Alec McCowen (1925–2017)

Actor
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KNOWN FOR 
Never Say Never Again (1983) | Frenzy (1972) | The Age of Innocence (1993)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 nomination More »
AKA 
Alec Mc Cowen | Alec McCowan | Alexander D. McCowen | Alex McCowen | Alec McOwen | Alec Mccowen  Less
BORN 
May 26, 1925 (died Feb 6, 2017)

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Past Film & Video (31 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (50 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Victoria & AlbertVictoria & Albert (TV Movie) Sir Robert Peel  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Midsomer MurdersMidsomer Murders (TV Series) Sir Christian Aubrey (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001 1
  • Primary photo for David CopperfieldDavid Copperfield (TV Movie) Mr. Jorkins  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for LongitudeLongitude (TV Movie) Sir Frank Dyson  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Kavanagh QCKavanagh QC (TV Series) Mr. Justice Mansell (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1999 1
  • Primary photo for The AmericanThe American (TV Movie) Henry James (voice)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for OmnibusOmnibus (TV Series) Narrator (1 episode, 1996)  Less 1996 1
  • Primary photo for Cruel TrainCruel Train (TV Movie) Supt. Fish  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Shakespeare: The Animated TalesShakespeare: The Animated Tales (TV Mini-series) Narrator (2 episodes, 1992)  Less 1992–1994 2
  • Primary photo for Screen TwoScreen Two (TV Series) Father Eugene McCarthy (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1992 1
  • Primary photo for The War That Never EndsThe War That Never Ends (TV Movie) Thucydides  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for StoryboardStoryboard (TV Series) Aeneas Sampson / Palfrey (2 episodes, 1983)  Less 1983–1989 2
  • Primary photo for BergeracBergerac (TV Series) Trenchard (1 episode, 1989)  Less 1989 1
  • Primary photo for The Importance of Being EarnestThe Importance of Being Earnest (TV Movie) Dr. Chasuble  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Mr. Palfrey of WestminsterMr. Palfrey of Westminster (TV Series) Mr Palfrey (10 episodes, 1984)  Less 1984–1985 10
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  • Primary photo for Squaring the CircleSquaring the Circle (TV Movie) Rakowski  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for The World WalkThe World Walk (TV Movie) Albert Speer  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for The Secret AdversaryThe Secret Adversary (TV Movie) Sir James Peele Edgerton  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for All for LoveAll for Love (TV Series) Silcox (1 episode, 1982)  Less 1982 1
  • Primary photo for Plays for PleasurePlays for Pleasure (TV Series) Ralph (1 episode, 1981)  Less 1981 1
  • Primary photo for Twelfth NightTwelfth Night (TV Movie) Malvolio  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Henry VHenry V (TV Movie) Chorus  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for BBC2 Play of the WeekBBC2 Play of the Week (TV Series) The Count (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978 1
  • Primary photo for The Sunday DramaThe Sunday Drama (TV Series) Lampard (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1977 1
  • Primary photo for Centre PlayCentre Play (TV Series) Finn (1 episode, 1976)  Less 1976 1
  • Primary photo for Private LivesPrivate Lives (TV Movie) Elyot Chase  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for The President's Last TapeThe President's Last Tape (TV Movie) Nicholas Hathaway, President of the United States  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for Orson Welles' Great MysteriesOrson Welles' Great Mysteries (TV Series) James Addishaw (1 episode, 1973)  Less 1973 1
  • Primary photo for ChronicleChronicle (TV Series) D.H. Lawrence (1 episode, 1973)  Less 1973 1
  • Primary photo for Play for TodayPlay for Today (TV Series) Percy (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1972 1
  • Primary photo for The Man OutsideThe Man Outside (TV Series) Whichelow (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1972 1
  • Primary photo for SoloSolo (TV Series) Van Gogh (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970 1
  • Primary photo for Theatre 625Theatre 625 (TV Series) Harry (1 episode, 1966)  Less 1966 1
  • Primary photo for The Wednesday PlayThe Wednesday Play (TV Series) Alfred Poole / Private Secretary (2 episodes, 1965)  Less 1965–1966 2
  • Primary photo for Thirty-Minute TheatreThirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series) Willie (1 episode, 1966)  Less 1966 1
  • Primary photo for BBC Play of the MonthBBC Play of the Month (TV Series) Philip / Martin Luther (2 episodes, 1965)  Less 1965–1966 2
  • Primary photo for ITV Play of the WeekITV Play of the Week (TV Series) Brandon (2 episodes, 1957)  Less 1957–1965 2
  • Primary photo for Alexander Graham BellAlexander Graham Bell (TV Series) Alexander Graham Bell (6 episodes, 1965)  Less 1965 6
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  • Primary photo for FestivalFestival (TV Series) Antipholus of Syracuse (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964 1
  • Primary photo for The Plane MakersThe Plane Makers (TV Series) John Rodway (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963 1
  • Primary photo for Studio 4Studio 4 (TV Series) Tom O'Neill (1 episode, 1962)  Less 1962 1
  • Primary photo for ITV Television PlayhouseITV Television Playhouse (TV Series) Victor Leach (2 episodes, 1959)  Less 1959–1960 2
  • Primary photo for Armchair TheatreArmchair Theatre (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for Love and Mr LewishamLove and Mr Lewisham (TV Series) Mr. George Lewisham (6 episodes, 1959)  Less 1959 6
    • Part 6 (May 8, 1959) Mr. George Lewisham  Less
    • Part 5 (May 1, 1959) Mr. George Lewisham  Less
    • Part 4 (Apr 24, 1959) Mr. George Lewisham  Less
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  • Primary photo for BBC Sunday-Night TheatreBBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series) Edgar Perry / Alexander Wood / Johnny Pringle / Ross Adam / Quillary / Brian Strange (6 episodes, 1952)  Less 1952–1959 6
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  • Primary photo for Television PlaywrightTelevision Playwright (TV Series) Sammy Noles (1 episode, 1958)  Less 1958 1
  • Primary photo for The Little BeggarsThe Little Beggars (TV Movie) Mack Heath  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for Angel PavementAngel Pavement (TV Series) Turgis (4 episodes, 1957)  Less 1957–1958 4
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  • Primary photo for No Man's LandNo Man's Land (TV Movie) Major Richard Weston  Less 1956
  • Primary photo for EscapadeEscapade (TV Movie) Daventry (as Alex McCowen)  Less 1953
Self (14 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Muse of FireMuse of Fire Himself  Less 2013 £350K
  • Primary photo for ArenaArena (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1977)  Less 1977–2008
  • Primary photo for This Is Your LifeThis Is Your Life (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1989)  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Forty MinutesForty Minutes (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1989)  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for OmnibusOmnibus (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1988)  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Looks FamiliarLooks Familiar (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 1984)  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Carols from Christ ChurchCarols from Christ Church (TV Special) Himself - Narrator  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for The Evening Standard Drama AwardsThe Evening Standard Drama Awards (TV Special) Himself - presenter  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for The 33rd Annual Tony AwardsThe 33rd Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Himself - Nominee  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Good Morning AmericaGood Morning America (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Call My BluffCall My Bluff (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1976)  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for The Evening Standard AwardsThe Evening Standard Awards (TV Movie) Himself - Winner: Best Actor  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for The 23rd Annual Tony AwardsThe 23rd Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for ReleaseRelease (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968
Archive Footage (3 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for The 71st Annual Tony AwardsThe 71st Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Himself - Memoriam (archive footage)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Cynthia Payne: At the 'House of Cyn'Cynthia Payne: At the 'House of Cyn' (Video) Wing Commander Morten (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for The Story of EnglishThe Story of English (TV Mini-series) Prologue in 'Henry V' (1 episode, 1986)  Less 1986
    • A Muse of Fire (Oct 6, 1986) Prologue in 'Henry V' (archive footage)  Less

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