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Trevor Howard

Trevor Howard

Birthdate: September 29, 1913

Deathdate: January 7, 1988

?From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   Trevor Howard (29 September 1913 – 7 January 1988), born Trevor Wallace Howard-Smith, was an English film, stage and television actor. Description above from the Wikipedia article Trevor Howard, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia. ...detailed bio


The Unholy (1988)

Father Michael (Ben Cross) is appointed pastor of St Agnes church after surviving a fall. Closed for three years following the mysterious deaths of his predecessors, he attempts to find out why he has become the 'Chosen One' while resisting a powerful demon who takes the form of a beautiful woman.

White Mischief (1987)

With much of the rest of the world at war, a number of bored British aristocrats live dissolute and hedonistic lives in a region of Kenya known as Happy Valley, drinking and indulging in decadent sexual affairs to pass the time. On a January day in 1941, Josslyn Hay, the philandering Earl of Erro...

Shaka Zulu (1986)

Framed around Queen Victoria's decision on England's political stance towards the Zulu Nation, this mini-series details King Shaka's rise and fall with mythic detail. Prophecy is mixed with recorded fact regarding Shaka's birth, exile, innovations in warfare, assumption of the throne, building of...

Dust (1986)

Dust is a 1985 film directed by Marion Hänsel based on the J. M. Coetzee novel In the Heart of the Country. The film was shot in Spain and is a French-Belgian production.

Foreign Body (1986)

Banerjee stars as Ram Das, a jobless Indian man who, tired of life in Calcutta, steals money from his father in order to afford a passage to Britain and while there, falls in love with a white woman.

Sword of the Valiant (1984)

The film begins with a feast in a great hall during winter. A knight on horseback storms through the door and the crowd falls silent as the knight, all in green and carrying a large axe, walks up to the throne. He asks if any man has enough courage to challenge him to a game and finally a young s...

The Missionary (1982)

The Missionary is a 1982 British comedy film directed by Richard Loncraine, produced by George Harrison, Denis O'Brian, Michael Palin (also the film's writer and co-producer) and Neville C. Thompson. The film stars Palin as the Rev. Charles Fortescue, Denholm Elliott as The Bishop of London, Mich...

Gandhi (1982)

The screenplay of Gandhi is available as a published book. The film opens with a statement from the filmmakers explaining their approach to the problem of filming Gandhi's complex life story: The film begins with Gandhi's assassination on 30 January 1948, and his funeral. After an evening prayer...

The Great Muppet Caper (1981)

Kermit the Frog, Fozzie Bear, and Gonzo the Great play newspaper reporters for the Daily Chronicle. Kermit and Fozzie, specifically, are playing identical twin reporters, which becomes the source of a running gag - supposedly, nobody can tell they are twins unless Fozzie wears his hat. While Gonz...

Windwalker (1981)

Trevor Howard plays Windwalker, an aged Cheyenne warrior. As a husband and father, he helplessly watched the killing of his wife and the kidnapping of one of his sons during a raid by rival Crow warriors. After many years of searching for his lost son unsuccessfully, Windwalker dies during the wi...

Light Years Away (1981)

Light Years Away (French: Les Années lumière) is a 1981 film directed by Alain Tanner. It tells the story of a young man who meets an old man who says he was taught by birds how to fly and is building a flying machine. It is based on a novel by Daniel Odier. Although filmed in English and shot in...

The Sea Wolves (1981)

During World War II, German submarines are sinking thousands of tons of British merchant shipping. British intelligence, based in India, believes that information is being passed to the U-Boats by a radio transmitter hidden on board one of three German merchant ships interned in Portuguese Goa. S...

Sir Henry at Rawlinson End (1980)

The plot of Sir Henry at Rawlinson End revolves around attempts to exorcise the ghost of Humbert, the brother of Sir Henry (Trevor Howard). Humbert was accidentally killed in a drunken duck-shooting incident whilst escaping trouserless from an illicit tryst. It transpires that Humbert's ghost wil...

Meteor (1979)

After the asteroid Orpheus collides with a comet, a five-mile chunk of Orpheus is heading on a collision course towards Earth. While the United States government engage in political maneuvering, smaller asteroid fragments precede the main body wreaking havoc on the planet. The United States has a...

Hurricane (1979)

Set in the 1920s in Pago Pago, Eastern Samoa, Charlotte, an American painter, arrives from Boston on the island of Alaya to visit her father, U. S. Navy Captain Bruckner, whom she hasn't seen in quite some time. Bruckner is the U.S. Congress-sanctioned Governor of the island, and he rules it with...

Stevie (1978)

Stevie is a 1978 British biographical film directed by Robert Enders and starring Glenda Jackson, Trevor Howard, Mona Washbourne and Alec McCowen. It was based on the play Stevie by Hugh Whitemore. The film is about the life of the British poet Stevie Smith (played by Glenda Jackson) and centres ...

Superman (1978)

On the dying planet Krypton, using evidence provided by scientist Jor-El, the Ruling Council sentences three attempted insurrectionists, General Zod, Ursa and Non, to "eternal living death" in the Phantom Zone. Despite his eminence, Jor-El is unable to convince the Council of his belief that Kryp...

The Last Remake of Beau Geste (1977)

Spoofing the classic Beau Geste and a number of other desert motion pictures, the film's plotline revolves around the heroic Beau Geste and his brother Digby's misadventures in the French Foreign legion out in the Sahara, and the disappearance of the family sapphire, sought after by their money-h...

Eliza Fraser (1976)

In 1836, Captain James Fraser, and his young wife, Eliza Fraser, sail from Sydney on the Stirling Castle. Captain Rory McBryde, the most notorious rake in New South Wales, manages to get on board and tries to seduce Eliza. Captain Fraser stops off at the penal colony of Moreton Bay which is run b...

Aces High (1976)

The film follows the plot of Journey's End quite closely,[original research?] albeit set in the RFC rather than in an infantry battalion. The film is set in a one-week timeframe. It opens with fighter ace Major Gresham (McDowell) speaking to a class of students at Eton school in October 1916. One...