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Timothy Sydney Robert Hardy (29 October 1925 - 3 August 2017) was an English actor, best known in the UK for playing Siegfried Farnon in the ''Series/AllCreaturesGreatAndSmall'' television series for twelve years and to international audiences as Cornelius Fudge in the ''Film/HarryPotter'' film franchise. Hardy's career lasted over fifty years, his first credit was in 1951 before he came to public prominence in a BBC adaptation of ''Literature/DavidCopperfield'' playing the title character. His first big screen role was the 1958 UsefulNotes/WorldWarTwo thriller ''TorpedoRun'' and he never looked back, playing a large number of film and television roles. Hardy was also a prolific stage actor well versed in Creator/{{Shakespeare}}. His final roles were UsefulNotes/WinstonChurchill, in the TV movie ''Churchill: 100 Days That Saved Britain'' and the short film ''Joseph's Reel'' where he played a dying man given the chance to relive one day of his life.

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Timothy Sydney Robert Hardy [[UsefulNotes/KnightFever CBE]] (29 October 1925 - 3 August 2017) was an English actor, best known in the UK for playing Siegfried Farnon in the ''Series/AllCreaturesGreatAndSmall'' television series for twelve years and to international audiences as Cornelius Fudge in the ''Film/HarryPotter'' film franchise. Hardy's career lasted over fifty years, his first credit was in 1951 before he came to public prominence in a BBC adaptation of ''Literature/DavidCopperfield'' playing the title character. His first big screen role was the 1958 UsefulNotes/WorldWarTwo thriller ''TorpedoRun'' and he never looked back, playing a large number of film and television roles. Hardy was also a prolific stage actor well versed in Creator/{{Shakespeare}}. His final roles were UsefulNotes/WinstonChurchill, in the TV movie ''Churchill: 100 Days That Saved Britain'' and the short film ''Joseph's Reel'' where he played a dying man given the chance to relive one day of his life.


Timothy Sydney Robert Hardy (29 October 1925 - 3 August 2017) was an English actor, best known in the UK for playing Siegfried Farnon in the ''Series/AllCreaturesGreatAndSmall'' television series for twelve years and to international audiences as Cornelius Fudge in the ''Film/HarryPotter'' film franchise. Hardy's career lasted over fifty years, his first credit was in 1951 before he came to public prominence in BBC adaptation of ''Literature/DavidCopperfield'' playing the title character. His first big screen role was the 1958 UsefulNotes/WorldWarTwo thriller ''TorpedoRun'' and he never looked back, playing a large number of film and television roles. Hardy was also a prolific stage actor well versed in Creator/{{Shakespeare}}. His final roles were UsefulNotes/WinstonChurchill, in the TV movie ''Churchill: 100 Days That Saved Britain'' and the short film ''Joseph's Reel'' where he played a dying man given the chance to relive one day of his life.

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Timothy Sydney Robert Hardy (29 October 1925 - 3 August 2017) was an English actor, best known in the UK for playing Siegfried Farnon in the ''Series/AllCreaturesGreatAndSmall'' television series for twelve years and to international audiences as Cornelius Fudge in the ''Film/HarryPotter'' film franchise. Hardy's career lasted over fifty years, his first credit was in 1951 before he came to public prominence in a BBC adaptation of ''Literature/DavidCopperfield'' playing the title character. His first big screen role was the 1958 UsefulNotes/WorldWarTwo thriller ''TorpedoRun'' and he never looked back, playing a large number of film and television roles. Hardy was also a prolific stage actor well versed in Creator/{{Shakespeare}}. His final roles were UsefulNotes/WinstonChurchill, in the TV movie ''Churchill: 100 Days That Saved Britain'' and the short film ''Joseph's Reel'' where he played a dying man given the chance to relive one day of his life.


Robert Hardy (29 October 1925 - 3 August 2017) was an English actor, best known in the UK for playing Siegfried Farnon in the ''Series/AllCreaturesGreatAndSmall'' television series for twelve years and to international audiences as Cornelius Fudge in the ''Film/HarryPotter'' film franchise. Hardy's career lasted over fifty years, his first credit was in 1951 before he came to public prominence in BBC adaptation of ''Literature/DavidCopperfield'' playing the title character. His first big screen role was the 1958 UsefulNotes/WorldWarTwo thriller ''TorpedoRun'' and he never looked back, playing a large number of film and television roles. Hardy was also a prolific stage actor well versed in Creator/{{Shakespeare}}. His final roles were UsefulNotes/WinstonChurchill, in the TV movie ''Churchill: 100 Days That Saved Britain'' and the short film ''Joseph's Reel'' where he played a dying man given the chance to relive one day of his life.

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Timothy Sydney Robert Hardy (29 October 1925 - 3 August 2017) was an English actor, best known in the UK for playing Siegfried Farnon in the ''Series/AllCreaturesGreatAndSmall'' television series for twelve years and to international audiences as Cornelius Fudge in the ''Film/HarryPotter'' film franchise. Hardy's career lasted over fifty years, his first credit was in 1951 before he came to public prominence in BBC adaptation of ''Literature/DavidCopperfield'' playing the title character. His first big screen role was the 1958 UsefulNotes/WorldWarTwo thriller ''TorpedoRun'' and he never looked back, playing a large number of film and television roles. Hardy was also a prolific stage actor well versed in Creator/{{Shakespeare}}. His final roles were UsefulNotes/WinstonChurchill, in the TV movie ''Churchill: 100 Days That Saved Britain'' and the short film ''Joseph's Reel'' where he played a dying man given the chance to relive one day of his life.

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Robert Hardy (born 29 October 1925) is an English actor, best known in the UK for playing Siegfried Farnon in the ''Series/AllCreaturesGreatAndSmall'' television series for twelve years and to international audiences as Cornelius Fudge in the ''Film/HarryPotter'' film franchise. Hardy's career has lasted over fifty years, his first credit was in 1958 UsefulNotes/WorldWarTwo thriller ''TorpedoRun'' and he was last seen on screen in the biopic of UsefulNotes/MargaretThatcher ''Film/{{Margaret}}'' and an episode of the ''Series/InspectorMorse'' spinoff ''Series/{{Lewis}}''. Hardy is also a prolific stage actor well versed in Creator/{{Shakespeare}} and has played parts as wide ranging as UsefulNotes/WinstonChurchill, UsefulNotes/FranklinDRoosevelt and RobinHood.

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Robert Hardy (born 29 (29 October 1925) is 1925 - 3 August 2017) was an English actor, best known in the UK for playing Siegfried Farnon in the ''Series/AllCreaturesGreatAndSmall'' television series for twelve years and to international audiences as Cornelius Fudge in the ''Film/HarryPotter'' film franchise. Hardy's career has lasted over fifty years, his first credit was in 1951 before he came to public prominence in BBC adaptation of ''Literature/DavidCopperfield'' playing the title character. His first big screen role was the 1958 UsefulNotes/WorldWarTwo thriller ''TorpedoRun'' and he was last seen on screen in the biopic never looked back, playing a large number of UsefulNotes/MargaretThatcher ''Film/{{Margaret}}'' film and an episode of the ''Series/InspectorMorse'' spinoff ''Series/{{Lewis}}''. television roles. Hardy is was also a prolific stage actor well versed in Creator/{{Shakespeare}} and has played parts as wide ranging as Creator/{{Shakespeare}}. His final roles were UsefulNotes/WinstonChurchill, UsefulNotes/FranklinDRoosevelt in the TV movie ''Churchill: 100 Days That Saved Britain'' and RobinHood.the short film ''Joseph's Reel'' where he played a dying man given the chance to relive one day of his life.

Hardy passed away in 2017 at the age of 91.


'''Robert Hardy''' (born 29 October 1925) is an English actor, best known in the UK for playing Siegfried Farnon in the ''Series/AllCreaturesGreatAndSmall'' television series for twelve years and to international audiences as Cornelius Fudge in the ''Film/HarryPotter'' film franchise. Hardy's career has lasted over fifty years, his first credit was in 1958 UsefulNotes/WorldWarTwo thriller ''TorpedoRun'' and he was last seen on screen in the biopic of UsefulNotes/MargaretThatcher ''Film/{{Margaret}}'' and an episode of the ''Series/InspectorMorse'' spinoff ''Series/{{Lewis}}''. Hardy is also a prolific stage actor well versed in Creator/{{Shakespeare}} and has played parts as wide ranging as UsefulNotes/WinstonChurchill, UsefulNotes/FranklinDRoosevelt and RobinHood.

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'''Robert Hardy''' Robert Hardy (born 29 October 1925) is an English actor, best known in the UK for playing Siegfried Farnon in the ''Series/AllCreaturesGreatAndSmall'' television series for twelve years and to international audiences as Cornelius Fudge in the ''Film/HarryPotter'' film franchise. Hardy's career has lasted over fifty years, his first credit was in 1958 UsefulNotes/WorldWarTwo thriller ''TorpedoRun'' and he was last seen on screen in the biopic of UsefulNotes/MargaretThatcher ''Film/{{Margaret}}'' and an episode of the ''Series/InspectorMorse'' spinoff ''Series/{{Lewis}}''. Hardy is also a prolific stage actor well versed in Creator/{{Shakespeare}} and has played parts as wide ranging as UsefulNotes/WinstonChurchill, UsefulNotes/FranklinDRoosevelt and RobinHood.


'''Robert Hardy''' (born 29 October 1925) is an English actor, best known in the UK for playing Siegfried Farnon in the ''Series/AllCreaturesGreatAndSmall'' television series for twelve years and to international audiences as Cornelius Fudge in the ''Film/HarryPotter'' film franchise. Hardy's career has lasted over fifty years, his first credit was in 1958 UsefulNotes/WorldWarTwo thriller ''TorpedoRun'' and he was last seen on screen in the biopic of UsefulNotes/MargaretThatcher ''Film/{{Margaret}}'' and an episode of the ''Series/InspectorMorse'' spinoff ''Series/{{Lewis}}''. Hardy is also a prolific stage actor well versed in Creator/{{Shakespeare}} and has played parts as wide ranging as UsefulNotes/WinstonChurchill, UsefulNotes/FranklinDRoosevelt and RobinHood.



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'''Robert Hardy''' (born 29 October 1925) is an English actor, best known in the UK for playing Siegfried Farnon in the ''Series/AllCreaturesGreatAndSmall'' television series for twelve years and to international audiences as Cornelius Fudge in the ''Film/HarryPotter'' film franchise. Hardy's career has lasted over fifty years, his first credit was in 1958 UsefulNotes/WorldWarTwo thriller ''TorpedoRun'' and he was last seen on screen in the biopic of UsefulNotes/MargaretThatcher ''Film/{{Margaret}}'' and an episode of the ''Series/InspectorMorse'' spinoff ''Series/{{Lewis}}''. Hardy is also a prolific stage actor well versed in Creator/{{Shakespeare}} and has played parts as wide ranging as UsefulNotes/WinstonChurchill, UsefulNotes/FranklinDRoosevelt and RobinHood.


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'''Robert Hardy''' (born 29 October 1925) is an English actor, best known in the UK for playing Siegfried Farnon in the ''Series/AllCreaturesGreatAndSmall'' television series for twelve years and to international audiences as Cornelius Fudge in the ''Film/HarryPotter'' film franchise. Hardy's career has lasted over fifty years, his first credit was in 1958 UsefulNotes/WorldWarTwo thriller ''TorpedoRun'' and he was last seen on screen in the biopic of UsefulNotes/MargaretThatcher ''Film/{{Margaret}}'' and an episode of the ''Series/InspectorMorse'' spinoff ''Series/Lewis''. Hardy is also a prolific stage actor well versed in Creator/{{Shakespeare}} and has played parts as wide ranging as UsefulNotes/WinstonChurchill, UsefulNotes/FranklinDRoosevelt and RobinHood.



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'''Robert Hardy''' (born 29 October 1925) is an English actor, best known in the UK for playing Siegfried Farnon in the ''Series/AllCreaturesGreatAndSmall'' television series for twelve years and to international audiences as Cornelius Fudge in the ''Film/HarryPotter'' film franchise. Hardy's career has lasted over fifty years, his first credit was in 1958 UsefulNotes/WorldWarTwo thriller ''TorpedoRun'' and he was last seen on screen in the biopic of UsefulNotes/MargaretThatcher ''Film/{{Margaret}}'' and an episode of the ''Series/InspectorMorse'' spinoff ''Series/Lewis''.''Series/{{Lewis}}''. Hardy is also a prolific stage actor well versed in Creator/{{Shakespeare}} and has played parts as wide ranging as UsefulNotes/WinstonChurchill, UsefulNotes/FranklinDRoosevelt and RobinHood.




'''Robert Hardy''' (born 29 October 1925) is an English actor, best known in the UK for playing Siegfried Farnon in the ''Series/AllCreaturesGreatAndSmall'' television series for twelve years and to international audiences as Cornelius Fudge in the ''Film/HarryPotter'' film franchise. Hardy's career has lasted over fifty years, his first credit was in 1958 UsefulNotes/WorldWarTwo thriller ''TorpedoRun'' and he was last seen on screen in the biopic of UsefulNotes/MargaretThatcher ''Film/{{Margaret}}'' and an episode of the ''Series/InspectorMorse'' spinoff ''Lewis''. Hardy is also a prolific stage actor well versed in Creator/{{Shakespeare}} and has played parts as wide ranging as UsefulNotes/WinstonChurchill, UsefulNotes/FranklinDRoosevelt and RobinHood.



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'''Robert Hardy''' (born 29 October 1925) is an English actor, best known in the UK for playing Siegfried Farnon in the ''Series/AllCreaturesGreatAndSmall'' television series for twelve years and to international audiences as Cornelius Fudge in the ''Film/HarryPotter'' film franchise. Hardy's career has lasted over fifty years, his first credit was in 1958 UsefulNotes/WorldWarTwo thriller ''TorpedoRun'' and he was last seen on screen in the biopic of UsefulNotes/MargaretThatcher ''Film/{{Margaret}}'' and an episode of the ''Series/InspectorMorse'' spinoff ''Lewis''.''Series/Lewis''. Hardy is also a prolific stage actor well versed in Creator/{{Shakespeare}} and has played parts as wide ranging as UsefulNotes/WinstonChurchill, UsefulNotes/FranklinDRoosevelt and RobinHood.




Robert Hardy (born 29 October 1925) is an English actor, best known in the UK for playing Siegfried Farnon in the ''Series/AllCreaturesGreatAndSmall'' television series for 12 years and to international audiences as Cornelius Fudge in the ''Film/HarryPotter'' film franchise. Hardy's career has lasted over 50 years, his first credit was in 1958 UsefulNotes/WorldWarTwo thriller ''TorpedoRun'' and he was last seen on screen in the biopic of UsefulNotes/MargaretThatcher ''Film/{{Margaret}}''. Hardy is also a prolific stage actor well versed in Creator/{{Shakespeare}} and has played parts as wide ranging as UsefulNotes/WinstonChurchill, UsefulNotes/FranklinDRoosevelt and RobinHood.



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Robert Hardy '''Robert Hardy''' (born 29 October 1925) is an English actor, best known in the UK for playing Siegfried Farnon in the ''Series/AllCreaturesGreatAndSmall'' television series for 12 twelve years and to international audiences as Cornelius Fudge in the ''Film/HarryPotter'' film franchise. Hardy's career has lasted over 50 fifty years, his first credit was in 1958 UsefulNotes/WorldWarTwo thriller ''TorpedoRun'' and he was last seen on screen in the biopic of UsefulNotes/MargaretThatcher ''Film/{{Margaret}}''.''Film/{{Margaret}}'' and an episode of the ''Series/InspectorMorse'' spinoff ''Lewis''. Hardy is also a prolific stage actor well versed in Creator/{{Shakespeare}} and has played parts as wide ranging as UsefulNotes/WinstonChurchill, UsefulNotes/FranklinDRoosevelt and RobinHood.




Robert Hardy (born 29 October 1925) is an English actor, best known in the UK for playing Siegfried Farnon in the ''AllCreaturesGreatAndSmall'' television series for 12 years and to international audiences as Cornelius Fudge in the ''HarryPotter'' film franchise. Hardy's career has lasted over 50 years, his first credit was in 1958 WorldWarTwo thriller ''TorpedoRun'' and he was last seen on screen in the biopic of MargaretThatcher ''Film/{{Margaret}}''. Hardy is also a prolific stage actor well versed in {{Shakespeare}} and has played parts as wide ranging as WinstonChurchill, FranklinDRoosevelt and RobinHood.

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Robert Hardy (born 29 October 1925) is an English actor, best known in the UK for playing Siegfried Farnon in the ''AllCreaturesGreatAndSmall'' ''Series/AllCreaturesGreatAndSmall'' television series for 12 years and to international audiences as Cornelius Fudge in the ''HarryPotter'' ''Film/HarryPotter'' film franchise. Hardy's career has lasted over 50 years, his first credit was in 1958 WorldWarTwo UsefulNotes/WorldWarTwo thriller ''TorpedoRun'' and he was last seen on screen in the biopic of MargaretThatcher UsefulNotes/MargaretThatcher ''Film/{{Margaret}}''. Hardy is also a prolific stage actor well versed in {{Shakespeare}} Creator/{{Shakespeare}} and has played parts as wide ranging as WinstonChurchill, FranklinDRoosevelt UsefulNotes/WinstonChurchill, UsefulNotes/FranklinDRoosevelt and RobinHood.
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Robert Hardy (born 29 October 1925) is an English actor, best known in the UK for playing Siegfried Farnon in the ''AllCreaturesGreatAndSmall'' television series for 12 years and to international audiences as Cornelius Fudge in the ''HarryPotter'' film franchise. Hardy's career has lasted over 50 years, his first credit was in 1958 WorldWarTwo thriller ''TorpedoRun'' and he was last seen on screen in the biopic of MargaretThatcher ''Film/{{Margaret}}''. Hardy is also a prolific stage actor well versed in {{Shakespeare}} and has played parts as wide ranging as WinstonChurchill, FranklinDRoosevelt and RobinHood.

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