Tom Courtenay

Highest Rated:
100%     The Dresser (1983)
Lowest Rated:
9%     Leonard Part 6 (1987)
Birthday:
Feb 25
Birthplace:
Hull, Humberside, England, UK
Bio:


Actor Tom Courtenay studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts before making his theatrical debut in the Old Vic production of The Seagull in 1960; in 1961 he took over Albert Finney's role in Billy Liar, a part he would later play in the film version. In his first British film, The…

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
45 Years
  • Actor
-- 2015
18% Gambit
  • The Major
-- 2014
40% Night Train To Lisbon
  • Actor
-- 2013
79% Quartet
  • Reggie Paget
$18.4M 2013
Little Dorrit
  • William Dorrit
-- 2008
42% The Golden Compass
  • Farder Coram
$70.1M 2007
Flood
  • Leonard Morrison
-- 2007
79% Last Orders
  • Vic
$2.2M 2002
77% Nicholas Nickleby
  • Newman Noggs
$1.3M 2002
40% Whatever Happened to Harold Smith?
  • Harold Smith
-- 2001
A Rather English Marriage
  • Roy Southgate
-- 1998
Boy from Mercury
  • Uncle Tony
-- 1996
The Old Curiosity Shop
  • Quilp
-- 1995
The Last Butterfly
  • Antoine Moreau
-- 1993
92% Let Him Have It
  • William Bentley
-- 1991
Happy New Year
  • Edward Saunders
-- 1987
9% Leonard Part 6
  • Frayn
-- 1987
100% The Dresser
  • Norman
-- 1983
I Heard the Owl Call My Name
  • Father Tark Brian
-- 1973
Catch Me a Spy
  • Baxter Clarke
-- 1971
One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
  • Ivan Denisovich
-- 1970
Otley
  • Gerald Arthur Otley
-- 1968
A Dandy in Aspic
  • Gatiss
-- 1968
The Night of the Generals
  • Hartmann
-- 1967
The Day the Fish Came Out, (...Otan ta psaria vgikan sti steria!)
  • Navigator
-- 1967
100% King and Country
  • Private Hamp
-- 1965
60% Operation Crossbow
  • Robert Henshaw
-- 1965
85% Doctor Zhivago
  • Pasha/Strelnikov
-- 1965
King Rat
  • Lieutenant Grey
-- 1965
Private Potter
  • Pvt. Potter
-- 1963
100% Billy Liar
  • Billy Fisher
-- 1963
74% The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner
  • Colin Smith
-- 1962

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
Masterpiece
  • William Dorrit
  • Roy Southgate
1999 - 2009

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Quotes from Tom Courtenay's Characters

    • Reggie Paget:
      You're here , I'm here , trapped - We Have to grin and bear
    • Jean:
      What happened to forgive and forget ?
    From Quartet. Submitted by Maryam Z (14 months ago)

    • Eberlin:
      Cuban cigars are in our country. How you say, dime a dozen?
    • Gatiss:
      The dime is a small American coin.
    • Eberlin:
      I thought the Americans didn't have any small coins?
    • Gatiss:
      They don't. They've given them all to the British.
    From A Dandy in Aspic. Submitted by Glen F (3 years ago)