Eric Porter

Eric Porter

Highest Rated: 100% The Fall of the Roman Empire (1964)

Lowest Rated: 40% The Lost Continent (1968)

Birthday: Apr 8, 1928

Birthplace: London, England, UK

British-born Eric Porter was a beloved actor, well-known for his memorable performances on the Hollywood movie screen. In his early acting career, Porter appeared in such films as the adaptation "The Fall of the Roman Empire" (1964) with Sophia Loren, the Anne Bancroft dramatic adaptation "The Pumpkin Eater" (1964) and the Kirk Douglas dramatic adaptation "The Heroes of Telemark" (1965). He also appeared in the Warren Beatty comedy "Kaleidoscope" (1966), the dramatic adaptation "Antony and Cleopatra" (1970) with Charlton Heston and "Hands of the Ripper" (1971). His film career continued throughout the seventies in productions like the Michael Jayston biopic "Nicholas and Alexandra" (1971) and "The Belstone Fox" (1973). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in the Robert Powell thrilling mystery "The 39 Steps" (1978). Porter was most recently credited in "House of Cards" (2012-). He held additional roles in television including a part on "Anna Karenina" (PBS, 1977-78). He also was featured in the TV movie "Little Lord Fauntleroy" (CBS, 1980-81). Porter passed away in May 1995 at the age of 67.

Highest rated movies

The Fall of the Roman Empire
The Day of the Jackal
Hands of the Ripper
Nicholas and Alexandra
The Heroes of Telemark
The Pumpkin Eater
Hitler: The Last Ten Days
The Lost Continent




No Score Yet No Score Yet Hamlet, Prince of Denmark Polonius (Character) - 1980
No Score Yet 79% Little Lord Fauntleroy Havisham (Character) - 1980
No Score Yet 52% The Thirty-Nine Steps Chief Supt Lomas (Character) - 1978
No Score Yet 22% Hennessy Tobin (Character) - 1975
No Score Yet 71% Callan Hunter (Character) - 1974
89% 88% The Day of the Jackal Colonel Rodin (Character) - 1973
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Belstone Fox Asher Smith (Character) - 1973
No Score Yet No Score Yet Marco Polo Jr. Director - 1973
43% 50% Hitler: The Last Ten Days Gen. von Greim (Character) - 1973
No Score Yet No Score Yet Antony and Cleopatra Enobarbus (Character) - 1972
67% 78% Nicholas and Alexandra Stolypin (Character) - 1971
86% 50% Hands of the Ripper Actor (Character) - 1971
40% 31% The Lost Continent Capt. Lansen (Character) - 1968
No Score Yet 53% Kaleidoscope Harry Dominion (Character) - 1966
67% 56% The Heroes of Telemark Terboven (Character) - 1965
67% 74% The Pumpkin Eater Psychiatrist (Character) - 1964
100% 68% The Fall of the Roman Empire Julianus (Character) - 1964


No Score Yet 100% The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes Eric Porter (Character),
Unknown (Guest Star)
No Score Yet No Score Yet Oliver Twist Fagin (Character) 1985
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Jewel in the Crown Unknown (Character) 1984-1985
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Forsyte Saga Unknown (Character) 1967