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Edward Woodward (1930–2009)


British actor Edward Woodward made a highly successful transition into Hollywood stardom in the mid 1980s thanks to a popular TV dramatic series. Possessing a magnetic, yet coldly handsome demeanor in the same mold as Christopher Plummer, he was born on June 1, 1930, in London and received his early education at various schools before becoming a ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 2 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »

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 2007 First Landing (TV Movie)
Older Nathaniel Peacock / Narrator (voice)
 2005 Where the Heart Is (TV Series)
Jack Bishop
- So Long (2005) ... Jack Bishop
 2004 Murder in Suburbia (TV Series)
Reg
- Episode #1.6 (2004) ... Reg
 2002 The Abduction Club
Lord Fermoy
 2002 Night Flight (TV Movie)
Vic Green
 2001 Dark Realm (TV Series)
Captain Kelly
- Emma's Boy (2001) ... Captain Kelly
 2000 Marcie's Dowry (Short)
Gus Wise
 1999 Crusade (TV Series)
Alwyn
- The Long Road (1999) ... Alwyn
 1997 The House of Angelo
Dominic Angelo
 1994-1997 Common As Muck (TV Series)
Nev
- Episode #2.6 (1997) ... Nev
- Episode #2.5 (1997) ... Nev
- Episode #2.4 (1997) ... Nev
- Episode #2.3 (1997) ... Nev
- Episode #2.2 (1997) ... Nev
 1996 Harrison: Cry of the City (TV Movie)
Edward 'Teddy' Harrison
 1996 Gulliver's Travels (TV Movie)
Drunlo
 1995 Christmas Reunion (TV Movie)
Colonel Phillips
 1995 The Shamrock Conspiracy (TV Movie)
Edward Harrison
 1992/I Aladdin (Video)
The Sultan (voice)
 1990 Mister Johnson
Sargy Gollup
 1989 Memories of Manon (TV Movie)
Robert McCall
 1989 The Man in the Brown Suit (TV Movie)
Sir Eustace Pedler
 1988 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Drummond
- The Hunted: Part 2 (1988) ... Drummond
- The Hunted: Part 1 (1988) ... Drummond
 1987 Uncle Tom's Cabin (TV Movie)
Simon Legree
 1985 King David
Saul
 1985 Arthur the King (TV Movie)
Merlin
 1984 Killer Contract (TV Movie)
Bill Routledge
 1984 Champions
Josh Gifford
 1983 Love Is Forever (TV Movie)
Derek McBracken
 1982 The Final Option
Commander Powell
 1981 The Appointment
Ian
 1981 Wet Job (TV Movie)
David Callan
 1981 Chronicle (TV Series documentary)
Narrator
- The Crime of Captain Colthurst (1981) ... Narrator
 1981 Sunday Night Thriller (TV Series)
Alex Logan
- Blunt Instrument: Part 2 (1981) ... Alex Logan
- Blunt Instrument: Part 1 (1981) ... Alex Logan
 1980 Blunt Instrument (TV Movie)
Logan
 1968-1980 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Ian / George Mangham / Ed
- A Rod of Iron (1980) ... Ian
- The Bass Player and the Blonde (1977) ... George Mangham
- Entertaining Mr. Sloane (1968) ... Ed
 1978 The Bass Player and the Blonde (TV Series)
Mangham
- Rondo (1978) ... Mangham
 1978 Saturday, Sunday, Monday (TV Movie)
Luigi
 1975 Three for All
Roadsweeper
 1975 Armchair Cinema (TV Series)
Philip Warne
- When Day Is Done (1975) ... Philip Warne
 1974 2nd House (TV Series)
 1972 Hunted (Short)
John Drummond
 1969-1971 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
Lopakhin / Cassius
- Julius Caesar (1969) ... Cassius
 1971 Play for Today (TV Series)
The Man
- Evelyn (1971) ... The Man
 1970 Bloodsuckers
Dr. Holstrom
 1969 The Root of All Evil? (TV Series)
Designi
- A Bit of a Holiday (1969) ... Designi
 1968-1969 Detective (TV Series)
Commissaire Bignon / Auguste Dupin
- The Poisoners (1969) ... Commissaire Bignon
 1969 The File of the Golden Goose
Arthur Thompson
 1968 Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
Mason
- Shoscombe Old Place (1968) ... Mason
 1968 Mystery and Imagination (TV Series)
Reeve
- The Listener (1968) ... Reeve
 1967 Trapped (TV Series)
 1967 The Baron (TV Series)
Arkin Morley
- Countdown (1967) ... Arkin Morley
 1967 The Revenue Men (TV Series)
Bill Murray
- Don't Get Conspicuous (1967) ... Bill Murray
 1966-1967 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
Alan / Arthur
- Wanted (1967) ... Alan
- Ella (1966) ... Arthur
 1967 The Saint (TV Series)
Jack Liskard
- The Persistent Patriots (1967) ... Jack Liskard
 1966 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Bruce Paynter
- The Accident (1966) ... Bruce Paynter
 1960-1965 Armchair Mystery Theatre (TV Series)
Anstey / Paul Danek
- Wake a Stranger (1965) ... Anstey
- The Case of Paul Danek (1960) ... Paul Danek
 1965 Mogul (TV Series)
Ron Smith
- Safety Man (1965) ... Ron Smith
 1964 The Defenders (TV Series)
H.T. Harris
- Conflict of Interests (1964) ... H.T. Harris
 1964 Becket
Clement (uncredited)
 1962-1964 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
The boy's father / Adolphus Cusins
- I Can Walk Where I Like Can't I? (1964) ... The boy's father
 1964 Sergeant Cork (TV Series)
Austen Carew
- The Case of the Ormsby Diamonds (1964) ... Austen Carew
 1962 Sir Francis Drake (TV Series)
Spanish Captain
- Court Intrigue (1962) ... Spanish Captain
 1961 You Can't Win (TV Series)
Paul Hayward
- Greater Than Fear (1961) ... Paul Hayward
 1961 Magnolia Street (TV Series)
John Cooper
- Episode #1.1 (1961) ... John Cooper
 1961 Emergency-Ward 10 (TV Series)
Rev. Posset
- Episode #1.444 (1961) ... Rev. Posset
 1961 The True Mistery of the Passion (TV Movie)
Peter
 1961 Adventure Story (TV Series)
Peter
- The Reef (1961) ... Peter
 1960 Inside Story (TV Series)
Stanislaw Krasinski
- A Touch of Brimstone (1960) ... Stanislaw Krasinski
 1960 Inn for Trouble (uncredited)
 1959 Skyport (TV Series)
- Episode #1.23 (1959)
- Episode #1.22 (1959)
- Episode #1.21 (1959)
- Episode #1.20 (1959)
- Episode #1.19 (1959)
 1959 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Joe Murdoch
- One a Penny, Two a Penny (1959) ... Joe Murdoch
 1959 Julius Caesar (TV Movie)
Titinius
 1955 Where There's a Will
Ralph Stokes
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Other Works:

Two Cities - a musical based on Charles Dickens' A Tale of Two Cities which ran briefly in London circa 1969 See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 9 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Trademark:

Often played law enforcement or government officials who are suffering a crisis of conscience. See more »

Star Sign:

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