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Fred Wood (born 26 October 1922, Rotherhithe, London), died January 2003, was an English actor.

Wood was best known for roles in Star Wars (1977), Elephant Man (1980) and From Russia with Love (1963). Wood has appeared in a large number of American films, due to filming taking place partly or entirely in Britain. As a British-based actor and supporting artist, he worked extensively in British films since the late 1940s until 2001 and television since the 1950s.

He appeared in a wide range of television shows including Dangerman, Gideon's Way, The Professionals, The Baron and Gone to Seed (1992).

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Fred Wood (born 26 October 1922, Rotherhithe, London), died January 2003, was an English actor.

Wood was best known for roles in Star Wars (1977), Elephant Man (1980) and From Russia with Love (1963). Wood has appeared in a large number of American films, due to filming taking place partly or entirely in Britain. As a British-based actor and supporting artist, he worked extensively in British films since the late 1940s until 2001 and television since the 1950s.

He appeared in a wide range of television shows including Dangerman, Gideon's Way, The Professionals, The Baron and Gone to Seed (1992).

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Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 14

Birthday 1922-10-26

Day of Death 2003-01-01

Place of Birth Rotherhithe, London, England, UK

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

1985 Young Sherlock Holmes as Patron (Lower Nile Tavern) (uncredited)
1984 Nineteen Eighty-Four as Prol (uncredited)
1982 Gandhi as Man in the Crowd (uncredited)
1980 The Elephant Man as Injured Man (uncredited)
1977 Star Wars as Cantina Patron (uncredited)
1974 Brief Encounter as customer at station cafe
1972 Demons of the Mind as Villager Carrying Torch (uncredited)
1971 A Lizard in a Woman's Skin as Train passenger
1967 Robbery as Hammer's Supporter (uncredited)
1967 Cop-Out as Protester Against Execution (uncredited)
1966 The Plague of the Zombies as Lone Villager on steps
1963 From Russia with Love as Gypsy (uncredited)
1959 The Mouse That Roared as Bird Seller (uncredited)
1947 Fame Is the Spur as Unimpressed Welsh Miner (uncredited)

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