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      Eric Porter

      Eric Porter

      Highest Rated: 92% 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 poster
      The Fall of the Roman Empire
      The Day of the Jackal poster
      The Day of the Jackal
      Hands of the Ripper poster
      Hands of the Ripper
      Nicholas and Alexandra poster
      Nicholas and Alexandra
      The Heroes of Telemark poster
      The Heroes of Telemark
      The Pumpkin Eater poster
      The Pumpkin Eater
      Hitler: The Last Ten Days poster
      Hitler: The Last Ten Days
      The Lost Continent poster
      The Lost Continent




      No Score Yet No Score Yet Hamlet, Prince of Denmark Polonius (Character) - 1980
      No Score Yet 68% Why Didn't They Ask Evans? Dr. Nicholson (Character) - 1980
      No Score Yet 79% Little Lord Fauntleroy Havisham (Character) - 1980
      No Score Yet 51% 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
      43% 52% Hitler: The Last Ten Days Gen. von Greim (Character) - 1973
      90% 88% The Day of the Jackal Colonel Rodin (Character) - 1973
      No Score Yet 71% The Belstone Fox Asher Smith (Character) - 1973
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Marco Polo Jr. Director - 1973
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Antony and Cleopatra Enobarbus (Character) - 1972
      88% 49% Hands of the Ripper Actor (Character) - 1971
      69% 78% Nicholas and Alexandra Stolypin (Character) - 1971
      40% 31% The Lost Continent Capt. Lansen (Character) - 1968
      No Score Yet 56% Kaleidoscope Harry Dominion (Character) - 1966
      67% 56% The Heroes of Telemark Terboven (Character) - 1965
      92% 68% The Fall of the Roman Empire Julianus (Character) - 1964
      67% 72% The Pumpkin Eater Psychiatrist (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