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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 2017
Cunoscut pentru
Poster of Great Crimes and Trials
Poster of A Ghost Story for Christmas
Filme in care a jucat
Serial Great Crimes and Trials 2017
Film Tales of Television Centre 2012-05-30
Serial World War II In HD Colour Narrator 2009-09-04
Film Colour Me Kubrick Robert 2006-01-04
Film Miss Marple: The Murder at the Vicarage Dr. Haydock 2004-12-19
Film The Queen's Lost Uncle Narrator 2003-11-06
Serial Holby City Mark Williams 1999-01-12
Serial Dalziel and Pascoe Barry Jemmerson 1996-03-16
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 Chunuk Bair Sgt. Maj. Frank Smith 1992-04-25
Serial Canned Carrott 1990-10-03
Serial Hannay Richard Hannay 1988-01-06
Film Love Sins Gabriele D'Annunzio 1987-01-30
Film Shaka Zulu Dr. Henry Fynn 1986-11-24
Serial Shaka Zulu Dr. Henry Fynn 1986-10-24
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
Serial Countdown Unknown 1982-11-02
Film Imperative Augustin 1982-04-01
Film The Hunchback of Notre Dame Phoebus 1982-02-02
Film Pygmalion Higgins 1981-01-01
Film The Survivor Keller 1981-07-09
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 The Four Feathers Jack Durrance 1978-01-01
Film Beyond Good and Evil Paul Rée 1977-10-05
Film Jesus of Nazareth Jesus 1977-03-27
Serial Jesus of Nazareth Jesus 1977-01-06
Film Tommy Captain Walker 1975-03-19
Film Mahler Gustav Mahler 1974-04-04
Serial Thriller Rook 1973-03-14
Serial Crown Court Unknown 1972-10-11
Serial The Edwardians Unknown 1972-11-21
Film Asylum Dr. Martin 1972-11-17
Film The Asphyx Giles Cunningham 1972-12-05
Serial A Ghost Story for Christmas Himself 1971-12-24
Film Jude the Obscure Jude Fawley 1971-10-03
Film Secrets Allan Wood 1971-09-21
Serial Jude the Obscure Jude Fawley 1971-02-06
Serial Doomwatch Tobias Wren 1970-02-09
Film The Season of the Witch 1970-01-07
Film The Italian Job Yellow 1969-06-02
Film Robbery 1967-08-01
Serial Play of the Month Valentine 1965-10-19
Serial Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24