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Born in Margate, Kent, Trevor Howard studied acting at RADA. His best roles were as Dr Alec Harvey in Brief Encounter (1945), Dr Barnes in Green for Danger (1947), Major Calloway in The Third Man (1949), Scobie in The Heart of the Matter (1953), Walter Morel in Sons and Lovers, Captain Bligh in Mutiny on the Bounty (1962), Lord Cardigan in The Charge of the Light Brigade (1968) and as the Inspector in The Night Visitor (1971). Married for 44 years to actress Helen Cherry.

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The Way to the Stars (1945)
Sq / Leader Carter
Brief Encounter (1945)
Dr Alec Harvey
I See a Dark Stranger (1946)
David Baynes
So Well Remembered (1947)
Dr Richard Whiteside
They Made Me a Fugitive (1947)
Green for Danger (1947)
Dr Barnes
The Third Man (1949)
Maj Calloway
The Passionate Friends (1949)
Professor Steven Stratton
Golden Salamander (1950)
David Redfern
Odette (1950)
Captain Peter Churchill / Raoul
The Clouded Yellow (1950)
Major David Somers
Outcast of the Islands (1951)
Peter Willems
Gift Horse (1952)
Lt Cmdr Hugh Alginon Fraser
The Heart of the Matter (1953)
Harry Scobie
The Cockleshell Heroes (1955)
Capt Hugh Thompson
Around the World in 80 Days (1956)
Denis Fallentin – Reform Club Member
Manuela (1957)
James Prothero
The Key (1958)
Capt Chris Ford
Sons and Lovers (1960)
Walter Morel
Mutiny on the Bounty (1962)
Captain William Bligh
The Lion (1962)
John Bullit
Father Goose (1964)
Man in the Middle (1964)
Major Kensington
Operation Crossbow (1965)
Prof. Lindemann
Von Ryan’s Express (1965)
Major Eric Fincham
Morituri (1965)
Colonel Statter
Triple Cross (1966)
Freddie Young aka Distinguished Civilian
The Long Duel (1967)
The Charge of the Light Brigade (1968)
Lord Cardigan
Battle of Britain (1969)
Air Vice Marshal Keith Park
Ryan’s Daughter (1970)
Father Collins
Mary, Queen of Scots (1971)
William Cecil
The Night Visitor (1971)
The Inspector
Kidnapped (1971)
Lord Advocate
Pope Joan (1972)
Pope Leo
The Offence (1973)
Persecution (1974)
Paul Bellamy
Who? (1974)
Colonel Azarin
The Count of Monte-Cristo (1975)
Abbe Faria
Hennessy (1975)
Cdr Rice
Conduct Unbecoming (1975)
Col Benjamin Strang
Aces High (1976)
Stevie (1978)
The Man
Superman (1978)
1st Elder
Meteor (1979)
Sir Michael Hughes
The Shillingbury Blowers (1980)
Dan ‘Saltie’ Wicklow
The Sea Wolves (1980)
Jack Cartwright
The Missionary (1982)
Lord Henry Ames
Gandhi (1982)
Judge Broomfield
Christmas Eve (1986)
The Dawning (1988)
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Helen Cherry
Wife  m. 1944–1988 (his death)

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