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Gosford Park (7-Nov-2001)

Director: Robert Altman

Writers: Robert Altman; Bob Balaban; Julian Fellowes

Music: Patrick Doyle

Producers: Robert Altman; Bob Balaban; David Levy

Keywords: Mystery

Period piece examines the lives of guests and servants at an early-1930s England house party turned murder mystery.

William McCordle and wife Lady Sylvia, aging early-1930s British socialites, invite a number of friends and relatives to their stately country house for an unforgettable weekend vacation turned murder mystery when William turns up dead, evidently murdered. Gosford Park examines storylines concerning a number of the house party's well-heeled guests and the servants tasked with taking care of their needs, offering viewers a polished glimpse into high-society goings-on of days gone by shattered by a lust for money as a police investigation reveals a desire for the murdered William's possessions amongst the exhaustive list of guests.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Eileen Atkins
16-Jun-1934   Co-Creator of Upstairs, Downstairs
Bob Balaban
Film Director
16-Aug-1945   Parents
Alan Bates
17-Feb-1934 27-Dec-2003 Basil in Zorba the Greek
Charles Dance
10-Oct-1946   Good Morning, Babylon
Trent Ford
16-Jan-1979   How to Deal
Laurence Fox
1978   DS Hathaway on Inspector Lewis
Stephen Fry
24-Aug-1957   Jeeves and Wooster
Michael Gambon
19-Oct-1940   The Singing Detective
Richard E. Grant
5-May-1957   Dr. Who, Henry & June
Tom Hollander
25-Aug-1967   Gosford Park
Derek Jacobi
22-Oct-1938   Claudius on I, Claudius
Kelly Macdonald
23-Feb-1976   Trainspotting
Helen Mirren
26-Jul-1945   Prime Suspect
Jeremy Northam
1-Dec-1961   Enigma
Clive Owen
3-Oct-1964   The Bourne Identity assassin
Ryan Phillippe
10-Sep-1974   Little Boy Blue
Maggie Smith
28-Dec-1934   Prof. McGonagall in Harry Potter
Kristin Scott Thomas
24-May-1960   Four Weddings and a Funeral
Frank Thornton
15-Jan-1921 16-Mar-2013 Are You Being Served?
Emily Watson
14-Jan-1967   Angela's Ashes
James Wilby
20-Feb-1958   Maurice


Above Stairs
Maggie Smith   ...   Constance Trentham
Michael Gambon   ...   William McCordle
Kristin Scott Thomas   ...   Sylvia McCordle
Camilla Rutherford   ...   Isobel McCordle
Charles Dance   ...   Raymond Stockbridge
Geraldine Somerville   ...   Louisa Stockbridge
Tom Hollander   ...   Anthony Meredith
Natasha Wightman   ...   Lavinia Meredith
Jeremy Northam   ...   Ivor Novello
Bob Balaban   ...   Morris Weissman
James Wilby   ...   Freddie Nesbitt
Claudie Blakley   ...   Mabel Nesbitt
Laurence Fox   ...   Rupert Standish
Trent Ford   ...   Jeremy Blond
Ryan Phillippe   ...   Henry Denton
Stephen Fry   ...   Insp. Thompson
Ron Webster   ...   Constable Dexter
Below Stairs
Kelly Macdonald   ...   Mary Maceachran
Clive Owen   ...   Robert Parks
Helen Mirren   ...   Mrs. Wilson
Eileen Atkins   ...   Mrs. Croft
Emily Watson   ...   Elsie
Alan Bates   ...   Jennings
Derek Jacobi   ...   Probert
Richard E. Grant   ...   George
Jeremy Swift   ...   Arthur
Sophie Thompson   ...   Dorothy
Meg Wynn Owen   ...   Lewis
Adrian Scarborough   ...   Barnes
Frances Low   ...   Sarah
Joanna Maude   ...   Renee
Teresa Churcher   ...   Bertha
Sarah Flind   ...   Ellen
Finty Williams   ...   Janet
Emma Buckley   ...   May
Lucy Cohu   ...   Lottie
Laura Harling   ...   Ethel
Tilly Gerrard   ...   Maud
Will Beer   ...   Albert
Leo Bill   ...   Jim
Gregor Henderson Begg   ...   Fred
John Atterbury   ...   Merriman
Frank Thornton   ...   Mr. Burkett
Ron Puttock   ...   Strutt
Adrian Preater   ...   McCordle's Loader
John Cox   ...   Loader
Ken Davies   ...   Loader
Tony Davies   ...   Loader
Steve Markham   ...   Loader
Terry Sturmey   ...   Loader
Julian Such   ...   Loader
Alan Bland   ...   Beater
Peter Champion   ...   Beater
Geoff Double   ...   Beater
Robin Devereux   ...   Beater
John Fountain   ...   Beater
Richard Gamble   ...   Beater
Brian Rumsey   ...   Beater
George Sherman   ...   Beater


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