Ray Henwood

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Ray Henwood

Born
Charles Raymond Henwood

(1937-01-15)15 January 1937
Swansea, Wales
Died26 August 2019(2019-08-26) (aged 82)
Wellington, New Zealand
OccupationActor
RelativesDai Henwood (son)

Charles Raymond Henwood ONZM (15 January 1937 – 26 August 2019) was a Welsh-born New Zealand actor.[1][2][3][4][5] He was the father of New Zealand comedian Dai Henwood.[6][7][8][9]

Born in Swansea, Wales, on 15 January 1937, Henwood emigrated to New Zealand at the age of 25, and became a naturalised New Zealander in 1977.[10][11] In the 2006 Queen's Birthday Honours, Henwood was appointed an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit, for services to film and the theatre.[12]

Henwood died in Wellington on 26 August 2019, aged 82.[11][13]

Selected filmography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Taonga, New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage Te Manatu. "Ray Henwood, actor". www.teara.govt.nz. Retrieved 11 December 2016.
  2. ^ "Ray Henwood's and Dylan Thomas' Welsh childhood". Stuff. Retrieved 11 December 2016.
  3. ^ "Circa theatre gives modern cloak to Shakespeare's King Lear". Stuff. Retrieved 11 December 2016.
  4. ^ "Ray Henwood: Wales and Aotearoa meet on Stage | Scoop News". www.scoop.co.nz. Retrieved 11 December 2016.
  5. ^ "Ray Henwood: The voice... | NZ On Screen". www.nzonscreen.com. Retrieved 11 December 2016.
  6. ^ "Ray Henwood | NZ On Screen". www.nzonscreen.com. Retrieved 11 December 2016.
  7. ^ "Ray Henwood teams up with old pal Roger Hall in Last Legs". Stuff. Retrieved 11 December 2016.
  8. ^ "Us Two: Ray and Dai Henwood". Stuff. Retrieved 11 December 2016.
  9. ^ "Dai Henwood opens up about making it, and making tea". Stuff. Retrieved 11 December 2016.
  10. ^ "New Zealand, naturalisations, 1843–1981". Ancestry.com Operations. 2010.
  11. ^ a b "Veteran New Zealand actor Ray Henwood, star of Gliding On, has died". New Zealand Herald. 26 August 2019. Retrieved 26 August 2019.
  12. ^ "Queen's Birthday honours list 2006". Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. 5 June 2006. Retrieved 26 August 2019.
  13. ^ "Charles Henwood death notice". Dominion Post. 28 August 2019. Retrieved 29 August 2019.

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