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Charles Wood (III) (1932–2020)

Charles Wood was born on August 6, 1932 in St. Peter Port, Guernsey, Channel Islands, UK. He was a writer and actor, known for Iris (2001), The Knack... and How to Get It (1965) and The Bed Sitting Room (1969). He was previously married to Valerie Newman. He died on February 1, 2020 in England, UK. See full bio »

Died:

(age 87) in England, UK

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Nominated for 2 BAFTA Film Awards. Another 4 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Iris Writer
(2001)
(1969)
Tumbledown Writer
(1988)

Filmography

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 2008 The Other Man (screenplay)
 2001/I Iris (screenplay)
 2000 Monsignor Renard (TV Mini Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.3 (2000) ... (writer)
 1997-1998 Kavanagh QC (TV Series) (teleplay - 2 episodes)
- Briefs Trooping Gaily (1998) ... (teleplay)
- Mute of Malice (1997) ... (teleplay)
  Sharpe (TV Series) (1 episode, 1996) (written by - 1 episode, 1997) (from a script by - 1 episode, 1996) (script - 1 episode, 1994)
- Sharpe's Waterloo (1997) ... (written by)
- Sharpe's Siege (1996) ... (uncredited)
- Sharpe's Regiment (1996) ... (from a script by)
- Sharpe's Company (1994) ... (script)
 1994 Screen One (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1988 Tumbledown (TV Movie) (written by)
 1988 Inspector Morse (TV Series) (screenplay - 1 episode)
- The Settling of the Sun (1988) ... (screenplay)
 1987 My Family and Other Animals (TV Mini Series) (screenplay by - 10 episodes)
- Episode #1.10 (1987) ... (screenplay by)
- Episode #1.9 (1987) ... (screenplay by)
- Episode #1.8 (1987) ... (screenplay by)
- Episode #1.7 (1987) ... (screenplay by)
- Episode #1.6 (1987) ... (screenplay by)
 1985 Time for Murder (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Dust to Dust (1985)
 1984 Puccini (TV Movie) (written by)
  Wagner (TV Mini Series) (writer - 9 episodes, 1983) (written by - 1 episode, 1983)
- Episode #1.10 (1983) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.3 (1983) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.2 (1983) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.5 (1983) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.4 (1983) ... (writer)
 1983 Red Monarch (TV Movie)
 1979 Cuba (writer)
 1977-1979 Don't Forget to Write! (TV Series) (writer - 12 episodes)
- We're Going to Maxim's (1979) ... (writer)
- Götterdämmerung (1979) ... (writer)
- The Greening of Gordon (1979) ... (writer)
- In Place of Our Advertised Programme (1979) ... (writer)
- Exit Goering (1979) ... (writer)
 1977 ITV Playhouse (TV Series) (screenplay - 1 episode)
- Love-Lies-Bleeding (1977) ... (screenplay)
 1977 Play for Today (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Do As I Say (1977) ... (writer)
 1974 ITV Sunday Night Drama (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1974 Masquerade (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Mützen ab! (1974) ... (writer)
 1974 Death or Glory Boy (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Early Breakfast (1974) ... (writer)
- Early Days (1974) ... (writer)
- Early Arrival (1974) ... (writer)
 1972 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- A Bit of Vision (1972) ... (writer)
 1971 The Ten Commandments (TV Series) (screenplay - 1 episode)
- A Bit of Family Feeling (1971) ... (screenplay)
 1970 Fange med eskorte (TV Movie) (play "Prisoner and Escort")
 1970 The Adventures of Gerard (co-writer)
 1969 The Root of All Evil? (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- A Bit of a Holiday (1969) ... (writer)
 1969 The Bed Sitting Room (adaptation)
 1968 The Long Day's Dying (screenplay)
 1968 The Charge of the Light Brigade (screenplay)
 1967 How I Won the War (screenplay)
 1967 The Wednesday Play (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Drums Along the Avon (1967) ... (writer)
 1965 Help! (screenplay)
 1965 The Knack... and How to Get It (screenplay)
 1964 Last Summer by the Seaside (TV Movie) (narrative script)
 1964 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Drill Pig (1964)
 1964 Armchair Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Prisoner and Escort (1964) ... (writer)
 1962 Not at All (TV Movie) (writer)
 1961 Traitor in a Steel Helmet (TV Movie)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

His play, "Veterans", was performed at the Royal Court Theatre in London, England with John Gielgud, John Mills, Gordon Jackson, Frank Grimes, Bob Hoskins and James Bolam in the cast. Ronald Eyre was the director. See more »


Spouse:

Valerie Newman  (his death)  (2 children)

Children:

Kate Wood | See more »
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Trivia:

British playwright and screenwriter. He had served for five years (1950-55) in the 17th/21st Lancers and afterwards often wrote on military themes. See more »

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