Michael Sheard

Michael Sheard

Age
67 (passed away Aug. 31st, 2005)
Birthday
Jun. 18th, 1938
Born in
Aberdeen, Grampian, Scotland, UK
Height
5' 10

Michael Sheard's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Grange Hill (UK) TV Show
Grange Hill (UK)
Danger UXB (uk) TV Show
Danger UXB (uk)
Enemy at the Door (UK) TV Show
Enemy at the Door (UK)
The Dark Side Of The Sun (UK) TV Show
The Dark Side Of The Sun (UK)
Cloud Burst (UK) TV Show
Cloud Burst (UK)
Knights of God (UK) TV Show
Knights of God (UK)
Take a Letter Mr. Jones (UK) TV Show
Take a Letter Mr. Jones (UK)
Ransom for a Pretty Girl (UK) TV Show
Ransom for a Pretty Girl (UK)
The Outsider (UK) TV Show
The Outsider (UK)
 

Main Movie Roles

Guest TV Roles

[none found]



BIOGRAPHY:




TRIVIA:
  • Michael played Adolf Hitler in four films (_Rogue Male (1976) (TV)_ (qv), _The Dirty Dozen: Next Mission (1985) (TV)_ (qv), _Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)_ (qv) and _Hitler of the Andes (2003) (TV)_ (qv)) and one television series (_"The Tomorrow People" (1973)_ (qv)); he has also played Heinrich Himmler in two films (_The Death of Adolf Hitler (1973) (TV)_ (qv) and _The Bunker (1981) (TV)_ (qv)) and one mini-series (_"Space" (1985)_ (qv)).
  • His wife Ros Sheard is an artist: she has painted several scenes on the Isle of Wight where she and Michael lived.
  • When playing French teacher Mr Bronson in the BBC's Grange Hill, he couldn't speak French, so his wife rewrote all of his French lines phonetically, so that he could pronounce them correctly.
  • Father of 'Simon Sheard' (qv).
  • His stage surname 'Sheard' is his mother's maiden name.
  • Has described his death as "Admiral Ozzel" in _Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)_ (qv) as the best death in a movie.
  • Was the tyrannical school teacher Mr Bronson in the children's TV drama _"Grange Hill" (1978)_ (qv) in the mid 1980s.
  • Was a very good friend of actor 'Ronald Lacey' (qv), who beat him to the role of Toht in _Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)_ (qv).


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