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John Wood (I) (1930–2011)


Studied law at Jesus College, Oxford, but became president of OUDS by his final year, when he played the lead in "Richard III" to wide critical acclaim. Subsequently joined the Old Vic, where among other roles he played "the Dauphin" to Richard Burton's "Henry V". Left the Old Vic under less than happy circumstances and had even less luck with the... See full bio »

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 2008 When I Grow Up I Want to Be White (Short)
Narrator
 2007 Inspector Lewis (TV Series)
Edward Le Plassiter
- Expiation (2007) ... Edward Le Plassiter
 2004 Foyle's War (TV Series)
Sir Michael Waterford
- Enemy Fire (2004) ... Sir Michael Waterford
 2004 The Rocket Post
Sir Wilson Ramsay
 2004 The Return of the Dancing Master (TV Movie)
Jonas Andersson
 2003 Imagining Argentina
Amos Sternberg
 2002 Goodbye, Mr. Chips (TV Movie)
Wetherby
 2002 Napoléon (TV Mini-Series)
Pape Pie VII
- 1800-1807 (2002) ... Pape Pie VII
 2001 Love in a Cold Climate (TV Mini-Series)
Lord Merlin
 2001 The Body
Cardinal Pesci
 1998-2000 The Canterbury Tales (TV Series)
The Knight
- The Journey Back (2000) ... The Knight (voice)
- Leaving London (1998) ... The Knight (voice)
 2000 The Little Vampire
Lord McAshton
 2000 Longitude (TV Movie)
Sir Edmund Halley
 1999 Mad Cows
Alistair
 1999 The Venice Project
The Viscount
 1998 The Avengers
Trubshaw
 1998 The Revengers' Comedies
Col. Marcus
 1997 Metroland
The Retired Commuter
 1997 Kavanagh QC (TV Series)
Mr. Justice Way
- Mute of Malice (1997) ... Mr. Justice Way
 1996 Rasputin (TV Movie)
Prime Minister Stolypin
 1995 Citizen X (TV Movie)
Gorbunov
 1994 Uncovered
Cesar
 1993 Shadowlands
Christopher Riley
 1993 The Summer House
Robert
 1993 The Young Americans
Richard Donnelly
 1993 The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles (TV Series)
Charles Leadbeater
- Benares, January 1910 (1993) ... Charles Leadbeater
 1992-1993 Screen Two (TV Series)
Robert / Ex-Inspector Henry Mortimer
- The Clothes in the Wardrobe (1993) ... Robert
- Memento Mori (1992) ... Ex-Inspector Henry Mortimer
 1991 The Storyteller: Greek Myths (TV Mini-Series)
Minos
- Daedalus & Icarus (1991) ... Minos
 1987 At Mother's Request (TV Movie)
Richard Behrens
 1986 Heartburn
British Moderator
 1985 Ladyhawke
Bishop
 1983 WarGames
Falken
 1982 Warren Zevon (Video)
 1981 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series)
- Marriage (1981)
 1978 Somebody Killed Her Husband
Ernest Van Santen
 1973-1975 Matlock Police (TV Series)
Jacko / Cliff
- Cuckoos and Peaches (1975) ... Jacko
- A Little Celebration (1973) ... Cliff
 1972 Slaughterhouse-Five
English Officer (as Tom Wood)
 1971 Doomwatch (TV Series)
Nigel Waring
- No Room for Error (1971) ... Nigel Waring
 1970 Which Way to the Front?
Finkel
 1970 One More Time
Figg
 1967 Hondo (TV Series)
Goya
- Hondo and the Gladiators (1967) ... Goya
 1963-1967 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Mikie / Dr. Gilbert Canning / Neville / ...
- Top of the Ladder (1967) ... Mikie
- Person Unknown (1967) ... Dr. Gilbert Canning
- Convalescence (1966) ... Neville
- The Lovers of Florence (1964) ... Martin
 1967 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Brian
- Poor Cherry (1967) ... Brian
 1967 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
Bone / Harry Dunn
- Another Moon Called Earth (1967) ... Bone
- Teeth (1967) ... Harry Dunn
 1966-1967 Emergency-Ward 10 (TV Series)
Dr. Squires
- Episode #3.23 (1967) ... Dr. Squires
 1967 Just Like a Woman
John Martin
 1967 The Avengers (TV Series)
Edgar J. Twitter
- The Bird Who Knew Too Much (1967) ... Edgar J. Twitter
 1966 Out of the Unknown (TV Series)
Brenner
- Too Many Cooks (1966) ... Brenner
 1966 The Liars (TV Series)
Cadwaller
- Episode #1.7 (1966) ... Cadwaller
 1965 Thursday Theatre (TV Series)
Max
- Anatol (1965) ... Max
 1964 A Choice of Coward (TV Series)
Otto
- Design for Living (1964) ... Otto
 1964 Detective (TV Series)
Richard Cadogan
- The Moving Toyshop (1964) ... Richard Cadogan
 1964 Espionage (TV Series)
Douglas
- A Free Agent (1964) ... Douglas
 1963 Maupassant (TV Series)
Lesable
- The Inheritance (1963) ... Lesable
 1963 The Victorians (TV Mini-Series)
Dr. Delaney / Jaikes / John Mildmay / ...
- Sweet Lavender (1963) ... Dr. Delaney
- The Silver King (1963) ... Jaikes
- Still Waters Run Deep (1963) ... John Mildmay
- Two Roses (1963) ... Caleb Deecie
- The Ticket-of-Leave Man (1963) ... Dalton
 1963 The Hooded Terror (TV Movie)
Alec
 1963 That Kind of Girl
Doctor
 1963 The Mouse on the Moon
Countryman
 1963 Love Is a Ball
Julian Soames
 1963 Just for Fun
Official
 1962 Drama 61-67 (TV Series)
Kincaid
- Drama '62: The Frightened Sky (1962) ... Kincaid
 1962 Flight from Treason
Curate
 1962 Saki (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Blenkinthrope
- Episode #1.3 (1962) ... Mr. Blenkinthrope
 1962 Postman's Knock
P.C. Woods (as John Woods)
 1961 Invasion Quartet
Duty Officer - War Office
 1961 The First Gentleman (TV Movie)
William - Prince of Orange
 1961 Wings of Death (Short)
Photographer
 1961 Tales of Mystery (TV Series)
Billy Field
- The Promise (1961) ... Billy Field
 1961 Jango (TV Series)
Lord Alfred
- Seven Swords of Haversham (1961) ... Lord Alfred
 1961 Call Me Genius
Poet
 1960 The Herries Chronicle (TV Series)
Pedlar
- Rogue Herries (1960) ... Pedlar
 1960 It Takes a Thief
School Inspector
 1960 Two Way Stretch
Captain
 1957-1959 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Sandor Horvath / Louis the Dauphin
- Shadow of Heroes (1959) ... Sandor Horvath
 1959 Idol on Parade
Jeremy (uncredited)
 1957 Kenilworth (TV Series)
Dr. Doboobie
- Episode #1.4 (1957) ... Dr. Doboobie
- Episode #1.3 (1957) ... Dr. Doboobie
- Episode #1.2 (1957) ... Dr. Doboobie
 1956 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Doctor Jack Wilson
- Stolen Face (1956) ... Doctor Jack Wilson
 1956 The Gambler (TV Movie)
Croupier
 1955 Strange Experiences (TV Series)
- Queer Customer (1955)
 1953 Salome
Sword Dancer (uncredited)
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Other Works:

He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Titus Andronicus", in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Colin Blakely, Ian Hogg, Tim Pigott-Smith, Janet Suzman and Margaret Tyzack in the cast. Trevor Nunn was the director. See more »

Alternate Names:

Tom Wood | John Woods

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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He was awarded the 1991 London Evening Standard Theatre Award for Best Actor for his performance in King Lear. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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