Donald Sumpter

Highest Rated: 94% Richard III (1995)
Birthday: Feb 13, 1943
Birthplace: UK
Quintessentially British character actor Donald Sumpter tackled a host of roles in his native Britain before breaking through to international acclaim. He landed guest parts (as different characters) on the U.K. cult fantasy series Doctor Who, then segued to features throughout the 1970s, '80s, and '90s in such pictures as Meetings with Remarkable Men (1979), Curse of the Pink Panther (1983), Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead (1990), and Richard III (1995). Sumpter's popularity increased substantially in the mid- to late 2000s when he landed pivotal supporting roles in two major features: Fernando Meirelles' The Constant Gardener (2005) and David Cronenberg's Eastern Promises (2007).

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

CREDIT
43% In the Heart of the Sea Paul Mason $19.1M 2015
86% The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Detective Morell $102.6M 2011
No Score Yet Ultramarines: A Warhammer 40,000 Movie Actor 2011
No Score Yet Änglavakt (Among Us) Man on bench 2010
No Score Yet Einstein and Eddington Max Planck 2008
No Score Yet Dracula Alfred Singleton 2007
89% Eastern Promises Yuri $17.2M 2007
83% The Constant Gardener Tim Donohue $33.6M 2005
61% K-19: The Widowmaker Savran $35.2M 2002
72% Enigma Leveret 2002
No Score Yet The Point Men Benni Baum 2001
94% Richard III Brackenbury 1995
No Score Yet Buddha of Suburbia Matthew Pyke 1993
62% Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead King Claudius 1991
29% Curse of the Pink Panther Dave 1983
No Score Yet Antony and Cleopatra Pompeius 1981
No Score Yet Meetings with Remarkable Men Pogossian 1979
No Score Yet Black Panther Donald Neilson 1977
No Score Yet The First Churchills Actor 1971
No Score Yet Bleak Moments (Loving Moments) Actor 1971
No Score Yet The Walking Stick Max 1970
No Score Yet Night After Night After Night (He Kills) Pete Laver 1969
No Score Yet The Lost Continent Sparks 1968

TV

CREDIT
94% Doctor Who
2006
The President
  • 2015
67% One Child
2014
Jim Ashley Jim Arthurton
  • 2014
88% Wallander
2008-2016
  • 2012
89% Game of Thrones
2011
Maester Luwin
  • 2012
  • 2011
No Score Yet Masterpiece
1971-2014
Fredrik Thorson Parson Tringham
  • 2012
  • 2009
82% Merlin
2009-2012
The Fisher King
  • 2011
No Score Yet MI-5
2003-2011
Stephen Kirby
  • 2011
No Score Yet Mystery!
1980-2007
Cust
  • 1992
100% Being Human
2009-2013
Kemp
83% Black Mirror
2011
Julian Hereford
68% Doctor Who
1963-1989
Cmdr. Ridgeway
No Score Yet The Secret of Crickley Hall
2012

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