Tim Pigott-Smith as King Lear at the West Yorkshire Playhouse in 2011. Image: Tristram Kenton for the Guardian
Television functions after The Jewel in the Crown consisted of the titular chief constable, John Stafford, in The Chief (1990-93) and the much sleazier chief inspector Frank Vickers in The Vice (2001-03). On movie, he appeared in The Remains of the Day (1993); Paul Greengrasss Bloody Sunday (2002), a traumatic documentary restoration of the demonstration and massacre in Derry in 1972; as Pegasus, head of MI7, in Rowan Atkinsons Johnny English (2003) and the foreign secretary in the Bond film Quantum of Solace (2008).
In the last years of his life he accomplished an incredible lineup of phase efficiencies, consistant en an excellent Henry Higgins, directed by Hall, in Pygmalion (2008); the avuncular, golf-loving business owner Ken Lay in Lucy Prebbles amazing Enron (2009), a play that showed there was no company like industry; the placatory Tobias, opposite Penelope Wilton, dans Albees A Delicate Balance at the Almeida in 2011; and the embarrassed George, opposite his Hecuba, Clare Higgins, dans Whos Afraid of Virginia Woolf , at Bath.
At the start of this year he was selected OBE. His last tv look came as Mr Sniggs, the junior dean of Scone College, in Evelyn Waughs Decline and Fall, starring Jack Whitehall. He had actually been because of open as Willy Loman in Death of a Salesman in Northampton prior to a long trip.
Pigott-Smith was an eager sportsperson, composed and liked the countryside 4 brief books, 3 of them for kids.
Dans 1972 he wed the star Pamela Miles. She endures him, together with their child, À M, a violinist, et 2 grandchildren, Imogen and Gabriel.
Timothy Peter Pigott-Smith, étoile, born 13 Mai 1946; passed away 7 avril 2017
- This short article was modified on 10 avril 2017. Tim Pigott-Smiths early efficiency as Balthazar in Much Ado About Nothing was with the Prospect exploring business instead of with the Bristol Old Vic.