John Wood

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Birthday
5, 1930
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Aug 6, 2011 (81)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
5, 1930
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Aug 6, 2011 (81)

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British actor who has won a Tony Award and has been nominated for an Olivier Award. He has appeared in several high profile films throughout his career including Richard III as King Edward IV, Jane Eyre (1996) as Mr. Brocklehurst, and Chocolat as Guillaume Blerot.

Before Fame

He started his career in theater in 1952 with some of his earliest work coming once he joined the Old Vic company in 1954. There, he portrayed Lennox in Macbeth and Exton in Richard II among others.

Trivia

He also appeared on television on numerous occasions in such series as Espionage, Kavanagh QC, and Foyle's War.

Family Life

He graduated from Jesus College, Oxford and died in Gloucestershire, England.

Associated With

He appeared in the Whoopi Goldberg vehicle Jumpin' Jack Flash in 1986.

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