Danny Webb (actor)

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Danny Webb
Born (1958-06-06) 6 June 1958 (age 56)
London, England, UK
Occupation Actor
Years active 1979-present
Spouse(s) Leila Bertrand

Danny Webb (born 6 June 1958) is an English television and film actor. He may be best known for his role as the prisoner Morse in Alien 3 and as Thomas Cromwell in Henry VIII. He has appeared in many famous British television programmes including The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles, Our Friends in the North, A Touch of Frost, Agatha Christie's Poirot, The Bill, Midsomer Murders, Silent Witness, Shackleton[1] and he starred in two episodes of Doctor Who - "The Satan Pit"[2] and "The Impossible Planet". He has also starred in Britannia High as Jack Tyler and New Tricks as a DJ.

In 1985, Webb starred alongside Jon Pertwee in a television adaptation of Karl Wittlinger's Broadway play, Do You Know the Milky Way? playing Kris, a psychiatric patient who believed he came from another star.

He has also had a recurring role in several television series, including Brookside, Cardiac Arrest and Life Begins. He also has a role in Honest playing Mack Carter.

He also appeared in the video to "Owner of a Lonely Heart" by Yes.

In 2008, Webb appeared as journalist Noel Botham in the BBC Four drama Hughie Green, Most Sincerely, as well as narrating the Games Workshop Black Library audiobook The Lightning Tower/The Dark King and the Gotrek and Felix audiobook Slayer of the Storm God. He also had a small part as a Nazi communications officer in the film Valkyrie.

In September 2009, he had a lead role in the BBC1 5-part drama series Land Girls, playing a sergeant in the Home Guard. Webb also appeared in the 2010 series of Hustle as Shaun and Emma's father and is currently playing Kevin Dalton in BBC drama Holby City.

He has done some audio books for the Warhammer series from the Black Library.

Personal life[edit]

Outside acting Webb is a keen surfer and member of the Shore Surf Club, taking part in contests, when work allows.

Theatre work[edit]

Danny Webb has worked extensively in theatre including in the Olivier Award winning production[3] of Blasted by Sarah Kane at the Lyric Theatre in 2011 where he also won Best Actor in the Off West End Awards. That same year he also starred in the critically acclaimed version of Chicken Soup with Barley by Arnold Wesker at the Royal Court Theatre.

He is currently in The MIstress Contract at The Royal Court.[4]

Film[edit]

Year Title Character Production Notes
2015 Prometheus sequel Robert Morse pre-production
2014 Locke post-production
2010 The Story of F*** Barton Hamborski
2008 Valkyrie Captain Haans United Artists
2005 The Upside of Anger Grey Wolfmeyer Media 8 Entertainment
2004 The Aryan Couple Himmler
2003 I'll Be There Denny Wise Morgan Creek
2001 Inspiration Man
2000 Shiner Karl Miramax Films
1998 Still Crazy Clive Columbia Pictures Corporation
1997 Love and Death on Long Island Video Assistant Telefilm Canada
1996 True Blue Alan Palmer FilmFour Productions
1992 Alien 3 Robert Morse 20th Century Fox
1989 Henry V Gower BBC
1987 Death Wish 4: The Crackdown Zacharias' Man Cannon Films
1987 Billy the Kid and the Green Baize Vampire TV Director
1986 Defence of the Realm Danny Royce Hemdale Film Corporation
1985 No End American
1984 A Year of the Quiet Sun David

Television[edit]

Year Title Character Production Notes
2013 Agatha Christie's Poirot Superintendent Bill Garroway ITV Elephants Can Remember
2012 Sherlock DI Carter BBC A Scandal in Belgravia
Series 2, Episode 1
2012 Endeavour DS Arthur Lott ITV
2011 Death in Paradise Jon Taylor BBC Series 1, Episode 8
2011 Being Human Marcus BBC Daddy Ghoul
Series 3, Episode 6
2010 Midsomer Murders Jeff Bowmaker ITV The Silent Land
Series 13, Episode 4
2010 Holby City Kevin Dalton BBC Series 12, 6 episodes
2010 Hustle Rex Kennedy BBC Father of the Jewels
Season 6, Episode 4
2009-11 Land Girls Sgt Dennis Tucker BBC Series 1 and 2
2009 Trinity Crispin Hunter ITV Series 1, Episode 5
2009 The Bill Matthew Devlin ITV Conviction
Series 25, 6 episodes
2009 Hallmark Hall of Fame Trojan The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler
Series 52, Episode 3
2008 Britannia High Jack Tyler ITV Who Are You and Finale
Series 1, Episodes 3 and 9
2008 New Tricks Graham Madeley BBC A Face For Radio
Season 5, Episode 3
2008 Hughie Green, Most Sincerely Noel Botham TV Film
2008 Honest Mack Carter ITV whole series
2008 Casualty Rob Greyson BBC The Mess We're In
Series 22
2008 Phoo Action Lord Rothwell BBC TV Film
2008 The Bill Ernie Rosen ITV The Deadly Game
Series 24
2008 Lark Rise to Candleford Dan Macey BBC Season 1, Episode 2
2007 All About Me Danny Caldwell BBC TV Film
2007 Agatha Christie's Marple Mutti ITV At Bertram's Hotel
Season 3, Episode 1
2006 Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire Licinius BBC Constantine
Episode 5
2006 Midsomer Murders Tony Kirby ITV Dance with the Dead
Season 10, Episode 1
2006 The Inspector Lynley Mysteries Eddie Price ITV In The Blink of the Eye
2006 Doctor Who Mr Jefferson BBC The Satan Pit and The Impossible Planet
Series 2
2006 Nostradamus Pierre TV Film
2006 Totally Frank Jimmy Channel 4 Season 2, Episode 4
2006 Lewis Tom Pollock ITV
2006 Hotel Babylon' Mr Matthews BBC Season 1, Episode 1
2006 The Bill George Swanson ITV 444
Series 22
2005 Heartbeat Vince Wain ITV Blood Brothers
2005 A Touch of Frost Father David Rose ITV Near Death Experience
2005 Uncle Adolf Joseph Goebbels ITV TV Film
2004/05 Life Begins Paul ITV 12 episodes
2004 My Family Ches BBC Glad Tidings We Bring
Season 5, Episode 15
2004 Silent Witness Sergeant Paul Bradley BBC Body 21
Season 8 Episode 8
2004 Waking the Dead Sir Martin Havering BBC False Flag
Season 4, Episode 4
2004 Murder City Eddie Gresham Mr Right
Season 1, Episode 4
2004 Murder in Suburbia Gavin Webb ITV Season 1, Episode 1
2003 The Private Life of Samuel Pepys Edward Montagu BBC Films TV Film
2003 Starhunter Max Supermax Redux
2003 Henry VIII Thomas Cromwell ITV TV Film
2003 Cutting It Ivor Biltong BBC Season 2, Episode 4
2002 The Hound of the Baskervilles Inspector Lestrade BBC TV Film
2002 Murder in Mind Derek Stevensby BBC Swan Song
Season 2, Episode 4
2002 Outside the Rules Dr. John Falkirk BBC TV Film
2002 Shackleton Perris Channel 4 TV Film
2001 Take Me Doug Patton ITV
2001 Hawk David BBC TV Film
2000 Casualty Harry Chapman BBC Seize The Night
2000 In the Beginning Laban TV Film
2000 The Knock John Gilbraith ITV Season 5 Episode 4
2000 The Scarlet Pimpernel Libersac BBC A Good Name
1999 In the Name of Love George Walters TV Film
1999 Dalziel and Pascoe Det. Chief Const. Geoffrey Hiller BBC Recalled To Life
1999 Hunting Venus John TV Film
1999 Harbour Lights' Vic Morley BBC Muckraker
Season 1, Episode 5
1998 Frenchman's Creek William Carlton Television TV Film
1998 The Jump Davey Jackson
1998 The Bill Sammy Lewis ITV Three Cheers
Series 14
1998 2point4 Children Malcolm BBC Malcolm X
Season 7, Episode 3
1998 Terror in the Mall Warden Banks Warner Bros Television TV Film
1998 The King of Chaos Liam Keller Stone City Films TV Film
1997 A Perfect State' Johnny BBC
1997 Dressing for Breakfast John Channel 4 Married Man
1996 A Touch of Frost Karl Edwards ITV Paying the Price
1996 Sharman Durban '"Season 1, Episode 4
1996 The Bill Grigori Minescu ITV Black Money
Series 12
1996 Murder Most Horrid Tony Smedley Talkback Productions Dead On Time
1996 Our Friends in the North Detective Inspector Ron Conrad BBC Season 1, 4 Episodes
1995 Mrs. Hartley and the Growth Centre Vicar
1995 Space Precinct Wyndam 'Houdini' Derrit Sky One Two Against The Rock
1994 Cardiac Arrest Mr Simon Bentancourt Season One
1994 99-1 McCarthy ITV Where The Money Is
Doing The Business
1994 Headhunters Roger Garrison Channel 4
1994 The Bill Steven Petit ITV Big Eagle Day
Series 10
1993 Comics Brian Duffield Channel 4
1993 A Woman's Guide to Adultery Ray Carlton Television
1992/93 The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles Pablo Picasso ABC Paris, September 1908
Barcelona, May 1917
1992 Bookmark Dick Hughes BBC Sunny Stories
1992 The Jazz Detective Bernie Wetson
1991 Screenplay BBC Clubland
1990 Made in Heaven Dave Granada Falling In Love
1990 Screen Two Actor BBC Drowning in the Shallow Ends
1989 The Bill Steve Hill ITV Fools Gold
Series 5
1989 Boon Mike Hawkins ITV Of Meissen Men
Vallance's Liberty
1989 The Saint: The Brazilian Connection Celtic Film Entertainment TV Film
1989 Agatha Christie's Poirot Porter ITV The Adventure of Clapham Cook
1988 Bergerac Joe Grantham BBC Retirement Plan
1988 The Comic Strip Presents... Party Guest Channel 4 Didn't You Kill My Brother?
1987 Intimate Contact Scott TV Film
1985 Do You Know the Milkyway? Kris TV Film
1984 More Lives Than One BBC TV Film
1982-83 Brookside Gavin Taylor Channel 4
1982 The Unapproachable Marek ORF TV Film
1982 We'll Meet Again Young Recruit ITV Old Enough To Fight
1980 Play for Today Despatch Rider BBC The Imitation Game
1980 Play for Today Police Constable BBC Pasmore
1980 Mackenzie Builder's Merchant BBC Preliminary Enquiries
Series 1, Episode 1
1980 Jackanory Playhouse Harold BBC The Silver Fish
Series 8, Episode 2
1980 Twelfth Night Servant BBC TV Film
1979 The Dick Francis Thriller: The Racing Game Peter ITV Trackdown
Series 1, Episode 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kathryn Flett (2002-01-06). "Truly, this was an Endurance test". The Guardian (London). Archived from the original on 2008-08-06. Retrieved 2008-08-06. 
  2. ^ Sue Davies (2008-02-02). "Doctor Who: The Girl Who Never Was by Alan Barnes". Archived from the original on 2008-08-06. Retrieved 2008-08-06. 
  3. ^ http://www.olivierawards.com/nominations/list-of-winners/
  4. ^ http://www.royalcourttheatre.com/whats-on/the-mistress-contract

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