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Edward Woodward

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.


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Born:
Jun 1, 1930 In Croydon, Surrey, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
67
First Appeared:
In the movie Where There's a Will 1955-03-01
Latest Project:
Movie Callan: This Man Alone 2016-02-01
Known For
Poster of Murder in Suburbia
Poster of Laurence Olivier Presents
Poster of Thirty-Minute Theatre
Poster of You Can't Win
Filmography
Movie Callan: This Man Alone Himself (archive) 2016-02-01
Movie A Congregation of Ghosts Reverend Densham 2009-01-01
Movie Hot Fuzz Tom Weaver 2007-04-20
Series Five Days Unknown 2007-10-02
Series The One Show Unknown 2006-08-14
Series Murder in Suburbia Unknown 2004-03-13
Movie Night Flight Unknown 2002-02-02
Movie The Abduction Club Lord Fermoy 2002-07-19
Series The Lone Gunmen Unknown 2001-03-04
Movie The True Story of the Bridge on the River Kwai Narrator 2001-01-01
Series Messiah Unknown 2001-05-26
Series Crusade Unknown 1999-06-09
Series CI5: The New Professionals Harry Malone 1999-09-19
Series Gulliver's Travels Drunlo 1996-02-04
Movie Harrison: Cry of the City Edward 'Teddy' Harrison 1996-02-27
Movie A Christmas Reunion Unknown 1995-12-21
Movie Deadly Advice Maj. Herbert Armstrong 1994-01-21
Series Common As Muck Unknown 1994-09-07
Movie Aladdin The Sultan (voice) 1992-11-16
Movie Soccer Shoot-Out Commentator (Voice) 1991-06-06
Series In Suspicious Circumstances Unknown 1991-06-03
Movie Mister Johnson Sargy Gollup 1990-09-08
Movie Hands of a Murderer Sherlock Holmes 1990-05-16
Series Over My Dead Body Unknown 1990-10-26
Movie The Man in the Brown Suit Sir Eustace Pedler 1989-01-04
Movie A Desperate Fortune: Matthew Flinders' Australia Narrator 1988-01-01
Movie Uncle Tom's Cabin Unknown 1987-06-14
Movie The Equalizer - The Movie: Blood & Wine Robert McCall 1987-09-23
Movie King David King Saul 1985-03-29
Movie Arthur the King Merlin 1985-04-26
Series The Equalizer Robert McCall 1985-09-18
Series The New Alfred Hitchcock Presents Unknown 1985-09-29
Movie Champions Josh Gifford 1984-04-20
Movie A Christmas Carol Ghost of Christmas Present 1984-12-17
Movie Love is Forever Derek McBracken 1983-04-03
Movie Who Dares Wins Commander Powell 1983-09-23
Movie The Appointment Ian 1981-06-07
Series Winston Churchill: The Wilderness Years Unknown 1981-09-06
Movie Wet Job David Callan 1981-09-02
Series Nice Work Unknown 1980-10-15
Movie Breaker Morant Lt. Harry 'Breaker' Morant 1980-12-22
Movie Saturday, Sunday, Monday Luigi 1978-01-01
Series 1990 Unknown 1977-09-18
Movie Stand up, Virgin Soldiers Sgt. Wellbeloved 1977-04-04
Series Laurence Olivier Presents Luigi 1976-12-05
Movie When Day Is Done Philip Warne 1975-01-07
Movie The Wicker Man Sergeant Howie 1975-06-01
Movie Callan David Callan 1974-01-01
Movie Incense for the Damned Dr. Holstrom 1972-01-01
Movie Hunted John Drummond 1972-01-01
Movie Sitting Target Inspector Milton 1972-06-19
Movie Young Winston Captain Aylmer Haldane 1972-10-10
Movie Prisoners Unknown 1971-04-07
Movie Evelyn The Man 1971-10-28
Movie Julius Caesar Cassius 1969-04-13
Movie The File of the Golden Goose Arthur Thompson 1969-10-13
Series Callan David Callan 1967-07-08
Movie A Magnum for Schneider David Callan 1967-02-04
Series Mystery and Imagination Unknown 1966-01-29
Series The Baron Unknown 1966-09-28
Series Play of the Month Unknown 1965-10-19
Series Thirty-Minute Theatre Unknown 1965-10-07
Series Detective Unknown 1964-03-30
Series The Saint Unknown 1962-10-04
Series You Can't Win Unknown 1961-10-05
Movie Where There's a Will Ralph Stokes 1955-03-01
Series This Is Your Life Unknown 1955-07-29