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24 April 1953 |
Tim Woodward (born 24 April 1953) is an English actor.
He is probably best known for his starring roles in the 1970s BBC drama Wings, as Squadron Leader Rex in Piece of Cake (1988), the 1990s ITV soap opera Families and the 2000s ITV police drama Murder City. He also portrayed Leonard "Nipper" Read of Scotland Yard in the 2008 ITV adaptation of Jake Arnott's crime novel He Kills Coppers. He starred in the 1988 mini-series Piece of Cake as the wealthy, eccentric and by-the-book Squadron Leader Rex. He also guest starred with his father Edward and son Sam as a London gangster family in a special storyline for The Bill in 2008. Also, he appeared with his father Edward in an episode of American TV's The Equalizer, where he played Robert McCall's father in a flashback scene. He is the brother of actors Peter Woodward and Sarah Woodward.
Other TV credits include: The Irish RM, Tales of the Unexpected, Pie in the Sky, Absolutely Fabulous, Prime Suspect, The Ruth Rendell Mysteries—Bribery and Corruption with James D'Arcy, New Tricks, Midsomer Murders, Murphy's Law, Rosemary & Thyme and Agatha Christie's Poirot.
He had a cameo role in William Mager's short film Stiletto, completed in June 2008.
- Galileo (1975, by Joseph Losey) as Ludovico Marsili
- The Europeans (1979, by James Ivory) as Felix Young
- King David (1985, by Bruce Beresford) as Joab
- Salome (1986, by Claude d'Anna) as Nerva
- Personal Services (1987, by Terry Jones) as Timms
- Closing Numbers (1993) as Keith
- The Scarlet Letter (1995) as Brewster Stonehall
- Some Mother's Son (1996) as Harrington
- The House of Angelo (1997) as William Angelo
- B. Monkey (1998, by Michael Radford) as Frank Rice
- K-19: The Widowmaker (2002) as Partonov
- New Tricks (2003–04)
- Space Race (2005) as Nedelin
- Pierrepoint The Last Hangman (2005) as the Governor of Holloway
- Nuremberg: Nazis on Trial (2006) as John Amen
- Flight of Fury (2007) as Admiral Pendleton
- Stiletto (2008) as the Executive
- The Fattest Man in Britain (2009) as Morley Raisin
- Mad Dogs (2011) as Dominic
- Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond (2014) as Air Chief Marshall 'Bomber' Harris
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