Michael Hordern

Total Box Office:
 $15.4M
Highest Rated:
100% Khartoum (1966)
Lowest Rated:
0% Alexander the Great (1956)
Birthday:
Oct 3
Birthplace:
Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, England, UK
Bio:
A graduate of Britain's Brighton College, Michael Hordern entered the workaday world as a schoolteacher. Engaging in amateur theatricals in his off-hours, Hordern turned pro in 1937, making his film debut two years later. After serving in the Royal Navy from 1940 to 1945, Hordern returned to show…

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Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
All's Well That Ends Well
  • Lafeu
-- 2012
Futtocks End
  • Actor
-- 2006
Broadway Theatre Archive - Back To Back
  • Actor
-- 2003
Now Voyager
  • Actor
-- 1992
Beauty and the Beast
  • Actor
$15.4M 1992
Freddie as F.R.O.7 (Freddie the Frog)
  • King
-- 1992
Ending Up
  • Actor
-- 1991
Titmuss Regained
  • Reverand Simcox
-- 1991
36% Diamond Skulls (Dark Obsession)
  • Lord Crewne
-- 1991
Green Man
  • Actor
-- 1990
Comrades
  • Mr. Pitt
-- 1989
Roald Dahl's Danny the Champion of the World
  • Lord Claybury
-- 1989
Wind In The Willows
  • Actor
-- 1987
33% Scoop
  • Uncle Theodore
-- 1987
Suspicion
  • Lord McLaidlaw
-- 1987
The Secret Garden
  • Actor
-- 1987
57% Lady Jane
  • Dr. Feckenham
-- 1986
66% Labyrinth
  • The Wiseman
-- 1986
Paradise Postponed
  • Reverand Simcox
-- 1986
65% Young Sherlock Holmes
  • Older Watson
-- 1985
The Zany Adventures Of Robin Hood
  • Actor
-- 1984
Trouble With Spies
  • Jason Lock
-- 1984
22% Yellowbeard
  • Dr. Gilpin
-- 1983
The Wind in the Willows
  • Badger
-- 1983
Oliver Twist
  • Mr. Brownlow
-- 1982
87% Gandhi
  • Sir George Hodge
-- 1982
King Lear
  • King Lear
-- 1982
Ivanhoe
  • Cedric
-- 1982
The Missionary
  • Slatterthwaite
-- 1982
80% The Tempest
  • Prospero
-- 1980
Gauguin the Savage
  • Actor
-- 1980
80% Shogun
  • Friar Domingo
-- 1980
The Wildcats of St. Trinians
  • Actor
-- 1980
The Medusa Touch
  • Atropos the Fortune Teller
-- 1978
81% Watership Down
  • Frith
-- 1978
Romeo & Juliet
  • Capulet
-- 1978
Joseph Andrews
  • Parson Adams
-- 1977
The Slipper and the Rose: The Story of Cinderella
  • King
-- 1976
94% Barry Lyndon
  • Narrator
-- 1975
Old Curiosity Shop
  • Grandfather/Edward Trent
-- 1975
Edward the King
  • Actor
-- 1975
King Lear
  • King Lear
-- 1975
Royal Flash
  • Headmaster
-- 1975
Lucky Lady
  • Capt. Rockwell
-- 1975
Juggernaut
  • Actor
-- 1974
96% Theater of Blood (Theatre of Blood) (Much Ado About Murder)
  • George Maxwell
-- 1973
England Made Me
  • F. Minty
-- 1973
50% The MacKintosh Man
  • Brown
-- 1973
The Possession of Joel Delaney
  • Justin Lorenz
-- 1972
Demons of the Mind (Blood Evil)(Nightmare of Terror)(Blood Will Have Blood)
  • Priest
-- 1972
50% The Pied Piper
  • Melius Alchemist
-- 1972
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
  • Mock Turtle
-- 1972
A Christmas Carol
  • Jacob Marley
-- 1971
Up Pompeii
  • Ludicrus
-- 1971
The Bed Sitting Room
  • Blues Martin
-- 1969
88% Where Eagles Dare
  • Vice Adm. Rolland
-- 1969
42% Anne of the Thousand Days
  • Thomas Boleyn
-- 1969
Whistle and I'll Come to You
  • Actor
-- 1968
Prudence and the Pill
  • Dr. Morley
-- 1968
I'll Never Forget What's'isname
  • Headmaster
-- 1968
58% How I Won the War
  • Grapple
-- 1967
The Jokers
  • Sir Matthew
-- 1967
85% The Taming of the Shrew
  • Baptista
-- 1967
82% A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
  • Senex
-- 1966
Cast a Giant Shadow
  • British ambassador
-- 1966
100% Khartoum
  • Lord Granville
-- 1966
Genghis Khan
  • Geen
-- 1965
85% The Spy Who Came in from the Cold
  • Ashe
-- 1965
The Yellow Rolls-Royce
  • Harmsworth
-- 1965
Dr. Syn: The Scarecrow Of Romney Marsh
  • Squire
-- 1964
Dr. Syn, Alias the Scarecrow
  • Actor
-- 1964
48% Cleopatra
  • Cicero
-- 1963
The V.I.P.s
  • Airport Director
-- 1963
Man in the Moon
  • Dr. Davidson
-- 1961
92% El Cid
  • Don Diego
-- 1961
80% Sink the Bismarck!
  • Commander on King George
-- 1960
Spaniard's Curse
  • Judge Manton
-- 1958
I Was Monty's Double (Hell, Heaven or Hoboken)
  • "Rusty" the Governor of Gibraltar
-- 1958
Windom's Way
  • Patterson
-- 1957
The Spanish Gardener
  • Harrington Brande
-- 1957
Baby and the Battleship
  • Captain
-- 1956
0% Alexander the Great
  • Demosthenes
-- 1956
Storm Over the Nile
  • Gen. Faversham
-- 1956
100% The Man Who Never Was
  • Gen. Coburn
-- 1956
The Constant Husband (Marriage a la Mode)
  • Judge
-- 1955
The Dark Avenger (The Warriors)
  • Edward III
-- 1955
The Beachcomber
  • Mr. Gray
-- 1955
The Heart of the Matter
  • Commissioner
-- 1953
Personal Affair
  • Headmaster
-- 1953
Wicked Wife
  • Actor
-- 1953
The Story of Robin Hood and His Merrie Men
  • Scathelock
-- 1952
Train Of Events
  • Actor
-- 1952
Promoter
  • Banker
-- 1952
The Magic Box
  • Official Receiver
-- 1952
Tom Brown's School Days
  • Wilkes
-- 1951
86% Scrooge (A Christmas Carol)
  • Jacob Marley
-- 1951
Highly Dangerous
  • Rawlings
-- 1950
The Astonished Heart
  • Actor
-- 1950
Trio
  • The Vicar
-- 1950
Mine Own Executioner
  • Actor
-- 1949
91% Passport to Pimlico
  • Bashford
-- 1949
Night Beat
  • Actor
-- 1948
Girl in a Million
  • Actor
-- 1946

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Quotes from Michael Hordern's Characters

    1. Narrator: Barry had resolved never to see Nora again, but such resolutions, though they may be steadfastly held for a whole week, are abandoned in a few moments of despair.
    From Barry Lyndon. Submitted by Chad E (3 years ago)
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