Knowledge Identifier: +David_Warner_(actor)
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1941.
Countries: United Kingdom (75%), United States (20%), Mexico (2%)
Linked to: English Stage Company, Royal Shakespeare Company, BBC, EMI Classics
Another early television role came when he starred alongside Bob Dylan in the 1963 play "Madhouse on Castle Street"
At the Aldwych Theatre, London, in January 1964, he again played Henry VI in the complete "The Wars of the Roses" history cycle
In the 1966 Stratford season, his Hamlet was revived and he played Sir Andrew Aguecheek in "Twelfth Night"
He was cast against type as Henry Niles in "Straw Dogs" and as Bob Cratchit in the 1984 telefilm "A Christmas Carol" starring George C. Scott as Scrooge
In horror films, he appeared in one of the stories of "From Beyond the Grave", opposite Gregory Peck in "The Omen" as the ill-fated photojournalist Keith Jennings, and the 1979 thriller "Nightwing"
He starred in cult classic "Waxwork" , and featured alongside a young Viggo Mortensen in the 1990 film "Tripwire"
In "Seven Servants", he co-starred with Anthony Quinn in 1996
According to his 2007 programme CV, Warner's other work for the theatre has included "The Great Exhibition" at Hampstead Theatre ; "I, Claudius" at the Queen's Theatre ; "A Feast of Snails" at the Lyric Theatre ; "Where There's a Will" at the Theatre Royal, Bath; "King Lear" at Chichester Festival Theatre ; and "Major Barbara" on Broadway
In 2009, he was the voice of Lord Azlok of the Viperox, an insectoid alien race in the animated Doctor Who serial "Dreamland"
In 2010, writer and actor Mark Gatiss interviewed Warner about his role in "The Omen" for his BBC documentary series "A History of Horror"
Cold War - Another 'sympathetic' role was in 2013, when he played Professor Grisenko in the "Doctor Who" episode "Cold War" in which he battled a revived Ice Warrior and struck up a rapport with the Doctor's companion Clara Oswald