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Ronald Pickup is a Actor British born on 7 june 1940 at Chester (United-kingdom)

Ronald Pickup

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Birth name Ronald Alfred Pickup
Nationality United-kingdom
Birth 7 june 1940 (79 years) at Chester (United-kingdom)

Ronald Alfred Pickup (born 7 June 1940) is an English actor who has been active in television and film since 1964.

Best films

Darkest Hour (2017)
(Actor)
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011)
(Actor)

Usually with

Tony Palmer
Tony Palmer
(2 films)
John Madden
John Madden
(2 films)
Jeremy Irons
Jeremy Irons
(4 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Ronald Pickup (38 films)

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Actor

The Happy Prince, 1h45
Directed by Rupert Everett
Origin German
Genres Drama, Biography, Comedy, Historical
Themes Films about writers, Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Colin Firth, Rupert Everett, Colin Morgan, Emily Watson, Tom Wilkinson, Anna Chancellor
Roles Judge
Rating62% 3.1062653.1062653.1062653.1062653.106265
Les derniers jours d'Oscar Wilde, vivant dans l’échec et la misère…
Darkest Hour, 2h5
Directed by Joe Wright
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Historical
Actors Gary Oldman, Ben Mendelsohn, Kristin Scott Thomas, Ronald Pickup, Lily James, Stephen Dillane
Roles Neville Chamberlain
Rating73% 3.698923.698923.698923.698923.69892
Se déroulant entre le 9 mai 1940 (la veille de l’offensive allemande) et début juin 1940, le film se focalise sur le personnage de Churchill et son entourage, en partie par l'œil de sa nouvelle secrétaire privée , chargée de taper télégrammes et courriers. D'abord pressenti comme prochain Premier ministre, Churchill se heurte à une opposition favorable à des pourparlers de paix (en premier Lord Halifax et Chamberlain). Puis on le suit à la tête du gouvernement, dans les affres de la douleur des choix difficiles. Notamment lorsque la guerre éclair refoule les 300 000 hommes de l'armée britannique à Dunkerque, le dos à la mer. Churchill ordonne le sacrifice d'une unité chargée d'une diversion (30e brigade motorisée commandée par le brigadier Nicholson à Calais) et la mobilisation des embarcations civiles pour secourir les armées française et anglaise encerclées à Dunkerque : c'est l'« opération Dynamo » qui débute le 26 mai.
The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, 2h2
Directed by John Madden
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Comedy
Actors Judi Dench, Bill Nighy, Dev Patel, Maggie Smith, Richard Gere, Penelope Wilton
Roles Norman Cousins
Rating65% 3.29843.29843.29843.29843.2984
Muriel Donnelly and Sonny Kapoor travel to San Diego, California to propose a plan to hotel magnate Ty Burley for buying and opening a second hotel in India as a companion to the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. They are told that a company inspector will anonymously visit India to evaluate the project.
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, 2h4
Directed by John Madden
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Comedy
Themes Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Judi Dench, Bill Nighy, Penelope Wilton, Maggie Smith, Tom Wilkinson, Ronald Pickup
Roles Norman Cousins
Rating71% 3.5984853.5984853.5984853.5984853.598485
Recently widowed housewife Evelyn (Judi Dench) must sell her home to cover huge debts left by her late husband. Graham (Tom Wilkinson), a high-court judge who had spent his first eighteen years in India, abruptly decides to retire and return there. Jean (Penelope Wilton) and Douglas (Bill Nighy) seek a retirement they can afford, having lost most of their savings through investing in their daughter's internet business. Muriel (Maggie Smith), a retired housekeeper prejudiced against Indians, needs a hip replacement operation which can be done far more quickly and inexpensively in India. Madge (Celia Imrie) is hunting for another husband, and Norman (Ronald Pickup), an aging lothario, is trying to re-capture his youth. They each decide on a retirement hotel in India, based on pictures on its website.
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, 1h56
Directed by Mike Newell
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Fantastic, Fantasy, Swashbuckler, Action, Adventure, Romance
Themes Films about computing, Jeu, Films about magic and magicians, Sports films, Time travel films, Films about video games, Films based on video games, Children's films
Actors Jake Gyllenhaal, Ben Kingsley, Gemma Arterton, Alfred Molina, Toby Kebbell, Richard Coyle
Roles King Sharaman
Rating65% 3.296623.296623.296623.296623.29662
In the royal city of Nasaf, the king Sharaman rules the nation of Persia with the help of his brother Nizam. The king goes on to have two sons named Tus and Garsiv. One day in the marketplace, an orphan boy named Dastan protects his friend, Bis, from being executed by Persian soldiers. The king sees Dastan's bravery and adopts him, making him a prince of Persia. Years later, Dastan is a grown man and is still up to his rebellious ways. However, he remains faithful to the empire. When Nizam receives proof that the city of Alamut is supplying weapons to Persian enemies, he and Tus plan to attack with Garsiv leading the siege. Ignoring Tus’ command, Dastan and Bis breech Alamut on their own, and destroy most of the city. Meanwhile, the princess of Alamut, Tamina, orders her servant Asoka to take a special dagger out of the city and protect it at all costs. During the battle, Dastan and Asoka cross paths and fight; Dastan ultimately wins. He then finds the dagger and keeps it.
Dark Floors, 1h27
Directed by Pete Riski
Origin Finlande
Genres Fantasy, Horror
Themes Medical-themed films, Zombie films, Films about viral outbreaks, Films about psychiatry, Films about disabilities, Films about autism, Disaster films
Actors William Hope, Leon Herbert, Mr. Lordi, Philip Bretherton, Ronald Pickup, Noah Huntley
Roles Tobias
Rating45% 2.2544052.2544052.2544052.2544052.254405
Inquiet pour la santé de sa fille autiste, un père voit comme seule option un enlèvement de l'hôpital par la force. Une panne d'ascenseur empêche une sortie en douceur et les emprisonne avec d'autres. Pourtant l'incident est seulement le commencement d'une descente dans le cauchemar. Alors que les portes s'ouvrent, l'hôpital semble mystérieusement abandonné. Quand des corps mutilés sont trouvés, les créatures venant d'un monde obscur commencent une attaque effrayante. Il apparaît bientôt clairement que la survie du groupe repose seulement sur la petite fille.
The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey, 1h31
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Comedy-drama, Romance
Themes L'adolescence, Films about animals, Films about education, Films about children, Films about families, Christmas films, Films about the labor movement, Films about dogs, Films about school violence, Harcèlement au travail
Actors Tom Berenger, Joely Richardson, Lia Williams, Saoirse Ronan, Ronald Pickup, Elliot Cowan
Roles William McDowell
Rating64% 3.247073.247073.247073.247073.24707
Jonathan Toomey (Tom Berenger) est le meilleur menuisier du village. Solitaire, il ne sourit jamais, ne parle à personne et cache un douloureux secret.Un jour, Susan McDowell (Joely Richardson) et son fils Thomas (Aran Bell) frappent à sa porte. Le mari de Susan est mort à la guerre. Thomas est vraiment désespéré, car il a perdu les seuls objets qui le reliaient à son père : une série d'animaux sculptés servant à décorer la crèche de Noël. Jonathan va créer pour Thomas une nouvelle collection d'animaux de Noël. Ensemble, ils vont reprendre goût à la vie.
Cherished
Cherished (2005)
, 1h30
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama
Actors Sarah Lancashire, Timothy Spall, Lorna Fitzgerald, Ian McNeice, Marion Bailey, Ronald Pickup
Roles Professor Sir Roy Meadow
Rating62% 3.1013953.1013953.1013953.1013953.101395
The film is based on the sentencing of Angela Cannings to a life in prison for the death of her three children.
The Adventures of Greyfriars Bobby, 1h43
Directed by John Henderson
Genres Drama
Themes Films about animals, Films about dogs
Actors James Cosmo, Gina McKee, Sean Pertwee, Greg Wise, Ron Donachie, Christopher Lee
Roles Cecil Johnson
Rating60% 3.0476753.0476753.0476753.0476753.047675
John Gray, the local policeman, owns Bobby the Westie, but allows a shy boy called Ewan to befriend his dog. When Gray dies and is buried in the Greyfriars Kirkyard, the dog will not leave the grave, despite his fondness for Ewan. The Greyfriars gravedigger, James Brown, takes a liking to Bobby, and gives him food and protection. However, the passing of a new dog law in Scotland threatens Bobby's very existence, and Ewan must do everything in his power to save his canine friend, even when it involves the Lord Provost of Edinburgh.
Supernova
Supernova (2005)
, 2h52
Directed by John Harrison
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Action
Themes Disaster films, American disaster films
Actors Luke Perry, Tia Carrere, Peter Fonda, Lance Henriksen, Clemency Burton-Hill, Emma Samms
Rating37% 1.8668951.8668951.8668951.8668951.866895
A worldwide scientific conference is taking place in Australia when Dr. Austin Shepard (Peter Fonda) suddenly disappears. Dr. Shepard's colleague, Christopher Richardson (Luke Perry) and other individuals are soon faced with the reality of an impending crisis and an attempt to keep the information from the public. While a full-blown supernova does not occur, explosions on the sun cause massive damage in Australia and in various other parts of the world. During the impending chaos an old enemy of Richardson's wife escapes from prison, and immediately sets out to kill her and her daughter.
Evilenko
Evilenko (2004)
, 1h51
Origin Italie
Genres Drama, Thriller, Horror, Crime
Themes Films about sexuality, Films about pedophilia, Serial killer films
Actors Malcolm McDowell, Marton Csokas, Ronald Pickup, Vernon Dobtcheff, John Benfield, Frances Barber
Roles Aron Richter
Rating61% 3.096323.096323.096323.096323.09632
In 1984, in Kiev, schoolteacher Andrej Romanovich Evilenko is dismissed from his position after attempting to molest a student. Driven by his psychopathic urges and embittered by the collapse of the Soviet Union, Evilenko begins to rape, kill, and cannibalize women and children. It is hinted throughout the movie that Evilenko somehow gained the power to psychically influence his victims, which accounts for their lack of resistance and his continuous evasion of the authorities.
Secret Passage
Directed by Ademir Kenović
Origin Portugal
Genres Drama
Themes Films about religion, Films about Jews and Judaism
Actors John Turturro, Hannah Taylor-Gordon, Tara Fitzgerald, Anton Rodgers, Mustafa Nadarević, Ronald Pickup
Roles Da Monte
Rating64% 3.2439853.2439853.2439853.2439853.243985
The movie starts in 1492, in Spain. Jews are being chased everywhere. They have two choices: either to convert or to face trial and execution. Isabel (Katherine Borowitz), and Clara (Tara Fitzgerald) are growing up with terror. Although forcibly baptized, the sisters are chased through Christendom until they arrive in Venice. In Venice, Isabel organizes a secret passage in order to give refuge to the refugees who were fleeing away in the fear of the Inquisition. Isabel decides that, in order to be safe, her family must flee to Istanbul, the only place where Jews are not hated. But Clara refuses to leave, because she is in love with a Venetian named Paulo Zane (John Turturro). When Isabel somewhat tries to force Clara to move to Istanbul, Clara gets furious at the former and is almost ready to break all family ties with Isabel. In these battles of misunderstandings, Clara's young daughter Victoria (Hannah Taylor-Gordon) is trapped, who finds that she is about to be married into the same faith that murdered her own father.
Lolita
Lolita (1997)
, 2h17
Directed by Adrian Lyne
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Films about children, Films about families, Films about sexuality, Transport films, Films about pedophilia, Road movies
Actors Jeremy Irons, Melanie Griffith, Dominique Swain, Frank Langella, Keith Reddin, Ben Silverstone
Roles Young Humbert's Father
Rating69% 3.451293.451293.451293.451293.45129
In 1947, Humbert Humbert (Jeremy Irons), a European professor of French literature, travels to the United States to take a teaching position in New Hampshire. He rents a room in the home of widow Charlotte Haze (Melanie Griffith), largely because he sees her adolescent daughter Dolores (Dominique Swain), also called "Lo", while touring the house. Obsessed from boyhood with girls of this age (whom he calls "nymphets"), Humbert is immediately smitten with Lo and marries Charlotte just to be near her.
Bring Me the Head of Mavis Davis, 1h40
Directed by John Henderson
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Comedy
Actors Jane Horrocks, Rik Mayall, Danny Aiello, Ronald Pickup, Mark Heap, Philip Martin Brown
Roles Percy Stone
Rating52% 2.6112552.6112552.6112552.6112552.611255
Record-company owner Marty Starr (Rik Mayall) concludes that Marla Dorland, aka Mavis Davis (Jane Horrocks) is a fading star. Meanwhile he has to meet alimony payments to his ex (Jaclyn Mendoza), while he's forced to promote the untalented son of a mobster, Rathbone (Danny Aiello). To get out from under, Marty decides that the death of Marla/Mavis could jolt record sales by turning her into a legend. He hires hitman Clint (Marc Warren), but eliminating Mavis turns out to be more difficult than they thought.
A Murder of Quality, 1h43
Directed by Gavin Millar
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller
Themes Spy films, Political films
Actors Denholm Elliott, Christian Bale, Joss Ackland, Glenda Jackson, Billie Whitelaw, Ronald Pickup
Roles Felix D'Arcy
Rating64% 3.2436853.2436853.2436853.2436853.243685
George Smiley, at the request of his old wartime colleague Ailsa Brimley, investigates the murder of Stella Rode. A letter had previously come to Brimley from Rode detailing a plot supposedly by her husband, Stanley Rode, who teaches at Carne School, to kill her. Upon investigating, Smiley learns of many secrets that were kept by the victim, and one being that Terence Fielding, a house master at Carne, was being blackmailed by her due to past homosexual activities. Smiley solves the investigation when it is revealed that it was not Stanley Rode who murdered his wife, but Terence Fielding.