Anthony Ainley (1932–2004)

Actor
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KNOWN FOR 
Doctor Who (1981-1989) | The Land That Time Forgot (1974) | Nicholas Nickleby (1977)
AKA 
Tony Holmes | James Stoker | Leon Ny Taiy | Neil Toynay  Less
NICKNAME  
Tony
BORN 
Aug 20, 1932 (died May 3, 2004)
HEIGHT 
5' 9½" (1.76m)

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Past Film & Video (9 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (36 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Doctor WhoDoctor Who (TV Series) The Master / Sir Gilles Estram / Kalid / Portreeve / Tremas (31 episodes, 1981)  Less 1981–1989 31
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  • Primary photo for The Boy Who Won the PoolsThe Boy Who Won the Pools (TV Series) Mr. Simmons (2 episodes, 1983)  Less 1983 2
  • Primary photo for MackenzieMackenzie (TV Series) Richard Wilcox (3 episodes, 1980)  Less 1980 3
  • Primary photo for LillieLillie (TV Mini-series) Lord Carrington (2 episodes, 1978)  Less 1978 2
  • Primary photo for The Devil's CrownThe Devil's Crown (TV Series) Pope Innocent III (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978 1
  • Primary photo for TargetTarget (TV Series) Alexander Trist (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1977 1
    • Carve Up (Nov 11, 1977) Alexander Trist  Less
  • Primary photo for Secret ArmySecret Army (TV Series) Johnson (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1977 1
  • Primary photo for JubileeJubilee (TV Series) Antony Gerrard (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1977 1
  • Primary photo for Nicholas NicklebyNicholas Nickleby (TV Mini-series) Sir Mulberry Hawk (4 episodes, 1977)  Less 1977 4
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  • Primary photo for Within These WallsWithin These Walls (TV Series) James Buckingham (1 episode, 1976)  Less 1976 1
    • Visitors (Nov 20, 1976) James Buckingham  Less
  • Primary photo for The Fortune HuntersThe Fortune Hunters (TV Movie) Leslie Symington  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for The Flight of the HeronThe Flight of the Heron (TV Series) Lord George Murray (1 episode, 1976)  Less 1976 1
  • Primary photo for Anne of AvonleaAnne of Avonlea (TV Mini-series) Stephen Irving (1 episode, 1975)  Less 1975 1
  • Primary photo for The PallisersThe Pallisers (TV Mini-series) Rev. Emilius (7 episodes, 1974)  Less 1974 7
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  • Primary photo for Upstairs, DownstairsUpstairs, Downstairs (TV Series) Lord Charles Gilmour (3 episodes, 1973)  Less 1973 3
  • Primary photo for Orson Welles' Great MysteriesOrson Welles' Great Mysteries (TV Series) Lafarge (1 episode, 1973)  Less 1973 1
  • Primary photo for WarshipWarship (TV Series) Phillip Tashing (1 episode, 1973)  Less 1973 1
  • Primary photo for Clouds of WitnessClouds of Witness (TV Mini-series) Dennis Cathcart (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1972 1
  • Primary photo for BBC Play of the MonthBBC Play of the Month (TV Series) Ferdinand Gadd (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1972 1
  • Primary photo for Spyder's WebSpyder's Web (TV Series) Clive Hawksworth (13 episodes, 1972)  Less 1972 13
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  • Primary photo for The Shadow of the TowerThe Shadow of the Tower (TV Series) Sir William Courtney (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1972 1
  • Primary photo for The AdventurerThe Adventurer (TV Series) Kerston (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1972 1
  • Primary photo for Elizabeth RElizabeth R (TV Mini-series) Henry Sidney (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971 1
  • Primary photo for BrettBrett (TV Series) Gerard Delamore (2 episodes, 1971)  Less 1971 2
  • Primary photo for Out of the UnknownOut of the Unknown (TV Series) Frank Bowers-One (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971 1
  • Primary photo for Play for TodayPlay for Today (TV Series) Surgeon (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971 1
  • Primary photo for DoomwatchDoomwatch (TV Series) Senior House Officer (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971 1
  • Primary photo for BiographyBiography (TV Series) Trelawny (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970 1
    • Byron (Nov 25, 1970) Trelawny  Less
  • Primary photo for Department SDepartment S (TV Series) Supervisor (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970 1
  • Primary photo for HassanHassan (TV Movie) Ishak  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for Who-Dun-ItWho-Dun-It (TV Series) Paul Verrier (1 episode, 1969)  Less 1969 1
  • Primary photo for The ChampionsThe Champions (TV Series) Landing party lookout #1 (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968 1
    • The Dark Island (Dec 4, 1968) Landing party lookout #1 (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The AvengersThe Avengers (TV Series) Sunley (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968 1
  • Primary photo for Champion HouseChampion House (TV Series) Leslie Molesworth (1 episode, 1967)  Less 1967 1
  • Primary photo for The Golden AgeThe Golden Age (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1967)  Less 1967 1
  • Primary photo for It's Dark OutsideIt's Dark Outside (TV Series) Det. Sgt. Hunter / Det.-Sgt. Hunter (5 episodes, 1965)  Less 1965 5
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Self (2 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Once Upon a Time LordOnce Upon a Time Lord (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Call My BluffCall My Bluff (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1966)  Less 1966
Archive Footage (28 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for WhoviansWhovians (TV Series) The Master (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017
    • Knock Knock (May 7, 2017) The Master (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Doctor Who: The Ultimate CompanionDoctor Who: The Ultimate Companion (TV Movie) The Master (archive footage)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Doctor Who: The Doctors RevisitedDoctor Who: The Doctors Revisited (TV Mini-series) The Master (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
    • The Fifth Doctor (May 26, 2013) The Master (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Flames of SarnThe Flames of Sarn (Video) The Master (archive footage)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Doctor Who: Season 26BDoctor Who: Season 26B (TV Series) The Master (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009
    • The Dream Master (Sep 2, 2009) The Master (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for CybermenCybermen (Video) The Master (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2009 £7K
  • Primary photo for Doctor Who ConfidentialDoctor Who Confidential (TV Series) The Master / Himself / Tremas (2 episodes, 2007)  Less 2007–2009
    • The Eleventh Doctor (Jan 3, 2009) The Master (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
    • The Saxon Mystery (Jun 23, 2007) Himself / The Master / Tremas (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Cold WarThe Cold War (Video) The Master (archive footage)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for The Making of the Trial of a Time Lord: Part Four - The Ultimate FoeThe Making of the Trial of a Time Lord: Part Four - The Ultimate Foe (Video) The Master (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Drama TrailsDrama Trails (TV Series) Sunley (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for The Ties That Bind UsThe Ties That Bind Us (Video) The Master (archive footage)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for CelebrationCelebration (Video) The Master (archive footage)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Not So Special EffectsNot So Special Effects (Video) The Master (archive footage)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for The DepthsThe Depths (Video) The Master (archive footage)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Rogue Time LordsRogue Time Lords (Video) The Master (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Doctor WhoDoctor Who (TV Series) The Master (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007
    • Utopia (Jun 16, 2007) The Master (archive sound) (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Jurassic Larks: Time-Flight Studio RecordingsJurassic Larks: Time-Flight Studio Recordings (Video) The Master / Kalid (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for A New Body at LastA New Body at Last (Video) The Master (archive footage)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Being Nice to Each Other: Making 'The Keeper of Traken'Being Nice to Each Other: Making 'The Keeper of Traken' (Video) Consul Tremas / The Master (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Directing CastrovalvaDirecting Castrovalva (Video) The Master (archive footage)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for The Return of the MasterThe Return of the Master (Video) Tremas (archive footage)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for CatflapCatflap (Video) The Master (archive footage)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Lords and Luddites: Making 'The Mark of the Rani'Lords and Luddites: Making 'The Mark of the Rani' (Video) The Master (archive footage)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for The Mark of the RaniThe Mark of the Rani (Video) The Master (archive footage)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for PostcardsPostcards (TV Series) The Master (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005
    • Episode #7.23 (Jul 16, 2005) The Master (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Doctor Who: The Colin Baker YearsDoctor Who: The Colin Baker Years (Video) The Master (archive footage)  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Crimefile: The MasterCrimefile: The Master (TV Short) The Master (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Doctor Who: 30 Years in the TardisDoctor Who: 30 Years in the Tardis (TV Movie) The Master (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1993
Other (1 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE

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