Edward Woodward

Edward Woodward

  • Born on
    • June 1st, 1930
  • Died on
    • November 16th, 2009
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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Acting (19 Credits)

2007Hot Fuzz as Tom Weaver
2007Five Days as Vic Marsham
2002The Abduction Club as Lord Fermoy
1996Gulliver's Travels (1996) as Drunlo
1990Mister Johnson as Sargy Gollup
1989The Man in the Brown Suit as Sir Eustace Pedler
1987Uncle Tom's Cabin as Simon Legree
1985King David as King Saul
1985The Equalizer as Robert McCall
1984Champions as Josh Gifford
1984A Christmas Carol as Ghost of Christmas Present
1982The Final Option as Commander Powell
1980Breaker Morant as Harry 'Breaker' Morant
1974Callan as David Callan
1973The Wicker Man as Sergeant Neil Howie
1972Sitting Target as Inspector Milton
1972Young Winston as Captain Aylmer Haldane
1971Incense for the Damned as Dr. Holstrom
1967Callan as David Callan


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