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Michael Sheard, center, as Laurence Scarman with Elisabeth Sladen and Tom Baker in a scene from "Pyramids of Mars"

Born 18th June 1938, in Aberdeen, Scotland, Michael Sheard is one of the more recognizable actors to have guested on Doctor Who thanks to his own acting skills and the memorable nature of the stories in which he appeared. Sheard died of cancer 31st August 2005 at his home on the Isle of Wight.

Outside "Doctor Who"' he is perhaps best known for his portrayal of Admiral Ozzel in "Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back." He is also noted for having played Adolf Hitler several times, most recently in an uncredited cameo in "Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade." Interestingly, he has also played Heinrich Himmler on several occasions.

Mr. Sheard also appears in the Doctor Who documentaries "Osirian Gothic," "Chronotrips," and "Where on Earth Is ... Katy Manning Because She'd Really Like to Know!" and cameoed in "Creatures of Hate", a short fan video which featured the Daleks.

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Television Story Appearances

Audio Appearances

Other Notable Appearances

  • Heinrich Himmler ("The Death of Adolf Hitler")
  • Dr. Darwin King ("Space:1999," in episode, "Dragon's Domain")
  • Adolf Hitler ("Rogue Male")
  • Peters ("The New Avengers," in episode, "Faces")
  • Adolf Hitler ("The Tomorrow People," in two-part episode, "Hitler's Last Secret")
  • Adderly ("All Creatures Great and Small," in episode "Sleeping Partners")
  • Klegg ("Blake's 7," in episode "Powerplay")
  • Admiral Ozzel ("Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back")
  • Heinrich Himmler ("The Bunker")
  • U-Boat Captain ("Raiders of the Lost Ark")
  • Herr Grunwald ("Auf Wiedershen, Pet," various episodes)
  • Reverend Edward Bunting ("The Invisible Man")
  • Adolf Hitler ("The Dirty Dozen: The Next Mission")
  • Heinrich Himmler ("James A. Michener's Space")
  • Adolf Hitler ("Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade")
  • Goering's Double ("'Allo, 'Allo!", in episode #8.3)
  • Himself ("Osirian Gothic")
  • Himself ("Chronotrips")
  • Himself ("Where on Earth Is ... Katy Manning Because She'd Really Like to Know!")

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Starwars

Up to date as of February 04, 2010

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Michael Sheard
Biographical information
Born

June 18, 1938

Died

August 31, 2005

Nationality

Scottish

Career
Star Wars work

Episode V

Other work of note

Michael Sheard (June 18, 1938August 31, 2005) was a Scottish actor who played Admiral Kendal Ozzel in Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back. He died on August 31, 2005 after a battle with cancer.

Sheard, who has portrayed Adolf Hitler five times, did so in a scene in the George Lucas-written Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, opposite another Star Wars actor, Harrison Ford. Julian Glover also starred in that movie.

Previously, Sheard had (briefly) worked with Lucas as the U-boat captain in Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark. In 1978, he had starred in a movie version of Les Miserables alongside Kenneth Colley.

He was also known to sci-fi fans for appearing numerous times in the sci-fi series Doctor Who as well as holding the record for actor playing along side most of the Doctors. The stories which he starred in include The Ark (1966), The Mind of Evil (1971), Pyramids of Mars (1975), The Invisible Enemy (1977), Castrovalva (1982), Remembrance of the Daleks (1988) and The Stones of Venice (2001). He also provided the commentary for the Pyramids of Mars DVD.

He was a heavy regular at the UK Science Fiction convention circuit.

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This article uses material from the "Michael Sheard" article on the Starwars wiki at Wikia and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike License.







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