Happy Birthday, Joss Ackland!

 

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Not only is it Leap Day (on the Gregorian Calendar), it’s also the birthday of the great Joss Ackland, who you would almost certainly recognize on sight from his many famous supporting roles:

  • 1977: The Strange Case of the End of Civilization as We Know It: the President of the United States
  • 1978: Who is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe?: Cantrell
  • 1978: Watership Down: Black Rabbit
  • 1989: Lethal Weapon 2: Arjen Rudd
  • 1990: The Hunt for Red October: Soviet Ambassador Andrei Lysenko
  • 1991: Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey: Nomolos De Nomolos
  • 1992: The Mighty Ducks: Hans
  • 1992: The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles: The Prussian
  • 2002: K-19: The Widowmaker: Marshal Zelentsov
  • 2003: Lara Croft – Tomb Raider: The Angel of Darkness: Pieter Van Eckhardt
  • 2006: Hogfather: Mustrum Ridcully

And so on and so forth. Happy Birthday, Joss!

“A great future, eh?”

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