Robert Hardy - British character actor, born 29th October 1925, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England. One of England's most enduringly successful character actors, he has worked in theatre, TV and film. TV work includes playing Siegfried Farnon in 'All Creatures Great and Small' (1978), and the title character of 'Winston Churchill: The Wilderness Years' (1981). Fim roles include 'The Spy Who Came In from the Cold' (1965), 'Frankenstein' (1994) and 'Sense and Sensibility' (1995).