With Dorothy Tutin, Robert Morley, Frank Finlay, Michael Jayston, Timothy Dalton, Douglas Wilmer, Richard Harris, Nigel Stock, Geoffrey Keen, Alec Guinness, Patrick Wymark, Patrick Magee, Michael Goodliffe, Charles Gray, Anna Cropper, Jack Gwillim, Basil Henson, Patrick Holt, Stratford Johns, Anthony May
Cromwell is a British 1970 historical drama film, based on the life of Oliver Cromwell who led the Parliamentary forces during the English Civil War and, as Lord Protector, ruled Great Britain and Ireland in the 1650s. It features an ensemble cast, led by Richard Harris as Cromwell and Alec Guinness as King Charles I, with Robert Morley as Edward Montagu, 2nd Earl of Manchester and Timothy Dalton as Prince Rupert of the Rhine.
The film received 2 Oscar nominations during the 43rd Academy Awards held in 1971, winning 1 for Best Costume Design by Vittorio Nino Novarese, nevertheless losing another for Best Original Score, composed by Frank Cordell. It was also nominated for a British Academy of Film and Television Award in Costume Design and a Golden Globe for Best Original Score. At the 7th Moscow International Film Festival in 1971 it won the award for Best Actor, and was nominated for the Golden Prize as Best Picture.