Henry VIII 45 years old

Henry is a proud monarch who flies in the face of the church in seeking to divorce Queen Katherine and marry Anne Bullen. As cardinal Wolsey, the powerful Lord Chancellor of England, attempts to bend Rome to the King's wishes, the court reverbates with political intrigue and accusations of treachery.

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Henry VIII Cast

Name Character
Julian Glover He was 43, now 88 years old as Duke of Buckingham
Barbara Kellerman She was 29, now 74 years old as Anne Bullen
Claire Bloom She was 48, now 93 years old as Katharine of Aragon
John Rhys-Davies He was 34, now 79 years old as Capucius, Ambassador from Emperor Charles V
Oliver Cotton He was 34, now 79 years old as Earl of Surrey
David Rintoul He was 30, now 75 years old as Lord Abergavenny
Roger Lloyd Pack He was 35, 69 years old when he died as 2nd Gentleman
David Troughton He was 28, now 73 years old as A Surveyor
Jack May He was 56, 75 years old when he died as Lord Chancellor
Ronald Pickup He was 38, now 83 years old as Cranmer, Archbishop of Canterbury
Tony Church He was 48, 78 years old when he died as Prologue
Peter Vaughan He was 55, 93 years old when he died as Gardiner, Bishop of Winchester
John Stride He was 42, 81 years old when he died as Henry VIII
Charles Lloyd Pack He was 76, 81 years old when he died as Lord Sandys
Jeremy Kemp He was 44, 84 years old when he died as Duke of Norfolk
Timothy West He was 44, now 89 years old as Cardinal Wolsey
John Rowe He was 309, 72 years old when he died as Cromwell
John Cater He was 47, 77 years old when he died as 1st Gentleman
Brian Osborne He was 39, now 84 years old as Door-Keeper of the Council Chamber

Henry VIII Crew

Name Department
William Shakespeare as Writer. He was 414 (51) years old when He died Writing
Kevin Billington as Director. He was 44 (now 89) years old Directing
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Henry VIII (45 years)

  • Release day: Sunday, February 25, 1979
  • Runtime: 166 minutes