Aubrey Woods (9 April 1928 – 7 May 2013) was an British actor. He was born in London.
Biography and Career 
Woods was educated at The Latymer School in Edmonton, North London. His first film role was as Smike in Nicholas Nickleby (1947). On stage he played the role of Fagin in Lionel Bart's production of Oliver! at the New Theatre, St Martin's Lane in the 1960s alongside Nicolette Roeg and Robert Bridges. Woods played Bill the Candy Store Owner in Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971), singing "The Candy Man" near the beginning of the film. During the early 1970s he collaborated on the musical, Trelawny with friend Julian Slade.
His television credits include Z-Cars, Up Pompeii!, Doctor Who (in the serial Day of the Daleks), Blake's 7, Auf Wiedersehen, Pet and Ever Decreasing Circles.He also appeared as Jacob and Potiphar in the 1991 production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at the London Palladium, the soundtrack of which topped the British Albums Chart in August 1991. Radio credits include the original radio series of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, appearing in Fit the Sixth.
He was survived by his wife Gaynor, whom he had met at RADA and married in 1952.
Selected filmography 
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