David Suchet

Actor
A British character player of international film and TV productions whose egg-shaped bald head and stocky frame have often lent themselves to villains, David Suchet has won the hearts of many Agatha Christie enthusiasts ... Read more »
Born: 05/02/1946 in London, England, GB

Filmography

Actor (101)

Decline And Fall 2016 - 2017 (TV Show)

Actor

The Importance of Being Earnest 2016 (Movie)

Lady Bracknell (Actor)

Effie Gray 2015 (Movie)

Mr. Ruskin (Actor)

Great Expectations 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)

Actor

Agatha Christie's Poirot 2011 (TV Show)

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Hercule Poirot, Series IX 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)

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The Bank Job 2008 (Movie)

Lew Vogel (Actor)

Dracula 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

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The Flood 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

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Arthur and the Invisibles 2006 (Movie)

Voice of Narrator (Actor)

Flushed Away 2006 (Movie)

Voice of Rita's Dad (Actor)

Poirot: The Hollow 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

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Sad Cypress 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

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Death on the Nile 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

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Five Little Pigs 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

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Love's Brother 2004 (Movie)

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Foolproof 2003 (Movie)

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The In-Laws 2003 (Movie)

Thibodoux (Actor)

Pinocchio 2002 (Movie)

Voice of Narrator/Geppetto/The Judge (Actor)

The Way We Live Now 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

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Murder in Mind 2000 - 2001 (Tv Show)

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Poirot: Murder in Mesopotamia 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

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Poirot: Lord Edgware Dies 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

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Poirot: The Murder of Roger Ackroyd 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

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Sabotage! 2000 (Movie)

Emperor Napoleon (Actor)

RKO 281 1999 (Movie)

Louis B Mayer (Actor)

Wing Commander 1999 (Movie)

Sansky (Actor)

A Perfect Murder 1998 (Movie)

Detective Mohamed Karaman (Actor)

Dumb Witness 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

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Hercule Poirot's Christmas 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

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Sunday 1997 (Movie)

Matthew (Actor)

Executive Decision 1996 (Movie)

Nagi (Actor)

Poirot VII 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

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Poirot VI 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

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Cruel Train 1994 (Movie)

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Poirot, Series V 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

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Agatha Christie's Poirot Series IV 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

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James Joyce's Ulysses 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

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Long Ago and Far Away 1988 - 1993 (TV Show)

Narrator

The Secret Agent 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

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How Does Your Garden Grow? 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

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The Adventure of the Western Star 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

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The Double Clue 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

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The Kidnapped Prime Minister 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

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The Million Dollar Bond Mystery 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

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The Plymouth Express 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

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The Tragedy at Marsdon Manor 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

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Wasps' Nest 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

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The Life of Agatha Christie 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

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The Mysterious Affair at Styles 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

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Agatha Christie's Poirot 1990 (TV Show)

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Four and Twenty Blackbirds 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

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Murder in the Mews 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

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Problem at Sea 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

Separation 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

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The Adventure of Johnnie Waverly 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

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The Adventure of the Clapham Cook 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

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The King of Clubs 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

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The Third Floor Flat 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

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Triangle at Rhodes 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

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Cause Celebre 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

To Kill a Priest 1989 (Movie)

The Bishop (Actor)

When the Whales Came 1989 (Movie)

Will (Actor)

A World Apart 1988 (Movie)

Muller (Actor)

Harry and the Hendersons 1987 (Movie)

Jacques Lafleur (Actor)

Agatha Christie's "Thirteen at Dinner" 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

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Blott on the Landscape 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

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Iron Eagle 1986 (Movie)

Minister of Defense (Actor)

The Falcon and the Snowman 1985 (Movie)

Alex (Actor)

Master of the Game 1983 - 1984 (TV Show)

Actor

Reilly: Ace of Spies 1983 - 1984 (TV Show)

Actor

The Little Drummer Girl 1984 (Movie)

Mesterbein (Actor)

The Song For Europe 1984 (Movie)

Steven Dyer (Actor)

Red Monarch 1983 (Movie)

Lavrenti Beria (Actor)

Trenchcoat 1983 (Movie)

Inspector Stagnos (Actor)

A Tale of Two Cities 1980 - 1981 (TV Show)

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The Missionary 1980 (Movie)

Corbett (Actor)

Schiele in Prison 1979 (Movie)

Gustav Klimt (Actor)

A Bear Named Winnie (TV Show)

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Crime of Honor (Movie)

Stephen Dyer (Actor)

Days of Majesty (TV Show)

Narrator

Deadly Voyage (TV Show)

Actor

Gulag (TV Show)

Actor

Henry VIII (TV Show)

Actor

Live From Baghdad (TV Show)

Actor

Moses (TV Show)

Actor

Murrow (TV Show)

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Mussolini: The Untold Story (TV Show)

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Once in a Lifetime (TV Show)

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Oppenheimer (TV Show)

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Oxbridge Blues (TV Show)

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Poirot: Evil Under the Sun (TV Show)

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Poirot: Peril at End House (TV Show)

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Solomon (TV Show)

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The Dream (TV Show)

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The Hollow Crown (Tv Show)

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The Hunchback of Notre Dame (TV Show)

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The Last Innocent Man (TV Show)

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Victoria & Albert (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

A British character player of international film and TV productions whose egg-shaped bald head and stocky frame have often lent themselves to villains, David Suchet has won the hearts of many Agatha Christie enthusiasts delivering what has come to the definitive screen portrayal of Christie's Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, a role he played from 1989-93 and again in 1995.

Relationships

Joan Suchet

Mother

Kate Suchet

Daughter

Robert Suchet

Son

Sheila Ferris

Wife
married June 1976

Jack Suchet

Father

John Suchet

Brother

EDUCATION

London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art

1966 - 1969

Milestones

1999

Reprised role of Salieri in the Broadway staging of "Amadeus", directed by Peter Hall (who staged the original); earned Tony nomination as Actor in a Play

1999

Reprised role of Poiret in original programs produced for A&E

1999

Appeared as MGM mogul Louis B Mayer in the HBO drama "RKO 281" about the making of Orson Welles' 1941 classic "Citizen Kane"

1998

Returned to the London stage as Salieri in revival of "Amadeus"

1997

Won praise for his leading role in the acclaimed independent feature "Sunday"

1996

Played Aaron in the TNT miniseries "Moses"

1993

Played Leopold Bloom in "James Joyce's Ulysses" (PBS)

1988

Appeared as antagonist in "A World Apart"

1988

First played Hercule Poirot on British TV; later on PBS' "Mystery!" in the USA; ceased production in 1994

1978

Feature film debut in remake of "A Tale of Two Cities"

1978

TV miniseries debut in "Oppenheimer" (BBC)

1975

US stage debut as The Fool in production of "King Lear" at Brooklyn Academy of Music

1973

First stage appearance with Royal Shakespeare Company

1972

TV debut in episode of "The Protectors" (syndicated)

1968

Joined the Gateway Theatre in Chester as assistant stage manager

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