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TREVOR HOWARD BIOGRAPHY & FILMOGRAPHY:
 
Trevor Wallace Howard Smith was born to Arthur and Mabel on September 29th, 1916 in Clifton, England.  He was the son of a Lloyd representative.  Until the age of five, he lived in Colombo, Ceylon but then traveled with his mother and at age eight was sent to a school at Clifton College and trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts.  While there, he made his London Stage Debut in 1934 with his first paid work job in, "Revolt in a Reformatory".
 
During World War II he fought with the Royal Artillery, however he was injured and discharged.  He returned to acting and the stage and was actually offered a screen contract with Paramount but rejected and chose to work in the theatre for ten years.  This decision seemed to be a god choice when he was offered to join the Stratford Memorial Theatre and was given a role in, "French Without Tears" (1936).  In 1944 he married actress Helen Cherry and they stayed together until his death, never having any children.   He finally decided to made his first film debut in, "The Way Ahead" (1944).
 
Soon after he had a role on, "The Way to the Stars" (1945) and then earned star status with his role on, "Brief Encounter" (1945) as the romantic lead character and from here he was on his way to making a very successful career for himself in the entertainment industry.  The film won an award at the Cannes Film Festival and considerable critical acclaim for Howard.  Towards the beginning fo his career, majority of the roles he played were portraying the romantic character of the film, however this soon turned to more heroic leads and even moved on to character roles. 

The next two films he starred in were very successful, "I See a Dark Stranger" (1946) and "Green For Danger" (1946).  Followeed by even more character roles in, "They Made Me A Fugitive" (1947), "The Passionate Friends" (1949) and "The Third Man" also (1949) which made him one of the key actors of the post war period.
 
During the late 50's and early 60's he received many different awards for his variety of films.  He stared in, "The Key" (1958) for which he received a best actors aeard from the Britsish Academy of Film and television Art and, "Sons and Lovers" (1960), receiving a nominatiom for an Academy Award for Best Actor.
 
Howard was considered by far one of Englands most talented Character actors and he continued to share his talent with the public on films such as, "Mutiny on the Bounty" (1962), "Father Goose" (1964), "Morituri" (1965), "Von Ryan's Express" (1965) starring with Frank Sinatra, "The Charge of the Light Brigade" (1968), "Battle of Britain" (1969), "Ryan's Daughter" (1970), "Superman" (1978) and "Gandhi" (1982).
 
Howard also found a variety of substantial roles on televison.  He received an Emmy nomination in 1975 for his role as AbbĂ© Faria in a television version of, "The Count of Monte Cristo". 

He returned to film in the 80's witha role on, "Windwalker"(1980), "Gandhi" (1982) and his final two films, "White Mischief" and "The Dawning" both 1988.

Trevor Howard died on January 7th, 1988 from a combination of bronchitis, influenza and jaundice, in Arkley, Barnet at the age of 74 and he is survived by his widow Helen.
 

Filmography
 
1988  The Dawning
1988  The Unholy
1987  White Mischief
1987  Shaka Zulu
1986  Foreign Body
1986  Time After Time
1985  Dust
1984  Sword of the Valiant: The Legend of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
1984  Flashpoint Africa
1982  Gandhi
1982  The Missionary
1981  The Great Muppet Caper
1981  Light Years Away
1981  Windwalker
1980  Sir Henry at Rawlinson End
1980  The Sea Wolves
1980  And the Band Played On
1979  Meteor
1979  Hurricane
1978  Superman
1978  Stevie
1978  Slavers
1977  The Last Remake of Beau Geste
1977  Babel Yemen 
1976  Eliza Fraser
1976  La speranza
1976  Aces High
1976  The Bawdy Adventures of Tom Jones
1976  The Night of the Askari
1975  Conduct Unbecoming
1975  Hennessy
1974  11 Harrowhouse
1974  Craze
1974  Cause for Concern
1974  Persecution
1973  Who?
1973  Catholics
1973  II A Doll's House
1973  The Offence
1972  Ludwig
1972  Pope Joan
1971  Mary, Queen of Scots
1971  Kidnapped
1971  To Catch a Spy
1971  The Night Visitor
1970  I Ryan's Daughter
1970  Lola
1969  Battle of Britain
1968  The Charge of the Light Brigade
1967  A Matter of Innocence
1967  The Long Duel
1966  Triple Cross
1966  The Poppy Is Also a Flower
1965  The Liquidator
1965  Eagle in a Cage
1965  Morituri
1965  Von Ryan's Express
1965  Operation Crossbow
1964  Father Goose
1963  The Winston Affair
1963  Invincible Mr. Disraeli
1962  Mutiny on the Bounty
1962  The Lion
1960  Sons and Lovers
1960  The Hiding Place
1960  Malaga
1959  Murder in Gratitude
1958  The Roots of Heaven
1958  The Key
1957  Land of Laughter 
1957  Stowaway Girl
1957  Pickup Alley
1956  Around the World in Eighty Days
1956  Run for the Sun
1956  Flower of Pride
1956  Deception
1955  The Cockleshell Heroes
1955  Les amants du Tage
1954  Inquest on a Hero
1954  Tonight at 8:30
1954  La mano dello straniero
1953  The Heart of the Matter
1952  Glory at Sea
1952  Outcast of the Islands
1951  Bikini Baby
1950  The Clouded Yellow
1950  Odette
1950  Golden Salamander
1949  The Third Man
1949  One Woman's Story
1947  So Well Remembered
1947  I Became a Criminal
1946  Green for Danger
1946  The Adventuress
1945  Brief Encounter
1945  Johnny in the Clouds
1944  The Way Ahead 





Matinee Classics - Around the World in 80 Days starring David Niven, Cantinflas, Shirley MacLaine and Robert Newton
Matinee Classics - Catch Me a Spy starring Kirk Douglas, Trevor Howard and Marlene Jobert
Matinee Classics - Battle of Britain starring Laurence Olivier, Trevor Howard, Christopher Plummer, Michael Caine, Ralph Richardson, Robert Shaw, Susannah York, Ian McShane, Kenneth More, Edward Fox, Michael Redgrave, Curt Jurgens, Hein Riess, and Helmut Kircher
Matinee Classics - Catholics starring Martin Sheen, Trevor Howard and Raf Vallone
Matinee Classics - Mutiny on the Bounty starring Marlon Brando, Trevor Howard, Richard Harris, Hugh Griffith, Richard Haydn, Tarita, Percy Herbert, Duncan Lamont, Gordon Jackson, Chips Rafferty, Noel Purcell and Ashley Cowan
Matinee Classics - Mutiny on the Bounty starring Marlon Brando, Trevor Howard, Richard Harris, Hugh Griffith, Richard Haydn, Tarita, Percy Herbert, Duncan Lamont, Gordon Jackson, Chips Rafferty, Noel Purcell and Ashley Cowan
Matinee Classics - Mutiny on the Bounty starring Marlon Brando, Trevor Howard, Richard Harris, Hugh Griffith, Richard Haydn, Tarita, Percy Herbert, Duncan Lamont, Gordon Jackson, Chips Rafferty, Noel Purcell and Ashley Cowan
Matinee Classics - Pickup Alley starring Victor Mature, Anita Ekberg, Trevor Howard, Bonar Colleano, Dorothy Alison, Andre Morell, Martin Benson and Eric Pohlmann


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