Robert Powell

Robert Powell

Known for: Acting
Biography: 1944-06-01 (80 years old)

Biography

Robert Powell was born on June 1, 1944 in Salford, Manchester, England. In 1964, he started his acting career while attending Manchester University. In 1967, he made his film debut, and later landed his first starring role in The Italian Job (1969). Some of his well known movies include Franco Ziefirelli's "Jesus of Nazareth" (1977), Ken Russell's Tommy (1975) and Mahler (1974), the remake of The Thirty Nine Steps (1978), and the popular TV series "Doomwatch" (1970). Robert married on 29th August, 1975 to Barbara 'Babs' Lord. They now have a son and a daughter. In 1982, Robert won the Best Actor award at the Venice Film Festival for his performance in Imperative (1982). He won the best actor award at the Paris Film Festival for Harlequin (1980). For his portrayal of Jesus in Jesus of Nazareth he received best actor awards from TV Times and Italian TV Times, the international arts prize at the Fiuggi Film Festival, grand prize at the Saint-Vincent Film Festival, and a nomination as best actor from The Irish Academy of Film and Television arts. In reference to his role as Jesus in Jesus of Nazareth, Robert said, "I hope Jesus Christ will be the last in my line of sensitive young men for quite a while."

Filmography

all 110

Movies 65

TV Shows 45

self 21

Narrator 13

Voice 1

Narrator (UK)
The Bible

The Bible (2013)

TV
8
Sgt. Maj. Frank Smith
Chunuk Bair

Chunuk Bair (1992)

Movie
Professor Henry Higgins
Pygmalio

Pygmalio (1990)

TV
Richard Hannay
Hannay

Hannay (1988)

TV
Gabriele D'Annunzio
Love Sins

Love Sins (1987)

Movie
Dr. Henry Fynn
Shaka Zulu

Shaka Zulu (1986)

TV
6
Rupert 'Wolf' Wolfsen
What Waits Below

What Waits Below (1984)

Movie
6
Victor Frankenstein
Frankenstein

Frankenstein (1984)

Movie
Professor Henry Higgins
Pygmalion

Pygmalion (1981)

Movie
Captain Walker
Tommy

Tommy (1975)

Movie
1
Gustav Mahler
Mahler

Mahler (1974)

Movie
Brian Godfrey
Zodiac

Zodiac (1974)

TV
Giles Cunningham
The Asphyx

The Asphyx (1972)

Movie
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Shelley

Shelley (1972)

Movie
Deltic Train Guard (uncredited)
Robbery

Robbery (1967)

Movie
Arch Druid Uisneach
Brigantia

Brigantia

Movie
High Court Judge Watkins
Banking on Mr. Toad

Banking on Mr. Toad

Movie

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Information

Known For
Acting

Gender
Male

Birthday
1944-06-01 (80 years old)

Birth Place
Salford, Manchester, England, UK

Citizenships
United Kingdom

Also Known As
Robert Thomas Powell

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