Wendy Hiller
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Celia Johnson
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Marlon Brando
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Ken Annakin
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Dean Stockwell
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Orson Welles
(Movies & TV)
Brief Encounter

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Trevor Howard

Knowledge Identifier: +Trevor_Howard


Trevor Howard

English film, stage and television actor add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1913.

Countries: United Kingdom (50%), United States (30%), Italy (4%)

Main connections: Wendy Hiller, Celia Johnson, Marlon Brando

Linked to: British Army, Paramount Pictures, Soviet Union, CNN




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Trevor Howard was born in 1913 add something


During his lifetime his year of birth was often given as 1916 add something


His first paid work was in the play "Revolt in a Reformatory" , before he left RADA in 1935 to take small roles add something


This decision seemed justified when, in 1936, he was invited to join the Stratford Memorial Theatre and, in London , given the role of one of the students in "French without Tears" by Terence Rattigan, which ran for two years add something


However, in 1940, after working at the Colchester Repertory Theatre, he was called up into the Royal Corps of Signals, airborne division, becoming a Second Lieutenant, before he was invalided out in 1943 add something


Howard moved back to the theatre in "The Recruiting Officer" , where he met the actress Helen Cherry; they married in 1944 and stayed together until Howard's death in 1988; they had no children add something


This was followed by "The Way to the Stars" , which led to the role for which Howard is probably best remembered, the doctor in the 1945 Noel Coward film "Brief Encounter", meeting and falling in love with a bored housewife played by Celia Johnson add something


Howard did not abandon the theatre altogether in 1947, returning to the stage on occasion, most notably as Lopakhin in "The Cherry Orchard" and the captain in "The Father" add something


In 1947, he was invited by Laurence Olivier to play Petruchio in an Old Vic production of "The Taming of the Shrew" add something


Hans Nielsen (actor) - In addition to his own film roles, in 1948, Nielsen began working as a voice actor, dubbing films into German, including Fred Astaire ; Gary Cooper ; Errol Flynn ; Cary Grant ; Rex Harrison ; Phil Silvers ; David Niven , Tyrone Power ; James Stewart ; Robert Taylor ", Spencer Tracy ; Orson Welles and Trevor Howard


The Third Man - "'The Third Man"' is a 1949 British film noir, directed by Carol Reed and starring Joseph Cotten, Alida Valli, Orson Welles, and Trevor Howard


Howard left behind just two Shakespeare performances, the first, recorded in the 1960s, was as Petruchio opposite Margaret Leighton's Kate in Caedmon Records' complete recording of "The Taming of the Shrew"; the second was in the title role of "King Lear" for the BBC World Service in 1986 add something


Jack Cardiff - However, his 1960 adaptation of D. H. Lawrence's novel "Sons and Lovers", starring Trevor Howard, Wendy_Hiller and Dean Stockwell, was a successful hit, critically and financially


Dean Stockwell - In 1960, he played coal miner's son Paul Morel in the British film "Sons and Lovers", an American actor cast as an Englishman, working alongside Trevor Howard and Wendy Hiller


In 1962, he played Løvborg in "Hedda Gabler", her former love, with Ingrid Bergman add something


Torin Thatcher - He appeared in the Marlon Brando and Trevor Howard 1962 remake of "Mutiny on the Bounty"


Pamela Franklin - In 1962 she played opposite William Holden, Trevor Howard and Capucine in the British film "The Lion"


Mutiny on the Bounty (1962 film) - "'Mutiny on the Bounty"' is a 1962 historical drama film starring Marlon Brando and Trevor Howard based on the novel "Mutiny on the Bounty" by Charles Nordhoff and James Norman Hall


Adolfo Celi - The popularity of the film led him to be cast as camp commandant Battaglia opposite Frank Sinatra and Trevor Howard's Allied POWs in the 1965 World War II escape drama "Von Ryan's Express"


The Long Duel - "'The Long Duel"' is a 1967 British adventure film directed by Ken Annakin and starring Yul Brynner, Trevor Howard, Charlotte_Rampling and Harry Andrews


In the 1970s, he played an abbot in the ITV Saturday Night Theatre production of "Catholics" add something


His last appearance on the British stage was in "Waltz of the Toreadors" in 1974 add something


He received an Emmy nomination in 1975 for his role as Abbé Faria in a television version of "The Count of Monte Cristo" add something


One of his strangest films, and one he took great delight in, was Vivian Stanshall's 1980 "Sir Henry at Rawlinson End" in which he played the title role add something


The 1980s saw a revival of Howard's career as a film actor add something


Irene Shubik - "Staying On" was made in 1980 and put stars Trevor Howard and Celia Johnson together on screen again for the first time since "Brief Encounter"


His final films were "White Mischief" and "The Dawning", both released in 1988 add something

Trevor Howard died in 1988 add something


He died on 7 January 1988, from a combination of bronchitis, influenza and jaundice, in Arkley, Barnet, aged 74, survived by his widow Helen add something


A British government document leaked to the "Sunday Times" in 2003 shows that Howard was among almost 300 celebrities to decline honours add something