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Oliver Cotton

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Oliver Cotton (born 20 June 1944 in London) is an English actor, known for his work on stage, TV and film. After training at the Drama Centre London, he has worked extensively at the Royal National Theatre playing in many productions including The Royal Hunt of the Sun, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, Much Ado About Nothing, As You Like It, Oedipus, In His Own Write, Hamlet, Tamburlaine, No Man's Land, The Passion, Despatches, Half Life, The World Turned Upside Down, Julius Caesar, The Madras House, The Man With the Flower in His Mouth, Tales from the Vienna Woods, The Crucible, Piano, Troilus and Cressida, Money, Summerfolk, The Villain's Opera, Life x 3. At the Royal Court Theatre, he has appeared in The Local Stigmatic, The Duchess of Malfi, Man is Man, The Enoch Show, Erronenous Zones, The Tutor by Brecht, Lear and Bingo by Edward Bond and Piano/Forte by Terry Johnson. He was a founder member of Joint Stock appearing in their inaugural production The Speakers by Heathcote Williams. At The Royal Shakespeare Company he has played in The Marrying of Ann Leete, Henry VI, Edward IV, Richard III, The Plain Dealer, Some Americans Abroad by Richard Nelson, Brand by Ibsen. His West End appearances include The Homecoming by Harold Pinter, Children of a Lesser God by Mark Medoff, Benefactors by Michael Frayn (in whose Liberty Hall he also appeared in at the Greenwich Theatre), An Ideal Husband by Oscar Wilde, Life x 3 by Yasmina Reza, and Brand by Ibsen. He has also played the title role in King Lear at the Southwark Playhouse and Malvolio in Shakespeare's Globe's all-male production of Twelfth Night. His many TV appearances have included The Borgias (Cesare Borgia), David Copperfield, The Year of the French, The Play on One, Redemption, Poirot, The Camomile Lawn, Westbeach, Zorro, Sharpe's Battle, Rhodes, All Quiet on the Preston Front, Innocents, Judge John Deed, Inspector Lynley, Waking the Dead, M.I.T.: Murder Investigation Team, Beastly Games, Sensitive Skin, Midsomer Murders, Hotel Babylon. His films include Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush, The Day Christ Died, Firefox, Oliver Twist, The Sicilian, Eleni, Hiding Out, Christopher Columbus, Son of the Pink Panther, The Innocent Sleep, Phoenix Blue, The Opium War, Beowulf, Baby Blue, The Dancer Upstairs, Shanghai Knights, The Bone Collector, Raindogs, Colour Me Kubrick. Description above from the Wikipedia article Oliver Cotton, licensed under CC-BY-SA,full list of contributors on Wikipedia.  

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Jun 20, 1944 In London
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
Movie Wonder Woman 1984 2020-12-16
Latest Project:
In the series Callan 1967-07-08
Known For
Poster of Pylon
Poster of Baby Blue
Poster of The Borgias
Poster of Caesar and Claretta
Movie Wonder Woman 1984 Simon Stagg
Movie Pylon The Chairman
Movie North v South Brian Galloway
Series The Musketeers Unknown
Movie The Dark Knight Rises 2 Star Air Force General
Movie Henry IV Part 2: Shakespeare's Globe Theatre King Henry IV
Movie Money
Movie Pope Joan Arsenius
Movie Margaret Michael Heseltine
Movie Attila the Hun Actius
Series Hotel Babylon Unknown
Movie Colour Me Kubrick PC Metcalf (uncredited)
Series The Commander Unknown
Movie Shanghai Knights Jack the Ripper
Series Murder Investigation Team Unknown
Series New Tricks Hugh Dryden
Movie Out of the Ashes Moshe Perl
Movie The Dancer Upstairs Merino
Movie Baby Blue Ron Wood
Series Waking the Dead Unknown
Movie Beowulf Hrothgar
Movie The Opium War
Series Midsomer Murders Unknown
Series Dalziel and Pascoe Unknown
Movie The Innocent Sleep Lusano
Movie Sharpe's Battle Loup
Movie Joseph Architekt
Series Space Precinct Unknown
Series (All Quiet on the) Preston Front Declan
Series Harry Paul Collier
Movie Son of the Pink Panther King Haroak
Series Heartbeat Unknown
Series The Camomile Lawn Max
Movie Redemption Neville Nunn
Series Hannay Unknown
Movie Hiding Out Hit-Man
Series Lovejoy Unknown
Movie Eleni Katis
Series Robin of Sherwood Unknown
Movie Firefox Dmitri Priabin
Movie Oliver Twist Monks
Series Bergerac Unknown
Series The Borgias Cesare Borgia
Movie The Day Christ Died John
Movie Henry VIII Earl of Surrey
Series BBC Television Shakespeare Unknown
Series Space: 1999 Spearman
Movie Caesar and Claretta Giacomo
Movie Sovereign's Company Sender
Movie Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush Curtis
Series Callan Unknown