Bernard Hill

17 Dec 1944


Bernard Hill (born 17 December 1944) is a British actor of film, stage and television. In a career spanning thirty years, he is best known for playing Captain Edward John Smith in Titanic, King Théoden in The Lord of the Rings film trilogy, and as the Warden of San Quentin Prison in the Clint Eastwood film True Crime. Hill is the only actor to have appeared in more than one of the three films awarded 11 Oscars, and one of only three actors to have starred in more than one film grossing more than $1 billion USD, namely: Titanic and The Return of the King (the others being Orlando Bloom who also starred in The Return of the King, as well as Pirates of the Caribbean and Johnny Depp who also starred in Pirates of the Caribbean, as well as Alice in Wonderland). Hill has appeared in three films which have won Best Picture: Gandhi, Titanic, and The Return of the King.


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Filmography (30 titles)

(movie, 2015)
···Wolf Hall
Role: Actor
(movie, 2014)
···From There To Here
Role: Actor (as Samuel)
(movie, 2012)
Genre: Family, Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Role: Actor (as Judge Hopkins (voice))
(movie, 2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, History, War
Role: Actor (as General - Desert Sequence)
(movie, 2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Esser)
(movie, 2007)
···Save Angel Hope
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Oscar Kurz)
(movie, 2007)
···El corazón de la tierra
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Mr. Crown)
(movie, 2006)
···Joy Division
Genre: Drama, War
Role: Actor (as Dennis)
(movie, 2005)
···A Very Social Secretary
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as David Blunkett)
(movie, 2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Edward Colt)
Genre: Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Role: Actor (as Theoden)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Action
Role: Actor (as Théoden)
(movie, 2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Phil Parsons)
(movie, 2003)
···The Boys from County Clare
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Music
Role: Actor (as John Joe)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Action
Role: Actor (as Théoden)
(movie, 2002)
···The Scorpion King
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Adventure
Role: Actor (as Philos)
(movie, 1999)
···The Loss of Sexual Innocence
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Susan's Father)
(movie, 1999)
···True Crime
Genre: Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Warden Luther Plunkitt)
(movie, 1999)
···The Criminal
Genre: Action, Drama
Role: Actor (as Det. Insp. Walker)
(movie, 1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Captain Edward James Smith)
(movie, 1997)
···The Mill on the Floss
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Edward Tulliver)
(movie, 1996)
···The Wind in the Willows
Genre: Fantasy, Drama, Comedy, Family, Adventure
Role: Actor (as The Engine Driver)
(movie, 1996)
···The Ghost and the Darkness
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Dr. David Hawthorne)
(movie, 1995)
···Madagascar Skin
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Flint)
(movie, 1993)
···Shepherd on the Rock
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Tam Ferrier)
(movie, 1989)
···Shirley Valentine
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Foreign
Role: Actor (as Joe Bradshaw)
(movie, 1988)
···Drowning by Numbers
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Madgett)
(movie, 1987)
···Bellman and True
Genre: Drama, Crime
Role: Actor (as Hiller)
(movie, 1984)
···The Bounty
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Role: Actor (as William Cole)
(movie, 1982)
Genre: Drama, History
Role: Actor (as Sergeant Putnam)