English Actor

Nigel Hawthorne

  • Apr 05, 1929 - Dec 26, 2001 (age 72)
  • 6' 0" (1.82 m)
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2001
Nigel Hawthorne
PersonalDecember 2001

Nigel Hawthorne

Nigel Hawthorne passed away.
Call Me Claus
MovieDec 2, 2001

Call Me Claus

Lucy's a producer on a home shopping channel. She hires …
Lucy's a producer on a home shopping channel. She hires the real Santa as Santa. He has to find his replacement as the real Santa in 4 weeks. Lucy is unknowingly the only candidate left.
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Victoria & Albert
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MovieAug 26, 2001

Victoria & Albert

Victoria & Albert is a 2001 British-American historical television …
Victoria & Albert is a 2001 British-American historical television serial. It focused on the early life and marriage of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. The series starred Victoria Hamilton as Victoria, Jonathan Firth as Prince Albert and Peter Ustinov as King William IV. It was directed by John Erman.
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1999
The Clandestine Marriage
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MovieNov 12, 1999

The Clandestine Marriage

A period movie, set around …
A period movie, set around an English country house whose owners want to arrange a marriage of convenience between their elder daughter and an aristocratic heir of a hard-up noble family. The planned marriage suffers a last-minute upset when the would-be husband switches affections to the bride's sister.
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Tarzan
MovieJun 12, 1999

Tarzan

A man raised by gorillas must decide where he really …
A man raised by gorillas must decide where he really belongs when he discovers he is a human.
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The Big Brass Ring
MovieApr 20, 1999

The Big Brass Ring

Blake Pellarin is on the campaign trail to become Governor of …
Blake Pellarin is on the campaign trail to become Governor of the state of Missouri. While making a stop in St. Louis, a chance encounter brings his past back to haunt him. Will the truth ruin his chances for office or will he land the "Big Brass Ring"?
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The Winslow Boy
MovieApr 16, 1999

The Winslow Boy

Early 20th century England: while toasting his daughter …
Early 20th century England: while toasting his daughter Catherine's engagement, Arthur Winslow learns the royal naval academy expelled his 14-year-old son, Ronnie, for stealing five shillings. Father asks son if it is true; when the lad denies it, Arthur risks fortune, health, domestic peace, and Catherine's prospects to pursue justice. After defeat in the military court of appeals, Arthur and Catherine go to Sir Robert Morton, a brilliant, cool barrister and M.P., who examines Ronnie and suggests that they take the matter before Parliament to seek permission to sue the Crown. They do, which keeps Ronnie's story on the front page and keeps Catherine in Sir Robert's ken.
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1998
Madeline
MovieJul 10, 1998

Madeline

Horrified at the prospect of her beloved school being sold, a …
Horrified at the prospect of her beloved school being sold, a young French girl uses her wit and craftiness to attempt to save it, making an unlikely new friend in the process.
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The Object of My Affection
MovieApr 17, 1998

The Object of My Affection

George and Nina seem like …
George and Nina seem like the perfect couple. They share a cozy Brooklyn apartment, a taste for tuna casserole dinners, and a devotion to ballroom dancing. They love each other. There's only one hitch: George is gay. And when Nina announces she's pregnant, things get especially complicated. Vince - Nina's overbearing boyfriend and the baby's father-wants marriage. Nina wants independence. George will do anything for a little unqualified affection, but is he ready to become an unwed surrogate dad?
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1997
Forbidden Territory: Stanley's Search for Livingstone
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MovieDec 7, 1997

Forbidden Territory: Stanley's Search fo…

One mans quest for a lost …
One mans quest for a lost missionary in the African jungle becomes a journey of his own self discovery
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Amistad
MovieDec 4, 1997

Amistad

In 1839, the revolt of Mende captives aboard a Spanish …
In 1839, the revolt of Mende captives aboard a Spanish owned ship causes a major controversy in the United States when the ship is captured off the coast of Long Island. The courts must decide whether the Mende are slaves or legally free.
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Best Actor
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Award1997

Best Actor

Won award for "The Fragile Heart".
British Academy Television Award
Best Actor
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Nomination1997

Best Actor

Nominated for "The Fragile Heart".
British Academy Television Award
1996
The Fragile Heart
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TV ShowNov 6, 1996

The Fragile Heart

The Fragile Heart is a BAFTA award-winning British …
The Fragile Heart is a BAFTA award-winning British medical drama television series created by Paula Milne and first aired on Channel 4 from 6 to 20 November 1996. The series nominated the Royal Television Society award for Best Drama Serial.
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Twelfth Night
MovieSep 6, 1996

Twelfth Night

Shakespeare's comedy of gender confusion, in which a girl …
Shakespeare's comedy of gender confusion, in which a girl disguises herself as a man to be near the count she adores, only to be pursued by the woman he loves.
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Best Actor in a Leading Role
Award1996

Best Actor in a Leading Role

Won award for "The Madness of King George".
BAFTA Award
Best Actor in a Leading Role
Nomination1996

Best Actor in a Leading Role

Nominated for "The Madness of King George".
BAFTA Award
1995
Richard III
MovieAug 20, 1995

Richard III

The classic Shakespearean play about the murderously …
The classic Shakespearean play about the murderously scheming 15th-century king is reimagined in an alternative setting of 1930s England as clouds of fascism gather.
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Best Comedy Performance
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Nomination1995

Best Comedy Performance

Nominated for "The Clandestine Marriage".
Laurence Olivier Award
1994
The Madness of King George
MovieDec 28, 1994

The Madness of King George

When King George III (Sir …
When King George III (Sir Nigel Hawthorne) goes mad, his Lieutenants try to adjust the rules to run the country without his participation.
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Best Actor
Nomination1994

Best Actor

Nominated for "The Madness of King George".
Academy Award
1993
Demolition Man
MovieOct 7, 1993

Demolition Man

A police officer is brought out of suspended animation in …
A police officer is brought out of suspended animation in prison to pursue an old ultra-violent nemesis who is loose in a non-violent future society.
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Late Night with Conan O'Brien
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TV ShowSep 13, 1993

Late Night with Conan O'Brien

Late Night with Conan …
Late Night with Conan O'Brien is an American late-night talk show hosted by Conan O'Brien that aired 2,725 episodes on NBC between 1993 and 2009. The show featured varied comedic material, celebrity interviews, and musical and comedy performances. Late Night aired weeknights at 12:37 am Eastern/11:37 pm Central and 12:37 am Mountain in the United States. From 1993 until 2000, Andy Richter served as O'Brien's sidekick; following his departure, O'Brien was the show's sole featured performer. The show's house musical act was The Max Weinberg 7, led by E Street Band drummer Max Weinberg.
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1992
Freddie as F.R.O.7
MovieAug 14, 1992

Freddie as F.R.O.7

The story about a man-sized frog named Prince Frederic who …
The story about a man-sized frog named Prince Frederic who is turned into a frog by his wicked aunt Messina and hired by British Intelligence to solve the mysterious disappearances of some of Britain's greatest monuments. Several hundred years later, Freddie is now living in modern-day Paris, a six-foot-tall amphibian with the moniker Secret Agent F.R.O.7. Messina, too, is still around causing mischief, joining forces with an arch-villain named El Supremo in a scheme to shrink Big Ben. Freddie, alerted to Messina's nefarious plans, gathers his fellow agents Daffers and Scottie together, planning to hide out in Big Ben and surprise the evil doers when they are set to strike at the much-loved British landmark.
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Nomination1992

Best Actor

Nominated for "The Madness of George III".
Laurence Olivier Award
Award1992

Best Actor

Won award for "The Madness of George III".
Laurence Olivier Award
1991
Charlie Rose
TV ShowSep 30, 1991

Charlie Rose

The Charlie Rose Show is an American television interview …
The Charlie Rose Show is an American television interview and talk show, with Charlie Rose as executive producer, executive editor, and host. The show was syndicated on PBS until 2017 and is owned by Charlie Rose, Inc. Rose interviewed thinkers, writers, politicians, athletes, entertainers, businesspersons, leaders, scientists, and fellow newsmakers.
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Nomination1991

Best Actor in a Play

Nominated for "Shadowlands".
Tony Award
Award1991

Best Actor in a Play

Won award for "Shadowlands".
Tony Award
Award1991

Outstanding Actor In A Play

Won award for "Shadowlands".
Outer Critics Circle Award
Nomination1991

Outstanding Actor In A Play

Nominated for "Shadowlands".
Outer Critics Circle Award
1990
King of the Wind
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MovieMay 25, 1990

King of the Wind

In 1727, an Arab colt is born with the signs of the wheat ear …
In 1727, an Arab colt is born with the signs of the wheat ear and the white spot on his heel, evil and good and thus begins the life of Sham.
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Nomination1990

Best Actor

Nominated for "Shadowlands".
Laurence Olivier Award
1988
Best Entertainment Performance
Award1988

Best Entertainment Performance

Won award for "Yes, Prime Minister".
British Academy Television Award
Best Entertainment Performance
Nomination1988

Best Entertainment Performance

Nominated for "Yes, Prime Minister".
British Academy Television Award
1987
Best Entertainment Performance
Award1987

Best Entertainment Performance

Won award for "Yes, Prime Minister".
British Academy Television Award
Best Entertainment Performance
Nomination1987

Best Entertainment Performance

Nominated for "Yes, Prime Minister".
British Academy Television Award
1986
Nomination1986

Best Comedy Performance

Nominated for "The Magistrate".
Laurence Olivier Award
1985
Turtle Diary
MovieSep 10, 1985

Turtle Diary

Two separate people, a man and a woman, find something very …
Two separate people, a man and a woman, find something very stirring about the sea turtles in their tank at the London Zoo. They meet and form an odd, but sympathetic camaraderie as they plan to steal two of the turtles and free them into the ocean.
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The Black Cauldron
MovieJul 24, 1985

The Black Cauldron

Taran is an assistant pigkeeper with boyish dreams of …
Taran is an assistant pigkeeper with boyish dreams of becoming a great warrior. However, he has to put the daydreaming aside when his charge, an oracular pig named Hen Wen, is kidnapped by an evil lord known as the Horned King. The villain hopes Hen will show him the way to The Black Cauldron, which has the power to create a giant army of unstoppable soldiers. With the aid of a stubborn princess, an exaggerating bard, and a pestering creature called Gurgi, Taran will try to save the world of Prydain from the Horned King. As the new friends face witches, elves, magic swords, and the Cauldron itself, Taran starts to learn what being a hero really means and that some things are more important than glory.
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Mapp and Lucia
TV ShowApr 14, 1985

Mapp and Lucia

Mapp and Lucia is a British television series, set in the …
Mapp and Lucia is a British television series, set in the fictional Sussex coastal town of Tilling-on-Sea and based on three 1930s novels by E. F. Benson. It was produced by London Weekend Television, filmed in Rye (on which Benson based Tilling) and neighbouring Winchelsea in the 1980s, and starred Prunella Scales as Mapp, Geraldine McEwan as Lucia, Nigel Hawthorne as Georgie, and Denis Lill as Major Benjy. The script was by Gerald Savory. There were ten episodes, (which aired in two series of five) broadcast on Channel 4 in 1985 and 1986. These have been repeated over the years, most recently on ITV Encore in 2015, shortly after the broadcast of the new BBC adaptation Mapp and Lucia and the death of Geraldine McEwan.
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1984
The Chain
MovieDec 1, 1984

The Chain

Comedy featuring interweaving stories of seven households …
Comedy featuring interweaving stories of seven households caught up in a property chain on moving day, each one dependent on the other.
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Pope John Paul II
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MovieApr 22, 1984

Pope John Paul II

Bio-drama tracing the life and career of Polish cardinal …
Bio-drama tracing the life and career of Polish cardinal Karol Wojtyla from his days as a young activist in Poland, to his rise and installation in 1978 as Pope of the Catholic Church.
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1983
Natural World
TV ShowOct 30, 1983

Natural World

Natural World is a strand of British wildlife documentary …
Natural World is a strand of British wildlife documentary programmes broadcast on BBC Two and BBC Two HD and regarded by the BBC as its flagship natural history series. It is the longest-running documentary in its genre on British television, with nearly 500 episodes broadcast since its inception in 1983. Natural World programmes are typically one-off films that take an in-depth look at particular natural history events, stories or subjects from around the globe.
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Tartuffe, or The Impostor
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MovieJul 28, 1983

Tartuffe, or The Impostor

Televised adaptation of …
Televised adaptation of Moliere's play with Antony Sher in the title role of Tartuffe.
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Best Entertainment Performance
Nomination1983

Best Entertainment Performance

Nominated for "Yes Minister".
British Academy Television Award
Best Entertainment Performance
Award1983

Best Entertainment Performance

Won award for "Yes Minister".
British Academy Television Award
1982
Gandhi
MovieNov 30, 1982

Gandhi

Mohandas K. Gandhi's character is fully explained as a man of …
Mohandas K. Gandhi's character is fully explained as a man of nonviolence. Through his patience, he is able to drive the British out of the subcontinent. And the stubborn nature of Jinnah and his commitment towards Pakistan is portrayed.
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The Barchester Chronicles
TV ShowNov 10, 1982

The Barchester Chronicles

The Barchester Chronicles is …
The Barchester Chronicles is a 1982 British television serial produced by the BBC. It is an adaptation of Anthony Trollope's first two Chronicles of Barsetshire, The Warden and Barchester Towers. The series was directed by David Giles. Location work was filmed in and around Peterborough Cathedral, using locations such as the Deanery and Laurel Court.
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The Plague Dogs
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MovieOct 1, 1982

The Plague Dogs

Two dogs escape from a laboratory and are hunted as possible …
Two dogs escape from a laboratory and are hunted as possible carriers of the bubonic plague.
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The World Cup: A Captain's Tale
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MovieJun 14, 1982

The World Cup: A Captain's Tale

The true story of the First …
The true story of the First world footballing competition, won by a bunch of miners from Durham. Won it three times and beat the likes of Juventus to retain the cup in perpetuity.
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Firefox
MovieJun 14, 1982

Firefox

A pilot is sent into the Soviet Union on a mission to steal a …
A pilot is sent into the Soviet Union on a mission to steal a prototype jet fighter that can be partially controlled by a neuralink.
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A Woman Called Golda
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MovieApr 26, 1982

A Woman Called Golda

The story of the Russian-born, Wisconsin-raised woman …
The story of the Russian-born, Wisconsin-raised woman who rose to become Israel's prime minister in the late 1960s and early 1970s.
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The Hunchback of Notre Dame
MovieFeb 4, 1982

The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Disfigured man Quasimodo …
Disfigured man Quasimodo (Sir Anthony Hopkins) is feared and tormented by the townspeople of Notre Dame, but he has a sensitive nature of which few are aware.
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Best Entertainment Performance
Award1982

Best Entertainment Performance

Won award for "Yes Minister".
British Academy Television Award
Best Entertainment Performance
Nomination1982

Best Entertainment Performance

Nominated for "Yes Minister".
British Academy Television Award
1981
History of the World, Part I
MovieJun 12, 1981

History of the World, Part I

From the dawn of man to the …
From the dawn of man to the distant future, mankind's evolution (or lack thereof) is traced. Often ridiculous but never serious, we learn the truth behind the Roman Emperor, we learn what really happened at the Last Supper, the circumstances that surrounded the French Revolution, how to test eunuchs, and what kind of shoes the Spanish Inquisitor wore.
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1980
A Tale of Two Cities
MovieDec 2, 1980

A Tale of Two Cities

An ex-aristocrat from France and an alcoholic English lawyer …
An ex-aristocrat from France and an alcoholic English lawyer find themselves crossing paths and in love with the same woman during the French Revolution.
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The Tempest
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MovieFeb 27, 1980

The Tempest

Exiled Prospero lives on a desolate island with his daughter, …
Exiled Prospero lives on a desolate island with his daughter, Miranda. When Prospero's usurping brother sails by the island, Prospero conjures a storm that wrecks the ship and changes all of their lives.
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Yes Minister
TV ShowFeb 25, 1980

Yes Minister

Yes Minister is a political satire British sitcom written by …
Yes Minister is a political satire British sitcom written by Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn. Split over three seven-episode series, it was first transmitted on BBC2 from 1980 to 1984. A sequel, Yes, Prime Minister, ran for 16 episodes from 1986 to 1988. All but one of the episodes lasted half an hour, and almost all ended with a variation of the title of the series spoken as the answer to a question posed by Minister (later, Prime Minister) Jim Hacker. Several episodes were adapted for BBC Radio; the series also spawned a 2010 stage play that led to a new television series on Gold in 2013.
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1979
Thomas & Sarah
TV ShowJan 28, 1979

Thomas & Sarah

Thomas & Sarah is a British drama series that aired on ITV in …
Thomas & Sarah is a British drama series that aired on ITV in 1979. A spin-off from the BAFTA Award-winning series Upstairs, Downstairs, it stars John Alderton and Pauline Collins reprising their Upstairs, Downstairs roles.
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1978
Edward & Mrs. Simpson
TV ShowNov 6, 1978

Edward & Mrs. Simpson

Edward & Mrs. Simpson is a …
Edward & Mrs. Simpson is a seven-part British television series that dramatises the events leading to the 1936 abdication of King Edward VIII, who gave up his throne to marry the twice-divorced American Wallis Simpson.
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Watership Down
MovieOct 14, 1978

Watership Down

A group of rabbits flee their doomed warren and face …
A group of rabbits flee their doomed warren and face many dangers to find and protect their new home.
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Sweeney 2
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MovieApr 1, 1978

Sweeney 2

Second theatrical spin-off from the popular 1970's police series. …
Second theatrical spin-off from the popular 1970's police series. Regan and Carter head a Flying Squad investigation into a series of bank raids by a team of well-armed villains who are flying in from the continent.
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Going Straight
TV ShowFeb 24, 1978

Going Straight

Going Straight is a BBC sitcom which was a direct spin-off …
Going Straight is a BBC sitcom which was a direct spin-off from Porridge, starring Ronnie Barker as Norman Stanley Fletcher, newly released from the fictional Slade Prison where the earlier series had been set.
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1977
Nomination1977

Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Nominated for "Privates On Parade".
Laurence Olivier Award
Award1977

Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Won award for "Privates On Parade".
Laurence Olivier Award
1975
The Hiding Place
MovieMay 1, 1975

The Hiding Place

Corrie and Betsie ten Boom are middle-aged sisters working …
Corrie and Betsie ten Boom are middle-aged sisters working in their father's watchmaker shop in pre-World War II Holland. Their uneventful lives are disrupted with the coming of the Nazis. Suspected of hiding Jews and caught breaking rationing rules, they are sent to a concentration camp, where their Christian faith keeps them from despair and bitterness. Betsie eventually dies, but Corrie survives, and after the war, must learn to love and forgive her former captors.
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1968
Dad's Army
TV ShowJul 31, 1968

Dad's Army

Dad's Army is a BBC sitcom about the British militia called the …
Dad's Army is a BBC sitcom about the British militia called the Home Guard during the Second World War. It was written by Jimmy Perry and David Croft, and broadcast on the BBC from 1968 to 1977. The sitcom ran for nine series and 80 episodes in total; there was also a radio version based on the television scripts, a feature film and a stage show. The series regularly gained audiences of 18 million viewers, and is still repeated worldwide.
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1929
Nigel Hawthorne
BirthApril 1929

Nigel Hawthorne

Nigel Hawthorne was born.
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