Norman Wooland (1905–1989)

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A classical stage actor who enjoyed modest film stardom in the late 1940s and 1950s, the good-looking, somewhat unassuming British actor Norman Wooland also worked extensively on radio and television in a career that spanned six decades. Born to British parents in Dusseldorf, Germany on March 16, 1910, he was educated in England and started out in... See full bio »

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Known For

Hamlet Horatio, His Friend
Ivanhoe King Richard
The Guns of Navarone Group Captain
Quo Vadis Nerva


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 1985 Cover Her Face (TV Mini Series)
Simon Maxie
- Episode #1.6 (1985) ... Simon Maxie
- Episode #1.5 (1985) ... Simon Maxie
- Episode #1.4 (1985) ... Simon Maxie
- Episode #1.3 (1985) ... Simon Maxie
- Episode #1.2 (1985) ... Simon Maxie
 1984 Sorrell and Son (TV Mini Series)
Dr. Wheelan
- Episode #1.6 (1984) ... Dr. Wheelan
 1983 All for Love (TV Series)
Major Fitzgerald
- Fireworks for Elspeth (1983) ... Major Fitzgerald
 1981 Diamonds (TV Series)
Joseph Coleman
- My End Is My Beginning (1981) ... Joseph Coleman
- A Taste of the Orient (1981) ... Joseph Coleman
- Homecoming (1981) ... Joseph Coleman
- Gamblers (1981) ... Joseph Coleman
- The Kremer Claim (1981) ... Joseph Coleman
 1980 The Mirror Crack'd
Medical Examiner (uncredited)
 1979 Play for Today (TV Series)
Tim Featherstone
- The Chief Mourner (1979) ... Tim Featherstone
 1978 International Velvet
Team Doctor
 1978 Life at Stake (TV Series)
- So, Who's Sick? (1978) ... Stoecker
 1972 Kate (TV Series)
Dr. de Krusco
- A Nice Rest (1972) ... Dr. de Krusco
 1971 Trial (TV Series)
Charles Watersafe
- Mister X (1971) ... Charles Watersafe
 1969 Callan (TV Series)
- Death of a Hunter (1969) ... Koralin
 1968 Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
Reginald Musgrave
- The Musgrave Ritual (1968) ... Reginald Musgrave
 1968 Softly Softly (TV Series)
- Fortune on the Move: Part 2: Refund (1968) ... Sparkleigh
- Fortune on the Move: Part 1: Payment (1968) ... Sparkleigh
 1967 Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (TV Series)
Melville Lang Esq. QC
- Redhanded (1967) ... Melville Lang Esq. QC
 1966 The Rat Patrol (TV Series)
Moffitt's Father
- The Dare-Devil Rescue Raid (1966) ... Moffitt's Father
 1966 Intrigue (TV Series)
 1966 The Fighting Prince of Donegal
Sir John Perrott
 1966 The Projected Man
Dr. L.G. Blanchard
 1964 Saul e David
King Saul
 1964 The Fall of the Roman Empire
 1962 Masters of Venus
Dr. Ballantyne
 1962 Walk in the Shadow
Counsel for the Crown
 1961 Barabbas
 1961 The Guns of Navarone
Group Captain
 1960 An Honourable Murder
Brutus Smith
 1960 Night Train for Inverness
Roy Lewis
 1959 Dial 999 (TV Series)
- Rolling Racketeers (1959) ... Howard
 1959 Portrait of a Sinner
David Fraser
 1959 The Bandit of Zhobe
Maj. Crowley
 1957 Five Names for Johnny (TV Series)
Dr. Mark Willoughby
- The Fifth Name (1957) ... Dr. Mark Willoughby
- Revenge (1957) ... Dr. Mark Willoughby
- The Accusation (1957) ... Dr. Mark Willoughby
- The Victoria Cross (1957) ... Dr. Mark Willoughby
 1957 The Flesh Is Weak
Inspector Kingcombe
 1957 No Road Back
Insp. Harris
 1952-1956 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Robert Crosbie / Cast member 'The Island of Cipango'
- The Letter (1956) ... Robert Crosbie
- Three Plays by Benn W. Levy (1952) ... Cast member 'The Island of Cipango'
 1956 Teenage Bad Girl
Hugh Manning
 1956 Guilty?
 1955 Richard III
 1954 Romeo and Juliet
 1954 The Master Plan
Col. Mark Cleaver
 1954 The Lover (TV Movie)
The Lover
 1954 The Dancing Bear (TV Series)
Captain Peter Trueman
- The Final Link (1954) ... Captain Peter Trueman
- Helga (1954) ... Captain Peter Trueman
- Josef (1954) ... Captain Peter Trueman
- Julius (1954) ... Captain Peter Trueman
- Kurt (1954) ... Captain Peter Trueman
 1953 Edge of Divorce
Bill Ogden
 1952 The Ringer
Inspector Bliss
 1952 Ivanhoe
King Richard
 1951 Quo Vadis
 1950 The Angel with the Trumpet
Prince Rudolf
 1950 Madeleine
 1949 All Over the Town
Nat Hearn
 1948 Look Before You Love
Ashley Morehouse
 1948 Hamlet
Horatio, His Friend
 1948 Escape
 1941 This England (uncredited)
 1938 When We Are Married (TV Movie)
Rev. Clement Mercer
 1937 The Five Pound Man
Lodge Keeper
 1936 The Way to the Sea (Short)
Commentator (voice)
 1934 Over the Garden Wall
Police Constable (uncredited)
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He acted in Arthur Wing Pinero's play, "The Second Mrs. Tanqueray," at the Theatre Royal Haymarket in London, England with Eileen Herlie, Marie Ney, Basil Dignam, Leslie Banks, Ronald Ward, and Robert Urquhart in the cast. Murray Macdonald was director and Sir Cecil Beaton was art director. See more »

Alternate Names:

Norman Wolland


Petra Charpentier  (his death)  (2 children)

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Attended Edward VI School.

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