Jack Klaff

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Jack Klaff
Jack Klaff

Johannesburg, South Africa
Occupation(s)Actor, writer, academic

Jack Klaff is a South African-born actor, writer and academic.[1] He has held professorships at Princeton University and Starlab.[2]

Amongst his early screen roles were in Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope (1977) as Red Four and For Your Eyes Only (1981) as Apostis.[3] He also appeared in the 1984-87 BBC radio comedy series Delve Special alongside Stephen Fry.


Year Title Role Notes
1976 Space: 1999 Launch Pad Security Guard 3 episodes
1977 Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope John D. Branon (Red Four)
1981 For Your Eyes Only Apostis
1982 The Hunchback of Notre Dame Officer TV movie
1985 King David Jonathan
1987 Vanity Fair Rawdon Crawley TV miniseries
1990 1871 Cluseret
1991 The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes The Hon. Philip Green The Disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax
1991 Chernobyl: The Final Warning Dr Pieter Claasen TV movie
1991 Red Dwarf Abraham Lincoln 1 episode
1995 Ghosts Trevor 1 episode
1998 Cadfael Lord Eudo Blount The Potter's Field
2004 Hotet McBready
2009 Elemental Storage Professor Phillip Hargrave


  1. ^ "Actor Jack Klaff Performs at St Mary's". 29 November 2014. Archived from the original on 29 November 2014.
  2. ^ "Jack Klaff". Intelligence Squared. Archived from the original on 5 March 2016. Retrieved 21 December 2016.
  3. ^ "Jack Klaff". BFI.

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