Timothy Spall filmography

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Spall filming Enchanted in New York City, March 2007

English actor Timothy Spall OBE (born 27 February 1957) has made over 100 appearances in film and television. [1] Having made his cinematic debut in the 1979 film Quadrophenia , Spall first rose to fame for playing boring Barry Spencer Taylor in the comedy drama Auf Wiedersehen, Pet (1983–2004), a role that won him popularity and critical praise. He has gone on to become an acclaimed Hollywood actor featuring in a vast number of cinematic roles, among them the starring role of Maurice Purley in Secrets & Lies (1996), for which he received nominations for a BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role and a London Film Critics Circle Award for Actor of the Year.

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Film

YearTitleRoleNotes
1978The Life Story of BaalLupu
1979 Quadrophenia Harry the Projectionist
1982 The Missionary Parswell
Remembrance Douglas
1985 The Bride Paulus
Dutch Girls Lyndon Baines Jellicoe
1986 Gothic Dr. John William Polidori
1987 Body Contact Paul
Dream Demon Peck
1988 To Kill a Priest Igor
1989 Crusoe Reverend Milne
1990 White Hunter Black Heart Hodkins, Bush Pilot
The Sheltering Sky Eric Lyle
1871 Ramborde
Life Is Sweet Aubrey, Regret Rien Owner
1996 Secrets & Lies Maurice Purley
Hamlet Rosencrantz
1998 Still Crazy David 'Beano' Baggot
The Wisdom of Crocodiles Inspector Healey
1999 Topsy-Turvy Richard Temple
The Clandestine Marriage Sterling
2000 Love's Labour's Lost Don Armado
Vatel Gourville
Chicken Run NickVoice
2001 The Old Man Who Read Love Stories Mayor Luis Agalla
Lucky Break Cliff Gumbell
Vanilla Sky Thomas Tipp
Intimacy Andy
Rock Star Mats
2002 All or Nothing Phil
Nicholas Nickleby Charles Cheeryble
2003 The Last Samurai Simon Graham
2004 Gettin' Square Darren 'Dabba' Barrington
Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events Mr. Poe
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Peter Pettigrew (Wormtail)
2005 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
Pierrepoint Albert Pierrepoint
2007 Death Defying Acts Sugarman
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Peter Pettigrew (Wormtail)Uncredited
Enchanted Nathaniel
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street Beadle Bamford
2008 Appaloosa Phil Olson
2009 The Damned United Peter Taylor
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Peter Pettigrew (Wormtail) Cameo
Heartless George Morgan
Desert Flower Terry Donaldson
From Time to Time Boggis
2010 Alice in Wonderland Bayard the Bloodhound Voice
Wake Wood Arthur
Jackboots on Whitehall Winston Churchill Voice
Reuniting the Rubins Lenny Rubins
The King's Speech Winston Churchill
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 Peter Pettigrew (Wormtail)
2011 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 Archive footage
My Angel Mr. Lambert
2012 Assassin's Bullet Dr. Aaron Kahn
BoyFatherShort film - DUST
Comes a Bright Day Charlie
Upside Down Bob Boruchowitz
The Rise D.I. West
Ginger & Rosa Mark
Love Bite Sid
2014 The Love Punch Jerry
Mr. Turner J. M. W. Turner
2015 Sucker The Professor
2016 Alice Through the Looking Glass Bayard the BloodhoundVoice
Away Joseph
The Journey Ian Paisley
Denial David Irving
Stanley a Man of Variety 16 characters
2017 The Party Bill
The Changeover Carmody Braque
Finding Your Feet Charlie
2018 Early Man Chief BognarVoice [2]
2019 The Corrupted Clifford Cullen
This Time AwayNigelShort film - DUST
Mrs Lowry & Son L S Lowry [3]
2020 It Snows in Benidorm Peter Riordan
2021 The Obscure Life of the Grand Duke of Corsica [4] Alfred Roth
The Last Bus Tom [5]
Spencer Major Alistar Gregory
2022 This is Christmas Ray
The Pale Blue Eye Superintendent Sylvanus Thayer
2023 Bolan's Shoes Jimmy
Northern Comfort Edward
Wicked Little Letters Edward Swan
The Heist Before Christmas Father Christmas

Television

YearTitleRoleNotes
1981 The Cherry Orchard EpikhodovTelevision film
The Three SistersAndrei
1982 Home Sweet Home Gordon Leach
Oliver Twist 1st Constable
1983–2004 Auf Wiedersehen, Pet Barry Spencer Taylor40 episodes
1987The Nihilist's Double VisionNick WattsTelevision film
1988Journey's End2nd Lt Trotter
The Modern World: Ten Great WritersPorfiryEpisode: "Fyodor Dostoyevsky's 'Crime and Punishment'"
1990 The Tale of Little Pig Robinson Pig RobinsonTelevision film
StolenDonald Caudell
1991 Boon Bill WebsterEpisode: "Pillow Talk"
Murder Most Horrid PathologistEpisode "The Case of the Missingdre"
1991–92 Screenplay Derek / Francis Meeks2 episodes
Performance Jimmy Beales / Chico
1992 Red Dwarf AndyEpisode "Back to Reality"
1992–93 The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles Cunningham, Masseur2 episodes
1993–94 Frank Stubbs Promotes Frank Stubbs13 episodes
1993 Tracey Ullman: A Class Act Television special
Without Walls Margaret Rutherford Episode: "For One Night Only: Margaret Rutherford"
Rab C. Nesbitt Cell MateEpisode: "Cell"
Spender Robert CunninghamEpisode: "Retreat"
1994Nice Day at the OfficePhil Bachelor6 episodes
1994–96 Outside Edge Kevin Costello22 episodes
1997 The Hunger SalesmanEpisode: "The Swords"
1998Neville's IslandGordonTelevision film
Our Mutual Friend Mr. Venus
1999 Shooting the Past Oswald Bates
2000 ChuckleVision Hot Dog Man
The Thing About Vince Vince SkinnerMiniseries; 3 episodes
2001 Perfect Strangers Irving3 episodes
Ivor the Invisible DadTelevision film
Vacuuming Completely Nude in Paradise Tommy RagBBC Television movie
2002Bodily HarmMitchel Greenfield2 episodes
2003 My House in Umbria QuintyTelevision film
2005 Cherished Terry Cannings
Mr. Harvey Lights a Candle Mr. Harvey
2006 Mysterious Creatures Bill Ainscow
2006–09 The Street Eddie McEvoy9 episodes
2007 A Room with a View Mr. EmersonTelevision film
Oliver Twist Fagin Miniseries
2009GunrushDoug BeckettTelevision film
The Fattest Man in Britain Georgie Godwin
2010–12 Timothy Spall: ...at Sea Himself BBC Four miniseries
2012 The Syndicate Bob Davies5-part drama series
Sinbad Anicetus / DeathEpisode: "Old Man of the Sea"
Room on the Broom DragonVoice; TV short film
2013 Gibraltar: Britain in the Sun NarratorVoice; Channel 5 Docu-series
2013–14 Blandings Lord Clarence Emsworth 13 episodes
2015 The Enfield Haunting Maurice Grosse 3 episodes
Fungus the Bogeyman Fungus3-part series
Me and My Guide DogNarratorVoice; documentary film
Cider with Rosie Laurie LeeVoice; Television film
2017 Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams Ed JacobsonEpisode: "The Commuter"
2019Hatton GardenTerry Perkins4 episodes
Summer of Rockets Lord Arthur WallingtonMiniseries; 6 episodes
Perpetual Grace, LTD DonnyRecurring role; 5 episodes
2023 The Sixth Commandment Peter Farquhar 4-part drama series [6]
The Heist Before Christmas SantaPost-production [7]

Video games

YearTitleRoleNotes
2006 Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories Barry Mickelthwaite

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References

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  2. "Early Man cast and crew credits". British Comedy Guide .
  3. "MRS Lowry & Son (2019)". IMDb .
  4. Comiskey, Noeleen (2019-12-16). "Phenomenal director Daniel Graham (Opus Zero starring Willem Dafoe) sent me this beautiful still of the wonderful @ali_cook & I from #featurefilm The Obscure Life of the Grand Duke of Corsica starring Timothy Spall & Peter Stormare. Cant wait for you to see it. #grateful #pic.twitter.com/15YcqLcIY8". @NoeleenComiskey. Retrieved 2019-12-22.
  5. "The Last Bus: Timothy Spall film gives teen busker big break". BBC News Scotland. 23 August 2021. Retrieved 23 August 2021.
  6. "Timothy Spall, Anne Reid, Éanna Hardwicke, Annabel Scholey and Sheila Hancock lead cast of BBC One factual drama, The Sixth Commandment". bbc.co.uk/mediacentre. Retrieved 13 June 2022.
  7. Vickers-Green, Laura (13 November 2023). "UK Christmas 2023 TV Guide: the Best Festive Specials, New Drama & Comedy Series". Den of Geek. Retrieved 14 November 2023.