Knowledge Identifier: +Ronald_Pickup
He played Lt. Harford in "Zulu Dawn" in 1979, portrayed Igor Stravinsky in "Nijinsky" in 1980, Prince John in "Ivanhoe" in 1982, and Friedrich Nietzsche in "Wagner" , Hello Einstein
In 1982 Pickup had the starring role as composer Giuseppe Verdi in the acclaimed "The Life of Verdi", written and directed by Renato Castellani
In 1983 he appeared opposite Penelope Keith in "Moving"
He provided the voice for Aslan in the BBC's adaptation of the "Chronicles of Narnia" and starred opposite Judi Dench in the 1989 Channel 4 serial "Behaving Badly"
John Caird (director) - Caird's television work includes his own adaptation of Shakespeare's plays "Henry IV, Parts 1 and 2" for the BBC's performance series in 1995, starring David Calder, Ronald Pickup, Rufus Sewell, Jonathan Firth, Elizabeth Spriggs, Simon McBurney, Jane Horrocks and Paul Eddington amongst others
He was nominated for a 1998 Laurence Olivier Theatre award for Best Performance in a Supporting Role of 1997 for his performance in "Amy's View"
In 2004, he appeared in the movie "Secret Passage" alongside John Turturro
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel - The screenplay, written by Ol Parker, was based on the 2004 novel "These Foolish Things", by Deborah Moggach, and features an ensemble cast consisting of Judi Dench, Celia Imrie, Bill Nighy, Ronald Pickup, Maggie_Smith, Tom Wilkinson and Penelope Wilton, as a group of British pensioners moving to a retirement hotel in India, run by the young and eager Sonny, played by Dev Patel
Judi Dench - In 2011, Dench reunited with director John Madden on the set of the comedy-drama "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel" , starring an ensemble cast consisting of Celia Imrie, Bill Nighy, Ronald Pickup, Maggie_Smith, Tom Wilkinson and Penelope Wilton as a group of British pensioners moving to a retirement hotel in India, run by the young and eager Sonny, played by Dev Patel
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel - In 2012, he played one of the main characters, bachelor Norman Cousins, in "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel"
The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel - It is the sequel to the 2012 sleeper hit film "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel" and features an ensemble cast consisting of stars Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Bill Nighy, Celia Imrie, Penelope Wilton, Ronald Pickup, Diana Hardcastle, Tamsin Greig, Tena Desae, Dev Patel, Lillete Dubey, David Strathairn and Richard Gere
In 2016, he played the role of the Archbishop of Canterbury in the Netflix series "The Crown"