Hywel Bennett Biography (1944-)

Born April 8, 1944, in Wales; son of Gorden and Sarah Gwen (maiden name, Lewis) Bennett; brother of Alun Lewis (an actor); married Cathy McGowan (an actress), 1970 (divorced); children: Emma. Addresses: Office: James SharkeyAssociates, 15 Golden Sq., Suite 3, London W1R 3AG, England.; Contact: 5 Rosehill Rd., London SW 18, England.

Nationality
British
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor, director
Birth Details
April 8, 1944
Wales, England

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • Leonardo, Il marito e mio l'ammazzo quando mi pare (also knownas Drop Dead, My Love), Clesi Cinemtografica, 1966
  • Arthur Fitton, The Family Way, Warner Bros., 1966
  • Martin Durnley and Georgie Clifford, Twisted Nerve, National General, 1968
  • Private Brigg, The Virgin Suicides, Columbia, 1969
  • France, The Buttercup Chain, Columbia, 1970
  • Dennis, Loot, Cinevision, 1970
  • Edwin Anthony, Percy, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1971
  • Michael, Endless Night (also known as Agatha Christie's Endless Nights), 1971
  • Duckworth, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, 1972
  • Mick Goonahan, The Love Ban (also known as Anyone for Sex? and It's a 2'6" Above the Ground World), British Lion, 1973
  • Jimmy Fowler, Murder Elite, 1985
  • Mike Jessop, Deadline (also known as Witness in the War Zone and War Zone), Skouras/CineTel, 1987
  • Dr. Lewis, A Mind to Kill, 1991
  • Dr. Crippen, Deadly Advice, 1993
  • Reg, Married 2 Malcolm, Marie Hoy Film & Television, 1998
  • The captain, Misery Harbour (also known as Flugten fra Jante), 1999
  • The boss, Nasty Neighbours, First Hand Films, 1999
  • Colbert, Vatel, Miramax, 2000
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • James Shelley, Shelley, BBC, 1980-81
  • James Shelley, The Return of Shelley, BBC, 1981-82
  • Movies
  • Gideon Harlax, Artemis 81, 1981
  • Allan Blakeston, Frankie and Johnnie, 1985
  • John, Absent Friends, 1985
  • Purvis, The Other Side of Paradise, 1992
  • Dickie Beaumont, Hospital!, 1997
  • ACC Desmond Iles, Harpur and Iles, 1997
  • Herod, Mary, Mother of Jesus, 1999
  • Miniseries
  • Tom, Pennies from Heaven, BBC, then PBS, 1979
  • Ricki Tarr, Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy, BBC, then Great Performances, PBS, 1980
  • Dr. Edmund Bickleigh, Malice Afterthought, BBC, then Mystery!, PBS, 1980
  • The Modern World: Ten Great Writers, 1988
  • Mr. Croup, NeverWhere, 1996
  • Specials
  • Willy Turner, Where the Buffalo Roam (also known as Wednesday Play: Where the Buffalo Roam), 1966
  • Romeo, Romeo and Juliet (also known as Play of the Month: Romeoand Juliet), 1967
  • Three's One (also known as Play for Today: Three's One), 1973
  • Coming Out (also known as Play for Today: Coming Out), 1979
  • Arthur "Pig" Mallion, Karaoke, Bravo, 1996
  • Arthur "Pig" Mallion, Cold Lazarus, Bravo, 1996
  • Episodic
  • Brown, "Nightwatch," Redcap, 1965
  • Rynian, "The Chase," Doctor Who, 1965
  • Steven Castle, "Sweet Smell of Succession," The Sweeney, 1976
  • Jack Slater, "Silver Lining," Strangers, 1978
  • Pennies from Heaven, 1979
  • Grant, "Devil's Alphabet," The Twilight Zone, 1986
  • Richard Jay also known as Dick Jowett, "Charity Begins at Home (Parts 1 & 2)," Boon, 1988
  • Harold Bingham, "A Bone to Pick," Virtual Murder, 1992
  • "Life in the Fast Lane," Casualty, 1993
  • Clive Riley, "Book," Frank Stubbs Promotes, 1993
  • Clancy, "Smashing Bird," Murder Most Horrid, 1994
  • Pete Tyler, "Catch a Falling Star," The Bill, 2000
  • Also appeared as voice of King Arthur, "The Inheritance," Robin of Sherwood (animated).
  • Other Television Appearances
  • Appeared in The Idiot, Unman, Wittering and Zigo, A Month in the Country, Death of a Teddy Bear, The Consultant, and The Critic.
  • Stage Appearances
  • (London debut) Ophelia, Hamlet, Youth Theatre, Queen's Theatre, 1959
  • Scott of the Antarctic, Terra Nova, Chichester Festival Theatre, Chichester, England, 1965
  • Wally, The Gift, Vanbrugh Theatre Club, London, 1965
  • Lennie, A Smashing Day, Arts Theatre, 1966
  • Puck, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Edinburgh Festival, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1967
  • Prince Hal, Henry IV (Parts I & II), Mermaid Theatre, London,1970
  • Marc Antony, Julius Caesar, Young Vic Theatre, London, 1972
  • Barkke, Bakke's Night of Fame, Dolphin Theatre Company, Shaw Theatre, London, 1972
  • Stanley, The Birthday Party, Gardner Center, Brighton, England, 1973
  • Danny, Night Must Fall, Sherman Theatre, Cardiff, Wales, 1974, then Shaw Theatre, 1975
  • Jimmy Porter, Look Back in Anger, Belgrade Theatre, Coventry, England, 1974
  • Toad, Toad Hall, Birmingham Repertory, Birmingham, England, 1975
  • Simmon, Otherwise Engaged, Comedy Theatre, London, 1978
  • Terra Nova, Chichester, 1979
  • Andreas Capodistriou and Inspector Bowden, The Case of the Oily Levantine, Her Majesty's Theatre, London, 1980
  • Tim, Fly Away Home, Lyric Studio Theatre, London, 1983
  • Marlow, She Stoops to Conquer, National Theatre Company, LytteltonTheatre, London, 1984
  • Andrey Prozorov, Three Sisters, Albery Theatre, London, 1987
  • Long John Silver, Treasure Island, Edinburgh Festival, 1990
  • Major Tours
  • Wormwood, Dear Wormwood, U.K. cities, 1965
  • Title role, Hamlet, South African cities, 1974
  • Konstantin, The Seagull, Birmingham Repertory Company, 1974
  • Marlow, She Stoops to Conquer, National Theatre Company, U.K. cities, 1984
  • Stage Director
  • Gaslight, Lincoln, England, 1971
  • The Promise, Sheffield, England, 1974
  • A Lily in Little India, Coventry, England, 1974
  • I Have Been Here Before, Cardiff, Wales, 1975
  • Move Over Mrs. Markham, Leatherhead, Surrey, England, 1975
  • Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, Leatherhead, 1975
  • A Man for All Seasons, Birmingham, England, 1976

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