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Colin Welland (Colin Williams)

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Biography

Leigh, Lancashire, England, UK
In a career of over 30 years this Lancashire-born former art teacher has achieved great success in acting, both in television and film and writing, for television, film and stage.

His first film appearance is perhaps still his best-loved, the sympathetic Mr Farthing in Kes (1969), for which he won a BAFTA. Welland started in television in 1962 with his role of Constable David Graham in the long-running police serial Z-Cars. With its groundbreaking grittiness the series introduced a new realism to the genre. Read more...

Actor

Character: Mr. Farthing

Kes 1969

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Character: Frank Chadwick

Sweeney! 1977

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Character: Harry Catterick

The Fix 1997

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Character: Reuters editor

The Secret Life of Ian Fleming 1990

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Character: Branskys Manager

Dancin' Thru the Dark 1990

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Character: Klarsfeld

Screenplay 1986

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Character: Himself - Winner: Best Original Screenplay

The 54th Annual Academy Awards 1982

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Character: Rev. Barney Hood

Straw Dogs 1971

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Character: Charlie Armitage

Man at the Top 1970

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Character: Himself

Z Cars 0

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Writing