Hardwicke, Edward 1932–
Hardwicke, Edward 1932–
Born August 7, 1932, in London, England; son of Cedric (an actor) and Helena (an actress; maiden name, Pickard) Hardwicke; married Anne Iddon (an actress, director, and producer), June 21, 1957 (divorced); married Prim Cotton, March 23, 1995; children: (first marriage) Kate, Emma, (second marriage) one. Education: Trained for the stage at Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.
Agent—International Creative Management, 396 Oxford St., London, England.
Actor. Bristol Old Vic Company, Bristol, England, member of company, 1954-57; Old Vic Company, London, member of company, 1958-59; Oxford Playhouse, Oxford, England, member of company, 1959-60; National Theatre Company, London, member of company, 1964-70. Military service: Royal Air Force, pilot officer, 1951-52.
Clarence Derwent Award, Actors' Equity Association, 1966, for A Flea in Her Ear.
(London debut) Six Characters in Search of an Author, Arts Theatre, 1954.
The Impresario of Smyrna, Arts Theatre, 1954.
Mr. Muffle, Wildest Dreams, Vaudeville Theatre, London, 1961.
Sam Young, Photo Finish, Saville Theatre, London, 1962.
Tailor and justice, The Provoked Wife, Vaudeville Theatre, 1963.
Montano, Othello, National Theatre Company, London, 1964.
Camille Chandebisse, A Flea in Her Ear, National Theatre Company, 1966.
Ben, Love for Love, National Theatre Company, 1966.
Rosencrantz, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, National Theatre Company, 1968.
Anthony Witwoud, The Way of the World, National Theatre Company, 1969.
Jacques, The White Devil, National Theatre Company, 1969.
Lebedev, The Idiot, National Theatre Company, 1970.
Praed, Mrs. Warren's Profession, National Theatre Company, 1970.
Guido Veranzi, The Rules of the Game, National Theatre Company, 1971.
Howard Joyce, The Letter, Palace Theatre, Watford, England, 1973.
Astrov, Uncle Vanya, Bristol Old Vic Theatre, Bristol, England, 1973.
Richard Halton, On Approval, Haymarket Theatre, London, 1975.
Sir Robert Chiltern, An Ideal Husband, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford, England, 1976.
Dr. Mongicourt, The Lady from Maxim's, National Theatre Company, Lyttelton Theatre, London, 1977.
Jack Hartnoll, Can You Hear Me at the Back?, Piccadilly Theatre, London, 1979.
The Biko Inquest, Riverside Studios, London, 1984.
Keep the Aspidistra Flying, Orwell Theatre, London, 1988.
Dr. Watson, The Secret of Sherlock Holmes, Wyndham's Theatre, London, 1988-89.
The Double-Bass, Man in the Moon Theatre, London, 1989.
Camille Chandebisse, A Flea in Her Ear, National Theatre Company, Canadian cities, 1967.
Ben, Love for Love, National Theatre Company, Canadian cities, 1967.
Also toured the U.S.S.R. with the National Theatre Company, 1965.
(Film debut) George, A Guy Named Joe, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1943.
Ulrik, Hell Below Zero, Columbia, 1954.
Men of Sherwood Forest, Astor, 1957.
Montano, Othello, Warner Bros., 1965.
Pierre Chandebisse, A Flea in Her Ear (also known as La puce a l'oreille), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1968.
Dr. Yarrow, Journey Into Darkness, 1968.
Eric Lambert, Otley, Columbia, 1969.
Mitchell, The Reckoning (also known as A Matter of Honour), Columbia, 1971.
The Day of the Jackal, Universal, 1973.
Mike McCarthy, The Black Windmill, Universal, 1974.
Captain Paul Winter, Full Circle (also known as The Haunting of Julia), CIC, 1977.
Inspector Black, The Odd Job, Columbia, 1978.
Lord Dunning, Venom, Paramount, 1982.
Dr. Pierre Dubois, Baby: The Secret of the Lost Legend (also known as Dinosaur: The Secret of the Lost Legend), Buena Vista, 1985.
Approved school principal, Let Him Have It, 1991.
Warnie Lewis, Shadowlands, 1993.
Stanley, Richard III, 1995.
Governor John Bellingham, The Scarlet Letter, 1995.
High court judge, Hollow Reed (also known as Lautlose schreie), Cinepix Film Properties, 1996.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Photographing Fairies (also known as Apparition), PolyGram Video, 1997.
Jonathan, Appetite, J & M Entertainment, 1998.
Earl of Arundel, Elizabeth (also known as Elizabeth: The Virgin Queen), Gramercy Pictures, 1998.
Dr. Joseph, Parting Shots, 1998.
Ludovico H. Holly, She, Paramount, 2001.
Heaviside, Enigma (also known as Enigma—Das geheimnis), Miramax, 2001.
Miettes, Aurora, 2003.
Leonard, The Goodbye Plane, Kewhaven, 2003.
Sam's grandfather, Love Actually, Universal, 2003.
Mr. Brownlow, Oliver Twist, Sony, 2005.
Television Appearances; Series:
Captain Pat Grant, Colditz, BBC, 1972-73.
Arthur, My Old Man, 1974.
Prince of Wales, The Pallisers, BBC/PBS, 1974.
Henry Bagthorpe, The Bagthorpe Saga, BBC, 1981.
Peter Topglass, The Bell, BBC2, 1981.
Dr. John Watson, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes II, Granada, then Mystery!, PBS, 1986.
Dr. John Watson, The Return of Sherlock Holmes, Series I, Granada, then Mystery!, PBS, 1987.
Dr. John Watson, The Return of Sherlock Holmes, Series II, Granada, then Mystery!, PBS, 1988.
Dr. John Watson, The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes, PBS, 1994.
Television Appearances; Miniseries:
Larry Purdoe, The Visitors, BBC, 1972.
Lord Roseberry, Edward the King (also known as Edward VII, Edward the Seventh and The Royal Victorians), ITV, 1975.
Biberstein, Holocaust: The Story of the Family Weiss, NBC, 1978.
Enrico Fermi, Oppenheimer, BBC, 1978, then American Playhouse, PBS, 1982.
Sir Hector Rose, Strangers and Brothers, BBC, 1984.
Isaac (older), In the Beginning, NBC, 2000.
Mr. Wickfield, David Copperfield, 2000.
Television Appearances; Movies:
Judas Iscariot, Son of Man (also known as Wednesday Play: Son of Man), 1969.
Stephen, Belgrove Hotel, Goodbye, 1970.
Farmer John Lodge, The Withered Arm (also known as Wessex Tales: The Withered Arm), BBC2, 1973.
Grace (also known as Centre Play: Grace), 1975.
Decker, Enemy, ITV, 1976.
Dieter Stahl, The Bunker (also known as Le Bunker), CBS, 1981.
Member of chorus, Oedipus the King, 1984.
Professor Proctor, The Biko Inquest, 1984.
Marcus, Titus Andronicus (also known as BBC Television Shakespeare: "Titus Andronicus"), BBC, 1985.
Dr. John Watson, The Sign of Four (also known as Sherlock Holmes: Sign of Four), 1987.
Dr. John Watson, The Hound of the Baskervilles (also known as Sherlock Holmes: The Hound of the Baskervilles), 1988.
Richard Bannerman, The Alchemists, 1999.
Mary, Mother of Jesus, NBC, 1999.
Mr. Wood, The Gathering Storm, HBO, 2002.
Television Appearances; Specials:
A Flea in Her Ear, 1967.
Gifford, Not Guilty! (also known as The Next Scream You Hear and Thriller: The Next Scream You Hear), ABC, 1974.
Dr. John Watson, The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes, 1990.
Dr. Watson, The Master Blackmailer (also known as Sherlock Holmes: The Master Blackmailer), PBS, 1991.
Dr. Watson, The Last Vampyre (also known as Sherlock Holmes: The Last Vampyre), PBS, 1992.
Dr. Watson, The Eligible Bachelor (also known as Sherlock Holmes: The Eligible Bachelor), PBS, 1992.
Dr. John Watson, The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes: The Disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax, PBS, 1992.
Hugh Branksome, Front Seat, 1997.
Television Appearances; Episodic:
MacBane, "The Big Plot," The Invisible Man, 1959.
Frontier guard, "Time to Kill," Danger Man, 1960.
With Bird Will Travel, ITV, 1968.
Davenport, "The Greek Interpreter," Sherlock Holmes, BBC, 1968.
Dr. Yarrow, "Paper Dolls," Journey to the Unknown (also known as Out of the Unknown), ITV, 1970.
"A Right to Life," Crown Court, ITV, 1973.
Mr. Hooper, "The Employment Exchange," Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em, BBC, 1973.
"Back of Beyond," Play for Today, BBC1, 1974.
"Matron," Crown Court, ITV, 1975.
Baron Josef von Haller, "The Werewolf Reunion," Supernatural, BBC, 1977.
Colonel Ross, "Officers and Gentlemen," Wings, BBC1, 1978.
Mr. Lawrence, "Australia House," Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em, BBC, 1978.
Bellcourt, "Hearts and Minds," The Sweeney, 1978.
Mr. Girton, "Whinfrey's Last Case," Ripping Yarns, 1979.
Christmas Humphreys, "Lucky, Lucky Thirteen!," Lady Killers (also known as Ladykillers), Granada, 1980.
"A Cotswold Death," Play for Today, BBC1, 1982.
"John David," Play for Today, BBC1, 1982.
Detective Chief Inspector Lowell, "Tapdancer," The Chinese Detective, BBC1, 1982.
"Countdown," Cluedo (also known as Clue), ITV, 1990.
Kinloch, "Scotch on the Rocks," Lovejoy, 1992.
"Edward Hardwicke," This Is Your Life, BBC, 1994.
William Ashurst, "Old Dog Old Tricks," Dangerfield, 1996.
Patrick Siddons, "Running on Empty," Peak Practice, ITV, 1996.
Judge John Harrison, "Neighbours from Hell," Verdict, YTV, 1998.
Tommy Bayne, "Intuition," Heartbeat, 1999.
Roy Manders, "If You Can't Do the Time …," Holby City (also known as Holby), BBC, 2004.
Sir Henry Angkatell, "The Hollow," Poirot (also known as Agatha Christie's "Poirot"), ITV/PBS, 2004.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, CSA Telltapes, 1993.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: Episode 2, CSA Telltapes, 1994.
Six Great Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Cpg Inc Audio, 1995.
Sherlock Holmes: Tales of Suspense, 1996.
Sherlock Holmes: Tales of Intrigue, 1996.
Sherlock Holmes: Tales of Betrayal, 1997.
The Invisible Man, 1997.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: Episode 3, CSA Telltapes, 1998.
Classic Detective Stories, CSA Telltapes, 1998.
Classic Detective Stories 1, CSA Telltapes, 1998.
Classic Detective Stories 2, CSA Telltapes, 1998.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: Episode 4, CSA Telltapes, 1999.
Sherlock Holmes: 3 Tales of Betrayal, Audio Partners, 2000.
Sherlock Holmes: 3 Tales of Avarice, Audio Partners, 2000.
Sherlock Holmes: 3 Tales of Intrigue, Audio Partners, 2001.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, CSA Telltapes, 2001.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: Episode 5, CSA Telltapes, 2002.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, CSA Telltapes, 2003.
Elementary, My Dear Watson: An Interview with Edward Hardwicke, 2003.
Twist of Polanski, 2006.
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