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Ronald Lacey : biography

28 September 1935 - 15 May 1991

Ronald William Lacey (28 September 1935 – 15 May 1991) was an English actor. He made numerous television and film appearances over a 30 year period and is perhaps best remembered for his villainous roles in Hollywood films, most famously Gestapo agent Major Arnold Ernst Toht in Raiders of the Lost Ark.

Filmography

Films

  • The Boys (1962) – Billy Herne
  • Doctor in Distress (1963) – (uncredited) Cafe Customer
  • Of Human Bondage (1964) – 'Matty' Mathews
  • The Comedy Man (1964)
  • Catch Us If You Can (1965) – (uncredited) Yeano (beatnik)
  • The White Bus (1967)
  • How I Won the War (1967) – Spool
  • The Fearless Vampire Killers (1967) – Village Idiot
  • Otley (1968) – Curtis
  • Take a Girl Like You (1970) – Graham
  • Say Hello to Yesterday (1971) – Car Park Attendant
  • Crucible of Terror (1971) – Michael
  • Disciple of Death (1972) – Parson
  • The Last Days of Man on Earth (1973) – Shades
  • Gawain and the Green Knight (1973) – Oswald
  • The Old Curiosity Shop (1975) – Harris
  • The Likely Lads (1976) – Ernie
  • Charleston (1977) – Frankie
  • Zulu Dawn (1979) – Norris Newman
  • Nijinsky (1980) – Léon Bakst
  • Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) – Major Arnold Toht
  • Firefox (1982) – Semelovsky
  • Tangiers (1982) – Wedderburn
  • Sahara (1983) – Beg
  • Yellowbeard (1983) – Man with Parrot
  • Trenchcoat (1983) – Princess Aida
  • The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984) – President Widmark
  • Sword of the Valiant (1984) – Oswald
  • Making the Grade (1984) – Nicky
  • Flesh + Blood (1985) – Cardinal
  • Minder on the Orient Express (1985) - Harry Ridler
  • Red Sonja (1985) – Ikol
  • Invitation to the Wedding (1985) – Clara/Charles Eatwell
  • Sky Bandits (1986) – Fritz
  • Into the Darkness (1986)
  • Lone Runner (1986) – Misha
  • Aces Go Places 4 (1986) – Leader of the Villains
  • Manifesto (1988) – Conductor
  • Dawn of an Evil Millennium (1988)
  • Jailbird Rock (1988) – Warden Bauman
  • Valmont (1989) – José
  • Stalingrad (1989) - Winston Churchill
  • Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989) – (uncredited) Heinrich Himmler
  • Landslide (1992) – Fred Donner
  • Angely smerti (1993)

TV

  • The Likely Lads (1964) series - Ernie
  • Day Out for Lucy (1965)
  • Barnaby Spoot and the Exploding Whoopee Cushion (1965) – Justin Fribble
  • Fable (1965) – Len
  • Gideon's Way (1965) – Jerry Blake
  • Who's a Good Boy Then? (1966) – Billy Oates
  • Boa Constrictor (1967) – Frankie Three
  • Great Expectations (1967) (series) – Orlick
  • The Avengers (1967) – Strange Young Man
  • Theatre 625 – "Mille miglia" (1968), "The Burning Bush" (1967), "Firebrand" (1967), "The Nutter" (1965)
  • Game, Set and Match (1968)
  • It Wasn't Me (1969) – George
  • Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased) (1969)
  • Target Generation (1969) – Joe Manx
  • These Men Are Dangerous (1969) (series)
  • The Adventures of Don Quick (1970) (series) – Sergeant Sam Czopanser
  • The Vessel of Wrath (1970) – Controleur
  • Jason King (1971–1972) – Ryland
  • Last of the Summer Wine (1973) – Walter
  • The Adventures of Don Quixote (1973) – Monk
  • The Fight Against Slavery (1975) (mini series) – Charles James Fox
  • The Sweeney Thou Shalt Not Kill (1975) - Barry Monk
  • The Next Victim (1976) – Bartlett
  • Our Mutual Friend (1976) (mini series) – Mr. Venus
  • The New Avengers (1976) (series) - Hong Kong Harry
  • A Story to Frighten the Children (1976) – Lang
  • Porridge (1973) TV Series – Harris (1977)
  • Dylan (1978 TV play) – Dylan Thomas
  • The Mayor of Casterbridge (1978) (mini series) – Jopp
  • Blakes 7 (1 episode, "Killer" 1979) – Tynus (1979)
  • Tropic (1979) (series) – Geoffrey Turvey
  • Tiny Revolutions (1981)
  • P.O.S.H (1982) – Mr. Vicarage
  • The Hound of the Baskervilles (1983) – Inspector Lestrade
  • The Rothko Conspiracy (1983)
  • Magnum, P.I. (1984) – Archer Hayes
  • Connie (1985) – Crawder
  • Minder on the Orient Express (1985) – Harry Ridler
  • Blackadder II (1985) – The Bishop of Bath and Wells
  • The Sign of Four (1987) – Thaddeus Sholto/Bartholomew Sholto
  • The Great Escape II: The Untold Story (1988) – Winston Churchill
  • The Nightmare Years (1989) (mini series) – Emil Luger
  • Face to Face (1990) – Dr. Brinkman
  • The Strauss Dynasty (1991) (mini series) – Bauer
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