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Steven Berkoff

 
Bio:
Berkoff is a British actor, author, playwright, theatre practitioner, and theatre director. As a film actor, he is best known for his performances in villainous roles, including the portrayals of General Orlov in the James Bond film Octopussy (1983), Victor Maitland in Beverly Hills Cop (1984), Lt. ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Berkoff is a British actor, author, playwright, theatre practitioner, and theatre director. As a film actor, he is best known for his performances in villainous roles, including the portrayals of General Orlov in the James Bond film Octopussy (1983), Victor Maitland in Beverly Hills Cop (1984), Lt. ... (read complete bio)

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[Broadway, 1989]
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Steven Berkoff (Saddam Hussein) and Bally Gill (Soldier) Photo

Steven Berkoff (Saddam Hussein) and Bally Gill (Soldier)

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09/21/2015
Steven Berkoff (Saddam Hussein) Photo

Steven Berkoff (Saddam Hussein)

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09/21/2015
Steven Berkoff (Saddam Hussein) Photo

Steven Berkoff (Saddam Hussein)

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09/21/2015
Steven Berkoff and Partner Photo

Steven Berkoff and Partner

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06/06/2014

 

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Steven Berkoff Biography

Berkoff is a British actor, author, playwright, theatre practitioner, and theatre director. As a film actor, he is best known for his performances in villainous roles, including the portrayals of General Orlov in the James Bond film Octopussy (1983), Victor Maitland in Beverly Hills Cop (1984), Lt. Col Podovsky in Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985) and Adolf Hitler in the TV mini-series War and Remembrance (1988‚ÄĒ1989)

Steven Berkoff Awards and Nominations

 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2004 - Outstanding Lead Actor, Non-Resident Production
Steven BerkoffShakespeare's Villains: A Masterclass in Evil
 
Olivier Awards - 1999 - Best Entertainment
Steven BerkoffShakespeare's Villains: A Masterclass In Evil conceived
 
Olivier Awards - 1992 - Best Theatre Choreographer
Steven BerkoffThe Trial
 
Olivier Awards - 1992 - The Observer Award for Outstanding Achievement
Steven BerkoffKvetch

Steven Berkoff News

Campo Santo to Present Return Engagement of OTTO FRANK Beginning This Month Photo Campo Santo to Present Return Engagement of OTTO FRANK Beginning This Month
by Blair Ingenthron - Sep 11, 2022

The Magic Theatre’s first Home Resident Company- Campo Santo has announced a return encore engagement of the premiere run of OTTO FRANK, a new performance piece created and performed by star of film, television, and stage Roger Guenveur Smith.

Campo Santo's Encore Engagement Of OTTO FRANK, Created And Performed By Roger Guenveu Photo Campo Santo's Encore Engagement Of OTTO FRANK, Created And Performed By Roger Guenveur Smith
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 25, 2022

The Magic Theatre’s first Home Resident Company- Campo Santo is honored to announce a return encore engagement of the premiere run of OTTO FRANK, a new performance piece created and performed by incomparable star of film, television, and stage Roger Guenveur Smith.  

Sunday Morning Michael Dale: Ukrainian Children Coming To Brooklyn in a Play They Pre Photo Sunday Morning Michael Dale: Ukrainian Children Coming To Brooklyn in a Play They Premiered in a Bomb Shelter
by Michael Dale - Jul 17, 2022

Irondale is arranging for Ukrainian solider Oleg Onechchak's ensemble of child actors to give two performances in Brooklyn of Mom On Skype, which was originally performed in a warehouse-turned-bomb-shelter in the city of Lviv.

Potomac Theatre Project's 35th Season To Include Plays By Caryl Churchill, Steven Ber Photo Potomac Theatre Project's 35th Season To Include Plays By Caryl Churchill, Steven Berkoff, Robert Chesley, and More
by Grace Cutler - Jul 9, 2022

This season’s line-up includes SEX, GRIFT AND DEATH, an evening of one act plays by Steven Berkoff and Caryl Churchill, directed by Richard Romagnoli and Cheryl Faraone, and REVERSE TRANSCRIPTION, an evening of two intertwined one act plays by Robert Chesley, Jim Petosa and Jonathan Adler, directed by Jim Petosa.

King's Head Theatre Announces Summer Season Of Plays: BOYS! BOYS! BOYS! Photo King's Head Theatre Announces Summer Season Of Plays: BOYS! BOYS! BOYS!
by Grace Cutler - Jul 7, 2022

Artistic Director Mark Ravenhill and the whole team at the King’s Head Theatre have announced details of BOYS! BOYS! BOYS!, the summer season of writer/performer plays running in rep from 2 August to 10 September.

SEX, GRIFT AND DEATH & REVERSE TRANSCRIPTION, BETWEEN THE LINES & More Lead off-Broad Photo SEX, GRIFT AND DEATH & REVERSE TRANSCRIPTION, BETWEEN THE LINES & More Lead off-Broadway's July Top 10
by BWW Staff - Jul 1, 2022

Off-Broadway is never lacking outstanding theatre, whether epic shows, engrossing dramas or bold fringe offerings. BroadwayWorld is rounding up our top recommended theatre every month.

AN INTERVENTION By Mike Bartlett Comes to Greenwich Theatre Photo AN INTERVENTION By Mike Bartlett Comes to Greenwich Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Jul 1, 2022

Greenwich Theatre presents An Intervention by award winning writer Mike Bartlett, Directed by Artistic Director James Haddrell.  

Potomac Theatre Project Announces 35th Season Photo Potomac Theatre Project Announces 35th Season
by Stephi Wild - Jun 13, 2022

PTP/NYC (Potomac Theatre Project), in association with Middlebury College, proudly presents its 35th repertory season, running July 5 - 31, 2022 in a limited Off-Broadway engagement at The Atlantic Stage 2 (330 West 16th Street). Previews begin July 5 and openings begin July 10.

Potomac Theatre Project to Present 35th Repertory Season Off-Broadway at The Atlantic Photo Potomac Theatre Project to Present 35th Repertory Season Off-Broadway at The Atlantic Stage 2
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 9, 2022

PTP/NYC (Potomac Theatre Project), in association with Middlebury College, will present its 35th repertory season, running July 5 - 31, 2022 in a limited Off-Broadway engagement at The Atlantic Stage 2 (330 West 16th Street). Previews begin July 5 and openings begin July 10.

PTP/NYC Announces Off-Broadway Season At Atlantic Stage 2 Photo PTP/NYC Announces Off-Broadway Season At Atlantic Stage 2
by Stephi Wild - Jun 9, 2022

PTP/NYC (Potomac Theatre Project), in association with Middlebury College, has announced its 35th repertory season, running July 5 - 31, 2022 in a limited Off-Broadway engagement at The Atlantic Stage 2 (330 West 16th Street).

Steven Berkoff Videos

VIDEO: Trailer - Simon Phillips' RIOT
by Movies News Desk - Nov 17, 2013

Press On Features has announced the re-release of Simon Phillips' hit 'Riot' (released previously as G.B.H.) with Lionsgate UK. Check out the trailer below!

BWW TV: Interviews and Behind the Scenes at SeaGlass's A CHRISTMAS TWIST
by Michael Sterling and Jerry Evans - Nov 23, 2012

SeaGlass Theatre Company of Los Angeles is currently twisting your Dickens in their holiday production ofA CHRISTMAS TWISTwritten by Doug Armstrong, Keith Cooper and Maureen Morley (formerly of Chicago's celebrated Illegitimate Players). BWW TV's Los Angeles correspondents and producers Michael Sterling and Jerry Evans of the JLE Media Group were at the much anticipated November 10th opening to give Broadway World a sneak preview of the hilarious holiday offering on stage through December 16, 2012 at the Victory Theatre Center's Big Vic Theatre in Burbank, CA. Ovation nominated actor and SeaGlass Theatre Managing Director Paul Stroili directs the production.

STAGE TUBE: Above & Beyond's 'On My Way To Heaven' Video Features Steven Berkoff
by Movies News Desk - Jul 10, 2012

A song inspired by the restless, disjointed thoughts that race through the brain at 4am in the morning, Above & Beyond's 'On My Way To Heaven' is an existential rant that is typical of a band that looks well beyond the EDM status quo for its lyrical inspiration. Drawing off of that theme, the group looked well beyond the traditional in their next music video featuring Steven Berkoff. Watch it below!

STAGE TUBE: First Look - Newly Released Trailer for THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 2, 2011

THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO is coming to theaters on December 21st from Sony Pictures. An 8-minute trailer for the highly anticipated film has just debuted online.

STAGE TUBE: First Look - Trailer for THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 22, 2011

THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO is coming to theaters on December 21st from Sony Pictures. The suspence thriller was written by Steven Zaillian, Stieg Larsson and was directed by David Fincher. It stars Rooney Mara, Daniel Craig, Robin Wright, Stellan Skarsgård, Christopher Plummer, Joely Richardson, Goran Visnjic, Julian Sands, Steven Berkoff and Yorick van Wageningen.


Steven Berkoff Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Steven Berkoff written?
Steven Berkoff has written 1 shows including Metamorphosis (Playwright).

What awards has Steven Berkoff been nominated for?
Outstanding Lead Actor, Non-Resident Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for Shakespeare's Villains: A Masterclass in Evil , Best Entertainment (Olivier Awards) for Shakespeare's Villains: A Masterclass In Evil conceived Best Theatre Choreographer (Olivier Awards) for The Trial and The Observer Award for Outstanding Achievement (Olivier Awards) for Kvetch .