Struan Rodger

Struan Rodger

Known For: Acting · Birthday: 1946-09-18 (75 years old) · Gender: Male · Place of Birth: England, UK

30 Movies · 24 TV shows

Biography

Struan Rodger (born 18 September 1946) is a British actor who has appeared widely in a range of supporting roles. He appeared briefly in Who Is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe? in 1978 but his first major film role was as Eric Liddell's friend and running coach Sandy McGrath, in the Oscar-winning 1981 film, Chariots of Fire. His later films included Diamond Skulls (1989), Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994), The Madness of King George (1994), The Innocent Sleep (1996) and Stardust (2007).Rodger is perhaps best known for his portrayal of Barbara Flynn's husband in the television detective series Chandler & Co. Rodger had a recurring role on Rumpole of the Bailey as Detective Inspector Brush, a police detective noted for what Rumpole perceives as flagrant abuses of the law. He provided the voice for the Doctor Who character Face of Boe in the stories "New Earth" and "Gridlock".Rodger has also appeared on television in episodes of Boys from the Blackstuff, Miss Marple, Maigret, Midsomer Murders and Look and Read, as well as portraying Bonnie Prince Charlie in "Through a Glass, Darkly," a season four episode of Highlander: The Series.In 2009, he appeared in The First Domino at Brighton Festival Fringe. In 2014, he played the mythical Three-Eyed Raven in the Game of Thrones episode "The Children"; he was replaced by Max von Sydow when the character reappeared in the sixth season.in 2009, Rodger made his video game debut in Wallace and Gromit's Grand Adventures as the Con Artist Monty Muzzle, in the Episodes "Muzzled!" and "The Bogey Man", although he was erroneously credited as "Straun Rogers"

Movies & TV shows

2020.

1 Movie
The World We Knew

The World We Knew

2020
Gangsters versus Ghosts in a neo Film Noir with a dark existentialist twist, a mile-wide streak of hypnotic originality and an exclusive soundtrack by the cult French band The Limiñanas. After a job g...

2018.

1 TV show
TV
Save Me

Save Me

2018
Nelson Rowe's life is turned upside down when he is arrested on suspicion of kidnapping his daughter Jody, who he hasn't seen in ten years. After convincing the police of his innocence, he decided to ...

2017.

1 Movie
The Marker

The Marker

2017
A criminal seeks redemption by finding the daughter of the woman he killed. He is haunted by his guilt as a woman's ghost.

2015.

1 TV show
TV
The Enfield Haunting

The Enfield Haunting

6
2015
The terrifying and bizarre real events that took place at an ordinary house in Enfield during the autumn of 1977 were dramatized in three parts. Guy Lyon Playfair's book has been adapted.

2014.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
In Extremis

In Extremis

2014
A night watchman is sent to guard the cellar of a museum, but once alone in the vaults he starts to hear something. British horror films of the 1960s and 70s are what inspired In Exiles.
TV
Prey

Prey

5
2014
The crime thriller has three parts. Marcus Farrow doesn't know what to expect when he looks into a forgotten case. He was arrested and charged after he was found at the scene of a murder and all of th...

2013.

1 TV show
TV
Shetland

Shetland

5.82
2013
DI Jimmy Perez and his team investigate crime within the close knit island community in the novels by Ann Cleeves. The team have to rely on a unique style of policing in this environment.

2011.

2 Movies · 2 TV shows
TV
Vera

Vera

4.72
2011
A sharp detective with a messy life, Vera Stanhope patrols her "patch" of northeast England, pursuing the truth in cases of murder, kidnapping, and blackmail. Vera faces the world with caustic wit, gu...
TV
Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones

6.61
2011
Seven noble families are fighting for control of the mythical land. Friction between houses leads to war. There is an ancient evil in the farthest north. The Night's Watch is a military order of misfi...
7lives

7lives

2011
Tom believes that there is a better life out there for him. On his way home one night he gets attacked and falls into a parallel world where he lives 6 other lives, including a homeless person and a r...
Kill List

Kill List

6
2011
A hitman is going to get a big payoff for killing three people. The killer is sent into darkness after an easy task.

2010.

1 TV show
TV
Mystery Files

Mystery Files

2010
From the Legends of King Arthur and Robin Hood to the recent events of the Russian Revolution, history is full of fascinating and evocative unsolved mysteries. They have inspired, intrigued and often ...

2009.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
The Lancaster at War

The Lancaster at War

2009
The Avro Lancaster, one of the finest bombers of the Second World War, played a crucial role in the campaign to defeat Hitler's Third Reich. Interviews with surviving veterans of Bomber Command, who s...
TV
Moses Jones

Moses Jones

2009
The story begins when a wave of violence hits London after the gruesome discovery of a man's body in the river. It looks like a killing. The dark reality is frightening. The case was assigned to the y...

2008.

1 Movie
Life After People

Life After People

2008
In this special documentary that inspired a two-season television series, scientists and other experts speculate about what the Earth, animal life, and plant life might be like if humanity no longer e...

2007.

3 Movies
Stardust

Stardust

6.36
2007
A young man makes a promise to his beloved that he will retrieve a fallen star by venturing into the magical realm in a countryside town bordering on a magical land. His journey reveals his true ident...
The Cannibal That Walked Free

The Cannibal That Walked Free

2007
The Cannibal that Walked Free (also known as Cannibal Superstar ) is a British documentary produced by Visual Voodoo for Channel Five which explores - through direct access - the bizarre psychology an...
I Am Bob

I Am Bob

2007
Bob Geldof was stuck in a motel in Northern England on his way to a gig. Even if he is the real Bob Geldof, no one will believe him. When Bob Geldof thinks things can't get any worse, he may not be th...

2006.

1 TV show
TV
The Gestapo: Hitler's Secret Police

The Gestapo: Hitler's Secret Police

2006
During the darkest days of the Third Reich, the most dreaded sound was a knock at the door after dark. Everyone who lived under Nazi rule lived in fear of the secretive agents known colloquially as "V...

2005.

1 TV show
TV
Doctor Who

Doctor Who

6.2
2005
The Doctor is a 900 year old alien who is part of a gifted civilization who mastered time travel. The Doctor is very good at saving planets for a living.

2003.

1 TV show
TV
New Tricks

New Tricks

2003
The fictional Unsolved Crime and Open Case Squad of the Metropolitan Police Service are the subject of New Tricks. It is made up of retired police officers who have been recruited to investigate unsol...

2002.

2 Movies
Promises & Betrayals: Britain and the Struggle for the Holy Land

Promises & Betrayals: Britain and the Struggle for the Holy Land

2002
A documentary on how British double-dealing during the First World War ignited the conflict between Arab and Jew in the Middle East. The bitter struggle between Arab and Jew for control of the Holy La...
Sherlock: Case of Evil

Sherlock: Case of Evil

2002
In his career as a crime-solver, he tried to prevent Moriarty from taking over the heroin market.

1999.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
The Waiting Time

The Waiting Time

1999
When British Intelligence Officer Tracy Barnes attacks a visiting German politician, the solicitor's clerk is called to help uncover the events which led to the assault.
TV
The Vice

The Vice

1999
The Vice is an ITV police drama about the Metropolitan Police Vice Unit. It ran for five short series between 1999 and 2003. It tells the story of the London Metropolitan police force's vice squad, wh...

1997.

2 TV shows
TV
Midsomer Murders

Midsomer Murders

6
1997
The Midsomer community is shattered by violent crimes, suspects are placed under suspicion, and it is up to a veteran DCI and his young sergeant to eliminate the innocent and pursue the guilty.

1996.

1 Movie
The Fortunes and Misfortunes of Moll Flanders

The Fortunes and Misfortunes of Moll Flanders

1996
In her filthy cell in Newgate prison, she tells her story. After her mother is transported, she is born in the gaol and raised by a kindly mayor and his wife. She married a duller brother, Robin, who ...

1994.

3 Movies · 1 TV show
Nexus

Nexus

1994
This international co-production, shot at Barrandov Studios with international cast including Czech actors is an attempt to create a sci-fi fantasy in the tradition of Star Wars and Star Trek. Sometim...
Four Weddings and a Funeral

Four Weddings and a Funeral

9.25
1994
A committed bachelor may have discovered love over the course of five social occasions.
The Madness of King George

The Madness of King George

5.67
1994
Aging King George III of England is showing signs of madness. As the monarch alternates between bouts of confusion and violent temper, his doctors attempt ineffectual cures. The king's political enemi...
TV
Chandler & Co.

Chandler & Co.

1994
Two seasons of the UK television show, "Chandler and Co.", about two female private detectives, aired from 1994 to 1995. Catherine Russell played Elly Chandler. The first series was written by Paula M...

1993.

1 Movie
Prime Suspect 3: The Keeper of Souls

Prime Suspect 3: The Keeper of Souls

1993
Assigned to a Vice squad, Detective Jane Tennison investigates a child murder and discovers a sinister link to the police.

1992.

2 TV shows
TV
Maigret

Maigret

1992
Michael Gambon plays the eponymous detective from the Sreté in this 1992 revival of the 1960s BBC drama series. Maigret is an intuitutive detective, who investigates his cases by watching and listenin...
TV
Highlander: The Series

Highlander: The Series

6.09
1992
Duncan MacLeod is 400 years old and has seen his share of humanity's history. He tries to save people from harm even though he risks his life in battle.

1991.

1 Movie · 2 TV shows
Afraid of the Dark

Afraid of the Dark

1991
A boy is trapped in his own delusions because he is obsessed with violence.
TV
Spender

Spender

1991
After a failed undercover operation in London, Jimmy Nail was forced to return to his native place of residence. He uses tough and unconventional methods to tackle the criminal underworld, but he must...
TV
Prime Suspect

Prime Suspect

5.33
1991
Detective Inspector Jane Tennison is trying to prove herself in a male dominated world.

1990.

2 Movies
Who Bombed Birmingham?

Who Bombed Birmingham?

1990
The film shows how Ian MacBride and Chris Mullin were able to prove that the five IRA members were responsible for the deadly attacks.
Come Home Charlie and Face Them

Come Home Charlie and Face Them

1990
Adapting R.F. Delderfield's classic story of love, lust, crime and betrayal, this three-part mini-series centres around a young bank clerk whose yearning to escape the mundanity of 1930s small-town li...

1989.

2 Movies
Dark Obsession

Dark Obsession

1989
Hugo Buckton has a beautiful wife and son. Hugo is worried that his wife is cheating on him with someone else. After a night of partying, Hugo hit and killed a woman with his car, and his friends urge...
Reunion

Reunion

1989
Two young boys are friends in 1933. They don't realize how different they are until later, as one is the son of a well-to-do Jewish doctor and the other is the son of a German aristocracy. Things chan...

1986.

1 TV show
TV
Lovejoy

Lovejoy

5
1986
Lovejoy is an antiques dealer. He has a reputation as a divvie, a person with almost supernatural powers for distinguishing exceptional items as well as distinguishing genuine antique from clever fake...

1985.

1 Movie
Hitler's SS: Portrait In Evil

Hitler's SS: Portrait In Evil

1985
The two-part TV movie focuses on two Berlin brothers. Bill Nighy plays a brilliant student and self-styled opportunist who joins the Nazis in 1931. Karl, a top athlete and idealist, becomes a chauffeu...

1982.

2 Movies · 1 TV show
The World Cup: A Captain's Tale

The World Cup: A Captain's Tale

1982
A team of miners from Durham won the First world football competition.
Life After Death

Life After Death

1982
We made a whole together, we were so close. Meg is struggling with the sudden death of her husband.
TV
Boys from the Blackstuff

Boys from the Blackstuff

1982
Alan Bleasdale's five-part series relates the experiences of the unemployed and their revered older friend, retired longshoreman and union leader, George Malone. As they struggle to make ends meet in ...

1981.

1 Movie
Chariots of Fire

Chariots of Fire

6
1981
The class-obsessed and religiously divided UK of the early 1920s had two determined young runners train for the 1924 Paris Olympics. Eric Liddell, a Christian who was born to Scottish missionaries in ...

1978.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
TV
Accident
Who Is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe?

Who Is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe?

1978
There is a lot of mystery when it is discovered that the greatest Chefs in Europe are being killed. Each chef is killed in the same way that their special dish is prepared. Food critics and Chefs want...

1975.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
The Floater

The Floater

1975
There is a comedy about the law. It's not quite as convincing when you see the works.
TV
Rumpole of the Bailey

Rumpole of the Bailey

1975
John Mortimer wrote Rumpole of the Bailey. A series of short stories, novels, and radio programmes have been turned into a series of films about an aging London barrister who defends any and all clien...

1974.

1 Movie
The Lonely Man's Lover

The Lonely Man's Lover

1974
Poet Daniel Tasker moves to a small Yorkshire village, where he perturbs and disturbs the locals, except for Lizzie, who has awakened in her feelings that change her life.

1972.

1 TV show
TV
The Regiment

The Regiment

1972
The series was produced by the British Broadcasting Corporation. It starred Christopher Cazenove and followed the story of the British Army from the view of two families.
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