Ronald Pickup

Ronald Pickup

Highest Rated: 89% The Day of the Jackal (1973)

Lowest Rated: 18% The Time of Their Lives (2017)

Birthday: Jun 07, 1940

Birthplace: Chester, England, UK

Endowed with an orotund delivery honed treading the boards with the likes of Olivier, British actor Ronald Pickup bowed on the British telly with a 1964 role on the venerable sci-fi series "Doctor Who." He then debuted on the big screen with a minor role in director Olivier's adaptation of Chekhov's drama "Three Sisters." Born in Chester, a city steeped in history dating back to the Roman Empire, Pickup hit his onscreen acting stride with several impressive turns playing significant historical figures. He garnered raves for his portrayals of composers Igor Stravinsky in the 1980 drama "Nijinsky" and Giuseppe Verdi in the massive 10-hour 1982 miniseries "Verdi." Trained at London's Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, Pickup, throughout his busy film and TV career, never ventured far from the stage; among other successful theatrical productions, he co-starred on Broadway in "Amy's View," opposite Judi Dench in her Tony-winning performance. Known for supporting roles in other award-winning fare, from the historical drama "The Mission" to the thriller "A Dry White Season," Pickup also graced action-filled popcorn pictures like "Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time." He won a whole new generation of fans voicing godlike lion Aslan in an animated British TV series adaptation of the "Chronicles of Narnia" fantasy books and costarring as daffy war vet Fraser on the Brit-com "The Worst Week of My Life."

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Credit
18% 38% The Time of Their Lives Frank (Character) - 2017
84% 82% Darkest Hour Neville Chamberlain (Character) $56.3M 2017
65% 59% The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Norman Cousins (Character) $33M 2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet A Little Place Off the Edgware Road Unknown (Character) - 2013
78% 78% The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Norman Cousins (Character) $46.4M 2011
37% 58% Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time King Sharaman (Character) $90.8M 2010
No Score Yet 19% Dark Floors Tobias (Character) - 2008
No Score Yet 52% The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey William McDowell (Character) - 2007
No Score Yet 68% Greyfriars Bobby Cecil Johnson (Character) - 2005
No Score Yet No Score Yet Feather Boy Ernest Sorrel (Character) - 2004
No Score Yet 48% Evilenko Aron Richter (Character) - 2004
No Score Yet 84% The Tulse Luper Suitcases Part 2: Vaux to the Sea Unknown (Character) - 2003
No Score Yet No Score Yet Breathtaking Dr. Maclaren (Character) - 2000
No Score Yet 87% Hornblower: The Duchess and the Devil M'Man Hunter (Character) - 1999
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dalziel and Pascoe: On Beulah Heights Walter Wulfstan (Character) - 1999
No Score Yet No Score Yet Horatio Hornblower: The Duchess and the Devil Don Massaredo (Character) - 1999
No Score Yet 36% Bring Me the Head of Mavis Davis Percy Stone (Character) - 1998
68% 75% Lolita Young Humbert's Father (Character) $1.4M 1997
No Score Yet No Score Yet Silent Witness: Long Days, Short Nights Dr. Richard Owen (Character) - 1996
No Score Yet No Score Yet King Henry IV King Henry IV (Character) - 1995
No Score Yet No Score Yet My Friend Walter Sir Walter Raleigh (Character) - 1993
No Score Yet No Score Yet Shogun Mayeda Capt. Crawford (Character) - 1992
No Score Yet 28% A Murder of Quality Felix D'Arcy (Character) - 1991
No Score Yet No Score Yet Inspector Morse: Who Killed Harry Field? Ian Matthews (Character) - 1991
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Silver Chair Aslan (Character) - 1990
No Score Yet 48% Jekyll & Hyde Jeffrey Utterson (Character) - 1990
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bethune: The Making of a Hero Alan Coleman (Character) - 1990
No Score Yet 50% The Attic: The Hiding of Anne Frank Koophuis (Character) - 1988
No Score Yet No Score Yet Fortunes of War Prince Yakimov (Character) - 1987
64% 87% The Mission Hontar (Character) $17.2M 1986
86% 75% Eleni Spiro (Character) - 1985
No Score Yet No Score Yet Pope John Paul II Jan Tyranowski (Character) - 1984
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Letter Howard Joyce (Character) - 1982
No Score Yet No Score Yet Orwell on Jura: The Crystal Spirit George Orwell (Character) - 1982
43% 29% Nijinsky Igor Stravinsky (Character) - 1980
No Score Yet 53% The Thirty-Nine Steps Bayliss (Character) - 1978
83% 78% Mahler Nick (Character) - 1975
89% 88% The Day of the Jackal The Forger (Character) - 1973
No Score Yet 32% Three Sisters Baron Tusenbach (Character) - 1970

TV

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Summer of Rockets Walter (Character) 2019
82% 100% Doc Martin John Moysey (Guest Star) 2013
No Score Yet No Score Yet Lark Rise to Candleford Unknown (Guest Star) 2010
No Score Yet No Score Yet Holby City Lord Charles Byrne (Character) 2006-2007 2002
No Score Yet No Score Yet Worst Week of My Life Unknown (Character) 2004-2006
No Score Yet No Score Yet Midsomer Murders Unknown (Guest Star) 2003
No Score Yet No Score Yet Mystery! Unknown (Character) 1999
No Score Yet No Score Yet Ruth Rendell Mysteries Unknown (Character) 1996
No Score Yet No Score Yet Silent Witness Unknown (Character) 1996
No Score Yet No Score Yet Lovejoy Unknown (Character) 1993
No Score Yet No Score Yet Boon Unknown (Guest Star) 1990
No Score Yet No Score Yet Behaving Badly Mary Mayor (Character) 1989
No Score Yet No Score Yet Fortunes of War Unknown (Character) 1987
No Score Yet No Score Yet Matlock Unknown (Guest Star) 1987
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Life of Verdi Giuseppe Verdi (Character) 1982

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