Ian Charleson

Ian Charleson

  • Highest Rated: 100% Jubilee (1978)
  • Lowest Rated: 71% Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes (1984)
  • Birthday: Aug 11, 1949
  • Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
  • An architecture student at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland-born Ian Charleson switched to drama at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. A lengthy sojourn with the Royal Shakespeare Company led to a film career in 1978. Charleson is best known for his performance as the devoutly religious Olympic runner Eric Liddell in the Oscar-winning Chariots of Fire. Ian Charleson died of AIDS in 1990, at the age of 40.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Rating

Title

Credit

Box
Office

Year

No Score Yet All's Well That Ends Well Bertram 2012
No Score Yet Codename: Kyril Kyril 1989
No Score Yet Troubles Actor 1988
90% Opera Marco 1987
No Score Yet Car Trouble Gerald 1986
71% Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes Brown 1984
No Score Yet Louisiana Clarence Dandridge 1984
No Score Yet Master of the Game Actor 1984
86% Gandhi Charlie Andrews 1982
84% Chariots of Fire Eric Liddell 1981
No Score Yet Antony and Cleopatra Octavius Caesar 1981
100% Jubilee Angel 1978

QUOTES FROM Ian Charleson CHARACTERS

Eric Liddell
Everyone runs in her own way, or his own way. And where does the power come from, to see the race to its end?... From within.
Eric Liddell
Everyone runs in her own way, or his own way. And where does the power come from, to see the race to its end? From within.
Eric Liddell
I believe God made me for a purpose, but he also made me fast. And when I run I feel His pleasure.
Eric Liddell
I believe God made me for a purpose, but he also made me fast. And when I run I feel his pleasure.