Richard E. Grant is the Swaziland actor who portrays Man with a Beard but No Hair on Netflix's A Series of Unfortunate Events.


Richard E. Grant was born on May 5, 1957 in Mbabane, Hhohho, Swaziland as Richard Grant Esterhuysen. He is an actor, known for Gosford Park (2001), Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2018) and Hudson Hawk (1991). He has been married to Joan Washington since November 1, 1986. They have two children.[1]



Year Title Role Notes
1983 Essences ER Ying Short
1987 Withnail & I Withnail
1987 Hidden City Brewster
1988 Thieves in the Night Joseph
1989 How to Get Ahead in Advertising Bagley
1989 Warlock Giles Redferne
1990 Mountains on the Moon Oliphant
1990 Killing Dad or How to Love Your Mother Berg
1990 Henry & June Hugo
1991 L.A. Story Roland Mackey
1991 Hudson Hawk Darwin Mayflower
1992 The Player Tom Oakley
1992 The Other Side Sherlock Holmes
1992 Bram Stoker's Dracula Dr. Jack Seward
1993 The Age of Innocence Larry Lefferts
1993 Frank Kafka's It's a Wonderful Life Franz Kafka Short
1994 Calliope The Producer Short
1994 Ready to Wear Cort Romney
1994 Butter Gerrard Short
1995 Jack & Sarah Jack
1996 The Cold Light of Day Viktor Marek
1996 The Portrait of a Lady Lord Warburton
1996 Twelfth Night or What You Will Sir Andrew Aguecheek
1997 The Serpent's Kiss James Fitzmaurice
1997 A Merry War Gordon Comstock
1997 A Royal Scandal George, Prince of Wales
1997 Food of Love Alex Salmon
1997 Spice World Clifford
1997 Treasure Island Long John Silver Voice
1998 St. Ives Major Farquhar Chevening
1998 Cash in Hand Sir Henry Parkins
1999 Comic Relief: Doctor Who - The Curse of Fatal Death The Doctor
1999 The Match Gorgeous Gus
1999 A Christmas Carol Bob Cratchit
2000 The Miracle Maker John the Baptist Voice
2000 The Little Vampire Frederick Sackville-Bagg
2001 Hildegarde Wolf
2001 Gosford Park George
2002 Sherlock Mycroft
2002 The Hound of Baskervilles Jack Stapleton
2002 Gosford Park: Deleted Scenes George
2003 Monsieur N. Hudson Lowe
2003 Bright Young Things Father Rothschild
2004 Tooth Jarvis Jarvis
2004 The Story of an African Farm Bonaparte Blenkins
2005 Patrick Hamilton: Words, Whisky and Women Narrator Voice
2005 Corpse Bride Barkis Bittern Voice
2005 Color Me Kubrick Jasper
2006 Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties Preston Voice
2006 Penelope Franklin Wilhern
2007 Always Crashin in the Same Car James Booth Short
2008 Faith and Wisdom Professor Flynn
2008 The Garden of Eden Col. Philip Boyle
2009 Cuckoo Professor Julius Greengrass
2009 Love Hurts Ben Bingham
2010 Jackboots on Whitehall The Vicar Voice
2010 First Night Adam
2010 The Man Who Married Himself Oliver Short
2010 The Nutcracker in 3D Father
2011 The Last Fashion Show Federico Marinoni
2011 Madrigal the Secret Witch Narrator
2011 Foster Mr. Potts
2011 Horrid Henry: The Movie Vic Van Wrinkle
2011 How to Stop Being a Loser Ian
2011 The Iron Lady Michael Heseltine
2012 Adventures in Zambezia Cecil Voice
2012 Kath & Kimderella Alain the Paige
2012 Cherrywood Cannon Voice


2013 About Time Lawyer in Play Uncredited
2013 Khumba Bradley Voice
2013 Dom Hemingway Dickie Black
2014 The Wishing Horse Lily's Father
2014 Queen & Country Major Cross
2015 Teeth Narrator Voice


2015 Wellington: The Iron Duke Unmasked Duke of Wellington
2016 Jackie Bill Walton
2016 Their Finest Roger Swain
2016 The Last Dragonslayer Dragon Voice
2017 Logan Dr. Rice
2017 The HItman's Bodyguard Seifert
2017 Make Christmas Great Again Father Christmas
2018 Can You Ever Forgive Me? Jack Hock
2018 The Nutcracker and the Four Realms Shiver
2019 Palm Beach Billy
2019 Star Wars: Rise of the Skywalker Allegiant General Pryde
Master Moley The Gardener Short
2020 The Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard Seifert
2020 Everybody's Talking About Jamie Hugo Battersbby / Loco Chanelle
The Guinea Pig Club Archie McIndoe


Year Title Role Notes
1983 Sweet Sixteen Anton One Episode
1987 Lizzie's Pictures Vernon
1988 Codename: Kyril Sculby
1986-1989 Screen Two David Dunhill / Moonee Livingstone
1992 Pallas Narrator Voice
One Episode
1993 Great Performances George Holly One Episode
1993 The Legends of Treasure Island Long John Silver
1994 Absolutely Fabulous Dream Justin One Episode
1994 Hard Times James Harthouse
1994 Omnibus Narrator Voice

One Episode

1995 Performance Nurse / Bedhead One Episode
1996 Karaoke Nick Balmer
1996 Cold Lazarus Nick Balmer
1997 Captain Star Captain Jim Star
1999 Home Farm Twins Paul Baker
1999 Let Them Eat Cake Monsieur Vigée-Lebrun ​​​​​​​One Episode
1999 Trial & Retribution Stephen Warrington
1999-2000 The Scarlet Pimpernel Sir Percy Blakeney / The Scarlet Pimpernel
2003 Doctor Who: Scream of the Shalka The Doctor
2003 Posh Nosh Simon Marchmont
2004 Frasier Stephen Moon ​​​​​​​One Episode
2006 Above and Beyond Don Bennett
2007 Marple Raymond West ​​​​​​​One Episode
2007 Dalziel and Pascoe Lee Knight
2008 Mumbai Calling Benedict Harlow ​​​​​​​One Episode
2009 Freezing Richard ​​​​​​​One Episode
2011 The Crimson Petal and the White Doctor Curlew
2011 Rab C. Nesbitt Chingfor Steel ​​​​​​​One Episode
2011 Rev.  Marcus ​​​​​​​One Episode
2012 Playhouse Presents Stephen / Tony ​​​​​​​One Episode
2012 The Fear Seb Whitling
2013 The '80s: The Decade That Made Us Narrator Voice

​​​​​​​One Episode

2012-2013 Doctor Who Dr. Simeon / The Great Intelligence
2014 Girls Jasper
2014 Downton Abbey Simon Bricker
2014 Psychobitches Matthew Hopkins
2015 Dig Ian Margrove
2015 Jekyll & Hyde Sir Roger Bulstrode
2016 Game of Thrones Izembaro
2018 Hang Ups Leonard Conrad
2019 A Series of Unfortunate Events Man With a Beard But No Hair
2019 Tuca & Bertie Holland
2020 Dispatches from Elsewhere Octavio


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