Edward Woodward

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Edward Albert Arthur Woodward
  • Birth Place: Croydon, Surrey, England
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 06/01/1930, Gemini
  • Date of Death: 11/16/2009
  • Profession: Actor
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Edward Woodward Fast Facts:
  • Played professional soccer for two English clubs prior to taking up acting seriously.
  • Made first London curtain call in 1954 for Where There's a Will. Appeared in the film version of the play a year later in the same role.
  • Recorded 12 albums of romantic songs, three albums of poetry and 14 books on tape.
  • Gained acclaim for TV roles on three different continents. Initially in Europe in Becket, Young Winston and Callan, then in Australia as Lt. Morant in Breaker Morant and finally in North America in The Equalizer.
  • Film career spanned nearly 55 years.
  • Edward Woodward Relationships:
  • Tim Woodward - Son
  • Michelle Dotrice - Wife
  • Peter Woodward - Son
  • Sarah Woodward - Daughter
  • Venetia Barret - Ex-wife
  • Emily Beth Woodard - Daughter
  • Edward Woodward Awards:
  • 1988 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1986 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1987 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1989 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1988 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama - Nominee
  • 1987 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama - Winner
  • 1980 Australian Film Institute Awards: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role - Nominee
  • 1989 Emmy: Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1990 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • College:
  • Kingston College, Kingston upon Thames, London, England

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