
1993 Sparrow as Giuseppe
1992 Miss Marple: The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side as Detective Inspector Craddock
1991 The Crucifer of Blood as Neville St. Claire
1989 Dealers as Frank Mallory
1989 Agatha Christie's Poirot (1 episode) as Lord Edgware
1987 The Ruth Rendell Mysteries (1 episode)
1987 Inspector Morse (1 episode)
1986 Lost Empires (7 episodes) as Nick Ollanton
1986 Lovejoy (1 episode)
1985 King David as Abner
1984 Kim as Narrator (voice)
1984 Sherlock Holmes (1 episode) as Carruthers
1980 Never Never Land as Jim
1979 Eagle's Wing as The Priest
1979 The Wings of the Dove as Merton
1979 Tales of the Unexpected (2 episodes)
1978 BBC Television Shakespeare (1 episode)
1978 Lillie (2 episodes)
1978 The Prime Of Miss Jean Brodie
1977 1990 (1 episode)
1976 The Adventures of Eliza Fraser as Captain Rory McBride
1976 The New Avengers (1 episode)
1976 I, Claudius (2 episodes) as Postumus
1973 Warship (1 episode)
1972 Man of La Mancha as Sanson Carrasco / The Duke
1972 Dead of Night (1 episode)
1972 Made as Father Dyson
1972 Antony and Cleopatra
1969 The Promise
1968 If There Weren't Any Blacks You'd Have to Invent Them
1968 The Lion in Winter as Geoffrey
1967 The Prisoner (1 episode)
1966 Blow-Up as Bill
1965 Play of the Month (1 episode)
1965 Thirty-Minute Theatre (1 episode)
1964 The Wednesday Play (1 episode)

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