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Ronald Pickup

Biography

British actor who got his start television in the favorite television series, Doctor Who in 1964. He went to the King’s College, Chester and researched acting on the Royal Academy of Dramatic Artwork. He was nominated in 1998 to get a Laurence Olivier Theater Award in the very best Performance within a Helping Function category for his function in Amy’s Watch. He wedded Lans Traverse in 1964 as well as the few has 2 kids. He appeared within the BBC tv series, Fortunes of Battle with Emma Thompson in 1987.

Quick Facts


Full Name Ronald Pickup
Date Of Birth June 7, 1940
Place Of Birth England
Profession TV Actor
Education Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
Nationality British
Spouse Lans Traverse
Children Rachel Pickup, Simon Pickup
Parents Eric Pickup, Daisy Pickup
Siblings David Pickup
Nominations Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, Laurence Olivier Award for Best Performance in a Supporting Role, British Academy Television Award for Best Actor
Movies The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, The Mission, Dark Floors, The Day of the Jackal, Evilenko, Zulu Dawn, Never Say Never Again, A Dry White Season, Danny, the Champion of the World, Kabuto, Lolita, Eleni, Nijinsky, The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey, Ivanhoe, A Murder of Quality, The Attic: The Hiding of Anne Frank, Jekyll & Hyde, Bring Me the Head of Mavis Davis, The Thirty Nine Steps, Joseph Andrews, Mahler, Bethune: The Making of a Hero, The Time of Their Lives, The Adventures of Greyfriars Bobby, Three Sisters, Hornblower: The Duchess and the Devil, Supernova, Waters of the Moon, Darkest Hour, The Hound of the Baskervilles, Testimony, Fortunes of War, Henry VIII, The Tulse Luper Suitcases, Part II Vaux To The Sea, Crystal Spirit: Orwell on Jura, Pope John Paul II, A Little Place Off the Edgware Road, Silent Witness: Long Days, Short Nights, Feather Boy, Horatio Hornblower: The Duchess and the Devil, My Friend Walter, Inspector Morse: Who Killed Harry Field?, The Letter, Breathtaking, King Henry IV, Old Habits, The Silver Chair, Dalziel and Pascoe: On Beulah Heights
TV Shows The Worst Week of My Life, The Chronicles of Narnia, The Silver Chair, Behaving Badly, Fortunes of War, The Life of Verdi, Jennie: Lady Randolph Churchill, Wagner, The Riff Raff Element, Not with a Bang, Moving, Feather Boy
Star Sign Gemini

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#Fact
1 Father of Simon Pickup.
2 Father of Rachel Pickup.
3 Has a brother, David, who teaches English in South Derbyshire
4 Became an Associate Member of RADA.
5 Trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA), London, England.
6 He was nominated for a 1998 Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for Best Performance in a Supporting Role of 1997 for his performance in Amy's View.
7 Doctor Who: The Reign Of Terror was his first TV role. His fee was 30 pounds.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
End of Term 2017 post-production Damian Self
Stealing Silver 2017 Short post-production Udo
The Time of Their Lives 2017 post-production Frank
Schadenfreude 2016 post-production The Gambler
The Crown 2016 TV Series Archbishop of Canterbury
Die Habenichtse 2016 Bentham
Vera 2016 TV Series Mr. Kipford
Downton Abbey 2015 TV Series Sir Michael Reresby
The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel 2015 Norman Cousins
Residents 2014 Short George
Call the Midwife 2014 TV Series Philip Worth
Atlantis 2014 TV Series Orpheus
Coronation Street 2014 TV Series Len Sheldon
Young Dracula 2014 TV Series Morgan
Old Habits 2013 Short Freddie
Doc Martin 2013 TV Series John Moysey
Pramface 2013 TV Series Arnold
A Little Place Off the Edgware Road 2013 Short Bearded Man
Parade's End 2012 TV Mini-Series General Haggard
Dinosaurs Full Throttle 2012 Short Dinosaur
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel 2011 Norman Cousins
The Jury 2011 TV Mini-Series Jeffrey Livingstone
Inspector Lewis 2011 TV Series Fr Moreno Mancini
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time 2010 King Sharaman
Lark Rise to Candleford 2010 TV Series Peg Leg / Arthur Myhill
New Tricks 2008 TV Series Sir Wilfred Felspar
Midsomer Murders 2003-2008 TV Series Ernest Balliol / Rupert Smythe-Webster
Dark Floors 2008 Tobias
Holby City 2002-2007 TV Series Lord Charles Byrne / Bob Falstaff
The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey 2007 William McDowell
The Worst Week of My Life 2004-2006 TV Series Fraser
Sea of Souls 2006 TV Series Alex Galt
A Life in Suitcases 2005 Monsieur Moitessier
Supernova 2005 TV Movie Dr. Malcolm Handey
The Adventures of Greyfriars Bobby 2005 Cecil Johnson
Hustle 2005 TV Series Harry Holmes
Cherished 2005 TV Movie Professor Sir Roy Meadow
Foyle's War 2004 TV Series Sir Giles Messinger
Secret Passage 2004 Da Monte
Evilenko 2004 Aron Richter
Feather Boy 2004 TV Series Ernest Sorrel
The Last Detective 2004 TV Series Professor Quentin Tapscott
The Tulse Luper Suitcases, Part 2: Vaux to the Sea 2004 Monsieur Moitessier
Cambridge Spies 2003 TV Mini-Series Colonel Winter
The Tulse Luper Suitcases, Part 1: The Moab Story 2003 M. Moitessier
Waking the Dead 2002 TV Series Sutton / Charles Sutton
The Inspector Lynley Mysteries 2002 TV Series Sir Stuart Stinhurst
Murder Rooms: Mysteries of the Real Sherlock Holmes 2001 TV Series Sir John Starr
Breathtaking 2000 Dr. Maclaren
In the Beginning 2000 TV Mini-Series Jacob (Older)
Dalziel and Pascoe 1999 TV Series Walter Wulfstan
The Bill 1999 TV Series George Riordan
Horatio Hornblower: The Duchess and the Devil 1999 TV Movie Don Massaredo
The Untitled 1998 TV Short Robert Kennings
Lolita 1997 Young Humbert's Father
Bring Me the Head of Mavis Davis 1997 Percy Stone
Ivanhoe 1997 TV Mini-Series Waldemar Fitzurse
Casualty 1997 TV Series Martin / Reginald Freeborn
Hetty Wainthropp Investigates 1997 TV Series Lester Rose
Ruth Rendell Mysteries 1996 TV Series Chief Inspector Moore
Der Blinde 1996 TV Movie Dr. Bartnik
Silent Witness 1996 TV Series Dr. Richard Owen
Black Hearts in Battersea 1995-1996 TV Series Duke Of Battersea
Performance 1991-1995 TV Series King Henry IV Richard Browning Siegfried Shrager
Capital Lives 1995 TV Series Sir Philip Oglivy
Screen Two 1994-1995 TV Series Brian Silcott / Morris
Milner 1994 TV Movie Jocelyn Fry
Scarlett 1994 TV Mini-Series Whitlock
Medics 1994 TV Series Douglas Beaumont
The Rector's Wife 1994 TV Mini-Series Daniel Byrne
The Riff Raff Element 1993 TV Series Roger Tundish
Lovejoy 1993 TV Series Edwin Felt
My Friend Walter 1992 TV Movie Sir Walter Raleigh
El C.I.D. 1992 TV Series Jack
A Time to Dance 1992 TV Mini-Series Andrew Powell
The Golden Years 1992 TV Movie Montezuma
Gray Clay Dolls 1991 TV Movie Leonard Gray
A Murder of Quality 1991 TV Movie Felix D'Arcy
Journey of Honor 1991 Capt. Crawford
The War That Never Ends 1991 TV Movie Diodotus
Inspector Morse 1991 TV Series Ian Matthews
The Silver Chair 1990 TV Series Aslan
Boon 1990 TV Series Lawrence Drake
Bethune: The Making of a Hero 1990 Alan Coleman
Not with a Bang 1990 TV Series Brian Appleyard
Jekyll & Hyde 1990 TV Movie Jeffrey Utterson, Esquire
Prince Caspian and the Voyage of the Dawn Treader 1989 TV Series Aslan
A Dry White Season 1989 Louw
Roald Dahl's Danny the Champion of the World 1989 TV Movie Captain Lancaster
Behaving Badly 1989 TV Mini-Series Mark
The Nightmare Years 1989 TV Mini-Series Putzi Hanfstaengl
The Lion, the Witch, & the Wardrobe 1988 TV Mini-Series Aslan
Testimony 1988 Marshall Tukhachevsky
The Hound of the Baskervilles 1988 TV Movie Barrymore
The ITV Play 1988 TV Series Konstantin Stanislavski
Theatre Night 1988 TV Series Sir Lucius O'Trigger
The Attic: The Hiding of Anne Frank 1988 TV Movie Koophuis
Bergerac 1988 TV Series Sir Antony Villiers
Fortunes of War 1987 TV Mini-Series Prince Yakimov
Matlock 1987 TV Series Sir Alec Moore
The Fourth Protocol 1987 Wynne-Evans
Unnatural Causes 1986 TV Series James Tripp
The Mission 1986 Hontar
Einstein 1985 TV Mini-Series Albert Einstein
Eleni 1985 Spiro
Oscar 1985 TV Series Edward Carson
Moving 1985 TV Series Frank Gladwyn
Puccini 1984 TV Movie Giulio Ricordi
Camille 1984 TV Movie Jean
Sharing Time 1984 TV Series Philip
Pope John Paul II 1984 TV Movie Jan Tyranowski
Crown Court 1984 TV Series Stephen Hodges
Waters of the Moon 1983 TV Movie Julius Winterhalter
Crystal Spirit: Orwell on Jura 1983 TV Movie George Orwell
Wagner 1983 TV Series Nietzsche Friedrich Nietzsche
Never Say Never Again 1983 Elliott
Verdi 1982 TV Mini-Series Giuseppe Verdi
The Letter 1982 TV Movie Howard Joyce
Ivanhoe 1982 TV Movie Prince John
Diamonds 1981 TV Series Mr. Wells
Nijinsky 1980 Igor Stravinsky
Tropic 1979 TV Series Andrew Maiby
BBC2 Play of the Week 1978-1979 TV Series Norman Reynolds / Ian
Zulu Dawn 1979 Lt. Harford
Henry VIII 1979 TV Movie Cranmer, Archbishop of Canterbury
The Thirty-Nine Steps 1978 Bayliss
ITV Playhouse 1977 TV Series Graham
...but the clouds... 1977 TV Short
Ghost Trio 1977 TV Short
Romance 1977 TV Series Rory Balneath
Joseph Andrews 1977 Mr. Wilson
2nd House 1976 TV Series Axel
The Philanthropist 1975 TV Movie Philip
The Fight Against Slavery 1975 TV Mini-Series William Pitt
BBC Play of the Month 1967-1975 TV Series Edgar Brother Martin Ladvenu Ariel ...
Jennie: Lady Randolph Churchill 1974 TV Mini-Series Lord Randolph Churchill
Father Brown 1974 TV Series Kalon
Mahler 1974 Nick
Play for Today 1974 TV Series Richard Massingham
Jackanory 1973 TV Series Reader
The Dragon's Opponent 1973 TV Series Jack Howard
The Roses of Eyam 1973 TV Movie Reverend William Mompesson
The Day of the Jackal 1973 The Forger
ITV Saturday Night Theatre 1973 TV Series Edmund Tyrone
Full House 1973 TV Series George in George Reborn
Three Sisters 1970 Baron Tusenbach
Much Ado About Nothing 1967 TV Movie Don Pedro
Doctor Who 1964 TV Series Physician

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mahler 1974 performer: "Frere Jacques" - uncredited

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Arena 2013 TV Series documentary Himself
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel: Behind the Story: Lights, Colours and Smiles 2012 Video documentary short Himself / Norman Cousins
The Many Faces of... 2011 TV Series documentary Himself
The Jury: Emma Watts QC 2011 Video documentary short Himself / Jeffrey Livingstone (uncredited)
The Jury: The Jurors 2011 Video documentary short Himself / Jeffrey Livingstone (uncredited)
The Jury: The Legal Team 2011 Video documentary short Himself / Jeffrey Livingstone (uncredited)
Horizon 1993 TV Series documentary Himself - Narrator
The South Bank Show 1990 TV Series documentary Narrator
The Lively Arts 1977 TV Series documentary

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mark Lawson Talks to... 2015 TV Series Norman Cousins

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2013 Actor Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011) · Judi Dench
· Celia Imrie
· Bill Nighy
· Dev Patel
· Maggie Smith
· Tom Wilkinson
· Penelope Wilton
1984 BAFTA TV Award BAFTA Awards Best Actor Waters of the Moon (1983)


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