W. Morgan Sheppard

William Morgan Sheppard ( born August 24, 1932 in London ) is a British actor.


Sheppard was born in London but grew up in Ireland. In 1956 he went to the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, where in 1958 he graduated. From 1960, he played twelve years in the Royal Shakespeare Company. In 1966 he appeared in the award-winning play Marat / Sade on Broadway. His first film role was in 1962 in the film Sheppard Strongroom. After that, he had only guest appearances in television series, as well as small roles in films, but devoted himself nor the theater work. In 1977, he took a small role in Ridley Scott's The Duellists. There were other film roles and a supporting role in the excellent three Golden Globes miniseries Shogun on the side of Richard Chamberlain. In 1987 he received a minor role in the television series Max Headroom, which was discontinued due to lack of sufficient number of spectators after two seasons. In subsequent film work, he is mostly seen in smaller roles - most recently in the eleventh part of the Star Trek film series.

In addition to film roles he had throughout his career several guest appearances in several television series such as Babylon 5, MacGyver, The Avengers and melon, Alias ​​- The Agent, Star Trek: Voyager, NCIS and Charmed - Magical Witches.

He also presented his voice also for computer games. For example, in some parts of Medal of Honor, and in 2002 for Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty, 2004 for The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay and most recently in 2009 for The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena.

His son is the actor Mark Sheppard, both played 2011 different old versions of Older Canton Everett Delaware III in the season premiere of the sixth season Doctor Who.

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