Terence Stamp Biography (1938?-)

Full name, Terence Henry Stamp; born July 22, 1938 (some sources cite 1930),in London, England; son of Thomas (a tugboat captain) and Ethel Ester (maidenname, Perrott) Stamp; married Elizabeth O'Rourke (a pharmacist), December 31, 2002. Addresses: Agent: Markham and Froggatt Agency, 4 Windmill St.,London W1T 2HZ, England.; Manager: Untitled Entertainment, 8436 West Third St., Suite 650, Los Angeles, CA 90048; Parseghian and Planco, 23 East 22nd St., 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10010.

Actor, writer, director
Birth Details
July 22, 1938?
London, United Kingdom

Famous Works

  • Stage Appearances
  • Title role, Dracula, Shaftesbury Theatre, London, 1978
  • Stranger, The Lady from the Sea, Round House Theatre, London, 1979
  • Also appeared in Alfie, New York City; Airborne Symphony.
  • Film Appearances
  • (Film debut) Title role, Billy Budd, United Artists, 1962
  • Mitchell, Term of Trial, Warner Bros., 1962
  • Alfie, 1964
  • Freddy Clegg, The Collector (also known as The Butterfly Collector), Columbia, 1965
  • Willy Garvin, Modesty Blaise, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1966
  • Sergeant Frank Troy, Far from the Madding Crowd, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1967
  • (Uncredited) Himself, Location: Far from the Madding Crowd, 1967
  • Dave, Poor Cow, National General, 1967
  • Blue/Azul, Blue, Paramount, 1968
  • Visitor, Teorema (also known as Theorem), Continental, 1968
  • Tales of Mystery, 1968
  • Toby Dammit, "Never Let the Devil Take Your Head" (also known as "Toby Dammit"), Spirits of the Dead (also known as Tales of Mystery, Tales of Mystery and Imagination, Histoires extraordinaires, Tre passi nel delirio, and Trois histoires extraordinaires d'Edgar Poe), American International Pictures, 1969
  • John Soames, The Mind of Mr. Soames, Columbia, 1969
  • Arthur Rimbaud, A Season in Hell (also known as Una stagione all'inferno), 1971
  • Terence, Hu-Man, Romantique-ORTF, 1975
  • Daniele di Bagnasco, The Divine Nymph (also known as Divine Creature and La divina creatura), Analysis Film Releasing, 1976
  • Edgar Poe, Black-Out, Avia, 1977
  • Alain, Striptease (also known as Insanity), 1977
  • General Dru-Zod, Superman (also known as Superman: The Movie), Warner Bros., 1978
  • Prince Lubovedsky, Meetings with Remarkable Men, Libra, 1978
  • General Dru-Zod, Superman II, Warner Bros., 1979
  • Henry, Amo non amo (also known as I Love You, I Love You Not and Together?), Titanus, 1979
  • Pope Andreani, Morte in Vaticano (also known as Death in the Vatican, Vatican Conspiracy, and Muerte en el Vaticano), FilmInternational, 1980
  • Taskinar, Monster Island (also known as The Mystery of MonsterIsland, Jules Verne's "Mystery on Monster Island," and Misterioen la isla de los monstruos), Fort-Almeda, 1981
  • The Bloody Chamber, 1982
  • Willie Parker, The Hit, Island Alive, 1984
  • (Uncredited) Prince of Darkness, The Company of Wolves, Cannon, 1985
  • Brazil, Universal, 1985
  • Dr. Steven Phillip, Link, Cannon, 1985
  • Victor Taft, Legal Eagles, Universal, 1986
  • Edward, Hud (also known as Skin and Vilde, the Wild One), Synchron, 1986
  • Prince Borsa, The Sicilian, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1986
  • Himself, Directed by William Wyler (documentary), 1986
  • Sir Larry Wildman, Wall Street, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1987
  • La barbare, Canadian Television/TFI Films Production, 1988
  • William Harcourt, Alien Nation, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1988
  • John Tunstall, Young Guns, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1988
  • Stranger in the House, 1990
  • Paul Hellwart, Genuine Risk, RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video, 1991
  • Darman, Prince of Shadows (also known as Beltenbros), 1991
  • Jack Schmidt, The Real McCoy, Universal, 1992
  • Bernadette Bassenger/Ralph, The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of theDesert, Gramercy, 1993
  • Joe Hartman, Mindbender (also known as Uri Geller), 1995
  • Edward Lamb, Tire a part (also known as Limited Edition), CTV International, 1997
  • Baltazar Vincenza, Bliss, Triumph, 1997
  • The Bitter End, 1997
  • Kozen, Kiss the Sky, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1998
  • Fred Moore, Love Walked In (also known as Ni el tiro del final), Columbia/TriStar, 1998
  • Chancellor Valorum, Star Wars: Episode I--The Phantom Menace (alsoknown as The Phantom Menace and Star Wars I: The Phantom Menace), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1999
  • Wilson, The Limey, Artisan Entertainment, 1999
  • Terry Strictor, Bowfinger, Universal, 1999
  • Dr. Bud Chantilas, Red Planet, Warner Bros., 2000
  • John, Ma femme est une actrice (also known as My Wife Is an Actress), Sony Pictures Classics, 2001
  • Magnus Martel, Revelation, First Look Home Entertainment, 2001
  • Man on man/himself, Full Frontal, Miramax, 2002
  • Jack Taylor, My Boss's Daughter (also known as The Guests),Dimension Films, 2003
  • Philip Naudet, The Kiss, 2003
  • Ramsley, The Haunted Mansion (also known as Disney's The Haunted Mansion), Buena Vista, 2003
  • Himself, Fellini: Je suis un grand menteur (documentary; also known as Federico Fellini: Sono un gran bugiardo, Fellini: I'm a Born Liar, Fellini: Sono un gran bugiardo, and I'm a Born Liar),First Look Pictures Releasing, 2003
  • Film Work
  • Director, Stranger in the House, 1990
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • David Audley, Chessgame, PBS, 1987
  • Movies
  • Wazir Jandur, The Thief of Baghdad (also known as Le voleur deBagdad), NBC, 1978
  • David Audley, Deadly Recruits, 1986
  • David Audley, Cold War Killers, 1986
  • David Audley, The Alamut Ambush, 1986
  • Specials
  • (Uncredited) Himself, Fade-In (also known as Iron Cowboy),1968
  • Host, The Prince's Trust Gala, TBS, 1989
  • The 52nd Annual Golden Globe Awards, TBS, 1995
  • Himself, Fame, Fashion and Photography: The Real Blow Up (documentary), BBC, 2002
  • Episodic
  • Host, "The Prince of Darkness," The Hunger, Showtime, 1997
  • Himself, V Graham Norton, Channel 4, 2002
  • Voice of Jor-El, "Calling," Smallville, The WB, 2003
  • Voice of Jor-El, "Exodus," Smallville, The WB, 2003
  • Voice of Jor-El, "Exile," Smallville, The WB, 2003
  • Voice of Jor-El, "Phoenix," Smallville, The WB, 2003
  • Screenplays
  • Stranger in the House, 1990
  • Other
  • Stamp Album (autobiography), Bloomsbury, 1987
  • Coming Attractions (autobiography), 1988
  • Double Feature (autobiography), Bloomsbury, 1989
  • The Night (novel), Phoenix House, 1991
  • (With Elizabeth Buxton) Wheat and Dairy Free Cook Book, 1998

Further Reference


    • International Dictionary of Films and Filmmakers, Volume 3: Actors and Actresses, St. James Press, 1996
    • Interview, August, 1994, p. 36
    • Premiere, October, 1994, p. 100

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