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Colin Welland



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.

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
No Score Yet War of the Buttons
  • Screenwriter
1995
No Score Yet The Secret Life of Ian Fleming
  • Actor
1990
81% A Dry White Season
  • Screenwriter
1989
83% Twice in a Lifetime
  • Screenwriter
1985
83% Chariots of Fire
  • Screenwriter
1981
71% Yanks
  • Screenwriter
1979
No Score Yet Blue Remembered Hills
  • Actor
1979
No Score Yet Sweeney!
  • Chadwick
1977
91% 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

RATING TITLE CREDIT
No Score Yet Masterpiece
1971-2015
  • Mr. Barclay

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