Timothy Dalton

Born Mar 21, 1946

Timothy Peter Dalton) is a British actor of film and television. Dalton is known for portraying James Bond in The Living Daylights (1987) and Licence to Kill (1989), as well as Rhett Butler in the television miniseries Scarlett (1994), an original sequel to Gone with the Wind.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Timothy Dalton.


1944 Birth Born on March 21, 1944.


1964 20 Years Old He left school in 1964 to enrol in the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and tour with the National Youth Theatre.
1966 22 Years Old Dalton did not complete his RADA studies, leaving the academy in 1966 to join the ensemble of the Birmingham Repertory Theatre.
1968 24 Years Old Dalton quickly moved to television, working mainly with the BBC, and in 1968 made his film debut as Philip II of France in The Lion in Winter.
1970 26 Years Old This was the first of several period dramas, which included a remake of Wuthering Heights in 1970 in which he portrayed Heathcliff. … Read More
1971 27 Years Old Dalton was in a relationship with English actress Vanessa Redgrave (with whom he appeared in the 1971 film Mary, Queen of Scots and the 1979 film Agatha) between 1971 and 1986. He was in a relationship with musician Oksana Grigorieva in the 1990s. They married in 1997 and had a son, Alexander. … Read More


1978 34 Years Old With two notable exceptions, the films Mary, Queen of Scots (1971) and Permission to Kill (1975), he remained a theatre actor until 1978. … Read More
1979 35 Years Old …  In either 1979 or 1980, he was approached again, but did not favour the direction the films were taking, nor did he think the producers were seriously looking for a new 007. … Read More


1986 42 Years Old In 1986, Dalton was approached to play Bond after Roger Moore had retired, and Pierce Brosnan could not get out of contractual commitments to the television series Remington Steele. … Read More
1990 46 Years Old Since Dalton was contracted for three Bond films, the pre-production of his third film began in 1990, in order to be released in 1991. … Read More
1991 47 Years Old …  Instead, he played the villainous matinee idol-cum-Nazi spy Neville Sinclair in 1991's The Rocketeer, and Rhett Butler in Scarlett, the television miniseries sequel to Gone with the Wind.
1992 48 Years Old He also appeared as criminal informant Eddie Myers in the acclaimed 1992 British TV film Framed. … Read More


1999 55 Years Old In the 1999 TV film Cleopatra he played Julius Caesar.
2003 59 Years Old In 2003, he played a parody of James Bond named Damian Drake in the film Looney Tunes: Back in Action.


2004 60 Years Old At the end of that year and the beginning of 2004, he returned to theatre to play Lord Asriel in the stage version of His Dark Materials. … Read More
2009 65 Years Old He was first heard in the role narrating a preview clip shown at the 2009 Comic Convention.
2010 66 Years Old In 2010 and 2011, he starred in several episodes of the fourth season of the American spy comedy Chuck as Alexei Volkoff. Dalton voiced the character Mr. Pricklepants in Toy Story 3, which was released on 18 June 2010; and again in the television specials Toy Story of Terror! (2013) and Toy Story That Time Forgot (2014). … Read More
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