Bernard Hill

Bernard Hill

  • Born on
    • December 17th, 1944
Born in 1944, Bernard Hill is a British actor of film, stage and television. He is best known to British television viewers for playing Yosser Hughes in the groundbreaking 1982 TV series Boys from the Blackstuff. On film he has played Captain Edward John Smith in Titanic, King Théoden in The Lord of the Rings film trilogy, and the Warden of San Quentin Prison in the Clint Eastwood film True Crime. Hill is the only actor to have appeared in more than one of the three films awarded 11 Oscars, and one of only three actors to have starred in more than one film grossing more than $1 billion USD, namely: Titanic and The Return of the King (the others being Orlando Bloom who also starred in The Return of the King, as well as Pirates of the Caribbean and Johnny Depp who also starred in Pirates of the Caribbean, as well as Alice in Wonderland). Hill has appeared in three films which have won Best Picture: Gandhi, Titanic, and The Return of the King.

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Acting (33 Credits)

2016Golden Years as Arthur
2015Wolf Hall as Duke of Norfolk
2012Titanic: The Final Word with James Cameron as Captain EJ Smith
2012ParaNorman as Judge Hopkins (voice)
2010The Kid as Uncle David
2008Franklyn as Esser
2008Valkyrie as General - Desert Sequence
2007Five Days
2006Joy Division as Dennis
2005The League of Gentlemen's Apocalypse as King William III
2004Wimbledon as Edward Colt
2004The Grid
2003The Boys & Girl from County Clare as John Joe
2003Gothika as Phil Parsons
2003The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King as Théoden
2002The Scorpion King as Philos
2002The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers as Théoden
2000Going Off Big Time as Murray
1999True Crime as Warden Luther Plunkitt
1999The Loss of Sexual Innocence as Susan's Father
1999A Midsummer Night's Dream as Egeus
1997The Mill on the Floss as Edward Tulliver
1997Titanic as Edward Smith
1996The Ghost and the Darkness as Dr. David HawthorneWatch Free
1996Mr. Toad's Wild Ride as The Engine Driver
1993Lipstick on Your Collar as Uncle Fred
1990Mountains of the Moon as Dr. David Livingstone
1989Shirley Valentine as Joe Bradshaw
1988Drowning by Numbers as Madgett
1985Restless Natives as Will's father
1984The Bounty as William Cole
1982Gandhi as Sergeant Putnam
1982Boys from the Blackstuff as Yosser Hughes

Himself (1 Credits)

2008Wild China as Himself - Narrator


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