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Ronald Pickup

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Pickup was born in Chester, England, the son of Daisy (née Williams) and Eric Pickup, who was a lecturer.[1] Pickup was educated at The King's School, Chester, trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) in London, and became an Associate Member of RADA. His television work began with an episode during the second series of Doctor Who in 1964, for which he was paid £30. Pickup worked with Laurence Olivier at the Royal National Theatre, most notably in Three Sisters and Long Day's Journey Into Night. In 1973, he starred in the BBC drama series The Dragon's Opponent, playing a World War II bomb disposal expert and also appeared in The Day of the Jackal. He played Lt. Harford in Zulu Dawn in 1979, portrayed Igor Stravinsky in Nijinsky in 1980, Prince John in Ivanhoe in 1982, and in 1983 he appeared opposite Penelope Keith in Moving, in 1988 in the BBC miniseries The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (1988 TV Serial) as the voice of Aslan, and in 1990 he starred in the short lived sit-com, Not with a Bang. More modern roles have included parts in Hornblower, Hustle, Foyle's War, Midsomer Murders, Waking the Dead, The Bill, Silent Witness, Sherlock Holmes, and Inspector Morse. He is also a regular character in the BBC sitcom The Worst Week of My Life. His most recent appearance was in Holby City as Lord Charles Byrne. Pickup gave a highly acclaimed performance as a decayed Russian aristocrat in the BBC series Fortunes of War, based on a work by Olivia Manning. He also provided the voice for Aslan in the BBC's adaptation of the Chronicles of Narnia and starred opposite Judi Dench in the 1989 Channel 4 serial Behaving Badly. He is also an accomplished stage actor. He was nominated for a 1998 Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for Best Performance in a Supporting Role of 1997 for his performance in Amy's View. Pickup had the starring role as composer Giuseppe Verdi in the acclaimed The Life of Verdi, written and directed by Renato Castellani. In 2005, he had a supporting role in the family-based film, The Adventures of Greyfriars Bobby. Between March and August 2009, he starred as Lucky in Sean Mathias' production of Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett opposite Sir Ian McKellen (Estragon), Patrick Stewart (Vladimir) and also Simon Callow (Pozzo). The tour opened in Malvern before travelling to Milton Keynes, Brighton, Bath, Norwich, Edinburgh and Newcastle; its run at the Theatre Royal, Haymarket was extended due to demand. In February 2010 he also appeared as 'Pegleg' in the BBC's period drama Lark Rise to Candleford. Description above from the Wikipedia article Ronald Pickup, licensed under CC-BY-SA,full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Nascut:
Jun 7, 1940 in Chester, England, UK
Aparitii in Filme/Seriale:
71
Primul film:
In series Hallmark Hall of Fame 1951-12-24
Ultimul film:
Film Darkest Hour 2017-11-22
Cunoscut pentru
Filme in care a jucat
Film Darkest Hour Neville Chamberlain 2017-11-22
Film The Time of Their Lives Frank 2017-03-10
Film The Have-Nots Bentham 2016-06-25
Film The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Norman Cousins 2015-03-06
Serial Atlantis Orpheus 2013-09-28
Serial Pramface Unknown 2012-02-23
Film The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Norman Cousins 2011-11-28
Film Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time King Sharaman 2010-05-19
Film Dark Floors Tobias 2008-02-06
Film The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey William McDowell 2007-07-09
Film The Adventures of Greyfriars Bobby Cecil Johnson 2005-10-29
Film A Life in Suitcases Monsieur Moitessier 2005-10-20
Film Cherished Professor Sir Roy Meadow 2005-02-22
Film Secret Passage Da Monte 2004-01-01
Serial Sea of Souls Unknown 2004-02-02
Film The Tulse Luper Suitcases, Part 2: Vaux to the Sea Monsieur Moitessier 2004-02-09
Serial Hustle Unknown 2004-02-24
Serial The Worst Week of My Life 2004-03-12
Serial Feather Boy Ernest Sorrel 2004-03-16
Film Evilenko Aron Richter 2004-04-16
Serial Foyle's War Unknown 2002-10-27
Serial The Inspector Lynley Mysteries Unknown 2002-04-08
Serial The Jury Jeffrey Livingstone 2002-02-17
Serial Waking the Dead Unknown 2000-09-04
Serial Murder Rooms: The Dark Beginnings of Sherlock Holmes Unknown 2000-01-04
Film Hornblower: The Duchess and the Devil Don Massaredo 1999-02-24
Film Lolita Young Humbert's Father 1997-09-27
Serial Midsomer Murders Unknown 1997-03-23
Film Ivanhoe Waldemar Fitzurse 1997-01-12
Serial Ivanhoe Waldemar Fitzurse 1997-01-12
Film Der Blinde Dr. Bartnik 1996-03-05
Serial Silent Witness Unknown 1996-02-21
Film Henry IV Henry IV 1995-10-27
Film The Rector's Wife Daniel Byrne 1994-10-09
Film A Murder of Quality Felix D'Arcy 1991-10-04
Film Absolute Hell 1991-10-04
Serial Not with a Bang 1990-03-25
Film Jekyll & Hyde Jeffrey Utterson, Esquire 1990-01-06
Film Danny the Champion of the World Captain Lancaster 1989-04-29
Film A Dry White Season Louw 1989-01-01
Serial The Chronicles of Narnia Unknown 1988-11-13
Film The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Aslan 1988-11-03
Film Testimony Marshall Tukhachevsky 1988-11-01
Serial Inspector Morse Unknown 1987-01-06
Film The Fourth Protocol Wynne-Evans 1987-08-28
Serial Fortunes of War 1987-10-11
Film The Mission Hontar 1986-09-29
Serial Matlock Unknown 1986-03-03
Serial Lovejoy Unknown 1986-01-10
Film Eleni Spiro 1985-11-01
Film Wagner Nietzsche 1985-06-01
Film Camille Jean 1984-12-11
Serial Albert Einstein Albert Einstein 1984-04-18
Film Never Say Never Again Elliott 1983-10-07
Serial Verdi Giuseppe Verdi 1982-10-13
Film Ivanhoe Prince John 1982-02-23
Film Verdi Giuseppe Verdi 1982-01-01
Film The Letter Howard Joyce 1982-05-03
Film Nijinsky Igor Stravinsky 1980-03-20
Film Zulu Dawn Lt. Harford 1979-05-14
Film The Thirty Nine Steps Bayliss 1978-11-04
Film The Philanthropist 1975-10-28
Film Mahler Nick 1974-04-04
Film All Good Men 1974-01-31
Film Jennie: Lady Randolph Churchill Lord Randolph Churchill 1974-11-05
Serial Father Brown Unknown 1974-09-26
Serial Jennie: Lady Randolph Churchill Unknown 1974-11-05
Film The Day of the Jackal The Forger 1973-05-15
Film Long Day's Journey Into Night Edmund Tyrone 1973-03-10
Film Much Ado About Nothing Don Pedro 1967-01-01
Serial Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24