Sheppard, William Morgan 1932–

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Sheppard, William Morgan 1932–

(W. Morgan Shepard, Morgan Sheppard, W. Morgan Sheppard)


Born August 24, 1932 in London, England; Education: Graduated from Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, 1956-1958.


Agent—The Gersh Agency, 232 N. Canon Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210.


Actor and voice performer. Associate Artist with Royal Shakespeare Company for twelve years.


Film Appearances:

Alec, Strongroom, 1961, Union, 1962.

A mad animal, Marat/Sade (also known as The Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat as Performed by the Inmates of the Asylum of Charenton under the Direction of the Marquis de Sade), 1966, United Artists, 1967.

Guest, Tell Me Lies, Continental, 1968.

Salvatonist, Rachel and the Beelzebub Bombadiers, 1977.

(As Morgan Sheppard) The Duellists, Paramount, 1978.

(As Morgan Sheppard) Lovecroft, The Sea Wolves: The Last Charge of the Calcutta Light Horse (also known as The Sea Wolves), 1980, Paramount, 1981.

Ranulf, Hawk the Slayer, I'VE/USA Video, 1980.

(As Morgan Sheppard) Man in pub, The Elephant Man, Paramount, 1980.

Nutcracker (also known as Nutcracker Sweet), Rank, 1982, Almi, 1984.

Alexandru, The Keep, Paramount, 1983.

(As Morgan Sheppard) Sweeny, Lassiter, Warner Bros., 1984.

Landlord, The Doctors and the Devils, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1985.

Executioner, Lady Jane, Paramount, 1986.

(As Morgan Sheppard) Policeman, Cry Freedom, Universal, 1987.

Pa, Lucky Stiff (also known as That Shamrock Touch), New Line Cinema, 1988.

Vincent Talbot, Elvira, Mistress of the Dark, New World Pictures, 1988.

Band director, School Daze, Sony, 1988.

(As W. Morgan Sheppard) Mr. Reindeer, Wild at Heart, Samuel Goldwyn Company, 1990.

Klingon commander, Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, Paramount, 1991.

Trick Bissell, There Goes the Neighborhood (also known as Paydirt), Paramount, 1992.

(As W. Morgan Sheppard) Taking Liberty, 1993.

Father Meehan, Needful Things, Columbia, 1993.

Major General Isaac R. Trimble, Gettysburg, New Line Cinema, 1993.

(As W. Morgan Sheppard) Father Archer Roberts, Sometimes They Come Back … Again (also known as Sometimes They Come Back 2), Trimark Pictures, 1996.

Charles, Hurricane Festival, 1997.

Oldtimer, Nether World, Dalgaard Hull Productions/Noir Films, 1997.

Charles Vane and Captain, Treasure of Pirate's Point (also known as The Legend of Pirate's Point), A-Pix Entertainment, 1999.

Mr. Ringold, The Hungry Bachelors Club, Mama's Boys/Regent Entertainment, 1999.

Taylor, Florida City, Treat Yourself Films, 2000.

(As W. Morgan Sheppard) Mr. Hereck, The Haven, 2000.

Landers, Room 101, Very Dodgy Productions, 2001.

Taylor, Small Town Conspiracy, 2001.

From Russia to Hollywood: The 100-Year Odyssey of Chekhov and Shdanoff, Pathfinder, 2002.

Voice of Erik Hellstrom, Atlantis: Milo's Return, Buena Vista Home Video, 2003.

(As Morgan Sheppard) Major General Isaac Trimble, Gods and Generals, Warner Bros., 2003.

(As W. Morgan Sheppard) Raymond of Tripoli, Soldier of God, Anthem, 2005.

(As W. Morgan Sheppard) Scottie, Love's Abiding Joy, FoxFaith, 2006.

(As W. Morgan Sheppard) Merrit, The Prestige, Buena Vista, 2006.

(As W. Morgan Sheppard) Captain Witwicky, Transformers, Paramount, 2007.

Mr. Hereck, Along the Way, Dreadnought, 2007.

The Voice, Japan, Tomas, 2007.

Father Monahan, For Christ's Sake, Hologram, 2007.

Father Marks, Over Her Dead Body, NLC, 2008.

Film Work:

(As Morgan Sheppard) Additional voices, Pocahontas II: Journey to a New World (animated; also known as Disney's "Pocahontas II: Journey to a New World" and Pocahontas: Journey to a New World), Buena Vista Home Video, 1998.

Television Appearances; Series:

(As Morgan Sheppard) Bill's father, The Day of the Triffids, 1981.

Blank Reg, Max Headroom (also known as Max Headroom: 20 Minutes into the Future), ABC, 1987.

(As W. Morgan Sheppard) Charles, Days of Our Lives (also known as Days and DOOL), NBC, 2000-2001.

Commander Peter Fargason, Herushingu (also known as Hellsing), 2001.

Yachio Takugawa, I My Me! Strawberry Eggs, 2001.

Toto Books owner, R.O.D. the TV, G4TechTV, 2003.

Mister, Licensed by Royalty, 2003.

Narrator, Kingdom Hospital (also known as Stephen King's "Kingdom Hospital"), ABC, 2004.

Also voice of Petros Xanatos, Gargoyles (animated), syndicated.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

(As Morgan Sheppard) Mr. Smith, Out, 1978.

Tom Benson, A Family Affair, 1979.

Specz, Shogun (also known as James Clavell's "Shogun "), 1980.

(As Morgan Sheppard) Sergeant, Masada, ABC, 1981.

(As Morgan Sheppard) Mr. Roos, The Flame Trees of Thika, 1981.

(As Morgan Sheppard) Roberts, Stalky & Co., 1982.

Boakes, Return to Treasure Island, 1985.

(As Bill Morgan) Hirohisa Goto, Texhnolyze, Fuji, 2003.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Farmer, The Roses of Eyam, 1973.

(As Morgan Sheppard) Gorlois, The Legend of King Arthur, 1979.

Specz, Shogun (also known as James Clavell's "Shogun "), 1980.

Saxon thief, The Zany Adventures of Robin Hood, 1984.

German general, The Dirty Dozen: The Next Mission, NBC, 1985.

Seduction: Three Tales from the "Inner Sanctum," ABC, 1992.

Following Her Heart, NBC, 1994.

Caleb, Taking Liberty, 1996.

Long, The Escape, The Movie Channel, 1997.

Captain Charles Vane, The Legend of Pirate's Point, 1998.

(As W. Morgan Sheppard) Denny, Murder, She Wrote: The Celtic Riddle, 2003.

Scottie, Love's Long Journey, 2005.

(As W. Morgan Sheppard) Fred Landreth, A Stranger's Heart, 2007.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

(As Morgan Sheppard) Ron Probert, "The Five Whistles," Z Cars, 1962.

(As Morgan Sheppard) Dr. Martin Huntersmith, "Nuts," Crown Court, 1974.

(As Morgan Sheppard) Usher, "The Man in the Middle," Dial M for Murder, 1974.

Morrison, "Jackpot," The Sweeney, 1975.

(As Morgan Sheppard) Foreman, "The Watcher," Life and Death of Penelope, 1976.

(As Morgan Sheppard) Joe Burnham, "Contact," Z Cars, 1976.

(As Morgan Sheppard) Walters, "Gnaws," The New Avengers (also known as Cahpeau melon et bottes de cuir and The New Avengers in Canada), 1976.

Barman, "Hunting Parties," Target, 1977.

Raymond Girard, "By Order of the Fuhrer," Enemy at the Door, 1978.

(As Morgan Sheppard) John, "Come in T-64, Your Time Is Ticking Away," Minder, 1979.

(As Morgan Sheppard) Malenski, "Stopover," The Professionals, 1979.

(As Morgan Sheppard) Harry Cowper, "Keep Smiling," Play for Today, 1980.

Mischkin, "Four Minus Four Is One," Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson, 1980.

(As Morgan Sheppard) Hospital gardener, "Carpathian Eagle," Hammer House of Horror, 1980.

(As Morgan Sheppard) Karpov, "Blunt Instrument: Part 2," Sunday Night Thriller, 1981.

Stanton, "Hogshead," Smuggler, 1981.

Stanton, "An Eye for an Eye," Smuggler, 1981.

(As Morgan Sheppard) Jack Jefford, "A Question of Judgement," The Outsider, 1983.

(As Morgan Sheppard) Mahaffi, "Paint Me a Murder," Hammer House of Mystery and Suspense, 1986.

(As Morgan Sheppard) Roker, "Freezeheat," C.A.T.S. Eyes, 1986.

(As Morgan Sheppard) Bertrum Smythe, We Are Seven, 1989.

(As W. Morgan Sheppard) Dr. Zito, "Deadly Dreams," MacGyver, ABC, 1989.

Dr. Ira Graves, "The Shizoid Man," Star Trek: The Next Generation, syndicated, 1989.

(As W. Morgan Sheppard) Dr. Zito, "Lesson in Evil," MacGyver, ABC, 1990.

Professor Burton, "Tales out of School," Designing Women, CBS, 1991.

(As W. Morgan Sheppard) Gooshie, "Mirror Image—August 8, 1953," Quantum Leap, NBC, 1993.

The professor, a recurring role, SeaQuest DSV, 1993-1994.

Title role, "Soul Hunter," Babylon 5, syndicated, 1994.

(As W. Morgan Sheppard) Dr. Fredrick Grundberg, "Twice Dead," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1995.

(As W. Morgan Sheppard) Mr. Drake, "The Club," Frasier, NBC, 1995.

War leader G'Sten, "The Long, Twilight Struggle," Babylon 5, syndicated, 1995.

(As Morgan Sheppard) Voice of King Kenneth, "Avalon: Parts 1-3," Gargoyles (animated), syndicated, 1995.

Voice of Captain Bloodbeard, "Pirates of Pumbzance/One Tough Bug," Timon and Pumbaa (animated; also known as The Lion King's "Timon & Pumbaa"), 1995.

(As W. Morgan Sheppard) Voice of Dum Dum Dugan of Shield, "Cell of Iron," Iron Man (animated; also known as The Marvel Action Hour: Iron Man), 1995.

Voice of security guard, "Runaways," Gargoyles: The Goliath Chronicles (animated), 1996.

The Soul Hunter, "War Without End: Part 2," Babylon 5, 1996.

(As Morgan Sheppard) Voice of Odin, "Eye of the Storm," Gargoyles (animated), syndicated, 1996.

(As Morgan Sheppard) Voice of Odin, "The Gathering: Part 1," Gargoyles (animated), syndicated, 1996.

Mr. Emmett, "To Hell and Back," American Gothic, CBS, 1996.

Voice of Radar, "Runaways," Gargoyles (animated), syndicated, 1996.

(As W. Morgan Sheppard) Inspector Wells, "A Rip in Time," Timecop, ABC, 1997.

(As W. Morgan Sheppard) Major Viktor Lushov, "To Russia with Love," JAG, CBS, 1998.

Qatai, "Bliss," Star Trek: Voyager, UPN, 1999.

Charlie Ayliss, "Hair," Tracey Takes On …, 1999.

(As W. Morgan Sheppard) Dr. Tom Arneberg, "The Unluckiest Bachelor in LA," Diagnosis Murder, 2000.

(As W. Morgan Sheppard) Voice of lead jackal, "Cheetahs Never Prosper," The Wild Thornberrys (animated), Nickelodeon, 2000.

Voice, Team Atlantis, 2001.

Voice of Merlin, "A Knight of Shadows: Part 1," Justice League (animated; also known as JL and Justice League Unlimited), Cartoon Network, 2002.

(As W. Morgan Sheppard) Clive Alpert, "The Truth Is Out There," Crossing Jordan, 2002.

(As W. Morgan Sheppard) Merril, "The Day the Music Died," Charmed, 2003.

Milo Sabine, "Echoes," Alias, 2005.

Dan O'Brien, "Creatures of the Night," Cold Case, 2005.

(As W. Morgan Sheppard) Town elder, "Blame Booze and Melville," Gilmore Girls (also known as Gilmore Girls: Beginnings), 2005.

Voice of Limburger, "It's the Pits," Biker Mice from Mars (animated), syndicated, 2006.

Voice of Limburger, "Once Upon a Time on Earth: Part II," Biker Mice from Mars (animated), syndicated, 2007.

John Caulfield, Criminal Minds, 2007-2008.

Also appeared in Dead at 21, MTV.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Antony and Cleopatra, 1974.

Flavius, The Nativity, 1978.

Ben, Rebecca, 1978.

Captain, Camille, 1984.

Member of chorus, Oedipus at Colonnus, 1984.

(As W. Morgan Sheppard) Digger, Gunsmoke: Return to Dodge, CBS, 1987.

Great American Music: A Salute to Fast Cars, 1994.

(As W. Morgan Sheppard) Tomas, Good King Wenceslas, Family Channel, 1994.

The Lottery, 1996.

(As W. Morgan Sheppard) Ed Hawkins, Goldrush: A Real Life Alaskan Adventure (also known as Gold Rush!), ABC, 1998.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Blank Reg, Max Headroom, 1985.

Gravedigger, "The Fifth Sepulcher," Poltergeist: The Legacy, Showtime, Sci-Fi Channel, and syndicated, 1996.

Stage Appearances:

A mad animal, The Persecution and Assassination of Marat, Martin Beck Theatre, New York City, 1965-1966.

Jim Craigin, Sherlock Holmes, Broadhurst Theatre, New York City, 1974.


Video Games:

(As W. Morgan Shepard) Bishop Francois Malveaux, Zork: Nemesis, Activision, 1996.

Clandestiny, 1996.

(As Morgan Sheppard) "Bloodeye" Tim, Outlaws, LucasArts Entertainment, 1997.

Colonel Stanley Hargrove, Medal of Honor, Dream-Works SKG/Electronic Arts, 1999.

(As W. Morgan Sheppard) Ignatius Cheese, Escape from Monkey Island, LucasArts Entertainment, 2000.

(As W. Morgan Sheppard) Heavy gun trooper and Ruulian strip miner, Star Wars: Force Commander, 2000.

Voice of Colonel Hargrove, Medal of Honor: Underground, 2000.

(As Morgan Sheppard) Voice of Russian soldier, Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty (also known as MGS2 and Metal Gear Solid 2), 2001.

Voice of Colonel Hargrove, Medal of Honor: Allied Assault, EA, 2002.

(As W. Morgan Sheppard) Voice of Colonel Hargrove, Medal of Honor: Frontline, EA, 2002.

(As Morgan Sheppard) Voice of Russian soldier, Metal Gear Solid 2: Substance, Konami, 2002.

Voice of Pink, The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Baby, Vivendi, 2004.

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