Julian Wadham

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Julian Wadham (born 7 August 1958) is a British actor of stage, film and television. He has appeared on television as both Charles II (in the 2004 BBC docudrama Wren: The Man Who Built Britain) and George V (in the TV adaptation of the play My Boy Jack). He appeared onstage as Don Pedro (alongside Zoë Wanamaker and Simon Russell Beale) at the Royal National Theatre's 2007-08 production of Much Ado About Nothing.

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Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist (2005)

Haunted by terrible acts the Nazis forced him to participate in, the disenchanted Father Lankester Merrin focuses his energies on helping with an archaeological dig in the northern part of Kenya. There, the crew uncovers a church that predates Christian missions ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Schrader
CAST:  Stellan Skarsgård  •  Gabriel Mann  •  Clara Bellar  •  Billy Crawford

Haunted by terrible acts the Nazis forced him to participate in, the disenchanted Father Lankester Merrin focuses his energies on helping with an archaeological dig in the northern part of Kenya. There, the crew uncovers a church that predates Christian missions ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Schrader
CAST:  Stellan Skarsgård  •  Gabriel Mann  •  Clara Bellar  •  Billy Crawford

Exorcist: The Beginning (2004)

Having lived through traumatizing events during WWII, Father Lankester Merrin takes a sabbatical from the Church to conduct archaeological excavations in British-administered East Africa. Merrin unearths an ancient Byzantine church believed have been built and then ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Renny Harlin
CAST:  Stellan Skarsgård  •  Izabella Scorupco  •  James D'Arcy  •  Julian Wadham

Having lived through traumatizing events during WWII, Father Lankester Merrin takes a sabbatical from the Church to conduct archaeological excavations in British-administered East Africa. Merrin unearths an ancient Byzantine church believed have been built and then ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Renny Harlin
CAST:  Stellan Skarsgård  •  Izabella Scorupco  •  James D'Arcy  •  Julian Wadham

Goya's Ghosts (2006)

Painter Francisco Goya faces a scandal involving his muse, who is labeled a heretic by a monk.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Miloš Forman
CAST:  Javier Bardem  •  Natalie Portman  •  Stellan Skarsgård  •  Randy Quaid

Painter Francisco Goya faces a scandal involving his muse, who is labeled a heretic by a monk.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Miloš Forman
CAST:  Javier Bardem  •  Natalie Portman  •  Stellan Skarsgård  •  Randy Quaid

Maurice (1987)

After his lover rejects him, a young man trapped by the oppressiveness of Edwardian society tries to come to terms with and accept his sexuality.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Ivory
CAST:  James Wilby  •  Hugh Grant  •  Rupert Graves  •  Denholm Elliott

After his lover rejects him, a young man trapped by the oppressiveness of Edwardian society tries to come to terms with and accept his sexuality.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Ivory
CAST:  James Wilby  •  Hugh Grant  •  Rupert Graves  •  Denholm Elliott

Preaching to the Perverted (1997)

Henry Harding MP, a British government minister on a moral crusade, hires an inexperienced young computer whizzkid, Peter Emery who works for a Christian computer company called Holy Hardware, to infiltrate the United Kingdom BDSM scene.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stuart Urban
CAST:  Christien Anholt  •  Guinevere Turner  •  Tom Bell  •  Ricky Tomlinson

Henry Harding MP, a British government minister on a moral crusade, hires an inexperienced young computer whizzkid, Peter Emery who works for a Christian computer company called Holy Hardware, to infiltrate the United Kingdom BDSM scene.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stuart Urban
CAST:  Christien Anholt  •  Guinevere Turner  •  Tom Bell  •  Ricky Tomlinson

The English Patient (1996)

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In the 1930s, Count Almásy is a Hungarian map maker employed by the Royal Geographical Society to chart the vast expanses of the Sahara Desert along with several other prominent explorers. As World War II unfolds, Almásy enters into a world of love, betrayal, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Minghella
CAST:  Ralph Fiennes  •  Juliette Binoche  •  Willem Dafoe  •  Kristin Scott Thomas

In the 1930s, Count Almásy is a Hungarian map maker employed by the Royal Geographical Society to chart the vast expanses of the Sahara Desert along with several other prominent explorers. As World War II unfolds, Almásy enters into a world of love, betrayal, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Minghella
CAST:  Ralph Fiennes  •  Juliette Binoche  •  Willem Dafoe  •  Kristin Scott Thomas

The Madness of King George (1994)

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King George III's erratic behaviour leads to a plot in Parliament to have him declared insane and removed from the throne.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicholas Hytner
CAST:  Nigel Hawthorne  •  Helen Mirren  •  Ian Holm  •  Rupert Graves

King George III's erratic behaviour leads to a plot in Parliament to have him declared insane and removed from the throne.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicholas Hytner
CAST:  Nigel Hawthorne  •  Helen Mirren  •  Ian Holm  •  Rupert Graves

Wah-Wah (2005)

Set at the end of the 1960s, as Swaziland is about to receive independence from United Kingdom, the film follows the young Ralph Compton, at 12, through his parents' traumatic separation, till he's 14.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard E. Grant
CAST:  Gabriel Byrne  •  Emily Watson  •  Julie Walters  •  Nicholas Hoult

Set at the end of the 1960s, as Swaziland is about to receive independence from United Kingdom, the film follows the young Ralph Compton, at 12, through his parents' traumatic separation, till he's 14.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard E. Grant
CAST:  Gabriel Byrne  •  Emily Watson  •  Julie Walters  •  Nicholas Hoult

Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Silk Stocking (2004)

The corpse of a shabbily dressed young woman has been discovered in the mud flats of the Thames at low tide. Police assume she's a prostitute, but Dr. Watson suspects something more and goes to his old friend Holmes, now retired and at very loose ends.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon Cellan Jones
CAST:  Rupert Everett  •  Ian Hart  •  Nicholas Palliser  •  Neil Dudgeon

The corpse of a shabbily dressed young woman has been discovered in the mud flats of the Thames at low tide. Police assume she's a prostitute, but Dr. Watson suspects something more and goes to his old friend Holmes, now retired and at very loose ends.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon Cellan Jones
CAST:  Rupert Everett  •  Ian Hart  •  Nicholas Palliser  •  Neil Dudgeon

Keep the Aspidistra Flying (1997)

Gordon Comstock is a copywriter at an ad agency, and his girlfriend Rosemary is a designer. Gordon believes he is a genius, a marvelous poet and quits the ad agency, trying to live on his poems, but poverty soon comes to him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Bierman
CAST:  Helena Bonham Carter  •  Liz Smith  •  Julian Wadham  •  Jim Carter

Gordon Comstock is a copywriter at an ad agency, and his girlfriend Rosemary is a designer. Gordon believes he is a genius, a marvelous poet and quits the ad agency, trying to live on his poems, but poverty soon comes to him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Bierman
CAST:  Helena Bonham Carter  •  Liz Smith  •  Julian Wadham  •  Jim Carter

Eric & Ernie (2011)

Single drama telling the story of Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise's formative years, from child stars to national treasures. 'Big head, short legs' is Eric Bartholomew's first impression of Ernie Wiseman, but their friendship endures and, encouraged by his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonny Campbell
CAST:  Daniel Rigby  •  Bryan Dick  •  Victoria Wood  •  Vic Reeves

Single drama telling the story of Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise's formative years, from child stars to national treasures. 'Big head, short legs' is Eric Bartholomew's first impression of Ernie Wiseman, but their friendship endures and, encouraged by his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonny Campbell
CAST:  Daniel Rigby  •  Bryan Dick  •  Victoria Wood  •  Vic Reeves

The Iron Lady (2011)

A look at the life of Margaret Thatcher, the former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, with a focus on the price she paid for power.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Phyllida Lloyd
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Anthony Stewart Head  •  Harry Lloyd  •  Jim Broadbent

A look at the life of Margaret Thatcher, the former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, with a focus on the price she paid for power.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Phyllida Lloyd
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Anthony Stewart Head  •  Harry Lloyd  •  Jim Broadbent

Outpost: Black Sun (2012)

A pair of investigators team up with a Special Forces Unit to venture deep inside a war raging between the military and a massive army of Nazi Zombie Stormtroopers. Their mission is to fight their way behind enemy lines, locate the technology at the source of this ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Barker
CAST:  Catherine Steadman  •  Richard Coyle  •  Ali Craig  •  Nick Nevern

A pair of investigators team up with a Special Forces Unit to venture deep inside a war raging between the military and a massive army of Nazi Zombie Stormtroopers. Their mission is to fight their way behind enemy lines, locate the technology at the source of this ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Barker
CAST:  Catherine Steadman  •  Richard Coyle  •  Ali Craig  •  Nick Nevern

Gypsy Woman (2002)

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DIRECTION:  Sheree Folkson
CAST:  Jack Davenport  •  Neve McIntosh  •  Julian Wadham  •  Forbes Masson

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DIRECTION:  Sheree Folkson
CAST:  Jack Davenport  •  Neve McIntosh  •  Julian Wadham  •  Forbes Masson

Baal (1982)

A wastrel youth becomes involved in several sexual affairs and at least one murder. In 1981 Bowie took the title role of a BBC television adaptation of Brecht’s play Baal. The titular protagonist is a drunken poet, iconoclast and womanizer, whose decline is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Clarke
CAST:  David Bowie  •  Robert Austin  •  Julian Wadham  •  Zoë Wanamaker

A wastrel youth becomes involved in several sexual affairs and at least one murder. In 1981 Bowie took the title role of a BBC television adaptation of Brecht’s play Baal. The titular protagonist is a drunken poet, iconoclast and womanizer, whose decline is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Clarke
CAST:  David Bowie  •  Robert Austin  •  Julian Wadham  •  Zoë Wanamaker

The Scapegoat (2012)

Set in 1952, as England prepares for the coronation, The Scapegoat tells the story of two very different men who have one thing in common - a face.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Sturridge
CAST:  Andrew Scott  •  Jodhi May  •  Eileen Atkins  •  Matthew Rhys

Set in 1952, as England prepares for the coronation, The Scapegoat tells the story of two very different men who have one thing in common - a face.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Sturridge
CAST:  Andrew Scott  •  Jodhi May  •  Eileen Atkins  •  Matthew Rhys

Now Is Good (2012)

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A girl dying of leukemia compiles a list of things she'd like to do before passing away. Topping the list is her desire to lose her virginity.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ol Parker
CAST:  Dakota Fanning  •  Jeremy Irvine  •  Kaya Scodelario  •  Olivia Williams

A girl dying of leukemia compiles a list of things she'd like to do before passing away. Topping the list is her desire to lose her virginity.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ol Parker
CAST:  Dakota Fanning  •  Jeremy Irvine  •  Kaya Scodelario  •  Olivia Williams

Cheerful Weather for the Wedding (2012)

England, 1932. Today is Dolly Thatcham's wedding day, and her family is arriving at the manor house with all the cheerfulness, chaos and grievances that accompany such gatherings. Trouble soon appears in the shape of Joseph, Dolly's lover from the previous summer, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Donald Rice
CAST:  Elizabeth McGovern  •  Felicity Jones  •  Luke Treadaway  •  Mackenzie Crook

England, 1932. Today is Dolly Thatcham's wedding day, and her family is arriving at the manor house with all the cheerfulness, chaos and grievances that accompany such gatherings. Trouble soon appears in the shape of Joseph, Dolly's lover from the previous summer, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Donald Rice
CAST:  Elizabeth McGovern  •  Felicity Jones  •  Luke Treadaway  •  Mackenzie Crook

War Horse (2011)

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Follows a young man named Albert and his horse, Joey, and how their bond is broken when Joey is sold to the cavalry and sent to the trenches of World War One. Despite being too young to enlist, Albert heads to France to save his friend.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Tom Hiddleston  •  Benedict Cumberbatch  •  Toby Kebbell  •  Emily Watson

Follows a young man named Albert and his horse, Joey, and how their bond is broken when Joey is sold to the cavalry and sent to the trenches of World War One. Despite being too young to enlist, Albert heads to France to save his friend.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Tom Hiddleston  •  Benedict Cumberbatch  •  Toby Kebbell  •  Emily Watson

The Commissioner (1998)

John Hurt stars as a scandal-hit member of parliament, dispatched to the political backwaters of the European Commission in Brussels as penance for his failures. However, once there he stumbles upon a chemical weapons outrage that points to a sinister ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Sluizer
CAST:  John Hurt  •  Rosana Pastor  •  Alice Krige  •  Armin Mueller-Stahl

John Hurt stars as a scandal-hit member of parliament, dispatched to the political backwaters of the European Commission in Brussels as penance for his failures. However, once there he stumbles upon a chemical weapons outrage that points to a sinister ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Sluizer
CAST:  John Hurt  •  Rosana Pastor  •  Alice Krige  •  Armin Mueller-Stahl
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