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Kenneth Colley

  • Highest Rated: 95% Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
  • Lowest Rated: 38% Firefox (1982)
  • Birthday: Dec 7, 1937
  • Birthplace: Manchester, England, UK
  • Hollow-cheeked character player Kenneth Colley acted in several of the "trendy," director-dominated films glutting the market of his native England in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Colley was seen in Michael Winner's The Jokers (1967), Richard Lester's How I Won the War (1968), Ken Russell's The Devils (1971) and The Music Lovers (1971). Many of the actor's later performances were in more conformist films like Hitler: The Last Ten Days (1973) and Return of the Jedi (1983) (as Admiral Piett), though in 1989 he was back with Ken Russell in The Rainbow (1989). Colley portrayed Lord Horatio Nelson in the four-part TV biography I Remember Nelson, telecast in America as part of the 1981-82 season of Masterpiece Theatre.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Rating

Title

Credit

Box
Office

Year

No Score Yet Scar Tissue Actor 2013
No Score Yet Lego Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Out Actor 2013
No Score Yet Greetings Director Screenwriter Actor Producer 2007
No Score Yet Hold Back The Night Actor 2001
No Score Yet Like Father Like Son Actor 1999
No Score Yet Shadow Run Larcombe 1998
79% Brassed Off Greasley 1997
No Score Yet Robert Rylands' Last Journey Archdale 1996
No Score Yet Solomon & Sheba Nathan 1995
No Score Yet La Vie de Bohème (Bohemian Life) Street Sweeper 1993
No Score Yet Prisoner of Honor Captain Dreyfus 1991
No Score Yet I Hired a Contract Killer The Killer 1990
No Score Yet The Plot to Kill Hitler Actor 1990
71% The Rainbow Mr. Brunt 1989
No Score Yet A Summer Story Jim 1988
86% The Whistle Blower Bill Pickett 1987
No Score Yet Casanova Le Duc 1987
No Score Yet Mussolini: The Untold Story King Vittorio Emmanuele 1985
No Score Yet Wallenberg: A Hero's Story Actor 1985
81% Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi Adm. Piett 1983
38% Firefox Col. Kontarsky 1982
No Score Yet I Remember Nelson Lord Horatio Nelson 1982
No Score Yet And Nothing But the Truth Martin 1982
No Score Yet Peter and Paul Actor 1981
95% Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back Admiral Piett $4.6M 1980
95% Monty Python's Life of Brian Jesus Christ 1979
No Score Yet Measure for Measure The Duke 1979
No Score Yet Pennies From Heaven Actor 1978
No Score Yet Slade In Flame Tony Devlin 1975
50% Lisztomania Frederic Chopin 1975
No Score Yet Juggernaut Detective Brown 1974
No Score Yet Mahler Krenek 1974
No Score Yet Hitler: The Last Ten Days Boldt 1973
73% The Devils Legrand 1971
56% The Music Lovers Modeste Tchaikovsky 1971
No Score Yet Blood Beast Terror James 1967
No Score Yet The Jokers De Winter the Chauffeur 1967
50% How I Won the War Replacement 1967

TV

Rating

Title

Credit

Year

No Score Yet Inspector Morse
1987-2000
Dawson
  • 2017
92% Peaky Blinders
2013-2017
Vicente Changretta
  • 2016
No Score Yet Vera
Ronald Devreux
  • 2013
No Score Yet Foyle's War
2002-2015
Brian Jones
  • 2007
No Score Yet Mystery!
1980-2007
Dawson Brian Jones
  • 2007
  • 1993
No Score Yet Midsomer Murders
  • 2001
100% Monty Python's Flying Circus
1969-1974
No Score Yet New Tricks
2003-2013
Frank
No Score Yet The Avengers (1961)
1969
Darryl
No Score Yet War and Remembrance
1988-1989
SS Col. Paul Blobel

QUOTES FROM Kenneth Colley CHARACTERS

Admiral Ozzel
Lord Vader, the fleet has moved out of lightspeed and we're preparing to-*agh* [Begins choking]
Darth Vader
You have failed me for the last time, Admiral. Captain Piett!
Admiral Piett
Yes my Lord?
Darth Vader
Make ready to land our troops beyond the energy field, and deploy the fleet so that nothing gets off the system, [as Ozzel's neck is crushed] you are in command now, ADMIRAL Piett.
Admiral Piett
Thank you, Lord Vader.
Admiral Piett
Intensify forward firepower!
Stardestroyer Commander #2
Too late! [The damaged A-Wing fighter collides with the bridge window, sending Piett and the Commander flying from the bridge]
Stardestroyer Commander #2
Too late! [the damaged A-Wing fighter collides with the bridge window, sending Piett and the Commander flying from the bridge]