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Edward Woodward

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   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. Description above from the Wikipedia article Edward Woodward, licensed under CC-BY-SA,full list of contributors on Wikipedia. ​

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Jun 1, 1930 In Croydon, Surrey, England
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Where There's a Will 1955-03-01
Latest Project:
Movie A Congregation of Ghosts 2009-01-01
Known For
Poster of A Congregation of Ghosts
Poster of Hot Fuzz
Movie A Congregation of Ghosts Reverend Densham 2009-01-01
Series Five Days 2007-01-23
Movie Hot Fuzz Tom Weaver 2007-02-14
Series The One Show Unknown 2006-08-14
Movie Night Flight 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 1995-12-21
Movie Deadly Advice Maj. Herbert Armstrong 1994-01-21
Series Common As Muck 1994-09-07
Movie Aladdin The Sultan (voice) 1992-11-16
Movie Hands of a Murderer Sherlock Holmes 1990-05-16
Series Over My Dead Body 1990-10-26
Movie Mister Johnson Sargy Gollup 1990-09-08
Movie The Man in the Brown Suit Sir Eustace Pedler 1989-01-04
Movie Uncle Tom's Cabin 1987-06-14
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 1985-05-05
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 1982-08-26
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
Movie Breaker Morant Lt. Harry 'Breaker' Morant 1980-05-15
Series Nice Work 1980-10-15
Movie Saturday, Sunday, Monday Luigi 1978-01-01
Movie Stand up, Virgin Soldiers Sgt. Wellbeloved 1977-04-04
Series 1990 Jim Kyle 1977-09-18
Movie Callan David Callan 1974-01-01
Movie The Wicker Man Sergeant Neil Howie 1973-12-01
Movie Sitting Target Inspector Milton 1972-06-19
Movie Young Winston Captain Aylmer Haldane 1972-07-20
Movie Prisoners 1971-04-07
Movie Incense for the Damned Dr. Holstrom 1970-12-11
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
Series The Baron Unknown 1966-09-28
Series The Saint Unknown 1962-10-04
Movie Where There's a Will Ralph Stokes 1955-03-01