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Although he was much in demand after ''A Man for All Seasons'', Scofield turned down most movie roles; an extremely private person, he didn't enjoy the fame that accompanied film stardom (notably, he did not accept his Oscar in person, and even declined a knighthood from the Queen). Additionally, his experience on the TroubledProduction of ''Film/TheTrain'' convinced him to only take film roles that he felt passionate about while focusing instead on the stage. Towards the end of his career, however, Scofield began acting in movies and television more often as a character actor, earning a second Oscar nomination for his performance in ''Film/QuizShow''. He also won a [[UsefulNotes/TonyAwardWinners Tony Award]] for the Broadway production of ''A Man for All Seasons'' and an UsefulNotes/EmmyAward for the television film ''Male of the Species'', making him one of the rare people to win the [[UsefulNotes/TheEGOTs Triple Crown of Acting]].

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Although he was much in demand after ''A Man for All Seasons'', Scofield turned down most movie roles; an extremely private person, he didn't enjoy the fame that accompanied film stardom (notably, he did not accept his Oscar in person, and even declined a knighthood from the Queen). Additionally, his experience on with the TroubledProduction of ''Film/TheTrain'' convinced him to only take film roles that he felt passionate about while focusing instead on the stage. Towards the end of his career, however, Scofield began acting in movies and television more often as a character actor, earning a second Oscar nomination for his performance in ''Film/QuizShow''. He also won a [[UsefulNotes/TonyAwardWinners Tony Award]] for the Broadway production of ''A Man for All Seasons'' and an UsefulNotes/EmmyAward for the television film ''Male of the Species'', making him one of the rare people to win the [[UsefulNotes/TheEGOTs Triple Crown of Acting]].


Although he was much in demand after ''A Man for All Seasons'', Scofield turned down most movie roles; an extremely private person, he did not enjoy the fame that accompanied film stardom (notably, he did not accept his Oscar in person, and even declined a knighthood from the Queen). Additionally, his experience on the TroubledProduction of ''Film/TheTrain'' convinced him to only take film roles that he felt passionate about while focusing instead on the stage. Towards the end of his career, however, Scofield began acting in movies and television more often as a character actor, earning a second Oscar nomination for his performance in ''Film/QuizShow''. He also won a [[UsefulNotes/TonyAwardWinners Tony Award]] for the Broadway production of ''A Man for All Seasons'' and an UsefulNotes/EmmyAward for the television film ''Male of the Species'', making him one of the rare people to win the [[UsefulNotes/TheEGOTs Triple Crown of Acting]].

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Although he was much in demand after ''A Man for All Seasons'', Scofield turned down most movie roles; an extremely private person, he did not didn't enjoy the fame that accompanied film stardom (notably, he did not accept his Oscar in person, and even declined a knighthood from the Queen). Additionally, his experience on the TroubledProduction of ''Film/TheTrain'' convinced him to only take film roles that he felt passionate about while focusing instead on the stage. Towards the end of his career, however, Scofield began acting in movies and television more often as a character actor, earning a second Oscar nomination for his performance in ''Film/QuizShow''. He also won a [[UsefulNotes/TonyAwardWinners Tony Award]] for the Broadway production of ''A Man for All Seasons'' and an UsefulNotes/EmmyAward for the television film ''Male of the Species'', making him one of the rare people to win the [[UsefulNotes/TheEGOTs Triple Crown of Acting]].

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* ''Literature/AnimalFarm'' (1999) as Boxer (voice)


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* ''Theatre/TheCrucible'' (1996) as Judge Thomas Danforth


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!!Film Roles
* ''Film/ThatLady'' (1955) as King Philip II of Spain

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!!Film Roles
* ''Film/ThatLady'' (1955) as King Philip II of Spain
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* ''Film/MaleOfTheSpecies'' (1969) as Sir Emlyn Bowen, Q.C.
* ''Film/{{Bartleby}}'' (1970) as The Accountant



* ''Film/{{Scorpio}}'' (1973) as Sergei Zharkov



* ''Film/TheCrucible'' (1996) as Judge Thomas Donforth

!!Television Roles
* ''Series/TheatreNight'' as Johnny Jackson (1 episode)
* ''Series/BBCSundayNightTheatre'' as Robert Cardrey (1 episode)
* ''Series/ITVPlayOfTheWeek'' as Captain/Doctor Gary Lewis/Hamlet (3 episodes)

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* ''Theatre/{{A Delicate Balance|1967}}'' (1973) as Tobias


Although he was much in demand after ''A Man for All Seasons'', Scofield turned down most movie roles; an extremely private person, he did not enjoy the fame that accompanied film stardom (notably, he did not accept his Oscar in person, and even declined a knighthood from the Queen). Additionally, his experience on the TroubledProduction of ''Film/TheTrain'' convinced him to only take film roles that he felt passionate about while focusing instead on the stage. Towards the end of his career, however, Scofield began acting in movies and television more often as a character actor, earning a second Oscar nomination for his performance in ''Film/QuizShow''. He also won a Tony Award for the Broadway production of ''A Man for All Seasons'' and an UsefulNotes/EmmyAward for the television film ''Male of the Species'', making him one of the rare people to win the [[UsefulNotes/TheEGOTs Triple Crown of Acting]].

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Although he was much in demand after ''A Man for All Seasons'', Scofield turned down most movie roles; an extremely private person, he did not enjoy the fame that accompanied film stardom (notably, he did not accept his Oscar in person, and even declined a knighthood from the Queen). Additionally, his experience on the TroubledProduction of ''Film/TheTrain'' convinced him to only take film roles that he felt passionate about while focusing instead on the stage. Towards the end of his career, however, Scofield began acting in movies and television more often as a character actor, earning a second Oscar nomination for his performance in ''Film/QuizShow''. He also won a [[UsefulNotes/TonyAwardWinners Tony Award Award]] for the Broadway production of ''A Man for All Seasons'' and an UsefulNotes/EmmyAward for the television film ''Male of the Species'', making him one of the rare people to win the [[UsefulNotes/TheEGOTs Triple Crown of Acting]].


Although he was much in demand after ''A Man for All Seasons'', Scofield turned down most movie roles; an extremely private person, he did not enjoy the fame that accompanied film stardom (notably, he did not accept his Oscar in person, and even declined a knighthood from the Queen). Additionally, his experience on the TroubledProduction of ''Film/TheTrain'' convinced him to only take film roles that he felt passionate about while focusing instead on the stage. Towards the end of his career, however, Scofield began acting in movies and television more often as a character actor, earning a second Oscar nomination for his performance in ''Film/QuizShow''. He also won a Tony Award for the Broadway production of ''A Man for All Seasons'' and an UsefulNotes/EmmyAward for the TV film ''Male of the Species'', making him one of the rare people to win the [[UsefulNotes/TheEGOTs Triple Crown of Acting]].

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Although he was much in demand after ''A Man for All Seasons'', Scofield turned down most movie roles; an extremely private person, he did not enjoy the fame that accompanied film stardom (notably, he did not accept his Oscar in person, and even declined a knighthood from the Queen). Additionally, his experience on the TroubledProduction of ''Film/TheTrain'' convinced him to only take film roles that he felt passionate about while focusing instead on the stage. Towards the end of his career, however, Scofield began acting in movies and television more often as a character actor, earning a second Oscar nomination for his performance in ''Film/QuizShow''. He also won a Tony Award for the Broadway production of ''A Man for All Seasons'' and an UsefulNotes/EmmyAward for the TV television film ''Male of the Species'', making him one of the rare people to win the [[UsefulNotes/TheEGOTs Triple Crown of Acting]].


Although he was much in demand after ''A Man for All Seasons'', Scofield turned down most movie roles; an extremely private person, he did not enjoy the fame that accompanied film stardom (notably, he did not accept his Oscar in person, and even declined a knighthood from the Queen). Additionally, his experience on the TroubledProduction of ''Film/TheTrain'' convinced him to only take film roles that he felt passionate about while focusing instead on the stage. Towards the end of his career, however, Scofield began acting in movies and television more often as a character actor, earning a second Oscar nomination for his performance in ''Film/QuizShow''. He also won a Tony Award for the 1961 Broadway production of ''A Man for All Seasons'' and an UsefulNotes/EmmyAward for the 1969 TV film ''Male of the Species'', making him one of the rare people to win the [[UsefulNotes/TheEGOTs Triple Crown of Acting]].

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Although he was much in demand after ''A Man for All Seasons'', Scofield turned down most movie roles; an extremely private person, he did not enjoy the fame that accompanied film stardom (notably, he did not accept his Oscar in person, and even declined a knighthood from the Queen). Additionally, his experience on the TroubledProduction of ''Film/TheTrain'' convinced him to only take film roles that he felt passionate about while focusing instead on the stage. Towards the end of his career, however, Scofield began acting in movies and television more often as a character actor, earning a second Oscar nomination for his performance in ''Film/QuizShow''. He also won a Tony Award for the 1961 Broadway production of ''A Man for All Seasons'' and an UsefulNotes/EmmyAward for the 1969 TV film ''Male of the Species'', making him one of the rare people to win the [[UsefulNotes/TheEGOTs Triple Crown of Acting]].


Although he was much in demand after ''A Man for All Seasons'', Scofield turned down most movie roles; an extremely private person, he did not enjoy the fame that accompanied film stardom (notably, he did not accept his Oscar in person, and even refused a knighthood from the Queen). Additionally, his experience on the TroubledProduction of ''Film/TheTrain'' convinced him to only take film roles that he felt passionate about while focusing instead on the stage. Towards the end of his career, however, Scofield began acting in movies and television more often as a character actor, earning a second Oscar nomination for his performance in ''Film/QuizShow''. He also won a Tony Award for the 1961 Broadway production of ''A Man for All Seasons'' and an UsefulNotes/EmmyAward for the 1969 TV film ''Male of the Species'', making him one of the rare people to win the [[UsefulNotes/TheEGOTs Triple Crown of Acting]].

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Although he was much in demand after ''A Man for All Seasons'', Scofield turned down most movie roles; an extremely private person, he did not enjoy the fame that accompanied film stardom (notably, he did not accept his Oscar in person, and even refused declined a knighthood from the Queen). Additionally, his experience on the TroubledProduction of ''Film/TheTrain'' convinced him to only take film roles that he felt passionate about while focusing instead on the stage. Towards the end of his career, however, Scofield began acting in movies and television more often as a character actor, earning a second Oscar nomination for his performance in ''Film/QuizShow''. He also won a Tony Award for the 1961 Broadway production of ''A Man for All Seasons'' and an UsefulNotes/EmmyAward for the 1969 TV film ''Male of the Species'', making him one of the rare people to win the [[UsefulNotes/TheEGOTs Triple Crown of Acting]].


Although he was much in demand after ''A Man for All Seasons'', Scofield turned down most movie roles; an extremely private person, he did not enjoy the fame that accompanied film stardom (notably, he did not accept his 1966 Oscar in person, and even refused a knighthood from the Queen). Additionally, his experience on the TroubledProduction of ''Film/TheTrain'' convinced him to only take film roles that he felt passionate about while focusing instead on the stage. Towards the end of his career, however, Scofield began acting in movies and television more often as a character actor, earning a second Oscar nomination for his performance in ''Film/QuizShow''. He also won a Tony Award for the 1961 Broadway production of ''A Man for All Seasons'' and an UsefulNotes/EmmyAward for the 1969 TV film ''Male of the Species'', making him one of the rare people to win the [[UsefulNotes/TheEGOTs Triple Crown of Acting]].

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Although he was much in demand after ''A Man for All Seasons'', Scofield turned down most movie roles; an extremely private person, he did not enjoy the fame that accompanied film stardom (notably, he did not accept his 1966 Oscar in person, and even refused a knighthood from the Queen). Additionally, his experience on the TroubledProduction of ''Film/TheTrain'' convinced him to only take film roles that he felt passionate about while focusing instead on the stage. Towards the end of his career, however, Scofield began acting in movies and television more often as a character actor, earning a second Oscar nomination for his performance in ''Film/QuizShow''. He also won a Tony Award for the 1961 Broadway production of ''A Man for All Seasons'' and an UsefulNotes/EmmyAward for the 1969 TV film ''Male of the Species'', making him one of the rare people to win the [[UsefulNotes/TheEGOTs Triple Crown of Acting]].


Although he was much in demand after ''A Man for All Seasons'', Scofield turned down most movie roles; an extremely private person, he did not enjoy the fame that accompanied film stardom (notably, he did not accept his Oscar in person, and even refused a knighthood from the Queen). Additionally, his experience on the TroubledProduction of ''Film/TheTrain'' convinced him to only take film roles he felt passionate about while focusing instead on the stage. Towards the end of his career, however, Scofield began acting in movies and television more often as a character actor, earning a second Oscar nomination for his performance in ''Film/QuizShow''. He also won a Tony Award for the 1961 Broadway production of ''A Man for All Seasons'' and an UsefulNotes/EmmyAward for the 1969 TV film ''Male of the Species'', making him one of the rare people to win the [[UsefulNotes/TheEGOTs Triple Crown of Acting]].

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Although he was much in demand after ''A Man for All Seasons'', Scofield turned down most movie roles; an extremely private person, he did not enjoy the fame that accompanied film stardom (notably, he did not accept his 1966 Oscar in person, and even refused a knighthood from the Queen). Additionally, his experience on the TroubledProduction of ''Film/TheTrain'' convinced him to only take film roles that he felt passionate about while focusing instead on the stage. Towards the end of his career, however, Scofield began acting in movies and television more often as a character actor, earning a second Oscar nomination for his performance in ''Film/QuizShow''. He also won a Tony Award for the 1961 Broadway production of ''A Man for All Seasons'' and an UsefulNotes/EmmyAward for the 1969 TV film ''Male of the Species'', making him one of the rare people to win the [[UsefulNotes/TheEGOTs Triple Crown of Acting]].


David Paul Scofield [[UsefulNotes/KnightFever CBE]] (21 January 1922 19 March 2008) was an English actor of stage and screen, well-known for his performances in such Shakespearean works as ''Theatre/{{Hamlet}}'' and ''Theatre/KingLear''. He is probably best remembered for playing Creator/ThomasMore in Creator/RobertBolt's play ''Film/AManForAllSeasons'', a role which he reprised in the 1966 film version, winning him the UsefulNotes/AcademyAward for Best Actor. He also originated the role of Salieri in Peter Shaffer's ''Film/{{Amadeus}}''. Well-known for his rich voice, which director Fred Zinnemann compared to "a Rolls-Royce being started."

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David Paul Scofield [[UsefulNotes/KnightFever CBE]] (21 January 1922 19 March 2008) was an English actor of stage and screen, well-known for his performances in such Shakespearean works as ''Theatre/{{Hamlet}}'' and ''Theatre/KingLear''. He is probably best remembered for playing Creator/ThomasMore in Creator/RobertBolt's play ''Film/AManForAllSeasons'', a role which he reprised in the 1966 film version, winning him the UsefulNotes/AcademyAward for Best Actor. He also originated the role of Salieri in Peter Shaffer's ''Film/{{Amadeus}}''.Creator/PeterShaffer's play ''Theatre/{{Amadeus}}''. Well-known for his rich voice, which director Fred Zinnemann compared to "a Rolls-Royce being started."

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