Richard Wilson

Highest Rated: 98% The Loved Ones (2012)
Lowest Rated: 56% Gnomeo and Juliet (2011)
Birthday: Jul 9, 1936
Birthplace: Not Available
Was born and raised in Scotland, but lost his accent to avoid being typecast. Was put off acting by his secondary school drama teacher, who said he could not speak properly; became a laboratory technician instead, but decided to attend drama school at 27. Was awarded an Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 1994 for his services to drama. Won the TMA Best Director Award for Mr Kolpert at the Royal Court Theatre in 2000. In 2010, appeared as Malvolio in Gregory Doran's adaptation of Twelfth Night at the Duke of York's Theatre. In 2016, was due to reprise his most well-known role of Victor Meldrew at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, but the show was cancelled when he suffered a heart attack. Is a supporter of multiple charities, including the LGBT rights charity Stonewall, the AIDS charity Terrence Higgins Trust, and Graeae, an accessible theatre company.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

CREDIT
No Score Yet A Midsummer Night's Dream Starveling 2016
No Score Yet Danny and the Human Zoo James Broughton 2015
98% The Loved Ones Jamie 2012
56% Gnomeo and Juliet Mr. Capulet $99.9M 2011
No Score Yet Australian Pie: Naked Love Actor 2008
No Score Yet 48 Shades Actor 2006
No Score Yet Women Talking Dirty Ronald 2004
No Score Yet Deck Dogz Robert "Poker" Benardi 2004
No Score Yet Gulliver's Travels Actor 1996
No Score Yet Carry On Columbus Don Felipe 1992
No Score Yet Unnatural Pursuits Actor 1991
No Score Yet Selling Hitler Actor 1991
85% A Dry White Season Cicete 1989
60% How to Get Ahead in Advertising John Bristol 1989
No Score Yet The Four Minute Mile Actor 1988
94% Prick Up Your Ears Psychiatrist 1987
86% A Passage to India Turton 1984
No Score Yet Birthday Actor 1980
No Score Yet Film Funday TV Preview: Merlin Actor

TV

CREDIT
82% Merlin
2009-2012
Gaius
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • 2011
  • 2010
  • 2009
No Score Yet Great Performances
2000
Director
  • 2008
94% Doctor Who
2006
Dr. Constantine
  • 2006
No Score Yet One Foot in the Grave
1990-2000
Victor Meldrew
  • 2001
  • 1994
  • 1993
No Score Yet Mystery!
1980-2007
Brian Thornton
  • 1995
No Score Yet The World of Peter Rabbit and Friends
1992-1995
Voice

QUOTES FROM Richard Wilson CHARACTERS