Simon Ward

Simon Ward

Highest Rated: 92% If... (1968)

Lowest Rated: 9% Supergirl (1984)

Birthday: Oct 19, 1941

Birthplace: London, England, UK

For a brief period in the 1970s, British actor Simon Ward was among the more popular leading men of stage, screen and television, playing strong-willed, magnetic figures in "Young Winston" (1972), "The Three Musketeers" (1973), and "All Creatures Great and Small" (BBC, 1975). After a lengthy tenure on the stage, he rose to fame as the embodiment of British resolve in "Young Winston," which minted him as a star almost immediately upon release. Ward enjoyed a streak of high-profile roles, including both "Musketeers" movies and the popular "Creatures" TV-movie, but a 1987 assault that put his health in serious jeopardy forced him to cut back on film roles, and Ward soon settled into television and stage projects. In the next century, he worked steadily on the small screen in "Judge John Deed" (BBC One, 2001-07) and "The Tudors" (Showtime, 2007-2010), before illness once again forced him out of the public eye. His death in July 2012 was a sobering reminder of the passage of time, as well as the high quality of his performances that were captured on film.


Highest Rated Movies



No Score Yet No Score Yet Ruth Rendell Mysteries: Strawberry Tree Will Harvey (Character) - 1993
No Score Yet No Score Yet Double X: The Name of the Game Edward Ross (Character) - 1992
25% 66% Wuthering Heights Mr. Linton (Character) - 1992
No Score Yet No Score Yet Leave All Fair John Jeune (Character) - 1985
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Corsican Brothers Chateau-Renaud (Character) - 1985
No Score Yet No Score Yet L'Étincelle Unknown (Character) - 1984
9% 26% Supergirl Zor-El (Character) - 1984
71% 39% The Monster Club George (Character) - 1981
50% 62% Zulu Dawn Lt. Vereker (Character) - 1979
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Last Giraffe Jock Leslie-Melville (Character) - 1979
No Score Yet 31% The Four Feathers William Trench (Character) - 1978
No Score Yet 29% Holocaust 2000 Angel Caine (Character) - 1978
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dominique Tony Calvert (Character) - 1978
No Score Yet 69% Aces High Lt. Crawford (Character) - 1976
No Score Yet No Score Yet Valley Forge Major Andre (Character) - 1975
76% 75% The Four Musketeers Duke of Buckingham (Character) - 1975
No Score Yet 58% Deadly Strangers Stephen Slade (Character) - 1974
No Score Yet No Score Yet All Creatures Great and Small James Herriot (Character) - 1974
60% 43% Dracula Unknown (Character) - 1974
86% 78% The Three Musketeers Duke of Buckingham (Character) - 1973
33% 50% Hitler: The Last Ten Days Capt. Hoffman (Character) - 1973
50% 53% Young Winston Winston Churchill (Character) - 1972
40% No Score Yet Quest for Love Jeremy (Character) - 1971
70% 68% Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed Karl (Character) - 1969
92% 87% If... Schoolboy (uncredited) (Character) - 1968


69% 84% The Tudors Bishop Stephen Gardiner (Character) 2010
No Score Yet No Score Yet Judge John Deed Unknown (Character) 2006-2007 2003
20% No Score Yet Heartbeat Unknown (Guest Star) 2006
No Score Yet No Score Yet Lovejoy Unknown (Character) 1992


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