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Colin Welland
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Age 81
Birthday 4 July, 1934
Birthplace Kensington, Liverpool
Died 3 November, 2015
Height 5' 10½" (179 cm)
Hair Color Salt and Pepper
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Nationality British
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Straw Dogs
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Colin Welland (4 July 1934 – 2 November 2015), born Colin Edward Williams, was a British actor and screenwriter. He won the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for his script for Chariots of Fire (1981). He won a BAFTA Award for his performance as the empathetic teacher Mr Farthing in the 1969 film Kes.


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1997 The Fix Harry Catterick
1997 Trial & Retribution Mallory
1995 Bramwell Mr. Barclay
1991 For the Greater Good Sir David Whites
1990 Dancin' Thru the Dark Branskys Manager
1990 The Secret Life of Ian Fleming Reuters Editor
1990 Made in Heaven Howard
1986 Screenplay Klarsfeld
1985 Screen Two Martin Harty
1983 Farmers Arms Wally
1980 Cowboys Geyser


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Nominated for 7 Awards | Won 5


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