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Huw Wheldon (1916–1986)

Huw Wheldon was born in Prestatyn in North Wales in May 1916. After attending Friar's School, Bangor, he studied at the London School of Economics. In 1939, at the outbreak of war, he volunteered, eventually joining the Royal Ulster Rifles. He landed in Normandy by glider on D-Day and won the Military Cross on D Day + 1. He finished the war as a ... See full bio »

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Known For

Men in Battle
Men in Battle Producer
(1956-1957)
Epic Battles
Epic Battles Producer
(1958)
Portraits of Power
(1957-1958)
Men of Action
Men of Action Producer
(1959-1960)

Filmography

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 1960-1962 Monitor (TV Series documentary) (producer - 2 episodes)
- Pop Goes the Easel (1962) ... (producer)
 1959-1960 Men of Action (TV Series documentary) (producer - 6 episodes)
- The Royal Marines (1960) ... (producer)
- The Comet Line (1959) ... (producer)
- Colonel Otto Skorzeny (1959) ... (producer)
 1957-1958 Portraits of Power (TV Series) (producer - 9 episodes)
- Mao Tse-Tung (1958) ... (producer)
- Marshal Tito (1958) ... (producer)
- David Lloyd George (1958) ... (producer)
- Harry S. Truman (1958) ... (producer)
- Khrushchev (1958) ... (producer)
 1958 Epic Battles (TV Series documentary) (producer - 3 episodes)
- Kohima (1958) ... (producer)
- Cassino (1958) ... (producer)
- Stalingrad (1958) ... (producer)
 1956-1957 Men in Battle (TV Series documentary) (producer - 9 episodes)
- The Reichswald (1957) ... (producer)
- The Ardennes (1957) ... (producer)
- Arnhem (1957) ... (producer)
- The Invasion of Normandy (1956) ... (producer)
- Dunkirk (1956) ... (producer)
 1955 Orson Welles' Sketch Book (TV Series) (producer - 6 episodes)
- Bullfighting (1955) ... (producer)
- The War of the Worlds (1955) ... (producer)
- The Police (1955) ... (producer)
- Critics (1955) ... (producer)
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Alternate Names:

Sir Huw Wheldon
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On public service broadcasting: To make the good popular, and the popular good. See more »

Trivia:

Was cast in a major cameo in Chariots Of Fire but had to pull out because he did not have a Equity card. See more »

Nickname:

Huge Welshman

Star Sign:

Taurus

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