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Denis Stamper Lawson (born 27 September 1947) is a Scottish actor and director. He is perhaps best known for his roles as John Jarndyce in the BBC's adaptation of Bleak House and as Gordon Urquhart in the film Local Hero.

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​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Denis Stamper Lawson (born 27 September 1947) is a Scottish actor and director. He is perhaps best known for his roles as John Jarndyce in the BBC's adaptation of Bleak House and as Gordon Urquhart in the film Local Hero.

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

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 63

Birthday 1947-09-27

Place of Birth Perthshire, Scotland, UK

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Also Known As

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2016 In Plain Sight (1 episode) as Laurence Dowdell
2014 Inside No. 9 (1 episode) as Gerald (1 episode) as Uncredited, 'A Quiet Night In' footage
2013 The Machine as Thomson
2013 The Wee Man as Willie Ferris
2012 Broken as Mr. Buckley
2012 Them From That Thing (2 episodes) as Various
2011 Death in Paradise (1 episode) as Philip Marston
2011 Candy Cabs (3 episodes)
2011 Marchlands (5 episodes) as Robert Bowen
2011 Perfect Sense as Detective
2010 Above Their Station as Chief Constable Keith Boone
2009 Enid as Kenneth Waters
2009 Criminal Justice II
2009 Breaking the Mould as Alexander Fleming
2009 Law & Order: UK (1 episode)
2009 No Holds Bard as Miekel
2008 Criminal Justice (5 episodes) as Bill Faber
2008 The Passion (4 episodes) as Annas
2007 Jekyll (6 episodes) as Peter Syme
2006 Robin Hood (1 episode)
2006 The One Show (1 episode)
2006 The Thieving Headmistress as Father Plunkett
2006 Feel the Force (1 episode)
2005 Sensitive Skin (12 episodes) as Al Jackson
2005 Bleak House (15 episodes)
2004 Agatha Christie's Marple (1 episode) as Leo Argyle
2004 Hustle (1 episode)
2004 The Black Death as Narrator
2003 Lucky Jim as Julius Gore-Urqhart
2003 New Tricks (107 episodes) as Steve McAndrew
2000 Other People's Children (4 episodes)
2000 Bob Martin (12 episodes)
1998 Hornblower: The Examination for Lieutenant as Captain 'Dreadnought' Foster
1998 Cold Feet (1 episode)
1998 Hornblower (1 episode)
1998 The Round Tower as Arthur Brett
1998 The Ambassador (13 episodes)
1997 A Royal Scandal as Henry Brougham
1996 Fried Crumbed Brains
1996 Dalziel and Pascoe (1 episode)
1991 Bejewelled
1989 One Way Out
1989 Tales from the Crypt (1 episode)
1988 The Zip as Eric
1986 Dead Head (4 episodes) as Eddie Cass
1985 Victoria Wood As Seen On TV (2 episodes)
1984 The Chain as Keith
1983 Bitter Cherry
1983 Return of the Jedi as Wedge
1983 Local Hero as Urquhart
1981 Bergerac (1 episode)
1980 The Flipside of Dominick Hide
1980 The Empire Strikes Back as Wedge Antilles
1978 Fearless Frank
1977 Holocaust 2000 as 2nd Journalist
1977 The Man in the Iron Mask as Claude
1977 Star Wars as Red Two (Wedge Antilles)
1977 Providence as Dave Woodford
1976 The Paradise Run
1976 Rock Follies (12 episodes)
1975 Survivors (1 episode)
1967 Natural World (1 episode) as Narrator

Writing

2002 Solid Geometry Writer

Directing

2002 Solid Geometry Director

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