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Douglas Rain

Douglas Rain was born on March 13, 1928 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada as Douglas James Rain. He is an actor, known for 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), 2010 (1984) and Oedipus Rex (1957). See full bio »

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Known For

2001: A Space Odyssey
(1968)
2010
2010 HAL 9000
(1984)
Oedipus Rex
Oedipus Rex Creon
(1957)
Encounter
Encounter Basil Hallward / Billy / Carpenter / Graves / Honeymooner / Jack Howell / Jim Reid / Joseph Howe / Lieutenant Mark Vincent / Matt / Peter Mortensgard / Piers Whiteoak / Tom Wrench
(1953-1960)

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 1985 Love & Larceny (TV Movie)
Ashton Fletcher
 1984 Sam Hughes's War (TV Movie)
 1971 Talking to a Stranger (TV Mini-Series)
Alan
 1970 Softly Softly: Task Force (TV Series)
Jerry Proctor
- Open and Shut (1970) ... Jerry Proctor
 1968 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
Stephano
- The Tempest (1968) ... Stephano
 1966 Henry V (TV Movie)
Henry V
 1960-1966 Festival (TV Series)
Dylan Thomas / Police Inspector / Chorus / ...
- Dylan Revisited (1966) ... Dylan Thomas
- The Murderer (1966) ... Police Inspector
- Antigone (1963) ... Chorus
- Galileo (1963)
- Serjeant Musgrave's Dance (1962) ... Serjeant Musgrave
 1962-1964 Playdate (TV Series)
Jones / Paul / Fouquier-Tinville / ...
- Alias Jones (1964) ... Jones
- The Typists (1963) ... Paul
- The Public Prosecutor (1963) ... Fouquier-Tinville
- The Messenger (1963) ... Phillip
- Mr. Oblomov (1962) ... Oblomov
 1964 Twelfth Night (TV Movie)
Malvolio
 1963 A Cry of Angels (TV Movie)
Charles Jennens
 1963 The Other Man (TV Mini-Series)
David Henderson
 1963 The Dark Did Not Conquer (TV Movie)
Off-camera voice of Jesus
 1962 Quest (TV Series)
Albert Blondel
- Jealousy (1962) ... Albert Blondel
 1961 Q for Quest (TV Series)
Dylan Thomas
- Return Journey (1961) ... Dylan Thomas
 1953-1960 Encounter (TV Series)
Joseph Howe / Jack Howell / Tom Wrench / ...
- The Night They Killed Joe Howe (1960) ... Joseph Howe
- Murder Anyone? (1960) ... Jack Howell
- Trelawney of the Wells (1959) ... Tom Wrench
- Man with a Rope (1959) ... Billy
- Undermined (1959) ... Lieutenant Mark Vincent
 1959-1960 Startime (TV Series)
George Tesman / Hovstad / Rev. John Hale
- Hedda Gabler (1960) ... George Tesman
- An Enemy of the People (1960) ... Hovstad
- The Crucible (1959) ... Rev. John Hale
 1960 The Hill (TV Movie)
Jesus (voice)
 1960 Just Mary (TV Series) (voice)
 1960 R.C.M.P. (TV Series)
Mr. Dodds
- The Hunt (1960) ... Mr. Dodds
 1955-1959 Folio (TV Series)
Dr. Lvov / Narrator / Armand / ...
- Ivanov (1959) ... Dr. Lvov
- Under Milk Wood (1959) ... Narrator
- The Perils of Perrichon (1959) ... Armand
- Episode #4.1 (1958) ... (segment 'The Dock Brief')
- Peer Gynt (1957)
 1959 Hudson's Bay (TV Series)
Martin Cobb
- The Accounting (1959) ... Martin Cobb
 1955-1957 On Camera (TV Series)
Joy-Pop / The Bard
- The Witness (1957) ... Joy-Pop
- The Waltz (1955)
- The Tyger's Hart (1955) ... The Bard
 1956 Christmas in the Market Place (TV Movie)
Joey
 1956 The Hill (TV Movie)
 1955 Scope (TV Series)
Laertes
- Hamlet (1955) ... Laertes
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He acted in George Devine's production of William Shakespeare's play, "The Comedy of Errors," at the Old Vic School Theatre in London, England with Prunella Scales CBE, Dame Joan Plowright CBE, Margaret Ashcroft, Yvonne Bonnamy, James Vowden, Jerome Willis, Patrick Wymark, Colin Jevans, Christopher Hancock, John Abineri, ... See more »
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Was nominated for Broadway's 1972 Tony Award as Best Supporting or Featured Actor (Dramatic) for "Vivat! Vivat Regina!." See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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