John Wood

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Birth Name: John Wood
Born: 07/05/1930
Birth Place: Derbyshire, GB
Death Place: England, GB
Died: 08/06/2011

Capable of projecting sinister, snide or sympathetic qualities, Wood has been a continuously working "character" actor whose face was often more recognizable to American audiences than his name. Trained in the classics, he performed in numerous Shakespearean productions with the Old Vic Company as well as the Royal Shakespeare Company. Wood began his career in the early 1950s and appeared on stage through the 90s. His stage work was highlighted by his 1976 award-winning turn in "Travesties" in both London and New York, and his Broadway leads in "Deathrap" and "Amadeus".While Wood made his first screen appearance of note in "Nicholas and Alexandra" (1971), his film career became far more acti... Continue Bio >>

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