Charles McKeown

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Charles McKeown was born in March 1946 in Dudley, Staffordshire, England. He is an actor and writer, known for Brazil (1985), The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988) and Spies Like Us (1985). He was previously married to Erika Langmuir. See full bio »

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Known For

Brazil Lime
Spies Like Us Jerry Hadley
Monty Python's Life of Brian False Prophet / Blind Man / Giggling Guard / Stig


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 2009 The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
Fairground's Inspector
 1995 N7 (TV Movie)
 1992-1993 The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles (TV Series)
- Prague, August 1917 (1993) ... Charles
- Barcelona, May 1917 (1992) ... Charles
 1991 American Friends
 1989 Erik the Viking
Sven's Dad
 1988 The Adventures of Baron Munchausen
Rupert / Adolphus
 1987 Prick Up Your Ears
Mr Cunliffe
 1987 Screen Two (TV Series)
Mr. Hargreaves
- East of Ipswich (1987) ... Mr. Hargreaves
 1985 Spies Like Us
Jerry Hadley
 1985 Family Ties Vacation (TV Movie)
Frederick Weiss
 1985 Brazil
 1984 A Private Function
 1983 Sweet Sixteen (TV Series)
Alan Morgan
- Episode #1.4 (1983) ... Alan Morgan
 1983 Pinkerton's Progress (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1 (1983) ... Andrews
 1982 The Missionary
Leicester, second friend of Raggy Masterson
 1981 Time Bandits
Theatre Manager
 1981 The Box (Short) (voice)
 1981 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series)
Mr. Morgan
- Days at the Beach (1981) ... Mr. Morgan
 1981 The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (TV Series)
- Episode #1.4 (1981) ... Vroomfondel
 1980 Yes Minister (TV Series)
BBC Editor
- Jobs for the Boys (1980) ... BBC Editor
 1977-1979 Ripping Yarns (TV Series)
Captain Morrison / Goalkeeper / Mr. Ferris / ...
- Roger of the Raj (1979) ... Captain Morrison
- Golden Gordon (1979) ... Goalkeeper
- Whinfrey's Last Case (1979) ... Mr. Ferris
- Across the Andes by Frog (1977) ... 2nd native
 1979 Monty Python's Life of Brian
False Prophet / Blind Man / Giggling Guard / ...
 1979 Fawlty Towers (TV Series)
Mr. Ingrams
- The Kipper and the Corpse (1979) ... Mr. Ingrams
 1976 Pipkins (TV Series)
- The Toy-Makers (1976) ... Charlie
 1973 Late Night Theatre (TV Series)
Chaplain Francis Fletcher
- The Death of Captain Doughty (1973) ... Chaplain Francis Fletcher
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His play, "Dracula, or Out For The Count," was performed at the Lyric Theatre in Hammersmith, London, England with Tim Flavin, Roger Sloman, Sylvester McCoy, Terence Longden, Howard Lew Lewis, Simon Shepherd, and Sylvestra Le Touzel in the cast. See more »

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Charles Mckeown

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Attended the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.

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