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Robert Powell

Robert Powell was born on June 1, 1944 in Salford, Manchester, England. In 1964, he started his acting career while attending Manchester University. In 1967, he made his film debut, and later landed his first starring role in The Italian Job (1969). Some of his well known movies include Franco Ziefirelli's "Jesus of Nazareth" (1977), Ken Russell's Tommy (1975) and Mahler (1974), the remake of The Thirty Nine Steps (1978), and the popular TV series "Doomwatch" (1970). Robert married on 29th August, 1975 to Barbara 'Babs' Lord. They now have a son and a daughter. In 1982, Robert won the Best Actor award at the Venice Film Festival for his performance in Imperative (1982). He won the best actor award at the Paris Film Festival for Harlequin (1980). For his portrayal of Jesus in Jesus of Nazareth he received best actor awards from TV Times and Italian TV Times, the international arts prize at the Fiuggi Film Festival, grand prize at the Saint-Vincent Film Festival, and a nomination as best actor from The Irish Academy of Film and Television arts. In reference to his role as Jesus in Jesus of Nazareth, Robert said, "I hope Jesus Christ will be the last in my line of sensitive young men for quite a while."

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Jun 1, 1944 in Salford, Manchester, England, UK
Aparitii in Filme/Seriale:
Primul film:
In series Hallmark Hall of Fame 1951-12-24
Ultimul film:
Serial Great Crimes and Trials 2021
Cunoscut pentru
Poster of The British Soap Awards
Poster of Fantomcat
Poster of The Golden Years
Poster of The Italian Job
Filme in care a jucat
Serial Great Crimes and Trials 2021
Serial The British Soap Awards Unknown 2021
Film Tales of Television Centre 2012-05-30
Film The Book of Eli Carnegie Gunman #2 2010-01-11
Serial World War II in Colour Narrator 2009-09-04
Film Colour Me Kubrick Robert 2005-10-06
Serial Agatha Christie's Marple Dr. Haydock 2004-12-12
Film The Queen's Lost Uncle Narrator 2003-11-06
Film Seven Games From Glory Narrator 2002-06-25
Serial Holby City Mark Williams 1999-01-12
Serial Secrets of World War II Self - Narrator 1998-01-01
Film Batman & Robin Ice Thug 1997-06-20
Film Pride of Africa David Webb 1997-01-01
Serial Dalziel and Pascoe Barry Jemmerson 1996-03-16
Serial Fantomcat Fantomcat 1995-09-07
Serial The Legends of Treasure Island Dr. Livesey (voice) 1993-09-10
Serial The Detectives Dave Briggs 1993-01-27
Film The First Circle Gleb Nershin 1992-02-25
Film The Golden Years 1992-01-02
Film The Boer War: 1899-1902 Narrator 1992-07-01
Film Il segno del comando Edward Foster 1992-03-01
Film Chunuk Bair Sgt. Maj. Frank Smith 1992-04-25
Film Das lange Gespräch mit dem Vogel John Barth 1992-08-20
Serial Pebble Mill Unknown 1991-10-14
Serial Canned Carrott 1990-10-03
Film Romeo.Juliet Romeo (voice) 1990-01-01
Serial Hannay Richard Hannay 1988-01-06
Film Love Sins Gabriele D'Annunzio 1987-01-30
Serial Shaka Zulu Dr. Henry Fynn 1986-10-24
Film Down There in the Jungle Kruger 1986-01-01
Film Frankenstein Victor Frankenstein 1984-12-27
Film What Waits Below Rupert 'Wolf' Wolfsen 1984-11-19
Film The Jigsaw Man Jamie Fraser 1984-08-24
Film The Wandering Company Narrator 1984-01-01
Film The Hunchback of Notre Dame Phoebus 1982-02-02
Serial Countdown Unknown 1982-11-02
Film Imperative Augustin 1982-04-01
Film The Survivor Keller 1981-07-09
Film Pygmalion Higgins 1981-01-01
Film Jane Austen in Manhattan Pierre 1980-07-01
Film Harlequin Gregory Wolfe 1980-03-28
Film The Thirty Nine Steps Richard Hannay 1978-11-04
Film Jesus of Nazareth Jesus Christ 1978-03-16
Serial An Audience with... Himself 1978-01-08
Film The Four Feathers Jack Durrance 1978-01-01
Film Beyond Good and Evil Paul Rée 1977-10-05
Serial Jesus of Nazareth Jesus 1977-03-27
Serial Looking for Clancy Frank Clancy 1975-05-24
Film Tommy Captain Walker 1975-03-19
Film Mahler Gustav Mahler 1974-04-04
Film All Systems Go: Alan Garner Himself 1973-01-01
Film The Asphyx Giles Cunningham 1973-02-01
Serial Thriller Unknown 1973-03-14
Serial The Edwardians Unknown 1972-11-21
Film Asylum Dr. Martin 1972-11-17
Serial Crown Court Unknown 1972-10-11
Film Running Scared Tom Betancourt 1972-05-01
Serial Jude the Obscure Jude Fawley 1971-02-06
Film Secrets Allan Wood 1971-09-21
Serial A Ghost Story for Christmas Himself 1971-12-24
Serial Doomwatch Tobias Wren 1970-02-09
Film Season of the Witch Shaun 1970-01-07
Film Tower of London: The Innocent Earl of Warwick 1969-07-31
Film The Italian Job Yellow 1969-06-02
Film Robbery Deltic Train Guard (uncredited) 1967-08-01
Serial The Hunchback of Notre Dame Unknown 1966-03-08
Serial Play of the Month Valentine 1965-10-19
Serial Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24