Philip Stone Movies and Career Information
Apr 14, 1924
Philip Stone (14 April 1924 – 15 June 2003) was an English actor. He was born Philip Stones in Leeds, West Yorkshire. Stone appeared in three successive Stanley Kubrick films: playing the central character's "Dad" in A Clockwork Orange (1971), "Graham" (the Lyndon family lawyer) in Barry Lyndon (1975) and as "Delbert Grady," the original caretaker in The Shining (1980). Other notable film roles included parts in Thunderball (1965), Where Eagles Dare (1968), O Lucky Man! (1973), Flash Gordon (1980), Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984) and Shadowlands (1985). In the 1978 Ralph Bakshi's animated film The Lord of the Rings, he voiced the role of Théoden. Stone also appeared in the Carry On series (Carry On Loving and Carry On Constable.) Stone was also a prolific stage and television actor, appearing in many popular TV series, including the very first Avengers episode, The Rat Catchers, Dalziel and Pascoe, A Touch of Frost, Heartbeat, Yes Minister and Coronation Street.