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Robert Stephens

Sir Robert Stephens  (14 July 1931 – 12 November 1995) was a leading English actor in the early years of England's Royal National Theatre. He was one of the most respected actors of his generation and was at one time regarded as the natural successor to Laurence Olivier. While very acting on stage his whole life, he also participated in more than 100 theatrical films and TV series episodes.  He was married to actress Maggie Smith between 1967 and 1974. They had two children together, who both have become actors: Toby Stephens and Chris Larkin.  Following years of ill health, he died on 12 November 1995 at the age of 64 due to complications during surgery, eleven months after having been knighted.  Description above partly from the Wikipedia article Robert Stephens, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia


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Born:
Jul 14, 1931 In Bristol, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
57
First Appeared:
In the series Tony Awards 1956-04-01
Latest Project:
Movie Nothing Like a Dame 2018-05-02
Known For
Poster of Empire of the Sun
Poster of Puccini
Poster of Travels with My Aunt
Poster of Romeo and Juliet
Filmography
Movie Nothing Like a Dame (archival footage) 2018-05-02
Movie England, My England John Dryden 1995-01-01
Series Dandelion Dead Henry Vaughan 1994-10-30
Movie Searching for Bobby Fischer Poe's Teacher 1993-08-13
Movie The Secret Rapture Max Lopert 1993-09-12
Movie Century Mr. Reisner 1993-12-31
Movie Adam Bede Reverend Irwine 1992-03-01
Movie Afraid of the Dark Dan Burns 1991-10-10
Movie The Pope Must Die The Camarlengo 1991-06-21
Movie 30 Door Key Prof. Pimco 1991-09-02
Movie Lorna Doone Sir Ensor Doone 1990-01-01
Movie The Children Azariah Dobree 1990-05-18
Movie Wings of Fame Merrick 1990-03-23
Movie The Fruit Machine Vincent 1988-01-01
Series Lizzie's Pictures Unknown 1987-06-03
Series Inspector Morse Unknown 1987-01-06
Movie Comrades James Frampton 1987-08-23
Movie High Season Konstantinis 1987-09-01
Series Fortunes of War 1987-10-11
Movie Empire of the Sun Mr. Lockwood 1987-12-09
Series Hell's Bells Unknown 1986-06-09
Movie Puccini Giacomo Puccini 1984-01-01
Series The Box of Delights Abner Brown 1984-11-01
Movie Birth of a Nation Vic Griffiths 1983-06-19
Movie Ill Fares the Land Unknown 1983-11-01
Series Anyone for Denis? Unknown 1982-12-28
Movie The Winter's Tale Polixenes 1981-02-08
Movie The Games of Countess Dolingen Le professeur 1981-09-01
Movie The Executioner Beust 1980-04-17
Movie One Fine Day Welby 1979-02-17
Series Holocaust Uncle Kurt Dorf 1978-04-16
Series BBC Television Shakespeare Unknown 1978-12-01
Movie The Shout Chief Medical Officer 1978-06-16
Movie The Duellists Gen. Treillard 1977-08-31
Movie La nuit, tous les chats sont gris Charles Watson 1977-11-23
Series QB VII Robert Highsmith 1974-04-29
Series Vienna 1900 Unknown 1973-12-08
Movie The Asphyx Sir Hugo Cunningham 1972-12-05
Movie Travels with My Aunt Ercole Visconti 1972-12-17
Series The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes Unknown 1971-09-20
Movie The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes Sherlock Holmes 1970-10-29
Movie The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie Teddy Lloyd 1969-02-24
Movie Julius Caesar Mark Antony 1969-04-13
Movie Romeo and Juliet the Prince 1968-04-02
Movie Much Ado About Nothing Benedick 1967-01-01
Movie Ten Days That Shook the World Lenin 1967-01-01
Movie Morgan: A Suitable Case for Treatment Charles Napier 1966-04-03
Series Play of the Month Unknown 1965-10-19
Movie The Small World of Sammy Lee Gerry Sullivan 1963-04-20
Movie Cleopatra Germanicus 1963-06-12
Movie Lunch Hour Man 1962-01-01
Movie The Inspector Dickens 1962-05-24
Movie Pirates of Tortuga Henri Morgan 1961-08-25
Movie The Queen's Guards Unknown 1961-10-17
Movie A Taste of Honey Peter Smith 1961-10-01
Movie A Circle of Deception Capt. Stein 1960-11-01
Series Tony Awards Presenter 1956-04-01