Esmond Knight

Actor
IVA Star Rating : 56
Esmond Penington Knight was an English actor. He had a successful stage and film career before World War II. For much of his later career Knight was half blind. He had been badly injured in 1941 whilst on active service on board HMS Prince of Wales when she fought the Bismarck at the Battle of the Denmark Strait, and remained totally blind for two... read more

Esmond Penington Knight was an English actor. He had a successful stage and film career before World War II. For much of his later career Knight was half blind. He had been badly injured in 1941 whilst on active service on board HMS Prince of Wales when she fought the Bismarck at the Battle of the Denmark Strait, and remained totally blind for two years, though he later regained some sight in his right eye.

Birth Name

Esmond Penington Knight

Born

Friday, 04 May 1906

Died

Monday, 23 February 1987

Actor Filmography

Miss Marple: Sleeping Murder Mr. Galbraith 1988
Fortunes of War Liversage 1987
Superman IV: The Quest for Peace 2nd Elder 1987
Miss Marple: The Body in the Library 1984
The Element of Crime Osborne 1984
King Lear Old Man 1983
A Voyage Round My Father Judge 1982
Rebecca Coroner 1979
Romeo & Juliet Old Capulet 1978
Return of the Saint Paul Hanson 1978
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Miss Marple: Sleeping Murder Mr. Galbraith 1988
Fortunes of War Liversage 1987
Superman IV: The Quest for Peace 2nd Elder 1987
Miss Marple: The Body in the Library 1984
The Element of Crime Osborne 1984
King Lear Old Man 1983
A Voyage Round My Father Judge 1982
Rebecca Coroner 1979
Romeo & Juliet Old Capulet 1978
Return of the Saint Paul Hanson 1978
1990 Mitchell 1977
Supernatural Sir Charles 1977
The Man In The Iron Mask Armand 1977
I, Claudius Domitius 1976
Robin and Marian Old Defender 1976
Ballet Shoes Great Uncle Matthew 1975
Quiller General Pickford 1975
Fall of Eagles General Ruzski 1974
Wessex Tales Conjuror Trendle 1973
The Boy Who Turned Yellow Doctor 1972
The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes Captain Cutler 1971
Cousin Bette General Hulot, Marshal Hulot 1971
Elizabeth R Bishop de Quadra 1971
Anne Of The Thousand Days Kingston 1969
Where's Jack? Ballad Singer 1969
The Champions Minister 1968
The Winter's Tale Camillo 1967
King of the River Donner 1966
The Rat Catchers Father Demetrios 1966
The Spies General Loren 1966
BBC Play of the Month Helmut 1965
Thirty-Minute Theatre President 1965
Mogul Foss 1965
The Spy Who Came in from the Cold Old Judge 1965
Decision at Midnight Peter Hauser 1965
Public Eye Dr. Stowe 1965
Gideon C.I.D. Robson 1964
Doctor Who Dom Issigri 1963
The Saint Antoine Louvois 1962
Dr. Finlay's Casebook Colonel Grahame, Hugh Armitage 1962
A for Andromeda Professor Ernest Reinhart 1961
Danger Man Baron 1960
Peeping Tom Arthur Baden 1960
Sink the Bismarck ! Captain John Leech - HMS Prince of Wales 1960
Interpol Calling Von Schriber 1959
Our Mutual Friend Silas Wegg 1958
The Invisible Man Wilson 1958
Missiles from Hell Stricker 1958
O.S.S. Emil, General Latour 1957
The Prince and the Showgirl Hoffman 1957
Armchair Theatre Uncle Karl 1956
The Count of Monte Cristo Gustav 1956
Helen Of Troy High Priest 1956
Richard III Ratcliffe 1955
This Is Your Life Himself 1955
The Wild Heart Abel Woodus 1952
Broadway Television Theatre Duke of Florence 1952
The River The Father 1951
Gone to Earth Abel Woodus 1950
The Red Shoes Livy 1948
Hamlet Bernardo 1948
The End of the River Dantos 1947
The Inheritance Dr. Bryerly 1947
Holiday Camp Camp Announcer 1947
Black Narcissus The Old General 1947
Henry V Fluellen - Captain in the English Army 1944
A Canterbury Tale Village Idiot 1944
The Halfway House David Davies 1944
The Silver Fleet von Schiffer 1943
This England Vicar's Son 1941
Fingers Sid Harris 1941
Blackout Mr. Pidgeon 1940
The Arsenal Stadium Mystery Raille - Trojan Team Member 1939
Weddings Are Wonderful Guy Rogers 1938
The Vicar of Bray Dennis Melross 1937
A Clown Must Laugh Cadet Silvio 1936
Black Roses Pavo Collin 1936
Someday Curley Blake 1935
Crime Unlimited Pete Borden 1935
Dandy Dick Tony Mardon 1935
Girls Will Be Boys Geoffrey Dawson 1935
Father and Son Michael Bolton 1935
The Blue Squadron Captain Carlo Banti 1934
Strauss' Great Waltz Johann Strauss, the Younger 1934
The Bermondsey Kid Eddie Martin 1933
77 Park Lane Philip Connor 1931
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