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Hywel Bennett


Hywel Bennett was born on April 8, 1944 in Garnant, Carmarthenshire, Wales as Hywel Thomas Bennett. He is an actor, known for Shelley (1979), The Return of Shelley (1988) and Vatel (2000). He was previously married to Cathy McGowan. See full bio »

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Shelley
Shelley James Shelley
(1979-1984)
The Return of Shelley
The Return of Shelley James Shelley
(1988-1992)
Vatel
Vatel Colbert
(2000)

Filmography

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 2007 The Last Detective (TV Series)
Reggie Conway
- Dangerous Liaisons (2007) ... Reggie Conway
 2006 Clatterford (TV Series)
Dr. Mike Vine
- Episode #1.1 (2006) ... Dr. Mike Vine
 2005 High Hopes (TV Series)
Uncle Tom Hepplewhite
- Uncle Tom (2005) ... Uncle Tom Hepplewhite
 2005 Casualty @ Holby City (TV Series)
David Wincott
- Interactive: Something We Can Do (2005) ... David Wincott
 2000-2005 The Bill (TV Series)
Peter Baxter / Pete Tyler
- 333 (2005) ... Peter Baxter
- 332 (2005) ... Peter Baxter
- 331 (2005) ... Peter Baxter
- 264 (2004) ... Peter Baxter
- 263 (2004) ... Peter Baxter
 2004 The Final Quest (TV Movie)
Ronno
 2004 The Second Quest (TV Movie)
Ronno
 2003 Lloyd & Hill (TV Movie)
Dr. Freddie Marks
 2002 The Quest (TV Movie)
Ronno
 2002 Time Gentlemen Please (TV Series)
Barsteward in Wheelchair
- Optics Wide Shut (2002) ... Barsteward in Wheelchair
 2002 Last of the Summer Wine (TV Series)
Kevin
 2001 Randall & Hopkirk (Deceased) (TV Series)
Roger Whale
- Whatever Possessed You? (2001) ... Roger Whale
 2000 Lock, Stock... (TV Series)
Deep Throat
- ...And Spaghetti Sauce (2000) ... Deep Throat
 2000 Married 2 Malcolm
Reg
 2000 Vatel
Colbert
 1999 Mary, Mother of Jesus (TV Movie)
Herod
 1999 Nasty Neighbours
The Boss
 1999 Misery Harbour
The Captain
 1997 Harpur and Iles (TV Movie)
ACC Desmond Iles
 1997 Hospital! (TV Movie)
Dickie Beaumont
 1996 Frontiers (TV Series)
DS Eddie Spader / Det. Sgt. Eddie Spader
- Palmer Is Found Murdered (1996) ... DS Eddie Spader
- Cheerleader Murder (1996) ... DS Eddie Spader
- Date-Rape (1996) ... DS Eddie Spader
- Overseas Politicians (1996) ... DS Eddie Spader
- Casual Bank Robbers (1996) ... DS Eddie Spader
 1994 Murder Most Horrid (TV Series)
Clancy
- Smashing Bird (1994) ... Clancy
 1993 Frank Stubbs Promotes (TV Series)
Clive Riley
- Book (1993) ... Clive Riley
 1993 Casualty (TV Series)
Paul Lawson
- Life in the Fast Lane (1993) ... Paul Lawson
 1992 Screen One (TV Series)
Ralph
- Trust Me (1992) ... Ralph
 1992 Virtual Murder (TV Series)
Harold Bingham
- A Bone to Pick (1992) ... Harold Bingham
 1992 The Other Side of Paradise (TV Movie)
Purvis
 1991 A Mind to Kill
Gareth D. Lewis
 1991 Ålder okänd (TV Mini-Series)
James Williams
- Del 3 (1991) ... James Williams
- Del 2 (1991) ... James Williams
 1988 Boon (TV Series)
Richard Jay, aka Dick Jowett / Richard Jay
- Charity Begins at Home: Part 2 (1988) ... Richard Jay, aka Dick Jowett
- Charity Begins at Home: Part 1 (1988) ... Richard Jay
 1988 Ten Great Writers of the Modern World (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Professor
- Joseph Conrad's 'The Secret Agent' (1988) ... Professor
 1987 Deadline
Mike Jessop
 1987 Tickets for the Titanic (TV Series)
Brian Stebbings
- Checkpoint Chiswick (1987) ... Brian Stebbings
 1986 Robin Hood (TV Series)
King Arthur
- The Inheritance (1986) ... King Arthur (voice)
 1986 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Grant (segment "Devil's Alphabet")
- Take My Life... Please!/Devil's Alphabet/The Library (1986) ... Grant (segment "Devil's Alphabet")
 1986 Screen Two (TV Series)
Allan Blakeston
- Frankie and Johnnie (1986) ... Allan Blakeston
 1985 Murder Elite
Jimmy Fowler
 1985 Theatre Night (TV Series)
John
- Absent Friends (1985) ... John
 1983 The Consultant (TV Series)
Chris Webb
- Inheritance (1983) ... Chris Webb
- Audit (1983) ... Chris Webb
 1967-1982 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
Mr. King / Mr. Puff / Romeo
- The Critic (1982) ... Mr. King / Mr. Puff
- Romeo and Juliet (1967) ... Romeo
 1981 Artemis 81 (TV Movie)
Gideon Harlax
 1981 Towards the Morning (Short)
 1973-1979 Play for Today (TV Series)
Harry Essendorf / Tony
- Coming Out (1979) ... Harry Essendorf
- Three's One (1973) ... Tony
 1978 Strangers (TV Series)
Jack Slater
- Silver Lining (1978) ... Jack Slater
 1978 Pennies from Heaven (TV Mini-Series)
Tom
- Better Think Twice (1978) ... Tom
 1976 The Sweeney (TV Series)
Steven Castle
- Sweet Smell of Succession (1976) ... Steven Castle
 1973 The Love Ban
Mick Goonahan
 1970 The Buttercup Chain
France
 1970 Loot
Dennis
 1966-1967 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Oliver Treefe / Willy Turner
- Death of a Teddy Bear (1967) ... Oliver Treefe
- Where the Buffalo Roam (1966) ... Willy Turner
 1966 The Traveller (TV Movie)
Gilles Mauvaisin
 1966 Thirteen Against Fate (TV Series)
Gilles Mauvoisin
- The Traveller (1966) ... Gilles Mauvoisin
 1965-1966 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
Beliayev / Lipstrob
 1966 The Idiot (TV Mini-Series)
Hypolite
 1965 Redcap (TV Series)
Brown
- Nightwatch (1965) ... Brown
 1965 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Rynian
- The Death of Time (1965) ... Rynian
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He acted in the National Youth Theatre Production of William Shakespeare's play, "Hamlet," at the Scala Theatre in London, England with Simon Ward (as Hamlet), Jeremy Rowe, Giles Block, Neil Stacy, Michael Cadman, Bill Kenwright CBE (as 1st sailor), Nigel Terry, Dame Helen Mirren, and Elizabeth Sladen in the cast. Michael Croft... See more »

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Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Trivia:

Appeared three times in films with the budding adult Hayley Mills. The first was his breakthrough role in The Family Way (1966); the second was Twisted Nerve (1968) and the third was Endless Night (1972). See more »

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