Image of Antony Sher

Antony Sher

1949-06-14 Cape Town, South Africa

Image of Antony Sher


Sir Antony Sher, KBE (born 14 June 1949) was an English actor of South African origin, a two-time Laurence Olivier Award winner and four-time nominee. He joined the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1982 and toured in many roles, as well as appearing on film and TV, and working as a writer and theatre director. He died of cancer on 3rd December 2021.


Queer as Art Himself 2017-07-27
Joe Orton Laid Bare Ensemble Cast 2017-11-25
Royal Shakespeare Company: King Lear King Lear 2016-10-12
Shakespeare Live! From the RSC Self 2016-04-23
War Book David 2015-08-07
RSC Live: Henry IV Part 1 Sir John Falstaff 2015-02-02
Antony Sher and Greg Doran in Conversation with Sue MacGregor Himself 2015-11-08
Shylock's Ghost 2015-10-27
RSC Live: Henry IV Part 2 Sir John Falstaff 2015-02-02
Falls the Shadow: The Life and Times of Athol Fugard Himself 2012-05-28
National Theatre Live: Travelling Light Jacob Bindel 2012-02-09
Dickens in London Older Dickens(Voice) 2012-02-07
The Wolfman Dr. Hoenneger 2010-02-10
God on Trial Akiba 2008-09-03
Three and Out Maurice 2008-10-12
Hitler: The Comedy Years Adolf Hitler (archive footage) (uncredited) 2007-05-10
Primo Primo Levi 2005-04-01
Churchill: The Hollywood Years Hitler 2004-12-03
Home Gerald Ballantyne 2003-10-06
Macbeth Macbeth 2001-01-01
The Miracle Maker Ben Azra (voice) 2000-03-31
The Winter's Tale Leontes 1999-08-17
Hornblower: The Frogs and the Lobsters Colonel Moncoutant 1999-04-02
Shakespeare in Love Dr. Moth 1998-12-11
Mrs Brown Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli 1997-07-18
Indian Summer Jack 1996-11-08
The Moonstone Sergeant Cuff 1996-12-29
The Wind in the Willows Chief Weasel 1996-10-16
The Young Poisoner's Handbook Dr. Ernest Zeigler 1995-01-20
Genghis Cohn Genghis Cohn 1994-03-02
The Crying Game Scum Editor 1992-05-05
The Land of Dreams David Samuels 1990-08-08
Changing Step Capt. Edmund Lambert 1990-07-26
Erik the Viking Loki 1989-09-01
Shadey Oliver Shadey 1985-05-31
Tartuffe, or The Imposter Tartuffe 1983-07-28
Mike Leigh: Making Plays Himself 1982-09-04
Superman II Bell Boy 1980-12-09
Yanks GI at Cinema 1979-09-01
One Fine Day Mr. Alpert 1979-02-17
The Out of Town Boys Nathan 1979-01-02
Cold Harbour Morris 1978-04-25