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Biography

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Overview (1)

Date of Birth 15 December 1948Plymouth, Devon, England, UK

Mini Bio (1)

David Gwillim was a leading man on British Television in the 1970s to the mid 1980s. Best known for playing Prince Hal in Henry IV Part I (1979), Henry IV Part II (1979) opposite Sir Anthony Quayle and later the title role in Henry V (1979) in the 'BBC Shakespeare Television series'. Other leading roles included the Television mini series Anna Karenina (1977), Lillie (1978), Peter and Paul (1981) opposite Anthony Hopkins, The Barchester Chronicles (1982) opposite Donald Pleasence, The Citadel (1983) with Daniel Day-Lewis and Hanlon (1985) in which he won the New Zealand Televison/Film award for best lead actor. He made his feature film debut in the Walt Disney film'The Island at the Top of the World (1974). Later television and film appearances include Nostradamus (1994), Trial & Retribution: Episode #1.1 (1997), Trial & Retribution: Episode #2.1 (1998), Do Not Disturb (1999) starring William Hurt and Henry VIII (2003).

- IMDb Mini Biography By: John Mcdonald

Spouse (2)

Deirdra Morris (July 1997 - present)
Lynn Dearth (July 1974 - 1994) (her death)

Trivia (6)

Brother of Sarah-Jane Gwillim.
Son of Jack Gwillim.
Brother of Jaxon Duff Gwillim
Went to school with Prince Charles.
Trained at RADA.
Appeared on stage opposite Kevin Spacey with the Old Vic Company in Richard II in Germany. [July 2006]

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