Danny Webb (actor)

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Danny Webb
Born(1958-06-06) 6 June 1958 (age 56)
London, England, UK
OccupationActor
Years active1979-present
Spouse(s)Leila Bertrand
 
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For the Emmerdale actor, see Danny Webb (child actor).
Danny Webb
Born(1958-06-06) 6 June 1958 (age 56)
London, England, UK
OccupationActor
Years active1979-present
Spouse(s)Leila Bertrand

Danny Webb (born 6 June 1958) is an English television and film actor. He may be best known for his role as the prisoner Morse in Alien 3 and as Thomas Cromwell in Henry VIII. He has appeared in many famous British television programmes including The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles, Our Friends in the North, A Touch of Frost, Agatha Christie's Poirot, The Bill, Midsomer Murders, Silent Witness, Shackleton[1] and he starred in two episodes of Doctor Who - "The Satan Pit"[2] and "The Impossible Planet". He has also starred in Britannia High as Jack Tyler and New Tricks as a DJ.

In 1985, Webb starred alongside Jon Pertwee in a television adaptation of Karl Wittlinger's Broadway play, Do You Know the Milky Way? playing Kris, a psychiatric patient who believed he came from another star.

He has also had a recurring role in several television series, including Brookside, Cardiac Arrest and Life Begins. He also has a role in Honest playing Mack Carter.

He also appeared in the video to "Owner of a Lonely Heart" by Yes.

In 2008, Webb appeared as journalist Noel Botham in the BBC Four drama Hughie Green, Most Sincerely, as well as narrating the Games Workshop Black Library audiobook The Lightning Tower/The Dark King and the Gotrek and Felix audiobook Slayer of the Storm God. He also had a small part as a Nazi communications officer in the film Valkyrie.

In September 2009, he had a lead role in the BBC1 5-part drama series Land Girls, playing a sergeant in the Home Guard. Webb also appeared in the 2010 series of Hustle as Shaun and Emma's father and is currently playing Kevin Dalton in BBC drama Holby City.

He has done some audio books for the Warhammer series from the Black Library.

Personal life[edit]

Outside acting Webb is a keen surfer and member of the Shore Surf Club, taking part in contests, when work allows.

Theatre work[edit]

Danny Webb has worked extensively in theatre including in the Olivier Award winning production[3] of Blasted by Sarah Kane at the Lyric Theatre in 2011 where he also won Best Actor in the Off West End Awards. That same year he also starred in the critically acclaimed version of Chicken Soup with Barley by Arnold Wesker at the Royal Court Theatre.

He is currently in The MIstress Contract at The Royal Court.[4]

Film[edit]

YearTitleCharacterProductionNotes
2015Prometheus sequelRobert Morsepre-production
2014Lockepost-production
2010The Story of F***Barton Hamborski
2008ValkyrieCaptain HaansUnited Artists
2005The Upside of AngerGrey WolfmeyerMedia 8 Entertainment
2004The Aryan CoupleHimmler
2003I'll Be ThereDenny WiseMorgan Creek
2001InspirationMan
2000ShinerKarlMiramax Films
1998Still CrazyCliveColumbia Pictures Corporation
1997Love and Death on Long IslandVideo AssistantTelefilm Canada
1996True BlueAlan PalmerFilmFour Productions
1992Alien 3Robert Morse20th Century Fox
1989Henry VGowerBBC
1987Death Wish 4: The CrackdownZacharias' ManCannon Films
1987Billy the Kid and the Green Baize VampireTV Director
1986Defence of the RealmDanny RoyceHemdale Film Corporation
1985No EndAmerican
1984A Year of the Quiet SunDavid

Television[edit]

YearTitleCharacterProductionNotes
2013Agatha Christie's PoirotSuperintendent Bill GarrowayITV Elephants Can Remember
2012SherlockDI CarterBBCA Scandal in Belgravia
Series 2, Episode 1
2012EndeavourDS Arthur LottITV
2011Death in ParadiseJon TaylorBBCSeries 1, Episode 8
2011Being HumanMarcusBBCDaddy Ghoul
Series 3, Episode 6
2010Midsomer MurdersJeff BowmakerITVThe Silent Land
Series 13, Episode 4
2010Holby CityKevin DaltonBBCSeries 12, 6 episodes
2010HustleRex KennedyBBCFather of the Jewels
Season 6, Episode 4
2009-11Land GirlsSgt Dennis TuckerBBCSeries 1 and 2
2009TrinityCrispin HunterITVSeries 1, Episode 5
2009The BillMatthew DevlinITVConviction
Series 25, 6 episodes
2009Hallmark Hall of FameTrojanThe Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler
Series 52, Episode 3
2008Britannia HighJack TylerITVWho Are You and Finale
Series 1, Episodes 3 and 9
2008New TricksGraham MadeleyBBCA Face For Radio
Season 5, Episode 3
2008Hughie Green, Most SincerelyNoel BothamTV Film
2008HonestMack CarterITVwhole series
2008CasualtyRob GreysonBBCThe Mess We're In
Series 22
2008Phoo ActionLord RothwellBBCTV Film
2008The BillErnie RosenITVThe Deadly Game
Series 24
2008Lark Rise to CandlefordDan MaceyBBCSeason 1, Episode 2
2007All About MeDanny CaldwellBBCTV Film
2007Agatha Christie's MarpleMuttiITVAt Bertram's Hotel
Season 3, Episode 1
2006Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an EmpireLiciniusBBCConstantine
Episode 5
2006Midsomer MurdersTony KirbyITVDance with the Dead
Season 10, Episode 1
2006The Inspector Lynley MysteriesEddie PriceITVIn The Blink of the Eye
2006Doctor WhoMr JeffersonBBCThe Satan Pit and The Impossible Planet
Series 2
2006NostradamusPierreTV Film
2006Totally FrankJimmyChannel 4Season 2, Episode 4
2006LewisTom PollockITV
2006Hotel Babylon'Mr MatthewsBBCSeason 1, Episode 1
2006The BillGeorge SwansonITV444
Series 22
2005HeartbeatVince WainITVBlood Brothers
2005A Touch of FrostFather David RoseITVNear Death Experience
2005Uncle AdolfJoseph GoebbelsITVTV Film
2004/05Life BeginsPaulITV12 episodes
2004My FamilyChesBBCGlad Tidings We Bring
Season 5, Episode 15
2004Silent WitnessSergeant Paul BradleyBBCBody 21
Season 8 Episode 8
2004Waking the DeadSir Martin HaveringBBCFalse Flag
Season 4, Episode 4
2004Murder CityEddie GreshamMr Right
Season 1, Episode 4
2004Murder in SuburbiaGavin WebbITVSeason 1, Episode 1
2003The Private Life of Samuel PepysEdward MontaguBBC FilmsTV Film
2003StarhunterMaxSupermax Redux
2003Henry VIIIThomas CromwellITVTV Film
2003Cutting ItIvor BiltongBBCSeason 2, Episode 4
2002The Hound of the BaskervillesInspector LestradeBBCTV Film
2002Murder in MindDerek StevensbyBBCSwan Song
Season 2, Episode 4
2002Outside the RulesDr. John FalkirkBBCTV Film
2002ShackletonPerrisChannel 4TV Film
2001Take MeDoug PattonITV
2001HawkDavidBBCTV Film
2000CasualtyHarry ChapmanBBCSeize The Night
2000In the BeginningLabanTV Film
2000The KnockJohn GilbraithITVSeason 5 Episode 4
2000The Scarlet PimpernelLibersacBBCA Good Name
1999In the Name of LoveGeorge WaltersTV Film
1999Dalziel and PascoeDet. Chief Const. Geoffrey HillerBBCRecalled To Life
1999Hunting VenusJohnTV Film
1999Harbour Lights'Vic MorleyBBCMuckraker
Season 1, Episode 5
1998Frenchman's CreekWilliamCarlton TelevisionTV Film
1998The JumpDavey Jackson
1998The BillSammy LewisITVThree Cheers
Series 14
19982point4 ChildrenMalcolmBBCMalcolm X
Season 7, Episode 3
1998Terror in the MallWarden BanksWarner Bros TelevisionTV Film
1998The King of ChaosLiam KellerStone City FilmsTV Film
1997A Perfect State'JohnnyBBC
1997Dressing for BreakfastJohnChannel 4Married Man
1996A Touch of FrostKarl EdwardsITVPaying the Price
1996SharmanDurban'"Season 1, Episode 4
1996The BillGrigori MinescuITVBlack Money
Series 12
1996Murder Most HorridTony SmedleyTalkback ProductionsDead On Time
1996Our Friends in the NorthDetective Inspector Ron ConradBBCSeason 1, 4 Episodes
1995Mrs. Hartley and the Growth CentreVicar
1995Space PrecinctWyndam 'Houdini' DerritSky OneTwo Against The Rock
1994Cardiac ArrestMr Simon BentancourtSeason One
199499-1McCarthyITVWhere The Money Is
Doing The Business
1994HeadhuntersRoger GarrisonChannel 4
1994The BillSteven PetitITVBig Eagle Day
Series 10
1993ComicsBrian DuffieldChannel 4
1993A Woman's Guide to AdulteryRayCarlton Television
1992/93The Young Indiana Jones ChroniclesPablo PicassoABCParis, September 1908
Barcelona, May 1917
1992BookmarkDick HughesBBCSunny Stories
1992The Jazz DetectiveBernie Wetson
1991ScreenplayBBCClubland
1990Made in HeavenDaveGranadaFalling In Love
1990Screen TwoActorBBCDrowning in the Shallow Ends
1989The BillSteve HillITVFools Gold
Series 5
1989BoonMike HawkinsITVOf Meissen Men
Vallance's Liberty
1989The Saint: The Brazilian ConnectionCeltic Film EntertainmentTV Film
1989Agatha Christie's PoirotPorterITVThe Adventure of Clapham Cook
1988BergeracJoe GranthamBBCRetirement Plan
1988The Comic Strip Presents...Party GuestChannel 4Didn't You Kill My Brother?
1987Intimate ContactScottTV Film
1985Do You Know the Milkyway?KrisTV Film
1984More Lives Than OneBBCTV Film
1982-83BrooksideGavin TaylorChannel 4
1982The UnapproachableMarekORFTV Film
1982We'll Meet AgainYoung RecruitITVOld Enough To Fight
1980Play for TodayDespatch RiderBBCThe Imitation Game
1980Play for TodayPolice ConstableBBCPasmore
1980MackenzieBuilder's MerchantBBCPreliminary Enquiries
Series 1, Episode 1
1980Jackanory PlayhouseHaroldBBCThe Silver Fish
Series 8, Episode 2
1980Twelfth NightServantBBCTV Film
1979The Dick Francis Thriller: The Racing GamePeterITVTrackdown
Series 1, Episode 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kathryn Flett (2002-01-06). "Truly, this was an Endurance test". The Guardian (London). Archived from the original on 2008-08-06. Retrieved 2008-08-06. 
  2. ^ Sue Davies (2008-02-02). "Doctor Who: The Girl Who Never Was by Alan Barnes". Archived from the original on 2008-08-06. Retrieved 2008-08-06. 
  3. ^ http://www.olivierawards.com/nominations/list-of-winners/
  4. ^ http://www.royalcourttheatre.com/whats-on/the-mistress-contract

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