James Cossins

James Cossins

Highest Rated: 91% Death Line (1972)

Lowest Rated: 40% The Lost Continent (1968)

Birthday: Dec 4, 1933

Birthplace: Beckenham, Kent, England, UK

James Cossins was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. In 1958, he joined the Nottingham Playhouse. Cossins's early acting career consisted of roles in various films, such as the Julie Christie drama "Darling" (1965), the dramatic adaptation "How I Won the War" (1967) with Michael Crawford and the Bette Davis dramatic adaptation "The Anniversary" (1968). He also appeared in "Otley" (1969) with Tom Courtenay, the Jean Simmons comedy "Say Hello to Yesterday" (1970) and "The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer" (1970) with Peter Cook. His film career continued throughout the seventies in productions like the horror flick "Blood From the Mummy's Tomb" (1971) with Andrew Keir, the action picture "Villain" (1971) with Richard Burton and the romance "Melody" (1971) with Jack Wild. He also appeared in the Judy Geeson thriller "Fear in the Night" (1972). Nearing the end of his career, he tackled roles in the Sean Connery action movie "The First Great Train Robbery" (1979), "Sphinx" (1981) and "Gandhi" (1982). He also appeared in the Albert Finney crime flick "Loophole" (1986) and the drama "Immaculate Conception" (1992) with James Wilby. Cossins last appeared in "Unnatural Causes" (PBS, 1993-94). Cossins passed away in February 1997 at the age of 64.

Highest rated movies

Death Line
The Anniversary
The Great Train Robbery
Villain
Wuthering Heights
Privilege
Hitler: The Last Ten Days
The Lost Continent

Photos

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Unnatural Causes Justin Bryce (Character) - 1993
No Score Yet No Score Yet Immaculate Conception Godfrey (Character) - 1992
No Score Yet 35% Sphinx Lord Carnarvon (Character) - 1981
74% 68% The Great Train Robbery Harranby (Character) - 1978
No Score Yet No Score Yet What's Next? Phelps (Character) - 1975
43% 50% Hitler: The Last Ten Days German Officer (Character) - 1973
No Score Yet No Score Yet Possession Kellet (Character) - 1973
No Score Yet No Score Yet Fear in the Night The Doctor (Character) - 1972
91% 44% Death Line James Manfred, OBE (Character) - 1972
67% 49% Villain Brown (Character) - 1971
No Score Yet 67% The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer Crodder (Character) - 1970
64% 63% Wuthering Heights Mr. Linton (Character) - 1970
No Score Yet 18% Otley Geffcock (Character) - 1969
No Score Yet 50% A Dandy in Aspic Heston-Stevas (Character) - 1968
80% 72% The Anniversary Henry Taggart (Character) - 1968
40% 31% The Lost Continent Nick (Character) - 1968
No Score Yet 12% The Deadly Bees Coroner (Character) - 1967
44% 75% Privilege Professor Tatham (Character) - 1967

TV

Credit
87% 97% Mystery Science Theater 3000 Unknown (Character) 1998
No Score Yet No Score Yet All Creatures Great and Small Unknown (Character) 1980 1988
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bergerac Unknown (Character) 1988
No Score Yet No Score Yet Shelley Bernard Nelson (Character) 1981
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Good Life Magistrate (Character) 1976
100% 94% Fawlty Towers Mr. Walt (Guest Star) 1975
No Score Yet No Score Yet Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? Unknown (Character) 1974
No Score Yet No Score Yet Van der Valk Noorhoff (Character) 1973
No Score Yet No Score Yet Thriller Kellet (Character) 1973
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes Dr Jervis (Character) 1971
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bless This House Unknown (Guest Star) 1971
No Score Yet 100% The Avengers Unknown (Guest Star) 1969