John Noble

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John Noble
John Noble by Gage Skidmore 2.jpg
John Noble at the 2012 WonderCon in March 2012
Born(1948-08-20) 20 August 1948 (age 65)
Port Pirie, South Australia, Australia[1]
Years active1988–present
Spouse(s)Penny Noble
ChildrenSamantha Noble, Daniel Noble, Jess Noble
 
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John Noble
John Noble by Gage Skidmore 2.jpg
John Noble at the 2012 WonderCon in March 2012
Born(1948-08-20) 20 August 1948 (age 65)
Port Pirie, South Australia, Australia[1]
Years active1988–present
Spouse(s)Penny Noble
ChildrenSamantha Noble, Daniel Noble, Jess Noble

John Noble (born 20 August 1948) is an Australian film and television actor, and theater director of more than 80 plays.[citation needed] One of his more notable roles includes playing Dr Walter Bishop in the American Fox science fiction television series Fringe.

Personal life[edit]

Noble lives in the US with his wife Penny Noble. They have three children: Daniel Noble, Jess Noble and actress Samantha Noble. In 2011, John Noble's hobbies are reported to be "music, painting and narration".[2]

Career[edit]

Noble starred as scientist Walter Bishop in the television series Fringe.

He made occasional appearances on the television series All Saints. He is internationally known for his performance as Denethor in The Lord of the Rings trilogy. He played Russian Consul Anatoly Markov in the sixth season of the American television series 24. In 2011, he appeared as Real Estate tycoon Leland Monroe in Rockstar's video game L.A. Noire.[3][4] He is also the voice of Unicron for the television show Transformers: Prime and its conclusion movie.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

YearTitleRoleNotes
1988The DreamingDr. Richards
1989A Sting in the TalePrime Minister's minder
1990Call Me Mr. BrownSergeant
1993The Nostradamus KidGeneral Booth
1999AirtightSorrentinoTelevision movie
2000The Monkey's MaskMr. Norris
2000Virtual NightmareDadTelevision movie
2002The Lord of the Rings: The Two TowersDenethorSeen only in the Extended Edition
2002The OutsiderFergus HunterTelevision movie
2002SuperfirePaul BaylisTelevision movie
2003The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the KingDenethorCritics Choice Award for Best Acting Ensemble
National Board of Review Award for Best Cast
Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Nominated—Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Best Cast
2004FractureHoward Peet
2004The Mystery of Natalie WoodIrving PichelTelevision movie
2006One Night with the KingPrince Admantha
2006Running ScaredIvan Yugorsky
2006Voodoo LagoonBen
2010RisenEddie Thomas
2010The Last AirbenderDragon Spirit
2013Superman: UnboundBrainiacVoice[5]
2013Transformers Prime Beast Hunters: Predacons RisingUnicronTelevision movie

Television[edit]

YearTitleRoleNotes
1991Police RescueSergeantEpisode: "Hostage"
1993Time TraxMr. MichaelsEpisode: "One on One"
1997Big SkyGraham JamesEpisode: "Future Past and Present"
1998Water RatsDr. HarryEpisode: "Epiphany"
1998–2004All SaintsDr. John Madsen32 episodes
2000Tales of the South SeasChristian AmbroseEpisode: "Trent in Love"
2001Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's The Lost WorldInspector Robert AndersonEpisode: "The Knife"
2001The BillCommander WarrenEpisode: "Beech on the Run"
2001–2006Home and AwayDr. Helpman9 episodes
2002Young LionsAdam Gallagher4 episodes
2002StingersMichael KranzEpisode: "Disgraceful Conduct"
2006Stargate SG-1MeurikEpisode: "Camelot"
2007JourneymanWine ConnoisseurEpisode: "Winterland"
2007The UnitThe CEOEpisode: "Pandemonium – Part 2"
200724Anatoly Markov3 episodes
2007Pirate Islands: The Lost Treasure of FijiBlackheart13 episodes
2008–2013FringeWalter Bishop/Walternate100 episodes
Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor on Television
Nominated—Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Nominated—Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film (2008–09)
Nominated—Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor on Television (2010, 2012–13)
2011–2012Dark Matters: Twisted But TrueHimself16 episodes
2011Transformers: PrimeUnicron3 episodes
2013The Good WifeMatthew Ashbaugh2 episodes
2013–presentSleepy HollowHenry Parish5 episodes
2013Miss Fisher's Murder MysteriesEdward StanleyEpisode: "Murder Under The Mistletoe"
2014RakeClayton Post2 episodes

Other work[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "John Noble Biography". Starpulse.com. Retrieved February 14, 2014. 
  2. ^ Bill Keveney (29 April 2011). "Universes collide in Bishops' world". USA Today (McLean, Virginia: Gannett). p. 8D. 
  3. ^ Nick Broughall. "How L.A. Noire Conquered The Uncanny Valley With A Tech Called MotionScan". Gizmondo. 
  4. ^ Real Estate Agent: http://www.gamefocus.ca/news/13352
  5. ^ Sands, Rich (January 7, 2013). "First Look: Matt Bomer Gets Animated for Superman: Unbound". TV Guide. Retrieved January 7, 2013. 

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