Jeremy Kemp 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 Jeremy Walker in Chesterfield, Derbyshire, the son of Elsa May and Edmund Reginald Walker, an engineer, and studied acting at the Central School of Speech and Drama. His TV 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 'A Winter's Tale'. He also appeared as Cornwall in the 1984 TV movie version of King Lear opposite Laurence Olivier as Lear.
His film roles include: Dr. Terror's House of Horrors, Operation Crossbow, The Blue Max, A Bridge Too Far, Top Secret! and Four Weddings and a Funeral. For a while, from the mid-1960s to the early 1970s, Kemp had a prominent film career, usually appearing as second male leads or top supporting roles in films such as Operation Crossbow, The Blue Max and Darling Lili.