Anthony Quayle

Actor, Author, Director
Distinguished stage actor who had a non-speaking part in "Pygmalion" (1938) and made his screen debut proper in Olivier's "Hamlet" (1948), playing Marcellus. Quayle subsequently turned in memorable supporting roles in ... Read more »
Born: 09/07/1913 in Ainsdale, England, GB

Filmography

Actor (50)

King of the Wind 1990 (Movie)

Lord Granville (Actor)

The Endless Game 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

The Theban Plays 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

Buster 1988 (Movie)

Sir James McDowell (Actor)

La Leggenda del Santo Bevitore 1988 (Movie)

Distinguished Old Gentleman (Actor)

Silent Night 1988 (Movie)

Father Nossler (Actor)

The Bourne Identity 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

The Key to Rebecca 1984 - 1985 (TV Show)

Actor

The Last Days of Pompeii 1983 - 1984 (TV Show)

Actor

Dial M For Murder 1980 - 1981 (TV Show)

Actor

Henry IV, Part One 1979 - 1980 (TV Show)

Actor

Murder By Decree 1979 (Movie)

Sir Charles Warren (Actor)

Holocaust 2000 1978 (Movie)

(Actor)

Great Expectations 1974 - 1975 (TV Show)

Actor

Moses -- the Lawgiver 1974 - 1975 (TV Show)

Actor

The Eagle Has Landed 1975 (Movie)

Admiral Wilhelm Canaris (Actor)

The Rebel 1974 - 1975 (TV Show)

Actor

The Evil Touch 1973 - 1974 (TV Show)

Actor

The Tamarind Seed 1973 (Movie)

Jack Loder (Actor)

The Nelson Affair 1972 (Movie)

Lord Minto (Actor)

Anne of the Thousand Days 1969 (Movie)

Cardinal Wolsey (Actor)

MacKenna's Gold 1969 (Movie)

Older Englishman (Actor)

Before Winter Comes 1968 (Movie)

Brigadier Bewley (Actor)

Misunderstood 1965 (Movie)

Duncombe (Actor)

Operation Crossbow 1965 (Movie)

Bamford (Actor)

A Study in Terror 1964 (Movie)

Dr Murray (Actor)

The Fall of the Roman Empire 1963 (Movie)

Verulus (Actor)

Lawrence of Arabia 1962 (Movie)

Colonel Henry Brighton (Actor)

H.M.S. Defiant 1961 (Movie)

Vizard (Actor)

The Guns of Navarone 1961 (Movie)

Franklin (Actor)

Tarzan's Greatest Adventure 1959 (Movie)

Slade (Actor)

Woman in a Dressing Gown 1957 (Movie)

Jim Preston (Actor)

The Pursuit of the Graf Spee 1956 (Movie)

Commodore, Henry Harwood, (Actor)

The Wrong Man 1956 (Movie)

Frank O'Connor (Actor)

Oh... Rosalinda! 1955 (Movie)

General Orlovsky (Actor)

Hamlet 1948 (Movie)

Marcellus (Actor)

Pygmalion 1938 (Movie)

Hairdresser (Actor)

21 Hours at Munich (TV Show)

Actor

Confessional (TV Show)

Actor

Destiny of a Spy (TV Show)

Actor

It Takes a Thief (Movie)

Jim (Actor)

Jarrett (TV Show)

Actor

Lace (TV Show)

Actor

Masada (TV Show)

Actor

Qb VII (TV Show)

Actor

Saraband for Dead Lovers (Movie)

Durer (Actor)

Serious Charge (Movie)

Howard Phillips (Actor)

The Manions of America (TV Show)

Actor

The Story of David (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Distinguished stage actor who had a non-speaking part in "Pygmalion" (1938) and made his screen debut proper in Olivier's "Hamlet" (1948), playing Marcellus. Quayle subsequently turned in memorable supporting roles in films ranging from the period drama, "Anne of the Thousand Days" (1969), to Woody Allen's farcical "Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex (But Were Afraid to Ask)" (1972).

Relationships

Hermione Hannen

Wife
divorced

Dorothy Hyson

Wife
second wife married in 1947 died on May 23, 1996 at the age of 81

Jennie Quayle

Daughter
mother Dorothy Hyson

Rosanna Quayle

Daughter
mother Dorothy Hyson

Christopher Quayle

Son
mother Dorothy Hyson

EDUCATION

Royal Academy of Dramatic Art

London , England

Rugby School

Warwickshire 1930

Milestones

1990

Last feature role, "King of the Wind"

1985

Became Sir Anthony Quayle

1970

Starred in mystery TV series, "The Strange Report"

1948

Managed Shakespeare Memorial Theatre Company, in Stratford-on -Avon

1948

First speaking role in feature, "Hamlet"

1938

Feature acting debut, non-speaking role, "Pygmalion"

1936

Debuted on Broadway

1932

Joined Old Vic theater company

1931

Stage debut

Bonus Trivia

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Knighted in 1985.

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