Edward Woodward is one of Britains best loved actors who is most famous for his portrayal of Robert Macall in the Hit TV show The Equalizer. Edward Woodward grew up in Croydon in Surrey where he attended Eccleston Road School in Croydon, and he also attended the Elmwood…more
Edward Woodward is close friends with actor Christopher Lee.
Edward Woodward originally wanted to become a journalist.
Edward Woodward studied voice acting with Ernest Urbach in 1950-52.
Edward Woodward gave up smoking shortly after his second heart attack.
Due to the popularity of the hit show The Equaliser Edward Woodward was often approached on the street by people in need, the people thought he was really Robert McCall. So much so that Edward Woodward would carry flyers with the phone numbers of social services organizations and legal clinics for them to contact.
Edward Woodward worked as a sanitary engineer.
In 1970 Edward Woodward won a BAFTA for Best Actor for his role in the movie Callan.
Edward Woodward is a keen boating enthusiast.
Edward Woodward won a Golden Globe in 1987 for his role in the hit TV show The Equaliser.
Edward Woodward is 5'9" (1.75 m) tall.
Edward Woodward is a avid sword collector.
Edward Woodward has appeared in over 2,000 television productions.
Edward Woodward is a trained Shakespearian stage actor.
Edward Woodward has released twelve albums of vocal songs.
Edward Woodward is a trained Tenor.
Edward Woodward has been married twice, His first wife Venetia Mary Collett and his current wife Michele Dotrice.
Edward Woodward has had triple bypass surgery after two consecutive heart attacks in 1996.
Edward Woodward is an Associate Member of RADA.
In 1978, Edward Woodward was appointed an OBE.
Edward has three children, Peter, Tim and Sarah, who are all actors.
Edward Woodward was nominated for an Emmy in the category of Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series for his role as Robert McCall in The Equalizer each year from 1985 to 1990.
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