|Full Name Jeremy Walker|
Name Jeremy Kemp
Years active 1958–1998
|Occupation Actor, Series|
|Born 3 January 1935 (age 81) (1935-01-03) Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England|
Education Central School of Speech and Drama
Parents Edmund Reginald Walker, Elsa May Kemp
TV shows Z-Cars, Conan the Adventurer, War and Remembrance
Nominations BAFTA Award for Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film Roles
Movies The Blue Max, Top Secret!, Darling Lili, Angels & Insects, Operation Crossbow
Similar People John Guillermin, Jim Abrahams, Jerry Zucker, Philip Haas, David Zucker
War and Remembrance (1988) - Ad. Hitler - A. Von Roon - Fr. Halder - Al. Jodl - W. Keitel
Jeremy Kemp (born 3 January 1935) is an English actor. He is known for his significant roles in the miniseries The Winds of War, the film The Blue Max and the TV series Z-Cars.
Kemp was born Edmund Jeremy James Walker in Chesterfield, Derbyshire, the son of Elsa May (daughter of Dr James Kemp, of Sheffield) and Edmund Reginald Walker, an engineer, of a Yorkshire landed gentry family that had owned at various times Aldwick Hall at Rotherham, Silton Hall at Northallerton, Ravensthorpe Manor, and Mount St John, at Thirsk. He studied acting at the Central School of Speech and Drama.
Kemp's television credits include: Colditz, Space: 1999 and a number of other series such as: Hart to Hart, The Greatest American Hero, The Fall Guy, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Conan the Adventurer, Star Trek: The Next Generation, The Winds of War, War and Remembrance and Murder, She Wrote. He played King Leontes in the BBC Television production of The Winter's Tale (1981). He also appeared as Cornwall in the 1984 TV movie version of King Lear opposite Laurence Olivier as Lear.
From the mid-1960s to the mid-1970s, Kemp had a prominent film career, usually appearing as second male leads or top supporting roles. His films include Dr. Terror's House of Horrors, Operation Crossbow, The Blue Max, Darling Lili, A Bridge Too Far, The Seven-Per-Cent Solution, Top Secret! and Four Weddings and a Funeral.