John Wood

John Wood

Highest Rated: 100% A Skin Too Few: The Days of Nick Drake (2004)

Lowest Rated: 5% The Avengers (1998)

Birthday: Jul 14, 1946

Birthplace: Not Available

British actor John Wood attended Oxford, where he served as president of the university's Dramatic Society. After serving as a lieutenant in the Royal Horse Academy, Wood joined the Old Vic in 1954, then spent several seasons with the Royal Shakespeare Company. In 1967, he made his Broadway bow as the glib Guildenstern in Tom Stoppard's Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead. He went to star in such Atlantic-crossing stage productions as Sherlock Holmes (in the title role), Travesties (for which he won a Tony Award), Tartuffe, Deathtrap, and Amadeus. His infrequent film roles include the reclusive computer whiz Stephen Falken in WarGames (1983) and the Bishop in Ladyhawke (1985). John Wood was seen as the heroine's chauffeur father in Sabrina (1995) and the forbidding Lord Brocklehurst in Jane Eyre (1996).. He died of natural causes at age 81 in 2011.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet The Office Picnic Actor 2015
No Score Yet Backyard Ashes Actor 2013
49% The White Countess Uncle Peter $1.7M 2005
31% Imagining Argentina Amos Sternberg 2004
100% A Skin Too Few: The Days of Nick Drake Actor 2004
No Score Yet Napoleon Pope Pius VII 2002
13% The Body Cardinal Pesci 2001
62% Chocolat Guillaume Bierot 2000
No Score Yet The Revengers' Comedies (Sweet Revenge) Col. Marcus 2000
64% Metroland Retired Commuter 1999
85% An Ideal Husband Lord Caversham 1999
5% The Avengers Trudshaw 1998
14% The Gambler General 1997
No Score Yet Rasputin Stolypin 1996
74% Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre Mr. Brocklehurst 1996
94% Richard III Edward IV 1995
65% Sabrina Fairchild 1995
88% Citizen X Gorbunov 1995
93% The Madness of King George Thurlow 1994
No Score Yet Uncovered Cesar 1994
97% Shadowlands Christopher Riley 1993
33% The Young Americans Donnelly 1993
73% The Summer House Robert 1993
29% Jumpin' Jack Flash Jeremy Talbott 1986
45% Heartburn British Moderator 1986
56% Lady Jane John Dudley, Duke of Northumberland 1986
92% The Purple Rose of Cairo Jason 1985
No Score Yet The Empty Beach Parker 1985
No Score Yet Last Bastion Actor 1984
93% WarGames (War Games) Falken 1983
No Score Yet Ginger Meggs Constable Brady 1982
No Score Yet Somebody Killed Her Husband Ernest Van Santen 1978
No Score Yet Blue Fire Lady Gus 1977
80% Slaughterhouse-Five Englishman 1972
67% Nicholas and Alexandra Col. Kobylinsky 1971
No Score Yet One More Time Figg 1971
No Score Yet Which Way to the Front? Finkel 1970
86% The Mouse on the Moon Countryman 1963
No Score Yet That Kind of Girl Doctor 1963
No Score Yet Postman's Knock P.C. Woods 1962
No Score Yet Invasion Quartet Duty Officer 1961
No Score Yet Two Way Stretch Captain 1960
No Score Yet Idol on Parade (Idle on Parade) Jeremy 1959
No Score Yet Sea Wife Actor 1957
No Score Yet Stolen Face Dr. Jack Wilson 1952
No Score Yet Black Eyes Karlo 1939
No Score Yet Housemaster Flossie Nightingale 1938
No Score Yet Hold My Hand Bob Crane 1938

TV

Credit
No Score Yet Charlie Rose
2013-2017
Guest 2017
No Score Yet It's a Date
2013-2014
Rex 2014
No Score Yet Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide
2012
Appearing 2012
No Score Yet Inspector Lewis
2007-2015
2011
2007
No Score Yet The Ultimate Fighter
2005-2018
Reality cast member 2008
No Score Yet Masterpiece
1971-2014
Henry Mortimer Wetherby Ex-Inspector Henry Mortimer Edward Le Plassiter Lord Merlin 2008
2003
2002
1992
No Score Yet Mystery!
1980-2007
Sir Michael Waterford 2005
No Score Yet Napoleón
2003
Pope Pius VII 2003

QUOTES FROM John Wood CHARACTERS

Falken says: W.P.O.R.: A strange game.The only winning move is not to play. How about a nice game of chess?

Falken says: Did you ever play tic-tac-toe?

Jennifer says: Yeah, of course.

Falken says: But you don't anymore.

Jennifer says: No.

Falken says: Why?

Jennifer says: Because it's a boring game. It's always a tie.

Falken says: Exactly. There's no way to win. The game itself is pointless! But back at the war room, they believe you can win a nuclear war. That there can be "acceptable losses."

Falken says: Exactly. There's no way to win. The game itself is pointless! But back at the war room, they believe you can win a nuclear war. That there can be 'acceptable losses.'

Falken says: General, you are listening to a machine. Do the world a favor and don't act like one.

Falken says: Open gate, walk through gate, close gate

Falken says: Open gate, walk through gate, close gate.

Bishop says: Find her and the Wolf who loves her.

Bishop says: I believe in miracles Marquet. It's part of my job.

Bishop says: Great storms announce themselves with a simple breeze, Captain, and a single rebel spark can ignite the fires of rebellion.