Mark Dignam

Highest Rated: 86% Macbeth (1971)
Lowest Rated: 67% The Prisoner (1955)
Birthday: Mar 20, 1909
Birthplace: Not Available
The brother of actor/director Basil Dignam, Mark Dignam studied journalism before making his 1930 stage bow in Lonely House. After a few seasons with the Ben Greet repertory troupe, he made his London debut in 1932 and thereafter worked with such organizations as the Royal Shakespeare Company and the National Theatre. In films from 1949, Dignam specialized in roles calling for gray-maned authority, notably the Laird in The Maggie (1954), the prosecuting attorney in Carrington, V.C. (1955), and Merlin in Cornel Wilde's Sword of Lancelot (1962). Mark Dignam reluctantly earned a bit of notoriety in 1969 when he appeared as Polonius in Nicol Williamson's controversial film version of Hamlet.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

CREDIT
No Score Yet The Chain Ambrose 1985
No Score Yet Memoirs of a Survivor Newsvendor/Gardener 1981
No Score Yet The Picture of Dorian Gray Actor 1976
No Score Yet Dead Cert Actor 1974
86% Macbeth Macduff's Son 1971
No Score Yet Jude the Obscure Actor 1971
No Score Yet There's a Girl in My Soup Guests at Wedding Reception 1970
No Score Yet Hamlet Polonius 1969
71% Isadora (The Loves of Isadora) Actor 1969
No Score Yet Charge of the Light Brigade Airey 1968
86% The Taming of the Shrew Vincentio 1967
No Score Yet A Jolly Bad Fellow The Master 1964
No Score Yet Siege of the Saxons King Arthur 1963
No Score Yet Sword of Lancelot Merlin 1963
85% Tom Jones Lieutenant 1963
No Score Yet The Eyes of Annie Jones OrphanageDirector 1963
No Score Yet In Search of the Castaways Rich Man at Yacht party 1962
No Score Yet The Pure Hell of St. Trinian's Prosecuting Counsel 1961
83% Sink the Bismarck! Captain, Ark Royal 1960
No Score Yet Escapade Sykes 1957
No Score Yet Lease of Life Mr. Black 1956
67% The Prisoner The Governor 1955
No Score Yet Carrington V.C. (Court Martial) Prosecutor 1955
80% Doctor in the House Actor 1955
No Score Yet Beau Brummell Mr. Burke 1954
No Score Yet The Maggie Laird 1954
No Score Yet Train Of Events Bolingbroke 1952

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