Joseph Blatchley

Joseph Blatchley was born on November 27, 1948 in London, England. He is an actor and director. He has been married to Geraldine James since June 1986. They have one child.

The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1982)

Quasimodo, the hunchback bellringer of Notre Dame's cathedral, meets a beautiful gypsy dancer, Esmeralda, and falls in love with her. So does Quasimodo's guardian, the archdeacon of the cathedral, and a poor street poet. But Esmeralda's in love with a handsome ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Tuchner
CAST:  Anthony Hopkins  •  Derek Jacobi  •  David Suchet  •  Lesley-Anne Down

Quasimodo, the hunchback bellringer of Notre Dame's cathedral, meets a beautiful gypsy dancer, Esmeralda, and falls in love with her. So does Quasimodo's guardian, the archdeacon of the cathedral, and a poor street poet. But Esmeralda's in love with a handsome ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Tuchner
CAST:  Anthony Hopkins  •  Derek Jacobi  •  David Suchet  •  Lesley-Anne Down

The Story of Adele H. (1975)

Adèle Hugo, daughter of renowned French writer Victor Hugo, falls in love with British soldier Albert Pinson while living in exile off the coast of England. Though he spurns her affections, she follows him to Nova Scotia and takes on the alias of Adèle Lewly. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  François Truffaut
CAST:  Isabelle Adjani  •  Bruce Robinson  •  Sylvia Marriott  •  Joseph Blatchley

Adèle Hugo, daughter of renowned French writer Victor Hugo, falls in love with British soldier Albert Pinson while living in exile off the coast of England. Though he spurns her affections, she follows him to Nova Scotia and takes on the alias of Adèle Lewly. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  François Truffaut
CAST:  Isabelle Adjani  •  Bruce Robinson  •  Sylvia Marriott  •  Joseph Blatchley

Castaway (1986)

Middle-aged Gerald Kingsland advertises in a London paper for a female companion to spend a year with him on a desert island. The young Lucy Irving takes a chance on contacting him and after a couple of meetings they decide to go ahead. Once on the island things ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicolas Roeg
CAST:  Oliver Reed  •  Amanda Donohoe  •  Georgina Hale  •  Frances Barber

Middle-aged Gerald Kingsland advertises in a London paper for a female companion to spend a year with him on a desert island. The young Lucy Irving takes a chance on contacting him and after a couple of meetings they decide to go ahead. Once on the island things ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicolas Roeg
CAST:  Oliver Reed  •  Amanda Donohoe  •  Georgina Hale  •  Frances Barber

My Way Home (1978)

Jamie leaves the children's home to live with his paternal grandmother. After working in a mine and in a tailor's shop, he is conscripted into the RAF, and goes to Egypt, where he is befriended by Robert, whose undemanding companionship releases Jamie from self-pity.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bill Douglas
CAST:  Stephen Archibald  •  Joseph Blatchley  •  Paul Kermack  •  Jessie Combe

Jamie leaves the children's home to live with his paternal grandmother. After working in a mine and in a tailor's shop, he is conscripted into the RAF, and goes to Egypt, where he is befriended by Robert, whose undemanding companionship releases Jamie from self-pity.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bill Douglas
CAST:  Stephen Archibald  •  Joseph Blatchley  •  Paul Kermack  •  Jessie Combe

Arthur the King (1985)

Classic tale of King Arthur and how his wife is kidnapped by his evil sister. Lancelot is sent out to try and retrieve the lost queen and unfortunately falls in love with her. Forbidden love, revenge, family rivalry, and magic are all prominent themes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clive Donner
CAST:  Malcolm McDowell  •  Candice Bergen  •  Edward Woodward  •  Dyan Cannon

Classic tale of King Arthur and how his wife is kidnapped by his evil sister. Lancelot is sent out to try and retrieve the lost queen and unfortunately falls in love with her. Forbidden love, revenge, family rivalry, and magic are all prominent themes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clive Donner
CAST:  Malcolm McDowell  •  Candice Bergen  •  Edward Woodward  •  Dyan Cannon

Dead Cert (1974)

As a surprise, two horse owners decide to ride their animals themselves in a steeplechase. But Bill Davidson's horse "Admiral" behaves weirdly, and falls hard after an obstacle. Bill dies from his injuries. His friend Alan York suspects the animal was doped by ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Richardson
CAST:  Scott Antony  •  Judi Dench  •  Michael Williams  •  Nina Thomas

As a surprise, two horse owners decide to ride their animals themselves in a steeplechase. But Bill Davidson's horse "Admiral" behaves weirdly, and falls hard after an obstacle. Bill dies from his injuries. His friend Alan York suspects the animal was doped by ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Richardson
CAST:  Scott Antony  •  Judi Dench  •  Michael Williams  •  Nina Thomas

Incognito (1997)

Harry Donovan is an art forger who paints fake Rembrandt picture for $500,000. The girl he meets and gets into bed with in Paris, Marieke, turns out to be an arts expert Harry's clients are using to check the counterfeit picture he painted.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Badham
CAST:  Jason Patric  •  Irène Jacob  •  Ian Richardson  •  Rod Steiger

Harry Donovan is an art forger who paints fake Rembrandt picture for $500,000. The girl he meets and gets into bed with in Paris, Marieke, turns out to be an arts expert Harry's clients are using to check the counterfeit picture he painted.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Badham
CAST:  Jason Patric  •  Irène Jacob  •  Ian Richardson  •  Rod Steiger

Hot Summer: Do Not Sell (1972)

The peace of an aristocratic cricketing weekend at a large English country mansion in the early 20th century is disturbed when the wayward Bohemian son of the owning family returns unexpectedly to claim his inheritance.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Duguid
CAST:  Margaret Leighton  •  Roland Culver  •  Christopher Gable  •  Nerys Hughes

The peace of an aristocratic cricketing weekend at a large English country mansion in the early 20th century is disturbed when the wayward Bohemian son of the owning family returns unexpectedly to claim his inheritance.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Duguid
CAST:  Margaret Leighton  •  Roland Culver  •  Christopher Gable  •  Nerys Hughes

Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont (1973)

Mrs Palfrey tries hard to be accepted by the other residents at the Claremont. But then she meets Ludo and a real friendship begins.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Lindsay-Hogg
CAST:  Celia Johnson  •  Alan Webb  •  Catherine Lacey  •  Joseph Blatchley

Mrs Palfrey tries hard to be accepted by the other residents at the Claremont. But then she meets Ludo and a real friendship begins.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Lindsay-Hogg
CAST:  Celia Johnson  •  Alan Webb  •  Catherine Lacey  •  Joseph Blatchley

La Cerisaie (1982)

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DIRECTION:  Peter Brook
CAST:  Niels Arestrup  •  Natasha Parry  •  Michel Piccoli  •  Catherine Frot

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DIRECTION:  Peter Brook
CAST:  Niels Arestrup  •  Natasha Parry  •  Michel Piccoli  •  Catherine Frot