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Edward Woodward

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Birth Name: Edward Woodward
Born: 06/01/1930
Birth Place: Croydon, England, GB
Death Place: Cornwall, England, GB
Died: 11/16/2009

Born on June 1, 1930 in Croydon, England, Woodward was raised in a working-class home by his father, Edward, a metal worker, and his mother, Violet. Despite his blue collar roots and the onset of World War II, Woodward set his sights on becoming an actor, though he was also enamored with becoming a footballer. After graduating from Kingston College once the war was over, he attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, where he studied performance with Dame Irene Vanburgh and later voice with Ernest Urbach. Following his stage debut with the Farnham Repertory Theatre in a production of "A Kiss for Cinderella" (1946), Woodward performed for various troupes around Scotland and England before fin... Continue Bio >>



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