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Jim Carter

Was head boy of his high school in his final year. Left the University of Sussex after two years to join a fringe theater group called the Brighton Combination. Performed with the Madhouse Company of London, a comedy troupe, during the 1970s.  Attended a circus school in New York during the 1970s, where he learned to walk the tightrope, ride a unicycle, juggle and perform magic. Met wife Imelda Staunton when they were both cast in a 1982 production of Guys and Dolls at the Royal National Theatre in London. They later worked together in a production of The Wizard of Oz; he was the Cowardly Lion to her Dorothy. Serves as chairman of the Hampstead Cricket Club.

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Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
83% My Week with Marilyn
  • Barry
2011
10% The Oxford Murders
  • Inspector Petersen
2010
52% Alice in Wonderland
  • Executioner
2010
91% Red Riding: 1980
  • Harold Angus
2010
No Score Yet Wish 143
  • Actor
2010
90% Red Riding: 1983
  • Harold Angus
2009
No Score Yet Burlesque Fairytales
  • Actor
2009
42% The Golden Compass
  • John Faa
2007
46% Cassandra's Dream
  • Garage Boss
2007
No Score Yet Cranford
  • Actor
2007
No Score Yet The Wind in the Willows
  • Actor
2006
No Score Yet The Secret Life of Mrs. Beeton
  • Actor
2006
40% The Thief Lord
  • Victor
2006
No Score Yet Out of Season
  • Michael
2004
No Score Yet Casablanca Driver
  • Actor
2004
50% Ella Enchanted
  • Nish
2004
No Score Yet Pompeii: The Last Day
  • Polybius
2003
65% Bright Young Things
  • Chief Customs Officer
2003
No Score Yet A Very British Coup
  • Actor
2003
80% 16 Years of Alcohol
  • Director
2003
60% Heartlands
  • Geoff
2002
No Score Yet Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story
  • Odin
2001
31% 102 Dalmatians
  • Detective Armstrong
2000
55% The Little Vampire
  • Rookery
2000
No Score Yet Tube Tales
  • Ticket Inspector
1999
92% Shakespeare in Love
  • Ralph Bashford
1998
86% A Merry War
  • Erskine
1998
29% Legionnaire
  • Actor
1998
No Score Yet Ain't Misbehavin'
  • Actor
1997
79% Brassed Off
  • Harry
1997
94% Richard III
  • Lord Hastings
1995
50% Balto
  • Actor
1995
No Score Yet Grave Indiscretion
  • George
1995
93% The Madness of King George
  • Fox
1994
75% The Advocate (The Hour of the Pig)
  • Mathieu
1994
80% Black Beauty
  • John Manly
1994
No Score Yet Stalin
  • Sergo
1992
No Score Yet A Dangerous Man: Lawrence After Arabia
  • Meinertzhagen
1992
20% Blame It on the Bellboy
  • Rossi
1992
No Score Yet Moyers/Beyond Hate
  • Actor
1991
100% The Witches
  • Head Chef
1990
47% Erik the Viking
  • Jennifer the Viking, another Rapist
1989
71% The Rainbow
  • Harby
1989
No Score Yet The Tenth Man
  • Actor
1988
No Score Yet Riders of the Storm
  • Castro
1988
No Score Yet A Month in the Country
  • Ellerback
1987
25% Haunted Honeymoon
  • Montego
1986
18% Rustlers' Rhapsody
  • Blackie
1985
100% A Private Function
  • Inspector Noble
1985
76% Top Secret!
  • Deja Vu
1984
82% Flash Gordon
  • Azurdian Man
1980

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT
No Score Yet Downton Abbey
2010
  • Mr. Carson Carson
No Score Yet Masterpiece
1971-2015
  • Mr. Breghart Henry Dorling Capt. Brown Mr. Carson
86% Downton Abbey
2011-2016
  • Charles Carson Mr. Carson Carson
No Score Yet The View
1997
  • Guest

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