Paul Brooke

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Paul Brooke
Born (1944-11-22) 22 November 1944 (age 70)
London, England
Occupation Actor
Years active 1969–present

Paul Brooke (born 22 November 1944) is an English actor of film, television, and radio. He is the father of actor Tom Brooke.

Career[edit]

He and Ernie Fosselius plays Malakili the Rancor Keeper in Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi. He played British Conservative politician Ian Gow in the 2004 BBC series The Alan Clark Diaries. In 2006, he guest starred in the Doctor Who audio adventure Year of the Pig as well as the 1990 Mr. Bean sketch "The Library". He also played Mr. Fitzherbert in the 2001 film Bridget Jones's Diary.

Other appearances in television dramas and comedies featuring Brooke include Bertie and Elizabeth, the BBC adaptation of Blott on the Landscape, Lovejoy, Foyle's War, Rab C. Nesbitt, Kavanagh QC, Sharpe's Revenge, Midsomer Murders, Hustle, Covington Cross, The Kit Curran Radio Show, Between the Lines and Mornin' Sarge . He also appeared in the miniseries Nostromo (1997).

Notably, he also played Grima Wormtongue in the landmark 1981 BBC radio adaptation of Lord Of The Rings.

He, Linal Haft, and Frank Mills are the only actors to appear in both the Classic and New series of Minder, but starring in different roles in each.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Title Year Role Notes
Straight On till Morning
1972
Uneasy man (uncredited)
Hammer film
Agatha
1979
John Foster
For Your Eyes Only
1981
Bunky
Star Wars Episode IV: Return of the Jedi
1983
Malakili - Rancor Keeper (uncredited)
Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes
1984
The Rev. Stimson
Revolution
1985
Lord Darling
The Lair of the White Worm
1988
P.C. Erny
Number 27
Karmel
Scandal
1989
John, Detective Sgt
A Dry White Season
Dr. Herzog
The Fool
1990
Lord Paramount
Splitting Heirs
1993
Tour Guide
The Trial
Deputy Bank Manager
The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc
1999
Domremy's Priest
Lighthouse
Captain Campbell
Saving Grace
2000
Charlie
Il Cicelo cade
Mr. Pitt
Internationally re-titled "The Sky is Falling"
Bridget Jones's Diary
2001
Mr. Fitzherbert
The Affair of the Necklace
Monsieur Bohmer
Alfie
2004
Flower Shop Proprietor
The Phantom of the Opera
Auctioneer
Oliver Twist
2005
Mr Grimwig
The Edge of Love
2008
Mr. Judge Singleton

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