Timothy West

Timothy West

  • Born on
    • October 20th, 1934
Timothy Lancaster West, CBE is an English film, stage and television actor, with more than fifty years of varied work in the business. As well as many classical theatre performances, he has appeared frequently on television, including spells in both Coronation Street as Eric Babbage and Stan Carter in EastEnders, and also in Not Going Out, as the original Geoffrey Adams. He is married to the actress Prunella Scales; since 2014 they have been seen travelling together on British and overseas canals in the Channel 4 series Great Canal Journeys.


Acting (24 Credits)

2019Gentleman Jack as Jeremy Lister
2012Titanic as Lord Pirrie
2010Terry Pratchett's Going Postal as Ridcully
2009Endgame as P.W. Botha
2007A Room with a View as Mr Eager
2005Colditz (2005) as Bunny Warren
2003Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas as Dymas (voice)
2003Beyond Borders as Lawrence Bauford
2001The Fourth Angel as Jones
2001Iris as Older Maurice
2000102 Dalmatians as Judge
1999The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc as Cauchon
1998Ever After: A Cinderella Story as King Francis
1987Cry Freedom as Capt. De Wet
1985Miss Marple: A Pocketful of Rye as Rex Fortescue
1982Murder Is Easy as Lord Gordon Easterfield
1980Rough Cut as Nigel Lawton
1979Agatha as Kenward
1978The Thirty Nine Steps as Porton
1973The Day of the Jackal as Commissioner Berthier
1971Nicholas and Alexandra as Dr. Botkin
1970The Looking Glass War as Taylor


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