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Simon Ward

  • Birth 16 Oct 1941 Beckenham, London Borough of Bromley, Greater London, England
  • Death 20 Jul 2012 England
  • Burial Highgate, London Borough of Camden, Greater London, England
  • Memorial ID 94042034

Actor. For over four decades, he was a distinguished British character performer of stage, films and television. At age 13, he joined the National Youth Theatre and after attending the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, he worked in repertory in Northampton, Birmingham, making his London Theatre debut in "Loot" (1967). After a number of small film and television roles, he made his big screen debut as the title role of Winston Churchill in "Young Winston" (1972). His many other memorable film credits included "The Three Musketeers" (1973), "The Four Musketeers" (1974), "All Creatures Great and Small" (1975), "Zulu Dawn" (1979), "Supergirl" (1984) and "Wuthering Heights" (1992). For television, he was most noted for appearing on the BBC series "Judge John Deed" as Simon Ward Everard (2001-07) and as Bishop Gardiner on "The Tudors" (2009-10). He died after a long illness at age 70.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith





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  • Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
  • Added: 22 Jul 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 94042034
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Simon Ward (16 Oct 1941–20 Jul 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 94042034, citing Highgate Cemetery (East), Highgate, London Borough of Camden, Greater London, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .