Atterton, Edward 1962–

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Atterton, Edward 1962–


Born January 24, 1962, in Birmingham, England; father, a scientist and in business; married; wife's name, Kelly.

Education: Trinity College, Cambridge, M.A., social anthropology; graduated from the Central School of Speech and Drama, 1992; certificate in stage fighting. Avocational Interests: Karate (black belt, 1st dan).

Addresses: Agent— Peters Fraser & Dunlop, Drury House, 34–43 Russell St., London WC2B 5HA, England.

Career: Actor. Martina Franca Opera Festival, Italy, member of the chorus, 1986–88. Former choral scholar at Trinity College, Cambridge.


Film Appearances:

Second lover in Mario's, Look Me in the Eye, Skreba Films, 1994.

Freddy Prideaux—Jones, True Blue (also known as Miracle at Oxford, True Blue—Kapproden, True Blue—kilpasoutu, and True Blue—Sfida sul tamigi), FilmFour, 1996.

Frick, Far Harbor (also known as Mr. Spielberg's Boat), Castle Hill Productions, 1996.

Lieutenant Andre, The Man in the Iron Mask, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1998.

Boku, Ichigensan (also known as The First Timers), Media Box Corporation, 2000.

Nigel, Relative Values, First Look Pictures Releasing, 2000.

Heath Pierson, Carolina (also known as Carolina Torn Asunder and Carolina—Auf der Suche nach Mr. Perfect), IAC Film/Media Focus, 2003, Miramax, 2004.

Stage Appearances:

Septimus Hodge, Arcadia, National Theatre, Lyttelton Theatre, London, 1993, and Haymarket Royal Theatre, London, 1994–95.

Appeared as Marius, Les Miserables, Nottingham Playhouse, Nottingham, England; as Jack Arnold Alexander Tancred Gurney, The Ruling Class; as a nun, The Sound of Music (musical); and in other productions.

Television Appearances; Series:

Dr. Alex Taylor (house officer), Medics, Independent Television (England), 1993.

Jonathan Vance, Three(also known as Kyttaekolmikko and Three—Drei stahlharte Profis), The WB, 1998.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Comte de Beauvoisis, Scarlet and Black (also known as The Scarlet and the Black), BBC, 1993.

Gai Jin (also known as Gaijin), 1995.

Arthur (high king of Britain), The Mists of Avalon (also known as Die Nebel von Avalon), TNT, 2001.

Prince Christian of Denmark, Hans Christian Anderson:My Life as a Fairy Tale, The Hallmark Channel, 2001.

Duncan Idaho, Children of Dune (also known as Frank Herbert's"Children of Dune," Dune—Bedrohung des Imperiums, Dune—Der Messias, Dune—Die Kinder des Wuestenplaneten, and Dune—Krieg um den Wuestenplaneten), Sci-Fi Channel, 2003.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Yamada ga machi ni yatte kita (also known as How to Speak Japanese and Yamada's Coming to Town), NHK (Japan), 1993.

(Uncredited) Captain Peter D'Alembord, Sharpe's Honour, Central Independent Television, 1994.

Fergus, The Vacillations of Poppy Carew (also known as Poppy), BBC, 1995.

Charles Farrier, The Wingless Bird (also known as Catherine Cookson's "The Wingless Bird"), Tyne Tees Television, 1997.

Gringoire, The Hunchback (also known as The Hunch-back of Notre Dame and Quasimodo), TNT, 1997.

Nick Summerfield, Rough Treatment, Carlton Television, 2000.

Reynolds, Britannic, Fox Family Channel, 2000.

Some sources cite an appearance in Sharpe's Rifles, Central Independent Television, 1993.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Paul Kentish, "Final Curtain," Alleyn Mysteries (also known as Inspector Alleyn, Inspector Alleyn Mysteries, and Ngaio Marsh's "Alleyn Mysteries"), BBC, 1993, broadcast on Mystery!, PBS, c. 1993.

Robert Siddaway, "The Case of the Missing Will" (also known as "The Missing Will"), Poirot (also known as Agatha Christie: Poirot, Agatha Christie's "Poirot," and Poirot, Series Six), London Weekend Television and Arts and Entertainment, 1993, broadcast on Mystery!, PBS, c. 1994.

Hugh Downing, "Hard Cheese," Pie in the Sky, BBC, 1995.

Dan Kopeland, "Looking Back," Peak Practice, Carlton Television and Central Independent Television,1996.

(Uncredited) Dr. Daniel "Danny" Hecht, "Color Blind," Alias, ABC, 2001.

Steven Slater, "The Sex Show," Once and Again (also known as Comecar de novo, Deuxieme chance, Noch mal mit Gefuehl, Una vez mas, and Vielae kerran), ABC, 2001.

Atherton Wing, "Shindig," Firefly (also known as Firefly: The Series and Firefly—Der Aufbruch der Serenity), Fox, 2002.

(Uncredited) Dr. Daniel "Danny" Hecht, "Q& A," Alias, ABC, 2002.

Mordaunt, "Sword and the City," Charmed, The WB, 2003.

Nicholas Largent, "Last Man Standing," She Spies (also known as B.A.I.T., Ele spioneaza, Kemcsajok, and Superespias), syndicated, 2003.

Duncan Myers (also known as Dr. Jeffers; some sources cite role as Quentin), "My Boyfriend Is an Axe Murderer," Wild Card (also known as Zoe Busiek: Wild Card), Lifetime, 2005.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Dan, Born in Brooklyn, ABC, 2001.

Dr. Daniel "Danny" Hecht, "Truth Be Told," Alias, ABC, 2001.