1982 to present
|In Harry Potter|
Ian Hart played Professor Quirrell in the film adaptation of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. Archive footage of Ian Hart as Quirrell was shown in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2.
Ian Hart, born in England, began acting while a student in Liverpool, England, United Kingdom. He stumbled into acting almost accidentally, but was cast in the play "The Government Inspector". He continued to work in British theatre and television, and first gained recognition for portraying John Lennon in the British film Backbeat (1995).He made many films in his native Britain, occasionally appearing in American films as well.
He is notable for having played Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's character of Dr. John Watson in two different British television productions, to two different Sherlock Holmeses: The Hound of the Baskervilles (2000), with Richard Roxburgh, and Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Silk Stocking (2004), with Rupert Everett; the latter production also co-starred Guy Henry as a London dressmaker, and Helen McCrory as Watson's fiancee, an American psychiatrist.
- The Bridge (TV series) (2014)
- Luck (TV series) (2011)
- Hard Boiled Sweets (film) (2011)
- Five Daughters (TV series) (2010)
- Father & Son (TV series) (2009)