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Edward Hardwicke (1932–2011)


Edward Hardwicke was born on August 7, 1932 in London, England as Edward Cedric Hardwicke. He was an actor, known for Elizabeth (1998), Love Actually (2003) and The Scarlet Letter (1995). He was married to Prim Cotton and Anne Iddon. He died on May 16, 2011 in Chichester, England. See full bio »

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(age 78) in Chichester, England, UK

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Known For

Elizabeth
Elizabeth Earl of Arundel
(1998)
Love Actually
Love Actually Sam's Grandfather
(2003)
The Scarlet Letter
The Scarlet Letter Gov. John Bellingham
(1995)
Shadowlands
Shadowlands Warnie Lewis
(1993)

Filmography

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 2010 Fable III (Video Game)
Major Swift (voice)
 2010 Shameless (TV Series)
Reggie
- Episode #7.11 (2010) ... Reggie
 2010 Napoleon: Total War (Video Game) (voice)
 2007 Lara Croft Tomb Raider: Anniversary (Video Game)
Richard Croft (voice)
 2005 Oliver Twist
Mr. Brownlow
 2004 Holby City (TV Series)
Roy Manders
- If You Can't Do the Time... (2004) ... Roy Manders
 2004 Agatha Christie's Poirot (TV Series)
Sir Henry Angkatell
- The Hollow (2004) ... Sir Henry Angkatell
 2003 Miettes (Short)
 2003 Love Actually
Sam's Grandfather
 2003 The Goodbye Plane (Short)
Leonard
 2002 The Gathering Storm (TV Movie)
Mr. Wood
 2001 Enigma
Heaviside
 2001/I She
Ludovico H. Holly
 2000 David Copperfield (TV Movie)
Mr. Wickfield
 2000 Ain't Misbehavin' (Short)
Lionel
 2000 In the Beginning (TV Mini-Series)
Isaac (Older)
- Episode #1.2 (2000) ... Isaac (Older)
- Episode #1.1 (2000) ... Isaac (Older)
 1999 The Alchemists (TV Movie)
Richard Bannerman
 1999 Mary, Mother of Jesus (TV Movie)
Zachariah
 1999 Heartbeat (TV Series)
Tommy Bayne
- Intuition (1999) ... Tommy Bayne
 1998 Parting Shots
Dr. Joseph
 1998 Elizabeth
Earl of Arundel
 1998 Appetite
Jonathan
 1998 Verdict (TV Series)
Judge John Harrison
- Neighbours from Hell (1998) ... Judge John Harrison
 1998 The Soldier's Leap (Short)
Brian
 1997 Photographing Fairies
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
 1997 Ruth Rendell Mysteries (TV Series)
Hugh Branksome
- Front Seat (1997) ... Hugh Branksome
 1996 Dangerfield (TV Series)
William Ashurst
- Old Dog Old Tricks (1996) ... William Ashurst
 1996 Hollow Reed
High Court Judge
 1996 Peak Practice (TV Series)
Patrick Siddons
- Running on Empty (1996) ... Patrick Siddons
 1995 The Scarlet Letter
Gov. John Bellingham
 1995 Richard III
Stanley
 1994 The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes (TV Mini-Series)
Doctor Watson / Dr Watson
- The Cardboard Box (1994) ... Doctor Watson
- The Mazarin Stone (1994) ... Doctor Watson
- The Red Circle (1994) ... Doctor Watson
- The Dying Detective (1994) ... Doctor Watson
- The Three Gables (1994) ... Dr Watson
 1993 Shadowlands
Warnie Lewis
 1991-1993 The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes (TV Mini-Series)
Dr. Watson / Doctor Watson / Dr Watson
- The Eligible Bachelor (1993) ... Doctor Watson / Dr Watson
- The Last Vampyre (1993) ... Doctor Watson
- The Master Blackmailer (1992) ... Doctor Watson
- The Creeping Man (1991) ... Dr. Watson
- The Illustrious Client (1991) ... Dr. Watson
 1992 ITV Telethon (TV Series)
Dr. John Watson
- Telethon '92 (1992) ... Dr. John Watson
 1992 Lovejoy (TV Series)
Kinloch
- Scotch on the Rocks (1992) ... Kinloch
 1991 Let Him Have It
Approved School Principal (as Edward Hardwick)
 1988 Masterpiece Mystery (TV Series)
Dr. John Watson
 1988 The Hound of the Baskervilles (TV Movie)
Dr. John Watson
 1986-1988 The Return of Sherlock Holmes (TV Mini-Series)
Dr. Watson / Dr Watson / Dr. John Watson
- The Bruce Partington Plans (1988) ... Dr. Watson
- Wisteria Lodge (1988) ... Dr. Watson
- Silver Blaze (1988) ... Dr Watson
- The Devil's Foot (1988) ... Dr Watson
- The Six Napoleons (1986) ... Dr. Watson
 1987 The Sign of Four (TV Movie)
Dr. Watson / Dr. John Watson
 1987 The District Nurse (TV Series)
Professor Lambert
- A Flick of the Coin (1987) ... Professor Lambert
 1986 The Theban Plays by Sophocles (TV Series)
Chorus
- Theban Plays: Oedipus the King (1986) ... Chorus
 1986 Stress (TV Movie)
 1985 Time for Murder (TV Series)
Gavin Barlow
- Mister Clay, Mister Clay (1985) ... Gavin Barlow
 1985 Drummonds (TV Series)
Tim Binny
- God's in His Heaven (1985) ... Tim Binny
- Accusations (1985) ... Tim Binny
- Staff and Comfort (1985) ... Tim Binny
- Once Again Assembled Here (1985) ... Tim Binny
 1985 Titus Andronicus (TV Movie)
Marcus
 1985 Baby: Secret of the Lost Legend
Dr. Pierre Dubois
 1985 Lytton's Diary (TV Series)
Guy Phillips
- Daddy's girls (1985) ... Guy Phillips
 1985 Off Peak (TV Movie)
Barry
 1984 The Biko Inquest (TV Movie)
Professor Proctor,pathologist
 1984 Strangers and Brothers (TV Series)
Sir Hector Rose
- Episode #1.13 (1984) ... Sir Hector Rose
- Episode #1.12 (1984) ... Sir Hector Rose
- Episode #1.11 (1984) ... Sir Hector Rose
- Episode #1.10 (1984) ... Sir Hector Rose
- Episode #1.9 (1984) ... Sir Hector Rose
 1984 Vengeance (Short)
Peter Carmody
 1974-1983 Play for Today (TV Series)
Dr. Alan Lyle / Paediatrician / Brinson / ...
- The Last Term (1983)
- Last Love (1983) ... Dr. Alan Lyle
- John David (1982) ... Paediatrician
- A Cotswold Death (1982) ... Brinson
- Back of Beyond (1974) ... Gareth
 1982 The Chinese Detective (TV Series)
Det. Chief Insp. Lowell
- Tapdancer (1982) ... Det. Chief Insp. Lowell
 1982 The Bell (TV Series)
Peter Topglass
- Episode #1.4 (1982) ... Peter Topglass
- Episode #1.3 (1982) ... Peter Topglass
- Episode #1.2 (1982) ... Peter Topglass
- Episode #1.1 (1982) ... Peter Topglass
 1981 Venom
Lord Dunning
 1981 Roger Doesn't Live Here Anymore (TV Series)
Lecturer
- Episode #1.5 (1981) ... Lecturer
 1981 The Bagthorpe Saga (TV Series)
Henry Bagthorpe
- Absolute Zero - Part 3 (1981) ... Henry Bagthorpe
- Absolute Zero - Part 2 (1981) ... Henry Bagthorpe
- Absolute Zero - Part 1 (1981) ... Henry Bagthorpe
- Ordinary Jack - Part 3 (1981) ... Henry Bagthorpe
- Ordinary Jack - Part 2 (1981) ... Henry Bagthorpe
 1981 The Bunker (TV Movie)
Dieter Stahl
 1980 Oppenheimer (TV Mini-Series)
Enrico Fermi
- Episode #1.7 (1980) ... Enrico Fermi
- Episode #1.6 (1980) ... Enrico Fermi
- Episode #1.5 (1980) ... Enrico Fermi
- Episode #1.4 (1980) ... Enrico Fermi
- Episode #1.3 (1980) ... Enrico Fermi
 1980 Lady Killers (TV Series)
Christmas Humphreys
- Lucky, Lucky Thirteen! (1980) ... Christmas Humphreys
 1979 Ripping Yarns (TV Series)
Mr. Girton
- Whinfrey's Last Case (1979) ... Mr. Girton
 1973-1978 Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em (TV Series)
Mr. Lawrence / Hooper
- Australia House (1978) ... Mr. Lawrence
- The Labour Exchange (1973) ... Hooper
 1978 Tycoon (TV Series)
Donald Sanders
- End to a Beginning (1978) ... Donald Sanders
- Hunter's Moon (1978) ... Donald Sanders
- Clark's Last Coup (1978) ... Donald Sanders
- Sleeping on Grass (1978) ... Donald Sanders
- Return to Go (1978) ... Donald Sanders
 1978 The Sweeney (TV Series)
Bellcourt
- Hearts and Minds (1978) ... Bellcourt
 1978 The Odd Job
Inspector Black
 1968-1978 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Consultant / Andrew Clavering
- Forty Weeks (1978) ... Consultant
- Murder: The Rest of Our Lives (1968) ... Andrew Clavering
 1978 Holocaust (TV Mini-Series)
Biberstein
- Part 2 (1978) ... Biberstein
 1978 Wings (TV Series)
Colonel Ross
- Officers and Gentlemen (1978) ... Colonel Ross
 1978 A Life at Stake (TV Series)
 1977 Eustace and Hilda (TV Series)
Mr. Cherrington
- The Shrimp and the Anemone (1977) ... Mr. Cherrington
 1977 The Haunting of Julia
Captain Paul Winter
 1977 The Onedin Line (TV Series)
Margesson
- Rescue (1977) ... Margesson
 1977 Supernatural (TV Mini-Series)
Baron Josef von Haller
- The Werewolf Reunion (1977) ... Baron Josef von Haller
 1977 Jubilee (TV Series)
Lt. Col. Rusper
- No Name, No Pack Drill (1977) ... Lt. Col. Rusper
 1977 The Velvet Glove (TV Series)
Humphrey Verdon Roe
- Married Love (1977) ... Humphrey Verdon Roe
 1976 Well Anyway (TV Series)
Robbie
- To Change the Subject (1976) ... Robbie
- Up to a Point (1976) ... Robbie
 1976 It's Childsplay (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1 (1976)
 1976 ITV Sunday Night Drama (TV Series)
Decker
- Enemy (1976) ... Decker
 1976 Jackanory Playhouse (TV Series)
Mr. Carveth
- The Day I Shot My Dad (1976) ... Mr. Carveth
 1975 Centre Play (TV Series)
Clive
- Grace (1975) ... Clive
 1975 Whodunnit? (TV Series)
Clarence Brooks
- Too Many Cooks (1975) ... Clarence Brooks
 1975 Against the Crowd (TV Series)
Dr. Gregory
- Poor Baby (1975) ... Dr. Gregory
 1975 Edward the King (TV Series)
Lord Rosebery
- The Years of Waiting (1975) ... Lord Rosebery
- Scandal (1975) ... Lord Rosebery
 1974-1975 My Old Man (TV Series)
Arthur
- Episode #2.6 (1975) ... Arthur
- Episode #2.5 (1975) ... Arthur
- Episode #2.4 (1975) ... Arthur
- Episode #2.3 (1975) ... Arthur
- Episode #2.2 (1975) ... Arthur
 1975 Affairs of the Heart (TV Series)
Henry Chilver
- Elizabeth (1975) ... Henry Chilver
 1973-1975 Crown Court (TV Series)
Dr. Paul Richards / James Fortescue
- Matron: Part 1 (1975) ... James Fortescue
- A Right to Life: Part 3 (1973) ... Dr. Paul Richards
- A Right to Life: Part 2 (1973) ... Dr. Paul Richards
- A Right to Life: Part 1 (1973) ... Dr. Paul Richards
 1974 Thriller (TV Series)
Gifford
- Not Guilty! (1974) ... Gifford
 1974 The Black Windmill
Mike McCarthy
 1974 The Pallisers (TV Mini-Series)
Prince of Wales
- Part Seventeen (1974) ... Prince of Wales
 1973 Wessex Tales (TV Mini-Series)
Farmer John Lodge
- The Withered Arm (1973) ... Farmer John Lodge
 1973 The Day of the Jackal
Charles Calthrop (uncredited)
 1972-1973 Colditz (TV Series)
Capt. Pat Grant
- Gone Away: Part 2 - With the Wild Geese (1973) ... Capt. Pat Grant
- Gone Away: Part 1 - Gone Away (1973) ... Capt. Pat Grant
- The Way Out (1973) ... Capt. Pat Grant
- Murder? (1973) ... Capt. Pat Grant
- Court Martial (1972) ... Capt. Pat Grant
 1972 Scoop (TV Series)
Man at Boot Magna Halt
- A Surfeit of Boots (1972) ... Man at Boot Magna Halt
 1972 The Visitors (TV Mini-Series)
Larry Purdoe
- Episode #1.5 (1972) ... Larry Purdoe
- Episode #1.4 (1972) ... Larry Purdoe
- Episode #1.3 (1972) ... Larry Purdoe
- Episode #1.2 (1972) ... Larry Purdoe
- Episode #1.1 (1972) ... Larry Purdoe
 1972 The Challengers (TV Series)
Bill Froebal
- The Salesmen (1972) ... Bill Froebal
 1970 Biography (TV Series)
Franz von Brunswick
- Beethoven (1970) ... Franz von Brunswick
 1970 ITV Saturday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Producer
- The Exiles: Zo (1970) ... Producer
 1970 Belgrove Hotel, Goodbye (TV Movie)
Stephen
 1970 Frost on Sunday (TV Series)
- Episode #2.1 (1970)
 1970 The Reckoning
Mitchell
 1969 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Judas Iscariot
- Son of Man (1969) ... Judas Iscariot
 1969 Otley
Lambert
 1968 Journey Into Darkness
Dr. Frank Yarrow (episode 'Paper Dolls'
 1968 Journey to the Unknown (TV Series)
Dr. Frank Yarrow
- Paper Dolls (1968) ... Dr. Frank Yarrow
 1968 Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
Davenport
- The Greek Interpreter (1968) ... Davenport
 1968 A Flea in Her Ear
Pierre Chandebisse, Victor's Nephew
 1968 With Bird Will Travel (TV Series)
 1967 A Flea in Her Ear (TV Movie)
Camille Chandebise
 1967 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Morris Dixon
- Present Laughter (1967) ... Morris Dixon
 1965 Othello
Montano
 1963 Drama 61-67 (TV Series)
Jim
- Drama '63: 54 Minute Affair (1963) ... Jim
 1960 Danger Man (TV Series)
Frontier Guard
- Time to Kill (1960) ... Frontier Guard
 1959 A Christmas Journey (TV Movie)
Young shepherd
 1959 The Invisible Man (TV Series)
MacBane
- The Big Plot (1959) ... MacBane
 1959 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Pavel Sterlitz
- The Advocate (1959) ... Pavel Sterlitz
 1954 The Men of Sherwood Forest
Outlaw (uncredited)
 1954 Hell Below Zero
Ulvik
 1943 A Guy Named Joe
George - English Boy (uncredited)
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Other Works:

He acted in William Congreve's play, "The Way of the World," in a National Theatre Company production at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Geraldine McEwan, Robert Lang, Sheila Reid, Jane Lapotaire, and Edward Petherbridge in the cast. Michael Langham was director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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Alternate Names:

Edward Hardwick

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Personal Quote:

The biggest compliment I had paid to me was, on several occasions, I was called "David". People said, "David, can you move that way?" and I thought, "Well, there aren't too many ripples here if they think I'm David Burke." I really don't know how I differed from David, I mean we *were* different. Subsequently I've read, people said I seem to be an older, graver Watson. That always worried me a ... See more »

Trivia:

His uncle on his mother's side was Group Captain Percy Charles Pickard DSO, DFC. G/C Pickard featured as the pilot of the Vickers Wellington bomber in the 1941 British propaganda film "Target For Tonight" extolling the British bomber offensive against Germany. In October 1943 Pickard took over command of 140 Wing flying the all wood De Haviland Mosquito. The connections between the Mosquito and ... See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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