Knowledge Identifier: +Timothy_Dalton
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1946.
Countries: United Kingdom (48%), United States (25%), (13%)
Linked to: Grammar schools in the United Kingdom, Royal Shakespeare Company, Daily Mail, Provisional Irish Republican Army
Dalton did not complete his RADA studies, leaving the academy in 1966 to join the ensemble of the Birmingham Repertory Theatre
According to the documentary "Inside The Living Daylights", the producers first approached Dalton in 1968 for "On Her Majesty's Secret Service" although Dalton himself in this same documentary claims the approach occurred when he was either 24 or 25 and had already done the film Mary, Queen of Scots
After a few more films, Dalton took a break in 1971 to concentrate on the theatre, performing with the Royal Shakespeare Company and other troupes throughout the world
Vanessa Redgrave - From 1971 to 1986, she had a long-term relationship with actor Timothy Dalton, with whom she had starred in the film "Mary, Queen of Scots"
In 1975, Dalton and Vivien Merchant headed the cast of a revival of Noël Coward's "The Vortex"
In a 1979 episode of the television series "Charlie's Angels", Dalton played the role of Damien Roth, a millionaire playboy described by David Doyle's character as "almost James Bond-ian"
During this time, he played Prince Barin in the 1980 cult science fiction classic "Flash Gordon" and played Mr. Rochester in the 1983 BBC serial of "Jane Eyre"
Dalton starred alongside Jonathan Pryce in the 1985 film "The Doctor and the Devils"
In a 1987 interview, Dalton said, "Originally I did not want to take over from Sean Connery
Bruce Payne - The series ran from 1989 to 1996, won four *awards and featured guest appearances from Daniel Craig, Tim Curry, Timothy Dalton, Jane Horrocks, Bob Hoskins, Malcolm McDowell, Ewan McGregor, Demi Moore, Joe Pesci, Brad Pitt, Tim Roth, David Warner and many other notable actors and actresses
During the second half of the 1990s he starred in several cable films, most notably the Irish Republican Army drama, "The Informant", and the action thriller "Made Men"
Instead, he played the villainous matinee idol-cum-Nazi spy Neville Sinclair in 1991's "The Rocketeer", and Rhett Butler in "Scarlett", the television miniseries sequel to "Gone with the Wind"
The legal battle ended in 1993, and Dalton was expected to return as James Bond in the next Bond film, which later became "GoldenEye"
Thomas B. Allen (author) - First published in hardcover in 1993, the book was reissued as a revised paperback in 2000 to coincide with the release of a made-for-cable film "Possessed " starring Timothy Dalton as Father Bowdern
When the deadline was not met, Dalton surprised everyone on 12 April 1994 with the announcement that he would not return as James Bond
Rhett Butler - In the "Scarlett" TV mini-series produced in 1994 , Rhett was played by Timothy Dalton
Oksana Grigorieva - The song "Angel" was named for her son with Timothy Dalton, Alexander, born in 1997
The Subtle Knife - As the second novel of the "His Dark Materials" trilogy, the book has formed part of a radio drama on BBC Radio 4, starring Terence Stamp as Lord Asriel and Lulu Popplewell as Lyra, and as a two-part, six-hour performance for London's Royal National Theatre in December 2003, running until March 2004, and starring Anna Maxwell Martin as Lyra, Dominic Cooper as Will, Timothy Dalton as Lord Asriel and Patricia Hodge as Mrs Coulter, and a second run between November 2004 and April 2005
Mel Gibson - Grigorieva, who had previously had a son with actor Timothy Dalton, gave birth to Gibson's daughter Lucia on 30 October 2009.