Alex Kingston

Alex Kingston is a British film and television actress, best known for ER and Doctor Who.

Alpha Dog (2006)

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Johnny Truelove likes to see himself as tough. He's the son of an underworld figure and a drug dealer. Johnny also likes to get tough when things don't go his way. When Jake Mazursky fails to pay up for Johnny, things get worse for the Mazursky family, as Johnny ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Cassavetes
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Matthew Barry  •  Emile Hirsch  •  Fernando Vargas

Johnny Truelove likes to see himself as tough. He's the son of an underworld figure and a drug dealer. Johnny also likes to get tough when things don't go his way. When Jake Mazursky fails to pay up for Johnny, things get worse for the Mazursky family, as Johnny ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Cassavetes
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Matthew Barry  •  Emile Hirsch  •  Fernando Vargas

Croupier (1998)

Jack Manfred is an aspiring writer who to make ends meet, takes a job as a croupier. Jack remains an observer, knowing that everything in life is a gamble and that gamblers are born to lose. Inevitably, he gets sucked into the world of the casino which takes its ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Hodges
CAST:  Clive Owen  •  Gina McKee  •  Nick Reding  •  Nicholas Ball

Jack Manfred is an aspiring writer who to make ends meet, takes a job as a croupier. Jack remains an observer, knowing that everything in life is a gamble and that gamblers are born to lose. Inevitably, he gets sucked into the world of the casino which takes its ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Hodges
CAST:  Clive Owen  •  Gina McKee  •  Nick Reding  •  Nicholas Ball

The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover (1989)

The wife of an abusive criminal finds solace in the arms of a kind regular guest in her husband's restaurant.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Greenaway
CAST:  Michael Gambon  •  Helen Mirren  •  Tim Roth  •  Richard Bohringer

The wife of an abusive criminal finds solace in the arms of a kind regular guest in her husband's restaurant.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Greenaway
CAST:  Michael Gambon  •  Helen Mirren  •  Tim Roth  •  Richard Bohringer

Carrington (1995)

Painter Dora Carrington develops an intimate but extremely complex bond with writer Lytton Strachey. Though Lytton is a homosexual, he is enchanted by the mysterious Dora and they begin a lifelong friendship that has strangely romantic undertones. Eventually, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Hampton
CAST:  Emma Thompson  •  Jonathan Pryce  •  Penelope Wilton  •  Steven Waddington

Painter Dora Carrington develops an intimate but extremely complex bond with writer Lytton Strachey. Though Lytton is a homosexual, he is enchanted by the mysterious Dora and they begin a lifelong friendship that has strangely romantic undertones. Eventually, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Hampton
CAST:  Emma Thompson  •  Jonathan Pryce  •  Penelope Wilton  •  Steven Waddington

Bukowski (2013)

The story of writer Charles Bukowski's formative years from childhood to high school and his struggles with an abusive father, disfiguring acne, alcohol addiction, and his initial attempts at writing.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Franco
CAST:  Josh Peck  •  Shannen Doherty  •  Alex Kingston  •  Tim Blake Nelson

The story of writer Charles Bukowski's formative years from childhood to high school and his struggles with an abusive father, disfiguring acne, alcohol addiction, and his initial attempts at writing.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Franco
CAST:  Josh Peck  •  Shannen Doherty  •  Alex Kingston  •  Tim Blake Nelson

The Fortunes and Misfortunes of Moll Flanders (1996)

In her filthy cell in Newgate prison Moll Flanders, dubbed 'the wickedest woman in England' tells her story. Born in the gaol, after her mother is transported Moll is raised by the kindly mayor of Colchester and his wife, whose two sons lust after her. She enjoys ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Attwood
CAST:  James Bowers  •  Alex Kingston  •  Geoffrey Beevers  •  Lucy Evans

In her filthy cell in Newgate prison Moll Flanders, dubbed 'the wickedest woman in England' tells her story. Born in the gaol, after her mother is transported Moll is raised by the kindly mayor of Colchester and his wife, whose two sons lust after her. She enjoys ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Attwood
CAST:  James Bowers  •  Alex Kingston  •  Geoffrey Beevers  •  Lucy Evans

Like Crazy (2011)

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A British college student falls for an American student, only to be separated from him when she's banned from the U.S. after overstaying her visa.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Drake Doremus
CAST:  Anton Yelchin  •  Felicity Jones  •  Jennifer Lawrence  •  Charlie Bewley

A British college student falls for an American student, only to be separated from him when she's banned from the U.S. after overstaying her visa.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Drake Doremus
CAST:  Anton Yelchin  •  Felicity Jones  •  Jennifer Lawrence  •  Charlie Bewley

A Pin for the Butterfly (1994)

Communism seen through the eyes of a young girl who watches her beloved uncle struggle with the oppressive government .  (more)

DIRECTION:  Susan Kodicek
CAST:  Joan Plowright  •  Hugh Laurie  •  Florence Hoath  •  Ian Bannen

Communism seen through the eyes of a young girl who watches her beloved uncle struggle with the oppressive government .  (more)

DIRECTION:  Susan Kodicek
CAST:  Joan Plowright  •  Hugh Laurie  •  Florence Hoath  •  Ian Bannen

This Space Between Us (1999)

It’s been two years since his wife’s sudden death, and once-promising young filmmaker Alex Harty has allowed both his life and career to come to a standstill. But after he assaults a Hollywood studio executive, Alex returns to his hometown of San Francisco to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matthew Leutwyler
CAST:  Jeremy Sisto  •  Poppy Montgomery  •  Erik Palladino  •  Clara Bellar

It’s been two years since his wife’s sudden death, and once-promising young filmmaker Alex Harty has allowed both his life and career to come to a standstill. But after he assaults a Hollywood studio executive, Alex returns to his hometown of San Francisco to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matthew Leutwyler
CAST:  Jeremy Sisto  •  Poppy Montgomery  •  Erik Palladino  •  Clara Bellar

Crashing (2007)

It sounds like a budding writer's dream: a bestselling first novel, a luxurious house in Malibu, and a trophy wife... But it all unravels when writer's block and a failed marriage send Richard McMurray out into the streets.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Walkow
CAST:  David Cross  •  Caleigh White  •  Campbell Scott  •  Alex Kingston

It sounds like a budding writer's dream: a bestselling first novel, a luxurious house in Malibu, and a trophy wife... But it all unravels when writer's block and a failed marriage send Richard McMurray out into the streets.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Walkow
CAST:  David Cross  •  Caleigh White  •  Campbell Scott  •  Alex Kingston

Boudica (2003)

The Celtic queen who shook the Roman Empire. Boudica is one of history’s first and fiercest women warriors. Sickened by ceaseless war, the king of the Iceni accepts a treaty with the Romans in exchange for his tribe’s continued independence. But oppressively high ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bill Anderson
CAST:  Alex Kingston  •  Steven Waddington  •  Emily Blunt  •  Leanne Rowe

The Celtic queen who shook the Roman Empire. Boudica is one of history’s first and fiercest women warriors. Sickened by ceaseless war, the king of the Iceni accepts a treaty with the Romans in exchange for his tribe’s continued independence. But oppressively high ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bill Anderson
CAST:  Alex Kingston  •  Steven Waddington  •  Emily Blunt  •  Leanne Rowe

The Wildcats of St. Trinian's (1980)

The girls of St. Trinian's decide they are being asked to do too much work so they go on strike.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Launder
CAST:  Sheila Hancock  •  Michael Hordern  •  Joe Melia  •  Thorley Walters

The girls of St. Trinian's decide they are being asked to do too much work so they go on strike.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Launder
CAST:  Sheila Hancock  •  Michael Hordern  •  Joe Melia  •  Thorley Walters

Sweet Land (2005)

Set in 1920, Inge travels from Germany to rural Minnesota in order to meet the man destined to be her husband.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ali Selim
CAST:  Elizabeth Reaser  •  Tim Guinee  •  Alan Cumming  •  Patrick Heusinger

Set in 1920, Inge travels from Germany to rural Minnesota in order to meet the man destined to be her husband.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ali Selim
CAST:  Elizabeth Reaser  •  Tim Guinee  •  Alan Cumming  •  Patrick Heusinger

The Poseidon Adventure (2005)

A cruise ship succumbs to a terrorist act and capsizes on New Year's eve. A rag-tag group of survivors, spearheaded by a priest and a homeland security agent, must journey through the upside down vessel and attempt an escape.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Putch
CAST:  Adam Baldwin  •  Rutger Hauer  •  Steve Guttenberg  •  Bryan Brown

A cruise ship succumbs to a terrorist act and capsizes on New Year's eve. A rag-tag group of survivors, spearheaded by a priest and a homeland security agent, must journey through the upside down vessel and attempt an escape.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Putch
CAST:  Adam Baldwin  •  Rutger Hauer  •  Steve Guttenberg  •  Bryan Brown

Happily Ever After (2016)

When Heather and Sarah Ann were growing up they told each other every secret. But Heather left their small town on the last day of high school vowing never to return. Forced to come back when her father becomes ill, the young documentary filmmaker is pressured into ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joan Carr-Wiggin
CAST:  Janet Montgomery  •  Sara Paxton  •  Alex Kingston  •  Peter Firth

When Heather and Sarah Ann were growing up they told each other every secret. But Heather left their small town on the last day of high school vowing never to return. Forced to come back when her father becomes ill, the young documentary filmmaker is pressured into ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joan Carr-Wiggin
CAST:  Janet Montgomery  •  Sara Paxton  •  Alex Kingston  •  Peter Firth

Doctor Who: The Husbands of River Song (2015)

It’s Christmas Day on a remote human colony and the Doctor is hiding from Christmas Carols and Comedy Antlers. But when a crashed spaceship calls upon the Doctor for help, he finds himself recruited into River Song’s squad and hurled into a fast and frantic chase ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Douglas Mackinnon
CAST:  Peter Capaldi  •  Alex Kingston  •  Greg Davies  •  Matt Lucas

It’s Christmas Day on a remote human colony and the Doctor is hiding from Christmas Carols and Comedy Antlers. But when a crashed spaceship calls upon the Doctor for help, he finds himself recruited into River Song’s squad and hurled into a fast and frantic chase ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Douglas Mackinnon
CAST:  Peter Capaldi  •  Alex Kingston  •  Greg Davies  •  Matt Lucas

Doctor Who: Farewell to Matt Smith (2013)

Bid the eleventh Doctor, Matt Smith, a fond farewell in this retrospective documentary special about Doctor Who Series five, six and seven - "the Matt Smith Years." This compelling documentary, narrated by Alex Kingston (Doctor Who's River Song), features ...  (more)

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CAST:  Matt Smith  •  Alex Kingston

Bid the eleventh Doctor, Matt Smith, a fond farewell in this retrospective documentary special about Doctor Who Series five, six and seven - "the Matt Smith Years." This compelling documentary, narrated by Alex Kingston (Doctor Who's River Song), features ...  (more)

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CAST:  Matt Smith  •  Alex Kingston

National Theatre Live: Macbeth (2013)

National Theatre Live will broadcast Manchester International Festival’s electrifying production of Macbeth, with Kenneth Branagh (My Week With Marilyn, Hamlet) in his first Shakespeare performance in over a decade as Macbeth, and Alex Kingston (Doctor Who, ER) as ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Van Someren
CAST:  Kenneth Branagh  •  Alex Kingston  •  Ray Fearon  •  John Shrapnel

National Theatre Live will broadcast Manchester International Festival’s electrifying production of Macbeth, with Kenneth Branagh (My Week With Marilyn, Hamlet) in his first Shakespeare performance in over a decade as Macbeth, and Alex Kingston (Doctor Who, ER) as ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Van Someren
CAST:  Kenneth Branagh  •  Alex Kingston  •  Ray Fearon  •  John Shrapnel

Essex Boys (2000)

Billy has just scored an entry-level position with the local crime cartel. His first job is to mind Jason, a newly released thug with a vicious temper. Jason thinks it's his job to teach Billy about crime, drugs and women. Little does he know that Billy has his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terry Winsor
CAST:  Sean Bean  •  Tom Wilkinson  •  Alex Kingston  •  Billy Murray

Billy has just scored an entry-level position with the local crime cartel. His first job is to mind Jason, a newly released thug with a vicious temper. Jason thinks it's his job to teach Billy about crime, drugs and women. Little does he know that Billy has his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terry Winsor
CAST:  Sean Bean  •  Tom Wilkinson  •  Alex Kingston  •  Billy Murray

Foreign Affairs (1993)

Two couples find love and comfort in London. A reserved, but lonely aging American female college professor meats a self-confident, married, but disillusioned aging American and aging English actress meats a young lively American.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim O'Brien
CAST:  Joanne Woodward  •  Brian Dennehy  •  Eric Stoltz  •  Stephanie Beacham

Two couples find love and comfort in London. A reserved, but lonely aging American female college professor meats a self-confident, married, but disillusioned aging American and aging English actress meats a young lively American.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim O'Brien
CAST:  Joanne Woodward  •  Brian Dennehy  •  Eric Stoltz  •  Stephanie Beacham