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(David) Paul Scofield

(1922-2008), Actor

Sitter in 19 portraits
Known principally as a star of the British stage from the age of fourteen, Scofield made his film debut in 1954. In 1958 he appeared with Virginia McKenna in Carve Her Name With Pride. He won an Academy Award for his portrayal of Sir Thomas More in A Man For All Seasons (1966), a repeat of his stage success. Other film roles include King Lear (1971), A Delicate Balance (1973) and The Crucible (1996). Created Companion of Honour for his services to drama in December 2000.

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Paul Schofield, by Bern Schwartz - NPG P1253

Paul Schofield

by Bern Schwartz
dye transfer print, 15 July 1977
NPG P1253

Paul Schofield, by Lord Snowdon - NPG P838

Paul Schofield

by Lord Snowdon
vintage bromide print, 25 March 1983
NPG P838

Paul Schofield, by Cecil Beaton - NPG x14200

Paul Schofield

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print on white card mount, 1948
NPG x14200

Paul Schofield, by Cornel Lucas - NPG x127238

Paul Schofield

by Cornel Lucas
bromide print, 1956
NPG x127238

Paul Schofield, by Bob Willoughby - NPG x8343

Paul Schofield

by Bob Willoughby
bromide print, 1966
NPG x8343

Paul Schofield, by Edward Lucie-Smith - NPG x22551

Paul Schofield

by Edward Lucie-Smith
bromide print, circa 1970
NPG x22551

Paul Schofield, by Cecil Beaton - NPG x14201

Paul Schofield

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print on white card mount, 1972
NPG x14201

Paul Schofield, by Cecil Beaton - NPG x40359

Paul Schofield

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print, 1972
NPG x40359

Paul Schofield, by Nicholas Sinclair - NPG x38832

Paul Schofield

by Nicholas Sinclair
selenium-toned silver print, 1990
NPG x38832

Paul Schofield, by Nicholas Sinclair - NPG x38833

Paul Schofield

by Nicholas Sinclair
selenium-toned silver print, 1990
NPG x38833

Paul Schofield, by Robin Barton - NPG x77021

Paul Schofield

by Robin Barton
toned silver print, 1994
NPG x77021

Paul Schofield, by Paul Tozer - NPG x77002

Paul Schofield

by Paul Tozer
bromide fibre print, 1 July 1996
NPG x77002

A Man for All Seasons lobby card 1 (Paul Schofield as Sir Thomas More; Susannah York as Margaret Roper), published by Columbia Pictures Corporation - NPG D48102

A Man for All Seasons lobby card 1 (Paul Schofield as Sir Thomas More; Susannah York as Margaret Roper)

published by Columbia Pictures Corporation
colour offset lithograph, published 1967
NPG D48102

A Man for All Seasons lobby card 2 (Paul Schofield as Sir Thomas More; Leo McKern as Thomas Cromwell, Earl of Essex), published by Columbia Pictures Corporation - NPG D48103

A Man for All Seasons lobby card 2 (Paul Schofield as Sir Thomas More; Leo McKern as Thomas Cromwell, Earl of Essex)

published by Columbia Pictures Corporation
colour offset lithograph, published 1967
NPG D48103

A Man for All Seasons, published by Columbia Pictures Corporation - NPG D48104

A Man for All Seasons

published by Columbia Pictures Corporation
colour offset lithograph, published 1967
NPG D48104

A Man for All Seasons lobby card 6 (Orson Welles as Thomas Wolsey; Paul Schofield as Sir Thomas More), published by Columbia Pictures Corporation - NPG D48107

A Man for All Seasons lobby card 6 (Orson Welles as Thomas Wolsey; Paul Schofield as Sir Thomas More)

published by Columbia Pictures Corporation
colour offset lithograph, published 1967
NPG D48107

A Man for All Seasons lobby card 7 (Robert Shaw as King Henry VIII; Paul Schofield as Sir Thomas More), published by Columbia Pictures Corporation - NPG D48108

A Man for All Seasons lobby card 7 (Robert Shaw as King Henry VIII; Paul Schofield as Sir Thomas More)

published by Columbia Pictures Corporation
colour offset lithograph, published 1967
NPG D48108

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Paul Schofield

by Bill Brandt
bromide print on card mount, 1981
NPG x22473

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