Jeremy Kemp Biography (1935-)

Original name, Jeremy Walker; born February 3, 1935, near Chesterfield, England; son of Edmund Reginald (an engineer) and Elsa May (maiden name, Kemp) Walker.


Famous Works

  • Film Appearances
  • Vince Howard, Face of a Stranger (also known as Edgar Wallace Mysteries: Face of a Stranger), Allied Artists, 1964
  • Drake, Dr. Terror's House of Horrors (also known as The Blood Suckers), Regal Films, 1965
  • Phil Bradley, Operation Crossbow (also known as Codename: Operation Crossbow, The Great Spy Mission, and Operazione Crossbow), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1965
  • Willi Von Klugermann, The Blue Max, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1966
  • Senior British immigration officer, Cast a Giant Shadow, United Artists, 1966
  • Hal, Assignment K, Columbia, 1968
  • Detective Sergeant Pierce, The Strange Affair, Paramount, 1968
  • Harry Riker, A Twist of Sand, United Artists, 1968
  • Inspector Galleria, Eyewitness (also known as Sudden Terror), National General, 1970
  • Kurt Von Ruger, Darling Lili, Paramount, 1970
  • Jim Harcourt, The Games, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1970
  • Joan's father, Pope Joan (also known as The Devil's Imposter), Columbia, 1972
  • The Salzburg Connection, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1972
  • Grabinski, The Blockhouse, Hemdale, 1974
  • George Stevens, Labbra di lurido blu, 1975
  • John Kendrick, The Belstone Fox (also known as Free Spirit), Rank/Twentieth Century-Fox, 1976
  • East of Elephant Rock, Kendon, 1976
  • Baron Von Leinsdorf, The Seven-Per-Cent Solution, Universal, 1977
  • RAF briefing officer, A Bridge Too Far, United Artists, 1977
  • Dr. Smythe, Caravans, Universal/Ibex, 1978
  • Duke Michael of Zenda, The Prisoner of Zenda, Universal, 1979
  • Bolt, Leopard in the Snow, New World, 1979
  • Reginald Landers, The Treasure Seekers (also known as Contraband, Forty Million Bucks, Jamaican Gold, and On a Dead Man's Chest), 1979
  • Frank, Return of the Soldier, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1983
  • Ferryman, Uncommon Valor, Paramount, 1983
  • General Streck, Top Secret! Paramount, 1984
  • Mr. Wellbeloved, When the Whales Came, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1989
  • Sir John Delaney, Four Weddings and a Funeral, 1994
  • Sir Harald Alabaster, Angels and Insects, 1995
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • P.C. Bob Steele, Z Cars, 1962
  • Squadron leader Tony Shaw, Colditz, 1974
  • Churchill's People, 1974
  • Hissa Zul, Conan, syndicated, 1998
  • Miniseries
  • Haerte 10, 1974
  • Brigadier General Armin Von Roon, The Winds of War, ABC, 1983
  • General Horatio Gates, George Washington, CBS, 1984
  • General Patrick Gordon, Peter the Great, NBC, 1986
  • Brigadier General Armin Von Roon, War and Remembrance, ABC, 1989
  • Movies
  • Geoffrey Moore, The Rhinemann Exchange, NBC, 1977
  • German official, Evita Peron, NBC, 1981
  • Baron Hunyadi, Phantom of the Opera, CBS, 1983
  • Thompson, Sadat, syndicated, 1983
  • General de Pellieux, Prisoner of Honor, HBO, 1991
  • Lord Milborne, Duel of Hearts, TNT, 1992
  • Episodic
  • The corporal, "The Loop Men," The Protectors, 1964
  • Frank Heriot, "Onset of Fear," Undermind, 1965
  • Dr. Ernst Linden, "Voyager's Return," Space 1999, syndicated,1975
  • Frank Zedlocker, "Divorce Venusian Style," The Greatest American Hero, 1981
  • Warden, "The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea," The Greatest American Hero, 1982
  • Michael Wordsworth, "The Molly Sue," The Fall Guy, 1983
  • "Feet Foremost," Shades of Darkness, 1983
  • Dr. Grimesby Rylott, "The Speckled Band," The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Series I, 1984
  • Minister Melnikov, "From Russia ... with Blood," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1989
  • Robert Picard, "Family," Star Trek: The Next Generation, 1990
  • Specials
  • Duke of Norfolk, Henry VIII, 1979
  • Leontes, The Winter's Tale (also known as BBC Television Shakespeare: The Winter's Tale), BBC, 1981
  • Cornwall, King Lear, 1984
  • Buck Kettering, Summer's Lease, BBC-2, then PBS, 1991
  • Also appeared as Warwick, Saint Joan; appeared in Brassneck, The Contract, The Last Reunion, The Lovers of Florence, Slip-Up, and Unity.
  • Pilots
  • Kleist, Keefer (also known as Behind the Lines), ABC, 1978
  • Hissa Zul, Conan: The Adventurer (also known as Conan, der Abenteuer), syndicated, 1998
  • Other Television Appearances
  • Squadron Leader Cooper, Campaign for One (also known as Wednesday Play: Campaign for One), 1965
  • Walk into the Dark, 1972
  • Goodbye (also known as Play for Today: Goodbye), 1975
  • Double Echo (also known as BBC2 Playhouse--The Mind Beyond: Double Echo), BBC-2, 1976
  • Liza (also known as BBC2 Play of the Week: Liza), BBC-2, 1978
  • The Magician, 1993
  • Stage Appearances
  • (Stage debut) Landlord, Misery Me, Arts Theatre, Felixstowe, England, 1957
  • (London debut) Orator, The Chairs, Royal Court Theatre, 1958
  • Malcolm, Macbeth, Old Vic Theatre, London, 1958
  • Sergeant Lugg, The Magistrate, Old Vic Theatre, 1959
  • Oliver, As You Like It, Old Vic Theatre, 1959
  • Frank Broadbent, Celebration, Nottingham Playhouse, Nottingham, England, 1960, then Duchess Theatre, London, 1961
  • Hector Barlow, Afternoon Men, Arts Theatre, London, 1963
  • The major, Incident at Vichy, Phoenix Theatre, London, 1966
  • Richard Howarth, Spoiled, Haymarket Theatre, London, 1971
  • Aston, The Caretaker, Mermaid Theatre, London, 1972
  • Buckingham, Richard III, Olivier Theatre, London, 1979

User Contributions:

Deborah Leibowitz
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Jan 4, 2012 @ 6:18 pm
What happened to this wonderful actor? Was he ill when he retired from the profession? He seemed an underused, undervalued UK artist. His performance in The Games (1970) was a monument to the craft. They've knighted many a lesser actor.
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Jul 26, 2015 @ 5:05 am
Still alive? Only the "girls", viz. Vanessa & Judi. from his class at Central seem to be still around. Just seen him again in repeat of Winds of War (tx in South Africa) Are the royalties still coming?

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