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      Nathaniel Parker

      Nathaniel Parker

      Highest Rated: 100% The War Requiem (1988)

      Lowest Rated: 10% Malice in Wonderland (2009)

      Birthday: May 18, 1962

      Birthplace: London, England, UK

      From 2001 to 2007, English actor Nathaniel Parker entertained British and international mystery lovers as the lead in "The Inspector Lynley Mysteries," produced by the BBC. Initially based on the novels of Elizabeth George (an American), the series quickly became a fan favorite on both sides of the pond and followed the dashing Oxford-educated Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley, along with his partner Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers, played by Sharon Small, as they investigated gruesome, compelling mysteries. His role on the show was undoubtedly his most well-know screen work. Before his breakout role as the inspector, Parker studied at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art and participated in several productions of the Royal Shakespeare Company. He starred opposite Sir Laurence Olivier and Tilda Swinton in Derek Jarman's haunting "War Requiem"; butted heads with Mel Gibson's Hamlet in the 1990 film adaptation; steamed up cinemas as Edward Rochester in the erotic "Wide Sargasso Sea"; and starred in various sumptuous costume drama miniseries, such as "Vanity Fair" and "Bleak House," which was actually made and released at the same time as the Lynley mysteries. Parker also appeared as the literal architect of the Nazi regime, Albert Speer, in the BBC production "Nuremberg: Nazis on Trial," and in the big-budget fantasy film "Stardust," based on the novel by Neil Gaiman.

      Highest rated movies

      The War Requiem
      The Last Duel
      Hamlet
      Othello
      Wide Sargasso Sea
      Squanto: A Warrior's Tale
      Flawless
      Swimming With Men

      Photos

      Nathaniel Parker INTO THIN AIR: DEATH ON EVEREST, (from left): Christopher McDonald, Peter Horton, Nathaniel Parker, 1997. © Columbia TriStar Television THE HAUNTED MANSION, Nathaniel Parker, 2003, (c) Walt Disney WIDE SARGASSO SEA, Karina Lombard, Nathaniel Parker, 1993, (c)New Line Cinema WIDE SARGASSO SEA, director John Duigan, Nathaniel Parker, 1993, (c)New Line Cinema OTHELLO, Nicholas Farrell, Laurence Fishburne, Nathaniel Parker, 1995, (c)Columbia Pictures OTHELLO, Kenneth Branagh, Nathaniel Parker, 1995. THE HAUNTED MANSION, Nathaniel Parker, 2003, (c) Walt Disney OTHELLO, Nathaniel Parker, Michael Sheen, 1995, (c)Columbia Pictures STARDUST, Nathaniel Parker, 2007. ©Paramount OTHELLO, director Oliver Parker, Irene Jacob, Nathaniel Parker, on set, 1995. ©Columbia Pictures THE HAUNTED MANSION, Nathaniel Parker, Terence Stamp, 2003, (c) Walt Disney BEVERLY HILLS NINJA, right: Nathaniel Parker, 1997, ©Sony Pictures Entertainment OTHELLO, Kenneth Branagh, Laurence Fishburne, Nathaniel Parker, 1995, (c)Columbia Pictures THE HAUNTED MANSION, Nathaniel Parker, Marsha Thomason, 2003, (c) Walt Disney THE HAUNTED MANSION, Nathaniel Parker, 2003, (c) Walt Disney WIDE SARGASSO SEA, Karina Lombard, Nathaniel Parker, 1993, (c)New Line Cinema BEVERLY HILLS NINJA, Nathaniel Parker, 1997, ©Sony Pictures Entertainment WIDE SARGASSO SEA, Nathaniel Parker (top), Karina Lombard, 1993, © New Line

      Filmography

      Movies

      Credit
      43% 82% T.I.M. Unknown (Character) - 2023
      85% 81% The Last Duel Sir Robert D'Thibouville (Character) $10.8M 2021
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Sea Dragon Unknown (Character) - 2021
      27% 78% The Warrior Queen of Jhansi Sir Robert Hamilton (Character) $174.1K 2019
      54% 57% Swimming With Men Lewis (Character) $19.6K 2018
      No Score Yet No Score Yet An Ideal Husband Lord Chiltern (Character) - 2018
      No Score Yet 64% Still Life: A Three Pines Mystery Chief Inspector Armand Gamache (Character) - 2013
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Still Life Chief Inspector Armand Gamache (Character) - 2013
      45% 55% The Perfect Host Det. Morton (Character) $48.4K 2010
      No Score Yet 72% The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler Dr. Majkowski (Character) - 2009
      10% 49% Malice in Wonderland Harry Hunt (Character) - 2009
      No Score Yet 23% I Really Hate My Job Unknown (Character) - 2007
      56% 54% Flawless Ollie (Character) $1.2M 2007
      No Score Yet No Score Yet A Class Apart Anthony Troth (Character) - 2007
      29% 32% Fade to Black Viola (Character) - 2006
      13% 31% The Haunted Mansion Edward Gracey (Character) $75.8M 2003
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Pretending to Be Judith James (Character) - 2001
      No Score Yet 28% All Forgotten Father (Character) - 2000
      No Score Yet 38% Into Thin Air: Death on Everest Rob Hall (Character) - 1997
      14% 53% Beverly Hills Ninja Martin Tanley (Character) $31.2M 1997
      No Score Yet 78% David Unknown (Character) - 1997
      No Score Yet 25% A Village Affair Martin Jordan (Character) - 1995
      68% 64% Othello Cassio (Character) $2.2M 1995
      60% 55% Squanto: A Warrior's Tale Thomas Dermer (Character) $3.3M 1994
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Dangerous Games Unknown (Character) - 1994
      65% 38% Wide Sargasso Sea Edward Rochester (Character) $1.4M 1993
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Look at It This Way Miles Goodall (Character) - 1992
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Black Candle Lionel Filmore (Character) - 1991
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Poirot: The Affair at the Victory Ball Chris Davidson (Character) - 1991
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Heroes II: The Return Lt. Col. Ivan Lyon (Character) - 1991
      76% 59% Hamlet Laertes (Character) $18.2M 1990
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Never Come Back Desmond Thane (Character) - 1989
      100% 62% The War Requiem Wilfred Owen (Character) - 1988

      TV

      Credit
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Vineyard Edward Claydon (Character) 2021
      93% 83% A Confession Richard Latham QC (Character) 2019
      No Score Yet 80% Grantchester Thomas Davenport (Character) 2019
      25% 74% Of Kings and Prophets King Achish (Character) 2016
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Me and Mrs Jones Tom Marshall (Character) 2012
      85% 88% The Adventures of Merlin Agravaine (Character) 2011
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Lewis Unknown (Guest Star) 2010
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Inspector Lynley Mysteries DI Thomas Lynley (Character) 2001-2006 2008
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Mystery! Unknown (Character) 2003-2004
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Vanity Fair Rawdon Crawley (Character) 1998
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Masterpiece Theatre Unknown (Character) 1998