Rigby, Terence 1937–

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RIGBY, Terence 1937


Born January 2, 1937, in Birmingham, England. Education: Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, graduated.

Career: Actor.


Film Appearances:

Plainclothes policeman, Accident, Cinema V, 1967.

Gerald Fletcher, Get Carter, MetroGoldwynMayer, 1971.

Joey, The Homecoming, AFT Distributing, 1973.

Voice of Silver, Watership Down (also known as Richard Adams' Watership Down ), Avco Embassy, 1978.

Hackett, The Dogs of War, United Artists, 1980.

Joseph Stalin, Testimony, RM Associates, 1988.

James Burge, Scandal, Click Productions, 1989.

Duke of Mendip, The Children (also known as Meine liebe Rose ), 1990.

Sidney Callow, The Young Americans, 1993.

Captain Henry Cooke, England My England, 1995.

Billy Mann, Funny Bones, Buena Vista, 1995.

General Bukharin, Tomorrow Never Dies, Metro GoldwynMayer/United Artists, 1997.

Bishop Gardiner, Elizabeth (also known as Elizabeth: The Virgin Queen ), Gramercy, 1998.

Harrison, Plunkett & Macleane, Gramercy/USA Films/PolyGram Filmed Entertainment, 1999.

Bratislav, Simon Magus, Channel Four Films, 1999, Fireworks Pictures, 2001.

Henry Hobbs, Essex Boys, Miramax, 2000.

Henry Caldicot, Mrs. Caldicot's Cabbage War, Arrow Film Distributors, 2000.

Dr. Edward Staunton, Mona Lisa Smile, Columbia, 2003.

Other films include The Little Ones.

Television Appearances; Series:

P. C. Henry Snow, Softly Softly (also known as Softly Softly: Task Force ), BBC (England), 1966.

Ernie Cade, Airline, Yorkshire (England), 1982.

Tommy "Bomber" Lancaster, Crossroads, ITV (England), 19861988.

Burke Flitch, Born to Run, BBC, 1997.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Roy Bland, Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy, BBC (England), 1979, then PBS.

Stanley Bruce, Edward and Mrs. Simpson, PBS, 1980.

Dr. Watson, The Hound of the Baskervilles, BBC, 1982.

Jo Stiarkoz, Lace, 1984.

Jo Stiarkoz, Lace II, ABC, 1985.

Mars, The Detective, BBC, 1985.

Big Al, The Beiderbecke Affair, Yorkshire (England), 1985.

Big Al, The Beiderbecke Connection, Yorkshire, 1988.

Berger, Our Friends in the North, BBC, 1996.

Pumblechook, "Great Expectations," Masterpiece Theatre, PBS, 1999.

Television Appearances; Movies:

"Wife in a Blonde Wig," ThirtyMinute Theatre, 1966.

Matthews, High Tide, 1980.

Inspector Layton, The Sign of Four (also known as Sherlock Holmes' The Sign of Four ), 1983.

Detective Superintendent George Reade, The Investigation: Inside a Terrorist Bombing (also known as Who Bombed Birmingham? ), Granada (England), 1990.

Mr. Garter, The Student Prince, PBS, 1997.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Zullen, "The Angel's Eye," The Saint, ITV (England), 1966.

Greenface, "The Supercharged Egg," The Queen Street Gang, 1968.

Charlie Mason, "The Time to Die," The Saint, ITV, 1968.

Holder, "The Running Dog," Callan, 1969.

Gorman, "The Beater and the Game," Public Eye, 1971.

Raymond Flack, "Behaviour," Hunter's Walk, ATV (England), 1973.

Mr. Perivale Blythe, "Rumpole and the Last Resort," Rumpole of the Bailey, PBS, 1983.

Alex Peach, "Burning Your Boats," Stay Lucky, YTV (England), 1990.

Vincent Batten, "Lost on the Range," Boon, ITV, 1991.

"The Ties That Bind," Van der Valk, ITV, 1992.

John Hill, "Fruit of the Desert," Lovejoy, BBC (England), 1994.

Ben Woodley (some sources cite Len Woodley), "Brave Heart," Holby City, BBC, 1999.

Ian Frasier, "Dead Man's 11," Midsomer Murders, Arts and Entertainment, 1999.

Don Holloway, "Can't Always Get What You Want," Holby City, BBC, 2003.

Ronnie Brown, "Fool for Love," Heartbeat, ITV, 2003.

Television Appearances; Specials:

The Girl on the M1 (also known as Armchair Theatre: The Girl on the M1 ), ITV (England), 1971.

"The Falklands Factor," Play for Today, 1983.

"Desert of Lies," Play for Today, 1984.

Mr. Babcock, Friends in Space, ATV (England), 1990.

Mr. Carter, The Prince of Hearts, 1998.

Television Appearances; Other:

Also appeared in Common As Muck.

Stage Appearances:

Joey, The Homecoming, Music Box Theatre, New York City, 1967.

Briggs, No Man's Land, Longacre Theatre, New York City, 1976.

Duke of Buckingham, Richard III, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, NY, 1992.

Ghost, player king, and grave digger, Hamlet, Royal National Theatre, London, then Belasco Theatre, New York City, 1995.

Count OrsiniRosenberg, Amadeus, Music Box Theatre, 19992000.

Harry, Saved, Theatre for a New Audience, American Place Theatre, New York City, 2001.

Agamemnon, Troilus and Cressida, American Place Theatre, c. 2001.

Rex Weasel, Smelling a Rat, Samuel Beckett Theatre, New York City, 2002.

Appeared in Richard III and The Wind in the Willows, both Royal National Theatre, London; appeared in Waiting for Godot, West End production.

Major Tours:

Duke of Buckingham, Richard III, U.S. cities, 1992.