Eric Porter

Actor
British-born Eric Porter was a beloved actor, well-known for his memorable performances on the Hollywood movie screen. In his early acting career, Porter appeared in such films as the adaptation "The Fall of the Roman ... Read more »
Born: 04/08/1928 in London, England, GB

Filmography

Actor (20)

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Series II 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Actor

Oliver Twist 1984 (Movie)

Fagin (Actor)

Why Didn't They Ask Evans? 1980 - 1981 (TV Show)

Actor

Anna Karenina 1977 - 1978 (TV Show)

Actor

The 39 Steps 1977 (Movie)

Inspector Lomas (Actor)

Hennessy 1975 (Movie)

Tobin--IRA Leader (Actor)

Hitler: The Last Ten Days 1973 (Movie)

General Von Greim (Actor)

The Day of the Jackal 1973 (Movie)

Colonel Rodin (Actor)

The Belstone Fox 1972 (Movie)

Asher (Actor)

Nicholas and Alexandra 1971 (Movie)

Stolypin (Actor)

Hands of the Ripper 1970 (Movie)

Dr Pritchard (Actor)

Antony and Cleopatra 1969 (Movie)

Enobarbus (Actor)

Kaleidoscope 1966 (Movie)

Harry Dominion (Actor)

The Heroes of Telemark 1964 (Movie)

Terboven (Actor)

The Pumpkin Eater 1964 (Movie)

Psychiatrist (Actor)

The Fall of the Roman Empire 1963 (Movie)

Julianus (Actor)

Little Lord Fauntleroy (TV Show)

Actor

The Forsyte Saga (TV Show)

Actor

The Jewel in the Crown (TV Show)

Actor

The Lost Continent (Movie)

Lansen (Actor)
Director (1)

Marco Polo Junior 1972 (Movie)

(Director)
Producer (1)

Marco Polo Junior 1972 (Movie)

(Producer)

Biography

British-born Eric Porter was a beloved actor, well-known for his memorable performances on the Hollywood movie screen. In his early acting career, Porter appeared in such films as the adaptation "The Fall of the Roman Empire" (1964) with Sophia Loren, the Anne Bancroft dramatic adaptation "The Pumpkin Eater" (1964) and the Kirk Douglas dramatic adaptation "The Heroes of Telemark" (1965). He also appeared in the Warren Beatty comedy "Kaleidoscope" (1966), the dramatic adaptation "Antony and Cleopatra" (1970) with Charlton Heston and "Hands of the Ripper" (1971). His film career continued throughout the seventies in productions like the Michael Jayston biopic "Nicholas and Alexandra" (1971) and "The Belstone Fox" (1973). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in the Robert Powell thrilling mystery "The 39 Steps" (1978). Porter was most recently credited in "House of Cards" (2012-). He held additional roles in television including a part on "Anna Karenina" (PBS, 1977-78). He also was featured in the TV movie "Little Lord Fauntleroy" (CBS, 1980-81). Porter passed away in May 1995 at the age of 67.

EDUCATION

Wimbeldon College

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