Robert Lindsay

Robert Lindsay Stevenson (born 13 December 1949), better known as Robert Lindsay, is an English actor known for his stage and television work, including appearances with the Royal Shakespeare Company, and in musical theatre, and his roles as Wolfie Smith in Citizen Smith, Captain Pellew in Hornblower and Ben Harper in My Family. He has won a BAFTA, a Tony Award and three Olivier Awards for his work. Courtesy of Wikipedia 

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Divorcing Jack (1998)

He's Irish, he's ageing, he drinks, is a touch cynical and when he has time writes a newspaper column. On the eve of the country's first election as an independent state, Dan Starkey's life is about to change after he finds the young woman he has just made love to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Caffrey
CAST:  David Thewlis  •  Rachel Griffiths  •  Jason Isaacs  •  Laura Fraser

He's Irish, he's ageing, he drinks, is a touch cynical and when he has time writes a newspaper column. On the eve of the country's first election as an independent state, Dan Starkey's life is about to change after he finds the young woman he has just made love to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Caffrey
CAST:  David Thewlis  •  Rachel Griffiths  •  Jason Isaacs  •  Laura Fraser

Fierce Creatures (1997)

Ex-policeman Rollo Lee is sent to run Marwood Zoo, the newly acquired business of a New Zealand tycoon. In order to meet high profit targets and keep the zoo open, Rollo enforces a new 'fierce creatures' policy, whereby only the most impressive and dangerous ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fred Schepisi  •  Robert Young
CAST:  John Cleese  •  Jamie Lee Curtis  •  Kevin Kline  •  Robert Lindsay

Ex-policeman Rollo Lee is sent to run Marwood Zoo, the newly acquired business of a New Zealand tycoon. In order to meet high profit targets and keep the zoo open, Rollo enforces a new 'fierce creatures' policy, whereby only the most impressive and dangerous ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fred Schepisi  •  Robert Young
CAST:  John Cleese  •  Jamie Lee Curtis  •  Kevin Kline  •  Robert Lindsay

Wimbledon (2004)

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A pro tennis player has lost his ambition and has fallen in rank to 119. Fortunately for him, he meets a young player on the women's circuit who helps him recapture his focus for Wimbledon.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Loncraine
CAST:  Kirsten Dunst  •  Paul Bettany  •  Sam Neill  •  James McAvoy

A pro tennis player has lost his ambition and has fallen in rank to 119. Fortunately for him, he meets a young player on the women's circuit who helps him recapture his focus for Wimbledon.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Loncraine
CAST:  Kirsten Dunst  •  Paul Bettany  •  Sam Neill  •  James McAvoy

Strike It Rich (1990)

A London accountant on his honeymoon gets swept away by gambling fever.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Scott
CAST:  Robert Lindsay  •  Molly Ringwald  •  John Gielgud  •  Max Wall

A London accountant on his honeymoon gets swept away by gambling fever.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Scott
CAST:  Robert Lindsay  •  Molly Ringwald  •  John Gielgud  •  Max Wall

Hornblower: The Fire Ships (1998)

The Hornblower series is based on C.S. Forester's classic maritime adventures - the story of one young man's struggle to become a leader of men. Set against the back drop of the 18th century Anglo-French wars, the bloodiest time in British naval history. Pellew, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Grieve
CAST:  Ioan Gruffudd  •  Robert Lindsay  •  Denis Lawson  •  Ian McNeice

The Hornblower series is based on C.S. Forester's classic maritime adventures - the story of one young man's struggle to become a leader of men. Set against the back drop of the 18th century Anglo-French wars, the bloodiest time in British naval history. Pellew, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Grieve
CAST:  Ioan Gruffudd  •  Robert Lindsay  •  Denis Lawson  •  Ian McNeice

Remember Me? (1997)

A domestic farce exposes the eccentricities of a "typical" middle class, suburban family who find their lives thrown into a crisis with the unexpected arrival of one of the wife's old flames.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Hurran
CAST:  Imelda Staunton  •  Robert Lindsay  •  Natalie Walter  •  Rik Mayall

A domestic farce exposes the eccentricities of a "typical" middle class, suburban family who find their lives thrown into a crisis with the unexpected arrival of one of the wife's old flames.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Hurran
CAST:  Imelda Staunton  •  Robert Lindsay  •  Natalie Walter  •  Rik Mayall

Hornblower: The Duel (1998)

The Hornblower series is based on C.S. Forester's classic maritime adventures - the story of one young man's struggle to become a leader of men. Set against the back drop of the 18th century Anglo-French wars, the bloodiest time in British naval history. Spithead, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Grieve
CAST:  Ioan Gruffudd  •  Robert Lindsay  •  Dorian Healy  •  Michael Byrne

The Hornblower series is based on C.S. Forester's classic maritime adventures - the story of one young man's struggle to become a leader of men. Set against the back drop of the 18th century Anglo-French wars, the bloodiest time in British naval history. Spithead, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Grieve
CAST:  Ioan Gruffudd  •  Robert Lindsay  •  Dorian Healy  •  Michael Byrne

Gideon's Daughter (2005)

Bill Nighy and Miranda Richardson star in a story of grief and celebrity, set in the intense spring and summer of New Labour's election victory and Diana's death. Nighy is a PR guru who has to stop and re-evaluate his world when his daughter threatens to leave his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Poliakoff
CAST:  Bill Nighy  •  Miranda Richardson  •  Emily Blunt  •  Robert Lindsay

Bill Nighy and Miranda Richardson star in a story of grief and celebrity, set in the intense spring and summer of New Labour's election victory and Diana's death. Nighy is a PR guru who has to stop and re-evaluate his world when his daughter threatens to leave his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Poliakoff
CAST:  Bill Nighy  •  Miranda Richardson  •  Emily Blunt  •  Robert Lindsay

Friends & Crocodiles (2005)

Paul Reynolds is a Gatsby-like figure: owner of a magnificent house, the host of great parties, and a collector of interesting people. He persuades Lizzie Thomas, a secretary at a local estate agent's, to come and work for him as his assistant, to bring some order ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Poliakoff
CAST:  Damian Lewis  •  Jodhi May  •  Robert Lindsay  •  Patrick Malahide

Paul Reynolds is a Gatsby-like figure: owner of a magnificent house, the host of great parties, and a collector of interesting people. He persuades Lizzie Thomas, a secretary at a local estate agent's, to come and work for him as his assistant, to bring some order ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Poliakoff
CAST:  Damian Lewis  •  Jodhi May  •  Robert Lindsay  •  Patrick Malahide

Brazen Hussies (1996)

After meeting her old school friend Sandra Delaney, who now works as a stripper, pub owner Maureen Hardcastle decides to spice up her flagging business by turning it into a male stripper club, with the help of untrustworthy businessman Billy Bowman.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Elijah Moshinsky
CAST:  Julie Walters  •  Robert Lindsay  •  Crissy Rock  •  Alun Armstrong

After meeting her old school friend Sandra Delaney, who now works as a stripper, pub owner Maureen Hardcastle decides to spice up her flagging business by turning it into a male stripper club, with the help of untrustworthy businessman Billy Bowman.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Elijah Moshinsky
CAST:  Julie Walters  •  Robert Lindsay  •  Crissy Rock  •  Alun Armstrong

Grace of Monaco (2014)

The story of former Hollywood star Grace Kelly's crisis of marriage and identity, during a political dispute between Monaco's Prince Rainier III and France's Charles De Gaulle, and a looming French invasion of Monaco in the early 1960s.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Olivier Dahan
CAST:  Nicole Kidman  •  Milo Ventimiglia  •  Paz Vega  •  Tim Roth

The story of former Hollywood star Grace Kelly's crisis of marriage and identity, during a political dispute between Monaco's Prince Rainier III and France's Charles De Gaulle, and a looming French invasion of Monaco in the early 1960s.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Olivier Dahan
CAST:  Nicole Kidman  •  Milo Ventimiglia  •  Paz Vega  •  Tim Roth

A Midsummer Night's Dream (1981)

A TV adaptation of Shakespeare's comedy, made for the BBC Television Shakespeare series.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Elijah Moshinsky
CAST:  Phil Daniels  •  Helen Mirren  •  Brian Glover  •  Nigel Davenport

A TV adaptation of Shakespeare's comedy, made for the BBC Television Shakespeare series.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Elijah Moshinsky
CAST:  Phil Daniels  •  Helen Mirren  •  Brian Glover  •  Nigel Davenport

Broadway's Lost Treasures II (2004)

The annual Tony Award broadcast provides the only filmed record of Broadway's best for audiences to experience as if they were front-row-center on opening night. This second compilation of great musical moments from the Tonys features another dazzling array of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher A. Cohen
CAST:  Gregory Hines  •  Nathan Lane  •  Bea Arthur  •  Katharine Hepburn

The annual Tony Award broadcast provides the only filmed record of Broadway's best for audiences to experience as if they were front-row-center on opening night. This second compilation of great musical moments from the Tonys features another dazzling array of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher A. Cohen
CAST:  Gregory Hines  •  Nathan Lane  •  Bea Arthur  •  Katharine Hepburn

Hornblower: The Duchess and the Devil (1999)

Horatio Homblower, now promoted to Acting Lieutenant, captures the French ship Le Reve off the Spanish coast. The Captain of the French ship is furious that such a youngster has pulled off such a coup. But far more daunting is Hornblower's first taste of the high ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Grieve
CAST:  Ioan Gruffudd  •  Robert Lindsay  •  Cherie Lunghi  •  Christopher Fulford

Horatio Homblower, now promoted to Acting Lieutenant, captures the French ship Le Reve off the Spanish coast. The Captain of the French ship is furious that such a youngster has pulled off such a coup. But far more daunting is Hornblower's first taste of the high ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Grieve
CAST:  Ioan Gruffudd  •  Robert Lindsay  •  Cherie Lunghi  •  Christopher Fulford

Hornblower: Mutiny (2001)

The Hornblower series is based on C.S. Forester's classic maritime adventures - the story of one young man's struggle to become a leader of men. Set against the back drop of the 18th century Anglo-French wars, the bloodiest time in British naval history. Hornblower ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Grieve
CAST:  Ioan Gruffudd  •  Robert Lindsay  •  David Warner  •  Nicholas Jones

The Hornblower series is based on C.S. Forester's classic maritime adventures - the story of one young man's struggle to become a leader of men. Set against the back drop of the 18th century Anglo-French wars, the bloodiest time in British naval history. Hornblower ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Grieve
CAST:  Ioan Gruffudd  •  Robert Lindsay  •  David Warner  •  Nicholas Jones

Hornblower: Duty (2003)

The Hornblower series is based on C.S. Forester's classic maritime adventures - the story of one young man's struggle to become a leader of men. Set against the back drop of the 18th century Anglo-French wars, the bloodiest time in British naval history. Admiral ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Grieve
CAST:  Ioan Gruffudd  •  Robert Lindsay  •  Paul McGann  •  Ron Cook

The Hornblower series is based on C.S. Forester's classic maritime adventures - the story of one young man's struggle to become a leader of men. Set against the back drop of the 18th century Anglo-French wars, the bloodiest time in British naval history. Admiral ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Grieve
CAST:  Ioan Gruffudd  •  Robert Lindsay  •  Paul McGann  •  Ron Cook

Hornblower: Loyalty (2003)

Hornblower is given a dangerous mission to deliver an emigre French nobleman to a secret rendezvous near Brest while coping with enemy agents in his own ranks.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Grieve
CAST:  Ioan Gruffudd  •  Robert Lindsay  •  Paul McGann  •  Lorcan Cranitch

Hornblower is given a dangerous mission to deliver an emigre French nobleman to a secret rendezvous near Brest while coping with enemy agents in his own ranks.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Grieve
CAST:  Ioan Gruffudd  •  Robert Lindsay  •  Paul McGann  •  Lorcan Cranitch

Hornblower: Retribution (2001)

Hornblower and the other officers of the Renown must return to Jamaica to face a court-martial and possible execution for their actions in relieving their unstable captain.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Grieve
CAST:  Ioan Gruffudd  •  David Warner  •  Robert Lindsay  •  Nicholas Jones

Hornblower and the other officers of the Renown must return to Jamaica to face a court-martial and possible execution for their actions in relieving their unstable captain.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Grieve
CAST:  Ioan Gruffudd  •  David Warner  •  Robert Lindsay  •  Nicholas Jones

Hornblower: The Frogs and the Lobsters (1999)

The Hornblower series is based on C.S. Forester's classic maritime adventures - the story of one young man's struggle to become a leader of men. Set against the back drop of the 18th century Anglo-French wars, the bloodiest time in British naval history. Lt. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Grieve
CAST:  Ioan Gruffudd  •  Robert Lindsay  •  Antony Sher  •  John Shrapnel

The Hornblower series is based on C.S. Forester's classic maritime adventures - the story of one young man's struggle to become a leader of men. Set against the back drop of the 18th century Anglo-French wars, the bloodiest time in British naval history. Lt. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Grieve
CAST:  Ioan Gruffudd  •  Robert Lindsay  •  Antony Sher  •  John Shrapnel

A Very Social Secretary (2005)

Bernard Hill and Victoria Hamilton star in Alistair Beaton's wickedly funny feature-length drama inspired by David Blunkett's private affair held up for very public scrutiny.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Jones
CAST:  Bernard Hill  •  Victoria Hamilton  •  Robert Lindsay  •  Doon Mackichan

Bernard Hill and Victoria Hamilton star in Alistair Beaton's wickedly funny feature-length drama inspired by David Blunkett's private affair held up for very public scrutiny.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Jones
CAST:  Bernard Hill  •  Victoria Hamilton  •  Robert Lindsay  •  Doon Mackichan
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