Take a trawl through the Immortals
section of this site and you'll spot loads of faces that appear
familiar, especially if you're British. We're going to pull some of
the more memorable names out of the hat here for you to look out for.
Note, a lot of this material is already present in the episode guide,
but rather than exposing it as just rehashing old material, think
of it as cross-referencing...
This is very much an "in-progress" section.
British TV stars
These actors will be more familiar to
British TV buffs.
he's now carved out a role for himself as a movie director (credits
including Sliding Doors and Johnny English), but is
best known to British audiences as Joey Boswell in Bread.
Played an Immortal assassin in
A14, 'For Evil's Sake'.|
|Martin Kemp: it's tempting to place Martin
Kemp in the rock star category, but unlike Roger Daltrey, for
example, he gave up his musical career with Spandau Ballet some time
ago to concentrate full-time on acting. He's currently best known
for his movie appearance in The Krays and the role of Steve
Owen in EastEnders, which he played for four years. Currently
starring in various TV dramas on ITV. Appeared in
A20, 'Avenging Angel'.|
|Peter Guinness: this familiar face will be
known to fans of Casualty, Red Cap and Bleak House,
where he played the coroner. Appeared as Colonel Bellian in
A21, 'Nowhere to Run'.|
|Anthony Stewart Head: he's well-known to
American fans as one of the stars of Buffy, but we Brits also
love him for his role in Little Britain, those coffee ads
(apparently also seen in the US) and various guest spots, in
particular the new Doctor Who series. Played a mortal, Allan
Rothwood, in A21, 'Nowhere
|Peter Firth: currently known best for his
starring role in BBC drama Spooks. Played Immortal Arthur
Drake in B17, 'Warmonger'.|
|David Robb: most recently seen in Rebus
on British TV, but for me will always be remembered for his roles in
The Legend of King Arthur and First Among Equals.
Played Duncan's nemesis, Kalas, for half a season.|
|Eugene Lipinski: |
One of Highlander's early gimmicks was to introduce rock
stars as guest Immortals. This idea was dropped in the second season,
but while it introduced some duds, it also introduced two classic
appeared in A5, 'Free Fall'.
Had US chart success with the Blackhearts. Best known song: 'I Love Rock'n'Roll'.
|Roland Gift: lead singer of the Fine Young
Cannibals, who enjoyed chart success on both sides of the Atlantic
in the late 80s. Gift played Xavier St Cloud, one of those few
Immortals who guested numerous times on the show, even after they'd
been bumped off in the present (first appearance
A15, 'For Tomorrow We
|Roger Daltrey: the lead singer of The Who,
and has movie star credits too. Made numerous appearances as Hugh
Fitzcairn, despite losing his head in the third season (first
appearance A22, 'The
|Sheena Easton: the Scottish songstress
with a James Bond hit ('For Your Eyes Only') under her belt, made an
appearance as Irish immortal Annie Devlin in
B5, 'An Eye For An Eye'.|
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