Colin Welland

Highest Rated: 100% Kes (1969)
Lowest Rated: 71% Yanks (1979)
Birthday: Jul 4, 1934
Birthplace: Not Available
British actor and screenwriter Colin Welland made his big-screen debut in 1969 following experience as a television actor and writer. Following the screenplay for John Schlesinger's Yanks in 1979, he focused more on the writing aspect of his career and only made occasional forays into acting. In 1981, his screenplay for Chariots of Fire earned him an Academy Award. Welland continued to act and write through the 1990s before retiring; he died in 2015, at age 81.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

CREDIT
No Score Yet War of the Buttons Screenwriter 1995
No Score Yet The Secret Life of Ian Fleming Actor 1990
84% A Dry White Season Screenwriter 1989
83% Twice in a Lifetime Screenwriter 1985
84% Chariots of Fire Screenwriter 1981
71% Yanks Screenwriter 1979
No Score Yet Blue Remembered Hills Actor 1979
No Score Yet Sweeney! Chadwick 1977
87% Straw Dogs Rev. hood 1971
No Score Yet Villain Tom Binney 1971
100% Kes Mr. Farthing 1969
No Score Yet Yellow Sky Screenwriter 1948

TV

CREDIT
No Score Yet Masterpiece
1971-2014
Mr. Barclay
  • 2001
No Score Yet Z Cars
1962

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