In probably the most good sci-fi motion pictures of all time, you get not one, not two, however three David Warners for the value of 1. Not solely does Warner play evil pc programmer Ed Dillinger within the “actual world,” however he additionally performs the villainous program Sark, in addition to uncredited voice-work for the Grasp Management Program itself. This implies, mainly, Warner is a triple-threat in Tron. When you consider that, it makes just about zero sense that he had nothing to do with Tron: Legacy. Finish of line.
Spymaker: The Secret Lifetime of Ian Fleming (1990)
Oh, we’re getting actually meta on this one. Though Warner was someway by no means in a James Bond film, he was on this biopic in regards to the lifetime of Ian Fleming, the creator of James Bond. Within the film, Warner performs Admiral Godfrey, mainly Ian Fleming’s boss in Naval Intelligence. This makes Warner type of like “M,” however to the “actual” James Bond. It’s not an ideal film, however Warner is ideal in it.
Star Trek V and Star Trek VI (1989 and 1991)
Though Warner’s Star Trek profession is storied, it started together with his function because the chain-smoking Federation ambassador St. John Talbot in Star Trek V: The Last Frontier. Though his subsequent two Trek appearances had been in heavy make-up, his Last Frontier function is great as a result of he’s a cynical human diplomat, who’s closely important of the Federation basically.
Then, only a few years later in Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Nation, Warner circled and performed essentially the most pivotal function in arguably all of Star Trek’s fictional historical past; that of Chancellor Gorkon, the peace-seeking Klingon who dares Kirk to do higher by saying on his deathbed, “Don’t let it finish this fashion…” Chills! On high of that, Warner additionally obtained the immortal zinger on this one when Gorkon says, “You haven’t skilled Shakespeare till you’ve gotten learn him within the unique Klingon.”
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze (1991)
One way or the other, the identical 12 months through which David Warner rocked The Undiscovered Nation, he additionally performed Professor Jordan Perry in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II. This character is one hundred pc a hero and works side-by-side with the Turtles to, you already know, unlock the key of that ooze. Hilariously, as a result of Warner is likely one of the few actors who performs a human, he will get top-billing on this film, simply behind Paige Turco, who performed the second cinematic April O’Neil.
The Misplaced World (1992)
You may know in regards to the 1925 adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s The Misplaced World. Or you might have heard of the 1960 model. You’ve actually heard of the 1997 movie, The Misplaced World: Jurassic Park. However what you might have missed is the 1992 adaption of the Doyle novel through which John Rhys-Davies performs Professor Challenger. Who’s Warner on this film? Glad you requested. He’s Professor Summerlee, a rival professor of Challenger’s who goes on the expedition to the dinosaur island with out Challenger, however then, later they workforce up.