Maurice Roeves

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Maurice Roëves is a Scottish actor, born in Sunderland, County Durham (now Tyne and Wear) on 19 March 1937. His television roles include Danger UXB (1979), The Nightmare Man (1981), the 1984 Doctor Who serial The Caves of Androzani, Days of our Lives (1986), Tutti Frutti (1987), Rab C. Nesbitt (1990), The New Statesman (1990), Spender (1991), Star Trek: The Next Generation, the BBC adaptation of Vanity Fair (1998) and EastEnders (2003). He also played Chief Superintendent David Duckenfield in the 1996 television film Hillsborough, in which his character patrolled the FA Cup semi-final in the Liverpool F.C. game where a crush (blame on loss of police control) led to the deaths of 96 fans. In 2006 he starred in the BBC docudrama Surviving Disasters, portraying Sir Matt Busby in the story of the Munich air disaster. He starred as Robert Henderson in BBC Scotland's drama River City. His film roles include Oh! What a Lovely War, Ulysses, Hidden Agenda, the 1992 version of The Last of the Mohicans, the Judge Dredd movie (1995) and Beautiful Creatures (2000). In 2003 he appeared in May Miles Thomas's film Solid Air. Description above from the Wikipedia article Maurice Roëves, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Escape to Victory (1981)

A group of POWs in a German prison camp during World War II play the German National Soccer Team in this powerful film depicting the role of prisoners during wartime.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Huston
CAST:  Michael Caine  •  Sylvester Stallone  •  Max von Sydow  •  Pelé

A group of POWs in a German prison camp during World War II play the German National Soccer Team in this powerful film depicting the role of prisoners during wartime.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Huston
CAST:  Michael Caine  •  Sylvester Stallone  •  Max von Sydow  •  Pelé

Oh! What a Lovely War (1969)

Satire about the First World War based on a stage musical of the same name, portraying the "Game of War" and focusing mainly on the members of one family (last name Smith) who go off to war. Much of the action in the movie revolves around the words of the marching ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Attenborough
CAST:  Laurence Olivier  •  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Maggie Smith  •  John Mills

Satire about the First World War based on a stage musical of the same name, portraying the "Game of War" and focusing mainly on the members of one family (last name Smith) who go off to war. Much of the action in the movie revolves around the words of the marching ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Attenborough
CAST:  Laurence Olivier  •  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Maggie Smith  •  John Mills

The Acid House (1998)

THE ACID HOUSE is a surreal triptych adapted by "Trainspotting" author Irvine Welsh from his acclaimed collection of short stories. Combining a vicious sense of humor with hard-talking drama, the film reaches into the hearts and minds of the chemical generation, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul McGuigan
CAST:  Stephen McCole  •  Maurice Roeves  •  Kevin McKidd  •  Garry Sweeney

THE ACID HOUSE is a surreal triptych adapted by "Trainspotting" author Irvine Welsh from his acclaimed collection of short stories. Combining a vicious sense of humor with hard-talking drama, the film reaches into the hearts and minds of the chemical generation, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul McGuigan
CAST:  Stephen McCole  •  Maurice Roeves  •  Kevin McKidd  •  Garry Sweeney

The Fighting Prince of Donegal (1966)

Ireland 1587. Hugh O'Donnell inherits the title of The O'Donnell, the prince of Donegal, and tries to unite Ireland to make war on England. But then Hugh is kidnapped and imprisoned by the Viceroy of Ireland and held ransom for the Clans' good behavior. Hugh must ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael O'Herlihy
CAST:  Peter McEnery  •  Susan Hampshire  •  Gordon Jackson  •  Norman Wooland

Ireland 1587. Hugh O'Donnell inherits the title of The O'Donnell, the prince of Donegal, and tries to unite Ireland to make war on England. But then Hugh is kidnapped and imprisoned by the Viceroy of Ireland and held ransom for the Clans' good behavior. Hugh must ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael O'Herlihy
CAST:  Peter McEnery  •  Susan Hampshire  •  Gordon Jackson  •  Norman Wooland

The Last of the Mohicans (1992)

As the British and French soldiers battle for control of the American colonies in the 18th century, the settlers and native Americans are forced to take sides. Cora and her sister Alice unwittingly walk into trouble but are reluctantly saved by Hawkeye, an orphaned ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Mann
CAST:  Daniel Day-Lewis  •  Madeleine Stowe  •  Russell Means  •  Eric Schweig

As the British and French soldiers battle for control of the American colonies in the 18th century, the settlers and native Americans are forced to take sides. Cora and her sister Alice unwittingly walk into trouble but are reluctantly saved by Hawkeye, an orphaned ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Mann
CAST:  Daniel Day-Lewis  •  Madeleine Stowe  •  Russell Means  •  Eric Schweig

Ulysses (1967)

Dublin; June 16, 1904. Stephen Dedalus, who fancies himself as a poet, embarks on a day of wandering about the city during which he finds friendship and a father figure in Leopold Bloom, a middle-aged Jew. Meanwhile, Bloom's day, illuminated by a funeral and an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Strick
CAST:  Barbara Jefford  •  Milo O’Shea  •  Maurice Roeves  •  T. P. McKenna

Dublin; June 16, 1904. Stephen Dedalus, who fancies himself as a poet, embarks on a day of wandering about the city during which he finds friendship and a father figure in Leopold Bloom, a middle-aged Jew. Meanwhile, Bloom's day, illuminated by a funeral and an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Strick
CAST:  Barbara Jefford  •  Milo O’Shea  •  Maurice Roeves  •  T. P. McKenna

A Day at the Beach (1972)

Bernie is a silver tongued wanderer with a fondness for drink and no clear goal in life. What was supposed to be a day of fun at the seaside turns to dust as he drinks his way through a seaside resort community, trailing his little niece Winnie.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon Hesera
CAST:  Peter Sellers  •  Beatie Edney  •  Bertel Lauring  •  Lise Dietrich

Bernie is a silver tongued wanderer with a fondness for drink and no clear goal in life. What was supposed to be a day of fun at the seaside turns to dust as he drinks his way through a seaside resort community, trailing his little niece Winnie.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon Hesera
CAST:  Peter Sellers  •  Beatie Edney  •  Bertel Lauring  •  Lise Dietrich

Who Dares Wins (1982)

When SAS Captain Peter Skellen is thrown out of the service for gross misconduct due to unnecessary violence and bullying, he is soon recruited by The People's Lobby, a fanatical group aiming to hold several US dignitaries hostage. But Skellen's dismissal is a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ian Sharp
CAST:  Lewis Collins  •  Judy Davis  •  Richard Widmark  •  Edward Woodward

When SAS Captain Peter Skellen is thrown out of the service for gross misconduct due to unnecessary violence and bullying, he is soon recruited by The People's Lobby, a fanatical group aiming to hold several US dignitaries hostage. But Skellen's dismissal is a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ian Sharp
CAST:  Lewis Collins  •  Judy Davis  •  Richard Widmark  •  Edward Woodward

S.O.S. Titanic (1979)

The Titanic disaster is depicted as seen through the eyes of one couple in each of the three classes on board.  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Hale
CAST:  David Janssen  •  Cloris Leachman  •  Susan Saint James  •  David Warner

The Titanic disaster is depicted as seen through the eyes of one couple in each of the three classes on board.  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Hale
CAST:  David Janssen  •  Cloris Leachman  •  Susan Saint James  •  David Warner

Judge Dredd (1995)

In a dystopian future, Dredd, the most famous judge (a cop with instant field judiciary powers) is convicted for a crime he did not commit while his murderous counterpart escapes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Danny Cannon
CAST:  Sylvester Stallone  •  Diane Lane  •  Armand Assante  •  Rob Schneider

In a dystopian future, Dredd, the most famous judge (a cop with instant field judiciary powers) is convicted for a crime he did not commit while his murderous counterpart escapes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Danny Cannon
CAST:  Sylvester Stallone  •  Diane Lane  •  Armand Assante  •  Rob Schneider

Beautiful Creatures (2000)

When Petula and Dorothy cover up the accidental murder of one jerk boyfriend, they hatch a hilarious scheme to collect a huge ransom.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bill Eagles
CAST:  Rachel Weisz  •  Susan Lynch  •  Iain Glen  •  Jake D'Arcy

When Petula and Dorothy cover up the accidental murder of one jerk boyfriend, they hatch a hilarious scheme to collect a huge ransom.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bill Eagles
CAST:  Rachel Weisz  •  Susan Lynch  •  Iain Glen  •  Jake D'Arcy

Inside the Third Reich (1982)

A dramatization of the life of Albert Speer, Hitler's young architect and onetime confidant, and his meteoric rise into the Nazi hierarchy. Based upon Speer's own monograph of the same title.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marvin J. Chomsky
CAST:  Rutger Hauer  •  John Gielgud  •  Maria Schell  •  Blythe Danner

A dramatization of the life of Albert Speer, Hitler's young architect and onetime confidant, and his meteoric rise into the Nazi hierarchy. Based upon Speer's own monograph of the same title.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marvin J. Chomsky
CAST:  Rutger Hauer  •  John Gielgud  •  Maria Schell  •  Blythe Danner

David (1997)

The tribes of Israel need to defeat the superior might of the Philistines: "Now appoint a king to lead us, such as all the other nations have." (I Samuel, 8:5). And so the prophet Samuel gives the Hebrews their first king, Saul. Saul, however, has incessant doubts ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Markowitz
CAST:  Nathaniel Parker  •  Jonathan Pryce  •  Leonard Nimoy  •  Sheryl Lee

The tribes of Israel need to defeat the superior might of the Philistines: "Now appoint a king to lead us, such as all the other nations have." (I Samuel, 8:5). And so the prophet Samuel gives the Hebrews their first king, Saul. Saul, however, has incessant doubts ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Markowitz
CAST:  Nathaniel Parker  •  Jonathan Pryce  •  Leonard Nimoy  •  Sheryl Lee

Harrigan (2013)

Amongst the desperation and fear growing in a crime ridden estate in northern England, one man becomes embroiled into saving what community life exists.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vince Woods
CAST:  Ian Whyte  •  Amy Manson  •  Stephen Tompkinson  •  Craig Conway

Amongst the desperation and fear growing in a crime ridden estate in northern England, one man becomes embroiled into saving what community life exists.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vince Woods
CAST:  Ian Whyte  •  Amy Manson  •  Stephen Tompkinson  •  Craig Conway

Macbeth (2015)

Feature film adaptation of Shakespeare's Scottish play about General Macbeth whose ambitious wife urges him to use wicked means in order to gain power of the throne over the sitting king, Duncan.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Justin Kurzel
CAST:  Michael Fassbender  •  Marion Cotillard  •  David Thewlis  •  Paddy Considine

Feature film adaptation of Shakespeare's Scottish play about General Macbeth whose ambitious wife urges him to use wicked means in order to gain power of the throne over the sitting king, Duncan.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Justin Kurzel
CAST:  Michael Fassbender  •  Marion Cotillard  •  David Thewlis  •  Paddy Considine

Hillsborough (1996)

Drama based on the real life events of April 1989, when ninety-six Liverpool supporters were crushed to death during an F.A. Cup Semi-Final match against Nottingham Forest at Sheffield Wednesday's Hillsborough Stadium. This movie follows three Liverpudlian families ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles McDougall
CAST:  Ricky Tomlinson  •  Christopher Eccleston  •  Maurice Roeves  •  Mark Womack

Drama based on the real life events of April 1989, when ninety-six Liverpool supporters were crushed to death during an F.A. Cup Semi-Final match against Nottingham Forest at Sheffield Wednesday's Hillsborough Stadium. This movie follows three Liverpudlian families ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles McDougall
CAST:  Ricky Tomlinson  •  Christopher Eccleston  •  Maurice Roeves  •  Mark Womack

Luna (2014)

Renowned artist and filmmaker Dave McKean (MirrorMask) brings his distinctive blend of live action and gorgeously wrought animation to this dreamlike reverie about four people whose weekend idyll in an isolated English seaside home becomes an opportunity for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dave McKean
CAST:  Ben Daniels  •  Dervla Kirwan  •  Stephanie Leonidas  •  Michael Maloney

Renowned artist and filmmaker Dave McKean (MirrorMask) brings his distinctive blend of live action and gorgeously wrought animation to this dreamlike reverie about four people whose weekend idyll in an isolated English seaside home becomes an opportunity for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dave McKean
CAST:  Ben Daniels  •  Dervla Kirwan  •  Stephanie Leonidas  •  Michael Maloney

Moses (1995)

An ordinary man is called upon by God to do the impossible in this lovingly told production of the Old Testament story. When the Pharaoh of Egypt begins to tighten the noose on his Jewish slaves, Moses (Ben Kingsley) leads them to freedom. Philip Stone, Anthony ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Young
CAST:  Ben Kingsley  •  Frank Langella  •  Christopher Lee  •  Anna Galiena

An ordinary man is called upon by God to do the impossible in this lovingly told production of the Old Testament story. When the Pharaoh of Egypt begins to tighten the noose on his Jewish slaves, Moses (Ben Kingsley) leads them to freedom. Philip Stone, Anthony ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Young
CAST:  Ben Kingsley  •  Frank Langella  •  Christopher Lee  •  Anna Galiena

Brighton Rock (2010)

Charts the headlong fall of Pinkie, a razor-wielding disadvantaged teenager with a religious death wish.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rowan Joffe
CAST:  Andy Serkis  •  Helen Mirren  •  John Hurt  •  Sam Riley

Charts the headlong fall of Pinkie, a razor-wielding disadvantaged teenager with a religious death wish.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rowan Joffe
CAST:  Andy Serkis  •  Helen Mirren  •  John Hurt  •  Sam Riley

Fast Track: No Limits (2008)

An action movie centered around a group of street racers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Axel Sand
CAST:  Erin Cahill  •  Joseph Beattie  •  Andrew W. Walker  •  Alexia Barlier

An action movie centered around a group of street racers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Axel Sand
CAST:  Erin Cahill  •  Joseph Beattie  •  Andrew W. Walker  •  Alexia Barlier
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