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Oliver Cotton

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Oliver Cotton (born 20 June 1944 in London) is an English actor, known for his work on stage, TV and film. After training at the Drama Centre London, he has worked extensively at the Royal National Theatre playing in many productions including The Royal Hunt of the Sun, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, Much Ado About Nothing, As You Like It, Oedipus, In His Own Write, Hamlet, Tamburlaine, No Man's Land, The Passion, Despatches, Half Life, The World Turned Upside Down, Julius Caesar, The Madras House, The Man With the Flower in His Mouth, Tales from the Vienna Woods, The Crucible, Piano, Troilus and Cressida, Money, Summerfolk, The Villain's Opera, Life x 3. At the Royal Court Theatre, he has appeared in The Local Stigmatic, The Duchess of Malfi, Man is Man, The Enoch Show, Erronenous Zones, The Tutor by Brecht, Lear and Bingo by Edward Bond and Piano/Forte by Terry Johnson. He was a founder member of Joint Stock appearing in their inaugural production The Speakers by Heathcote Williams. At The Royal Shakespeare Company he has played in The Marrying of Ann Leete, Henry VI, Edward IV, Richard III, The Plain Dealer, Some Americans Abroad by Richard Nelson, Brand by Ibsen. His West End appearances include The Homecoming by Harold Pinter, Children of a Lesser God by Mark Medoff, Benefactors by Michael Frayn (in whose Liberty Hall he also appeared in at the Greenwich Theatre), An Ideal Husband by Oscar Wilde, Life x 3 by Yasmina Reza, and Brand by Ibsen. He has also played the title role in King Lear at the Southwark Playhouse and Malvolio in Shakespeare's Globe's all-male production of Twelfth Night. His many TV appearances have included The Borgias (Cesare Borgia), David Copperfield, The Year of the French, The Play on One, Redemption, Poirot, The Camomile Lawn, Westbeach, Zorro, Sharpe's Battle, Rhodes, All Quiet on the Preston Front, Innocents, Judge John Deed, Inspector Lynley, Waking the Dead, M.I.T.: Murder Investigation Team, Beastly Games, Sensitive Skin, Midsomer Murders, Hotel Babylon. His films include Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush, The Day Christ Died, Firefox, Oliver Twist, The Sicilian, Eleni, Hiding Out, Christopher Columbus, Son of the Pink Panther, The Innocent Sleep, Phoenix Blue, The Opium War, Beowulf, Baby Blue, The Dancer Upstairs, Shanghai Knights, The Bone Collector, Raindogs, Colour Me Kubrick. Description above from the Wikipedia article Oliver Cotton, licensed under CC-BY-SA,full list of contributors on Wikipedia.  

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Jun 20, 1944 In London
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Lost World 1925-06-22
Latest Project:
Movie North v South 2015-10-16
Known For
Poster of The Dark Knight Rises
Poster of Beowulf
Poster of Friday the 13th
Poster of Space: 1999
Movie North v South Brian Galloway 2015-10-16
Series Monday Mornings Michael Heseltine 2013-02-04
Movie Henry IV Part 2: Shakespeare's Globe Theatre King Henry IV 2012-06-25
Movie The Dark Knight Rises 2 Star Air Force General 2012-07-16
Movie Money 2010-05-23
Movie Pope Joan Arsenius 2009-10-22
Movie Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay Hugh Dryden 2008-04-25
Movie Attila the Hun Actius 2008-03-16
Movie Colour Me Kubrick PC Metcalf (uncredited) 2006-01-04
Series Hotel Babylon Unknown 2006-01-19
Movie Shanghai Knights Jack the Ripper 2003-02-07
Series The Commander Unknown 2003-02-16
Series Soundstage Ron Wood 2003-06-03
Movie Out of the Ashes Moshe Perl 2003-04-13
Movie The Dancer Upstairs Merino 2002-09-20
Series Waking the Dead Unknown 2000-09-04
Movie Beowulf Hrothgar 1999-04-01
Movie The Opium War 1997-06-30
Series Midsomer Murders Unknown 1997-03-23
Movie The Innocent Sleep Lusano 1996-01-25
Series Dalziel and Pascoe Unknown 1996-03-16
Movie Joseph Architekt 1995-04-16
Series Space Precinct Unknown 1994-10-03
Series (All Quiet on the) Preston Front Declan 1994-01-04
Movie Son of the Pink Panther King Haroak 1993-01-01
Series The Camomile Lawn Max 1992-03-05
Movie The Camomile Lawn Max 1992-03-05
Series Heartbeat Unknown 1992-04-10
Movie Redemption Neville Nunn 1991-07-03
Series Hannay Unknown 1988-01-06
Series Lovejoy Unknown 1986-01-10
Movie Oliver Twist Monks 1982-03-23
Movie Firefox Dmitri Priabin 1982-06-13
Series The Borgias Cesare Borgia 1981-10-14
Series Bergerac Unknown 1981-10-18
Movie The Borgias Cesare Borgia 1981-10-14
Movie The Day Christ Died John 1980-03-26
Movie Friday the 13th Unknown 1980-05-09
Series BBC Television Shakespeare Unknown 1978-12-01
Movie Caesar and Claretta Giacomo 1975-05-08
Series Space: 1999 Unknown 1975-09-04
Movie Sovereign's Company Sender 1970-04-21
Series Callan Unknown 1967-07-08
Movie The Lost World Unknown 1925-06-22