Vernon Dobtcheff

Vernon Dobtcheff

actor, writer, additional crew

Vernon Dobtcheff was born on Aug 14, 1934 in France. Vernon Dobtcheff's big-screen debut came with Martin Chuzzlewit - Season 1 directed by Joan Craft in 1964, strarring Footman. Vernon Dobtcheff is known for The Durrells directed by Roger Goldby, Keeley Hawes stars as Louisa Durrell and Josh O'Connor as Lawrence Durrell. Vernon Dobtcheff has got 3 awards and 1 nominations so far. The most recent award Vernon Dobtcheff achieved is Hollywood Blood Horror Festival. The upcoming new movie Vernon Dobtcheff plays is The Haunting of Margam Castle which will be released on Nov 05, 2022.

Once called "the patron saint of the acting profession" by Rupert Everett, Franco-British thespian Vernon Dobtcheff was born in Nîmes, to a family of Russian extraction, and educated at Ascham Preparatory School in Eastbourne, Sussex, where he was bitten by the acting bug and won the school's Acting Cup. He became a staple of British television dramas in the 1960s, including a historic episode of Doctor Who (2005) where he became the first actor to ever utter the phrase "Time Lord" in the show.Often cast as clergymen, bureaucrats, and other authority figures; Dobtcheff has appeared in many high-profile films and television programmes throughout the following decades, starring opposite actors including Laurence Olivier, Richard Burton, Tom Courtenay, Julie Andrews, Vanessa Redgrave, Michael Caine, Albert Finney, Sean Connery, Meryl Streep, John Gielgud, Harrison Ford, Mel Gibson, Jeremy Irons, and Ethan Hawke. He has been equally at home on the theatrical stage, or in projects made in his native France.

  • Birthday

    Aug 14, 1934
  • Place of Birth

    Nîmes, Gard, France
  • Also known

    Eugene, Alexander Vernon Dobtcheff, Alexandre Vernon Dobtcheff, Vernon Dobthcheff

Known For


3 wins & 1 nominations

Hollywood Blood Horror Festival
Best Actor
Winner - September Award
Transfert (2020)
Best Acting Duo
Winner - September Award
Transfert (2020)
Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists
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Winner - Special Silver Ribbon

Movies & TV Shows

TV Shows