Hibbert, Edward 1955–

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HIBBERT, Edward 1955–


Born September 9, 1955, in New York, NY; son of Geoffrey Hibbert. Education: Attended London's Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts.


Agent—Peter Fraser & Dunlop, Drury House, 34–43 Russell St., London WC2B 5HA, England; The Gage Group, 14724 Ventura Blvd., Suite 505, Los Angeles, CA 91403.



Awards, Honors:

Obie Award, performance, Village Voice, 1993, DramaLogue Award, and Los Angeles Critics Circle Award nomination, all for Jeffrey; Barrymore Award, outstanding performance by a supporting actor in a play, 1996, for Love! Valour! Compassion!


Television Appearances; Series:

Gilbert Leslie 'Gil' Chesterton, a recurring role, Frasier, NBC, 1994–2001, 2002–2004.

Voice of Evil the cat, Earthworm Jim (animated), The WB, 1995.

Harry, Fantasy Island, ABC, 1998.

Television Appearances; Movies:

School Play (also known as BBC2 Playhouse: School Play), BBC, 1979.

Reporter, The Royal Romance of Charles and Diana, CBS, 1982.

Robert Faulconbridge, The Life and Death of King John (also known as The Complete Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: The Life and Death of King John), BBC, 1984.

Bramley Kahn, Columbo: Undercover, ABC, 1994.

The wizard, Once upon a Mattress, ABC, 2004.

Stage manager, The Muppets' Wizard of Oz, ABC, 2005.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Young man, "The Great Detective," Just William, ITV, 1977.

Freight agent, "A Fistful of Pesetas," Boon, ITV, 1987.

Philip Jovet, "Portrait of Death," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1994.

Owner, "Four Characters in Search of a Ring," Dave's World, CBS, 1994.

"Another Average Night," The John Larroquette Show, NBC, 1994.

Mr. Berle, "Winkle/Wicks World," California Dreams, NBC, 1994.

Hubert Lombard, "All about Bree," The Five Mrs. Buchanans, CBS, 1995.

Claude, "The Chatterbox," The Nanny, CBS, 1995.

Maitre'd, "Up in Smoke: Parts 1 & 2," Mad about You, NBC, 1995.

Dr. Richelieu, "Love Conquers Al," Married … with Children, Fox, 1995.

"No Nudes Is Good Nudes," Cosby, CBS, 1996.

Mr. Randolph, "Caroline and the Desperate Cat," Caroline in the City, NBC, 1997.

Ruby, BBC, 1999, 2002.

Concierge, "Big Night," My Big Fat Greek Life, CBS, 2003.

Funeral director, All My Children, ABC, 2003.

Also appeared as voice of Zazu, The Lion King's Timon & Pumbaa (animated).

Film Appearances:

Theatre surgeon, Britannia Hospital, 1982.

Jerry, The Paper, Universal, 1994.

(Uncredited) Cameo appearance, Loch Ness, Gramercy, 1996.

Maurice the bartender, The First Wives Club, Paramount, 1996.

Harry Winston salesman, Everyone Says I Love You, Miramax, 1996.

Yago, Hudson River Blues (also known as Family Blues), Romance Classics, 1997.

Voice of Zazu, The Lion King II: Simba's Pride (animated), Buena Vista Home Video, 1998.

Stanley, It Had to Be You, Regent, 2000.

Richard Grayson, Friends and Family, Regent Releasing, 2001.

Unemployed actor, Dummy, Artisan, 2002.

Christies' rep, Uptown Girls, Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer, 2003.

Voice of Zazu, The Lion King 1 1/2 (animated; also known as Lion King 3: Hakuna Matata), Buena Vista Home Video, 2004.

Sir Michael Strickland, A Different Loyalty, Lions Gate Films, 2004.

Gordon Fisher, Fakers, Pyramid, 2004.

Stage Appearances:

Gryphon/old frog, Alice in Wonderland, Virginia Theatre, New York City, 1982–83.

Me and My Girl, Marquis Theatre, New York City, 1986–89.

Sterling/man, Jeffrey, Minetta Lane Theatre, New York City, 1992–93.

Russell, Lady in the Dark, City Center Theatre, New York City, 1993–94.

My Night with Reg, Cort Theatre, New York City, 1997.

Oscar Wilde, Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde, Minetta Lane Theatre, 1997–98.

Newsreader, Marlene, Cort Theatre, 1999.

The Green Bird, Cort Theatre, 1999–2000.

Frederick Fellowes, Noises Off, Brooks Atkinson Theatre, New York City, 2001–2002.

Reverend Frank Thompson, Outward Bound, Westport Country Playhouse, Westport, CT, 2002.

Also appeared in Pirates on Parade; Mystery of Irma Vep, London; Lend Me a Tenor, London; Hamlet, London; Twelfth Night, London; The Way of the World, London; Oh, Kay!, Chichester Festival Theatre, Chichester, England; The Importance of Being Earnest, Long Wharf Theatre; Love! Valour! Compassion!, Philadelphia, PA.