Fred Wood

Biography

Born: October 26, 1922 in Rotherhithe, London, England, UK Died: January, 2003 in Lewisham, London, England, UK Fred Wood (born 26 October 1922 in Rotherhithe, London) is an English actor and supporting artist who has worked extensively in British films since the late 1940s until 2001 and television since the 1950s. Despite being based entirely in Britain, Fred has appeared in a large number of American films, due to filming taking place partly or entirely in Britain. His film credits include Star Wars: A New Hope, Elephant Man, From Russia with Love, Nineteen Eighty-Four and Oliver!. Fred has appeared in a wide range of TV shows including Dangerman, Gideon's Way, The Professionals, The Baron and Gone to Seed and also due to his distinctive, emaciated appearance he has appeared as a character performer of motion pictures also seen on film and television;often seen in horror productions. Due to his long period in both film and televison he has worked at many of britains earliest and greatest film studio's including : Greenpark productions, Gainsborough, Bray, Denham, Elstree, Shepperton, Ealing and Pinewood, Fred along with many of his colleagues past and present also worked with a large number of our greatest directors and leading actors and actress's of the period including: Ken Annakin, Alfred Hitchcock, Albert Finney, John Boulting, Michael Winner, Terry Gilliam, George Lucas, Richard Attenborough Stanley Kubrick Fred is best known as Fred Woods by those who knew and worked with him. - IMDb Mini Biography By: Michael Lewes Wood

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Withnail and I

Man In Cafe (uncredited)

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Women in Love

Miner (Appears During Opening Credits0 (uncredited)

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The Tomb of Ligeia

Wedding Guest (uncredited)

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Oliver!

Onlooker in Crowd (Below Viaduct) (uncredited)

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The Secret of Blood Island

POW Wielding Spade (uncredited)

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Strangler's Web

Lone Pedestrian (uncredited)

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What a Whopper

Observer at loch (uncredited)

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Gone to Seed

Toothy (4 episodes, 1992)

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I've Gotta Horse

Race Spectator (at Derby) (uncredited)

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A Boy, a Girl and a Bike

Observer in Crowd (uncredited)

Starring In
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Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut

Prison Inmate (archive footage) (uncredited)

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The Fifth Element

Emissary (uncredited)

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Mission: Impossible

Man Leaving Waterside Pub (uncredited)

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Feast of July

Elderly Pedestrian (uncredited)

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Gone to Seed

Toothy (4 episodes, 1992)

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Henry V

Soldier (Hooded with Staff) (uncredited)

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Batman

Parade Spectator (uncredited)

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Withnail and I

Man In Cafe (uncredited)

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Car Trouble

Man Sheltering from Rain (uncredited)

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Young Sherlock Holmes

Patron (Lower Nile Tavern) (uncredited)

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Brazil

Giant Man with Bottle (uncredited)

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Reunion at Fairborough

Leo Hotel Resident (Sitting on Bunk) (uncredited)

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Monty Python's The Meaning of Life

Branded Man in Dungeon Room (uncredited)

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Gandhi

Man in the Crowd (uncredited)

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The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Peasant (Storming Notre Dame Cathedral) (uncredited)

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Time Bandits

One of the Poor (uncredited)

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The Monster Club

Angry Villager (uncredited)

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The Elephant Man

Injured Man (uncredited)

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Superman II

Inmate (Working in prison Laundry) (uncredited)

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Star Wars IV: A New Hope

Cantina Patron (uncredited)

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Voyage of the Damned

Passenger - MS St Louis (uncredited)

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Hennessy

McGinn - IRA terrorist (uncredited)

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Brief Encounter

Customer (Station Cafe) (uncredited)

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The MacKintosh Man

Prisoner Working in Laundry (uncredited)

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The Creeping Flesh

Inmate (uncredited)

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Love Thy Neighbour

Unneighbourly Neighbour (uncredited)

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Doomwatch

Villager (uncredited)

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The Offence

Man Accosted at Night (uncredited)

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Frenzy

Pub Patron (uncredited)

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The Chastity Belt

Peasant (uncredited)

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I Mercanti di Carne Umana

Gent at Market Stall (in Top Hat) (uncredited)

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Pope Joan

Villager in Crowd (at outdoor Sermon) (uncredited)

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Monty Python's And Now for Something Completely Different

Beggar (uncredited)

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Twins of Evil

Puritan (uncredited)

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Lust for a Vampire

Villager (uncredited)

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Dad's Army: The Movie

Townsman (uncredited)

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Long Ago, Tomorrow

Convalescence Home Resident (uncredited)

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Gumshoe

Tube Passenger (uncredited)

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Scrooge

Human billboard (uncredited)

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The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer

Protester (uncredited)

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One More Time

Undertaker (uncredited)

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The Mind of Mr. Soames

Pub Patron (Reading Paper)

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Women in Love

Miner (Appears During Opening Credits0 (uncredited)

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Anne of the Thousand Days

Court Scribe (uncredited)

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Till Death Us Do Part

Neighbour (uncredited)

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Oliver!

Onlooker in Crowd (Below Viaduct) (uncredited)

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Charlie Bubbles

Customers in the Pub (uncredited)

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Where Eagles Dare

German Soldier in Bier Keller (uncredited)

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Salt & Pepper

Pedestrian in conversation (uncredited)

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Herostratus

Patient on Bed (uncredited)

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Robbery

Hammer's Supporter (uncredited)

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The Dirty Dozen

German Soldier (uncredited)

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Cop-Out

Protester Against Execution (uncredited)

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Theatre of Death

Audience Member (Far Right) (uncredited)

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I’ll Never Forget What’s is Name

Undertaker in Dream Sequence (uncredited)

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A Man for All Seasons

Man in Court (uncredited)

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Daleks Invasion Earth 2150.A.D.

Running Man (uncredited)

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Dracula: Prince of Darkness

Mourner (uncredited)

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Eye of the Devil

Church Parishioner (far right) (uncredited)

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The Liquidator

Commuter on Platform (uncredited)

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The Heroes of Telemark

Saboteur (uncredited)

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Rotten to the Core

Railway Worker (uncredited)

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The Secret of Blood Island

POW Wielding Spade (uncredited)

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Operation Crossbow

Mess Steward (On the Right) (uncredited)

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Sherlock Holmes: Notti di Terrore

Bearded Beggar (uncredited)

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Strangler's Web

Lone Pedestrian (uncredited)

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I've Gotta Horse

Race Spectator (at Derby) (uncredited)

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Up Jumped a Swagman

Railway Ticket Collector (uncredited)

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The Tomb of Ligeia

Wedding Guest (uncredited)

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The Evil of Frankenstein

Karlstaad Pedestrian (uncredited)

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A Hard Day's Night

Pub Patron (Animated Drinker Behind Ringo) (uncredited)

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Becket

Congregation Member (at Bishops Service) (uncredited)

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From Russia With Love

Gypsy (uncredited)

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I Could Go On Singing

Man in Theatre Audience (uncredited)

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The Small World of Sammy Lee

Strip Joint Patron (uncredited)

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The Man Who Finally Died

Exhumation Worker (uncredited)

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The L-Shaped Room

Man in Cafe (uncredited)

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Captain Clegg

Parishoner (uncredited)

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The Phantom of the Opera

Stagehand (uncredited)

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Trial and Error

Wedding Guest (uncredited)

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The Prince and the Pauper

Commoner in Alley (uncredited)

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I Thank a Fool

Marquee Observor (uncredited)

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A Kind of Loving

Pub Patron (uncredited)

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Billy Budd

Crewman HMS Avenger (uncredited)

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We Joined the Navy

Revolutionary (uncredited)

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What a Whopper

Observer at loch (uncredited)

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The Snake Woman

Villager (Carrying Victim from the Pub) (uncredited)

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On the Fiddle

R.A.F. Pillot (uncredited)

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A Night to Remember

Drowning Passenger (uncredited)

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The Curse of Frankenstein

Pallbearer (uncredited)

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Yangtse Incident: The Story of H.M.S. Amethyst

Unconscious Seaman (uncredited)

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A Boy, a Girl and a Bike

Observer in Crowd (uncredited)

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Adam and Evalyn

Race Spectator - In Crowd (uncredited)

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Another Shore

Man at Christmas Carnival (uncredited)

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Fame Is the Spur

(unimpressed) Welsh Miner (uncredited)

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The Root of All Evil

Celebratory Crowd Member (uncredited)

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Piccadilly Incident

Sailor (uncredited)

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Nancy Drew: Detective

Lone Pedestrian (uncredited)

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