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Tim Potter is an English actor in theatre, films and TV since the 1980s. [1]



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, [2] [3] and Charles II in Stephen Jeffreys' The Libertine the following year. [4] 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. [5] [6]

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 . [7] 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 .



1988 Salome's Last Dance Pharisee
1995 The Young Poisoner's Handbook Simon
1997 Fierce Creatures Vulture Keeper
1999 Entrapment Millennium Man
Onegin Dandy 2
2000 The Nine Lives of Tomas Katz Apocalyptic nutter
2004 Finding Neverland 'Hook' / Lord Carlton
2008 Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day Nightclub Patron
Faintheart Headmaster
2013 Still Life Homeless Man
2015 A Royal Night Out Duty Manager


1983 Walter Squatters' AdviserTelevision film
Video StarsEric Dancer
1984 Luna RobEpisode: "A Bureaubreau in the Hand Is Worth a Pension"
Angels in the AnnexeMr. LomaxTelevision film
1985Titus AndronicusClown
Ties of BloodCecilEpisode: "The Military Wing"
1985–1986 I Woke Up One Morning Irrelevant11 episodes
1986 Dead Head TeddyEpisode: "The Patriot"
1988Wild ThingsHotel ManagerTelevision film
1990Blood RightsErich2 episodes
1992 Screen Two Mr. BellEpisode: "My Sister-Wife"
Kinsey Laurence Donegan2 episodes
WitchcraftSealed KnotterEpisode #1.2
1993 Lovejoy HarrisonEpisode: "Judgement of Solomon"
1994 Minder LionelEpisode: "Bring Me the Head of Arthur Daley"
The Chief Dick MortimerEpisode #4.10
Soldier Soldier RMPEpisode: "Proud Man"
1997 The Pale Horse Dr OsbourneTelevision film
Noah's Ark Geoffrey WingerEpisode: "Family Matters"
Beyond Fear Prison GuardTelevision film
1998 Bramwell CrispinEpisode: "Loose Women"
1999 Alice in Wonderland Knave of Hearts Television film
A Christmas Carol The Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come
2000 The Bill Warren AskewEpisode: "Touch and Go"
The Prince and the Pauper Chief GentlemanTelevision film
Second Sight: ParasomniaLeonard
2001 The Infinite Worlds of H. G. Wells Jim / 2nd Card Player6 episodes
Murder Rooms: Mysteries of the Real Sherlock Holmes BoltonEpisode: "The Photographer's Chair"
2002 Crime and Punishment NikolaiTelevision film
2003 Byron Millingen
2005 According to Bex The tog raterEpisode: "Stuck in the Middle with You"
2006, 2007 Trial & Retribution Dr. Adrian Kinton2 episodes
2014 New Tricks Bryan FawsonEpisode: "Bermondsey Boy"

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