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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
Movie/TV Credits:
Première apparrition :
In the series Hallmark Hall of Fame 1951-12-24
Dernier projet:
Series The British Soap Awards 2018
Connu pour
Poster of World War II In HD Colour
Poster of The Legends of Treasure Island
Poster of Jude the Obscure
Poster of The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Series The British Soap Awards Unknown 2018
Series Great Crimes and Trials 2017
Series Escape Unknown 2017
Film Tales of Television Centre 2012-05-30
Series World War II In HD Colour Narrator 2009-09-04
Film Appelez-moi 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
Series Holby City Mark Williams 1999-01-12
Series Dalziel and Pascoe Barry Jemmerson 1996-03-16
Series Fantomcat Fantomcat 1995-09-07
Series The Detectives Dave Briggs 1993-01-27
Series The Legends of Treasure Island Dr. Livesey (voice) 1993-09-10
Film The Golden Years 1992-01-02
Film The First Circle Gleb Nershin 1992-02-25
Film Das lange Gespräch mit dem Vogel John Barth 1992-08-20
Film Chunuk Bair Sgt. Maj. Frank Smith 1992-04-25
Film Il segno del comando Edward Foster 1992-03-01
Series Pebble Mill Unknown 1991-10-14
Series Canned Carrott 1990-10-03
Series Hannay Richard Hannay 1988-01-06
Film D'Annunzio Gabriele D'Annunzio 1987-01-30
Series Shaka Zulu Dr. Henry Fynn 1986-10-24
Film The Wandering Company Narrator 1984-01-01
Film Frankenstein Victor Frankenstein 1984-01-01
Film La Taupe Jamie Fraser 1984-08-24
Film What Waits Below Rupert 'Wolf' Wolfsen 1984-11-19
Film The Hunchback of Notre Dame Phoebus 1982-02-02
Film Imperative Augustin 1982-04-01
Series Countdown Unknown 1982-11-02
Film Pygmalion Higgins 1981-01-01
Film Le survivant d'un monde parallèle Keller 1981-07-09
Film Harlequin Gregory Wolfe 1980-03-28
Film Jane Austen in Manhattan Pierre 1980-07-01
Film Les 39 marches Richard Hannay 1978-11-04
Film The Four Feathers Jack Durrance 1978-01-01
Series Jésus de Nazareth Jesus 1977-01-06
Film Beyond Good and Evil Paul Rée 1977-10-05
Film Tommy Captain Walker 1975-03-19
Series Looking for Clancy Frank Clancy 1975-05-24
Film Mahler Gustav Mahler 1974-04-04
Series Thriller Rook 1973-03-14
Series Crown Court Unknown 1972-10-11
Film Running Scared 1972-05-01
Series The Edwardians Unknown 1972-11-21
Film L'Asile Dr. Martin 1972-11-17
Film L'Esprit de la mort Giles Cunningham 1972-12-05
Series Jude the Obscure Jude Fawley 1971-02-06
Series A Ghost Story for Christmas Himself 1971-12-24
Film Secrets Allan Wood 1971-09-21
Film The Season of the Witch 1970-01-07
Series Doomwatch Tobias Wren 1970-02-09
Film L'or se barre Yellow 1969-06-02
Film Tower of London: The Innocent Earl of Warwick 1969-07-31
Film Robbery 1967-08-01
Series The Hunchback of Notre Dame Unknown 1966-03-08
Series Play of the Month Valentine 1965-10-19
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24