Tim Pigott-Smith Biography (1946-)

Born May 13, 1946, in Rugby, England; son of Harry Thomas (a journalist) andMargaret Muriel (maiden name, Goodman) Pigott-Smith; married Pamela Miles (anactress), April 30, 1972; children: Tom Edward. Addresses: Agent: Chris Harris, Peters Fraser & Dunlop, Drury House, 34-43 Russell St., LondonWC2B 5HA, England.

Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor, director
Birth Details
May 13, 1946
Rugby, England

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Stage Appearances
  • As You Like It, Bristol Old Vic Theatre, Bristol, England, 1969
  • (London debut) Laertes and First Player, Hamlet, Cambridge Theatre, 1970
  • Much Ado about Nothing, Prospect Theatre, 1970-1971
  • Boswell's Johnson, Prospect Theatre, 1970-1971
  • Roman Plays, Royal Shakespeare Company, between 1972 and 1975
  • (Broadway debut) Dr. Watson, Sherlock Holmes, Royal Shakespeare Company, Broadhurst Theatre, then Aldwych Theatre, London, both 1974
  • Tullus's lieutenant, Coriolanus, Royal Shakespeare Company, RoyalShakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, England, 1974
  • Mettullus Cimber and Dardanius, Julius Caesar, Royal Shakespeare Company, Royal Shakespeare Theatre, 1974
  • Proculeius, Antony and Cleopatra, Royal Shakespeare Company, RoyalShakespeare Theatre, 1974
  • Posthumous Leonatus, Cymbeline, Royal Shakespeare Company, Royal Shakespeare Theatre, 1974
  • Traps, Royal Court Theatre, London, 1977
  • Colin, Benefactors, Vaudeville Theatre, London, 1984
  • Bengal Lancer (solo show), Leicester Theatre, Leicester, England,then Lyric Hammersmith Theatre, London, both 1985
  • Octavius Caesar, Antony and Cleopatra, National Theatre, London, 1986-1988
  • Henry Moule, Entertaining Strangers, National Theatre, London, 1986-1988
  • Leontes, Winter's Tale, National Theatre, London, 1986-1988
  • Iachimo, Cymbeline, National Theatre, London, 1986-1988
  • Trinculo, The Tempest, National Theatre, London, 1986-1988
  • Coming into Land, Royal National Theatre, London, 1987-1988
  • Brutus, Julius Caesar, Compass Theatre, Brighton, England, 1990
  • Salieri, Amadeus, Compass Theatre, 1991
  • Old Times, 1993
  • Rochester, Jane Eyre, Playhouse Theatre, London, 1994
  • Robert Ross, The Picture of Dorian Gray, Lyric Hammersmith Theatre, 1994
  • Retreat, Orange Tree Theatre, 1995
  • The Letter, Lyric Hammersmith Theatre, 1995
  • Mary Stuart, Royal National Theatre, 1996
  • Heritage, Hampstead Theatre Club, London, 1997
  • Larry Slade, The Iceman Cometh, Almeida Theatre, London, 1998 thenOld Vic Theatre, London, later Brooks Atkinson Theatre, New York City, 1999
  • Five Kinds of Science, Lyric Hammersmith Theatre, 2000
  • Made stage debut as Snobby Price, Major Barbara, Bristol Old Vic Theatre; also appeared in The Alchemist and Saki--An Anthology.
  • Major Tours
  • Laertes, Hamlet, Prospect Theatre Company, British cities, 1970
  • Stage Director
  • Company, Donmar Warehouse Theatre, London, then Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1987
  • Royal Hunt of the Sun, Compass Theatre Company, 1989
  • Playing the Wife, Compass Theatre Company, 1992
  • Hamlet, Theatre at Regent's Park, 1994
  • Film Appearances
  • (Film debut) Major Stoppard, Aces High, Paramount, 1975
  • Tullius, The Day Christ Died, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1979
  • Peter, Richard's Things, Southern Pictures, 1980
  • Thallo, Clash of the Titans, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1981
  • Rose, Victory (also known as Escape to Victory), Paramount,1981
  • Father Joe Ryan, A State of Emergency (also known as Chain Reaction), Double "O" Associates, 1986
  • Tom Benn, The Remains of the Day, Columbia, 1993
  • Also appeared in the film Joseph Andrews.
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Mr. Blenkinsop, Hannah, BBC (England), 1980
  • Struggle, 1983
  • Narrator, Battlefield, 1984
  • Chief Constable John Stafford, The Chief, 1989-1991
  • King Ferdinand, The True Adventures of Christopher Columbus, 1992
  • Narrator, Nightmares of Nature, 1995
  • Narrator, The Major Years, 1999
  • Miniseries
  • North and South, 1975
  • Arthur Llewelyn-Davis, The Lost Boys (also known as J. M. Barrie and the Lost Boys), BBC, 1977
  • Brendan Bracken, Winston Churchill: The Wilderness Years, BBC, 1982 then on Masterpiece Theatre, PBS, 1982
  • Captain Ronald Merrick, The Jewel in the Crown, Granada (England),then on Masterpiece Theatre, PBS, 1984
  • Peter De Savary, The Challenge, 1986
  • Voice, The Great War (also known as The Great War and the Shaping of the 20th Century), PBS, 1996
  • Movies
  • Dick Stavely, Eustace and Hilda, BBC, 1975
  • Gerald, Sweet William, ITV (England), 1979
  • Harvey Shancross, Fame Is the Spur, BBC, 1979
  • Captain Hardy, I Remember Nelson, ATV (England), 1980
  • Philippe, The Hunchback of Notre Dame (also known as Hunchback), CBS, 1982
  • Sir George Stubbs, Agatha Christie's Dead Man's Folly (also knownas Dead Man's Folly), CBS, 1986
  • Host, The Case of Sherlock Holmes, BBC2, 1987
  • Francis Crick, Double Helix (also known as Life Story and The Race for the Double Helix), BBC, then Arts and Entertainment, 1987
  • Major General Ford, Bloody Sunday, Granada/Channel 4 (England), 2001
  • Specials
  • Angelo, Measure for Measure (also known as BBC Television Shakespeare: Measure for Measure), BBC, 1978 then PBS, 1979
  • Hotspur, Henry IV, Part I (also known as BBC Television Shakespeare: Henry IV, Part I), BBC, 1979 then PBS, 1980
  • School Play (also known as BBC2 Playhouse: School Play), BBC2, 1979
  • First player, Hamlet, BBC, rebroadcast on PBS, 1982
  • Masterpiece Theatre: Fifteen Years, PBS, 1986
  • Primo Levi: The Memory of Offense, PBS, 1994
  • Also appeared in No Mama No, ITV; and as Vasques, 'Tis Pity She's a Whore.
  • Episodic
  • Captain Harker, "The Claws of Axos," Doctor Who, BBC, 1970
  • Marco, "The Masque of Mandragora," Doctor Who, BBC, 1976
  • Harry Winthrop, "Dead Letter," Danger UXB, 1979
  • Mark Yelland, "The End of Law," Kavanagh QC, 2001
  • Other
  • Glittering Prizes, 1975
  • Wings, 1976
  • Tullius, The Day Christ Died, 1980
  • Hubert, The Bullion Boys (also known as Screen One: The BullionBoys), 1993
  • Calcutta Chronicles (documentary), Channel 4, 1995
  • Innocents, 2000
  • Also appeared in Glittering Prizes, BBC; The Shadowy Third,BBS; and The Traitor, ITV.
  • WRITINGS
  • Out of India, Constable, 1986

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