Bernard Hepton

Actor, Producer, Director

Actor, Producer, Director


Tall, dignified-looking Bernard Hepton enjoyed a six decade-long career on both stage and screen during which he particularly excelled at subtle, self-effacing or introspective roles. An electrician's son, Hepton grew up in the West Yorkshire city of Bradford. Due to poor eyesight, he missed out on wartime service and instead trained as an ...
Birth date
1925-10-19
Death date
2018-07-27
Awards
1 nomination.
Height
5' 10" (1.78 m)

Activities


RoleTitleYear
ActorMasterpiece Classic
(TV Series) Mr. Woodhouse - Emma (2008) ... Mr. Woodhouse
2008
ActorThe Baroness and the Pig
Soames
2002
ActorMidsomer Murders
(TV Series) Harold Winstanley - Death of a Hollow Man (1998) ... Harold Winstanley
1998
ActorTake Pity
(Short) Cast member
1996
ActorEmma
(TV Movie) Mr Woodhouse
1996
ActorDandelion Dead
(TV Mini-Series) Mr. Davies - Episode #1.4 (1994) ... Mr. Davies - Episode #1.3 (1994) ... Mr. Davies - Episode #1.2 (1994) ... Mr. Davies - Episode #1.1 (1994) ... Mr. Davies
1994
ActorScreen Two
(TV Series) Len - In the Cold Light of Day (1994) ... Len
1994
ActorThe Old Devils
(TV Mini-Series) Malcolm Cellan-Davies - Clapped-Out Casanovas (1992) ... Malcolm Cellan-Davies - Rhiannon's Boys (1992) ... Malcolm Cellan-Davies - Love, Lust and Litre Bottles (1992) ... Malcolm Cellan-Davies
1992
ActorA Perfect Hero
(TV Mini-Series) Arthur Fleming - Episode #1.6 (1991) ... Arthur Fleming - Episode #1.5 (1991) ... Arthur Fleming - Episode #1.3 (1991) ... Arthur Fleming - Episode #1.2 (1991) ... Arthur Fleming - Episode #1.1 (1991) ... Arthur Fleming
1991
ActorEminent Domain
Slovak
1990
ActorThe Woman in Black
(TV Movie) Sam Toovey
1989
ActorTheatre Night
(TV Series) Patrick Delafield - Knuckle (1989) ... Patrick Delafield
1989
ActorStealing Heaven
Bishop
1988
ActorThe Contract
(TV Series) Henry Carter - Episode #1.3 (1988) ... Henry Carter - Episode #1.2 (1988) ... Henry Carter - Episode #1.1 (1988) ... Henry Carter
1988
ActorThe Lady's Not for Burning
(TV Movie) Hebble Tyson
1987
ActorThe Charmer
(TV Mini-Series) Donald Stimpson - Gorse at the End (1987) ... Donald Stimpson - Gorse the Imposter (1987) ... Donald Stimpson - Gorse in the Middle (1987) ... Donald Stimpson - Gorse, the Deceiver (1987) ... Donald Stimpson - Gorse, the Investor (1987) ... Donald Stimpson Show all 6 episodes
1987
ActorThe Disputation
(TV Movie) Raymund de Penjaforte
1986
ActorThe Life and Loves of a She-Devil
(TV Mini-Series) Judge Bissop - Episode #1.3 (1986) ... Judge Bissop
1986
ActorProspects
(TV Series) Hymie Peters - Standing on Your Own One Foot (1986) ... Hymie Peters
1986
ActorBergerac
(TV Series) Sir Geoffrey Newton - Avenge O Lord (1985) ... Sir Geoffrey Newton
1985
ActorShadey
Captain Amies
1985
ActorThe Holcroft Covenant
Commander Leighton
1985
ActorHonour, Profit & Pleasure
(TV Movie) The Bishop of London
1985
ActorMasterpiece Theatre: Bleak House
(TV Mini-Series) Krook - Episode #1.5 (1985) ... Krook - Episode #1.4 (1985) ... Krook - Episode #1.3 (1985) ... Krook - Episode #1.2 (1985) ... Krook - Episode #1.1 (1985) ... Krook
1985
ActorA Profile of Arthur J. Mason
(TV Movie) Arthur J. Mason
1984
ActorCockles
(TV Series) Sergeant Naughton - Davy Jones's Locker (1984) ... Sergeant Naughton
1984
ActorDear Box Number
(TV Movie) Walter Cartwright
1983
ActorMansfield Park
(TV Mini-Series) Sir Thomas Bertram - Episode #1.6 (1983) ... Sir Thomas Bertram - Episode #1.5 (1983) ... Sir Thomas Bertram - Episode #1.4 (1983) ... Sir Thomas Bertram - Episode #1.3 (1983) ... Sir Thomas Bertram - Episode #1.1 (1983) ... Sir Thomas Bertram
1983
ActorSaturday Night Thriller
(TV Series) Tom Heron - Broken Glass (1982) ... Tom Heron
1982
ActorGandhi
G.O.C.
1982
ActorSmiley's People
(TV Mini-Series) Toby Esterhase - Episode #1.6 (1982) ... Toby Esterhase - Episode #1.5 (1982) ... Toby Esterhase - Episode #1.3 (1982) ... Toby Esterhase
1982
ActorThe Plague Dogs
Stephen Powell (voice)
1982
ActorAn Inspector Calls
(TV Mini-Series) Inspector Goole - Episode #1.3 (1982) ... Inspector Goole - Episode #1.2 (1982) ... Inspector Goole - Episode #1.1 (1982) ... Inspector Goole
1982
ActorKessler
(TV Mini-Series) Albert Foiret - Episode #1.1 (1981) ... Albert Foiret
1981
ActorBlood Money
(TV Series) Det Chief Supt Meadows - Episode #1.6 (1981) ... Det Chief Supt Meadows - Episode #1.5 (1981) ... Det Chief Supt Meadows - Episode #1.4 (1981) ... Det Chief Supt Meadows - Episode #1.3 (1981) ... Det Chief Supt Meadows - Episode #1.2 (1981) ... Det Chief Supt Meadows Show all 6 episodes
1981
ActorSecret Army
(TV Series) Albert Foiret - What Did You Do in the War, Daddy? (1979) ... Albert Foiret - The Execution (1979) ... Albert Foiret - Bridgehead (1979) ... Albert Foiret - Days of Judgement (1979) ... Albert Foiret - Collaborator (1979) ... Albert Foiret Show all 43 episodes
1977-1979
ActorTinker Tailor Soldier Spy
(TV Mini-Series) Toby Esterhase - Flushing Out the Mole (1979) ... Toby Esterhase - Smiley Sets a Trap (1979) ... Toby Esterhase - How It All Fits Together (1979) ... Toby Esterhase - Smiley Tracks the Mole (1979) ... Toby Esterhase - Return to the Circus (1979) ... Toby Esterhase
1979
ActorThe Lively Arts
(TV Series documentary) The words of Webern spoken by - A Different Beauty: The Music of Anton Webern (1883-1945) (1977) ... The words of Webern spoken by (voice)
1977
ActorThe Squirrels
(TV Series) Mr. Fletcher - Men of Straw (1977) ... Mr. Fletcher - The Break In (1977) ... Mr. Fletcher - The Cover Up (1977) ... Mr. Fletcher - The Game's the Thing (1977) ... Mr. Fletcher - Shoulder to Shoulder (1977) ... Mr. Fletcher Show all 28 episodes
1974-1977
ActorVoyage of the Damned
Milton Goldsmith
1976
ActorI, Claudius
(TV Mini-Series) Pallas - Old King Log (1976) ... Pallas - A God in Colchester (1976) ... Pallas - Fool's Luck (1976) ... Pallas
1976
ActorOrde Wingate
(TV Series) Palmer - Turn You to the Strong Hold (1976) ... Palmer - For the Sword of the Lord and of Gideon (1976) ... Palmer
1976
ActorBarry Lyndon
Diner at Feast for Lord Wendover - Left of Barry's Mother
1975
ActorLeap in the Dark
(TV Series) Dr. Morton - The Battle for Miss Beauchamp (1975) ... Dr. Morton
1975
ActorSadie, It's Cold Outside
(TV Series) Norman Potter - Episode #1.6 (1975) ... Norman Potter - Episode #1.5 (1975) ... Norman Potter - Episode #1.4 (1975) ... Norman Potter - Episode #1.3 (1975) ... Norman Potter - Episode #1.2 (1975) ... Norman Potter Show all 7 episodes
1974-1975
ActorChurchill's People
(TV Series) Oliver Cromwell - The Agreement of the People (1975) ... Oliver Cromwell - March On, Boys! (1975) ... Oliver Cromwell
1975
ActorCentre Play
(TV Series) Psychiatrist - The House on the Hill (1975) ... Psychiatrist
1975
ActorThe Dick Emery Show
(TV Series) - Episode #13.8 (1974)
1974
ActorAffairs of the Heart
(TV Series) Austin Sloper - Catherine (1974) ... Austin Sloper
1974
ActorITV Playhouse
(TV Series) Barty / Derek / Voal / ... - Better at Murder (1974) ... Barty - The Mosedale Horseshoe (1971) ... Derek - Murder: Killer's Odds (1968) ... Voal - They Said 'Let's Live Together' (1967) ... Coleman
1967-1974
ActorLate Night Drama
(TV Series) Charles - Silver Wedding (1974) ... Charles - Item (1974)
1974
ActorVillage Hall
(TV Series) Mr. Joyce - There'll Almost Always Be an England (1974) ... Mr. Joyce
1974
ActorColditz
(TV Series) Kommandant - Liberation (1974) ... Kommandant - Death Sentence (1974) ... Kommandant - Chameleon (1974) ... Kommandant - Very Important Person (1974) ... Kommandant - Senior American Officer (1974) ... Kommandant Show all 23 episodes
1972-1974
ActorPlay for Today
(TV Series) Derek / Fisher - Private Practice (1973) ... Derek - Robin Redbreast (1970) ... Fisher
1970-1973
ActorA Pin to See the Peepshow
(TV Series) Herbert Starling - Episode #1.4 (1973) ... Herbert Starling - Episode #1.3 (1973) ... Herbert Starling - Episode #1.2 (1973) ... Herbert Starling - Episode #1.1 (1973) ... Herbert Starling
1973
ActorLate Night Theatre
(TV Series) John Torrance - The New Word (1973) ... John Torrance
1973
ActorBBC Play of the Month
(TV Series) Village Priest / Sir Andrew Melvil / Lord Portmandeau - Caucasian Chalk Circle (1973) - The Adventures of Don Quixote (1973) ... Village Priest - Mary Queen of Scots (1969) ... Sir Andrew Melvil - The Devil's Eggshell (1966) ... Lord Portmandeau
1966-1973
ActorSome Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em
(TV Series) Webster - The Psychiatrist (1973) ... Webster
1973
ActorThe Rivals of Sherlock Holmes
(TV Series) Mr. J.T. Laxworthy - The Secret of the Magnifique (1973) ... Mr. J.T. Laxworthy
1973
ActorHenry VIII and His Six Wives
Cranmer
1972
ActorITV Sunday Night Theatre
(TV Series) john Ware - Summer and Winter (1972) ... john Ware
1972
ActorThe Sextet
(TV Series) Colin Sands, Jack's agent - Follow the Yellow Brick Road (1972) ... Colin Sands, Jack's agent
1972
ActorThe Organization
(TV Series) Rodney Spurling - Mr Pulman and Mr Pershore (1972) ... Rodney Spurling - Veronica and Mr Pulman (1972) ... Rodney Spurling - Peter Frame and Veronica (1972) ... Rodney Spurling - Rodney Spurling and Peter Frame (1972) ... Rodney Spurling - Eve and Rodney Spurling (1972) ... Rodney Spurling Show all 6 episodes
1972
ActorSix Days of Justice
(TV Series) Chairman - Who Cares? (1972) ... Chairman
1972
ActorOmnibus
(TV Series documentary) Oliver Cromwell - Paradise Restored (1972) ... Oliver Cromwell
1972
ActorJackanory
(TV Series) Storyteller - Animal Stories: Boy, the Cavalier (1971) ... Storyteller
1971
ActorElizabeth R
(TV Mini-Series) Archbishop Cranmer - The Lion's Cub (1971) ... Archbishop Cranmer
1971
ActorGet Carter
Thorpe
1971
ActorDoomwatch
(TV Series) Oscar Franklin - By the Pricking of My Thumbs... (1971) ... Oscar Franklin
1971
ActorZ Cars
(TV Series) Supt. Daly / Arnold Weeks / Chief Insp. Day - Prevention: Part 2 (1971) ... Supt. Daly - Prevention: Part 1 (1971) ... Supt. Daly - None the Worse: Part 4 (1969) ... Chief Insp. Day - The Victim: Part 2 (1967) ... Arnold Weeks - The Victim: Part 1 (1967) ... Arnold Weeks
1967-1971
ActorThe Main Chance
(TV Series) Bridges - First, You Eat - Later We Ruin You (1970) ... Bridges
1970
ActorBig Brother
(TV Mini-Series) Lawrence Priest - The Wife Factor (1970) ... Lawrence Priest
1970
ActorCrime of Passion
(TV Series) Henri Victor - Pierre (1970) ... Henri Victor
1970
ActorCatweazle
(TV Series) Cyril Fitton - The House of the Sorcerer (1970) ... Cyril Fitton
1970
ActorManhunt
(TV Series) Simon - Better Doubt Than Die (1970) ... Simon
1970
ActorThe Six Wives of Henry VIII
(TV Mini-Series) Archbishop Thomas Cranmer - Catherine Parr (1970) ... Archbishop Thomas Cranmer - Anne of Cleves (1970) ... Archbishop Thomas Cranmer - Jane Seymour (1970) ... Archbishop Thomas Cranmer - Anne Boleyn (1970) ... Archbishop Thomas Cranmer
1970
ActorThe Gold Robbers
(TV Mini-Series) Harold Oscroft - Account Rendered (1969) ... Harold Oscroft
1969
ActorW. Somerset Maugham
(TV Series) Dr. Audlin - Lord Mountdrago (1969) ... Dr. Audlin
1969
ActorThe Elusive Pimpernel
(TV Mini-Series) Chauvelin - That Damned Elusive Pimpernel (1969) ... Chauvelin - The Caged Lion (1969) ... Chauvelin - The Overwhelming Odds (1969) ... Chauvelin - The Letter (1969) ... Chauvelin - The Bargain (1969) ... Chauvelin Show all 8 episodes
1969
ActorMogul
(TV Series) Mayne - Really, She Did, She Really Did (1969) ... Mayne - A Dirty Old Man and a Rare Bird (1969) ... Mayne
1969
ActorThe Wednesday Play
(TV Series) Caiaphas - Son of Man (1969) ... Caiaphas
1969
ActorThirty-Minute Theatre
(TV Series) Mr. Wood - The Victims: A Degree of Stress (1969) ... Mr. Wood
1969
ActorOut of the Unknown
(TV Series) Harry Gerwyn - The Fosters (1969) ... Harry Gerwyn
1969
ActorMiddlemarch
(TV Mini-Series) The Rev. Mr. Farebrother - Scandals (1968) ... The Rev. Mr. Farebrother - The Wife and the Widow (1968) ... The Rev. Mr. Farebrother - The Husbands (1968) ... The Rev. Mr. Farebrother - Homecoming (1968) ... The Rev. Mr. Farebrother - The New Doctor (1968) ... The Rev. Mr. Farebrother Show all 6 episodes
1968
ActorDetective
(TV Series) Dr. Hawley Crippen / Jeremiah Batson - Crime of Passion (1968) ... Dr. Hawley Crippen - Born Victim (1968) ... Jeremiah Batson
1968
ActorThe First Lady
(TV Series) Mr. Elliott - Vacancy (1968) ... Mr. Elliott
1968
ActorTheatre 625
(TV Series) Dr. Tronchin / Osgood / Guy de Ponthieu - The Fanatics (1968) ... Dr. Tronchin - Conquest: The Leopard and the Dragon (1966) ... Osgood - Conquest: The Encounter (1966) ... Guy de Ponthieu
1966-1968
ActorThe Spanish Farm
(TV Series) Captain Dormer - Return to the Farm (1968) ... Captain Dormer - Paris (1968) ... Captain Dormer - Sixty-four, Ninety-four (1968) ... Captain Dormer - The Crime at Vanderlynden's (1968) ... Captain Dormer
1968
ActorVirgin of the Secret Service
(TV Series) Colonel Richards - Dark Deeds on the Northwest Frontier (1968) ... Colonel Richards
1968
ActorCity '68
(TV Series) Walter Whitaker - Love Thy Neighbour (1968) ... Walter Whitaker
1968
ActorEscape
(TV Series) Briggs - A Bad Risk (1967) ... Briggs
1967
ActorBoy Meets Girl
(TV Series) Clarence - The Raging Moon (1967) ... Clarence
1967
ActorThe Newcomers
(TV Series) Maxwell Todd - Episode #1.157 (1967) ... Maxwell Todd - Episode #1.154 (1967) ... Maxwell Todd
1967
ActorGreat Expectations
(TV Series) Wemmick - Face to Face (1967) ... Wemmick - Estella's Father (1967) ... Wemmick - Pip's Benefactor (1967) ... Wemmick - Herbert's Warning (1967) ... Wemmick - The Betrayal (1967) ... Wemmick Show all 6 episodes
1967
ActorThe Spies
(TV Series) Lieutenant Micho - Full Pay and Funeral Expenses (1966) ... Lieutenant Micho
1966
ActorSummer and Winter
(TV Movie) John Ware
1965
ActorHilda Lessways
(TV Series) Mr. Wingrave - Episode #1.4 (1959) ... Mr. Wingrave
1959
ActorTelevision World Theatre
(TV Series) Chorus - The Life of Henry V (1957) ... Chorus
1957
ActorA Man for All Seasons
(TV Movie) Sir Thomas More
1957
ActorRichard III
Soldier (uncredited)
1955
ActorYou Never Can Tell
(TV Movie) Finch McComas
1955
ActorA Boy, a Girl and a Bike
Cyclist (uncredited)
1949
RoleTitleYear
ProducerUnited!
(TV Series) (producer - 28 episodes) - Episode #1.28 (1966) ... (producer) - Episode #1.27 (1966) ... (producer) - Episode #1.26 (1965) ... (producer) - Episode #1.25 (1965) ... (producer) - Episode #1.24 (1965) ... (producer) Show all 28 episodes
1965-1966
ProducerThe Wednesday Thriller
(TV Series) (producer - 8 episodes) - The Cellar (1965) ... (producer) - The Initiate (1965) ... (producer) - The Regulator (1965) ... (producer) - The Impostor (1965) ... (producer) - The Travelling Companion (1965) ... (producer) Show all 8 episodes
1965
ProducerCoriolanus
(TV Movie) (television producer)
1965
ProducerStory Parade
(TV Series) (producer - 2 episodes) - The Campaign (1965) ... (producer) - The Old Boys (1965) ... (producer)
1965
ProducerThursday Theatre
(TV Series) (producer - 10 episodes) - Anatol (1965) ... (producer) - The Kidders (1965) ... (producer) - Celebration (1965) ... (producer) - Traveller Without Luggage (1965) ... (producer) - The Living Room (1965) ... (producer) Show all 10 episodes
1965
ProducerSwizzlewick
(TV Series) (producer - 20 episodes) - The Axe Falls (1964) ... (producer) - An Important Discovery (1964) ... (producer) - The Spider's Web (1964) ... (producer) - The Exercise (1964) ... (producer) - Balance of Power (1964) ... (producer) Show all 20 episodes
1964
ProducerCompact
(TV Series) (producer - 34 episodes) - Backfire (1964) ... (producer) - Departures (1964) ... (producer) - Hearing Adjourned (1964) ... (producer) - Paradise - My Island Home (1964) ... (producer) - Unexpected Temperament (1964) ... (producer) Show all 34 episodes
1964
RoleTitleYear
DirectorTroilus and Cressida
(TV Movie) (television director)
1966
DirectorCompact
(TV Series) (2 episodes) - The Eve of the Wedding (1964) - A Difficult Assignment (1964)
1964
RoleTitleYear
Miscellaneous CrewRichard III
(sword play)
1955
RoleTitleYear
SelfToilers of the Deep
(Documentary short) Self - Commentator
1981
SelfNight of One Hundred Stars
(TV Movie) Self
1980
SelfCall My Bluff
(TV Series) Self - Episode #8.6 (1973) ... Self - Episode #8.5 (1973) ... Self
1973
SelfLet's Imagine
(TV Series) Self - Presenter - Being a Leading Lady (1962) ... Self - Presenter
1962
RoleTitleYear
Archive footageSpecial Collector's Edition
(TV Series) Commander Leighton - El pacto de Berlín (2011) ... Commander Leighton (uncredited)
2011