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John Standing (John Ronald Leon)

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Biography

London, England, UK
Sir John Standing is one of England's most respected stage, film and television actors. From a distinguished acting dynasty which includes his great-grandfather Herbert Standing (1846-1923) and his grandfather Sir Guy Standing (1873-1937) and his mother, the actress Kay Hammond. He succeeded his father Sir Ronald Leon, as the 4th baronet in 1964. Sir John has worked productively on both the London and New York stages over the decades with leading parts in "The Importance of Being Earnest," "Ring Around the Moon," "A Sense of Detachment" by John Osborne, and, most notably, in Noel Coward's "Private Lives," with Maggie Smith. Read more...

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Character: Lilliman

V for Vendetta 2005

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Character: Julius D. Haversack

Walk Don't Run 1966

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Character: Mark Von Sturm

The Psychopath 1966

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Character: Sidney Godolphin

The First Churchills 1969

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Character: Horace Spigott

Cheerful Weather for the Wedding 2012

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Character: Ally's dad

Rabbit Fever 2006

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Character: Dean Frydman

Animal 2005

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Character: Dr. Sam Maitland

King Solomon's Mines 2004

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Character: Jenson Thackery

Shoreditch 2003

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Character: Lord Moyne

The Gathering Storm 2002

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Character: Rt Hon William Whitelaw CH MC MP

The Falklands Play 2002

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Character: Peter Baring

Rogue Trader 1999

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Character: Philip Emmenthal

8 ½ Women 1999

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Character: Gilbert Embleton

The Man Who Knew Too Little 1997

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Character: Richard Dalloway

Mrs Dalloway 1997

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Character: Malise Gordon

Riders 1993

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Character: Oliver

Molly 1993

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Character: Alan Stacey

Night of the Fox 1990

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Character: Captain Sholto Savory

Privates on Parade 1983

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Character: Captain Mardell

Outlaw 2007

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Character: Michael de Vere

I Want Candy 2007

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Character: Webster Garland

The Shadow in the North 2007

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Character: Admiral Bolgolam

Gulliver's Travels 1996

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Character: Capt. Proctor

Longitude 2000

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Character: Jack Plummer

The Calling 2000

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Character: Rev. Holland

Pandaemonium 2000

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Character: Foreign Secretary

Witness to a Kill 2001

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Character: Foreign Secretary

Queen's Messenger 2001

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Character: Sir Anthony

The Contractor 2007

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Character: Vernon Bennett

Hotel 1983

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Character: Dickie Longstreet

Hart to Hart 1979

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Character: Captain Winsloe

BBC2 Play of the Week 1977

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Character: Lord Montdore

Love in a Cold Climate 2001

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Character: Lord Kessler

The Line of Beauty 2006

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Character: Colonel Toby Luttrell

Agatha Christie's Poirot 1989

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Character: Van Rensburg, for attorney general

The Biko Inquest 1984

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Character: Edward Wingate

Lime Street 1985

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Character: Lord Camrose

Churchill's Secret 2016

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Character: Himself - Interviewee

BBC Look North: Yorkshire and North Midlands 0

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Character: Guido Gallio

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Character: G.H. Granbury

Keeping Up Appearances 0

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Character: Teresa's Father

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Character: Imbert-Terry

Pride & Joy 0

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