Dobtcheff, Vernon 1934–

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DOBTCHEFF, Vernon 1934–

(Alexandre Vernon Dobtchef, Vernon Dobtchev)


Born August 14, 1934, in France.

Career: Actor.


Film Appearances:

(Uncredited) Member of the French team, Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines, or How I Flew from London to Paris in 25 hours 11 minutes (also known as Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines), 1965.

(Uncredited) Bit part, Darling, 1965.

Man at party, The Idol, 1966.

Pedant, La bisbetica domata (also known as The Taming of Shrew), Columbia, 1967.

Stein, A Dandy in Aspic, Columbia, 1968.

Mendoza, Anne of the Thousand Days (also known as Anne of a Thousand Days), Universal, 1969.

Mr. Muntzof, The Assassination Bureau (also known as The Assassination Bureau Limited), Paramount, 1969.

Man in cinema, Baby Love, 1969.

Kraus, Kessler's goon, Darling Lili, Paramount, 1970.

Brisbane, Ils (also known as Them), 1970.

Duc Francois de Guise, Mary, Queen of Scots, 1971.

Sir Bernard Newsmith, The Beast in the Cellar (also known as Are You Dying, Young Man? and Young Man, I Think You're Dying), 1971.

Russian official, Fiddler on the Roof, United Artists, 1971.

Dr. Lazovert, Nicholas and Alexandra, Columbia, 1971.

Zam Haljl, The Horsemen, Columbia, 1971.

Le pasteur, Les maries de l'an (also known as Mirii anului II, The Scarlet Buccaneer, Scoundrel, Gil sposi dell'anno secondo, and The Swashbuckler), 1971.

I racconti di Canterbury (also known as Les contes de Canterbury and The Canterbury Tales), 1972.

Muller, Up the Front, 1972.

Far from Dallas, 1972.

Story of a Love Story (also known as Impossible Object, L'impossible objet, and Questo impossible oggetto), 1973.

The interrogator, The Day of the Jackal (also known as Chacal), 1973.

Lazar, The Destructors (also known as The Marseilles Contract and Marseille contrat), 1974.

Padre, Undercover Hero (also known as Soft Beds and Hard Battles and Soft Bedsk, Hard Battles), United Artists, 1974.

Concierge, Murder on the Orient Express, Paramount, 1974.

Coleman, Le sauvage (also known as The Savage, Call Me Savage, Il mio uomo e un selvaggio, and Lovers Like Us), 1975.

George Crown, India Song, 1975.

Le chat et la souris (also known as Cat and Mouse and Seven Suspects for Murder), 1975.

First secretary, Galileo (also known as Galileo Galilei), American Film Theatre, 1975.

Un messanger, Le jeu avec le feu (also known as Giochi di fuoco and Playing with Fire), 1975.

Piotr, Operation Daybreak (also known as The Price of Freedom and Seven Met at Daybreak), Warner Bros., 1976.

Il messia (also known as The Messiah and Le messie), 1976.

Max Kalba, The Spy Who Loved Me (also known as Ian Fleming's The Spy Who Loved Me), United Artists, 1977.

Mean corporal, March or Die, Columbia, 1977.

Peter, English consul, L'amour en Question (also known as Question of Love), 1978.

Receptionist, L'ordre et la securite du monde (also known as Concorde Affair and Last In, First Out), 1978.

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

Sergei Grigoriev, Nijinsky, Paramount, 1980.

Russian agent, Condorman, Buena Vista, 1981.

San–Antonio ne pense qu'a ca, 1981.

Dr. Russell, Sredni vashtar, 1981.

John, le patron de Claire, L'amour nu, 1981.

Judge at Confiscation, La nuit de Varennes (also known as That Night in Varennes and Il mondo nuovo), Triumph Releasing, 1982.

Enigma, Embassy, 1982.

Markovitch, Nutcracker (also known as Nutcracker Sweet), Rank, 1982.

Le majordome, Ronde de nuit, 1984.

The Perils of Gwendoline in the Land of Yik Yak (also known as Gwendoline and The Perils of Gwendoline), 1984.

Lohmann, Morenga, 1984.

Mon ami Washington (also known as My Friend Washington), 1984.

Prosecutor, Mata Hari, U.G.C. Worldwide Distribution, 1985.

Art lover, Caravaggio, BFI/Cinevista, 1986.

Hugh of Newcastle, Der Name der Rose (also known as The Name of the Rose, Le nom de la rose, and Il nome della rosa), Twentieth Century–Fox, 1986.

Kesselberge, Je hais les acteurs (also known as I Hate Actors), 1986.

Yasha, Maschenka, 1987.

L'inattendue, 1987.

Brother Timothy, Catacombs (also known as Catacombs: La prigione del diavolo and Curse IV: The Ultimate Sacrifice), 1988.

Pariente, Pascali's Island (also known as L'isola di Pascali), 1988.

Gargolovsky, Testimony, R. M. Associates, 1988.

Don Arno, Splendor, 1988.

Music critic, Madame Sousatzka, Universal, 1988.

Mr. Majeika, 1988.

Governor Hudson Lowe, Jeniec Europy (also known as The Hostage of Europe and L'otage de l'Europe), 1989.

Publishes, Berlin–Yerushalaim (also known as Berlin–Jerusalem), Atara Releasing, 1989.

Butler, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, Paramount, 1989.

Alfred Grabner, Natalia, 1989.

(As Alexandre Vernon Dobtchef) Dr. Winkler, Vincent et moi (also known as Vincent and Me), 1990.

Ivan, Paris KGB chief, Near Mrs. (also known as Near Misses, L'ambassade en folie, and Toujours les femmes), Media Home Entertainment, 1990.

Priest, Meridian (also known as Kiss of the Beast and Phantoms), 1990.

Teacher, The Krays (also known as The Kray Brothers and The Kray Twins), Miramax, 1990.

Reynaldo, Hamlet, Warner Bros., 1990.

The Garden, 1990.

Clerk of Court, Let Him Have It (also known as L'agee de vivre), 1991.

Thurston, Toutes peines confundues (also known as Sweetheart), 1992.

Alexander (Italy) Venice/Venice, International Rainbow Pictures, 1992.

Obiettivo indiscreto (also known as Hidden Lens), 1992.

Agent Etancelin, M. Butterfly, Warner Bros., 1993.

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

General manager, La vis (also known as The Screw), 1993.

Mardi, 1993.

Les enfants du charbon, 1993.

La ballade d'un condamne, 1993.

Dr. Spratt, England, My England, 1995.

(As Vernon Dobtchev) King's translator, Jefferson in Paris (also known as Jefferson a Paris), Buena Vista, 1995.

Curator, Jude, Gramercy, 1996.

Diaghilev, Surviving Picasso, Warner Bros., 1996.

Forte tete, 1996.

Lawyer, Der Unhold (also known as The Ogre and Le roi des aulnes), Kino International, 1996.

Konstantin (London), Deja Vu, Rainbow Releasing, 1997.

Pestov, Anna Karenina (also known as Anna Karenine), Warner Bros., 1997.

L'ingenieur, La montagne muette (also known as A Cabin in the Mountains), 1997.

Photomaton, 1997.

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

Jean Bonnefoy, St. Ives (also known as All for Love), Buena Vista Home Video, 1998.

Professor Brittel, Spanish Fly, 1998.

Professor Bentley, Hilary and Jackie, October Films, 1998.

Lord Willingdon, Jinnah (also known as Mohammed Ali Jinnah), 1998.

Zadock ou les malheurs d'un support, 1998.

Italian doctor, Dreaming of Joseph Lees, Twentieth Century–Fox, 1999.

Patte Folle, Le prof, Rezo Films, 2000.

Grand–Father, Plus rien ... (also known as Nothing Else ... ), Asap Distrib, 2000.

Father, Falling Through, Alliance Atlantis Communications, 2000.

Monsignor, The Body, TriStar, 2001.

Cure at Rennes–le–Chateau, Revelation, First Look Home Entertainment, 2001.

Millie's escort, Festival in Cannes, Paramount Classics, 2001.

Oscar, The Order (also known as Jihad Warrior), TriStar, 2001.

Le banquier, Le philanthrope, 2001.

Jure #3, Parlez–nous de l'amour, 2001.

Vitali, La sirene rouge (also known as The Red Siren), Lions Gate Films, 2002.

Francois, Merci Docteur Rey (also known as Merci ... Dr. Rey!), Regent Releasing, 2002.

Brennos, Broceliande, Pathe, 2002.

Vincent, The Wonderland Experience, 2002.

Book store manager, Before Sunset, Warner Bros., 2004.

Riccio, Pontormo, Eagle Pictures, 2004.

Television Appearances; Series:

Wollf, Le seize a Kerbriant, 1972.

The Nearly Man, 1974.

Ringstrassenpalais, 1980.

L'homme de Suez, 1984.

M. Bernard, Dans la tournamente, 1984.

En cas de bonheur, 1989.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Le valet, "La nuit des parfaits," Karatekas and co., 1973.

N2, A vous de jouer Milord, 1974.

Dr. Canard, Des Christoffel von Grimmelshausen abenteuerlicher Simplicissimus, 1975.

Blount, Michel Strogoff (also known as Michael Strogoff), 1976.

Dickens of London, 1976.

Karp, Holocaust: The Story of the Family Weiss, NBC, 1978.

George Lewis, Lillie, 1978.

Dom Pimentel, Mazarin, 1978.

General Charles DeGaulle, Ike, ABC, 1979.

Sieyes, Josephine ou la comedie des ambitions, 1979.

Chief priest, Masada (also known as The Antagonists), ABC, 1981.

Herod's High Priest, Peter and Paul, CBS, 1981.

Private Schulz, 1981.

Exil, 1981.

I Remember Nelson, 1982.

Marco Polo, NBC, 1982.

Prince Galitzine, Mozart, 1982.

Meyerbeer, Wagner, 1983.

Rachmaninoff, Ellis Island, CBS, 1984.

Sebastiani, Mussolini: The Untold Story, NBC, 1985.

Flavius Sabinus, A.D.—Anno Domini (also known as A.D.), NBC, 1985.

Luis Campion, Tender Is the Night, Showtime, 1985.

Boris Melnikov, If Tomorrow Comes, CBS, 1986.

Prince Hadjimoscos, Fortunes of War, 1987.

Duc d'Luyns, Melbla, PBS, 1989.

Henri Dulle, War and Remembrance, ABC, 1989.

Felix Penroux, Judith Krantz's "Till We Meet Again" (also known as Till We Meet Again), CBS, 1989.

Hirsch, The Strauss Dynasty, 1991.

Jacopo Galli, A Season of Giants (also known as Michelangelo: The Last Giant), TNT, 1991.

Aegyptius, The Odyssey (also known as Die Abenteuer des Odysseus, Homer's Odyssey, and Odissea), NBC, 1997.

First physician, Merlin, NBC, 1998.

Quinion, David Copperfield, TNT, 2000.

Devil of Dachau, White Teeth, PBS, 2002.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Le pere O'Donoghue, Plaies et bosses, 1974.

Cartesius, 1974.

Antoine, Au bois dormant, 1975.

Reinders, Pas de frontiers pour l'inspecteur: Le bouc emissaire, 1975.

Le cardinal Cisneros, Don Juan ou l'homme de cendres, 1976.

Apothecary, Romeo and Juliet (also known as BBC Television Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet and The Complete Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet), 1978.

Le prince Escerny, Lulu, 1978.

Le peintre Ramsay, Les chemins de l'exil ou les dernieres annees de Jean–Jacques Rousseau (also known as Roads of Exile), 1978.

Holland, Mers El–Kebir, 1979.

Agamemnon, Troilus & Cressida (also known as The Complete Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Troilus & Cressida), 1981.

Pablo, Le beau monde, 1981.

Malesherbes, avocat du roi, 1982.

Docteur Zerlebeck, Emmenez–moi au theatre: Chene et lapins angora, 1982.

Count Langenthal, The Scarlet and Black (also known as The Vatican Pimpernel and Scarlatto e nero), CBS, 1983.

Goldschmidt, Der Leutnant und sein Richter (also known as Devil's Lieutenant and Le Lieutenant du diable), 1983.

Louis, La soupiere, 1983.

Guildenstern, An Englishman Abroad, 1983.

Don John, BBC Television Shakespeare: Much Ado about Nothing (also known as Much Ado about Nothing and The Complete Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Much Ado about Nothing), 1984.

Moran, Yalta, 1984.

Jules Glassner, Poor Little Rich Girl: The Barbara Hutton Story, 1987.

Gannett, Maigret, 1988.

Merrill, Fuga dal paradiso (also known as Escape from Paradise and Flight from Paradise), 1988.

(As Alexandre Vernon Dobtcheff) Bischof de Jong, Le due croci (also known as Im Schatten des Kreuzes), 1988.

Doctor Webber, Murderers among Us: The Simon Wiesenthal Story, HBO, 1989.

The exorcist, La dolce casa degli orrori (also known as The Sweet House of Horrors), 1989.

Fellgiebel, The Plot to Kill Hitler, CBS, 1990.

Rennes prosecutor, Prisoner of Honor, HBO, 1991.

Riyumin, The First Circle, 1991.

Chancellor, Frankenstein, TNT, 1993.

Un heraut, un pretre, and un clerc, Jeanne d'Arc au bucher, 1993.

Simeon Lee, Hercule Poirot's Christmas, PBS, 1994.

L'oncle Rouka, Mademoiselle O, 1994.

Naryshkin, Katharina die Grosse (also known as Catherine the Great), 1995.

Die Eisprinzessin (also known as Ice Princess), 1995.

Duval, Le fils de Paul, 1995.

Don Felipe, Sharpe's Sword, 1995.

Father Michel, The Hunchback, TNT, 1997.

Sander, 30 Years to Life, UPN, 1998.

Professeur Gruber, Passion assassine, 2000.

Father Maurice de Beliveau, Largo Winch: The Heir (also known as Largo Winch and Largo Winch—Gefaehrliches Erbe), 2001.

Costa Mendez, The Falklands Play, BBC4, 2002.

Television Appearances; Specials:

The Debussy Film, 1965.

Hedworth, Breaking Point, 1966.

Bannerheim, An Echo of Theresa (also known as Anatomy of Terror and Thriller: An Echo of Teresa), ABC, 1973.

Foch pour vaincre, 1977.

Member at Platon's guest meal, Love in the Ancient World (also known as Liebe in der Antike), 1997.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Counsel, "Mister Farthing Takes a Walk," Dixon of Dock Green, 1964.

Coroner, "Percival Bland's Brother," Thorndyke, 1964.

"A Fine Art," Dixon of Dock Green, 1965.

Colonel Valenkov, "And the Fish Are Biting," The Mask of Janus, 1965.

"Witness Summons," Dixon of Dock Green, 1965.

"The Hidden Face," Scales of Justice, 1965.

"You Can't Buy a Miracle," Dixon of Dock Green, 1966.

"Carmilla," Mystery and Imagination, 1966.

Josef Donner, "Showdown Vienna," The Rat Catchers, 1966.

Pushkin, "Room without a View," The Avengers, 1966.

Spencer, "The Living Dead," The Avengers, 1967.

Peebles, "We're Not One of Us Perfect," The Troubleshooters, 1967.

Vogel, "The Gadget Lovers," The Saint, 1967. N. G. Waldron, "Beach Head," Out of the Unknown, 1969.

Manager, "The Gilded Cage," The Champions, 1969.

Scientist, "The War Games," Doctor Who, 1969.

Stenson, "Thingumajig," The Avengers, 1969.

Dedushko, "The Emissary," The Name of the Game, 1969.

Herman Voss, "Opening Gambit," Codename, 1970.

Senor Zandar, "The Mind Robbers: Parts 1, 2, 3, & 4" Ace of Wands, 1970.

Harman, "Memory of a Gauntlet," New Scotland Yard, 1972.

Joe Flynn, "It Could Be Practically Anywhere on the Island," The Protectors, 1973.

Henry, "Cliffhanger," Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em, 1973.

L'inspecteur Howard, "Visite incognito," Les brigades du tigre, 1974.

Harry Kretchmar, "Supersnout," The Sweeney, 1975.

"French without Tears," Play of the Month, 1976.

Astman, "Maree basse," Commissaire Moulin, 1977.

Professor Cheever, "Non–citizen," 1990, 1977.

Sir Francis Bertie, "Cordialement votre," Les brigades du tigre, 1978.

The chairman, "Shadow," Blake's 7, 1979.

"Gossip from the Forest," Screenplay, 1979.

L'espion russe, "L'emir est arrive," Le mythomane, 1981.

Edward Gandolphini, "Rumpole and the Genuine Article," Rumpole of the Bailey, 1983.

"La filiere argentine," Marie–Pervenche, 1984.

Mandelstam, "The Six Napoleons," The Return of Sherlock Holmes, Series I, 1987.

Monk, "Trolls," Crossbow, 1988.

Petru, "Moldavian Rhapsody," The Good Guys, 1993.

Carlo Luchesi, "For Evil's Sake," Highlander, 1993.

Hamad, "Promises," Highlander, 1996.

Dr. Stoker, "What's Wrong with Mrs. Bale?," As Time Goes By, 1997.

Mr. Roland, "Five Go Adventuring Again," The Famous Five, 1997.

Old Nazi, "Are You Right There, Father Ted?," Father Ted, 1998.

Count Van Der Meer, "Dead on Arrival," Highlander: The Raven, syndicated, 1999.

Jean Mirmont, "Mort d'un prince," La crim', 2000.

Anthony Cureton, "The Royal Ring," Relic Hunter, syndicated, 2001.

Father Maurice de Beliveau, "Sins of the Father," Largo Witch, Mystery Channel (Canada), 2001.

Father Maurice de Beliveau, "The Heir," Largo Witch, Mystery Channel (Canada), 2001.

Also appeared as Prince Hadjimoscos, Fortunes of War, PBS; Harman, "Memory of a ... ," New Scotland Yard; M. Bernard, Dans la tourmente.

Stage Appearances:

Appeared in 14 plays at the Old Vic, London; four plays at Chichester; also appeared on Broadway and in London's West End.