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Hywel Bennett (1944–2017)


Hywel Bennett was born on April 8, 1944 in Garnant, Carmarthenshire, Wales as Hywel Thomas Bennett. He was an actor, known for Neverwhere (1996), Vatel (2000) and Twisted Nerve (1968). He was married to Sandra Layne Fulford and Cathy McGowan. He died on July 25, 2017. See full bio »

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Known For

Neverwhere
Neverwhere Mr. Croup
(1996)
Vatel
Vatel Colbert
(2000)
Twisted Nerve
Twisted Nerve Martin Durnley (Georgie Clifford)
(1968)
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
(1979)

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 One for the Road
Richard Stevens
 2003 EastEnders (TV Series)
Jack Dalton
- Episode dated 18 July 2003 (2003) ... Jack Dalton
- Episode dated 17 July 2003 (2003) ... Jack Dalton
- Episode dated 15 July 2003 (2003) ... Jack Dalton
- Episode dated 14 July 2003 (2003) ... Jack Dalton
- Episode dated 11 July 2003 (2003) ... Jack Dalton
 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 Neverwhere (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Croup
- As Above, So Below (1996) ... Mr. Croup
- Down Street (1996) ... Mr. Croup
- Blackfriars (1996) ... Mr. Croup
- Earl's Court to Islington (1996) ... Mr. Croup
- Knightsbridge (1996) ... Mr. Croup
 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
 1996 Cold Lazarus (TV Mini-Series)
Arthur 'Pig' Mailion
- Episode #1.3 (1996) ... Arthur 'Pig' Mailion
 1996 Karaoke (TV Mini-Series)
Arthur 'Pig' Mallion
- Friday (1996) ... Arthur 'Pig' Mallion
- Thursday (1996) ... Arthur 'Pig' Mallion
- Wednesday (1996) ... Arthur 'Pig' Mallion
- Tuesday (1996) ... Arthur 'Pig' Mallion
 1994 Deadly Advice
Dr. Crippen
 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
 1988-1992 The Return of Shelley (TV Series)
James Shelley
- Accountants & Zulus (1992) ... James Shelley
- Happy Birthday - RIP (1992) ... James Shelley
- A Little Learning (1992) ... James Shelley
- Love Is.... (1992) ... James Shelley
- Come Fly with Me (1992) ... James Shelley
 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
 1979-1984 Shelley (TV Series)
James Shelley
- Brief Encounter (1984) ... James Shelley
- Owed to the Electrician (1984) ... James Shelley
- The Party (1983) ... James Shelley
- Of Cabbages and Kings (1983) ... James Shelley
- It Nearly Always Happens to Somebody Else (1983) ... James Shelley
 1983 The Consultant (TV Series)
Chris Webb
- Extension of Credit (1983) ... Chris Webb
- Inheritance (1983) ... Chris Webb
- Audit (1983) ... Chris Webb
- Invitation to Tender (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)
 1979 Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (TV Mini-Series)
Ricki Tarr
- Flushing Out the Mole (1979) ... Ricki Tarr
- Smiley Sets a Trap (1979) ... Ricki Tarr
- How It All Fits Together (1979) ... Ricki Tarr
- Tarr Tells His Story (1979) ... Ricki Tarr
- Return to the Circus (1979) ... Ricki Tarr
 1973-1979 Play for Today (TV Series)
Harry Essendorf / Tony
- Coming Out (1979) ... Harry Essendorf
- Three's One (1973) ... Tony
 1979 Mystery!: Malice Aforethought (TV Series)
Dr. Edmund Bickleigh
- Episode #1.4 (1979) ... Dr. Edmund Bickleigh
- Episode #1.3 (1979) ... Dr. Edmund Bickleigh
- Episode #1.2 (1979) ... Dr. Edmund Bickleigh
- Episode #1.1 (1979) ... Dr. Edmund Bickleigh
 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
 1972/I Endless Night
Michael
 1971 Percy
Edwin Anthony
 1970 The Buttercup Chain
France
 1970 Loot
Dennis
 1969 The Virgin Soldiers
Brigg
 1968 Twisted Nerve
Martin Durnley (Georgie Clifford)
 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 Family Way
Arthur Fitton
 1966 Thirteen Against Fate (TV Series)
Gilles Mauvaisin
- The Traveller (1966) ... Gilles Mauvaisin
 1965-1966 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
Beliayev / Lipstrob
- A Month in the Country (1966) ... Beliayev
- Unman, Wittering and Zigo (1965) ... Lipstrob
 1966 The Idiot (TV Mini-Series)
Hypolite Terentiev
- Death After a Wedding (1966) ... Hypolite Terentiev
- The Illusion (1966) ... Hypolite Terentiev
- The Trees of Pavlovsk (1966) ... Hypolite Terentiev
 1965 Redcap (TV Series)
Brown
- Nightwatch (1965) ... Brown
 1965 Jury Room (TV Series)
Joe Mintz - Witness
- The Side of Mercy (1965) ... Joe Mintz - Witness
 1965 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Rynian
- The Death of Time (1965) ... Rynian
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He acted in Michael Frayn's translation of Anton Chekhov's play, "The Three Sisters," at the Albery Theatre in London, England with Sara Kestelman, Francesca Annis, Ian Ogilvy, and Katharine Schlesinger in the cast. Elijah Mohinsky was director See more »

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5' 10" (1.78 m)
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