Richard E. Grant (born Richard Esterhuysen; 5 May 1957) is a Swaziland-born English actor, screenwriter and director. His most notable role came in the film Withnail and I.

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Richard E. Grant (born Richard Esterhuysen; 5 May 1957) is a Swaziland-born English actor, screenwriter and director. His most notable role came in the film Withnail and I.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Richard E. Grant, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 124

Birthday 1957-05-05

Place of Birth Mbabane, Swaziland

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

The Guinea Pig Club as Archie McIndoe
The Man Who Married Himself as Olivier
Palm Beach
2019 Star Wars: Episode IX
2018 The Nutcracker and the Four Realms as Shiver
2018 Can You Ever Forgive Me? as Jack Hock
2017 The Hitman's Bodyguard as Seifert
2017 Their Finest as Roger Swain
2017 Logan as Dr. Zander Rice
2016 The Last Dragonslayer as Dragon (voice)
2016 Jackie as William Walton
2015 Jekyll and Hyde (10 episodes) as Sir Roger Bulstrode
2015 Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter (1 episode)
2015 Wellington: The Iron Duke Unmasked as The Duke of Wellington
2015 Dig (10 episodes) as Ian Margrove
2015 The Secret World of Lewis Carroll as Himself - Actor
2015 Teeth
2014 Queen & Country as Major Cross
2013 Dom Hemingway as Dickie Black
2013 About Time as Lawyer in Play
2013 Khumba as Bradley (voice)
2012 Doctor Who: The Snowmen
2012 The Fear (4 episodes) as Seb Whiting
2012 Gadget Man (1 episode)
2012 For No Good Reason as Himself
2012 Zambezia as Cecil (voice)
2012 Girls (4 episodes) as Jasper
2012 Words of the Titanic as Reader
2011 The Iron Lady as Michael Heseltine
2011 How to Stop Being a Loser as Ian
2011 Horrid Henry: The Movie as Vic Van Wrinkle
2011 Game of Thrones (3 episodes) as Izembaro
2011 The Crimson Petal and the White (4 episodes) as Doctor Curlew
2011 Nothing Under the Dress - The Last Show as Federico Marinoni
2011 Foster as Mr. Potts
2010 Cuckoo as Professor Julius Greengrass
2010 The Nutcracker in 3D as Father
2010 First Night as Adam
2010 Jackboots on Whitehall as The Vicar (voice)
2010 Downton Abbey (1 episode) as Simon Bricker
2009 Love Hurts as Ben Bingham
2008 Filth and Wisdom as Prof Flynn
2008 The Garden of Eden as Colonel Philip Boyle
2007 Would I Lie to You? (1 episode) as Panellist
2007 Always Crashing in the Same Car as James Booth
2006 The Secret Policeman's Ball: The Ball in the Hall as Inspector
2006 The One Show (2 episodes)
2006 Penelope as Franklin Wilhern
2006 Colour Me Kubrick as Jasper
2005 Corpse Bride as Barkis Bittern (voice)
2005 Doctor Who (1 episode) as The Great Intelligence (2 episodes) as Dr Simeon
2005 The Sunday Night Project (1 episode)
2004 The Story of an African Farm as Bonaparte Blenkins
2004 90 Days in Hollywood (13 episodes)
2003 Doctor Who: Scream of the Shalka (6 episodes) as The Doctor (voice)
2003 QI (1 episode)
2003 Bright Young Things
2003 Posh Nosh (9 episodes)
2003 Monsieur N. as Hudson Lowe
2002 The Hound of the Baskervilles as Jack Stapleton
2002 Sherlock: Case of Evil as Mycroft
2002 Robert Altman in England as Himself
2001 Gosford Park as George
2001 Hildegarde as Wolf
2001 Strictly Sinatra as Himself
2000 Victoria Wood with All the Trimmings
2000 The Little Vampire as Frederick Sackville-Bagg
2000 The Miracle Maker as John The Baptist
1999 A Christmas Carol as Bob Cratchit
1999 Let Them Eat Cake (1 episode)
1999 The Match as Gorgeous Gus
1999 Withnail and Us as Himself
1999 Doctor Who: The Curse of Fatal Death as The Doctor
1999 The Scarlet Pimpernel (6 episodes)
1999 Home Farm Twins (81 episodes)
1998 The Heaven and Earth Show (1 episode)
1998 Cash in Hand as Sir Harry Parkins
1998 St. Ives as Major Farquhar Chevening
1997 Spice World as Clifford
1997 Keep the Aspidistra Flying as Gordon Comstock
1997 Trial & Retribution (2 episodes)
1997 Food of Love as Alex Salmon
1997 A Royal Scandal as George, Prince of Wales
1997 Captain Star (13 episodes)
1997 The Serpent's Kiss as James Fitzmaurice
1997 Portrait: Jane Campion and The Portrait of a Lady as Himself
1996 Twelfth Night as Sir Andrew Aguecheek
1996 The Portrait of a Lady as Lord Warburton
1996 The Cold Light of Day as Viktor Marek
1996 Karaoke (4 episodes) as Nick Balmer
1996 Dalziel and Pascoe (1 episode)
1995 Franz Kafka's It's a Wonderful Life as Franz Kafka
1995 Soccer AM (2 episodes)
1995 Jack & Sarah as Jack
1995 Empire of the Censors as Himself / Host
1994 Prêt-à-Porter as Cort Romney
1994 Room 101 (1 episode)
1994 Hard Times
1993 Shooting Stars (1 episode)
1993 The Age of Innocence as Lawrence "Larry" Lefferts
1993 Frasier (1 episode) as Stephen Moon
1993 The Legends of Treasure Island (26 episodes) as Long John Silver (voice)
1993 Suddenly, Last Summer as George Holly
1992 Dracula as Dr. Jack Seward
1992 Absolutely Fabulous (1 episode)
1992 Innocence and Experience: The Making of The Age of Innocence as Interviewee
1992 The Other Side as Sherlock Holmes
1992 The Player as Tom Oakley
1991 Hudson Hawk as Darwin Mayflower
1991 L.A. Story as Roland Mackey
1990 Henry & June as Hugo Guiler
1990 Killing Dad as Ali Berg
1990 Mountains of the Moon as Larry Oliphant
1989 Warlock as Giles Redferne
1989 How to Get Ahead in Advertising as Denis Dimbleby Bagley
1987 Withnail & I as Withnail
1987 Lizzie's Pictures (4 episodes)
1987 Hidden City as Brewster
1986 Honest Decent and True
1984 Aspel & Company (1 episode)
1978 An Audience with... (1 episode) as Himself
1967 Natural World (1 episode)
1959 No Hiding Place (1 episode)


2005 Wah-Wah Screenplay


2005 Wah-Wah Director

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