Alan Howard (I) (1937–2015)


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Alan Howard was born on August 5, 1937 in London, England. He was an actor, known for The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001), The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover (1989) and The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003). He was married to Sally Beauman and Stephanie Hinchcliffe Davies. He died on February 14, 2015... See full bio »

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 2012 Parade's End (TV Mini Series)
Tietjens Senior
- Episode #1.3 (2012) ... Tietjens Senior
- Episode #1.2 (2012) ... Tietjens Senior
- Episode #1.1 (2012) ... Tietjens Senior
 2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
Voice of the Ring (voice)
 2003 Foyle's War (TV Series)
Stephen Beck
- War Games (2003) ... Stephen Beck
 2003 Death in Holy Orders (TV Mini Series)
Father Sebastian Morell
- Episode #1.2 (2003) ... Father Sebastian Morell
- Episode #1.1 (2003) ... Father Sebastian Morell
 2002 NCS Manhunt (TV Series)
Richard Bailieu
- Tinderbox: Part 2 (2002) ... Richard Bailieu
- Tinderbox: Part 1 (2002) ... Richard Bailieu
 2001 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
Voice of the Ring (voice)
 2001 Midsomer Murders (TV Series)
Owen August
- Dark Autumn (2001) ... Owen August
 2000 David Copperfield (TV Movie)
Mr. Spenlow
 1996 Soup (Short)
God
 1996 No Bananas (TV Mini Series)
Sir Cecil Mortimer
- Blitz (1996) ... Sir Cecil Mortimer
- Raids (1996) ... Sir Cecil Mortimer
- Cricket (1996) ... Sir Cecil Mortimer
- A Soldier's Story (1996) ... Sir Cecil Mortimer
- Dunkirk (1996) ... Sir Cecil Mortimer
 1993 The Poetry Hall of Fame (TV Movie)
 1993 The Secret Rapture
Tom French
 1993 Anna Lee: Headcase (TV Movie)
Mr Hahn
 1992 Witchcraft (TV Mini Series)
Alan Oakfield
- Episode #1.2 (1992) ... Alan Oakfield
- Episode #1.1 (1992) ... Alan Oakfield
 1991 Dakota Road
Alan Brandon
 1991 Jute City (TV Series)
Lord Muircross
- Episode #1.3 (1991) ... Lord Muircross
- Episode #1.2 (1991) ... Lord Muircross
- Episode #1.1 (1991) ... Lord Muircross
 1989-1990 Frederick Forsyth Presents (TV Series)
Sam McCready
- The Price of the Bride (1990) ... Sam McCready
- Death Has a Bad Reputation (1990) ... Sam McCready
- A Casualty of War (1989) ... Sam McCready
 1990 A Little Piece of Sunshine (TV Movie)
Sam McCready
 1990 Antigone/Rites of Passion
Haemon & Polynices (voice)
 1989 Pride and Extreme Prejudice (TV Movie)
Sam McCready
 1989 Just Another Secret (TV Movie)
Sam McCready
 1989 Strapless
Mr. Cooper
 1989 The Return of the Musketeers
Oliver Cromwell
 1989 Poirot (TV Series)
Benedict Farley / Hugo Cornworthy
- The Dream (1989) ... Benedict Farley / Hugo Cornworthy
 1989 The Dog It Was That Died (TV Movie)
Purvis
 1987-1988 Horizon (TV Series documentary)
Peter Medawar / Maurice Wilkins
- The Hope of Progress (1988) ... Peter Medawar
- The Race for the Double Helix (1987) ... Maurice Wilkins
 1987 A Perfect Spy (TV Mini Series)
Jack Brotherhood
- Episode #1.7 (1987) ... Jack Brotherhood
- Episode #1.6 (1987) ... Jack Brotherhood
- Episode #1.5 (1987) ... Jack Brotherhood
- Episode #1.4 (1987) ... Jack Brotherhood
- Episode #1.2 (1987) ... Jack Brotherhood
 1986 Unnatural Causes (TV Series)
Grahame
- Evensong (1986) ... Grahame
 1986 The Return of Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
The Duke of Holdernesse
- The Priory School (1986) ... The Duke of Holdernesse
 1985 A Better Class of Person (TV Movie)
Tom Osborne
 1985 The Holy Experiment (TV Movie)
Father Provincial SJ
 1985 Screen Two (TV Series)
Clement Scott
- Poppyland (1985) ... Clement Scott
 1984 Talk to Me (TV Movie)
Dr. Harris
 1984 Oxford Blues
Simon Rutledge
 1984 The Tragedy of Coriolanus (TV Movie)
Caius Marcius (Coriolanus)
 1978 Life Begins at Forty (TV Series)
Dr. Payne
- Alarms and Excursions (1978) ... Dr. Payne
 1975 Royal Flash
Duchy Chamberlain
 1975 Comet Amongst the Stars (TV Movie)
Fred Banting
 1975 The Way of the World (TV Movie)
Mirabell
 1975 Churchill's People (TV Series)
King Alfred
- King Alfred (1975) ... King Alfred
 1974 Notorious Woman (TV Mini Series)
Prosper Merimée
- Conflict (1974) ... Prosper Merimée
- Success (1974) ... Prosper Merimée
 1968 Work Is a Four Letter Word
Reverend Mort
 1967 Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (TV Series)
Theophilus St. James
- The Willow House School (1967) ... Theophilus St. James
 1961-1966 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Det. Con. Morton / Lewis Oman
- The Move After Checkmate (1966) ... Det. Con. Morton
- Harriet (1961) ... Lewis Oman
 1964 The Americanization of Emily
Port Ensign
 1963 The V.I.P.s
Second Reporter (uncredited)
 1963 Tales of Mystery (TV Series)
Jim Shorthouse
- A Case of Eavesdropping (1963) ... Jim Shorthouse
 1962 The Largest Theatre in the World: Heart to Heart (TV Movie)
Parliamentary Private Secretary
 1962 Maigret (TV Series)
Gerry Wilton
- The Amateurs (1962) ... Gerry Wilton
 1962 The Password Is Courage
Prisoner of War (uncredited)
 1962 The Bacchae (TV Series)
Messenger / Guard
- Part 2 (1962) ... Messenger
- Part 1 (1962) ... Guard
 1961 Philoctetes (TV Mini Series)
Neoptolemos
- Part 2 (1961) ... Neoptolemos
- Part 1 (1961) ... Neoptolemos
- An Introduction to Philoctetes (1961) ... Neoptolemos
 1961 Victim
Frank
 1961 Emergency-Ward 10 (TV Series)
Colin Mower
- Episode #1.460 (1961) ... Colin Mower
- Episode #1.459 (1961) ... Colin Mower
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Other Works:

He acted in Frank Wedekind's play, "Lulu", at the Almeida Theatre in London, England with Anna Friel, James Hillier, Oliver Milburn, Tom Georgeson, Johanna ter Steege and Peter Sullivan in the cast. Jonathan Kent was the director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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Height:

6' (1.83 m)

Spouse:

Sally Beauman  (his death)  (1 child) | See more »
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He was awarded the 1981 London Critics' Circle Theatre Award (Drama Theatre Award) for Best Actor of 1980 for his performances in "Good", "Richard III" and "Forest". He was also awarded the 1981 "London Evening Standard" award for Best Actor in "Good". See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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