Trevor Howard

Actor | * 09/29/1913 († 74, 01/07/1988) | Cliftonville, Kent, England (United Kingdom (UK))
Trevor Wallace Howard-Smith (29 September 1913 – 7 January 1988), known as Trevor Howard, was an English actor. After varied stage work, he achieved star status with his role in the film Brief Encounter (1945), followed by The Third Man (1949). ()

Howard was born in Cliftonville, Kent, England, the son of Mabel Grey (Wallace) and Arthur John Howard. He was educated at Clifton College (to which he left in his will a substantial legacy for a drama scholarship) and at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA), acting on the London stage for several years before World War II. His first paid work was in the play Revolt in a Reformatory (1934), before he left RADA in 1935 to take small roles.Although stories of his courageous wartime service in the British Army's Royal Corps of Signals earned him much respect among fellow actors and fans alike, files held in the Public Record Office reveal that he had actually been discharged from the British Army in 1943 for mental instability and having a "psychopathic personality". The story, which surfaced in Terence Pettigrew's biography of the actor, published by Peter Owen in 2001, was initially denied by Howard's widow, actress Helen Cherry. Later, confronted with official records, she told the Daily Telegraph (24 June 2001) that his mother had claimed he was a holder of the Military Cross. She added that Howard had an honourable military record and "had nothing to be ashamed of".

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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Adventure | Thriller

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Awards & Nominations for Trevor Howard

Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie Academy Award for Best Actor

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Movies with Trevor Howard as Actor(97)

as Narrator (fragment version)2014 German Concentration Camps Factual Survey
as Father Silva1988 The Unholy
as Jack Soames1987 White Mischief
as Vicar1987 Hand in Glove
as Maitland1986 Christmas Eve
as Le père1985 Dust
as Narrator1985 Memory of the Camps
as Georg Friedrich Handel1985 God Rot Tunbridge Wells!
as Uncle George1984 The Bengal Lancers!
as Prof. Heinrich Tessenow1982 Inside the Third Reich
as Gustave Kummer1982 The Deadly Game
as Judge Broomfield1982 Gandhi
as Lord Henry Ames1982 The Missionary
as Yoshka Poliakeff1981 Light Years Away
as Jack Cartwright1980 The Sea Wolves
as Windwalker1980 Windwalker
as Sir Henry Rawlinson1980 Sir Henry at Rawlinson End
as Col. Tusker Smalley1980 Staying On
as Program Controller1980 Flashpoint Africa
as Krypton Elder (archive footage) (uncredited)1980 Superman II
as Sir Michael Hughes1979 Meteor
as Father Malone1979 Hurricane
as Alec Mackenzie1978 Slavers
as 1st Elder (uncredited)1978 Superman
as The Man1978 Stevie
as Capt. Foster Fyans1976 The Adventures of Eliza Fraser
as Lieutenant Colonel Silkin1976 Aces High
as Johannes1976 Albino
as Comdr. Rice1975 Hennessy
as Colonnello Benjamin Strang1975 Conduct Unbecoming
as Abbé Faria1975 The Count of Monte-Cristo
as Colonel Azarin1974 Who?
as Supt. Bellamy1974 Craze
as Paul Bellamy1974 Persecution
as Clyde Massey1974 11 Harrowhouse
as The Abbot1973 The Catholics
as Dr. Rank1973 A Doll's House
as Lieutenant Cartwright, Detective Superintendant1973 The Offence
as Richard Wagner1973 Ludwig
as Pope Leo1972 Pope Joan
as Trevor Dawson1971 Catch Me a Spy
as Lord Advocate1971 Kidnapped
as William Cecil1971 Mary, Queen of Scots
as The Inspector1971 The Night Visitor
as Father Hugh Collins1970 Ryan's Daughter
as Twinky's Grandfather1970 Lola
as Air Vice Marshal Keith Park1969 Battle of Britain
as Lord Cardigan1968 The Charge of the Light Brigade
as Freddie Young1967 The Long Duel
as Robert Hook1967 Pretty Polly
as Sam Lincoln1966 Poppies Are Also Flowers
as Freddie Young (Distinguished Civilian)1966 Triple Cross
as Napoleon1965 Eagle in a Cage
as Major Eric Fincham1965 Von Ryan's Express
as Professor Lindemann1965 Operation Crossbow
as Mostyn1965 The Liquidator
as Colonel Statter1965 Morituri
as Major Kensington1964 Man in the Middle
as Commander Frank Houghton1964 Father Goose
as Benjamin Disraeli1963 The Invincible Mr. Disraeli
as Ejlert Lövborg1962 Hedda Gabler
as Capt. William Bligh1962 Mutiny on the Bounty
as John Bullit1962 The Lion
as Walter Morel1960 Sons and Lovers
as John Bain1960 Moment of Danger
as Capt. Chris Ford1958 The Key
as Morel1958 The Roots of Heaven
as James Prothero1957 Manuela
as Frank McNally1957 Interpol
as Denis Fallentin1956 Around the World in Eighty Days
as Browne1956 Run for the Sun
as Captain Thompson1955 The Cockleshell Heroes
as Inspector Lewis1955 Lovers' Net
as Major Roger Court1954 The Stranger's Hand
as Harry Scobie1953 The Heart of the Matter
as Lt. Cmdr Hugh Alginon Fraser1952 Gift Horse
as Peter Willems1951 Outcast of the Islands
as Guest at Theater Accepting Program (uncredited)1951 Lady Godiva Rides Again
as David Redfern1950 Golden Salamander
as Maj. David Somers1950 The Clouded Yellow
as Captain Peter Churchill1950 Odette
as Major Calloway1949 The Third Man
as Prof. Steven Stratton1949 The Passionate Friends
as George Clement 'Clem' Morgan1947 They Made Me a Fugitive
as Dr. Richard Whiteside1947 So Well Remembered
as Lt. David Bayne1946 I See a Dark Stranger
as Dr. Barnes1946 Green for Danger
as Dr. Alec Harvey1945 Brief Encounter
as Squadron Leader Carter1945 The Way to the Stars
as Officer on Ship (uncredited)1944 The Way Ahead

TV Shows/Series with Trevor Howard as Actor(10)

as Sir Isaac Newton1986 Peter the Great
as Lord Charles Somerset1986 Shaka Zulu
as Lord Fairfax1984 George Washington
as Dan 'Saltie' Wicklow1980 Shillingbury Tales
as Don Consalvo Saccone1976 Origins of the Mafia
as Himself - Guest1968 The Dick Cavett Show

Full Name: Trevor Howard
Citizenship: United Kingdom (UK)
Born: Monday, 09/29 1913 (September) in Cliftonville, Kent, England (United Kingdom (UK))
Died: Thursday, 01/07 1988 (January) in Bushey (aged: 74)
Zodiac sign: Libra (Chinese zodiac sign: Ox)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Clifton College, Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
Spouses (current/former): Helen Cherry
Other names for Trevor Howard (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Trevor Wallace Howard-Smith"
Trevor Howard frequently works together with these people:
Carol Reed (8x, Crew)
Buzz Kulik (7x, Crew)
Ronald Neame (7x, Crew)
Frank Launder (7x, Crew)
John Gielgud (6x, Actor)
Susannah York (6x, Actress)
John Mills (6x, Actor)
Sidney Gilliat (6x, Crew)
Helen Cherry (6x, Actress)
Bert Bates (6x, Crew)
Stephen Weeks (5x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:1375, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 06/09/2021