TIMOTHY DALTON, born in 1944 at Colwyn Bay, North Wales, is a British stage, film and TV actor. He is most famously known for playing James Bond in "The Living Daylights" and "Licence to Kill" (1987-89), King Philip II of France in "The Lion in Winter" (1968), Heathcliff in Emily Bronte's "Wuthering Heights" (1970), Prince Barin in "Flash Gordon" (1980), King Vittorio Amadeo in a historical drama "The King's Whore" (1990), Neville Sinclair in Disney's "The Rocketeer" (1991), DCI Rennie in a Showtime drama "The Informant" (1997), and Simon Skinner in an action comedy "Hot Fuzz" (2007).
He has also earned recognition as a stage actor, working over the years with the National Youth Theatre, Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Prospect Theatre Company, the Royal Shakespeare Company as well as a freelance actor and producer.
Many of his popular roles were on television, including Rochester in an acclaimed BBC adaptation of Charlotte Bronte's "Jane Eyre" (1983), Eddie Myers in a modern day drama "Framed" (1992), Rhett Butler in "Scarlett" (1994), a sequel to "Gone with the Wind", Julius Caesar in Hallmark's epic production of "Cleopatra" (1999) and Alec Trevelyan in "The Sittaford Mystery" (2006), a Miss Marple mystery. He has also narrated nature programmes on TV and read audiobooks.
His most recent credits include the villainous Alexei Volkoff in "Chuck" (2010-11), a popular action comedy series made for NBC, cameo appearance in "The Tourist" (2011) opposite Johnny Depp and Angelina Jolie, and voice-roles in Disney's "Toy Story 3" (2010) and "Tinker Bell: Secret of the Wings" (2012). In 2014 Timothy Dalton debuts in a new role of Sir Malcolm Murray in "Penny Dreadful", an original Showtime mini-series set in Victorian England.
- Golden FIPA for the role of Eddie Myers in "Framed"
Biarritz International Festival of Audiovisual Programming, 1994
- Webby Award for the role of Miles in "If You're Seeing This Tape...", ep. of "Unknown Sender"
13th Annual Webby Awards, 2009
- The Audies Award nomination for narrating "The Silver Swan" audiobook
Audio Publishers Association Awards, 2009
- Fan Favorite "TV Guide" Award (Favorite Villain) for the role of Alexei Volkoff in "Chuck"
"TV Guide" Awards, 2011