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Edward Woodward

1930-06-01 Croydon, Surrey, England, UK

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Edward Albert Arthur Woodward OBE (1 June 1930 – 16 November 2009) was an English stage and screen actor and singer. After graduating from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA), Woodward began his career on stage, and throughout his career he appeared in productions in both the West End in London and on Broadway in New York. He came to wider attention from 1967 in the title role of the British television spy drama Callan, earning him the 1970 British Academy Television Award for Best Actor. Among his film credits, Woodward starred as Police Sergeant Howie in the 1973 cult British horror film The Wicker Man, and in the title role of the noted 1980 Australian biopic Breaker Morant. From 1985 Woodward starred as British ex-secret agent and vigilante Robert McCall in the American television series The Equalizer, earning him the 1986 Golden Globe Award for Best Television Drama Actor.


Callan: This Man Alone Himself (archive) 2016-02-01
A Congregation of Ghosts Reverend Densham 2009-01-01
Hot Fuzz Tom Weaver 2007-02-14
The Abduction Club Lord Fermoy 2002-07-19
Night Flight Vic Green 2002-02-02
The Wicker Man Enigma Himself 2001-10-01
Burnt Offering: The Cult of The Wicker Man Himself 2001-12-29
The True Story of the Bridge on the River Kwai Himself - Narrator 2000-09-26
Marcie's Dowry Gus Wise 2000-01-01
Harrison: Cry of the City Edward 'Teddy' Harrison 1996-02-27
The Shamrock Conspiracy Edward Harrison 1995-12-12
A Christmas Reunion Colonel Phillips 1994-11-30
Deadly Advice Maj. Herbert Armstrong 1994-04-29
Aladdin The Sultan (voice) 1992-11-16
Soccer Shoot-Out Commentator (Voice) 1991-06-06
Mister Johnson Sargy Gollup 1990-09-08
Hands of a Murderer Sherlock Holmes 1990-05-16
Memories of Manon Robert McCall 1989-02-13
The Man in the Brown Suit Sir Eustace Pedler 1989-01-04
Codename: Kyril Michael Royston 1988-03-29
A Desperate Fortune: Matthew Flinders' Australia Narrator 1988-01-01
The Equalizer - The Movie: Blood & Wine Robert McCall 1987-09-23
Uncle Tom's Cabin Simon Legree 1987-06-14
King David King Saul 1985-03-29
Arthur the King Merlin 1985-04-26
A Christmas Carol Ghost of Christmas Present 1984-10-09
Champions Josh Gifford 1984-04-20
Love is Forever Derek McBracken 1983-04-03
Who Dares Wins Commander Powell 1982-08-26
The Appointment Ian 1981-06-07
Wet Job David Callan 1981-09-02
Breaker Morant Harry 'Breaker' Morant 1980-06-11
Saturday, Sunday, Monday Luigi 1978-01-01
Stand up, Virgin Soldiers Sgt. Wellbeloved 1977-04-04
Three for All Roadsweeper 1975-05-01
When Day Is Done Philip Warne 1975-01-07
Callan David Callan 1974-05-23
The Wicker Man Sergeant Neil Howie 1973-12-01
Young Winston Captain Aylmer Haldane 1972-07-20
Sitting Target Inspector Milton 1972-05-01
Hunted John Drummond 1972-01-01
Incense for the Damned Dr. Holstrom 1971-05-14
Evelyn The Man 1971-10-28
Prisoners 1971-04-07
The File of the Golden Goose Arthur Thompson 1969-10-13
Julius Caesar Cassius 1969-04-13
A Magnum for Schneider David Callan 1967-02-04
Becket Clement (uncredited) 1964-03-11
Where There's a Will Ralph Stokes 1955-03-01