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Philip Jackson is a Actor and Director British born on 18 june 1948 at Retford (United-kingdom)

Philip Jackson

Philip Jackson
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Nationality United-kingdom
Birth 18 june 1948 (70 years) at Retford (United-kingdom)

Philip Jackson (born 18 June 1948) is an English actor, known for his many television and film roles, most notably as Chief Inspector Japp in the television series Poirot and as Abbot Hugo, one of the recurring adversaries in the cult 1980s series Robin of Sherwood.

Jackson was born in Retford, Nottinghamshire. He started acting while studying Drama and German at the University of Bristol, and has worked in the theatre in Leeds, Liverpool and London. His stage work includes Pozzo in Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot at the Queen's Theatre in the West End in 1991 and Willy Loman in Arthur Miller's "Death of a Salesman" at the West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds in 2010. He was nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award for his role in Little Voice (1998).

His many television appearances have included Coronation Street, Robin of Sherwood, A Touch of Frost, Foyle's War, Midsomer Murders, Heartbeat, Little Britain, Hamish Macbeth and Last of the Summer Wine. He has also appeared in films, including the 1979 Scum and Paul McCartney's Give My Regards to Broad Street, Brassed Off, Mike Bassett: England Manager, "Grow Your Own", and My Week with Marilyn. In 2007 he starred in the BBC Radio adaptation of the Petrella mysteries by Michael Gilbert, and guest-starred in the Doctor Who audio play "Valhalla". In 2009 he starred as Gaynor's father Roy in the BBC 2 sitcom Home Time. In "Night Watch", he played Commander Vimes and in "Mort", he played Death's butler/cook, Albert who is eventually revealed to be Alberto Malich. He also voiced Risda Tarkaan on the BBC radio drama version of The Last Battle. He recently read Gulliver's Travels as an audiobook, and Martin Cruz Smith's Three Stations for Radio 4 Book at Bedtime.

In 2011, Jackson starred as Ron in the three-part BBC comedy drama series Sugartown alongside The Royle Family star Sue Johnston and actor Tom Ellis, who plays Gary in Miranda. He also appeared in the music video of A-Ha's Take on Me.

In 2012, he appeared in the twice Oscar nominated film My Week with Marilyn as Marilyn's security guard.

Biography

He is married to actress Sally Baxter, with whom he has two children, George and Amy.

Usually with

David Suchet
David Suchet
(40 films)
Hugh Fraser
Hugh Fraser
(34 films)
Pauline Moran
Pauline Moran
(28 films)
Andrew Grieve
Andrew Grieve
(6 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Philip Jackson (76 films)

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Actor

The Best Offer, 2h11
Directed by Giuseppe Tornatore
Origin Italie
Genres Drama, Crime, Romance
Themes Peinture
Actors Geoffrey Rush, Jim Sturgess, Donald Sutherland, Sylvia Hoeks, Philip Jackson, Liya Kebede
Roles Fred
Rating77% 3.899833.899833.899833.899833.89983
The film tells a story of love and deceit, set in Europe (Trieste, Bolzano, Fidenza, Rome, Milan, Merano, Vienna, Prague) in the world of high-end art auctions and antiques. The story revolves around Virgil Oldman (Geoffrey Rush), an aging and esteemed, but somewhat eccentric, managing director of an auction house. Oldman is hired by a reclusive young heiress, Claire Ibbetson (Sylvia Hoeks), to auction off the large collection of art and antiques left to her by her parents. Claire always refuses to be seen in person, obviously suffering from severe agoraphobia and never leaving her room. Soon enough Virgil, a life-long bachelor, understands that he has fallen in love with her.
Believe
Believe (2013)
, 1h32
Genres Drama
Themes Sports films, Association football films
Actors Natascha McElhone, Brian Cox, Toby Stephens, Kate Ashfield, Anne Reid, Philip Jackson
Roles Bob
Rating57% 2.8578352.8578352.8578352.8578352.857835
In 1984 Salford, Georgie Gallagher lives with his widowed mother Erica (Natascha McElhone). His passion for football is challenged by Erica’s desire to have Georgie attend the prestigious, rugby-playing Lancashire Grammar School For Boys, run by the strict and scholarly Dr Farquar (Toby Stephens). Georgie is up for scholarship at the prestigious school pending on his passing of the entrance exam.
Spike Island, 1h45
Directed by Mat Whitecross
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Musical
Actors Elliott Tittensor, Matthew McNulty, Nico Mirallegro, Emilia Clarke, Lesley Manville, Jordan Murphy
Roles Mr. Jackson
Rating64% 3.2018253.2018253.2018253.2018253.201825
Set in May 1990, the movie follows the exploits of five lads. Gary 'Tits' Tichfield, Darren 'Dodge' Howard, Chris 'Zippy' Weeks, 'Little' Gaz Duffy and 'Penfold' Andrew Peach. The Stone Roses fans and wannabe band Shadowcastre. It starts 60 hours prior to The Stone Roses legendary gig at Spike Island, Cheshire. When the group get an idea to give The Stone Roses their cassette tape from Sally a girl which both 'Tits' and 'Dodge' show interest in, although 'Dodge' has never spoken to her. They hatch a plan to get tickets to the gig and kickstart their career 'Tits' brother 'Ibiza Steve' gets the boys on the guest-list for the gig. But when 'Tits' dad gets increasingly ill during the 60 hours, he fails to turn up and on the morning of the gig his dad worsens but his dad tells 'Tits' to go to the gig.'Penfolds' dad burns his top in an effort to stop him from going and when he goes to hit him 'Penfolds' stands up to his dad after his dad has been abusing him and heads to the gig.They lure 'Uncle Hairy' out of his van and steal it but when they run out of gas they have to stop but 'Penfold' convinces them to walk to the M6. They hide in the baggage hold of the bus until they arrive at Spike Island, Cheshire .Once arrived they jump out of their hiding place and are chased by police and the bus driver but lose them in the crowd.They lose 'Penfold' and are unable to find him, so they carry on to the entry zone. But are thrown away because they don't have tickets and they don't have guestlists. The remaining 4 make their way to the outside of the venue. They meet Sally who has lost her friends in the crowd and doesn't want to go in alone and gives 'Dodge' her ticket.'Dodge' heads for the gig without the cassette tape because he was afraid "to fuck it up". On his way back to the boys, he sees Sally and 'Tits' hooking up.'Tits' and 'Dodge' later argue but when 'Tits' dad eventually dies they make up.At the end of the movie it's shown that 'Tits' and Sally are together and all the boys have moved on as School has finished.The ending scene shows 'Tits' and looking at 'Dodge' from his window while 'Dodge' walks down the lane with his guitar and bags.
My Week with Marilyn, 1h39
Directed by Simon Curtis, Simon Curtis
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Biography
Themes Films about films, Films about television
Actors Michelle Williams, Kenneth Branagh, Eddie Redmayne, Julia Ormond, Emma Watson, Judi Dench
Roles Roger Smith
Rating69% 3.498693.498693.498693.498693.49869
Following his graduation from university in 1956, aspiring filmmaker Colin Clark (Eddie Redmayne) travels to London to get a job on Laurence Olivier's (Kenneth Branagh) next production. Hugh Perceval (Michael Kitchen) tells Colin that there are no jobs available, but he decides to wait for Olivier, whom he once met at a party. Olivier and his wife, Vivien Leigh (Julia Ormond), eventually show up and Vivien encourages Olivier to give Colin a job on his upcoming film The Prince and the Showgirl, starring Marilyn Monroe (Michelle Williams). Colin's first task is to find a suitable place for Marilyn and her husband, Arthur Miller (Dougray Scott), to stay at while they are in England. The press find out about the house, but Colin reveals he secured a second house just in case, impressing Olivier and Marilyn's publicist, Arthur P. Jacobs (Toby Jones).
Friend Request Pending, 12minutes
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romance
Actors Judi Dench, Tom Hiddleston, Philip Jackson
Roles Trevor
Rating74% 3.7395853.7395853.7395853.7395853.739585
Mary (Dench) and Linda (Ryder) spend an afternoon discussing the pleasures, pitfalls and problems with using social networking to try and woo the local choirmaster and Mary's new love interest, Trevor (Jackson). While chatting on Facebook, Mary's son Tom (Hiddleston) IM's her, earning a response from Linda about wanting to "poke" him. When Linda leaves to go to the market, Trevor finally gains the courage and asks Mary out. When Linda returns, she finds Mary has gone out with Trevor, and decides to do a little Facebook flirting of her own and decides to send a friend request to Tom.
The First Men in the Moon, 1h30
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Science fiction
Actors Rory Kinnear, Mark Gatiss, Julia Deakin, Philip Jackson, Ian Hallard, Reece Shearsmith
Roles Voice of Grand Lunar
Rating60% 3.0482853.0482853.0482853.0482853.048285
The film's setting begins in July 1969 as 90-year-old Julius Bedford (Rory Kinnear) tells young Jim (Alex Riddell) the story of how two men made the first journey to the Moon back in 1909. He relates that when he was a young man, he met Professor Cavor (Mark Gatiss) at Apuldram and learned that Cavor had invented 'Cavorite', a substance that blocked the force of gravity. He tells how he encouraged Cavor to think toward the profits his invention might bring, and how the two worked together to build a cast iron sphere that would fly them to the moon.
Margaret
Margaret (2009)

Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Comedy, Documentary, Romance
Themes Political films
Actors Lindsay Duncan, James Fox, Robert Hardy, Ian McDiarmid, Rupert Vansittart, Alan Cox
Roles Bernard Ingham
Rating71% 3.580643.580643.580643.580643.58064
La démission en novembre 1990 de Geoffrey Howe (John Sessions), leader de la Chambre des communes, en protestation contre la politique étrangère de Margaret Thatcher (Lindsay Duncan), débouche sur une crise au sein du Parti conservateur. Michael Heseltine (Oliver Cotton), ancien secrétaire d'État à la Défense, défie le Premier ministre en se portant candidat au leadership du parti. Sûre d'elle et malgré les avertissements de son mari (Ian McDiarmid), Margaret Thatcher néglige de faire campagne elle-même et préfère se rendre à une conférence internationale. Des flashbacks montrent sa campagne contre Ted Heath et son accession à la tête du Parti conservateur en 1975. Mise en ballottage, elle est dissuadée par le Cabinet de se maintenir au second tour et se désiste en faveur de John Major (Michael Maloney).
I Want Candy, 1h27
Directed by Stephen Surjik
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Comedy
Themes Films about sexuality, Erotic films, Films about pornography, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Tom Riley, Tom Burke, Carmen Electra, Eddie Marsan, Michelle Ryan, Mackenzie Crook
Roles Stephen, Joe's Dad
Rating53% 2.699852.699852.699852.699852.69985
A group of film students at Leatherhead University in search of funding for their feature film "The Love Storm" end up having to rewrite and make it into a porno. This leads the boys head first into a world of erotica that they didn't even know existed and into the life of actress Candy Fiveways (Carmen Electra).
Fanny Hill (2007 serial), 1h46
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Historical
Themes Films about sexuality, Erotic films, Films about prostitution, Erotic thriller films
Actors Rebecca Night, Alison Steadman, Hugo Speer, Samantha Bond, Carli Norris, Emma Stansfield
Roles Mr. Croft
Rating65% 3.295943.295943.295943.295943.29594
Dans l'Angleterre du XVIII siècle, Fanny Hill, une jeune femme orpheline originaire du Lancashire, accepte la proposition de son amie Esther Davies de la rejoindre à Londres. Celle-ci travaille dans la maison close de madame Brown, qui engage aussitôt Fanny. Lors de sa première nuit à Londres, la jeune femme, qui pense avoir été embauchée en tant que servante, en apprend un peu plus sur ce qu'on attend d'elle. Phoebe, qui partage sa chambre, lui révèle la nature exacte de leurs activités. Le lendemain, Fanny est confrontée à son premier client, monsieur Crofts...
The Best Man, 1h36
Directed by Stefan Schwartz
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Comedy, Romance
Actors Stuart Townsend, Amy Smart, Seth Green, Kate Ashfield, Steve John Shepherd, Simon Callow
Roles Mr. Barker
Rating60% 3.0479653.0479653.0479653.0479653.047965
Childhood friends Olly Pickering and Murray go their separate ways when Olly goes to university. While there, Olly meets James. Murray vomits all over James, creating instant enmity between them.
A Little Trip to Heaven, 1h26
Directed by Baltasar Kormákur
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller
Actors Forest Whitaker, Julia Stiles, Jeremy Lee Renner, Peter Coyote, Anne Reid, Joanna Scanlan
Roles William
Rating59% 2.998982.998982.998982.998982.99898
The very beginning of the film, before the opening credits, shows a new widow sitting in a life insurance office. Expecting to be compensated for her husband's death, the widow is informed that she is not entitled to full death benefits because the insurance company has captured footage of her husband smoking and attributes cigarettes to his death. Abe Holt looks on as his co-worker convinces the widow that she's lucky to leave with a small fraction of the award she was expecting.
Second Nature
Genres Drama, Science fiction, War, Thriller, Action, Crime
Actors Alec Baldwin, Powers Boothe, Louise Lombard, Corey Johnson, Philip Jackson, Lucy Punch
Roles Lawrence Augenblick
Rating54% 2.707092.707092.707092.707092.70709
Paul Kane is suffering from short-term memory loss after his plane crashes. Kelton Reed and Dr. Harriet Fellows help Kane to remember his earlier life.