Ian Abercrombie (1934–2012)

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KNOWN FOR 
Army of Darkness (1992) | Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008) | Birds of Prey (2002-2003)
AWARDS 
2 wins & 2 nominations More »
AKA 
Ian Ambercrombie
BORN 
Sep 11, 1934 (died Jan 26, 2012)
HEIGHT 
5' 9" (1.75m)

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Past Film & Video (67 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (129 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Star Wars: The Clone WarsStar Wars: The Clone Wars (TV Series) Chancellor Palpatine / Darth Sidious / Pirate #2 (29 episodes, 2008), In Memory Of (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2008–2014 29
    • Crisis at the Heart (Mar 7, 2014) Chancellor Palpatine / Darth Sidious (voice)  Less
    • The Rise of Clovis (Mar 7, 2014) Chancellor Palpatine / Darth Sidious (voice)  Less
    • An Old Friend (Mar 7, 2014) Chancellor Palpatine / Darth Sidious (voice)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Edición Especial ColeccionistaEdición Especial Coleccionista (TV Series) In Memory Of (2 episodes, 2012)  Less 2012–2013 2
  • Primary photo for Green Lantern: The Animated SeriesGreen Lantern: The Animated Series (TV Series) Ganthet (5 episodes, 2011), Dedicated To The Memory Of (3 episodes, 2012)  Less 2011–2013 7
    • Dark Matter (Mar 16, 2013) Dedicated To The Memory Of  Less
    • Ranx (Mar 9, 2013) Dedicated To The Memory Of  Less
    • Blue Hope (Jan 12, 2013) Ganthet (voice)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Wizards of Waverly PlaceWizards of Waverly Place (TV Series) Professor Crumbs / Headmaster Crumbs (10 episodes, 2008)  Less 2008–2012 10
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  • Primary photo for Happily DivorcedHappily Divorced (TV Series) Victor (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
  • Primary photo for Childrens HospitalChildrens Hospital (TV Series) Butler (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
  • Primary photo for How I Met Your MotherHow I Met Your Mother (TV Series) Ben Franklin (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008 1
    • The Goat (Apr 28, 2008) Ben Franklin  Less
  • Primary photo for MoonlightMoonlight (TV Series) Richard Whitley (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007 1
  • Primary photo for Desperate HousewivesDesperate Housewives (TV Series) Rupert (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006 1
  • Primary photo for The BatmanThe Batman (TV Series) Ewan (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006 1
  • Primary photo for Model FamilyModel Family (TV Short) Geneticist  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Hidden Howie: The Private Life of a Public NuisanceHidden Howie: The Private Life of a Public Nuisance (TV Series) Dr. Ambrose (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005 1
    • Trainer (Sep 5, 2005) Dr. Ambrose  Less
  • Primary photo for Grim & EvilGrim & Evil (TV Series) F (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005 1
  • Primary photo for SummerlandSummerland (TV Series) Thomas Lindfield (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005 1
  • Primary photo for CharmedCharmed (TV Series) Aramis (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004 1
  • Primary photo for Nip/TuckNip/Tuck (TV Series) Cyril Parks (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003 1
  • Primary photo for Birds of PreyBirds of Prey (TV Series) Alfred Pennyworth (14 episodes, 2002)  Less 2002–2003 14
    • Devil's Eyes (Feb 19, 2003) Alfred Pennyworth  Less
    • Feat of Clay (Feb 19, 2003) Alfred Pennyworth  Less
    • Reunion (Jan 8, 2003) Alfred Pennyworth  Less
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  • Primary photo for The DistrictThe District (TV Series) Leon (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002 1
  • Primary photo for ChromiumBlue.comChromiumBlue.com (TV Series) Sir George (13 episodes, 2002)  Less 2002 13
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  • Primary photo for Days of Our LivesDays of Our Lives (TV Series) Hotel Manager / Jeweller / Mr. Simkins / Lawyer (4 episodes, 1997)  Less 1997–2002 4
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  • Primary photo for The Random YearsThe Random Years (TV Series) Sir Milton Pith (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002 1
  • Primary photo for Crossing JordanCrossing Jordan (TV Series) George (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002 1
  • Primary photo for State of GraceState of Grace (TV Series) Donnie Thursday (2 episodes, 2001)  Less 2001 2
  • Primary photo for Star Trek: VoyagerStar Trek: Voyager (TV Series) Milo / Abbot (2 episodes, 1999)  Less 1999–2000 2
  • Primary photo for Love & MoneyLove & Money (TV Series) Arthur (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000 1
  • Primary photo for It's Like, You Know...It's Like, You Know... (TV Series) Narrator (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1999 1
  • Primary photo for Grown UpsGrown Ups (TV Series) Philip Dmytryk (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1999 1
  • Primary photo for G vs EG vs E (TV Series) Jasper Ray (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1999 1
  • Primary photo for The ExpertThe Expert (TV Series) Grandfather (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1999 1
    • Pilot (1999) Grandfather  Less
  • Primary photo for Buffy the Vampire SlayerBuffy the Vampire Slayer (TV Series) Old Man (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998 1
  • Primary photo for SeinfeldSeinfeld (TV Series) Mr. Pitt / Justin Pitt (7 episodes, 1994)  Less 1994–1998 7
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  • Primary photo for Beyond Belief: Fact or FictionBeyond Belief: Fact or Fiction (TV Series) Emil Root (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998 1
  • Primary photo for NewsRadioNewsRadio (TV Series) Cadbury (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998 1
  • Primary photo for Touched by an AngelTouched by an Angel (TV Series) George Taylor (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997 1
  • Primary photo for Over the TopOver the Top (TV Series) Nigel (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997 1
  • Primary photo for Party GirlParty Girl (TV Series) Mr. Davenport (1 episode, 1996)  Less 1996 1
  • Primary photo for A Face to Die ForA Face to Die For (TV Movie) Mr. Sturetsky  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for RattledRattled (TV Movie) Dr. Remsen  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for SistersSisters (TV Series) Miles Pickering (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995 1
    • Deceit (Oct 28, 1995) Miles Pickering  Less
  • Primary photo for From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. FrankweilerFrom the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler (TV Movie) Parks (uncredited)  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Babylon 5Babylon 5 (TV Series) Correlilmurzon (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995 1
  • Primary photo for BlossomBlossom (TV Series) Mr. Winters (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995 1
  • Primary photo for CybillCybill (TV Series) Alan Ford (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995 1
  • Primary photo for Northern ExposureNorthern Exposure (TV Series) Anastasia's Aide (1 episode, 1994)  Less 1994 1
    • Zarya (Oct 31, 1994) Anastasia's Aide  Less
  • Primary photo for Murphy BrownMurphy Brown (TV Series) Professor Willendorf (1 episode, 1994)  Less 1994 1
  • Primary photo for Cafe AmericainCafe Americain (TV Series) Uncle Claude (1 episode, 1993)  Less 1993 1
  • Primary photo for The NannyThe Nanny (TV Series) Butler Inspector #1 (1 episode, 1993)  Less 1993 1
  • Primary photo for CoachCoach (TV Series) Jackie (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1992 1
  • Primary photo for The FlashThe Flash (TV Series) Skip (1 episode, 1990)  Less 1990 1
  • Primary photo for Twin PeaksTwin Peaks (TV Series) Tom Brockman (1 episode, 1990)  Less 1990 1
  • Primary photo for Star Trek: The Next GenerationStar Trek: The Next Generation (TV Series) ADR Loop Group (1 episode, 1990)  Less 1990 1
    • Family (Sep 29, 1990) ADR Loop Group (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Tales from the CryptTales from the Crypt (TV Series) Fulton (1 episode, 1990)  Less 1990 1
  • Primary photo for GenerationsGenerations (TV Series) Mr. Fleischer (1 episode, 1990)  Less 1990 1
  • Primary photo for 21 Jump Street21 Jump Street (TV Series) Lemieux (1 episode, 1989)  Less 1989 1
  • Primary photo for ALFALF (TV Series) British Announcer (1 episode, 1989)  Less 1989 1
    • Mind Games (Oct 16, 1989) British Announcer (voice) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Dark HolidayDark Holiday (TV Movie) Captain  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Empty NestEmpty Nest (TV Series) Captain Burke (1 episode, 1989)  Less 1989 1
  • Primary photo for The JudgeThe Judge (TV Series) Phillips (1 episode, 1988)  Less 1988 1
  • Primary photo for War and RemembranceWar and Remembrance (TV Mini-series) Vice Adm. Rodney (1 episode, 1988)  Less 1988 1
    • Part 4 (Nov 17, 1988) Vice Adm. Rodney  Less
  • Primary photo for Still the BeaverStill the Beaver (TV Series) The Psychiatrist (1 episode, 1988)  Less 1988 1
  • Primary photo for DynastyDynasty (TV Series) Tom Bradfield / Tom Bowman / Judge (3 episodes, 1984)  Less 1984–1988 3
  • Primary photo for HunterHunter (TV Series) George (1 episode, 1988)  Less 1988 1
  • Primary photo for Faerie Tale TheatreFaerie Tale Theatre (TV Series) Royal Cobbler (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1987 1
  • Primary photo for Murder, She WroteMurder, She Wrote (TV Series) Dr. Blandings (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1987 1
  • Primary photo for Falcon CrestFalcon Crest (TV Series) George Latham / Ross Beaton (2 episodes, 1986)  Less 1986–1987 2
  • Primary photo for 9 to 59 to 5 (TV Series) Lord Mumford (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1987 1
  • Primary photo for Mike HammerMike Hammer (TV Series) Roger Jennings (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1987 1
  • Primary photo for It's Garry Shandling's Show.It's Garry Shandling's Show. (TV Series) Fate (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1987 1
    • Fate (Feb 13, 1987) Fate  Less
  • Primary photo for MoonlightingMoonlighting (TV Series) Ludwig (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1987 1
  • Primary photo for FrogFrog (TV Movie) Dr. Fritsky  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for L.A. LawL.A. Law (TV Series) Gunther Hall (1 episode, 1986)  Less 1986 1
  • Primary photo for HotelHotel (TV Series) Michel Rommand (1 episode, 1986)  Less 1986 1
  • Primary photo for StingrayStingray (TV Series) Hair Salon Owner (1 episode, 1986)  Less 1986 1
  • Primary photo for The ColbysThe Colbys (TV Series) Minister (1 episode, 1986)  Less 1986 1
  • Primary photo for Alfred Hitchcock PresentsAlfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series) Doctor (1 episode, 1986)  Less 1986 1
  • Primary photo for Foley SquareFoley Square (TV Series) Maitre' D (1 episode, 1986)  Less 1986 1
  • Primary photo for Hostage FlightHostage Flight (TV Movie) Scotland Yard Supervisor  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for George Burns Comedy WeekGeorge Burns Comedy Week (TV Series) Dr. Hirsch (1 episode, 1985)  Less 1985 1
  • Primary photo for Silver SpoonsSilver Spoons (TV Series) Guy Du Maurier (1 episode, 1985)  Less 1985 1
  • Primary photo for Royal MatchRoyal Match (TV Movie) Duke Alford  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for KicksKicks (TV Movie) Barnes  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for ABC Afterschool SpecialsABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series) Mr. Hanna (1 episode, 1985)  Less 1985 1
  • Primary photo for Santa BarbaraSanta Barbara (TV Series) Philip / Phillip / Butler (15 episodes, 1984)  Less 1984–1985 15
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  • Primary photo for Who's the Boss?Who's the Boss? (TV Series) Leo (1 episode, 1985)  Less 1985 1
  • Primary photo for OtherworldOtherworld (TV Series) Mr. Miro (1 episode, 1985)  Less 1985 1
  • Primary photo for AirwolfAirwolf (TV Series) Lord Killebrew (1 episode, 1985)  Less 1985 1
  • Primary photo for Three's CompanyThree's Company (TV Series) The Lawyer (1 episode, 1984)  Less 1984 1
  • Primary photo for Emerald Point N.A.S.Emerald Point N.A.S. (TV Series) Vince (1 episode, 1984)  Less 1984 1
  • Primary photo for Divorce CourtDivorce Court (TV Series) Actor (2 episodes, 1984)  Less 1984 2
  • Primary photo for Fantasy IslandFantasy Island (TV Series) McShane / Inspector Lestrade / Bartender (3 episodes, 1977)  Less 1977–1983 3
  • Primary photo for Tucker's WitchTucker's Witch (TV Series) Doorman (1 episode, 1983)  Less 1983 1
  • Primary photo for Happy DaysHappy Days (TV Series) Oscar (1 episode, 1983)  Less 1983 1
  • Primary photo for Journey's EndJourney's End (TV Movie) Actor  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for The Devlin ConnectionThe Devlin Connection (TV Series) Auctioneer (1 episode, 1982)  Less 1982 1
  • Primary photo for Voyagers!Voyagers! (TV Series) Bitiatus (1 episode, 1982)  Less 1982 1
  • Primary photo for Marian Rose WhiteMarian Rose White (TV Movie) Lord Bates  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Knots LandingKnots Landing (TV Series) Caterer (1 episode, 1981)  Less 1981 1
  • Primary photo for Quincy M.E.Quincy M.E. (TV Series) Dr. Rutherford (1 episode, 1981)  Less 1981 1
  • Primary photo for Vega$Vega$ (TV Series) Cashmir (1 episode, 1980)  Less 1980 1
  • Primary photo for The Life and Times of Eddie RobertsThe Life and Times of Eddie Roberts (TV Series) Partridge (3 episodes, 1980)  Less 1980 3
  • Primary photo for S.O.S. TitanicS.O.S. Titanic (TV Movie) Deck steward (uncredited)  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Mrs. ColumboMrs. Columbo (TV Series) Carmichael (1 episode, 1979)  Less 1979 1
  • Primary photo for Backstairs at the White HouseBackstairs at the White House (TV Mini-series) British Valet (1 episode, 1979)  Less 1979 1
    • Episode #1.3 (Feb 12, 1979) British Valet (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Dancing PrincessesThe Dancing Princesses (TV Movie) Royal Cobbler  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Battlestar GalacticaBattlestar Galactica (TV Series) Forger 7 (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978 1
  • Primary photo for The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew MysteriesThe Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries (TV Series) Sgt. Lander (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978 1
  • Primary photo for Little MoLittle Mo (TV Movie) Dr. Noyes (uncredited)  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for The BastardThe Bastard (TV Movie) Deserter (uncredited)  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for KeeferKeefer (TV Movie) Rudy  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for The Six Million Dollar ManThe Six Million Dollar Man (TV Series) 2nd Man in Van / Shoemacher (2 episodes, 1977)  Less 1977 2
  • Primary photo for The San Pedro BumsThe San Pedro Bums (TV Movie) Crazed Shopper (uncredited)  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Eleanor and Franklin: The White House YearsEleanor and Franklin: The White House Years (TV Movie) Whiting (uncredited)  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for The QuestThe Quest (TV Series) Englishman (1 episode, 1976)  Less 1976 1
  • Primary photo for High RiskHigh Risk (TV Movie) Steward  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for PanachePanache (TV Movie) Cabbage Vendor (uncredited)  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Joe ForresterJoe Forrester (TV Series) Newsman (1 episode, 1976)  Less 1976 1
  • Primary photo for CannonCannon (TV Series) Bartender (1 episode, 1974)  Less 1974 1
  • Primary photo for The Questor TapesThe Questor Tapes (TV Movie) Charlie (uncredited)  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for Barnaby JonesBarnaby Jones (TV Series) Western Bar Patron (2 episodes, 1973)  Less 1973 2
  • Primary photo for Midnight Ride of Paul RevereMidnight Ride of Paul Revere (TV Movie) Actor  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for The Woman I LoveThe Woman I Love (TV Movie) English News Reporter (uncredited)  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for ColumboColumbo (TV Series) Sidney (Party Guest) (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1972 1
    • Dagger of the Mind (Nov 26, 1972) Sidney (Party Guest) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for SearchSearch (TV Series) Florist (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1972 1
  • Primary photo for The Hound of the BaskervillesThe Hound of the Baskervilles (TV Movie) Train Conductor (uncredited)  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for O'Hara, U.S. TreasuryO'Hara, U.S. Treasury (TV Series) Mike (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971 1
  • Primary photo for Get SmartGet Smart (TV Series) Sergeant Poole (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970 1
  • Primary photo for Sole SurvivorSole Survivor (TV Movie) British Co-Pilot  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for Dragnet 1967Dragnet 1967 (TV Series) Newsman (1 episode, 1969)  Less 1969 1
  • Primary photo for General HospitalGeneral Hospital (TV Series) Clive Durban (1993)  Less 1963– 
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