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Edward Woodward


Born - 1 June 1930, Croydon, England
Died - 16 November 2009

Sturdy, authoritative English actor whose biggest successes came on TV, in the crime series Callan and The Equalizer. For the cinema, he distinguished himself especially in The Wicker Man (1973) and 'Breaker' Morant (1980). He also did good work on stage and, with a fine light tenor voice, recorded several albums. Other films included Where There's a Will (1955), Inn for Trouble (1960), Becket (1963), The File of the Golden Goose (1968), Callan (1974), Stand Up Virgin Soldiers (1977), Who Dares Wins (1982), King David (1985), Mister Johnson (1990), Deadly Advice (1993), The Abduction Club (2002), Hot Fuzz (2007) and A Congregation of Ghosts (2009), his last. He was divorced from the actress Venetia Barrett after 30 years and married another actress, Michele Dotrice, in 1987. After a battle with pancreatic cancer, he died from pneumonia.