Tim Potter is an English actor in theatre, films and TV since the 1980s.
Potter's stage work includes playing the role of Salvador Dalí in the original production of Terry Johnson's Hysteria at the Royal Court in 1993,and Charles II in Stephen Jeffreys' The Libertine the following year. He has appeared in productions of plays by Edward Bond, Oscar Wilde, Dario Fo, Tennessee Williams, Samuel Beckett, Shakespeare, George Etherege and Jim Cartwright. and worked for directors including Sam Mendes, Phyllida Lloyd, Neil Bartlett, Ken Russell, Benjamin Ross, Julian Jarrold, Steven Berkoff, Max Stafford-Clark, Philip Prowse, Uberto Pasolini, Deborah Warner and Stephen Frears.
He was a founder member, with Jim Cartwright and Louis Mellis of Acme Acting, a theatre company which performed plays in domestic homes, using the whole house, with the audience following the actors room to room. His roles included Blanche DuBois in A Streetcar Named Desire and Col. Kurtz in Apocalypse Now .His film roles include the Ghost of Christmas Future in A Christmas Carol (1999) opposite Patrick Stewart, Chief Gentleman in The Prince and the Pauper (2000), and Captain Hook in Finding Neverland (2004), as well as roles in The Young Poisoner's Handbook (1995), Entrapment (1999), Faintheart (2008), Still Life (2013), and the 1999 TV movie adaptation of Alice in Wonderland .
|Salome's Last Dance
|The Young Poisoner's Handbook
|The Nine Lives of Tomas Katz
|'Hook' / Lord Carlton
|Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day
|A Royal Night Out
|Episode: "A Bureaubreau in the Hand Is Worth a Pension"
|Angels in the Annexe
|Ties of Blood
|Episode: "The Military Wing"
|I Woke Up One Morning
|Episode: "The Patriot"
|Episode: "My Sister-Wife"
|Episode: "Judgement of Solomon"
|Episode: "Bring Me the Head of Arthur Daley"
|Episode: "Proud Man"
|The Pale Horse
|Episode: "Family Matters"
|Episode: "Loose Women"
|Alice in Wonderland
|Knave of Hearts
|A Christmas Carol
|The Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come
|Episode: "Touch and Go"
|The Prince and the Pauper
|Second Sight: Parasomnia
|The Infinite Worlds of H. G. Wells
|Jim / 2nd Card Player
|Murder Rooms: Mysteries of the Real Sherlock Holmes
|Episode: "The Photographer's Chair"
|Crime and Punishment
|According to Bex
|The tog rater
|Episode: "Stuck in the Middle with You"
|Trial & Retribution
|Dr. Adrian Kinton
|Episode: "Bermondsey Boy"
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