Bernard Hill

Bernard Hill

Born in 1944, Bernard Hill is a British actor of film, stage and television. He is best known to British television viewers for playing Yosser Hughes in the groundbreaking 1982 TV series Boys from the Blackstuff. On film he has played Captain Edward John Smith in Titanic, King Théoden in The Lord of the Rings film trilogy, and the Warden of San Quentin Prison in the Clint Eastwood film True Crime. Hill is the only actor to have appeared in more than one of the three films awarded 11 Oscars, and one of only three actors to have starred in more than one film grossing more than $1 billion USD, namely: Titanic and The Return of the King (the others being Orlando Bloom who also starred in The Return of the King, as well as Pirates of the Caribbean and Johnny Depp who also starred in Pirates of the Caribbean, as well as Alice in Wonderland). Hill has appeared in three films which have won Best Picture: Gandhi, Titanic, and The Return of the King.


Born: Dec 17, 1944 In Manchester, England, United Kingdom

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Known For
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the KingThe Lord of the Rings: The Two TowersTitanicJoy DivisionValkyrieThe Scorpion KingGandhiWimbledon
Filmography
Interlude: City of a Dead WomanInterlude: City of a Dead Woman
Role: Richard
2017
Golden YearsGolden Years
Role: Arthur
2016
North v SouthNorth v South
Role: John Claridge
2015
Titanic: The Final WordTitanic: The Final Word
Role: Captain EJ Smith
2012
Outpost 11Outpost 11
Role: Cranleigh
2012
ParaNormanParaNorman
Role: Judge Hopkins (voice)
2012
Canoe ManCanoe Man
Role: John Darwin
2010
The KidThe Kid
Role: Uncle David
2010
FranklynFranklyn
Role: Esser
2008
ValkyrieValkyrie
Role: General - Desert Sequence
2008
ExodusExodus
Role: Narrator (voice)
2008
The Heart of the EarthThe Heart of the Earth
Role: Sr. Crown
2007
Save Angel HopeSave Angel Hope
Role: Oscar Kurz
2007
ExodusExodus
Role: Pharoah Mann
2007
Ocean OdysseyOcean Odyssey
Role: Narrator
2006
No Go: The Free Derry StoryNo Go: The Free Derry Story
Role: Narrator (voice)
2006
Joy DivisionJoy Division
Role: Dennis
2006
Cruel Sea: The Penlee Lifeboat DisasterCruel Sea: The Penlee Lifeboat Disaster
Role: Narrator (voice)
2006
A Very Social SecretaryA Very Social Secretary2005
WimbledonWimbledon
Role: Edward Colt
2004
GothikaGothika
Role: Phil Parsons
2003
The Boys from County ClareThe Boys from County Clare
Role: John Joe
2003
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the KingThe Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
Role: Théoden
2003
The Lord of the Rings: The Two TowersThe Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
Role: Théoden
2002
The Scorpion KingThe Scorpion King
Role: Philos
2002
The CriminalThe Criminal
Role: Det. Insp. Walker
2001
Going Off Big TimeGoing Off Big Time
Role: Murray
2000
A Question of FaithA Question of Faith
Role: Frederick
2000
EisensteinEisenstein
Role: The voice of Stalin
2000
A Midsummer Night's DreamA Midsummer Night's Dream
Role: Egeus
1999
True CrimeTrue Crime
Role: Warden Luther Plunkitt
1999
The Loss of Sexual InnocenceThe Loss of Sexual Innocence
Role: Susan's Father
1999
TitanicTitanic
Role: Captain Edward James Smith
1997
The Mill on the FlossThe Mill on the Floss
Role: Edward Tulliver
1997
The Wind in the WillowsThe Wind in the Willows
Role: The Engine Driver
1996
The Ghost and the DarknessThe Ghost and the Darkness
Role: Dr. David Hawthorne
1996
Madagascar SkinMadagascar Skin
Role: Flint
1995
SkallagriggSkallagrigg
Role: John
1994
Speaking In TonguesSpeaking In Tongues1994
DirtysomethingDirtysomething1994
Olly's PrisonOlly's Prison
Role: Mike
1993
Shepherd on the RockShepherd on the Rock
Role: Tam Ferrier
1993
The Art of TrippingThe Art of Tripping1993
Double X: The Name of the GameDouble X: The Name of the Game
Role: Ignatius 'Iggy' Smith
1992
The Law LordThe Law Lord
Role: Martin Allport
1992
Mountains of the MoonMountains of the Moon
Role: Dr. David Livingstone
1990
Shirley ValentineShirley Valentine
Role: Joe Bradshaw
1989
Drowning by NumbersDrowning by Numbers
Role: Madgett
1988
Bellman and TrueBellman and True
Role: Hiller
1987
Boy SoldierBoy Soldier
Role: Officer
1987
Theban Plays: AntigoneTheban Plays: Antigone
Role: Messenger
1986
No SurrenderNo Surrender
Role: Bernard
1985
Restless NativesRestless Natives
Role: Will's father
1985
The ChainThe Chain
Role: Nick
1984
The BountyThe Bounty
Role: William Cole
1984
Squaring the CircleSquaring the Circle
Role: Lech Walesa
1984
RunnersRunners1983
Henry VI Part 2Henry VI Part 2
Role: Duke of York
1983
Henry VI Part 3Henry VI Part 3
Role: Duke of York
1983
The Tragedy of Richard IIIThe Tragedy of Richard III
Role: First Murderer
1983
Henry VI Part 1Henry VI Part 1
Role: Duke of York / Master Gunner Of Orleans
1983
GandhiGandhi
Role: Sergeant Putnam
1982
Say No to StrangersSay No to Strangers1981
FoxFox1980
The Black StuffThe Black Stuff
Role: Yosser Hughes
1980
The SpongersThe Spongers
Role: Sullivan
1978
Our Flesh and BloodOur Flesh and Blood
Role: Bernard Blincoe
1978
Professional FoulProfessional Foul1977
Trial by CombatTrial by Combat
Role: Blind Freddie
1976
The PeddlerThe Peddler
Role: Graham
1976
It Could Happen to YouIt Could Happen to You
Role: Syph
1976
Hard LabourHard Labour
Role: Edward Thornley
1973


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