Biography

Nigel Terry (1945 -2015) was an English stage and film actor probably best known for his portrayal of King Arthur in John Boorman's 1981 film Excalibur, the future King John in 1968's A Lion In Winter, and for his work with legendary British auteur Derek Jarman, including the title role in his 1986 production of Caravaggio.

Nigel Terry (1945 -2015) was an English stage and film actor probably best known for his portrayal of King Arthur in John Boorman's 1981 film Excalibur, the future King John in 1968's A Lion In Winter, and for his work with legendary British auteur Derek Jarman, including the title role in his 1986 production of Caravaggio.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 35

Birthday 1945-08-15

Day of Death 2015-04-30

Place of Birth Bristol, England, UK

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

Resort to Murder(5 episodes)
2005 Red Mercury as Lindsey
2005 Doctor Who(1 episode)
2004 Troy as Archeptolemus
2003 The Tulse Luper Suitcases: Antwerp
2003 The Tulse Luper Suitcases, Part 1: The Moab Story as Sesame Esau
2003 Danielle Cable: Eyewitness as Kenneth Noye
2002 Foyle's War(1 episode)
2002 FearDotCom as Turnball
2002 Crime and Punishment as Svidrigailov
2001 The Search for John Gissing as Alan Jardeen
2001 The Emperor's New Clothes as Montholon
2000 Waking the Dead(2 episodes)
1999 The Vice(1 episode)
1998 Far from the Madding Crowd as Mr Boldwood
1997 The Hunchback as King Louis XI
1996 Silent Witness(1 episode)
1994 Wycliffe(1 episode)
1993 Blue
1992 Covington Cross(14 episodes) as sir Thomas Grey
1991 Edward II as Roger Mortimer
1991 Spender(1 episode)
1989 War Requiem as Abraham
1987 The Last of England
1987 The Ruth Rendell Mysteries(1 episode)
1986 Casualty(2 episodes) as Denny Davidson
1986 Caravaggio as Caravaggio
1986 Song of Experience as Railway Policeman
1986 Sylvia as Aden
1985 Deja Vu as Michael / Greg
1984 The Bill(1 episode)
1981 Excalibur as King Arthur
1978 BBC Television Shakespeare(1 episode)
1975 Flame
1968 The Lion in Winter as John

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