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Donald Sumpter

Highest Rated:   94% Richard III (1995)
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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

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
43% In the Heart of the Sea
  • Paul Mason
2015
86% The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • Detective Morell
2011
No Score Yet Ultramarines: A Warhammer 40,000 Movie
  • Actor
2011
No Score Yet Ă„nglavakt (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
2007
84% The Constant Gardener
  • Tim Donohue
2005
60% K-19: The Widowmaker
  • Savran
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
64% 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

RATING TITLE CREDIT
No Score Yet Being Human
2009-2013
  • Kemp
67% One Child
2014
  • Jim Ashley Jim Arthurton
No Score Yet Merlin
2009-2012
  • The Fisher King
No Score Yet MI-5
2003-2011
  • Stephen Kirby
No Score Yet Masterpiece
1971-2015
  • Fredrik Thorson Parson Tringham
88% Doctor Who
2006
  • The President
89% Wallander
2008-2016
  • Actor
95% Game of Thrones
2011
  • Maester Luwin
96% Black Mirror
2011-2014
  • Julian Hereford
No Score Yet The Secret of Crickley Hall
2012
  • Actor

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