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John Wood

1930-07-05 Derbyshire, England, UK

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John Wood (5 July 1930 – 6 August 2011) was an English stage and screen actor known for his distinguished career in both classical and contemporary theater. He was born on July 5, 1930, in Derbyshire, England. Wood gained prominence as a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company, where he performed in numerous Shakespearean productions. Wood's notable stage roles include performances in "Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead," "The Rivals," and "Travesties," among many others. He also appeared in various productions on Broadway, earning critical acclaim for his performances in plays such as "Amadeus" and "The Winslow Boy." In addition to his stage work, John Wood had a presence in film and television. He starred in movies like "WarGames" (1983) and "Chocolat" (2000). His television credits include appearances in series such as "The Avengers," "Inspector Morse," and "Midsomer Murders." John Wood was highly regarded for his exceptional acting talent, particularly his ability to portray complex characters with depth and nuance. He received several awards throughout his career, including a Tony Award for his performance in "Travesties" and a Laurence Olivier Award for his work in "The Philanthropist." Sadly, John Wood passed away on August 6, 2011, in England, leaving behind a legacy of remarkable performances in the world of theater and film.


The White Countess Prince Peter Belinskya 2005-10-30
The Rocket Post Sir Wilson Ramsay 2004-05-13
Die Rückkehr des Tanzlehrers Jonas Andersson 2004-04-08
Imagining Argentina Amos Sternberg 2003-09-13
Goodbye, Mr. Chips Wetherby 2002-12-26
The Body Cardinal Pesci 2001-04-13
Chocolat Guillaume Blerot 2000-12-22
Longitude Sir Edmund Halley 2000-01-02
The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Journey of Radiance Charles Leadbeater 2000-07-11
The Little Vampire Lord McAshton 2000-10-27
The Venice Project The Viscount 1999-09-09
Mad Cows Alistair 1999-10-29
An Ideal Husband Lord Caversham 1999-04-15
The Avengers Trubshaw 1998-08-13
The Revengers' Comedies Col. Marcus 1998-06-09
The Gambler The General 1997-10-30
Metroland The Retired Commuter 1997-08-30
Rasputin Prime Minister Stolypin 1996-03-23
Jane Eyre Mr. Brocklehurst 1996-01-20
Sabrina Fairchild 1995-12-15
Richard III King Edward IV 1995-12-29
Uncovered Cesar 1995-01-04
Citizen X Gorbunov 1995-02-25
The Madness of King George Thurlow 1994-12-28
The Young Americans Richard Donnelly 1993-10-08
The Summer House Robert 1993-12-21
Shadowlands Christopher Riley 1993-12-25
Memento Mori Ex-Inspector Henry Mortimer 1992-04-19
Orlando Archduke Harry 1992-12-11
Twelfth Night Sir Toby Belch 1987-06-01
Heartburn British Moderator 1986-07-25
Lady Jane John Dudley, Duke of Nothumberland 1986-02-07
Jumpin' Jack Flash Jeremy Talbott 1986-10-09
The Empty Beach Parker 1985-09-12
The Purple Rose of Cairo Jason 1985-03-01
Ladyhawke Bishop of Aquila 1985-03-27
Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Computers... But Were Afraid to Ask 1984-01-01
WarGames Stephen Falken 1983-06-03
Somebody Killed Her Husband Ernest Van Stanten 1978-09-29
Blue Fire Lady Gus 1977-12-09
Slaughterhouse-Five English Officer 1972-03-15
Nicholas and Alexandra Col. Kobylinsky 1971-11-29
Which Way to the Front? Finkel 1970-09-03
One More Time Figg 1970-05-01
Just Like a Woman John Martin 1967-02-26
Poor Cherry Brian 1967-09-09
A Choice of Coward: Design for Living Otto 1964-08-31
That Kind of Girl Doctor 1963-01-01
Just for Fun Official 1963-02-01
Love Is a Ball Julian Soames 1963-04-24
The Mouse on the Moon Countryman 1963-05-07
Postman's Knock P.C. Woods 1962-02-22
The Rebel Poet 1961-03-07
The Challenge School Inspector 1960-05-17
Idol on Parade Jeremy 1959-03-24