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Cazenove, Christopher 1945–

Cazenove, Christopher 1945-


Born December 17, 1945, in Winchester, Hampshire, England; son of Arnold De Lerisson and Elizabeth Laura (maiden name, Gurney) Cazenove; married Angharad Mary Rees (an actress), September 12, 1973 (divorced, 1994); children: Linford (deceased), Rhys William. Education: Studied acting at Old Vic Theatre School, Bristol, 1964-66; attended Eton College, England, 1957-62, then Dragon School, Oxford University.


Agent—Peters Fraser & Dunlop, Drury House, 34-43 Russell St., London WC2B 5HA United Kingdom; The Kohner Agency, 9300 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 555, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.


Actor. Appeared for two seasons at Pitlochry Festival Theatre, Scotland.

Awards, Honors:

Soap Opera Digest Award nomination, outstanding actor in a supporting role—prime time, 1988, for Dynasty.


Film Appearances:

(Uncredited) Nigel, There's a Girl in My Soup, 1970.

(Uncredited) Servant to Anthony, Julius Caesar, 1970.

Eric Hansen, Royal Flash, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1975.

Robert Proudfoot, East of Elephant Rock, 1977.

Baby, La petite fille en velours bleu (also known as Little Girl in Blue Velvet), 1978.

Lieutenant Coghill, Zulu Dawn, 1979.

David, Eye of the Needle, United Artists, 1981.

Tadek, From a Far Country (also known as Da un paese lontano, From a Far Country: Pope John Paul II, and Z dalekiego kraju), 1981.

Captain Smollett, Treasure Island, 1982.

Douglas Rivers, the assistant collector, Heat and Dust, 1983.

Philip, Until September, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/ United Artists, 1984.

Children of the Full Moon, 1984.

Karl von Bayerling, Mata Hari, 1985.

Inspector McMyler, The Fantasist, 1986.

William Root, Souvenir, 1988.

Blind Justice (also known as Hold My Hand, I'm Dying), 1988.

Edward, 3 Men and a Little Lady (also known as Three Men and a Little Lady), 1990.

Palmer, Aces: Iron Eagle III, 1992.

Elliot Spencer, The Proprietor (also known as La proprietaire), 1996.

Melchior, Shadow Run, 1998.

President of Clairon, The Contaminated Man (also known as Bei beruhrung tod and Contagion), 2000.

John Thatcher, A Knight's Tale, Columbia, 2001.

Andrew Fontaine, Beginner's Luck, Guerilla Films, Ltd., 2001.

The customer, Lost and Found (short), 2003.

Aristotle, Alexander the Great From Macedonia, 2007.

Television Appearances; Series:

Lieutenant Richard Gaunt, The Regiment, BBC, 1972.

Sir Francis Levison, East Lynne, 1976.

Charles Haselmere, The Duchess of Duke Street, BBC and PBS, 1976-77.

Benjamin "Ben" Carrington, Dynasty, ABC, 1986-87.

Michael Trent, A Fine Romance, CBS, 1989.

Deputy assistant constable Row Colemore, Judge John Deed, BBC, 2001-2006.

Urquart Sav, Fun at the Funeral Parlour, BBC, 2002.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

George Cornwallis-West, Jennie: Lady Randolph Churchill, PBS, 1975.

The baron, Kane & Abel, CBS, 1985.

Captain Preston, Jenny's War, syndicated, 1985.

Raleigh, Lace II, NBC, 1985.

Doctor Desforges, Windmills of the Gods (also known as Sidney Sheldon's "Windmills of the Gods"), CBS, 1988.

Jonathan Ainsley, To Be the Best, CBS, 1992.

Lord Peter, Johnson County War, Hallmark Channel, 2002.

Athos, La Femme Musketeer (also known as Lady Musketier—Alle fur eine), Hallmark Channel, 2004.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Tadek, Z dalekiego kraju (also known as From a Far Country and From a Far Country: Pope John Paul II), 1981.

Officer Withers, The Letter, 1982.

Michael Bredon, Tears in the Rain, Showtime, 1988.

Jeff Green, Shades of Love: The Man Who Guards the Greenhouse, 1988.

Rudolph Vyne, The Lady and the Highwayman, CBS, 1989.

Paul Vincennes, The Way to Dusty Death, 1995.

Milo, Dead Man's Island, CBS, 1996.

Home Song (also known as LaVyrle Spencer's "Home Song"), CBS, 1996.

Jerome, Trance, 2001.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Stringer, "The Missing Witness Sensation," The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes, 1971.

Flight Lieutenant Doug Phillips, "Fog," The Pathfinders, 1972.

Flight Lieutenant Doug Phillips, "Unusual Ally," The Pathfinders, 1973.

Sunny Garrick, "K Is for Killing," Thriller, ATV, 1974.

"Children of the Full Moon," Hammer House of Horror, 1980.

Ronald True, "A Smile Is Sometimes Worth a Million Dollars," Lady Killers (also known as Ladykillers), Granada, 1981.

Peter Witter, "Execution," Lou Grant, 1981.

Jack Trent, "The Red Signal," The Agatha Christie Hour, Thames, 1982.

Frank Daly, "In Possession," Hammer House of Mystery and Suspense, 1984.

"Christopher Cazenove," This Is Your Life, ITV, 1987.

Contestant, "Various: ITV Telethon," Treasure Hunt, 1988.

Rob Denton, "Cinema Verite," Strangers, HBO, 1996.

"A Slight Case of Murder," Tales from the Crypt (also known as HBO's "Tales from the Crypt"), HBO, 1996.

Nigel Poole, "One Flew over the Cuda's Nest," Nash Bridges, CBS, 1997.

The Terry and Gaby Show, Channel 5, 2003.

Today with Des and Mel, ITV, 2003, 2005.

Himself, The Bold and the Beautiful, CBS, 2004.

Thrask, "Crimes & Witch Demeanors," Charmed, The WB, 2004.

Guy Latimer, "Dead Meat," Dalziel and Pascoe, BBC, 2005.

Pennington, "Old Gold," Diamond Geezer, Granada, 2007.

Stage Appearances:

(Stage debut) Man and Superman, Phoenix, Leicester, England, 1967.

Title role, Hamlet, Pitlochry, Scotland, 1967-69.

(London debut) Courtenay, The Lionel Touch, Lyric Theatre, 1970.

Guy Vivian, My Darling Daisy, Lyric Theatre, 1970.

John Watherstone, The Winslow Boy, New Theatre, London, 1971.

Christian De Neuvillette, Cyrano de Bergerac, Chichester Festival Theatre, Chichester, England, 1975, then Hong Kong Festival, Hong Kong.

Cassio, Othello, Chichester Festival Theatre, 1975, then Hong Kong Festival.

Richard, Joking Apart, Globe Theatre, London, 1979.

(Broadway debut) James Sinclair, Goodbye Fidel, Ambassador Theatre, 1980.

In Praise of Rattigan, London, 1984.

Let Us Go Then, You and I, London, 1987.

Peter Pan, Australian production, 1996.

Hong Kong: Private Lives, Australian production, 1999.

The Turn of the Screw, Australian production, 1999.

Brief Encounter, British production, 2000.

Brief Encounter, Australian production, 2000.

Art, British production, 2003.

Dracula, Australian production, 2005.

My Fair Lady, Australian production, 2005-2006.


Taped Readings:

(With others) Thief of Time by Terry Pratchett, Audio Literature, 2001.

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