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Alan Badel

  • Sep 11, 1923 - Mar 19, 1982 (age 58)
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1982
The Agatha Christie Hour
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TV ShowSep 7, 1982

The Agatha Christie Hour

From Thames Television …
From Thames Television come these faithful adaptations of some of Agatha Christie's lesser known but no less exciting mystery and suspense stories and novels, all without her best known detectives. Performed and set almost like an ensemble stage play there are gripping stories of anarchists, assassins, romances, cat burglars and mysterious deaths abound. All peppered with classic British television actors and actresses including John Nettles, Michael Gough, Stephanie Cole and Rupert Everett. Perfect for die-hard fans or anyone wanting a taste of Christie but something out of the ordinary, these ten exciting and romantic adventures and mysteries will not disappoint!
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The Woman in White
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TV ShowApr 14, 1982

The Woman in White

In Victorian England, Laura and her half-sister Marian are …
In Victorian England, Laura and her half-sister Marian are entwined in a terrifying web of deceit. Laura's doppelganger, a mysterious woman dressed all in white, may hold the key to unlock the mystery.
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Alan Badel
PersonalMarch 1982

Alan Badel

Alan Badel passed away.
1980
Shogun
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MovieSep 15, 1980

Shogun

An English navigator becomes both pawn and player in the …
An English navigator becomes both pawn and player in the deadly political games in feudal Japan.
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Shōgun
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MovieSep 15, 1980

Shōgun

Shōgun is an American television miniseries based on the …
Shōgun is an American television miniseries based on the 1975 novel of the same name by James Clavell, who also was the executive producer of the miniseries. It was first broadcast in the United States on NBC over five nights between September 15 and September 19, 1980. To date, it is the only American television production to be filmed on location entirely in Japan, with additional sound stage filming also taking place in Japan at the Toho studio.
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Nijinsky
MovieMar 20, 1980

Nijinsky

Set in the early 1910s at a time of passionate artistic …
Set in the early 1910s at a time of passionate artistic experimentalism, and based on biographical fact, this is the story of Vaslav Nijinsky, the young and brilliant, but headstrong premier ballet dancer and aspiring choreographer of the Ballets Russes. The company is managed by the famous Sergei Diaghilev, a controlling and fiercely possessive impresario. The increasing tension between these powerful egos, exacerbated by homosexual desire and jealousy, becomes triangular when the young ballerina Romola de Pulsky determinedly attempts to draw the increasingly mentally unstable Nijinsky away from Diaghilev.
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1979
The Riddle of the Sands
MovieMar 16, 1979

The Riddle of the Sands

In the early years of the 20th …
In the early years of the 20th Century, two British yachtsmen (Michael York and Simon MacCorkindale) stumble upon a German plot to invade the east coast of England in a flotilla of specially designed barges. They set out to thwart this terrible scheme, but must outwit not only the cream of the German Navy, but the feared Kaiser Wilhelm himself.
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Agatha
MovieFeb 9, 1979

Agatha

A fictional account of the real life, eleven day, never explained …
A fictional account of the real life, eleven day, never explained 1926 disappearance of famed murder mystery writer Agatha Christie is presented. On a cold winter day, her damaged car with ...
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1978
Force 10 from Navarone
MovieAug 16, 1978

Force 10 from Navarone

Mallory and Miller are back. …
Mallory and Miller are back. It seems that there was traitor with them at Navarone, whom they thought was executed. But it seems that not only was he not executed, and he was not a traitor but a German spy. Intelligence believes he made it to Yugoslavia and is now with the Partisans. So, Mallory and Miller being the only ones who can positively identify him are sent along with a unit called Force 10, which is led by Colonel Barnsby, who objects to their presence. It seems that Force 10 has a mission of their own which Mallory and Miller know nothing about. When their plane is shot and most of the team is killed, they mistakenly believe that some of the locals they meet are Partisans but in reality are German Allies, so they are taken prisoner, and have to convince the German commander that they are not spies or else they will be killed.
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The Medusa Touch
MovieApr 7, 1978

The Medusa Touch

"The Medusa Touch" (1978) is a British thriller about a …
"The Medusa Touch" (1978) is a British thriller about a misanthropic man who possesses telekinetic powers. It is based on the novel of the same name by Peter Van Greenaway. In both the film and the movie, the telekinetic man uses his powers to hurt people he dislikes. He has even used his abilities to cause disasters like a plane crash or a cathedral's roof collapsing on top of a group of people.
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1977
Telefon
MovieDec 16, 1977

Telefon

The radical Russian Nicolai Dalchimsky steals some …
The radical Russian Nicolai Dalchimsky steals some names and codes and flees to the United States of America with the intention of beginning the Third World War. The list is formed by ordinary American citizens that are actually brainwashed Russian agents that have been programmed fifteen years ago to destroy military bases and facilities and are triggered through a phone call with a message. The responsible for the secret program, General Strelsky and Colonel Malchenko summon Major Grigori "Gregg" Borzov to travel to the United States to eliminate Dalchimsky. Gregg teams up with the Russian agent Barbara that was instructed to obey his orders but does not know what is happening. But Barbara has a secret agenda from her superiors to accomplish by the end of their assignment.
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BBC2 Play of the Week
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TV ShowSep 21, 1977

BBC2 Play of the Week

Anthology of plays and …
Anthology of plays and novels adapted into feature length movies.
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1976
Where Adam Stood
MovieApr 21, 1976

Where Adam Stood

"Where Adam Stood" is "based on" the 1907 autobiography, …
"Where Adam Stood" is "based on" the 1907 autobiography, "Father and Son", by Christian fundamentalist and naturalist Edmund Gosse, but Dennis Potter adapted only one section of the book, ...
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1974
Luther
MovieJan 21, 1974

Luther

Martin Luther is a German monk who has many …
Martin Luther is a German monk who has many unconventional ideas. He is a deeply devout Christian, but he believes that the Church has become corrupt in some respects, and he wants to change it from the inside. To that end, he compiles a list of 95 items that he believes the Church authorities should address. When this is met with hostility, he finds himself the creator of an entirely new branch of Christianity, which was never his intention. Still, his ideas are going to prove vital to the forward thinkers of his day and millions in the coming centuries.
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1973
The Day of the Jackal
MovieMay 16, 1973

The Day of the Jackal

A British assassin is …
A British assassin is employed by disgruntled French generals to kill Charles de Gaulle while a dedicated gendarme follows the assassin's trail in this political thriller. The film uses the perspectives of the ultra-professional assassin as he prepares his work and that of the harried but humble French detective as he undercovers the plot.
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1970
The Adventurers
MovieMar 25, 1970

The Adventurers

The wealthy playboy son of an assassinated South …
The wealthy playboy son of an assassinated South American diplomat discovers that his father was really murdered on orders of the corrupt president of the country--a man who was his father's friend and who, in fact, his father had helped put into power. He returns from living a jet-set life in Europe to lead a revolution against the government, only to find out that things aren't quite as black and white as he had assumed.
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1969
The Siegfried Idyll
TV ShowApr 20, 1969

The Siegfried Idyll

The Siegfried Idyll released.
Where's Jack?
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MovieApr 1, 1969

Where's Jack?

Where's Jack? is a 1969 film recounting the exploits of …
Where's Jack? is a 1969 film recounting the exploits of notorious 18th-century criminal Jack Sheppard and London "Thief-Taker General" Jonathan Wild. The film was produced by Stanley Baker through his company Oakhurst Productions, and starred Baker himself as Jonathan Wild. Tommy Steele played Jack Sheppard. The film was directed by novelist James Clavell. Mary Hopkin sings the title song.
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Otley
MovieMar 11, 1969

Otley

Gerald Arthur Otley (Sir Tom Courtenay), wannabe …
Gerald Arthur Otley (Sir Tom Courtenay), wannabe antiques dealer, is kicked out of his flat for failing to pay rent, sleeps at a friend's house for the night, wakes up two days later in an airport field, and finds himself entangled in international espionage.
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1966
Arabesque
MovieMay 5, 1966

Arabesque

Professor David Pollock is an expert in ancient Arabic …
Professor David Pollock is an expert in ancient Arabic hieroglyphics. A Middle Eastern Prime Minister convinces Pollock to infiltrate the organization of a man named Beshraavi, who is involved in a plot against the Prime Minister. The nature of the plot is believed to be found in a hieroglyphic code. Beshraavi's mistress, Yasmin Azir is a beautiful mystery who becomes intertwined in the plot. Pollock needs her help, but she repeatedly double crosses him in one escapade after another, he can't decide on who she is working for. Ultimately working together, Pollock and Yasmin decipher the message and set out to stop an assassination of the Prime Minister.
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Award1966

Best Actor

Won award for "Not So Much a Programme, More a Way of Life".
British Academy Television Award
Nomination1966

Best Actor

Nominated for "Not So Much a Programme, More a Way of Life".
British Academy Television Award
1965
Play of the Month
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TV ShowOct 19, 1965

Play of the Month

Play of the Month is a BBC television anthology series, …
Play of the Month is a BBC television anthology series, which ran from 1965 to 1983 featuring productions of classic and contemporary stage plays (or adaptations) which were usually broadcast on BBC1. Each production featured a different work, often using prominent British stage actors in the leading roles. The series was transmitted regularly from October 1965 to May 1979, before returning for the summer seasons of 1982 and 1983. The producer most associated with the Play of the Month series was Cedric Messina.
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1964
The Count of Monte Cristo
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TV ShowOct 4, 1964

The Count of Monte Cristo

The Count of Monte Cristo is …
The Count of Monte Cristo is a British 12-part dramatization of the Alexandre Dumas novel of the same name. It was made by the BBC and was screened in the autumn of 1964. The series starred Alan Badel in the title role.
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Children of the Damned
MovieJan 10, 1964

Children of the Damned

Scientists discovers that six …
Scientists discovers that six children from six different places in the world each have superhuman intelligence to such extent that they've even developed psychic powers. The children are flown to London to be studied, but they each escape their embassy and barricade themselves in a church which the military besieges. Is there a way to resolve this stand off peacefully, and if not, what then?
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Nomination1964

Best Actor

Nominated for British Academy Television Award for Best Actor.
British Academy Television Award
Award1964

Best Actor

Won British Academy Television Award for Best Actor.
British Academy Television Award
1963
Bitter Harvest
MovieOct 10, 1963

Bitter Harvest

A pretty young woman will do anything to escape her …
A pretty young woman will do anything to escape her deadly dull existence in the backlots of Wales. But when she reaches the bright lights of London is the price too high?
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The Lover
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MovieMar 28, 1963

The Lover

A sophisticated suburban couple try to enliven their sterile …
A sophisticated suburban couple try to enliven their sterile marriage with erotic role-playing, but find their new games even more repressive than before.
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This Sporting Life
MovieFeb 7, 1963

This Sporting Life

The Sporting Life is a 1963 sports drama. Richard Harris and …
The Sporting Life is a 1963 sports drama. Richard Harris and Rachel Roberts star and Lindsay Anderson directed the movie. Harris won the Best Actor Award at the Cannes Film Festival.The story centers on a rugby player named Frank Machin who is more successful in his sporting life than in his romantic life. Machin is a young coal miner from Yorkshire. He has a aggressive and bitter outlook on life. A local rugby manager is attracted by Machin’s aggressive personality and thinks that he can turn Machin into a rugby player. Machin proves to be brutal and successful on the rugby field. This is a gritty and realistic working class drama, Harris is perfect as the bitter and socially inept Machin.
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1961
The Complaisant Lover
MovieOct 20, 1961

The Complaisant Lover

The Complaisant Lover released.
1955
Magic Fire
MovieJul 15, 1955

Magic Fire

Magic Fire is a 1955 American biographical film about the …
Magic Fire is a 1955 American biographical film about the life of composer Richard Wagner, released by Republic Pictures. Directed by William Dieterle, the film made extensive use of Wagner's music, which was arranged by Erich Wolfgang Korngold. Dieterle worked with Korngold on several Warner Bros. films, including A Midsummer Night's Dream and Juarez. It was one of the final films Republic made in the two-strip color process known as Trucolor.
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Three Cases of Murder
MovieFeb 1, 1955

Three Cases of Murder

Three stories of murder and …
Three stories of murder and the supernatural. In the first, a museum worker is introduced to a world behind the pictures he sees every day. Second, when two lifelong friends fall in love with the same woman and she is killed, they are obvious suspects. Is their friendship strong enough for them to alibi each other? Third, when a young politician is terribly hurt by the arrogant Secretary for Foreign Affairs Lord Mountdrago, he uses Mountdrago's dreams to get revenge.
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1953
Will Any Gentleman...?
MovieAug 24, 1953

Will Any Gentleman...?

About a henpecked bank …
About a henpecked bank clerk who lives a dreary existence in suburban London. After a mix-up at a music hall, he finds himself onstage with ambiguously foreign magician Mendoza, who hypnotizes him into losing all of his inhibitions.
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Salome
MovieMar 24, 1953

Salome

As John the Baptist, the incendiary prophet, preaches the …
As John the Baptist, the incendiary prophet, preaches the coming of Jesus the Messiah in turbulent Galilee, the lascivious King Herod and his plotting wife, Queen Herodias, welcome back to the kingdom the statuesque Princess Salome. Freshly banished from Rome for her fervent affair with Caesar's nephew, the beautiful stepdaughter will soon find comfort in the arms of the Roman commander, Claudius, while in the meantime, the seditious Baptist becomes all the more a thorn in Herodias' side. Soon, the decision for John the Baptist's head will be taken; a decision so cruel and dangerous, that not even the seductive "Dance of the Seven Veils" won't be enough to save the martyr's life.
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1952
Omnibus
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TV ShowNov 9, 1952

Omnibus

Starting out as a live show from New York City, "Omnibus" …
Starting out as a live show from New York City, "Omnibus" was hosted by Alastair Cooke and featured everything from discussions about science and the arts, to original works by such ...
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The Stranger Left No Card
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MovieSep 2, 1952

The Stranger Left No Card

A strangely-garbed and …
A strangely-garbed and eccentric-acting stranger arrives in a small English town. But, after several days on being in the town, the citizens accept him as a harmless, though a bit daft, member of the community. He then pays a visit to the town's leading citizen and reveals himself as a man with the perfect plan for murder.
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1943
Sarah Badel
ChildMarch 1943

Sarah Badel

Sarah M Badel (born 30 March 1943) is a retired British …
Sarah M Badel (born 30 March 1943) is a retired British stage and film actress. She is the daughter of actors Alan Badel and Yvonne Owen.
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1942
Yvonne Owen
Marriage1942

Yvonne Owen

Yvonne Owen (1923–1990) was a British stage and film …
Yvonne Owen (1923–1990) was a British stage and film actress. Married to Alan Badel, she was the mother of Sarah Badel. In 1946 she appeared in the West End melodrama But for the Grace of God by Frederick Lonsdale.
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1923
Alan Badel
BirthSeptember 1923

Alan Badel

Alan Badel was born.
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