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The Lion in Winter (30-Oct-1968)

Director: Anthony Harvey

Writer: James Goldman

From a play: The Lion in Winter by James Goldman

Music Composed and Conducted by: John Barry

Producer: Martin Poll

Keywords: Drama, British Royalty

King Henry II calls together his family to determine which of his three Machiavellian sons will accede to the Plantagenet throne of 12th Century England. Adapted from the successful Broadway play. Won Oscars for Best Actress, Best Adaptation and Best Original Score; received additional nominations for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, and Best Costume Design.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Timothy Dalton
21-Mar-1944   Played James Bond briefly
Katharine Hepburn
12-May-1907 29-Jun-2003 The Philadelphia Story
Anthony Hopkins
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Peter O'Toole
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Nigel Stock
21-Sep-1919 22-Jun-1986 Dr. Watson in BBC's Sherlock Holmes
Nigel Terry
15-Aug-1945 30-Apr-2015 Excalibur


Peter O'Toole   ...   Henry II
Katharine Hepburn   ...   Eleanor of Aquitaine
Jane Merrow   ...   Alais
John Castle   ...   Geoffrey
Timothy Dalton   ...   Philip II
Anthony Hopkins   ...   Richard
Nigel Terry   ...   John
Nigel Stock   ...   William Marshall
Kenneth Griffith   ...   Strolling Player
Kenneth Ives   ...   Queen Eleanor's Guard
O. Z. Whitehead   ...   Bishop of Durham
Henry Woolf   ...   Strolling Player
Karol Hagar   ...   Strolling Player
Mark Griffith   ...   Strolling Player
Fran Stafford   ...   Lady in Waiting
Ella More   ...   Lady in Waiting


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