John Warnaby is a British actor who has appeared extensively in film and television.[1]


In 1996, Warnaby appeared at the National Theatre in Helen Edmundson's adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's War and Peace. In 2006, he appeared in The Line of Beauty. In Nicholas de Jongh's 2009 stage hit in London Plague Over England, Warnaby plays both 1950s Home Secretary David Maxwell Fyfe and an acerbic theatre critic.[2]


Year Title Role Notes
1982 Privileged Treasurer
1990 Paper Mask Dr. Hammond
1998 The Commissioner Hugo
1999 Topsy-Turvy Mr. Sanders
2001 Dark Blue World RAF Instructor
2002 Ali G Indahouse David Griffiths
2004 Wimbledon Reporter #2
2005 Separate Lies Simon
2010 The King's Speech Steward
2012 The Raven Griswold
2012 The Sweeney Mr. Bledisloe
2012 Capital Stanley Greenball
2012 Les Misérables Majordomo


  1. ^ "John Warnaby".
  2. ^ Karen Fricker,"Plague Over England" (review), Variety, 24 February 2009.