Carter, Jim 1951–

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Carter, Jim 1951–


Born 1951, in England; married Imelda Staunton (an actress), 1985; children: Bessie.

Career: Actor.

Awards, Honors: Screen Actors Guild Award (with others), outstanding performance by a cast, 1998, for Shakespeare in Love.


Film Appearances:

Azurian man, Flash Gordon, Universal, 1980.

Deja Vu, resistance member, Top Secret!, Paramount, 1984.

(Uncredited) Second husband, The Company of Wolves, 1984.

Inspector Howard Noble, A Private Function, 1984.

Blackie, Rustlers' Rhapsody (also known as Esos locos cuatreros), Paramount, 1985.

Montego, Haunted Honeymoon, 1986.

Castro, Riders of the Storm (also known as The American Way), 1986.

Ellerbeck, A Month in the Country, 1987.

The soldier, The Raggedy Rawney, L. W. Blair, 1988.

Arthur Hughes, The First Kangaroos, 1988.

Mr. Constantinides, Soursweet, 1989.

Jennifer the Viking (another rapist), Erik the Viking (also known as Erik viking), 1989.

Mr. Harby, The Rainbow, Vestron, 1989.

Head chef, The Witches, Warner Bros., 1990.

Mr. Blackthorn, The Fool, Barcino Barcino Films, 1990.

Rossi, Blame It on the Bellboy, Buena Vista, 1992.

Mathieu, The Hour of the Pig (also known as The Advocate), Miramax, 1993.

Fox, The Madness of King George (also known as The Madness of George III and The Madness of King George III), Samuel Goldwyn Company, 1994.

John Manly, Black Beauty, 1994.

Henry Harris, Midnight Movie, 1994, then aired on BBC2, 1994.

Lord Hastings, Richard III, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1995.

George Lecky, The Grotesque (also known as Gentlemen Don't Eat Poets and Grave Indiscretion), Live Entertainment, 1995.

(Uncredited) Voice, Balto, Ascot Elite Entertainment Group, 1995.

Harry, Brassed Off (also known as Brassed Off!), Miramax, 1996.

Erskine, Keep the Aspidistra Flying (also known as Comstock and Rosemary and A Merry War), Lions Gate Films, 1997.

Ralph Bashford, Shakespeare in Love, Miramax, 1998.

(Uncredited) Bonaventure, Vigo (also known as Vigo, histoire d'une passion and Vigo: A Passion for Life), 1998.

Lucien Galgani, Legionnaire, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1998.

Rookery, The Little Vampire (also known as Der Kleine Vampir and De kleine vampier), New Line Cinema, 2000.

Detective Armstrong, 102 Dalmatians, Buena Vista, 2000.

Geoff, Heartlands, Miramax, 2002.

Chief Customs Officer, Bright Young Things, ThinkFilm, 2003.

Director, Sixteen Years of Alcohol, Tartan USA, 2003.

Nish the Ogre, Ella Enchanted, Miramax, 2004.

Joe Mateo, l'agent, Casablanca Driver, Mars Distribution, 2004.

Achilles Hebuterne, Modigliani, Innovation Film Group, 2004.

Michael Philipps, Out of Season, Bauer Martinez Studio, 2004.

Voice of The Watcher, House of 9, Bauer Martinez Studio, 2005.

Victor, Thief Lord, Twentieth Century-Fox Home Entertainment, 2006.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Detective Inspector Frinton, Widows 2, Thames, 1985.

Inspector Crabbe, Lost Empires, 1986.

Mr. Marlow, The Singing Detective, BBC, 1986, then PBS, 1988.

Bausch, Christabel, BBC2 and PBS, 1989.

Richard Murray, A Sense of Guilt, BBC, 1990.

Grabianski, Resnick: Rough Treatment, BBC, 1993.

Inspector, Lipstick on Your Collar, Channel 4, 1993.

Ted Hopkins, A Year in Provence, Arts and Entertainment, 1993.

Maxie Morrell, Ain't Misbehavin', ITV, 1997.

Detective Sergeant Lawrence Pitman, The Missing Postman, BBC, 1997.

General La Forge, The Scarlet Pimpernel, BBC and Arts and Entertainment, 1999.

Ja'Far, Arabian Nights, NBC, 2000.

Odin, member of the Great Council of Mac, Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story (also known as Jim Henson's "Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story"), CBS, 2001.

Mr. Brehgert, The Way We Live Now, BBC and PBS, 2001.

Mayor Waldo, Dinotopia, ABC, 2002.

Pirithous, Helen of Troy, USA Network, 2003.

Dr. Jenkins, Trial & Retribution VII, ITV, 2003.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Hiawatha, 1984.

Bill, Harry's Kingdom, BBC, 1987, then Arts and Entertainment, 1989.

Newsome, A Very British Coup, PBS and Channel 4, 1988.

Pierre, The Tenth Man (also known as Graham Greene's "The Tenth Man"), CBS, 1988.

Dr. Wax, Star Trap, syndicated, 1989.

Sarn, Precious Bane, BBC and PBS, 1989.

Sergo Ordzhonikidze, Stalin (also known as Sztalin), HBO, 1992.

Inspector, Mrs. Hartley and the Growth Centre, BBC, 1995.

Norman Devenish, Bright Hair, BBC, 1997.

Ticket inspector, "Steal Away," Tube Tales, 1999.

Geoffrey Bailey, Trial by Fire, PBS, 1999.

Etheridge, Hornblower: Duty, Arts and Entertainment, 2003.

Polybius, Pompeii: The Last Day, BBC, 2003.

Oliver Cromwell, Cromwell: Warts and All, 2003.

Henry Fielding, London, 2004.

Larry Lavelle, Von Trapped (also known as Trapped: Von Trapped), 2004.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Dentist, December Flower, PBS, 1987.

Meinertzhagen, A Dangerous Man: Lawrence after Arabia, PBS, 1990.

Ray Galton, Hancock, 1991.

Detective Chief Superintendent Young, Open Fire, 1994.

Tenderness Mellick, Harpur and Iles, 1997.

Narrator, The Lost Legions of Varus, 2001.

Narrator, Inside the Murdoch Dynasty, 2002.

Narrator, Men of Iron, 2004.

Narrator, It's Not Easy Being a Wolf Boy, 2005.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Stan, "Death of a Cracksman," The Bill, ITV1, 1985.

Colonel Mefisto Palomarez, "Palomarez Returns," Zorro (also known as Les nouvelles aventures de Zorro), The Family Channel, 1990.

Colonel Mefisto Palomarez, "A Deal with the Devil," Zorro (also known as Les nouvelles aventures de Zorro), The Family Channel, 1990.

Roy Redfern, "Mrs. Hat and Mrs. Red," Murder Most Horrid, BBC1, 1991.

Matthew Charlton, "Dangerous Games," Casualty, BBC1, 1991.

Senior Superintendent Derek Tierney, RHKP, "Lifelines," Soldier Soldier, ITV, 1992.

Detective Inspector Dick Corbett, "Lies and Damned Lies," Between the Lines (also known as Inside the Line), BBC, 1992.

Commander, "Detectives on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown," The Comic Strip Presents, BBC2, 1993.

Tomkins, "On the Autofront," Minder, ITV, 1994.

Alec Bailey, "Passion Fruit Fool," Pie in the Sky, 1994.

Kenneth Trant, "The Big Crunch," Cracker, ITV, 1994.

Voice of Mark Antony, "Julius Caesar," Shakespeare: The Animated Tales (animated), HBO, 1994.

Fraser, "Natural Born Quizzers," Coogan's Run, BBC, 1995.

Stephen Millwood, "A Patient's Secret," Dangerfield, BBC, 1995.

General Alberto, "Dying Live," Murder Most Horrid, BBC1, 1996.

Alias Smith and Jones (also known as Smith & Jones), BBC, 1997.

Frank, "Going Solo," Murder Most Horrid, BBC1, 1999.

Ted Lowry, "The Unwanted," Dalziel and Pascoe, BBC, 2002.

Inspector Stuart, "Asmoth," Strange, BBC, 2003.

Sir Frank Luckton, "A Man's Game," Trevor's World of Sport, BBC, 2003.

Nathan Greene, "The Fisher King," Midsomer Murders, ITV and Arts and Entertainment, 2004.

Frank Evans, "Up in Smoke," Blue Murder, Global, 2004.

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