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Robert Newton (Robert Guy Newton)

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Biography

Shaftesbury, Dorset, England, UK
Robert Newton was one of the great character actors -- and great characters -- of the British cinema, best remembered today for playing Long John Silver in Treasure Island (1950) and its sequel for Walt Disney in the 1950s. His portrayal of Long John Silver and of Blackbeard, the Pirate (1952) created a persona that was so indelible that his vocal intonations created the paradigm for scores of people who want to "Talk Like a Pirate. Read more...

Actor

Character: The Controleur

Vessel of Wrath 1938

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Character: Ullswater

Gaslight 1940

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Character: Ancient Pistol

Henry V 1944

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Character: Frank Gibbons

This Happy Breed 1944

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Character: Capt. David Grant

Night Boat to Dublin 1946

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Character: Gustave Pardee

The High and the Mighty 1954

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Character: Edward 'Honorable Ted' Wilson

The Beachcomber 1954

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Character: Captain of Caligula's guard

The Epic That Never Was 1966

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Character: Keith Dorrant

Climax! 1954

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Character: Dr. Clive Riordan

The Hidden Room 1949

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Character: Bert Mallison

Temptation Harbor 1947

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