Ian Charleson

Ian Charleson

Highest Rated: 100% Jubilee (1978)

Lowest Rated: 73% Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes (1984)

Birthday: Aug 11, 1949

Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

This tall, lithe Scottish actor won international recognition as Olympic hopeful Eric Lidell, the Presbyterian missionary who refused to compete on the Sabbath, in Hugh Hudson's Oscar-winning "Chariots of Fire" (1981). Although he only appeared in a handful of films, Ian Charleson had a distinguished stage career for close to two decades before his untimely death from AIDS complications in 1990.

Highest rated movies

Jubilee
Terror at the Opera
Gandhi
Chariots of Fire
Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes

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Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Troubles Maj. Brendan Archer (Character) - 1989
No Score Yet No Score Yet Codename: Kyril Kyril (Character) - 1988
91% 79% Terror at the Opera Marco (Character) - 1987
No Score Yet 50% Car Trouble Gerald (Character) - 1985
73% 60% Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes Jeffson Brown (Character) - 1984
No Score Yet No Score Yet Ascendancy Lt. Ryder (Character) - 1983
85% 92% Gandhi Rev. Charlie Andrews (Character) - 1982
82% 80% Chariots of Fire Eric Liddell (Character) - 1981
100% 59% Jubilee Angel (Character) - 1978

TV

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Sun Also Rises Unknown (Character) 1984
No Score Yet No Score Yet Troubles Major Brendan Archer (Character)
No Score Yet No Score Yet Master of the Game Jamie McGregor (Character)