Jack Klaff

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Jack Klaff
Born (1951-08-06) August 6, 1951 (age 68)
Johannesburg, South Africa[1]
Occupationacademic, actor, director, writer
WebsiteOfficial website

Jack Klaff (born August 6, 1951) is an actor, writer, director and academic. Klaff has held four visiting professorships at Princeton University and was for four years Professor of the Public Understanding of Science at Starlab in Brussels.[2] He attended Bristol Old Vic Theatre School graduating in 1975.

He appeared briefly with the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC), and in the 1970s and 1980s, in self-written solo shows at the Edinburgh Fringe. Most of his theatre work since then has been in smaller "fringe" theatres in London and elsewhere.

One of his most notable roles was as James Bond movie henchman Apostis in the 1981 film For Your Eyes Only.[3]

In the 1980s, he also appeared in the BBC Radio 4 comedy series Delve Special.


Year Title Role Notes
1977 Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope John D. (Red Four)
1981 For Your Eyes Only Apostis
1982 The Hunchback of Notre Dame Officer TV movie
1985 King David Jonathan
1990 1871 Cluseret
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 1 episode
2004 Hotet McBready
2009 Elemental Storage Professor Phillip Hargrave


  1. ^ Jaggs, Anthony (7 October 2013). "Actor Jack Klaff Performs at St Mary's". St Mary's University. Retrieved 14 November 2014.
  2. ^ "Jack Klaff". Intelligence Squared. Retrieved 21 December 2016.
  3. ^ "James Bond Multimedia: Jack Klaff (Apostis)". Retrieved 17 March 2013.

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