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David Hattersley Warner
Biographical information
Full name: David Warner
Nationality: British
Birthdate: July 29, 1941
Birthplace: Manchester, England, U.K.
Age: 78
Occupation: Actor
Years active: 1962–present

David Hattersley Warner (born 29 July 1941) is an English actor who is known for playing both romantic leads or villainous characters, across a vast range of media, including film, animation, television and video games.

Filmography[edit | edit source]

Film[edit | edit source]

Year Title Role Notes
1962 We Joined the Navy Sailor painting ship Uncredited
The King's Breakfast 1st trumpeter Short Film
1963 Tom Jones Blifil
1966 Morgan: A Suitable Case for Treatment Morgan Delt
1967 The Deadly Affair Edward II Uncredited
1968 The Bofors Gun Terry "Lance Bar" Evans
Work Is a 4-Letter Word Valentine Brose
The Fixer Count Odoevsky
The Seagull Konstantin Treplev
A Midsummer Night's Dream Lysander
1969 Michael Kohlhaas - Der Rebell Michael Kohlhaas
1970 The Ballad of Cable Hogue Joshua Duncan Sloane
Perfect Friday Lord Nicholas "Nick" Dorset
1971 Straw Dogs Henry Niles Uncredited
Swêden Poruno: Yokujô Shotaiken
1973 A Doll's House Torvald Helmer
1974 From Beyond the Grave Edward Charlton Segment 1 "The Gate Crasher"
Little Malcolm Dennis Charles Nipple
1975 The Old Curiosity Shop Sampson Brass
1976 The Omen Keith Jennings
1977 Providence Kevin Langham / Kevin Woodford
Cross of Iron Captain Hauptmann Kiesel
Age of Innocence Henry Buchanan
Silver Bears Agha Firdausi
The Disappearance Burbank
1978 The Thirty Nine Steps Sir Edmund Appleton
1979 Nightwing Phillip Payne
The Concorde ... Airport '79 Peter O'Neill
Time After Time Jack the Ripper – John Leslie Stevenson Nominated – Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor
1980 The Island John David Nau
1981 Time Bandits Evil
The French Lieutenant's Woman Murphy
1982 Tron Ed Dillinger / Sark Also voice for Master Control Program
1983 The Man with Two Brains Dr. Alfred Necessiter
1984 The Company of Wolves Father
Summer Lightning George Millington
A Christmas Carol Bob Cratchit
1985 Portrait in Evil Reinhard Heydrich The second time Warner played SS-General, Gestapo & SD Chief and Holocaust architect Heydrich
1987 Hansel and Gretel Father
My Best Friend Is a Vampire Prof. Leopold McCarthy
1988 Hanna's War Captain Julian Simon
Waxwork Mr. Lincon/Waxwork Owner
Mr. North Doctor McPherson
Office Party Eugene Brackin
Magdalene Baron von Seidl
Keys to Freedom Nigel Heath
1989 Star Trek V: The Final Frontier St. John Talbot
Mortal Passions Doctor Terrence Powers
Grave Secrets Dr. Carl Farnsworth
Tripwire Josef Szabo
1991 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze Professor Jordan Perry
Blue Tornado Commander
Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country Chancellor Gorkon
Cast a Deadly Spell Amos Hackshaw
1992 The Lost World Professor Summerlee
1993 Body Bags Dr. Lock
H.P. Lovecraft's: Necronomicon Dr. Madden
Quest of the Delta Knights Baydool / Lord Vultare / Narrator
Perry Mason & The Case of the Skin Deep Scandal Harley Griswold
Piccolo grande amore Prince Max
1994 Felony Cooper
Tryst Jason
Inner Sanctum II Dr. Lamont
In the Mouth of Madness Dr. Wrenn
1995 Ice Cream Man Reverend Langley
Final Equinox Shilow
Luise knackt den Jackpot The Butler
1996 Rasputin: Dark Servant of Destiny Dr. Eugene Botkin
Beastmaster III: The Eye of Braxus Lord Agon
Naked Souls Everett Longstreet
Seven Servants Blade
The Leading Man Tod
1997 Money Talks Barclay (James' Boss)
Titanic Spicer Lovejoy Nominated – Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Scream 2 Gus Gold
Pooh's Grand Adventure: The Search for Christopher Robin The Narrator
1998 The Last Leprechaun Simpson
1999 Wing Commander Admiral Geoffrey Tolwyn
2000 Back to the Secret Garden Dr. Snodgrass
2001 Planet of the Apes Senator Sandar
Superstition Judge Padovani
2002 The Code Conspiracy Professor
The Little Unicorn Ted Regan
2003 Kiss of Life Pap
2004 Straight into Darkness Deacon
Cortex Master of Organisation
Ladies in Lavender Dr. Francis Mead
Avatar Joseph Lau
2005 The League of Gentlemen's Apocalypse Dr. Erasmus Pea
2007 Terry Pratchett's Hogfather Lord Downey
2010 Black Death Abbot
2011 A Thousand Kisses Deep Max
2013 Before I Sleep Eugene Devlin
Old Habits John Short film
2017 We All Fall Down Old Kelver Leash Music video
You, Me and Him Michael Miller
2018 Mary Poppins Returns Admiral Boom

Television[edit | edit source]

Year Title Role Notes
1962 Madhouse on Castle Street Lennie
1963 Z-Cars Gee Episode: "The Hitch-Hiker"
1963 Armchair Theatre Steve Episode: "The Push Over"
1965 The Wars of the Roses King Henry VI Miniseries
1970 NBC Experiment in Television Dominic Boot Episode: "The Engagement"
1975 Three Comedies of Marriage Bobby Episode: "Bobby Bluesocks"
1977 The Blue Hotel[1] Swede Television film
1978 Holocaust Reinhard Heydrich
1979 S.O.S. Titanic Lawrence Beesley TV film
1981 Masada Falco Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Special
1982–1983 Marco Polo Rustichello da Pisa Miniseries
1983 Remington Steele Alexander Sebastien 2 episodes
Hart to Hart Mr. Bowlly Episode: "Two Harts Are Better Than One"
1984 Charlie Charlie Alexander
Frankenstein The Creature Television film
Faerie Tale Theatre Zandor, the Innkeeper Episode: "The Boy Who Left Home to Find Out About the Shivers"
A Christmas Carol Bob Cratchit Television film
1985 Love's Labour's Lost Don Armado Television film
1987 Crossbow The Alchemist Episode: "Vogel"
1988 Worlds Beyond Ken Larkin Episode: "Reflections of Evil"
1990 Murder, She Wrote Justin Hunnicut Episode "The Szechuan Dragon"
Perry Mason: The Case of the Poisoned Pen Bradley Thompson Television film
Spymaker: The Secret Life of Ian Fleming Admiral Godfrey Television film
Father Dowling Investigates Sir Arthur Wedgeworth Episode "The Murder Weekend Mystery"
1991 Uncle Vanya Uncle Vanya
Twin Peaks Thomas Eckhardt 3 episodes
1992 Star Trek: The Next Generation Gul Madred Episodes "Chain of Command Pt. I & Pt. II"
Tales from the Crypt Dr. Alan Getz Episode "The New Arrival"
Captain Planet and the Planeteers Zarm (voice) Episode "The Dream Machine"
1992–1995 Batman: The Animated Series Ra's Al Ghul[2] (voice)
1993 Murder, She Wrote Insp. McLaughlin Episode "A Death in Hong Kong"
Body Bags Dr. Lock TV film
Dinosaurs Spirit of the Tree (voice) Episode "If I Were a Tree"
Wild Palms Eli Levitt Miniseries
The Legend of Prince Valiant Duke Richard of Lionsgate / Various 7 episodes
The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr. Winston Smiles Episode: "Deep in the Heart of Dixie"
1993–1994 The Larry Sanders Show Richard Germain 2 episodes
1994 Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman Jor-El Episode "The Foundling"
Babylon 5 Aldous Gajic Episode "Grail"
Mighty Max Talon (voice) Episode "Souls of Talon"
1995 Biker Mice from Mars Ice Breaker (voice) Episode "Below the Horizon"
Iron Man Arthur Dearborn[2] (voice) Episode "Cell of Iron"
Gargoyles Archmage (voice) 4 episodes
1995–97 Freakazoid! The Lobe[2] (voice) 9 episodes
1997 Captain Simian & the Space Monkeys The Glyph[2] (voice) Episode "Rhesus Pieces"
Perversions of Science Dr. Nordhoff Episode "The Exile"
Roar Narrator Episode "Pilot"
A Mind to Kill David Caulfield Episode "Green Wounds"
1997–2001 Men in Black: The Series Alpha (voice) 9 episodes
1998 Three The Man 2 episodes
Houdini Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Television film
Toonsylvania Doctor Victor Frankenstein (voice)
1999 The Outer Limits Inspector Harold Langford Episodes "Ripper" and "Better Luck Next Time"
Total Recall 2070 Dr. Felix Latham 2 episodes
Superman: The Animated Series Ra's al Ghul[2] (voice) Episode: "The Demon Reborn"
The Hunger Vassu Episode: "Nunc Dimittis"
2000 Cinderella Martin Television film
Batman Beyond Ra's Al Ghul[2] (voice) Episode: "Out of the Past"
In the Beginning Eliezer Miniseries
Buzz Lightyear of Star Command Lord Angstrom[2] (voice) 2 episodes
The Secret Adventures of Jules Verne Arago 2 episodes
Love & Money Hugh Episode: "Diagnosis: Effie"
2001 Hornblower Captain James Sawyer
2002–03 What's New, Scooby-Doo? Old Man (voice) 3 episodes
2003 Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Sir Danvers Carew Television film
2003–08 The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy Nergal (voice) Later voiced by Martin Jarvis
2004 Conviction (UK TV series) Lenny Fairburn
Agatha Christie's Marple Luther Crackenthorpe Episode "4.50 from Paddington"
2006 Sweeney Todd Fielding Television film
Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire Claudius Pulcher Episode: "Revolution"
Perfect Parents Father Thomas Television film
2007 Wild at Heart Gerald Season 2, episode 8
2008–15 Wallander Povel Wallander 5 episodes
2008 In Love with Barbara Louis Mountbatten
2009 Doctor Who: Dreamland Lord Azlok (voice) 6 Episodes
2010 Dark Shadows: Kingdom of the Dead Seraph
2011 Mad Dogs Mackenzie 3 episodes
2012 The Secret of Crickley Hall Percy Judd All 3 episodes
Midsomer Murders Peter Fossett Episode "Death in the Slow Lane"
2013 Doctor Who Professor Grisenko Episode "Cold War"
2014 Penny Dreadful Abraham Van Helsing 2 episodes
Doki Luke (voice) Episode: "The Treasure Hunters"
2015 Inside No.9 Justice Pike Episode "The Trial of Elizabeth Gadge"
Inspector Lewis Donald Lockston Episode "What Lies Tangled"
2015–2016 The Amazing World of Gumball Dr. Wrecker (voice) 3 episodes
2016 Ripper Street Rabbi Max Steiner 3 episodes
2018 The Alienist Professor 1 episode

Audio dramas[edit | edit source]

Year Title Role Notes
2003 Doctor Who: Sympathy for the Devil The Doctor
2007 Doctor Who: Circular Time Sir Isaac Newton
2008 Bernice Summerfield: The Adventure of the Diogenes Damsel Mycroft Holmes
Doctor Who: Empathy Games Co-ordinator Angell
Doctor Who: Masters of War The Doctor
2010 Dark Shadows: Kingdom of the Dead Seraph Four-part series
Doctor Who: Deimos and The Resurrection of Mars Professor Boston Schooner Two-part series
Graceless Daniel Series 1
2011–present The Scarifyers Harry Crow BBC Radio 4 Extra
2011 Doctor Who: The Children of Seth Siris
2012 Doctor Who: The Rosemariners Biggs
2016 The New Adventures of Bernice Summerfield: Volume Three: The Unbound Universe The Doctor
2017 The New Adventures of Bernice Summerfield: Volume Four: Ruler of the Universe
2018 Bernice Summerfield: The Story So Far: Volume Two
2019 The New Adventures of Bernice Summerfield: Volume Five: Buried Memories

Video games[edit | edit source]

Year Title Role Notes
1996 Privateer 2: The Darkening Rhinehart (voice)
1997 Fallout Morpheus (voice)
1999 Descent 3 Dravis (voice)
2000 Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn Jon Irenicus (voice)
2000 Star Wars: Force Commander Grand General Brashin (voice)
2000 Star Trek: Klingon Academy Chancellor Gorkon (voice)
2016 Baldur's Gate: Siege of Dragonspear Jon Irenicus (voice)

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